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Pixel Smartphones could feature Snapdragon 836 SoC

The last we heard about the devices was about a attractive design that the device could likely feature. Although the report hints at this possibility, we can not say to what extent it might be true as we haven't come across any benchmark listing of the Snapdragon 836 processor.

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Uber's Ambitions Just Received Another Blow From Grab and Didi Chuxing

Didi, China's ride-hailing leader, and mobile giant SoftBank will invest up to United States dollars 2.0 billion while USD 500 million is expected to come from other new and existing investors. Grab operates in seven countries in Southeast Asia, where it claims over 50 million downloads from users and 1.1 million drivers on its platform.

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Frank Ocean Dedicates Song To Brad Pitt During Concert

We already know that Brad Pitt is a Frank Ocean fan and nursed his broken heart by doing what the rest of us do by throwing Channel Orange and Blonde on repeat during a hard time. "I find this young man so special", he said. As it turns out, Brad Pitt is a huge Frank Ocean fan. The following month, Ocean wore a T-shirt with an image of Pitt's face on it while performing in Manchester, England.

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Google Releases Motion Stills App on Android

So give it a try and start sharing your experiences by using this app on your own Android smartphone. The Android version marks a slight change from the iOS app launched a year ago, where the app stabilises your Live Photos and turns them into gifs.

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Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor

More than 200,000 people were forced to leave their homes because of nuclear contamination concerns when three reactors failed at the plant after it was flooded. said the robot found large amounts of lava-like debris apparently containing fuel that had flowed out of the core into the primary containment vessel of the Unit 3 reactor at Fukushima.

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Lakers meet with Derrick Rose, Ian Clark on Thursday

Rose, 28, averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists in 64 games for the New York Knicks before suffering a season-ending meniscus tear previous year, another knee issue in a career limited by knee injuries. Rose's career has been scarred by injury to the extent that he said in March he expects only a short-term deal in free agency. As the rest of the National Basketball Association strives to catch up to the Warriors' super team status, the Cavaliers try to stay par with the reigning National ...

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Who is Anthony Scaramucci?

The press conference marked a stark contrast between Scaramucci's first days in the White House and Sean Spicer's , who held a combative first press conference centering on the size of Trump's inauguration crowds . Sources say that Spicer wasn't happy with the way things were going in the communications dept. Rumors that Spicer was on the outs at the White House have been circulating for some time , though the White House has never said this was the case.

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Pokemon Go Fest: When Are the Challenge Windows?

After that, they'll have to work together to take down and capture the Legendary Raid Boss. According to the Pokemon Go Team's announcement , unique Legendary Eggs will soon appear at Gyms for players to find. There are two main reasons why you are encouraged to catch as many Pokemon as you can during the challenge windows. The Pokemon , however, will act as a boss for the new Raid system that was introduced.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 launched in Korea

To mark the launch of the upcoming device, the company is hosting the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked celebration on August 23 , 2017, at Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Rumors about the device have been trickling out all summer, but we'll have to wait until next month for confirmation. Notably, the handset is also suggested to maintain the 3.5mm headphone jack and will come with a speaker grille as well.

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Razer Is Making A Gaming Smartphone For "Hardcore Gamers"

According to a source for Bloomberg , Razer is now preparing to file for an initial public offering at the Hong Kong stock exchange. Razer earlier this year acquired cloud-connected smartphone maker Nextbit for an undisclosed sum.

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Congress grants Mindanao martial law extension until December

For more than two months, Philippines forces have been trying to root out the fighters, mainly from a local militant group known as Maute, who are being commanded by Isnilon Hapilon, the leader of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group. "I can't afford to be complacent", had declared on Friday to journalists the president Duterte, adding that the military would lead to other operations of "cleaning" even after you have regained Marawi.

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Andy Rubin's overhyped and underdelivered Essential phone out 'in a few weeks'

Now the former Googler has taken to Twitter to plead patience from those hoping to get the first-gen phone in their hands before the summer is out. From Rubin's statement it appears work on the phone has now been completed and there's no unresolved hardware or software flaw holding things up.

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Lyft opens Palo Alto division to develop self-driving cars

Lyft's plan to build in-house self-driving technology is a pivot from its strategy of primarily focusing on building partnerships with auto manufacturers, like General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover, or self-driving vehicle startups like nuTonomy .

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Originals Run to End After Fifth Season

Alas, all good things must come to an end though - especially in the TV world, when series can sometimes drag on far past their expiration date. Season 5 of The Originals will return in 2018 on the CW while the cast of the series will be present at the Comic Con of San Diego to give some details about this ultimate season.

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Teenager killed after Army allegedly fires at protestors in Kashmir's Budgam

Police in central Budgam district said an FIR had been registered against the army unit in connection with Pala's death. Because of bang the army men thought a grenade was hurled and they retialated. The authorities had imposed restrictions on the movement of people as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. However, I was stopped by policemen outside my residence and they did not allow me to move towards Jamia Masjid.

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Two new Harry Potter-related books coming this fall

The exhibit opening on October 20 - the same day the books are to be released - has been organized in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone , or, as it was published in the United States, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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Nokia 2, entry-level Android smartphone leaks along with Nokia 3

It's worth pointing out that the tipster has allegedly used a schematic of Nokia 3 to compare it alongside the alleged Nokia 2 . With the launch of Nokia 2 , the company is trying to get back its lost image that had lost sheen right after the influx of Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Apple and other China origin smartphones.

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What Christopher Nolan movies are on Netflix?

On the sea , Nolan shows us one day with a coastal English family, the Dawsons: Dad ( Mark Rylance ) and his sons Peter (Tom Glynn-Carney) and George (Barry Koeghan). Despite having read up on it, I found it a little confusing as well . It's an extraordinarily immersive experience, that gives the most realistic sense of what these young men went through as hundreds of them were picked off by German pilots as they waited to be rescued.

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Report claims LG will be exclusive battery supplier for next year's

LG has supposedly invested "hundreds of billions" of won in dedicated battery manufacturing facilities and will be ready to begin full-scale production early next year, the source said. LG developed an L-shaped and even a doughnut-shaped battery in 2015. The L-shaped battery uses two cells to pack more power in the same size space.

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Is Facebook creating a phone? Patent reveals blueprint for mysterious 'modular' device

The patent is simply described as a " modular electromechanical device" which would come with a display, GPS, and a microphone module. The patent, however, indicates that it can be used as an Alexa-speaker or even a phone. Building 8 is Facebook's consumer hardware lab, where the team is working on futuristic projects like the ability to type with your mind and understand language through your skin, added the report .

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Volvo hits the gas on electric cars with Geely tie-up

Apart from Volvo and the Geely brand in China, Geely also owns Lynk & Co, a shared-use concept electric vehicle brand. Besides, Geely Auto, Volvo and Geely Holding Group have signed a memorandum that Volvo will take shares on the global high-end brand LYNK&CO, with the final agreement being signed recently.

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Ford F-150 Police Responder is ready for duty

Ford also sells a Prisoner Transport Vehicle , a specialized version of the Ford Transit van modified to shuttle inmates. Its passenger compartment is bigger than the Taurus, Explorer , Chevrolet police pursuit vehicle and the Charger Pursuit.

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Movidius deep learning USB Stick

Movidius, an Intel company , has launched a new product that enables developers and researchers to deploy deep learning applications from a $79 USB stick. This device will feature in discussions at the conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR ) in Honolulu, Hawaii, from 22-25 July. Applications can be fine-tuned with layer based performance metrics for industry-standard and custom neural networks for optimal real-world performance at ultra-low power.

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Lotus Evora GT430 is the most powerful road Lotus ever

A titanium exhaust is standard, as well as a Torsen limited-slip differential and a six-speed manual gearbox with a low-inertia, single-mass flywheel for faster gear changes. The black leather/Alcantara combo can also be found on the steering wheel, dash, door panels, transmission tunnel, and centre console, with contrast stitching available.

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released From Prison

The board cited Simpson's compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans as reasons for granting parole. "The choice that he made nine years ago that resulted in the sentencing, were clearly inappropriate and wrong, and counterproductive to what he was trying to achieve".

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Aadhar privacy case: Apex court to hear submissions from Centre on Tuesday

The matter is being heard by the constitution bench in the wake of challenge to the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative of the right to privacy. "In view of the fact that the AK Gopalan case stands overruled in the RC Cooper case (of 1970), it follows a fortiori (from a stronger argument) that neither of the above decisions are effective".

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LG Q8 is official, looks like a mini V20

The all-new LG smartphone has been launched in Italy. However, there is a secondary display as seen on the LG V10 and LG V20. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The back camera is capable of 4K 2160p video, while the front cam comes with a wide lens which comes with the ability to record 1080p video. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with company's UX 5.0 running on top of it.

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Motion Stills' Looping GIFs Are Now Available On Android

The initial method takes your photos and creates short three second clips with them, while the second method lets you turn video footage into a longer clips even if the video is up to a minute long. "By computing intermediate motion metadata, we are able to immediately stabilize the recording while still performing loop optimization over the full sequence".

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Sessions plans to 'continue' as attorney general despite Trump's regrets

She added, " I think you know this President well enough to know that if he wanted somebody to take an action, he would make that clear ". After Sessions, Trump put his gun of criticisms over Rod Rosenstein , the Deputy Attorney General, for carrying a critical #Conflict Of Interests.

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Meizu teases Meizu Pro 7; shows dual display and camera

The future smartphone of Meizu looks very innovative, and this may be the key to its success. A Pro 7 Plus version is also coming along with prices from CNY3,299 to CNY3,799 or between $486 and $560. On the front, the Meizu Pro 7 is expected to come with a 16-megapixel front camera. The secondary screen is a first-of-its-kind feature to be carried by a smartphone ever, and marketers are expecting this to be the major USP of the phone.

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Kanye West Sends Fan Yeezys to Help Him Walk Again

An inspiring story has come to light as Kanye was informed about Tyler Wesley , a fan who suffered a bad spinal cord injury 5 years ago in a roll-over auto accident. Wesley has been actively documenting his progress and recovery on Instagram and Twitter, posting positive statements and videos of him working with physical therapists.

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Prince William and Kate on tour in Germany

The royal couple is already parents to 3-year-old Prince George and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte . The avid tennis fan gave birth to her first child with Prince William just two weeks after Andy Murray won Wimbledon for the United Kingdom, and said she actually wrote him a letter to apologise for not being there to see it.

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Reliance Jio seeks end to interconnection charges, others want it doubled

Telecom regulator Trai today rejected industry body COAI's demand for another round of discussion before implementing changes in the existing rules on mobile call interconnection charges. At present, operators charge 14 paise for every incoming calls on their network which is paid by company from which the call originates. On the demand of further deliberation, Sharma said that was "not required now because we have had extensive consultations on the issue".

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Sheyi Ojo to choose between Fulham, Middlesbrough

One thing the Sun 'exclusive did get right was when they said Ojo hadn't been included in the Liverpool squad that has travelled to Asia. Newcastle's move should sound as a warning bell for Middlesbrough , who are equally interested in signing Ojo.

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Moon Dust With Kansas Connection to be Auctioned

The bag is now owned by a Chicago resident, a woman who bought it accidentally for $995 a couple of years ago. The Apollo 11 astronauts planted an American Flag on the moon and an indelible image in the history books. The 30-by-20 centimeter white bag is made of Beta cloth and polyester, materials used for making products for extreme space conditions. NASA then offered Armstrong's spacesuit to the Smithsonian in 1971, where it was on display until 2001.


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