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Google Accused of Harvesting Data from Millions of Australian Android Users

One example of this, the letter notes, is Google's ability to share blog posts about "holiday shopping habits" through the data it collects from users' Location History. We discussed Google's utter ...

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Trump Honors His Late Mother in Mother's Day Video

Trump Honors His Late Mother in Mother's Day Video

How do we even begin talking about the sacrifices that mothers make? But if you aren't able to get a Mother's Day card in the snail mail in time, there are always e-cards sent by email. Keeping ...

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NASA's next Mars rover will have a helicopter on board

NASA's next Mars rover will have a helicopter on board

During the flight demonstrations, the helicopter's twin, counter-rotating blades will cut through the Martian atmosphere at nearly 3,000 rpm-about 10 times the rate of a helicopter on Earth . NASA ...

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Drone Integration Pilot Program Partners Announced

Drone Integration Pilot Program Partners Announced

This latter point is particularly crucial for drone-based deliveries. The unmanned aircraft industry has pushed for relaxed restrictions, and the Trump administration has said current regulations ha...

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Cool New Features Coming to Google Assistant

Cool New Features Coming to Google Assistant

Hey Google, Alexa, Siri and Cortana - why do you have to be female? The feature would be rolled it out to all users this month. With the March launch of Routines, Google also removed My Day after di...

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Google will soon be able to write your emails for you

Google will soon be able to write your emails for you

If you like what it suggests, all you have to do is hit the tab button to autofill the rest of that sentence and start your next one. That means that when you're about to email your upstairs neighbor,...

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Here is everything you need to know about the Fitbit Versa

Here is everything you need to know about the Fitbit Versa

The new feature allows you to log your period, record symptoms, and receive push notifications two days before and on the day of your predicted period start date.For easy access, you can add the tile ...

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Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments

Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments

The function has started to pop up for some in the United Kingdom and USA, prompting speculation that it is part of a test run for a future global roll-out. After Facebook bought Instagram in 2012...

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Tesla Projects End to Cash-Burning Era With Model 3 Gaining Traction

Tesla Projects End to Cash-Burning Era With Model 3 Gaining Traction

In addition to updating its Model 3 production targets, Tesla also gave quarterly results that came in better than had been expected. To achieve profitability, Musk will have to reverse what t...

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Oculus Go is shipping today

Oculus Go is shipping today

A separate report from UploadVR this morning notes that F8 developer attendees are likely to receive Oculus Go headsets for free. The Oculus Go comes as a 32GB and a 64GB model, according to a...

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Instagram rolls out new AR effects, Stories features and Explore redesign

Instagram rolls out new AR effects, Stories features and Explore redesign

Content will now organized into "topic channels", created to let users browse across their interests, instead of clumping recommended posts in a single view. Now, when you visit the Explore page, you'...

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Watch out, Tinder, Facebook is getting into online dating

Watch out, Tinder, Facebook is getting into online dating

Mr. Zuckerberg may be traveling overseas to speak with members of the European Parliament this month, Politico reported last week, and Mr. Collins' committee "would like Mr. The company is also cont...

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Swipe Right: Facebook Just Announced It's Launching a Dating App (Sort Of)

Swipe Right: Facebook Just Announced It's Launching a Dating App (Sort Of)

There were reports that the service might add a video chat feature to the app and that's precisely what it has announced today. "It will be a simple control to clear your browsing history on Face...

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Prince Louis celebrated in Parliament with a waiata

Prince Louis celebrated in Parliament with a waiata

Private schools, personal security and childcare are just some of the costs William and Kate will pay to raise Prince Louis . More immediately, I think it's unlikely that we will see Prince Louis ...

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RIL net profit expected to touch Rs10,000 crore in Q4

RIL net profit expected to touch Rs10,000 crore in Q4

Buoyed by growth across all sectors, RIL posted a 39 per cent rise in revenues at Rs129,120 crore ($19.8 billion) against Rs92,889 crore in the previous-year quarter. Organised retail revenue rose 1...

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Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

The iOS 11.3.1 update is nowhere as major a software build as the iOS 11.3 package that was created to enhance the user experience by letting users toggle performance throttling and view battery healt...

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Beijing: BMW Concept iX3

Beijing: BMW Concept iX3

Unlike competitors, BMW is able to do entirely without the use of rare earths such as neodymium, typically needed in electric motors for their unique magnetic properties. Under the skin is BMW's lates...

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European antitrust regulators set deadline for Apple-Shazam probe

European antitrust regulators set deadline for Apple-Shazam probe

Shazam was a significant source of referral traffic for music downloads, with the feedback and survey which says that the users of its app bought 500,000 songs a day. The European Commission opened an...

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OnePlus is offering free Avengers: Infinity War tickets in India

OnePlus is offering free Avengers: Infinity War tickets in India

However, the bad news is that with the use of new materials and design leads to increase in the cost of making the phone and if recent reports are to be believed, OnePlus 6 will be the most expe...

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Verizon, AT&T fall on report DOJ is probing collusion

Verizon, AT&T fall on report DOJ is probing collusion

The New York Times today reported that the Justice Department opened an antitrust investigation into the two largest US carriers, as well as the GSMA trade group responsible for setting cellular ...

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Nokia launches R3,999 Nokia 6 in South Africa

Nokia launches R3,999 Nokia 6 in South Africa

Bank offer includes 10 per cent cashback on use of ICICI credit or debit card for purchase. The phone also comes with 64 GB internal storage along with support to expand storage with the help of a...

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Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play launched : Specifications, Features & More

Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play launched : Specifications, Features & More

Motorola announced the new Moto G6 series last night and at the same time it also introduced the entry-level Moto E series. The company has designed this smartphone with unique set of features...

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Moto G6 lineup official with 18:9 displays and dual cameras

Moto G6 lineup official with 18:9 displays and dual cameras

In terms of soem basic specifications and features, the Motorola Moto E5 Plus comes with a 5.9-inch HD+ (1440x720p) display on the front. The Moto E5 Plus clocks in with a 6.0-inch screen, a 5,000...

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Follow along with NASA as it launches its next planet-hunting satellite

Follow along with NASA as it launches its next planet-hunting satellite

TESS, short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite , lifted off at 6:51 p.m. EDT from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Once in orbit , the space...

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Dark Souls: Remastered Nintendo Switch version delayed

Dark Souls: Remastered Nintendo Switch version delayed

These links leave Siliconera. Dark Souls on Switch is now slated for "Summer 2018" and might be pushed back a few weeks or so. KitGuru Says: Thinking back to the less-than-ideal PC launch of the f...

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Football field-sized asteroid zooms dangerously close to Earth

Football field-sized asteroid zooms dangerously close to Earth

The estimated diameter of the space rock ranged from 131 to 328 feet, CNEOS reports . Scientists have assured that the asteroid is a potential threat to the Earth, and his course does not involve a...

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Sega Ages Bringing Classics To Switch Beginning In Summer 2018

Sega Ages Bringing Classics To Switch Beginning In Summer 2018

Back when console games are running 16-bit graphics, Sega and Nintendo were rivals in the gaming industry. Sega Ages series producer Kagasei Shimomura is quoted as saying that he wants to expand...

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Is Pippa Middleton invited to the royal wedding?

Is Pippa Middleton invited to the royal wedding?

She thinks there could even be a divorce, saying "they're everywhere" in the Monarchy. "Having taken Prince Harry and Ms Markle's engagement photos, it brings me such joy to be able to witness a...

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Man wins right to have his criminal conviction forgotten by Google

Man wins right to have his criminal conviction forgotten by Google

The self-destructing emails in the new Gmail design seem to function like the popular client ProtonMail, and when a new "confidential" mode, you can make it so that an email becomes unreadable after...

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Walker warns of 'Blue Wave' in Wisconsin

Walker warns of 'Blue Wave' in Wisconsin

Walker, a Republican , endorsed Screnock. The race was nonpartisan in name only, with national figures such as Joe Biden and Eric Holder and groups like the National Rifle Association pouring in ...

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