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YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children

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Though YouTube created their Kids app to provide children a safe outlet to watch engaging, entertaining videos , multiple reports uncovered that the platform was inundated with explicit content. The channel had 8 million subscribers before YouTube took it down last week. BuzzFeed and the New York Times and an online essay by British writer James Bridle pointed out some clips shown on YouTube that were questionable. Read More »

Holiday shopping arrives with Thanksgiving, Black Friday

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Deal analysts at Topic Reviews help shoppers find discounts on a host of products for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Amazon is going into the holiday season with its largest ever store presence, and plans to offer deals online every day from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition launched with 8GB RAM

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This is the same price as the full ceramic body variant that offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, announced at the time of the China launch as the Special Edition Xiaomi Mi 2. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 features a metal chassis with a ceramic rear cover (full ceramic in the more expensive version) and sports a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ (2160x1080 pixels) resolution. Read More »

Nokia 2 Lands In India For Rs 7000

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The device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with a promise of Oreo update soon. Nokia 2: How does it fare against Xiaomi's offerings? Unveiled at a press event last month in Gurugram, Nokia 2 is the company's cheapest Android phone till date. Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out now for Android and iOS

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You'll need to craft certain objects to get residents to come to your site before they actually come. Mostly designed for a young audience, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a simulation game with classic crafting and building features as well as managing the visits of different animals on your campsite. Read More »

Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday Deal on a Carrying Case

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You can check out the pre-Black Friday Nintendo Switch console deals below. The Nintendo president said that they were also learning from lessons because of what happened to the company previous year. It's not surprising, seeing how sought after the Switch has been since it was released back in March. But even outside of Nintendo redefining our expectations for game hardware, the console's launch year has also been home to some of the very best games in recent memory. Read More »

Google announces holiday deals in Play Store

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To music fans, Google Play is offering Play Music subscription for free for four months. Of those three, you can score the maximum 80 percent markdown only for Jurassic World, but there are other decidedly fun games available at identical discounts, like Shadow Fight 2 Special Edition, Day R Premium and Dice With Buddies. Read More »

India Creates History, Fire Tests BrahMos From IAF Su 30!

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Brahmos is the two-stage missile engine fired up and launched towards the intended target at the Bay of Bengal. The BrahMos-A was successfully flight-tested from an modified Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet against a sea based target in the Bay of Bengal. Read More »

Surface Book 2 can't stay charged during gaming sessions

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The spokesperson also confirmed that the battery "will never drain entirely". Over the last week, some issues have been spotted with Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 laptop. It seems the laptop was created to push 95 watts of power from the charger, but that is not enough to fuel the processor, GPU, and other components at maximum performance, during graphics-intensive applications. Read More »

A guide to Black Friday 2017 in Bournemouth

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Always make a shopping list beforehand. You can easily do a Google search for " Black Friday ads 2017" that will bring up tons of hits for sites that scan each store's ad. Rolled out deals from Black Friday though to Cyber Mondays - with huge reductions of up to 50% off hundreds of items. Follow the team at Topic Reviews as they continue to post the best Xbox One X Black Friday deals on their website. Read More »

Closings and garbage for Thanksgiving week

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ART bus service will be suspended November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. Read More »

Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) Price Target Raised to $112.00

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Salesforce.com's revenue for the quarter was up 25.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.02, for a total value of $19,705,146.96. Noting its average daily volume at 4.27 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Read More »

Google to soon fix buzzing sounds on Pixel 2 smartphones

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When we introduced the new Pixel 2 last month , we talked about how Google Lens builds on Google's advancements in computer vision and machine learning. It'll scan barcodes and things like that too, plus you could quickly find out information about books, movies, and art. The Google Lens app in Assistant is officially debuting on all pixel phones, in the U.K, U.S, Australia, Canada, India and Singapore. Read More »

God Of War Creative Director Opposes Loot Boxes "For Now, Atleast"

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The report comes to us from Power-Up Gaming via VTM News . That doesn't mean all micro-transactions or season passes, but the randomized nature of loot boxes are what brings the item to the status of gambling. Belgium is not the first country investigating loot boxes in Europe. What's surprising here isn't just the fact they came to this conclusion, it's the fact that they genuinely looked into at all. Read More »

Toyota Unveils Third Generation Humanoid Robot T-HR3

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A virtual reality headset (in this case an HTC Vive) allows the operator to see the world from the T-HR3's point of view. A headset allows the user to see with the eyes of the robot in 3D. Not only this, but you have complete authority over the force applied as well. Toyota has unveiled an assistive robot test bed that builds on previous work undertaken by its Partner Robot wing, which examined specific robot limb joints and pre-programmed movements - including robots that played ... Read More »

Uber buys fleet of 24000 driverless cars from Volvo

Volvo said in a statement that it would provide the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company with its XC90 premium SUVs complete with autonomous driving technologies, from 2019 until 2021. "We get support developing this vehicle", Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson said in an interview. No doubt the Uber deal is an attractive one for Volvo: the Chinese-owned company is in the midst of a comeback that will likely see it set a sales record for the fourth straight year in 2017. Read More »

Street Fighter V Getting New V-Triggers This January

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Street Fighter is one of the most well-known titles when it comes to fighting games. Alongside the new arcade mode, this new edition of the game adds several special edition nicities (including a gallery of illustrations and slightly improved user interface) as well as some more substantial additions. Read More »

Google promises to end 'concerning' smartphone tracking

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The transmissions have been made for the past 11 months, but were never stored or used by the company, a spokesman told Mr Collins. Fox News has put in an additional request to Google to clarify a number of issues, such how the additional information improved speed and performance of message delivery, the exact date the practice will end and what steps were taken to show the data was discarded. Read More »

Xiaomi launches mid-range Mi Note 3 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage

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Now, the company has unveiled the cheaper variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage for Rs. Rs. 19,550. Having said that, this phone is completely identical to the original Xiaomi Mi Note 3 in every way, except in the RAM and storage departments, while its price point is also affected by this change, of course. Read More »

Chinese social media giant is worth more than Facebook

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The Chinese firm's value overtook Facebook's $519.4 billion market capitalization, which was hit at the close of the US markets on Monday. Its WeChat app is close to welcoming its one-billionth user and King of Glory remains the world's most profitable game. Read More »

We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it's weird

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Recently, NASA scientists discovered A/2017 U1 , an asteroid that's believed to be the first known object within our solar system to have originated from beyond the reach of our beloved home star. A closer study of the trajectory confirmed that 'Oumuamua was on an open-ended parabolic trajectory and was making its first and only visit to the Solar System. Read More »

Volvo to supply Uber with 24000 self-driving taxis

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Following the three-year self-driving partnership with Volvo, the non-binding framework could give Uber a boost in its ambitions to ideal self-driving systems to replace human drivers, following setbacks and lawsuits over trade secrets and talent. Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown

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Ubisoft has said that Year 3 for RB6 will be structured into four Seasons. The first season, titled "Operation Chimera", will add two biohazard specialists from France and Russian Federation that are playable across the usual multiplayer modes, but it's the new co-op mode that will be of interest to long serving fans of the game. Read More »

Huawei unveils the Honor 7X with a Kirin 659 SoC

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The phone is expected to be priced at $300 as the predecessor of the Honor 7X i.e. Honor 6X was priced at $250. After launching in China, the device is expected to be announced on December 5 in London for around $450 or 3000 Yuan. For shooting selfies, it will be featuring a selfie camera of 13-megapixel. As we've not had the Honor 7X for long, we've yet to fully test out the battery. Read More »

CD Projekt Red Responds to CyberPunk 2077 Concerns

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The issue of micro-transactions, loot boxes, and developers getting more money out of players that have already paid for a game has been bubbling away for a few weeks, particularly around the release of EA's Star Wars Battlefront 2 . In this case, for "long term success" in the project, they say, necessarily (at least "highly recommended") should be online mode. In a recent interview with Polish newspaper Strefa Inwestorów General Manager of the Studio Kicinski Adam (Adam Kiciński) ... Read More »

Scientific paper predicts increase in 'major' earthquakes in 2018

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The latest study led by Roger Bilham and Rebecca Bendick from the University of Colorado and Montana has clearly shown a Correlation between the speed of earth's rotation and global natural disaster activity. About one billion people live in the Earth's tropical regions. Their study looked at all earthquakes registering 7 and up on the Richter scale since the turn of the 20th century. Read More »

NASA creates ultimate time-lapse of life on Earth

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Most of the data is gleaned from NASA's SeaWiFS (Sea-Viewing Wide Field-of-View Sensor) satellite, which continuously monitored algae blooms on surface of the planet's oceans, as well as information supplied by the space agency's Terra, Aqua and Suomi NPP weather satellites. Read More »

Skyrim on Switch runs at native 900p resolution while docked

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The Nintendo Switch was the top-selling gaming console in the USA during the month of October, followed by the Super NES Classic Edition, according to data from the retail tracking firm NPD Group. gaming hardware sales, which surpassed 1 million units - the first time that has happened in October since 2011. That's a pretty staggering statistic all on its own, but then we also learn that Super Mario Odyssey topped the software charts for the month as well. Read More »

NASA's third attempt held the launch of JPSS-1

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Two launch attempts had to be scrubbed earlier in the week due to a variety of snags, including boats that strayed into the restricted zone for the launch, a technical glitch and weather concerns. Once it settles into its final orbit, the satellite will be renamed NOAA-20. Its similarly polar-orbiting predecessor, Suomi NPP, was intended as a test of the technology involved in JPSS-1's construction but has since become a valuable meteorological tool. Read More »