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Ryan to face voters following Trump nationwide address

Ryan to face voters following Trump nationwide address

But after 15 minutes of listening to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan shamelessly trying to spin away the failures of the Republican Congress and White House Monday on CNN, I never want to see one again. In a written statement Monday, Ryan did not mention Trump by name. "If we descend this issue into some partisan hack-fest, into some bickering against each other, and demean it down to some political food fight, what good does that do to unify this country?" "I had high hopes", ... Read More

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Google may launch a new Chromebook Pixel and a mini Google Home

Google may launch a new Chromebook Pixel and a mini Google Home

The other device is a smaller version of the Google Home , which sounds like it'll go head to head with Amazon's Echo Dot . As a matter of fact, Amazon is overwhelmed with its significant lead in getting its Echo into homes. There were already rumors that Google might be working on a new Chromebook device in 2016, which was codenamed "Bison" and was supposed to have a slim form-factor with a thickness under 10mm. Read More

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Several people stabbed in Finland, police say

Several people stabbed in Finland, police say

The Turun Sanomat newspaper reported that at least one person was killed in the attack. Police have confirmed "several people have been knifed" in the centre of Turku this afternoon - including "a woman and a baby". "The events of the day are shocking us all". The president's official Twitter account had earlier announced that senior members of the government had been in touch already and would meet later in the evening to discuss the incident. Read More

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Sony Unleashes PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.0 To Beta Users

Sony Unleashes PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.0 To Beta Users

As always, if you signed up and were one of the ol' chosen ones, you'll receive an email with instructions on how to download the beta and get started testing it out for Sony . You can now disable notifications pop-ups for movie or TV show viewing. In addition, PlayStation 4 Pro users will be able to stream on Twitch at 1080p and in 60 frames-per-second. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 specs confirmed in FCC filing made by HTC

Google Pixel 2 specs confirmed in FCC filing made by HTC

GOOGLE UNLIKELY will have many surprised in store when it unveils the Pixel 2 later this year, with an FCC filing outing the handset's specifications. According to the FCC website documentation, the standard variant of the Pixel 2 will be indeed manufactured by HTC . The Pixel 2 could have the same two-tone metal and glass back like we saw in Google Pixel . Read More

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Spotify has Finally Arrived on Xbox One for Free and Premium Members

Spotify has Finally Arrived on Xbox One for Free and Premium Members

Not all developers have the resources to pour into a quality soundtrack and in the rare instance that a game ships with a great track listing, it's likely that you'll simply get exhausted of hearing the same songs time and again. The video at the top of the page details all of the changes and you can find the Xbox One Preview Update details/notes on the following page, as well as a look at how the "light" theme looks on the Xbox for Windows 10 app! Do you plan on using Spotify on your ... Read More

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Google Play Downrank the Poorly Performing Apps

Google Play Downrank the Poorly Performing Apps

The new ranking is mostly influenced by how well an app performs on the devices of users participating in a special, opt-in program, meaning "quality" in this case only refers to a lack of crashes, lag, or excessive battery drain. But this is just a stop gap in the aforementioned millions of apps available as Google's main problem is that they only take action when there are complaints about the app. Read More

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PlayStation sales rose 5.4% in Q1, but operating income dropped by 59.7%

PlayStation sales rose 5.4% in Q1, but operating income dropped by 59.7%

Sony's fiscal first quarter profit almost quadrupled from a year earlier, boosted by its lucrative image sensor and other businesses and highlighting a gradual recovery at the Japanese electronics and entertainment company. Streaming revenue saw a 25% jump year-over-year to ¥38.443 million ($349 million). The company said noteworthy projects to watch during the summer are include Arcade Fire's Everything Now , Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold , Foster the People's Sacred Hearts Club , ... Read More

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Three more Gujarat Congress MLAs resign

Three more Gujarat Congress MLAs resign

The tally since Thursday is five. But he later threatened that if Gujarat Congress in charge and ex-Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot does not withdraw "baseless" allegations against him, he wouldn't vote for Ahmed Patel. "There is nothing sadder than this for our country and democracy. that the ruling party is stealing legislators", Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior Congress leader and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha said after meeting the Election Commission . Read More

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YouTube Red and Google Play Music to merge says Lyor Cohen

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to merge says Lyor Cohen

Right now with the two services separated, their market remains unnecessarily segmented, making it more complicated for consumers to have the complete access they're looking for to as much music as possible. But Google also operates a standalone YouTube Music app that focuses on music videos. We think that the better prospect would be to merge YouTube Music's videos and Play Music's audio into a single app, similar to what its rivals like Apple Music and Spotify are doing. Read More

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WhatsApp reaches 1 billion daily active users

WhatsApp reaches 1 billion daily active users

The Facebook-owned company also said its monthly active user base increased from 1 billion to 1.3 billion. Yes, your favourite messenger platform has more than a billion people using it on any given day. For comparison, Facebook announced back in June that it's now at around 2 billion monthly users as Facebook Messenger alone surpassed 1.2 billion monthly users as of April . Read More

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Microsoft adds Windows bounty program that tops out at $250000

Microsoft adds Windows bounty program that tops out at $250000

The Windows Bounty Program , however, encompasses Windows 10 and even the Windows Insider Preview , the company's program for testing Windows 10 preview builds. If you're interested in the maximum quarter-million bounty, your only option is Hyper-V program, although you have multiple operating systems to choose from: Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server Insider Preview. Read More

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Indian, Chinese NSAs hold meeting on BRICS NSAs meet sidelines

Indian, Chinese NSAs hold meeting on BRICS NSAs meet sidelines

Meanwhile, China's Xinhua news agency reported that the talks between Doval and Yang included bilateral relations, worldwide and regional issues and multilateral affairs. India's stand-off with China in recent times had been instigated by vocal support for the Dalai Lama, no-shows at worldwide projects such the "One Belt, One Road" project as well as several border aggressions. Read More

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Your Roomba's Map of Your House Could Soon Be For Sale

Your Roomba's Map of Your House Could Soon Be For Sale

The "smart" home lighting, thermostats and protection cameras now on the business are all pretty dumb when it comes to the understanding what your home layout is, the CEO of iRobot6, Colin Angle tells. How exactly the opt-in will look to the end user remains to be seen - hopefully it will be more transparent than fine print at the bottom of some lengthy terms of service, detailing how and to whom data is sold. Read More

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Microsoft Rescues MS Paint

Microsoft Rescues MS Paint

Paint was first introduced with the first version of Windows , called Windows 1.0 back November 1985, where it was originally a licensed version of PC Paintbrush developed by ZSoft Corporation. As a result, Microsoft announced today that MS Paint is set to become a free app on the Windows Store. Yes, you will be able to use Paint, but you'll have to do not forget to go to the Windows Store to download the app. Read More

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The Worrying Thing The Charlie Gard Case Taught James

The Worrying Thing The Charlie Gard Case Taught James

The Great Ormond Street Hospital treating Charlie in London told a court that the invasive ventilation the infant requires can not be provided to him in his parents' home, suggesting instead that he be transferred to a hospice. Among other practical problems, it said, the ventilator would not fit through the front door of Charlie's home. Francis, who had previously expressed support for the parents in their bid to seek an experimental medical treatment for their son's rare genetic ... Read More

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RIL Q1 profit zooms 28% on 9-year-high refining margin

RIL Q1 profit zooms 28% on 9-year-high refining margin

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) yesterday said its board approved transaction to pick around 25 per cent stake in Balaji Telefilms by acquiring 2.52 crore shares for about Rs 413 crore. "We continue to remain upbeat on the stock". The app already has more than 40 lakh downloads in 80 countries, the company said. RIL had on 27 June sought shareholders' approval to raise as much as Rs25,000 crore through a private placement of non-convertible debt instruments. Read More

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Shahid, Alia win top honors at IIFA 2017

Shahid, Alia win top honors at IIFA 2017

Katrina Kaif was no doubt among the best dressed at IIFA awards' red carpet in NY and was enjoying all the attention.while the camera followed her, editor of the show chose to put double does of Katrina Kaif in single frame! Except this Bollywood on-screen character Saif Ali Khan and film maker executive Karan Johar hosted the event. Read More

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The Trump Administration Will Reportedly Recertify Iran's Nuclear Deal

The Trump Administration Will Reportedly Recertify Iran's Nuclear Deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested the USA to reconsider its policy towards the landmark nuclear deal as it is an global agreement and indicated that the policy of force and pressure is inefficient. "I think at the end of the day, everybody will see that the agreement will represent an outcome that was the best possibility for all concerned [parties]", he pointed out. Read More

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White House criticizes Russian Federation sanctions stalled in House

White House criticizes Russian Federation sanctions stalled in House

Democrats have accused Republicans of dragging their feet on the bill, which passed the Senate last month but needs to be approved by the House of Representatives and signed by President Donald Trump to become law. House Republican leaders said the bill ran afoul of a constitutional requirement that legislation involving revenue start in the House. Now that members have reviewed the language more closely, House GOP and Democratic leaders are hoping to iron out the issues without ... Read More

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