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Opposition parties demand rollback of LPG price rise

Opposition parties demand rollback of LPG price rise

Sudip Bandopadhyay (Trinamool Congress) said the steady increase in the LPG cylinder price by the NDA government had been highest in the last six years. Every household is entitled to 12 cylinders of ...

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Peugeot officially completes Opel takeover

Peugeot officially completes Opel takeover

Its largest shareholders remain the Peugeot family, the French government, and Chinese automaker Dongfeng, each of which holds 13.68 percent in the company. auto giant General Motors (GM) for decade...

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Facebook's next crack at hardware could be a video chat device

Facebook's next crack at hardware could be a video chat device

One feature would have the camera automatically scan the room to lock onto people's faces. However, Facebook might abandon the speaker due to a packed market in favor of full focus on the video chat...

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Windows Subsystem for Linux exits beta, coming later this year

Windows Subsystem for Linux exits beta, coming later this year

These OSes include Ubuntu and openSUSE, with Fedora due soon, and other distros due to be added over time . Microsoft has made it official that its Windows Subsystem for Linux , a.k.a. At this tim...

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Former Google SVP Says Android Photography Is Years behind iPhone

Former Google SVP Says Android Photography Is Years behind iPhone

According to Gundotra, the primary reason why all Android phones basically suck at photography is because they run Android, and Android as an operating system is quite fragmented. Samsung gallery or...

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Sony Pictures is buying the Japanese anime distributor behind 'Dragon Ball Z'

Sony Pictures is buying the Japanese anime distributor behind 'Dragon Ball Z'

Sony Pictures Television has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Texas-based Funimation Productions Ltd., a distributor of Japanese anime content, valuing the company at about $150 mil...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Development Studio Merging with Motive Studios

Mass Effect Andromeda Development Studio Merging with Motive Studios

The confirmation comes after a report back in May suggested that EA is downsizing the Andromeda team following the game's poor reception. "What's coming next for BioWare is very exciting, and we...

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Big Sean, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder to Perform at Global Citizen Festival

Big Sean, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder to Perform at Global Citizen Festival

This is the United States of all the people, of all cultures and ethnicities. If you don't win the first time, there are more chances. Musician Stevie Wonder performs onstage during The Art of Ely...

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Apple trades at record as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations

Apple trades at record as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AAPL . Apple Inc . shares were trading at $149.01 per share on Tuesday aftern...

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Pokemon Go's European Events Postponed

Pokemon Go's European Events Postponed

Hopefully, this announcement will also clarify whether Articuno is gone for good. Moltres will hang around for a week, and then it will be replaced by Zapdos. This event will tie in perfectly with the...

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HP launches VR backpack for professional training

HP launches VR backpack for professional training

HP is marketing its latest Z VR Backpack as a workstation PC for all kinds of businesses like theme parks, automotive showrooms, real estate agencies, and anything else that might have a use for VR te...

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Google rolling out ad blocker to Chrome Dev and Canary for Android

Google rolling out ad blocker to Chrome Dev and Canary for Android

Google deciding to integrate an ad blocker right into its own browser in very interesting. As for now, the ad-blocking feature does not seem to come to the stable Chrome builds on both mobile and desk...

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Being a Good Neighbour with the 2018 Ford Mustang GT

Being a Good Neighbour with the 2018 Ford Mustang GT

The system uses an active valve performance exhaust system that closes valves to restrict the amount of noise made by the vehicle. The "Good Neighbor Mode", as it's called will also allow those who ...

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Resident Evil Revelations Releasing Soon on New Consoles

Resident Evil Revelations Releasing Soon on New Consoles

Capcom announced the news early this morning in a press release. In Resident Evil Revelations series veterans Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield return as they explore the abandoned "Queen Zenobia"...

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Moto G5S vs Moto G5: What's new?

Another area where the Moto G5S is an improvement over the G5 is battery life. The S in the branding stands for Special. However, Roland Quandt has tweeted that it will come with a price tag of arou...

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Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Researchers found that for nearly three weeks afterward, there were at least 900,000 more than expected Google searches including the word " suicide ". That's according to a new study about the s...

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Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani

Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani

Efforts are on to nab the culprits", the spokesman said. The official said during the initial investigation conducted by the police with the help of CCTV footage, it has been found that HM militants...

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PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

The company left unchanged its full-year operating profit forecast at ¥500 billion - which if achieved will be its best level in two decades - but raised its sales forecast to ¥8.3 trillion from ¥...

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Samsung Announces Industry's First 6CA Cat.18 LTE Modem

Samsung Announces Industry's First 6CA Cat.18 LTE Modem

Since Samsung has increased the aggregation capability from five bandwidths to six, the new LTE modem can offer faster yet more stable data transfers. Users will also be able to enjoy buffer-less ...

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Monster Hunter Stories North America Release Date Confirmed; Demo Available Next Week

Monster Hunter Stories North America Release Date Confirmed; Demo Available Next Week

Featuring a completely new turn-based RPG style of gameplay to the mainline Monster Hunter series, Stories puts players in the role of a Rider who befriends monsters by stealing eggs and hatching th...

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BlackBerry KEYone To Launch In India Today For Under Rs 40000

BlackBerry KEYone To Launch In India Today For Under Rs 40000

The carrier started the sale on the handset initially just for online purchases and direct shipping. Soon after the launch takes place, Blackberry KEYone will be available in the online stores. ...

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'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Is Now The Most-Played Non-Valve Game On Steam

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Is Now The Most-Played Non-Valve Game On Steam

For lots more on Battlegrounds , check out GameSpot sister site CNET's in-depth interview with Playerunknown himself, Brendan Greene. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in now in Steam Early Acces...

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Idea Cellular plans to launch its phone at Rs 2500

Idea Cellular plans to launch its phone at Rs 2500

The report said the cost of the smartphone may be as low as Rs 2500. Alongside this, the senior official of Aditya Birla Group also confirmed that " Idea Cellular has no target to fund handsets...

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Final Fantasy XV 1.13 Patch Live; Magitek Armor Gets a Revamp

Final Fantasy XV 1.13 Patch Live; Magitek Armor Gets a Revamp

June's update saw the FF XV boys' vehicle, the Regalia, upgraded with off-road capability that let players drive it wherever they wish, a massive change from the road-only autopilot mode the game wa...

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Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote

Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote

Mr. Musando was rolling out a system for voter identification and transmission of results for the presidential, legislative and regional elections. Kenyans will vote next week in six contests incl...

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The Nokia 8 again shows, in color gold copper

The Nokia 8 again shows, in color gold copper

Though an even earlier leak pegged it at roughly £360/$470/AU$595, so pricing rumors are all over the place, but all of them would see it undercut many high-end phones. As per the listing on GFXBen...

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Killing Floor 2 Will Run at 1800p on Xbox One X

Killing Floor 2 Will Run at 1800p on Xbox One X

It's a nice idea, but while Microsoft will naturally be able to push this internally, third parties don't seem to be having quite as much luck of matching this with a high, consistent frame rate. "A...

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AMD Shows Radeon Vega NANO

AMD Shows Radeon Vega NANO

From the card's main chassis to the back plate, this entire graphics card is clad in a suit of brushed aluminum. The RX Vega 64 Air and RX Vega Liquid should hit $499 and $599 respectively. On t...

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Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

That same design was then used for the iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 released in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Prior to that supposed leak , images of the purported front panel of the iPhone 8 made an a...

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Trump says China 'does nothing' to thwart North Korea's nuclear ambitions

Trump says China 'does nothing' to thwart North Korea's nuclear ambitions

The test , conducted over the Pacific Ocean, comes amid heightened tensions with North Korea , which on Saturday said it had conducted its own successful test of a long-range intercontinental ...

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