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Google's iOS App Now Lets You Search In Incognito Mode

Google has launched an offline viewing and video sharing app called YouTube Go in India as it looks to add more users in one of its fastest-growing markets. The search engine giant released several updates for its iOS app on Tuesday. It's a small but helpful change. Along with these new features, Google also updated the app to allow for YouTube videos to be watches in Search .

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Washing machines are the latest Samsung products to start exploding

The tech giant's statement comes in the wake of circulating consumer complaints about " exploding " washers. The South Korean giant is facing a class action lawsuit in the U.S. Samsung has just been forced to recall 2.5 million Note 7 handsets after problems with the battery caused certain phones to overheat and even explode.

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IOS 10 problems: Here's how to fix the most common issues

Those who tried to update their Apple devices via OTA (Over-The-Air ) were the most affected. Apple Support has been reminding users to back up their smartphones before attempting to upgrade, and suggesting that they download the software over iTunes.

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Google Pixel smartphone leaked render shows off new Pixel launcher

The smaller Pixel phone is expected to retail starting at $649, which could make it the most expensive entry-level phone in contrast to the Nexus lineup. The website also suggests that there is a chance Google might terminate the device before release. There will be a tablet mode, but it's unclear whether the laptop will fold over the keyboard like the Lenovo Yoga series, or will be a separate attachment like the Microsoft Surface.

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Apple's iOS 10 Download Was Bricking iPhones. It's Fixed Now

While your device is connected, force restart it: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home button for at least 10 seconds, and don't release when you see the Apple logo. The update has already caused some people's devices to be bricked, and now T-Mobile is warning that installing it can cause connectivity problems for some users.

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DJI's all-new Mavic drone packs big features into a small package

It also has all of the fancy DJI features you've come to expect from the Phantom series. DJI announced their newest drone to the world this week, and it's creating quite a buzz. This allows it to locate you and center you in the frame for the flawless photo. It can't fly quite as quickly (about 40 miles per hour compared with 45 mph), but DJI is touting the Mavic to be as complete a device in a far smaller package.

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Senators accuse Yahoo of 'unacceptable' delay in hack discovery

That means millions of Americans' data may have been compromised for two years. Yahoo officials only discovered the compromise this summer, after reports of a separate breach began circulating online. In addition to Patrick Leahy, D-VT, the letter was signed by Senators Al Franken, D-MN, Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Ron Wyden, D-OR, and Edward J.

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Bold new Nissan Micra unveiled, due to go on sale next March

Japanese auto maker Nissan unveiled new generation of the Micra hatchback christened as Micra Gen5 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Nissan is launching an all-out bid to challenge some of Europe's best superminis - including the Hyundai i20, Suzuki Swift and our current small vehicle of the year, the Skoda Fabia - with a completely new Micra.

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Nissan unveils limited edition Datsun redi-Go Sport

Datsun India has launched redi GO Sport Limited Edition at a price of Rs 3.49 lakh (ex showroom Delhi) on Thursday. In terms of dimensions, the redi-Go Sport remains as it gets length of 3429 mm, width of 1560 mm and height of 1541 mm. Despite sharing the platform and internals with the Kwid, the redi-GO is yet to receive the bigger 1.0L powerplant. Like the regular version, it retains the Renault-developed 799cc petrol engine which makes 54PS of power and 72Nm of torque.

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Upgraded Renault Zoe gets 250-mile range

Three variants of the Zoe are set to be announced in Paris, with entry level cars producing 76bhp, mid-spec models offering 87bhp and the flagship with 89bhp. Renault is also launching two new services created to simplify charging at any of the 80,000 charging stations across Europe. The ZE Trip system uses the car's satellite navigation to locate charging points and show their availability, while ZE Pass gives drivers paid access to charging points, regardless of which operator they are ...

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Comey: Extremism apparent influence in St. Cloud attack

Security experts and Democratic party president candidate Hillary Clinton have blamed Russia for the attack, but Republican party candidate Donald Trump said nobody knows it was the Russians, adding that the hack could have come from Russia, China or a 400-pound hacker working from his bed.

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Rigging claims as Putin's party maintains power

United Russia , led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a Putin loyalist, has 238 of 450 Duma seats, dominates the more than 80 regional parliaments, and is routinely depicted in a favourable light by state television, where most Russians get their news.

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BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

It is worth noting that the latest BlackBerry phone , the DTEK50, was also manufactured by a third-party manufacturer, TCL, with its software coming from BlackBerry . BlackBerry has the option to distribute these devices outside of Indonesia, but is not likely to do so, Chen said. It has reported 89 per cent year over year growth in software and services revenue in Q2 2017.

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BlackBerry to end internal hardware development

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said previous year that the company would exit the smartphone hardware business if it could not find a way to make it profitable, and today BlackBerry is taking its first step toward making good on that promise.

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Race ya! Hyundai RN30 concept takes new N performance brand to extremes

To show it means business, Hyundai has brought along the hulking RN30 concept to the Paris motor show - a muscled-up super-hatch, heavy on the bodykit, with a whopping 380hp and four-wheel drive. The interior is stripped out, with components placed as low as possible in the auto to keep the centre of gravity down. Distinctive daytime running lights and detailed LED headlights team with the new cascading grille to create an aggressive frontal design that helps define the character of ...

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Juan Mata: Man United ace sends team-mates warning after Leicester win

Mourinho is still figuring out his team and he's right that he will have to rotate players, so it would be foolish to make much of Rooney missing out on one match. If the team plays well, it is easier to have good individual performances. Asked if Rooney was happy in the dressing room after the game, Moruinho added: "Of course, his team won, his United won".

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Alton Towers visitor numbers down as Merlin 'learns lessons' of Smiler crash

Merlin admitted health and safety breaches over the crash, leading to the £5m penalty being handed down at Stafford Crown Court this week . Judge Michael Chambers says in Tuesday's judgment that a "catastrophic failure" of basic safeguards caused "a needless and avoidable accident".

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Energy stocks lead market higher

OPEC members agreed to produce 32.5-33 million barrels a day, from 33.2 million in September. The cartel estimates its current output at 33.24 million barrels per day. "We reached consensus to regulate the oil market through reductions in production", he said. Those lower prices have hurt many oil-producing nations hard, particularly OPEC members Venezuela and Nigeria, but also Russian Federation and Brazil.

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Yahoo, Verizon Deal at Risk After Undisclosed Hack

The ongoing investigation suggests that stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information; payment card data and bank account information are not stored in the system that the investigation has found to be affected.

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Another Samsung device poses possible safety risk

Until the matter is sorted, Samsung is advising owners to use a "lower speed delicate cycle" when washing any water-resistant, bulky, or otherwise large items, saying that no incidents have been reported when using this cycle. "The rod can slide right out". First it started out with exploding phones, and now it's exploding washing machines. If you're on your way home from returning your Samsung Galaxy Note that burst into flames, you may want to check your washing machine.

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First Trump-Clinton debate has yet to convince undecided voters

While Twitter did not provide the raw number of tweets sent surrounding the event, the social media giant said it was the most tweeted presidential debate ever, surpassing the 10.3 million messages sent during the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former MA governor Mitt Romney in 2012.

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Now, ask Siri to book your next Ola cab ride

In addition to, the users can even select cab options like Micro, Mini, Prime, and Lux. Ola has also introduced a range of shared mobility services on its platform like Ola Shuttle and Ola Share for commute and ride-sharing respectively. Invite your friends to Skype directly from the contacts list. "With this update, Apple users will also get access to Ola directly from Apple Maps when searching for their destination".

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End Of An Era As Blackberry Stops Making Phones

Blackberry's manufacture of hardware, henceforth, will be outsourced to other companies. Once the hardware design and manufacturing is handed off, BlackBerry will see its revenue go down, but when the new phone begins to ship, it will naturally pick up, Chen said.

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Snapchat unveils video-recording Spectacles, announces name change

Secondly, Google Glass was largely ridiculed by mainstream consumers for looking geeky whereas Spectacles are more fashionable and available in three colours: coral, teal and black. And when I got the footage back and watched it, I could see my own memory, through my own eyes-it was unbelievable. "It was the closest I'd ever come to feeling like I was there again".

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Sam Allardyce loses England job

Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgment" on Wednesday after his career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters. I certainly wish them both all the best for the future. Of one manager, Pagliara said: "We know him very, very well". "These are four big games for us as a country, I'm looking forward to the challenge and I'm confident that we can get good results".

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New Honda Civic Type R prototype revealed

This fresh prototype will debut alongside the new Honda Civic Hatchback at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. On the styling front, the "prototype" concept builds on the look of the regular Civic hatch upon which it's based, while adding elements from the hatch concept revealed in March.

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Apple partners with Deloitte in pitch to business

Interestingly enough, Apple now appears to be taking up more and more ground in the enterprise, an area that BlackBerry once dominated. EnterpriseNext will involve development of custom apps that integrate with ERP, CRM and other business platforms, Apple and Deloitte said.

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Diehard BlackBerry fans bemoan the end to Canadian-made smartphones

BlackBerry said software and services unit revenue was $156 million in its second quarter ended on August 31, compared with $105 million for the device business. BlackBerry shipped only 400,000 phones in its fiscal second quarter, half what it sold in the same period a year ago. The company also said chief financial officer James Yersh would leave effective October 1 for personal reasons, with former Sybase executive Steven Capelli replacing him.

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Brad Pitt skips film premiere to focus on 'family situation'

Angelina's decision to leave Brad, the father of her six children, shocked the world, including some of the former couple's closest friends and loved ones, like her father Jon Voight. "There's an endless appetite for trash, apparently, though everyone would say that they don't have that appetite", he said while doing press for Girl on the Train .

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New Jeep Compass SUV looks like shrunken Grand Cherokee

After being spotted multiple times in spy images, it has garnered itself a considerable fanbase in the country. The Compass will be locally manufactured at FCA's facility in Ranjangaon, near Pune, and will be launched in India in 2017. We've already told you everything Jeep official released for the USA media, but now sources in Brazil are posting more detailed info on the little cute "ute".

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Faltering Syria truce faces deadline after bloody weekend

A mistaken attack by coalition airpower that killed dozens of Syrian troops, as well as fresh airstrikes in Aleppo and Idlib, have led to bitter exchanges between Washington and Moscow. Iran's official IRNA news agency on Sunday quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as saying the move violated Syria's sovereignty and "showed that terrorist groups enjoy USA support in Syria".

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No joke: Samsung's washing machines are exploding, too

It sounded like a bomb went off in my ear. We are in active discussions with the CPSC to address potential safety issues related to certain top-load washing machines manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016. Their lawyer, Jason Lichtman, argues that a support rod in the top-loading Samsung washing machine is insufficient to hold the tub in place and can become unfastened during the spin cycle .

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Google finally launches its Allo messaging app

The Allo can be used with a mobile number without requiring Google account, though not all the features will be available without adding Google account. The difference with Allo is that it comes with a smart assistant. "So we created Allo , a messaging app that helps you keep your conversation going, by providing assistance when you need it".

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Google Launches Allo Smart Messaging App For Android And iOS

Go and download Google Allo app from Playstore , Have fun with Google Assistant which is ready to help you all the time, Say Hie to your Assistant. Make photos your own by scribbling on them before you send. "So we created Allo , a messaging app that helps you keep your conversation going, by providing assistance when you need it", said Amit Fulay, Group Product Manager, Google .

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NBN Co Opts For FTTdp Rollout In Optus HFC Areas

The deployment of FTTdp will take the network to premises previously earmarked for either fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) or hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) in areas served exclusively by the Optus HFC network. These updated numbers revealed NBN's decision to replace up to 13 percent of Australian premises that were slated to receive HFC with FttN/B/DP, with CTO Dennis Steiger calling the process "reallocation" due to having more knowledge of those network footprints.