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YouTube to kill direct messaging feature

YouTube to kill direct messaging feature

The company's aim behind removing this feature is just to make users engage with the Stories in public. The users will not be able to send private messages on YouTube after September 18. Available onl...

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Massive 26 pound cat needs a forever home

Massive 26 pound cat needs a forever home

Their tweet describes "Mister B" as a "Chonk" - which according to Urban Dictionary is an "Aggressively chubby housecat". He's a chonk of a chonk. He redefines the term. B to their family. "Um, if...

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Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

In addition, Iro, Igbokwe, Ikogho, Ogungbe and three other defendants -Izuchukwu Kingsley Umejesi, 30, of Los Angeles, Tityaye Marina Mansbangura , 33, of Palmdale, and Obi Madekwe , 31, of Niger...

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Lenovo's Smart Clock can now showcase your Google Photos collection

Lenovo's Smart Clock can now showcase your Google Photos collection

When Lenovo launched its Smart Clock early this year, it nearly seemed like a flawless and more affordable alternative to Google's own Hub, now Nest Hub, smart screen. The Smart Clock should work ...

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LG announces K40s and K50s midrangers with military grade durability

LG announces K40s and K50s midrangers with military grade durability

A single 13-megapixel camera sits on the phone's front side. The company didn't reveal the pricing details of the phones yet. LG has announced that it is launching two new smartphones in its K...

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Major Phone Companies Promise To Do More To Combat 'Annoying' Robocalls

Major Phone Companies Promise To Do More To Combat 'Annoying' Robocalls

A dozen telecom firms and state attorneys general from across the U.S. agreed Thursday to a set of principles aimed at curbing illegal "robocalls". "Today we are sending an even stronger message t...

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Spotify Premium Free Trial Period Extended to Three Months

Spotify Premium Free Trial Period Extended to Three Months

In total, Spotify said it had 232 million monthly active users and 108 million paying subscribers at the end of June. Previously, new users to Spotify Premium had a 1-month trial before having to st...

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Here's why Google, Intel and Microsoft are coming together

Here's why Google, Intel and Microsoft are coming together

This is a branch of cloud computing that aims to protect the confidentiality of data in use within a system while being processed in the cloud, as opposed to stored or in transit across networks. Inte...

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Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Will Be Streamed in August

Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Will Be Streamed in August

Cyberpunk 2077 looks to be one of, if not the, most technically advanced games of this generation. The game also features actor Keanu Reeves who is no stranger to cyberpunk dystopian settings hav...

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Nest Migration to Google Accounts is Now Live

Nest Migration to Google Accounts is Now Live

However, there are some critical caveats. The transition from 'Works With Nest' to just using a Google account for integration was created to make things more simple, and it's likely that it will be...

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Waze adds YouTube Music to its Audio Player partner line-up

Waze adds YouTube Music to its Audio Player partner line-up

You'll now be able to access your chosen music app within the Waze app at a single touch. That's all of your music, playlists and customised mixes. Fixing a noteworthy and somewhat embarrassing omis...

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Gmail will fix your shoddy grammar for you using AI

Gmail will fix your shoddy grammar for you using AI

Google is making Gmail even better for G Suite users. To do this, just go to Settings in Gmail, click on General, and disable Grammar, Spelling, and Autocorrect . For grammatical errors, Google w...

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Samsung Galaxy A50s and A30s arrive with new cameras, prettier rear panels

Samsung Galaxy A50s and A30s arrive with new cameras, prettier rear panels

Samsung is yet to announce availability and price. Both devices feature 6.4 inch Super AMOLED Infinity displays (albeit with the A30s using a 720p display .) Both have triple cameras , with th...

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Man, 20, pleads not guilty in Jewish centre video threat

Man, 20, pleads not guilty in Jewish centre video threat

Wix allegedly wrote other disturbing messages pertaining to mass murder. "I'm not insane I just wanna die and I wanna have fun doing it, but I'm the most patient person in the world", the Sheriff'...

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Yubikey 5Ci Delivers USB-C and Lightning Connectors

Yubikey 5Ci Delivers USB-C and Lightning Connectors

PASSWORD HATER Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, the "world's first" first hardware authentication key to support Apple's iDevices. Third-party developers need to add support for the 5Ci to th...

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Ransomware affects multiple Government Agencies in Texas

Ransomware affects multiple Government Agencies in Texas

Texas State officials didn't name which local governments were affected, only describing them as "smaller local governments". Many other USA cities have been targeted by ransomware attacks . Rans...

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Google drops dessert names, it’s just Android 10 with a new logo

Google drops dessert names, it’s just Android 10 with a new logo

But Android Q posed a problem, because there aren't many desserts that start with Q. But instead of picking some obscure sweet thing we may not have here, it's done the boring thing instead. Over ...

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Huawei could switch to HarmonyOS on phones if United States ban continues

Huawei could switch to HarmonyOS on phones if United States ban continues

Huawei on doing business in the USA: "we want to maintain one technology ... one system ... one global supply chain". The phone will run Android right out of the box, and the 90-day reprieve extens...

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Microsoft contractors listened to Xbox gamers’ voice commands

Microsoft contractors listened to Xbox gamers’ voice commands

The latest revelation has been that this also extends to Xbox One voice commands, according to an article by Motherboard . As a result, contractors could allegedly hear recordings of other things g...

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Apple: Storing Apple Card with other credit cards could scratch it

Apple: Storing Apple Card with other credit cards could scratch it

In new guidelines posted on its website, the Cupertino giant says that "s$3 ome fabrics, like leather and denim, might cause permanent discoloration that will not wash off". Now Apple has released t...

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Latest iOS Update Devices Vulnerable to Hacking Risk

Latest iOS Update Devices Vulnerable to Hacking Risk

Users of the Apple iPhone are being urged not to install the latest iOS update, as the new operating system accidentally reopens a previously patch flaw. Hacking proved to Apple that now all mobil...

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IPhone 11 to Be Bundled With Fast Charging USB Type-C Charger

IPhone 11 to Be Bundled With Fast Charging USB Type-C Charger

While Apple's current iPhone XS , XS Max and XR have fast-charging circuitry built in, they ship with regular chargers that would likely take more than two hours to top their larger batteries, fo...

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A 5G Nokia phone in the $500 range? HMD says yes!

A 5G Nokia phone in the $500 range? HMD says yes!

The firmware comes preloaded with Snake as well as try-and-buy Gameloft games like Sky Gift, Tetris, Air Strike, Nitro Racing, Ninja Up! and Danger Dash . This is the fourth generation in a line of...

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Google Nest Mini leaks: Headphone jack, wall mount

Google Nest Mini leaks: Headphone jack, wall mount

The Nest Mini will also reportedly include a built-in wall mount , to easily affix the speaker vertically to any flat surface, along with a 3.5mm headphone jack that could facilitate aux-in or out, d...

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WhatsApp looks to launch mobile payments service in Indonesia

WhatsApp looks to launch mobile payments service in Indonesia

With more than 100 million users, Indonesia ranks as one of the top five markets of WhatsApp . WhatsApp , a messaging platform owned by Facebook , is in talks to launch mobile payments in Indon...

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Foldable Razr Release Date Just Leaked

Foldable Razr Release Date Just Leaked

That's according to LetsGoDigital , a Dutch tech website, which claims a source close to the matter passed it some important information, including the Motorola Razr's release date and price. In ...

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Xiaomi posts 15% rise in second quarter revenue, below expectations

Xiaomi posts 15% rise in second quarter revenue, below expectations

Xiaomi's net income fell by a staggering 87% to 1.96 billion yuan. F5 can guide you past the pitfalls and help you unlock the full promise of 5G. Xiaomi sold 32 billion yuan worth of smartphones for...

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Mortal Kombat 11 Serves Up More Fatalities With Joker, Terminator, And Spawn

Mortal Kombat 11 Serves Up More Fatalities With Joker, Terminator, And Spawn

Update: Warner Bros. has now debuted the anticipated trailer, which we've embedded below. The Kombat Pack won't be wrapping up until we're into March, and it'll end with a doozy of a character: ...

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Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Stadia

Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Stadia

This list is a relative must-have game list for some, and a "that makes sense" sort of games list for others - either way, there are certainly some winners amongst the mass. For more information o...

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Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing

Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing

Now, the company has made another addition to Microsoft Edge and it's a big one. "Beta represents the most stable preview channel, as features are added to Beta only after they have cleared qualit...

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