• Nuance ends development of Swype and Dragon keyboard for Android and iOS
Nuance ends development of Swype and Dragon keyboard for Android and iOS

While Apple's native iOS keyboard is less fully featured but does include next-word prediction built in. We've reached out to Nuance for additional information, and have yet to hear back. The statement seems clear. They apologized for leaving the direct-to-consumer keyboard business but said the change was necessary to allow them to concentrate...

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  • New 'text bomb' bug causing Apple devices to crash
New 'text bomb' bug causing Apple devices to crash

If you reopen the app and the character is still there, it will crash the app again, so you'll need to use a different (non-iOS device) to access the messaging app and delete the message including the character. This bug has caused apps like Messages to crash on iPhone, iPad, and Mac, causing frustration for many users. The bug will only crash th...

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  • Fears that sea levels will be rising 1cm a year by 2100
Fears that sea levels will be rising 1cm a year by 2100

By Jason Samenow, The Washington Post •. The study states that on average, global oceans rose 7 centimeters since 1993. Glacier de France emptying into the Denmark Strait, Greenland , is seen in a photo taken during NASA's Operation IceBridge Helheim-Kangerdlugssuap Gap B mission May 17, 2016.

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  • Proposed NASA budget takes one small step toward the Moon
Proposed NASA budget takes one small step toward the Moon

The US plan, the paper said, involves privatising the ISS , a low-orbit space station piloted by the US space agency NASA and developed jointly with its Russian counterpart. Donald Trump and many of his climate-conservative supporters find that the USA space agency spends too much money and energy to observe and study our planet, and especiall...

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  • Vonn ready to bow out on a high note
Vonn ready to bow out on a high note

Questions about Don Kildow, and the tears they prompted were inevitable following Vonn's use of social media to pay tribute to the man who first put her on skis as a two-year-old in Wisconsin. The gloves will be off for Lindsey Vonn at her fourth - and likely final - Olympic Games, but not just yet. Vonn, a four-time overall World Cup champio...

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  • Twitter is soaring after reporting its first quarterly profit (TWTR)
Twitter is soaring after reporting its first quarterly profit (TWTR)

Traders sold shares of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ) on strength during trading on Wednesday. Going into Twitter's fourth quarter, Twitter management said it expected fourth-quarter adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, and depreciation (EBITDA) to be between $220 million and $240 million.

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  • Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack
Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack

During its research, Consumer Reports , in conjunction with privacy-enhancing software developer Disconnect, found that TCL's vulnerability - which also applies to Roku TVs from Insignia, Philips, Sharp and more - stemmed from an unsecured remote control API, which is enabled by default on all of these TVs.

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  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro up for pre-order on Amazon, other e
Huawei Mate 10 Pro up for pre-order on Amazon, other e

In addition, the Mate 10 Pro comes with the dual rear facing cameras - 12-megapixel monochrome sensor, and 20-megapixel color sensor. As far as specifications are concerned, the Mate 10 Pro will be available with a 6-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of (2,160 x 1,080 pixels).

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  • Spider with a tail of 100 million years
Spider with a tail of 100 million years

The hairy tail, which measures about 2 millimetres, would have been used to help the spider sense its environment. These early arachnids , scientifically classified as Chimerarachne yingi , contain the spinneret organs that modern spiders use to create their spectacular, varied, and complex aerial webs.

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  • Study gives new insights into TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets
Study gives new insights into TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets

Planets closest to the star are more likely to host water in the form of atmospheric vapour, while those farther away may have water frozen on their surfaces as ice. Study co-author Brice-Olivier Demory, at the University of Bern, said as much: "Densities, while important clues to the planets' compositions, do not say anything about habitability".

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  • Stations by Spotify App in Testing to Rival Pandora
Stations by Spotify App in Testing to Rival Pandora

Most of the early user reviews praise the app's simplicity. From a mobile user's perspective, the only option is to either pay the monthly subscription or maybe jump over to a rival subscription service such as Apple Music. Strangely whether you're a free listener or a Premium subscriber you won't be able to skip tracks, so whatever you're strea...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief met with sanctioned Russian spies, officials confirm
Central Intelligence Agency chief met with sanctioned Russian spies, officials confirm

News of the meeting is likely to stoke controversy about the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. "It was Russian bots that were spinning out the hashtag 'Schumer shutdown, ' trying to help Trump politically win that fight, you would expect they will be aligned with them this fall".

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  • Battle For Azeroth Expansion Open For Pre-Order
Battle For Azeroth Expansion Open For Pre-Order

Battle for Azeroth is set to be the next big expansion since Legion and will see both the Alliance and the Horde , who previously came together to take down the Legion , at logger-heads once again, however this time they're seeking the help from several allies to become the true victors of Azeroth.

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  • Orca Learns to Say 'Hello'
Orca Learns to Say 'Hello'

While other animals like dolphins , bats, seals, elephants and parrots have already been found to mimic human speech, Rendell says a whale repeating "hello" and other phrases meaningless to the mammals proves " they are capable of one of the core building blocks of language development in humans: vocal learning ".

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  • Super Blue Blood Moon On The Horizon
Super Blue Blood Moon On The Horizon

In the Central Time Zone , the best viewing will be from 6:15 until 6:30 a.m. CST. The whole trifecta has been dubbed the " Super Blue Blood Moon ". Oddly enough, this phenomena is not that rare, occurring on average every 2.5 years. Johnston said the January 21, 2019 lunar eclipse will be visible throughout all of the USA and will be a supermo...

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  • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Will Arrive in February
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Will Arrive in February

Many fans know that Final Fantasy XV was rushed to stores, so even though it was a fun game with a huge open-world, it also had a number of plot holes that made the story hard to follow. Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition is a reimagining of the console version with a wildly different art style and control scheme. At least mobile gamers will get th...

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  • The Grand Strand could see a partial lunar eclipse this week
The Grand Strand could see a partial lunar eclipse this week

Weather permitting, eclipse fans in Hawaii will experience the lunar eclipse from start to finish, as will skywatchers in Alaska, Australia and eastern Asia. CST. With the moon setting, make sure you have a non-obstructed view of the western sky. "For the [CONTINENTAL] US, the viewing will be best in the west", said Gordon Johnston, programme e...

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  • NTSB: Amtrak engineer missed pace restrict indicators
NTSB: Amtrak engineer missed pace restrict indicators

The train was traveling about 80 miles per hour approaching the curve posted for 30 miles per hour, investigators have said earlier. The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday released the first accounts of interviews it did with the 55-year-old engineer and a conductor, 48, who was also in the locomotive at the time.

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  • Super Blue Blood Lunar Eclipse Moon, coming early Wednesday!
Super Blue Blood Lunar Eclipse Moon, coming early Wednesday!

In general, perigee full moons can be up to 14 percent bigger than apogee full moons, and up to 30 percent brighter... In order for a full moon to earn the right to be called a super moon it has to be within 226,000 miles from Earth . During an eclipse, the booth glows red due to the lineup of the sun, Earth, and moon. Rather, it's lit by light fi...

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  • South African Jazz Legend, Hugh Masekela Dies At 78
South African Jazz Legend, Hugh Masekela Dies At 78

Later, after writing the seminal anti-apartheid protest anthem, Bring Him Back Home ( Nelson Mandela ), he would return to NY once again, in the late 1980s, to craft the music for the stage production Sarafina! Do not cut, copy or lift any content from this website without our consent.

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  • Snapchat-Facebook Merger Would Permit Story Sharing on Other Apps
Snapchat-Facebook Merger Would Permit Story Sharing on Other Apps

Well, now the developers behind the app are adding a share button to Stories in the Discover section with a goal of making "Stories" available outside the app for the first time and kick-starting the app's stagnant user growth. . It could mean that media outlets etc could essentially embed snapchat stories much like Facebook or Twitter post...

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  • Reliance Jio's Republic day 2018 offer
Reliance Jio's Republic day 2018 offer

By the end of it, subscribers will be able to conclude whether to stick with their existing telco or jump the ship to its rival. All these 3 plans now offer 0.4GB extra data per day. Rest of the benefits of the plans remain same. Rs 349: Jio has several options in the long-term validity plans. Apart from these, users get unlimited calling, 100 ...

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  • Instagram introduces GIF Stickers for more expressive stories
Instagram introduces GIF Stickers for more expressive stories

Like the current stickers, GIF stickers can be added to videos and photos in your Instagram Stories . It is a pretty straightforward process: When you're creating a story , you can select the option to add a sticker and you will see an option to add a GIF.

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  • This is why you shouldn't bite an iPhone battery
This is why you shouldn't bite an iPhone battery

A man looking to get his iPhone battery replaced at a Chinese electronics store made a decision to bite the battery to somehow test its authenticity. According to the site Digital Trends , there are three primary ways to trigger a smartphone battery malfunction: overheating, overcharging, and applying large amounts of pressure to the device.

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  • Intel's Latest On Spectre Fix Reboot Issue: Updated Fix Being Tested
Intel's Latest On Spectre Fix Reboot Issue: Updated Fix Being Tested

Assuming testing goes well, we can likely expect Intel to release the fix more broadly. "We have determined that similar behavior occurs on other products in some configurations, including Ivy Bridge-, Sandy Bridge-, Skylake-, and Kaby Lake-based platforms".

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  • Everton 1-1 West Bromwich Albion
Everton 1-1 West Bromwich Albion

The Baggies striker was visibly upset by the incident and pleaded with the official to stop the game when he had not realised just how badly McCarthy was hurt. "His tibia and fibula have been broken from his really courageous efforts to stop West Brom with a possible scoring opportunity. It's a big blow for him and us", Allardyce said , adding th...

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  • Drones used to save teenage swimmers
Drones used to save teenage swimmers

A livesaving drone similar to the one used in the rescue . Lifeguard supervisor Jai Sheridan, the 2017 NSW Lifeguard of the Year, was piloting the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the time, immediately responded and was able to locate the swimmers within minutes of the initial alert.

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  • Trump lawyer used shell company to pay off ex-porn star
Trump lawyer used shell company to pay off ex-porn star

Trouble and Trump seem to go hand in hand. We just keep getting more details about Donald Trump's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels . Stormy Daniels unusual sex session with the president is said to have emerged while trying to round up donors after considering a 2009 Louisiana Senate campaign.

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  • Xiaomi acknowledges WhatsApp obsolete error and comes with a fix
Xiaomi acknowledges WhatsApp obsolete error and comes with a fix

However, Xiaomi has finally chimed in on this issue and has revealed the reason for this " obsolete " error. Xiaomi engineers explained that they accidentally uploaded a beta version of the APK on the Mi Store, which was auto updated as the auto-update option is enabled by default in the Mi App store .

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  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a Winter Olympics makeover
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a Winter Olympics makeover

The Olympic edition features a shiny white back glass to celebrate the winter theme and has five gold rings - the symbol of the Olympic games. Although, the internal specs of the phone remain unchanged, except for the pre-loaded PyeongChang Winter Olympics themed wallpapers.

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  • New bill aims to ban United States gov from using Huawei, ZTE phones
New bill aims to ban United States gov from using Huawei, ZTE phones

The information is said to come from a pair of congressional aides, one of which claims that these lawmakers are telling United States companies that working with either company - China Mobile or Huawei - could negatively impact their options for working with the feds.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: I'm not calling for second European Union referendum
Jeremy Corbyn: I'm not calling for second European Union referendum

The British Parliament's Opposition Leader and chief of the UK Labour Party said he was "concerned" by Israel's refusal to grant entry to members of organizations promoting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, and blasted President Donald Trump for his "failure" to back the United Nations and United Nations Educational, Sc...

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  • Ford Aims At Midsize Truck Throne By Unleashing 2019 Ranger At Detroit
Ford Aims At Midsize Truck Throne By Unleashing 2019 Ranger At Detroit

The company released some details about the truck at midnight, but more will come when the truck makes its debut at the show. Powering the Ranger is a twin-scroll turbocharged, 16-valve DOHC direct-injected 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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  • Huawei wins another patent battle against Samsung in China
Huawei wins another patent battle against Samsung in China

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei was expected to announce a deal to partner with USA carrier AT&T. Those are hefty price tags that compete with the Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and the iPhone X . In response to the Chinese company, Samsung claimed RMB 161 million damage from Huawei. According to the reports , AT&T has decided not to ca...

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  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Switch Port Announced, Release Date Set
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Switch Port Announced, Release Date Set

The new addition for the Switch release comes in the way of the super cool, surfing Funky Kong and a new "chill" mode of play. In their much anticipated Nintendo Direct Mini, Nintendo have today announced that Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze will be coming to the Nintendo Switch .

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  • New Mario Tennis Game For Nintendo Switch Confirmed
New Mario Tennis Game For Nintendo Switch Confirmed

If you fail, you're literally erased from existence. This spring, players will be able to download a new chapter of the game starring DK himself. So too, is the game's new battle pack, which adds Aegislash (who?) and Blastoise (yes, please!) to the game's list of fighters.

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  • Korea Cryptocurrency Trading Ban: Not Finalized, Says Government
Korea Cryptocurrency Trading Ban: Not Finalized, Says Government

One of the go-to sources and platforms for monitoring cryptocurrency prices - CoinMarketCap - has caused a bit of uproar in the crypto market after it chose to exclude South Korean exchanges from its data of price average calculations.

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  • Google Inc (GOOG) looks to have acquired United Kingdom startup Redux
Google Inc (GOOG) looks to have acquired United Kingdom startup Redux

Redux's technology eliminates the need for small speakers in mobile handsets, making more space available for other components. Google has reportedly taken over Redux, a United Kingdom based sound tech startup. While no one was paying attention at the end of 2017, Google swooped in and purchased a company in the United Kingdom called Redux that h...

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  • Astronomical Growth Turns Out To Be 'Fake News,' Says Japanese Astronaut
Astronomical Growth Turns Out To Be 'Fake News,' Says Japanese Astronaut

And just as Twitter users bombarded Kanai with messages of envy on his newfound ability to reach things on the top shelf, doubts about the measurements began to weigh in on the astronaut's mind after his colleague suggested such a spurt was unlikely, the Japan Times reported.

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  • At The Last Minute, Blizzard Strikes Overwatch League Deal With Twitch
At The Last Minute, Blizzard Strikes Overwatch League Deal With Twitch

From its schedule , to teams, and how to watch it, this is everything you need to know about the Overwatch League . You can also view results and league standing changes as they happen. Sources familiar with Blizzard's plans told ESPN the league has signed a deal with another Chinese broadcaster, but the partner was not specified and Activision...

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  • CES 2018: Vivo unveiled first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner
CES 2018: Vivo unveiled first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

As we all know the iPhone X got a Face ID feature and ditched the Fingerprint Sensor (TouchID) altogether. "Today's showcase of a ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone featuring an optical fingerprint sensor is a big leap forward in bringing consumers this long-awaited, futuristic mobile experience".

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  • Blow for Huawei as AT&T deal collapses at the last minute
Blow for Huawei as AT&T deal collapses at the last minute

According to the Wall Street Journal , AT&T , which is the second-largest provider of mobile phone services in the USA in terms of subscribers, changed its mind about a deal to sell Huawei phones. For now, part of Huawei's plan is to reach out to USA consumers using alternative channels such as online and physical retail stores. It would have bee...

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  • Honor to launch a smartphone with four-cameras by month-end
Honor to launch a smartphone with four-cameras by month-end

First shown off in early December and launched in India this week, the View 10 may have the best specs of a sub-$500 phone now available. If you do care about performance and have a higher budget, you might be interested in the Honor View 10 , known in some regions as the V10.

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  • HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution
HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution

Remember when last week, HTC did a major tease featuring a new headset with better resolution than the previous models? Vive Pro's new dual-OLED displays feature a resolution of 2880x1600, which is an increase of 78% over the original, bringing greater pixel density and better sharpness to the unit.

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  • DJI Osmo Mobile 2 stabilizer is cheaper, has better battery than original
DJI Osmo Mobile 2 stabilizer is cheaper, has better battery than original

As well as benefiting from the gimbal's superior image stabilisation and controls, you unlock heaps of cool features when you install the DJI GO mobile app. Both camera mounts will be released later this year. It comes with support for the likes of the Canon 5D, Panasonic GH and Sony Alpha, and also has controls integrated into the handle t...

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  • Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M
Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M

In 2013, an 84-year-old Zephyrhills woman was the victor of the largest single jackpot in American lottery history, valued at $590.6 million. The victor has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize and only 60 days to claim the prize as a lump sum of $281.2 million.

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  • Jimmy Iovine Planning To Leave Apple In August
Jimmy Iovine Planning To Leave Apple In August

Dre , Eddy Cue , Trent Reznor and Robert Kondrk, is allegedly planning on leaving Apple in August of this year. According to Bloomberg , the producer and co-founder of Interscope Records is not likely to remain with the company even if a new deal is offered to him.

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  • LG's compact portable 4K laser projector comes with a handle
LG's compact portable 4K laser projector comes with a handle

The LG HU80KA, as it's called, is portable enough to be lifted by the handle and placed anywhere. This model is actually half the size of competing 4K-capable projectors on the market, and while pricing hasn't been announced, LG does say that it'll be "affordable".

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  • OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant with 8GB RAM launched: Price, specifications, features
OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant with 8GB RAM launched: Price, specifications, features

The Sandstone White OnePlus 5T isn't available in India, and is instead listed on the company's worldwide online stores. The Sandstone edition of the OnePlus 5T comes with a white-colored back, and that back side is also covered in OnePlus' Sandstone finish, which should make it far less slippery than a regular model.

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  • Sony's mid-range phones will reportedly use Snapdragon processors this year
Sony's mid-range phones will reportedly use Snapdragon processors this year

One can see Sony is still following its age-old loop design in these devices as well. The Xperia XA2 Ultra will sport the same 21-megapixel, 4k capable rear sensor. The Xperia XA2 will come with a 7-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. What is certain is the processing power of the Xperia A2 Ultra, which will come from Snapdrago...

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