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Once the user has installed the app on their Android device, the app will need to prompt a privacy policy that explicitly mentions what kind of data it procures from the user. This is compounded by the number of third-party app stores aimed at countries where Google Play isn't operating or people looking for Warez editions (ie with cheats) of popular apps that turn out to have hidden payloads of data collection or even cryptocurrency mining.
  • Boise State ends Oregon's 46-game home winning streak

    Boise State ends Oregon's 46-game home winning streak

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    Entering Friday's game against Boise State , Oregon's home win streak of 46 consecutive games was the longest current streak in college basketball. Much like the PK80, OR was dominated at the free-throw line. Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch has come a long way since arriving as a walk-on for the Broncos.
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

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    Natixis has 0.5% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Activision Blizzard, Inc .'s now has a PEG ratio of 2.80 where as its P/E ratio is 42.83. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Wednesday, November 1 with "Hold" rating. On Friday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Outperform".
  • Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen

    Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen

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    Google has bought a new policy which obstructs all Android developers from producing applications that add paid advertisement slots on the lock screen after download. It also takes up almost the entire screen and interferes with normal use. This move by Google came after the Android App developers started to do shady things by signifying a different objective for their app and after the installation, the app would completely change the outlook and user interface of the smartphone.
  • The other Theresa May awaits Trump's apology after accidental tweet

    The other Theresa May awaits Trump's apology after accidental tweet

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    Britain First leader Paul Golding also said the group's Facebook posts were reaching hundreds of thousands more users. The 35 year-old said: "We have had hundreds of new membership applications and our organic Facebook reach (number of unique users) has increased by hundreds of thousands".
  • IPhone X Modem Performance Compared: Qualcomm vs Intel [Chart]

    IPhone X Modem Performance Compared: Qualcomm vs Intel [Chart]

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    More precisely, Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone X units that are running Intel LTE chips, since those are the models that that are compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile networks. In essence, using specialized equipment, it tested the devices on the same towers and recorded the phones' performance as they moved away from them. The iPhone X isn't spared this duplicity, and comes in versions with both Qualcomm's X16 LTE modem, and Intel's XMM7480.
  • The App Store goes Red for World Aids Day

    The App Store goes Red for World Aids Day

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    December 1 was declared World AIDS Day in 1988 as an opportunity to unite people in the fight against HIV. In honor of the occasion, 400 of the company's stores will turn their logos red for the week, and the App Store will offer content devoted to the invent.
  • Amazon Pay coming to Alexa for in-app purchases

    Amazon Pay coming to Alexa for in-app purchases

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    As reported by Polygon , " Destiny 2 " can now accept hands-free voice commands, made possible by the Amazon Alexa voice assistant . "Alexa for Business extends the simplicity of voice control to the workplace, while adding powerful tools to help businesses deploy and manage devices, create skills, and deliver voice-first experiences in a scalable way - all backed by the AWS Cloud".
  • General Motors plans commercial, autonomous robot-taxi service by 2019

    General Motors plans commercial, autonomous robot-taxi service by 2019

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    GM President Dan Ammann said at today's announcement GM feels autonomous vehicles are the biggest business opportunity to hit since the invention of the internet. More details, he said, would come closer to 2019. GM sees autonomous electric cars as "platform" that will change the economics of auto ownership - instead of selling a auto for $30,000, the autonomous vehicles will be deployed in car-sharing operations and generate "several hundreds of thousands of dollars", according to Amman.
  • Reliance Jio offering Rs 1000 cashback on Xiaomi Redmi 5A

    Reliance Jio offering Rs 1000 cashback on Xiaomi Redmi 5A

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    Chinese smartphone company on Thursday unveiled the Redmi 5A which was promoted as "desh ka smartphone" and 'the smartphone for everyone'. As part of the offer , the Redmi 5A buyers will have to recharge their Reliance Jio number with Rs 199 pack for the period of 12 months.
  • Maruti Suzuki sales rise 14% in November'17

    Maruti Suzuki sales rise 14% in November'17

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    Contrastingly, Ford India was able to post over 36 per cent growth in exports, which is also the best by the company in India. Passenger vehicle major Maruti Suzuki India's total sales rose 14.1 per cent to 154,600 units, from 135,550 units sold during the corresponding month of 2016.
  • Janhvi Kapoor-Ishaan Khatter kick-start their 'Dhadak' journey

    Janhvi Kapoor-Ishaan Khatter kick-start their 'Dhadak' journey

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    A few days ago, director Shashank Khaitan uploaded the picture of the script and now the pictures from the sets are out. Their caption read, " New month, new beginnings". The two, star kids have begun with their handsome journey of debut film, 'Dhadak' . Janhvi and Ishaan are all set to recreate the Sairat magic in Khaitan's Dhadak which is slated to release on July 6, 2018.
  • HTC U11 Life Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

    HTC U11 Life Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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    HTC promised it would release an Android 8.0 Oreo update for the U.S. variant within 30 days and it has kept to its promise. It is recommended you connect to WiFi for a more stable connection while downloading. The update includes picture-in-picture functionality using which you can perform multiple tasks simultaneously. With the help of machine learning to recognise entities on the screen-like a complete address-users will be able to easily select text they want with a double tap, and even ...
  • Toyota FT-AC Concept Debuts

    Toyota FT-AC Concept Debuts

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    The opening is flanked by high-powered LED headlamps and fog lights, the latter which can be removed from their mounts and used as portable lights. The concept has infrared cameras on the mirrors and these too can be detached or shot while on the auto, with the car's lights acting as a flash.
  • The Apple-Qualcomm patent feud expands to the Snapdragon processor

    The Apple-Qualcomm patent feud expands to the Snapdragon processor

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    APPLE HAS FIRED a countersuit in the direction of chipmaker Qualcomm , alleging the firm's Snapdragon chips infringe on eight of its battery patents. The Cupertino company said its patents in question ensure that the processor uses only minimal power and turns off the parts that are not needed to save battery.
  • Christmas is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

    Christmas is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

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    As you'll notice in your inventory once you've started the game after the Holiday Event, you'll have been gifted a Santa Hat. And while every player gets a Santa hat just for logging on between now and 12:59am December 26, you'll need to spend candy canes to buy the rest of the items.