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Templated Apps Ban Wiping Off Small Businesses from App Store

That said , the developer is listed as Nam Le , and it has three other apps in the store. To find the official download for a mobile app, it's always a good idea to visit the actual web page of the service, and check that they actually offer one, according to security firm ESET. Read More »

UAE's Al Jazira to play Real in Club World Cup semis

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Real Madrid will play UAE Arabian Gulf League champions Al Jazira in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday. "To be in this competition is a reward for trophies but now all we are focused on is winning our sixth Club World Cup title". Read More »

Google Home Max now available from Best Buy and Verizon

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The smart speaker is launching today via Walmart and Google's official online storefront , as well as Best Buy and Verizon , Google confirmed to PCMag. If you ever have issues with new lights not appearing to your Google Home, now you can just use one command instead of disconnecting/reconnecting the entire service from your Google account. Read More »

Google Maps to get real-time notifications soon

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Now, Google is looking to launch a new feature which will be providing users live guidance and interactive real-time notifications during their journey. The app will tell you if you're near your destination. While Google Maps always did a good job of giving you detailed transit directions (though it's often nowhere as good and useful as CityMapper's more detailed directions), the process generally involved keeping track of your own progress along the route. Read More »

Two original characters join Street Fighter V: Season 3

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Today, towards the end of the Capcom Cup in Anaheim, Capcom revealed the next batch of characters that will come with Street Fighter V's season three. A new arcade mode includes paths themed after Street Fighter 1-4. Those who already have the game will get the updates for free. Cody and G are characters from the Street Fighter: Alpha and Final Fight games, respectively. Read More »

Annual Gemenid Meteor Shower lights up sky

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This year the expectations to observe this shower is high since there will only be a crescent moon and the moonlight will not be bright to suppress this celestial firework show. Look up in any direction. Simply find dark, clear skies, give your eyes time to adjust and then lie back and look straight up. Meteors appear all over the sky. Read More »

Fortis doctor in a soup, FIR registered in child death case

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Delhi government's revolutionary step of cancelling the license of Max Hospital, Shamilar Bagh after the investigation proved the authorities guilty of criminal negligence has inspired Haryana government to take similar steps in Gurgaon's Fortis Hospital case. Read More »

North Korea says United Nations envoy expressed willingness to ease tensions on peninsula

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The U.S. and South Korean exercises, however, came a week after North Korea test-fired a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile that experts say is capable of reaching the U.S. Japanese and South Korean fighter jets have taken part in the exercises. Despite the many questions that remain about the viability of North Korea's limited nuclear arsenal, Trump has created the conditions where to back down would damage his political standing and that of the United States in the world. Read More »

Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

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The Republican lawmaker leading that particular investigation - Rep. Mike Conaway - told reporters he felt Trump Jr . adequately answered lawmakers' questions. Mr Trump Jr also reportedly told House members about his conversations with White House Communications Director Hope Hicks regarding how he should respond to a media report about his meeting, USA media reported. Read More »

'Soul-crushing': Filmmaker captures 'slow, painful death' of starving polar bear

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The tired and emaciated animal eventually lies back down, exhausted from his fruitless hunt. This large male bear was not old, and he certainly died within hours or days of this moment. "We have seen more and more very thin polar bears in the Arctic in recent years as climate change increases in intensity and opens up more water". "This is what a starving bear looks like", he said in a Twitter post. Read More »

Google Home Mini gets some of its tap functionality back

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The update will start in the preview update channel. It's a simple yet still an embarrassing compromise to a problem where the fabric on some units could accidentally trigger a button. While tapping the top of the smart speaker would activate Google Assistant and control music, alarms and timers, the malfunctioning units kept acting as though the top was constantly being tapped. Read More »

YouTube Reportedly Launching A New Music Subscription Service in March 2018

Google also got on to this bandwagon of music streaming services with Play Music, however, it hasn't been able to catch up with other services as much as Google would have liked. The new service, called Remix, is planning to have "Spotify-like on-demand streaming" as well as "elements from YouTube, such as video clips". Still, music videos account for a majority of views on the YouTube platform. Read More »

California's wildfires are massive-even when seen from space

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That, plus the strong Santa Ana winds have combined to create ideal conditions for devastating wildfires. The wildfires scorching Southern California have spread so far that astronauts in the International Space Station are able to see them from their perch more than 250 miles above the Earth. Read More »

Bitcoin frenzy drives coinbase App to No

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ET Thursday, just three hours after it blew past $16,000 on the site. Bitcoin has had a volatile ride over the past week, with prices for a single coin skyrocketing to as much as $19,500 per coin at one point. The latest swing higher came as bitcoin topped $12,000 Tuesday night in a rapid recovery from a 20 percent drop last week. More: Q&A: How is a bitcoin mined? We at Coinbase couldn't be more excited by the explosion of interest in digital currencies. Read More »

Tag: Sea of Thieves

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Sea of Thieves got a brand new trailer last night, which confirmed the game's release date as March 20th, 2018 for Xbox One and PC. Players who pre-order the game digitally will get access to the game's beta when it launches. Sea of Thieves was officially announced during Microsoft's E3 2015 press conference. Customize your pirate, control your very own ship with your friends as your loyal crew, steal treasure, and battle rivals on the sea. Read More »

Hilton "Connected Room" unveiled

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That's why Hilton's latest smartphone app is incorporating a bunch of new features so you can set up your room just how you like it for when you arrive, travel website Skift reported this week. Let us know your thoughts down in the comments. The revamped app's new features will be tested first at the Hilton in Memphis, Tennessee, by guests enrolled in Hilton's "Honors" loyalty program. Read More »

Hazelight Studios' A Way Out Gets New Trailer And Release Date

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A Way Out, the intriguing-looking indie game from Brothers developer and Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares, will launch on March 23, 2018 , publisher EA announced tonight during The Game Awards . A Way Out follows the story of two imprisoned characters Leo and Vincent, who have to work together and build a relationship based on trust to both get break out of prison. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Got OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA update with Bug Fixes

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There is also other improvements like WiFi power-saving, fingerprint and Global Positioning System stability improvements and general bug fixes. Faster software updates? Well, not according to OnePlus! The Chinese smartphone maker has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.7.4 for OnePlus 5T that enhances the camera performance and brings performance optimization and bug fixes. Read More »

Make Time Move When You Do Again In Superhot: Mind Control Delete

The developers are warning that Mind, Control, Delete is still very early in development and that those expecting a polished, full-fledged expansion should simply wait until it is out of Early Access. The team is looking for player feedback to assist them with "shaping and balancing the game itself". The game is about to go into Early Access but it's not going to be fully released for some time, it could be nine to twelve months before it finally releases according to the SUPERHOT team. Read More »

Ford's Deal With Alibaba Leaves OEM's Financial Arm Out of China

Ford announced it partnership with Alibaba to enter in to the electric vehicle industry in China. "The tech world has many innovations to offer us, so it (the future) will be a marriage of technology companies and automakers", Bill Ford, the company's executive chairman, told China Daily at an event in Shanghai on Tuesday. Read More »

Tracking snow for the weekend

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Tonight: It should try to stay dry a good part of the night, especially the first half. Temperatures will remain chilly today , with highs forecast to be in the upper teens north, low 20s south. We have several shots at snow showers over the next week with the cold not expected to back off in the near future. Temperature falling into the upper 30s in the afternoon. Read More »

Stock's Volatility Analysis: Edison International (EIX)

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Edison had 48 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Consolidated Edison from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc boosted its position in shares of Edison International by 69.4% in the first quarter. 263.50 million shares or 0.35% more from 262.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Read More »

Watch the first trailer for PUBG's new Miramar desert map

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds , the multiplayer survival shooter that has dominated both Steam and Twitch throughout 2017 , is coming out of Early Access on December 20, fulfilling promises from its developer that it would reach full release status before the end of the year. Read More »

Mark Your Calendars for a Superb Geminid Meteor Shower

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The meteors emanate from the Gemini constellation - hence the name - and this year, we're in for a particularly dazzling show. The thin crescent Moon does not rise until 3:57 a.m. So next week, Wednesday evening to Thursday dawn, should provide the very best numbers. With the moon but a slender wisp, conditions could hardly be better for this year's premier shower. Read More »

Inspired Dying Light Game Announced

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Techland has unveiled a new PvP standalone expansion for its successful zombie horror game Dying Light , which is a response to fan requests for a PvP element to the game. Dying Light had co-op multiplayer, and even a Left 4 Dead-inspired mode where players could control powerful zombies in other players' worlds, but the core of battle royale is players killing players. Read More »

David Cassidy cut daughter Katie Cassidy out of his will

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Cassidy died of liver and kidney failure , but suffered from dementia in the years leading up to his death. David Cassidy (R) and his daughter Katie Cassidy arrive at the 9th annual Family Television Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, November 28, 2007. Read More »

Airtel partners with Intex for Rs.1649-smartphone

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The phone can be availed for a down payment of Rs3,149, Bharti Airtel said . As per the specifications , JioPhone comes with a 2.4-inch display with a 240x320 pixel resolution. But, later - which is after 3 years - Airtel a promise to refund back Rs 1500. Customers will need to make a down payment of Rs 3,149 for the handset, followed by 36 monthly recharges of Rs 169. Read More »

Nissan planning self driving trial in March

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Tech Crunch reports that the carmaker is working with Japanese software maker DeNA to create the autonomous ride-hailing service which will be trialled on Japanese Roads. For customer safety, the partners intend to deploy remote monitoring system and provide multiple language options in the new brand. As per the report, Yutaka Sanada, a Nissan senior vice president, said the firm is aiming to add autonomous-driving functions step-by-step, first allowing more cars to handle single-lane ... Read More »

These 15 vehicles are IIHS' top safety picks for 2018

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Safety tests this year included a passenger-side crash test, a first for the IIHS award. "We've been doing small overlap frontal crash tests on the driver's side since 2012 and we've seen a lot of improvement on that side, but we weren't seeing that kind of improvement for passengers, said IIHS president Adrian Lund". Read More »

PlayStation 4 surpasses 70M sales as PSVR gains traction

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There's also more than 130 videogames and other content now in development for the headset states the company, all due to be released by the end of 2018. House also further reflected Sony's sentiment that "we will continue to work closely with partners to maintain this momentum and remain steadfast in making PS4 the best place to play". Read More »

Pokemon Go Claims That PvP and Trading Are Still Planned

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However, as well as bolstering the games Pokedex with upwards of 50 new mons from the Ruby and Sapphire games - a snip of the overall 135 new Pokemon from the Hoenn region - the game will also be adding a rather significant new in-game feature. Read More »

Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs

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Well, almost a year-and-half later Google has completed the job and now, Chrome browser will not be able to access or install any apps from the store. This extension enables you to install, view, and modify the Chrome Remote Desktop native client from the web UI. The major difference between chrome web apps and PWAs are the Progressive web apps are cross-platform and cross-browser, while the Chrome apps are limited to Google's browser . Read More »

Some Destiny 2 activities now unavailable without DLC purchase

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At least for their more exciting Prestige variants. Destiny 2 has a Gold trophy called " The Prestige " which requires players to "Complete the Leviathan Raid or a Nightfall Strike on Prestige difficulty". Since the release of " Curse of Osiris " yesterday, players have found that the Exotic Trace Rifle practically shreds anything in player versus player (PvP) play. Read More »