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Mercedes-Benz claims luxury pole position in 2017

Mercedes-Benz claims luxury pole position in 2017

The Stuttgart-based group reported sales of about 2.3 million cars in 2017, an increase of nearly 10 percent on the figure for 2016 and its seventh consecutive record year. The GLC, GLE and GLS contin...

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg to explore cryptocurrency & encryption to improve platform services

Facebook founder Zuckerberg to explore cryptocurrency & encryption to improve platform services

In response to his post, thousands of commenters urged the Facebook founder to find a way to prevent hacking, cyberbullying and social media scams to help make it a safer space for users. In other wor...

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Samsung Gear S3 and Sport get SmartThings wrist-mounted smart home control

Samsung Gear S3 and Sport get SmartThings wrist-mounted smart home control

The new Family Hub can connect to and control third-party devices that are part of the SmartThings smart home ecosystem such as lights, thermostats, home video cameras, and more. With innovative TV ...

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Facebook says China's Xiaomi will make a VR headset using Oculus technology

Facebook says China's Xiaomi will make a VR headset using Oculus technology

But it chose to also carve out some time during CES 2018 to announce how it's partnership with Xiaomi is going. The news that Xiaomi gets involved in the manufacturing of the headset isn't a h...

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Last Chance for Christmas Tree Recycling

Last Chance for Christmas Tree Recycling

For more information on Christmas tree collection and recycling or MulchFest, visit www.nyc.gov/dsny , www.nyc.gov/parks or call 311. If you're on the garden waste scheme, use the brown garden wa...

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Link has announced new 802.11ax Ultra Wi-Fi Routers

Link has announced new 802.11ax Ultra Wi-Fi Routers

Intel connected home division vice president and general manager Dan Artusi says, "As consumers bring more devices and connected activities into their homes, they expect reliable, secure connectivity"...

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Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium

Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium

This line of phones has generally been Apple's more affordable smartphone, combining excellent performance and the fluidity of the Apple operating system with more accessible pricing. That's a chang...

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Person servers are coming to PUBG on Xbox

Person servers are coming to PUBG on Xbox

The game is set to launch at some point in 2018 and will see players pick from one of the heroes, spawn into the map and use mounts to scout the terrain, looking for loot and pickups. It's only for so...

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Smart Home Devices to Look for in 2018

Smart Home Devices to Look for in 2018

So it's no wonder we've sold tens of millions of all our Google devices for the home over this previous year, Google stated this news in a blog post . When the Amazon Echo entered the market in 2...

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Disney's "Aladdin" is Under Fire for "Browning Up" White Extras

Disney confirmed that while 400 of 500 background performers on the set of Aladdin are of Indian, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean, or Asian descent, about 100 other extras are white. "On one...

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No, the Halo TV show is not dead

No, the Halo TV show is not dead

Turns out that's not the case, though, as Showtime President and CEO David Nevins has insisted that the Halo TV series is "still in very active development". Gary Levine, president of programming at...

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Takata airbag recall grows by 3.3 million more cars

Takata airbag recall grows by 3.3 million more cars

The Japanese airbag maker is recalling frontal airbags in certain 2009, 2010, and 2013 cars by at least 15 automakers. The tally now stands at approximately 34 million vehicles, making it the largest ...

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Monster Hunter World Third PS4 Beta Pre-Load Times, Rewards Detailed

Monster Hunter World Third PS4 Beta Pre-Load Times, Rewards Detailed

Monster Hunter World arrives on January 26th 2018 for PS4 and Xbox One. The Monster Hunter franchise started off on the PlayStation 2 in 2004 but then surprisingly became a Nintendo exclusive for m...

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IPhones and children are a toxic pair, say two big apple investors

IPhones and children are a toxic pair, say two big apple investors

They recommended Apple establish an expert committee including child development specialists and offer more information to researchers. "For example, the initial setup menu could be expanded so that...

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Galaxy S9 Plus rumoured to ship with whopping 512GB storage capacity

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S9 live has been leaked on Reddit revealing the front panel of the device. The handset will launch in at least three storage variants, possibly even four. We have heard multi...

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A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor

A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor

It is 6.2-inches in size with a notch at the top just like the iPhone X . If you hated the protruding dual-camera bump of the iPhone X, here's an interesting alternative from Doogee. The Galaxy S9 pi...

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DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

Amid boycott by the Opposition parties led by the DMK, Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday in his maiden address to the state Assembly, urged the Centre to release Rs 5,255 crore for temporary and p...

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AMD unveils speedy processors and graphics chips for 2018

AMD unveils speedy processors and graphics chips for 2018

Ahead of the Ryzen 2000 launch, many Ryzen 1000 series products are seeing their suggested prices cut, and by many I mean all but the top two Threadripper CPUs, the 1950X and 1920X, and the lowest...

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Sennheiser is bringing its most transparent closed-back headphones ever to CES

Sennheiser is bringing its most transparent closed-back headphones ever to CES

The Sennheiser CX 6.00BT earbuds will go on sale in the U.S. starting this month with a price tag of $99.95 (approximately Rs. 6,340). The HD 820 headphones are slated to go on sale early this s...

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AT&T backs away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

AT&T backs away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

AT&T and Huawei did not immediately respond to CNBC requests for comment. The report comes from The Wall Street Journal , via unnamed sources. Even without an immediate partner that would help it...

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Ring Is Making Smart Lights for Your Dumb House

Ring Is Making Smart Lights for Your Dumb House

This security camera sports that modern camera look, and it's battery-powered, so you won't have to deal with cables and what not. With this purchase, Ring .com will integrate smart, energy-efficient...

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ASUS ZenFone Max Plus heading to North America with Face Unlock feature

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus heading to North America with Face Unlock feature

The phone comes with a 5.7-inch display with 2160 x 1080 resolution and the modern aspect ratio we talked about, a MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor under the hood and 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storag...

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James Damore sues Google for discriminating against white men

James Damore sues Google for discriminating against white men

James Damore was sacked as an engineer after a manifesto questioning the benefits of diversity programs was widely passed around the company. The suit alleges that Google employees who expressed v...

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Apple releases new security update to protect Safari against the Spectre attack

Apple releases new security update to protect Safari against the Spectre attack

Microsoft has also released an update for Windows but beware if you're running a system using an AMD processor. The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 update improves the stability, compatibility and securit...

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NVIDIA GeForce Experience can now add hipster filters to your games

NVIDIA GeForce Experience can now add hipster filters to your games

Starting January 9, Fortnite PC gamers can capture and share their best gaming moments using Nvidia's ShadowPlay Highlights. Additionally, GeForce NOW requires a minimum 25Mbps internet download s...

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Google Is Struggling With Friendly Neighborhood Bike Thieves

Google Is Struggling With Friendly Neighborhood Bike Thieves

Up to 250 go missing per week - and that's rather ironic for a company that built its reputation on finding information. 58-year-old Mountain View marketer Joseph Zidarevich added everyone steals th...

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Honor View10 now available in India: Price, offers, specifications, features

Honor View10 now available in India: Price, offers, specifications, features

The launch offer of Honor View 10 includes a flat Rs. 1,500 off when using ICICI credit cards to purchase. For all the Airtel subscribers, up to 90GB of free data will be provided. The smartphone is p...

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CES 2018: Acer's rolls out wafer thin Switch 7

CES 2018: Acer's rolls out wafer thin Switch 7

Acer also revealed availability for the Switch 7 Black Edition and Predator Orion 9000 Series , which were both unveiled at IFA previous year. "We're extremely proud to make the world's thinnest ...

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CES 2018: Amazon's Alexa to challenge Cortana

CES 2018: Amazon's Alexa to challenge Cortana

Amazon and Microsoft partnered in August a year ago to let Cortana and Alexa work together. The Alexa integration in the USA will be available via a software update through Acer Care Centre, but i...

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United States to lift ban on offshore drilling

United States to lift ban on offshore drilling

The administration's plan drew immediate opposition from governors of states along the nation's coasts. President Obama had protected most of the Arctic Ocean and a chain of deep sea canyons in th...

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Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control

The fridge also better lives up to the "Hub" side of its name. The South Korean tech giant's Family Hub is offering a new and reliable standard for connected living. It works with the SmartThings ap...

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LG to showcase its first ever 4K projector at CES 2018

LG to showcase its first ever 4K projector at CES 2018

There's no battery, but a handle lets you tote it anywhere easily, and the little cutie looks more like a modernist rectangular mini trash can - complete with open lid shooting out an image - than a...

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Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan This March

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan This March

Several reports lately have been painting the picture that Burnout Paradise HD will be arriving in March. Electronic Arts (EA) is reportedly releasing a remaster of the 2008 Criterion Games open-w...

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Record number of OLED TVs shipped at end of 2017

Record number of OLED TVs shipped at end of 2017

LG seems to be taking the center stage at this year's CES. This new technology is claimed to enable the panel to emanate sound directly from the panel. LG Display will be unveiling a 65-inch "rollable...

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Intel launches its 8th Gen Processors

Intel launches its 8th Gen Processors

Intel and AMD , two companies that have been at each other's throats for decades now, made a decision to announce a partnership last November for a new powerful chip that will be found in gaming an...

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CES 2018: Samsung's 8K television uses artificial intelligence

CES 2018: Samsung's 8K television uses artificial intelligence

MicroLED has properties that challenge the OLED technology. If you were waiting to upgrade your current LED/LCD to a latest OLED TV, I would suggest you to wait till end of 2018 to check out the n...

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Low temperature weather warning

Low temperature weather warning

They have also warned of "severe air and ground frost". Met Eireann expects temperatures to rise early this week after a very cold night tonight but temperatures are predicted to fall again on Thurs...

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Google Doodle celebrates Fearless Nadia - India's lionhearted stuntwoman, on 110th birth anniversary

Google Doodle celebrates Fearless Nadia - India's lionhearted stuntwoman, on 110th birth anniversary

Born as Mary Ann Evans in Australia, she came to India when she was 5 years old. Athletically inclined, Evans trained herself in horse riding, gymnastics, tennis, tap dance and ballet during her s...

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Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over 'Meltdown' Security Flaw

Intel had said the issues were not caused by a design flaw and asked users to download a patch and update their operating system. Amid a frantic rush to patch a computer security flaw, experts st...

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Flight of the Conchords Will Make TV Return This Year

Flight of the Conchords Will Make TV Return This Year

A Flight of the Conchords stage tour is running through the United Kingdom in the coming months and Clement indicated that won't be the only thing on his and McKenzie's plate this year. While it isn...

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