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Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute

Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute

Allegedly, Qualcomm has a regular practice of making its customers sign a patent license agreement, before selling them chips. Apple Inc . said in a legal filing that there is " mounting evidence " Qualcomm Inc . Describing itself as a "research and development engine for the entire mobile industry", Qualcomm said it doesn't require companies buy its chips, but all must pay for the technology used as part of the industry standard. Read More

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Salman Khan photographed post Tubelight promotional event

Salman Khan photographed post Tubelight promotional event

The film was an emotional tale between a man and a kid, and it wasn't really a typical "masala" entertainer that Salman Khan used to bring every Eid ( Kick , Ek Tha Tiger etc). The movie is based in 1970s against the backdrop of the Indo-Sino war. But do you know SRK gave a nod to do a cameo in the film on Salman Khan's one call? Well, only the gorgeous diva can answer it if at all she comes to India. Read More

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Firefox's ad-blocking Focus browser heads to Android

Firefox's ad-blocking Focus browser heads to Android

While the Firefox Focus browser does not come with as many functions as your regular Firefox browser, the one thing that it gives special attention to is that of privacy. You might choose to disable the feature if you go to a website and it does not load correctly due to the blockers, which does happen on occasion. "Because they not only track your behavior without your knowledge, they also slow down the web on your mobile device". Read More

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Hitman's Prologue Mission Is Now Free

Hitman's Prologue Mission Is Now Free

We recently learned that developer IO Interactive has gone independent, while also retaining all of the rights to the Hitman IP. "So jump in and give it a try". This is a watershed moment for IOI. This means that the company has complete control over their own studio and the Hitman series, without having to worry about any pressure or influence from anyone else. Read More

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Kia announces Stonic SUV to take on Nissan Juke

Kia announces Stonic SUV to take on Nissan Juke

Sporting a more cohesive design, a sharp, contemporary face, and headlights in all the right places, the Stonic aims to gra Kia a slice of the growing subcompact utility vehicle market. "They include wireless Smartphone charging, Heads-up display, Android Auto and Apple Car Play, Krell Sound, seat ventilation and heating, High Beam Assist, 7-speed DCT 'box, up to 176bhp if you opt for the 1.6 turbo, 4WD, 18" alloys, Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Warning and Forward Collision Avoidance. Read More

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Killer Instinct Is Coming to Steam Later This Year

Killer Instinct Is Coming to Steam Later This Year

Thanks to @CEOJebailey for helping us break the news. Killer Instinct will receive a free 4K support patch in preparation for the upcoming release of the Xbox One X. Killer Instinct finished its third season previous year but new content is still on the way. Killer Instinct is arguably one of the most popular fighting games on the Xbox One and Windows 10 right now, but if you always wanted the game on Steam , you won't have to wat much longer. Read More

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class is US Bound

Mercedes-Benz A-Class is US Bound

According to Automotive News , the upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan will make the journey across the Atlantic and hit North American dealers next year. On the flip side, the AMG GT sedan could also debut with Mercedes' brawny 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8. It will slot below the CLA-Class sedan, which carries "coupe-like" styling and is now the smallest Mercedes on sale in the US. Read More

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Samsung likely to launch Galaxy Note 8 in August

Samsung likely to launch Galaxy Note 8 in August

After launching it at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in February, Samsung Electronics on Tuesday brought Galaxy Tab S3 to India , featuring an advanced S Pen . It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It's not clear whether Samsung will be just as picky as to where it sells the Galaxy S8 Active, but if you live outside the U.S. Read More

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Chaudhry Nisar deplores terror attack on Pak Navy men near Jiwani

Chaudhry Nisar deplores terror attack on Pak Navy men near Jiwani

On June 14, Iranian officials said two suspected terrorists were killed in Chabahar city in Sistan-Baluchistan province while five others were arrested, including two national from a neighboring country, according to Tehran Times. "Such acts from extremist elements will not dent our resolve", said the navy spokesman. The attack had come days after Islamic State claimed responsibility of killing two Chinese nationals in Pakistan's south-western Baluchistan province last month. Read More

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Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria

Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria

The shootdown incident and Russia's response further complicate Syria's six-year war and come as the USA -led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from its Syrian bastion Raqqa . Ozerov insisted that Russia will be tracking the coalition's jets, not shooting them down, but he added that "a threat for those jets may appear only if they take action that pose a threat to Russian aircraft". Read More

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Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

An update posted to Scalise's official Twitter account said that the House Majority Whip is in "serious condition" after undergoing another surgery on Saturday, but "continues to show signs of improvement". The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said. One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the Congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause. Read More

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Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

The 26-year-old from Southport was appearing in only his second US Open but despite surpassing his expectations he was unable to live with his playing partner, Koepka , on the final day. Without a card on any tour when Koepka got out of Florida State, he filled his passport with stamps from the most unlikely outposts in golf while playing the minor leagues on the European Tour - Kazakhstan and Kenya, Portugal and India and throughout Europe. Read More

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Apple has announced two new

Apple has announced two new

The iPhone screen will be locked to prevent drivers from using their apps while driving, CNN reports . There is a new iMessage App Drawer so that it is easier to find the apps you want while you are in an iMessage conversation. "By blending digital objects and information with the environment around you, ARKit takes apps beyond the screen, freeing them to interact with the real world in entirely new ways", according to Apple . Read More

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Apple shows off new iPads in promo video

Apple shows off new iPads in promo video

The new iOS 11 will be made available to the general public this fall, for devices as old as iPhone 5s and later, as well as most iPads ranging from Air and Pro to the Mini 2. It's an optional step, but always a good idea, since betas can sometimes have bugs that wreak have on your handset. F YOU'RE one of the remaining people still rocking an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c, Apple has confirmed some bad news for you. Read More

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YouTube unveils new plan to block 'inflammatory' content via 'Trusted Flagger' program

YouTube unveils new plan to block 'inflammatory' content via 'Trusted Flagger' program

Google and its video platform YouTube are closely working with the government and law-enforcement agencies and civil society groups to take on the global issue of terrorism spreading through the internet. Google's new measures come weeks after the deadly terror attack in London, after which British Prime Minister Theresa May called for new regulations on Internet companies. Read More

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Could Come To Nintendo Switch

Dragon Ball FighterZ Could Come To Nintendo Switch

Video game stories from other sites on the web. There's a catch, however - fans have to show Bandai Namco and Arc System Works that it'll be worth their time. This new version for Nintendo Switch will include several new features as games of up to six players, control of movement in battles or local multiplayer for two players on the same console. Read More

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Apple's Newest Home Speaker; Automatically Adjusts Sound Based on Where It's Placed

HomePod owners will only be able to stream music from Apple Music , and will not be able to use a third party service such as Spotify as an alternative. Apple has also announced a suite of other updates at its Worldwide Developers Conference in California, US. That might be why the company made music as the HomePod's key selling point instead, as it can't come out on top of the smart assistant race. Read More

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Microsoft Surface Laptop is extremely hard to fix

The guys over at iFixit have taken the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 to find out how easy the device is to fix, it comes with a 12.3 inch IPS display with a 2736 x 1824 pixel resolution. The battery came in the form of a 45.2 Wh unit, which was approximately the same capacity as the new Surface Pro . iFixit states that the Surface Laptop gets zero regarding repairability as it was manufactured with the intention of never being opened or repaired. Read More

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Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

The same ability will be coming to original Xbox games in the near future, though it looks like it won't be on the same level as the 360. The Xbox One X will be backwards-compatible with all existing Xbox One games and accessories, meaning players won't need to replace their collections should they decide to jump on board. Read More

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Juventus reject Chelsea's bid for Alex Sandro to join the Blues

Juventus reject Chelsea's bid for Alex Sandro to join the Blues

According to The Guardian , an improved bid of £55m will be made to try and prise Alex Sandro away from Juventus , while another £40m+ will be spent in order to take Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko to Stamford Bridge. Another striker is also wanted with both Everton star Romelu Lukaku and Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata on the boss wanted list. "Players are masters of their own destinies". Read More

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The Xbox One X: The most powerful Console?

The Xbox One X: The most powerful Console?

Xbox One X sales won't have Microsoft's coffers overflowing for a while yet. With games running at native 4K, and many at 60fps too, plus potentially more detailed textures, it's an appreciable technical step-up from the PS4 Pro , and really feels like a no-compromise design, right down to the Ultra HD Blu-ray drive. Read More

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