• Apple Facing Egregious $999 Billion Lawsuit After

    Apple Facing Egregious $999 Billion Lawsuit After "Batterygate"

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    One of the lawsuits levied at Apple , filed by Violetta Mailyan in California, is asking for $999 billion in damages, according to Patently Apple , which first spotted the suit on December 25. The lawsuit alleges that "the batteries' inability to handle the demand created by processor speeds" is a battery defect, and Fazio said that Apple intentionally chose to hide that defect.
  • 'Invisible Mask': Developer Creates iPhone X Filter That Makes Face Disappear

    'Invisible Mask': Developer Creates iPhone X Filter That Makes Face Disappear

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    The Japanese developer didn't exactly say how the trick worked, despite a flood of requests from his followers. "It is scary. I do not really know what it can be used for", Noshiro said (translated) in the comments. Noshiro's app uses a fixed camera placement to get a picture of the background imagery before applying the invisible face mask, allowing for the transparency effect.
  • Moto X4 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in India

    Moto X4 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in India

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    After the update, you can see all the Android Oreo features such as Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, revamped Settings app and quick settings menu, smart text, auto-fill feature, and notification dots. On the specifications front, the Moto X4 is equipped with a 5.2-inch FHD LTPS IPS Corning Gorilla Glass protected display, Snapdragon 630 processor alongside Adreno 508 graphics.
  • Today Phillips 66 (PSX) Stock Reaches Record High

    Today Phillips 66 (PSX) Stock Reaches Record High

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    About 506,988 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has risen 71.82% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. First Tru Co holds 35,734 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.02% or 449,133 shares. Bamco Ny invested 0.29% in The Cooper Companies, Inc.
  • Asteroid To Skim Earth at 0.58 LD on December 28

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    YZ4 will be known by its unaffectionate designation until given a more lively name, like that given to "Phaethon 3200", the much reported on "mysterious" space object that flew by our planet on December 16. Best estimates are that there are 10,000 to 20,000 PHAs larger than 328 feet. By astronomical terms, 2017 YZ4 is merely a Near-Earth Object and not a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid, according to this IAU list of PHAs.
  • Apple boosts pay for Tim Cook

    Apple boosts pay for Tim Cook

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    In 2014, executives including Dan Riccio, chief of hardware engineering, and former General Counsel Bruce Sewell received performance awards that paid out three years later at nearly twice as many target shares as planned after Apple's stock returned 69 percent over that span, including reinvested dividends.
  • Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 May Die When The Battery Hits 0%

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 May Die When The Battery Hits 0%

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    Slashleaks is a reliable source though, so it would be a good bet to think that the Galaxy S9 will really come with headphone jacks. Additionally, Samsung includes AKG-branded earbuds with the devices, which require a headphone jack to work.
  • Instagram recommended content rolls out in user home feeds

    Instagram recommended content rolls out in user home feeds

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    Instagram is rolling out recommended posts to its users, a new reality first revealed via a test spotted in early December. The new section labelled " Recommended for You ", will contain three to five suggested posts and will be displayed while you browse through your Instagram feed.
  • LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out today

    LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out today

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    We already know that the Android Oreo update will bring several improvements and features to the smartphone as it is the latest iteration of the platform. However, you can also install the beta update on your Mi A1 by unlocking the bootloader. There is a dual camera set up at the back with both sensors of 12MP.
  • August 2017 Solar Eclipse Left Ripples in Ionosphere: Research

    August 2017 Solar Eclipse Left Ripples in Ionosphere: Research

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    The moon passes between the sun and Planet Earth during a total solar eclipse and this causes a shadow across parts of our planet. According to Gizmodo , the shadowed zone sees a marked drop in heat energy, and as the zone isn't a single static location but moves with the moon, it creates the bow wave, this phenomena in the Earth's atmosphere, and decreased heat which moves across the upper atmosphere.
  • Xiaomi India announces new service to track your phone's fix status online

    Xiaomi India announces new service to track your phone's fix status online

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    The name of the new service is Mi Service Order Status which allows a person to track his/her Mi phone's fix status online. Service Order Status will allow you to track the status of a device's fix on mi.com. Mi Fans! Happy to introduce the all-new Mi Service Order Status feature on https://t.co/lzFXOcGyGQ. Feeding the OTP on the website will show the real time status of the fix request to the users.
  • Ball-size meteor stuns New England

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    At 5:52 p.m., the Mt. Agamenticus webcam in York County captured the meteor , with many people on social media from all over ME confirming the sight. "These occur every day somewhere on the earth". The odd thing is that, in today's time everyone has a smartphone hut a few people were able to take photos of that golf-ball size meteor.
  • WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

    WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

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    WhatsApp previously extended support for Blackberry 10 till December 31 2017, but will not extend any further after that. Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows Mobile 8.0 users, you might want to take note . The company had made a similar announcement a year ago. This Facebook-owned messaging app is now testing services and businesses on the app. Players like BookMyShow, MakeMyTrip, etc.
  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Pickup Truck Next on Vehicle Lineup

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    Tesla has been hyping up the prospect of an electric pickup truck for a long time (you're looking at an artist's rendering above), but when can you expect to see it? Musk answered that the Tesla pickup truck will have a "similar total size", although it could be a little bigger than the F-150, he added, because it will include a feature that's "really game changing".
  • Cardi B Breaks Silence Following Sex Tape Leak/Offset Cheating Scandal

    Cardi B Breaks Silence Following Sex Tape Leak/Offset Cheating Scandal

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    Cardi B has finally broken the silence after her explicit tapes were leaked on social media by unknown persons, and this is coming nearly a day after her fiance, Offset's cheating tape surfaced. Offset popped the question while onstage at Power 99's Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia, presenting her with an impressive, 8-carat pear-shaped diamond ring.