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According to an investigation by Quartz , the publication observed Android phones have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers and sending the encrypted data back to Google , allowing the company to roughly track the locations and movements of users with these phones.
  • Broadcom dispatches US$130 bn offer for Qualcomm

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    Presiding Director Tom Horton also cited "significant regulatory uncertainty" around the proposed deal. Qualcomm said the decision to reject Broadcom's offer was unanimous. Broadcom Ltd ., also announced , in the company of President Donald Trump, that it would bring its corporate address back from Singapore, to Delaware.
  • Cowabunga! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Coming To Injustice 2

    Cowabunga! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Coming To Injustice 2

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    It's not clear from the trailer above how Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello will work-will one take the lead while the others help out in combos? Luckily, one YouTuber added his own flair to the announcement by adding a metal version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle theme on top of the impressive introduction.
  • Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon morning show drama picked up by Apple

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    In the meantime, the company has always been making noise about producing its own content on the movie and TV side. Incidentally, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg - two seasoned TV executives that Apple brought on board earlier this year - reportedly have a $1 billion budget to be used for developing and acquiring original content.
  • Video Streaming Comes to Switch

    Video Streaming Comes to Switch

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    The Hulu app for the Nintendo Switch , however, does not support touchscreen controls. Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, and other video streaming app may release their respective apps for the hybrid console soon, which would further expand the appeal of the Nintendo Switch .
  • Apple Pay Cash Debuts With iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2 Betas

    Apple Pay Cash Debuts With iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2 Betas

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    Now, the page has been updated , instructing users to update to iOS 11 .1.1. It is available now and on the latest iOS 11 .2 beta update . The release also fixes a Siri bug. If you're up for it, you can download the iOS 11 .1.1 update for free on all eligible devices via the OTA mechanism. If you are still on iOS 10, you also get all of the new iOS 11 features with this upgrade.
  • Facebook wants you to upload nude photos to combat 'revenge porn'

    Facebook wants you to upload nude photos to combat 'revenge porn'

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    Facebook is testing a system that allows users to message themselves their nude photos in an effort to combat so-called revenge porn . Yes, you read that correctly. "We see many scenarios where maybe photos or videos were taken consensually at one point, but there was not any sort of consent to send the images or videos more broadly", she told the Australian broadcaster.
  • Actual Headline: Sheep Recognize Obama

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    Later, they were able to recognize the images for which they had been rewarded. Every time an animal picked the celebrity face instead of a different image on a second screen, it would get a food reward. "Either the human face is similar enough to the sheep face that [it] activates the sheep face-processing system, or human-face recognition relies on more general-purpose recognition systems".
  • Lamborghini previews an electric future with Terzo Millennio concept

    Lamborghini previews an electric future with Terzo Millennio concept

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    An overarching Terzo Millenio priority, according to Lamborghini execs, is that any electric super cars achieve the same emotional connection and response that Lamborghini owners are accustomed to today. The front wings that house the wheels then appear to float off this main body, giving the front-end hints of Aston Martin Valkyrie in profile. It uses supercapacitors instead of conventional batteries , for example, which, while less dense, can charge, harvest, and discharge ...
  • Hungry? Google Will Soon Show Restaurant Wait Times

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    Is that restaurant on the corner going to make you wait 90 minutes for a table? There's no word on when this feature will roll out, and we're also unsure if it will launch at the same time across Maps and Search. Google announced Tuesday that it solved the problem of gauging wait times for service. The instant insight into wait times is part of a growing trend since Yelp and Nowait partnered earlier this year to deliver similar information.
  • OnePlus 5T will be launched on November 16 in NY

    OnePlus 5T will be launched on November 16 in NY

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    The event will be open to the public, with OnePlus selling tickets to the event for $40USD, which will include a OnePlus backpack filled with goodies worth $65USD. There will be a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device as well. Expect to hear more from OnePlus later this week. It is also rumored to pack two 20-megapixel rear main cameras and 16-megapixel front camera for video calls and selfies.
  • More than 20 dead in Texas church shooting, gunman identified

    More than 20 dead in Texas church shooting, gunman identified

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    Reports also say as many as 30 were wounded. The person who confronted the suspect at the church and another man were in a auto that chased him between 6-8 miles away to Guadalupe County. Eight of the wounded were transported to Brooke Army Medical Center and and seven others to area hospitals. "Our prayers are with all who were harmed by this evil act", Gov.
  • Tesla lower after updating on Model 3 production

    Tesla lower after updating on Model 3 production

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    Tesla's shares jumped slightly on Tuesday when Panasonic's CEO Kazuhiro Tsuga, a production partner, said the Model 3's delays came from problems in automating its battery production line and those problems have been addressed. The company said it has a cash balance of $3.5 billion entering the fourth quarter. But investors' eyes were on the Model 3, the $35,000 vehicle that's meant to move Tesla from a luxury niche automaker into the mainstream.
  • Zuckerberg: Facebook will cut into profits to prevent abuse

    Zuckerberg: Facebook will cut into profits to prevent abuse

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    The House intelligence committee is only releasing a sampling of the more than 3,000 ads that Facebook has turned over to the panel. The sampling published by Politico seems inconsistent with the way politicians and journalists generally portray "Russian disinformation", which they describe as a plot to "reshape US politics" and undermine our electoral process by sophisticated operatives who know how to manipulate American voters.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE support will launch in December

    Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE support will launch in December

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    It was first announced earlier this year and Microsoft promised to launch it before the end of this year. "We are at the edge of a major technology shift towards more intelligent computing - one fueled by the rise of data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning", the company said in a blog post .
  • Destiny 2's first expansion is coming on December 5th

    Destiny 2's first expansion is coming on December 5th

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    This comes as a disappointment to most Guardians due to how expansions released for Destiny 1. Players will have to go up against Osiris. Trials of the Nine has been canceled for two weeks while developer Bungie fixes a bug, for example, and Destiny 2 PC players are facing some technical issues too .
  • Next wave of backward compatible original Xbox games are coming Spring 2018

    Next wave of backward compatible original Xbox games are coming Spring 2018

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    According to a report from IGN , some of the enhanced backward compatible titles have "10-bit color depth unlocked where they previously had 8-bit" and some have high-dynamic range (HDR) lighting enabled. Microsoft is likely to bring a unique boot up screen on one of the most powerful gaming console's to hit stores this year, the Xbox One X . The Xbox One X was unveiled at the world's largest gaming expo E3 2017.
  • Apple eased Face ID accuracy to boost iPhone X production

    Apple eased Face ID accuracy to boost iPhone X production

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    It continues to be 1 in a million probability of a random person unlocking your iPhone with Face ID . An article in Nikkei Asian Review is titled " Apple to settle for half its planned iPhone X shipments this year". While a less accurate Face ID will still be far better than the existing Touch ID, the company's decision to downgrade the technology for this model shows how hard it's becoming to create cutting-edge features that consumers are hungry to try.
  • Cutler Capital Management LLC Lowers Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

    Cutler Capital Management LLC Lowers Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

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    However, not everyone can afford to fork out as much as RM5,899 to buy a smartphone . However, when you take into account that Apple usually sells more than ten million iPhones in an opening weekend, that number suddenly looks very small. Initial shipments are expected to total around 20 million units, which is about half the planned amount for this year, adds Nikkei . Meanwhile, Apple is in talks with other suppliers for the additional production of some components.
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat rolling out to Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

    Android 7.1.1 Nougat rolling out to Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

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    The phone explodes in just 15 minutes after the Jet Airways Flight took off from Delhi Airport. The crew started using the mini fire extinguishers to stop the smoke, however, the fire extinguisher didn't work at all, so, without further ado, the cab crew kept the smartphone in the water till the end of their journey.
  • Google Chrome adds 3 new antivirus protections, improving security for Windows users

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    However, even with sandboxing, automatic updates, and Safe Browsing technology, unwanted software still manages to find a way on to our PCs using Chrome . "But in some cases, the changes are so severe that they can make the web unusable-people are redirected to unwanted sites full of ads, and it can be next to impossible to navigate away from these pages".
  • 'First 5G mobile net connection' claimed by Qualcomm

    'First 5G mobile net connection' claimed by Qualcomm

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    The demo device was a Qualcomm reference design and not a production phone. A 5G connection was tested using a 5G modem chipset meant to be used in mobile devices, marking an important milestone in bringing this capability to consumers.
  • Unlocking Secrets of Neutron-Star Collision

    Unlocking Secrets of Neutron-Star Collision

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    If we move on to the observatories now, this announcement comes barely days after the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO and Virgo. When Swift turned to the galaxy shortly after Fermi's gamma-ray burst detection, it found a bright and quickly fading ultraviolet (UV) source. "It popped up within the first night of observing", said Smartt.
  • Sensex, Nifty close at record high

    Sensex, Nifty close at record high

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    Also, market sentiment was buoyant in a truncated trading week ahead of Diwali . The Nasdaq Composite added 14.29 points, or 0.22 % to 6,605.80, a record closing high. Cooling of food prices helped ease India's annual rate of inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in September to 2.6 per cent, official data showed today.
  • Facebook launches food ordering & delivery service in US

    Facebook launches food ordering & delivery service in US

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    When Facebook users visit the page of a restaurant that's open and offers online ordering, the top of the restaurant's Facebook page now features a large "start order" button. "So, we're making it even easier", Himel said, adding that ordering food should be simple. At the moment, Facebook is launching this feature just in the USA, and there's no word on when it might be available to other countries.
  • NVIDIA Corporation's (NVDA) Positive Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

    NVIDIA Corporation's (NVDA) Positive Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

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    On average, analysts anticipate that NVIDIA Co. will post $3.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company's last traded volume of 15.68 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 16.75 million shares. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Thursday, January 14 by Barclays Capital. Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q2 2017.