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NBN complaints more than double, a 'cause for concern': Ombudsman

NBN complaints more than double, a 'cause for concern': Ombudsman

A total of 158,016 complaints were received, and 27,195 of them were NBN-related, which was an increase of 159.3 percent. The disastrous National Broadband Network is causing headaches for more and...

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Japan exits Under-17 World Cup after shootout loss to England

Japan exits Under-17 World Cup after shootout loss to England

On another afternoon he would have had a goal and a couple assists to show for his effort, but this was no simple game for England and they will be delighted to have scraped through. The crowd here ha...

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LEGO Women of NASA set release date and pricing info

LEGO Women of NASA set release date and pricing info

Johnson helped to calculate and verify launch and landing trajectories for the Mercy and Apollo programs, featured in the film Hidden Figures . Also included in the set are figures of astronomer and ...

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Qualcomm announces new chipset for mid-range smartphones, Snapdragon 636

Qualcomm announces new chipset for mid-range smartphones, Snapdragon 636

So this processor will bring the same functionality of the high end smartphones to your mid-range smartphone. However, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 is the only processor that will support the feature. Qua...

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Facebook buys TBH, an app for giving anonymous compliments

In order to maintain the exclusively positive vibe, TBH provides positive questions to the users such as "Who makes you laugh the hardest?" and then offers a multiple choice option of four friends t...

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Micromax Bharat-1 4G Phone Takes On The Jio Phone

Micromax Bharat-1 4G Phone Takes On The Jio Phone

On monthly recharge of Rs 97, BSNL will provide unlimited calling and data on Bharat Phone. The phone is a direct competition to the Reliance JioPhone with such kind of specs and price. It will be a...

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Chipmaker Wants Making and Selling of iPhones in China Banned

Qualcomm Inc ( QCOM .O) confirmed an earlier report that the chipmaker had filed lawsuits in China , seeking to halt the manufacture and sale of Apple Inc's ( AAPL .O) iPhones in the country. In...

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Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Launched - The Future of Flagships?

Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Launched - The Future of Flagships?

On the optics front, the Huawei Mate 10 is equipped with four cameras. Both the phones feature a new bezel-less design language with thinner bezels at the top and bottom of the phones. At the back...

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Latest Doodle by Google showcases famous singer Selena Quintanilla

Latest Doodle by Google showcases famous singer Selena Quintanilla

In 1986, she was awarded the Tejano Music award for "Female Vocalist of the Year". "From that moment on, I contacted the family and they have been very close and positive partners to make every part...

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Sensex cuts initial gains, up 100 points in late morning

Sensex cuts initial gains, up 100 points in late morning

Both the indices rose last week, with the Sensex adding 618.47 points, or 1.94 percent - the biggest such weekly jump since July 14 when it read 660.12 points, or 2.10 percent - and the NSE Nifty soar...

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Doom on the Switch Gets a November Release Date

Doom on the Switch Gets a November Release Date

Well, get ready to take Hell on the go this next month. " Nintendo Switch fans can look forward to getting the entire campaign, and all of the difficulty modes including "ultra nightmare mode, whic...

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Tesla fired 400 employees last week

Californian automaker Tesla is partnering with Liberty Mutual Insurance to offer an auto insurance plan designed specifically for its electric cars in the US, Bloomberg News reported on October 13...

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Wi-Fi network vulnerability presents a severe security flaw

Earlier today the information security community was in a tizzy because WPA2 had supposedly been cracked open like a coconut on a tropical island. For a successful KRACK attack, an attacker need...

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Planet Nine must exist

The problem, however, is that no one's actually seen Planet Nine yet. The research paper published earlier this month even suggests that planet 9 could be 10 times the mass of Earth. Following this st...

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RIL Q2 net vaults 13% to Rs8,097 cr as refining margins peak

Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) in the segment increased by 10.8 per cent year on year to Rs 6,621 crore "aided by higher volumes and strong transportation fuel cracks", RIL said. RIL's co...

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At least 4 dead in plane crash off Ivory Coast - security sources

At least 4 dead in plane crash off Ivory Coast - security sources

A total of 10 people were reportedly on board the Antonov aircraft that crashed off Ivory Coast. He said the plane was registered in Moldova, but did not name the company. The injured have been transp...

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Tesla is recalling 11000 Model X SUVs over seat safety worries

In April 2016, around 2,700 vehicles were recalled because the carmaker said testing had revealed that the third row could slide forward during a crash. Tesla's going to use mobile fix services for th...

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Mobile Caps Roaming Data In Mexico And Canada Starting November 12

Mobile Caps Roaming Data In Mexico And Canada Starting November 12

A bug on T-Mobile's website may have allowed hackers to view your personal information. The company T-Mobile unveiled that from November 12, it will bind the unlimited LTE data to 5 GB monthly at th...

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Samsung CEO of 32 years resigns over 'unprecedented crisis'

Samsung CEO of 32 years resigns over 'unprecedented crisis'

In August, Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to five years in jail after being guilty of bribery, embezzlement and perjury charges . The record would be successive as the company set...

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Three Dead After Horror Skydiving Accident

Researchers a year ago detected three tonnes of silver and 43kg of gold in effluent and sludge from wastewater treatment plants - valued at 3 million Swiss francs (S$4.15 million). Mission Beach is l...

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Microsoft Launcher for Android is now rolling out to all users

Microsoft Launcher for Android is now rolling out to all users

It is different from other Microsoft browsers as it doesn't run on the regular Edge HTML engine, instead of that it runs on Android friendly Blink engine. The DPA said that Microsoft does offer us...

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Amazon Alexa Now Gets The Ability To Recognize Different Voices

Amazon Alexa Now Gets The Ability To Recognize Different Voices

Voice profiles can be set up on the Echo , Echo Dot and newly-released Echo Show. But if you live with someone else, or own an Echo which is often used by visitors, teaching Alexa to understand th...

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Hyperloop One Is Now 'Virgin Hyperloop One' Thanks to Richard Branson's Investment

Hyperloop One Is Now 'Virgin Hyperloop One' Thanks to Richard Branson's Investment

In a blog post that describes the transport initiative as "the world's most revolutionary train service", Branson says Hyperloop is "an incredibly innovative and exciting new way to move people and ...

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Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic

Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic

The consecutive hurricane streak began quietly on August 9 when Tropical Storm Franklin strengthened into the season's first hurricane while over the Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico. At 5 a.m., ...

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Top HMD exec purportedly refutes Nokia 8 USA launch speculation

Top HMD exec purportedly refutes Nokia 8 USA launch speculation

The Snapdragon 835 is the same chipset that is powering other popular phones like the HTC U11, Google's new Pixel 2 handsets, the S8, and Note 8. The renders, which are based on CAD files of the No...

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Scientists Finally Discovered 'Missing Matter' Of the Universe

Scientists Finally Discovered 'Missing Matter' Of the Universe

Both teams, looking at over a million pairs of galaxies , found evidence of gas filaments in the space between galaxies. The particles have been studied by two different teams, and were situated at d...

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Reused SpaceX rocket to carry communications satellite into orbit

Reused SpaceX rocket to carry communications satellite into orbit

Sunset happens at 6:57 p.m. The satellite will support the delivery of high-definition television broadcasts to viewers across North America. Catch the launch and landing live at livestream below. A...

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Airtel, Karbonn launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399: Here are the details

Airtel, Karbonn launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399: Here are the details

All smartphones under this initiative will be available at leading mobile retail stores across the country. The day has finally come, the company has launched the Karbonn A40 at an effective price ...

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Neville's future in WWE uncertain after walking out before Raw

According to Dave Meltzer , Kalisto and Amore were not scheduled to clash until the TLC pay-per-view on October 28, but Neville walking out forced the promotion's hand in moving that timelin...

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A Nintendo Game Boy Classic could be the next retro redo

A Nintendo Game Boy Classic could be the next retro redo

You'll learn the three central ideas behind the game's development, how Miyamoto's inability to work multiplayer into Super Mario games led to him pushing the team at HAL to put them into Kirby, or ev...

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Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2 flagship in India

Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2 flagship in India

The company had unveiled the Mi MIX 2 in China alongside the Mi Note 3 in the previous month. The phone features a metal unibody build with minimal bezels. Up front, the smartphone sports a 5-...

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Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 'grand statue' of Ram at Ayodhya river banks

Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 'grand statue' of Ram at Ayodhya river banks

The building of the statue is part of its plan to showcase "Navya Ayodhya " and promote religious tourism in the state, according to Indian Express report . Awasthi said in the presentation titled, ...

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Apple iOS 11.0.2 users have started facing operating system glitches

Apple iOS 11.0.2 users have started facing operating system glitches

New versions of iOS, as well as apps created to support the iOS update, often contain features that are created to work fluidly with the hardware inside new iPhone models. We have all of the latest ...

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Plunging Kenya Into Crisis, Opposition Leader Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Plunging Kenya Into Crisis, Opposition Leader Drops Out Of Presidential Race

The now-nullified results had put president Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead with over 54.2% of the vote compared to Odinga's 44.7%-a margin of 1.4 million votes. While the beleaguered IEBC has said it has ...

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Overwatch: Halloween Terror - All The Leaked & Legendary Costumes [2017]

Overwatch: Halloween Terror - All The Leaked & Legendary Costumes [2017]

The Halloween Terror event will bring new skins, emotes, victory poses, and more to many of our favorite heroes in Overwatch . If the event is anything like past year, we can expect a brand new hol...

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Google Pixel 2 Vs Pixel 2 XL: What's The Difference?

As pointed out earlier, Apple has been criticized for being slow to introduce new smartphone technology, but the tech giant has finally seen the reason to include wireless charging on not just the iP...

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Google Pixel 2: Does it Come With Headphones?

Google Pixel 2: Does it Come With Headphones?

The wearer taps the right earbud and says something like, "Help me speak Spanish", and Google gets to work. It also launched a new version of its Daydream VR headset. Google, by bringing in a team...

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United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Valuation According To Analysts

United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Valuation According To Analysts

Its down 9.83% from 3.06M shares previously. This was released in a note on 6 October. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, down 26.96% or $0.31 from last year's $1.15 per share. Firm has a hold reco...

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Pedestrians injured after being hit by car near Natural Museum in London

Pedestrians injured after being hit by car near Natural Museum in London

London Ambulance Service said 11 people had been hospitalized for their injuries. A Reuters witness said there were large numbers of police, including armed officers, and paramedics at the scene ...

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AAA: Infotainment systems for driving still a distraction, study says

AAA: Infotainment systems for driving still a distraction, study says

His work has focused on the new breed of infotainment systems, complicated resources for entertainment and driver info. The tasks included making calls, sending a text message, changing the radio an...

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