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Google Chrome receives update, users gain greater control

Google Chrome receives update, users gain greater control

Developers at Google have also updated the platform with an enhanced pop-up blocker. Ultimately, it plans to allow autoplay videos to be blocked entirely, a feature that should come in January, rep...

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Facebook adds 'snooze' button to mute your annoying friends

Facebook adds 'snooze' button to mute your annoying friends

This is ideal for those who wants to not see any content from a particular person, page or group they are linked to, but loathe to unfriend or leave the group for whatever reason. Facebook had started...

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Civilian Killed Allegedly In Army Firing In Kashmir's Kupwara

Civilian Killed Allegedly In Army Firing In Kashmir's Kupwara

Sources in Police told Mirror that army had laid an ambush at Thandipora village of Kralpora in Kupwara after they had received an input about the movement of militants. The Jammu and Kashmir govern...

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BlackBerry will support BB10 until 2020, but the Priv has been flushed

BlackBerry will support BB10 until 2020, but the Priv has been flushed

However, BlackBerry has claimed on its blog that they will still continue to provide software support in case a serious security vulnerability is detected for the Priv. While the BlackBerry name isn...

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Ayesha Curry's bad break: ABC axes baking show amid sexual misconduct claims

Ayesha Curry's bad break: ABC axes baking show amid sexual misconduct claims

Iuzzini denied several of their allegations and released a statement to Mic saying he was: "shattered and heartbroken at the thought that any of my actions left members of my team feeling hurt or de...

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Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

Russia suspended flights to Egypt after IS said it had bombed a Russian airliner carrying holidaymakers from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, killing all 224 people on board. On Frida...

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Amazon to resume sales of Google Chomecast in olive branch

Amazon to resume sales of Google Chomecast in olive branch

But that's likely to change very soon. Amazon began promoting Chromecasts on its website, though they were listed as "currently unavailable" on Thursday afternoon. In a statement sent to us at the t...

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Chevrolet Silverado Unveiled Ahead Of Detroit Debut

Chevrolet Silverado Unveiled Ahead Of Detroit Debut

The reveal is our first official look at the new truck and is intended as part of the company's truck centennial celebration. As the US's best-selling truck, the F-150 is clearly in Chevy's cros...

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Mario Batali includes recipe with apology for 'past behavior'

Mario Batali includes recipe with apology for 'past behavior'

While we are unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with the show, we will swiftly address any alleged violations of our standards of conduct'. Batali said ...

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Microsoft's rumored foldable Surface may have just appeared in a new patent

Microsoft's rumored foldable Surface may have just appeared in a new patent

Microsoft goes into a lot of technicalities on the patent application as it's supposed to do. Microsoft might have killed off its Windows Mobile devices, but the company is still working on a sm...

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Attackers disrupt plant operations with ICS-tailored malware

Attackers disrupt plant operations with ICS-tailored malware

But researchers have not pointed any fingers at any specific country, nor did they reveal who was the victim of this attack, in what country or industry vertical the company operated. "The attacker ta...

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After 14 months, a new and improved New Shepard flies again

Bezos' Blue Origin got a step closer to flying tourists to space: On Tuesday, the company launched a life-size dummy it named " Mannequin Skywalker " from its remote Texas facility. After this secon...

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After 20 years, AIM officially shuts down tomorrow

After 20 years, AIM officially shuts down tomorrow

AIM holds a special place in my digital heart and was in indispensable tool during my college days (I don't want to know how many hours I wasted chatting about absolute nothing - Seinfeld style - wi...

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Destiny 2's winter event, The Dawning, begins next week

Destiny 2's winter event, The Dawning, begins next week

Starting on December 19th and running through till January 9th, Guardians will experience everything from snowball fights , to specialized gear to collect, and new milestones to achieve. Milestones o...

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Number of Imprisoned Journalists Reaches New High in 2017, Says Watchdog

Number of Imprisoned Journalists Reaches New High in 2017, Says Watchdog

Turkey remains the world's worst offender for the second consecutive year when it comes to jailing reporters for their work. The report, an annual survey of journalists in jail, indicates that the ...

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New Redbox on Demand streaming service launches in Beta mode

New Redbox on Demand streaming service launches in Beta mode

Similar to other a la carte stores like iTunes and Vudu, Redbox will offer 48-hour rentals for $4, and purchases starting at $10, though it won't support 4K HDR video at the moment. And they still tur...

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IMac Pro VESA Mount Kit sold separately, installed by user

IMac Pro VESA Mount Kit sold separately, installed by user

The base model is available costing £4,899 and comes with an 8-core Intel Xeon processor, 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. The iMac Pro also comes with a new dual centrifugal fan system that generate...

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Vivo smartphones will be first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor

Vivo smartphones will be first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor

Earlier this week, Synaptics - the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens - announced that it has started mass production with its ...

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Take-Two Interactive announced Private Division label

Take-Two Interactive announced Private Division label

Don't rule out the implementation of loot-boxes and microtransactions in a new batch of games on an indie scale given that Take-Two Interactive will be over a new indie publishing label called Private...

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Facebook To Introduce Pre-Roll Ads For 'Watch' Videos

Facebook To Introduce Pre-Roll Ads For 'Watch' Videos

This may help Facebook appeal to the YouTube's audience, most people don't think of the social network when they made a decision to search for a video. However, just like YouTube, it plans to allo...

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