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Android 8.1 hits the smartphone market with Google's Wi-Fi speed labels

Android 8.1 hits the smartphone market with Google's Wi-Fi speed labels

Users can identify the speed of Wi-Fi based on four labels - Slow , OK, Fast and Very fast . It further mentioned that numerous coffee shop dwellers would be happy with the OK speed level as it ...

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Tinder's Lack of Encryption Creates Spying Risk

Tinder's Lack of Encryption Creates Spying Risk

Other data on Tinder is HTTPS-encrypted but as the research firm has discovered, photos are still streamed unprotected. "What it allows them to do is see all the images that are sent to and from...

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What Happens to Federal Employees During a Government Shutdown?

What Happens to Federal Employees During a Government Shutdown?

The government eventually paid both groups the money owed them, regardless of whether they worked, after Democrats and Republicans reached an agreement on October 16. Leah Miller of Harrisville sa...

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DuckDuckGo Launches Browser Extensions, Revamped Mobile Apps for Increased User Privacy

DuckDuckGo Launches Browser Extensions, Revamped Mobile Apps for Increased User Privacy

This is why beyond blocking trackers, the new DuckDuckGo tools allow you to search privately in your browser (by replacing Google in Chrome, for instance). Most privacy policies are hard to understa...

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In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions

In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions

Fortunately Apple has brought Sierra and El Capitan into the fix fold . Earlier this morning Apple released iOS 11.2.5, along with watchOS 4.2.2 and tvOS 11.2.5 for download , and now macOS High...

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RED HYDROGEN One To Be Available On US Carriers This Summer

RED HYDROGEN One To Be Available On US Carriers This Summer

The unlocked versions will ship before the locked versions, which should start going out sometime this summer . Yesterday, Red CEO Jim Jannard said on the company's forums that the device is expe...

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Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch

Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch

Microsoft announced via a press release that all of its Microsoft Studios games will be playable on Xbox Game Pass the same day it releases in stores. The crafting of the console's hardware ...

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Shh! Apple's Always-On HomePod Can Be Muted for Privacy

Shh! Apple's Always-On HomePod Can Be Muted for Privacy

The release dates apply to the USA, United Kingdom and Australia, while the speaker will be sold in France and Germany, two of Siri's primary markets, later this spring. Apple HomePod Speaker is ...

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South Korea to file complaint to WTO over USA safeguard measures

South Korea to file complaint to WTO over USA safeguard measures

South Korea has pushed to stop the US from imposing the restrictions, arguing the move would only damage USA interests. That year, South Korean companies also exported US$1.3 billion in solar cells ...

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Indians' morning texts fill up internet

Indians' morning texts fill up internet

More than 200 million people in India use the WhatsApp messaging service. With millions of "good morning" texts, spiced with colourful images and even videos sent and received every morning across...

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Apple might launch an all-new 13-inch MacBook later this year

Apple might launch an all-new 13-inch MacBook later this year

Its latest report has few details, but it seems like Apple's next MacBook will likely replace the existing 13-inch MacBook Air. New rumors suggest Apple could be planning to release a 13-inch MacBoo...

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Sea of Thieves' closed beta starts tomorrow

Sea of Thieves' closed beta starts tomorrow

Pre-orders are still available here if you're interested in joining the Sea of Thieves closed beta. Those who have been invited to participate in the closed beta will get to hunt for buried treas...

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Millions earned by AirBnB hosts in the South East past year

Millions earned by AirBnB hosts in the South East past year

A typical Airbnb host in Ireland earns a cool €3,500 a year, according to an Airbnb Insights Report released on Tuesday. Earlier this month, the official statistical arm of the European Union, Eur...

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Why we can't hold MPC meeting now - Emefiele

Why we can't hold MPC meeting now - Emefiele

With the expiration of the tenure of some members, the MPC can not form a quorum. In spite of the statutory meeting not holding in January, the CBN governor said that key economic indicators in the ...

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Don't turn Kashmir into battleground, Mehbooba appeals to India, Pak

Don't turn Kashmir into battleground, Mehbooba appeals to India, Pak

Appealing both PM Modi and Pakistan for turning Kashmir into a battleground, Mufti said, 'I appeal to PM (Modi) and to Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir ko jung ka akhada mat banaiye, dosti ka pul banaiye...

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UGC NET 2018: JRF age limit increased, Paper 3 withdrawn

UGC NET 2018: JRF age limit increased, Paper 3 withdrawn

NEET 2018 online application forms are expected to be released by the CBSE by Jan 31, 2018 on the official website at cbseneet .nic.in online. The last date to apply is April 05, 2018, but the pay...

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Xiaomi expected to announce Surge S2 chipset at MWC 2018

Xiaomi expected to announce Surge S2 chipset at MWC 2018

The Xiaomi Surge S1 was announced previous year, the company's very first mobile SoC, and it fueled one of the company's smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 5c . Naijatech has leaked the latest rumor ba...

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Snapchat to allow Stories on Twitter, Facebook

Snapchat to allow Stories on Twitter, Facebook

Snapchat users will be able to press and hold on the tiles in Discover feature to share Official Stories, Our Stories and Search Stories via a shareable link, the company said. Founded in 2011, Snapch...

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Apple HomePod settings shown off in leaked images from internal testing

The always-on voice functionality of other smart speakers now on the market, like the Amazon Echo Dot, have been met with criticism due to privacy concerns. HomePod will be available in Apple Stores...

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Google Doodle Celebrates Football Icon, Stephen Keshi

Google Doodle Celebrates Football Icon, Stephen Keshi

The doodle is a creative fun way Google writes its name on its website, used in celebrating famous people in various fields who have had great achievements during their lifetime which has included lat...

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World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory

World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory

Consumers continue to favor using microSD cards over cloud based storage, and with the popularity of apps like Instagram and Snapchat, there is heavy demand for higher and higher capacity microSD card...

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Opera introduces Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

Opera introduces Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

With Opera's anti-crypto mining feature, users can boost the phone's performance and battery life by putting an end to all illicit activities. There are several browsers available for smartphones ju...

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Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW) VP Sells 5300 Shares of Stock

It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. Johnson Financial Group Inc. Among 28 analysts covering ...

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Minecraft sets new monthly active users record at 74M

Minecraft sets new monthly active users record at 74M

New head of Minecraft Helen Chiang has revealed that the game had 74 million active users in December-the most in a month since it released almost nine years ago. "That's really our goal, to keep bu...

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SteamWorld Dig announced for Nintendo Switch

SteamWorld Dig announced for Nintendo Switch

Image & Form confirmed the SteamWorld Dig release on a podcast , followed by a post from the studio's official Twitter account . SteamWorld Dig is a combination of metroidvania-style explorati...

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PC survival title Rust is leaving early access after four years

PC survival title Rust is leaving early access after four years

There are no plans for "any big reveals, launch parties, around the world tours or cash prize giveaways for this event". We're not going to move staff onto other projects", explained Newman, "It's ver...

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Oppenheimer Boosts Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Price Target to $313.00

It has outperformed by 60.97% the S&P500. Capital International Sarl decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 28.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. GNODDE R...

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Apple Screws Marvel with Thor Ragnarok Download

Apple Screws Marvel with Thor Ragnarok Download

A screenshot from The Pirate Bay shows at least seven torrent files with tens of thousands of active downloads at present. The site claims that a Reddit user was able to purchase the film legally ...

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Bitcoin can fall to $1000

Bitcoin can fall to $1000

Dollar prices for the original and most traded cryptocurrency , Bitcoin , fell below $10 000 for the first time since November previous year this week before recovering slightly back to around $11 0...

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Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Trims Position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Trims Position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

The stock increased 4.50% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $10.45. About 12.59M shares traded. Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated ( NASDAQ ADBE ) traded down $0.47 on Monday, h...

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Activision releases Call of Duty: WWII - The Resistance Event trailer

Activision releases Call of Duty: WWII - The Resistance Event trailer

The highlight of the event is the new Division, also called the Resistance . Did I mention that new items and gear was coming? This community event will run from January 23 through February 27 so you...

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Halsey to Trump Watch My F***ing Speech!!!

Halsey to Trump Watch My F***ing Speech!!!

If she made a decision to keep her baby, her parents would have "killed" her. "I don' really know how to do a speech unless it rhymes, so I'm gonna do a little poem for you guys", she said before ...

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Project Fi Replacing Nexus 5X With Android One Moto X4

Project Fi Replacing Nexus 5X With Android One Moto X4

It's unclear if the offer extends to those that opted to settle with Google earlier on the issue. A Project Fi subscriber with the Nexus 5X had been complaining to customer service for some time abo...

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Thirsty Missouri College Dude Emails Every Claudia to Find His Tinderella

Thirsty Missouri College Dude Emails Every Claudia to Find His Tinderella

Missouri State University freshman Hayden Moll swiped left when he meant to swipe right on the brunette with the clever dating app biography. Hayden went on to explain his dilemma before seeking hel...

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Nearly 40000 Oneplus Users' Credit Card Info Stolen in Security Breach

Nearly 40000 Oneplus Users' Credit Card Info Stolen in Security Breach

In a January 19 forum post , OnePlus reveals a malicious script was injected into its payment page code after hackers successfully penetrated one of its systems. OnePlus says it "cannot apologize eno...

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North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports, IOC says

North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports, IOC says

South Korea's government sees North Korea's participation in the Games-both in sporting events and cultural exchanges-as a way to calm tensions caused by Pyongyang's recent nuclear and missile test...

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Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Earns Media Impact Rating of

Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in Starbucks by 3,076.5% during the second quarter. The stock increased 2.47% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $16.6. Since Sept...

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Sold by Kinsight LLC

That's a potential -0.15 fall from where (NYSE:WMT) has been trading recently. The Focused Investors Llc holds 1.56 million shares with $121.70M value, down from 1.60 million last quarter. Stephens se...

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Android 8.1 now shows you how fast public Wi-Fi networks are

Android 8.1 now shows you how fast public Wi-Fi networks are

Private Wi-Fi networks that require passwords don't display any speed data since it's really none of your business and Google can't randomly test them, but they do continue to indicate signal stre...

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Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $131.28. About 116,556 shares traded. Bank of America (NYSE: BAC ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesda...

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