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Too much video game time now considered mental disorder

Too much video game time now considered mental disorder

According to the World Health Organization , gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent gaming behaviour, which may be online or offline and evident over a period of at least 12 m...

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Sensex crosses 34000 mark for first time

Sensex crosses 34000 mark for first time

At 3:21 PM, the BSE Sensex was trading at 33,908, down 102 points, while the Nifty50 Index was ruling at 10,491, down 40 points. "Markets corrected on Wednesday after two sessions of positive clos...

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WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1

WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1

Android devices running Android versions 2.3.7 get the longest timeline as its support is scheduled to end on February 1, 2020. "For the following platforms, you can no longer create new accounts,...

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First non-contact wireless charging approval from FCC issued to Energous WattUp

First non-contact wireless charging approval from FCC issued to Energous WattUp

It's been a while since we last heard anything about Energous . Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Charging distance again isn't the only dif...

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Bridges Investment Management Inc. Increases Stake in Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)

It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. ( INTC ) by 0.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Segment Wealth Management Llc bought 5,311 shares as the company's stock rose...

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LG to provide Android Oreo upgrade for V30

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi recently announced that it is starting the Oreo beta program for its Android One smartphone Mi A1 . LG originally opened up its Oreo beta program to just 500 p...

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SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

Musk, more than anyone else, with his first stage rocket landings and futuristic soon-to-be-launched heavy rockets, has captured the imagination of the world in a renaissance of space interest and ex...

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OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature Coming to OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature Coming to OnePlus 5

Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder, on Sunday tweets: "Due to popular demand, Face Unlock is coming for the OnePlus 5 ". As far as the list of new changes is concerned, the OxygenOS 5.0 update for th...

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Atlus Confirms

Atlus Confirms "Catherine: Full Body" for the West

Instead, they're pulling a Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden and are adding a whole new character to the story, along with new animated scenes and plot threads for Catherine and Katherin...

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Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

The telecom company is also giving 1GB 4G/3G data per day. The Rs 229 plan offers mostly same benefits as the Rs 199 plan, but only valid for new Vodafone customers. This is what Airtel and Idea Ce...

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Steam Winter Sale 2017 begins, Steam Awards underway

From now until 1 p.m. ET on January 4, 2018, some of the year's biggest games are on sale, alongside other must-play titles. Earlier on Thursday, 21 December 2017, Valve announced that they have off...

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Civilization VI is now available for the iPad

For those who would like to take the king of 4X strategy on the go, Aspyr Media has announced that as of today Civilization VI will be available for iPad from the Apple App Store . As for the...

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Papa Tossed! Pizza Chain Orders Up New CEO

Papa Tossed! Pizza Chain Orders Up New CEO

The white supremacist website The Daily Stormer even posted an article asking whether Papa John's was the "official pizza of the alt right", forcing the company to say it does not want "hate groups"...

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Xbox Games with Gold January 2018 Lineup Revealed

Xbox Games with Gold January 2018 Lineup Revealed

See the announcement at the official Xbox Wire blog site, here. Meanwhile, you can still pick up some of the games from this month's Games with Gold lineup , including action combat adventure tit...

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Tidal will be free for 12 days starting December 25

Tidal will be free for 12 days starting December 25

In addition to Apple Music , Tidal joins other streaming services including Pandora which has long had a tvOS app, but Tidal has beat Spotify to the punch with Apple TV support. A Tidal spokesper...

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Jio Happy New Year plan

Jio Happy New Year plan

The Rs 199 tariff plan for Xiaomi Redmi 5A gives 1GB data per day, unlimited voice calls, and 100 SMS per day for 28 days. The plan offers 60GB of high-speed 4G data and users can consume the whole da...

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Eric Schmidt stepping down as Executive Chairman of Google parent company, Alphabet

Eric Schmidt stepping down as Executive Chairman of Google parent company, Alphabet

Schmidt spent ten years as Google's CEO before becoming the internet search giant's executive chairman. Whilst in a leadership role, he oversaw Google's float on the USA stock market in 2004, which ...

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It's Winter, Everyone! (Unless You're a Meteorologist)

It's Winter, Everyone! (Unless You're a Meteorologist)

This amounts to 8 hours and 57 minutes of daylight for December 21st. The four seasons are based on the Earth's tilt and the Sun's alignment over the Equator. The higher the number, the farther north ...

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Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

As a result, Apple has continued to invest heavily in the Apple Watch as part of a concerted effort to make it an even more appealing and helpful health and fitness monitor. So what's the advantage in...

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Winter Solstice and First Day of Winter is Thursday

Winter Solstice and First Day of Winter is Thursday

IT feels like the nights have been drawing in forever, but it won't be long before the days start to get longer again. If the Sun is shining on December 21 at noon, your shadow will be the longest a...

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Tax Hikes Raise iPhone X Price In India

Tax Hikes Raise iPhone X Price In India

In case of the Apple iPhone 7 scores under iOS 10.2.0, iOS 10.2.1, and iOS 11.1.2 appear identical, but the score distribution changes with iOS 11.2.0 and once again the fluctuation is similar to th...

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Chinese Carmaker Takes on Tesla With an Electric SUV

Chinese Carmaker Takes on Tesla With an Electric SUV

Also, they have a unique subscription that you pay per month that lets a customer pull into a station and have their battery pack replaced in 3 minutes with a fully charged pack. The company also plan...

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PUBG on Xbox One Gets Patch #1 Here Are The Changes

PUBG on Xbox One Gets Patch #1 Here Are The Changes

And its latest one could very well send a lucky gamer to Hawaii. Brendon Greene, the Playerunknown himself announced the hit on Twitter and expressed gratitude for the huge response. "We've lots t...

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Catherine Remake 'Full Body' Climbing Over to PS4, PS Vita

There are new important details about Catherine Full Body , a title announced this morning on the Famitsu website. There's also an official page for Catherine: Full body , which you can find h...

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Forecasts say a white Christmas is possible in Miss

Forecasts say a white Christmas is possible in Miss

This far out the location, amounts and impacts are in question. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "The Weather Prediction Cen...

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Honda to manufacture new Insight hybrid at Greensburg plant

Honda to manufacture new Insight hybrid at Greensburg plant

Honda released eight photos showing what's called the "Insight Prototype", though it looks about as close to a finished production vehicle as any concept we've seen. It will provide fuel economy that ...

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Microsoft removes Google's Chrome installer from the Windows Store

The bad news is that the installer app was nearly entirely useless, and was taken down hours after being put up after users slammed the app in the ratings. The Windows Store Chrome app just gave users...

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Jeep Cherokee's New Face Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Debut

Jeep Cherokee's New Face Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Debut

But along with these four images, it has confirmed that the 2019 Cherokee will encompass a more athletic yet upscale design and more efficient powertrain options. Around back, however, there's a com...

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US Government Making More Requests For Data Than Ever, Says Facebook

US Government Making More Requests For Data Than Ever, Says Facebook

Government on Facebook users surged 26 percent int eh first half of 2017 versus the last six months of 2016. Over half of those requests, some 57% of them included a non-disclosure order that stops ...

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Ola acquires Foodpanda India, re-enters food delivery business

Ola acquires Foodpanda India, re-enters food delivery business

With the acquisition, Ola will be trying its luck in the food delivery business for the second time. With Delivery Hero's global leadership and Ola's platform capabilities with unique local insi...

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Two JeM militants killed, 2 jawans injured in Kashmir's Shopian encounter: IGP

Two JeM militants killed, 2 jawans injured in Kashmir's Shopian encounter: IGP

The encounter continued throughout the night after the 44RR, 14 Bn of CRPF and SOG cordoned off the area after inputs about presence of three militants in Batmuran. "A bullet hit a lady in the abdomen...

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Facebook Admits Social Media Can Harm Your Mental Health

Facebook Admits Social Media Can Harm Your Mental Health

Specifically, the post noted how people might suffer from psychological issues after using the social network . In an attempt to shed some light on this, Facebook has tackled this subject in a ...

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Google rolling out "Hey Google" hot phrase to trigger Google Assistant

Google has now started rolling out the ability to activate Search or Assistant on devices by using the phrase " Hey, Google ". As of today, though, it seems that Google is rolling out the "Hey G...

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'Oumuamua isn't an alien spaceship - so what is it?

Their findings, due to published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, showed the object was the same colour as some of the icy minor planets they had been studying in the outskirts of our solar syste...

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Xiaomi In Talks With US Carriers For Smartphone Sales

Once Huawei and Xiaomi secure deals with major carriers like AT&T and Verizon, Apple and Samsung will have an even harder time maintaining their market share in the US. China's biggest smartphone ma...

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Beyoncé Will Not Reunite Destiny's Child At Coachella, Contrary To Rumors

Beyoncé Will Not Reunite Destiny's Child At Coachella, Contrary To Rumors

We're told Bey's dedicated fans are simply seeing what they want to see - but the fact is there is NO DC reunion in the works for Coachella . Another member, Michelle Williams , was also in the ce...

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Catholic priest, Bajrang Dal activist arrested — Madhya Pradesh incident

Catholic priest, Bajrang Dal activist arrested — Madhya Pradesh incident

Christian persecution has steeply risen in India since the Hindu rightwing Bharatiya Janata Party won the general election in 2014. "Hearing the news, four other priests rushed to the police station...

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Sri Lanka aiming for first ODI series victory in India

Sri Lanka aiming for first ODI series victory in India

India were thrashed by the visitors in the series opener, but the home side bounced back in style thanks to Rohit Sharma's double century to draw level in the series. He has had incredible 2017 and t...

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Geminid Meteor Shower caught on camera

Geminid Meteor Shower caught on camera

Heads up, right now! As they enter Earth's atmosphere at an angle, the Geminids have a slower closing speed than many other comets, making them easier to photograph compared to other meteor showers....

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SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

The Falcon 9's first stage fired for almost two-and-a-half minutes, propelling the Dragon cargo carrier toward orbit before making a pinpoint descent back to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force...

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