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Next month, PS Plus members will also gain access to the Hand of the Gods Closed Beta starting on October 17. So if you want a break from sneaking around Afghanistan in Metal Gear Solid V , you can get your scare on with Amnesia .
  • Windows 10 for PCs build 16296 now available in the Slow ring

    Windows 10 for PCs build 16296 now available in the Slow ring

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    Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with just five bug fixes. Very soon insiders may be treated with the Fall Creators update RTM build. Microsoft 365 F1 also makes it easy to train and upskill employees, with Microsoft Stream to share dynamic role-based content and video, and SharePoint to easily distribute onboarding and training materials and manage institutional knowledge in one secure place.
  • Google extends security support for Nexus 5X, 6P

    Google extends security support for Nexus 5X, 6P

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    Both the phones were officially scheduled to stop receiving security updates and support after September 2018. This simply means that the aforementioned devices might not receive guaranteed security updates after this period from Google. Only a couple of weeks ago, we saw several user reports who confirmed that Google was sending a Pixel XL as a replacement to faulty Nexus 6P units.
  • LG bringing Google Assistant to 87 Wi-Fi-connected home appliances

    LG bringing Google Assistant to 87 Wi-Fi-connected home appliances

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    While I do not have any LG connected smart appliances in my house, this new integration with Google Assistant will make me look closer at them next time I purchase an appliance. Per LG's Home Appliance & Air Solution Company's President, Song Dae-hyun, "LG makes it especially easy for consumers to connect and interact with Wi-Fi built into virtually all of its 2017 appliances.
  • Chinese authorities crack down on WhatsApp ahead of major Communist Party congress

    Chinese authorities crack down on WhatsApp ahead of major Communist Party congress

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    Apparently the measure is for the celebration of the Congress of the Communist Party. But mid-July, users started noticing that some aspects of the app, like sending photos, video chats, and voice chats were not going through. WhatsApp has been facing a number of disruptions since a month in China. Unfortunately, though, as Hacker News reports , China is going after VPNs as well.
  • Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Crescent Point Energy Corp. (CPG)

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    It has outperformed by 9.47% the S&P500. Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 14,745 shares. The stock's 50-day moving average is $11.10 and its 200-day moving average is $12.23. Art Advisors Limited Company holds 29,100 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Corecommodity Limited Liability holds 239,478 shares. The value of the company's investment in Crescent Point Energy Corporati went from $130,000 to $117,000 a change of 10.0% quarter over quarter.
  • Donald Trump may soon get to post longer tweets on Twitter

    Donald Trump may soon get to post longer tweets on Twitter

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    Users may also argue Twitter should focus less on the length of the tweets, and more on the content. Twitter continues to be rife with harassment and abuse, despite the company's efforts to better police it. The notion that 140 characters are too restrictive is almost as old as Twitter itself, and 280 characters have always been an obvious upgrade-one that social-media power user Robert Scoble said he'd be willing to pay $20 a month for way back in March 2007.
  • Miller on costly unsportsmanlike conduct penalty: 'I just wasn't thinking'

    Miller on costly unsportsmanlike conduct penalty: 'I just wasn't thinking'

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    The two were yukking it up right up until the moment the ref threw a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct. I mention this because Denver Broncos pass-rusher Von Miller was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct near the end of the Broncos' Week 3 game against the Bills for pulling the "too slow" move on Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor , and I'm not entirely sure which part of the unsportsmanlike conduct rule covers "too slow".
  • Q2 Sentiment Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT)

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    Timpani Capital Management LLC decreased its position in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) by 44.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Hanseatic Management stated it has 0.51% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ). Amp Cap Limited invested in 10,300 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Delta Asset Mgmt Limited Co Tn holds 0% or 25 shares.
  • Apple's iOS 11.0.1 update addresses Exchange e-mail server issue

    Apple's iOS 11.0.1 update addresses Exchange e-mail server issue

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    Amongst other cool features that iOS 11 also brings with it is that Siri now has a more natural voice and will be able to translate between major languages, such as from English to Chinese and English to Spanish. Before installing iOS 11, you should have seen an onscreen warning about it not running apps written for the "32-bit" architecture of older iOS versions.
  • Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499

    Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499

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    Dubbed as Lenovo K8 , the smartphone has been targeted at the young and spirited who want more from their device at a pocket-friendly price. The 3GB one isn't now available via Flipkart, with the e-commerce site listing it as 'Coming Soon.' Getting back to the K8, the phone boasts of the same stock Android experience as its siblings.
  • App Blocks 'Toxic' Comments, Creates Kindness Stickers — Instagram Safe Space

    App Blocks 'Toxic' Comments, Creates Kindness Stickers — Instagram Safe Space

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    Finally, if you're feeling really sentimental, slap a "kindness-themed heart-shaped" sticker on it. With such a large community, the platform is trying to make Instagram more friendly with the new tools. If you see a kindness sticker in someone's story, you can tap it to find out who created it. Instagram's new update allows user's to anonymously report live videos that include self-harm.
  • Bluehole Explains PUBG's Issue With Fortnite's 'Battle Royale' Mode

    Bluehole Explains PUBG's Issue With Fortnite's 'Battle Royale' Mode

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    According to Polygon , creator of " PubG " Brendan Greene reacted on Reddit to one of the questions that was thrown his way, stating that "Other companies will enter the marketplace, but I just hope they put their own spin on the game mode and not just make a carbon copy!" PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , the third/first person Battle Royale survival game from Bluehole , continues to soar to new heights.
  • North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

    North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

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    The Trump administration clarified Monday that it's not seeking to overthrow North Korea's government after the president tweeted that Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" and Pyongyang interpreted it as a declaration of war. "None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission", Ri told the General Assembly on Saturday. "In case innocent lives of the U.S. are lost because of this suicide attack, Trump will be held totally responsible".
  • Unusual Activity Sighted in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) Shares

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    Ariel Investments Llc sold 56,460 shares as Quest Diagnostics Inc. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,666 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $185,000 after purchasing an additional 88 shares in the last quarter. A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. In a note revealed to investors today, Raymond James lowered shares of Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX ) to a Market Perform rating from the previous Outperform rating.
  • Liz 'Vera Duckworth' Dawn has passed away

    Liz 'Vera Duckworth' Dawn has passed away

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    I used to live very close to her and she was always inviting us round to the house. Dawn died at her home, surrounded by her family, on Monday night, according to a statement from ITV. In 2000, Dawn was chosen as the Lady Mayoress of Leeds and was awarded an MBE in October of that year for services to charity, having helped to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for hospitals in the Manchester and Leeds areas.
  • Instagram surpasses Snapchat in active users count

    Instagram surpasses Snapchat in active users count

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    The Instagram rival ended its second quarter with 173 million daily active users , up from 161 million half a year earlier. Instagram also told TechCrunch that it now has 2 million advertisers on the platform, which is up from 1 million in March.
  • IPhone component costs are higher than ever before

    IPhone component costs are higher than ever before

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    For instance, we know the iPhone X packs "the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone", with an all-new CPU comprised of four efficiency cores that are "up to 70 percent faster than A10 Fusion", as well as two performance cores delivering "up to 25 percent" improved raw speed.
  • Land Rover To Launch New Model Line Under Road Rover Name

    Land Rover To Launch New Model Line Under Road Rover Name

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    An all-electric model will arrive first. One of its primary targets? Driven by the ongoing SUV boom, the first Road Rover model is tipped to be closer in concept to a crossover vehicle rather than a fully-fledged SUV and will be positioned as a high-end model aimed at vehicles like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Audi A8 in terms of size and positioning.
  • Highest-capacity transatlantic data cable completed

    Highest-capacity transatlantic data cable completed

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    More importantly to Microsoft and Facebook, is that both companies have large data center operations in Virginia. Dubbed Marea, Spanish for "tide", it is the first subsea cable connecting Virginia and Spain. With the already high amounts of smartphone usage expected to increase even further within the next few years, companies like Facebook and Microsoft are bracing for the need for additional network space.
  • Microsoft 365 expands with Education and F1 bundles

    Microsoft 365 expands with Education and F1 bundles

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    Microsoft expanded Dynamics 365 with new AI solutions that the company says will transform critical enterprise scenarios as well as apps and services to help business users reinvent the processes they use every day. The programming language, integrated with Visual Studio and created to work on both a quantum simulator and a quantum computer, is described by Microsoft as offering a full stack solution to the theoretical process.