• Google quietly purchased a United Kingdom sound tech startup
Google quietly purchased a United Kingdom sound tech startup

Redux is able to turn screens into a speakers by vibrating the screen itself. At the time, it said the sound quality was 'decent'. For Panel Audio , they are using special actuators that "deliver naturalistic wide-frequency-range audio from a panel or display (without micro-speakers and apertures) - providing a versatile and robust overall solut...

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  • WhatsApp bug lets hackers sneak inside group chats
WhatsApp bug lets hackers sneak inside group chats

According to the paper , investigation into "end-to-end protected group communications" has gained only little attention. While WhatsApp boasts great end-to-end encryption of messages which is great for those who crave privacy - but a source of chagrin for many in the law enforcement community - it seems the messaging service is susceptible ...

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  • Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018
Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018

Intel may have been one of the first to produce 802.11ax chips. There are other chip companies in the connectivity space as well, and Intel making their 802.11ax chips available doesn't alone guarantee mass adoption of the standard. This time frame is also emphasized in an e-mail by the Wi-Fi Alliance to The Verge . In the e-mail, the Alliance...

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  • CES 2018: Sony unveils new super mid-range smartphones
CES 2018: Sony unveils new super mid-range smartphones

Sony Xperia XA2 series has a rear fingerprint sensor with an aluminium body. Talking about the smartphones, the Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra differ in terms of some of the specifications. The Sony Xperia XA2 is the successor of the a year ago launched Xperia XA and comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080x1920 pixel reso...

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  • Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched
Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched

Other specs on the devices include two USB Type-C ports and headphone jack. Meanwhile, its CB311-8H counterpart will use the same LCD panel, but rely on the trackpad for control instead of touch. It also has dual stereo speakers with integrated microphone. With a weight of 2.43 pounds, the laptop measures 0.71-inch thickness and looks slim.

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  • Vuzix targets mass market with new Blade AR glasses
Vuzix targets mass market with new Blade AR glasses

Executives from Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant will be seeking new partners and other big technology companies, including Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc.'s Oculus division, will be at the show behind the scenes as they ramp up their virtual-reality and augmented-reality products.

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  • Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings
Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings

On Monday, James Damore , the Google employee who was sacked for a memo in which he suggested that women were not biologically capable of working in the tech industry, filed suit against Google for discriminating against politically conservative white men .

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  • Amazon Alexa is coming to your microwave, for some reason
Amazon Alexa is coming to your microwave, for some reason

Amazon's Alexa-powered devices Echo, Echo Dot and the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the retailer's No. 1 and No. 2 top-selling over the holidays products, respectively, Amazon said. Whirlpool has already created its own Alexa skill for microwaves, and plans to launch it "soon". You might, for example, tell Alexa to set the microwave f...

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  • LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display
LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display

LG's main rival Samsung Display having long shifted its focus from OLED TVs to QLED TVs, LG Display is now the sole large-size OLED display maker in the world. While this combination is now offered to consumers by the likes of LG Electronics, Sony and Panasonic , they all source their large OLED panels from LG Display.

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  • Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web
Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web

Snapchat Stories are videos from publishers and personalities that stay up for a 24-hour period and typically highlight special events. The primary goal of the new feature is to boost the social media site's presence beyond the mobile app.

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  • Library of Congress Says It Will No Longer Archive Every Public Tweet
Library of Congress Says It Will No Longer Archive Every Public Tweet

In 40 years, I want to take my granddaughter to the Library of Congress and show her the madness I dealt with as a journalist...make every tweet count". In the future, the institution will narrow its focus to collecting tweets tied to major historical events such as elections or national matters of public policy.

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  • Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' makes Rs115 crore in opening weekend
Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' makes Rs115 crore in opening weekend

However, in a year where Baahubali 2 went galloping over the Rs 1000 crore mark and more, others could barely make their way to the Rs 200 crore club. East-West-North-South, the biz witnesses REMARKABLE growth... Also, the film has become the biggest weekend opener for Salman himself as comparison to his last and biggest blockbusters so far.

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  • Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans
Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans

As per the company's new chart, which is expected to be rolled out tonight, Jio is adding two new plans priced at Rs 199 and Rs 299 with 28 days validity. A Reliance Jio statement said the cashback will be in the form of Rs 400 MyJio cashback vouchers, up to Rs 300 instant cashback vouchers from wallets and up to Rs 2,600 discount vouchers from e-c...

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  • Eric Schmidt Is Out as Alphabet's Executive Chairman
Eric Schmidt Is Out as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

Larry Page , Alphabet's CEO, echoed Schmidt's claim that the time is right for other leaders to contribute to the company's future. No reason was provided for the change. Alphabet, which was formed when Google restructured its operations in 2015, now has more than 70,000 employees worldwide, and owns Google Search, Maps, Ads, Gmail, Android, ...

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  • LG teases a huge 34-inch 5K monitor ahead of CES 2018
LG teases a huge 34-inch 5K monitor ahead of CES 2018

LG says that both panels will also support " HDR 600", but it's not clear if the company is referring to VESA's DisplayHDR 600 spec or its own thing. The Thunderbolt™ 3 interface is ideal for power laptop users who desire fast video, audio and data transfers without the need for a separate AC adapter.

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  • Winter Solstice livestream as it happens from Newgrange
Winter Solstice livestream as it happens from Newgrange

People flock to Stonehenge to celebrate the winter solstice every year What happens at Stonehenge on the winter solstice? Eastern Time on December 21 . Sunrise was at 8.03am GMT and sunset is at 3.53pm. If you're exhausted of these dark evenings, the good news is that our earliest sunsets are already behind us.

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  • Cavaliers want Isaiah Thomas to play in G-League before return
Cavaliers want Isaiah Thomas to play in G-League before return

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas is looking at getting a five-on-five scrimmage with the Cavs' G-League affiliate, the Canton Charge, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin . Thomas has been recovering from a hip injury suffered in last season's playoffs since he was dealt to Cleveland in the offseason trade that sent to the.

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  • Apple Sued by Chinese Clothing Brand Over App Store Logo
Apple Sued by Chinese Clothing Brand Over App Store Logo

This news comes from a Bloomberg report , which claims the secret project, codenamed Marzipan, is a major part of Apple's 2018 software roadmap. For many developers, the Mac App Store is of secondary importance to the standard App Store.

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  • Twitter begins enforcing new anti-hate speech rules
Twitter begins enforcing new anti-hate speech rules

Twitter said in a statement it would shut down accounts affiliated with non-government organisations that promote violence against civilians and ban usernames that constitute a violent threat or racial slur. Fransen and Golding were one of several far-right and white supremacist accounts suspended by Twitter this week, which appeared to co...

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  • Scientists develop self healing polymer glass
Scientists develop self healing polymer glass

The discovery could be a boon for consumers who are forced to walk around with broken screens on their phones, provided companies decide to use it in their designs. As phone manufacturers race to implement the latest technologies into their handsets, it seems that self-repairing screens could eventually become the must-have mobile feature.

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  • US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack
US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Bush's path to war with Iraq in 2003. North Korea has defended its actions by claiming such weapons were necessary to deter a US invasion, but Trump and a number of other countries have accused Kim and his government of threatening the stability of the region.

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  • Finisar Clarifies Apple Business Deal For Manufacturing Ramp-Up
Finisar Clarifies Apple Business Deal For Manufacturing Ramp-Up

The lasers are used by the iPhone X to scan your face for Face ID , take photos in portrait mode, and for Animoji . It's rumored that some of next years iPhone's will have Face ID included. The windfall will pay for a new 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Sherman, North Texas (via TechCrunch ). The company expects to commence shipping...

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  • Star Wars gadgets or collectibles you must own as a fan
Star Wars gadgets or collectibles you must own as a fan

The OnePlus 5T comes in a black box with the markings of Star Wars The Last Jedi , OnePlus 5T in red and white accents. Red is, after all, the color of Star Wars traditionally, similar to the alert slider, which has been the long standing feature of OnePlus devices.

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  • Samsung announces new Notebook 9 series powered by Windows 10
Samsung announces new Notebook 9 series powered by Windows 10

Samsung has announced the launch of two new Windows 10 laptops in Korea. As for the build, all four PCs are made using magnesium aluminium alloy called Metal12. For connectivity, the 13-inch Notebook 9 (2018) is equipped with USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, United States dollars card slot, headphone/microphone and DC-in whereas the 15-inch model has Thu...

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  • Twitter launches new threads feature to make posting tweetstorms easier
Twitter launches new threads feature to make posting tweetstorms easier

After months of testing , it's adding a thread feature that simplifies creating and posting a series of tweets. Add your thoughts about any Tweet with a Reply. Until now, there was no specific " Twitter thread" feature available for the users. The new threading tool will roll out to all users in the "coming weeks", Reddy said.

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  • Facebook brings livestreaming and video chat to Messenger games
Facebook brings livestreaming and video chat to Messenger games

The first game that will implement the feature, when it is introduced early next year, is Words With Friends from Zynga . Last but not least, Facebook is bringing a bunch of new games to the Messenger . Video chats are a great way for people to connect, discuss and share moments with each other when text just isn't enough. The feature wil...

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  • PlayStation 4 Sells Millions of Units and Dominates Gaming Market
PlayStation 4 Sells Millions of Units and Dominates Gaming Market

The 3D action game first popped up on the original PlayStation in 1998. Sony Interactive Entertainment America president Shawn Layden made the announcement at the end of the event by showing off a T-shirt featuring Sir Daniel Fortesque, the skeletal protagonist of the MediEvil series.

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  • Steam ends support for bitcoin
Steam ends support for bitcoin

While it is pulling the plug on accepting the cryptocurrency for now, Valve isn't ruling it out completely, with it concluding the blog post saying that it may "re-evaluate whether Bitcoin makes sense for us and for the Steam community at a later date".

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  • New Tomb Raider confirmed, here's what the leaks already tell us
New Tomb Raider confirmed, here's what the leaks already tell us

However, we may have to wait sometime before the game even gets officially unveiled, as the company is waiting for a "major event in 2018" to do so. Back in 2013, Lara Croft was given a full reboot by Square Enix , and the success of that game is what led to the development of the movie four years later.

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  • Facebook Might Unbundle Instagram Messaging
Facebook Might Unbundle Instagram Messaging

It's now being tested in only six countries: Chile, Israel, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay. Instagram direct messaging now has 375 million monthly active users (MAUs), according to The Verge . Direct also has four exclusive photo and video filters that are not now in the main Instagram app, including a amusing one that randomly bleeps your vo...

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  • Instagram's Story Highlights feature lets you save Stories forever
Instagram's Story Highlights feature lets you save Stories forever

The app introduced two new features that allow you to save your Stories indefinitely: archiving, for private saving, and " highlights ", a feature that puts Stories right on your profile. Now, you might have noticed that we said you can select the stories you want to highlight by accessing your Stories Archive . While it may seem a little ...

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  • Apple iPhone X now available unlocked and SIM
Apple iPhone X now available unlocked and SIM

Consumers coveting the iPhone X can now buy an unlocked SIM-free version of the handset directly from Apple, giving them the freedom to use it on whatever carrier they want whenever they want. carriers. Apple only needed a month to significantly improve iPhone X stock. Given that you will be purchasing the SIM-free iPhone X at full price - ...

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  • The ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) unveiled with 18:9 display
The ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) unveiled with 18:9 display

On the front is the 18:9 display measuring at 5.7-inches in Full HD+ resolution. The smartphone was spotted on Russian website Helpix.ru hinting at an official launch soon. The smartphone sports a dual-camera setup at the rear with the combination 16-megapixel and an 8-megapixel sensor. Coming to the camera department, the Asus Zenfone Max Plu...

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  • Financially Devastating or Fantastic? - Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF)
Financially Devastating or Fantastic? - Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF)

Camelot Portfolios LLC lifted its holdings in Regal Entertainment Group by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 5,966,512 shares of the company's stock worth $95,464,000 after buying an additional 1,032,378 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Google's Datally app will now help users save mobile data
Google's Datally app will now help users save mobile data

According to the company, their tests in the Philippines suggest that users can save up to 30% data. More importantly, it allows users to stop background data usage, and track real-time data usage for each app, and stop data usage with a tap.

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  • Snapchat's Redesign Splits Friends From Media Publishers
Snapchat's Redesign Splits Friends From Media Publishers

The goal was to make the app easier to use but Spiegel also noted that the redesign might have a disruptive impact on user engagement in the short term. The core idea in the new Snapchat is to put your friends on one side of the app, and brands on the other. " Social media fueled "fake news" because content created to be shared by frien...

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  • Unlocked HTC U11 now supports Android Oreo
Unlocked HTC U11 now supports Android Oreo

If you've got an unlocked HTC U11 , watch for your Android 8.0 update starting tomorrow. Nonetheless, all users can expect all the major features coming to HTC U11 as a part of Android 8.0 Oreo update. HTC has stated that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship smartphone, the HTC U11 will be rolling out today. The newly released U...

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  • Infiniti unveils new QX50 SUV ahead of LA Auto Show
Infiniti unveils new QX50 SUV ahead of LA Auto Show

The crossover sports a host of "firsts" including a new front-drive platform, Infinit's first application of semi-self driving technology, and a variable-compression engine to maximize fuel economy. The new engine is paired with a CVT transmission. "The QX50 is the most important vehicle we have ever launched, and it embodies everything the brand...

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  • No. 9 Ohio State masters MI with backup QB
No. 9 Ohio State masters MI with backup QB

Barrett had thrown for just 30 yards through two and a half quarters with one touchdown. He also rushed 15 times for 67 yards and a touchdown. Redshirt freshman Dwayne Haskins took over and led the Buckeyes on a touchdown drive to take a 21-20 lead at the 1:34 mark of the third.

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  • Japan is not a fan of the Xbox One X
Japan is not a fan of the Xbox One X

YouTube Channel VGTech has analyzed the frame rate of the game and the whole video shows that the frame rate stays at 30 fps for the majority of the time, even during sections when the game drops to 15 fps on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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