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Pokemon GO updates raids, brings Magikarp back to tier 1

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According to the update, trainers will get Golden Razz Berries for completing raid battles. We have them listed for you below. Pokémon Go's raids are some of the best things in the game - a way to meet other trainers and capture ultra-rare Pokémon or, if you're a solo player, simply a way to gain a big dollop of XP and snag a 'mon with high stats. Read More »

Gigabyte rolls out fixes for Intel ME and TXE vulnerabilities

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Since the bugs' discovery, Intel has alerted users as to the vulnerabilities and their implications found on ME as well as its hardware authentication service Trusted Execution Engine . The flaws are potentially very risky if an attacker successfully exploited them because they would allow the attacker to run malware that's invisible to the operating system. Read More »

Facebook 'let landlords post adverts which excluded Jews, Muslims and the disabled'

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When reached for comment, Facebook said a technical error miscategorized the ProPublica ads, so compliance and review alarms weren't triggered. The company said all the way back in November of a year ago, after ProPublica's initial report , that it would no longer allow ads for housing, credit, or employment that target based on "ethnic affinity", the loose term Facebook uses to identify race-related profiles built using user-reported information. Read More »

Google dedicates doodle to Rukhmabai Raut on her 153rd birthday

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However, her legacy is replete with even more revolutionary strides. When a married couple, after cohabitation separate and live apart, either of them can bring a suit against the other for the restitution of conjugal rights according to the practice in England, and according to the later practice of the Courts in India. Read More »

Terrorist killed as Army foils infiltration bid at LoC

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Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 22: One soldier lost his life and two others were injured on Wednesday in an encounter between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. Braving chilly weather condition, a massive search operation has been launched in the entire dense woods; he said adding additional security forces have been rushed to further tightened the Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO) from different direction. Read More »

DSS stops EFCC from arresting ex-DG

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Ita Ekpenyong. The EFCC was at the home of Ita Ekpeyong and Ayodele Oke to apprehend them when their security orderlies stepped in to thwart the process, creating a day-long stand-off that almost turned fatal. Somebody has to be in charge, " she said. Oke and his wife, Folashade, for questioning shortly after the former intelligence chief was relieved of his job. Read More »

Most US indices end lower as FOMC indicates dovish stance

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The Fed left its benchmark interest rates unchanged earlier this month, but did leave the door open for a December rate hike. According to INTL FCStone's analyst Edward Meir, "We are not really sure that this (Fed meeting minutes) will have much of an impact given that the decision to raise rates in December is pretty much a foregone conclusion", and "Nevertheless, we suspect that investors will want to see what policymakers are thinking about the rate situation and how aggressive they ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Show regains YouTube access

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If you prefer to navigate YouTube by voice, you can still do so by asking Alexa to "search YouTube" and you'll get the old look with the thumbnails and all. At the end of the day, what really matters is YouTube is back on the Echo Show, allowing those who wish to watch content from the service while performing other tasks on their smart home speaker. Read More »

Apple scientists disclose self-driving vehicle research

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Authored by Apple researchers Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel, the paper discusses advancements the researchers have made in the field of 3-D object detection. The results come from the use of simulators, not Apple's on-road efforts. In other words, Apple may not be building an actual auto, but instead creating key software that will help these vehicles operate without a driver. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ may show up at CES in January

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It's likely the phones will use the Snapdragon 845 and the equivalent 10nm Exynos version in selected markets. Its smaller sibling will make do with 4GB of RAM and a single camera at the back. An accessory brand known as Ghostek is the said source so we're assuming that cases and other accessories are also being prepared for the phone. A new DeX docking station is reportedly in the works as well, allowing the phone to serve as a touchpad or virtual keyboard. Read More »

OnePlus 5 will be discontinued when remaining inventory runs dry

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As they will all be updated to Android Oreo, OnePlus is therefore not obligated to use Project Treble on these devices - and it's choosing not to. The device runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System (OS) with OxygenOS 4.7 which can be customised without being too bulky or full of bloat. Let us know down in the comments. Read More »

FCC chief plans to ditch United States 'net neutrality' rules

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Unfortunately, the FCC has decided that it won't allow that to happen: as part of its proposal to repeal net neutrality , the commission is trying to use its authority to preempt any and all state and local net neutrality regulations. If you need a quick refresher on Net Neutrality, check out John Oliver's explainer below or go in-depth with this post from TechCrunch writer Devin Coldewey. Read More »

Backlash as Jack Maynard's horrific deleted tweets resurface

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The tweets which grabbed the attention of the public, included both racial and homophobic slur and have since been removed from the social networking site. As a result, a decision was made to remove him so that he was made aware of the allegations. Jack Maynard's offensive tweet. An ITV spokeswoman also spoke out about the offensive posts: "Jack has issued a full apology and has deleted the tweets that he sent". Read More »

Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Headset Company Vrvana

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Apple has effectively gained other augmented reality organizations like Metaio, Faceshift, and Flyby Media, while VRvana will be the first of its kind which will support the work on AR and VR based headset. As you could see in Vrvana's marketing material above, one of the company's strengths is "hand tracking" technology which helps users manipulate virtual objects when wearing the headset. Read More »

Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream

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Tap it to see the specific requests or to invite any viewers to join your live video. Then your screen will split in half and you'll be able to hang out live. You still have the ability to deny people access to joining your live stream, and you can always choose who you want to join you from your list of friends. Read More »

Facebook Messenger introduces 4K resolution photo sharing

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Facebook says that they are planning to roll out support for 4K images in Messenger to additional countries "in the coming weeks", so let's hope Malaysia is part of the list. The social networking giant confirmed the new imaging feature would begin rolling out to users today in the UK, US as well as other parts of Europe and Asia, to users on both iOS and Android. Read More »

Dragon Ball FighterZ will have an arcade mode

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This time we have confirmation of three new characters for the promising-looking fighting game. All of his signature attacks are here, including the super ghost kamikaze attack which Dragon Ball Z fans will no doubt remember. Kid Buu , unpredictable in his thoughts and unremorseful for his actions, will certainly be a fierce fighter to contend with in DRAGON BALL FighterZ . Read More »

Uber's concealed data breach affects 57 million users

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Uber concealed a massive data breach for more than a year, according to a report by Bloomberg . One of them was Joe Sullivan, Uber's chief security officer , according to Bloomberg . In May, someone unaffiliated with Uber accessed the database, including Uber driver names and license numbers. After the hack he said the company contacted those responsible and 'obtained assurances that the downloaded data had been destroyed'. Read More »

Bali volcano spews smoke and ash, raising eruption fears

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A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said Mount Agung was undergoing phreatic eruptions, which happen when water beneath the ground or on the surface is heated by magma. Agung has been rumbling intermittently since August. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. Read More »

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition announced for the PC

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Neverwinter Nights' enhanced edition will retain the game's quality design and biggest features while addressing some of the title's lingering technical issues. Alongside modern-day niceties like 4K support and the incorporation of pixel shader and post-processing effects, this version of the game will reportedly smoothe some of the rough edges that infamously dogged the game's ambitious engine. Read More »