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Its availability is also limited to a handful of markets. Pixel's user base mostly consists of hardcore Android fans who want the pure Android experience. In the United States, 90% of smartphones are sold via wireless carriers. More countries, a better retail presence, and more carrier deals would be a good start.
  • WhatsApp Business Version Debuts On Android

    WhatsApp Business Version Debuts On Android

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    The app will soon be rolled out worldwide. Here, chatbots - machine learning and artificial intelligence powered software - respond to customer messages in Messenger conversations, enabling users to get updates on delivery times and other services from a range of businesses.
  • Ford Brings the Ranger Back into the Fold

    Ford Brings the Ranger Back into the Fold

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    A few days ago, we predicted that there might be a new Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show , and we were right. Ford last made the midsize Ranger pickup in North America back in 2011. For off-road chops the rear- and four-wheel-drive models both feature Dana Trac-Lok differentials, and an electrically locking rear diff is available as an option or standard on the FX2 and FX4 trims .
  • Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

    Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

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    All group members are deemed administrators, and can thus add a new group member by sending an encrypted group management message to the other participants. In a statement to IANS on Thursday, a WhatsApp spokesperson said: "We've looked at this issue carefully". "The WhatsApp server can therefore use the fact that it can stealthily reorder and drop messages in the group", the paper states.
  • Jeep Cherokee's new look revealed for 2019

    Jeep Cherokee's new look revealed for 2019

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    The rest of the front bumper and grille also look a bit softer and rounder, but there's still a hint of the wedge-y pointy look of the previous generation that helps keep the crossover immediately identifiable as a Cherokee. Jeep promises a "new, authentic and more premium design" and "even more fuel-efficient powertrain choices". There seem to be revisions to the metallic trim, and a new design around the base of the transmission shifter.
  • Facebook now lets you mute annoying friends or groups for 30 days

    Facebook now lets you mute annoying friends or groups for 30 days

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    Seeing too many photos of your uncle's new cat? With Snooze , you can clear your News Feed of friends you still like, but who now won't stop posting about their recent exotic vacation, wedding, or new cat. Facebook's algorithms are sophisticated, but they haven't overtaken us yet. "Do people connect in meaningful ways online?" Facebook recently pledged $1 million toward research "to better understand the relationship between media technologies, youth development and well-being".
  • BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

    BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

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    Since its introduction in 2014, the i8 has been the world's best selling hybrid sports auto, but for the 2019 model year the i8 gets some nice performance upgrades and the addition of the roadster. BMW made the 2019 i8 greener than the current one by putting a bigger emphasis on pure electric drive. Both cars are powered by a reworked version of the previous petrol-electric hybrid system.
  • Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

    Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

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    Freshman LiAngelo Ball was detained along with Jalen Hill and Cody Riley almost two weeks ago and returned last week after Trump said he had a long conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the incident. LaVar Ball told ESPN that while he was pleased with how the situation in China was handled, he feels like it was overblown. All three players have been suspended from the UCLA basketball team indefinitely.
  • OnePlus 5T vs iPhone X

    OnePlus 5T vs iPhone X

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    The device also comes with face-unlocking feature, similar to Apple's face ID for security goal apart from fingerprint sensor. It comes with 16 Megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor primary and 20 Megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor secondary rear camera with Dual LED flash.
  • FDA Approves First Digital Pill for Psychiatric Conditions

    FDA Approves First Digital Pill for Psychiatric Conditions

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    The wearable patch was developed by California-based Proteus Digital Health . It automatically activates when it comes into contact with stomach fluid, though it can take anywhere from half an hour to two hours to detect ingestion. The single biggest boon is the ability to track drug use. Forgetfulness and cloudy thinking can be symptoms of the mental health conditions that Abilify is approved to treat, and patients with mental illness are known to struggle to take medication ...
  • Netflix Android Beta Program Free Download Once Again

    Netflix Android Beta Program Free Download Once Again

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    Essentially, Google has made a decision to capitalize on the interest in the new app, thanks to its exposure through media coverage . A new Android app called " Files Go " is being prepared for launch by Google , that will allow Android users to better manage the files on their phone as well as transfer those files easily, similar to the way Apple's AirDrop works, TechCrunch is reporting.
  • Nintendo Switch adds Hulu to its library in the US

    Nintendo Switch adds Hulu to its library in the US

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    The download is free, but users will need to have a Hulu subscription in order to access content. Hulu (with live TV) is the first United States streaming service to be released on the Switch. The Nintendo Switch is the ideal hardware for parents allowing children to enjoy video streaming apps though. The Switch has been one of the Nintendo's best selling consoles to date.
  • StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift

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    The Co-op Commanders Raynor, Kerrigan, andArtanis will remain completely free , meaning that you can keep leveling them to your heart's content. The rest of the campaigns-Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void , and Nova Covert Ops- will be available for purchase for $14.99 each, or $39.99 in a bundle.
  • New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

    New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

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    Her name is Moira and she is the latest support class hero for the popular FPS game. She is a biotic-based hero that uses her powers for either damage or healing in a moment's notice during a match. Coalescence- Moira channels a long-range beam that both heals allies and bypasses barriers to damage her enemies. The new map, Blizzard World, is a theme park packed with references to every other Blizzard property, from StarCraft to Lost Vikings.
  • Police scour for details leading up to Utah student slaying

    Police scour for details leading up to Utah student slaying

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    Authorities believe 24-year-old Austin Boutain shot a 23-year-old man by the entrance to Red Butte Canyon in Salt Lake City after attempting to hijack his vehicle. The University of Utah campus is eerily quiet this Halloween day. Rachel Tam of Pleasant Grove, Utah, said Tuesday that Guo was a member of the Mormon church and served as a missionary in Provo.
  • Monster Hunter World beta dates detailed by Capcom

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    Aloy will be exclusive to the PlayStation 4 version of the game, but the beta will be accessible to players across platforms. "Available starting December 9th, players from around the world can experience three fearsome quests as they join up with other hunters online or take on the beasts alone in the exclusive beta for PlayStation Plus users".
  • Google CEO: I will 'drop everything' to fix burger emoji

    Google CEO: I will 'drop everything' to fix burger emoji

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    That's why it's so refreshing to see the CEO of a company as colossal as Google focussing his attention on what really matters: how a cheeseburger should be correctly put together - and an emoji cheeseburger to boot. Between the two buns, the company's graphic designer chose to add, from top to bottom, lettuce and tomato, then patty, then the cheese. The further up the chain of command you get within a company, the more it seems like all anyone is bothered about is profits, profits, ...
  • IPhone X Unboxing And Packaging Showed In Leaked Images

    IPhone X Unboxing And Packaging Showed In Leaked Images

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    It is during this meeting that Peterson is given access to her father's iPhone X and includes a quick hands-on of the unreleased device in her video. A brief clip from the video appears to identify her father as Ken Bauer , described as an "RF guy" on a profile found in LinkedIn . Then Amelia was approached by Apple to take down the video, and she just did just like they said.
  • Eminem wins NZ$600K from NZ National Party for 'Lose Yourself' rip-off

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    She said it was no coincidence the composer of " Eminem Esque " had the music to the original in front of him when he wrote his song. Cull stopped short of hitting up the National Party for additional damages, stating that they had acted on professional advice that led to them including the song in the advertisement.
  • Google Adds Antivirus Feature For Chrome Web Browser On Windows PC

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    Chrome users have previously been able to use the standalone Chrome Cleanup Tool to remove harmful software. It has a new function to combat with malicious code. Google's Chrome Cleanup tool will warn users of warmful software that's installed in their Windows PCs. At first glance, there are numerous references to the Google Assistant and its native functions that will soon grace Chromebooks and likely the Chrome browser in general.
  • Google Maps Removes Calorie-Burning Cupcake Counter over Complaints About Fat Shaming

    Google Maps Removes Calorie-Burning Cupcake Counter over Complaints About Fat Shaming

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    Apparently daring to compare burning off calories to the consumption of innocuous, cute cupcakes is cancerous in 2017, with social justice warriors going off their politically correct trees. Others noted, however, that other mapping apps have long had similar features (though not with the whole cupcake aspect). "For some people, that's not an issue at all", said Claire Mysko, the chief executive of the National Eating Disorders Association in an interview with The New York Times .
  • Polestar 1: this is Polestar's much awaited 600 HP hybrid GT

    Polestar 1: this is Polestar's much awaited 600 HP hybrid GT

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    Polestar says this vehicle has the longest range of any hybrid on the market. The first will be the Polestar 1 , a futuristic-looking plug-in hybrid sports coupe capable of churning out a total 600 horsepower and 737 lb-ft of torque between the two electric motors powering its rear wheels and the 2.0-litre Drive-E gas four-cylinder underhood.
  • Google Pixel 2 XL vs. Apple iPhone X - Let the Battle Begin

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    The users located in the passenger seat, or those who in using this function is not needed, you can always disable it in the settings . This year, LG and Apple are also offering this feature on their phones, but Google , for some reason, still thinks that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL buyers still don't need wireless charging.
  • Meet the new member of the Amazon Echo family: Echo Spot

    Meet the new member of the Amazon Echo family: Echo Spot

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    There is also a smaller version available for the Echo Plus which is nearly half the size of the original and you can get one for yourself now for about $99. This is actually a bit odd since it lets you call yourself with your own phone number from an Echo . The price of the device is yet to be exactly known.
  • Apple, Jio announce 70% buyback scheme for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

    Apple, Jio announce 70% buyback scheme for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

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    During the iPhone 8 launch event, Apple CEO Tim Cook also spoke via a video stream. The iPhone 8 Plus is priced at Rs 73,000 for the 64GB variant and Rs 86,000 for the 256GB one. This is unless you plan to get the iPhone X in November. Airtel and Vodafone have also been listed as authorised sellers for iPhone 8 series. You still will be left with a lumpsum amount to upgrade to your next iPhone 9 or 9 Plus.
  • Lashkar Islam chief Qayoom Najjar killed while infiltrating Uri sector

    Lashkar Islam chief Qayoom Najjar killed while infiltrating Uri sector

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    He said Najar's return to take reins of HM in the Valley was necessitated after killing of top commanders of the outfit in north and south Kashmir in forces operations. He was reportedly recalled to the base camp in Muzaffarabad in PoK to sort out differences. Though for many years, Najar was a militant, he always aspired to become a top commander after killing and arrest of top Hizbul commanders, Najar was the senior most active commander and thus the de-facto operational chief of Hizb.
  • Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro Smartphones Now Available On Flipkart Also

    Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro Smartphones Now Available On Flipkart Also

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    In a move to win over customers, Flipkart's most awaited the big Billion day sale has been started and may offer a tough competition to Amazon great Indian Sale which has started on the same recently disclosed that it will sale Mobile , Electronics , Clothes , and furniture at discounted price in Amazon great Indian Sale 2017.
  • Samsung ups bet on self-driving cars

    Samsung ups bet on self-driving cars

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    The South Korean company, known for its Galaxy smartphones, is launching a new unit dedicated to automotive tech. The future self-driving vehicle will effectively be a data centre on wheels , packed to the gills with technology, and now Samsung wants to influence its development with the launch of a new $300m fund.
  • Jack Wilshere Rejected Loan Move To Trabzonspor To Focus On Arsenal Career

    Jack Wilshere Rejected Loan Move To Trabzonspor To Focus On Arsenal Career

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    Europa League glory would guarantee a Champions League place next season but Wenger believes the best way to qualify is via the Premier League. "In training, he is getting stronger". If he is injury-free, he will come back to his best. Speaking ahead of Arsenal's Super Sunday clash against Premier League champions Chelsea , Bellerin believes their current form can be compared to their opponents' start last season and that the Gunners shouldn't be considered out of the title race.
  • Wisconsin Electric Co-ops Helping with Florida Relief

    Wisconsin Electric Co-ops Helping with Florida Relief

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    The Licking-based cooperative said six linemen will assist in clean up and restoration efforts. "Alabama's cooperatives are always willing to help our fellow cooperatives when there is a need". Participating co-ops include Adams-Columbia, Barron, Bayfield, Central Wisconsin, and Clark Electric Cooperatives, Dairyland Power Cooperative, Dunn and Eau Claire Energy Cooperatives, Oakdale and Oconto Electric Cooperatives, Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services, Price and Richland Electric Cooperatives, ...
  • Huawei Has Surpassed Apple in Smartphone Sales

    Huawei Has Surpassed Apple in Smartphone Sales

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    The specifications of the Mate 10 is nearly entirely known and it includes a 10nm Kirin 970 chip with Artificial Intelligence . The popular rumor right now is that the Mate 10 Pro will be the only variant sporting the bezel-less design.
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Spotted in the Wild

    Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Spotted in the Wild

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    Since it's Samsung , Mi 7 might end up sporting a bezel-less front panel and a taller-than-usual aspect ratio, possibly 16:9. There is still no clarity over the amount of RAM included in the Mi Mix 2 . CEO Lei Jun admitted that Xiaomi had grown too fast when looking at its 2016 results, but this year it seems to have found its rhythm with impressive sales growth and a recent $1 billion loan to put the focus back on its worldwide growth, which had stalled in recent times with little ...
  • Apple Already Takes a Lead in Augmented Reality

    Apple Already Takes a Lead in Augmented Reality

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    Google adds that it's working with Samsung , Asus , Huawei , LG "and others". Google had been investing in its Tango augmented reality platform, but that required special hardware and sensors on new smartphones. This comes after Apple has revealed their answer to AR with their ARKit . This ensures that virtual objects remain where they were placed. The last time we heard from Google about the total number of active Android devices, earlier this May, they suggested the number was ...
  • Android Oreo prevents automatic installs or updates of unverified apps

    Android Oreo prevents automatic installs or updates of unverified apps

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    There are basically two kinds of Android devices out there in the world - ones that are certified by Google and come preinstalled with Google apps (including the Play Store ), and ones that aren't. The Pixel Launcher version 2.1 brings a multitude of Android Oreo features like coloured notifications dots, ability to swipe down for notification panel from anywhere on the screen, ability to change system icon shapes without having to turn on developer options.
  • New Taylor Swift song prompts fan frenzy

    New Taylor Swift song prompts fan frenzy

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    At one point Swift sings: "I don't like your little games / I don't like your tilted stage / The role you made me play / Of the fool / No, I don't like you ". "We're very pleased to hear Taylor Swift's interpolation of our 1991 hit 'I'm Too Sexy.' Taylor and her team reached out to us about the track, we like what she does and we were very honoured to have her interpolation feature on her new single 'Look What You Made Me Do , '" the message read.