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Bitmoji Deluxe lets users build more 'accurate' and 'inclusive' avatars for Snapchat

Bitmoji Deluxe lets users build more 'accurate' and 'inclusive' avatars for Snapchat

Snap Inc . has announced a new update for even more customization to Bitmoji avatars on its messaging and social media app, Snapchat . It's a major update to the existing Bitmoji app, which adds ...

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H&M continues to struggle, profit and sales drop in Q4

H&M continues to struggle, profit and sales drop in Q4

For quarter of 2017, (September-November), H&M reported 24 per cent growth in sales to 305 million krona (Rs 247 crore) as against 245 million krona (Rs 198 crore). H&M also said it is considering ask...

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Amazon, JPM, Buffett take aim at U.S. healthcare 'tapeworm'

Amazon, JPM, Buffett take aim at U.S. healthcare 'tapeworm'

The plan, now in the early stages, will be spearheaded by Berkshire investment officer Todd Combs, JPMorgan managing director Marvelle Berchtold and Amazon senior vice president Beth Galetti. "We ...

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Spotify assessments a free radio app referred to as Stations

Spotify assessments a free radio app referred to as Stations

Stations will offer some personalization as users listen to their favorite programs, according to the app description . You switch between them by scrolling; Spotify specifically calls out that no t...

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U.S. agencies reported to be probing Apple over slowing iPhones

U.S. agencies reported to be probing Apple over slowing iPhones

Apple intentionally throttled the speed of most iPhones older than the iPhone 8 and iPhone X , both released late a year ago, when the battery power was low. "And maybe we should have been clearer"...

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Amir Khan throws water over boxing opponent live on TV

Amir Khan throws water over boxing opponent live on TV

Frampton will take on Nonito Donaire at Belfast's SSE Arena in a bout that could catapult him to another world title shot in the city this summer. "I just think Lo Greco came today with some disresp...

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OnePlus Oxygen OS Beta reveals incoming iPhone X like gestures

OnePlus Oxygen OS Beta reveals incoming iPhone X like gestures

Only for India, a new feature auto-sorts SMS messages into categories. Now, the company has rolled out two more OxygenOS Open Beta updates , one each for OnePlus 5 and 5T . Another feature added thr...

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Facebook urged to shut down children's Messenger app

Facebook urged to shut down children's Messenger app

They cite research showing social media use can be really bad for children's wellbeing, like unhealthy sleep habits and poor body image. Parents and child health experts feared the app would get child...

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Verizon won't sell Huawei phones due to U.S. government pressure, report says

Verizon won't sell Huawei phones due to U.S. government pressure, report says

That said, Huawei smartphones will still work on both AT&T and Verizon , provided they are compatible with each network's requirements (GSM/ CDMA), but the two operators will not be directly offeri...

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Shadow of the Colossus Remake Developers Discuss the New Version

Shadow of the Colossus Remake Developers Discuss the New Version

You figure out how to take down a colossi with a minimal amount of help, and when it does eventually tumble, the victory feels hard-earned. A recently posted video on the PlayStation channel featu...

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Secret Service: Beware of Atm 'Jackpotting'

Secret Service: Beware of Atm 'Jackpotting'

Fraudsters pose as ATM technicians, even wearing uniforms and access the teller machine. The Secret Service's confidential memo sent out this month warned financial institutions about the spread o...

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Sam Raimi to Direct 'Kingkiller Chronicles' for Lionsgate and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Sam Raimi to Direct 'Kingkiller Chronicles' for Lionsgate and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Miranda and Rothfuss will be intimately involved in the development of the new characters and storylines explored in the TV show. Remember previous year when our hearts went all atwitter at the news...

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Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads amid fears about scams

Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads amid fears about scams

That said, there are many companies who are advertising binary options, ICOs, and cryptocurrencies that are not now operating in good faith. Facebook says that this policy and the enforcement method w...

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Hotel guests get a kick out of Nissan's self-parking slippers

Hotel guests get a kick out of Nissan's self-parking slippers

The slippers have two tiny wheels, with a motor and sensors. Nissan has made these self-parking slippers for a state-of-the-art hotel in Yokohama, the ProPILOT Park Ryokan , where traditional Japan...

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Will 'Moroccan Blue' be enough to save LG phones?

Will 'Moroccan Blue' be enough to save LG phones?

LG are no different, and considering the G6 and Q6 are already available in five colors (only three of which are available in the USA, unfortunately!) it just goes to show how enthusiastic smartphone ...

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Vivo XPlay7 Launched with 10GB RAM, 512GB Internal Storage

Vivo XPlay7 Launched with 10GB RAM, 512GB Internal Storage

This phone is also expected to have a 92.9 per cent screen-to-body ratio. At this point, there's no word from Vivo on the Xplay 7, and hence, any and all the information surfacing online should be...

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South Africa vs India 2018: India's probable playing XI for first ODI

They captured all 60 wickets in the series. "So not everybody is going to get a score but people got runs when the team needed runs and that's why we won the first two games". South Africa will brin...

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Hyundai Santa Fe Shown in New Renderings Ahead of Geneva Show

Hyundai Santa Fe Shown in New Renderings Ahead of Geneva Show

By contrast, 65 percent of total US light-vehicle sales went to light trucks. It was confirmed over the last couple of weeks that an all-new Hyundai Santa Fe would be making its debut at the upcom...

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There are some wild Microsoft acquisition rumors going around

There are some wild Microsoft acquisition rumors going around

So closely in fact that many suspect EA actively encouraged the always-online features the Xbox One so disastrously revealed at its launch in 2013. Gabe Newell and chums are awash with cash and are qu...

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I saw Khilji as a challenge: Ranveer Singh on Padmaavat

I saw Khilji as a challenge: Ranveer Singh on Padmaavat

On its first Sunday, Padmaavat continued its winning streak and made Rs 31 crore. The film had opened to select paid previews across the country on January 24 and collected Rs. The film did not ge...

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