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Finally, There Are No More Android 2.2 Froyo Devices In The Wild

This doesn't mean it's 100% dead, as Google reminds us that they simply remove any versions with less than 0.1% distribution for that particular time frame. Google might be trying to rush up in demising the old Android versions, as previous year in November the company pointed in raising the minimum requirement for Android version support, which does not feature Android v2.3 OS (Gingerbread) and Android v3.0 OS (Honeycomb).

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Details of Nexus 6 Bootloader Flaw Emerge

This is because the modem diagnostics interface could allow the hacker to access the modem. The security researchers have taken measures according to which they have quietly patched the modem and blocked any such hacking attempts. This means that the device will no longer be able to get booted up into that boot mode, so the hacks and attacks should not be able to happen any longer.

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Giant Telescope Joins Breakthrough Hunt For Planets At Alpha Centauri

This agreement comes just months after the publication of a paper in Nature announcing the discovery of a planet approximately 1.3 times as massive as Earth orbiting Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf and the closest of the system's three stars to the Sun.

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How To Watch President Obama's Farewell Speech

He also decried the "selective sorting of facts" he said members of the other party have embraced. Keep reading to find why the First Daughter had to take a pass on attending her father's historic speech. In closing his speech, Mr Obama said it had been the honour of his life to serve Americans and he would not stop. "We should reject "the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest or to enfeeble the sacred ties" that make us one", Obama said.

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New Windows 10 privacy controls: Just a little snooping

If you are already using Windows 10, we will use notifications to prompt you to choose your privacy settings . Microsoft is introducing a new online privacy dashboard which will allow users to manage the information they have shared with the Redmond giant.

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The Ghazi Attack trailer: India's 'first war-at-sea' film is here

It is said that the Pakistani submarine was on a mission to destroy INS Vikrant and conquer the Visakhapatnam port on the eastern coast of India in 1971. The India-Pakistan war that you did not know about. It is based on the real life incidents during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war, which led to disappearance of the Pakistani submarine, PNS Ghazi under mysterious circumstances.

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Microsoft to launch new data control privacy dashboard

One of the features up for testing with the release of Windows 10 Build 15002 is the ability to defer updates to the operating system for up to 35 days. It takes "just a few clicks " to complete the virtual machine setup. "For apps that support these commands, we will now bubble up suggested commands as you type the app name in Cortana ".

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Beyoncé Interviewed Solange For Interview Magazine & It's wonderful!

It sees Solange going deeper into the influences for her album - particularly her familial influences - than she might with any other interviewer. "I used to write and record a lot in Miami during that time, when there was a real estate boom in America , and developers were developing all of this new property".

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Fitbit acquires smartwatch maker Vector Watch

One notable difference from the Pebble deal is that warranties and technical support for Vector wearables won't be cut off. What it could mean for Fitbit, this being the second acquisition of a low-power smartwatch know-how, is that the company would most probably be developing its next product to have a good battery backup.

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World Bank expecting a rebound by global economy

Growth is forecast to further slow down to 1.4 percent in 2018, according to the Global Economic Prospects, a report published bi-annually by the world's leading lending agency. In the case of Latin America and the Caribbean, for instance, after two consecutive recession years, the bank is forecasting a 1.2% growth. "More expansionary US fiscal policies could lead to stronger growth in the United States and overseas.

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West Virginia blows out No. 1 Baylor

The Baylor men's basketball team was thrilled when it learned it's ranked No. 1 for the first time in school history. How Baylor handled West Virginia's press was always going to be the determining factor in this matchup between the two teams most likely to challenge Kansas for the Big 12 crown.

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Crude Oil and Natural Gas: Analyzing Implied Volatilities

She said the market expects the Energy Department to conduct a number of sales over the next few years following a "test" release from the SPR back in 2014 (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-sale-from-spr-raises-questions-of-timing-politics-2014-03-14), which was made to help it assess the need for any updates to the infrastructure of the reserve, which now holds 695.1 million barrels of crude oil.

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Sneaky asteroid spotted whizzing between Earth and moon

Slooh Astronomer Eric Edelman said in a video that this asteroid is following an elliptical orbit versus the usual circular orbit, and crosses through the orbits of both Venus and Earth. With the fine tuning of telescopes and building of more powerful means to scan the cosmos, we are increasingly getting aware that an asteroid strike may not be so rare an incident as once assumed.

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Florida shooting: US Army veteran Esteban Santiago fronts court

Relatives of the man who police say opened fire at a Florida airport report he had a history of mental health problems and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska. Five people were killed and eight wounded in the attack, while some three dozen were taken to local hospitals with bruises or broken bones suffered in the chaos as passengers fled.

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Sun Prairie educator finalist for National Teacher of the Year

The victor will be announced in early spring. A state education department press release says Chaffee, a Dorchester resident, has sought to grow as an educator while remaining in the classroom, and her responsibilities include mentoring student teachers; serving as humanities department chair; coordinating a weekly, student-led, all-school assembly; and coordinating Codman Academy's partnership with the Huntington Theatre Company.

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Apple may start assembling products in the US

In a move that may somewhat appease President-elect Donald Trump - who has criticized Apple for outsourcing iPhone manufacturing to China - the company is reportedly planning to consolidate production of servers that populate its data centers around the world in Mesa, Arizona.

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Global Warming Linked to Toxic Shellfish

Because El Nino typically has a duration measured in months, while the Pacific Decadal Oscillation can last up to 30 years, researchers needed decades of ocean temperature data to compare with toxin analysis to make a confident determination.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Upgraded to Outperform by Wedbush

Company shares were Upgraded by Wedbush on Jan 6, 2017 to " Outperform", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $65.Shares were Reiterated by Needham on Nov 8, 2016 to "Buy" and Lowered the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $68.

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Stock Showing Surging Activity: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

OAS has been the subject of several other reports. Finally, KLR Group set a $18.00 target price on Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. They expect $-0.12 earnings per share, down 340.00% or $0.17 from last year's $0.05 per share. The original version of this news story can be read at http://www.mareainformativa.com/williams-capital-downgrades-oasis-petroleum-inc-oas-to-hold/82539/.

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It's Time to Stop Shortchanging Endangered Species

The chubby bee with a rusty patch on its back once thrived in 28 states across the Upper Midwest and East Coast as well as large parts of Canada. Twenty years ago the bee was abundant in 28 states, according to the U.S. "Listing the bee as endangered will help us mobilize partners and focus resources on finding ways right now to stop the decline", said Tom Melius, Midwest regional director for the agency.

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Trump Cabinet Hearings: Huge Battle Looms In Senate This Week

Bush's Cabinet. "But he won the election". "So all of these little procedural complaints are related to their frustration in having not only lost the White House but having lost the Senate", McConnell added. In addition to Sessions and Kelly, at least six other Trump Cabinet nominees face confirmation hearings this week. James Mattis (Department of Defense) and Ben Carson (Department of Housing and Urban Development) will also have hearings later this week.

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California Public Employees Retirement System Has $725562000 Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

Robert W. Baird restated an "outperform" rating and set a $850.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Sunday. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and set a $900.00 price target (up from $825.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday, October 24th.

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Dakar Rally seventh stage shortened due to rain

Peterhansel and Loeb now have two stage wins each from this year's rally, Mr. Dakar still leads the overall standings but nothing is stopping Loeb from clinching this year's victory. India's CS Santosh had a pretty successful Stage 7, as he managed to rise from 70th to 67th in the overall classification towards the end. Joey Evans was 105th on the stage, and was 102nd in the rankings, more than 13 hours behind fellow KTM rider Sam Sunderland of Great Britain, who held the overall lead.

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For Honor's closed beta is coming at the end of January

Said rewards will be unique to the closed beta. The beta will kick off on January 26, running through January 29 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer. The event will track all multiplayer activities across Xbox One, PS4 and PC, with rewards carrying across to the full game.

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China May Never Get Pokemon Go

Note that Professor Willow hands out players' first ball at the beginning of the game. There is speculation among fans that new Pokemon will launch in clusters and will be treated as mini-events by Niantic going forward. The Daily Beast reports that because the game's developer, Niantic Inc., a former internal Google startup, collects a vast amount of information from its users, some are calling its database of personal data "a hacker's dream".

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Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)

The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 9 analysts. Several other research firms have also weighed in on EXAS. Lake Street Capital cut their price objective on shares of Exact Sciences Corporation from $15.00 to $8.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st.

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Nasdaq notches new all-time high; S&P 500, Dow retreat

Crude for February delivery is tumbling USD1.62 to USD52.37 a barrel amid concerns increased USA production will offset an OPEC output reduction. Wall Street fell overnight, dragged down by finance and energy stocks with the S&P 500 slipping from a record, while the Dow Jones finished around 100 points short of a 20,000-point milestone.

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Samsung is pushing to sell 60 million Galaxy S8 units this year

All partners must comply with the shipment goal. We're no longer expecting that Mobile World Congress launch in Barcelona next month. This 60 million goal is way above the annual shipment figures for nearly all of the recent Galaxy S flagship devices.

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'Halo' Boss Frank O'Connor Says Xbox Scorpio Is Powerful Than Expected

According to Studio Wildcard's co-founder Jeremy Stieglitz, Xbox One Scorpio seems to be powerful enough for virtual reality and more importantly it can make it look good. And as for when we might see more of the Scorpio, a full reveal will probably be saved for E3 this year, where the Scorpio is likely to take the centerstage during Microsoft's keynote presentation.

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Marineland charged with six new counts of animal cruelty: OSPCA

Last year, the OSPCA cited the adventure park for failing to provide appropriate care for a peacock, guinea hens and American black bears, including not providing enough food and water for the bears being kept at there. Former Marineland employee Phil Demers, who came forward against the park in the summer of 2012 with allegations of animal abuse and neglect, said Marineland has "run out of rope" with the OSPCA.

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YTD Performance of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) stands at 5.91%

Vetr now has $86.88 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. GILD has been the topic of several analyst reports. Earnings per share numbers can serve as an indicator for the profitability of a certain company. The price to sales ratio is 17. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.86, for a total value of $7,860,300.00. The latest exchange of 8.97 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 9.61 Million shares.

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AT&T will charge legacy unlimited data users an extra $60 per year

The price increase affects longtime mobile customers who have held onto unlimited data plans for years after AT&T stopped selling them to new subscribers. Price hikes in general are hard pills to swallow since smartphone plans are already so expensive, but this one would be particularly bitter since AT&T had just increased the cost of grandfathered unlimited data plans last February.

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Samsung Elec registers 2nd largest number of patents in US

Over 8,500 inventors residing in 47 states and territories and 47 countries contributed to IBM's record-breaking 8,000-plus patents. No other company was in contention to beat IBM for the most patents this year, as its nearest competitor, Samsung , earned a second place finish with 5,518 patents.

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Samsung lithium-ion cell to recharge to 80 percent in 20 minutes

The second Samsung SDI product is advanced " integrated battery module " with a 10% decrease in component units and weight compared to the now produced models. This means that only 20min in the highway rest area will be enough for a battery to be charged, eliminating the range anxiety of EV drivers. Have range anxiety? Samsung SDI wants to quell any fears that your electric auto will run out of power before you can get more juice.

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Fallout 4 Development Helped Bethesda Bring Skyrim PS4 Special Edition

The team showcased their best skills to make it possible and a similar technique was used for Skyrim PS4 Special Edition. This was revealed during an interview with Games Radar (via PlayStation Lifestyle ) in which according to Bethesda's VP of Marketing Pete Hines suggested that the development of Fallout 4 help pave the way to creating Skyrim Special Edition.


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