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IQ2 debate: Have dating apps killed romance?

IQ2 debate: Have dating apps killed romance?

It's a new debate from the Intelligence Squared series. However, Bumble has eaten into Tinder's territory with its quickly growing dating app that claims over 26 million users. Tinder allows users...

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Chinese Mobile Phones Dethrone Samsung From Top Position in India

Chinese Mobile Phones Dethrone Samsung From Top Position in India

The report says a slowdown was witnessed in the market in late 2016, partly due to demonetisation initiative launched by the Modi government and the scarcity of mobile phone components. Lenovo came...

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Overwatch League Stage 1 Winners Take Home $100000

Overwatch League Stage 1 Winners Take Home $100000

Coming into the last seven day stretch of Stage 1, seven groups had an opportunity to secure one of the best three spots. Seoul's expectations of a playoff complete were thin after a misfortune to L...

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Iceland Could Use More Energy Mining Bitcoin Than Powering Homes in 2018

Iceland Could Use More Energy Mining Bitcoin Than Powering Homes in 2018

As a result, transaction involves an huge number of mathematical calculations, which in turn occupies vast computer server capacity - which requires a lot of electricity. But the demand for mining bas...

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Snapchat Users Blast Update 'Worse Than Plague'

Snapchat Users Blast Update 'Worse Than Plague'

That update promised a much "easier to use" Snapchat but based on the responses from users nobody is feeling it and the slander is off the charts. TELL ME WHY I was forced to update to this stupid...

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Facebook will add a Watch section for breaking news videos

Facebook will add a Watch section for breaking news videos

Also announced at Code Media was an attempt by Facebook to push breaking news to its US-only Facebook Watch platform. There's been a lot of criticism of late targeted at Facebook for fai...

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De Blob Is Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018

De Blob Is Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018

Acclaimed platformer de Blob is getting spruced up for a release on Nintendo Switch later this year, THQ Nordic has announced. Long Live Color! Join the Color Revolutionaries in the resistance...

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Don't even try to fix Apple's HomePod

Don't even try to fix Apple's HomePod

A detailed series of tests pitting the HomePod's voice assistant Siri against its counterparts from Amazon and Google goes to show just how much it has to catch up on. Not HomePod, however. We...

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Rita Ora Is Joining The Live-Action Pokémon Movie With Ryan Reynolds

Rita Ora Is Joining The Live-Action Pokémon Movie With Ryan Reynolds

She joins Ryan Reynolds, who will voice Detective Pikachu , as well as Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy, and Suki Waterhouse , who are also part of the supporting cast. Stine's '90s kid nostalgia pic, Goos...

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NASA study finds sea level rise may double by 2100

NASA study finds sea level rise may double by 2100

Volcanic eruptions, for example, can create variability: the Mount Pinatubo eruption in 1991 decreased global mean sea levels immediately before the Topex/Poseidon satellite launch. " Given the la...

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Nintendo aims to have 'every single person' own a Switch console

Nintendo aims to have 'every single person' own a Switch console

It seems that for Nintendo, they aim for the Switch to be a very personal device, similar to a tablet or a cellphone, which means that everyone will have and want one of their own. While Ayala's sta...

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Apple to Revamp Software Development Cycle, Adopt Slower Cadences

Apple to Revamp Software Development Cycle, Adopt Slower Cadences

Apple will also introduce more features in iOS 12 . Senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi is reported to have outlined the company's new update strategy during a meetin...

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Facebook's new Lists feature focuses on more personal posts

Facebook's new Lists feature focuses on more personal posts

Lists can then be customized with coloured backgrounds and emojis. Of course, you could always manually create lists, but this new tool packages your opinions up in one tidy colorful graphic. " box. ...

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The game might be up as Instagram Stories tests screenshot notifications

The game might be up as Instagram Stories tests screenshot notifications

Snapchat is getting criticism that the new interface is hard to navigate. The application has faced tremendous backlash, saying that the new interface is hard to navigate. Debra Aho Williamson-an ana...

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Solar Eclipse: Date, Time and Effects on Humans

Solar Eclipse: Date, Time and Effects on Humans

How one can witness the phenomenon without damaging the eyes? This Partial Solar eclipse will be visible in southern South America, including many locations in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Urugu...

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The Samsung Galaxy S9 may have stereo speakers and 3D emoji

The Samsung Galaxy S9 may have stereo speakers and 3D emoji

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is an incredibly impressive phablet that's flawless for anyone who wants a productive, powerful device and that makes it our top phone. While it's still in the rumor stat...

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds

Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds

We're excited to demonstrate these advancements at Mobile World Congress and showcase how our technologies are created to expand the reach of 5G NR to new industries, new deployment and business model...

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HTC smartphone president Chialin Chang resigns

HTC smartphone president Chialin Chang resigns

Now it looks HTC is going to be losing another member of its ranks, the company's president for Smartphones and Connected Devices, Chialin Chang , stepping down. HTC's smartphone revenue has declined...

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Traverse City Native Helps SpaceX Falcon Heavy Take Flight

Traverse City Native Helps SpaceX Falcon Heavy Take Flight

The booster missed the landing ship by about 328 feet (100 meters) and hit the water at 300 miles per hour (484 km/h), damaging thrusters on the nearby droneship, Musk has said. The pair of Falcon ...

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Hot Wheels Brings Rocket League to Life With This Amazing Miniature Set

Hot Wheels Brings Rocket League to Life With This Amazing Miniature Set

The set will feature bluetooth-connected Octane and Dominus Battle-Cars that players will control using smart devices to truly bring Rocket League to life at home. But that's just the beginning of w...

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Chrome to start blocking annoying ads

Chrome to start blocking annoying ads

If there is a match, Chrome will block the request, preventing the ad from displaying on the page . "Chrome will tackle this issue by removing ads from sites that do not follow the Better Ads Standa...

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BMW X4 OFFICIALLY revealed with slicker looks and more room

BMW X4 OFFICIALLY revealed with slicker looks and more room

The new BMW X4 will be available in South Africa in the third quarter of 2018. The boot has a capacity of 525 litres and the load space can be expanded to a maximum of 1,430 litres by folding down t...

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Google is Putting Stories on the Mobile Web

Google is Putting Stories on the Mobile Web

What is AMP? AMP is a Google's project aimed at faster delivery of content. Through AMP Stories , publishers will let you tap through quick bits from their news stories in a carousel of slideshow...

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HMD Global Started officially rolling out Android Oreo 8.1 to Nokia 8

HMD Global Started officially rolling out Android Oreo 8.1 to Nokia 8

HMD Global has put the barest minimum specs in the phone . For the unaware, Google released the Android 8 .1 Oreo update to its Pixel and Nexus devices back at the end of December 2017. "The N...

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Android P will reportedly have a new look and embrace the notch

Android P will reportedly have a new look and embrace the notch

One of the main goals of Android P is reportedly "improving the look of the software" to better appeal to existing iPhone users in hopes that they'll make the switch over to Google's platform. I...

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Unilever threatens to pull ads from online 'swamp' of fake news, extremism

Unilever threatens to pull ads from online 'swamp' of fake news, extremism

Per prepared remarks obtained by The Wall Street Journal Sunday , Unilever Chief Marketing Officer Keith Weed is expected to make the announcement Monday at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's annu...

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NASA Is Planning To Privatize International Space Station

NASA Is Planning To Privatize International Space Station

In the White House budget request, set for release on Monday , the administration plans to request $150 million in fiscal year 2019, with more in additional years "to enable the development and mat...

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Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

In this photo provided by South Korean shooter Jin Jong-oh, the four-time Olympic shooting champion poses for a photo at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung on the country's east coast on February 11,...

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NASA breaks record for pictures taken farthest from Earth

NASA breaks record for pictures taken farthest from Earth

At the time of shooting the space station was at a distance of 6.12 billion kilometers from Earth. At a distance of 3.79 billion miles from Earth, New Horizons recorded a picture of a star cluster...

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'Important occasion': North Korea praises visit to the South during Winter Olympics

'Important occasion': North Korea praises visit to the South during Winter Olympics

President Moon Jae In was also captured shaking hands with Kim Yeo Jong , the youngest sister of Kim Jung Un . Pence, right, and Kim Yo Jong, second left, attend the opening ceremony of Pyeon...

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WH Considers Space Station Privatization

NASA would just be one of the ISS or that theoretical future private space station's clients, reversing the current arrangement where NASA personnel and their global partners manage the station and...

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S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking N.Korean delegation

S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking N.Korean delegation

During Saturday's bilateral talks over lunch, neither Seoul nor Pyongyang made mention of the North Korean nuclear issue, according to South Korea's presidential office source. He also insisted ...

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Send money on WhatsApp via UPI, option enabled with ICICI Bank

Send money on WhatsApp via UPI, option enabled with ICICI Bank

Past year it was learned that WhatsApp would try in India a contactless payment service that would allow using the cell phone to send money to users. However, there is no word on utility payments co...

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Trump signs bill ending United States government shutdown

Trump signs bill ending United States government shutdown

Lawmakers rushed to limit the disruption and impact over the lapse in government funding, voting in the middle of the night to reopen agencies before workers were due to report to the office. After Se...

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Lindsey Vonn confirms Pyeongchang will be final Olympics, will enter three races

Lindsey Vonn confirms Pyeongchang will be final Olympics, will enter three races

Some folks to keep an eye on who could spring a surprise include Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, the last person to beat Shiffrin in a slalom race before the American's lengthy winning streak; Sofia Goggia ...

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Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in collision near Los Angeles, 3 people hospitalized

Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in collision near Los Angeles, 3 people hospitalized

Trudeau was not injured, a Canadian government source told CNN. But he says income inequality is growing worldwide. President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to pull out of the $1.2 tri...

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Experience the Winter Olympics in live virtual reality

Experience the Winter Olympics in live virtual reality

If wanted, users can add on the Olympic Channel for $10 more and CNBC for $5 more, bringing the total to $40 for all the channels. But, like DirecTV Now , YouTube TV and Fubo TV are limited i...

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Government Shutdown Averted Following House Of Representatives Vote

Government Shutdown Averted Following House Of Representatives Vote

Ryan also stressed that the bill must be "one that the president will sign" into law. The US House passed the bill on Friday in a 240-186 vote. Many members returned to the Capitol in the early ...

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World's first passenger drone makes maiden public flight in China

World's first passenger drone makes maiden public flight in China

The Ehang 184 is a battery-powered passenger drone that can be piloted or flown autonomously. The Ehang 184 now has an operating range of 10 miles or 16 kilometres which equates to around 23 minut...

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Valentine's day offer : HDFC partnered Apple, offering huge cashbacks!

Valentine's day offer : HDFC partnered Apple, offering huge cashbacks!

Talking about iPhone variants, a Rs. 7,000 cashback is applicable on the iPhone SE as well as the iPhone 6. Although both e-commerce platforms have great deals on the phones, its Flipkart which now ...

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