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Downloads in India have increased 215 percent over the last two years, compared to a five percent decrease in the US. In turn, users of the app are subsequently asked to take part in a research study whereby the data tabulated via the initial download speed test is examined for any overt evidence of throttling from carriers.
  • Google's face match feature doesn't work in Illinois and Texas

    Google's face match feature doesn't work in Illinois and Texas

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    With the extent of amusing results this app can deliver, it is going viral over social media, with many people are sharing their facial match results. As the Chicago Tribune reports, "Illinois has one of the nation's most strict laws on the use of biometrics, which include facial, fingerprint and iris scans".
  • White House: Dems Using 'Sh*thole' Comments To Stall On Immigration

    White House: Dems Using 'Sh*thole' Comments To Stall On Immigration

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    Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin is standing by his description of last week's White House immigration meeting at which he and others have said President Donald Trump described African nations with a profanity. On Martin Luther King Day, Emanuel said the "entire country's consciousness" should be turned to whether "we have done everything we need to do" to honor Dr.
  • You May Want To Turn Off Instagram's Newest DM Feature - Here's How

    You May Want To Turn Off Instagram's Newest DM Feature - Here's How

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    Some of my friends simply show as having been "active today", but on the flip side, it does get specific enough to display "active now" when you're using the app at that precise moment. Congratulations, you disabled Activity Status for Instagram! This feature is available for iOS, Android and Windows 10.It's worth noting at this point that Facebook is also testing a standalone messaging client for Instagram called Direct.
  • WhatsApp Business Finally Launches

    WhatsApp Business Finally Launches

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    Whatsapp Business is an Android app curated for small businesses . WhatsApp Business help customers to find information like business descriptions, email and store addresses/websites via Business Profiles . "Through our research, we know that over 84% of small businesses who use Whatsapp in India think that it helps them communicate with their customers, and 80% of them think that it helps them grow their business", WhatsApp chief operating officer Matt Idema told ET in a phone ...
  • 2017 top 3 warmest year: USA agencies

    2017 top 3 warmest year: USA agencies

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    The NOAA report, using different methods, said 2017 was the third-warmest. But one thing that has been common in both the reports is that 2017 has made the last four years the hottest period in their recorded history of 138 years. Much of the globe's recorded temperatures were near or above average in 2017, according to NOAA. Analysis of global temperatures in 2017. The annual Antarctic sea ice extent was record small for previous year at 4.11 million square miles (about 10.64 million ...
  • Ford plans extra SUVs, fewer automobiles, goals to pay billions to shareholders

    Ford plans extra SUVs, fewer automobiles, goals to pay billions to shareholders

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    He also noted that while he expects the shift from cars to trucks to be permanent, the Japanese and South Korean automakers in the U.S. might not be able to be as aggressive as their American counterparts because they've committed too much of their infrastructure to their highly regarded sedans, such as the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord.
  • Xiaomi Mi 7 powered by Snapdragon 845 might launch at MWC

    Xiaomi Mi 7 powered by Snapdragon 845 might launch at MWC

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    A couple of months back, Xiaomi was said to be working on a smaller version of the Mi Mix 2 with a notch on the top. Since the number of leaks and rumours for the Xiaomi Mi 7 has gone up in recent days, it is being widely being seculated that the smartphone could be the company's highlight at the event.
  • YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos

    YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos

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    The tweet got over 8,000 retweets and 25,000 likes. In the same year, 220 teenagers were also exposed but 25 per cent of these cases were intentional. Coma and seizures were among the most serious complications. St John Ambulance Clinical Director Alan Weir also outlines that this challenge could potentially have fatal consequences.
  • Honor 9 Lite First Impressions

    Honor 9 Lite First Impressions

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    In late December, the Honor 9 Lite was unveiled as an updated version of the Honor 9 that was released last summer. After quite a lot of teasing, Honor has finally announced the Honor 9 Lite here in India . It's an ideal device which can easily handle multi-tasking. The smartphone , measuring 151x71.9x7.6mm (length/height, width, and thickness), weighs 149 grams.
  • Xiaomi Mi 7 could be unveiled at MWC 2018

    Xiaomi Mi 7 could be unveiled at MWC 2018

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    The Mi 6 is Xiaomi's latest flagship, with excellent specs and a stylish black glass finish. The Chinese company is one of the exhibitors that will participate at MWC. Now, MWC's listing only confirms that Xiaomi will be there, nothing else, so it's still possible that Xiaomi may wait until MWC is over, and announce the phone during a separate event, of course.
  • Google offers online course in jobs push amid concerns about AI

    Google offers online course in jobs push amid concerns about AI

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    In a blog post , the search engine giant said that with no previous experience, beginning learners can become entry-level job-ready in eight to 12 months. This certification course has been created by Google and includes training by their employees. With 24 million users on Coursera, the educational platform gives Google a way to reach a large pool of potential talent.
  • Asteroid longer than world's tallest building to pass Earth

    Asteroid longer than world's tallest building to pass Earth

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    Conspiracy theorists claim the Earth is due a direct hit with an asteroid . NASA has classified the asteroid as potentially hazardous. Nasa classifies an asteroid as "hazardous" if it comes within 4,600,000 miles - putting this one well within the realm of danger.
  • Buses for Apple employees 'attacked' with pellet guns, company suspects

    Buses for Apple employees 'attacked' with pellet guns, company suspects

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    Some of the tech giant's buses recently ended up with broken windows while traveling from San Francisco to Cupertino. "Due to recent incidents of broken windows along the commute route, specifically on highway 280, we're rerouting coaches for the time being", Apple said in an internal email obtained by Mashable .
  • Heavy snow closes greater than 250 colleges

    Heavy snow closes greater than 250 colleges

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    According to the latest Transport Scotland statistics, more than 1m vehicles are now registered in the 11 council areas affected by the measure. It is in place until 5am and strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards before clearing by mid morning.
  • Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit

    Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit

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    Facebook will expand an investigation into whether Russians tried to influence the Brexit vote, the social media giant told MPs today. Simon Milner , UK policy director for Facebook, wrote to Mr Collins yesterday to defend the original...