• Google Unifies Its Payment Platforms, Introduces Google Pay

    Google Unifies Its Payment Platforms, Introduces Google Pay

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    If you have purchased an ebook, entered your payment information in Chrome or purchased something in a store - you know what I am talking about. Google Pay essentially aspires to bring all of Google's mobile payments - beginning with Android Pay and Google Wallet - efforts under one roof.
  • Twitch announces exclusive Overwatch League livestreaming deal

    Twitch announces exclusive Overwatch League livestreaming deal

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    The deal, announced earlier today , is believed to be the biggest exclusive distribution deal in esports history. In total that's a whopping 312 skins to start the season. Aside from China, the new agreement provides exclusive worldwide coverage of all of the first two seasons of Overwatch League . Unlike the other skins in the game, players can only obtain League Tokens by directly purchasing them from the Blizzard store.
  • Razer release Project Linda - a laptop that your phone powers

    Razer release Project Linda - a laptop that your phone powers

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    The joining of the two turns the laptop chassis into an Android powered device running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 8GB of RAM. While the unit we looked at just used a 1080p 60 Hz display with no touch capacity, Razer wants the final chassis to allow for 1440p 120 Hz, and also include a touch screen.
  • Nvidia opens GeForce NOW cloud gaming PC beta

    Nvidia opens GeForce NOW cloud gaming PC beta

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    But, since GeForce NOW supports PC-only titles such as Arma 3 and Divinity: Original Sin 2 , only time will tell if GeForce NOW can compete with more well-established cloud gaming services. Nvidia promises smooth frame rates at high resolutions for games available from Steam and Uplay PC, with the added benefits of no install times or manual updates.
  • Witness the Power of the Elder Dragons in Monster Hunter

    Witness the Power of the Elder Dragons in Monster Hunter

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    Devilijho is a wyvern first seen in Monster Hunter 3 and will be the first of the Elder Dragons to be released. From what Capcom has been showing, it's safe to assume that the game is packed with a decent amount of content and a world where players will be spending quite some time in.
  • Tesla Faces More Model 3 Production Snarls

    Tesla Faces More Model 3 Production Snarls

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    Of the 2,425 Model 3 vehicles produced in the fourth quarter, 793 of them (or almost 33%) were made in the last seven working days of the quarter, according to Tesla. And factoring the Model 3 out of the equation, Tesla notes that Model S and Model X deliveries alone grew by 33%. According to CNN Money, the 23 analysts, offering 12-month forecasts regarding Tesla Inc's stock price, have a median target of $310.00, with a high estimate of $500.00 and a low estimate of $155.00.
  • Nokia 6 (2018) with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 630 goes official

    Nokia 6 (2018) with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 630 goes official

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    Nokia 8 (2018) doesn't feature an edge-to-edge display, which is quite common on mid-budget and flagship smartphones these days. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. Similarly, an 8MP front camera is available with a wide-angle lens. The listings on TENNA suggest that the device might feature 1.5GHz dual-core chip paired with 256MB RAM and 512MB internal storage.
  • Supermoon trilogy: Biggest and brightest 'wolf moon' tonight

    Supermoon trilogy: Biggest and brightest 'wolf moon' tonight

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    The name " supermoon " was coined by an astrologer in 1979 and is often used by the media today to describe what astronomers would call a perigean (pear-ih-jee-un) full moon: a full moon occurring near or at the time when the Moon is at its closest point in its orbit around Earth.
  • North Korea's Kim Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

    North Korea's Kim Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

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    But in a rare move the dictator tempered his bellicose rhetoric with the suggestion he may send a North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics when they are held in South Korea . After reiterating that his country had "completed" its nuclear deterrent against the United States - a fact that its state media proclaimed following the successful flight-test of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental-range ballistic missile on November 29 - Kim added that he had a "nuclear button" physically ...
  • LG develops 88-inch 8K OLED display

    LG develops 88-inch 8K OLED display

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    Even if you own an expensive 4K or UHD TV, the new display from LG puts it to shame as it has four times as many pixels. LG Display's latest accomplishment comes with not one by two impressive claims. Having said that, there is no harm in seeing and experience the TV from a distance and as it happens, a lucky few will be able to get a glimpse of the LG 8K OLED TV at the LG Display booth in the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2018 (January 9-12), Las Vegas.
  • Vikings beat Chicago to clinch first-round bye

    Vikings beat Chicago to clinch first-round bye

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    Both marks rank among the top 10 seasons ever by a Vikings wide receiver. Newman, 39, has been in the National Football League long enough to see a shift in the importance of securing one of the top two seeds in a conference, which ensures a bye week and home field in the divisional round.
  • Winter Weather Advisory 12-28-17

    Winter Weather Advisory 12-28-17

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    With wind chills, it'll feel around 5 to 10 degrees below zero. The snow will also be light and fluffy so snow blowing onto the roads could also be a concern. Snow is expected and with the cold temperatures you can expect slippery road conditions. Snow will linger through midnight Saturday morning. Saturday will see another high in the mid-20s.
  • OnePlus 5T to get Android Oreo based Open Beta update soon

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    While the G6 is still running Nougat, which shipped with the phone when it came out around nine months ago (March 2017), LG has made available an Oreo build in beta form in China. Being a high-end Smartphone, OnePlus 5T smartphone offers all advanced features to explore what you might have dreamed of. Other than these, the Oreo Android will improve the performance of the software on the mobile phone, which in proportionately enhance the battery life as well as the speed.
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only

    Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only

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    Additionally, new regulatory filings show that Cook has been given the use of a private jet for the first time , citing "the interests of security and efficiency based on our global profile and the highly visible nature of Cook's role as chief executive".
  • Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

    Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

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    Additionally, the company also offers 100 free SMSes with this pack. Vodafone India is the new operator to join the list of operators revising the entry-level Rs 199 tariff plan for prepaid users. For, new Vodafone customers, the company has a Rs 229 with the same benefits. Jio Rs 399 prepaid recharge planJio's prepaid recharge plan priced at Rs 399 comes with 70 GBs of high speed data for a validity period of 70 days.
  • UMG and Facebook strike 'unprecedented' global deal

    UMG and Facebook strike 'unprecedented' global deal

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    Universal will license its music recordings and videos around the world for use on Facebook as well as on Instagram and the virtual reality site Oculus , which are both owned by Mark Zuckerberg's company. The partnership comes days after Bloomberg reported that YouTube had signed a long-term agreement with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Dogs went through 'drastic lifestyle' changes before mauling owner

    Dogs went through 'drastic lifestyle' changes before mauling owner

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    Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew said at a news conference on Monday deputies witnessed the dogs "eating [her] rib cage" last week and found Stephens' body completely naked except for one boot. "But. from the evidence that we observed, from the evidence that we collected, that narrative doesn't fit". Investigators say that was the dogs' only human contact as Tonka and Pacman grew more isolated and more distant from their owner - although no one can say with certainty that's why the ...
  • First PUBG patch on Xbox One goes live

    First PUBG patch on Xbox One goes live

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    Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has received its first patch for the Xbox One version available in Game Preview . And its latest one could very well send a lucky gamer to Hawaii. Starting December 17th until the 31st, gamers who buy the upgraded console will get the game for free, Tech Times reports. For the full list of rules and ways to enter, you can find the link here.
  • First pictures: 2019 Jeep Cherokee teased

    First pictures: 2019 Jeep Cherokee teased

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    These are the first official pictures of the comprehensively revised 2019 Jeep Cherokee , due to debut at the Detroit Motor Show on 16 January , less than five months after the release of the updated 2018 range. Until then, we'll bring you all of the latest Jeep news as it unfolds in Detroit next month. Around back the bumper and skid plate get some minor tweaking too.
  • Shopian encounter: woman killed, 8 injured after protests erupt

    Shopian encounter: woman killed, 8 injured after protests erupt

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    The forces laid a cordon and started advancing towards the house, but the militants hiding there fired volley of bullets triggering an encounter. Police said the slain militants were involved in a number of terror incidents including the December 11 attack on the vehicle of J&K Bank near Poju Shopian in which two bank guards were killed.
  • Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4

    Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4

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    This deal will likely last throughout the weekend and into early next Tuesday, so you have a little time to pick it up and take advantage of the bargain. They did not exactly specify which of the DLC characters are in the trial. You will have plenty of options to enjoy the tree chapters of the story mode, the single player modes and the multiplayer modes until the trial ends.
  • Twitter Officially Introduces The 'Threads' Feature

    Twitter Officially Introduces The 'Threads' Feature

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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.
  • Google Maps Introduces Motorcycle Mode in India

    Google Maps Introduces Motorcycle Mode in India

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    If you've ever nodded off on public transit after a long day of work (or a big night out), Google Maps' upcoming feature could be just what you've been looking for. At this moment in time, the update hasn't been rolled out officially, but TechCrunch believes that Google will push the update live soon and that the firm is testing it with select users.