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Big Update Includes Better, More Accurate Positioning of Prey for iOS Devices

However, you'll have to be careful, lest you scare them away! Unfortunately for some, AR+ will only be coming to the iOS version of the app. Pokemon Go is rolling out another major new feature. Furthermore, Comicbook.com reported that " Pokemon GO " also released an Easter egg on its Christmas-themed loading screen, teasing a vague-looking Pokemon throwing a present in the air.

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Super Mario Odyssey sells over a million copies in Japan

Mouldy Toof and Team17 are getting into the Christmas spirit by releasing some new DLC for The Escapists 2 by putting you into a Christmas-themed prison from which you must escape. For a Nintendo Switch, you can now pay around $299 for a retail price . Google has revealed the biggest searches of the year, and it's good news for Nintendo and Microsoft.

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We knew it! Apple does deliberately slow down older iPhones, expert claims

However, Geekbench found that Apple appears to have added a similar change to iOS 11 .2.0 for the iPhone 7 . They also discovered that Apple is limiting the processing speed on phones with older batteries . Geekbench went on to explain that it believes Apple has introduced this measure to prevent spontaneous shutdowns that affected the iPhone 6 and 6s earlier this year.

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Bootleg Cuphead Port Quickly Pulled From ITunes

It sure looked like there was a legitimate version of Cuphead for iOS , available for $US4.99 ($7). The application has since been removed from the iTunes store, and the dodgy website is seemingly down too. This means that if you do see another fake Cuphead app on iOS pop up, you should be warned that it is nearly guaranteed not to be the real thing.

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The Witcher 3 Finally Gets Xbox One X Support

The first mode makes the game and all its additional content run in 4K resolution (or supersampling, in the case of a non-4K display/TV), with improved shadows, ambient occlusion, plus 30 fps and high-resolution textures and gameplay. "When playing the game on Xbox One X, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's visuals are sharper and the overall presentation more vivid than ever before on Xbox ".

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Ryan International School murder: Juvenile accused to be tried as an adult

The ( Juvenile Justice) Board also has the option of having him tried as an adult. Varun Thakur also commented on the decision, thanking the judiciary and saying that even though the journey is long to obtain the justice, they're still going to fight it because of his son and other children who are vulnerable from murderers.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Gets Benchmarked

First, the specifications and features of the new Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+. Other rumored specifications on the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus include dual 12 megapixel rear cameras, the S9 will come with a single 12 megapixel camera. Both the smartphones will pack a 64GB of internal storage, which could be further expanded via micro SD card slot and both of them will feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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European Union dubs Uber a transport service

European Union nations "can therefore regulate the conditions for providing that service". One implication of the ruling is that the company will now be regulated as transport company, meaning that rules can be set at country level. The ride-hailing firm argued it was an information society service - helping people to make contact with each other electronically - and not a cab firm.

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YouTube Go hits 10 million downloads even though it's not available worldwide

Over 40 percent of devices today support 64-bit, as well as maintaining 32-bit compatibility. Beginning in early 2018, Google will automatically insert security metadata in each APK to verify that it was officially distributed by Google Play .

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Google Chrome's Built-in Ad-Blocker to Launch on February 15

Sites that are in violation of these guidelines can be reported to Google's Ad Experience Report . As someone who doesn't mind basic ads on websites, I think Chrome's ad-blocker could be useful without hurting publishers and websites that I actually want to support.

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Which Insiders Are Selling Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)?

The stock decreased 1.68% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $15.8. The company holds 1.31 billion outstanding shares and 1.3 billion shares are floating in market. Gilead Sciences, Inc . has a 52 week low of $63.76 and a 52 week high of $86.27. (NASDAQ: GILD ). Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Management Gp Ltd Liability Com invested in 3,165 shares or 0.1% of the stock.

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2 women charged after glue gun injuries at daycare

Gonzalez was charged with five misdemeanor counts of causing the circumstances of child endangerment. Staff at Children's Learning Place escorted parents away from cameras Monday morning, but not before some parents told CBS 2 they heard one child came home with a burn a few weeks ago, and when compared to other kids, it was discovered several had similar injuries.

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BMW, Solid Power to develop solid-state batteries

Just like most everyone else in the Industry, BMW is jumping into the solid-state battery game. The goal is for BMW to get Solid Power's solid-state batteries to a level appropriate for performance EVs. Capitalizing on continued market expansion, Solid Power has experienced rapid company growth throughout the first-half of 2017. A partnership now to develop solid state batteries for BMW nearly certainly means Toyota will be well ahead of the curve if it does deliver on its promise in ...

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Universal, Sony Renew Licensing Deals With YouTube

The Sony and Universal contracts set royalty rates for music video rights holders and, importantly, promise a more aggressive policing of user-uploaded copyrighted songs. YouTube and the music industry don't have the best relationship. Record labels have pilloried YouTube for a lax approach to copyright and insufficient compensation of artists, arguing sales would be growing more quickly if they generated more money from YouTube.

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Mysterious Pentagon footage from secret U.S. investigation into alien encounters

Bigelow, a devout believer that aliens have visited Earth, is now working with NASA on producing space modules for human use. To whit, there's a secret government conspiracy to squirrel funds away from the Department of Defense, which ultimately go to a third-party billionaire who is working to build the same kind of technology that the UFO project is investigating.

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UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Semi Trucks

UPS' delivery fleet already includes trucks propelled by electricity, natural gas, propane and other alternative fuels. Elon Musk, Tesla founder and CEO, had a simple message for the company to share on Twitter after the news was announced: " Thanks! ".

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Chrome Installer has been removed from the Microsoft Store

Chrome itself is not a Store app. One of the sad truths Microsoft faces with its browsers these days is that more often than not, they are used only once in order to download and install Google Chrome. Microsoft noted the app did not " provide unique and distinct value ", and suggested " Google to build a Microsoft Store browser app compliant with our Microsoft Store policies ".

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Jeep Previews 2019 Cherokee in Advance of North American International Auto Show

Could that mean that the 2019 Cherokee could also get the new turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that debuted last month with the debut of the 2018 Wrangler JL? Jeep will be adding a pickup model to its all-new Wrangler range, but it won't be arriving in showrooms next year like the three- and five-door models.

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A 'Mrs Doubtfire' Remake Starring Kevin Hart? He's Up For It

The movie, hitting theaters December 20, features Nick Jonas as Alex alongside Dwayne Johnson , Kevin Hart , Jack Black and Karen Gillan , and takes a twist on the original 1995 movie " Jumanji ", in which the cast had to escape the titular board game.

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Honda to reveal two-motor hybrid Insight Prototype at Detroit auto show

But the company the new version will have four doors and use a two-motor hybrid system. "You won't have to be an electrification advocate to appreciate the new Insight - it's a great auto in its own right, independent of what's happening under the hood".

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Chrome comes to the Windows Store (kind of)

It has packaged a download link for Chrome and listed it on the Windows Store . "[Note to Windows 10 S users] Windows 10 S is incompatible with apps like Google Chrome". The Chrome that gets installed is the regular version of Chrome that you'd get if you downloaded it directly from Google. Find the installer in the Windows Store here.

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Reddit mobile app gets new functionality and mod tools

In-feed user names for original posters for shared and cross-thread posts. Safari support in iOS, rather than just support for the in-app browser. The official Reddit app for iOS has today received a massive upgrade, bringing tons of new features like live comment feeds, in-app chat, tools for moderators and much more.

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Two Stable Stocks: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR)

Qcm Cayman Limited reported 642 shares. The stock increased 2.68% or $6.26 during the last trading session, reaching $239.74. Palisade Ltd Nj reported 29,000 shares. It is positive, as 83 investors sold TSLA shares while 159 reduced holdings. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Tesla by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter.

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Nokia 6 to get Android 8.0 Oreo update, beta now available

Obviously, if you're not into testing new software, it's better to wait for the final release, which can't be too far away. It is recommended to backup the device before proceeding to Android 8.0 Oreo beta installation. Nokia 6 is the third smartphone launched by HMD to join the Android Oreo beta program, after Nokia 5 and Nokia 8 . But according to "an educated guess by a well-known source that has been behind many Nokia leaks", the phone may actually end up being a device with a ...

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Ofcom to enable mobile provider switching via free text

The changes have been created to make the switching process significantly easier for customers, as providers often go to great lengths to persuade unsatisfied customers to stay. Last month, Ofcom announced mobile and broadband customers will get their account automatically credited if they experience poor service . Ringing your mobile provider and telling it you wish to leave is often a great haggling tool, as we explain in our Mobile Phone Haggling guide.

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Governments are asking Facebook for a lot more user account data

Additionally, as a result of transparency reforms introduced in 2016 by the USA Freedom Act, the U.S. government notified us that it was lifting the non-disclosure order on five National Security Letters (NSLs) we previously received between 2012 and 2015.

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New Self-Healing Glass Could Put an End to Cracked Phone Displays

It's called " polyether-thioureas", which admittedly doesn't roll off the tongue as well as, say, Gorilla Glass . But according to the study, this is the first hard material whose self-healing properties function at room temperature. What is better still is that the sheets would regain their strength after just a couple of hours. He said: 'I hope the repairable glass becomes a new environment-friendly material that avoids the need to be thrown away if broken'.

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"Catherine" Puzzler Gets "Full Body" Remake for PS4 and PS Vita

Studio Zero will also hold a live stream that covers Catherine Full Body in Niconico Live on Friday, December 22 at 19:30 JST (10:30 GMT, 07:30 EST, 04:30 PST), so stay tuned for more updates. According to Persona Central , the game will be titled Catherine: Full Body . This is a remaster of Catherine , an action puzzle adventure game that was originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011.

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Uber partners BBM to challenge Go-Jek's domination in Indonesia

BBM will utilise Uber's web-based app, m.uber, comprising of advanced features as compared to those on a regular app. The BBM-Uber partnership will allow BBM Messenger users, including both Android and iOS users, to book an Uber ride without leaving the BBM app, or being required to have a standalone Uber app on their phone.

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Samsung Announces Galaxy A8 And Galaxy A8+ With Infinity Display

As of now, there is no information about the launch of Galaxy A5 (2018) and Galaxy A7 (2018) smartphones. We have mentioned it many times before that the old Samsung Galaxy Note 5 offers greater value to new smartphone seekers that are stuck with a midrange budget.

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Interstellar object 'Oumuamua covered in 'thick crust of carbon-rich gunk'

An artist's impression of how the asteroid looks. Scientists from Queen's University Belfast led an global team of astronomers - from Britain, the United States, Canada, Taiwan and Chile -tasked with piecing together a profile of 'Oumuamua .

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Dragon Ball Fighterz Beta Date and Early Access Revealed

Watch the footage below. Will you be giving the open beta a go? Specializing in attacks without weaknesses, Beerus will demonstrate all his power with his super move, the God of Destruction's Judgement. Most fans thought Xenoverse 2 would roll over and die after Dragon Ball FighterZ was announced but that doesn't appear to be the case. Now, the publisherhas given details for Extra Pack #2 , along with a massive free update that will make the game more replayable.

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Apple AirPods are sold out until 2018 - here are our favorite alternatives

Here's the deal: If you order AirPods from the official Apple Online Store now (for delivery or in-store pickup), the earliest you'll be able to get them is January 5. Like the Samsung IconX, they have an accelerometer for tracking your exercise and can even record your heartbeat from inside your ear. However, noise cancelling means battery life is lower than its rivals, at three hours.

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RIP Project Tango: Google ending support, focusing on ARCore

Google's ambitious Project Tango has officially been given the boot in favor of the much more advanced ARCore . It has confirmed that the "Google is continuing AR development with ARCore". Google tried to promote Tango as the way of the future, but it was bogged down by the fact that multiple cameras were required to perform its magic.

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Kaspersky sues DHS over federal blacklist

Kaspersky Lab, a massive, Russian cybersecurity company, sued the Trump administration in US federal court on Monday, arguing that the American government deprived it of due process rights when Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke banned its software from USA government agencies in September.


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