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Sashi Brown releases statement thanking Browns

Sashi Brown releases statement thanking Browns In a move unlikely to shock many, the Cleveland Browns fired Sashi Brown , their executive vice president of football operations, on Thursday. That was the only firing Jimmy Haslam administered Thursday, though, as the Browns' owner announced Hue Jackson will remain the team's coach in 2018. [Full Article...]

Nebraska woman disappeared after a Tinder date. Then her body was found

Nebraska woman disappeared after a Tinder date. Then her body was found An analysis of Loofe's digital records led them to the area where they searched for answers for how Loofe's body ended up in rural Clay County, more than 100 miles from her home in Lincoln. Boswell, who can be seen wearing sunglasses and a hoodie, said she didn't hear from Loofe again after she dropped her off at a friend's house in the video , which was removed after two hours. [Full Article...]

6 restaurant brands park on GM dashboards

In explaining the reasoning behind the app, GM said people spend an average of 46 minutes driving per day and that "the daily commute is the only time not accessible in a consumers' day" for most retailers and brands. "Marketplace gives merchants the ability to more safely engage with drivers and passengers in a meaningful way that provides true value for our customers", Chamorro added. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Bringing Wii Games To China Via Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Bringing Wii Games To China Via Nvidia Shield Some of the company's older games from the discontinued Wii console will appear on the Nvidia Shield console in China. In most places, you need to get Nintendo hardware to play Nintendo console games. Nvidia Shield was introduced in 2014 globally as a portable gaming device, but has seen limited success. It's more than likely that Nintendo's partnership with Nvidia is a way for the consol... [Full Article...]

Facebook Launched 'Messenger Kids' Standalone App for Children Under 13

Facebook Launched 'Messenger Kids' Standalone App for Children Under 13 Kids can also access a library of child-appropriate GIFs, frames, stickers, masks, and drawing tools. There are no in-app purchases and there are no adverts unlike on Messenger . Parents must then sign off on all their child's contacts, meaning that in theory they can not speak to anyone through the app without parental permission. [Full Article...]

Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday

Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday He also called on the FCC to delay a planned December 14 vote on chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to roll back numerous existing rules, which now ban internet providers from blocking or throttling traffic, or from selling "fast lanes" so content providers can reach consumers more quickly. [Full Article...]

Google to Flag Apps That Snoop Without Permission

Google to Flag Apps That Snoop Without Permission The app also needs to prominently explain how user data will be used. The crackdown is a new effort to combat malicious and harmful Android apps and will apply to software distributed through the Play Store as well as third-party Android app markets. [Full Article...]

Is Elon Musk Launching his vehicle into Space? Likely

SpaceX earlier posted an animation detailing the capabilities of the huge new booster, which Musk boasts has twice the thrust of the next largest rocket. Falcon Heavy is the sequel to SpaceX's Falcon 9. It's an impressive piece of engineering, able to lift into orbit three times more than the current successful Falcon 9 can (63.8 metric tonnes, compared with 22.8 metric tonnes). [Full Article...]

Smartphone without frames 7X Huawei Honor will be released in Russian Federation

Smartphone without frames 7X Huawei Honor will be released in Russian Federation The "to-be" launched Honor 7X is the successor to the Honor 6X . With this pace, its efforts are gaining the ultimate reward of growing recognition as well as sales. He even invited more tech companies to set up manufacturing facilities in India, stating that they wanted to transform India in to an electronics manufacturing hub. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm's New Lawsuit Seeks Ban on Apple's iPhone X

Qualcomm's New Lawsuit Seeks Ban on Apple's iPhone X Apple filed a new countersuit against Qualcomm, targeting the Snapdragon chips that power some of the most important iPhone rivals out there. Earlier this year, Qualcomm accused Apple of infringing several patents related to enabling "high performance in a smartphone while extending battery life", and is attempting to get iPhones banned in the U.S. [Full Article...]

HDMI 2.1 detailed: up to 10K resolution, 120fps and Dynamic HDR

HDMI 2.1 detailed: up to 10K resolution, 120fps and Dynamic HDR The HDMI Forum has published its latest HDMI v2.1 specification. The new spec includes support for resolutions up to 10K (10240x4320) at refresh rates up to 120 Hz. eARC simplifies connectivity, provides greater ease of use, and supports the most advanced audio formats and highest audio quality. For gamers, there's a variable refresh rate (VRR) feature, created to cut lag, stutter and frame ... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi's 'Desh Ka' Handset Launches In India As The Redmi 5A

Xiaomi's 'Desh Ka' Handset Launches In India As The Redmi 5A The Redmi 5A is essentially a mild update to the Redmi 4A that was launched earlier this year. The company already has two smartphone manufacturing plants in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh where more than 95 per cent of its smartphones (sold in India) are assembled locally. [Full Article...]

United States shopping season starts with record high online sales

United States shopping season starts with record high online sales Shay said that although some say that retail stores are in their death throes, 24 of the top 25 e-commerce sites are still legacy brick-and-mortar retailers such as Walmart and Best Buy. The survey showed that shoppers were in the mood to find great deals. Meanwhile, the continued boom of online shopping coincided with a decline in store visits as a growing number of shoppers elected to stay a... [Full Article...]

Apple Support Comes to YouTube With Official Channel

Apple Support Comes to YouTube With Official Channel This type of integration with third-party apps is new for the traditionally bare-bones user experience of WhatsApp. Apple Support launched an official YouTube channel . For instance, when holding the mic button, one can not do anything else on the app, including scrolling through the open chat for more info that may be valuable to the voice message being recorded. [Full Article...]

Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack

Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack And if you're in search for deals on Microsoft's new Xbox One X , we'll be covering that too. A 1TB PS4 console with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and GT Sport - two fairly new and therefore full-price games - will set you back £229.99. [Full Article...]

Facebook will now show you the Russian bots you unknowingly follow

Facebook will now show you the Russian bots you unknowingly follow Facebook on Wednesday said it will help people see if they liked or followed posts considered part of a Russian effort to meddle with last year's US election. On Twitter, Russian trolls maintained thousands of since-shuttered accounts, often amplified by bots . "It is important that people understand how foreign actors tried to sow division and mistrust using Facebook before and after the 201... [Full Article...]

Google Downplays Report On Android Location Data Collection

Google Downplays Report On Android Location Data Collection Google has admitted that, since the start of the year, it has been tracking user locations based on triangulation data from nearby cell towers. Though the company claims that the data is encrypted and is not stored anywhere, there is still a risk of this sensitive information being shared with third party apps which can result in a potential misuse if the device is affected by any malware or ... [Full Article...]

Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown

Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown The first season's two operators are specialists in biohazard situations and, on top of being playable in adversarial multiplayer, will have to face a major threat in what will be the game's first co-op event ever, named Outbreak. "Four weeks of co-op, three players against something you may full expect". What we do know about the three other seasons of Rainbow Six Siege in 2018 is somewhat li... [Full Article...]

Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to "Early 2018" for US, UK and Australia

Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to Apple confirmed on Friday its expensive Siri-powered smart speaker has been delayed. We don't have specific reasons as to why Apple chose to put back the release of the HomePod, but this likely wasn't a light decision for Apple seeing as holiday shopping season is right around the corner. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Launch In India; Direct From PVR Chanakyapuri

OnePlus 5T Launch In India; Direct From PVR Chanakyapuri The company wasn't complacent in any way while enjoying the success it tasted with the OnePlus 5 . OxygenOS 4 .7 may have something to do with that. OnePlus says it's on par with the OnePlus 5's front-facing sensor, and we've been happy so far with how easy and comfortable it is to reach. The OnePlus 5T camera has been touted as a low-light expert and that might be true considering tha... [Full Article...]


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