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Huawei and OPPO lead China, but former gets number one for 1Q17

Companies such as Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Vivo have been battling it out to see who can sell more smartphones than the other. That's up from an estimated 28.1 million smartphones it shipped in the year-ago quarter. He points out that if Xiaomi is going to move back up the charts (during the first quarter of 2016, it was in third), the company will have to abandon its status as a provider of value priced handsets and become an aspirational brand like Apple is.

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Venezuela to quit Organisation of American States as protests continue

Venezuela also came under pressure from the European Union on Thursday. Speaking on state TV, Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said the OAS was a "threat to the sovereignty of our country, a pretense to intervene", and that the group's actions were "intrusive, arbitrary, illicit, misplaced, and vulgar".

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BMW M550d xDrive Has Four, Yes Four Turbos And 400 Horses

The two low pressure turbochargers that are new and replace the previous large-sized third turbocharger, are permanently powered during travel. Clever variable exhaust channelling directs the flow of hot gasses depending on throttle position and load, and the second of the two high-pressure turbos remains idle at engine speeds below 2500 rpm.

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Atlus Apologizes For Strict Streaming/Posting Videos Restrictions For Persona 5

Persona 5 players can now stream the game for a bit longer without fear of Atlus' retribution. Apparently, the fans want the game spoiled. Earlier this month, Atlus launched the eagerly awaited JRPG to rave reviews for North America, and then, preceded to ruin the celebration party in an official blog post on its site that outlined several restrictions for streaming the game.

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AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter

They set a "hold" rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Intellectus Partners LLC acquired a new stake in AT&T Inc. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in AT&T by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 6th. AT&T's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 93.78%.

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Consumer Reports Lowers Tesla Rating Over Delayed Safety Feature

In the interim, certain features that were enabled on the older Tesla models (like Autopilot and automatic emergency braking) don't work on the newest Teslas. As a result, the magazine dropped the score of the Model S by two points, placing it behind the Lexus LS and BMW 7 Series in the "ultraluxury" category where it once led.

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Google Becomes First Foreign Internet Firm Launched in Cuba

United States technology monolith Google has started running servers in Cuba, becoming the first worldwide content provider in one of the world's least connected countries. Cuba is connected to the rest of the internet nearly exclusively via the ALBA-1 submarine cable, which runs from the island to Venezuela, said Doug Madory, director of internet analysis at Dyn Research.

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Sony Xperia XZ Joins Sony's Open Device Program

However, it seems this will only work on the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance with a compatible app launcher since the Xperia Home launcher doesn't support this feature right now. The device is loaded with new Motion Eye camera system and it is the first smartphone to feature a memory stacked Exmor RS sensor with technologies usually only found on premium compact cameras.

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Hot Stock Overview: Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL)

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Uni-Pixel, Inc. and for the current quarter 3 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.11/share. Current price places the company's stock -46.26% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -27.85%, away from the 50-day average and also -18.88% away from 20-day average.

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Apple may go after Venmo, but why?

According to a report in Re/Code , Apple may look at having a money-transfer service which would allow iPhone users to send money to other iPhone users. Whether or not any of these plans come to fruition is still up in the air, but sources inside major United States banks tell Recode that Apple has been underwhelmed by the usage of Apple Pay over the past two and a half years.

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Mario Kart Makeover to Turn Target Into a Lawless Racetrack

Even though the Wii U could only handle the game at 720p, it was visually striking, and it played like a dream. The bollards in front of the stores are now Mario themed too. For example, the transparent Mario can light up with different colors. Each of the five modes offer a distinct multiplayer - or solo - experience, thus offers the player multiple variety.

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Samsung Pay has now access to all 44 banks live on UPI

It is through the interest and support of our partners that we are able to answer their needs by offering Samsung Pay in these markets. "Our goal with Samsung Pay is to drive and lead innovation in mobile commerce, providing our customers with a mobile wallet solution that is simple, secure and available nearly anywhere".

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Gboard Updated With New Languages, Ability to Resize and Reposition

Also, the latest Gboard update also comes with under-the-hood improvements for better accuracy and predictions while you type. Not only that, but Gboard allows for these language users to spell things phonetically, then a transliteration process is undergone in real time.

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Reliance Jio updates old tariffs, here are all plans in detail

The plan also offers unlimited local and STD calls. Starting off with the Rs. 19 plan , it gives 200MB data to JioPrime users and 100MB data to non-JioPrime members with a validity of one day. Non-prime members will get 1GB under the plan including all the other benefits under the plan. This plan has a daily cap of 1GB, post which speed will go down to 128 Kbps.

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IAB: Mobile is now more than half of all digital ad revenues

NEW YORK, NY - April 26, 2017 - Mobile advertising accounted for more than half (51%) of the record-breaking $72.5 billion spent by advertisers a year ago, according to the latest IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report , released today by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and prepared by PwC US .

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Consumer Reports tests Samsung's new Galaxy S8

To grab a unit you'll need to pay KRW 700,000, which now means $620. Around 300,000 of the three to four million recalled units will go on sale as the Galaxy Note 7 R, and will be slappd with a price tag of 700,000 won (around £480). This may well be a word that is lost in translation - unless Samsung is suggesting it will have ripper sales of a rip-roaring refurbished device.

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Shadow Brokers Release SWIFT Banking, Windows Exploits

Analysts generally accepted the leaked files came from the NSA. The NSA penetrated a service bureau for SWIFT SWIFT is an worldwide financial messaging service used for transferring money between banks, and it possesses data useful for tracking how money flows around the world.

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Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens?

Pa. The video was shared by Denny's Service Center in the 2800 block of Buffalo Road. Stephens had been on the run from law enforcement since Sunday, when he posted several disturbing videos on Facebook, including one of him shooting and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin after Godwin left an Easter meal with his family.

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Summary of Price Movements: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) ,Outfront Media Inc. (OUT)

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of CY. In the last Quarter, ON Semiconductor Corp. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 448,774 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,282,836.

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OLED iPhone 8 Could Come Weeks 'Late,' After LCD iPhone Upgrade

It is expected to be the biggest upgrade to the iPhone lineup. Last year, Apple broke its typical upgrade cycle by retaining the same iPhone shape for a third year in a row and endured a rare sales slide. A dual rear camera setup (with LED flash) is also visible, arranged horizontally as is the case with iPhone 7 Plus. This version will have a more slicker design, with glass and metal frame.

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'Copyless Paste' feature on next Chrome browser version coming soon

While little else is known about Copyless Paste , presumably it would work with the Gboard keyboard across Google's suite of apps, though a previous Venture Beat report described the feature as working with the Yelp app as well. This ensures the security of the users. The feature sounds pretty useful. In order to use test feature, one has to enable it via chrome://flags in Chrome Canary app.

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Google Chrome update could FINALLY solve this hugely annoying problem

This feature is similar to how the Safari browser works in the iOS. For example, if you check out a restaurant's website on Google Chrome , and then you switch to the Google Maps app, you will receive suggestions on what to paste, like the name of the restaurant and so on.

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Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) Upgraded at Compass Point

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Bayesian Capital Management LP increased its stake in shares of Ocwen Financial Corp by 64.3% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Compass Point reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Ocwen Financial Corp in a report on Thursday, January 12th. Ocwen Financial Corp .

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Not sure what to wear? Amazon's algorithms may help

But Echo Look takes full-length, hands-free photos and videos of your outfit from every angle, operating as a virtual fashion consultant. I haven't yet seen or tested Echo Look , which is not yet available, so no word on how the sound is compared to the pounding audio that can come out of a cranked-up Amazon Echo.

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Former Bachelor Chris Soules Reportedly In Custody After Fatal Hit & Run Accident

Documents obtained by TMZ claim that Soules was "in possession of alcoholic beverage containers " when he rear-ended the tractor. Chris appeared in court on Tuesday morning and was charged with leaving the scene of a auto crash that left one individual dead.

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Look Which Bollywood Diva Has Just Made Her Instagram Debut

Within a day of joining Instagram, she had a welcome post ready for her fans - a photo of herself. Good news for Katrina Kaif lovers. In one of her interviews with DNA she said that the worldwide team of Instagram is coming to Mumbai and she will be shooting for an event with them.

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Anthony Joshua: 'Wladimir Klitschko Is Underrated'

On Saturday afternoon, 90,000 spectators will pack Wembley Stadium in London, England to watch local boy and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) defend his title against 41-year-old boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) in the biggest heavyweight bout in quite some time .

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Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Separately, Samsung said it Board of Directors approved plans to cancel the existing treasury shares held by the Company. The company said its first-quarter profits were driven by the components businesses, namely the semiconductor division and the display panel segment.

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Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

It debuted the Google Trips app, both on Android and iOS past year, to help you keep track of your itinerary during travel. Finally, train and bus reservations are organized right along with flight and hotel reservations. Travel plans have a tendency to change just before you set off, and Trips now takes this into account. By tapping the "+" button in the bottom right corner, you can add new details like your airline and flight number, or the name of your hotel, even if you don't have an ...

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Militants kill 3 Indian soldiers in attack on base in Kashmir

During the attack, that is being dubbed as a Uri style attack, five Indian soldiers were left injured and were subsequently rushed to Srinagar . The attack by terrorists today had similarities with the Uri terror attack on an army camp in September past year when 19 Indian soldiers were martyred.

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McDonald's is giving away the elusive Nintendo Switch

The eight toys available in McDonald's Happy Meals include Mario , Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Yoshi, Invincible Mario , a Red Koopa Shell and a 1-Up Mushroom. "The action is timeless, the visuals are dazzling and the sheer versatility of the Nintendo Switch ensures Mario Kart 8 Deluxe fulfills its potential as a multiplayer classic".

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Samsung's auto-reply app fights distracted driving

So, to combat this increasing threat to road safety, Samsung has developed an Android app - aptly named In-Traffic Reply - that helps drivers respond to messages without removing their hands from the steering wheel. It's called In-Traffic Reply and it's an Android app that is now in development, and is set to become available in mid-May through the Google Play Store.

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Trump tax plan: What is the AMT, tax repatriation, the death tax?

Cohn added that the tax plan would double the standard deduction so married couples will not pay any taxes on the first $24,000 of income, creating in essence a zero percent tax rate. "We are going to repeal the death tax ", he said. It would collapse the seven existing tax brackets into three new ones at 10 percent, 25 percent and 35 percent.

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Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Though Facebook is encouraging the making of games, for many the first thing they think of when seeing the new tech, it also has an urban art project on the slate as well as a host of other nifty applications. "We all know where we want this to get eventually", Zuckerberg said. We will live in a virtual world that we can alter to our taste and even invite our friends to meeting places.

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FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership. The early rider application window is open now for those in the Phoenix metropolitan area, including Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, and Gilbert. FCA previously delivered 100 minivans, modified for self-driving, to Waymo during the second half of 2016.


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