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TRAI Angry over Apple's Slow review of government's Do Not Disturb' app

In the paper, Trai has noted that while it recognises the "vast business and efficiency potential" of data analytics, it was also necessary to assess whether the data protection rights of individuals are being adequately protected. Trai asked if there should be legitimate exceptions to the data protection requirements imposed on digital service providers. Consumers typically underestimate the value of personal data and the impact of agreeing to share it, while service providers benefit by ...

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Prehistoric Crocodile Named In Homor of MOTORHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister

Where Do Motorhead Rank Among the Top 50 Metal Bands of All Time? And now the distinction is scientifically official as the late singer, who died in 2015, has seen a new species named after him. "Although Lemmy passed away at the end of 2015, we'd like to think that he would have raised a glass to Lemmysuchus , one of the nastiest sea creatures ever to have inhabited the Earth", the statement quoted Steel as saying.

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Facebook takes on YouTube with the debut of 'Watch'

On Facebook, videos are discovered through friends and bring communities together. Facebook Watch is now in a limited testing phase in the USA, available only to an exclusive group of users. The Watch feature will be personalized, suggesting new shows - both live and recorded - based on what your friends and communities are watching. A Watchlist feature lets you subscribe to updates on new episodes of your favorite shows.

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Mobile reveals Smartpick plans and its first phone, the REVVL

The front is clear of any carrier branding and it's nicely symmetrical with a pair of speaker grills and a good screen-to-body ratio. AT&T and T-Mobile this week are introducing new, cheaper smartphones and promoting financing plans for low-priced handsets to convince penny-pinching customers to upgrade.

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Essential Phone launch date to be revealed next week

The Essential phone has a launch exclusivity deal with carrier Sprint in the US, and it also previously announced availability via Telus in Canada. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal , Amazon would be making use of the Alexa funds to invest in the Essential phone. Essential gets more funding to help bring its devices to market.

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Playstation 4 5.0 Update Will Allow 1080-60 Twitch Streaming, And More

Expect official updates as they come our way. This way, parents decided the privileges of other users on the PS4 and limit or free access to specific content. System notification will be visible on the Quick Menu, which will omit the need to return to the PS4 Home screen to check on notifications. That means you don't have to retreat to the notification screen in order to check on any of this.

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Facebook shuts down its Lifestage app for teenagers

The social networking behemoth has shuttered its ill-fated teen-focused app Lifestage , which was essentially a complete Snapchat clone. In fact, the app was so unpopular that it took several days before anyone even noticed it had been removed from the App Store and Google Play Store.

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New massive dinosaur was 'largest creature to ever roam the Earth'

Scientists found the new species' bones among three different layers of sediment, suggesting the dinosaurs frequented the floodplain where they became buried and preserved. The average weight of these behemoths was 76 tons, or 152,000 pounds, which is almost the weight of the Space Shuttle, or 10 African elephants. Legendary T.

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Rez Infinite VR Releases on PC with Rift and Vive Support Today

Now on Steam and the Oculus Store , Rez Infinite on is available for $19.99 United States dollars thanks to a limited time 20 percent discount that knocks the price down from its usual $24.99 USD price-point until August 16th. In addition to the 20 percent launch promotion discount, players can get a Rez Infinite Digital Deluxe downloadable content (DLC) for free. This includes an audio cassette tap featuring the same Area X tracks included in the digital deluxe DLC, a digital download ...

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

Most years, the Perseid is the most anticipated celestial event of August. Typical rates are about 80 meteors an hour, but in outburst years, as was the case last year , the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour. The meteors will appear to come from the direction of the Perseus constellation in the north-eastern part of the sky, although they should be visible from any point.

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Edgefield County will have great eclipse viewing

The change is short-lived and as soon as the shadow of the eclipse passes, temperatures and surface winds return to normal. "I did not know there was going to be a total solar eclipse , I just learned about it five minutes ago and I'm pretty excited now", said Luke Mouton, a student at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

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No Man's Sky ARG Ends, Reveals Atlas Rising Update

No Man's Sky is sci-fi themed game that created a stir when it debuted a year ago and it is still a poorly rated game today. That continues with update 1.3, otherwise known as Atlas Rises , which is another free expansion. Since that time, things have gotten weirder as a new website has been revealed and interested parties have been prompted to join a "Citizen Science Division" to answer questions about simulations and complete various experiments.

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CNN Poll: Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat

A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile attack on the US Pacific territory of Guam, which has a large US military base. North Korea was estimated to have between 13 and 30 nuclear weapons at the end of 2016, according to the Institute for Science and International Security - noting that North Korea keeps secret the number of nuclear weapons that it has built, and there is little, if any, reliable public information about ...

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LG set to launch Q6 in India on August 10

Priced at INR 14,990 ($235), the LG Q6 will be available in three color variants - Astro Black, Ice Platinum, and Terra Gold - exclusively on Amazon. LG Q6 will sell through Amazon and the company has not disclosed the price yet. It measures 150.9x76.2x8.2mm and weighs 162 grams. The smartphone's connectivity suite offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS / GLONASS, USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.

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Samsung Galaxy S9: No Under Display Fingerprint Scanner; Substrate Like PCB Mainboard

Back in February, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone would use a stacked logic board design to free up some internal space. According to the Korean media, the device is expected to come with a new type of motherboard, based on the SLP (Substrate like PCB) technology. Two of the world's largest smartphone vendors (Samsung and Apple) switching to SLP will leave many suppliers scrambling to catch up with the technological developments.

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Trump's 'fire and fury' parallels North Korean rhetoric

He is responding to Trump's warning that North Korea could face "fire and fury" if it threatens the United States after a new report said US intelligence officials believe Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles.

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Valve announces Artifact, a Dota 2 card game

Artifact is a card game based on Dota 2 involving three boards and a selection of characters from Valve's flagship game, though other details remain light. We'll have more on Artifact when Valve offers more details on the title. Dota has a huge following in China as well as the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 May Use 'Stacked' Motherboard To Accommodate Bigger Battery

To use a smartphone for a longer period, the device needs to pack in a bigger and powerful battery that offers plenty of juice. As a result, there is little scope for increasing the battery size, especially as vendors are trying to make their phones slimmer.

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Trade Commission agrees to investigate Apple for alleged Qualcomm patent violation

Earlier this summer, Qualcomm filed the claim in early July, and is seeking to keep the infringing products from being imported into the U.S. Going back further, Intel and Samsung filed a statement in support of the ITC's investigation into Qualcomm's licensing agreements , specifically whether those agreement violate Qualcomm's Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) commitments.

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Ninja Theory's Hellblade Deletes Your Save if You Die Too Many Times

While a typical Game Over screen allows the player to pick back up from a recent checkpoint, repeated deaths in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice add a new level of tension to the experience. Each time you die, her curse mark spreads. The game tells you, via the protagonist Senua's growing plague on her arm. You're warned about this early on when you die your first painful, unavoidable death, and various aspects of the game are meant to confuse you and trick you into thinking you're safe, only to ...

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'Driverless' van spotted in Virginia with man dressed as vehicle seat

But when local News4's Adam Tuss spotted the vehicle and approached it, he realized that it was actually being operated by a person disguised as the auto seat. What are you doing? He was also able to drive, thanks to his hands and arms sticking out of the bottom of the seat costume. So who owned this vehicle? NBC News reached out to Virginia Tech's Transportation Institute which provided a somewhat satisfactory explanation for what happened (and no, it's not a YouTube prank ).

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Apple iPhone 8 leaked image reveals bezel-less display, no Touch ID

Another noteworthy rumor is the ability of the iPhone 8 to render 4k resolution photos and video at 60 frames per second. While Blass doesn't specify which case the iPhone 8 is in, a quick search reveals it to nearly certainly be a case form UAG.

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Violent video games might be harmful to brains, study says

This is important because lower levels of grey matter in the hippocampus have been linked to higher risks of depression , Alzheimer's , and PTSD . To establish which participants were spatial learners (that is, those who favoured their hippocampus) versus "response learners" (those using the reward system), West and his team first had each of them run through a "4-on-8" virtual maze on their computer.

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Cloud hampers view of lunar eclipse

There are various myths about Chandra Grahan or Lunar eclipse that have been fed to us from a very young age. "They actually happen a couple of times a year". This bright reflection is called sun glint. The event isn't exceedingly rare, partial lunar eclipses typically occur once every eight months. The outer shadow or penumbra is a zone where Earth shadow is partial and blocks some, but not all of the Sun's rays.

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Firefox 55 announced bearing WebVR support

Of course, Mozilla doesn't produce its own VR hardware, so the WebVR element of its browser should be more open, with the company citing the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive as the headsets that will benefit most from the update. Firefox continues to flounder in the wake of Google Chrome , but the addition of VR, the only significant addition in Firefox 55, is part of a longer strategy to make the once popular browser popular again.

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Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2'

Even after its strong debut in Japan previous year, the Dragon Quest-themed Minecraft knock off held its own in Japanese sales charts for a couple of weeks before vanishing. Dragon Quest being my favourite game franchise, and a numbered instalment in the series being a rare event, I found it appropriate to splurge. Her story is about how a family honored the memory of their oldest daughter, Yukina, through their in-game characters.

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Samus Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Revealed, Releases September 15

The system, which does not come with a copy of Metroid: Samus Returns , is priced at $200 in the United States. The orange and yellow Samus Edition 3DS XL features a stylized, grey Samus on the orange front and a logo, nearly lost amid branding and tech information, on the yellow back of the system.

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Gunners gun down Blues via shoot-out

Arsenal were good value for their win, having dominated the majority of the game with Chelsea looking a bit off color just six days ahead of the start of their Premier League title defense. There were just 82 seconds between Pedro's red card and Kolasinac's goal . It was certainly dramatic and cranked up the atmosphere in the closing stages.

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Bollywood lures Apple, Amazon and Netflix in Eros library sale

Bollywood blockbusters in the Eros portfolio include " Bajrangi Bhaijaan ", "Dabangg" and " Bajirao Mastani ". - Amazon and Netflix are also in very early-stage talks with Eros, Reuters added citing the source. The company has added many films in other regional languages and now offers over 3,000 Indian films to its subscribers . Deadline has reached out for comment.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X may be on its way to India

The specs and features of the new device will exceed the list of features which highlighted the immediate predecessor, the Mi Note 2. Well, this is not the first time that we are hearing about the Xiaomi Mi Note 3's launch . In terms of the pricing, while the variant with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB memory is priced at Rs 6 ,999, the variant with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB memory is available for Rs 8 ,999.

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Images of LG V30 phone leak through marketing campaign

It's unknown whether the leak was intentional, but it does seems likely. The LG V30 has been leaked in promotional videos from HitRecord , the collaborative website created by LG partner Joseph Gordon-Levitt. We believe it will launch at the IFA 2017 in Berlin, Germany in a special unveiling event with some glass back, wireless charging, and a dual rear camera system .

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Flipkart Big Freedom Day Sale brings great offers on gadgets

Amazon Prime Member: Customers those who are Amazon Prime members will enjoy an advantage in availing the exclusive Prime-only deals, that includes 30 mint early access to top deals. JBL speakers will have minimum discount of 45 percent. There will be discounts of up to 60 percent on headphones brands such as Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Philips, Skullcandy etc.

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Pokemon Go: Legendary Birds Flying In This Week!

The newest addition is Zapdos , which will be available from August 7th to August 14th. Niantic has announced that the legendary Pokemon Zapados has been spotted in Pokemon Go right now. Not only that, the Team Instinct Mascot and Electric-type Zapdos also made its appearance in the game later on Monday. Zapdos will be reportedly much harder than Articuno but still easier than Lugia.

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Partial Lunar Eclipse Awes M'sian Haj Pilgrims In Mecca

A blood moon shimmered over Earth tonight as stargazers were given an early warm-up ahead of a solar eclipse later this month. It's a rare problem , but one we'll have to deal with more now, as solar makes up a larger slice of our energy market.

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Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel price war

One of the key changes were brought to the Rs 399 plan that was updated to offer 84 days of validity over the 28 days it offered earlier with 1GB/day cap. Airtel's Rs 399 plan is no different. Recently Reliance Jio announced the "free 4G" jio Phone. Floated for the first time in May, Airtel broadband Big Bytes offer might give second thoughts to users planning to shift to JioFiber , which is likely to be launched on Diwali later this year.


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