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'Rise of Skywalker' makes US$175 million debut at box office

'Rise of Skywalker' makes US$175 million debut at box office

This domestic performance didn't touch either The Force Awakens' 2015 opening of $247.9 million nor The Last Jedi's 2017 opening weekend of $220 million. Champion last week " Jumanji: the next lev...

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Here's how to get Apple Music free for 6 months

Here's how to get Apple Music free for 6 months

One thing to be aware of is that the offer is only valid in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada so if you're reading this in any other country, you're out of luck. If you have been looking ou...

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Google Stadia finally gets Achievements

Google Stadia finally gets Achievements

The development team confirmed the achievement system will come with the trophies you already accumulated during your playtime over the last month, and you won't have to do go through it all over ag...

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Facebook: pro-Trump Epoch Times used fake profiles, pushed conspiracies

Facebook: pro-Trump Epoch Times used fake profiles, pushed conspiracies

The report from Graphika notes as, "Fake accounts served as the administrators of Facebook groups, increased the membership numbers of those groups, liked posts on the Pages, and posted large quanti...

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Vulnerability discovered in Twitter for Android, all should be well now

The exploit, which involved uploading malicious code to restricted storage areas of the app, has not yet been used to the company's knowledge, but the Twitter is cautioning users that it can't be sure...

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Apple reportedly developing satellite technology in hush-hush internal project

Apple reportedly developing satellite technology in hush-hush internal project

Former heads of Google's satellite and spacecraft operations Michael Trela and John Fenwick appear to be leading the project's team. Fresher endeavors from Facebook , SpaceX and Amazon are ...

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TikTok banned by US Navy, citing security concerns

TikTok is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, and U.S. officials have expressed concern that China's companies are under the control of the country's government and can use their products to spy and oth...

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Huawei P40 Pro to launch with 8 cameras in March 2020

Now, the 8MP telephoto lens to be fitted on the rear camera setup of the Huawei P40 Pro will be supported by two periscopic mirrors to guide the light to the lens. The standard version of the Huawe...

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Apple Dominates Global Handset Market by Capturing 66% Industry Profits

Apple Dominates Global Handset Market by Capturing 66% Industry Profits

Meanwhile, overall global handset profits declined 11 per cent (year-on-year) to $12 billion, the report from Counterpoint Research said. New estimates suggest that Apple is responsible for 23% ...

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Motorola delays Razr foldable phone, citing high demand

The similarities with these two clamshell foldable devices ( Razr's and Samsung's) includes an outer notification screen but in a much smaller serving. But Motorola did note that it doesn't "anticipa...

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This WhatsApp Bug Can Delete Chat History

The bug was first discovered back in August with Check Point giving WhatsApp time to fix the issue before making it public this week. The Take a look at Point researchers who stumbled on the flaw ...

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Apple speaks with Pac-12 in exploration of content opportunities

Apple speaks with Pac-12 in exploration of content opportunities

Last month it launched TV+, a $4.99-per-month service in over 100 countries. If deals were reached, sources say the strategy would be like that of the Amazon Prime Video service, offering individual...

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Resident Evil Ambassadors have been invited to playtest an unannounced game

Resident Evil Ambassadors have been invited to playtest an unannounced game

So as is always the case, more will be better, but it's nice to know the minimum Resident Evil 3 system requirements are so reasonable. It's Tsuyoshi Otani, the producer in charge of the Resident...

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Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R Heritage Edition Package

Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R Heritage Edition Package

In yet another nod to Miles' race vehicle and the 55th anniversary of Mustang racing, the Heritage Edition package will cost $1,965 to add on to either GT350 variant, and Ford says the order banks a...

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The Telltale Series Among January's Xbox Games With Gold

The Telltale Series Among January's Xbox Games With Gold

GAME has slashed the price of the game on both consoles from £39.99 down to just £19.99 - that's even better than the Black Friday deal that saw the price hit £39.99 in the first place! PC, Mac an...

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Microsoft Publishes Guide for Running Chromium Edge and Legacy Edge Together

Microsoft Publishes Guide for Running Chromium Edge and Legacy Edge Together

Earlier this week, Microsoft stated in no uncertain terms that the company's security software Microsoft Security Essentials would not receive any more updates beyond its end-of-extended-support d...

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New Samsung Galaxy Buds could be launching soon to rival AirPods Pro

New Samsung Galaxy Buds could be launching soon to rival AirPods Pro

At the same event, the company might also announce the Galaxy Buds + true wireless earphones whose design just surfaced on the internet, courtesy of XDA Developers . According to a recent report b...

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Facebook is developing its own operating system from scratch

Facebook is developing its own operating system from scratch

Alongside the OS announced for Oculus and Portal devices, Facebook is also working on AR glasses with the codename " Orion ". The company feels it can not fully trust its competitors or the ma...

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Mario Kart Tour multiplayer beta begins

All of the above bugs can only be expected out of any online multiplayer beta, but for players eager to show off their mobile Mario Kart racing skills around the world, this is their first opportuni...

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Apple exploring satellite network to beam data directly to iPhones

For the time being, satellite tv for laptop manufacturing is dominated by Airbus, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Representatives from Apple were not immediately available for comment. Sat...

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Google acquires indie game developer Typhoon to bolster Stadia

The title was developed with a team of about 25 people in under two years, according to Jade Raymond , who's in charge of Stadia's first-party games production. Typhoon Studios was founded in early...

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China raises Kashmir issue at UNSC, demands United Nations observers report

China raises Kashmir issue at UNSC, demands United Nations observers report

It was reported that China called for the meeting after Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in a letter to the Security Council on December 12, had expressed concern over a possible fu...

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Apple releases new firmware update for AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro

Apple releases new firmware update for AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro

Touch that to see your model number, serial number and firmware version. As per Appleinsider the update might be to increase the compatibility of the devices with other Apple operating systems. The ve...

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Calgary police lay assault charge after disturbing online video

Calgary police lay assault charge after disturbing online video

A Twitch streamer has been arrested after allegedly abusing her 14-month-venerable son in a video. The roughly 90-second video clip reveals a new girl sitting on a sleep, busy playing a video clip o...

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Update your Twitter Android app now to fix security vulnerability

Twitter says it recently repaired a vulnerability within Android that may have allowed bad actors to view private account information or control accounts. Twitter will not delete inactive account...

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OxygenOS 10.3.0 Brings Android 10 Fixes To The OnePlus 6 & 6T

OxygenOS 10.3.0 Brings Android 10 Fixes To The OnePlus 6 & 6T

The issue with the navigation bar after upgrading has been fixed as well. The missing Digital wellbeing option in the settings has been fixed too. Added the Chromatic effect option to adapt color ...

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Oppo A91 and A8 are now official in China with MediaTek SoCs

Oppo A91 and A8 are now official in China with MediaTek SoCs

The new Oppo offering highlights an in-display unique finger impression sensor that is professed to open the smartphone in simply 0.32 seconds. This phone was earlier touted to be the 4G variant of ...

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The super-rare Nintendo Play Station prototype is going to auction

The super-rare Nintendo Play Station prototype is going to auction

The console works and can be used for gaming enjoyment, as can be seen in this YouTube clip from Engadget where the interviewer and owner indulge in a round of Super Bomberman 5 . Bidding for the c...

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This Could Be Samsung's Next-Gen Galaxy Fold

This Could Be Samsung's Next-Gen Galaxy Fold

We took it for a spin at the Galaxy A51 launch event in Vietnam and were fairly impressed by it. The side buttons will presumably be needed to control the front camera while the phone is closed, w...

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LG’s 2020 monitors get CES Innovation awards ahead of CES

LG’s 2020 monitors get CES Innovation awards ahead of CES

LG Ergo can even swivel to face the opposite direction for convenient sharing of information. The Ergo a monitor can be positioned at the ideal height, distance and angle for far more comfortable and ...

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Apple, Google, Amazon, Zigbee Alliance Working Together On A New Project

Apple, Google, Amazon, Zigbee Alliance Working Together On A New Project

A standard based on IP will allow devices to connect directly with standardized networking equipment. While exact specifications for the standard have not yet been drawn up, the group aims to make s...

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Facebook acquires cloud gaming outfit PlayGiga

Facebook acquires cloud gaming outfit PlayGiga

Microsoft has also previewed its xCloud game streaming service. The deal had been rumoured since last week after Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias claimed its existence. The company may not be a huge...

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Porsche lifts the lid on a new Macan GTS

Porsche lifts the lid on a new Macan GTS

Porsche completes the Macan series with a distinctly sporty model. The brand's junior SUV was given a facelift in mid-2018 , and has so far been available in base 2.0L form , the more powerful...

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Spotify is secretly testing a new social media feature called ‘Tastebuds’

Spotify is secretly testing a new social media feature called ‘Tastebuds’

Notably, this feature will be changing the way you and your friends discover and experience music. In the case of Spotify and " Tastebuds ", the idea is to tap an option to "search the people you ...

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Fortnite's Giving All Players Free Skins And Other Goodies For Christmas

Fortnite's Giving All Players Free Skins And Other Goodies For Christmas

These new updates all form part of Fortnite's Chapter 2 Season 1 which was extended through to early 2020. Epic Games is offering 14 days of free items for all players with one present ava...

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