• Alleged 'poor India' remarks by Snapchat's CEO provokes outrage
Alleged 'poor India' remarks by Snapchat's CEO provokes outrage

The critical remarks about the company by Pompliano stem from his lawsuit in which he claimed he was sacked from his position after he questioned Snapchat's internal methods for calculating daily active users. "We're building tools to give people the power to share what they want", he said. A group of hackers in India claims it has siphoned t...

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  • Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini
Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini

Though, if the report is true, you'll have to wait until the holidays. While the Mini NES was a great introduction to some of the games that helped Nintendo launch its first home console, the SNES had a vastly superior software lineup. The NES Classic Edition launched in November 2016, and it immediately became one of the hottest Christmas gifts...

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  • Google, an ad company, will soon block 'bad ads' in Chrome
Google, an ad company, will soon block 'bad ads' in Chrome

Google is reportedly working on an ad blocker. The WSJ is under the impression that Google is readying the feature and could have it ready within weeks, assuming they do launch it because they could still scrap it altogether. Google's blocked will filter out ads deemed unacceptable by the Coalition for Better Ads . Google wouldn't be aiming to ...

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  • United passengers to be fully reimbursed
United passengers to be fully reimbursed

United Airlines will no longer ask law enforcement to remove passengers from its planes when it has to bump them, the company's CEO has said . Dr. Alderman Mike Zalewski says he does not know who will represent the airline before the city council's Aviation Committee. Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans will also speak.

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  • Coachella attendees help nab phone theft suspect using 'Find My iPhone'
Coachella attendees help nab phone theft suspect using 'Find My iPhone'

Stealing phones at Coachella is nothing new. Police ID'd the man as Reinaldo De Jesus Henao and found 100 cellphones in his backpack. One thing led to another, and when police officers from the Indio Police Department arrived on scene shortly thereafter, over 100 cellphones were discovered floating around in Henao's backpack.

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  • Apple's OLED iPhone to secure key parts from Korea
Apple's OLED iPhone to secure key parts from Korea

Apple's upcoming new iPhone , the first flagship smartphone to feature an organic light-emitting diode screen, is expected to secure key parts from Korean suppliers, including the sole panel producer Samsung Display. Additionally, we believe Apple has evaluated Synaptic's optical fingerprint solution, but that it has not been qualified. ...

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  • Nokia 6 Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 These Days
Nokia 6 Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 These Days

Coming to its camera, it sports a 16 megapixels primary camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1.0um sensor and a dual-tone LED flash; and a 8 megapixels secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 1.12um sensor. Speaking of storage capacity, it has 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal memory, besides having the option of an expandable memory of up to 128GB...

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  • Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Google's two-year antitrust battle with Russian competition authorities is finally coming to an end. The company also can't restrict competing search engines and applications from being preinstalled on Android devices. Furthermore, the giant tech company must offer a tool that will enable users to select the default search engine of their own choic...

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  • NSA's powerful Windows hacking tools leaked online
NSA's powerful Windows hacking tools leaked online

Some of the records released by The Shadow Brokers bear NSA seals, but Reuters could not confirm their authenticity. The NSA is now facing criticism for not sharing details of the exploits with Microsoft once it became clear the tools were in the hands of a hacking group.

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  • Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'The Last Jedi'
Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'The Last Jedi'

There was a five minute tribute to Carrie Fisher who died at the age of 60. "And then, at the end of six hours, there would be like a four-word line of dialogue". Few weeks back, Todd Fisher, brother of Carrie Fisher told New York Daily News that he and Carrie Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, had given Disney and Lucasfilm permission to use the r...

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  • Microsoft Modifies Windows 10 Installation Using Just Voice
Microsoft Modifies Windows 10 Installation Using Just Voice

The security updates , security fixes, free or paid support options or technical updates will not be provided to Windows Vista users. Biometric authentication scheme called Windows Hello for Business now comes with support for organizations that cannot use exterior authentication services like Azure Active Directory.

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  • Here's how to see YouTube's 'dark mode'
Here's how to see YouTube's 'dark mode'

Coders are very, very familiar with this feeling, which is why, if you go behind-the-scenes in your computer and use the command-line interface, it's generally a black screen with white text. You favorite video streaming website seems to be testing out a new dark mode, which is now hidden to most users. How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode on Window...

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  • Verizon's Galaxy Note 5 & S6 Edge
Verizon's Galaxy Note 5 & S6 Edge

Did you get the Android 7.0 Nougat on your handset? To check your Note 5 or S6 edge + for updates, go into Settings About phone Software update Check for updates. Once you receive notification that the update has arrived, before you actually install it, make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Galaxy Note 5: Not only are you fi...

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  • Jaguar F-PACE best in the world
Jaguar F-PACE best in the world

Although the World Car of the Year awards are now an established part of the New York Auto Show, this year saw the first award for World Urban Car , a new sub-category introduced to reflect the growing competition and innovation in the city and compact car segment globally.

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  • FCC limits order on Charter extending broadband service
FCC limits order on Charter extending broadband service

The FCC's approval of the Charter/Time Warner Cable merger a year ago required Charter to deploy broadband with download speeds of 60Mbps to at least two million residential and small business locations, of which at least one million would have to be in areas served by at least one other high-speed provider.

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  • $19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service
$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

The auction raised $20 billion overall, of which about $10 billion will go to the owners of TV stations that sold their broadcast license rights, which will be converted for use by wireless phone networks. Rather than an outright purchase of the licenses, Verizon agreed to remain open to an MVNO relationship with the cable operators, presumably low...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Users Stuck With Nougat Frustrations
Samsung Galaxy S7 Users Stuck With Nougat Frustrations

While some elements of Bixby will be included in the April 21 launch, the headline voice activation feature won't be available in the US until " later this spring ", Samsung said in a statement. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be released commercially next week but sadly, Bixby will not be fully ready. With an iris scanner that is supported ...

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  • Fitbit may delay new Apple-competitor watch, headphones
Fitbit may delay new Apple-competitor watch, headphones

Sources are saying these are due to some unforeseen production problems that have forced them to go back to the drawing board somewhat. Also, the company's design teams are said to be having issues with making the smartwatch fully waterproof.

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  • Samsung Elec's Q1 OP near $9 bn on strong chip sales
Samsung Elec's Q1 OP near $9 bn on strong chip sales

Last week, it presented and began taking preorders for its Galaxy S8, its first major smartphone launch since the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The hefty profits highlight Samsung's resilience after the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7 smartphone previous year.

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  • IPhone 8 expected to ship several weeks after launch in September
IPhone 8 expected to ship several weeks after launch in September

According to his most recent research note, a copy of which was obtained on Wednesday by AppleInsider , Cowan and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri detailed how Apple has apparently "reached a bottleneck", and is now generating much lower than expected yield rates for the iPhone 8 and its glass-embedded Touch ID sensor, citing his own supply ch...

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