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Apple 'aiding China censorship' by removing privacy apps

We received notification from Apple today, July 29, 2017, at roughly 04:00 GMT, that the ExpressVPN iOS app was removed from the China App Store. Star VPN , another company, said it also received notice of being removed. We've reached out to Apple for comment, and will update if we hear back. Other VPN providers in China have taken it to Twitter to express their disappointment towards Apple's decision to remove their software from the App Store.

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Why Trump has an opportunity in Kelly

The move comes just a week after Sean Spicer, a Priebus ally, resigned as press secretary the same day Trump brought on Anthony Scaramucci as communications director . Even as President Trump continues to equivocate on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, his new chief of staff as recently as last week took a strong public stand affirming the USA intelligence community's conclusion that the Kremlin tried to influence the election in favor of Trump.

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Twitter tests $99 subscription to automatically promote tweets

The subscription would essentially be for an ad program that would automatically promote posts, up to 10 per day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. Social media platforms are trying their level best to increase their revenue and user growth across the whole globe, however, some social platforms such as Twitter is not performing well.

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice new trailer, PS4 Pro support announced

Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: "Senua's Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua's mind". Play at an enhanced resolution or at a higher frame rate. In addition to the release of our new trailer we are announcing that Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice will be enhanced for PlayStation 4 Pro .

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Galaxy S8 Active Specs Detailed in Leaked Slides

According to rumors , Galaxy Note 8 will ship with a 5.7-inch 3840 x 2160 pixels Super AMOLED display but that's not all. As for durability, Samsung might bless it with a military-grade body that sports bumpers all around. For the cameras, the same 12MP dual-pixel lenses will be in place to give you the best shots you'd ever imagine and for the front, you still get an 8MP shooter with enhanced performance.

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What's Next: Health Care 'Vote-a-Rama' and the End Game

Gray wrote in an email that the committee would reschedule the hearing during D.C. Council's summer recess if necessary. The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) would eliminate central features of the current law, which a Democratic Congress pushed through in 2010.

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Facebook profits jump 71% while WhatsApp growth surges

But that seems only natural as the company works with ever larger numbers. The social media giant, however, had already let its investors know they are running out of ad space in its news feed, which means it might have already reached a plateau so far as revenue growth is concerned.

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American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Reviewed By Analysts

In premarket trading Friday, American shares fell 1.7% to $49.14. The firm has a market cap of $24.76 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.05 and a beta of 0.97. 3,000 shares valued at $131,552 were bought by ALBAUGH JAMES F on Thursday, May 4. On 2/22/2017 David Sidoo, Director, bought 5,000 with an average share price of $0.68 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,400.00.

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Ltd. Has $1.46 Million Position in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Bluefin Trading Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% stake. If the stock price is unchanged its weighted alpha will be smaller. Moore reiterated his equal-weight rating and $11 price target for AMD shares. "(The)" was first posted by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. Jefferies downgraded it to "Hold" rating and $15 target in Wednesday, June 8 report.

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Here Are All The Details You Need

Samsung Australia will offer one free Galaxy Note 8 screen replacement within 12 months of purchase under a new Screen Assure program, which runs through late October 2018. The Galaxy S8 Active will have a Bixby button mapped to various functions such as Activity Zone, quick access to apps, proactive reminders etc.

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Pokemon Go Fest Attendees Set To Sue Developer Niantic

He specifies that they're not seeking more than to just reimburse the travel expenses, which we think seems fair. Zimmerman explained that the suit was filed because numerous event's attendees "were not able to obtain the special Pokemon and other rewards that were advertised as being available only to those people who attended the fest".

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Why we will soon have idea of when next iPhone launches

We've heard talk of production delays before, but most recent sources seemed to be under the impression that the iPhone 8 would still get a September launch. It's unclear whether or not the alleged technology is created to be included in a wireless charging dock or the iPhone itself. Also, Touch ID underneath the display still remains a mystery, and the report only states that Plan B of power button integration is unlikely.

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Huawei shipped 73 million smartphones in first half of this year

When he said that the Mate 10 would have better battery life and would be more powerful. While it could be a reference to performance, like app switching, presumably this is meant to be "charging speed" - with the Mate 10 likely housing USB Type-C connectivity and fast charging capabilities.

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August's Free PlayStation Plus Free Games For PS4/PS3/Vita Announced

On that note, it's also worth pointing out that free games are not always a good idea, PlayStation Lifestyle notes, so it's best to get a feel for the games that are available before hitting that download button. If you don't want to pay the increased costs, you'll need to set it to "off" at least 24 hours before you next payment is due. As usual, there's a total of six games divided evenly across PS4, PS3, and Vita .

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Samsung Q2 2017 earnings predict the company will overtake Apple in profits

Samsung Electronics Co. emerged as the world's No. 1 chipmaker in terms of sales and operating profits in the second quarter, beating behemoth Intel Corp. This handset will be the sibling of the flagship device Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus and sports a design similar to them. However, in conclusion, the problems did not have a big impact on its sales volume.

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Samsung Pay Might Debut On Other High End Non-Samsung Smartphones

The emphasis in the talks has been on further extending the reach of Samsung Pay , which for now remains available only on select Samsung smartphones. The company has also been thinking to make an accessory which will let the users of the un-supported device also use the Samsung Pay services but at the end of the day, it should also be feasible to them.

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Moto X4 Price and Specifications Tipped

There is already a service running on the Moto Z2 Force smartphones which are related to DayDream VR. Well, there is no information about the camera but there may be a dual camera because Snapdragon 630 and 660 chipsets support dual camera setup.

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Samsung earns record profit on surging semiconductor business

Samsung Q2 2017 results by business unit. Ltd (OTCMKTS: SSNLF ) looks likely to unseat rival U.S. giant Apple Inc's (NYSE: AAPL ) second quarter results, after it posted record breaking earnings, despite the bribery scandal and exploding battery crisis for its Galaxy Note 7 .

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Stocks End Mixed; Nasdaq Dragged Lower By Tech Decline

Earnings of 500 companies are now expected to have climbed 9.9 percent in the second quarter, up from an 8 percent rise estimated at the start of the month, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. It reported better-than-expected quarterly results, but it also said that its monthly average user base did not grow from the prior quarter. Consumer stocks were also higher, with staples adding 0.9%.

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Offers Tepid Outlook Amid Mixed Q2 Earnings

The Weitz Investment Management Inc holds 12,460 shares with $9.34M value, up from 500 last quarter. Finally, Adviser Investments LLC bought a new stake in Amazon.com during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $356,000. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) notched a 12-month high of $1,124.86 while $1,300.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating AMZN , $0 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate.

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Apple Watch 3 Coming this Fall 2017 According to Reports

Quanta had seen its notebook shipments growing every month in the second quarter and the trend is expected to continue throughout the second half of 2017. According to EDN's report today, it cited market watchers who believe Compal will also be sourced from an Apple Watch supplier this year, but with a focus on older-generation models and not including Series 3.

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Petition asks Adobe to open source Flash

In 2010, late Apple CEO Steve Jobs criticised its reliability, security and performance. He added: "Few technologies have had such a profound and positive impact in the internet era". And Google's Chrome has long included Flash within its software, rather than as an extension, making it "a bit more secure" according to OSX Daily , with updates happening automatically whenever you restart Chrome.

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Affordable AMD Ryzen 3 Processors Available Starting Today

Whether or not Ryzen 3 CPUs are solid gaming CPUs will depend heavily on the GPU you pair it with. The Ryzen 3 1200 offers 4 cores and threads at 109 Dollars. AMD's processor has double the cores over Intel's chip, but each die isn't almost as quick. The next four images showcase the Wraith Spire cooler that was included with both Ryzen 3 CPUs.

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TSA implements new rule for screening small electronic devices

But earlier this month, US officials resumed allowing laptops inside the plane for passengers coming from those eight countries, saying they had complied with new Homeland Security standards. TSA officials say all electronics larger than a cellphone will have to go in separate bins when you go through airport screening . The new focus on tablets, e-readers and other such electronic devices in planes arose after US officials learned in the past few months that terrorists may have found a ...

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Constitution reform: Senate removes President's power

Kicking against the recommendations on Land Use Act and devolution of powers, Senator Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi) said the recommendations would not receive the backing of State Houses of Assembly. The Senate also approved the separation of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation from the Office of the accountant general of the Federal Government.

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Samsung Pay could support 'high-end smartphones of other companies' starting next year

While several premium Samsung phones support the full-fledged Samsung Pay service, some mid-range phones, such as Galaxy J7 Pro and J7 Max that recently launched in India, only support a stripped-down version of the service, called Samsung Pay Mini .

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Rumor: Motion Capture Being Done For Grand Theft Auto 6

Neff also lists motion capture work for another game produced by Rockstar Games: " Red Dead Redemption 2 ", an upcoming sequel that's officially announced as in-production . The Grand Theft Auto series is too massive to just rest on GTA Online , even though the property is still earning millions of dollars via new sales and Shark Card purchases.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives Sell Rating from Citigroup Inc

Robert W. Baird assumed coverage on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a report on Wednesday. Among 48 analysts covering Facebook ( NASDAQ:FB ), 45 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. The company has Beta Value of 2.69 and ATR value of 0.7. The company's share price is down -9.82% from previous highs of around $15.55 per share on February 28, 2017.

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McLaren 'P15' to succeed P1 hypercar

McLaren has released some details on its next hypercar, codenamed the P15, and it's no surprise that it's going to be mental . As per the report, "officials at McLaren refuse to confirm the existence of the auto", but the British publication thinks otherwise.

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Just Cause 3 Leads August's PlayStation Plus Free Games Lineup

The second free PS4 game is Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry , a standalone expansion to Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag . Just remember that you need to have an active subscription to PlayStation Plus in order to download them for free .

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Facebook is launching its TV shows next month

According to the report , Facebook wants to own the long-form content but not the short-form. Last month we heard that Facebook's next project involves investing in the production of original video shows . In the future, the company will launch shows that it will own entirely, and these will be 20- to 30-minutes long and they will be of higher quality. Further delays are still predicted but there's reason to believe that the first episodes of these spotlight shows will be launched in a ...

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LG almost doubles investment in OLED

LG Display (NYSE: LPL ) announced yesterday plans to invest about $7B on ramping up OLED panel production and investors wonder if Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) stands behind the deal. Both production lines will be located in Paju, northwest of Seoul. About 3.5 trillion won is needed for an OLED production line with a monthly capacity of 30,000 units of the sixth-generation OLED mother glass.

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Blizzard reveals the structure of the Overwatch League

This month we learned details of the first seven Overwatch League owners, and now Blizzard themselves have announced some more details on the league, specifically regarding players signings and salaries. Teams will also give half their prize earnings for Overwatch League to the players. The signing window will run until October 30, and any team that joins Overwatch League during that time will be able to participate in the signing window upon joining the league.

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Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain

Endgaget explained how with Apple's implant , people can directly control the audible sounds directly from their devices, without having to download a different app . It even suggested that processing could be boosted through an iOS device. The result was the ReSound LiNX , which is now in its second generation.

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YouTube Red and Google Play Music to merge

Google and YouTube will merge their music services to create a new one, YouTube's head of music, Lyor Cohen reveled during a panel sponsored by the New Music Seminar yesterday in NYC. YouTube Red , Google Play Music, and YouTube Music are all similar and confusingly connected. The timeframe for the rebranded service is still unclear, but given the recent merging of the teams - and the fact that Cohen is openly talking about it - it may not be much longer before we see what Google has in ...


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