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Valve Hopes to Tackle 'Fake Games' on Steam

Following a rare press day at its offices in Seattle to discuss VR and more, Valve recently invited YouTubers John Bain, better known as TotalBiscuit , and Jim Sterling to its headquarters to discuss content curation on Steam. What's more, it's claimed any Steam user can sign up to become an Explorer, with a special forum being set up for those that do take on the roles. These will include the ability to embed videos into curation lists, while also giving curators information, such as how ...

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Bayonetta Steam Release Teased by Sega

Sega has released a free 8-bit Bayonetta game on Steam last weekend. While this all could be some kind of big April Fool's joke, the whole point of the day is to bamboozle those on April 1st itself. But before anyone gets too excited the countdown is nearly certainly for a PC version of the first Bayonetta - not Bayonetta 3 or anything brand new.

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Samsung will not commercialize foldable phones before 2019

When the hype surrounding bezel-less smartphones dies down a bit, Samsung Display will roll out foldable smartphones as the next big thing. There have been wide speculations in the market that Samsung may unveil its foldable phones that can both work as smartphones and tablets sometime this year or next year.

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Apples unveils the new RED iPhone

Apple has announced a special edition of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7Plus. Apple has also doubled the storage capacities on the two iPhone SE variants - from 16GB and 64GB, to 32GB and 128GB respectively while retaining their price tags in the United States, with prices starting at Rs.

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WhatsApp plans move into digital payments

This report first emerged after a job listing for a " Digital Transactions Lead" first emerged on the company's website. Even Trucaller, a widely used communications app, started a mobile payment service, based on the UPI platform, in the country last week, reported Reuters .

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To improve passenger segment share, Tata Motors to launch Nexon compact SUV

The company's exports declined 8% in March 2017. In the past month, 540 units of Brio, 3,527 units of the Jazz hatchback, 3,296 units of Amaze compact sedan and 6,271 units of City sedan were sold along with 3,833 units of the new WR-V and 1,436 units of the BR-V.

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Facial Recognition Feature on Galaxy S8 Bypassed Using Just a Photo

The fingerprint scanner is shifted to the back of the device. In a demo, which we first saw on The Verge , iDeviceHelp was able to fool the facial recognition feature with a photo. It is important to reiterate that facial recognition , while convenient , can only be used for opening your Galaxy S8 and now cannot be used to authenticate access to Samsung Pay or Secure Folder.

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The 8 most important features of Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone

The phone sports a dedicated Bixby button to activate the assistant, hinting at Samsung's confidence in the feature. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus come with a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Infinity Display , respectively. Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus utilize certain technologies that could allow them to achieve higher speeds on T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint.

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Death in St Petersburg subway bombing now 14

Petersburg metro station on Monday is a Kyrgyzstan native who had Russian citizenship, according to the Kyrgyzstan security service. The Moscow metro said it was taking unspecified additional security measures in case of an attack there. The intelligence agency said it is cooperating with Russian authorities to help the investigation. The death toll in the St Petersburg train carriage blast in Russian Federation rose to 14 on Tuesday, according to AFP reports.

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Marvel's The Defenders Premiere Date Revealed in New Teaser!

However, all we've seen of the street-level heroes together are images of Daredevil (Charlie Cox ), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter ), Luke Cage (Mike Colter ) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones ) that were released earlier this year. It's interesting to note that Matt Murdock isn't wearing his signature Daredevil suit and has instead wrapped a scarf or bandana around his head instead like his early days as a hero.

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Apple to develop its own GPUs

Now, Imagination Technologies gave out a statement which says, Apple will no longer be using imagination's Technology's graphic design in their devices. What makes matters even worse is that Imagination recently restructured its business in attempt to bring its cost structure under control and to focus on its core competencies and business units (i.e., PowerVR graphics technology).

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ISPs promise not to sell data after FCC privacy rules repealed

Proponents of the measure said it is a matter of leveling the playing field, since large Internet companies such as Google and Facebook are already collecting personal data, and selling it to advertisers, because they are not regulated by the government.

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Xiaomi Mi 6 will be Launched in this Month Confirmed

On the camera front, the Mi 6 Plus will feature dual-camera setup with both sportings a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor, while for the front, there will be an 8-megapixel ultra pixel shooter. Also, the SnapDragon 821 tier is reportedly appearing on the said Xiaomi models, India Express reported. This box reveals features and specifications of the upcoming smartphone, including the camera.

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New details emerge about HTC's next flagship 'Ocean'

Edge sensors will also help users launch the Google Assistant, the camera , HTC's Sense Companion or turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot. Referring to a recent interview between HTC's president of smartphones and connected devices, Chailin Chang, and tech publication Tbreak, the article suggests that HTC may launch a new device once it gains access to the Snapdragon 835 processor used by Samsung for its Galaxy S8 device.

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Chelsea v Man City: Paul Merson makes prediction ahead of game

Pep Guardiola's Sky Blues have drawntheir last three league games but are undefeated in eight, and they have the quality to cause Chelsea more problems. Diego Costa has scored 17 goals this season (Getty)METRO.CO.UK's COMBINED CHELSEA V MAN CITY XI... Antonio Conte hasn't lost consecutive home league defeats as a manager since November 2009 while in charge of Atalanta.

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Cockerill in charge as Mike Ford departs Toulon

Cockerill only joined the club midway through the season after an acrimonious departure from Leicester, the club where he spent more than two decades as a player and a coach. Cockerill, who joined Toulon as assistant coach in January, will be assisted by former France hooker Marc dal Maso with Australian veteran Giteau to coach the backs while continuing to play.

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Google and Android partners reach patent peace

The agreement, which is officially named Android Networked Cross-License Agreement, aims to build a "patent peace " among device makers. Google has announced a new alliance with Android phone manufacturers aimed at avoiding patent disputes.

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NHL's Olympic decision also big news at women's tournament

The IOC and the IIHF had agreed to ensure payment of transportation and insurance for the players after having initially refused, in an effort to reach an agreement . The NHLPA responded to the league's announcement by saying players are "extraordinarily disappointed and adamantly disagree with the NHL's shortsighted decision".

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Deadly Blast Rips Through Russian Metro Station, Russian State Media Report

A terrorist attack would be quite serious, says the director general of the Russian International Affairs Council, Andrei Kortunov. The statement provided no further information about the reinforced security, and Fekl's office did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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Xiaomi Mi Fan Festival: Top deals you should look forward to

The Redmi 4A Rose Gold variant and Redmi Note 4 smartphones will be available for Rs 5,999 and Rs 9,999, respectively during the sale. Redmi Note 4 will be selling at ₹1. The firm is also giving a discount of Rs 200 on protection plans for Mi Devices against accidental or liquid damage. There is also an assortment of discounted bundles covering things like fitness, holidays, pro users, power, and air purifiers.

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Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

Politico first reported that Trump had signed the bill Monday evening. These rules proposed that the Internet Service Provider must take consent from the customers before selling their browsing history to the third party advertisers. "The FCC's new rules are in keeping with the FTC's longstanding guidelines, and they match the expectations consumers have when they go online". But that argument is proving to be a tough sell, as the bill has been widely denounced by consumer advocates, privacy ...

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Tesla sets delivery record in 2017, but needs to sell even more

Tesla delivered over 25,000 vehicles in Q1, of which about 13,450 were Model S and about 11,550 were Model X. This was a new quarterly record and represents a 69 percent increase over Q1 2016. The Model 3 is due to go on sale in the USA this year priced at $35,000. In January, Tesla started mass production of energy-saving batteries that it vowed would take electric cars mainstream.

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Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft's Project Scorpio, an upgraded version of its Xbox One, will be getting support for MR content in 2018. Microsoft is introducing a new Beam function with Windows 10. The Creators Update is designed "to spark and unleash creativity", the software giant said in a statement. The new Cumulative Update contains under the hood bug fixes and performance improvements for the Windows 10 PC users.

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Hamilton and Vettel looking forward to F1 title fight

Hamilton has welcomed the threat posed by Vettel and is looking forward to a tussle for the title for the remaining 19 races. It's great to see people smiling. On Sunday, he put Mercedes on alert, caused nervousness in Lewis Hamilton in a first stretch of impeccable race and ended up forcing a serious strategy error.

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All major flagship Nokia 9 specs tipped; might feature Iris scanner

HMD's top-of-the-line Nokia-branded smartphone, the unannounced Nokia 9 is expected to come equipped with one of the most powerful chipsets, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835. The company has already unveiled three smartphones as of this year. All this would be combined with the availability of 6 GB of RAM and two variants of storage of 64 GB and 128 GB capacity.

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Texting truck driver crashes into minibus, 13 dead, truck driver alive

NTSB officials said they have taken statements and cell phone footage of the truck swerving from those witnesses and will be analyzing them. "He said, 'I'm sorry, I'm sorry". The National Transportation Safety Board provided an update to their investigation on Friday in Uvalde. Only one passenger survived, identified as Rose Mary Harris, 64.

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US ambassador says 'no love' in dealings with Russia

Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. "They get that we're getting our strength back, that we're getting our voice back and that we're starting to lead again". This is about keeping the United States strong and, in order to do that, we have to have the backs of our allies. A few days before, she told her new colleagues that the United States under Trump would be "taking names" of nations that try to use the United ...

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Fowler on Lexi ruling: 'Shouldn't be outside contact'

The 22-year-old was playing on the back-nine, and after bogeying the 12th hole, she was informed of the four-shot penalty. The 26-year-old Ryu won the playoff with a short birdie putt on the par-5, 18th hole after Thompson left her birdie attempt short.

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Judge rejects Roman Polanski's bid to end sex abuse case

A deal was nearly reached in 1997 for Polanski to return to the United States and be sentenced to time served. With that assurance, the director would fly from Paris immediately to the United States for sentencing, Braun said. The filmmaker was supposed to spend 90 days in prison for the evaluation but was released after just 42 days. "There does not seem to be one judge in Los Angeles Country who will discuss or reveal the judicial misconduct in this case".

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GST Council finalizes rules, next meeting in Srinagar on May 18

Jaitley also argued against the opposition MPs demand that the bills be declared Constitutional amendment bills and not money bills, by saying that "here is a bill which is squarely a taxation law". Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today introduced a bill in Lok Sabha to amend the customs and excise acts to make them compliant with the new GST regime.

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Google celebrates Fazlur Rahman Khan's 88th birthday with a doodle

In 1964, Khan completed the DeWitt Chestnut apartment building-his first project with the firm. In that time, he introduced the game-changing "tubular" way of building tall, in which a tower could be supported by its envelope-the "tube"-reinforced with a ton of trussing, framing, and bracing".

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Colorado senator won't try to block Gorsuch vote

To date, three Democrats have said they support Gorsuch, and the Republicans would have to secure eight Democratic votes to kill a filibuster. As Republicans are quick to point out, no Supreme Court nominee has actually been kept off the court by a filibuster.

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Ahead of Sisi-Trump meeting, Egypt plays up Sinai anti-terror feats

Hellyer, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. Egypt has always been one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East, receiving $1.3 billion in USA military aid annually. HRW's Washington director, Sarah Margon, criticised that approach. The Trump administration also announced Wednesday it would drop human rights concerns with the Kingdom of Bahrain, and continue with a sale of F-16 fighter aircraft.

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Destiny 2 Expansion Pass Hints at Both DLC Storylines

Beyond that, we're not entirely sure. With alien threats coming from all directions, humans have hidden behind the massive walls surrounding the last city on Earth, hoping to one day retake the planet and rebuild civilization. That's a pretty rapid release schedule, indicating Destiny 2 is either getting a lot of extra content, or may not be supported for that long. Games like Skyrim and Fallout 4 come to mind.

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Dishonored 2 Free Demo Releasing Later This Week

Dishonored 2 is set 15 years after the Lord Regent has been vanquished and the dreaded Rat Plague has passed into history. Gamers will be able to upgrade to the full game and maintain their save data. Dishonored 2 has been praised by IGN as "amazing" and "a superb sequel", declared a "masterpiece" by Eurogamer, and hailed "a must-play revenge tale among the best in its class" by Game Informer.


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