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Google faces another record fine from European Union - this time on Android

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Now, two sources close to the matter tell Reuters that the European Commission is considering another antitrust fine related to Android that could potentially be bigger than the €2.4 billion one it levied for Google Shopping. 'A decision would come none too soon. To that end, they have asked a panel of experts known as "a devil's advocate" to examine their conclusions. It followed this up by encouraging companies to bring civil lawsuits against Google for favouring its own shopping ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Gets OxygenOS 4.5.5 Update

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Apparently, the latest OxygenOS 3.5.9 update will fix the VoLTE bug. With OxygenOS 4.5.5, OnePlus 5 gets major improvements in its Wi-Fi connectivity mainly. Apart from the OnePlus 5, reports are that OnePlus 2 has now been upgraded to OxygenOS 3.5.9. OnePlus has also fixed the issue where users were not able to use some apps on the IPv6 network settings. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Unveil Details Revealed

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The refreshed GLA features new-design front and rear bumpers, grille and alloy wheels. The Bi-Xenon headlamps on the current model will be replaced with full LED lamps with LED DRLs. Both the engines are mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Priced in the range of INR 30.65 lakh to INR 36.75 lakh (All prices ex-showroom), the SUV crossover from the stable of Mercedes-Benz India competes with BMW X1 and the Audi Q3 in the entry level compact luxury SUV segment. Read More »

United Nations urges Virginia governor to halt execution of man with disabilities

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They contend Morva suffers from delusional disorder and, at the time of the slayings, believed his life was in danger at the Montgomery County Jail, where he was being held on attempted robbery charges. "The denial of reasonable accommodation in detention can be considered a form of discrimination against him because of his mental health condition", stressed the experts. Read More »

SpaceX cancels Falcon 9 rocket launch again

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SpaceX released a statement on Twitter explaining that the second attempt to launch was aborted due to a violation of criteria. "On Monday, during the second launch attempt the first-stage measurement in avionics system did not match the pre-program limit in the ground database". Read More »

It seems China's straddling bus was a massive scam

The design of the Transit Elevated Bus calls for the vehicle body to travel about 2 meters above the ground while its wheels run in channels on either side of the road, letting regular automobile traffic pass underneath. But there were other giveaways: at 16 feet high, and 26 feet wide, the bus seemed liable to tip over. We are not a briefcase company for illegal fund-raising. Read More »

We need to talk about the future of sex robots, experts say

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They could also offer therapeutic and helpful services to people with psychological problems or physical disabilities, and even pensioners with an unusual level of spring in their step. The report said sex robots could have detachable parts which can be sterilised to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. "The ethics of sex robots goes beyond whether anyone is physically harmed". Read More »

Hawaii Five-0's Daniel Dae Kim Speaks Out About "Difficult" Departure

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Kim plays the lead role of veteran Detective Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly and Park portrays the main character of the former surfer, Officer Kono Kalakaua. "They will always be ohana to us, we will miss them and we wish them both all the best", Lenkov added. In a New York Times article from 2016 on Asian actors, Kim said, "The harsh reality of being an actor is that it's hard to make a living, and that puts actors of color in a very difficult position". Read More »

CMC Markets Plc (CMCX) Earns "Neutral" Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

The stock's market cap is GBX 530.72 million. The Company operates through two segments: United Kingdom and worldwide. It has a 29.69 P/E ratio . Citrix Systems, Inc. JP Morgan maintained the shares of SBRY in report on Wednesday, February 10 with "Underweight" rating. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.62 million activity. Read More »

Blizzard Once Again Teases Doomfist as the Next Potential Overwatch Hero

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It would appear that the villainous Talon group, led by ex-Overwatch member Reaper, actually broke Ogundimu out of jail allowing him to reclaim the Doomfist . It also confirms that Doomfist is back in action in the Overwatch universe. Ogundimu was said to have reclaimed the Doomfist gauntlet, which was the payload that needed to be escorted in the Numbani map, and then destroyed the robots in the Numbani Airport. Read More »

Alexa will let you shop Amazon Prime Day deals a little early

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Save $20 on Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus 2 Generation - works with Alexa - say, "Alexa, order Philips Lightstrip Plus". Save 50% on Wickedly Prime Sweet n' Cheesy Popcorn Mix - say, "Alexa, order Sweet and Cheesy Popcorn". Amazon is now the leader in voice-powered devices, and is expected to control 70 per cent of the market this year. With both a clear use case and a simple development process, publishers have flocked to this format, with The Wall Street Journal, NPR and The Washington Post ... Read More »

Google's antitrust fine - just small change or a sea change?

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Other antitrust experts believe the fine levied on Google means European regulators are more likely to rein in other US technology companies such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Netflix as they win over more European consumers at the expense of homegrown companies. Read More »

Alt-Right Reddit Forum Source of Trump's Anti-CNN Tweet

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We must condemn these extremists and keep them on the margins of our society". "He should start doing his", the network said in a statement Sunday . The takedown is repeated four times in the video, which is accompanied by two hashtags: #FraudNewsCNN and #FNN . Read More »

Dinosaurs' loss was frogs' gain: The upside of a mass extinction

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A study conducted recently by the US-Chinese scientists confirms that the multiplicity of the frog species could be the main cause of the probable asteroid strike that exterminated the dinosaurs' species. The team of Gene researchers studied 95 sets of genes from 156 frog species. However, analysis of molecular evolution in mitochondrial DNA often produces dates for lineage divergence that are too old. Read More »

HTC Ocean Life Details Leaked, Snapdragon 660 and 5.2-inch 1080p Display

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A Snapdragon 660 will be in charge of pumping life into the device. The U Play is a midranger and as it appears, it will be joined by another midranger sooner or later. Users will also be able to customize which apps can open with this type of interface. While some will be disappointed with a battery capacity of just 2,600mAh, the bigger U11 achieves pretty good battery life with just 3,000mAh. Read More »

Seawater Strengthens Roman Concrete To Survive For 2000 Years

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However, Jackson and other scientists found an extremely unusual component inside the concrete, namely Tobermorite group minerals. The work ultimately could lead to a wider adoption of concrete manufacturing techniques with less environmental impact than modern Portland cement manufacturing processes, which require high-temperature kilns. Read More »

Kamal Haasan blasts the Tamil government for levying double taxation under GST

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The double taxation in Tamil Nadu will make the tickets more expensive than in neighbouring states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Here are some tweets that were put out in protest of the state government's decision. Tamil film industry workers want the government to waive off the entertainment tax and only levy GST but the Tamil Nadu government seems to be in no mood to relent. Read More »

PlayStation Hosts Xbox One X Anthem Trailer with Photoshopped Buttons, Pulls It

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The backlash against the video was because it was a poorly edited version of the gameplay trailer first released at E3 2017, which was running on rival Microsoft's Xbox One X. Neither Sony nor Anthem publisher EA have yet to comment on the story. Given that the Xbox One X is more powerful than the PS4 and the PS4 Pro, the footage might not necessarily be representative. Read More »

Asus ZenFone 4 Max goes official with 5000mAh battery, dual cameras

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The device comes with a 5.7-inch WQHD Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2560x1440 pixels, which makes it an ideal device to run augmented reality apps. The phone comes with 4G VoLTE , WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and Global Positioning System connectivity . The powerhouse has also been blessed with Asus' PowerMaster fuel saving technology to increase its battery life. Read More »

More Crash Could Happen, Says Activision

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Sane Trilogy's first week of release is off to a flying start , both in the U.S. and the UK. This usually leads to publishers and developers building on success, and Activision is no exception. The discovery was made by YouTuber/brain genious ThornsOfSerenity who went ahead and entered a almost two decade old cheat code from one of the original ' Crash Bandicoot' games into the newly released edition and. Read More »

Nubia N2 with 5000mAh battery gets listed on Amazon before launch

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Speaking of which, the Nubia N2 was announced in March in China this year. A Camera built to capture beauty in the blink of an eye Launching on 5 July. On the software front, the phone runs company's proprietary Nubia UI 4.0 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android v6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Read More »

Andy Murray 'very happy' about wife Kim Sears' pregnancy

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This is Williams' first match since she was involved in a auto accident in Florida on June. Defending champion Andy Murray has declared himself fit for Wimbledon following his hip injury scare. He continued: "Over the years I have entered plenty of tournaments with less than ideal preparation, you just need to accept that it will be the case sometimes and find a way. Read More »

Suspect posted photos of wildfire from drone

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Its cause is under investigation. They have reiterated at news conferences they are assessing losses as they regain access to those areas. The rescuers come from a Flagstaff-based crew whose members were among 1,200 firefighters at the scene. Read More »

Watch the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft return to Earth LIVE online

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The space station's robotic arm, Canadarm-2, released the spacecraft at 2:41 a.m. EDT (0641 GMT), beginning a 5-hour journey back to Earth. SpaceX announced on its Twitter page early Monday: "Good splashdown of Dragon confirmed - completing first re-flight of a commercial spacecraft to and from" the International Space Station. Read More »