• Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism

    Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism

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    Al Sharqia Investment, HSBC Bank, Vision Insurance, Ahli Bank and Bank Sohar gained 1.98 per cent, 1.79 per cent, 1.46 per cent, 1.25 per cent and 0.64 per cent respectively. Gains in the market were led by energy, metal, realty, infra and banking stocks , which rose between 0.5 per cent and 1.6 per cent in late morning deals.
  • Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders

    Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders

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    In response to Microsoft's suit brought in April 2016 over the right to inform its customers, the US Department of Justice has now announced a change in its practices. "That will no longer be true", Smith wrote. "Sometimes these orders don't include a fixed end date, effectively prohibiting us forever from telling our customers that the government has obtained their data".
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One version will have a physical release

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One version will have a physical release

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    The game developers also revealed that they will be testing a new feature in the #Blue Zone . This means that they will be updating and refreshing the # Video Game with numerous patches along the way. This update will increase the damage that is done by the blue zone to try to keep fights inside the safe zone. There has yet to be a release date confirmed for the Xbox One release, although it is scheduled for this year.
  • NBN reveals real costs of broadband connection, and fears about profits

    NBN reveals real costs of broadband connection, and fears about profits

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    The comments by both Morrow and Turnbull come amidst the background of Morrow's admission that the NBN is losing money on millions of the connections it builds around the country. The sluggish returns of the NBN have reignited debate in parliament. Mr Turnbull said he was aware that a lot of people were not getting what they had paid for and was in discussions with NBN Co and the ACCC about the issue.
  • JioPhone reportedly explodes, Reliance suspects intentional sabotage

    JioPhone reportedly explodes, Reliance suspects intentional sabotage

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    However, after the explosion , the battery distributor said that this phone was checked by the Life mobiles Distributor . The Reliance said the company was aware of the incident and added that the explosion was called intentionally. The Lyf distributor told PhoneRadar that the battery of the unit was still functional. The tech blog also shared images of an allegedly-exploded device of Jio phone on Twitter.
  • No More LEGO Dimensions Content Planned

    No More LEGO Dimensions Content Planned

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    The full statement from Warner Bros. can be found below. TBB will publish a piece looking at the impact, benefit, and demise of LEGO Dimensions soon, but until then, let's all raise a glass to the minifigures that could have been but never will.
  • Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have 'burn-in' issue

    Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have 'burn-in' issue

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    If you're mulling the Pixel 2 XL for your next smartphone upgrade, you may want to think twice, or at least put your decision on hold for a few days. If Google's investigations do confirm a widespread problem, the implications could extend beyond customers sending back their units for refund or fix.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Upgraded at Vetr Inc

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    The stock increased 0.88% or $0.64 on October 20, reaching $73.53. About 736,229 shares traded. 40 North Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 1.77% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ). only 124 funds opened positions while 435 raised stakes. 171.89 million shares or 1.47% more from 169.41 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. PNC Financial Services Group Inc.
  • Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis goes online for the first time

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    The work considers implications and consequences of the expansion of the universe, and its conclusions include that galaxies can not be formed through the growth of perturbations that were initially small. At a recent event to celebrate the 1,000th research dataset in Apollo , Dr Jessica Gardner, Director of Library Services, said: "Cambridge University Library has a 600-year-old history we are very proud of".
  • Apple and Samsung - Once again in the folds of litigation

    Apple and Samsung - Once again in the folds of litigation

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    According to the latest info, the Korean tech has chose to take the iPhone manufacturer back to court to settle the $400 million damage quote thanks to a successful appeal from Samsung. That years-long patent infringement battle between Apple and Samsung isn't over yet. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh says jury instructions at the prior trial had not reflected the law accurately and could have prejudiced jurors against Samsung.
  • Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 is a baby GT350

    Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 is a baby GT350

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    The new Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2 is a bridge between the GT and the GT350, bringing a lower ride height, a new front splitter and rear spoiler, MagneRide suspension, new 19-inch wheels, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires .
  • Gears of War 4 Gets New Maps, Halloween Event

    Gears of War 4 Gets New Maps, Halloween Event

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    The two maps included in the update are Fuel Depot and Lift Apex. Season pass holders can play on the new maps in the Developer Playlist with double XP and 20% more credits starting Monday, Oct. This means all Gears of War 4 players will receive the bonus on the 10 original maps, and Season Pass holders will receive the bonus on every map. As for the Halloween event , Pumpkin Heads and Phantom Dodgeball are making a return along with the arrival of new characters, weapon skins and spooky ...
  • Bharti Airtel zooms 6% on tariff hike by Jio

    Bharti Airtel zooms 6% on tariff hike by Jio

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    Shares of telecom companies surged on Monday on the back of news that Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio raised tariffs last week. Market leader Bharti Airtel's shares were up by 2.78% trading at Rs 487 a piece while Idea Cellular's shares were priced at Rs 96.15, up by 5.54%.
  • Buhari Orders Maina's Dismissal, Queries Head of Service

    Buhari Orders Maina's Dismissal, Queries Head of Service

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    Daily Trust had reported that the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) is said to be in Kano presently but will be in the office on Monday. Dambazau however said he was not responsible for his recall to the service. The EFCC is said to have deployed its crack operatives to hunt for Maina within and outside Nigeria with a view to bringing him to justice, an action, which is believed to be clandestinely opposed by some powerful forces in the presidency.
  • Could this be the RedMi Note 5 on TENAA?

    Could this be the RedMi Note 5 on TENAA?

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    The alleged device bears a striking resemblance to the Redmi Note 4 and that has prompted the media to predict that the new smartphone could be the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 . The camera spec sheet tells us that the rear sensor has a resolution of 12MP and the front one has a 5MP maximum resolution. Sadly, the company has stuck with the hybrid SIM setup where you are forced to choose between two SIM or one SIM and one microSD card.
  • Google Announces $1000 Bounty to Hack Popular Android Apps

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    Each flaw will score at least $1,000 under the program announced on Thursday to back up automated checks that have failed to block malware and other problems that security experts say infect the 8-year-old app store far more than Apple Inc's rival App Store.