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Ofcom bans BT/EE from bidding on some 4G spectrum

Ofcom's lining up two chunks of spectrum for sale - a portion of the 2.3 GHz band and the not so widely used 3.4 GHz band. That's because this part of the spectrum can't immediately be deployed and is earmarked for the development of 5G services.

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A second screen is missing in an early render of LG V30

This second screen acts as a kind of news ticker in which notifications appear. but also, for example, displays playback controls while watching a video. It is odd that Blass is talking about an LG V30 yet just recently, the tech company secretly announced an LG V34 in Japan. The new LG V20 has been available in the United States and some European countries since only a few weeks.

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Here's what it's like to ride in a self-driving Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said previously that Model 3 owners would have to pay to use the charging stations. "So the basic proposition would be, 'Would you like a roof that looks better than a normal roof, last twice as long, cost less and by the way generates electricity?' Why would you get anything else?" It's looking quite promising that a solar roof will actually cost less than a normal roof before you even take the value of electricity into account.

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LifeLock Acquired By Symantec For $2.3 Billion

Of note, Symantec invested in the company in 2009 and presumably still held a small stake in the company coming into the acquisition. It is still a profitable company considering it is still one of the most well-known brands worldwide. "This acquisition marks the transformation of the consumer security industry from malware protection to the broader category of digital safety for consumers".

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Apple Launches Repair Program for iPhone 6s Devices Experiencing Unexpected Shutdowns

According to Apple, the flaw affects devices that were manufactured between September and October 2015, which is when the phone launched. Apple AAPL, +0.10% said customers experiencing the problem can visit an Apple retail store or authorized service provider to verify that their device was manufactured during the covered period.

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Black Friday Holiday Shopping Hours 2016

Currently, the tech giant have some pretty good deals being run from now until December, including prices on Xbox One and Xbox One S bundles. In fact, there are certain items that tend to be better to purchase on Cyber Monday , because that's when some of the lowest prices will be available over the entire holiday weekend.

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Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan now available

However, Prime members will still be able to save a few bucks if they choose to pay upfront for the whole year rather than renewing their subscription on a monthly basis. With the addition of the Family Plan, you can now pick from four different subscription options. Accounts are not shared, and each family member will have an Amazon account with their own recommendations.

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Best Friday 2016: The Best Xbox One Deals

What other games would you like to see come over to Xbox One via backwards compatibility? This offer includes a white Xbox One controller, 500GB hardware drive and a digital download of the aforementioned game. As per the company's blog, between the same dates as above, shoppers can take an Xbox One S bundle with $50 off. The Xbox One Backwards compatibility feature was introduced by Microsoft about a year ago, and ever since then, avid gamers have spent a staggering 210 million hours ...

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Shareholders Approve Tesla Motors, Inc. Acquisition of SolarCity

The deal had received severe backlash from some of Tesla's shareholders, who had filed lawsuits against the proposed acquisition. "So the basic proposition will be: Would you like a roof that looks better than a normal roof , lasts twice as long, costs less and-by the way-generates electricity?" Musk held "Part Two" of the Model 3's unveiling in late October when he announced the auto, along with the Model X and Model S, will be built with new hardware that improves Autopilot's ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Justifies How Facebook is Fighting Fake News Feed

To mitigate the criticism, Facebook made a decision to ban sites that post fake news from using its advertising network to make money. CEO Mark Zuckerberg had declined that Facebook played a role in spreading fake news and termed this idea " crazy ".

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At economic summit, Zuckerberg seeks more Web access

These phony stories included a claim that someone was paid $3,500 to disrupt a Trump rally and that Hollywood star Denzel Washington had praised the tycoon. A lot of misinformation is driven by financially motivated spam . Among the fake news reports that circulated ahead of the U.S. election were reports erroneously alleging Pope Francis had endorsed Trump and that a federal agent who had been investigating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was found dead.

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Priebus: Trump's White House counsel will ensure no conflicts of interest

Priebus denied on CNN that there were any conflicts of interest with the president-elect. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general. But what I think what we're trying to do is say that there are some people, certainly not all people, Chuck, there are some people that are radicalized and there are some people that have to be prevented from coming into this country.

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Train in northern India derails, killing at least 24 people

Railway officials said special trains and buses had been deployed for stranded travellers. Daljeet Chaudhary, a director general of police , said: "There are people trapped inside". At the Patna railway station, where hundreds gathered, one man, looking worn out, complained that he was constantly ringing up his friend who was on the train but no one was answering the telephone.

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Trump taps Pompeo, Flynn and Sessions and they accept — Transition takes shape

Trump's team says all members of the upcoming administration will sign a form, agreeing they will not lobby for five years after leaving the government. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is lining up to meet with President-elect Donald Trump . But he called Mattis a "brilliant wonderful man" and said "what a career".

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Tesla is starting to act like a real car company

Tesla Motors got approval from investors to combine with SolarCity Corp .in an effort to expand the market for solar power and give electric vehicle owners new options for solar charging. "We're trying to make an integrated product", Musk said during a meeting with Tesla shareholders in Fremont, California, Thursday. Shares of both companies dropped in the ensuing months.

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Mark Zuckerberg announces new steps to curb the menace on Facebook

It doesn't help, Zimdars said , that news media, to be profitable, rely on "click-bait" headlines that are sometimes indistinguishable from the fake stories . This fake news stories was shared a commented on by nearly one million users. Until now the company has claimed it is a technology organisation rather than a publisher and should not be held accountable for content that users circulate on the platform.

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Key says China can fill U.S. free trade gap

In Greece and Germany, the first two stops on his trip, Mr Obama was similarly trailed by questions about Donald Trump and whether he will really follow through with threats he levelled during the campaign, such as potentially refusing to defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who do not pay enough of the alliance's costs.

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Japan urges nations to ratify TPP

The president said his meetings in Peru were a good chance for leaders to review how to spur their economies. "We meet at a hinge moment in the China-U.S. "Actually, opening up [the] economy is vital to all Asia-Pacific countries". Bollard says nations are also keeping a close eye on the future of the North American free trade deal because Trump has also taken aim at the pact, saying he wants a better deal from Canada and Mexico or else he'll move to kill NAFTA.

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Walmart Black Friday sale has crazy-good tech deals

An employee adjusting a large ribbon on a television display at Walmart in preparation for Black Friday in Los Angeles in 2014.REUTERS/Jonathan AlcornIn preparation for this year's demand, the retailer has increased its Black Friday merchandise by 50% on Walmart.com over last year.

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Argos Black Friday Deals 2016

People crowd the first floor of Macy's department store after they opened at midnight in NY to start the stores' "Black Friday" shopping weekend. Almost one in four confess to starting off really excited about the annual sales event, but when faced with so much choice, freeze and end up not making a purchase.

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Tips for getting deals on Black Friday weekend

Prioritize these items by making them the first stop on your Black Friday shopping trip. Without the trade-in customers get a $250 gift card. According to ADI's 2016 "Holiday Prediction", Black Friday will set record sales , with $3.05 billion, up 11.3 percent from a year ago, and Thanksgiving Day will grow the fastest, reaching $2 billion in online sales, a growth of 15 percent.

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Damaged by Air Strikes, East Aleppo Hospitals Shut Down

The Syrian American Medical Society said there were no more hospitals in east Aleppo capable of operating on victims of bombings and airstrikes. The Observatory said government forces had targeted areas near three hospitals to keep them out of service.

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Pakistan's claim about Indian submarine 'blatant lies'

Ever since the Uri attacks took place, India has been placing the blame for those attacks on Pakistan, without any solid evidence. Some shells landed on three houses of Keri village of Khoi Rata, which killed four-year-old Reba, her seven-year-old sister Faiza, their 16-year-old brother Shehzad and their eight-year-old cousin Shazia.

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West Indies batsman Hope disappointed by result despite maiden ton

He put on 162 for the third wicket with opener Kraigg Brathwaite who stroked 78 off 117 deliveries, in a partnership that appeared to have put West Indies in the driver's seat at 220 for two in the 45th over. Zimbabwe nearly pulled off a miraculous win in the third ODI of the Tri-Nation Series fighting back to draw with West Indies at Bulawayo on 19 November (Saturday).

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Got a WhatsApp Video Calling Invite on WhatsApp? Better Ignore It

Once you click on the link, it takes you to a website, which otherwise appears quite believable. If the Whatsapp contact you are trying to reach through video call is still using the older app version, that contact will automatically receive an app update notification.

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Romney meets with Trump; both say it went well

Mike Pompeo, a fierce critic of Obama's Iran deal, for Central Intelligence Agency director; retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn , an advocate for closer ties to Russian Federation and a more militant response to Mideast extremism, for national security adviser; and Sen.

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Chinese manufacturers lead smartphone growth

And as this chart from Statista shows, a handful of Chinese companies are starting to gain ground. According to the latest report from Gartner, the only companies to post year-over-year market share increases in smartphone sales were China's Huawei (up from 7.7% to 8.7%), Oppo (up from 3.4% to 6.7%), and BBK Communication Equipment (up from 2.9% to 5.3%).

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Trump locks horns with Hamilton musical cast over Pence booing

Vice president-elect Mike Pence became part of the show Friday when he attended a performance of " Hamilton " in NY and was directly addressed by the cast. The cast also put on a special " Hamilton " show at a Clinton fundraiser last summer. Following the election of Trump on November 8, protests have been trending in major cities across the country contesting his presidency .

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GameStop's Black Friday Deals Revealed

The first is the 500GB Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle which comes in at $250. Plenty of multiplatform games will be on sale at GameStop. However, Walmart Black Friday 2016 Console and Gaming Deals are really jaw dropping. Customers can choose between The Last of US Remastered or Ratchet & Clank. Retailers have seen a slow start of shoopers arriving at stores for the "Black Friday" sales with many shoppers pruchasing bargains online.

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BMW and Baidu to end autonomous tech partnership

The test cars drove on a closed road, automatically avoiding a bicycle and overtaking cars moving at various speeds. The partnership between the two companies started nearly a year ago, when it was also announced that Baidu just completed the first successful tests of its self-driving technology using a revamped BMW 3 Series vehicle.

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What to Buy and Skip on Black Friday

Retailers aren't responsible for the decisions you make. "All six of these brands have seen stronger foot traffic patterns than their competitors in the past two months", he writes, " and should anticipate strong year-over-year performance".

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Chinese makers lead smartphone growth

Samsung is now down to 19.3% market share and Apple is down to 11.5%. CHINESE SMARTPHONE VENDORS made big gains in the third quarter of 2016, while Apple and Samsung saw smartphone sales slide. Gartner´s survey confirmed other reports showing Samsung and Apple at the top of the global market but with slipping sales. Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner, noted in the report that China has led the growth of smartphones globally.

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Persona 5 Snatches Dual Audio on PS4, PS3 as Free DLC

And - and this is a very special "and" - we have some exceedingly good news for you in light of this delay: Persona 5 will have dual audio. Forthcoming RPG Persona 5 has been delayed yet again, and is now due to launch in the West on 4 April 2017 - a further two-month delay.

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OxygenOS 3.5.5 Open Beta 7 Update Lands On OnePlus 3

In the meantime, the company had disclosed that both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T would get updates via OTA at the same time in future. The OnePlus 3T has everything in it to make it the next flagship killer. Once the company gets the feedback from them, they will conduct few more tests to iron out any glitches and then finally release the update to the public.

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Electors almost always follow the vote in their state

Her proposal follows Hillary Clinton's popular-vote win but electoral-vote loss to Donald Trump and is seen as a response to many Americans' frustration from an election that also saw Republicans retain majorities in both chambers of Congress.