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Google Pixel 2 : What we know so far

Google Pixel 2 : What we know so far

The Pixel 2 XL is expected to arrived with a 5.99in, 1440p OLED screen manufactured by LG, which is likely given Google's recent investment into LG's display unit. The smaller model, Walleye is said to feature a 4.97-inch display with FHD resolution. With respect to the latest reports, the phones would be the successors of Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL smartphones which are having Taimen & Walleye product names. Read More

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Morocco to Celebrate Eid Al Fitr on Monday

Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar and Eid festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal , the 10th month of the year. "Many people, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, visit Lakemba for the Middle Eastern and Asian food that is on offer, and the atmosphere it provides during Ramadan ", the council spokesman told AAP. Read More

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Indian sensex retreats from record highs on profit-taking

Indian sensex retreats from record highs on profit-taking

Market struggled to capitalise on a higher opening on Friday as the Sensex dropped 68 points, with participants keen to scoop up profit amid mixed Asian leads. Top gainers on Friday included Sun Pharma , Power Grid Corp, Wipro , Vedanta, ICICI Bank , Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddys Labs and Cipla while key losers included Tata Motors , Hero Motocorp , Bank of Baroda, SBI, ONGC , Bosch and BHEL. Read More

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Trump's business ties in Persian Gulf raise questions about his allegiances

An Iranian fisherman was shot and killed Saturday by the Saudi coastguard which accused him of entering Saudi waters, Iran's interior ministry said, fuelling tensions between the regional rivals. Turkey also sent additional supplies of dairy products to Qatar's capital, Doha, after Saudi Arabia sealed shut Qatar's only land border, impacting a significant source of food imports. Read More

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E3 2017 Roundup: EA Edition!

E3 2017 Roundup: EA Edition!

As we expected , the EA Play event, which took place in the rather swish Hollywood Palladium, showed off the publisher's expected high-end franchises and was pretty light on announcements . The microtransaction model has worked for other games, like Overwatch and the undying Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Titled Anthem , we only know a little bit about the futuristic, sci-fi game that the Dragon Age and Mass Effect developer has been working on, but we only have to wait a little ... Read More

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Why Gal Gadot Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is now playing in theaters nationwide. But one more impressive detail you may not have known was that actor Gal Gadot , who played Wonder Woman , was pregnant while filming. So, male superheroes could have Lois Lane. "I want to live in a world where every person... knows (they) can be smart and strong and powerful and kind and all the things that Wonder Woman is". Read More

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WatchOS 4: the big changes coming to your Apple Watch

Siri intelligence expands further with new proactive Siri Watch Face . The watchOS4 activity app will deliver intelligent, personalised activity coaching and will give progress update from the moment one puts on the watch.If needed, towards the end of the day they will be told how much more push will help to close the activity ring for the day and will offer a specific suggestion to help while you do so. Read More

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LG brings the budget-friendly, durable X Venture to AT&T

LG brings the budget-friendly, durable X Venture to AT&T

Moreover, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 435 processor, and has 2 GB of RAM. The smartphone allows further expansion up to 256GB thanks to a dedicated microSD card slot. Now let's talk about the "adventure" credentials of the X Venture. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer. Read More

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Google Announces New Wireless VR Headsets By HTC And Lenovo

These will use a technology called WorldSense, which is described as inside-out tracking. Microsoft has touted inside-out tracking in its HoloLens and other third-party Windows VR headsets as a key differentiator from the competition. According to a blog post published today, "more information on Vive's standalone VR headset will be made available soon, but rest assured it will be simple, easy-to-use and with no cables to connect". Read More

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Chance Showers on Weekend

Chance Showers on Weekend

South wind around 10 miles per hour. Wednesday night , the chance of showers and thunderstorms falls to 20 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Later in the day, the high will be near 90 with clear skies in the evening and a low around 66, according to the National Weather Service . Friday: Showers and thunderstorms. Read More

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Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

The result moved him to 17th in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship standings, but a penalty could cost him a chance to stay within striking distance of the playoffs. He now leads the XFINITY Series point standings by 29 points over Justin Allgaier. Look for Logano to contend for the outright win this week as a lock to finish in the top-five at the GEICO 500. Read More

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Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

However, to materialise it into a conducive economy there is a stumbling block, hence making Zimbabwe the poorest country. "I don't think of us as a fragile state from an economic point of view". About 90 percent of our people are living below $1 per day. "Zimbabwe is basically a failed little banana republic that can not pay its workers". Zuma made the remarks after he held talks with the Zimbabwean leader on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on Africa meeting in Durban. Read More

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Facebook now rolling out Express Wi-Fi in India

Facebook now rolling out Express Wi-Fi in India

The Express Wi-Fi initiative is also live in Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Indonesia and is being handled by Seth from Facebook's Gurugram office. Facebook said that anyone could access the Express Wi-Fi network by signing up with an Express Wi-Fi retailer and purchasing a daily, weekly or monthly data pack at a rate set by our partners. Read More

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IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

The unusual shape of the Galaxy S8's display is due to its ultra-wide display, which has an aspect ratio of 18:5:9 instead of 16:9. The smartphones also support fast charging technology and wireless fast charging facility as well. The company started a Galaxy S8 pre-registration page on April 5th where interested people were allowed to sign up to receive notifications regarding the smartphone. Read More

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National Football League draft: Western Michigan WR Corey Davis taken 5th by Titans

National Football League draft: Western Michigan WR Corey Davis taken 5th by Titans

The last one might have been most damaging. As a matter of fact, the Titans knew they needed help on offense and took wide receivers to help the passing game shows their commitment to winning. On the other hand you also know everyone you've ever met is going to be asking you for money, which is not awesome. Is this where Robinson makes a move or take a surprise pick? The Titans also have the 18th pick. Read More

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China's Didi to raise $5 bln for overseas expansion

China's Didi to raise $5 bln for overseas expansion

The round was said to have raised the four-year-old startup's valuation to about $50 billion, up from a previous US$34 billion after its acquisition of Uber's China business. The company is led by Cheng Wei, the former Alibaba manager who founded Didi Dache in 2012. Also, this would make Didi the tech industry's second highest valued startup behind only Uber. Read More

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Cassini Spacecraft Starts Weaving Between Saturn And Its Rings

The unprocessed images show features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before. The craft was able to capture a few close images of Saturn's surface during its first dive, but the team will be able to take more calculated risks in the upcoming dives and capture awesome observations of the planet's surface and inner rings the likes of which we have never seen before. Read More

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OH NO! 'Baahubali' war scenes left injury marks on Prabhas!

OH NO! 'Baahubali' war scenes left injury marks on Prabhas!

The newest poster of the movie features Rani Devasena, who married Amrendra Baahubali. To put things into perspective, the biggest Hindi films release in 4,500-5,000 screens at best (dubbed versions included). The images of Baahubali (Prabhas) facing off with Bhallaladeva (Rana Daggubati) are very exciting, and the hashtag #WKKB was one that went viral in the immediate aftermath of the first part's release. Read More

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Google Starts Downranking Fake News

Google Starts Downranking Fake News

The company's main search product has similarly been accused of spreading extremism: in late 2016, a search for "did the Holocaust happen" gave, as its first result, a link to Holocaust denial on racist website Stormfront. From Facebook to Wikipedia, internet organizations are focusing efforts more than ever before to crack down on fake news - poor-quality web content that typically spreads through misleading, often offensive headlines. Read More

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