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Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down

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Bitcoin users in India have been facing difficulties with deposits and withdrawals after the country's banks blocked all crypto-trading. On Monday, a report from Bloomberg , citing unnamed sources, said Beijing plans to block domestic access to Chinese and offshore cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading. Read More »

There's a new single-player Fable game in development

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Eurogamer is reporting that Fable is going to make a comeback in the form of a "brand new, big budget game". Microsoft owns the Fable franchise and it has been a while since people have been asking for a new game in the series. The report indicates that the studio will be building the game from scratch, so it doesn't look we'll be seeing assets from the cancelled Fable Legends . Read More »

IBM, shipping giant Maersk partner on blockchain to secure worldwide trade

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IBM said blockchain technology could significantly simplify cross-border trade by eliminating supply chain obstacles. Maersk and IBM have been working on the platform since June 2016. Customs and Border Protection and other. He notes that IBM and Maersk's new company will have a competitive advantage over smaller blockchain startups angling for the same market due to the pre-established business relationships of the companies behind it. Read More »

Reliance Jio's Rs 153 prepaid plan now offers 100% more data

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Jio is now one of the biggest telecom companies in India . The validity of the plan is not changed and remains to be 28 days as before. One is the Rs. They are priced at Rs 19, Rs 52 and Rs 98 that provide users with 4G data and limited validity. Rs 449: The "most-expensive" plan offering 1GB data/per day from the company is Rs 449 plan. Read More »

Facebook will 'massively' simplify Messenger in 2018

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Like a lot of people, I use Facebook Messenger on an nearly daily basis to communicate with friends and family members. The Facebook executive leading its messaging products said the company will streamline its Messenger app this year because its design has become "too cluttered". Read More »

Karbonn Titanium Frames S7 with Airtel cashback offer launched for Rs. 6999

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It is powered by a 1.45GHz quad-core processor with 3 GB RAM. The default storage capacity of the smartphone is 32GB and it can be further expanded up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card. Launch offers include a flat 10% discount for users purchasing the device with IndusInd Bank or Standard Chartered Bank Credit or Debit Cards. The smartphone measures 154.3×76.6×8.2mm. Read More »

The North American International Auto Show

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Visitors to the show have been given a glimpse pf Infiniti's Q Inspiration concept. There also was The Gallery, a $10 million collection of some of the most desired cars in the world - such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Lamborghini and Rolls Royce - were featured at Cobo Center's atrium. Read More »

Theme Hospital Spiritual Successor Two Point Hospital Announced for PC by SEGA

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You can watch an informercial-style trailer for Two Point Hospital above, which focuses on the treatment of a man afflicted with "light-headedness" (aka having one's head turn into a light bulb). You can check out the trailer at the top of the page, or visit the Two Point Hospital's website for more information. The game revolves around treating outlandish diseases with breakthroughs in (fake) medical science true to the spirit of Theme Hospital . Read More »

Assassins Creed Origins Season Pass and Discovery Tour DLC release dates announced

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The Curse of the Pharaohs will increase the level cap to 55 while also introducing new outfits and gear that is themed around classic Egyptian mythology into the game. Players are able to choose between free roaming or guided tours curated by historians and Egyptologists. The Hidden Ones can be purchased separately for $9.99, and will also be available to all season pass owners. Read More »

A Burping Supermassive Black Hole Is Detected By CU Scientists

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The team used observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope (HST), as well as the W.M. Keck Observatory in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, and the Apache Point Observatory (APO) near Sunspot, New Mexico. The answer lies in a companion galaxy that is linked to J1354 by streams of stars and gas, said Comerford. Co-authors on the new study include postdoctoral fellows Rebecca Nevin, Scott Barrows and Francisco Muller-Sanchez of CU Boulder, Jenny Greene of Princeton ... Read More »

State legislatures pushing for restoration of net neutrality rules

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Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of ME has already indicated she supports reversing the FCC's decision, leaving Democrats just one vote shy of being able to pass Markey's resolution in the Senate. In order to save net neutrality and counter the FCC's decision to give internet providers the ability to slow or block some websites while speeding up others, Democrats will need to recruit one more Republican senator. Read More »

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) — Hot Trending Stock

About 4.25 million shares traded or 46.48% up from the average. Vanguard Gru has invested 0.24% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ). It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. Victory Capital Mgmt reported 91,331 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Lazard Asset Ltd Company holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) for 236,423 shares. Read More »

Google App Finds Your Fine Art Lookalike

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Now, it's worth noting that the app itself has existed for over two years, but it wasn't until mid-December that it really started picking up. Though anyone can download and use the Google Arts & Culture app, the new feature is now region locked to USA and not available in India and other countries. Read More »

Toyota Avalon (2019): new saloon breezes into Detroit

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Design wise, the new Avalon wears an even larger grille, slimmer headlights, more sharp creases on its sides and a more modern rear end. The vehicle rides on the longest version of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform and measures 196 inches in length, which is 0.7 inches up on the outgoing model. Read More »

Jeep Cherokee debuts its new face and turbocharged engine

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There is still more catching up to do. The updated off-roader rolled down the slope of a stage at the 2018 North American International Auto Show for the reveal. The mid-grade Active Drive II and the Trailhawk-spec Active Drive Lock are unchanged. Finally, there's Jeep Active Drive Lock, which builds on Jeep Active Drive II with a locking rear differential for more extreme off-road driving. Read More »

A once-in-a-blue moon occurrence on Jan 31

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However, for the rest of North and Central America, moonset will intervene. The last total lunar eclipse took place on September 28 2015. To our fortune, this day turns out to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience because it also happens to be a supermoon , and a blue moon . Read More »

Wushu Studios, Formed By Driveclub Devs, Is Working On New Sci-Fi IP

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If you loved Motorstorm and Driveclub , then the formation of a new studio in the United Kingdom may be of interest to you - though intriguingly, the new firm says its first offering won't be a driving game. Ex-BioWare concept artist Alex Figini is also on board in helping to develop Wushu's "tantalising and unexpected" sci-fi project, which sounds like it could be coming to consoles, with mention of the game being developed as a "gamepad" experience. Read More »

Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Suffers Network Problems, May Be Extended

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This "can't find match" error is causing issues for anyone that wants to sample the online competitive component of what many believe will be the greatest Dragon Ball game to date. They also conceded that if they were not able to get the situation stabilised in a reasonable time-frame, then they may push back the beta's scheduled end time of 11:59PT today. Read More »

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Static-Fire Test Set On Tuesday

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The rocket has been in the works for quite a while with its first test flight originally scheduled for 2013. The cores are created to be re-used, making the rocket much more cost effective. SpaceX also informed its Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload lifted by the next closest operational rocket, the Delta IV Heavy. Elon Musk made headlines with plans to use his red Tesla Roadster as payload for Falcon Heavy. Read More »

UK, LFUCG hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

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According to their website, "the MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems and moves us closer to Dr. "Things have escalated to the point that people are becoming desensitized", Marshall said. That's why she believes it's important to talk with children. Read More »

Tag: Moto e5 Plus specifications

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Going by the first image of the Moto E5 , it appears that the company has gotten rid of the front-facing fingerprint reader. Strong similarities run from the Moto E4 into the Moto E5, but one very notable change is a shift in the position of the fingerprint sensor. Read More »

Nokia 6 And Nokia 7 Get The Android Oreo Update

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Nokia had started updating its smartphones to Android 8 .0 Oreo a few months ago, which started with the Nokia 8, company's current flagship. Now, HMD Global has confirmed that it is rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to both the second-generation Nokia 6 and last year's Nokia 7 . Read More »

Is Google Maps coming back to China?

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Google Maps service is now available in China. A new China-specific version of Maps is accessible via the web for all devices. The original story follows, but it appears Nikkei's report, on which this and other stories were based, is not correct. Read More »

Why You Should NEVER Hold In A Sneeze

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Doctors are warning against holding in your sneezes after a man ruptured the back of his throat when he did so and was hospitalized, a new case study details in the BMJ . Jiang said it was weird that a single sneeze could generate enough force to cause the kind of physical damage that usually results from trauma, such as a gunshot wound to the neck. Read More »

Koreans turn in favor of N. Korea's Olympic participation

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As talks continue between the two Koreas - following a sudden breakthrough earlier this month - an unlikely face popped up at the demilitarized zone as diplomats sat down together Monday: Hyon Song Wol , a member of Kim's personal girl band, Moranbong. Read More »

Google Cast has Been Destroying WiFi Networks Lately

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Some users on Reddit highlight that the issue randomly disables network on all the devices connected to a wireless network which powers their Chromecast. Other users narrowed it down to a specific model, the Archer C7. Google might have a better chance of pinpointing the exact cause of the Wi-Fi issue if it was limited to the Google Home Max . Read More »

Renewables Are Giving Fossil Fuels A Run For Their Money

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The outlook for solar and wind electricity costs to 2020 "presages historically low costs for new renewable electricity", which could create new economic and industrial opportunities, a new International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) report argues. Read More »

Google pulls malware-laden apps that served porn to kids

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AdultSwine not only displayed ads while users played the game that came with the malware; it could also show pop-up ads on top of other apps. The malicious code would then use that number to register for premium services and charge the person's account. Read More »

Google's hardware and software causing Wi-Fi disconnects

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According to Google forum reports, most of the users who are using a TP-Link Archer C7 router are mostly affected by the problem. Google's been trying its hand at connected home gadgets for a few years now, and now that it has devices like the Chromecast , Google Home, and soon Smart Displays, it's clear now more than ever that this is a market it wants to dominate. Read More »

Sony taking beta sign-ups for PS4's next major firmware update

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Sony is opening up beta signups for system update 5.50, which are currently live right now in Japan and are expected to go live sometime this week for Europe and North America . The official PlayStation Blog announced the beta signups beginning today, where you can apply for the chance to become a beta tester ahead of the update's launch and for additional updates gong forward. Read More »

Bird-like Feather Dinosaur Discovered In China

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This dinosaur lived 161 million years ago during the Jurassic Period, and is now called Caihong , the Mandarin word for rainbow, the New York Post reports . Neither they were sure about the flying capability of the ancient two-legged predator. A new species of dinosaur, first discovered by a farmer in north east China, likely sported attractive, rainbow-coloured feathers on its head, wings and tail, according to palaeontologists. Read More »

Google Arts & Culture matches your face with works of art

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It claimed the No. 1 spot in the US on Saturday, according to the app metrics site AppAnnie. The Google Arts & Culture app is a free download for iOS and Android . the matches where the person and the subject of the painting are eerily similar. After downloading the app, you'll have to scroll down to the section that reads "Is your portrait in a museum?" Tap on the Get Started button (or swipe up). Read More »