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However, after the acquisition, the start-up would no longer offer Android and Free Starter services starting March 1. Apple confirmed the acquisition directly to us, and the startup also noted the move in a blog post this afternoon.
  • NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets

    NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets

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    The finding was made using data collected by Nasa's Kepler Space Telescope , a planet hunter that has spotted more than 2,500 confirmed exoplanets since its launch in 2009. He became engaged in exoplanet findings after studying that astronomy, like other departments of science, is quickly being inundated with data as the technology for data acquisition from space advances.
  • Prince Harry to marry on May 19

    Prince Harry to marry on May 19

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    Kensington Palace confirmed that the happy couple will Wednesday on Saturday, May 19 next year. Mr Knauf said Harry and Ms Markle "want the public to feel part of their day" - and are looking at ways to achieve that. Harry and Markle first met for a drink in July 2016 on a blind date, brokered by a mutual friend, whose name they would not reveal, but "it was definitely a setup", Markle said in the interview.
  • Party Chat Support Arrives for Xbox Beta App

    Party Chat Support Arrives for Xbox Beta App

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    The mobile chat feature is still in beta testing mode, and it's only available on Android smartphones for now. If for some reason you must put down the headset and walk away from your Xbox console, you no longer have to leave your party chat hanging.
  • Apple makes iMac Pro available for order

    Apple makes iMac Pro available for order

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    A full hands-on video by YouTuber Marques Brownlee , popularly known as MKBHD, showed that the iMac Pro has a space grey paint, which is reminiscent of this year's MacBook Pro. Apple described the iMac Pro as a " lean, mean dream machine ". It'll have 128GB of RAM and up to 4TB of SSD storage. Finally, there is also a 10Gb Ethernet port for fast networking.
  • Nintendo Switch has hit yet another huge sales milestone

    Nintendo Switch has hit yet another huge sales milestone

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    Of course, the fact that you can actually buy one hurts nothing. It's a pretty incredible feat, especially because it's set to outsell the Wii U's 13.5 million lifetime sales by the end of 2017. Nintendo also has a strong library of titles that are only available on the Switch with games like Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as well as Mario Kart 8 only offered on the Switch.
  • LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

    LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

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    Since its first recorded observation in 1833 (from a riverboat on the Mississippi), the Geminid shower has only grown stronger, thanks to Jupiter's gravity tugging the particle stream closer to Earth. "(It) can be seen with the naked eye, there is no need for a telescope", he said. To find out for sure though, check out the Met office forecast to see what the weather will be like in your local area.
  • John Travolta's Gotti Biopic Dropped by Lionsgate

    John Travolta's Gotti Biopic Dropped by Lionsgate

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    The speculation Travolta might be referring to is Twitter's reaction to the news that the film had suddenly been dropped, questioning if the actor might be joining the ranks of countless male celebrities who have recently been met with assault and harassment allegations, leading many to be dumped from their respective projects (ex.
  • Portal Returns…. As A Bridge Construction Simulator?

    Portal Returns…. As A Bridge Construction Simulator?

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    You can check out a brief teaser trailer and description from publisher Headup Games, below. You'll build bridges across Aperture Science-like testing areas, utilizing seemingly every element from the Portal universe from Companion Cubes to the orange and blue goo from Portal 2 .
  • Missing Nebraska woman Sydney Loofe found dead

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    At a press conference Tuesday morning, Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister and other law enforcement officers shared a few details about Monday's discovery of the body. Last week, before they were arrested in Missouri, Boswell and Trail posted several videos on social media, with Boswell confirming she was with Loofe on the last night she was seen.
  • Nintendo brings Wii and GameCube titles to Nvidia Shield in China

    Nintendo brings Wii and GameCube titles to Nvidia Shield in China

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    Twilight Princess , and Punch-Out! for the Nvidia Shield microconsole in China. Nintendo and NVIDIA have previously worked together on the popular Nintendo Switch console, which uses NVIDIA's Tegra chip. According to the leading gaming website, Gamespot, New Super Mario Bros . It has been created to work with Baidu's DuerOS conversational artificial intelligence (AI) system and entertainment options from IQIYI.
  • Honor 7X and View 10: Specs, Price, and Availability Details

    Honor 7X and View 10: Specs, Price, and Availability Details

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    Huawei took the veil off its budget flagship, the Honor 7X . The device is available in three colours: Black, Blue and Gold. Buyers looking for a thin-bezeled bargain, meanwhile, can pick up the Honor 7x from today for just €299 (£269) in over 20 countries, including the US, UK, India, and across most of Europe.
  • Lamborghini Urus Debuts as World's Fastest SUV

    Lamborghini Urus Debuts as World's Fastest SUV

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    The 2019 Urus shares the platform of Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7 but, with a major difference in terms of styling and performance. Direct competition for the Lamborghini Urus does not exist at the moment in the market, and the closest power SUV from BMW would be the X6 M .
  • Facebook Launches Messenger Kids For Children Below 13 With Parental Control

    Facebook Launches Messenger Kids For Children Below 13 With Parental Control

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    For years, major tech firms such as Facebook complied with COPPA by not allowing those under 13 to have accounts. Facebook's app is designed for users under the age of 13. Dr. Lewis Bernstein, former executive vice president of Education, Research and Outreach for the Sesame Workshop, compares the development of Messenger Kids over the last 18 months to those early years of developing "Sesame Street", the long-running, iconic show that now airs on HBO and re-airs on PBS.
  • Ep. 25: Net Neutrality with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

    Ep. 25: Net Neutrality with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

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    The protests are being organized by Team Internet, a "grassroots network of almost half a million volunteer activists spearheaded by Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, and Free Press Action Fund, three of the groups behind the massive July 12 net neutrality day of action that drove millions of comments, emails, and phone calls to the FCC and Congress".
  • SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space

    SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space

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    Musk also tweeted that the rockets' destination is Mars orbit. While it does not have the thrust of the Saturn V moon rockets, it is smaller, lighter, and it is reusable. It will have its maiden voyage somewhere at the beginning of 2018 (current launch date is set somewhere in January), and people wondered what it could use as a payload.
  • The only supermoon this year is coming up on Sunday

    The only supermoon this year is coming up on Sunday

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    Native Americans dubbed December's full moon the Full Cold Moon because it signals the beginning of winter when cold weather fastens its grip on much of the country until spring. Have you ever glimpsed a supermoon without realizing what it was? The brightest moon in nearly 69 years is lighting up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe.
  • Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism

    Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism

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    Instead, it will release a blog post penned by studio leadership to address the current atmosphere of anger which has engulfed in the game's community. None of this has sat well with gamers, who are understandably miffed about the situation. We want Destiny to be a game that fits into your life, providing you with reasons to log in and play with your friends, clans, and families.
  • Huawei nova 2S shows its face, specs detailed

    Huawei nova 2S shows its face, specs detailed

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    As per industry sources, Huawei may launched in V10 in India market for under Rs. 40,000 a unit - at nearly half the price of AI enabled that has been launched by two other companies in the India. It was part of the "Make in India" initiative that Huawei Honor has taken a keen interest and significant part in. Needless to say that this initiative was a success.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A, an entry-level smartphone for INR 4999

    Xiaomi Redmi 5A, an entry-level smartphone for INR 4999

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    A 12-megapixel shooter will be included on the back of that handset, while a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper is also expected. Xiaomi had a wonderful time this year, especially in India . The smartphone has a 5MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture with a decent recording quality. The device comes in two variants: 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage .
  • Apple countersuit says Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips violate its patents

    Apple countersuit says Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips violate its patents

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    Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against Apple in July, claiming that some of Apple's devices illegally use patent related to extended battery life that are owned by Qualcomm. The patents describe technologies that allow a certain part of a phone's processor to only draw the minimum power needed and turn off when it's not needed.
  • HDMI 2.1 officially launched, supports upto 10K resolution

    HDMI 2.1 officially launched, supports upto 10K resolution

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    HDMI 2.1 supports an insane 10K resolution which throws the pixels up to a huge 10240 x 4320, up from the 7680 x 4320 that 8K is capable of. Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, with bandwidth capability upped to 48Gbps. The HDMI 2.1 Compliance Test Specification (CTS) will be published in stages throughout the first three quarters of 2018. However, it will be nice to have HDMI 2.1 available as an option in the not too distant future as well.
  • High Sierra Bug Provides Full Root Access

    High Sierra Bug Provides Full Root Access

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    Here's everything you need to know about the bug, including who is affected by it and whether there is a fix yet. Press Return or click the Unlock button a few times - I've seen it both accept on the first try and require a couple of additional tries.
  • New Samsung Galaxy Android 8.0 Oreo Rumors Emerge

    New Samsung Galaxy Android 8.0 Oreo Rumors Emerge

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    Now the company has introduced another new colour variant to the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. Samsung had recently released an official ad for its new color variant. To note, the 2016 version of the handset has a 16MP primary image sensor and an 8MP selfie shooter. Samsung announced a new color for the Galaxy S8 this week, with initial availability starting today in South Korea.
  • Epic sues 14-year-old cheater, and the mother responds

    Epic sues 14-year-old cheater, and the mother responds

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    Despite this, Epic has responded saying that the lawsuit is about the boy promoting the use of cheats on YouTube and refusing to take down the video which they say is essentially a how-to guide for other players to learn how to cheat themselves.