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Russian Federation plans retaliation and 'serious discomfort' over USA hacking sanctions

Moscow denies any involvement. It remains to be seen whether Trump would move to roll back the sanctions against Moscow, with many leading Republican lawmakers publicly warning him to stay tough on Putin. " All Americans should be alarmed by Russia's actions ", he said in a statement released as he traveled in Hawaii. He added, " Such activities have consequences ".

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Apple removes 'New York Times' app in China store

Amnesty International said Apple's compliance with the Chinese authorities in removing the New York Times apps fits into a broader, growing trend of big tech companies enabling China to crack down on free speech, according to CNN. New Years Day's activity capped off a successful festive season for Apple with December seeing $3 billion of purchases as developer's earnings from the app store top $60 billion (£48 billion) since the App Store's inception in 2008.

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ZTE launches Kickstarter campaign for crowd-sourced Project CSX "Hawkeye" phone

For those who would want to own the world's first crowdsourced smartphone, you should know that crowdsourcing apparently did not end with the selection of the concept as the victor of Project CSX . Other features of the ZTE Hawkeye include a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display, dual rear cameras, dual SIM slots, a microSD slot, a fingerprint sensor, and Android Nougat.

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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

It has outperformed by 6.41% the S&P500. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising.

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Will Faraday Future's FF 91 ever see production without a factory?

Remember all those years where Tesla (TSLA) bears and doubters continued to say that electric vehicles are a niche and that the automaker is simply a fly to companies like Ford (F) and General Motors (GM)? Faraday Future is claiming the FF 91 will have "supercar performance".

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PM submits details regarding public office tenure in SC

The PM's lawyer, Makhdoom Ali Khan, submitted details regarding various offices that Nawaz Sharif has held during his political career. Justice Khosa quizzed Premier Sharif's counsel about his client's tenure as Punjab's chief minister, finance minister, and three stints in the Prime Minister House, as well as his exile during the military rule of General Pervez Musharraf.

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CES: ASUS Makes the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom Official

The new device, unveiled by ASUS at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor . The Taiwanese manufacturer revealed a ZenFone 3 variant equipped with dual cameras and optical zoom, but it's actually the ZenFone AR that really piqued our interest, thanks to a combo of great specs and advanced features from Google.

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Misfit Launches Vapor, Its First Touchscreen Smartwatch

California-based Misfit has announced Misfit Vapor, its first touchscreen smartwatch with heart rate and Global Positioning System built-in. With its 44mm round case, you could mistake it for a regular wristwatch. The experience is superior to the Apple Watch, which requires you to tap the middle of the display in order to access apps and programs. In October, the company introduced the Phase, an analog wristwatch with activity-tracking sensors and smart features.

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Nvidia GeForce Now Cloud Gaming Arrives on PC and Mac in March

The GTX 1060 starts at 20 hours of gameplay for $25 and the GTX 1080 costs $25 for 10 hours. According to the company's website, NVIDIA will be unveiling the various technologies such as self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and gaming .

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Tesla Has New Competition; Fires Up Gigafactory -- Tech Roundup

Faraday Future is the electric auto start-up company and they have just revealed their first vehicle, the FF 91 . The FF 91 looks futuristic and reads the part too. With 5250mm in length and a wheelbase of 3200mm, FF 91 is a stretch longer than Tesla's Model X . Faraday Future plans to start producing these luxury cars in 2018.

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Armed forces honor President Obama in farewell ceremony

A US Army Honour Guard passed out in front of Barack Obama as the outgoing US President gave a farewell speech to the armed forces on Wednesday. (Laughter.) Moreover, on a personal note, outside of your professional qualities, you are a good man, and I am grateful to have worked with you.

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Trump leaves open possible Taiwan meet, questions Russian Federation hacking

Putin) - I always knew he was very smart!" The tweet was the latest sign of Trump's skepticism about a case pressed by the Obama administration, based on the work of USA intelligence and law-enforcement agencies, that Russian Federation tried to influence the US presidential election by hacking several Democratic email accounts, among other actions.

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Razer's Project Valerie Laptop Includes 3 4K Displays

Project Ariana is still just a prototype, but it's created to also work as a standalone high-def projector, which should help the concept feel a bit more practical. The included AC adapter is compact at least, because you're always going to need access to it. Project Valerie includes a custom-designed fan, dynamic heat exchangers, and a vapor chamber in order to handle the thermals and ultimately not overheat.

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Watch Nvidia's driverless vehicle, 'BB8' in action

GeForce Now has previously existed for Nvidia's own Shield devices as a subscription service for $8 per month (about Rs. 540), but its PC/Mac iteration is a rather different approach from the graphics card manufacturer. Meant to monitor as well as assist the driver, the Co-Pilot can keep an eye on your mental state by mapping your face to detect your mood, tracking your eyes to make sure you're not distracted, and even reading your lips to receive instructions when the music's blaring.

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Independent research shows "global warming hiatus" was indeed false

A new UC Berkeley analysis of ocean buoy (green) and satellite data (orange) show that ocean temperatures have increased steadily since 1999, as NOAA concluded in 2015 (red) after adjusting for a cold bias in buoy temperature measurements.

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NASA orders more space taxi flights from Boeing and SpaceX

SpaceX has scheduled an uncrewed demonstration flight of its Crew Dragon to the space station in November, followed by a crewed flight test in May 2018. NASA had to depend on boarding Russia's spacecraft to fly astronauts to the ISS. However, last year, Russia's Roscosmos announced that it does not have any plans to send US astronauts to the ISS after 2018.

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Sky Mobile to allow customers to keep unused data

Perhaps the biggest selling point of the service, which is based on O2's network, is the so-called Roll feature. Prices rise to £20 per month which boosts the data to 5GB. They can also change the amount of data, calls and texts on their plan every month. "And there's even more benefits for Sky TV customers with free United Kingdom calls and texts, plus the ability to sync with their Sky+ box".

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New Nvidia Shield Has Google Assistant and 4K Gaming

That's fine if you want to dim the lights in the room that you keep your Shield TV, but if you want to listen to music in another room, saying "OK, Google" isn't going to do you much good. The trend for streaming entertainment has put some real pressure on relatively ancient cable and satellite companies, to the point where cutting the cord is becoming easier every day.

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Tuna sells for ¥74 mil. in Tsukiji auction

The fish was caught off the coast of northern Japan, known by tourists and locals as one of the best fishing areas in the country. The president of a chain of sushi shops has netted the first tuna up for auction for the year at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Chuo Ward, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Jan.

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Intel debuts the next series, 7th Generation 'Kaby Lake' processors for desktops

But as far as I can see today, the best thing about Intel's new chips are the sale prices you're about to find on last year's processors . The new "Iris Plus" moniker seems created to highlight the performance improvements over older Haswell- and Broadwell-era Iris GPUs that didn't include eDRAM, but performance should be in the same ballpark as the Skylake Iris GPUs.

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HTC One X10 leaks out with 5.5-inch display

A new report claims that HTC will be introducing a sequel to last year's HTC One X9 in the first quarter of 2017. Based on the leaked photos, the One X10 appears to have a sleeker look up front that's reminiscent of Google's Pixel phones (which HTC also built).

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Vine app will shut down and become Vine Camera on January 17th

There will also be a "Follow On Twitter" feature to help creators retain their followers once Vine is officially shut down. Check out the full announcement here to read up on all of the upcoming changes. Vine Camera would allow you to either save the Vines to the phone's memory or post them on Twitter, but it won't allow you to download the Vines .

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I don't trust Vladimir Putin, former USA ambassador to Russian Federation says

President Barack Obama and his administration are reportedly reviewing options to impose new sanctions against Russian Federation in response to the country's alleged tampering with the 2016 presidential election. "Today, I have ordered a number of actions in response". Obama issued an executive order that provides "additional authority" for responding to "cyber activity" that aims to disrupt the elections of institutions of the USA or its allies.

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Rex Tillerson cuts ties with Exxon Mobil, gets $180 retirement package

Tillerson will also give up $7 million in compensation and benefits he would have earned had he stayed on as Exxon Mobil CEO until March. Meanwhile, Tillerson will also sell his remaining Exxon shares - more than 600,000 in all - which are believed to be worth about $54 million.

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Samsung takes on OLEDs with new QLED TV line

This feature enables the 4K TV sets to connect to a breakout box so as to get inputs. Samsung just took us through a whirlwind tour of some of its best new products, including a tiny cable, a big TV, and Chromebooks that you might actually want to buy.

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Meet New Balance's health-centric Android Wear smartwatch

New Balance is probably better known for its sports apparel but like Under Armour, the company is now making moves in the technology space. "New Balance has a 110-year heritage of product development and innovation in the running category, and RunIQ represents our commitment to helping athletes achieve unparalleled fitness experiences", Rob DeMartini, President and CEO of New Balance, said in a statement.

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Pichai bats for $30 entry-level smartphones in India

Talking about Google's support to Digital India, Pichai hoped for cheaper smartphones. Further expressing his views on the ongoing digitisation drive in the country, an upbeat Pichai said, "We are big supporters of Digital India programme".

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Amason's excellent Alexa AI is coming to Huawei's Mate 9

Amazon has been aggressively pushing for Alexa to become more widely used in other devices, like tablets and gadgets made by third parties, under the goal of making it a broader platform. Add on 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and you've got a very nice package. Under the hood is the Huawei Kirin 960 octa-core processor clocked at 2.4GHz and coupled with Mali G71 MP8 GPU.

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Flir launches thermal imaging camera for drones at CES

At $200, the third-generation Flir One continues the tradition of bringing easy-to-use, affordable thermal vision to the masses. Featuring the new OneFit™ adjustable-height connector, including a USB-C version for Android, the third generation FLIR ONE easily attaches to more smartphones without needing to remove your phone case.

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Overwatch: Roadhog's hook and chain are finally getting nerfed

It's a situation Blizzard will be adjusting, and the fixes may appear on the public test region as soon as this week before being adopted across the board. Furthermore, there is also now a cap on how far on the sides you can be pulled, that way, a Roadhog player can't just hook someone, spin 180, and dump them off a cliff.

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AlphaGo program secretly tested in online matches

He won 51 games straight before his 52nd rival, Chen Yaoye, went offline, forcing the game to be recorded as a tie. Since December 29th, Go players using the online Tygem platform have been getting annihilated by an unknown player named "Master" in accelerated, time-controlled games.

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Nvidia Introduces GeForce Now Video Game Streaming Service

Announced on NVIDIA's blog page , the chief executive of the biggest, leading GPU and SOCs maker based in Santa Clara, CA will unveil new platforms for technologies that were just, up until now, a figment of our imagination. Called the Nvidia Spot, it'll plug directly into your wall socket, and it's basically a super-advanced AI-powered microphone. GeForce Now enables gameplay with a downloaded client that runs in the cloud.

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Huntsville scientist to lead new NASA mission studying black holes

The mission will push the horizons in its effort to understand the inner workings of super massive black holes and neutron stars and the aura surrounding it (Event Horizon). The IXPE mission offered "the best science potential" and the most feasible plan, according to NASA's statement. Meanwhile, Ball Aerospace which is located in Broomfield, Colorado will build the spacecraft.

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Honor 6X Looks Like 2017's Bargain Phone to Beat

The Honor 6X features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a Huawei Kirin 655 octa-core chip, a 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage configuration and a 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage configuration, a 3,340 mAh battery and the Huawei EMUI 4.1 overlay running over Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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The Google Assistant is coming to Android TV

Nvidia just showed off its new Shield TV set-top box. Highest Performance, 4K HDR Media Streamer - SHIELD delivers the richest visual experience with support for 4K HDR and 3x the performance of any other streamer on the market. At tonight's opening CES keynote, NVIDIA was the first to announce that Google Assistant would be coming soon to Android TV. "This tiny device plugs directly into the wall and because the computing is done on the Shield you can have them all over the house".


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