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Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

According to a story in the New York Times on Sunday, this has been going on for over ten years. A Facebook official said that regardless of where the data was kept, it was governed by strict agreem...

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Highest price ever, 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $70 million

Highest price ever, 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $70 million

The word is that it's been bought by David MacNeil, founder of WeatheTech , a USA company which makes high quality floor mats for cars, and his new 250 GTO joins his classic auto collection as the he...

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WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals?

WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals?

The event begins at 10am local time and 6pm BST. Apple watch will honor Pride month (June). It's now unclear what will be included in this new operating system although it's thought Apple is con...

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Google explains why searching 'the1975.com' shows you your texts

Google explains why searching 'the1975.com' shows you your texts

On Friday Google confirmed to the BBC that the bug was part of a language detection glitch. Google's Search tool is created to show a user their text messages if requested - a feature that i...

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State of Decay 2 gets massive patch that improves networking and stability

State of Decay 2 gets massive patch that improves networking and stability

This comes a few weeks after the games release on May 22, which has been widely criticized for its buggy state since launch day. The 20GB version 1.2 update for State of Decay 2 also makes some im...

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Four Star Wars games come to Xbox Game Pass

Four Star Wars games come to Xbox Game Pass

The company releases two games for Xbox One gamers and two for Xbox 360 gamers throughout the course of the month. The game is a multiplayer online arena title but it will come with some added featu...

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Here's what the iPhone's battery health setting will look like

Here's what the iPhone's battery health setting will look like

With today's release iOS 11.3 beta 2 , Apple included its Battery Health (Beta) feature, which provides more information for iPhone owners regarding the status of their device's battery. Disable ....

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Microsoft has talked with GitHub about possible acquisition

Microsoft has talked with GitHub about possible acquisition

The reported acquisition comes amid the San Francisco-based company's almost year-long search for a new CEO , as well as its first profit from its services. The move comes in the middle GitHub's effo...

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NetEase Buys Stake in Bungie to Develop New Projects

NetEase Buys Stake in Bungie to Develop New Projects

While the developer insists that Destiny will not be neglected nor forgotten, Bungie has just accepted over $100M from Chinese Internet technology company NetEase to build a new game. Destiny 2...

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Ferrari 250 GTO Sells For Record-Breaking $80 Million To WeatherTech CEO

Of course, the private nature of these deals makes the specifics extremely hard to verify, and many similar transactions never even reach the public's ears. Note: The Ferrari 250 GTO is the most sough...

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Evolve’s servers to shut down in September

The retail version will live on, but it's unlikely that many people will continue playing. Moreover, Stage 2 will no longer be available on PC. In September, dedicated servers will stop running, wh...

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Anthem gets a new teaser trailer, full trailer coming on June 9th

Anthem gets a new teaser trailer, full trailer coming on June 9th

The publisher will showcase more combat footage of the game. This teaser shows 3-4 seconds of in-engine footage, so don't expect much from it. EA also stated that the full trailer will be released on ...

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Amazon's Alexa will know which skill you need, even if you don't

Amazon's Alexa will know which skill you need, even if you don't

Context carryover will enable Alexa to understand customer intent across subject domains. For those interested in knowing if Alexa is recording their conversations, The Verge recently publishe...

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This is the new iPhone X 6.1-inch in images, at last

This is the new iPhone X 6.1-inch in images, at last

That's in addition to an updated 5.8-inch OLED iPhone X , priced at $899. The renders you see in this video, published by MySmartPrice , were created based on all the 6.1-inch iPhone rumors we'v...

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Alfa Romeo 8C to be Resurrected as 700hp+ Super Coupe

Alfa Romeo 8C to be Resurrected as 700hp+ Super Coupe

The new Alfa 8C - last seen as a front-engined V8 Coupe - will make its comeback, only this time it will be a two-seater, mid-engined supercar with a carbon fibre chassis and four-wheel drive delive...

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Instagram explains how it pieces together the feed we love to hate

Whether or not you agree, Instagram's data suggests that the algorithm is giving you a better experience than the chronological feed ever did. According to TechCrunch , the company relies on machin...

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Here’s where to buy the LG G7 ThinQ

Here’s where to buy the LG G7 ThinQ

The LG G7 ThinQ features a Qualcomm 845 Mobile Platform, 64GB of storage, and 4GB of RAM . The IP68 and MIL-STD 810G compliant waterproof devices are the latest addition to LG's FullVision dis...

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Ram TRX gets production green light to take on Ford Raptor

Ram TRX gets production green light to take on Ford Raptor

The TRX - short for Tyrannosaurus Rex, which is, of course, bigger and badder than any raptor - will "focus on power, torque, technology and styling", the automaker tweeted during the conference. Look...

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Here are all 294 slides of Mary Meeker’s internet trends report

Meeker's report looked at some interesting stats to illustrate the increase in cryptocurrency interest: data from Coinbase shows their user numbers increasing almost fourfold between January and D...

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Internet Trends Report 2018

Internet Trends Report 2018

E-commerce sales grew 16% in 2017, from 14% in 2016. Usability improvements to many tech gadgets are based on data , which creates what Ms Meeker called a privacy paradox: internet companies ma...

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Meet the Maserati Alfieri: Italian luxury electrified

Meet the Maserati Alfieri: Italian luxury electrified

In a presentation outlining the five-year plan for Maserati , FCA promised that the Alfieri will do 0-62 miles per hour (0-100 km/h) in less than two seconds and have a top speed beyond 186 miles p...

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"Fallout: New California": Massive Fallout: New Vegas Mod Set for October Release

After this message, a 24-hour live stream began that showcased a Vault Boy figure standing in front of a television screen. From the teaser trailer, one thing is for sure that Fallout 76 is going to...

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Canon end sales for its last film camera

Canon end sales for its last film camera

Canon this week officially ended sales of its last remaining film camera, the single lens reflex (SLR) EOS-1V. There was still no formal announcement at the time that its entire film camera division w...

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Star and A9 Lite leaks online

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star and A9 Lite leaks online

The internal storage of the phone is expandable up to 256GB. On the front, the phone gets a 8-megapixel front camera with f/1.9 aperture. As reported by Dutch blog Galaxy Club and seen on Samsung's...

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Microsoft reportedly in

Microsoft reportedly in "serious" talks to acquire GitHub

Microsoft reportedly toyed with the idea of acquiring GitHub in the past too, including in 2016, although GitHub did not confirm those reports . And, were the acquisition to go through, Microso...

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Action RPG Warhammer: Chaosbane announced for consoles, PC

Action RPG Warhammer: Chaosbane announced for consoles, PC

Dive into the heart of the Warhammer story, become a hero and battle to survive the desolation. Tabletops may live in the Age of Sigmar now, but Warhammer: Chaosbane is more proof that Warhamme...

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Lego’s replica model of the Bugatti Chiron will get your pulse racing

Lego’s replica model of the Bugatti Chiron will get your pulse racing

The latter has a top speed setting, activated using a speed key - just like the real thing. You can take a look at the LEGO Technic Bugatti in action the video above. Another aspect of the LEGO Ch...

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Motorola One Power photo shows the Android One iPhone X

Motorola One Power photo shows the Android One iPhone X

Moving onto the specifications front, the smartphone will have a Full HD+ display, presumably of 6-inch in size. The images also include those of two of the Z3 Play's Moto Mods - one loudspeaker for...

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Tablet section was removed from the Android website by mistake

Tablet section was removed from the Android website by mistake

In a tangible show of the classic economics of supply and demand, the glut of cheap Android tablets has pushed the market down, and with it, demand. While other manufacturers have soldiered on in th...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumored to be revealed August 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumored to be revealed August 9

Unveiling, as we already know , is set for June 7, and the pre-order period ends June 14. The smartphones will go on sale starting June 15. The Advanced Memory Management is Samsung's "Make for I...

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Apple's WWDC: iOS 12 is just around the corner

Apple's WWDC: iOS 12 is just around the corner

Siri stays to be the digital assistant for all the Apple devices and it calls for some changes in it. Former Facebook president Sean Parker stated Facebook's design exploited weakness in the human p...

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Lifestyle New Pokemon game coming to a smartphone near you in June

Lifestyle New Pokemon game coming to a smartphone near you in June

Since Pokemon released its hit game " Pokemon Go " two years ago, gamers and investors have looked for more collaboration between the company and Nintendo, particularly involving mobile devices. W...

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Here’s A Sneak Peak Of Anthem Before E3

Here’s A Sneak Peak Of Anthem Before E3

You've seen a brief teaser and we've given you an idea of what you can expect when Electronic Arts brings Anthem to E3 this year. Tune in to see it all. BioWare's showcase will also include a be...

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

As for the other bonuses, they all sound pretty straightforward and conventional pre-order extras. Given that deadline for that particular bonus and that Microsoft updated the page with this info (lik...

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New Google Chrome Browser Lets You Sign In Without Passwords

New Google Chrome Browser Lets You Sign In Without Passwords

Microsoft and Mozilla have also committed to using the Web Authentication standards in their Edge and Firefox web browsers, but unlike Google and Mozilla, Microsoft has yet to release a version of Edg...

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Google has acknowledged the Android messages and search glitch

The issue was first identified with the search term "the1975.com" but it has since been reported by the BBC that the phrase "izela viagens" - a misspelling of Portuguese travel agency Vizela Viagens...

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Microsoft reportedly held talks about acquiring GitHub

Just six months ago, GitHub showed its determination to stay independent, seeking funding and later pursuing an initial public offering, however, it seems the company is changing its course. And, were...

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MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5 brings Messages in iCloud and security updates

MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5 brings Messages in iCloud and security updates

Bug fixes aside (and there are a lot, including a large number of security patches ), the tentpole feature of this release is Messages in iCloud. While the feature was announced back at WWDC 2017, ...

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Snapdragon 710 tipped for mid-range Pixel, but it gets murky from there

Snapdragon 710 tipped for mid-range Pixel, but it gets murky from there

While Quandt speculates that this device could be a Pixel phone, he doesn't claim to have any specific info on what this device is, other than to say it's "mobile". The Snapdragon 710 is the first mob...

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Telegram: Apple has blocked our updates since Russian ban

Telegram said on Friday, June 1, that Apple cleared the path for an updated version of the secure messaging app despite a ban in Russian Federation. The development today is the latest in a many-wee...

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