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Then she heard a whistling sound and noticed thick black smoke from her handbag. She put the bag on the floor and tried to empty it, burning her fingers in the process, the suit alleges. If Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 suffers the same fate as Note 7 , the company might have to consider discontinuing the entire line-up. The issue, which the company says is the only one reported , has triggered memories of the battery explosions in dozens of Galaxy Note 7 devices.
  • Twitter CEO Involved in Alex Jones, Richard Spencer Decisions

    Twitter CEO Involved in Alex Jones, Richard Spencer Decisions

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    The committee also took a shot at Alphabet CEO Larry Page , who declined an invitation to appear, by leaving out an empty chair. Follow the live blog below. Earlier this year the company said it was taking aggressive measures to combat inauthentic accounts. The Twitter CEO will also make a solo appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where Dorsey is expected to face tough questioning on allegations that the social platform has suppressed conservative voices.
  • Sony's Xperia XZ3 with Android Pie, Curved OLED display gets launched

    Sony's Xperia XZ3 with Android Pie, Curved OLED display gets launched

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    It's not all copy and paste from the XZ2 though, with Sony adding a few quirks to the new offering. Coming to the hardware specifications, the Sony Xperia XZ3 is a successful flagship smartphone in the company's list. It's not quite as simple as it sounds, though. At the gym, for example, it might put Spotify within easy reach because that's the first thing you do before hitting the treadmill.
  • Xbox All Access details are here, and they are surprisingly good

    Xbox All Access details are here, and they are surprisingly good

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    UPDATE (08/27/2018 1:15 p.m. ET): Major Nelson has posted on his blog confirming the details below with regards to Xbox All Access. Microsoft on Monday revealed Xbox All Access : A 24-month plan that bundles together the cost of an Xbox One console, Xbox Live service and the Game Pass video game subscription service.
  • Photo of New OLED 'iPhone XS' Leaked!

    Photo of New OLED 'iPhone XS' Leaked!

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    Apple's popular wearable could be in line for an update with a bigger screen, improved fitness tracking and improved speeds all possible. Just moments after giving us a first look at the iPhone XS , 9to5Mac on Thursday shared the first images and details of the Apple Watch Series 4 , which Apple will debut at its special event on September 12th.
  • Google launches new tools to make Internet work for more Indians

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    Caesar Sengupta, Google's General Manager of Payments and Vice President leading the Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative, poses for a picture after an interview with Reuters in New Delhi , India, August 28, 2018 . Many of India's new internet users favour listening and speaking over reading text. With the new Google Pay app in India, certain customers of partner banks will be able to secure instant loans within the app itself, with the amount being disbursed in minutes.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Available Now

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Available Now

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    While the Galaxy S9 has been receiving weaker-than-expected responses from the market due to lack of innovative features, the changes to the Note 9 are deemed more significant as it boasts a larger battery and greatly improved memory. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 67,900 while the 8GB RAM/512GB storage variant is priced at Rs 84,900. The phone is powered by the latest processor, the Snapdragon 845.
  • NVIDIA Reveals Further Details of its New Graphics Card Line

    NVIDIA Reveals Further Details of its New Graphics Card Line

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    Leaks suggest we'll see the new RTX 2080 Ti and RTX 2080. Additionally, Nvidia has announced a new smoother DLSS (Deep Learning Supersampling) technique that leverages Nvidia's neural network expertise to analyse hundreds of thousands of images and learn how each pixel should be treated.
  • Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

    Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

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    Twitch Prime has been offering their customers ad-free viewing, but all that is about to change. Starting on September 14, Twitchs universal ad-free viewing will no longer be available to Twitch Prime members . ( Twitch Prime comes free with Amazon prime subscriptions.) In most cases the difference will only be a couple of bucks, but as a matter of principle it's not a great look.
  • Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

    Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

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    According to Epic, it would have likewise offered Fortnite for iOS through its own website if it were able to, but the closed nature of Apple's ecosystem prevented that. Fortnite has generated over $180 million in just a few months when it was made available in late March. It can continue to come in the form of a fake version of Fortnite , much like the way malware was attacking those looking for Fortnite for Android well before it was released.
  • How to Get the Best Price On a Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    How to Get the Best Price On a Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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    Customers who purchase the device with HDFC Bank cards will get a cashback of Rs 6,000. You can preorder a Galaxy Note 9 direct from Samsung where you will be asked to select your carrier ( AT&T , Sprint , T-Mobile, Verizon , or US Cellular, or an unlocked model) and color (Ocean Blue or Lavender Purple).
  • Samsung profit misses estimates as growth stalls in smartphones

    Samsung profit misses estimates as growth stalls in smartphones

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    Revenue slipped 4% to 58 trillion won, also in line with previous estimates. In an industry known for its earnings-report doublespeak , Samsung's straightforward acknowledgment that its device sales are falling behind is refreshing. Samsung Display, the display manufacturing unit of Samsung, is also working on unbreakable OLED panels. That ended six straight quarters of earnings growth.
  • Uber has suspended a driver after he secretly live-streamed passengers

    Uber has suspended a driver after he secretly live-streamed passengers

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    Gargac had placed a small sign on a passenger window that said the vehicle was equipped with recording devices and that "consent" was given by entering the auto. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The driver tweeted stating that he had taken down videos from his Twitch to help "calm everyone down". "I try to capture the natural interactions between myself and the passengers - what a Lyft and Uber ride actually is", he said.
  • European Union fines Google $5 billion

    European Union fines Google $5 billion

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    When setting up a new phone, users should see a list of browser apps, with ratings from users and independent reviewers, along with a list of email applications and mapping and navigation apps. Vestager's other major scalps include Amazon and Apple. He wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "I told you so!" European regulators tend to take a wider view of markets, worrying about a "winner takes it all" world, where a few mighty platforms appear to offer consumers a shiny world of free or very ...
  • Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro

    Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro

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    The 15-inch model can be configured with up to 4 TB of SSD storage, while the 13-inch model is limited to a maximum of 2 TB. Apple has faced widespread complaints and even a proposed class action lawsuit over allegedly defective keyboards on past MacBook Pro (and MacBook) models.
  • Shares in China’s Xiaomi dip on Hong Kong debut

    Shares in China’s Xiaomi dip on Hong Kong debut

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    The drop came after an affordable smartphones and other gadgets maker, Xiaomi priced its IPO at a valuation of about $54 billion, far lower than its target range. "The debut has been pretty solid given the headwinds they've faced coming in, including the size of the deal, the newness of what they're trying to do, CDRs (Chinese depositary receipts), dual-share class voting rights and trade wars".
  • Fortnite's One-Time Rocket Event Is Happening Tomorrow

    Fortnite's One-Time Rocket Event Is Happening Tomorrow

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    Our next update is scheduled for 12pm ET". The reason why Playground mode is so intriguing to players is because it's essentially a sandbox where you can build, explore, and practice fighting to your heart's content. Fortnite Season 5 starts on July 12th, you have that in-game countdown clock to forever remind you, so this double XP is a great way to make one final push during Season 4.
  • Apple and Samsung settle iPhone patent battle after 7 years

    Apple and Samsung settle iPhone patent battle after 7 years

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    The bitter rivals notified US District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a notice filed on Wednesday. This means another case can not be filed on the same claim. Very little, materially. The case captivated the tech world and Apple can now be satisfied that it has made its point. Apple has previously said that its goal in taking Samsung to court wasn't about money but rather about protecting its homegrown innovations.
  • Android to iPhone switchers lean toward Apple’s big or cheap models

    Android to iPhone switchers lean toward Apple’s big or cheap models

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    To do so, just sign in with your Apple ID, download the profile using Safari on your iPhone or iPad and proceed to install. Although it won't be ready for its official release for a few more months, Apple has just dropped the first public beta for the upcoming iOS 12 update (read our hands-on impressions of the software here ).
  • Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

    Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

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    Toyota have secured victory in the Le Mans 24 Hour race at their 20th attempt, as a team made up of Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima led them to the title for the first time. In an era when modern drivers tend to specialise in one category, such is the demand of the individual championships, that it would be a remarkable achievement for Alonso.
  • Fallout 76 - Everything You Need to Know

    Fallout 76 - Everything You Need to Know

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    Fallout from the announced release of the " Fallout 76 " West Virginia-based video game is driving record traffic to West Virginia Explorer, according to its publisher. Todd Howard did mention that there will be a single player option, but he didn't really go more into detail about it. Furthermore, the game will get a beta before its launch.
  • Who Is Spidergeddon’s Mystery Spider-Man? We Have Some Theories

    Who Is Spidergeddon’s Mystery Spider-Man? We Have Some Theories

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    Set to be released exclusively on the PlayStation 4 on 7 September, Marvel's Spider-Man looks to be a pretty darn good game. At an extensive E3 presentation (two years after first unveiling the project at 2016's E3), the team gave examples of Spidey's powers, combat, and speed as he traversed NYC.
  • Microsoft Investing in ‘State of Decay’ Studio Undead Labs

    Microsoft Investing in ‘State of Decay’ Studio Undead Labs

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    And Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice , its most recent success, was a PlayStation 4 timed console exclusive, although it eventually came out on Xbox One earlier this year. Microsoft promised to have one of their biggest shows in history for E3 2018 . That's frustrating for gamers who can't wait to play and it may also be a signal as to when the game is coming out.
  • Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4

    Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4

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    Fortnite's move to Switch will be the game's second jump to a new platform this year. An Epic games representative told GameSpot, "We have no plans for Save the World on Switch ". You need only look at Reddit and the Resetera forums to see the immediate backlash that has occurred, as excitement for Nintendo fun turned quickly to anger directed at Sony.
  • Battlefield V Royale Mode Announced, to Launch After October 19

    Battlefield V Royale Mode Announced, to Launch After October 19

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    This is new territory for the Battlefield series, which has traditionally done team-based multiplayer where there is no lack of resources for players. There's no word on the number of players EA's twist will support. The Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Battle Royale mode is called Blackout and will take place on a huge map that is 1,500 times bigger than the Nuketown map.
  • Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch

    Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch

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    This prototype has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The prototype has a very large display notch housing an earpiece and two front-facing cameras. A simple glass back could make wireless charging possible but also make the phone more fragile to damage. Over the past couple of months, there have been various rumors about the successors to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL .
  • Xbox 360 E3 Week Sale

    Xbox 360 E3 Week Sale

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    Firstly, the promotion features Microsoft's 4K-capable Xbox One X for $549 CAD, $50 off regular price. You will be able to watch Microsoft's E3 2018 conference from the comfort of your own home on the Xbox social channels, as well as sites like IGN and Polygon, who will be hosting the streams.
  • What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

    What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

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    A long overdue feature, iOS 12 finally brings group video calls to the iPhone and iPad. It also integrates with iMessage, so you can invite others in a group to join your call right from iMessage. This will include information on how much time you've spent on Twitter or iMessage, as well as what apps are sending you the most notifications . The existing set of Animoji also expands with ghost, koala, tiger and T.
  • Microsoft to acquire Github

    Microsoft to acquire Github

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    As with all acquisitions, this one between Microsoft and GitHub is subject to regulatory approval and "customary closing conditions", but assuming that all goes smoothly, Microsoft expects the deal to close by the end of the calendar year.
  • WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

    WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

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    According to Bloomberg Quint's report , the new Apple initiative will be dubbed Digital Health and will offer a series of tools to help iOS users monitor the amount of time they spend on their smart devices. Apple is also expect to preview improvements to its voice assistant 'Siri'. What are your thoughts on Apple's WWDC 2018 event? It didn't catch on, and Apple has scaled back its advertising ambitions since then to focus on ads in its App Store.
  • Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow

    Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow

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    The top of the range Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition will be available for 3,699 yuan (~$577) at a later date that Xiaomi hasn't specified. The devices are the Xiaomi Mi 8 , the Mi 8 Explorer Edition , and the Mi 8 SE . When it comes to battery life, it is the Mi 8 that has the edge over the other two smartphones. The company also introduced a regular edition of the Mi 8 , which has the fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat

    Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat

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    Talos, in its blog post Wednesday, said that the computer code used in the malware shows significant overlap with a malware that was responsible for multiple large-scale attacks that targeted devices in Ukraine. According to investigators, the VPNFilter malware was created by the same Russian-linked hackers who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee ahead of the 2016 US presidential election.
  • ‘Mega Man 11’ Release Date Confirmed, Double Gear System Explained

    ‘Mega Man 11’ Release Date Confirmed, Double Gear System Explained

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    Capcom announced the news on Tuesday, and spilled a few more details about the game in a trailer that shows off some of Mega Man's new abilities. The game description reveals an "innovative new Double Gear system" that can boost Mega Man's speed and power "for a new twist on the satisfying gameplay the series is known for".
  • More uncertainty as Trump questions China trade deal future

    More uncertainty as Trump questions China trade deal future

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    Trump wrote on Twitter that the bilateral talks were "moving along nicely ...in the end we will probably have to use a different structure in that this will be too hard to get done and verify results after completion". According to a New York Times report published on Monday, the strained relationship between the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and the National Trade Council director, Peter Navarro, devolved into a shouting match in front of Chinese officials on a trip to Beijing ...