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Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud

The lawsuit appears to be a direct effort to kick Kalanick off the board of Uber and negate a change made a year ago that increased the size of the board from eight to 11 seats, and thereby prevent ...

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Trai comes out with consultation paper on privacy and ownership of data

Trai comes out with consultation paper on privacy and ownership of data

The TRAI has also announced that it will begin a consultation process on this matter later this week, seeking views from carriers and other telecom entities. Trai asked if there should be legitima...

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Facebook takes on YouTube with the debut of 'Watch'

Facebook takes on YouTube with the debut of 'Watch'

Video has been crucial for Facebook as the social network tries to get people to spend more time on its site. Facebook does want people to think of Facebook as a place to also watch video - but th...

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War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama

War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama's comments come amid the continuing Sino-Indian military stand-off in Bhutan's Doklam area which both India and Bhutan consider Bhutanese territory. "There is freedom in this country,...

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Mobile Tips Budget-Friendly Revvl Phone

Mobile Tips Budget-Friendly Revvl Phone

T-Mobile's new phone, made by Alcatel but branded as the carrier's and called the Revvl, will cost only $5 monthly, while AT&T is adding LG's mid-tier K20 model for only $4 per month. Regardless, ...

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Yen firms after N.Korea says considering plan to strike Guam

Yen firms after N.Korea says considering plan to strike Guam

According to Google Trends, search engine traffic about North Korea is also increasing. His critics were quick to pounce, suggesting he risked playing into North Korean efforts to divide the USA fro...

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Scientists unearth largest dinosaur species in Patagonia

Scientists unearth largest dinosaur species in Patagonia

A skeleton of the dinosaur is already on display at the American Museum of Natural History in NY. The bones of the largest known species of dinosaur was discovered during excavations in the South of...

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Essential's investors include Amazon, release date for phone being announced next week

Essential's investors include Amazon, release date for phone being announced next week

And while the best possible news we could give is that the phone is coming out in the next week, that's not the news we have for you. After two months of delays, the Essential Phone still doesn't ha...

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Perseid meteor shower expected to peak this weekend

Perseid meteor shower expected to peak this weekend

Newsweek cited NASA's Bill Cooke as saying in a blog post that 150 meteors per hour are expected from the shower this year, but the number will be canceled out by the bright moon. The moon, which w...

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Solar eclipse will impact nearly 2000 utility-scale solar plants

The eclipse comes as the USA power grid undergoes a transformation that will bring increasing amounts of flexible resources needed to complement growing supplies of solar and wind energy. Time: Depen...

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Game of Thrones TV company suffers breach

In addition to the ransom letter and internal documents, the hackers' dump includes a unusual video summary of next week's Game of Thrones episode, with stills from the show adjoining a plot summary...

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United States warns North Korea to avoid destruction of its people

United States warns North Korea to avoid destruction of its people

Senator, says he's deeply concerned about North Korea's ability to arm an ICBM with a nuclear warhead. Mattis said that though the State Department is making efforts to resolve the threat using di...

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Lenovo launches K8 Note with dual camera, 4GB RAM at Rs 13999

Lenovo launches K8 Note with dual camera, 4GB RAM at Rs 13999

Note series has been focusing on excellent battery life and the K8 Note is no exception. Lenovo announced a few days back that their new phones will now come with stock Android as default. Lenovo ...

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Valve reveals Dota card game, Artifact

Valve reveals Dota card game, Artifact

Teased during the online broadcast of The International, the $23 million Dota 2 tournament now going on, is a new Dota card game called Artifact . Apparently there's some sort of "three lane" c...

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Final Fantasy XIV reaches the 10 million player mark

Final Fantasy XIV reaches the 10 million player mark

If you're interested in the game, it's well worth a watch. Square Enix has announced the date for its upcoming Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta in North America and Europe . One of the pop...

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Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2'

Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2'

Announced during the Dragon Quest Summer Festival in Tokyo this weekend, the game is due out for a release some time next year- for now, it actually appears to be rather early in development. There'...

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice review roundup

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice review roundup

How many times is too many? Via this mechanic, the game will delete your save file if you die too many times in the game. The game will also offer higher quality textures while for those who play it o...

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Scientists unveil a possible new way of healing wounds in the future

Scientists unveil a possible new way of healing wounds in the future

In a mouse that had leg injuries, within one week the chip caused active blood vessels to re-appear, and by the second week the leg was saved. "This process only takes less than a second and is non-in...

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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 could launch as early as August

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 could launch as early as August

Incidentally, there have also been alternative speculations that Xiaomi will release the Mi Note 3 in India, which is the successor to last year's Mi Note 2 . However, he did not reveal the device ...

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Lunar Eclipse 2017: Partial Lunar Eclipse visible throughout India on Monday night

According to SPACE ( Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators ), the penumbral eclipse began at 9.22 p.m. on August 7 and ended at 2.20 a.m. The lunar eclipse is occuri...

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Firefox 55.0 update adds WebVR support on Windows

Firefox 55.0 update adds WebVR support on Windows

We're told Firefox 57 is the big one, though, and that will be out as soon as October - the iterations are now coming thick and fast from Mozilla . This move will make it much easier to step into V...

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Sharp's new phone is half Essential, half iPhone 8

Sharp's new phone is half Essential, half iPhone 8

It looks like Sharp chose to cut off the corners instead of simply having them rounded like on the Essential Phone or the LG G6 . The Aquos S2 screen is made by technology IGZO and occupies 8...

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Intel Core X-Series Family Specs Officially Revealed

Intel Core X-Series Family Specs Officially Revealed

It's also important to note that while Threadripper consumes 180 watts, even the fastest Core i9 chips Intel has announced have a lower TDP of 165 watts. We now know that that will be true for...

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Rainbow Six Siege reached 20 million players' mark, confirms Ubisoft

Rainbow Six Siege reached 20 million players' mark, confirms Ubisoft

Are you enjoying Rainbow Six Siege? Ubisoft Montreal's tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege is still going strong, even after over a year and a half after its release. Rainbow Six Siege is availa...

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Zapados Has Now Been Spotted In Pokemon Go

Zapados Has Now Been Spotted In Pokemon Go

After the release of Articuno and Moltres, Niantic have now released Zapdos into the wild in Pokemon GO . So, Zapdos is up next. Gamers are definitely in for a challenge now that Zapdos h...

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LG V30 official invitation confirms August 31 announcement

With consumers seeking bigger displays but eschewing larger phones that are uncomfortable to hold in one hand, LG's FullVision display is a key contributor in the trend toward minimized bezels in sma...

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Partial lunar eclipse to grace Israel's skies tonight

Partial lunar eclipse to grace Israel's skies tonight

Solar eclipses happen three or four times a year, but total eclipses happen just once every eighteen months. The partial lunar eclipse will be visible from parts of Europe, Africa, Asia, and A...

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Now available in Soft Gold for a limited time for $479

Now available in Soft Gold for a limited time for $479

The back and sides of the phone feature the new Soft Gold hue, whereas the front is a bright white. The phone was already being sold in the two color options - Slate Grey and Midnight Black. Earlier i...

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Tonight's Full Moon Starts the Countdown to the Total Solar Eclipse

Tonight's Full Moon Starts the Countdown to the Total Solar Eclipse

The next eclipse will occur on January 31 next year, which will be a total lunar eclipse and will be visible from India. For those in the Americas, however, this means there won't be any kind of v...

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Stab death accused professor 'a gentle soul'

Stab death accused professor 'a gentle soul'

They face preliminary charges of first-degree murder in IL in the July 27 killing of Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau, 26, in Lathem's Chicago apartment. Warren arrived in the US three days before Corn...

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