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Samsung maintained crown of largest smartphone vendor in 2019

Samsung maintained crown of largest smartphone vendor in 2019

While Realme burst onto the scene as a standalone entity brand in the third quarter of 2019 by shipping more than 10 million units, the company was not able to sustain this aggressive growth in the ...

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White House bars Bolton book release over 'top secret' material

White House bars Bolton book release over 'top secret' material

The request came more than two months before Trump asked Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky directly. Rows of books comes as a period of questioning the impeachment trial began. Neither B...

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ALERT - 911 Call Systems In Michigan Partially Off Line

ALERT - 911 Call Systems In Michigan Partially Off Line

It's still unclear when 911 service will be restored. Non-emergency lines for County Sheriff's Departments may also be used if necessary to complete an emergency request for assistance. In Calhoun C...

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Microsoft issues second 'final' Windows 7 update

Microsoft issues second 'final' Windows 7 update

Improves the accuracy of Windows Hello face authentication. While the improvements that Microsoft included in this list are without a doubt welcome, it's also no secret that Windows 10 users are e...

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Samsung Galaxy S20 reservations are now open. Yes, reservations

Samsung Galaxy S20 reservations are now open. Yes, reservations

That is of course if you end up pre-ordering an S20, S20+ , or S20 Ultra . You can now sign up to be notified the instant the pre-orders open up for your preferred Galaxy S20 model. Most importa...

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Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay $1.1 bn for patent infringement

Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay $1.1 bn for patent infringement

A jury awarded the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) a $1.1 billion compensation from Apple and Broadcom for infringing on CalTech's Wi-Fi patents. Last year, the company settled a long...

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Android has better data encryption than iPhones, says Forensics detective

Android has better data encryption than iPhones, says Forensics detective

For a long while now, the U.S. government has been pressuring Apple to develop a backdoor to their devices to allow easy access of data that they argue may help with prosecuting cases. For instance, C...

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Moto G8 Stylus is the name of mystery Motorola phone

Moto G8 Stylus is the name of mystery Motorola phone

Now, it looks like the Lenovo-owned smartphone maker's next frontier for its Gs is pen input, with recent leaks pointing to the name - Moto G Stylus. The synthetic benchmark scores clearly suggest tha...

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Vanessa Bryant issues statement requesting respect for privacy

Vanessa Bryant issues statement requesting respect for privacy

Kobe and Gianna, 13, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, 50 kilometers east of Los Angeles downtown. She concluded the statement with, "Thank you so much for lifting us up in your prayers, and ...

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Aussies Are Searching 'Beer Virus' On Google

Aussies Are Searching 'Beer Virus' On Google

Meanwhile, as Boing Boing reported in a post titled "No, coronavirus has nothing to do with Corona beer", search interest in "corona beer virus", "beer virus" and "beer coronavirus" has increased ...

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Senator calls for U.S. intelligence to investigate Jeff Bezos 'phone hacking'

Senator calls for U.S. intelligence to investigate Jeff Bezos 'phone hacking'

He stated that the message includes a link entitled "Between Hubbard and the story of the Saudi royal family", but he did not click on it, adding that he searched the Internet for an article having ...

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Zuckerberg pledges Facebook users privacy upgrades after $550 million facial recognition settlement

Zuckerberg pledges Facebook users privacy upgrades after $550 million facial recognition settlement

The proposed class-action settlement was disclosed by Facebook's chief financial officer on a Wednesday conference call to discuss fourth-quarter results, and by lawyers for Facebook users who calle...

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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty to retire in April

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty to retire in April

Arvind Krishna, noted as a key architect of the company's Red Hat acquisition, will become CEO upon Rometty's exit. Virginia Rometty, who led IBM during a tough period of financial decline, has ...

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Apple IOS Update Offers More Control Over IPhone 11 Location Tracking

Apple IOS Update Offers More Control Over IPhone 11 Location Tracking

Users can simply go to the Settings app on the device and then head to General Software Update . As we can see from the video the results in this latest speed test are similar to the previous v...

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Huawei Denies Not Wanting to Return to Using Google Services

Huawei Denies Not Wanting to Return to Using Google Services

Even though it looks like the United States and China are coming to terms with each other and Huawei's ban might be lifted soon , the manufacturer has told Austrian newspaper Der Standard that it s...

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SA: Apple shipped the most phones in Q4, Huawei slips

SA: Apple shipped the most phones in Q4, Huawei slips

Vivo's share is 10.7%, ranking third, and Xiaomi's share is 6.4%, ranking fourth. It recorded a 7% slip in shipments - 56.0m in Q4 of 2019 as opposed to 60.5m in Q4 of 2018. Samsung Electronics Co. ma...

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Poco X2 latest leaks show its a rebranded Redmi K30

Poco X2 latest leaks show its a rebranded Redmi K30

Poco X2 is perhaps the most awaited phone as Xiaomi has been keeping it under wraps and practically spent the whole of 2019 refuting leaks and claims of a possible successor to the Poco F1 . From ...

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Pokemon Home premium pricing set at $15.99 a year

Pokemon Home premium pricing set at $15.99 a year

This applies the same for Pokemon Bank transitioning into Pokemon Home . Think of it as a place where you can bring all your 'mons from many Pokemon series games and deposit them in boxes. It's ...

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New emoji coming in 2020: Polar bear, pickup truck, and more

New emoji coming in 2020: Polar bear, pickup truck, and more

Once these are approved by the Unicode Consortium, technology companies like Google, Apple, Twitter, and others release their version of these emoji and add support on their respective platforms. ...

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Half-Life: Alyx more than doubled Valve Index sales in 2019

Half-Life: Alyx more than doubled Valve Index sales in 2019

In any case, the information comes from the market analyst Superdata (us via VG24 / 7). According to SuperData statistics, Valve Index sold 46k units a year ago before the fourth quarter, but ...

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Samsung unveils first-ever 5G tablet-but there's a catch

Samsung unveils first-ever 5G tablet-but there's a catch

Samsung Galaxy M30s features a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display. The new 5G version is virtually unchanged from the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 released late in 2019, though it will only...

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Old Bay Just Released a Limited-Edition Hot Sauce

Old Bay Just Released a Limited-Edition Hot Sauce

Old Bay Seasoning is the kind of brand that has gone well beyond the spice cabinet, developing the kind of dedicated following that seems like it's equal parts honest enjoyment and winking irony. Old...

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Dead Cells 'The Bad Seed' DLC Launches for Xbox One in February

Dead Cells 'The Bad Seed' DLC Launches for Xbox One in February

There's the Arboretum , which is described as a "relaxing and peaceful" greenhouse inhabited by sentient mushrooms that, in typical Dead Cells fashion, want to kill you. Of course, throughout you g...

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First case of Wuhan coronavirus confirmed in B.C.

First case of Wuhan coronavirus confirmed in B.C.

The virus emerged last month in a live wild animal market in the provincial capital Wuhan . "China has been completely committed to transparency, both internally and externally, and has agreed to w...

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Atari wants to build a video game-themed hotel in Denver

Atari wants to build a video game-themed hotel in Denver

True North Studio, a Phoenix-based real estate developer - now working alongside GSD Group with Steve Wozniak's Woz Innovation Foundation - will develop the first Atari-branded hotel. "Atari is an ico...

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Microsoft hails channel as cloud revenue soars - Cloud - Software

Microsoft hails channel as cloud revenue soars - Cloud - Software

LinkedIn revenue was up 24 percent, while Office Commercial products and cloud services revenue went up 16 percent. Commercial cloud gross profit margins - a key measure of cloud profitabilit...

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The first Android-powered feature phone might be the Nokia 400 4G

The Classic Nokia 3310 4G was one of the first feature phones launched and became a hit. XDA Developers spotted the updated listing and pointed out how GAFP was previously mentioned in a leak ab...

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Google Translate will soon transcribe recordings in other languages

Google Translate will soon transcribe recordings in other languages

Google is seemingly taking no chances when it comes to liability, warning users to comply with various laws regarding call recording when you first enable the function. With a simple glance a couple o...

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Facebook now lets users delete activity data it collects from other sites

Facebook now lets users delete activity data it collects from other sites

You'll be able to see information about the apps and websites you've interacted with, and you'll be able to clear this information from your account. The tool, initially known as Clear History , wa...

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Destiny 2 Taken Offline After Players Lose Currency, Materials

Destiny 2 Taken Offline After Players Lose Currency, Materials

We have identified the issue and the good news is that we were able to deploy an update to the server and will not have to update the game client. Update 2.7.1 was created to fix bugs with Exotics lik...

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Google Stadia Pro Free Games in February Include Metro Exodus and Gylt

Google Stadia Pro Free Games in February Include Metro Exodus and Gylt

Developed by 4A Games, Meter Exodus It takes place in a Russian Federation after the nuclear war, where the protagonist Artyom participates in heavy shootings while searching for surviving compani...

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Apple iOS 13.3.1 Released With Fix for Location Tracking

Other than these important fixes, the latest iOS update also includes support for Indian English for HomePod . In a statement to TechCrunch , Apple stated that this is caused by the new U1 ultra-w...

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Pokemon Go Battle League

Pokemon Go Battle League

To begin taking part in online battles, people will need to regularly walk. So, the most recent update introduces the so-called GO Battle League, which basically pairs players in PvP battles regardl...

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Google is working on a new, unified messaging app for enterprise users

Google is working on a new, unified messaging app for enterprise users

The new mobile app, which is now being tested internally at Google , also includes Hangouts Meet, Google's video conferencing app and Hangouts Chat, a real-time message app, according to the people. ...

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Warcraft III: Reforged launches on PC

According to a press release Windows Central received, Warcraft III: Reforged features seven single-player campaigns spanning over 60 missions, a top-to-bottom graphics and audio overhaul, and a ful...

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