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Skype suffering continued connectivity issues across Europe

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Skype has so far released no more information. Unfortunately, it is not sure yet what it is causing these issues, but there are reports saying that these downtimes are caused by some DDOS attacks. In another tweet at 1745, Skype support claimed , "We have resolved the issue affecting Skype connectivity". An update at 7am GMT (9am France time) added: "We're aware users are still experiencing problems - we're looking into this!" Down Detector is now being flooded with comments from ... Read More »

Microsoft Rolls Out Dictation Plugin for Office

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Oddly, this functionality is being introduced via a Microsoft Garage project and not from the Office team. "You can speak much faster than you can type, so what if you could type with your voice?" That means Dictate, which is still in beta, is poised to offer more accurate dictation than you'd otherwise get from the built-in Windows speech-recognition app . Read More »

Steam Summer Sale Starts in Two Days

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Although Valve itself has still not announced a start date for the Steam Summer sale, it wouldn't feel right if it weren't leaked ahead of time. Though Valve has yet to make an official announcement about the same, it does seem concurrent with previous rumours that stated the same. Read More »

OnePlus is cheating to get better benchmark scores

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OnePlus has been accused of benchmark cheating - again. When the cheating mechanism is not employed, it was found that only 24.4 percent readings had the CPU running at max processing speed of 1.9GHz. Additionally, when launching apps the OnePlus 5 runs at a similar state in order to increase the speed in which apps open. "People use benchmark apps in order to ascertain the performance of their device, and we want users to see the true performance of the OnePlus 5". Read More »

Google Cloud Platform launches in Australia

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Google has launched its new cloud region in Sydney, nine months after announcing plans to host infrastructure in Australia. Google booted up its cloud platform for enterprise customers in Southeast Asia last week in Singapore, as it sought to gain a foothold in a region where rivals have had a head-start. Read More »

Xbox One X Console Coming In November

The slim white console without a power brick is a lot less than the new console for having some of the same abilities of 4K entertainment and having Blu-ray. Some experts say £449 is too much for what is basically a more powerful version of the existing Xbox One S. Another interesting announcement was the inclusion of more backward compatility for the console with original Xbox game support coming later in 2017, starting with Crimson Skies . Read More »

Whatsapp extends supports for Blackberry OS, Nokia S40 phones until late 2017

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Those who are still chatting via WhatsApp on their BlackBerry devices can rejoice, as support for BlackBerry users of the messaging app has been extended to December 31. This is the second time the support timeline has been extended by WhatsApp. Why is WhatsApp ending support? Meanwhile, Whatsapp support will stop by the end of the December 2017 for those who are running the Android 2.1 and Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7, the iPhone 3GS and IOS 6. Read More »

Jaguar E-Pace Teased; To Make Public Debut Next Month

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Jaguar has had its fair share of success with the XE and the F-Pace, with the latter contributing to 83 per cent of sales previous year and the company will go in for the kill by putting the all-electric I-Pace into production in 2018. Expect, too, a suite of connected technology and safety features. Top of the range will be a 237bhp 2.0-litre diesel and a 247bhp 2.0-litre petrol. Read More »

The Chinese will release a new powerful smartphone

The Chinese manufacturer will unveil the smartphone at 2PM EDT (9.30PM IST) in China. OnePlus 5 India launch will be taking place in Mumbai on June 22 at the NSCI Dome. The company has been inviting its fans who have purchased tickets for the launch event too. Meanwhile, if you are planning to purchase the OnePlus 5 from Amazon India's website, you will be needed to register on the portal to receive a notification when the sale starts. Read More »

Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

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The Boston Red Sox will look for some measure of consistency after alternating wins and losses in each of their last six games, including a 4-2 loss in the series opener on Monday. SS Xander Bogaerts singled in his first two at-bats. Boston is 19-10 since May 21. Red Sox 2, Royals 2. They are trying to get 10 games over.500 for the first time this season. Read More »

Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, will meet on Wednesday with the committee's Republican chairman, Charles Grassley, and its top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The department said last month that under professional responsibility rules, Mueller may participate in matters involving his former firm's clients as long as he wasn't involved in representing them and has no confidential information about them. Read More »

Nokia Debuts New BMI Scale And Blood Pressure Monitor

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The company has also launched new digital health tools as it grows its digital health focus. New products include a Wi-Fi connected BMI scale called Nokia Body and a compact blood pressure monitor called Nokia BPM +, both of which supplement a redesigned Nokia Health Mate app for users to track their health. Read More »

Politics responsible for wars, not people: Kabir Khan

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The child star was the grand unveil in other words the surprise package of the evening! Earlier, it was reported by a popular daily that Salman had intentionally been keeping Zhu Zhu out of the Tubelight promotions as he wanted brother Sohail Khan to hog the limelight. Read More »

Hitman's Opening Episode is Now Completely Free

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The introductory chapter of Hitman is now free to play on all platforms. And yes, this isn't a limited period offer - the offer is here to stay. This level comes with two story missions , two Escalation contracts , and over 40 challengers. Read More »

Blizzard and Twitch team up for major eSports initiative

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The deal puts Twitch in the hotseat as Blizzard's exclusive third-party streaming platform going forward for over 20 tournaments coming down the pipeline in 2018. The deal is even sweeter because signing up for a 30-day free trial for Amazon Prime gets you Twitch prime for free, thereby allowing you to claim the golden loot box . Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Rating Reiterated by Raymond James Financial, Inc

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The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -4.52%, which was maintained for the month at -19.08%. Caldwell & Orkin Inc holds 15,700 shares or 1.06% of its portfolio. WEILAND JOHN H also sold $3.42 million worth of C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) on Wednesday, February 8. The stock has a market cap of $90.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 50.90 and a beta of 1.24. Read More »

Diablo 3 Necromancer DLC Launches June 27

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The Necromancer is of parity with the other classes in Diablo 3 . The return of Necromancers to Diablo , who "draw upon the power of blood and bone to protect humanity", was first rumored last November when concept art leaked online. $59.99 SRP). Player's can purchase the Rise of the Necromancer DLC starting June 27 for the price of $14.99. The epic Diablo III: Eternal Collection bundle will be available to PlayStation Plus members on PS4 and Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One for a ... Read More »

Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

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Starting in Seattle, Minneapolis and Houston, then rolling out to all USA drivers by the end of July 2017, the tipping feature will be part of the Uber app. Historically, Uber has had a tough time retaining its drivers, as they are paid, on average, just above minimum wage and, as independent contractors, don't have benefits or many traditional worker protections. Read More »

Tesla Driver In Fatal Crash Repeatedly Warned By Autopilot System

During a 37-minute period of the trip when Brown was required to have his hands on the wheel, he apparently did so for just 25 seconds , the NTSB said in the report . The updated system temporarily prevents drivers from using the system if they do not respond to audible warnings to take back control of the vehicle. Read More »

Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

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The deal also allows Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey to remain as head of the company he started. A crowded local grocery market became more interesting - and probably more competitive - as online retail powerhouse Amazon announced Friday that it will buy organic foods specialist Whole Foods , which now has stores in Washington Twp., Mason and Cincinnati. Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

His election is nearly a certainty as the ruling bloc with the support of some regional parties enjoys a majority in the electoral college. "There is no better candidate than him". The three-member committee, formed by BJP chief Amit Shah to hold consultations with the political parties on the issue, conveyed its views based on the suggestions of the allies and opposition parties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah, Naidu said, adding that they took these into account. Read More »

Lucy Hale Called Herself "Fat" on Instagram and Fans Aren't Having It

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Sure, while Luce is 100% entitled to feel however she wants about her body, celebrities and influencers should be especially considerate about how they talk address body image issues online. She can't act like she has a flawless life just because she's famous and has fans. "Think about THEM before you post". "What looks normal for us, might look fat for her", one follower explained. Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Intel Corporation

Boston Prtnrs has invested 0.83% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ). It has outperformed by 56.14% the S&P500. About shares traded. Energy Recovery, Inc. 155 funds opened positions while 739 raised stakes. Novanta Inc. (NOVT) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 0.7 million shares over the course of the day. Read More »

American detainee's death in North Korea baffles experts

In the statement the Warmbier family thanks everyone in the community and around the world for keeping them in their thoughts and prayers. "Otto's fate deepens my Administration's determination to prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency", Trump said. Read More »

Firefox Focus available for download on the Play Store

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Furthermore, the new browser helps users to delete/ erase browsing history, cookings, caches, passwords and much more instantly. The release follows the launch of Firefox Focus for iOS devices a year ago. Mobile web pages are often slowed down by trackers, and often more so than desktop pages, given that the former load on less powerful devices and on poorer internet connections. Read More »

Nintendo Switch update introduces a 'find my Joy-Con' feature

Fuze is already in use by hundreds of schools across the United Kingdom and beyond, and tens of thousands of young people have tested it at workshops and STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) events around the UK. Version 3 .0 of the Nintendo Switch's firmware is available to console owners today and introduces a range of new features and subtle changes to the Switch. Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to streaming sites

The singer initially voiced concerns about Apple's free three-month trial, which under original terms, would withhold royalties for artists whose songs were played by non-paying customers. "Bad Blood" - Her bad blood with Spotify has ended - is Katy Perry next ? And @elzucks wrote: " Taylor Swift is putting all her music back on Spotify. Read More »

Killer Instinct Is Heading to Steam

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Announced via Twitter from the official Killer Instinct account, the game will be juggling its way on over to Valve's digital distribution service sometime later this year. Developer Iron Galaxy later took over the game's development. Beyond that, we may see the Killer Instinct Definitive Edition launch on Steam , which includes 26 characters from the game's first three seasons. Read More »

Mercedes Will Bring A-Class 'Baby Benz' Sedan to US

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The US version could start at around $ 30,000, or about $ 27,000, while the current CLA is priced from $ 32,700 (around $ 29,223) across the Atlantic. It will slot below the CLA-Class sedan, which carries "coupe-like" styling and is now the smallest Mercedes on sale in the US. Body type is a major reason Mercedes declined to bring the A class, introduced 20 years ago, to the US before now. Read More »