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Electronics Twitter has banned leading members of Britain First and the far-right
Author: 0 Twitter has banned leading members of Britain First and the far-right

Among the accounts to be suspended is that of Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen who gained notoriety when three anti-Muslim videos she posted were retweeted by US President Donald Trump . Now, Twitter will take into account user behavior "on and off the platform" as it relates to affiliation with violent organizations. The new guidelines, leaked in October and announced in November, cover abuse, hate symbols, sexual advances and violent groups, and are part of Twitter's ...

Electronics Google to take action against websites spreading fake news
Author: 0 Google to take action against websites spreading fake news

Further reports reveal that the update now forbids sites that misrepresent or hide their country of origin or to the people who claim to be in false premises. Google has updated its News guide for the websites that publish news on it. If you recall, there were allegations of Russian websites trying to influence the 2016 USA presidential election.

Electronics Apple hikes iPhone prices in India post-customs duty hike
Author: 0 Apple hikes iPhone prices in India post-customs duty hike

The increase in prices is applicable on all iPhone models except the iPhone SE as the Apple assembles the device in a Bengaluru-based facility with its Taiwanese manufacturing Wistron Corporation. iPhone 8 is now available at ₹66,120 and ₹79,420 for the 64GB and... The prices of iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s have also been increased in the range of 3.21% to 3.88%.

Electronics Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red variant launched in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red variant launched in India

The Mi A1 is notably the most premium phone, both in terms of looks and build as well as in terms of hardware specs, to launch under Google's Android One initiative. One of the two is a telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture and the second one is a wide-angle lens working on f/2.2 aperture. A hybrid microSD card is present on the phone to expand the storage.

Electronics Firefox Users Cry Foul Over 'Mr. Robot' Ad Installed As Research Program
Author: 0 Firefox Users Cry Foul Over 'Mr. Robot' Ad Installed As Research Program

Per Mozilla's documentation , this plug-in was designed as a "shared experience to further your immersion into the Mr Robot universe". But nearly immediately, the plan started backfiring. "In the past I was fine with Mozilla's approach to telemetry and studies, making my browser available for occasional testing/experimenting/data collection to track down bugs or measure improvements or whatever is fine", a Redditor said .

Electronics Google Chrome 64 beta finally lets you mute autoplay videos in Chrome
Author: 0 Google Chrome 64 beta finally lets you mute autoplay videos in Chrome

We told you about these Chrome features back in September , and warned that it could have some downsides in the long run. But some changes that were popularly discussed are not in the latest version. Once installed, you can open the browser and visit the webpages where you have issues. Google has also created a helpful portal for site owners to find out if they're engaging in any of the new prohibited practices.

Electronics Facebook adds 'snooze' button to mute your annoying friends
Author: 0 Facebook adds 'snooze' button to mute your annoying friends

Tap on it and for the next 30 days, you won't see any of his/her/their posts on your news feed. However, many people still don't know this feature exists, but the Snooze button will be far more evident. "As News Feed evolves, we'll continue to provide easy-to-use tools to give you the most personalised experience possible every time you visit Facebook", the post said.

Electronics The BlackBerry smartphone has lost Priv technical support
Author: 0 The BlackBerry smartphone has lost Priv technical support

In September of this year, BlackBerry announced that the Priv would not receive an update to Nougat . Blackberry, who made the decision to ditch its own OS in favour of Android , has chose to axe support for the Priv , declaring it to complete its two-year life cycle.

Electronics Gov Obaseki describes Buhari as exemplary leader at 75
Author: 0 Gov Obaseki describes Buhari as exemplary leader at 75

President Buhari after he received birthday cards and best wishes thanked Nigerians for their prayers, stating that he is happy with his improved health. He noted that Nigeria's standing in the worldwide community is fast changing for the better, as many countries now believe that solutions to the nation's myriad problems could be found from within.

Electronics Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge

Gareth Southgate was not at the Etihad Stadium but, with the World Cup finals on the horizon, it must be heartening for the England manager to know so many of his players were lining up in such a high-profile match. Harry Kane, too, was shown only a yellow card for an untidy foul on Sterling, but although Guardiola felt both tackles were "dangerous", he refused to criticise referee Craig Pawson.

Electronics Record Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant Star
Author: 0 Record Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant Star

The Kepler 90 system is also very different from our own. "You have small planets inside and big planets outside, but everything is scrunched in much closer", said Andrew Vanderburg, a NASA researcher. Searching for planets with more distant orbits is hard because potential transit signals happen less frequently. NASA's Kepler Space Telescope was launched in 2009 and specializes in finding exoplanets dotted around space .

Author: 0 GSU fans prepare for the Celebration Bowl

North Carolina A&T (12-0) won its fourth national title in school history, also being crowned in 1990, 1999 and most recently 2015. Much of the task falls on the arm of quarterback DeVante Kincade , who boasts 2,680 passing yards and 21 touchdowns against three interceptions.

Electronics Jazz center Gobert out for one month with left knee injury
Author: 0 Jazz center Gobert out for one month with left knee injury

Gobert sprained his PCL and has a bone bruise on his tibia, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania . Gobert missed 11 games - the Jazz won seven of them - earlier this season. The "Stifle Tower" enjoyed his best season in Salt Lake City last year as he was named to the All-NBA second team, the All-Defensive first team and became a finalist for Defensive Player of the Year.

Author: 0 Next week's Monster Hunter

The first beta had players square off against monsters like the Rathalos and Diabolos - iconic monsters from the Monster Hunter series. Those who participated in the first test will be able to use the same client they already downloaded, so hopefully you haven't deleted it yet.

Electronics Woman mauled to death by her own pit bulls during neighborhood walk
Author: 0 Woman mauled to death by her own pit bulls during neighborhood walk

Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. He then went to look for her where she normally walks her dogs. He spotted her but thought she was only hurt. Agnew said: "It appears the first traumatic injury she suffered was to her was to her throat and face". Her wounds, which also included puncture wounds in her skull, were consistent with having been mauled.

Electronics SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Solely Female Presenters
Author: 0 SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Solely Female Presenters

Nominations for the 24th annual SAG Awards will be live-streamed from West Hollywood, California, at 10 a.m. The list of nominees was also announced by women ― Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash ― who shared the stage on Wednesday with three female leaders of the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Electronics Adobe Gets a Hold Rating from Pivotal Research
Author: 0 Adobe Gets a Hold Rating from Pivotal Research

The stock increased 3.10% or $4.05 during the last trading session, reaching $134.81. About 609,649 shares traded or 92.28% up from the average. It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.90 EPS. ADBE's profit would be $473.23M giving it 45.99 P/E if the $0.96 EPS is correct.

Electronics Google's Project Tango Will Shut Down March 1, 2018
Author: 0 Google's Project Tango Will Shut Down March 1, 2018

The company mentioned in a blog , "We've been working on augmented reality since 2014, with our earliest investments in Project Tango ". "We're turning down support for Tango on March 1, 2018". Today on Twitter Google announced that they have withdrawn support from Project Tango going forward, in favour of ARCore . Project Tango deserves a lot of credit for showcasing just what AR experiences could be like on a mobile device.

Electronics RIP: AOL Shuts Down AIM, Millennials Swap Memories While Weeping On Twitter
Author: 0 RIP: AOL Shuts Down AIM, Millennials Swap Memories While Weeping On Twitter

AOL instant messenger shutting down closes the door on a nostalgic period of early internet communication. Having been around for more than 20 years, it was killed off just a few hours ago. AIM may be ded, but our memories will live on 4ever. The shutdown was coming for awhile, especially after AOL revoked access to AIM from third-party chat clients in March.

Electronics Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week
Author: 0 Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week

Like " The Hunger Games ", the only way to survive is by killing off your opponents using weapons you'll find on the island. Starting with absolutely nothing, players must fight to locate weapons and supplies in a battle to be the only one alive.

Electronics Apple Releases the iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple Releases the iMac Pro

This machine is a sign that Apple still values pro users and wants to offer a Mac that can meet their demands. The beastly new rig comes equipped with Intel's Xeon processors with options available up to 18 cores and has a 27-inch Retina 5K display.

Electronics Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning
Author: 0 Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning

Destiny 2's first seasonal event is nearly here. Snow piles will appear across The Tower and The Farm, some of which will harbor handy caches of snowballs. Further still, the Eververse store will refresh every week so you'll have multiple opportunities to pick up the themed ships, ghosts, sparrows, and emotes during the three-week event.

Electronics Record number of journalists persecuted in 2017 worldwide
Author: 0 Record number of journalists persecuted in 2017 worldwide

Dubbed the top jailer of journalists, CPJ noted that the crackdown on Turkish press members spiked after Turkey's failed coup in July 2016, which was later blamed on an alleged terrorist organization led by exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen. It is shameful that for the second year in a row, a record number of journalists are behind bars. According to the report, almost three-quarters of journalists (194 or 74 percent) were jailed on anti-state charges.

Electronics BP plan to buy Australian petrol pump network blocked
Author: 0 BP plan to buy Australian petrol pump network blocked

Petrol prices will rise if BP acquires Woolies servos. "BP prices are significantly higher on average than Woolworths prices in the major capital cities (see charts below). "These small business owners entered into multi-year commercial arrangements and paid fees to BP to operate under a BP brand". There are four BP Australia sites around Coffs Harbour and one each at Urunga, Woolgoolga and Macksville and the ACCC feared one or more of those sites could be closed to the detriment of ...

Electronics New Redbox on Demand streaming service launches in Beta mode
Author: 0 New Redbox on Demand streaming service launches in Beta mode

Redbox has said in response that it's "confident in our pro-consumer position". More than 6,000 movie and TV show titles are available for rental or purchase on the new service from Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures studios.

Electronics Take-Two Interactive Announces Private Division, Will Publish Obisidian's Next RPG
Author: 0 Take-Two Interactive Announces Private Division, Will Publish Obisidian's Next RPG

With the few underneath the scope already, it is off to a promising start and does offer a new avenue for Independent companies. Take-Two Interactive has announced Private Division-a new indie publishing label whose goal is to bring "titles from top independent developers to market", before making them "critically and commercially successful on a global scale".

Electronics Xbox app updated to allow for Party voice chat
Author: 0 Xbox app updated to allow for Party voice chat

Similar to the Nintendo Switch's entire online platform, an update to the Xbox app on the Google Play Store allows players to join a Party chat without being connected to a console. The tech is now available to anyone who downloads the Xbox beta app , and it sounds as straightforward as you think. According to the release notes, first spotted over on Reddit ( via Engadget ), the latest update to the beta app adds support for beta testing of party chat.

Author: 0 Apple iMac Pro Release Date, Design and Price

But wait, the iMac Pro doesn't have a 36-core configuration which you can buy! The iMac Pro itself is a beast, both in power and price tag, capable of handling the most hard processing tasks you can throw at it. You don't have to order more RAM than you need at the onset, but if you want to upgrade later, Apple considers this task one that needs to be done by a service provider.

Electronics Jaguar F-PACE Gets 5-Star Safety Rating from Euro NCAP
Author: 0 Jaguar F-PACE Gets 5-Star Safety Rating from Euro NCAP

Jaguar F-PACE has secured the highest five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP , which further compliments its 2017 World Car of the Year title. In the two-decade-long history of Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme), the Italian car manufacturer Fiat's Punto hatchback has become the first ever car to receive "Zero star rating" during the crash testing.

Electronics OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Launched in India: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Launched in India: Price, Specifications

But that's not enough, the company rolled out the new Lava Red color variant of the device a few days ago. With OnePlus also celebrating its fourth anniversary this week, the company is presently giving away 10,000 tickets for Star Wars: The Last Jedi screenings in India and will be announcing more information on its initiative later today.

Electronics Titan Quest confirmed for Switch
Author: 0 Titan Quest confirmed for Switch

The game's graphics was reportedly "re-mastered" to bring " Titan Quest " at par with more recent console releases. The Titan Quest Collector's Edition includes a physical copy of the game on your platform of choice (along with the Immortal Throne expansion), a branded notebook, and a replica Greek war helmet that stands at 9.15 inches.

Electronics Samsung patent reveals smartphone with wraparound display
Author: 0 Samsung patent reveals smartphone with wraparound display

This device's display covers the entirety of its front as well as just about half of its back. But there is also a news that Samsung is working on a device with a double-sided display. Also Read: Loved Infinity Display on Galaxy S8, Note8 series? They are not the first company to propose a design like this, as Apple has a patent for a wraparound display last year and LG has its own ornamental wraparound screen patent earlier this year.

Electronics New Nokia Camera Update Hints At Nokia 9's Arrival
Author: 0 New Nokia Camera Update Hints At Nokia 9's Arrival

This means that HMD could potentially pack a more powerful camera hardware in the 9, which is also expected considering the 9 should be higher priced and overall better than the 8. As already mentioned, the Nokia 9 surfaced quite a few times thus far in one way or the other, and the phone is rumored to arrive in January next year.

Electronics Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen announced with upgraded features
Author: 0 Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen announced with upgraded features

The device makes use of the 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor paired with up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage space. It features a 360-degree hinge that will allow its users to conveniently use it as a laptop as well as a tablet. The Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) will be available first in South Korea and in select countries sometime later this month, while the United States will get them sometime during the first quarter of 2018.

Electronics Payday 2 Shoots to Nintendo Switch in February 2018
Author: 0 Payday 2 Shoots to Nintendo Switch in February 2018

The USP of Switch remains its dual use case which can be used a mobile gaming device or as a traditional console when connected to the dock. Here is the current best price Nintendo Switch available now in the United States or the UK. Since the console's launch, it has been one of the most desired video game consoles in many years, with it being added to many people's wishlists. NINTENDO IS on course for its most successful console ever, as the Switch breaks through the 10m sales barrier.

Electronics [Official] METAL GEAR SURVIVE SINGLE PLAYER COMMENTARY TRAILER | KONAMI (PEGI)
Author: 0 [Official] METAL GEAR SURVIVE SINGLE PLAYER COMMENTARY TRAILER | KONAMI (PEGI)

Players will be able to experience both a single player campaign and co-op of up to four players. Metal Gear Survive represents the first Metal Gear title to be released since series creator Hideo Kojima parted ways with Konami . According to the announcement , the Metal Gear Survive beta will focus exclusively on the game's co-op, allowing players to get a glimpse of three of the game's missions across two maps ahead of launch.

Electronics Special Predator event coming to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands this week
Author: 0 Special Predator event coming to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands this week

Details are thin beyond that, however Ubisoft is hosting a livestream later today at 9am PT/6pm GMT where more on The Hunt event will be revealed. The free update will also add a number of items inspired by the first Predator movie. "You first discover hints about the Predator's presence before actually getting to meet and fight him". Ghost War , the free PVP mode for Ghost Recon Wildlands , will also get a Predator-inspired addition: A new class of soldier inspired by Dutch, the ...

Electronics YouTube & Apple Line Up Major Music Moves For 2018
Author: 0 YouTube & Apple Line Up Major Music Moves For 2018

In fact, it's been a while since the song-identifying software squeezed its way into the iOS App Store's top 10. The firm makes the majority of its money from commission paid by Apple for referrals to it's app store - where a number of Shazam users will purchase the music the app helps them to identify.