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Jio cuts tariff by Rs

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It's worth mentioning that all these offers will be available January 9, 2018, onwards. The company will also offer 20 per cent more data to users of Rs 399 plan by enhancing its validity by two weeks under its Happy New Year 2018 offer, sources added. Read More »

Injured Dale Steyn may miss rest of Test series

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CSA will seek the advice of a leading ankle surgeon to see if Steyn's recovery could be sped up, but will likely adopt a cautious approach to monitoring his comeback. "It's sad, he will be out of the Test series", he said. "Obviously, with some anti-inflammatories and rest overnight, who knows how he might turn up tomorrow. Read More »

NetherRealm conjures up the first trailer for The Enchantress in Injustice 2

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The first move we see from Enchantress is a standing counter: she does a pose and when her opponent attempts to hit her, she disappears and reappears from above. She joins the increasingly big roster of downloadable characters like The Atom, Hellboy, Red Hood, Sub-Zero, Black Manta, Raiden, and Starfire, all of which can also be bought individually for $6 or as part of bundles. Read More »

AT&T to roll out 5G in a dozen markets in 2018

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According to a recent announcement, AT&T expects to be the first American company to introduce mobile 5G service, which the company says will be in a dozen markets by late 2018. Verizon also wants to have a 5G service in five cities by the end of 2018, while Sprint is aiming for a 2019 rollout. The carrier has been in a competition against Verizon Communications Inc. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White hands-on

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The handset was initially made available in late November in Midnight Black, featuring specs and a design that were nearly identical to the original OnePlus 5 . In the hand, its texture is nowhere near as rough as the older Sandstone Black phones and cases have been. The red-accented alert slider on the Star Wars Edition also makes a return. Read More »

Spotify now has 70M paying subscribers

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In doing so, Wixen claims Spotify has failed to compensate it for hosting music such as Tom Petty's "Free Fallin", among thousands of tracks. Its closest competitor, Apple Music, reported 30 million subscribers in September. It is seeking damages worth at least $1.6 billion and injunctive relief. The lawsuit is unlikely to have a major impact on Spotify's IPO, said Luke DeMarte, a copyright lawyer at Michael Best & Friedrich not involved. Read More »

Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

But based on information released so far by tech companies and estimates from chip industry analysts, it looks like at least 3 billion chips in computers, tablets and phones now in use are vulnerable to attack by Spectre , which is the more widespread of the two flaws. Read More »

Intel CEO sold shares before chip security flaw disclosed

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It emerged earlier this week that Intel was notified by Google last June of a flaw in its processor chips that could leave memory and data vulnerable to theft - leaving the company, and its rivals, scrambling to mitigate the risk. The Rule 10b5-1 plan under which Krzanich scheduled the stock sale is meant to shield executives from accusations of insider trading. If you want to put things into perspective, despite the fall in Intel's share price this week; it's still trading much higher ... Read More »

LG CLOi line adds three new helping robots

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The goal of the Serving Robot is to deliver meals and drinks to guests and customers at hotels and airport lounges quickly and efficiently. At CES 2017, LG rolled out its Airport Guide Robot, Airport Cleaning Robot, Lawn Mowing Robot, and Hub Robot. Read More »

Is the iPhone XL Apple's secret weapon for 2018?

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Until December 2018, the Cupertino brand is slashing down out-of-warranty battery replacements from $79 to $29. Apple recently admitted that it has been throttling the performance of certain iPhones with older batteries to prevent unexpected shutdowns. Read More »

Chemical bans proved to have helped close ozone hole

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Measurements show that the decline in chlorine, resulting from an worldwide ban on chlorine-containing manmade chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs ), has resulted in about 20 percent less ozone depletion during the Antarctic winter than there was in 2005 - the first year that measurements of chlorine and ozone during the Antarctic winter were made by NASA's Aura satellite . Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A 7.0 in India, starts promo with Jio

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The patent shows a device that looks like a thinner version of the ZTE Axon M. It suggests a smartphone features a hinge that connects the two screens using a hinge that also allows the phone to be closed. Samsung had also put up a support page for the smartphone a couple of months back, confirming the phone's existence. Reliance Jio users who by the device online will get Rs 2,000 cashback. Read More »

Burnout Paradise reportedly getting remastered in Japan

This follows on from a leak picked up by the Brazillian site GamePress which spotted PS4 and Xbox One listings for the remaster in a supplier's database with a March 1st release date. It would be fair to say that, given the highly controversial release of Star Wars Battlefront II previous year, EA's reputation has suffered notably with gamers. Read More »

SpaceX releases video of world's most powerful rocket ready for liftoff

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Now, the company has released a space porn video showcasing the rocket's three Falcon 9 cores and 27 engines, which create 5 million pounds of hot thrust action upon takeoff. The rocket will carry the mysterious Zuma payload, which was supposed to be launched back in November. Musk said last month that a Tesla Roadster would serve as the payload on the vehicle when it's launched, according to SpaceNews. Read More »

With Samsung's newest chip, the Galaxy S9 could mimic the iPhone X

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The processor is widely expected to arrive in the Galaxy S9 and is claimed to include Apple iPhone X's FaceID-like feature. In terms of CPU power, you're looking at four third-generation custom cores (presumably keeping the Mongoose name) clocked at 2.9Ghz, as well four new A55 cores (1.9Ghz) for lightweight tasks. Read More »

Alexa Gets Cooking With Microwave & Oven Support

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Specifically, when you need to have something heated in the microwave or oven in the future, you could simply say, "Alexa, heat this on high for one minute". It'll also spread availability beyond the US-only skills that the new system will ship with now, to other countries. Next up? Controlling your kitchen appliances starting with microwave ovens . Read More »

These are Steam's best games of 2017

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Platinum Best Sellers aren't a big surprise, featuring the hugely popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . The big ones at the top are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 , and Rocket League , all of which have become staples of competitive gaming. Read More »

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds For PlayStation 4 Remains A Possibility

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However, it is important to note that in the way Kim said it, " PUBG " is not likely going to be an Xbox One-exclusive forever. Obviously, Kim is referring to the pending PS4 launch of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , which is now on the backburner because of the console's lack of a "Game Preview" program like the Xbox One. Read More »

Citi Analysts Say Apple May Acquire Netflix

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Apple has long avoided repatriating cash to the United States in order to avoid high taxation. "With over 90 percent of its cash sitting overseas, a one-time 10 percent repatriation tax would give Apple $220 billion (roughly Rs. Netflix most certainly has that and while Apple has tried to make its own content for iTunes, it hasn't been very successful so far. The report points out that Apple has already hired top Hollywood talent Sony duo Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to lead ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch hacked, opening door for homebrew games (and pirates)

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The first big Nintendo rumour of 2018 relates to the next Nintendo Direct, which was hinted at by an apparent EA leak a year ago. Nintendo supported Switch with a number of quality games. The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Super Mario Odyssey are flagship titles for the Switch, and both won lavish praise for what they offered as games, but also what they brought to the Switch. Read More »

Face Unlock for OnePlus 5, Oreo 8.0 for 5T released in Beta

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The OnePlus 5T sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixel) 18:9 display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The update brought a bunch of new features and a few bugs, too. The device has already been running Android 8.0 Oreo for a while now, so it is more of a minor update that includes the December Android security patches. Read More »

IPhone battery replacement programme to start early

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It has now gone live a few weeks ahead of schedule in the U.S. and across several countries around the world, including India. That's a straight reduction of £54 and the new battery replacements will be available imminently from Apple's official website . Read More »

The Pixel 2's Portrait Selfie Now Available For Older Phones

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Camera NX V7.3, released a couple of days ago, brings Portrait mode to the original Pixels, as well as the Nexus 6P and 5X, which means that all initially exclusive Pixel 2 features have now been ported to older devices! In case of the Pixel 2, Google is using AI and software-based algorithms to add DSLR-like blur effects to your photos. Read More »