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Dramatic Fallout For PWR BTTM After Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct

Dramatic Fallout For PWR BTTM After Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct

An anonymous woman also spoke with Jezebel and alleged that Hopkins, "made sexually aggressive advances and started having sex with her without permission while also refusing to wear protection". To address this matter head on, we have set up an email address through which a survivor or someone working directly with a survivor can discuss the allegations being expressed on social media: [email protected] We are now looking for a mediator with the necessary qualifications. Read More

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Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers Great Discounts On Smartphones

Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers Great Discounts On Smartphones

The second day of the Flipkart Big 10 Sale brings some exciting deals on smartphones and other electronics. The shopping extravaganza continues until May 18 and provides huge discounts on Flipkart. Flipkart is offering flat 13% discount on the latest iPad device and it is now available for Rs 24,900. The company is also offering 23 percent off on a Vu 4K Smart LED TV to bring down the price from Rs 64,000 to Rs 48,999. Read More

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Netflix to make home-grown Aussie drama

Netflix also licenses much-loved Australian-grown content like Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and The Code for distribution to Netflix's 100 million members around the world. The rumours are true: Netflix has conformed it has been testing a weekend-only price hike to see how customers react. In a move sure to draw criticism and debate, Netflix reportedly tested price hikes over the weekend that could mean monthly subscription costs are about to go up. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Started Rolling Out

Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Started Rolling Out

It's pretty decent if all you're looking for are the basic things and at that price tag, you should be happy with its 5-inch 1280 x 720 display powered by a 1.4GHz Exynos 7570 quad-core processor. That may be a major stumbling block for the company considering the issues Samsung had with the original Galaxy Note 7. The device in question, allegedly the Galaxy J7 Max , is expected to be priced somewhere around Rs 20,000 or less. Read More

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Netflix starts blocking unlocked phones, app removed from the Play Store

Netflix starts blocking unlocked phones, app removed from the Play Store

The change was noted by one user of the app on Saturday and was seemingly rolled out as a server-side switch seeing how the Mountain View-based tech giant didn't push out a new software update on the Google Play Store since Thursday. Netflix has now confirmed that it's intentionally blocking rooted and unlocked Android devices from downloading its app. Netflix now relies on Widevine DRM technology by Google so the app must be compatible with a trusted Android device. Read More

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Mobile LG G6 gets a BOGO deal of its own

Mobile LG G6 gets a BOGO deal of its own

The Galaxy S8's 5.8-inch display certainly takes the crown of the best smartphone displays, it has what' you'd call the abilty to reproduce true-to-life images. Anyhow, if the update is available in your country you only have to update it and enjoy the experience of new features. However, the South Korean company's latest move suggests that it should be expected even later this year. Read More

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Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

And it's a clear effort by Microsoft to step up competition with Google and its cheap Chromebooks in the classroom, where the latter has made major inroads. Windows 10 S is primarily aimed at the educational market, so it does make sense that Microsoft wants students growing up using its services. The company said the Core i5 version of the Surface Laptop was priced from US$999 while the i7 model starts at US$1599. Read More

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Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

India's third largest mobile operator has posted a stand-alone a net loss of Rs 430 crore for the fourth quarter ended on March 31. Terming the interval between October 2016 and April 2017 as a period of telecom discontinuity due to changing mobility business parameters, the company said its revenue KPIs (key performance indicators) and financial barometer had sharply declined for all mobile operators. Read More

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Creators of the MP3 Say the Format is Dead

Creators of the MP3 Say the Format is Dead

MP3 was embraced by consumers in the last couple of decades and has been widely used in various audio related gadgets. To put the enduring legacy of the MP3 into context, it was invented before broadband, and anyone old enough to remember dial-up internet will recall the struggle of waiting hours for a single MP3 to download. Read More

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Turnbull phones new South Korean president

Moon, who took office on Wednesday, favours engagement with the North - whose key diplomatic backer is China - to bring it to the negotiating table over its nuclear and missile ambitions. Moon has previously expressed ambivalence over the THAAD system and told Xi he was "well aware" of Chinese concerns about it, calling for bilateral talks to "increase understanding over the issue". Read More

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Long Island mom killed pushing daughter out of car's way

Long Island mom killed pushing daughter out of car's way

Diana Aluska, 55, and her 16-year-old daughter were hit on South Wellwood Avenue around 9:10 a.m., police said. The driver of the Corolla, 80-year-old Ann Riolo, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. "This appears to be non-criminal, a tragic accident", Murphy said". "[The elderly woman] thought that she had put it in drive". "She saved her life, without a doubt". Read More

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Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park in the right circumstances. Mr. Moon's comments appeared aimed at easing fears that his new liberal government and its eagerness for diplomatic and economic engagement with North Korea may create a rift with Washington. Read More

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Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to the extortionists. In a statement Friday, Microsoft said it had taken further steps to protect systems against the malware. The NSA did not respond to requests for comment, but some experts expressed sympathy for the agency because it had warned Microsoft about the problem. Read More

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'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Last week, the White House repeatedly changed its tune about the firing - and the President's suggestion on Friday that he may have recorded conversations with Comey has led to comparisons to President Nixon. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former Texas attorney general. - Michael J. Garcia , a former prosecutor and associate judge on New York's highest court. Read More

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Trump calls for new sanctions against North Korea after missile test

The latest test was the North's first launch since a U.S. missile defence system that has been deployed in the South became operational on May 2, and comes shortly after a failed ballistic missile test on April 29. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley at the United Nations in NY in April. Trump's national security adviser, HR McMaster, had phone conversations with his counterparts in Japan and South Korea to discuss the situation. Read More

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Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

The effects were felt across the globe, with Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica , FedEx Corp.in the US and French carmaker Renault all reporting disruptions. In March, Microsoft patched this particular vulnerability on which the exploit behind these attacks are based, but several organizations around the world did not deploy the security update: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010 . Read More

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Microsoft shifts policy, now makes fixes free

Russia, he said, was particularly vulnerable because many of its networks use older versions of Microsoft Windows. It gave no further details. Following the leak of NSA tools, Bambenek told ABC News that he had conversations with high-ranking US national security officials in which he urged them to share information with private vendors so that they could develop countermeasures because the NSA had "lost control of its own weapons". Read More

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Leaks suggest OnePlus 5 will be incredible -- and still really cheap!

While speculations about the specs of the device have so far been unanimous, the release date of the OnePlus 5 has remained a pretty elusive subject for many. There's also some debate over whether the OnePlus 5's screen will feature quad-HD resolution or clock in at full HD. As it is, the OnePlus 2 was released in July 2015, the OnePlus X on October 2015, the OnePlus 3 on June 2016 and the OnePlus 3T on November 2016. Read More

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Moto X 2017 - Latest Motorola Smartphone

Given the fact that the video leaked from a Lenovo conference room, it's safe to assume that the company is nearly ready to launch the Motorola Moto X 2017. Under the hood, the Motorola Moto X 2017 will hide a Snapdragon 660 chipset, Qualcomm's latest addition to the 600-series, and 4GB of RAM. What we do know is that the Moto X4 will (likely) not be a flagship device. Read More

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Halo Studio Head Leaves To Work On Microsoft's Mixed Reality

Halo Studio Head Leaves To Work On Microsoft's Mixed Reality

What opportunities could Mixed Reality hold for Ayoub? Microsoft is shuffling the Studio Head behind its top gaming franchise, Halo , to come and work on its growing mixed reality team. So, Halo Wars 2, which debuted in February this year, will continue to receive content from the team led by Ayoub. The only reason that truly matters is that, according to Brian Jarrard , the Halo Community Manager, there won't be a new Halo game coming out in 2017. Read More

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Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in Build 2017 event

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in Build 2017 event

Continuing the theme is another new feature that Microsoft showcased for the first time during the keynote session on the second day of its Build developers conference in Seattle on Thursday. That occasion saw the launch of Windows 10 S , a walled-up OS where only apps from the Windows Store can be downloaded. Being a preview release, there are some known issues with the Project Rome SDK for iOS - including linking errors and device discovery ceasing to work if it has been running ... Read More

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United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

The NHS has said hospitals have had to cancel some outpatient appointments because of the attack. The ransomware used in the attack is called WannaCry and attacks Windows operating systems. NHS Lanarkshire has shut down its non-essential IT systems as a precaution but hospitals are expected to remain open. Only a small number of US-headquartered organisations were hit because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organisations in Europe, said Vikram Thakur, research ... Read More

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