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Instead of going to a restaurant where there might be a 30-minute wait, probably already starving, you can find the restaurant with the shortest wait on Google from home. You can either look up the current wait times, or tap on an hour of your choice to find the estimated wait for that time period. Scrolling left or right will provide a summary of each day's wait times below the hour bars.
  • Apple shifted assets to island to evade tax scrutiny

    Apple shifted assets to island to evade tax scrutiny

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    CNET is unable to verify whether the documents are real or have been altered. The Commission took a double swipe at U.S. tech industry by landing Amazon with a bill of about €250m ($418m) in back taxes after ruling that the firm's sweetheart tax deal with Luxembourg broke state aid rules.
  • PlayStation VR Gets New Bundle with Skyrim VR Later This Month

    PlayStation VR Gets New Bundle with Skyrim VR Later This Month

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    The PSVR Worlds Bundle also included a the PSVR Worlds game, which featured a handful of short experiences to give you a taste of what PSVR can do. And the resolution issues limits the amount of play-time you get in with any of the games since the blurriness of it all creates a real strain on your eyes.
  • Could Lord of the Rings be turned into a TV series?

    Could Lord of the Rings be turned into a TV series?

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    Amazon is considered a potential buyer. Apparently THR's sources stress that said deal for a LOTR TV series is far from a done deal. The Tolkien estate had approached Amazon , Netflix, and HBO with a whopping upfront price tag of $200 - $250 million (Rs.
  • Final Fantasy XV's Online Multiplayer Comrades Expansion Launches November 15

    Final Fantasy XV's Online Multiplayer Comrades Expansion Launches November 15

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    A PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold membership is required to play. Players will be able to equip royal sigils that grant special powers from the Lucian Bloodline, and then create a team to take on various quests. However, while the Comrade's selling point is its multiplayer, there are some single-player sections to Comrades which can be done in order to enhance a player's character and add further context to the story.
  • Facebook Messenger P2P payments arrive in the UK

    Facebook Messenger P2P payments arrive in the UK

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    You can now send money to your friends via Facebook . Facebook may soon start testing two features - " red envelope " that would enable users send money to others from the platform, and a "breaking news" tag that publishers can use to make people aware of the latest happenings around them.
  • BMW recalls 1 million vehicles in North America

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    It could expand the recall to other countries as well, though a timeline hasn't been set. A second recall involving nearly 675,000 vehicles covers a valve heater that can overheat, posing a fire risk, even when the vehicle is parked and turned off.
  • Fake WhatsApp Android App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times

    Fake WhatsApp Android App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times

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    The app , dubbed " Update WhatsApp Messenger", appeared as if it was developed by the real firm behind the program," WhatsApp Inc.". Bad actors have always been able to get malicious apps on the Google Play Store despite all of the company's attempts to rid its app store of the problem.
  • StarCraft II goes free to play on November 14th

    StarCraft II goes free to play on November 14th

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    For this year, the conference saw the conclusion of the hugely-popular Overwatch World Cup , the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship and a couple of Hearthstone tournaments. During Blizzcon 2017 over the past weekend, Blizzard announced that Starcraft 2 is going free to play . That only included a handful of missions and single-player skirmishes.
  • Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia

    Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia

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    At the heart of this new design is EMIB , a small intelligent bridge that allows heterogeneous silicon to quickly pass information in extremely close proximity . The goal, Intel explains, is to deliver the power that discrete graphics offer, but in a thinner package. Above, we see Intel's plans for matching its Stratix FPGAs with several chiplets, but in the case of the new eight-gen processors, the components will be AMD's GPU and several HBM2 packages.
  • Sensex, Nifty flat in late morning deals on Monday

    Sensex, Nifty flat in late morning deals on Monday

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    The markets opened on a tepid note and continued to stay flat before surging in mid-day as Sensex touched a new all-time high of 33,848.42. Titan Co rose 20 percent after the jewellery maker posted upbeat September-quarter results. In terms of the broader markets, the BSE mid-cap closed higher by 0.46 per cent and the small-cap index gained 0.31 per cent. ONGC , Mahindra and Mahindra and Adani Ports rose up to 1.69 per cent.
  • Sledgehammer Games improves connectivity in CoD: WWII

    Sledgehammer Games improves connectivity in CoD: WWII

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    Not only Call of Duty: WW2 sales were 57% higher compared to Infinite Warfare but, the game also saw an increase of 21% in revenue and this only includes physical sales. That, along with deactivated leaderboards and a couple of performance updates, appears to have fixed the problems, Sledgehammer said. "This has resulted in improved live connectivity and the best in-match experience for fans", they promise.
  • OnePlus 5T will set for NY launch

    OnePlus 5T will set for NY launch

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    Expect to hear more from OnePlus later this week. Phandroid claims early leaks of the OnePlus 5T tip its resemblance to the Oppo phone. Just recently, the Chinese handset maker confirmed that the iterative upgrade of the OnePlus 5 will be arriving instead, featuring an all-new design with bezel-less display and AMOLED screen.
  • You can now earn PSN credit from your PlayStation trophies

    You can now earn PSN credit from your PlayStation trophies

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    A Sony Rewards program update allows players to earn points from the trophies that they collect. How many points would you have today? A new section of the Rewards Passes page of the Sony Rewards official website shows that players can earn points by collecting silver, gold, and platinum trophies on the PlayStation Network.
  • Panasonic Eluga A4 launched with 5.2-inch HD display at Rs 12490

    Panasonic Eluga A4 launched with 5.2-inch HD display at Rs 12490

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    Let's have a closer look at what this device has to offer. The fingerprint reader sits at the back and so does the speaker grille, which may result in muffled audio when placed on a table or a couch. The best thing about this smartphones is its battery which is 5000 mAh which gives you the best battery in that range. At the front is a 5 megapixel camera for selfies and video calling.
  • BAT attack foiled in Uri sector near LoC, two militants killed

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    Confirimg the development, defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that the terrorists were killed in Uri sector after alert troops foiled the infiltration bid. No casualty on our side. "Two militants were killed in the gunfight", Vaid tweeted. An Army spokesman confirmed the deaths and said the operation is still ongoing.
  • Frameless Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus appeared on the rendering

    Frameless Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus appeared on the rendering

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    You can check out both of these devices at the newly opened Authorized Mi Store in Suria KLCC. The new update is available from today for selected devices, including the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 , Mi Max 2 and Mi Mix 2 . The Remi Y1 comes with Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and 5.5-inch HD display . You cannot hope to be the top smartphone brand in India by avoiding offline retail or by stubbornly refusing to advertise.
  • Afghanistan Orders Suspension of WhatsApp and Telegram

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    According to a CNN report, the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), a global observation network for detecting censorship , surveillance and traffic manipulation, suggested that Chinese internet service providers blocked access to WhatsApp .