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Apple announces the best iOS apps and games of 2017

Huawei has announced that it will launch a localised app store in Africa. According to Apple, the top song of the year is The Shape of You by Ed Sheeran, while Drake's More Life is the top album . Apple Music Up Next 2017 artists Khalid, Daniel Caesar and 6LACK all earned GRAMMY nominations as part of their success this year. The rest of the list was mostly similar to past year.

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Apple might move back to metal for one iPhone 9 model

This is in spite of Apple's decision to move forward with OLED screens for its flagship handsets. CR described the latest iPhone model an "innovative device with a fantastic camera and lovely display", but average durability. But with each successive release, Apple slowly began to diversify its iPhone lineup on all fronts. The Japanese publication added that Pegatron and Casetek could finalize a suitable production process to integrate their offerings for 2018 iPhone orders.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Miramar desert map revealed

As we collectively gird our loins for the launch of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One, Microsoft has confirmed the release timings for the game's arrival in Game Preview on the Xbox Store, while one of the game's cosmetic item packs is already available for purchase .

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Google to Pull YouTube from Amazon Echo Show, Fire TV

In a statement, a Google representative said it's taking the action because the YouTube apps on Amazon products aren't made by Google, like the YouTube app on the iPhone is, and the retail giant doesn't sell some Google products, such as Chromecast and Google Home.

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Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1649

Aqua A4 comes at an effective price of Rs. 1,999 ( down payment of Rs. 3,499) while the Aqua S3 is available at an effective price of Rs. 4,379 ( down payment of Rs. "For Intex , consumers come first and we look at the benefits they get from our partnerships and offerings". Airtel is aggressively expanding its partnership with domestic handset manufacturers to launch smartphones under 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative.

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Google shuts Chrome apps for Mac and Windows

PWAs can work across multiple browsers even on mobile devices, and can deliver an app-like experience to desktop websites. "There are two types of Chrome apps: packaged apps and hosted apps", Google explained in a blog post from past year.

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Massive black hole reveals when the first stars blinked on

Astronomers have only ever discovered one object of comparable size in this era of the early universe. "This actually suggests we've measured, to within one or two percent accuracy, the moment at which starlight first illuminated the universe", says Dr.

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Huawei P11 Leak Shows Unique Trio-Camera Setup

Huawei has recently launched its Mate 10 series which has gained huge popularity after its launch. Firstly, the name is shown as the Huawei PCE series which could be a new naming convention for its mainstream flagship or perhaps it's a new photography-centric series like ASUS ZenFone Zoom.

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We Just Discovered 2 Super-Earths

Just last month, space boffins said they had found another "Super Earth". When the planet K2-18b was first discovered in 2015, it was found to be orbiting within the star's habitable zone , making it an ideal candidate to have liquid surface water, a key element in harbouring conditions for life as we know it.

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European Union reveals first tax haven blacklist

The EU said those blacklisted had refused to cooperate and change their way after nearly one year of consultations. The 17 countries that could potentially face sanctions for failing to bring their standards in line with the EU's published requirements, are South Korea , Panama , Bahrain, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, as well as Barbados, Samoa , American Samoa, Grenada, Guam , Macau, the Marshall Islands , Mongolia, Namibia , Palau, St.

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Bitcoin No Longer Accepted for Steam Purchases

For example, when Steam first partnered with the company, transaction fees via Bitcoin were at roughly $0.20 whereas now the transaction fee stands at nearly $20 per payment. We may re-evaluate whether Bitcoin makes sense for us and for the Steam community at a later date. In an effort to prevent customers from wasting money on fees and to protect itself from volatility, Valve has simply made a decision to remove Bitcoin as an option during checkout.

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Is The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) a Long Term Growth Play?

It has a 15.87 P/E ratio. Heading into the stock price potential, Medtronic plc needs to grow just 11.22% to cross its median price target of $90. Lvm Capital Management Ltd increased Walt Disney ( DIS ) stake by 4.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

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Early Moves to Watch: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

It was reported on Dec, 5 by Barchart.com . Letko Brosseau & Assoc holds 5.45M shares. Mengis Capital Management Inc decreased Cisco Sys Inc Com ( CSCO ) stake by 73.42% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE:PX) rating on Tuesday, May 30. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 23 by Pacific Crest. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Thursday, December 22 to "Underperform".

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Microsoft releases collaborative Whiteboard inking app for Windows 10

Additionally, intelligent ink can be used with the preview of the Microsoft Whiteboard, which recognises freeform drawings and turns them into standard shapes, so it's easy to create great-looking tables, diagrams, and flowcharts. "And unlike traditional whiteboards, the app automatically saves your boards, so you can pick up where you left off or share links to your boards, so others can build on top of your work".

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Portal and Bridge Constructor Mashup Announced

It's not a joke or a quick cameo: there really is a new Portal game coming out. GLaDOS returns too , likely to goad you with every one of your failed attempts. You solve puzzles via clever placement of these portals and jumping (or walking) through one to come out the other. This will be the first Portal-related game that has been released for mobile platforms.

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Here's why Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus might disappoint fans

Both the devices are also expected to be available in Black, Blue, Pink and Gold colour options. Redmi 5/Redmi 5 Plus. These are 2GB RAM plus 16GB storage, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM plus 64GB internal storage. However, both smartphone models with support the new taller 18:9 aspect ratio. The device will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top and will be backed up by 4000 mAh battery.

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Apple TV will finally get Amazon Prime Video

The Prime Video app is, unfortunately, only compatible with the 3rd-generation Apple TV and newer models. Alternatively, you can opt to subscribe just to Amazon Prime Video for £5.99 a month. The main reason why the outlet chose to stop selling the set-top-box was due to it not being capable of running Prime Video because if someone bought the box on Amazon, they'd think it could stream Prime video content and they'd be disappointed.

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Gmail gets optimised for iPhone X

Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) iPhone market share declined in the three months leading up to the iPhone X release , according to Kantar data . Google-powered phones grew more than 8 percentage points year-on-year in the U.S., 10.4 in the United Kingdom, and only 2.5 in Germany, losing half a point in China.

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Is the Stock Highly Volatile? Intel Corporation

It has underperformed by 46.32% the S&P500. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership decreased its stake in Intel Corp ( INTC ) by 1.57% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vetr has "Hold" rating and $41.14 target. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 27.

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Fitbit's smartwatch finally gets its first update

Now you'll be able to find nearby restaurants with Yelp, control your smart home devices with Nest and Philips Hue Lights, get the latest news from Flipboard and The New York Times , and even summon an Uber, all from your wrist. "Its biggest flaw is that it is not, in any meaningful way, an interactive smartwatch", the review noted . Following this update, the platform will offer more than 100 clock faces and 60 apps, Fitbit said.

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Instagram cracks down on wild animal selfies

Instagram is sending a message against the behavior that pops up if users click on hashtags like #koalaselfie or #tigerpet. Instead, the new warning is meant to educate users about their interactions with the environment. "We care about our community, including the animals and the wildlife that are an important part of the platform", said Instagram spokeswoman Emily Cain.

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PayPal's TIO Networks breached; PII of 1.6 million users affected

Now the ongoing investigation has identified evidence of unauthorised access to the platform's network . "We will continue to communicate important updates to customers", TIO added . TIO has also begun working with the companies it services to notify potentially affected individuals, and PayPal is working with an unnamed consumer credit reporting agency to provide free credit monitoring memberships.

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December Security Patch with KRACK fix for Nexus and Pixel Devices

We've already reviewed the Pixel 2 XL and are now in the process of reviewing the OnePlus 5T, so we have a good understanding of which phone is best for users. "Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device". The release of the December patch means that other OEMs can now start working on distributing it to their users.

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Samsung launches new 512 GB eUFS memory chips for mobile devices

Now, Samsung Electronics has announced that it has begun mass production of the industry's first 512GB embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation mobile devices. It is likely (though not confirmed) we could see this utilized in Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S9 phones . Samsung also injected its 512GB eUFS solution with a new of proprietary technologies, including an advanced circuit design and new power management technology in the controller to ...

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Shares in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Purchased by Jackson Wealth Management LLC

Pulte Group Inc. now has $10.12B valuation. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $21.14. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $53.55 and a 200 day moving average price of $44.93. Therefore 79% are positive. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 1.90 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

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IPhone 8 & X Charge Slower than Flagship Android Devices

Finally, the Pixel 2 nabbed the sixth spot and the Galaxy Note 8 the seventh. The comprehensive comparison carried out by Tom's Guide involved two separate rounds of testing for seven 2017 flagships including the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , Google Pixel 2 , Apple iPhone 8 Plus , Apple iPhone 8 , iPhone X , LG V30 and the OnePlus 5T.

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The Division gets update 1.8 and free weekend this week

Which pits two teams of four against each other with all the excitement of a time limit and the victor determined by the highest number of kills. The publisher has announced The Division's big "Resistance" update will launch tomorrow (December 5 ).

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Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018

Apple has been aggressively pushing its iPad range with cheaper prices on the regular variant and major yearly updates for the iPad Pro. The new tablet is expected to attract demand from price-oriented consumers and help Apple maintain shipments of 10 million units per quarter.

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Blizzard launching Overwatch League tokens for skins

Players can represent their favorite team by wearing the uniform skin in the game. The uniform skins are expected to be introduced in early 2018, likely around the time when Overwatch League regular-season play starts January 10. Blizzard will be introducing all 12 Overwatch League in-game uniforms as purchasable skins that will directly support the inaugural season teams.

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Here's when Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris DLC unlocks

What's the story in Curse of Osiris? Launch day will also see another maintenance period, although an exact schedule or timetable for this hasn't been announced. Straight from Bungie themselves in late November, there was a livestream which showed off "The Up and Up" quest from the new Curse of Osiris expansion .

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Find Out What Analysts Are Calling: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), GameStop Corp. (GME)

Waldron LP now owns 26,197 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $1,722,000 after acquiring an additional 5,765 shares in the last quarter. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 1.96 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock.

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Asus ZenFone Live gets another price cut, now available for Rs.7999

The USP of the device is the hardware-optimised real-time beautification feature integrated with the BeautyLive app. As per the company's claims, it can capture "beautiful" selfies as well as remove blemishes in real-time. Over that, as far as the rear camera is concerned this mobile has a 13 MP camera CMOS image sensor supporting a resolution of 4128 x 3096 Pixels and the front snapper is powered by a CMOS image sensor.

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Amazon Marketplace Has Finally Launched In Australia

The giant e-tailer is promising one-day deliveries in most capital cities and 30% discounts on big-brand toys and clothing. All the orders will be fulfilled from Amazon's fulfillment centre in Dandenong Victoria . "I've seen them rest on their laurels and continue to make fairly significant margins in the retail space and be comfortable to do that, and not really expect this was going to happen", he said.

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Mega Man 11 Coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC

In addition, a Mega Man X Collection was announced, bringing all eight X games to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2018. It is set to release late 2018. The game spawned dozens of sequels and spinoffs, but the franchise went mostly dormant since Mega Man 10's release in 2010. Ishihara is confirmed to be the character designer for Mega Man 11 , and we actually see this ability in action in the first footage.

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Today's Google Doodle is Meant to Help Kids Learn to Code

I didn't - if they have been coding for that long, then what have I been doing with my life? Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. In fact, even in the 1980's when I wrote my first lines of code, my working-class parents questioned how coding would ever benefit their nine-year-old daughter.


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