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Amazon makes building Alexa skills nearly free

Amazon makes building Alexa skills nearly free

In other words, this is the company's way of removing price barriers and encouraging developers to build more sophisticated skills without worrying about the costs involved if a particular skill goe...

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Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on "peace efforts"

The U.S. Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed Trump's pick to be ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer allied with the Israeli right, who favors moving the U.S. Paul Ryan, the U.S...

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Acura TLX teased ahead of New York Auto Show

Acura TLX teased ahead of New York Auto Show

No new mechanical details have been given about the new TLX. Since the Precision Grille is spreading all throughout the Acura lineup, it is no surprise that the TLX is next in line for a midcycle re...

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Windows Vista is four weeks away from a certain death

Windows Vista is four weeks away from a certain death

Vista's Internet Explorer 9 has long since expired, and the lack of any further updates means that any existing vulnerabilities will never be patched-ever. That's good news for many Windows user...

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Google Family Link lets you monitor kids' mobile usage

Google Family Link lets you monitor kids' mobile usage

A parent can run a device dating as far back to Android KitKit. That's what makes Google's Family Link parental control app such an important tool for families. Then you'll install Family L...

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PlayStation Plus April Free Games Lineup to Include Drawn to Death

PlayStation Plus April Free Games Lineup to Include Drawn to Death

This is because Drawn to Death actually takes place within the pages of a notebook owned by a 16-year-old high school student. The game has been described as being a "highly competitive, fast paced,...

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Cameron defends referendum call as Brexit launched

There is no reason to pretend this is a happy day. After receiving the letter, Tusk said about the British "we already miss you" while also finding something positive in Brexit. From now on, only the ...

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Samsung to recycle millions of recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones

By doing so, Samsung has listened to numerous campaigns and protests urging it to recycle the majority of ill-fated devices. It's still unclear where Samsung will sell its refurbished Note 7 devic...

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Google's Pixel Phone Plans Sound Fishy

Google's Pixel Phone Plans Sound Fishy

Droid Life says that its sources have indicated that the project is separate internally from the Pixel 2 and an entirely new product. The existence of the phone has been confirmed by various sour...

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Android, iOS rampant as Windows phone sinks: Kantar

Android, iOS rampant as Windows phone sinks: Kantar

As Android continues to show market share growth in nearly all of the regions, it looks like it's really going to be a two-horse race between Google's platform and Apple's iOS devices. In China, W...

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Regional connectivity flight set to take wings

Regional connectivity flight set to take wings

The ministers also announced that they aimed to revive 50 airports in the next two years for commercial flights in small and medium cities. With UDAN, the government plans to connect 33 unserved airpo...

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Coolpad launches Note 5 Lite smartphone in India

Coolpad launches Note 5 Lite smartphone in India

Last year, Coolpad launched Note 5 as the successor to the popular Coolpad Note 3. Priced at Rs 8,199, this device is an Amazon exclusive and will be available in variants of gold and grey startin...

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Vodafone merging India business with local rival to create mobile giant

According to the merger agreement, Idea would have the right to name the chairman whereas Vodafone has been accorded with the right to name the CFO. Idea Cellular has finally given Vodafone India ...

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Samsung to launch Galaxy S8

Samsung to launch Galaxy S8

With the Galaxy S8 , Samsung has managed to keep the footprint very close to the current Galaxy S7. Expandable memory: A microSD slot will support up to 256 GB. Meanwhile, Samsung has rolled ...

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Sensex rises 63 pts on GST, F&O expiry

Sensex rises 63 pts on GST, F&O expiry

Despite weak Asian and European equity markets, Indian bourses extended gains for third-straight session and closed Thursday's trading session on a higher note. Other prominent gainers were ICICI Bank...

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Jessica Chastain drawn to 'The Zookeeper's Wife,' who hid Jews during Holocaust

Jessica Chastain drawn to 'The Zookeeper's Wife,' who hid Jews during Holocaust

The book, penned by Diane Ackerman and published in 2007, is based on the diary of Antonina Żabińska, who, with husband Jan - director of the Warsaw Zoo - hid 300 Jewish men, women and childre...

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Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass DLC Available With Improved Expansion Maps

Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass DLC Available With Improved Expansion Maps

Players who have purchased Premium Pass or the newest paid DLC can't use the maps if they are playing with friends who have not and thus are forced to choose between getting their money's worth or pla...

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Nvidia teams up with Bosch for self-driving cars

Nvidia teams up with Bosch for self-driving cars

What Nvidia is offering through Bosch is a ready-made self-driving system (with hardware modules) that any manufacturer can purchase and use in their cars. Level three means drivers can turn away in...

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Sony's patent for wireless charging between devices will test your friendship

Sony's patent for wireless charging between devices will test your friendship

Unearthed by What A Future , the document describes a system whereby power is transferred between the two devices using an antenna system similar to that used by NFC chips. Filed in 2016, the patent...

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339 to Counter Reliance Jio

339 to Counter Reliance Jio

Jio's initial voice and data plan was launched in September 2016 when the mobile operator took its services live, but was due to expire in December. It had also alleged that the Telecom Regulatory Au...

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