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Trump warns Israel that new settlements 'may not help' peace process

But spokesman Sean Spicer said that while the Trump administration does not believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, it has not taken an official position on settlement activity . "The White House statement was a shot across the bow to Netanyahu that there's a limit to everything". At one level, that appeared to be an attempt to rein in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has announced wide-ranging settlement expansion plans since the January 20 inauguration, ...

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ZTE returns to Indian smartphone market with Blade A2 plus

The ZTE Blade A2 Plus gains brownie points thanks to the large RAM but loses some due to the cheap MediaTek chipset that is found mostly on entry-level smartphones.The ZTE Blade A2 Plus has an internal memory of 32GB which is pretty basic considering the price of the smartphone.

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Demand for air travel up 6.3% in 2016

IATA said in its monthly market report that the Middle East again topped the regional list with an 11.6 percent increase in route passenger km (RPK). Overall 2016 was another strong year for air travel demand, as capacity rose 6.2% compared to 2015, pushing the load factor up 0.1 percentage points to a record full-year average high of 80.5%.

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Woman's iPhone 6 Plus explodes next to bed, setting off fire

The iPhone 7 boasts new features like a water resistant body, stereo speakers, and extended battery life. Now, it seems the same issue has started plaguing users of the older-gen iPhone 6 Plus. In fact, another guy on her street, Greg Miceli, returned home last week to find the battery inside his iPhone 6 Plus had expanded, causing the display to break.

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LG admits premium display fails near wi-fi

In a separate statement , LG advised customers "to contact their nearest LG customer center for prompt service". LG apologizes for this inconvenience and is committed to delivering the best quality products possible so all LG UltraFine 27-inch 5K displays manufactured after February 2017 will be fitted with enhanced shielding.

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) Earns Buy Rating from Needham & Company LLC

During the same period a year ago, the company earned $0.15 EPS. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.07. Only yesterday Cypress Semi (NASDAQ:CY) traded -1.58% lower at $11.85. 01/29/2016 - Cypress Semiconductor Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation stock trades in the range of $11.63 to $11.90 before the earnings release.

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Google is finally making web apps first-class citizens on Android

They will also appear in the settings menu, get all the same notifications options that native apps now have, and be able to receive incoming intents from other apps. Google in a blog post announced it will be releasing a new version of this feature, starting first with Chrome 57 beta. Then, navigate to chrome://flags, find the #enable-improved-a2hs experiement, and tap the Enable button.

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Nintendo might support VR with Switch

Twitter user Serkan Toto also reports that Kimishima says the fee will help Nintendo cover the costs of online features such as multiplayer and downloads of classic games , which they will be offering for free . Tatsumi Kimishima recently also said that on Nintendo Switch more than 100 titles from 70 different publishers are now in development. Nintendo is beginning to jump onto the mobile gaming scene, telling a group of investors that they are planning on releasing two or ...

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Russian Cyber Attacks Aim to 'Destabilize' the West and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The speech comes just ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's arrival in Malta for an informal EU summit, at which she is expected to push for a funding boost from EU Nato members. However, he admitted that the United Kingdom needed "to engage with Russian Federation". Charles Krauthammer made compelling arguments for President Trump to continue traditional US support for democracy-oriented, global alliances and institutions ("Trump's foreign policy revolution", Daily Camera, Jan.

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Sony is finally adding external hard drive support to the PlayStation 4

If signed up for the beta, it can be accessed through a received email with instructions. PS4 system software update 4 .50 will finally add external HDD support to the console alongside a slew of other new features. Additional features have also been added to quickly navigate parties, or create parties with friends. Instead of having small details under different tabs, they've now condensed them into one list with easily identified icons to show what they are.

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Facebook, Oculus to pay $500M in VR lawsuit

Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary has been fined almost €470m for violating intellectual property rights. (Daily Dunya) - A US jury in Texas on Wednesday ordered the Facebook-owned company Oculus to pay $500 million compensation after finding they unlawfully used virtual reality technology of video game developer ZeniMax .

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Mafia 3 story expansions get details and release windows

This will take them on an adventure with "fast cars, dramatic chases, and epic stunt driving". That's not all Faster, Baby! will involve, however, as you'll also have to bring down a corrupt sheriff in a new area located just outside New Bordeaux.

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Europe's leaders seek to forge united response to Donald Trump

A telephone call between Mr Trump and Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister of Australia, is reported to have turned remarkably sour over a previous American pledge to resettle refugees. European Council President Donald Tusk briefs the media in Brussels, Belgium (file photo). Later today, they will discuss Brexit, but - in a signpost to the future - without the UK Prime Minister, who will head home early.

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Sony Q3 profit down 83.7%; lowers FY profit outlook

Sony forecast group operating profit of 240 billion yen (1.7 billion pounds) for the year ending in March, down from a previous estimate of 270 billion yen. It also said October-December operating profit fell to 92.4 billion yen from 202.1 billion yen a year earlier. "There are various issues piled up at our film studios".

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Snapchat files for what could be the world's largest IPO

Snap's key selling point is that it has fundamentally changed the way the coveted millennial demographic publishes and consumes photos and videos on their phones, says Loic Le Meur, CEO of market researcher Leaders. A look through the Snap Inc . This was just about a month after the launch of Snapchat's direct competitor Instagram Stories that recently claimed to reach 150 million daily active users.

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Religious leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque

The Quebec City mosque incident, which occurred a day after the Canadian government opened its arms to refugees and immigrants being deported from the United States , showed that Islamophobia was present even in countries like Canada. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced plans for a public funeral for three of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting on Wednesday. All of them were immigrants who had come to Quebec for a better life.

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Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Chloe Ferry: 'I fancied Jedward!'

His shock comments come after Queen of Clean Kim Woodburn launched into yet another rant at the mum of two. "I'd be terribly annoyed, and if I was her husband I'd be annoyed". straight into bed after 2 wines with your mate Jamie". It seemed that the sportsman wasn't impressed with Jamie's decision not to tag Nicola in his tweet.

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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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