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Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising. The Facebook News Feed, the centerpiece of the world’s largest social network service, is a streaming series of posts such as photos …

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Waaah: Crying babies push same ‘buttons’ in mothers’ brains

NEW YORK (AP) — Crying babies push the same “buttons” in their mothers’ brains no matter what their culture, a new study suggests. The research found that mothers in 11 countries tend to react the same way to their bawling child — by picking up and talking to the baby — and that the way mothers respond seems to be …

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Microsoft drops lawsuit as US govt limits use of gag orders

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Microsoft is dropping a lawsuit against the US government after the Department of Justice issued new rules limiting the use of secrecy orders that prevent firms from telling customers law enforcement has accessed their data. The tech giant sued the government in April last year, but declared victory Monday and said it was ending its case after …

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Google Pixel 2 XL users report screen burn-in, investigation launched

(Web Desk) – Google’s flagship phone for this year, Pixel 2, was all good before some users reported screen burn-in experience of using Pixel 2 XL, causing fear amongst the consumers and other potential buyers. The tech giant has stated that it is actively investigating the issue and will notify if anything serious is found. It all started when a …

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China’s recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

SHANGHAI: After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China’s streets. The plant has secured licenses and is undergoing upgrades to handle a fast-growing mountain of battery waste, said Li Yingzhe, a manager at the facility, …

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WhatsApp likely to launch group voice, video calls: report

The app is on its way to launch a group calling feature soon – a much-needed addition to the platform. According to WABetaInfo, which reports on upcoming features of WhatsApp, the WhatsApp v2.17.70 beta for iPhone update has code references to group calls. “The 2.17.70 iOS update has very hidden references to group calls! Before it was an internal news, …

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Apple sees its mobile devices as platform for artificial intelligence

TAIPEI: Apple Inc sees its mobile devices as a major platform for artificial intelligence in the future, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said on Monday. Later this week, Apple is set to begin taking pre-orders for its new smartphone, the iPhone X – which starts at $999 and uses artificial intelligence (AI) features embedded in the company’s latest A11 chips. …

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Teacher Arrested After Raping 11-Year-Old Student During School Hours

A man identified as Stephen Owolabi was arraigned before a court for allegedly defiling an 11 year old girl in the school premises in Egan area of Lagos. According to reports, the 36-year old secondary school teacher and father of two reportedly tied the victim with a cloth and raped her after forcefully removing her pant. The teacher was arrested …

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How to erase data from the lost Android device?

All our friend’s group will have a person who often loses his devices like smartphone or tablet. Important Data on smartphones like photos, banking information, and other information will be crucial. There are a number of procedures to protect your important information from being seen and used by others. In order to protect all your information let’s see how to …

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Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies. The original virtual currency has gained over 500 percent this …

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