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The company at the launch had also announced that it would release the Android Oreo update by the end of this year. You can become a Xiaomi Beta Tester in a few easy steps. It is the company's first Android one phone and has received several updates like the security patches and OTA firmware since its launch. Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a metal unibody design and features 5.5-inch Full-HD resolution display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top.
  • Developers earned US$17 bln from China App Store: Apple CEO

    Developers earned US$17 bln from China App Store: Apple CEO

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    Since the regulation took effect this June, authorities have closed dozens of celebrity gossip blogs and issued new rules around online video content to eliminate programmes deemed offensive. Yet, "Apple is facing criticism from local users and rights groups for bowing to pressure from Beijing cyber regulators after it chose to remove hundreds of apps from its Chinese store this year", Reuters notes.
  • Google Search updates features to keep you on the platform

    Google Search updates features to keep you on the platform

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    Powered by Google's algorithm, featured snippets generate highlights to provide quick and relevant answers to your search . Of the updates, the most novel is that now, when users search for multiple terms related to a topic, Google will identify the topic and offer related searches.
  • IOC Deciding Whether to Ban Russia From Pyeongchang Games

    IOC Deciding Whether to Ban Russia From Pyeongchang Games

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    Pressure on the International Olympic Committee to issue a blanket ban against Russia has only increased since the Rio Games, as more evidence has emerged supporting allegations made by a former director of a Moscow anti-doping laboratory that the Russian government was complicit in a widespread scheme that included sabotaging drug testing of Russian athletes during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
  • Mobile keyboard developer exposed full data of 31m users

    Mobile keyboard developer exposed full data of 31m users

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    For users who are anxious they may have typed a password or other sensitive information while using the app, there is little recourse as it's impossible to know for sure if that data was recorded and exposed. The bug, which has since been patched, allowed hackers to view your email address, account number, and even your phone's IMSI number ... Google often warns users of the security risks that come with the use of a third-party keyboard, but AI.type touts on its website that user privacy is ...
  • Advocate, Aurora health systems plan merger

    Advocate, Aurora health systems plan merger

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    It would operate 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care, and employ more than 73,000 people. But Advocate President and CEO Jim Skogsbergh told the Tribune that prices for IL patients would not rise due to the merger with Aurora, pointing to the presence of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of IL.
  • News & Notes For Tonight's WWE SmackDown & WWE 205 Live In San Diego

    News & Notes For Tonight's WWE SmackDown & WWE 205 Live In San Diego

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    However, Aiden English and Rusev were added to the match after defeating New Day Tuesday night. After the dissolving of the Hype Bros, the Bludgeon Brothers had no superstars on the SmackDown Live Roster to squash. AJ Styles and Charlotte will put their championships on the line against Jinder Mahal and Natalya, respectively. Tuesday in the ring, however, Flair defeated Tamina, shortly before the riot squad showed up and cause even more chaos.
  • Investors Purchase Large Volume of Enbridge Energy Call Options (EEP)

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    Its share price has decline -5.12% in three months and is down -17.11% for the last five trades. The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 8.19 million shares. Jnba Advsr holds 11,098 shares. The company has a current ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. It also upped Ishares Tr (EFA) stake by 7,938 shares and now owns 99,570 shares.
  • Ben McCormack handed down sentence

    Ben McCormack handed down sentence

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    McCormack was immediately suspended by Nine and he has since resigned from the broadcaster. He exchanged explicit messages on Skype for nearly two years with a man who was in Western Australia, but no pictures or videos were involved. The man asked McCormack during one July 2015 conversation whether he thought he'd always "be a p", to which the reporter replied "Yep, U ..." McCormack reportedly went by the online name Oz4skinboi in conversations that involved young boys aged between ...
  • Hyperloop Co-Founder Steps Down Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

    Hyperloop Co-Founder Steps Down Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

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    The venture capitalist, an early investor in Uber , was put in the nation's growing sexual harassment spotlight last week. "We respect and support Shervin's decision to take a leave of absence while he pursues his rights under the law", the statement, released Tuesday, said.
  • Apple to Double AirPods Shipments in 2018 Amid Strong Demand

    Apple to Double AirPods Shipments in 2018 Amid Strong Demand

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    Apple's AirPods may have been mercilessly mocked early on, but it appears that Apple is clearly having the last laugh. "We expect AirPods to remain one of the most popular Apple accessories in 2018, with shipments likely to rise 100% YoY to 26-28 million units", he said.
  • Ford Super Duty Talks Tough, Touts Best-in-Class Towing

    Ford Super Duty Talks Tough, Touts Best-in-Class Towing

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    Ford on Tuesday introduced the 2018 Super Duty, which it says is America's most powerful, most capable heavy-duty pickup truck ever, with five best-in-class claims, and a new F-450 4x2 model. This approach enables Ford engineers to optimize vehicle performance across the entire lineup and to further refine the powertrain to the specific needs of the customer.
  • Pizza Hut starts delivering beer and wine in Arizona

    Pizza Hut starts delivering beer and wine in Arizona

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    The service will debut in Phoenix, Arizona, with customers getting the option to have six-packs of Anheuser-Busch brands brought to their doors, including Budweiser, Bud Light and Shock Top. All drivers who deliver the alcoholic beverages will be at least 21 years old and they'll also make sure to check the customer's identification for age as well.
  • Macquarie Group Ltd. Raises Stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD)

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    Twitter Inc now has $15.28 billion valuation. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 1,172 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $187,000 after purchasing an additional 620 shares during the last quarter. Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 196,814 shares stake. Winslow Mngmt Limited Liability Company, Minnesota-based fund reported 35 shares. Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its position in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources by 10.8% during the 2nd quarter.
  • Alexa Comes to the Workplace

    Alexa Comes to the Workplace

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    Alexa for Business can use a wide range of public skills - for example it can use the Wikipedia skill to provide information - but business can create custom Alexa Skills relevant to their workplace and its practices. Shared Alexa devices can be set up in common areas around the workplace, like conference rooms, huddle rooms, lobbies, and communications centers. With shared Alexa devices, users can start and end meetings in conference rooms by saying "Alexa, start/end the meeting".
  • Heroes and Villains Clash in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Opening Movie

    Heroes and Villains Clash in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Opening Movie

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    The new video features the game's opening cinematic, with heavy-hitters from across the Final Fantasy franchise facing off in a no-holds-barred battle. Noctis is pulled into the conflict as a hero of light fighting for Materia, the Goddess of Protection. You can also see it down below. Described by Square Enix as a "three versus three, team-based brawler", Dissidia Final Fantasy NT features more than 20 playable characters from the last 30 years of Final Fantasy lore.