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LG unveils its first smart speaker with Google Assistant

The speaker will also be able to support high-quality lossless files which should be a great news to audiophiles out there. Simply say "OK Google" and your request to begin playing your favorite song, podcast or audio clip from your favorite online streaming service.

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Where is Santa now? Follow NORAD's Santa Tracker 2017

It used to be that parents had to just point vaguely into the sky when their children asked where Santa was on Christmas Eve, but these days we have a dedicated military defense group to do this for us, plus apps . Before NORAD was formed, when it was still the Continental Air Defence Command (CONAD), a newspaper misprinted a Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement containing the phone number for children to call in to talk to Santa.

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Jonathan calls for prayers for Buhari's son

The presidency said Yusuf had broken a limb and had an injury to his head. It is my deep desire that a young man so full of promise should live and thrive to fulfill the promises God has domiciled in him. A quick check of the Instagram handles of the family of the President showed no updates as at Press time. He said "Our thoughts are with the first family - our family will be praying for you".

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Samsung Galaxy next is not ditching the headphone jack

Some users have reported that when the phone completely drained, the phones are unable to charge again which completely bricks the phone. The South Korean company is speculated to tuck in the 3.5mm audio jack for at least one more generation of its flagship Galaxy series.

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Nokia 1 Will Be The First 'Android Go' Smartphone Launching In 2018!

Other than the above mentioned phones, HMD Global is also said to be working on the 2018 edition of the Nokia 6 and a mysterious QWERTY handset. Hopefully, the same might happen this year as well. Incidentally, the Nokia 7 is also the company's first smartphone to be driven by Snapdragon 6XX series chipset. Under the hood, we are expected to find a 1 GB RAM module along with 8 GB of internal storage.

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Snapchat Looking to Publish Content on Third-Party Websites With 'Stories Everywhere'

According to a report from Cheddar , Stories Everywhere would allow users to share Stories in other applications and on the web... Think of Stories Everywhere as Snap's effort to increase the app's popularity and also increase the growth of the app, which has been stagnant for quite a while, especially due to competition from the likes of Facebook and Instagram .

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) CFO Sells 171 Shares of Stock

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 3.08% with $578.71 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. Destination Wealth Mngmt holds 0.03% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 2,205 shares. Winch Advisory Ser Lc invested in 949 shares.

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Facebook confirms it is testing Aadhaar authentication for new users

On whether Facebook plans to integrate registration of new and old users with their Aadhaar cards , sources in the company said, "This was a small test". It is worth pointing out here that the Aadhaar-based sign up is not mandatory. The report notes that the Aadhaar prompt is encountered only when trying to create a new account from Safari web browser on the iOS devices.

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Huawei 2018 Roadmap Leaks, Will Launch 3 Variants of the P20 Series

As we are nearing the end of this year, the company's roadmap for the next year has been leaked. In the second quarter, Huawei plans to bring the new P-series to the market. The image of the roadmap also shows Huawei B525, that could be a wireless router. Along with these three P series smartphones, another Honor smartphone will be launched in the second quarter.

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Liberians voting in presidential runoff election

Weah was a presidential candidate in Liberia in 2005, too, but he had lost in this election. Earlier in the day, both candidates said after voting that they were pleased with the turnout. "I am deeply grateful to my family, my friends, and my loyal supporters who contributed to our campaign during this extremely long election season", Weah said on Twitter before the results were announced.

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WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected?

The messaging app will drop support for " BlackBerry OS", "BlackBerry 10 ", "Windows Phone 8.0" and older platforms. Further, WhatsApp stated that it would discontinue the support from devices such as the Nokia S40 on December 31 2018, and the phones sitting on Android 2.3.7 or older will not work after February 1, 2020.

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'Cash Me Outside' girl Danielle Bregoli pays off mother's mortgage for Christmas

Bregoli shot to internet fame in 2016 after she appeared on the " Dr. Phil " show because she was giving her mother problems at home. Barbara Ann cried in the video while reaching for a hug. In August, Bregoli received a five-year probation sentence after she pleaded guilty to stealing her mother's purse, her auto, and filing a false police complaint stating that her mother was using heroin last year.

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Time runs out for WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10

Then your phone will be supported until 31 December 2018. Hence it does make sense for WhatsApp to stop its app support for these platforms. This means that those using other operating systems such as BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 or Windows 8 and even older OS will have to think about a solution.

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Noteworthy Stock: Ford Motor Co. (F)

YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 2,838 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 860 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 55% are positive. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $44.0 target. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, December 19 by RBC Capital Markets.

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All the ways you can track Santa on his journey

The NORAD Tracks Santa website, noradsanta.org , features Santa's North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities and more. NORAD coordinates with Santa's Elf Launch Staff to confirm his launch time. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will be tracking St.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 To Hit The Market In Early March

The development suggests Samsung may be shortening its flagship pre-order period that traditionally runs for approximately a month, as was the case with the last several generations of the company's premium offerings. On the camera front, the device will sport an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.

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Google may open offline stores in India next year

All in all, Google's plan of opening such stores may help the company gain more visibility, reach out to more customers and ultimately increase sales of its products. The third person said Google had hired a senior Apple executive as part of its plan. "They got a flavor of how physical stores are also important because you can't explain numerous features online", a top mall executive told the site.

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Sony & Nintendo's Online Services Face Connection Outages

If the Switch continues to sell at this rate, there is a chance that the Switch could end up being next to the PS2 as one of the best-selling consoles ever. While various members of the GameSpot staff have encountered some outage today with both services, the PlayStation Network and Nintendo eShop seem to have largely recovered and, currently, the earlier issues have smoothed out.

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Is the iPhone X a disappointment? Investors think so

In related news, insider Philip W. Schiller sold 56,808 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 3rd. The tech giant has been counting on a redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone to boost shipments as its market value advances toward $1 trillion.

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Oppo A75 and A75s Launched with 6-inch Bezel-less Displays

The fingerprint sensor on the device is on the back and there is also support for Oppo AI facial recognition technology on the front of the phone. The phone will go on sale in China on December 29. Measuring 156.5x76x7.5mm, the devices house a 3200mAh battery . Storage in both the phones can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

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$0.77 EPS Expected for QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

About 182,311 shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Clean Yield Group decreased its stake in Telus Corp Com (TU) by 15.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 gets fast charging enabled in Oreo beta update

There is some Christmas cheer for all the users of the Xiaomi Mi A1 devices. Xiaomi is addressing this issue with the Oreo update. At this price and with the upcoming Android Oreo update, the Mi A1 will be in a better position to trump its competition like the Nokia 6 and Moto G5S Plus.

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Take Note! WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones from next week

WhatsApp had originally told users that support for these mobile platforms would be dropped by the end of 2016. Till date, the app has stopped functioning on the iPhone 3GS/iOS 6, Windows Phone 7, Android 2.1 and Android 2.2, and Nokia Symbian S60.

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OnePlus 5 gets better with OxygenOS 5.0 update

According to OnePlus, the OxygenOS 5.0 platform is the first official Android Oreo update . That's especially true if you own the original OnePlus 5 smartphone-which came out all of five months before the OnePlus 5T and lacks the latter's Face Unlock feature.

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Three lawsuits against Apple for sudden CPU slowdown of old iPhones

Like many other iPhone users, the L.A. man believes that the tactic is meant to silently force iPhone users to upgrade to newer models. Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports. Bogdanovich and Speas are trying to get the case certified to cover anyone in the United States who owned an Apple phone older than the iPhone 8.

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OnePlus 6 specs leaked

Not wanting to be left out, OnePlus came up with the OnePlus 5T with just the display as the main difference from that of the OnePlus 5. The next generation model, the OnePlus 6 that is expected to be launched early next year is likely to arrive with a similar full-screen design but the fingerprint sensor might have a new position.

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Catherine Full Body Confirmed for Western Release

The trailer was featured as part of a live stream, broadcast by Atlus. Catherine: Full Body is set for a winter 2018 release in Japan. Is it a nightmare or a dream come true? The original game, according to The Daily Dot , 'deals with Vincent Brooks, a 32-year-old bachelor who keeps pushing off marriage with his long-time girlfriend, Katherine McBride'.

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OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock feature is coming to OnePlus 5

Support for Face Unlock is easier to extend to older smartphones as the feature is based majorly on software, unlike Apple's Face ID that uses various sensors to achieve techniques like depth mapping and laser projection. In our detailed review of the phone, we had pointed out that the feature works smoothly in variety of conditions. Looking at the trend, an elementary facial recognition technology for biometric authentication is likely to become a common feature in coming Android ...

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Last-minute shoppers out on Christmas Eve

Toys and gift baskets were among the items going quickly over the weekend. Employees from TGI Friday's spent their Christmas Eve morning wrapping presents, to raise money for the Guam Foster Family Association. "Makes it really fun to come to work", said Target store team leader Josh Kane. Not every shopper at the mall was shopping for loved ones. Jeans Warehouse was a popular spot for gifts for teen girls, with many shoppers purchasing gift cards, according to manager Mary Jane ...

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Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) PT Raised to $210.00 at JMP Securities

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since December 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 65.52% the S&P500. Vontobel Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Adobe Sys Inc ( ADBE ) by 2.41% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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Tony Pulis the frontrunner to succeed Garry Monk at Boro

Former Boro skipper Nigel Pearson is the second favourite, closely followed by ex-West Ham boss Slaven Bilic and ex-Boro head coach Aitor Karanka, who left the Riverside in the second half of last season, according to SkyBet List. Middlesbrough are seeking an immediate return to the Premier League and now sit in ninth - three points off the play-off spots. However, the Boro' board were clearly still underwhelmed with Monk's performance, leading to the change, which sees academy boss Craig ...

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Oprah Winfrey warns about holiday scam using her name

The fake accounts popped up on Instagram this month, promising to give $5,000 to each of their first 100,000 followers. "If they had said I would have won, more than likely I would have sent $750 to Jamaica, because that's just how much I believed in Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey ", the man tells CBS News.

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40 former USA attorneys and GOP officials warn Trump against firing Mueller

The current investigation began in May when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tapped Mueller to head the investigation that is moving into a new year. Gaetz, who is friends with Roger Stone, Trump's longtime confidant, and has accused Mueller of plotting a "coup d'etat", told Trump he was "concerned that this investigation was infected with bias", according to Politico .

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Who's Cheza: Snapdragon 845 Chromebook Is Being Developed

Meanwhile, the existing ARM-powered Samsung Chromebook Plus is also referenced in the comments. A new report suggests that at least one Chromebook device will be powered by Snapdragon 845 in 2018. One reason why chips from the major ARM vendor have not been used with Chrome OS in the past is due to Qualcomm's two years of driver support. The greatest of these being long-term support as Google emphasizes five to six years of updates for all Chrome OS devices.

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Tyndall Air Force Base Preparing to Track Santa's Trip

EADS' Battle Control Center (BCC) will monitor Santa constantly as he travels across the eastern US delivering toys and gifts. Kids can also have plenty of fun learning to code with educational activities teaching this important digital language.


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