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Google's Assistant rolls out to more Android devices in the US

It was arguably one of the best smartphones of 2016. Hence, owners of the Google Nexus 6P ought to be able to smile for now, having been left out in the dark where the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is concerned. Apparently Google has no plans to enter the competitive budget segment being dominated by OnePlus and Huawei. Details are scarce but we are confident that the next-gen Pixel 2 will arrive.

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Pokemon Go Creator Teases Updates Coming Later This Year

Those stunning scenes of urban stampedes are basically over, and user numbers have reportedly plummeted, but that doesn't mean that Pokemon Go was just a fad, according to Niantic CEO John Hanke. "It was probably the worst job of forecasting of my career", said Hanke, referring to the relatively large number of times Niantic servers were down in the first few weeks after Pokemon GO launched and millions of players logged on.

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BlackBerry hits comeback trail with KeyOne

It's an exciting time for Blackberry fans and for those who have been waiting for something "distinctively different", as Blackberry in collaboration with TCL has officially launched the Blackberry KEYone Android smartphone with a dedicated keyboard at the MWC 2017 , Barcelona.

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Huawei shows off Leica-infused P10 phones, long-lasting Watch 2

As usual, we can see the interchangeable straps in here. And just as interesting are the rear cameras-the P10 and P10+ each boast dual cameras provided by the German optics company. The Huawei P10 Plus , as its name implies, is the beefier of the two models with a 5.5-inch WQHD display. As with other Huawei phones, the EMUI launcher runs on top of Android 7.0.

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Get Ready! 'Ghost Recon Wildlands' Open Beta Now Live

The highly anticipated open beta for " Ghost Recon: Wildlands " went live yesterday, February 23. More than half of the closed beta players played in co-op, and Ubisoft has added a host of fixes to improve it in the open beta. And if you want to learn more about your target and the Santa Blanca, you'll be able to find 12 new Kingslayer Files filled with fascinating dirt on your enemies.

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Apple's next-generation 3D iPhone camera could 'reinvent the user experience'

Rumors are circulating about the possibility of a number of new features that could be included in the iPhone 8, including an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display, 3-D sensors as well as the elimination of the familiar home button.

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Moto G5 photographed in the wild ahead of announcement

If this turns out to be true then both the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus should be available on Verizon. We can also believe now the rumors about a 5 inches screen. Word around the water cooler is that the device will flaunt a 12MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera , as well as a 3,000 mAh battery with TurboPower charging.

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Twitter launches custom profiles for business agents and customer support teams

Only T-Mobile has access to the feature for now. According to a research report of Twitter, nearly 77% of people are likely to recommend a brand when they offer personalized customer experienced on the site. "Custom profiles can help people identify when they are speaking to a human versus not, which helps manage their expectations about the types of replies they might receive", said Ian Cairns, customer service product lead at Twitter.

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Lexus, Porsche top automaker dependability rankings

Buick followed with a score of 126, and Mercedes-Benz rounded out the top five with 133. With a score of 123, Toyota ranks third this year in the the J.D. Cars that have won awards are Ford F-15, Toyota Camry, Toyota Prius, Lexus ES, and Chevrolet Camaro. Toyota Motor Corp. continues to lead the pack with two of the three top spots ( Toyota and Lexus), and 10 segment awards, the most for any automaker in the study's history.

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U Authorization Paves Way for T-Mobile Gigabit LTE

At which time, its customers will be able to access the first 20MHz of "underutilized unlicensed spectrum on the 5GHz band" (T-Mobile's words) and use it for additional LTE capacity. The 5 GHz band that this spectrum occupies is actually used by a variety of wireless technologies, including but not limited to Wi-Fi. "It means [consumers] get to enjoy the best of both worlds: a more robust, seamless experience when their devices are using cellular networks and the continued enjoyment of ...

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Born panda Bao Bao arrives at new home in China

As a result of artificial insemination, Bao Bao was born on August 23, 2013, at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. It is time that Bao Bao come back to China. Bao Bao is the offspring of Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, the National Zoo's second pair of giant pandas, loaned from China in 2000. A panda cub in China has become an global sensation after refusing to let go of its zoo keeper's leg.

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Upstate NY animal park's giraffe cam shut down for being 'sexually explicit'

The Animal Adventure Park posted on Facebook that YouTube yanked the stream for "nudity & sexual content" and said "Animal Rights Extremists" were responsible. and April the giraffe was seen walking in her pen. "But until we can control the destruction of natural habitat and curb poaching, that is not going to happen", he continued.

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Livestream of giraffe in labor blocked after 'extremists' go nuts

Since its off-season, visitors cannot come to the park to witness the birth in person, but they can watch it live online. Animal Adventure Park went live on Facebook to urge the public to allow its live stream to continue and it worked.

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Why the Can-Am Duel matters more in 2017

Those four drivers racing for the final two spots are Reed Sorenson , Corey LaJoie , DJ Kennington and Timmy Hill . Starting on the pole at the Daytona 500 is 21-year-old Chase Elliott, the son of Hall of Fame driver and two-time Daytona 500 victor Bill Elliott.

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Softbank and T-Mobile reportedly trying again for merger

The development does not come out of the blue. SoftBank hasn't yet met with Deutsche Telekom , the owner of T-Mobile US, about a possible tie-up with Sprint because Federal Trade Commission rules bar collusion between telecommunications companies during government auctions for wireless spectrum licenses, Reuters noted.

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'iPhone 8' price tipped, to sport 'function area' instead of Touch ID

The innovation on the touch display is capable of incorporating micro-LED sensing technology into the display. Apple has always launched its newest iPhone at its keynote event September for quite some time now, so it's probably safe to assume that the next iPhone 8 is also expected to go official in September 2017.

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YouTube Will Phase Out 30-Second Unskippable Ads After This Year

According to a Google representative, the company wants to improve the user experience for those on YouTube. In a statement originally provided to Campaign , Google explained: "We've chose to stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads as of 2018 and focus instead on formats that work well for both users and advertisers".

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Ghost Recon Wildlands' open beta runs from February 23-27

The game had previously had a closed beta several weeks ago, and the open beta will now allow everyone in, instead of those people that were lucky enough or influential enough to get keys. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands will be free to try next week in an open beta for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players are tasked with eliminating the cartel by any means necessary.

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Consumer Prices Post Biggest Rise in Nearly Four Years

USA consumer prices in January rose at their fastest pace in almost four years, a fresh sign that a pickup in inflation may be approaching, Labor Department figures showed Wednesday. Health care costs rose 0.2%. But it is still well within the government's comfort zone of 3 percent, and is showing few signs yet that the jump in producer prices is filtering through to the broader economy, analysts say.

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Dolphins release four players to gain $20 million in cap space

The Dolphins surprised everyone last season by surging after a bad start and making the playoffs. The Dolphins could potential clear an additional $4.2 million by releasing strong side linebacker Koa Misi, but the neck surgery he underwent in October could complicate matters considering he's not fully health from a football related injury, and might be forced into retirement because of the seriousness of his neck injury.

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Rocket League Gets 4K Support in PlayStation 4 Pro Patch Next Week

Developer Panic Button assisted Psyonix with the update and PS4 Pro compatibility. This will work across both single player screens and two-player split-screen. Premium DLC cars from Hot Wheels, Bone Shaker and Twin Mill III (sold separately). They've since released multiple patches, some of them improving the state of the game.

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Yahoo rallies on report that revised Verizon deal is close

While Verizon executives have since said it would be evaluating the implications of the breach and the subsequent investigation, it was unclear whether Yahoo or Verizon was aware of the scope of either large-scale hacks before inking the acquisition deal.

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Gets A Massive Boost; Good News Preceding Release Date

The " Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy" will be comprised of " Crash Bandicoot ", " Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back " and " Crash Bandicoot : Warped". I'm onside with everybody else. There were even reports that it might be released on as early as February 28. It has certainly been far too long since Crash has been on our consoles and we look forward to reliving our adventures with him.

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Toddler, woman wounded, man killed in Chicago

The man and the boy, who was identified as Lavontay White , as well as a 20-year-old woman, were shot while sitting in their auto on the city's West Side, police said. Gang violence in Chicago has gained national attention, with 762 homicides recorded last year-almost 300 more than 2015-and over 3,500 shooting incidents.

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Apple's Planet of the Apps Receives a Trailer, Coming in Spring

In some ways, the show may become as much a test of the judges' instincts as it is of the ideas and people they sponsor. Will.i.am is one of the show's judges, alongside Gary Vaynerchuk, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jessica Alba. But he also hinted that Planet of the Apps will have a standalone experience that will let viewers dig deeper into the show beyond the main episodes.