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However, since the Galaxy S8 mini did not happen, this, too, could also be a prototype that won't see the light of the day. Now, a benchmark of same model number SM-G8750 is listed on Geekbench's website. But, even software support comes with an end date, and that's what has just happened with two of Samsung's 2015 flagships - the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.
  • Facebook Messenger can now send HD videos and 360-degree photos

    Facebook Messenger can now send HD videos and 360-degree photos

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    Facebook first started converting iPhone panoramic photos into 360-degree ones in the main app back in 2016, but it's taken nearly two years to bring the feature to Messenger . Facebook has released a minor update for Facebook Messenger today which makes the app more useful for sending multimedia content. The videos will also be easily identifiable with a HD or SD marker.
  • Nokia 9 Leaked Spec Sheet Reveal Features and Specifications Ahead of Launch

    Nokia 9 Leaked Spec Sheet Reveal Features and Specifications Ahead of Launch

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    There's a 64GB iteration of the Nokia 6 (2017 ) as well, but it's available at its original rate of Rs 16999 over on Flipkart without any discount. There is no particular launch time frame mentioned for the handset. The device sports a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor paired with 8GB RAM.
  • Spotify sets its reference price at $132 a share

    Spotify sets its reference price at $132 a share

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    All you stock market aficionados out there, listen up! Spotify isn't looking get any dollars for its coffers; it's just matching early investors with those who'd like to get in on the action. "Spotify's rivals are the biggest companies in the world with bottomless pockets, and they are using music as a way to sell their core products, not as a business proposition in itself".
  • Gautam Gambhir slams Shahid Afridi for terming terrorists as innocents

    Gautam Gambhir slams Shahid Afridi for terming terrorists as innocents

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    Incidentally, Afridi's remarks come hours after United Nations chief Antonio Guterres voiced his opinion over the ongoing tension in Jammu and Kashmir. In a recent development, at least 20 persons, including 13 terrorists , four civilians and three army jawans, were killed in three different encounters in South Kashmir's Shopian and Anantnag districts on Sunday.
  • Stock's Buzzers -: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

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    It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. News headlines about Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) shares. $5.41 million worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc . BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $62.0 target. According to these analysts , the Low Revenue Estimate for Activision Blizzard, Inc .is 1.26 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.52 Billion.
  • Snapchat adds Group Video Chats and raids Instagram for @Mentions

    Snapchat adds Group Video Chats and raids Instagram for @Mentions

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    Renamed Houseparty , the app now has more than 20 million users, 60% of whom are under 24, spend an average of 51 minutes per day using it, according to Mashable . "How you express yourself is up to you". Group Video Chat and Mentions will be rolling out to Snapchatters globally over the next few weeks. The user's friends should start appearing on top of the keyboard.
  • Instagram becomes the latest platform to pull its app from Apple WatchOS

    Instagram becomes the latest platform to pull its app from Apple WatchOS

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    Following a recent update, the Instagram app no longer works with the Apple Watch , even though no one mentioned the change in the release notes. Specifically, Lin believes home-brewed Apple Watch microLED panels could enter mass production as early as the second half of this year and no later than 2019.
  • Ball-tampering row: Smith, Warner and Bancroft to leave South Africa

    Ball-tampering row: Smith, Warner and Bancroft to leave South Africa

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    Dyer also criticised the decision to let Smith and Bancroft front the media at the end of the day's play at Newlands after the latter was caught by television cameras stuffing the sandpaper down the front of his pants. Dyer expressed support for CA's decision to launch an independent review into the team's culture but said it should range further than just the realm of the players .
  • PUBG Will Begin Testing A New Smaller 4×4 Map This Week

    PUBG Will Begin Testing A New Smaller 4×4 Map This Week

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    The new map which is codenamed "Savage", is a collection of tropical and muddy islands which measures 4 x 4 kms in area. Make sure you visit the link asap and get your key. While the PUBG site doesn't now appear to be distributing keys, the PUBG social channels will likely alert players when the keys are up for grabs.
  • Google bans crypto mining extensions for Chrome

    Google bans crypto mining extensions for Chrome

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    Until recently, the policy of the Chrome Web Store has been to allow cryptocurrency mining extensions under the condition that this was its sole goal. But James Wagner, Google's extensions platform product manager, said on Monday that there had been a recent spike in "malicious extensions " hidden in Chrome downloads.
  • Lakh Condoms Arranged For Athletes And Officials in Commonwealth Games Village 2018

    Lakh Condoms Arranged For Athletes And Officials in Commonwealth Games Village 2018

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    About 225,000 condoms, 17,000 toilet rolls and free ice cream: welcome to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village, where athletes and officials will want for little. An Indian official claimed that it was they who handed the syringes to the CGF medical commission. Five members of Team Uganda are determined to maximise the benefits of high altitude training before competing in the Commonwealth Games .
  • Facebook staff in uproar over top exec's leaked memo

    Facebook staff in uproar over top exec's leaked memo

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    Portions of the Cambridge Analytica data on as many as 50 million Facebook users may still be out in the wild, the report asserted. " So we connect more people ". BuzzFeed noted that the memo was written nearly immediately after a man was shot to death while streaming live video of himself on Facebook Live - one of several gruesome online incidents that have demonstrated the dark side of a connected world.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus receive price cuts in India

    Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus receive price cuts in India

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    On the front, the former Samsung flagship smartphones come with an 8MP camera. That apart the keyboard seems to be well laid out and the separate num pad will be a boon to those crunching numbers on a regular basis. The laptop comes with discrete graphics , specifically the MX110 2GB variant from the green team. The Galaxy S8+ features a 6.2-inch display with the same resolution and display technology.