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Alibaba's India e-commerce bet to start with Paytm Mall

Something which has been in works for several months has taken form - through a separate web platform and mobile app. "In our journey to become the preferred e-commerce platform for Indians, the launch of the Paytm Mall app is an important step as it connects consumers with trusted sellers".

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OnePlus to skip '4' might launch OnePlus 5 with dual edge display

One possible explanation for the decision is that the number four is considered bad luck in China, because the word is nearly homophonous with the word for "death" or "decease". The highlight of the OnePlus 5 is expected to be its 23MP rear camera that combined with the 830/835 is expected to provide better shooting performance and imagery.

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NASA planning to send first ever robotic spacecraft to Sun next year

Further NASA scientists are also looking for an answer to the question of how is solar wind gets its speed. However, it will be the first attempt to send a probe to the Sun located almost 100 million miles far from earth. The robotic spacecraft is slated to get within six million kilometres of the blazing star to probe its atmosphere. To carry out this aim, the SPP will hurtle around the sun at approximately 450,000mph (720,000kph), enduring the intense heat using a 4.5-inch-thick (11.43 cm) ...

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It's back, the Nokia 3310

IT'S BACK! The new version of the Nokia 3310. It is about half the thickness of the original and has 10 times the talk time, with 22 hours , and twice the standby time: one month a duration nearly unheard-of in 2017. In terms of cameras , the devices gets a 2MP primary camera with LED Flash; the Nokia 3310 (2017) also features a 1200mAh removable battery . The rumours are true: the bestselling phone of the early 00s, the Nokia 3310 , is making a comeback, complete with the game ...

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Video shows White Helmets pulling victims from rubble minutes after winning Oscar

Netflix is "thrilled" that the documentary "The White Helmets " which it distributes about rescue workers in war-torn Syria picked up an Oscar , the head of the United States video streaming service said Monday. "The world stands with the white helmets ". Khaled was a part of a team that included director Orlando von Einsiedel Franklin Dow , director of photography, and producer Joanna Natasegara who made the Netflix short documentary The White Helmets .

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Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY), KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY)

The stock touched its 52-Week High on Jul 13, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 20, 2016. (NYSE:AUY) stock moving to $4.623 within the next year. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 6.20% whereas Month Volatility is at 4.00%.

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Trump Mocks Democrats' Election of New Party Chief

Alan Dershowtiz says he will remain a member of the Democratic Party despite threatening to leave in the event that Keith Ellison became the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). During the campaign, a fissure grew between supporters of Rep. Keith Ellison , D-Minn., who was backed by Sanders and Sen. Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, dropped out before the voting began.

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SanDisk iXpand, Connect Drives Dramatically Expand iPhone, iPad Storage

It features company's iXpand Drive app for iOS with an improved performance, as per company. The iXpand Drive app is available through the App Store. This allows for almost effortless transferring and management of content between an iPhone, iPad, MAC or PC, via password-protected wireless connectivity.

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Nintendo Switch Adds Another Launch Title Ahead Of Release

While it's now unknown whether VOEZ will eventually make its way stateside, its developer warns that controller input is not an option, making it the first officially licensed Switch game that requires the console to be in portable mode when playing.

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Moto G5 and G5 Plus Release Date, Price and Specs

Moto G5 and Nokia 5 both are the mid-range segment phone at decent specifications and affordable price. Both devices come with a 5 megapixel front camera which is fantastic in terms of taking selfies and making video calls. The phone houses a 3,000mAh battery that also supports rapid charging technology, but this time it is a non-removable battery . Both the Moto G5 and G5 Plus comes with Android 7.0 Nougat and they will also come with Google Assistant.

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Samsung heir indicted for bribery, embezzlement, say prosecutors

Park was impeached by parliament in December after accusations that she colluded with long-time friend Choi Soon-sil to pressure big businesses, including Samsung, to donate to two foundations set up to back the president's policy initiatives.

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New observations mark 30th anniversary of Stellar explosion

Located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, SN 1987A was the closest observed supernova to Earth since the invention of the telescope. NASA claimed that starting with February 2013 until September 2015, the amount of low-energy X-rays stayed the same. Prior to the discovery of SN 1987A, astronomers had little knowledge about the nature of supernovas, simply because there had been no nearby events available for observation.

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Warren Buffett upbeat on U.S. business growth

In his letter, Mr. Buffett writes, " The bottom line: When trillions of dollars are managed by Wall Streeters charging high fees, it will usually be the managers who reap outsized profits, not the clients ". Nonetheless, he said it was extremely hard to time the market and that stocks could plunge tomorrow. The funds are one of Berkshire's biggest investors.

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Mayock: QBs in this draft not ready to play right away

With the Buffalo Bills holding the No. 10 pick, the 2017 NFL Draft offers a chance for Buffalo to land an impact player. After that, if you're looking at 26, I think the corner class would be really interesting. Ive got five running backs with first-round grades — I think three are going to go in the first round. And from the sounds of it, he doesn't necessarily think that's the direction the Raiders should go with their top pick.

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Ericsson to trial 5G NR with DoCoMo, Vodafone

With 3GPP adopting this standard going forward the "NR" name could stick, just as "LTE" (Long Term Evolution) caught on to describe the 4G wireless standard. Qualcomm will provide device prototypes while Ericsson will supply prototype base station technologies. "As we did with 3G, 4G and Gigabit LTE, Qualcomm is collaborating with leading network operators such as China Mobile Communications Corporation to ensure timely commercial network launches of 5G NR".

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Nokia 3310 is Back; Check Price, Specs, Features and Availability Here

Nokia is really touting it as a feature, too, which is music to my ears. Earlier this month, it was revealed that Nokia would be relaunching the iconic handset and true to form, the handset-maker unveiled the re-released 3310 in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress on Sunday.

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Volvo XC60 teased; will debut at Geneva Motor Show

Visible in a side-on shot of the vehicle beneath a sheer silk sheet are the Volvo hallmark "Thor's Hammer" LED daytime running light graphics and more LED details on a reimagining of the brand's traditional wagon and SUV tail-light clusters that book-end the full height of the tailgate.

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LG And Valve To Unveil New SteamVR Headset At GDC 2017

We've contacted LG and Valve for a comment. There's not much else to go on at the moment but Valve do say it will offer "a high fidelity, next generation VR experience". This approach is somewhat similar with HTC, which also partnered with Valve for the Vive VR headset. Another competitor could likely see those prices come down in the future, if LG's new headset is both quality and competitively priced.

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Warren Buffett: investors should stick to low-priced tracker funds

On Monday, Buffett told CNBC that Berkshire now owns 133 million shares of Apple stock worth about $17 billion. Even as Apple's share price hit an all-time high earlier this month, Buffett remains bullish on the tech company. President Donald Trump based on how safe the country is in four years. Buffett said he doesn't think the border adjustment tax proposal Republicans are considering will happen because it's too complicated.

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SA telescope helps reveal seven new planets

Utilizing JWST's 6.5-meter telescope lens to analyze refractions in TRAPPIST-1's light as it passes the planets , NASA should be able to determine whether any (or all) of them possess oxygen, ozone, hydrogen, methane, or other gases indicative of atmospheres - life-sustaining atmospheres in particular.

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AT&T to help develop Dublin into a smart city

AT&T today announced its Internet of Things (IoT) agreement with China Mobile enabling its global business customers to connect and deploy their assets and offerings in China market. "We wanted to take the key learning from working with the United States cities and the U.S. ecosystem and work with our global partners to deploy the framework in", said Mike Zeto, general manager of Smart Cities IoT Solutions for AT&T.

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Mozilla acquires read-it-later app Pocket, will open-source the code

That's because Mozilla said Monday it's acquired Read It Later , the developer of the Pocket software for storing articles, videos and other content on the web . "Pocket provides people with the tools they need to engage with and share content on their own terms, independent of hardware platform or content silo".

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Warren Buffet More Than Doubles Apple Stake in 2017 to $17 Billion

Buffett has often said he believes most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. Buffett revealed on Monday during an appearance on CNBC that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. had purchased about 120 million shares of Apple Inc .in 2017 and that USA stocks were not in 'bubble territory'.

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Pope cuts penalties for paedophile priests

Pope Francis has, however, reviewed Rev Inzoli's punishment and subjected the sinful priest to a lifetime of prayer and penance, which is deemed as weaker penalty in light of his crime.The Pope is said to be applying his vision of a "merciful church" to the wayward priests.

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SpaceX will fly two very rich passengers around the Moon next year

Musk also said that if NASA wanted to do the first lunar orbit mission, SpaceX would give them priority. Worth noting: they won't be landing on the moon - they're going to blast around it and return back to earth. The as-yet-unnamed crew will ride a fully autonomous version of the company's Dragon 2 spacecraft with no human pilot. Musk said the trip should last roughly a week.

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Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Android mid-rangers get an aluminum upgrade

As per the status quo, Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will be unveiled at MWC 2017 on February 26. Lenovo surveyed a ton of users to try and gauge what most people wanted out of a smartphone, and while the results won't surprise anyone, it's nice to see a company try and take that feedback into their products.

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Windows 10 Users Will Be Able To Prevent Desktop Apps From Installing

As a result of the restriction, installing an x86 app app from another source will cause Windows to prompt the user with a warning reminding users of the relative safety of Store. To find the new setting in build 15042, go to the new "Apps & features" area of the Settings app. Allow apps from the Store only. The applications in the Windows Store are checked for malware at the time of approval so you can't infect your PC by installing apps from the Store.

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Pokemon GO: Another Festive-Hat Pikachu Incoming

Pokemon Go picked up Best Mobile Game at the DICE Awards, which led to a member of the development team telling fans to save their in-game candy. To celebrate Pokemon Day next week, Niantic will hold an event inside of Pokemon Go . "These special Pikachu will keep their party hats forever, but they can only be found during this limited-time celebration, so make sure to keep an eye out for them as you explore!" says developer Niantic.

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Third-party repairs no longer void your warranty

Apple offers its own screen fix services, but many iPhone owners have opted to seek out third-party fix options for years in order to save money. But there's a caveat-Apple will only fix iPhone issues that do not concern the replaced display .

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'Warren, I know your pain:' Steve Harvey offers advice after Oscars snafu

When the La La Land cast and crew were almost finished with their acceptance speeches, the camera suddenly cut to an awkward angle shooting at the top of the stage and host Jimmy Kimmel came on stage to reveal Moonlight was the actual victor.

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Showers Back in the Forecast

Another weak system could bring a few showers our way Monday , but milder air Tuesday and Wednesday will lead to rain showers. After a quiet start to next week with sunshine and still above average temperatures on Monday (upper 40s to lower 50s), a wintry mix arrives Tuesday afternoon or evening.

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The new Nokia 3310

When compared to the classic Nokia 3310, the new device has slightly bigger screens but it still retains the retro-pixels that the brand was famous for. Around the middle of February, we reported that the Nokia 3310 could be coming this year. Together they announced the new phone that runs on Android and includes a physical keyboard built into the bottom.

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium officially unveiled

The camera has been the Xperia series forte from long and the Xperia XZ Premium is no different. What else? The XZ Premium is water and dust resistant, sandwiched front and back by Gorilla Glass 5; driven by a meaty Snapdragon 835 processor with 64GB of storage and a microSD card slot; and can be recharged up to 60% in 45 minutes over the USB-C cable.

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Reasons to Start Getting Excited for the Nintendo Switch

Social simulation game "Animal Crossing" have had games on various Nintendo consoles like the Nintendo 64, Nintendo Gamecube, and the portable Nintendo 3DS. Slider and Isabelle, as well as other "Animal Crossing" NPC's, on the Switch's user icon panel. Well the Nintendo Switch is looking good and is due to launch on March 3, here's eight things you must know about the new console.

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AT&T expands its unlimited options

A family plan will pay $195 for four lines and DirecTV Now and as little as $210 for four lines and DirecTV. The total monthly cost for an AT&T Unlimited Plus customer who chooses to have DIRECTV NOW will start at $100 a month after these discounts.


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