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The streaming devices from Google and Apple have been unavailable on Amazon for two years. Possibly underestimating consumer backlash, Amazon is moving to start selling Google Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra devices on the Amazon web site in what some are describing is an "olive branch" extended by Amazon.
  • ITunes won't hit the Microsoft Store before the end of 2017

    ITunes won't hit the Microsoft Store before the end of 2017

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    The addition of iTunes would have been great for Windows 10, specially for the Windows 10 S users. But neither Apple nor Microsoft is providing any updated timing. Windows 10 S is a version of Windows 10 that is "Streamlined for security and superior performance", according to Microsoft, and that involves restricting software downloads to the Microsoft Store (which used to be called the Windows Store, in case you're feeling confused).
  • BlackBerry 10 will get 2 more years of support

    BlackBerry 10 will get 2 more years of support

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    The modifications we make to Android, long before the device is ever used, provide more durable security and require far fewer patches than non-BlackBerry smartphones. The PRIV is designed in such a way that it features security protection from the initial construction of the hardware, and BlackBerry has created a layered system that should protect the PRIV from most, if not all, threats.
  • Google AI helps NASA discover two exoplanets

    Google AI helps NASA discover two exoplanets

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    A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of Nasa's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence , the U.S. First, they trained the neural network to identify transiting exoplanets in a set of 15,000 previously vetted signals from the Kepler exoplanet catalog.
  • AOL Instant Messenger Kaput

    AOL Instant Messenger Kaput

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    After December 15, you will no longer have access to AIM and your data will be deleted. As one user put it, "I can't decide which John Mayer song I should quote to express my sadness at the death of AOL Instant Messenger ". If we look at the demographics of today's world, so many people in business and culture today came of age in the AIM era. Others took the time to write out their goodbyes in the style of a classic AIM away message, with alternating capitalization and asterisks galore.
  • Microsoft Offers PUBG Free with Xbox One X Purchase to End 2017

    Microsoft Offers PUBG Free with Xbox One X Purchase to End 2017

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    Interestingly, this is one of the first promotions that the company has offered for its new console at all. PUBG is now set to release out of early access on December 20th. It's true that PUBG was one the most exciting games to launch on the Xbox One this year, and Microsoft is pretty much giving the game the first-party treatment right now.
  • Giants president Mara wants Manning back for 2018

    Giants president Mara wants Manning back for 2018

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    Eli Apple said on Thursday his retweet of an account praising Cowboys running back Rod Smith's 81-yard touchdown against the Giants was nothing more than a "mistake", but the saga took another freaky turn when he contradicted what Landon Collins said about him a day earlier.
  • SpaceX launches recycled rocket to space station

    SpaceX launches recycled rocket to space station

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    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Aviation based armed forces Station's Space Dispatch Complex 40 (SLC-40) that day the Thousand years Falcon came back to theaters in the new Lucasfilm motion picture " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ".
  • Facebook Snooze lands in time to avoid Star Wars spoilers

    Facebook Snooze lands in time to avoid Star Wars spoilers

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    Snooze will let people take a break from those things. Posts from these snoozed subjects will show up once again after those 30 days have passed, but if you decide you want to keep the silence coming, you can just snooze one of their posts after 30 days like you did before.
  • Watch Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' ride into space

    Watch Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' ride into space

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    Atop the rocket sits a crew capsule (now complete with windows ) which will ferry passengers on the 11-minute journey to the very threshold of space. An earlier version of the New Shepard rocket successfully launched and landed five times, and the original passenger capsule made six journeys before it was retired.
  • Geminid meteor shower 2017: When and where to watch in Australia

    Geminid meteor shower 2017: When and where to watch in Australia

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    This years is expected to be the best one ever. The phenomenon, which returns every year, appeared brighter than usual because it wasn't fighting the moonlight as the event coincided with a stunning, slim crescent moon. "If you end up in the constellation Gemini, there's a good chance you've seen a Geminid". The Geminids are associated with an asteroid called the 3200 Phaethon.
  • The Wait Continues! Deadpool & Cable's Michelangelo-Inspired 'Deadpool 2' Poster

    The Wait Continues! Deadpool & Cable's Michelangelo-Inspired 'Deadpool 2' Poster

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    Ryan Reynolds is continuing his quest to co-opt famous works of art to promote next year's " Deadpool 2", and this time, he's casting himself and Josh Brolin as a heavenly pair. That means Deadpool will still be able to get up to all sorts of R-rated shenanigans while under the Disney umbrella. On Thursday, when the sale was made public, he posted an image of Deadpool getting carted away by Disneyland security.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

    Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

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    With a bunch of other sales kicking off on Flipkart and Amazon India today, the Redmi Y1 , and Redmi Y1 Lite will also be available for purchase. The display round was clearly won by the Redmi Note 5. This means, it may announce the Redmi Note 5 in coming January. This finally brings the trendy bezel-less tall display design to the Redmi series.
  • Lokesh's Big Achievement: Google X In Vizag!

    Lokesh's Big Achievement: Google X In Vizag!

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    Sources in the Andhra government said that the MoU was signed in San Francisco in the presence of Nara Lokesh, Andhra Pradesh minister of IT, and Google X CEO Astro Teller . You can think of FSOC as functioning similarly to fiberoptic cable, using beams of light to carry information over huge distances in the blink of an eye.