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Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta has 11 Fighters To Choose From

You can check out the trailer below for one of the newest introduce characters in the franchise, Goku Black! As Dragon Ball FighterZ is approaching its release in a couple of weeks, Bandai Namco Entertainment still continues to release videos about it build hype for the fighting game.

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Your Xbox One is getting a 'do not disturb' feature

Other features in the current preview update include improvements to the Xbox Guide which will show closest achievable Achievements and a Mini Games Hub for quick info and highlights about the game being played. Then you can launch the appropriate game right from there. Mini Game Hubs provide an easy way to see friends who are now playing, upcoming Achievements, Looking for Group posts, and more.

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Paris prosecutors probe Apple over 'planned obsolescence'

Apple has declined to comment on the probe while the French prosecutor's office will now have to determine whether there are grounds to bring charges - a process that is expected to be lengthy and possibly fruitless. We apologize. There's been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we're making. Critics have accused Apple of nudging iPhone users to upgrade to newer models by letting them think it was the handsets that ...

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Zuckerberg reveals New Year's pledge - to fix issues with Facebook

Zuckerberg seemed to make reference to these critiques in his New Year's announcement, promising to focus, as he put it, on "making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent". The bottom line is that the company will have a lot of needle-threading to do during 2018. "I like the idea of "decentralising" power", one person commented on the post .

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Sennheiser CX 6.00BT Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones Announced

In case the recently-announced Sennheiser HD 820 headphones are way, way, way out of your budget, not to worry as Sennheiser also has some more affordable headphones to offer. The headphones' further feature convenient multi-connection capability that enables pairing with up to two devices simultaneously, for example when switching between one's phone and computer.

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Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of unbootable PCs

Affected users have reported that after installing them, their PCs display the Windows boot logo but then completely stop responding. After Microsoft recently confirmed that it is mitigating the Meltdown vulnerability with automatic updates, reports have fallen in that Microsoft's fix for the bug, may be crocking AMD-powered PCs.

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Apple Releases iOS, macOS Updates to Mitigate Spectre Chip Vulnerabilities

Apple on Monday rolled out an updated version of its operating system software to fix a major microchip security flaw that affected almost all computer chips made in the last decade. Apple watchOS did not require mitigation, according to the company. It's important to note that Spectre is being mitigated, not fixed, with these Safari-based workarounds, because it's a problem with modern CPU architecture and not a software issue.

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Most sea turtles now female in northern Great Barrier Reef

All the Australian government's efforts to save the Great Barrier Reef will be for nothing if climate change isn't halted, a report published a year ago in scientific journal Nature found. With average global temperature predicted to increase 4.7 Fahrenheit (2.6 Celsius) by 2100, "many sea turtle populations are in danger of high egg mortality and female-only offspring production", said the report.

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Intel faces class action lawsuits regarding Meltdown and Spectre

Researchers alerted Intel to the chip flaws in June. " Because chip replacements are not going to happen tomorrow, realistically, software is being updated ", Sitaram Chamarty , a Tata Consultancy Services security researcher, told CNNMoney.

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CES 2018: Samsung's new smart refrigerator has AKG speakers built

With the Apple Watch, users are capable of controlling some of their connected household appliances via the wearable, which makes ideal sense if you'd rather not walk around your home with your phone. Also new is that Samsung is going to use its Knox security technology within all its smart home consumer devices. The system was made even smarter when Samsung added Bixby to the Family Hub fridge and other appliances previous year.

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Google Bicycles That Go Missing Are 'Recycled' Via GPS

It has been known for a while that Google's iconic colourful bicycles - used by employees to transverse the enormous campus - often go missing. The GBikes which are leased by local residents as well as employees of the company end up at local schools, in neighbors' lawns, at the bottom of the town creek and on the roof of a sports pub.

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Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all

Huawei is the world's No. 3 smartphone brand behind Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. but has been essentially shut out of the US market. Huawei had been expected to announce Tuesday at a Las Vegas trade show that it had struck an agreement with AT&T, marking its first partnership with a major us mobile carrier.

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DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Gimbal Offers Better Battery Life, Price

The Osmo Mobile 2 is a follow-up to the company's popular handheld gimbal for smartphones. Osmo Mobile 2 is a smartphone camera stabilizer that aims to capture smooth videos and high-definition panoramas with cinematic movement. Plus, if your lens and camera sensors have their own optical stabilization, the gimbal's advanced stabilization algorithms will work in tandem with them to produce the best footage.

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One Google Home Device Is Sold Every Second: Google

However, we hope Google isn't randomly making the announcements ahead of CES. Google chose to brag a bit about how successful its Home speakers have been in a blog post published yesterday. Meanwhile Amazon , Google's main rival in the smart speaker space has not revealed exactly how many Echo smart speakers it has sold but it pegged the number of its competing Echo Dot sales in the millions, according to Businessinsider.com.

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HTC announces Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adaptor

Full Vive Pro retail kits available later this year, and the Vive wireless adapter is expected to be available in Q3 of this year. The goal is to offer a better sense of presence whether you're playing a game or watching 360-degree videos.

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Ex-Google engineer Damore sues alleging discrimination against white, conservative men

James Damore , the former Google engineer who was sacked after distributing a memo questioning the company's diversity policies , filed a class action lawsuit on Monday claiming racial discrimination by the technology giant. They claim they were discriminated against because they are both male and Caucasian, and Google's practices favor women and minorities. It alleges that both Damore and Gudeman were "ostracized, belittled, and punished for their heterodox political views, and for the ...

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Samsung Debuts Next Generation of Family Hub Refrigerator at CES 2018

Samsung's website boasts: 'A refrigerator with a Wi-Fi enabled touchscreen that lets you manage your groceries, connect with your family and entertain like never before'. The new model is an evolution of the original Family Hub fridge from 2016, and is now on show at this week's CES 2018 Las Vegas tech show. Various music streaming apps and live radio channels can be streamed through the fridge, with an AKG speaker system built into the appliance.

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Toyota brings the store to you with self-driving concept vehicle

Toyota has launched a new concept vehicle that incorporates fully autonomous technology in a platform designed specifically for ride sharing and ride-hailing. Ford Motor (F) conducted a test this past fall with Domino's Pizza (DPZ) to gauge consumer appetite for driverless-pizza delivery. Rival Japanese automaker Mazda will also participate in development.

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Acer Nitro 5 hands-on review

The new laptops from Acer have been targeted at the different segments of the market. The Swift 7 also features 802.11ac wireless with 2x2 MIMO, a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 256 GB of PCI2 SSD storage , with 8 GB of LPDDR3 memory and a fingerprint reader.

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Intel unveils laptop chips with built-in AMD Vega graphics

For example, many 3-year-old systems weigh almost 7 pounds, last a mere four hours and are more than 32 mm thick. The second machine is based upon the 8 Generation Intel Core i7-8705G processor 3.1GHz to 4.1GHz Turbo, Quad Core, 8MB cache, 65W, with Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics , 931MHz -1011MHz.

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"LG Unveils Rollable 65" OLED TV

This growth comes as falling prices placed 55-inch 4K OLED into the budget range of a greater number of high-end holiday shoppers Total OLED TV shipments from January through November 2017 surpassed 1.3 million units. The 65-inch rollable UHD OLED display is built in a way that it can be rolled up and hidden when not in use. "In 2017, the landscape for OLED TV brands changed as Sony, Toshiba and other major brands began selling OLED TVs", said Ken Park, associate director, IHS Markit .

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Nvidia's Xavier SoC will power Uber's self-driving vehicles

With the Nvidia partnership, Uber is adapting its approach after a tumultuous year that saw, among other things, the firing of the leader of its self-driving division, Anthony Levandowski. Kicking off the Las Vegas tech show, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced that Uber has selected Xavier, an AI chip made for self-driving vehicles which was first announced in 2016 , for the AI computing system in its self-driving vehicles.

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Welcome to the new world of 65-inch PC gaming

Nvidia says that the first displays will go on sale in the summer. But what if you could have the best of both? Or why big TVs can't be designed specifically for gaming? Nvidia is unveiling what it calls Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs) at CES today.

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Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday

SpaceX has done classified launches for the Air Force and National Reconnaissance Office before, but this is the first time that the name of the government agency behind the spacecraft being launched is not even known. SpaceX said it needed to review a potential issue with the Falcon 9 rocket's nose cone that cropped up in testing. It was postponed to allow SpaceX to analyze data from a previous launch.

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The Mysterious Zuma Mission, SpaceX's First Launch of 2018, Is Tonight

The first launch this year carried a special payload - Zuma, a secretive spacecraft commissioned by the USA government for an undisclosed mission. Few details have been released about the classified mission, known as Zuma, other than it includes a satellite built by Northrop Grumman Corp.

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FCC issues final version of order eliminating net neutrality rules

In a move that was condemned as a show of " cowardice ", Pai on Wednesday abruptly cancelled his scheduled appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)-the largest tech conference of the year-which is set to take place next week. In December the FCC voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules, meaning ISPs will be able to block or slow down access to certain services. Net neutrality was the issue back then as well.

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The Crown Eyeing Helena Bonham Carter To Play Princess Margaret

Broadchurch star Olivia Colman has already been cast as Elizabeth for Seasons 3 and 4, with Bonham Carter expected to play Margaret during the same two seasons. Carter has played her fair share of eccentric, tragic souls and will occupy the part perfectly. The second season of the drama series from Peter Morgan launched December 8 on the streamer.

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Tech Giants Issue Fixes, Updates For Meltdown And Spectre Flaws

After a rollercoaster day of speculation on January 3 about a severe Intel chip flaw, Google's Project Zero research team revealed later that same day details about the CPU vulnerabilities. Apple is preparing its own fix for the Safari browser that will arrive in the coming days. Apple Watch is not at risk since it runs watchOS. Microsoft said in a statement Thursday that it is not aware of any of these vulnerabilities being used against its customers.

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Acer's latest Chromebook offers 10 hours of battery for $250

The Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5 will be hitting the sale shelves sometime in February, though we can expect the company to give a proper demo at the CES 2018 . The Chromebook 11 G6 will come with a USB Type-C port. The dual stereo speakers and integrated microphone enhance the webcam experience with high-quality audio.

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'Injustice 2' (ALL) Shows Off Enchantress's Mystic Abilities - Trailer

Interactive Entertainment have released a new gameplay trailer showing this villainous magic user in action. All in all, having a character from the DC Universe is always more appreciated than some other franchise's, however fans are still pissed over not getting the highly requested Image Comic's character Spawn, which is still being rumored to appear eventually.

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Apple: Mac And iOS Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre Flaws

The Cupertino, California-based company said recent software updates for iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches, Mac desktops and laptops, and the Apple TV set-top-box mitigate one of the vulnerabilities known as Meltdown. Google said its users of Android phones - more than 80 per cent of the global market - were protected if they had the latest security updates. "Since exploiting many of these issues requires a malicious app to be loaded on your Mac or iOS device, we recommend downloading software ...

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AT&T Bringing 5G to 12 Cities This Year

The announcement is AT&T's latest move as it races toward 5G with all major USA carriers. No other details have been announced , apart from Sprint's plan to bridge the 4G-to-5G gap with an interim Massive MIMO solution from Ericsson throughout 2018.

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Comparison with budget recharge offers from Airtel, Vodafone

Telecom operator Reliance Jio will cut tariffs by Rs50 of all its monthly schemes under which customers are getting 1 GB data per day and also enhanced data limit to 1.5 GB from the existing 1GB for select plans, effective 9 January, people familiar with the matter said.

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OnePlus 5T gets a cool new sandstone white look

OnePlus says that the Sandstone White model will be available "while supplies last", so if you're interested in picking one up, be sure to set a reminder for next Tuesday to place an order. Next, we use spraying & baking to apply color temperature layer to ensure the white tones are balanced and natural, meantime has the function of shielding the bottom layer aluminum alloy.

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Huge pro-regime rallies in Iran as protests die down

There is no evidence that Washington had any direct role in orchestrating the anti-government protests, beyond the encouragement through social media and published remarks. Donald Trump has said anti-regime protesters in Iran will see "great" support from the U.S., following days of unrest in cities across the country.


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