• Uber pulls out of SE Asia with seizure by rival Grab

    Uber pulls out of SE Asia with seizure by rival Grab

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    The ride-hailing services company announced Monday that it is selling its Southeast Asia business to Singapore-based Grab , ending a costly battle with a bigger regional rival. "It will help us double down on our plans for growth as we invest heavily in our products and technology", Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement.
  • Twitter Confirms Crypto Ad Ban Starts Today

    Twitter Confirms Crypto Ad Ban Starts Today

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    Italy's central bank leader told reporters after the meeting that cryptocurrencies pose risks but should not be completely banned, according to Reuters . As of the writing of this article, the value of Bitcoin is right around $8,000 per coin, which includes a drop of about 6 percent for the day. Ethereum is down to $475, representing a near 10.30 percent drop, whereas, ripple has declined by almost 10 percent and is trading at $0.586827.
  • Queer Eye Renewed for Second Season on Netflix

    Queer Eye Renewed for Second Season on Netflix

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    Of all the renewals, Queer Eye getting a second season is the biggest news. One Day at a Time's 13-episode third season is expected in 2019, the docuseries Dope is coming back April 20, and the other three shows do not have expected release dates.
  • Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone launched in India

    Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone launched in India

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    Now, the company has launched its first ever Android Go smartphone in the country which is Nokia 1. Typifying that says Ajey Mehta, its India boss and VP, "There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa [ii]".
  • #Offbeat: China unveils five storey-tall vehicle vending machine

    #Offbeat: China unveils five storey-tall vehicle vending machine

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    To qualify, customers need to have a credit score of over 700 and they can get any model of their choice for a free three-day test drive in Guangzhou, China. The Super Test-Drive Center is offering over 100 Ford cars for the Chinese consumers. WE'VE ALL BEEN PECKISH enough to abandon any diets or moral stances on overpriced snacks to raid a nearby vending machine, but what would happen if we had access to one than vends cars.
  • Microsoft will be worth $1T within year: Morgan Stanley

    Microsoft will be worth $1T within year: Morgan Stanley

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    Covington Capital Management who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $717.70 billion market cap company. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 21 report. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Jefferies.
  • FTC Confirms Investigation Into Facebook Data Privacy Practices

    FTC Confirms Investigation Into Facebook Data Privacy Practices

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    Barley said Facebook reacted "favorably" to her demand for greater transparency about the algorithms that underpin the company's data collection. The officers say in a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that users' trust in the social media platform is "broken".
  • Microsoft Edge Now Available on iOS and Android

    Microsoft Edge Now Available on iOS and Android

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    We'll see if Microsoft eventually launches some more tablet-friendly features for Edge, but for now, the newest version of the app can be found over on the iOS App Store [download] and the Google Play Store [download]. The browser has been available in preview for iOS and Android phones since October, but this is the first chance for non-Windows 10 tablet owners to join the club.
  • A guide to Facebook's widening crisis over user data

    A guide to Facebook's widening crisis over user data

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    Facebook will investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of information before it changed its platform in 2014 to reduce data access. Facebook was surprised we were able to suck out the whole social graph, but they didn't stop us once they realized that was what we were doing.
  • Should Uber's autonomous cars ever have been on public roads?

    Should Uber's autonomous cars ever have been on public roads?

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    Sam Abuelsmaid, an analyst for Navigant Research who also follow autonomous vehicles, said laser and radar systems can see in the dark much better than humans or cameras and that the pedestrian was well within the system's range. The experts were unsure if the test vehicle was equipped with a video monitor that the backup driver may have been viewing. "We proactively suspended self-driving operations in all cities immediately following the tragic incident last week", Uber said in a ...
  • Is Volkswagen Bringing a Midsize Pickup Concept to NY?

    Is Volkswagen Bringing a Midsize Pickup Concept to NY?

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    Catch up on what we know so far via PickupTrucks.com, and check back in with us frequently this week as our team of automotive experts brings you coverage of all the action straight from the floor of the NY auto show. A recent report from Automotive News indicated that VW will field a new pickup truck concept at this week's New York Auto Show . No German brand offers a pickup in the US and Mercedes-Benz has decided for now not to sell a production version of the midsize X-Class in the USA ...
  • Never wanted to run 'With INC' app: Congress after deleting it

    Never wanted to run 'With INC' app: Congress after deleting it

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    Google's team have pulled the malware-ridden apps, and learns of these incidents as it refines its anti-malware scanning tools. Some of the malicious apps used to deliver the malware. What makes them risky is the fact that they don't start bombarding you with ads right after you download and install the apps. "After all, if your report helps to convince Google to remove the offending app, you just played a positive part in preventing anyone else from downloading it in future".
  • Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Is the First Chrome OS Tablet

    Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Is the First Chrome OS Tablet

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    The tablet comes just ahead of Apple's education focused event tomorrow at which the company is expected to unveil a cheaper iPad, possibly with Apple Pencil support. That's not exactly on par with the double-digit run times we expect from Chromebooks, but impressive nonetheless given the tablet only weighs 1.21 pounds and measures just 0.39 inches thin.
  • Gas prices higher and more increases may lie ahead

    Gas prices higher and more increases may lie ahead

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    Currently, the average price for a gallon of gas across Georgia sits at $2.50, the highest since October. Prices historically go up when warmer weather arrives. AAA and GasBuddy.com both said the least expensive gas price averages in Tennessee are in Chattanooga at $2.32 per gallon and in Cleveland at $2.35 per gallon.
  • Vivo V9, Priced at Rs

    Vivo V9, Priced at Rs

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    Vivo V9 is priced at 22,990 and available for pre-order on Amazon , Flipkart , Paytm and Vivo's e-store. Embracing an iPhone X-like notch and a vertically positioned rear dual camera, the V9 takes on the likes of OPPO R15 and ASUS Zenfone 5.