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The 10 most searched TV shows on Google in 2017

The 10 most searched TV shows on Google in 2017

Among the top trending songs this year, Hawa Hawa from the Arjun Kapoor starrer Mubarakan held the top spot on the charts, followed by Sufi track Mere Rashke Qamar originally sung by legendary Nusra...

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Skin betting: 'Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling'

Skin betting: 'Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling'

Many skins gambling sites are based in Russian Federation and target their games directly at young people, with children as young as eleven gambling regularly. Since skins won on such a website could ...

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NASA Animation Flies Down Into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA Animation Flies Down Into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The recent data collected by NASA's Juno satellite during its first pass over Jupiter's Great Red Spot in July 2017 show that this iconic characteristic penetrates well below the clouds. The fero...

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Heads up! See Geminids meteor shower this week

Heads up! See Geminids meteor shower this week

Stargazers are in for a celestial treat overnight when space dust hits the Earth's atmosphere and lights up the night sky in an annual meteor shower. No matter where you are viewing, NASA says the met...

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Phone featuring Synaptics in-display fingerprint scanner to be demoed at CES

Phone featuring Synaptics in-display fingerprint scanner to be demoed at CES

The fingerprint sensor is apparently the same size as in the Galaxy S8 but turned to landscape and positioned below the camera rather than next to it. "Consumers prefer fingerprint authentication on t...

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Does iPhone 6, 6s Battery Replacement Issues Play Into Apple Conspiracy Theory?

Does iPhone 6, 6s Battery Replacement Issues Play Into Apple Conspiracy Theory?

Couldn't figure out why, but just thought that iOS 11 was still terrible to me. It has already been over two years since the release of the iPhone 6s , so a battery replacement is necessary. Fort...

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How to Use Instagram's Newest Feature to Find Photos You'll Love

How to Use Instagram's Newest Feature to Find Photos You'll Love

As with your Instagram friends, you can unfollow a hashtag at any time. People will also be able to see the hashtags that others follow in a list next to that of the non-hashtag accounts that those ...

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SpaceX launch rescheduled for Wednesday

SpaceX launch rescheduled for Wednesday

Some risks, he said, are actually less with a reflown booster, while some are a little greater. "The net result is about equivalent risk". - SpaceX is preparing for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket...

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NASA releases video study of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai island

NASA releases video study of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai island

Chief scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Dr Jim Garvin told the BBC: "We're going to use [the island] on Earth to train us to understand Mars". Wet environments such as these combined...

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Twitter announces new Threads feature for publishing multiple tweets

Twitter announces new Threads feature for publishing multiple tweets

The product changes are part of Twitter's effort to address concerns that its network is hard to use, which analysts have said is one reason why it's not picking up users as quickly as investors would...

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Facebook to record global ad revenue locally as political pressure mounts

Facebook to record global ad revenue locally as political pressure mounts

This will affect its operations in nearly 30 countries where it has a physical presence such as a sales office. This moves comes after significant pressure and scrutiny from the US and Europe for it...

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Could Detective Pikachu Be Released Outside Of Japan?

So there's some reason to think that this could be a good way to go. They're even making a movie out of it now and Ryan Reynolds is doing the voice for Pikachu . Plot specifics are pretty scarce at...

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Synaptics finally crack under-screen fingerprint sensors for 2018 flagship smartphones

Synaptics finally crack under-screen fingerprint sensors for 2018 flagship smartphones

This might surprise a few of our readers as Qualcomm showcased its own version of the tech in collaboration with Chinese manufacturer Vivo back in June, although this was noticeably slower than cu...

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PUBG on Xbox One: Server availability, control options detailed

PUBG on Xbox One: Server availability, control options detailed

According to the game's Twitter, this maintenaince is only scheduled to last an hour - and should be fixed by 2pm United Kingdom time. The PC version, on the other hand, is gearing towards leaving ear...

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Bezel-less Nokia 6 (2018) coming next year, images leaked

Bezel-less Nokia 6 (2018) coming next year, images leaked

It seems that the new Nokia 6 may ditch the hardware touch buttons which was seen on the original Nokia 6 , instead may come with on-screen keys. Leaks also show the model number of the device as...

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Geminids this Wednesday 'could be a really dynamite show'

Geminids this Wednesday 'could be a really dynamite show'

In the southern hemisphere, you will have a subdued but still attractive show because Gemini doesn't rise very high above the local horizon. The meteor shower will be visible from all over the count...

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Google introduces three new experimental photography apps - Storyboard, Scrubbies, and Selfissimo!

Google introduces three new experimental photography apps - Storyboard, Scrubbies, and Selfissimo!

Well actually, Google is calling them " appsperiments ", or experimental apps that Google is releasing out into the wild. Created to explore the potential of mobile photography using its latest te...

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Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today

Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today

They seem to have a much better quality than the Stranger Things AR stickers that we've seen previews of before and are also being released today. Star Wars The Last Jedi lands in the United K...

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BBC launches full voice service for Echo devices

It brings together all of the BBC's radio stations - 40 local, 10 national, 6 nation (ie Wales, Ulster) and the World Service as well as all of its myriad of podcasts. This skill is in addition to t...

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Watch the PSX 2017 The Last of Us Part II Panel

Watch the PSX 2017 The Last of Us Part II Panel

While Sony didn't show any new trailer or gameplay of The Last of Us Part II at the now on-going PlayStation Experience (PSX), developer Naughty Dog did do a panel where the highly anticipated g...

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Google Maps' real-time notifications, live guidance to make travelling much easier

Google Maps' real-time notifications, live guidance to make travelling much easier

You can see estimated travel, commute time, or walk duration. The updates will show in the Google Maps app and potentially on the Android lockscreen. You have Google now to tell you where you ...

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NASA To Reveal Its Breakthrough Discovery From Alien-Hunting Telescope

NASA To Reveal Its Breakthrough Discovery From Alien-Hunting Telescope

EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope ", NASA said in its media advisory. The space agency vociferated for a press teleconferen...

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Street Fighter V Season 3 DLC To Include Sakura, Blanka And More

Street Fighter V Season 3 DLC To Include Sakura, Blanka And More

Like all characters in Arcade Edition , she will also have access to two V-Triggers that you can select before the fight starts. It's interesting to see her wearing a headset mic alongside her classi...

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Real to play Al Jazira in Club World Cup semis

Real to play Al Jazira in Club World Cup semis

In the other semi-final, Copa Libertadores champions Gremio will play Mexico's Pachuca on Tuesday in Al Ain. Japanese side Urawa, the Asia Champions, could not find a way back as Al-Jazira closed ou...

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Google Assistant adds command for syncing smart home devices

Google Assistant adds command for syncing smart home devices

The Google Store listing is still showing the waitlist option, and same is the case with other retailers. Google previously said that the Max would launch in December and it is now available to buy ...

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