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Many in the industry expected HTC to retire from the smartphone business after selling the division to Google. It's also likely the U11 Plus will come with numerous same features that marked the U11 out when it launched earlier this year.
  • Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For The OnePlus 3 & 3T Now Available

    Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For The OnePlus 3 & 3T Now Available

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    The Open Beta program allows OnePlus to release the latest software in a controlled manner to test it on a wide audience before releasing it officially. The title is pretty descriptive in itself, so just to clear a few things up before we get to the details: This is a Open Beta channel release and the first time Oreo has appeared on this particular branch for the pair of phones.
  • Final frontier fidgeting: Astronauts perform spinner tricks in space

    Final frontier fidgeting: Astronauts perform spinner tricks in space

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    Many videos with the unique fidget spinner tricks are making their way to the internet lately but the latest video uploaded by NASA beats them all. One of these ideas is by playing fidget spinners. And, as it turns out, microgravity does make a fidget spinner act differently than what we can achieve down on the ground.
  • Planet Nine must exist

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    This hypothetical ninth planet is thought to be much, much bigger than any dwarf planet, and would be several times the size of Earth based on the calculations which point to its existence. "Over long periods of time, Planet Nine will make the entire solar-system plane precess or wobble, just like a top on a table", Batygin said. "No other model can explain the weirdness of these high-inclination orbits", Batygin said.
  • Vodafone Diwali 2017 offer

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    Users can get all these advantages with a single recharge of Rs 399. Vodafone has launched a new Rs 399 plan under its festive season offer during Diwali to counter Airtel and Reliance Jio. This offer is applicable for Vodafone prepaid users exclusively. This plan also includes unlimited local and STD calls. It also provides free SMS service and access of all the jio apps including Jio Movies, JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioGames and so on.
  • Game Boy could be latest classic console to return, Nintendo trademark suggests

    Game Boy could be latest classic console to return, Nintendo trademark suggests

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    For more on the Nintendo Classic series, keep it locked on Mammoth Gamers. Recently, Nintendo has released both a new Classic Mini NES and a new Classic Mini SNES . The first, and more boring option, is that it is merely trying to protect its brand and ensure that no one produces a knockoff retro Game Boy or Game Boy themed merchandise.
  • Save big on Infinix Note 4 & Hot 4

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    As the Diwali is on a way, all the e-commerce giants, whether it is Flipkart or Amazon or Myntra is on a mission to capture the eyeballs of the customers by giving them fascinating offers on smartphones. Flipkart Diwali Sale 2017 will be take place from 14 October to 17 October. In the "premium phones" category, the company has named the iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S7 , and iPhone 7.
  • Asteroid to come within 30000 miles of Earth's surface next week

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    The size of a small house, NASA has been watching the asteroid named " 2012 TC4 " since it was first discovered on October 4, 2012, WXYZ reports. In 2013, a meteor with similar size to TC4 exploded over Russian Federation, blowing out windows in 5,000 buildings and injuring 1,200 even though it never hit the earth.
  • Hostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded by UBS AG to

    Hostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded by UBS AG to "Sell"

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    A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and outperformed a peer group of similar companies by 0%. Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on shares of Hostess Brands, Inc . lately if you pay attention to the rise in short interest. DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 22878.87m.
  • Scotland place Malky Mackay in charge for Netherlands clash

    Scotland place Malky Mackay in charge for Netherlands clash

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    He took over at Real Sociedad later in 2014 but lasted just a year in the job - sacked after a poor start to the Liga season - and then failed to keep Sunderland in the Premier League in 2016-17 campaign. And Mackay, who had been working as the Scottish FA's performance director, has been handed the first team reigns on a temporary basis. Since leaving Wigan in April 2015 the 42-year-old has yet to return to management, but has been the Scottish FA's performance director since December, and ...
  • (NVDA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to

    (NVDA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"

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    It last reported revenues of $2.23 billion and EPS of $0.92 for the July 2017, representing 56% top-line growth and 0.4 EPS growth. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an equal weight rating and set a $200.00 price target (up previously from $140.00) on shares of NVIDIA Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th.
  • Who Wants to Give Amazon Delivery Drivers Access to Your House?

    Who Wants to Give Amazon Delivery Drivers Access to Your House?

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    The plans are reportedly an effort to crackdown on package theft, as well as package damage caused by weather. Amazon is now looking into ways to deliver securely inside your home, CNBC reported Tuesday . Would your allow Amazon delivery drivers one-time access inside your house? Amazon already has tried several solutions to remedy this problem, including its Amazon Lockers which have popped up in urban residential areas, and "Photo Delivery", a service that ensures customers that their ...
  • 'Critical Fire Weather' Forecast as Winds Gust Into Dry SoCal

    'Critical Fire Weather' Forecast as Winds Gust Into Dry SoCal

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    The weather service also issued a wind advisory for the same areas from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday, with peak winds expected from 3 to 9 a.m. Saturday. "During the day on Thursday, northerly winds will increase and remain at moderate levels Thursday evening through Saturday morning", according to the warning.
  • Thousand of penguin chicks die of starvation in Antarctica breeding 'catastrophe'

    Thousand of penguin chicks die of starvation in Antarctica breeding 'catastrophe'

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    Rod Downie, head of polar programmes at WWF said: 'Adelie penguins are one of the hardiest and most incredible animals on our planet. Along with the two surviving baby penguins were thousands of starved chicks and unhatched eggs. The polynya is an area of unfrozen sea within an ice pack. It's not the first time a tragedy like this has affected the colony of 40,000 Adélie penguins in East Antarctica.
  • Humble Bundle Accounces Acquisition by IGN; Will Continue to Operate Independently

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    However, a press release confirming the deal also noted that Humble will continue to operate independently in the wake of the acquisition, with no significant business or staffing changes. "The idea is just to feed them with the resources they need to keep doing what they're doing". Humble Bundle co-founder John Graham reiterated that sentiment.
  • Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

    Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

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    The two companies are months into a legal dispute that centers on Qualcomm's technology licensing business. There are three patents in question that Apple supposedly infringed on, with the biggest having to do with the technology used for Force Touch on all iPhone models since the 6S (minus the iPhone SE).
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass Has Been Detailed

    South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass Has Been Detailed

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    If you've been wondering how much time you'll be spending in South Park , Colorado after South Park: The Fractured But Whole's credits roll, then wonder no more. It will be available for $11.99 in 2018. Each bit of DLC can be purchased separately, with the Towelie in-game tip buddy coming in at $2, The Relics of Zaron costume and perks pack at $5, Danger Deck at $6 and both story packs at $12 each.
  • Refining, petrochemicals margins lift RIL profit by 7%

    Refining, petrochemicals margins lift RIL profit by 7%

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    However, on quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), the company saw decline of 11% from Rs 9,108 crore in Q1FY18. Revenue from its refining business increased 4.2 percent QoQ and 15.3 percent YoY to Rs 69,766 crore. In the first quarter since Reliance Jio started charging for its services, it accumulated Rs 7,197.08 crore as value of services. The average revenue per user of Jio during the quarter stood at 156.4 per month.
  • Samsung Electronics CEO to Mysteriously Resign Amid Record Profits

    Samsung Electronics CEO to Mysteriously Resign Amid Record Profits

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    Samsung CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun said on Friday he'll resign from his post in early 2018, adding another twist in the fallout from the imprisonment of Lee Jae-yong, the de-facto leader of the electronics giant. Friday's personnel announcement came shortly after the company said it was expecting to log 14.5 trillion won ($12.8 billion) in operating profits for the July-September quarter, an all-time record and almost three times the 5.2 trillion won of the same period a year earlier.
  • Record rise in Carbon dioxide level caused by 2015-16 El Nino

    Record rise in Carbon dioxide level caused by 2015-16 El Nino

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    In 2015 and 2016, OCO-2 recorded atmospheric carbon dioxide increases that were 50 percent larger than the average increase seen in recent years preceding these observations. Experts warn that in the coming decades, climate change could lead to even more such warming in the future, as severe droughts and heat waves become more common across the planet.
  • Aston Martin's DB11 V8 now available as a convertible

    Aston Martin's DB11 V8 now available as a convertible

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    All these elements are said to improve the performance and handling of the vehicle in a multitude of weather conditions. Regardless, the Volante will have options of wood or carbon fiber veneer panels on the seat backs, among other touches.
  • Original Xbox Backward Compatibility is

    Original Xbox Backward Compatibility is "really close", says Phil Spencer

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    So we're giving gamers a choice. "With Minecraft on PlayStation , we have to be one of the biggest games on their platform in terms of sales and gameplay", Spencer said. "That reason is not going to go away". "I'm never going to call anything a lost cause", he adds on the topic of crossing the ecosystem streams. Instead, the main benefit is that users get three months of Xbox Game Pass rather than one - although whether the general public will appreciate the value of two extra months is ...