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Xiaomi to launch new Redmi with 6GB RAM, 4500mAh battery

Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 4 in India on January 19 in an event at New Delhi Gold, Grey, and Silver colour variants, with a new Matte Black colour variant coming soon. Among other crucial specifications, the phone is backed by a 4,050mAh battery and a powerful fingerprint scanner. While Xiaomi has announced that the smartphone would go up for sale in the country today, on 2nd February at 12 PM, the launch has since been delayed and the smartphone will now go up for sale at 12 PM instead.

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Snap Inc. Files for Long-Awaited IPO, Warns It 'May Never Achieve' Profitability

Some of the numbers are, not surprisingly, typical of a startup - even a widely popular one. The company made $404 million in revenue in 2016, up from $58.7 million in 2015. Snap's founders will keep control as the company plans to only sell non-voting shares. Snap continues to say its strategy going forward is to focus on advertising, which it can charge more for through increased customer use and engagement.

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Snap signed five-year, US$2bil deal to use Google's Cloud

In fact, Snap acknowledges in its filing that it may be the first ever IPO to have a class of shares that doesn't allow voting. It remains to be seen how Wall Street will receive the company, especially since it's far from profitable and its losses have widened year over year.

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Mozilla finally kills off Firefox OS

It is unclear as to what this means for devices that are running on the platform, but from here on out don't expect to see Firefox OS installed on connected devices in the future. The OS failed to take off in any way whatsoever, be it as a mobile OS or an OS for other connected devices. The process of layoffs appeared after only one year since the company abandoned an analogous effort to implement Firefox into smartphones.

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Project Giant Robot has been cancelled for Wii U

Well, we now know the game will never see the light of day . In "Project Giant Robot", you'd use the Wii U GamePad to control said giant robot , knocking over buildings and other foes as you tore through a city. Now, two years later, with the Wii U officially ceasing production and the Nintendo Switch inbound in just over a month, Nintendo has officially made a decision to close down any further development on Project Giant Robot .

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Here's When Final Fantasy 15's Chapter 13 Update Arrives

Despite this, Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata has stated that the design of the chapter was intentional, "The direction of chapter 13's content was a deliberate decision made by the development team". Currently, FFXV also has the Moogle Chocobo Carnival event running so be sure to check that out if you haven't already. Perhaps its most controversial part is Chapter 13, which is expected to get an update that considers fan experience and feedback.

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Facebook's AI now lets you search for photos by describing them

Many times users forget to label a photo or add a description and it becomes hard for them to search later. Neural networks may be able to process billions of images at lightning-fast speeds, but they're a long way from understanding single images as well as humans can.

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Moto G5 to go on sale in March 2017

Whether the two mobiles will have a global rollout or not is unknown though latest leaks have confirmed that the Moto G5 Plus has also made a stop at the FCC, after the Moto G5. On the other hand, Lenovo is also expected to launch the Plus variant of the device. The device will have 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. According to BGR , a Brazilian website has recently published some listings for Moto G5 and the tech geeks simply can't keep calm.

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The Mercedes E 63 S 4MATIC+ Estate is a recreational rocket

In terms of acceleration, the E63 S wagon can hit 60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds, just a tad bit slower than the sedan's 3.3 second 0-60 miles per hour time. The model also has similar E-Class variants with its brothers in the franchise. This time around, the monstrous V8 has cylinder deactivation while the all-wheel-drive system is now fully variable, able to send up to 50 percent of torque to the front wheels.

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Beyonce bares all in pregnancy photo shoot

It has become the most liked Instagram post ever with 7.2m likes - shattering the 6.3m record set by Selena Gomez for a picture of herself. ICYMI, Beyonce last night gave everyone hope that the world isn't ending, by announcing she is expecting twins with husband Jay Z.

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The Ben & Jerry's Flavor That Could Increase Milk Supply

With tons of flavors in grocery store shelves and their catering to gluten-free, dairy-free, and even vegan ice cream lovers, the brand has something for everyone to enjoy their ice cream with. So far, these delectable little treats come in four varieties: Americone Dream , Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough , Chocolate Fudge Brownie , and Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup .

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Mattis lands in Seoul to show resolve about North

It is the first foreign visit for the new Pentagon chief and also the first of any cabinet member from President Donald Trump's fresh administration. "They have a wonderful tradition of greeting every new U.S. And a large group gathered in a central square Thursday to protest Mattis' arrival. He is expected to give similar assurances when he travels to Japan, his next stop.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook condemns Donald Trump's immigration ban

Citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen would be banned from entering the United States for 90 days, while the government determines what information it needs to safely admit visitors. The biological father of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was from Syria, and the company " would not exist without immigration , let alone thrive and innovate the way we do", CEO Tim Cook wrote in an email to employees earlier in the week.

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Brutally honest girl scout critiques cookies

Now that Girl Scout Cookie season is upon us (our freezers are begging to be restocked with Thin Mints!), here's a look back at its sweet origins. "Girls learn they are responsible for their fellow Girl Scouts to show up to sell the cookies, and that translates into being responsible for their fellow co-workers one day".

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Want to Build a Quantum Computer? Here's a Blueprint

While a classical computer has "bits" made up of zeros and ones, a quantum computer has "qubits" which can take on the value of zero or one or both simultaneously. Although these computers are billed as the future of computing, moving them to an industrial scale is still a hard feat. The main issue that they had is that quantum computer requires lasers to be precisely focused on every individual atom, that means that the larger the machine, more lasers will be necessary making the margin of ...

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Microsoft Immigration Ban Exceptions Program Proposal Sent to DC

These parents are stranded and separated from their children. "Other individuals are confronting genuine family emergencies such as the need to visit a critically ill parent". "We believe such an exception under the existing framework of the Executive Order would help address compelling personal needs without compromising the Executive Order's security-related objectives", wrote Smith.

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Fed does not raise interest rates in first meeting of 2017

The Fed indicated in December that it expected to implement three interest rate increases this year, but that will depend on how the economic data develops. "The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting some further strengthening in labor market conditions and a return to 2 percent inflation", said the FOMC in a statement following their Wednesday meeting.

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Tech Companies Set To Challenge Trump's Immigration Order

Other tech companies speaking out against the travel and immigration ban include Intel , Twitter, Netflix, Lyft, Uber, Airbnb, Dropbox, and GitHub, among others. On Monday, Amazon and Expedia joined a federal lawsuit, filed in Washington State, challenging Trump's order, calling it unconstitutional. "Thousands of scientists - including 40 Nobel laureates - have added their names to a statement powerfully denouncing President Trump's executive order restricting entry to the United States ...

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Samsung Pay Mini goes official for all Android phones

They will not be able to use offline payments using a reader, however, as offline payment support requires Samsung's patented coil within their hardware for reading magstripes. The Samsung Pay Mini is a stripped down or toned down version of the Samsung Pay. The feature is simply named "Shopping" and will allow users to shop from a wide range of participating stores.

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Apple to Possibly Take Legal Action Against Executive Order of Trump

The contents of the letters is still unknown. Also, it's a letter. However it will be one particular type, H-1B visas , that could get the tech industry's blood boiling. "The world is moving from Industrial Capitalism to Technology Capitalism, which means global economies will have an insatiable demand for tech labor", Hunter Walk , a partner at V.C.

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Roger Goodell details several changes that could speed up National Football League games

Kraft, he would welcome me back", Goodell said. "That happens. If I'm invited back to Foxborough, I'll come". "That's up to them though". When Goodell was asked why transcripts of player interviews supplied by the National Football League had been scrubbed clean of any references to Trump, he brushed the question aside by saying that handling transcripts was not one of his job duties.

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Samsung MWC: Official event on February 26, but not the Galaxy S8

Now the device has shown up on GFXBench Database confirming some of the Galaxy J7 2017's specs. The Samsung Galaxy S8 launch will not be done publicly, but the handset will reportedly be shown only to select guests at the event. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 performing at the same efficiency as a Galaxy S7 is a big deal. But considering the price of its predecessors, we can expect it'll be not less than $350.

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Super Bowl LI: Patriots vs. Falcons

Though he isn't sure if she'll be able to make the game, he acknowledged how much it will mean to him if she is in the stands as the Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons. In the opening game loss, he threw for 334 yards with two touchdowns and an 112.6 passer rating. Bennett, who lives in Chicago, detailed the way things went wrong.

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The flying Bat Bot can swoop and dive like the real thing

Mechanical engineers in the USA have made a new autonomous flying machine dubbed Bat Bot. Ramezani developed the prototype with his advisors Soon-Jo Chung - now an associate professor of aerospace at Caltech - and Seth Hutchinson at IL. It was then covered in a soft but strong silicone skin. One of the key challenges was to create wings that change shape while flapping, the way a biological bat's do.

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Under Armour All-American DE K'Lavon Chaisson commits to LSU

K'Lavon Chaisson would have helped with Texas' number one area of need - the defensive line. While the Gators managed to make an appearance in Chaisson's final three, many would agree his recruitment had always been a battle between the Longhorns and Tigers.

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Trump asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger's ratings at National Prayer Breakfast

Moved by Black's remarks, Trump lauded him. " Arnold is praying that President Trump can start improving his own approval ratings, which were the worst in history for an incoming president, by taking his job seriously and working inclusively ", Daniel Ketchell, the spokesman, told ABC News .

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Matthew McConaughey: Time to embrace fact Trump is president

People is quick to point out that it's unclear when McConaughey's rallying call to action was filmed-though The Andrew Marr Show tweeted McConaughey's interview on January 29, the second full day of Trump's Muslim travel ban. "Even those that strongly disagree with his principles and things he's said and done, no matter how much you disagreed along the way it's time to think of how constructive you can be".

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Zuckerberg sees video as a 'mega trend'

This set-top box app story, from The Wall Street Journal , comes with the next obvious move: licensing long-form premium TV programming content. We don't know which way the Facebook video push will swing, but if it's a mash-up of several types of content, they're going to have a hard time defining and positioning themselves to advertisers, who are now their main source of income.

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Pyongyang's 'Provocations' Reason for THAAD Deployment in S Korea - Pentagon

Mattis, in his first trip overseas as Pentagon chief, vowed to strengthen ties in talks with South Korean Prime Minister and acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn. The North appears to have also restarted operation of a reactor at its main Yongbyon nuclear facility that produces plutonium that can be used for its nuclear weapons program, according to a United States think-tank, 38 North.

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Former 'I'm a Mac' Actor Justin Long Joins New Huawei Ad Campaign

In fact, Grizzel says the original concept "was a much more emboldened approach to call out the previous relationship with Apple", but that Long and the client encouraged them to find "a nice middle ground where that idea is inferred as opposed to explicitly stated".

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In bid to remove 'space junk', Japan adds more to it

Initially, the plan was for the tether to deploy from the cargo ship, which delivered supplies to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiments (KITE) aim is to test the technology behind propelling the cable into space.

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Beyonce pregnant with twins

The pregnancy news comes less than a year after the couple, who Wednesday in 2008, was dogged by rumours of an impending divorce, after Beyonce released her groundbreaking album and accompanying short film Lemonade, which detailed a relationship's ups and downs.

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Accident victim pleads for help, onlookers click photos instead

What could be said about the reaction of a crowd that gathers around the victim of a road accident, shooting photographs and videos of him lying in a pool of blood instead of rushing him to the nearest hospital? Two horrific incidents in Karnataka in the last few days highlighted the public's apathy or hesitation - call it what you will - in situations where their fellow citizens needed swift help on the road.

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AT&T Touts 5G, SDN in New Network Platform

This showcase markets will start out with theoretical peak speeds of 400Mbps. As for 5G itself, AT&T began testing the next-gen wireless data network previous year, and plans to conduct field trials in Austin and Indianapolis over the next few months.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud To Rival Google's ChromeOS

A Microsoft spokesperson told ZDNet that the firm has "nothing to share" regarding Windows 10 Cloud, but ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley believes that Microsoft might debut the new edition of its OS at the annual Build conference for developers in May.


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