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Samsung Galaxy S8 could offer customisable buttons

Samsung Galaxy S8 could offer customisable buttons

Even though it was launched at Mobile World Congress 2016, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge was just awarded best smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2017. The 2015 flagship is powered by Exynos 7420 Octa-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-T760MP8 GPU. According to Recombu , Samsung is determined to launch the Galaxy Note 8 as if nothing has happened which seems to be a good move for them. Read More

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BlackBerry 'KeyOne' launched at MWC 2017 for $549

It was just a little over a decade ago when BlackBerry was a strong competitor in the smartphone market, with many professionals choosing BlackBerry devices to organize their daily activities. 38,600) in the US, GBP 499 (roughly Rs. 41,400) in the United Kingdom, and Euro 599 (roughly Rs. 42,100) in Europe. Blackberry itself is now sticking purely with developing its software , largely focused on security and which is incorporated in the KeyOne . Read More

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GDC 2017: Google announces four new exclusive gaming titles for Daydream VR

GDC 2017: Google announces four new exclusive gaming titles for Daydream VR

These new games will be included in Google's gaming series and would be posted on its Play Store. The developers state that this game will be utilizing the controller fully to demonstrate the VR's capabilities. Titles include entries from top developers such as Ubisoft, Spry Fox, Tender Claws and Turbo Button just to name a few. You take on the role of an imaginary friend and try to help your pal safely navigate risky 3D puzzles with the help of the Daydream controller. Read More

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Warren Buffett praises 'ambitious immigrants' in optimistic annual letter

Warren Buffett praises 'ambitious immigrants' in optimistic annual letter

In 2014, Buffett said he planned to put 90 percent of the money he leaves his wife when he dies into an S&P 500 index fund and ten percent in government bonds. "It's a chord he's been playing for a long time", said Jeff Matthews, an investor and author of books about Berkshire. Buffett reiterated his long-term outlook for a prosperous America, but he mostly steered clear of politics this year . Read More

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Google adds Keep to G Suite with Docs integration

Google adds Keep to G Suite with Docs integration

No longer a standalone utility, Google is upgrading Keep to a G Suite core service, making it as important of an office production tool as Docs or Sheets. If you've got a G Suite-enabled account, you'll now find Keep alongside your other G Suite apps in the G Suite menu. Google has integrated Google Keep into G Suite , complete with Admin controls and access to the notes from within Docs. Read More

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Apple's CEO Tim Cook Pledges To Support 'Pro' Users

Apple spent roughly $50 billion past year at US -based suppliers including 3M and Corning, Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday, stressing the iPhone-maker's commitment to USA manufacturing. Rev. Jesse Jackson, a leader in the civil rights movement, was in the audience again this year. Finally, Cook noted that Apple has 491 retail locations across 18 countries and that the company's energy usage now comes from 93% renewable resources. Read More

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President Trump: We have to start winning wars again

President Trump: We have to start winning wars again

President Donald Trump defended his plan to raise military spending in an interview with Fox & Friends Tuesday morning, saying the $54 billion increase will come in part from a "revved up economy". We have to start winning wars again. "So we either have to win or don't fight at all". I mean, we saved a lot of money, tremendous amount of money, beyond anything that the generals that were involved - they said they'd never seen anything like this before. Read More

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Warren Buffett stings hedge funds anew over their 'misbegotten' rewards

Warren Buffett stings hedge funds anew over their 'misbegotten' rewards

In Wal-Mart's case, to name another example, Buffett may have originally liked Wal-Mart's competitive advantages, but in recent years, e-commerce sites such as Amazon.com have started to eat away at some of those advantages. Delta was the big loser, falling 1%, while American, United, and Southwest lost 0.9%, 0.7%, and 0.4%, respectively. " Apple strikes me as having quite a sticky product and enormously useful product that people would use, and not that I do", noted Buffett. Read More

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Xiaomi Launches Redmi 4X with Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 CPU, LTE Support

On the other hand, the Redmi 4X targets at showing off a flagship-level build quality. Under the hood is the latest Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and coupled with Adreno 505 GPU . The new Redmi 4X will run on the company's MIUI 8 based on Android. The Xiaomi Redmi 4X , however, comes with an improved SoC and it also comes in a 3GB RAM variant (in addition to a 2GB RAM model), which is something the Redmi 4X did not offer. Read More

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Think like Buffett: Save on fees, invest in ETFs

Think like Buffett: Save on fees, invest in ETFs

Buffett says he will judge Trump's presidency four years from now based on how safe he has kept the country, how the economy is doing and on how many people are sharing in the wealth. The probability is also very high that the person soliciting your funds will not be the exception who does well'. That's more than double the stake that Berkshire revealed earlier this month and has a value of more than 17 billion dollars. Read More

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Nintendo Tries to Switch Fortunes With New Gaming Console

Nintendo Tries to Switch Fortunes With New Gaming Console

The update will also introduce access to hotspots that require an authentication procedure, such as those found in hotels or coffee shops that offer this service , through the appearance of an applet that allows you to enter data. Another good reason for buying the Nintendo Switch at launch is that it is the ideal console for family gatherings, promising endless hours of play that people of varying ages can enjoy. Read More

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Five Indian teams shortlisted for Hyperloop's global challenge

Five Indian teams shortlisted for Hyperloop's global challenge

The company will locally source a significant part of the components including resources such steel if the plan goes ahead. What Hyperloop One presents is a transformational technology. The company claims Hyperloop can "reinvent and transform transportation in India" by connecting major cities at "faster-than-airline speeds". It's still likely that we'll see the first active Hyperloop system from the company that's operational in the UAE, but these discussions make clear that many markets ... Read More

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Investors wasted billions on Wall Street money managers - Warren Buffett

Investors wasted billions on Wall Street money managers - Warren Buffett

Over the weekend, Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders in which he berated Wall Street money managers for charging high fees and producing lousy investment results. It had previously been announced that Berkshire had opened common stock positions in Apple and several airlines. Berkshire has come to rely increasingly on acquiring entire operating businesses instead of the firm's stock portfolio, which includes major stakes in Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, and Apple , among other ... Read More

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Tucker Carlson, Bill Nye Spar Over Climate Change

Sanders has been an outspoken advocate of fighting climate change and creating green policies. Earlier in the day, Nye had teamed up with Vermont Sen. "Ninety-seven percent of the scientists who wrote articles in peer-reviewed journals believe that human activity is the fundamental reason we are seeing climate change". Read More

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Buffett loves Apple Inc - nowhere to 2nd in Berkshire's $122bn portfolio

Buffett loves Apple Inc - nowhere to 2nd in Berkshire's $122bn portfolio

He also offered a rebuke to Donald Trump, saying immigrants are what has made America great. As of Friday's closing price of $136.66, Berkshire's holding of Apple was valued at more than $8.3 billion. He said he estimates that wealthy investors who use high-priced advisers have wasted more than $100 billion over the past decade. And it can be extremely hard for investors to determine whether a money manager has the rare ability to outperform the stock market. Read More

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AT&T Ties $25 Video Credit to Unlimited Wireless Plan

Multiple lines start at $125 per month for two, with an additional $20 charge per additional device. The unlimited plan for a single phone now costs $90 a month, a drop of $10. Now when it comes to price, Unlimited Choice is obviously cheaper, with autopay you're looking at $60/month for a single line. "With our incredible new unlimited plans and great entertainment options for everyone, we're able to give customers what they've been asking for, on their terms", said AT&T of the offer. Read More

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Warren Buffett invests heavily in Apple

Warren Buffett invests heavily in Apple

A further point of criticism from Mr. Buffett was levied against corporate executives who attempt to exclude stock based compensation from their "adjusted earnings". Berkshire's book value increased 10.7% in the fourth quarter on a year-over-year basis to $172,108 per Class A share. Analysts on average had forecast operating profit of $2,716.60 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Read More

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REIT Ashford's offer for FelCor "inadequate", says activist investor

A total of 12 analysts have released a report on Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on shares of FelCor Lodging Trust in a research report on Monday, September 26th. The firm earned $195.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $199.59 million. FBR Capital Downgrades FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE:FCH)'s stock to Market Perform with no specific Price Target . Read More

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10 core MediaTek processor with PowerVR graphics

10 core MediaTek processor with PowerVR graphics

The MediaTek Helio X30 represents improvements in all aspects of the MediaTek Helio platform. Like its predecessor, the Helio X30 features a tri-cluster CPU design with two Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.5 GHz to form the high-performance cluster, partnered with by four Cortex A53 cores at 2.2 GHz and four Cortex A53 at 1.9 GHz. Read More

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Trump Adviser Urges NASA to Fly Crew on Crucial Test Flight

EM-1 is set to be the first test flight of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, which will be used to send an uncrewed Orion capsule into deep space . In response to his request, NASA will conduct the feasibility study to determine the benefits and risks of accelerating the project. The capsule that will carry the astronauts - Nasa's new Orion - already has flown on a space demo. Read More

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Gionee announces A1 and A1 Plus at MWC

Gionee announces A1 and A1 Plus at MWC

The Gionee A1 smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD display . The larger A1+ from Gionee has a 6-inch Full HD in-cell display and the device is powered by the MediaTek Helio P25 processor along with 4GB of RAM , while the device has 64GB internal storage and a MicroSD card slot helps in storage expansion. Read More

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Buffett takes aim at investment fees and earnings 'baloney'

Buffett takes aim at investment fees and earnings 'baloney'

He said he had invested about $20 billion in stocks since shortly before the election. Buffett responded that Apple is more of a consumer product maker and that once consumers buy Apple they will likely remain a customer. Berkshire's (BRK.A, BRK.B) $5B preferred stake in BofA carries warrants allowing the purchase of 700M shares of common any time prior to September 2021. Read More

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Xiaomi announces new Mi 5c with its own Surge S1 processor

Xiaomi announces new Mi 5c with its own Surge S1 processor

The performance cluster comprises of four cores clocked at 2.2GHz, while the efficiency cluster comprises of four cores clocked at 1.4GHz. The chipset also offers a Mali T860 GPU and a 14-bit dual ISP. Xiaomi's first in-house chipset is now official. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Xiaomi's MIUI 8 layer on top. On the inside, the Xiaomi Mi 5C packs in the Surge S1 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, a 2860 mAh battery with fast charging support up to 9V/2A . Read More

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OnePlus 5 Rumors - Edge-to-Edge Screen, 23MP Camera and 256GB Storage

OnePlus 5 Rumors - Edge-to-Edge Screen, 23MP Camera and 256GB Storage

As far specs are concerned, it is assumed that if the OnePlus 5 will launch earlier, it will be powered by a Snapdragon 830 as Samsung has locked out the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset to steal the limelight. All these will be housed in a nicely designed body that combines aluminum and glass, which suggests that OnePlus 5 will be ditching the full metal design used in 2016. Read More

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