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Monster Hunter World Update 1.02 Stomps Out, Here's the Patch Notes

Monster Hunter World Update 1.02 Stomps Out, Here's the Patch Notes

Clocking in at approximately 85 MB on PS4, the exact download size isn't known for the Xbox One version of the game, though PS4 owners have been told that around 930 MB of space is required to download it. The initial shockwave blast when playing a song sometimes wouldn't happen . Now that Monster Hunter: World has arrived, Capcom has been sharing a series of The Making of Monster: Hunter World videos that talks to the people behind the game. Read More

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Alibaba to buy 33% stake in Ant Financial

Alibaba to buy 33% stake in Ant Financial

While no cash is changing hands, Ant Financial would end royalty payments to Alibaba that were worth more than US$300 million last fiscal year. Alibaba also announced their massive plans with their fintech affiliate which is wildly popular from its Alipay and other financial services. Read More

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E-commerce discounts on Apple iPhone may end soon

E-commerce discounts on Apple iPhone may end soon

The company has instructed its suppliers to cut production to 20 million units from 40 million for the first three months of this year, Nikkei , the Japanese news agency, reported. Should an iPhone SE sequel launch in 2018, Kuo predicts it would get a faster processor and a lower price. Of course, given its bigger physical size, the iPhone X Plus is also anticipated to house up to 25 percent larger battery capacity of 3,300 up to 3,400 mAh compared to the iPhone X. Read More

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Fitness Tracker Data Exposes US Military Bases

Fitness Tracker Data Exposes US Military Bases

Now, before you start to become curious about a possible security breach, there is none associated with the fitness tracking app Strava which promotes itself as the social network of athletes . Online fitness tracker Strava has published a "heatmap" showing the paths its users log as they run or cycle. Other easily identifiable bases include those used by the U.S. Read More

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Walmart to challenge Amazon e-book dominance

Walmart to challenge Amazon e-book dominance

A dedicated Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper fulfilment centre will also be created. The new service is slated to debut in the second half of the year. Customers using the service will be able to earn and use Rakuten Super Points, which they will also be able to use for more than 70 services within the Rakuten ecosystem. Read More

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Here's all the freebies coming to Games with Gold in February 2018

Here's all the freebies coming to Games with Gold in February 2018

There are some okay games coming to the Xbox Games With Gold for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in February, 2018. Then, on February 16th, you'll be able to download both Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India and Crazy Taxi . For the remainder of February players can get their hands on the race against time classic hit, Crazy Taxi . In a way to attract more gamers, has announced that all the exclusive games published by Microsoft Studios will be released into on the same date as their ... Read More

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Leaked images show Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ design

A few images by Slashleaks contributor Zyad Atef on Twitter show what are supposedly schematic diagrams of the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 +. Moreover, you should now expect much more from the Galaxy S9 Plus Samsung itself is hinting and looking forward to stepping up its camera game, thrashing its major rivals, that's the Pixel and the iPhone. Read More

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Xiaomi surpasses Samsung sales in India

Xiaomi surpasses Samsung sales in India

Xiaomi's success in India will have far-reaching implications for its worldwide strategy, giving a big boost to its overseas ambitions. Analyst firm GfK earlier today said India smartphone sales (and not shipments) fell 3 percent in India as low-cost 4G feature phones have cannibalized smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read More

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Buses carrying Apple and Google employees attacked

Buses carrying Apple and Google employees attacked

A source tells us that due to the nature of how the windows were impacted, some suspect the weapon being used could be a BB or pellet gun. There's a chance, though, that the buses were shot . Apple is rerouting its shuttles to Highway 101 as a safety precaution, he said. Why are the buses being attacked? "[We're] taking the precaution of re-routing shuttles as we hear of any incidents", Google wrote an in an internal email, according to Mashable . Read More

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WhatsApp launches WhatsApp Business for effective communication with customers

WhatsApp launches WhatsApp Business for effective communication with customers

We know that WhatsApp's been planning a version of the app for businesses for some time, and we've all waited very patiently. The app is same as WhatsApp App but with a handful of specific features for business . The message can even contain instructions or answers to frequently asked questions. WhatsApp has taken into account that businesses' phone numbers typically correspond to a landline, not a cell phone. Read More

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Canadian police attempt to ticket auto made of snow

Canadian police attempt to ticket auto made of snow

A resident of the borough Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Laprise spent his Sunday afternoon molding the recently fallen snow into a DeLorean DMC-12, as made famous by the movie Back to the Future . After finishing, the police drove by to check the snow removal zones around 1 Monday morning when they came across the snowy vehicle. COPS were left baffled by this "car" parked up in Montreal - and even issued it a ticket. Read More

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Indo-Israeli $500 Million Spike Anti-tank Guided Missile Deal Back on Table

Indo-Israeli $500 Million Spike Anti-tank Guided Missile Deal Back on Table

Among those present at the event were Ajay Piramal, Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej, Harsh Goenka, Anand Mahindra, Dilip Shanghvi, Ashok Hinduja, Atul Punj and Chanda Kochhar. "A new chapter of friendship and relationship started when Modi visited Israel in 2017", Fadnavis said. ALSO READ: Once at the Ashram, the prime minister was in the role of a guide, showing the visiting couple around the place where they tried their hands at Gandhi's spinning wheel, wearing garlands of handspun cotton yarn. Read More

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Hyrule Warriors Coming to Nintendo Switch

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Hyrule Warriors Coming to Nintendo Switch

Tropical Freeze , the side-scrolling platformer developed by Retro Studios , originally arrived on Wii U back in 2014. Funky Kong can double jump, hover, perform infinite rolls and even perform infinite underwater corkscrews. This new mode will make the game much more accessible to a younger audience. If Tropical Freeze gave you trouble on Wii U, then, it might be worth revisiting on Switch and playing as Funky Kong. Read More

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BlackBerry promises

BlackBerry promises "at least" two new smartphones in 2018

In addition, TCL introduced a new version of the highly-acclaimed BlackBerry KEYone smartphone , the so-called Bronze Edition . The first new product TCL is planning on introducing is the GSM unlocked, BlackBerry Motion , set to come to U.S markets beginning January 12 - the device will be available online at Amazon and BestBuy.com, retailing for $449.99 Dollars. Read More

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Acer Chromebook 11 packs USB-C and 10 hour battery

Acer Chromebook 11 packs USB-C and 10 hour battery

Acer says these new Chromebooks are ideal for everyday use with their super portable design and up to 10-hours of battery life . But USB-C has remained rare in entry-level machines like the Chromebook 11. Out of the box you'll have support for Android apps, along with the regular Chrome apps and extensions. This one comes in at 18.5mm thin, and has a FHD screen (the Chromebook 11 is HD). Read More

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WhatsApp will stop working on these phones from 2018

WhatsApp will stop working on these phones from 2018

This means that users with smartphones running on OSes named by WhatsApp should consider upgrading to new phones to access the instant messaging app properly. Earlier this month, BlackBerry shared that BB10 will be supported for "at least two" more years. WhatsApp previous year announced it would stop running on a variety of models, including iPhones, Android phones and Windows phones. Read More

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Nintendo delays 64GB cartridges for third-parties until 2019

Nintendo delays 64GB cartridges for third-parties until 2019

The delay comes after it was announced that 10 million units of Nintendo Switch have been moved. And once the Switch's included memory is full, you have to upgrade to expensive external microSD memory. Nintendo apparently intentionally sought game cards instead of discs for the Switch as part of its effort to make the system more portable, which is one of its defining attributes. Read More

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Amazon acquires Blink, a startup focused on wireless security cameras and doorbells

Amazon acquires Blink, a startup focused on wireless security cameras and doorbells

It was through e-mail that was sent to customers, where Blink announced that this company has been purchased by Amazon. As of writing, Amazon hasn't issued a press release on the matter. Delivery workers receive a one-time use code to unlock the door, then simply place the package inside and leave. "If you own one of our systems, nothing changes for now", the statement read. Read More

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Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief

Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief

While addressing the media after the meet, Rahul said it was disappointing that the party lost in Gujarat but he was pleased to see that the Congress fought hatred and anger with respect, love and courage. "I came to know there (in Gujarat) that people actually do not accept Modiji's model". Sources also stated that the Prime Minister asserted his electoral track record, saying that under the reign of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Congress had been in power in 18 states, ... Read More

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) Price Details Now Public

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) Price Details Now Public

Just recently, however, Samsung launched the new Galaxy A8 phones in Vietnam; we now know how much these phones may retail in Malaysia. The 3GB RAM model of Galaxy J7 Nxt is priced at Rs. On the software front, the phone would probably run the old Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. In terms of the imaging capabilities, the new Galaxy J7 Nxt will sport the same 13MP rear shooter with an aperture of f/1.9 and an LED flash. Read More

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Apple admits to slowing down old iPhones

In a statement, the tech company said lithium-ion batteries become less capable of providing peak current demands in cold conditions when they have a low charge, or as they age over time . Not everyone was happy with Apple's explanation, or the fact that the company called slowing down its products a feature. But the use of a relatively new phone model from a prominent supplier like Apple provides additional evidence of heightened competition among the wireless carriers, which have ... Read More

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Managing Your Identity on Facebook with Face Recognition Technology | Facebook Newsroom

Managing Your Identity on Facebook with Face Recognition Technology | Facebook Newsroom

If you're in someone's profile photo which is always public, you'll always be notified. A user must be part of the permitted audience for the page posting the photo in order to receive the notification. You won't be granted the same level of control over this feature as you get with Facebook's labyrinthine privacy settings, though, as the option merely comes with a "simple on/off switch" that will shut down the whole feature. Read More

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Government Requests for Facebook user data continue to increase worldwide

Government Requests for Facebook user data continue to increase worldwide

For the second half of 2016, content was restricted only around 7000 times, suggesting a fourfold increase in the takedown requests, notes The Verge. When it came to content restrictions, these requests were made to Facebook from law enforcement agencies and the India Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) within the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Read More

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John McCain, Fighting Brain Cancer, Likely to Miss Vote on Tax Overhaul

John McCain, Fighting Brain Cancer, Likely to Miss Vote on Tax Overhaul

In a statement, the 81-year-old lawmaker said he would undergo rehabilitation and physical therapy there after being hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center , near Washington. "He's going through a very tough time, there's no question about that", Trump said. "But he will come back if we need his vote". McCain's daughter, Meghan tweeted he was doing well and the family will spend Christmas together in Arizona. Read More

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