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It's a curious sentiment considering Twitter users have been clamoring for years for some kind of edit function and have yet to receive it , but we digress. The new tool lets you click on a plus sign to add another tweet to one that you're composing. You can add to your published thread by tapping the "Add another Tweet" button.
  • Amazon Prime Launches In Singapore, Subscription Starts From $2.99/Month

    Amazon Prime Launches In Singapore, Subscription Starts From $2.99/Month

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    The company also recently announced that it has launched a subscription-based delivery service in Singapore on Wednesday. While subscribers will get access to same day deliveries via Prime Now, it will only apply to some 5 million items from the global selection, compared to over 50 million in the USA, with free shipping if they spend S$60 ($45).
  • Supermoon Alert! Sunday's Full Moon Will Be 2017's Only Supermoon

    Supermoon Alert! Sunday's Full Moon Will Be 2017's Only Supermoon

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    It is believed that for a moon to be considered a supermoon it must be within 226,000 miles from the earth. The distance between the moon and Earth constantly changes. The moon will be visible to see on Sunday after 5 p.m. when it begins to rise, however, it won't officially be a Supermoon until it is at its closest point to Earth, which will be at approximately 4 a.m.
  • Black Friday Is Mutating

    Black Friday Is Mutating

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    Additionally, Adobe reported that mobile set a new record with its first $ 2 billion day. Overall, shoppers spent an average $335.47. Older millennials - a group pegged at age 25 to 34 - was especially profligate over the weekend. In addition, 63% of smartphone owners used their mobile devices to make holiday decisions, and 29% used their phones to make actual purchases. The research firm said the $6.59 billion spent on a day dedicated to e-commerce was a 16.8 percent increase from a ...
  • You can now ask Waze for directions using your voice

    You can now ask Waze for directions using your voice

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    Given that Waze's routing recommendations are based on routes from other users, it seems like the flawless navigation app to highlight the differences between auto and motorcycle travel. Waze promised to roll it out to more languages in the near future. If you're driving a fuel-efficient auto, go to Settings, tap Navigation, and select Vehicle Type.
  • Vladimir Putin signs off on Russian 'foreign agents' media law

    Vladimir Putin signs off on Russian 'foreign agents' media law

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    RFE/RL was among several media outlets that Russian officials warned could be labeled a foreign agent, a list that also included the Voice of America (VOA), CNN, and Germany's worldwide broadcaster, Deutsche Welle. "We congratulate American freedom of speech and all those who still believe in it", Simonyan said Monday on Twitter shortly after the DOJ applied pressure.
  • Padmavati row: After Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat bans the film

    Padmavati row: After Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat bans the film

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    Amu also vowed not to allow the release of the movie and warned movie theaters to avoid playing the movie or risk being torched. "There are issues with the film, our sympathy is with those who are protesting against the film and that is the reason we will not allow its release in the state till those issues are resolved", Rupani said.
  • Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3

    Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3

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    The full event reveal will take place at the Six Invitational 2018 in Montreal. Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 kicks off with Operation Chimera , which takes a different approach by "exploring a new fantasy": quarantine and biohazard. Earlier this year brand director Alexandre Remy said: "We're constantly looking and prototyping". " Siege is its own game mode". Operation White Noise brings the usual one map and two operators to Rainbow Six Siege - along with a bonus third operator from ...
  • Want a Longer Life? Get a Dog, Study Says

    Want a Longer Life? Get a Dog, Study Says

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    Other explanations include effects of the dog on the bacterial microbiome in the owner, for example. The results of the study were published for the first time in Scientific Reports . The risk of death fell by 11 percent in households with multiple people. As a result, the researchers posit, dog owners went out more and had added more social interaction than those without dogs.
  • Tesla's New Semitruck Might Be Playing Catch-Up

    Tesla's New Semitruck Might Be Playing Catch-Up

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    The new Roadster - a revamp of the original Tesla roadster launched in 2008 - can travel 620 miles on a single charge and has a top speed of 250 miles an hour. Tesla says production for the new Semi should commence by 2019 in the US. Reservations for both vehicles can be made with an initial deposit of $5,000 - but in the case of the Roadster, a total of at least $50,000 is due within 10 days.
  • IPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask

    IPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask

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    Apple also says Face ID uses artificial intelligence which is trained to spot spoofing attempts and resist them. And Face ID was not able to distinguish between the two. However many have raised concerns as to how safe is Apple's face ID? "If convenience is more important, Face ID may be your choice". For those who don't know, the face-scanning system on the iPhone works by a True Depth camera system that scans your face every time you are using your phone.
  • Apple could be making a more affordable iPhone X for 2018

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    According to users on Reddit , the company is replacing the damaged units with the newer phone, so, if you have an iPhone X with the similar problem head towards the authorized service center to replace the faulty device. Apple said: "We are aware of instances where the iPhone X screen will become temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid change to a cold environment.
  • China's ByteDance buys Musical.ly teen app for Dollars 800 mln

    China's ByteDance buys Musical.ly teen app for Dollars 800 mln

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    Bytedance beat out rival bidders including Kuaishou, the viral video streaming service, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing a private matter. In June, a short version of MTV'sNick Cannon's Wild 'N Out, a how-to show called Fashion to DIY For , a series called Greatest Party Story Ever and Hearst's Seventeen and the City all debuted on the app.
  • Facebook Urge Users To Upload Their Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

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    The identifier is used to block any further distribution on Facebook , Instagram and Messenger as a pre-emptive strike against revenge porn , a common method of abuse and exploitation online. The social-media platform are now encouraging users to send in their nude photos to the company itself as a way to ensure that nobody else out there could ever hijack the images.
  • Facebook wants your nude photos for your own protection

    Facebook wants your nude photos for your own protection

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    Australia is one of four countries taking part in this pilot project, Facebook's head of global security, Antigone Davis told ABC . When you send your nude photo to Facebook , what exactly happens to it? It works like this: you send Facebook your nudes, the company's software has a look and then image matching algorithms will continuously comb the site to make sure that no images matching your nudes are posted.
  • Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Resolutions Playing Diablo 3

    Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Resolutions Playing Diablo 3

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    Celebrities on hand were New York Giants star receiver and honorary OVO member Odell Beckham Jr ., avid gamer and late-night television host Conan O'Brien, Stranger Things star, Caleb McLaughlin , retired National Basketball Association superstar Shaquille O'Neal, missing in action UFC star Ronda Rousey , singer Liam Payne and NY Jets running Matt Forte .
  • Uber inks deal with NASA to map aerial taxi routes

    Uber inks deal with NASA to map aerial taxi routes

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    At the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Uber announced that it has signed a deal with NASA in order to develop traffic systems for its flying auto project that it hopes to finally get off the ground in 2020. Uber has said it envisages using electric, autonomous aircraft for the service with the ability to take off and land vertically, which do not yet exist.
  • Twitter's new 280 character limit: more is more

    Twitter's new 280 character limit: more is more

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    Users who tweet in those languages will continue to have 140 characters because they routinely don't hit the 140 character limit, "cramming is not an issue in these languages", said the blog post . With the expanded character count, this problem was massively reduced - that number dropped to only 1% of Tweets running up against the limit. The reason this is important for Twitter is that by giving users a little bit more space to talk, they spend less time trying to condense their ...
  • Broadcom reportedly mulling $100B takeover of Qualcomm

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    The news, reported by Bloomberg today, would value Qualcomm shares at around $70, and investors immediately responded enthusiastically by sending Qualcomm stock up almost 14 percent in what Bloomberg says is the largest stock movement for the company in almost a decade.
  • Moira is Overwatch's new healer, theme park map coming next year

    Moira is Overwatch's new healer, theme park map coming next year

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    It's not entirely clear how her abilities work, but it seems that she will function kind of like Zenyatta in that players will need to swap between damage and healing. Moira is a support hero, offering both damaging and offensive options with her abilities, transitioning between two attack types: a yellow, healing attack, and a purple, damaging attack.
  • Qualcomm sues Apple again, this time saying it shared info with Intel

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    The escalating dispute over technology licensing fees stems from Apple's initial accusation that Qualcomm charges too much, and unfairly leverages its strong market position. "The Qualcomm modem that could be used in the next generation iPhone has already been fully tested and released to Apple", the statement read. The legal proceedings between the two companies started in January , when Apple sued Qualcomm , accusing them of overcharging for use of their patented chips.
  • IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise

    IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise

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    The company's revenues were up 12 percent compared to the year-ago quarter (see " Despite $9 Billion Profit, Apple Revenues Slump Again in Q4 2016 ", 25 October 2016). Apple shipped 46.7 million iPhones during the period, according to its fiscal fourth-quarter report released Thursday. Wang Hao, a 24-year-old engineer in the northeastern port city of Dalian, said he ordered the new phone despite the high price tag.
  • Sony Revives AI Project with AIBO

    Sony Revives AI Project with AIBO

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    The new AIBO comes with new actuator technology that would allow the pet to move more smoothly and naturally like a real dog. The new Aibo will be priced at 198,000 JPY (around $1,733), but buyers will also need to purchase a three-year subscription plan, priced at 90,000 JPY ($788), to use it.
  • IPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10000 After Apple Supply Issues

    IPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10000 After Apple Supply Issues

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    Under an AppleCare+ warranty, iPhone X repairs for accidental damage will cost $99 while repairs for faulty components are covered in full. After about 30 minutes Apple sold completely out of the iPhone X . The text you got was a generic message we send to all customers. Meanwhile, Verizon's shipping dates are matching up more closely with Apple's with a December 1 estimate as of this writing.