• HMD slash price on flagship Nokia 8 ahead of MWC
HMD slash price on flagship Nokia 8 ahead of MWC

The test has now ended and the company has started rolling out Android 8 .1 officially to all Nokia 8 owners. The India launch of the new line of Nokia phones thus should not come as a surprise. It is powered by Snapdragon 630 chipset, backed with 3GB of RAM and a 3000mAh battery fuels the device. While at the front, we have an 8-megapixel fro...

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  • Asteroid bigger than a blue whale is heading for Earth today
Asteroid bigger than a blue whale is heading for Earth today

The asteroid , which is named 2018 CB, is estimated to be between 50 and 130 feet in size and was discovered by NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey on February 4. Last year, more than 2,000 previously unknown near-Earth asteroids were discovered, according to Chodas. He claimed that the 2018 CB asteroid will closely approach Earth but will not p...

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  • The Surge 2 Announced with 2019 Release Date
The Surge 2 Announced with 2019 Release Date

Focus Interactive and developer Deck 13 have announced a renewal of their partnership, as well as a target release date for the upcoming sequel. What has been shared about The Surge 2 is words from Focus Home Interactive that the game will flaunt new mechanics.

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  • Police issue warning on child porn video being shared on Facebook
Police issue warning on child porn video being shared on Facebook

This is in an effort to locate the victim, as well as figure out the origin of the video. It is considered child pornography and if you share it, you could be charged with a felony. Facebook will notify the proper authorities when an inappropriate video is reported. "Facebook will notify the police department and so we're asking no one to sha...

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  • DOJ, SEC Launch Investigation into Apple's iPhone Battery Fix
DOJ, SEC Launch Investigation into Apple's iPhone Battery Fix

The DOJ and SEC investigation is in its early stages, according to Bloomberg , and is looking into whether or not Apple violated laws related to disclosing information about the update. "Our goal has always been to create products that our customers love", said Apple . BMO Capital Markets lowered its rating for Apple shares to market...

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  • Orca learns mimic human speech
Orca learns mimic human speech

Wikie, a captured killer whale , learned how to imitate human words. High-pitched, eerie and yet distinct, the sound of a voice calling the name " Amy " is unmistakable. So, scientists chose to find out whether killer whales could learn new vocalizations by imitating others. "Yes, it's conceivable ... if you have labels, descriptions of what t...

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  • PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of 'strict action' against miscreants, 31 arrested
PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of 'strict action' against miscreants, 31 arrested

Earlier, on Wednesday some mob attacked one of the private school bus when the school kids were on their way to home. Nobody was injured but a video showed terrified students ducking and cowering. Ranveer Singh, who is who is portraying the role of Alauddin Khilji said that " Padmaavat " will be a film that the whole country will be proud of.

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  • Apple Adding Battery Monitor, Performance Controls to iOS 11.3
Apple Adding Battery Monitor, Performance Controls to iOS 11.3

The improvements in ARKit 1 .5 may help produce such a killer app, and it's interesting that Apple chose to lead off its press release with a developer-focused change. Will Apple want to encourage users to do that though? However, "unless a substantial number of business people live on the iOS platform, [Business Chat] is likely to be a ni...

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  • Tesla Model S on Autopilot smashed into a firetruck
Tesla Model S on Autopilot smashed into a firetruck

Tesla did not confirm that the driver had actually engaged the autopilot system , though it has in the past used driver data in accident investigations . The driver had a blood alcohol content almost double the legal limit and a tenuous relationship with consciousness when his vehicle slammed into the back of a parked firetruck on San Francisco's...

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  • Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit and deploys satellites
Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit and deploys satellites

Rocket Lab , a California-based aerospace manufacturer, fired the unmanned Electron rocket from Māhia Peninsula on Sunday. Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes.

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  • Google will consider load times in mobile search rankings
Google will consider load times in mobile search rankings

Prior to the move, speed as a factor in search ranking was only a signal focused on Google's desktop searches . Correct, no changes to announce for desktop. Shockingly, people aren't too happy with Google's current approach towards providing users with a faster mobile web. The search giant attributed the change to its users caring about the sp...

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  • Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched in India, price starts at Rs. 12999
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched in India, price starts at Rs. 12999

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will most likely inherit the 18.5:9 aspect ratio design of the previous model Galaxy S8 and will offer a 5.8 inch/6.2inch Quad-HD Plus resolution and Super MOLED Infinity Display (570ppi / 529ppi). What do you think of this mid-range device from Samsung , and would you like to pick one up? On the front, it features ...

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  • Nintendo teaches kids to code with new cardboard gaming kits
Nintendo teaches kids to code with new cardboard gaming kits

For those who were completely enamored by the robot suit and game, as you may have guessed, you'll want to go for the Robot Kit . Once connected to the Joy-Con controller, the Labo project becomes a digitally augmented toy. It contains the fishing rod, a house, the motorbike, the piano, and two RC cars. Remember how you could touch the scr...

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  • Google Cloud to expand infrastructure with new regions, submarine cables
Google Cloud to expand infrastructure with new regions, submarine cables

Netherlands and Montreal regions will open in 1Q18 with L.A., Finland, and Hong Kong to follow. The Google Cloud Platform is expanding to include five additional datacentre regions and three subsea cables, as the search giant's pledge to invest $30bn in building out its cloud infrastructure gathers pace.

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  • Google acquired a United Kingdom startup that turns mobile screens into speakers
Google acquired a United Kingdom startup that turns mobile screens into speakers

Last April, Redux announced it had developed " panel audio technology", to replace smartphone speakers with sound coming directly from the screen. The transfer of shares was confirmed on December 13 based on United Kingdom regulatory filings.

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  • Next Xbox Update Adding New Achievement Features and Mini Game Hubs
Next Xbox Update Adding New Achievement Features and Mini Game Hubs

There are sort filters that allow you to prioritize next Achievements by closest, most common, rarest, most common rare, and highest Gamerscore. Although the website is not publicly accessible at the moment, the website may further describe how the upcoming Career system would work with Xbox Achievements.

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  • HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution
HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution

They also reported that the Vive Pro would include on-board speakers, not stating whether they'll be on-ear headphones like the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap , or hidden projection speakers similar to those on the Vive Focus headset. "Wireless VR has been on almost every VR user's wish list since the technology was unveiled", said Frank Soqui, gener...

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  • Total lunar eclipse on January 31
Total lunar eclipse on January 31

Now, sky watchers are preparing for an even rarer event this month: a blue moon total lunar eclipse . How unusual are Blue Moon eclipses? A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with the moon's closest approach to Earth during an orbit, according to NASA .

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  • Nokia 6 (2018) is official and it's a speedy upgrade
Nokia 6 (2018) is official and it's a speedy upgrade

The Nokia 8 (2018) will be fuelled by a 3000mAh battery and could launch with Android Nougat out-of-the-box. The newly leaked images also seem to confirm one important spec that we already know about the device, that the Nokia 6 (2018) will feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 16:9 aspect ratio.

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  • What's up with WhatsApp on Blackberry and Windows Phone?
What's up with WhatsApp on Blackberry and Windows Phone?

From December 31st, the popular instant messaging service, which has over two billion users worldwide, will end support for BlackBerry OS (including the latest BlackBerry 10 service) and versions of Windows Phone. It also said there was now no option to transfer people's chat history between platforms. 'However, we provide the option to send your...

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  • Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season
Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season

The e-tailer said that more than 4 million people sampled or purchased Prime memberships in a one-week period, which brought Amazon membership counts to a new high. Shopping on the Amazon app increased by almost 70 percent. "Since Day One we have obsessed over what we believe our customers care about - incredible deals and low prices, fast ...

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  • (DISCK) Given Average Recommendation of
(DISCK) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. Rafferty Asset Management Llc increased Discovery Communicatns New ( DISCA ) stake by 32.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NASDAQ: DISCA ) rating on Monday, August 14. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies. Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, an...

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  • Civilization VI Launches for Free on iPad, but Costs $60 to Unlock
Civilization VI Launches for Free on iPad, but Costs $60 to Unlock

Interestingly, Twitter users have also pointed out that the game supports mods using iTunes File Sharing, meaning that players will be able to get various custom additions to the game up and running sooner or later. You tap and drag units to move them, and keyboard shortcuts are supported with the smart keyboard. It has the same maps, same leader...

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  • Jio vs Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel: Prepaid and Postpaid Plans
Jio vs Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel: Prepaid and Postpaid Plans

The plans will be announced today midnight. Another plan that amounts to Rs 549 offers 3 GB per day and the rest everything is free, including outgoing calls, outgoing roaming calls and smses. With a validity of 56 days, this pack has benefits like 1GB 4G data per day, unlimited voice calls - local, STD, and roaming - to all national operators.

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  • Romantic Action Puzzler Catherine is Being Remastered for PS4 and Vita
Romantic Action Puzzler Catherine is Being Remastered for PS4 and Vita

The game itself with be called Catherine FB which will stand for Full Body . Catherine: Full Body is in development at Atlus , and will feature updated visuals some entirely new content. The game tells the story of Vincent, a 32 year-old man who cheats on his fiancee, Katherine, with a woman named Catherine , and is desperately trying to s...

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  • Christmas forecast looking quite interesting, let's take a peek
Christmas forecast looking quite interesting, let's take a peek

Meanwhile, a cold front will approach New England from the west, arriving late in the day. Snow is more likely Wednesday , which is expected to see a high of 36 degrees before plunging into the single digits overnight. Long range outlooks continue to point to better chances of receiving above average precipitation as well which could allow the...

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  • LG V30+ Officially Launched in India - Full Specifications, Features, & Price
LG V30+ Officially Launched in India - Full Specifications, Features, & Price

LG will be not selling the LG V30 phone that features 64 GB of storage in India. It also supports wireless charging. In line with storage, the device offers 128GB of internal storage , with an option to expand via microSD card (up to 2TB).

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  • Soulcalibur VI announced for 2018
Soulcalibur VI announced for 2018

Furthermore, it was also revealed that Motohiro Okubo will serve as the producer on the weapon-based fighting game. It's set to release in 2018 for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One, and PC. Along with returning mainstays such as Mitsurugi and Sophitia, come a cast of new characters that are TBA. While a lot of these details are still kept under wraps, we ...

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  • LeClerc and Ericsson earn Sauber seats
LeClerc and Ericsson earn Sauber seats

The driver line-up was confirmed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne during a launch event of the new Alfa Romeo Sauber partnership - announced earlier this week - in Milan. Wehrlein, who won five points in 2017, is left without a seat, with Williams the only team left with an opening following Felipe Massa's retirement.

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  • HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units
HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units

Besides a more bezel-free aesthetic and an 18:9 display, the U11 Plus is largely the same handset that the U11 is from the inside, but it runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. He adds that Oreo for Nokia 8 is packed with all the exciting new features along with the improvements that have added. The 10, Ultra and u11 life will receive the update.

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  • 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Is Now Available Worldwide on iOS and Android
'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Is Now Available Worldwide on iOS and Android

In a move that may be in response to complaints that some levels of Super Mario Run required an in-app purchase, Animal Crossing is up front about its pricing, imposing a popup during the setup process that explains that Leaf Tickets, which are an in-game currency, can be purchased, but are optional.

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  • Dogs drastically lowers risk of premature death, especially in people living alone
Dogs drastically lowers risk of premature death, especially in people living alone

The study looked at previously self-reported data on almost 3.5 million Swedes between the ages of 40 and 80. The study, done at the Uppsala University in Sweden, says that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world and having a canine companion will reduce the risk of having the disease since dogs provide a form of non...

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  • Milestone test shows that this reusable spacecraft can safely fly
Milestone test shows that this reusable spacecraft can safely fly

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser looks like an airplane but flies like a spacecraft. On November 11 , commercial missions took another step forward with a successful test flight from Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser, which is due to first ferry cargo to the International Space Station around 2019 .

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  • Apple 'working on AR headset to replace the iPhone by 2020'
Apple 'working on AR headset to replace the iPhone by 2020'

Also on today's podcast, we talk about Snap's lousy quarterly results and Twitter doubling its character limit to 280 . While Apple CEO Tim Cook has acknowledged that the technology "doesn't exist" to hit the level of quality the company wants to reach, that isn't stopping the AR team from forging ahead with building its own chip, similar to t...

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  • Apple 'To Add' iPhone X's Face ID To Next iPad In 2018
Apple 'To Add' iPhone X's Face ID To Next iPad In 2018

Apple is reportedly working on a new tablet that could be ready by early next year. Ever since the first iPad was unveiled, its design has largely remained the same: A thin (ish) black rectangle that transmits social media streams of stupidity at you, finished off by the iconic home button at the bottom.

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