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PlayStation 4 consoles may attract roaches, repairmen say

PlayStation 4 consoles may attract roaches, repairmen say

If roaches can't reach it, they can't move in. The co-founder of the shop, Patrick Che, mentions that roaches are one of the common problems they experience with game consoles, mainly the PS4. But des...

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Mario Kart 8 Gets Even Better on Switch

Mario Kart 8 Gets Even Better on Switch

Left out of the Wii U version, Battle Mode returns in all its balloon-bursting glory, giving players something more to do than just racing over and over. And the game looks better than ever, too. And ...

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Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher flops in the City with new vision

Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher flops in the City with new vision

In a move that mirrors efforts by its American cousin, Macy's (M), which announced 100 store closures past year, Debenhams said it would begin consultations on the shuttering of one central distri...

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'Facebook killer' takes his own life as police close in

'Facebook killer' takes his own life as police close in

Police got the decisive tip-off after Stephens had been on the run for almost 48 hours, when a McDonald's employee recognized him at a drive-thru in Pennsylvania shortly after 11:00am (2300 GMT) and...

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Manchester United partners with the new Facebook augmented reality developer platform

Other uses of augmented reality have included the ability to hang out with a hologram of "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm or assemble a virtual human brain. We already know that simple versions of such graphic...

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No president should congratulate a tyrant on victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns a referendum on constitutional amendments did not live up to global standards, telling voting monitors to "know your place". "This nation ...

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Now sign into Microsoft account without password

Now sign into Microsoft account without password

Check out Microsoft To-Do over at todo.microsoft.com ; you can also download Microsoft To-Do Preview for iPhone , Android and Windows . To-Do is created to replace Wunderlist, which Microsoft...

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Mark Zuckerberg Doubles Down on AR Future for Facebook

Facebook has launched Snapchat-like "stories" feature in Instagram to compete with Snapchat. Eventually people would use augmented reality on eyewear, Mr Zuckerberg said, although he stopped short o...

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Here is Xiaomi Mi6 price for all variants

Here is Xiaomi Mi6 price for all variants

Xiaomi is not leaving an inch with their flagship Mi 6. The Xiaomi Mi6 features Qualcomm's top-end Snapdragon 835 chip, which is only featured on a handful of phones to date. The new Xiaomi Mi 6 ...

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Apple plans recycled material for its products

These promises came in the annual Apple Environmental Responsibility Report . At the moment, recycled materials make up a minor proportion of those used within Apple's products. "I think trying to ...

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Sharp Aquos R With Snapdragon 835 SoC and Emopa AI Assistant Announced

Sharp Aquos R With Snapdragon 835 SoC and Emopa AI Assistant Announced

Details on the Sharp Aquos R's launch and pricing are still light, but because it was announced in Japan, it'll likely be released there sometime soon, too. The handset also comes with Android Nougat,...

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Current Market Buzz: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Yandex NV (YNDX)

Current Market Buzz: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Yandex NV (YNDX)

Finally, Barclays PLC increased their price target on Huntington Bancshares from $11.00 to $14.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Analysts anticipate t...

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Fujifilm goes Instax Square with the SQ10

Fujifilm goes Instax Square with the SQ10

Turn it around and you'll find a 3-inch colour LCD screen with 460K dot resolution. Especially for you camera aficionados - there's a 28.5mm fixed lens (35mm equivalent) with f/2.4 aperture on the f...

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Mastercard Gains Regulatory Approval to Acquire VocaLink

MasterCard will also pay towards the cost LINK members will incur in "changing to a new supplier of infrastructure services to LINK", according to the CMA. Michael Miebach, chief product officer, Mast...

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Galaxy Note 8 tipped to swipe the iPhone 7 Plus's top feature

Galaxy Note 8 tipped to swipe the iPhone 7 Plus's top feature

We don't have the details of the official invitation yet, but the launch event will take place in New Delhi at 12 Noon IST. Galaxy S8 is the successor of the Galaxy S7, which was launched previous...

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LG Elec estimates Q1 profit surged, likely best in almost 8 years

Memory chip sales increased but its own smartphone sales declined on the year, apparently due to the delayed release of the high-end Galaxy S8 . That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a...

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Nintendo shares jump after Switch console sets USA sales records

You didn't read that wrong: there were more copies of Breath of the Wild sold on Switch than there were Switches themselves. However, this could also be a fallout of questionable sales data or the f...

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Facebook F8 Conference: What to Expect, Where to Watch It

He continued to say that augmented reality "makes it so that we can make things that were today limited to the digital world". In another demo, Facebook's camera turned a two-dimensional photo into ...

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Hyundai Xcent launches today

Hyundai Xcent launches today

The bumper too has been updated with a dash of chrome being added on. The updated compact sedan can be opted in 5 colour options - Star Dust, Wine Red, Polar White, Marina Blue and Sleek Silver. N...

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A basketful of fun awaits little ones at Easter egg hunt

A basketful of fun awaits little ones at Easter egg hunt

Centre. This popular event is for middle school age children (age 11-13). There will be games, food, prizes, age-appropriate egg hunts and a showing of the movie, "Risen". "So we're happy to give ever...

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Galaxy S8, S8+: Samsung launches new flagship phones in India

The two Samsung smartphones are the first flagships since the fateful Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and will determine how the public perceives the brand after the debacle. The phones are IP68 water and dust...

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Cleveland murder suspect kills himself after brief police pursuit

Cleveland murder suspect kills himself after brief police pursuit

He ordered a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and french fries, according to the manager. In an interview with GoErie.com , he said that the staff told Stephens that his fries "were going to be a minute" i...

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Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To

Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To "Destroy Snapchat"

Called "world lenses", these filters allow Snapchat users to add 3D images to the photos and videos they take through the app. Snapchat's world lenses are very similar to the types of AR experiences t...

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HTC U launch confirmed for May

HTC U launch confirmed for May

That leaves this leaky new flagship phone, previously known only as the HTC Ocean . According to previous rumors, what will set the HTC U apart from its competing devices would be gesture controls....

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Bottas: Yielding to Hamilton 'difficult' but right call

After the race, Hamilton apologised to the team for the incident and in his post-race media debrief revealed his frustration at the way the Bahrain weekend unfolded. "That is the interesting question ...

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IL bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

IL bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

David Dao, the United Airlines passenger retained a high-powered personal injury lawyer and asked the Cook County Circuit Court to require the airline and the city of Chicago to keep all video and c...

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Bill O'Reilly gets axed by Fox

O'Reilly has denied the allegations and said he entered into settlements to spare his family. Another producer, then 33-year-old Andrea Mackris, filed a sexual harassment suit against O'Reilly when ...

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Leaked images of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone surfaces online

Despite having a lovely looking display, some worldwide users are complaining about the freaky 18:5:9 aspect ratio. Comparing the newly launched Galaxy S8 with its predecessor will show you some maj...

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Zuckerberg Looks to Bring Augmented Reality to Facebook

Zuckerberg Looks to Bring Augmented Reality to Facebook

SNAP, as the first mainstream augmented reality platform. Facebook has launched a augmented reality camera effects developer platform. Augmented reality is a type of technology in which digita...

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Facebook CEO Announces New AR Studio Development Platform

Several features were announced on the first day of it's annual developers conference, held in San Jose this year, that will compete with competitors. Zuckerberg said Facebook has "a lot of work" ...

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