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We've reached out to Google for comment and we'll update this post if we hear more. An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company's diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported.
  • Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

    Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

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    No reason was provided for the change. "Since 2001, Eric has provided us with business and engineering expertise and a clear vision about the future of technology", Alphabet CEO Larry Page said in a statement. "In recent years, I've been spending a lot of my time on science and technology issues, and philanthropy, and I plan to expand that work", Schmidt added.
  • LG announces its first Nano IPS tech PC monitors with HDR600

    LG announces its first Nano IPS tech PC monitors with HDR600

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    Both screens will be capable of current-specification HDR technology, delivering richer colors and blacks, though there are competing standards for what that means so you will definitely want to learn a little more about it before throwing your money at your old, dingy monitor.
  • Winter Solstice, Daylight Relief in Sight

    Winter Solstice, Daylight Relief in Sight

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    And if you happen to live north of the Arctic Circle, you'll get none. However, that's not the case for everyone. When does the winter solstice occur? Each year, the OPW runs a Winter Solstice Lottery - in 2017, it says, over 33,000 people applied from as far afield as Austria, Italy and the US.
  • Isaiah Thomas Looks to Make Cavaliers Debut First Week of 2018

    Isaiah Thomas Looks to Make Cavaliers Debut First Week of 2018

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    Thomas has been out since May and is yet to take part in a full practice session with the team, mainly due to the fact that they very rarely practice. Thomas has been out all season as he recovers from a hip injury. Fans will not see Thomas play against the Warriors, but interestingly, the Cavaliers are scheduled to take on the Boston Celtics on January 3.
  • Broken phone screen? New healing glass could fix it fast

    Broken phone screen? New healing glass could fix it fast

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    Researchers in Tokyo have discovered a new polymer that will be able to do just this and will be the future of self-healing phone screens. Researchers have developed a form of glass capable of repairing itself after shattering, in what could be a significant breakthrough for the smartphone industry.
  • Saunders outclasses Lemieux to retain title

    Saunders outclasses Lemieux to retain title

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    Billy Joe Saunders' performance versus David Lemieux was so incredible, the Brit began to taunt his opponent as soon as the fifth round. Saunders retained his WBO middleweight belt easily in Quebec on Saturday, earning a unanimous decision that was never in doubt.
  • Download: Wallpapers From the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition

    Download: Wallpapers From the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition

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    The answer is mostly no, but isn't as black and white as one would expect. OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition customers will get up to 1TB of additional data from Idea. On the software front, there is a customized red, white and black theme with a set of 10 exclusive Star Wars wallpapers adapted to the AMOLED screen and a special Kylo Ren phone case as well.
  • Apple pours cash into Finisar, which makes facial recognition tech

    Apple pours cash into Finisar, which makes facial recognition tech

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    VCSELs are already used in Apple products for Face ID and animoji selfie modes in the iPhone X as well as proximity sensing for AirPods . The analyst said that Finisar's recent financial disclosures indicate that Apple is going to use its VCSEL tech in more iPhones next year, suggesting that all of next year's iPhones will get all-screen designs complete with Face ID cameras.
  • The Last Guardian is getting a free PSVR experience

    The Last Guardian is getting a free PSVR experience

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    And it was: Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy hit PlayStation 4 in 2017, bringing the original three games in the franchise to modern hardware. The PlayStation Experience takes place this weekend and Sony is kicking things off with a live-streamed presentation called PlayStation Presents tonight at 11 PM ET - that's 8 PM in Anaheim, California, where the show is being held.
  • Choose your favorite Instagram Stories from your Archive to create Stories Highlights

    Choose your favorite Instagram Stories from your Archive to create Stories Highlights

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    Instagram has introduced what it calls two new tools for members that will allow them to share their favorite Stories with others. The new Stories Highlights appear in a new section on your profile below your bio. Just tap any story in the archive to watch it - or, add it to your story again, share it as a post, or add it to a highlight . Stories Highlights will enable more customization and self-expression on profiles than ever before - whether sharing the best moments ...
  • Apple has started selling an unlocked iPhone X from its online store

    Apple has started selling an unlocked iPhone X from its online store

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    Better yet, Apple is finally selling a SIM-free iPhone X online , which means you no longer have to choose your carrier at checkout either. Prefer a regional carrier, an MVNO, or virtually an other option? Note that if you go with the SIM-free model, you can't take advantage of any carrier financing options and need to pay for the phone in full ($999 for the 64GB model or $1,149 for 256GB version).
  • Microsoft adds SAP as cloud partner in battle against Amazon

    Microsoft adds SAP as cloud partner in battle against Amazon

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    Recently announced, Microsoft and leading application management software company SAP have partnered to give enterprise customers a cloud solution that is both expansive in flexibility as well as robust in product support. "Azure is a truly global infrastructure that is flexible, scalable and developer-friendly and it has helped us to better serve our customers". A number of mutual big name customers including the Coca-Cola Co.
  • The ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) unveiled with 18:9 display

    The ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) unveiled with 18:9 display

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    The ASUS Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen and supports a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels (reported here). To begin with, the handset is listed in Russian Federation but is expected to launch in other markets within the next few days.
  • Google released Datally to manage your mobile data usage

    Google released Datally to manage your mobile data usage

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    Speaking during a media briefing in Lagos yesterday, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google Nigeria Country Director said, "For the last few years, our Next Billion Users team has been doing a lot of research on the ground in fast growing Internet countries like Nigeria".
  • VMware & AWS Add Cloud Migration And Disaster Recovery Tools

    VMware & AWS Add Cloud Migration And Disaster Recovery Tools

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    The new capabilities stand as "a testament to our ability to execute together", Ivan Oprencak, director of product marketing at VMware, told ZDNet. "While Amazon has never discussed any plans for a spin or any HQ2 plans relative to AWS, it is possible that the location of the new headquarters could provide some insight into the way management is thinking about the positioning of AWS", he said.
  • HTC U11 All Set To Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update

    HTC U11 All Set To Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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    Well, it's worth noting that Mo looks after the America region for HTC , hence, this update will only roll out to the unlocked U11 in the United States, and, there's no specific date for when the U11 will get the Oreo update in other regions.
  • New Infiniti QX50 revealed - and the ENGINE'S the star

    New Infiniti QX50 revealed - and the ENGINE'S the star

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    Infiniti has chose to reveal the 2019 QX50 in advance of its debut slated for next week. Inside, Infiniti says the new SUV will have class-leading space, with 895 litres of cargo room with all the seats in place, 1,048 L with the rear seats slid forward and 1,699L with them folded.
  • No. 9 Ohio State masters MI with backup QB

    No. 9 Ohio State masters MI with backup QB

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    Barrett before the game. MI held the Buckeyes to minus-6 yards in the first quarter. He engineered a 78-yard touchdown march to close the third quarter, capped by a J.K. He stayed down on the field before limping off, and he did not return after he was replaced by Dwayne Haskins. Meyer was unsure of Barrett's status heading into the Big Ten title game against Wisconsin next weekend.
  • Nokia 2, is 1 GB RAM good enough in 2017?

    Nokia 2, is 1 GB RAM good enough in 2017?

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    You will receive a notification on your smartphone when it becomes available in your country. Nokia 2 owners must download the Kotak 811 app and open up a savings account with a minimum of Rs 1000 as the first deposit to get their hands on the plan.
  • Japan is not a fan of the Xbox One X

    Japan is not a fan of the Xbox One X

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    On the game console side, things are very straightforward and instead of bundling the gaming system with a variety of video game titles, you'll be able to grab the hardware, 1TB PS4 Slim for just $200 at most of the retailers . Alternatively, you could try the Nintendo Switch eShop, which includes discounts on games like Rayman Legends Definitive Edition. Several video games are already out of stock.
  • Apple to Launch iPhone SE 2 in Early 2018

    Apple to Launch iPhone SE 2 in Early 2018

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    The iPhone SE will get you a £20 voucher as well as the Apple Watch Series 1 will merit a £20 gift voucher. You can get between $50 and $100 in gift cards when buying an iPad Pro, iPad or iPad mini 4. Apple is not the only store offering United Kingdom customers the chance to get their Christmas shopping done at a discounted rate. In addition to this, we are also covering Black Friday deals extensively, so do check them out as well.
  • Egypt Hunts For Killers After Mosque Attack Leaves At Least 235 Dead

    Egypt Hunts For Killers After Mosque Attack Leaves At Least 235 Dead

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    State media showed images of bloodied victims and bodies covered in blankets inside the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of El Arish, the main city in North Sinai. Our strength & resolve will overpower their extremist ideology. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, a top Sunni imam, told a nationwide television audience that the Al-Azhar Mosque supports the country's leadership and the military against the terrorism groups, which he said have a false understanding of Islam.