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The new Galaxy M devices are said to come with a powerful display, camera, battery and a processor. Samsung plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market.
  • FCC launches investigation into CenturyLink following 911 outages

    FCC launches investigation into CenturyLink following 911 outages

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    The mobile phone alert, which was also mistakenly sent to people in OR, urged people to call a number with a 360 area code. State police spokesperson Dave Procopio said early Friday morning that the department believed the outage knocked out 911 emergency call services for wireless users in the Bay State.
  • Apple Acknowledges But Play Down ‘Bent’ iPad Pro Units

    Apple Acknowledges But Play Down ‘Bent’ iPad Pro Units

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    It's not a defect, according to Apple, but rather a result of the manufacturing process used to make iPads that occurs from a cooling process with the tablet's metal and plastic parts. Those receiving a bent iPad Pro would certainly call this a defect along with a few expletives. According to some customers, some 2018 iPad Pros are shipping with bending issues as well.
  • Amazon Alexa user receives 1700 audio recordings of stranger

    Amazon Alexa user receives 1700 audio recordings of stranger

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    On Thursday, C't magazine reported that a man, who requested their personal information from Amazon , was surprised to find 1,700 audio files of a stranger talking to Alexa . In return, this user received an email link from the ecommerce giant with more than one thousand Alexa recordings made by a completely different customer.
  • Sandberg says Facebook needs to do more to protect users' civil rights

    Sandberg says Facebook needs to do more to protect users' civil rights

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    Antonio Garcia Martinez, a former Facebook employee and author, also suggested that most of the partnerships were part of ordinary "data sharing" and had little "actual impact" on users' privacy. The Facebook COO said that other misinformation related to voting - including false claims of polling place closures, long lines, and wait times - is proactively sent to third-party fact-checkers for review.
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 to cost £799 in the UK

    Samsung Galaxy S10 to cost £799 in the UK

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    The Samsung Galaxy S10 is expected to be unveiled at a Samsung Unpacked event that will occur right before Mobile World Congress 2019 on 20 February. This might be the phone Samsung could choose to remove the 3.5mm jack. The larger Plus model has a 6.4-inch screen, and either has 128GB for £899 ($1,125), 512GB for £1099 ($1,375), or 1TB for £1399 ($1,750).
  • Roger the muscular kangaroo dies, aged 12

    Roger the muscular kangaroo dies, aged 12

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    Chris "Brolga" Barnes rescued Roger in 2006 when he was just a baby joey, after his mother got hit by a auto, and built the sanctuary to house him and other kangaroos like him. The Sanctuary wrote, 'Sadly Roger has passed away of old age. The massive red kangaroo weighed almost 200 pounds and stood about six feet seven inches, according to the sanctuary .
  • Google+ hit by second API bug impacting 52.5 million users

    Google+ hit by second API bug impacting 52.5 million users

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    Although he insists that there's no evidence that the bug was misused, it nonetheless could've given access to a considerable amount of data for around 52.5 million people. In addition, apps with access to a user's Google+ profile data also had access to the profile data that had been shared with the consenting user by another Google+ user but that was not shared publicly.
  • You Can Take ECGs On The Apple Watch Now

    You Can Take ECGs On The Apple Watch Now

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    However, the ECG and irregular heart rhythm detection are only rolling out to the US. Announcing the software upgrade, Apple stated: "Available today as part of a free update to watchOS 5.1.2, the ECG app1 and irregular heart rhythm notification feature2 will help users identify signs of AFib, the most common form of irregular rhythm".
  • Ericsson: Expired certificate caused O2 and SoftBank outages

    Ericsson: Expired certificate caused O2 and SoftBank outages

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    It said most of the affected customers' network services have been successfully restored during the course of the day, and it was working closely with the remaining customers still experiencing issues. It was thought that over a staggering 32 million O2, Giffgaff and Lycamobile customers were left without service. It has confirmed engineers are working to fix the issue.
  • Qualcomm announces 5G-ready Snapdragon 855

    Qualcomm announces 5G-ready Snapdragon 855

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    The newly announced Snapdragon 855 also features the worlds first ultrasonic under the display fingerprint sensor solution which Qualcomm calls 3D Sonic Super. Qualcomm stated that the phones with Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform would be released in H1 2019. The GPU promises a performance boost of 20% over Qualcomm's current offering, too, while also receiving new features such as support for Vulkan 1.1 support, HDR10+ (a first for mobile), and physically-based rendering, all ...
  • Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You'

    Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You'

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    As part of the Christmas spirit, Google has rolled out new Google Assistant features , which aside from the addition, encourages us to stay well-mannered during the Christmas season . You'll basically have no excuse now if you forget to pick up that loaf of bread on your way home from work. You can say something like "Hey Google, add Minions shot glasses to my Christmas shopping list" and the voice assistant will create a "Christmas shopping list" with Minions shot glasses listed under it.
  • Amazon debuts four new IoT capabilities for developers

    Amazon debuts four new IoT capabilities for developers

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    Apart from easier access to data, the service will also help reduce costs by up to 80 per cent. Earlier this month, Amazon Web Services (AWS), the largest public cloud services provider, announced that its cloud business would make AMD's EPYC server chips available to its customers.
  • Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deals boil down to one thing: More Games

    Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deals boil down to one thing: More Games

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    Following its report on Black Friday , Adobe analysis arm Adobe Insights released a follow-up about the most popular products at online retail during Cyber Monday , and it's good news for Switch fans. The 3DS family of systems has now reached a total install base of 22 million. Right now the eShop has a sale on games, one that ends on November 28, so the bonus credit offers a great way to pick up a new game for the new system.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Is Launching Tonight

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Is Launching Tonight

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    If you've played the title more recently, though - today, in particular - you'll get access to the beta a day earlier, on November 26. November 30, 2018: Everyone who owns Red Dead Redemption 2 can play Red Dead Online . We are going to let you know how many players there are in a session. There will be multiple missions available to play either solo, co-op or competitively, and you should expect these to be given to you by a few familiar faces from Red Dead Redemption 2 .
  • You can now make Skype calls on Amazon Alexa devices

    You can now make Skype calls on Amazon Alexa devices

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    To add Skype to Alexa, users will have to link their accounts in Alexa's settings . Integration is simple, you connect your Skype account either in the Amazon Alexa app or via the web interface at alexa.amazon.com . Now the user is ready to make Skype calls using voice any time easily without much fuss. The list of Alexa devices that are compatible with the new service include Amazon Echo (Gen 1), Amazon Echo (Gen 2), Echo Plus (Gen 1), Echo Plus (Gen 2), Amazon Dot (Gen 2), ...
  • #FacebookDown Erupts On Twitter As Facebook, Instagram Experience Outages

    #FacebookDown Erupts On Twitter As Facebook, Instagram Experience Outages

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    According to the portal, most people have reported a total Facebook blackout (44%), 33% have problems logging in with their name and password, and 21% have reported problems with Facebook applications. Facebook map on Downdetector shows the East coast having is experiencing most problems across the country. We already have this option on our Facebook app at the time of writing, and from the looks of it, the recorded time spent is strictly based on the device you're using.