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U.S. investigating AT&T and Verizon over claims of wireless collusion

U.S. investigating AT&T and Verizon over claims of wireless collusion

Sprint declined to comment, and representatives for Verizon, T-Mobile and the GSMA did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "We've been proactively and constructively working with the De...

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Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus Pre-bookings started in India

Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus Pre-bookings started in India

Under the Airtel Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, the Airtel customers who decide to buy this device would be getting Rs. 2000 cashback. A 10% cashback is been given by ICICI Bank on usage of the...

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Battery-centric Moto E5 range announced with stock Android 8.0

Battery-centric Moto E5 range announced with stock Android 8.0

Apart from G6 series phones, Motorola also unleashed the relatively affordable Moto E5 , Moto E5 Play , and Moto E5 Plus . The dual sensor delivers features known to users of Moto Z2 For...

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Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play Launched in Brazil

Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play Launched in Brazil

Although the Moto E5 Plus looks like it has dual rear cameras, it only has one. It has a fingerprint sensor on the front with a neat little trick. Also, this could suggest Motorola will be more c...

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Cambridge Analytica may have used other quizzes to collect Facebook data

Cambridge Analytica may have used other quizzes to collect Facebook data

The company gets this data from websites and apps that let people share or like posts using Facebook plugins, or log into the website with their Facebook accounts. The post further lists t...

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South Africans affected by Facebook data leak

South Africans affected by Facebook data leak

The Information Regulator last week wrote to Facebook asking it to contact all South Africans affected by the unauthorised sharing of user data and to set out how it plans to ensure users' informati...

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Google Chrome now mutes annoying videos that autoplay with sound

Google Chrome now mutes annoying videos that autoplay with sound

With Chrome 66 , Google includes another feature that will mitigate the chances for malicious programs and websites to take advantage of the Spectre flaw. Part of Google's strategy involves its Media...

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A Football Field Size Asteroid get close to Earth this Weekend

A Football Field Size Asteroid get close to Earth this Weekend

Registered as G018 GE3, the asteroid made a surprise flyby on Sunday, passing our planet at roughly a third of the distance to the moon, or just 119,500 miles (192,317 kilometers). With an estimate...

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Google introduces 'Confidential Mode' in its new Gmail design

Google introduces 'Confidential Mode' in its new Gmail design

In what is called " confidential mode ", Gmail will let users set an expiration date on emails so that, after a certain point, recipients can't forward, copy, download or print these messages. The u...

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Facebook alerts users who had data harvested by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook alerts users who had data harvested by Cambridge Analytica

From how the man of short stature used a booster seat while addressing the questions to hilariously changing the closed captions of Zuckerberg and senator Chuck Grassley, meme makers seem to have ha...

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85000-year-old fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia

85000-year-old fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia

Now, they may have it. "They earned this find the old-fashioned way: hard work". Nevertheless, many archaeologists believe the Levant was a bottleneck and that humans did not travel further until 70...

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Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games

Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games

West Midlands Police tell us what they've learnt from their Australian colleagues - ahead of the Games in Birmingham. First in the night of April 8 three athletes departed the village. Cameroon offi...

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Tim Tebow May Have Promising Future In Baseball

Tim Tebow May Have Promising Future In Baseball

The former National Football League quarterback hit a home run Thursday night on the first pitch in his first game for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets' Double-A affiliate, in their...

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Spider-Man confirmed for a 2018 release on PS4

Spider-Man confirmed for a 2018 release on PS4

Fans can look forward to September 7 to play Insomniac's newest game. In addition to this, the issue will also contain new information on controls, combat, upgrades, and even a customization and suit ...

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Apple working on iPhones with touchless control, curved screen

Apple working on iPhones with touchless control, curved screen

Apple is now developing curved displays and "touchless gesture controls" for future versions of its flagship iPhone, according to a new report. The curved iPhone display has been a rumor for a while ...

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Spotify value exceeds $26bn after float

Spotify value exceeds $26bn after float

The Swedish company took an unconventional route to the market, with early investors selling their holdings and no new shares being issued. "Spotify is from the costs of licensing content", said M...

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Apple CEO Slams Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg, 'Wouldn't Be In His Situation'

Cook recently said there should be increased regulation of social media and called privacy a "human right" and "a civil liberty". You can read the full transcript and listen to the interview o...

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Apple plans to use its own chips in Macs from 2020

Apple plans to use its own chips in Macs from 2020

Daryanani's picks have a 28% one-year average return with a 85% success rate, according to analyst ranking service TipRanks , placing him in the top 15 Wall Street analysts covering any industry. A...

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Google is shutting down their URL shortener

Google is shutting down their URL shortener

The Google URL shortener; goo.gl introduced back in 2009. "While most features of goo.gl will eventually sunset, all existing links will continue to redirect to the intended destination", reads a Go...

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Blue Moon Rising This Easter Weekend Will Be The Last Until 2020

Blue Moon Rising This Easter Weekend Will Be The Last Until 2020

Interestingly, this makes us the second blue moon of this year too. An alternative name for March's full Moon is the Full Sap Moon , as this is the time of year when the sap of sugar maples start...

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Hubble telescope discovers galaxy with no dark matter

Hubble telescope discovers galaxy with no dark matter

There have been galaxies that have formed containing more dark matter than current galaxy formation theories suggest is possible. "This invisible, mysterious substance is the most dominant aspect of ...

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Facebook pledges to make it easier to manage your privacy

Facebook pledges to make it easier to manage your privacy

Facebook still plans to launch the devices later this year. He applauded the streamlined changes, but said that overall they were akin to "putting lipstick on a pig" because Facebook's underlying...

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s vs Mi Mix 2: Specifications and features comparison

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s vs Mi Mix 2: Specifications and features comparison

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at up to 2.8Ghz, an upgrade over the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor from a year ago. Earlier, Xiaomi's ...

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James Webb Space Telescope delay pushes launch to May 2020

James Webb Space Telescope delay pushes launch to May 2020

The main contractor of NASA , Northrop Grumman , was supposed to have added the last set of instruments to the telescope. "Webb is the highest priority project for the agency's Science Mission ...

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Nokia 1 with Android Go Edition Launched at Price 5499 Rs

Nokia 1 with Android Go Edition Launched at Price 5499 Rs

It is fueled by a 2,150mAh battery. HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has launched the Nokia 1 budget smartphone that features the latest Android 8.0 Oreo (Go edition). To customise the look...

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