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It would also reduce the influence of former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, who was ousted in June . The expansion of the ride-hailing company's board and a number of other governance reforms have been attached to passage of the stock deal, upping the stakes.
  • Apple's new patent reveals its foldable display feature

    Apple's new patent reveals its foldable display feature

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    The US Patent & Trademark Office has published an application filed by Apple for a smartphone with foldable display. Past year in Q3 Apple applied for a patent for a foldable display and it has been approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Dataminer leaks footage of Call of Duty WWII weapons and modes

    Dataminer leaks footage of Call of Duty WWII weapons and modes

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    Gun Game looks to be a mode where players start the match with a pistol and then with each kill they get a more powerful weapon. New game modes mentioned include Gun Game and Demolition, both now unavailable in the game. There's no word from Activision or Sledgehammer about when players can expect to see these new features heading to Call of Duty: WWII . Call of Duty: WW2 is a first-person action shooter developed by Sledgehammer Games for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
  • Buhari Sympathises with APC Over Exit of Atiku

    Buhari Sympathises with APC Over Exit of Atiku

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    Turning to Odigie-Oyegun, Buhari said, "Accept my sympathy for losing a senior member of your party". It would be recalled that few days ago, Abubakar dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for PDP . He described Atiku as a serial presidential contestant who will loose if the President decides to seek re-election. Nera said he was yet to get the letter, but the party officials of Jada 1 Ward in Jada Local Government Area, where Abubakar registered, had told him that they ...
  • UN Security Council calls for progress in Geneva talks for Syria

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    The UN Security Council on Monday called for progress in the UN-brokered Geneva talks between the Syrian government and the opposition. "Naturally we know, and indeed expect, that the government will be on its way shortly", De Mistura said, "particularly in light of President Assad's commitment to President Putin when they met in Sochi".
  • Snapchat's New Filters Recognize Food, Pets, and More

    Snapchat's New Filters Recognize Food, Pets, and More

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    These include items at concerts, beaches , pets, sports, and food, a Snap spokesperson told Mashable . The filters will automatically appear in the user's carousel of filters after they take a photo snap of something within a certain set of categories.
  • Assassin's Creed Rogue may be getting remastered for Xbox One next year

    Assassin's Creed Rogue may be getting remastered for Xbox One next year

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    It seems odd to wait until now to remaster it, but with Assassin's Creed Origins doing so well maybe it's a move to capitalise on its momentum. Assassin's Creed Rogue was originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 day and date with the release of Assassin's Creed Unity for PlayStation 4, Xbox one, and PC in November 2014.
  • 9 years in, Demon's Souls is losing its online features

    9 years in, Demon's Souls is losing its online features

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    Players in the west, have no fear. The termination of Demon's Souls' online services will have a major impact on the game. Let's hope that continues for the foreseeable future, because there's nothing more heartwarming than seeing such an active community for a game that's nearly nine years old.
  • Will Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Run Out of Steam Soon?

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    Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC now owns 25,172 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $24,366,000 after buying an additional 19,264 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHC) was raised too. Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.70 million activity. Vetr cut shares of Amazon.com from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $1,129.92 price target for the company.in a report on Monday.
  • Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications

    Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications

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    It will be available in Red and Black colour options. While the OPPO F5 comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage , the OPPO F5 6GB offers 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage . A couple of weeks, the company also launched the 6GB RAM variant of the OPPO F3 Plus in India . The 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture is another highlight of the phone.
  • Senator Calls For More Scrutiny Of Home DNA Test Industry

    Senator Calls For More Scrutiny Of Home DNA Test Industry

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    Think twice before gifting an at-home DNA test kit this holiday season, as they may put consumer privacy at risk, says Sen. Schumer said the DNA testing industry, which generated $70 million in 2015 and is expected to increase to $340 million in five years, doesn't have a standard policy for how they use and distribute customers' information.
  • Sensex down 78 points on S&P's sovereign rating

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    Similarly, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE , which opened at 33,640.51 points, closed at 33,724.44 points - up by only 45.20 points or 0.13 per cent - from its previous close. According to Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services, domestic indices shrugged off negativity among Asian peers on the back of expectations for further reform measures.
  • Black Friday creates biggest software week of 2017 thanks to bundles

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    However aside from The Order 1886, Killzone Shadowfall and Gravity Rush 1 are both good contenders because these have already been available on the PS+ subscription for Asia and Japan. It can often feel like every day is a sale day on the PlayStation Store. "The Digital Flash page on PlayStation Store has all your regional pricing, but here's a look at the complete list of games that are discounted!" Game enthusiasts have been waiting for the official announcement of the PlayStation Plus ...
  • Steam hit 17.5 million concurrent users yesterday-its best day ever

    Steam hit 17.5 million concurrent users yesterday-its best day ever

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    Of course, what helped draw many of those users were the magnificent Black Friday deals. Thanks to the Steam Autumn Sale attracting players far and wide, over 17 million gamers were logged into Steam, all at the same time! The battle royale game amassed just under 3 million users yesterday, missing the mark by a couple thousand active players.
  • Gionee S11, S11s, F6, Steel 3, M7 Plus and F205 smartphones unveiled

    Gionee S11, S11s, F6, Steel 3, M7 Plus and F205 smartphones unveiled

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    The Gionee S11s is the company's new flagship product. It features an optical nano coating that gives a shiny finish and a 3D curve design that appears to be inspired by cars. On the camera front, it bears an 8-megapixel rear and front cameras . The Gionee S11S also comes with dual camera setups at both ends. Of these two, the M7 Power was launched in India a few days back.