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Facebook is testing a downvote button (not dislike) for comments

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By hitting the downvote button , you will be given a choice to flag the comment or post as "Offensive", "Misleading", or "Off-Topic". A Facebook spokesperson dismissed the rumors that the company may be trying to roll out a "dislike button.' However, a 'downvote" button is reportedly being tested with some users, according to multiple user reports. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 7 Smartphone - Everything You Need to Know

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Apart from this, some major changes are made to the phone's hardware that already make it much better than its predecessor Mi 6. While Xiaomi hasn't confirmed the unveiling of Mi MIX 2S at or before MWC, its specifications have surfaced online which give us an idea of what to expect from this smartphone. Read More »

Square Enix Officially Reveals Monsters Inc World For Kingdom Hearts III

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The world of Monsters Inc . is coming to Kingdom Hearts III . We also get a brief glimpse at gameplay and a cutscene (in Japanese) taking place all within the Monsters Inc world. They also commented on the status of these worlds saying that the early section was 90% complete, and the middle section was about 60% complete. It didn't reveal at what stage the Late phase worlds are. Read More »

Didi Chuxing and SoftBank team up for ride-hailing in Japan

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JapanTaxi - part of the Nihon Kotsu group, one of the country's biggest taxi companies - intends to make its nationwide platform more user-friendly and expand its network of roughly 60,000 cars. Uber's new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi will meet regulators there on his first visit to Asia later this month. Taxi-hailing apps have found it challenging to crack the Japanese market, where risk-averse passengers prefer to stick to their high-quality traditional taxi service. Read More »

United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

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Many are highlighting the display of peace between North Korea and South Korea, whose athletes marched together under the Korean unification flag. The vice president's office confirmed that neither the vice president nor his wife, Karen Pence, had any interactions with North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam, or Kim Yo Jong. Read More »

Instagram testing 'Regram' feature, will let people share posts from others' Stories

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This option will appear as "Add post to your story" when you tap the share icon underneath a post and if you do not want your public posts to be shared in this way, there is the option to change your privacy settings, The Verge reported. It's common for people to share others' posts by taking a screenshot and posting it. Instagram was also reportedly testing a native re-sharing button, but the feature has not been released yet. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Six incredible moments from opening ceremony

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He added: "We get along personally, so I believe that Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, if they talked they'd probably get along". As the two Koreas marched together in sub-zero temperatures, South Korea's president shared a historic handshake with Kim Jong Un's sister as the Games marked a thaw in the often frosty relations on the peninsula. Read More »

Amazon Is Giving Prime Members Free Deliveries from Whole Foods

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Prime members in those cities can to go their accounts on the Amazon website or via its Prime Now app , which features two-hour delivery items, and type in their ZIP code to see if the service is available where they live. "In theory, fewer products go bad sitting unpurchased on the store shelves or uneaten in your fridge". Whole Foods employees will not necessarily handle the selection process . Read More »

Google faces class action lawsuit over new Pixel smartphone

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Girard Gibbs LLP , the same law firm that's suing Google over the original Pixel, is looking into a class action suit over the second-generation model as well. However, the lawsuit further states that even the replaced units were defected and the microphone issue persisted on the Pixel smartphones. Google, for its part, won't comment on pending litigation against it, but in a statement to Ars, it directs anyone who is experiencing issues and owns a device that's out-of-warranty to check ... Read More »

Apple News launches 2018 Winter Olympics features section

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The Olympics coverage section is found within the "For You" tab of Apple News. Snapchat is also working in partnership with NBC. Check it out for yourself let us know what you think of it down in the comments! The News app will not only feature original content created by Apple News editors, but it will include custom graphics, videos and a real-time medal tracker. Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite leaked in live images

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Huawei has confirmed its presence at the upcoming MWC 2018 event in Barcelona, promising new products, but the bigger announcements are reserved for later in March, when the company is going to launch the flagship P20 series at a separate event in Paris on March 27. Read More »

Salesforce investing $2 billion into Canadian business

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Toronto is home to Uber's research lab for driverless technology and attracted Google's high-tech Sidewalk Labs project. Market research firm IDC predicts that Salesforce's ecosystem of customers and partners in Canada could create more than 28,000 new jobs and $17 billion Dollars in new business revenue by 2022. Read More »

Apple plays down security fears over leaked iOS source code

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The code was available for several hours on Github before being removed, so it's safe to say that the parties interested in these iPhone secrets had download it long before Apple removed it. As of now, there is no information on how the anonymous user ZioShiba got hold of the iOS source code. Essentially, it is like the BIOS code found in PCs. Read More »

Uber settles dispute with Alphabet's self-driving auto unit

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The settlement comes after a year of legal jousting, although the trial between the two companies lasted just a few days. Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement in their trade secrets lawsuit, lawyers for the companies told a federal court in San Francisco Friday morning. Read More »

Fortnite Hit 3.4 Million Concurrent Players February 4th

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That 3.4 million is higher than even PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' peak of just over 3.1 million It's important to note that Fortnite is a free game and available on three different platforms, including the higher-selling PlayStation 4, compared to PUBG which is $30 and only now playable on PC and Xbox One . Read More »

Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure'

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Previous year it started labelling HTTP login pages and credit card forms as "not secure". Google has been monitoring HTTPS encryption adoption over the last few years and has noticed the protocol to be commonplace. Google, however, is pushing for an even wider presence of HTTPS. Google has to come up with this decision as nowadays, most of the websites owners are adopting the HTTPs to run their websites and for that reason, Google is limiting the usages of this service on the websites ... Read More »

NBC Taps Snapchat, Uber to Expand Olympics Coverage

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Come on. Check this out. Olympics is presenting video description to accompany 18 primetime telecasts of the PyeongChang Games, including the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony. Figure skating and skiing will highlight the night's action. Snap will partner with NBC to broadcast the most important moments of the Games in Pyeongchang , and possibly future events as well. Read More »

Toyota TRD Pro models debut in Chicago

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What happened, you ask? Toyota altered the offsets of the wheels on the Tacoma and 4Runner to widen both front and rear tracks by 1 inch and increase stability. The Tundra TRD Pro will continue to use the mild-looking 275/65R18 Michelin all-terrain tires found on all other Tundras. The Tacoma TRD Pro, for example, finally gets a standard JBL sound system, along with an updated front skid plate with "TRD" red lettering, while the cat-back exhaust is accented with a new dark chrome tip. Read More »

Modi likens Congress' Renuka to Mantra of Ramayana

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Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju went a step further as he shared a video clip from a Ramayana TV seriel episode in which Surpanakha, the villainous sister of Ravana, was seen laughting hysterically. Calling Modi's comment "distasteful" and "sexist", the Congress and its women's wing, the Mahila Congress on Thursday demanded an apology from the Prime Minister. Read More »

Volkswagen Arteon makes United States debut at Chicago Auto Show

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Eye-catching exterior details include a grille that stretches across the width of the sedan's front, curved full LED units, chrome accents, and a "sizeable rear hatch with integrated spoiler". Pricing for the 2019 Arteon was not released. These systems include the class-exclusive Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and a reactive hood. Read More »

Syrian Regime Airstrikes Continue On Besieged Damascus Suburb

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A United Nations investigative commission said in 2016 that the Syrian government was behind at least three chlorine gas attacks during the seven-year civil war, but activists and monitoring groups contend there have been more. Russian Federation dismissed calls for a month-long humanitarian ceasefire as the UN Security Council met to discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis. Read More »

Pyeongchang Olympics begin with mixed doubles curling

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Several other countries, including Japan and Switzerland, have also opened similar centers within the Olympic venue . Moguls skier Mikael Kingsbury of Canada in action during training session ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Bokwang Phoenix Snow Park on February 8, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea . Read More »

Snap Q4 earnings: 5 key takeaways you need to know

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Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP ) late Tuesday posted impressive quarterly earnings and increased its user growth guidance, sending its shares much higher in late trading. The company's revenue isn't much of a surprise to Forrester analyst Jessica Liu and may be the result of a growing industry, not a new special sauce that Snap executives introduced during the fourth quarter. Read More »

Video Game Maker Take-Two Slides On Sales Miss, Guidance

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Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) publisher Take-Two announced that the game has sold over 90 million units worldwide with it's multiplayer component, GTA Online, being the largest driver of consumer expenditure in the last quarter. The game has been out a while, but sales for Rockstar Games' behemoth of a title haven't slowed down. Naturally catalog sales were driven by GTA V. Shares of the company, which forecast current-quarter adjusted revenue largely below estimates, fell 6 percent in ... Read More »

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster 'will be destroyed within a year'

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The rocket is equipped with three boosters and 27 engines created to provide more than 2 million kilograms of thrust. Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket since Saturn V, which brought the Apollo astronauts to the moon. When the Roadster emerged and David Bowie's "Life on Mars" blared on SpaceX's livestream, an excitement welled up in me that I haven't felt since I was a kid. Read More »

The Falcon Heavy Launched. Here's What's Next for SpaceX

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A space-suited mannequin was at the wheel, named " Starman " after the David Bowie song. It's unlikely that the auto will ever collide with anything major, since it's so small. Starman is expected to orbit the sun for hundreds of millions of years. Currently, the newish Russian Soyuz-2 rocket can deliver 8.5 metric tons into low earth orbit. Read More »

Latest Sea of Thieves Datamine Points to an Open Beta

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Back in December, Microsoft announced a Sea of Thieves wireless controller, and if you fancy that, you might be interested in completing the collection with some extra Sea of Thieves accessories. With the game out on 20th March, I'm sure we can expect an announcement in the not too distant future. The Special Edition Sea of Thieves Xbox Pro Charging Stand also features a battery cover, rechargeable battery and a 6-foot power cord. Read More »

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket heading towards asteroid belt after overshooting Mars

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But whatever Musk's personal ambitions, experts say the launch is a huge step forward for the space industry. Two of the three first-stage boosters flew back for side-by-side landings; the third was lost at sea. One said: "All hail supreme leader Musk". Musk, who wants to colonise Mars , said the approach was "kind of silly and fun, but I think that silly and fun things are important". Read More »