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Facebook testing local news section on its platform

Facebook testing local news section on its platform

The feature is being tested initially across six USA cities: New Orleans, Louisiana; Little Rock, Arkansas; Billings, Montana; Peoria, Illinois; Olympia, Washington and Binghamton, New York. Local news sources are vetted and approved by a human first before they're added, the company noted. Facebook plans to alert those living in the six cities about the new feature. Read More

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Razer Project Linda hands-on: Android phone-powered notebook

Razer Project Linda hands-on: Android phone-powered notebook

Last year, Razer Project Valerie was one of the most exciting things we saw, and this year at CES 2018 , the Razer Project Linda is something that one-ups both Samsung's DeX Station and Windows Continuum. The phone docks in the laptop shell where you'd normally find the touchpad, and the screen then works as a touchpad, or a second monitor for gaming. Razer won official "Best of CES " awards an unprecedented seven years in a row, including innovations such as the Razer ... Read More

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Supermoon New Year's 2018 Tonight

Supermoon New Year's 2018 Tonight

As the New Year gets rolling, the first full moon of 2018 made its appearance yesterday. But the best time to see it are the hours just after sunset, when it's first rising into the sky, at about 4:39 p.m. The good news... you will not have to wait long at all. For the January 31 total eclipse of the blue moon, viewers will be able to see it early in the morning though in Wisconsin it will be low in the western sky. Read More

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LG Preps an 88-Inch, 8K OLED TV for CES 2018

LG Preps an 88-Inch, 8K OLED TV for CES 2018

Consumer electronics manufacturer LG Display has always been working towards pushing its OLED technology to 8K, with the main objective of going a step further. The 32-inch 4K monitor will be the first from LG to offer the company's advanced Nano IPS technology, which relies on "nanometer-sized particles to the screen's LED to absorb excess light wavelengths" and thus improve the visual experience on the display. Read More

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Bears Expected to Fire John Fox

Bears Expected to Fire John Fox

The Minnesota defense forced Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky into a safety in the second quarter when he intentionally grounded the ball in the end zone. "They have to come to U.S. Bank Stadium ". Berger started all 16 games there for the Vikings during the 2015 season. "We're excited to play at home", Vikings quarterback Case Keenum said. Read More

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for the area

Winter Weather Advisory issued for the area

There is possibility of 1-3 inches of snow in the Stafford-LBI area. With wind chills, it'll feel around 5 to 10 degrees below zero. Road conditions could be slippery and visibility could also be reduced at times. Saturday . Accumulating snow is expected for the final weekend of the year. The heavier amounts will likely be focused on the US 30 and Interstate 80 corridors, where snowfall rates of an inch or more per hour will lead to rapid accumulation and very poor visibility for the evening ... Read More

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LG G6 gets a taste of Android 8.0 Oreo beta in China

If you own a OnePlus 5T and want to be among the first ones to try out Android Oreo on your device, keep an eye on this webpage and download the update package when it goes live. Then there is a new design for quick settings and lift up display. The LG G6 was definitely one of the most underrated phones of 2017, but it looks like it's finally starting to get some Oreo love in the form of a beta that's being run in China. Read More

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Apple CEO Tim Cook's Annual Pay Jumps 47% to $12.8 Million

Apple CEO Tim Cook's Annual Pay Jumps 47% to $12.8 Million

In addition, Apple expensed over $224,000 for incremental private costs for security for the CEO, says the proxy statement , including the hiring of personnel for the specific benefit of Cook. The company bounced back in 2017, spurred on by impressive Watch sales and the release of three new iPhones ; its stock performance mirrored Cook's compensation increase, running 47 percent since January 1. Read More

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Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season

Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season

As one quick example, Amazon notes that customers ordered more than 1,400 electronic products per second via mobile devices during the recent holiday shopping season. On Prime Video, the most-watched TV season over the holidays was Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and the most-watched series overall was "The Grand Tour" (both Amazon Studios originals). Read More

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Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans

Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans

The validity of the two plans is 28 days each. In addition to the data benefit, users will also enjoy unlimited voice calls, unlimited SMS, and Jio Apps benefits. The Rs.309 plan, in fact, offers "only" 1GB of 4G data per day. On the other hand, Jio is offering unlimited calls without any limit on both its new year plans. Read More

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UMG and Facebook strike 'unprecedented' global deal

UMG and Facebook strike 'unprecedented' global deal

For the user, they will now be allowed to legally upload and videos with UMG licensed music, and will be able to personalize their experiences across the platforms. "We look forward to Facebook becoming a significant contributor to a healthy ecosystem for music that will benefit artists, fans and all those who invest in bringing great music to the world". Read More

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Investigator: Dogs who mauled, ate owner became increasingly isolated in recent months

Investigator: Dogs who mauled, ate owner became increasingly isolated in recent months

Agnew previously made several statements that he cleared up on Monday - after an avalanche of phone calls and social media - and he offered more detail. "None of that", an investigator with the sheriff's office, Shawn Whitlock , told reporters . The sergeant added that when Bethany was only going home maybe five times a week, so the dogs became more isolated and didn't have any contact with other living things outside the pack of pups. Read More

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PUBG Xbox One Patch Out Now, Brings Performance and Visual Improvements

PUBG Xbox One Patch Out Now, Brings Performance and Visual Improvements

One of the biggest criticisms of the game is that PUBG's steep learning curve and the unforgiving structure on how long the games lasts while in a match and makes things very hard for improvement. So there is a gap between the release of this game for PS4 console and we may not get to see this game earlier for the Sony's PlayStation 4 console. From what we've seen of the game running on both the Xbox One and Xbox One X , it's clear that Brendan Greene's quote is an understatement. Read More

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2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

The encounter continued throughout the night after the 44RR, 14 Bn of CRPF and SOG cordoned off the area after inputs about presence of three militants in Batmuran. According to hospital sources in Shopian , one woman, identified as Rubi Jan, was declared dead in the hospital. The trapped militants tried to escape while firing their guns but soldiers retaliated, leading to a prolonged clash. Read More

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Twitter makes it easy to create tweet threads

Twitter makes it easy to create tweet threads

If you've already published a thread , you can add a P.S. with the "Add another Tweet" button. "At Twitter , we have a history of studying how people use our service and then creating features to make what they're doing easier". Garland became an overnight internet sensation as his Twitter account spiked from 5,000 to 50,000 followers, who both praised or poked fun at his diatribe. Read More

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Do NASA discovered extra-terrestrial life? To be unveiled on Thursday

Do NASA discovered extra-terrestrial life? To be unveiled on Thursday

NASA often uses these sorts of events to make announcements from its Kepler telescope. Google Brain functions to assist and conduct research on things like teaching machines to be fair and helping robots pick up sand. Kepler launched in March 2009 at a time when scientists and NASA researchers did not know how common planets were beyond our solar system. Thirty exoplanets exist in habitable zones. Read More

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Parents horrified by new Facebook messaging app for kids

Parents horrified by new Facebook messaging app for kids

The app will allow you to text and video chat with friends and family, using different types of masks and filters similar to those on Snapchat. Parents are concerned by Facebook's new app for kids under 13. Pediatrician Gina Posner says she's "scared" about the concept. "With the feature-filled camera, kids can create fun videos and decorate photos to share moments with loved ones". Read More

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Amazon launches Prime membership for S'pore

While subscribers will get access to same day deliveries via Prime Now, it will only apply to some 5 million items from the global selection, compared to over 50 million in the USA, with free shipping if they spend S$60 ($45). Benefits offered include rebates and discounts for online supermarket RedMart, Netflix and Uber. Amazon are hoping that the lure of halving the threshold for free worldwide shipping from Amazon US to Singapore and cutting delivery times will be enough to convince ... Read More

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Look east! 2017 supermoon rises tonight

Look east! 2017 supermoon rises tonight

Unusual astronomical phenomenon called the Supermoon, or perigee moon.The orbit of the moon around the Earth in form is not a ideal circle, and a few stretches. If you don't think you'll want to leave the comfort of your own home to view the celestial event, there will be two livestreams of the supermoon. Read More

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Cardi B Confirms Release Date For Hotly-Anticipated Debut Album

Cardi B Confirms Release Date For Hotly-Anticipated Debut Album

Several Victoria's Secret models are under fire after footage of them dancing along with rapper Cardi B's Grammy nominated song " Bodak Yellow " surfaced. The video went viral after Twitter user PopCrave posted the snippet of Kloss' video. Cardi, who recently performed at the MOBO Awards 2017 , revealed that there is a specific date by which she has to release the album, before confirming when the record will drop. Read More

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Black Friday Fatigue? 174 Million Americans Disagree

Black Friday Fatigue? 174 Million Americans Disagree

He believes that contradicts the idea that online-only shoppers are the demise of retailing . The sales data for traditional brick-and-mortar stores is still unavailable. Amazon accounted for half of the sales on Black Friday. The annual dip of 3.6% is a clear reaction to the impact of retailers spreading out offers over the week leading up to Black Friday, when footfall rose by 1.3% annually. Read More

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MacOS gives users full admin rights without password

MacOS gives users full admin rights without password

Despite suggestions that the flaw can be mitigated by disabling the computer's guest account, this will not work - it simply restarts the computer with Safari the only application running. At the login screen, click "Other". Use root without a password and just continually try until given root access. They can change any users' password, allowing them to log in and access things like email and browser passwords. Read More

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Vladimir Putin signs off on Russian 'foreign agents' media law

Vladimir Putin signs off on Russian 'foreign agents' media law

The Russian law classing global media organisations operating in the country as "foreign agents" is a "threat to free and independent media", the European Union said on Sunday. "Congratulations to American freedom of speech and all those who still believe in it". The Russian Justice Ministry last week published a list of nine US -backed news outlets that it said could be affected by the changes. Read More

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