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Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut

Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut

At opening, each Xiaomi share was valued at 16.60 Hong Kong dollars ($2.12), below the initial offering price of HK$17 ($2.17). China Tower, the world's largest mobile tower operator, has won approv...

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Samsung’s biggest factory will be inaugurated in India today

Samsung’s biggest factory will be inaugurated in India today

Apart from the world's largest smartphone manufacturing facility and design centre in Noida, the second is set up in Sriperumbudur. The company now manufactures 67 million smartphones in India. So...

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Fallout 76 Not Indicative of the Future of Bethesda Game Studios

Fallout 76 Not Indicative of the Future of Bethesda Game Studios

The Creation Club feature, which was first introduced into Fallout 4 before making its way to Skyrim , essentially allows players to access mods for the game on consoles, as well as on PC. Switch...

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Gen Suzuki Jimny And Jimny Sierra Launched In Japan

Gen Suzuki Jimny And Jimny Sierra Launched In Japan

It measures 3,395 mm in length, 1,475 mm in width and up to 1,715 mm in height. Instead, a brand-new naturally aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol makes an appearance. The new Jimny sticks with l...

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Google Duplex AI Assistant ready to replace call centers

Google Duplex AI Assistant ready to replace call centers

Don't forget: Google Assistant was used to shoot a gun recently . The company this afternoon denied The Information's report on "very early stage" testing of Duplex for call centers. That would b...

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OnePlus 5 and 5T Will be Getting Faster Android Updates As Well

OnePlus 5 and 5T Will be Getting Faster Android Updates As Well

Apart from the OnePlus 5 and 5T, around 20 other smartphones including the Huawei P10/P10 Plus and LG's V30 have made the jump. In the latest OxygenOS open beta (v13 for OP5 and v11 for OP5T),...

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Xbox One's fast-loading feature rolls out today

Xbox One's fast-loading feature rolls out today

The update also introduces improved console broadcasting quality and stability improvements. Mixer can now work with full screen broadcasting for webcams - JOY. FastStart is a new innovation from our...

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Fortnite's Playground mode to go offline

Fortnite's Playground mode to go offline

The next version of Playground is expected to feature new functionality that will allow players to select teams from within Playground. It was then meant to launch on Wednesday June 27 however soon ...

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Woman who swapped seats on flight gives play-by-play of possible love connection

When the woman and her new male seat partner-described by Blair as "hunky"-started to hit it off, Blair breathlessly chronicled the whole thing in an Instagram story more than 40 slides long, which ...

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Apple to completely ditch Intel chips by 2020

Apple to completely ditch Intel chips by 2020

Intel had hoped to secure a partnership with Apple to supply "Sunny Peak" chips for its 2020 iPhone lineup, but according to internal communications and "people familiar with the matter", Apple has...

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Next iPhone to come in variety of colors

Next iPhone to come in variety of colors

As for the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone , it will launch at a $700 price point. The 6.1-inch LCD iPhone is reported to offer the choice of gray, white, blue, red and orange. Thanks to a pricing strategy tha...

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Samsung's Galaxy S9 is its least popular phone since the Galaxy S3

Samsung's Galaxy S9 is its least popular phone since the Galaxy S3

Operating profit is expected to come to 14.8 trillion won ($13.2 billion) for the April-June period, higher than the 14.07 trillion won in the same period in 2017, but down from the record 15.64 trill...

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These Android Apps Could Secretly Be Recording Your Screen

These Android Apps Could Secretly Be Recording Your Screen

Of course, to be certain, the study doesn't prove that no app listens to you - just, that they found none doing so in study. The researchers tested over 17,000 of the most popular Android apps, ...

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Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant Departs as Intel Searches for CEO

Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant Departs as Intel Searches for CEO

It's not yet clear why the high-profile executive, who had joined Google following a short hiatus for a " family matter " after leaving Intel in May of past year, is now leaving Google. At Intel , ...

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Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited to U.S., Court Rules

Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited to U.S., Court Rules

If handed over to the United States, he and his three co-defendants will face charges of copyright infringement and fraud that resulted in damages to record and film studios to the tune of over $500 m...

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Honor introduces new Honor 10 GT with 8GB of RAM

Honor introduces new Honor 10 GT with 8GB of RAM

Aside from the RAM increase, the main draw for prospective buyers is the GPU Turbo update , which is based on the same graphics processing acceleration tech that powered the Honor Play . Huawei had ...

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We Happy Few’s Australian Rating Ban Has Been Overturned

We Happy Few’s Australian Rating Ban Has Been Overturned

It'll be available for purchase in Australia after all. If players take Joy they can progress faster within the game as they are succumbing to the will of the dystopia. "The overall impact of the cl...

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Asus Zenfone 5Z Launched In India, Price, Specifications

Asus Zenfone 5Z Launched In India, Price, Specifications

The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, clubbed with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. OnePlus went unchallenged in India's mid-range segment for the last two years,...

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Samsung Messages causes chaos, sends pictures randomly

Samsung Messages causes chaos, sends pictures randomly

What's even worse is that the app reportedly leaves no evidence of photos being sent, which means users won't know when their phone may have unwittingly sent sensitive photos to a friend or co-worke...

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Dodge Challenger Redeye: the T Rex of muscle-cars

Dodge Challenger Redeye: the T Rex of muscle-cars

Priced $15,345 less than the Challenger SRT Demon , the Hellcat Redeye features a number of the same high-performance modifications. It uses the standard Hellcat as a base, before bolting on a long...

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(Update) August release date revealed for Shenmue 1 & 2

(Update) August release date revealed for Shenmue 1 & 2

With the games scheduled to release next month, you can now pre-order the Shenmue I & II bundle from the Xbox Store. With a post on his official website , Major Nelson confirmed that the two cl...

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Facebook is shutting down tbh, Hello and Moves due to

Facebook is shutting down tbh, Hello and Moves due to "low usage"

Last but not least, tbh is another app acquired by Facebook past year, an anonymous social media app for high school students in the United States. Only bought by Facebook eight months ago , the c...

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Light Built a Phone with 9 Cameras

Light Built a Phone with 9 Cameras

From Apple to Xiaomi , most smartphone makers are incorporating this feature in their phones. Ten or more of those lenses capture an image at the same time under different focal lengths; the came...

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Xfinity Mobile customers to be limited to 480p streaming, 600Kbps hotspot

Xfinity Mobile customers to be limited to 480p streaming, 600Kbps hotspot

Customers who pay-by-the-GB will continue to enjoy full 4G LTE speeds, but unlimited customers are out of luck. But that is not all; for those with the unlimited data option, your hotspot tethering ...

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Think your Gmail is secure? App developers are sifting through your inbox

Think your Gmail is secure? App developers are sifting through your inbox

The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan reports Google promised to stop the practice because it wanted users to "remain confident that Google will keep privacy and security paramount". The in...

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Fortnite LTM Playground Mode on Hold Amid Matchmaking Issues

Fortnite LTM Playground Mode on Hold Amid Matchmaking Issues

Today, the company offered another update on the status of Playground mode , but you might want to temper your expectations before you get too excited. Still, the tests it's now running should give...

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HTC to lay off a quarter of its workforce | Economics

HTC to lay off a quarter of its workforce | Economics

This time, workers at an HTC manufacturing unit in Taiwan are out, and not as part of any mutually advantageous agreement. "Today HTC announces plan to optimize the manufacturing organizatio...

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Fallout 76 Also Won't Have Cross-Play and It's Sony's Fault

Fallout 76 Also Won't Have Cross-Play and It's Sony's Fault

Bethesda has been a great supporter of Nintendo Switch so far, but many are hoping a Fallout title will make it onto the platform. Will we need to buy new hardware to play the game? Fallout 76 w...

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Samsung Responds on Messages App Bug That Shared Photos Without Permission

The seemingly misbehaving app is the default messaging tool on Samsung's Android devices. The issue also appears to be affecting some text messages. Speaking to Gizmodo , Samsung said it was aw...

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Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

Google recently promised a toggle, and now it's here in the latest Android P preview . If you are an Android user looking to try out all the new Android P features, this may be a good time to try ...

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Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

Facebook today started notifying more than 800,00 users about a privacy bug on Facebook and Messenger. While it was active between May 29 and June 5, the bug allowed unblocked users to contact th...

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This insane case design is like an airbag for your smartphone

This insane case design is like an airbag for your smartphone

Like we said this is more effective than other cases because the springs will help absorb and distribute the impact, versus cases in which the force could still cause some damage to internal component...

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Samsung Galaxy On6 with ‘Infinity Display’ launched in India: Price, full specifications

Samsung Galaxy On6 with ‘Infinity Display’ launched in India: Price, full specifications

With this handset, Samsung is looking to increase its market share, but the specifications of the handset tell a different story altogether. This smartphone is the first in the series to feature "Infi...

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Sane Trilogy gets Nintendo Switch launch trailer

Sane Trilogy gets Nintendo Switch launch trailer

The thing that fans will be most excited about is that it adds support for the new free DLC level called Future Tense . To celebrate launch day, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsid...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be Released on August 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be Released on August 9

The new development emerges just after Samsung officially revealed the second edition of its Galaxy Unpacked event where it is set to launch the new Galaxy Note model. In terms of memory, the No...

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Anti-rumour campaigner lynched in Tripura

Anti-rumour campaigner lynched in Tripura

Authorities in north-eastern India have cut internet access after crazed mobs beat three people to death in the latest cases of lynchings sparked by false rumours spread on smartphones, officials sa...

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Samsung Galaxy S10 to skip iris scanner feature

Samsung Galaxy S10 to skip iris scanner feature

After the news that the Galaxy Note 9's biggest upgrade has been cancelled, Samsung may be delving into even hotter water with their latest decision to slash a major feature in the Galaxy S10 . S...

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Light developing a smartphone with 9 cameras that can produce 64MP images

Light developing a smartphone with 9 cameras that can produce 64MP images

The L16 finally entered production over a year ago, but now there's word that Light is working on bringing its multi-lens tech to a smartphone. According to the report , the company wants to announ...

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California Governor Signs Sweeping New Privacy Legislation

California Governor Signs Sweeping New Privacy Legislation

Lawmakers can more easily amend laws they pass than alter voter-enacted initiatives . Even the bill's opponents in the business community characterized the legislature's version as the lesser of tw...

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OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red

OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red

The Amber Red OnePlus 6 is expected to be available in other countries including India in the coming weeks. In a new update , the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has uploaded a teaser video on Twi...

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