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SpaceX kicks off 2020 by launching Starlink satellites with change in design

SpaceX kicks off 2020 by launching Starlink satellites with change in design

Elon Musk's private aerospace company, SpaceX added 60 more satellites on Tuesday to its goal of almost 45,000, for a global network called Starlink . Other companies are also attempting to break i...

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Lamborghini, Rivian now integrated with Amazon Alexa

Lamborghini, Rivian now integrated with Amazon Alexa

Sure, there are plenty of options to integrate Alexa into your vehicle , but Amazon has announced this week that they're taking things to a whole new level. Amazon Web Services, which provides larg...

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IPhone XR owners on O2 hit with network issues

IPhone XR owners on O2 hit with network issues

Customers find they are unable to make and receive calls, send and receive texts, and can not maintain a steady LTE connection for app use. They have also been stuck without a reliable data connectio...

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Tile and HP team up to make laptops findable

Tile and HP team up to make laptops findable

This privacy panel makes your screen look like a mirror when someone's viewing it from certain angles, so your nosy neighbors won't see what you're working on. The refreshed HP Specter x360 15 further...

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Shane Warne's Amazing Gesture For Aussie Bushfire Victims

Shane Warne's Amazing Gesture For Aussie Bushfire Victims

At 11.45am on Tuesday (NZ time), the leading bid was AU$315,500. Shane, who played professional cricket for 21 years, wore the baggy green throughout his 145-match Test career for Australia. "This h...

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Donald Trump: US president brags about being 'number 1 on Facebook'

Donald Trump: US president brags about being 'number 1 on Facebook'

During the 2016 USA presidential election, the Russian government used Facebook and other social networks to influence the election in favor of Donald Trump . United States social media platforms hav...

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Chrome 80 will finally make notification requests less annoying

Chrome 80 will finally make notification requests less annoying

News sites, such as ZDNet, also use notifications to alert users when new articles are out. But the way that Chrome and third-party browsers handle it is still not very practical. Today, Google annou...

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Byton Motors and SK Telecom Partner on Next Generation Cars

Byton Motors and SK Telecom Partner on Next Generation Cars

Meanwhile, AccuWeather will provide, yes, you guessed it, weather information on the screen, however, it does more than just tell you how it is on the other side of the windshield. "We will jointly ...

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SpaceX launches new round of Starlink satellites

SpaceX launches new round of Starlink satellites

The satellites were delivered to a low-Earth orbit 290 kilometers (around 180 miles), where the satellites will perform diagnostics to ensure they're in proper working order before moving to their f...

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It's Official, Bushfires Have Now Killed Around One Billion Australian Animals

It's Official, Bushfires Have Now Killed Around One Billion Australian Animals

The New South Wales Police Force said in a statement that 183 people have faced legal action for brushfire-related offenses since November 8, including 40 juveniles. The people were sent based on re...

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CES 2020: Oral-B and Colgate Unveil New iPhone-Connected Smart Toothbrushes

CES 2020: Oral-B and Colgate Unveil New iPhone-Connected Smart Toothbrushes

Of course, these stats are compared to an ordinary toothbrush , not one of the many other electric toothbrushes on the market, making it hard to say how much more effective the iO is compared to othe...

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CES 2020: TCL foldable phone could be BIG trouble for Motorola Razr

CES 2020: TCL foldable phone could be BIG trouble for Motorola Razr

TCL's new 10-Series smartphone lineup includes three new devices, TCL 10 5G, TCL 10L, and TCL 10 Pro. More details about TCL's 10-Series smartphones will be available during Mobile World Congress nex...

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OnePlus Concept One introduced with a disappearing camera

OnePlus Concept One introduced with a disappearing camera

And the phone has a golden frame, that elevates the overall look of the device. The latter is built with a new vapor deposition process which allows to sport a shiny gold finish. Admittedly, it's a li...

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Nokia 6.1 Plus starts gettings Android 10 Update

Nokia 6.1 Plus starts gettings Android 10 Update

Nokia 6.1 Plus has begun receiving its Android 10 update, announced HMD Global . Being an Android One device, it'll essentially be the same stock Android One experience that users know and love. ...

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January 2020 Android Security Update Now Available for Pixel Devices

January 2020 Android Security Update Now Available for Pixel Devices

The January 2020 update for the Pixel 4 XL professes to determine the colour shift issue. The images also confirmed that the square camera bump on the back will only feature one single camera. Acc...

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Hands-On

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Hands-On

For the pOLED display, Lenovo worked with LG for perfecting the folding display . The company has, however, ultimately chosen CES 2020 to officially launch the foldable laptop that will hit store...

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Monash University develops lithium-sulfur battery

Monash University develops lithium-sulfur battery

Currently, lithium-ion batteries dominate the power market. This means the batteries degrade extremely quickly and do not last long enough for them to be recharged over and over again. The commerciali...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation asks Apple to help unlock iPhones belonging to alleged Pensacola shooter

Federal Bureau of Investigation asks Apple to help unlock iPhones belonging to alleged Pensacola shooter

Company representatives didn't say whether Apple would comply with the government's request. Apple has the "greatest respect for law enforcement", the company said. In the San Bernardino case, inv...

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WD Teases Super-Fast 8TB Portable SSD, New Game Drives

WD Teases Super-Fast 8TB Portable SSD, New Game Drives

The 8TB SSD prototype includes SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps support, but looks identical to existing portable SSDs, a remarkable feat considering all the technology inside. SanDisk says it will be available ...

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Samsung showcases AI life companion concept robot called Ballie

Samsung showcases AI life companion concept robot called Ballie

It kicked things off with the Samsung Ballie , a small rolling robot that gives off major BB-8 vibes. "We see on-device AI as central to truly personalised experiences", said Sebastian Seung, Exe...

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Toyota to build prototype 'city of future' at Japan's Mt Fuji

Toyota to build prototype 'city of future' at Japan's Mt Fuji

The development, to be built at the site of a factory that is scheduled to be closed, will be called " Woven City " - a reference to Toyota's start as a loom manufacturing company - and it will serve ...

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Bosch re-engineers the sun visor to make it safer and cooler

Bosch re-engineers the sun visor to make it safer and cooler

We've all had to put up with this annoying issue for years, but Bosch has been working on a potential solution that uses AI to tackle the problem. While there are several reasons for road accidents li...

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Google adds sticky notes and speed dial contacts to its smart displays

Google adds sticky notes and speed dial contacts to its smart displays

Configuring all your smart gadgets to talk to the Assistant is sometimes pretty hard, but Google hopes that manufacturer's apps will be able to connect even better to the Google Home app, prompting yo...

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Philips adds more garden lights to its Hue lineup

Philips adds more garden lights to its Hue lineup

The new outdoor lights include wall-mounted fixtures and pathway lights, with each supporting the ability to display 16 million colours and 50,000 shades of warm-to-cool white light. Now it's Philips ...

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Pokemon Direct Announced for January 9, 2020

Pokemon Direct Announced for January 9, 2020

Yes, it's weird but it's something that only Nintendo would be able to get away with. For that reason, we wouldn't be surprised to see much of this Direct center around Pokemon Home . It is also ...

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Realme X50 5G specifications revealed on TENAA before the launch

Realme X50 5G specifications revealed on TENAA before the launch

The phone offers 64 GB storage that can be expanded up to 256 GB. The Realme 5i comes with similar design as the Realme 5 . The Realme 5i will reportedly be powered by a Snapdragon 665 processor,...

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Google faces lawsuit from Sonos over 'theft' of wireless speaker technology

Google faces lawsuit from Sonos over 'theft' of wireless speaker technology

But in the end, the technology that Sonos pioneered sure has been adopted in ways by both Google and Amazon . Sonos scored big in 2013 when Google allowed Google Play to work directly on Sonos ...

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Renders of upcoming cheap iPhone leaked online

Renders of upcoming cheap iPhone leaked online

As suspected - and as has been rumoured before - the follow up to the iPhone SE won't be a direct lookalike. Hosseini predicts that the normal September iPhone lineup would include only the sub-6GHz...

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GOP lawmaker tweets freaky fake image showing Obama with Iran's president

GOP lawmaker tweets freaky fake image showing Obama with Iran's president

Moreover, the photo shared by the Congressman was from a meeting of Obama with then-Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. "To the dim witted reporters ...no one said this wasn't photoshopped". ...

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Alienware Reveals Switch-Like Device Capable Of Playing PC Games

Alienware Reveals Switch-Like Device Capable Of Playing PC Games

The control handles attach magnetically, and can be used as a standalone controller when the device is connected to a TV. Titles like Rocket League, World War Z , and Mortal Kombat 11 were among th...

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Asus debuts several new ROG and TUF gaming products at CES 2020

Asus debuts several new ROG and TUF gaming products at CES 2020

In addition to the well-know ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand, Asus is introducing new products from its more affordable TUF gaming brand. ASUS' new ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop comes in at just...

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy Book Flex Alpha QLED notebook

Samsung unveils new Galaxy Book Flex Alpha QLED notebook

It has a high screen-to-body ratio. Ahead of CES 2020 , Samsung has announced the Galaxy Book Flex α (the "α" stands for "alpha", apparently), a stylishly-designed laptop that should offer a lo...

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CES 2020: Sony Vision S Electric Car Concept Breaks Cover

CES 2020: Sony Vision S Electric Car Concept Breaks Cover

There are a total of 33 sensors in the Sony Vision S concept vehicle which include CMOS image sensors and ToF sensors which can recognise and detect people and objects in and around the auto. Inde...

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Withings' new smartwatch to combine ECG and sleep apnea detection

Withings' new smartwatch to combine ECG and sleep apnea detection

An SpO2 sensor measures oxygen saturation levels and tracks if (and when) they're inadequate, which could be caused by breathing disturbances like sleep apnea. The ScanWatch does all of that and still...

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Ronaldo hits first Juventus hat-trick in cruise past Cagliari

Ronaldo hits first Juventus hat-trick in cruise past Cagliari

Ronaldo seized upon a miscommunication in the Cagliari defence and clinically fired past Robin Olsen , and the Seleção talisman made it two midway through the second half from the penalty spot. San...

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