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Xiaomi's back in the tablet fray with the Mi Pad 3

Xiaomi's back in the tablet fray with the Mi Pad 3

The device runs on MIUI 8 , likely on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The tablet features a metal body that comes in a Champagne Gold color option and houses a 6,600 mAh battery. Recently, the Samsung its second-gen Gear 360 with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones. The 360-degree camera packs Anba A12 image processor and Sony IMX206 image sensor. Read More

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Don't Look for iPhone 8 Until October or November

Don't Look for iPhone 8 Until October or November

The company is known to re-introduce its phone's design every two years, but multiple reports and leaks suggest that Apple might adopt a different approach with the iPhone 8 . "We expect Apple to price the anniversary iPhone with 64GB at $850-900, a slight premium to the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus". Even if this happens, it's not going to slow down the sales of the iPhone 8 because of how much the buying process has changed. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Handsets Debut With Larger Screens, Thin Bezels

The S8 Galaxy versions were notoriously thinner and comes with more high resolution as compared to its predecessors and competitors, Buzzfeed observed. Samsung's Sweet Galaxy S8 Will Make You Forget All About the Note 7, was the headline on a review by WIRED. Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal. Read More

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Snapchat Stories can now be searched by content

Snapchat Stories can now be searched by content

Snapchat is still widely known for primarily attracting younger users, but older people are increasingly flocking to the ephemeral messaging app as well . There are a number of filters and animations that can turn a boring old picture into something cool and fun, and these can be applied to videos too. These app-install ads allow the marketer to set cost-per-download goals in a measure that's created to get app marketers of all budgets into Snapchat's business client pool. Read More

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NBA Playgrounds slam dunks onto the Switch eShop this May

NBA Playgrounds slam dunks onto the Switch eShop this May

Watch the announcement trailer below. NBA Playgrounds is following in the footsteps of the wild antics and insane dunks that NBA Jam and NBA Street pioneered more than a decade ago. The court variety gives it more of an NBA Street vibe, as EA's now defunct successor to NBA Jam featured courts from around the globe. It also contains single-player and multiplayer modes, with an online offering. Read More

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The new Alcatel Flash phone has two front and two rear cameras

The new Alcatel Flash phone has two front and two rear cameras

The Flash is the world's first smartphone with dual cameras on the rear and front and has presently been launched in the UAE only. The Alcatel Flash packs an equally impressive processing power with the Mediatek Helio X20 Deca-core (2x Cortex-A72 @2.3Ghz, 4x Cortex-A53 @1.9Ghz, 4x Cortex-A53 @1.4Ghz) Tri-Cluster CPU deployed for handling all the heavy lifting paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM which is further expandable by up to 128GB via a microSD card. Read More

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Senate OKs mandatory recess bill

Senate OKs mandatory recess bill

The bill would mandate the unstructured recess for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Recess scored a big win the Senate, but the proposal faces an uphill climb in the House. Anitere Flores , the Miami Republican sponsoring the Senate bill, said she hoped the Senate would send a message to House with its vote. "Recess should not be in competition with other things", Flores said. Read More

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Marlins' Mattingly says he talked to Jeter about ownership

Marlins' Mattingly says he talked to Jeter about ownership

The former New York Yankees captain is supposedly part of a team of prospective buyers that's up against former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to buy the franchise. Charles Kushner and other members of the Kushner family had been interested in the team, according to Bleacher Report , but they backed off when it became public that Loria was being considered for an ambassadorship by Trump, to whom Jared Kushner is a close advisor. Read More

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Israeli Labor Party postpones primaries for Britney Spears concert

Israeli Labor Party postpones primaries for Britney Spears concert

Britney Spears performing at the Jingle Ball concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Dec. 2, 2016. So they rescheduled their election for July 4 instead. Honestly, if you ask me, they should just throw Britney on the ballot while they're at it. Oops! She ... delays a primary election Tel Aviv? After four whole years of slaying fans at her ongoing Las Vegas residency, Britney Spears is leaving Sin City to let some other fans in on the magic. Read More

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Official price and features of Honor 8 Pro

Official price and features of Honor 8 Pro

The only drawback is that it doesn't have the warranty and returns policy that the Huawei-flagship branded phones enjoy. If you're looking for comparisons, that's a shade thinner than the 7.3mm thick iPhone 7 Plus. If you want a mobile to keep you going for two to three years, we'd recommend bagging this handset over the standard Honor 8. That's since fallen to £319, to reflect the fact that the handset is getting on a bit. Read More

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Omaha utility boosts wind electricity to serve Facebook

Omaha utility boosts wind electricity to serve Facebook

It will include two 450,000 square foot (41,806-sq. meter) buildings and another 70,000 square foot (6503 sq. meter) building connecting them that will serve as administrative office space. It did not say how many full-time employees will work at the data center, which will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Burke said a decision on the additional wind energy could be made in May or June. Read More

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AT&T Adds HBO To Their Unlimited Plus Plan

AT&T Adds HBO To Their Unlimited Plus Plan

Those video offers include DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, and legacy U-verse TV subscribers. The move reflects AT&T's expectations that it shouldn't have trouble getting the company's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner (HBO's parent company) past the Trump administration, despite campaign-trail promises to block the deal. Read More

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Taser changes name in shift to software, police services

Taser changes name in shift to software, police services

As part of that move, it's offering free body cameras and software to any police department that asks. "We believe these cameras are more than just tools to protect communities and the officers who serve them". Coupled with the ethics board, Axon will work with police departments to instruct proper use of the software . The nationwide push for body cameras arose out of increased tensions between law enforcement officers and their communities in the wake of national Black Lives ... Read More

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Facebook Search Warrant Challenge Rejected by NY Court

Facebook Search Warrant Challenge Rejected by NY Court

Facebook's appeal against 381 warrants for information from the accounts of its users was rejected by a NY court on the ground that earlier orders refusing to quash the warrants issued in a criminal proceeding could not be appealed. While Facebook's concern about overbroad warrants, and its effect on users' privacy rights including under the U.S. Constitution, "may not be baseless", it was up to the state legislature to change the law, Stein wrote. Read More

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Galaxy S8 may ship with Google's AI program

While it's unclear whether the company's hand was forced by Google when it comes to this inclusion, representatives of the company say they're not intimidated by the competition. Fingerprint recognition - A built-in capacitive sensor reads your fingerprint when you touch it from any direction. "Samsung plans to apply Bixby even on budget smartphones". Read More

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Goldberg gives unscripted goodbye to WWE Universe after RAW

While Bill Goldberg did not appear on the post-WrestleMania 33 WWE RAW from Orlando, he was backstage and did appear after the show went off the air for his " RAW Talk " segment. It was not a classic by any means, but told a good story of The Undertaker unable to defend his yard, despite his best efforts, to a younger, stronger, and on the night, better, opponent . Read More

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House and Senate Republicans seem split on health care future

House and Senate Republicans seem split on health care future

In this March 29, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a women's empowerment panel in the East Room of the White House in Washington . Vice President Mike Pence was dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for lunchtime talks. Now, the White House is keeping its role much lower key than it did during the final push last week and insisting it is letting rank-and-file members of Congress drive discussions on health care, which are ongoing between a small group of House Freedom Caucus ... Read More

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NFL Cowboys quarterback Romo to retire

The often-injured Romo has always been considered a future broadcaster because he is well-spoken and extremely popular. The longtime quarterback has been considering his future over the past few months and the television opportunity led to him ending a 14-year career spent exclusively with the Cowboys. Read More

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Microsoft's new iPhone camera app is part machine learning, part Snapchat

Microsoft's new iPhone camera app is part machine learning, part Snapchat

Although it may seem like Microsoft is trying to reach millennials and teenagers with a possible competitor to the popular Snapchat app, Sprinkles is more likely an attempt by Microsoft to obtain more user data. Apps like those from Microsoft and Apple allow companies create name in social media without having to go all out and build their own networks. The captions are all unique and based off of the picture itself, so you can incorporate many different elements and items into ... Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Arrives April 21

However, some analysts have suggested that it would be smarter to wait. Current carrier lock-in will really suck. While Samsung has already acknowledged the fact that facial recognition technology on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus is not foolproof, it does come as a bit of a disappointment that a high-tech feature like facial biometrics can be spoofed with a simple photo. Read More

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DHX's Mega Man joins Cartoon Net

DHX's Mega Man joins Cartoon Net

DHX Media's Vancouver studio are animating the show while Man of Action Entertainment will write and executive produce it. DHX Media manages distribution and licensing rights worldwide, excluding Asia, for the new Mega Man series. It sounds like DHX will be taking some creative liberty with the new show, introducing fans to Mega Man's alter-ego, "Aki Light". The story centers on a schoolboy robot, who discovers that within his programming lies a secret protocol that allows him to ... Read More

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WhatsApp might foray into UPI-based digital payment in India

WhatsApp might foray into UPI-based digital payment in India

Backing up this assertion is WhatsApp's job opening for a digital transaction lead with experience in the domains of BHIM, UPI, and Aadhaar. Majority of Android and iOS users in country presently uses WhatsApp on their smartphones. The world's biggest mobile messaging service could soon allow tens of millions of users to send each other something other than photos, videos and emojis - money. Read More

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How BioWare will fix 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

How BioWare will fix 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

It is dubbed as the X5 Ghost Rifle and was also widely used by BioWare for the game's original promotional and marketing campaigns. These improvements include increasing inventory limits, fixing the dead eye issue for humans and Asari characters, adjusting lip syncing, fixing player movement animations, updating matchmaking and latency in multiplayer and, most importantly, letting you skip ahead when traveling between planets in the galaxy map. Read More

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US lawmakers introduce bill to limit phone searches at the border

US lawmakers introduce bill to limit phone searches at the border

Sens. Ron WydenRon WydenLawmakers introduce bill to end warrantless phone searches at border Hatch calls for vote on USTR nominee Lighthizer IRS chief is unexpected survivor in Trump era MORE (D-Ore.) and Rand PaulRand PaulLawmakers introduce bill to end warrantless phone searches at border White House studying carbon tax, value-added tax: report Rice denies Obama administration inappropriately unmasked Trump team MORE (R-Ky.) introduced legislation on Tuesday that cites the 2004 Supreme ... Read More

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Park arrested, jailed over corruption allegations

Park arrested, jailed over corruption allegations

About 2,000 police were present in case of violence between Park's supporters and the much larger numbers of South Koreans who had been calling for her ouster and arrest. "Traitor Park was. thrown into a solitary cell in a prisoner uniform", the state KCNA news agency said, adding her detention was "welcomed" by South Korean media and a "majority of the people". Read More

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Equal Pay Day Highlights Continued Gender Wage Gap

Most of them, even our female senator, Shelley Moore Capito, have voted time and time again against equal pay for equal work. They make 85 cents for every dollar a white, non-Hispanic man makes. In the last few years, Hollywood has been discussing equal pay for women in the industry more; actresses have voiced their opinions on the issue and shared their personal experiences of finding out their male co-stars made more money than they did. Read More

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Truck, SUV sales keep rising as vehicle sales continue to slide

Truck, SUV sales keep rising as vehicle sales continue to slide

They now have a Dollars 14.5 price target on the stock. Ford Motor Company had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray. Morgan Stanley upgraded it to "Overweight" rating and $37 target in Monday, September 19 report. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Ford . In morning trading, GM shares were down 3.8 percent at $34.03 and Ford was off 2.5 percent at $11.34. Read More

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