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Today, We May Learn How the FCC Plans to Destroy Net Neutrality

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Big telecom companies say they don't want the stricter regulation that comes with the net neutrality rules. Pai unveiled a "Restoring Internet Freedom" order to be voted on at the FCC's December 14 meeting, scrapping a hotly contest rule which barred broadband firms from shutting out rival services or creating online "fast" and "slow" lanes. Read More »

Apple HomePod's release delayed until 2018

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Besides the Amazon Echo, other smart speakers include the Google Home series, the Microsoft Invoke, and upcoming models expected from Samsung (using Bixby) and Sony. Apple meant to release the $349 HomePod in early December so it could be on holiday shopping lists and compete against Amazon's Echo and the Google Home speaker. Read More »

AT&T Acknowledges Cellular Service Outages Across the US

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AT&T has replied to several customers on the social media site, advising them to turn their phones off and then back on. AT&T said Wednesday that some US customers had trouble placing wireless calls but restarting the device would fix the problem. Read More »

FDA approves first ever 'digital pill'

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People who meet the criteria for Abilify MyCite can decide, along with their doctors and caregivers, whether this type of medication monitoring might help them manage their disease. In a historic move by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the first ever digital pill has been approved for use. Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. Read More »

Pixel Buds pre-orders now heading out Google's doors

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Even worse, the issue appears to be all across the board - affecting headphones from Beats, LG, Anker, and more. Fast Pair in particular is an awesome feature that's now available in only select few Made for Google headphones: Google Pixel Buds of course, Libratone's Q Adapt On-Ear, and Bose® QuietComfort 35 II . Read More »

New Netflix email scam targets subscriber credit card numbers

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There is also a link that takes subscribers to a fake Netflix page seeking login information and a credit card number, according to MailGuard , a global SaaS email and web security company. In its Help Centre, Netflix states they "will never ask for payment information to be sent to [them] over email". So if my address included just my first name, such as Damian@email.com , then it might appear convincing as it'd address me as "Damian". Read More »

StarCraft® II Goes Free-to-Play Starting November 14

Players who already owned any version of StarCraft II prior to October 31 will receive a special Eidolon Ghost skin and three portraits commemorating their founder's status in the game when StarCraft II goes free-to-play. Online multiplayer will be accessible free of charge once unlocked, which happens after achieving 10 First Wins of the Day in either unranked or versus modes. Read More »

Japanese man arrested after parts of nine bodies found in home

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A police official, who spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday said that a toolbox and saw found in Shiraishi's apartment may have been used to dismember the bodies. A man who lives on the same floor as the suspect said he noticed an "odd smell" when he walked past the apartment in August. Police conducted the search after security camera footage showed Shiraishi walking with the woman, who has been missing from her Hachioji home since earlier this month, near JR Hachioji Station and ... Read More »

Steam Introduces A New Way To Gift Games To Friends

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Since its introduction in 2003, Steam has dominated the sales of PC games everywhere and for those looking for a little more flexibility when it comes to sharing games as gifts with friends, Steam is offering new digital cards to gift to your friends. Read More »

Online giant has 'key' to in-home deliveries

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But imagine if a courier could temporarily be given access to your home, so they could drop off your package and leave. In fact, it led Christine Emba to expound a bit on the observation that " Amazon Key is Silicon Valley at its most out-of-touch" in the Washington Post (which, of course, is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos). Read More »

Egypt: 50 policemen killed during clashes with militants

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The Interior Ministry said the shootout took place during a raid to arrest a number of suspected militants in the area. The suspected militants tried to flee after the exchange of fire there, the sources said, and continued to fire at a second security unit called in for backup from atop neighboring buildings. Read More »

Garmin Speak is a GPS That Puts Alexa In Your Car

In a shootout with the Google Home and the original Amazon Echo - the new ones are days away - the Sonos One excelled. Anyone who is considering an Echo or Google Home would do well to consider the Sonos One as well. So you can tell your Sonos One in your bedroom to play music in another room, i.e.: "Alexa, play Alanis in the kitchen". Alexa intelligently lowers, or "ducks" the music, so that both Alexa and the song remain audible. Read More »

What Wi-Fi Security Problem? Windows is Already Patched

Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of Belgian university KU Leuven disclosed the bug in WPA2, which secures modern Wi-Fi systems used by vendors for wireless communications between mobile phones, laptops and other connected devices with Internet-connected routers or hot spots. Read More »

2 killed in police shoot-out in India-administered Kashmir

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He said that Shah was a resident of Shopian district, while Mir belonged to Litter village of Pulwama, where the encounter with the security forces took place. The cops fired tear smoke shells, pellets and live ammunition on the mob causing injuries to five protestors. One of the injured, identified as Gulzar Mir, who had sustained a gunshot died in a hospital, reports added. Read More »

Microsoft finally admits Windows Phone is dead

Joe Belfiore is Microsoft's Vice President of Operating Systems and plays a big part in Windows 10 for all devices, including mobile. And Microsoft's Joe Belfiore is the man who's driving the final nail in the company's OS coffin. But the number of users were very less to invoke interest in writing applications. However, the user base of Windows phone is just too small to get their interest. Read More »

Energy East pipeline cancelled

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TransCanada had hit regulatory hurdles even before the greenhouse gas assessment was announced. Trudeau's "a lack of interest and leadership" on Energy East could undermine confidence in national unity, said Wall. Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), Canada's largest oil, gas and refining company by market capitalization, had hoped Energy East would allow it to replace USA and offshore oil at its 137,000-barrel-per-day Montreal refinery, said spokeswoman Sneh Seetal. Read More »

Sony Is Teasing Some "Big Game Announcements" During Paris Games Week

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The Sony PlayStation VR headset launched past year and now it gets a design update. In a blog post announcing the new PlayStation VR model, Sony said that the headset would similarly cost $400. This is the second edition of the PlayStation VR, which offers an improved build quality, new design as well as the powerful camera. Sony relayed the news itself via the official PlayStation Europe account, adding that there are also some important updates coming down the pipeline. Read More »

Apple investigating claims that iPhone 8 splits during charging

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The iPhone 8 was launched a little over a week ago to what was a rather tepid response . "Chinese brands are growing swiftly thanks not only to smartphone design, manufacturing capability and rich feature sets, but also by out-smarting and out-spending rivals in sales channels, go-to-market and marketing promotion strategies", Pathak said recently. Read More »

Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news

On Facebook and Twitter, where tweets claiming to be urgent messages about missing loved ones ran rampant, fake information can be even more hard to discern as the posts mirror legitimate cries for help . The companies on Monday issued statements blaming the results on algorithmic miscalculations - the result of companies moving away from human moderators to rely on machines and artificial intelligence. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 out now

When you can't install Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, you may need to free up storage space, or you may need to disconnect from the Internet and restart the installation. However, it plays well as a mobile version of the game, and for some, it may be their only option. EA Sports made a couple of big calculated risks past year by overhauling the gameplay and graphics through the use of the Frostbite engine for the first time as well as introducing a first-ever story ... Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Available Worldwide Today

Among those releases, a Switch version is coming. Numerous modes remain unchanged from last year's installments which is good news if you liked things the way they were. Players can continue the career of Alex Hunter in The Journey: Hunter Returns. Having legends on the game is, of course, not a new phenomenon as they have been on the game for years, but this time things are slightly different due to the introduction of ICONs Stories. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 PC Launch Interrupted By Download Issues

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This solves many problems with playing online, even if it is annoying. Broadcast packages and lineup graphics help add to the realism and depth, moving the video game closer to real life. FIFA Ultimate Teams are also on the console and perform exactly how you'd expect. Squad Battles are a part of Ultimate Team where you earn points to gain rewards, but you won't be able to play them on the Switch version. Read More »

BlackBerry turning things around thanks to record software sales

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They expect $-0.61 earnings per share, down 3.39% or $0.02 from last year's $-0.59 per share. The number of shares now owned by investors are 21.32 mln. The last close places the company's stock about $8.81 off its 52 week high of $79.91 and $46.69 above the 52 week low of $24.41. Shares of BlackBerry in NY were up as much as 17.3% to US$10.83 in intraday trading. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Poses For The Camera Again

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A fingerprint scanner is also mounted on the back. Chinese company Huawei is preparing to introduce its flagship Mate 10 . On the front, the device is believed to feature a 5.9 inch full HD display with 18:9 ratio along with all the necessary sensors, including the front camera. Read More »

Apple announces third generation smartwatch with LTE

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The third-generation Apple Watch is an wonderful health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters1 and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will also sport improved cameras, a glass back for the wireless charging, and a better-quality "Retina HD" display that Apple says is better able to handle ambient light. Read More »

Destiny 2: What to Expect from the First Month

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As we near the release dates for Destiny 2's expansions and future content, more details should become available. For a series first it's also coming to PC via Blizzard's Battle.net launcher, but not until October 24. So, you'll get the game when it's 12 AM on 6th September in your country. Understandably, Bungie and Activision have been rather coy about what Destiny 2's story is really all about. Read More »

Google announces ARCore, its answer to Apple's ARKit

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Today, ARCore runs on the Google Pixel and Samsung's Galaxy S8 . While ARKit's capabilities are far from those of Google's now essentially dead Tango platform , the fact that the development tool has the potential to reach a wider audience when compared to competitors gives it an advantage in the burgeoning augmented reality space. Read More »

Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana team up to take on Google

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HomePod will take Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. With Cortana as a guest on Alexa , Alexa users will have access to some of Cortana's most useful productivity capabilities that help people stay organized and on top of what's important to them. Read More »

Microsoft Is No Longer Selling The Original Xbox One

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Take care, old friend. The first Xbox One had resembled a VCR unit back then and was $100 more than Sony's PlayStation 4, may be this is why Sony was a step ahead than Microsoft when it came to console. The retail versions Xbox One X and Xbox One S are available in their online stores and for those who still want to settle for the Xbox One - refurbished models of Xbox One are available for $199. Read More »

Walmart And Google Partner On Voice-Based Shopping

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Amazon , whose voice-controlled aide Alexa allows users to shop from the retailer, has the lion's share of the United States' voice-controlled device industry , with its Echo devices accounting for 72.2 per cent of the market previous year, far ahead of the Google Home gadget's 22 per cent, according to research firm eMarketer . Read More »

This Is How You Can Watch Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event

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Samsung touts that you can even use the S Pen to write on the Note 8 when the display is wet. This is all backed up by a 3300mAh battery , being a few hundred mAh less than the 3600mAh Galaxy S8 +. This time, both the device and the S Pen get IP68 certification, which makes them both water resistant and dust proof. It is said to have a finer tip and better pressure sensitivity. Read More »