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Gears Pop! are a thing from Funko and Microsoft

The Coalition revealed Gears of War 5 earlier today at Microsoft's E3 conference . Interestingly, Gears Tactics seems to be exclusive to the PC, with more details incoming at a later date. Microsoft says this will be the "biggest, most lovely Gears world ever created", and you can get your first glimpse of it in the reveal trailer below.

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Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public

Facebook hasn't released specifics on the amount of users and posts involved other than it being up to 14 million. In the meantime, Facebook has set any public posts from that period to users' previous default settings, meaning that even users who meant to make posts public will need to reset them to be globally accessible.

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Release Date, New Features And Compatible Devices

And when users turn on the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS 12 , they will be able to configure it so it blocks all of their notifications until they turn it off. Craig Federighi introduces a new feature of the latest iOS 12 mobile operating system that will allow users to set a limit on app usage (Picture: Getty Images)When will iOS 12 be coming out? Apple is also limiting what is called "fingerprinting", which is created to allow companies to follow certain device activity from ...

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Destiny 2's New Fall Expansion Called 'Forsaken,' Bungie Reveals Details In Livestream

Bungie had no intentions of waiting until next week's E3 trade show to share details regarding Destiny 2's next expansion . It started by showing a 10-minute ViDoc on the expansion which detailed numerous upcoming changes to Destiny 2 .

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Apple Has Been Blocking Telegram From Updating Its App Since April

Telegram and its faster counterpart, Telegram X, were briefly pulled from the App Store in February, with Apple citing "inappropriate content" for app's removal. "We believe we did the only possible thing, preserving the right of our users to privacy in a troubled country", Durov said earlier today. "Unfortunately, Apple didn't side with us".

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Apple launches iOS 11.4

You can watch the livestream on Apple's website . These details will be bundled into a menu of the Settings app in the new iOS version. In recent months, Apple Inc. That's especially important as Apple is preparing another big push for the wearable hardware later this year. ARKit 2.0 will enable users to game against each other in the same virtual environment, according to the report.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 with Snapdragon 845 chipset, 3D face unlock launched

The regular Mi 8 also face unlocking, but it uses a more commonplace IR camera with its own IR illuminator. The Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE will go on sale in China June 5 and June 8 respectively. The Mi 8 also is probably the first smartphone with dual Global Positioning System. The front-facing camera is a 20-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1.8-micron pixels and shoots Full HD videos.

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Parents of Parkland Victims Condemn ‘Active Shooter’ Video Game

The game, Active Shooter , came under fire (sorry) this week after a Seattle woman started a petition calling for its removal in the wake of ongoing school shootings . Despite the comment from Valve, Robinett is happy the game isn't available for purchase now. Steam's owner, Valve, said the game's publisher and developer had a bad history with the company, which led to its cancellation.

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Here's why Amazon Echo recorded a family's conversation

Alexa spying fears as Echo "records woman's private conversation then sends it to friend". The couple who did not wish to reveal their full identity spoke to KIRO7 on a first name basis. "He apologised like 15 times in a matter of 30 minutes and he said we really appreciate you bringing this to our attention, this is something we need to fix!" Amazon and Google say their speakers are created to record audio only when activated with a trigger word, such as "Alexa" or "Hey Google".

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Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart; RSS wing terms it 'back-door entry'

Sharma expects online grocery to be the fastest growing segment in the e-retail space, growing at a 65-70 per cent compounded average growth rate (CAGR) to touch $100-billion in revenues by fiscal 2020. In announcing the deal, Walmart warned its shareholders that the purchase would reduce its net income by at least $750 million this year and by more than double that amount next year.

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One of Waymo's self-driving minivans gets caught in a road crash

A Honda sedan driving eastbound on Chandler Boulevard near Chandler Fashion Center swerved to avoid another vehicle and struck a Waymo autonomous vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, according to police. & struck the Waymo vehicle, which was traveling at a slow speed and in autonomous mode. The operator sustained minor injuries in the collision. "This incident is still under investigation", the statement was given by the local police to the Techcrunch.

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People found a really easy way to make Siri curse

Ars Technica suggests the response may be rooted in the Oxford Dictionary definition of "mother", which includes "motherf--er" as a vulgar slang alternate definition for when "mother" is used as a shorthand for the curse. Apple didn't suddenly program Siri to speak in vulgarities. A amusing "Easter egg" surfaced over the weekend in which you can get Siri to curse.

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Fitbit and Google Team Up to Link User Data With Medical Records

The idea is to give patients and clinicians a more comprehensive view of patient's health to support more personalized care, according to a news release. In that case, HIPAA may not apply, but they will be subject to other laws, such as the FTC Act, he adds. There are more than 76 million Fitbit devices out there and more than 25 million active users in their community so helping millions of people get better healthcare through wearables is a big deal.

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IPhone SE 2 Without Earphone Jack, Face ID to Launch in May

These iPhones will definitely come with an expensive price tag. Apple fell for the third day after analysts at Morgan Stanley cut their forecasts for iPhone shipments, adding to concern about the tech giant's primary source of revenue ahead of quarterly earnings in May.

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Apple starts battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros

Since Apple has not mentioned that the 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar require servicing, it only means that the owners of the base model will need to go to their nearest Apple service outlet. It's a battery from hell year for Apple starting with the iPhone battery replacement offer . To check if your MacBook Pro is affected and needs to be replaced you can simply head on to this link and enter your serial number.

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BioShock Revival Rumored To Be Underway At New "Top-Secret" 2K Studio

The intel comes via Kotaku , where reporter Jason Schreier uncovered the development of a successor to Bioshock Infinite while researching an article about the development of Mafia III and studio Hangar 13. Take-Two is never one to be drawn on information regarding unannounced titles. The report doesn't indicate who's leading the game's development, but Ken Levine, the creative director on BioShock and BioShock Infinite , won't be involved: He pulled the plug on Irrational ...

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Mega Man X Legacy Collection Confirmed As Two Releases

There's also a Museum Mode included in the video, which also features vintage Mega Man X trailers. Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 will release on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One July 24 digitally for $19.99 each. And also explains the rise of the Mavericks and the drama that lead to Mega Man X as a series. Fans of the incredible music will enjoy full soundtrack for all four games, as well as brand-new tracks created just for this collection.

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Google's AI head boffin been poached by Apple

In March, technology site The Information detailed seven years of infighting within the Siri team at Apple , with multiple attempts to reorganise the basic technology that underpins the feature falling prey to internal politics which limited attempts to improve the overall product.

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Apple releases iOS 11.3 with battery improvements, new Animoji, and more

Did you find the latest iOS 11.3 update and its features interesting? The introduction of ARKit with iOS 11 put augmented reality into the hands of hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users, making iOS the world's biggest AR platform.

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Toyota's Aging RAV4 Getting Major Makeover to Defend Sales Crown

It's also slightly wider and just a bit shorter than the present RAV4. Overall, the all-new RAV4 has styling that is closer to a more rugged SUV than a crossover, a segment which the RAV4 itself created. There is Sirius XM satellite radio, satellite navigation, and an 8-inch display. An electronically-controlled, automated system determines how much torque to feed to the rear wheels on the RAV4 Hybrid according to driving conditions.

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Son of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief joins Hizbul Mujahideen ultras

Junaid, according to the picture, joined the HM outfit on Saturday. "We have received a complaint about the missing Junaid Khan, who is the son of Mr. He urged youth not to get swayed by the extremist ideology and understand Islam in its correct perspective. "Some elements are creating confusion among masses by raising Islamic State flags at the funeral of militants".

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NY professor sues Cambridge Analytica

Lukoil, Russia's second-largest oil company, discussed with Cambridge Analytica the data company's powerful social media marketing system, which was already being deployed for Republican Ted Cruz in the US presidential primaries and was later used to back Brexit and Trump.

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Next Hearthstone Expansion Is Called "The Witchwood", Brings New Mechanics

Even if you don't pre-order, if you log in for a limited time after the expansion launches, you'll receive three Witchwood card packs and a guaranteed class legendary from the new set for free. Here, players will choose one of four unique heroes and venture into the mysterious Witchwood . After defeating an encounter, players can improve a piece of loot within their deck.

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Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day

For a week starting today, one can replace the regular blue navigation arrow with an image of Mario riding a go kart. The update made available from today itself so you would be able to bring the Mario to your Google Maps by updating this application on a respective Smartphone.

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Arendz ready for Paralympic opening ceremonies

The 2018 Games are the largest Winter Paralympics that has ever been hosted, according to the Pyeongchang Paralympic Committee . After South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared the Games open, the Paralympic torch arrived at the stadium.

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Every Oculus Rift VR headset bricked due to expired certificate

As of writing, it seems that you can only rely on a bit of peer support in the community forums (linked below). Issues were first reported several hours ago on Reddit , where a post on the topic has already garnered hundreds of comments.

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Nintendo Direct tomorrow, will showcase Switch and 3DS games

These normally span a range of game announcements, console reveals, and anything in between. The news of a brand new Direct came (like always) through a Nintendo social media account. It has also received some of the most critically acclaimed games released this generation so far, and this is within its first year. Sellars has made no direct comments regarding what's to be announced at the event, but has mentioned in the past day Diablo 3 , Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , and Fortnite for ...

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Geneva Motor Show: BMW reveals M8 Grand Coupe Concept

BMW makes no mention of the engine, but thanks to the GTE's seventh-in-class run at January's Daytona 24, we know that the production vehicle will use a twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8, expected to produce around 600hp. The Concept auto is finished in a rich green paint that BMW calls Salève Vert, which colour shifts to greyish blue in changing light. Moving along the side, the long wheelbase is evident with a short rear.

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Apple iOS update fixes 'text bomb' bug

Developers can download iOS 11 .3 beta 3 at the link below... A single letter of this language is working as a text bomb to iPhone. On February 19, Apple released iOS 11.2.6 to help patch this problem. One of the most unsafe bugs related to iOS devices and Apple PCs has been discovered recently. Staying true to its promise, Apple has released the iOS 11.2.6 to fix a odd bug that is causing the iPhone devices to crash, while making important messaging apps such as Messages, WhatsApp and ...

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Qualcomm Unveils Reference Design For VR Headset Powered by Snapdragon 845

In any case, this 845 VR product works with today's software and beyond. In this device - and others like it - users will have 30 percent faster graphics performance, 30 percent better power efficiency, and more than twice as much display throughput than they would with the non-VR-focused Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform.

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Sweden's Kalla wins first Pyeongchang gold

Kalla made her break midway through the last of the four laps, leaving Bjoergen to battle Parmakoski and Swede Ebba Andersson for the podium places. "I am here to take medals". She also has six Olympic medals over to her name, equalling Alpine skier Anja Pärson for the most among Swedish women at the Winter Games.

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Google shipped 3.9 million Pixels during 2017 according to report

The company reportedly only shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo . This would mean that Apple shipped more iPhones per week than the number of Google Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones for the whole of 2017.

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Reply is working on bringing Smart Reply to all messaging apps

To work its magic, Reply will require access to previous chat history, and that's a lot of information to give away if you're a regular user of instant messaging apps. Pretty soon, WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger , Skype , and other apps will offer smart automated replies . " Reply puts the Smart Reply you may know from Google right into notifications from the chat apps you use most often", the invitation reads.

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Twitter Posts Profit In Q4 2017 For First Time Ever

Its net income - a first in the company's almost 12-year history - was $91 million, or 12 cents per share. According to today's trading volume Twitter, Inc .is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . At its current stock price, that gives it a price-to-earning ratio of more than 70.

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Years after acquisition, Nest, Google hardware teams to unify

With the help of Nest , they will build up more familiar Home appliances which will work with the Google Assistant and can sync with other Google products as well. Additionally, Nest created its "Works with Nest", which works with products from both Google Home and Amazon . "We've leveraged AI capabilities from Google in the past, especially in the computer vision space and facial recognition", Fawaz added to CNET .

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The most memorable 2018 Super Bowl ads

Did Super Bowl ad hint that Austin will land Amazon's HQ2? Now the retailer didn't specify how this works exactly, but as Bloomberg notes, there are two techniques at play here. There's been a ton of speculation about which city Amazon is going to choose. During the advert, Amazon had cleverly ensured the Alexa in your house wouldn't respond when the advert was running.

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Coach Bill Belichick takes questions about decision to bench cornerback Malcolm Butler

I will say, five minutes after the game is not really the best time to make those decisions". I was just doing my job and supporting my teammates. I ain't gonna say no names. On Monday, Belichick offered a hopelessly vague response to a question about Butler: "There are a lot of things that go into that. I don't know what it was", an emotional Butler said as he walked toward the team buses with his family.

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Rumor: Mario Party 11 coming to Switch next year

Again this shouldn't be that huge of a shock but it's is a big deal that a Nintendo Switch version is coming which says Activision is excited to work with the ground-breaking hybrid system. The game will be set in modern times and will be "boots on the ground", meaning that there won't be any futuristic technology like in other entries in the series.

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Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'Tough to manage Riyad Mahrez situation'

Sky Sports reported on Thursday that Mahrez is "depressed" after Leicester rejected several offers before the window closed on Wednesday night. The Algeria global handed in a transfer request in a bid to force through a transfer, sources said, and he was left out of the squad for Wednesday's defeat at Everton .

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Computer chips reason for Samsung's record profit

Korean technology company Samsung's fourth quarter resulted in a record profit, mainly thanks its chip division, where prices remain sky high. These processors are specifically designed for a single computational task, as opposed to the multi-purpose processors we now use in our phones and computers.