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It will be interesting to see whether this tactic will be enough to have users accept the new change - as the situation is quite volatile. The change that Snapchat made was to separate stories made by a user's friends and family from those made by celebrities, brands, publishers and the media.
  • Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) SVP Sells 17375 Shares of Stock

    Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) SVP Sells 17375 Shares of Stock

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    Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ), a Consumer Goods sector firm, traded 64.52 Million shares in last trading session and stock declined -4.10% with closing price of $165.72 per share. The iPhone 8 accounted for 23 percent of all Apples phone sales in the January-to-March period. Apple's next budget iPhone, the rumored iPhone SE 2 , could be like the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in one way: wireless charging.
  • Snapchat launches Snappables AR experiences

    Snapchat launches Snappables AR experiences

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    In another step to market itself as a leader in augmented reality chat, Snap today is rolling out Snappables , AR filters for games. The games are played using head movements, touch and facial expressions. The interactive lenses live in Snapchat's Lens Carousel - to the left side of the capture button. You can send a Snap of you playing to a friend, which they can use to jump in and play too.
  • Everyone (except Microsoft) is using the water pistol emoji now

    Everyone (except Microsoft) is using the water pistol emoji now

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    However the landscape in 2018 has changed with Twitter and later Samsung on the Galaxy S9 switching to a water pistol. Google's decision may be seen as a political statement, but Emojipedia says the change is likely meant to "minimize cross-platform confusion".
  • President Buhari meets APC Governors in Aso Rock

    President Buhari meets APC Governors in Aso Rock

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    He said, "We came to welcome the President back and to commend him for his boldness and courage to declare his intention to run for second term as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which we the 24 governors of the APC duly support".
  • Facelifted Hyundai i20 hatch in SA soon

    Facelifted Hyundai i20 hatch in SA soon

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    Hyundai hasn't offered a diesel option for the i20 since the end of 2017, due to what a spokesman said was low demand for the fuel type - a trend seen not just in the hatchback segment but in the wider new vehicle market. Premium Nav and Premium SE Nav models get an uprated infotainment system again based around a seven-inch screen and smartphone compatible. "By updating the New i20 in design, safety, connectivity and powertrain line-up, we are continuing to meet the expectations of our ...
  • Opera's 'Flow' keeps its new mobile and desktop browsers synced

    Opera's 'Flow' keeps its new mobile and desktop browsers synced

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    The first thing you will notice in Opera Touch is that it starts in search mode and is instantly ready to find things on the web. You can also use the voice search function or scan a QR or barcode to perform search. Speaking of the desktop version of Opera, that's getting a little bit of love today as well. With this, you can perform a search without having to open a new tab first or navigating away from the page you're now viewing, and you can also use this pop-up box to find a tab you've ...
  • Microsoft to release a Lean Version of Windows 10

    Microsoft to release a Lean Version of Windows 10

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    According to Twitter user Lucan , Microsoft is now testing a version of Windows 10 called Windows 10 Lean that's meant to be installed on less-powerful hardware. That's quite a hefty cut, and the missing files include common tools such as PowerShell, regedit, Internet Explorer and various other Windows 10 apps such as Mail and Windows Media Player.
  • YouTube Remix may usher in the demise of Google Play Music

    YouTube Remix may usher in the demise of Google Play Music

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    The rumored YouTube Remix service will take its place. If you're on mobile, you can separately download the YouTube Music app that also comes with a Play Music/YouTube Red subscription. YouTube itself is a free service with a great recommendation system. Google understandably wants to have a bigger piece of this pie, and it looks as if Google Play Music users will automatically join YouTube Remix's ranks, but will the company be able to tempt users away from the likes of Spotify or Apple ...
  • Google's big Gmail update makes your inbox smarter and more secure

    Google's big Gmail update makes your inbox smarter and more secure

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    Gmail is getting its first major update since 2011, with tools aimed at businesses to help them keep hush-hush information secure. You'll also be able to set an expiry date for messages sent in confidential mode, and put an unlock code on top of emails too for extra security.
  • West Bengal violence victims to meet President Kovind

    West Bengal violence victims to meet President Kovind

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    Nine candidates for the Bengal panchayat elections have had to submit their nominations through WhatsApp, setting a milestone that stands testimony not to the technological strides made by the poll machinery but to the risk of bodily harm potential candidates face in the world's largest democracy.
  • Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) unveiling today

    Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) unveiling today

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    We're big fans of Xiaomi devices, and one of the reasons for that (beyond the tempting price , of course), is the fact that they've pushed for emerging markets by adopting Android One on some of its handsets. Coming to the camera department, Mi 6X sports 12MP+20MP dual cameras at the back. It comes in Black, Blue, Red, Gold and Rose Gold color options and will go on sale in China starting April 27.
  • Traders Sell Eli Lilly and (LLY) on Strength (LLY)

    Traders Sell Eli Lilly and (LLY) on Strength (LLY)

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    The rating was initiated by Tudor Pickering with "Buy" on Friday, March 24. On Wednesday, December 13 the firm has "Hold" rating by Credit Suisse given. There is no guarantee that when share prices reach a 52 week low, the stock will begin to trade higher - it could break down to an even lower level. It is down 4.50% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending.
  • H1Z1 to bring free-to-play battle royales to PS4

    H1Z1 to bring free-to-play battle royales to PS4

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    Additionally, the UI has been streamlined for the PS4 in order to make it more accessible to play with controllers. H1Z1 now features a grab-and-go equipment system, simplifying loot collection and inventory management; a familiar radial weapon menu so players can quickly switch between guns and grenades; and a revamped HUD that delivers vital information at-a-glance.
  • First pics: Maybach's high-riding saloon concept

    First pics: Maybach's high-riding saloon concept

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    The rear side of the vehicle is more like a sedan than an SUV. The concept sports a more radical design than had been anticipated - it's actually a high-riding saloon with many design cues inspired by the Vision Maybach 6 Concept of 2016, including slim headlights, a large chrome grille with vertical slats and split rear windows.
  • Windows 10 Lean Redstone 5 Ditches Superfluous Features For Better Performance

    Windows 10 Lean Redstone 5 Ditches Superfluous Features For Better Performance

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    Addressed the issue where Microsoft Edge stopped working after a few seconds. However, the components aren't kicked out forever; people can add them after installing Windows 10 Lean on their systems. Addresses an issue that makes a Japanese keyboard unusable in remote assistance sessions. Cursor moved to center of the screen when changing display modes.
  • Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Has $12.35 Million Stake in Apple (AAPL)

    Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Has $12.35 Million Stake in Apple (AAPL)

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    It has underperformed by 105.59% the S&P500. David R Rahn & Associates Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 18.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. PiperJaffray maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, October 26 with "Overweight" rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Apple Inc. Among 23 analysts covering Jazz Pharmaceuticals ( NASDAQ:JAZZ ), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold.