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Amazon, Expedia tell USA court Trump immigration order affects business

Amazon, Expedia tell USA court Trump immigration order affects business

Washington is the first state to sue President Donald Trump over his executive order barring immigrants from seven countries from entering the USA, including claims that Microsoft Corp. Expedia plans to expand its services as a global travel company and believes it's crucial to hire talent from around the world, he said, noting that employees regularly travel among its global offices. Read More

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Gas price decrease not expected to last much longer

That drop, he said, is primarily because of low demand for gas and "bulging inventories of gasoline". Wet weather and weak demand pushed gas prices down for the third week in a row. During that time prices dropped 10 cents in Florida, 8 cents in Georgia and 5 cents in Tennessee. "But before motorists celebrate such cheap gas (today), the sweet deal likely won't stick much longer as we've been waiting since last week to see such loss-leaders to disappear", DeHaan said. Read More

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Resident Evil 7 Sales Top 2.5 Million Units in First Week

Resident Evil 7 might only be a few days old, but it's already being considered a high point for the series. The latest installment in the historic horror franchise received generally positive reviews when it launched earlier this week, but not quite the scores that Capcom marketing director Antoine Moilant projected for the game when speaking to MCV late previous year, when he stated "we'd love to have only 9's and 10's, but I'm sure we'll see a few 8's as well". Read More

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India won't rule out Apple manufacturing incentives

Apple wants to open its own stores in India , but has been asked by the government to locally source at least some of the components, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make In India " bid to boost manufacturing. " We would very much like Apple to come and have a base in India .They have a base in China, which is under stress". Another official involved in the review said the government should make policies for the industry, not individual companies. Read More

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MacBook shipments to reach 15 million units in 2017

You will also see a 12 inch Macbook in the second quarter. One of the gripes MacBook fans had with the recently-released Pro model was a maximum RAM configuration of 16GB - which could potentially restrict its professional use. And while Apple can arguably get away with a 16GB RAM limit on its MacBook and MacBook Air line, some pondered why Apple's Pro level notebook was subject to what was presumably an arbitrary ceiling. Read More

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Ford says Bronco and Ranger are coming back to the US

The Ranger will hit the roads in 2019 and the Bronco in 2020 . It's striking that Ford isn't using the term "all-new" to describe the upcoming Bronco and Ranger. I don't expect that we'll hear much between now and then. The 2018 Ford F-150 release date is set for fall 2017. At this point, we're still far enough out to have fun with conjecture. Read More

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LG's new 4K TV is thinner than an iPhone

LG's new 4K TV is thinner than an iPhone

The LG W-Series OLED TV also has built-in WiFi, 4K video, and HDR tech. The XBR-A1E Bravia will run on Android TV and be powered by a chip called the 4K HDR Processor X1. Though the TV will be available in 75-inch and 65-inch varieties, only the 65-inch Signature W7 model appears to be available for pre-order at this time. Read More

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India Launches Biometric Payment App

The customer will then feed his or her Aadhar number into the app, select the bank through which the transaction will take place, and the biometric scan will work as a password for the transaction to be authenticated. Here you can switch between your bank accounts, and there's an option to change/reset PIN too. There are three ways to transfer money, through a QR code, through a phone number, or through the UPI address. Read More

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Apple Inc. To Make iPhones In Bengaluru From April !

Apple Inc. To Make iPhones In Bengaluru From April !

Apple inc . will start manufacturing iPhones in Bangalore (Bengaluru) starting April of 2017 to expedite their promise of Make in India and to ensure their ability to open self owned and maintained stores in India. Once full robotic automation is a reliable reality, nothing will stop Apple products from being made in the U.S.at close to the same profit margins than in China. Read More

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Why Rubí's viral quinceañera wasn't as joyful as you'd think

Why Rubí's viral quinceañera wasn't as joyful as you'd think

In a video that drew over two million views, the proud father Crescencio Ibarra stands next to his daughter Rubi, donning a tiarra and a gown, and his wife Anaelda Garcia. "Everyone is cordially invited", Ibarra added in the clip. The video was shared 800,000 times and has prompted countless memes. The teenager's family didn't think their open invitation would be taken up by so many. Read More

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Ukrainian army reports 24 strikes on its Donbas positions in past day

Ukrainian army reports 24 strikes on its Donbas positions in past day

President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly denied the Kremlin's involvement despite consensus among all 17 USA intelligence agencies that Moscow was behind the election-related hacks. The unique malware in question, dubbed X-Agent, has been similarly used by both GRU and Fancy Bear to infiltrate electronic devices, allowing the attackers to potentially steal personal data, record audio, make screenshots and send them to a remote command-and-control server. Read More

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Merkel wanted refugees to be lorry drivers

Merkel wanted refugees to be lorry drivers

Germany's interior minister has confirmed that fingerprints of the Tunisian man being sought over the Berlin truck attack have been found in the vehicle's cab. The 24-year-old is accused of carrying out the attack, and considered armed and unsafe, she says. Government officials have said the country, which accepted almost 900,000 migrants a year ago, many refugees from war zones in the Middle East, lies in the "crosshairs of terrorism". Read More

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New Smartphones to be Unveiled Next Year [RUMORS]

New Smartphones to be Unveiled Next Year [RUMORS]

The only thing that could lead to a slight increase in price is the increased costs of the raw materials that Samsung will use at Galaxy S8's manufacture. But after the unexpected discontinuation of the Note phone, the company is said to be seeking to diversify suppliers, including battery makers. No, it's not mainly because of the Note 7 fiasco but Galaxy Game Packs are actually regular offerings that Samsung phone owners look forward to. Read More

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Samsung Expands Virtual Reality Ambitions But Sets Sights on Augmented Reality

Not only will there be a successor to the Gear VR but there will also be a mixed reality device similar to the Microsoft Hololens. The next version of the Gear VR could be revealed soon, according to Hong. There are games like Pokemon Go that offers only one-dimensional experience. Sung-Hoon continues, "My team is developing a light field engine", which, Paredes claims, could be used in conjunction with Samsung's holographic technology. Read More

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How To Make A Group Chat On Snapchat

Just like with all messages on the Snapchat app, Chats or Snaps are deleted after 24 hours and can only be replayed once. Group chats are nothing new, but with Snapchat, the whole concept is a bit different. In group chats, users will see the names of the group's members. You can also use Bitmoji, stickers, voice, and video notes in the new feature. However, that has changed now, since Snapchat, now renamed as Snap Inc., is all set to roll out Groups to both the Android and iOS platforms. Read More

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Nokia Mega Comeback Phone to cost Rs. 9999

In addition to the strengths brought by FIH, however, HMD "will need to invest significant amounts of money in marketing its Nokia products and must achieve significant scale in the global smartphone market quickly if it's to create a profitable and sustainable business", CCS Insight mobile industry analyst Ben Wood wrote today in a blog post. Read More

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Patti Smith Accepted Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize

The 69-year-old singer-songwriter forgot the lyrics in the second verse and had to pause to regain her composure. But in remarks read by the USA ambassador, he alluded to the debate about whether the award should go to a songwriter. Not surprisingly, a prize as coveted as the Nobel usually involves much pomp - a lavish dinner with the Swedish Academy, a fancy acceptance ceremony, a rousing speech and well-deserved applause. Read More

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