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Apple Files Suit Against Qualcomm In California

Until the release of iPhone 7 past year, it was the sole supplier of new chips for Apple. " Qualcomm insists on charging Apple at least five times more in payments than all the other cellular patent licensors we have agreements with combined", Apple wrote in a statement .

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Pokémon Go lands in South Korea, finally

Around the world the game has seen crowds of people gathering in parks and other public places trying to capture monsters. South Korea is the world's fourth-biggest gaming market after China, the United States and Japan, according to Amsterdam-based research firm Newzoo.

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Subaru teases new XV ahead of Geneva debut

Sufficient detail of the new model's outline was visible in the teaser shot to relate it firmly to last year's Geneva XV concept, which has since done the rounds of several motor shows and was last spotted in Montreal where it sported a Crosstrek badge, the name given to the XV in North America.

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Tom Brady and Matt Ryan's lead Neil Reynolds' Championship Sunday highlights

He became a favorite of Rex Ryan in 2015, but Patriots coach Bill Belichick also saw something special in him and signed Hogan to a free-agent deal in the offseason. "They did a good job of executing their game plan while we did a poor job". Gay said the reason for the Steelers' loss was a pretty simple one, namely that the Patriots had a better game plan that they executed better than the Steelers could execute their own.

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Microsoft is now offering the Surface Pro 4 without its Surface Pen

The speculations about Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 have given excitement to its fans, however, is the excitement worth it? Then comes Surface Pro 5, Microsoft's answer to their major concerns. Type Cover keyboards, which we'd argue are far more essential to most people's use of the Surface Pro 4, continue to be separate purchases. It's worth noting that the sans pen version is also available in the United Kingdom, but pricing is a mess at the moment.

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Player disqualified from Australian Open for ballkid hit

This was a heartbreaking situation for a 17-year-old whose trip to play just her second junior Grand Slam tournament was three months in the planning. The errant ball then hit a ball kid in the chest and despite the fact she apologised immediately the umpire disqualified her from the match. I said sorry immediately because I saw him but he was OK.

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Trump has withdrawn the USA from the controversial TPP trade deal

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that pulls the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, a promise he made during his campaign. Changes to NAFTA could spell bad news for the local economy because American tech companies hoping to expand in Toronto or those already here - Microsoft, Apple, IBM and others - might have to back away because of Trump's anti-outsourcing stance, warned Renan Levine, a USA politics professor at the University of Toronto.

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Samsung Explains the Details Behind the Galaxy Note 7's Fiery End

In the infographic below, Samsung shares the fact that there were two separate battery issues from recall 1 to recall 2 that investigations have identified. Samsung shares were up 0.5% in Seoul after the announcement, which comes just a day before it is due to announce fourth-quarter and full-year results.

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Amid Litigation with Former Employer Rockstar, Leslie Benzies Forms New Studio

Is this 2013? Well, no but that's not stopping Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 5 from dominating physical game sales in the United Kingdom for the week ending on January 21st according to Gfk Chart-Track. Royal Circus Games stated in its government filing that it will be a game developer, creating titles for console, PC, and mobile devices. As The Scotsman noticed, Benzies registered a handful of different companies starting in January 2016 - soon after Rockstar Games confirmed that ...

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Official picture of LG G6 smartphone revealed

With HTC also seemingly out of the running at MWC 2017 this year, we may see a slim line-up of major flagship handsets, something that may work in LG's favour. The phone is expected to sport a 5.7-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio (2880 x 1440 Quad HD LCD display), and 564 ppi pixel density. This also means that the battery will not be removable.

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Trump to Lawmakers: "Illegals" Cost Me the Popular Vote

Trump has repeatedly claimed that he lost the popular vote in November's election because of voter fraud. The claim is not supported by any verifiable facts, and analyses of the election found virtually no confirmed cases of voter fraud, let alone millions.

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We Spoke With Women at Both Trump's Inauguration and The Women's March

Persons familiar with the sit-down told the Washington Post Monday that Trump claimed there were between three and five million illegal votes, spending at least 10 minutes rehashing the campaign to GOP and Democratic lawmakers. I was ready to move onto some policy issues. Donald Trump's presidential campaign may have been controversial-his platform and views divided a nation, and his stunning upset victory over Hillary Clinton shocked many (and elated others)-but his inauguration weekend ...

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Apple quashes bugs in iOS, macOS and Safari

Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. Apple unveiled the new MacBook Pro on October 29. Next, for reasons of its own, the Consumer Reports kept from recommending the Macbook Pro to customers - for the first time in years for an Apple product.

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Trump's Press Secretary Refuses to Say What the Unemployment Rate Is

Explaining Trump's executive order to freeze federal government hiring, he said it would come after a "dramatic expansion of the federal workforce in recent years". Spicer also called out the media, and one tweet in particular , for reporting that the bust of Martin Luther King Jr. had been removed from the Oval Office, calling the report "reckless and irresponsible".

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Xbox Scorpio Rumors Include E3 2017 as Release Date Draws Nearer

The tech giant is reportedly uncertain about Project Scorpio and when it will be unveiled fully, even though it is aware that fans from all over the world are waiting eagerly to know its release date. It's a console. No, the console experience is different from PC IMO, and XB1, XB1S, Scorpio etc are consoles. Recall that Project Scorpio will be a console with 6 teraflops that will provide 4.5 more power than Xbox One, providing 4K quality.

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Snowden's Preferred Encrypted Email Service Lavabit Relaunched

It later emerged that the USA government had pushed through a court order which forced Levison to hand over SSL keys required to track a specific Lavabit account - which likely belonged to Snowden - and to give law enforcement access to communication routed through Lavabit systems.

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IOS 10.2.1 is all about fixing bugs and patching security holes

Most users who don't like the UI of iOS a jailbreak tweak or app can certainly help them, which can virtually change things about the iOS, according to GuidingTech . For example - iOS 10.3 is believed to have a new feature called "Theater Mode", which is expected to be some form of enhanced Dark Mode. Finally, today's iOS 10.2.1 stable update also patches a major Wi-fi security issue, which could allow anyone to get access to home screen briefly by altering user input on any ...

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Samsung Finally Explains Galaxy Note 7 Fires, Delays Galaxy S8

A series of Note 7 fires prompted a global recall of millions of devices. A Samsung spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the Galaxy S8's launch schedule. Samsung's new eight-step battery safety check includes: durability testing, visual inspection, x-rays, charge and discharge tests, tests of total volatile organic compounds (TVOC), disassembling tests, accelerated usage tests, and open circuit voltage tests.

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Moto's new smartphone leaked; Snapdragon 835, 4GB of RAM

In the benchmark listing, we can see that the handset has scored 1930 in a decent Single-core test and 6207 in a multi-core test. As AndroidHeadlines reports , Motorola has confirmed that the second generation Moto Z smartphone would also have modular functionality, meaning that the now available Moto Mods would be compatible with the Moto Z (2017).

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Biggest ever police mobile phone clampdown catches 8000 drivers

New legislation is due to come in to force in March 2017, which makes significant changes to the penalties faced by motorists who continue to be distracted by a mobile phone. During this campaign, more than 10,000 vehicles were stopped and 7,800 fixed penalty notices were issued - the highest total for a week of enforcement - as well as hundreds of verbal warnings and 68 court summons.

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Mass Effect Andromeda coming five days early for EA Access subscribers

That EA Access trial is looking very tempting. PlayStation 4 owners will have to wait until the game's official release because EA Access does not support the PlayStation 4 platform. The original Mass Effect games are not now downloadable as part of the PC-equivalent Origin Access service. Some anxious the program might be changing, after Titanfall 2 didn't get an EA Access trial a year ago.

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Next iPhone to include facial or gesture recognition?

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo hints at a possible major improvement in security for the iPhone 8 with Touch ID and facial recognition. With most of this tied up to Touch ID and fingerprint security, Kuo believes that Apple may eventually adopt facial recognition for enhanced security measures.

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Hillary Clinton attends Trump Inauguration to 'honor our democracy'

That same debate unfolded with four of the women who had accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault in the 1980s, sitting squarely in the front row, placed there by Donald Trump and staring at her as the debate dragged on. And Clinton attended Barack Obama's first inauguration, after he defeated her in the Democratic primary. But Trump just can't quit Clinton. According to Politico , Hillary and Bill Clinton are looking to get back into politics after a historic upset in the 2016 election.

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HTC Smartwatch "Halfbreak" Photos Leaked On Weibo

Like with the previous leak from a year ago, the photos of the HTC Halfbreak show a very similar smartwatch. There's been talk of an HTC smartwatch since way back in 2013, but while there's still no sign of a release date, the watch, believed to be codenamed HTC Halfbeak, has just been leaked in an assortment of photos.

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Nintendo Switch pre order update, Price reveal and games news

The recent generations of Nintendo's consoles haven't been very successful at sales at the Japanese manufacturer aims to change the game with the new hardware. Reggie is right though, the Switch needs a constant flow of game releases to keep the console alive but much of the heavy lifting on that will come from third party companies, companies that could be still unsure and at worst confused as to the benefits of Nintendo's new console.

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Dark Souls 3 final piece of DLC is coming in March

The new downloadable content is titled The Ringed City . The final chapter in the "Dark Souls III" saga looks like a fine conclusion to FromSoftware's masterpiece. The Ringed City is included with Dark Souls III's $25 season pass or it can be purchased by itself for $15. This will be the final bit of DLC release for Dark Souls III , bringing a final and epic conclusion to From Software's acclaimed action RPG trilogy.

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Tekken 7 Launches June 2, Details & Launch Trailer Released

But an early morning leak on Amazon may have forced Bandai Namco's hand, and we're pretty sure there won't be any complaints from the Tekken 7 community. "Rage" plays a crucial role in Tekken 7 with the introduction of the " Rage system ", which gives characters an opportunity to temporarily deal enormous damage and utilize special attacks.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

We always knew the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was going to have a lot of side content, but today we got a more specific number, courtesy of an Amazon UK listing of the official Piggyback strategy guide. The title was first revealed in 2013 as a title for the Wii U that would "rethink the conventions of Zelda ". Luckily, Nintendo itself quelled that unrest by releasing a new trailer for the game Jan.12, along with a confirmation that'll be part of the Switch's launch lineup.

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First lady Melania Trump's Ralph Lauren number on #

But of course, we knew to expect that. First lady to-be Melania Trump donned a powder blue Ralph Lauren dress on Inauguration Day, similar in style to those made famous by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. The rhetoric of racism, sexism, and xenophobia unleashed by her husband's presidential campaign are incompatible with the shared values we live by. Designers such as Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford publicly refused since they don't agree with her husband's policies.

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Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, delays new phone

The South Korean company, caught up in an ongoing corruption scandal, has officially revealed the two battery manufacturing issues that caused the Note 7's problems. The company now brought 8-point battery safety check and multi-layer safety measurements which are better than industry standards. Rather, these batteries faced similar problems due to a manufacturer issue after production was quickly ramped up to provide Samsung with batteries.

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Foxconn mulls display manufacturing plant in US

The project could be undertaken by Japan's Sharp Corp, which was acquired by Foxconn a year ago. In December, Masayoshi Son , the head of Japan's SoftBank, inadvertently disclosed information showing Foxconn's logo and an unspecified $7 billion investment.

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Vivo V5 Plus with dual-selfie camera to launch in India today

The device will be launched today in India at an event in Delhi, which kicks off at 12:30PM, and you can catch the launch live here. - The V5 Plus, like the V5, comes with a 20-megapixel front-facing camera - a Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture - which is accompanied by a "moonlight" LED flash.

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Heartbreak for Connacht As They Exit The Champions Cup

The line-up for the quarter-finals has now been confirmed. The Irish province now lead Wasps by a point in Pool Two although the Premiership side will be expected to guarantee their qualification by beating Zebre in Italy on Sunday. That left the Westerners needing a drop-goal or penalty to claim a losing bonus point and reach the knock-out stages, however, despite gaining good field position for sustained periods, they couldn't deny Toulouse their place in the quarter-finals.

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Push for ginger equality by introducing redhead emoji

Although red hair is most commonly associated with northern and western Europe, it's a trait found in populations right across the globe - a diversity that could prove hard to represent in an emoji. The petition reads: "If you say you're going to diversify , why not add a few red-haired emoji in the mix?" The Daily Mail reports the big bosses in Silicon Valley are set with the sole goal of adding a ginger emoji to iPhones as early as next week.

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Capcom has "no plans" for bringing Resident Evil to the Nintendo Switch

Producer Masachika Kawata spoke with Expressco , and indicated that Resident Evil 7 Biohazard won't be making the trek to Nintendo's new console. It also specifies how PlayStation VR can sublimate the experience, skipping some moments from the particular emotional impact.