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Who was Ferdinand Monoyer? Google Doodle honours inventor of eye test

Who was Ferdinand Monoyer? Google Doodle honours inventor of eye test

The dioptre measures the distance one would have to be from a text to be able to read it. Google on Tuesday paid tribute to Ferdinand Monoyer, a French ophthalmologist who showed us the way to mea...

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Amazon kicks off London live events series with Blondie gig

Amazon kicks off London live events series with Blondie gig

Of the partnership, Debbie Harry said: "We are excited to be performing at the first Prime Live Event marking 40 years since our first gig in the United Kingdom", said Blondie's lead singer, Debbie ...

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Android O Beta Coming Soon, Tipped For Google I/O Launch Next Week

Android O Beta Coming Soon, Tipped For Google I/O Launch Next Week

The Android O Developer Preview, released in late March for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel and Pixel XL, brings in new features such as tighter control on background limits for apps t...

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Five lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

Five lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

A resident reported a sighting of the five lions in the area on Monday morning after they escaped from the KNP, one of Africa's largest game reserves. "We urge people to refrain from taking photograph...

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Someone Beat Prey In Under 20 Minutes, Watch The Video Here

It's part of what makes Prey so memorable, and leaves you craving the inevitable sequel. Break a window, shoot the "door release" button, and hey presto, you've just gotten into the armoury and foun...

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OnePlus 5 will arrive this summer

OnePlus 5 will arrive this summer

OnePlus has surely restricted from revealing the key factor of any smartphone - its specs and add-on features - any why wouldn't they!? The Chinese smartphone maker announced the OnePlus 3 and ...

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Quake Champions Set To Launch Open Beta This Week

Quake Champions Set To Launch Open Beta This Week

Starting May 12th, Quake Champions will enter what Bethesda is calling a "Large Scale Tech Test". Quake Champions is damned good! That's pretty much what it sounds like; two teams of four Cha...

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Nintendo Switch eShop Now Lets You Save Credit Card Info

Nintendo Switch eShop Now Lets You Save Credit Card Info

The recent eShop update lets Nintendo Switch owners save their credit and debit card details for future purchases. So, in your next purchase, you can choose whether or not your credit card informa...

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Wedbush Increases Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Price Target to $62.50

Wedbush Increases Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Price Target to $62.50

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. They buy or sell in enormous chunks. Kames Capital Plc increased Activision Blizzard Inc. ( ATVI ) is at 81.15. The firm's revenue was up 31.7% on a year...

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First Data expands Alipay acceptance in North America

First Data expands Alipay acceptance in North America

Alipay , Alibaba Group's third-party payment service, has teamed up with US payment solutions provider First Data to expand Alipay's reach in North America, the two companies announced today. The ...

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LG X Power2 is designed for those who hit the battery hard

LG X Power2 is designed for those who hit the battery hard

Talking about operating system , the LG X power2 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. As far as specifications are concerned, LG X Power 2 features a 5.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pi...

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Microsoft Will Never Launch Surface Pro 5 Until It Brings Noteworthy Enhancements

He also added that this change need not necessarily be a hardware change. Also, it is here that the real significance of Panos' statement comes to the fore. The comments were made by Panay during an...

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Snapchat Adds Magic Eraser, Emoji Brush, Limitless Snaps, and More

And lastly you have the timer . The new toolbar is along the right side of the screen. Snaps no longer have a time limit. Snapchat has added an infinity feature, meaning Snaps won't hav...

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Microsoft offers free Windows 10 Pro upgrade to Surface Laptop buyers

Supplied under Windows 10 S (a version of Windows 10 that only accepts the app from the Microsoft Store but the firm has promised a complete upgrade to Windows 10), the Surface Laptop will be marketed...

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Curved OLED iPhone 8 confirmed by Samsung?

The South Korean company's January-March earnings jumped 46 percent over a year earlier to 7.7 trillion won ($6.8 billion), compared with 5.3 trillion won a year earlier. During a conference call held...

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IPhone 8 May Come with This Surprise Freebie

IPhone 8 May Come with This Surprise Freebie

While this report is certainly good news for Apple and its many fans, it should be taken with a grain of salt. Usually, new Apple handsets hit store shelves in September. According to an analyst...

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Facebook Will Add 3000 More Staff To Monitor Videos And Content

In addition to removing videos of crime or getting help for anyone injured in these videos, he said the reviewers will "also help us get better at removing things we don't allow on Facebook like hate...

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Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

He asked why, if Flynn was so bad, had Obama never revoked his security clearance. Flynn previously served as the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency under Obama until he was reportedly forced...

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Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich

And this year, those who made the trek heard Buffett on Saturday criticize the Trump administration's health care overhaul as a giveaway to wealthy individuals like himself, and heard him rebuke the p...

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Apple's iPhone 8 Looks Like It Will Launch In September

A third version, which could be known as the iPhone 8, is expected to come with a sizable update , including a new all-glass design. At the same time, TrendForce has published a report regarding ...

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Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.04

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.04

Price targets reflect what the analyst believes a stock will be worth four quarters into the future. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.63B along with 551.55M outstanding shares. It has a di...

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Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

Again, their reasoning for opting for standard USB is their audience, but it still would've been nice to see USB-C reach the average consumer on this level. It's powered by a 7th-generation Intel Core...

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Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

Google on Wednesday said it had stopped a phishing scam that tried to trick people into clicking on a Google Docs link, reported AFP . The hack has been successful as it appears so genuine, po...

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SEGA Teases Something New For Vanquish; Likely A PC Port

SEGA Teases Something New For Vanquish; Likely A PC Port

This image features the logo of the Order of the Russian Star. SEGA reaffirmed their commitment to bringing some of their back catalogue games to the PC platform in a press release that accompanied ...

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Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) Closed its Previous Trade at $1

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) Closed its Previous Trade at $1

The number of shares now held by investors is 270.87 Million. The stock exchanged hands with 12.23 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 3.88 million shares. (NAK)'s distance from 20...

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Blazers headed to 11th straight NCAA Regional

Blazers headed to 11th straight NCAA Regional

The Bears received an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship, as announced Monday by the NCAA Softball Committee. The Rams (15-4) punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a ...

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Ex-intel chief James Clapper warns of more Russian hacks

Ex-intel chief James Clapper warns of more Russian hacks

Innocent I tell ya!" like changing your Twitter header to say "I'm innocent! "There are cases when, to fully understand the context of the communication that has been obtained or the threat that is ...

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Shaquille O'Neal to be on cover of National Basketball Association 2K18 Legend Edition

The Legend Edition costs $100, while the Legend Edition Gold runs at $150 and includes a lenticular print and more in-game currency. The Legend Edition Gold gives gamers the prior awards in addi...

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Tablet multitasking is the highlight of first peeks at Google Fuchsia OS

The home screen is a giant vertically scrolling list. Armadillo (along with, presumably, other forthcoming Fuchsia apps) is built in Google's Flutter SDK , which is used to create cross-platform co...

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The 5 things you really need to know — Surface Laptop

Add to that data sifting tools such as Delve and Power BI, and we see Microsoft integration solid analytics tools into an easy to use and familiar set of services, now all easily available through t...

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A huge tax cut for guys like me

Buffett told shareholders of his company Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday that he realized early on that Google was turning significant profits from advertising on the Internet though he did not think i...

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TPG Consortium proposes to buy Fairfax

TPG Consortium proposes to buy Fairfax

Fairfax shareholders would be left with the Australian Community Media business, its New Zealand Publishing assets and shareholdings in radio station owner Macquarie Media, and subscription TV busines...

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) starts getting Android 7.0 Nougat update in Europe

Moreover, they are kind of running out of time, since it won't be long until the next version of the Android OS is going to be released . That means the Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of ...

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Microsoft Windows 10 'Redstone 3' test build brings back My People feature

Localized apps on localized x64 Windows 10 Insider Preview builds will not work. Along with other features and improvements, Microsoft is bringing back the " My People " feature that was first showc...

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NetherRealm Studios Introduces Brainiac in 'Injustice 2' - Watch Trailer Here!

NetherRealm Studios Introduces Brainiac in 'Injustice 2' - Watch Trailer Here!

The trailer, which can be viewed down below, shows the villain looking for Superman who is now incarcerated in a prison specifically for him. The appeal of the Injustice concept has been watching th...

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ now in India, pre-order on Flipkart

Hong, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia. The Galaxy S8 is fueled by a 3,000 mAh Battery. Anticipation is high for the worldwide release of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy ...

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Tumblr launches app for watching YouTube videos with friends

And while Tumblr isn't focusing on it, Cabana sounds like it'd be good for listening to music with friends, too. It'd be neat to see other services added in the future. "I thought it was really in...

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Ex-girlfriend of Facebook murder suspect meets with victim's family

Stephens was found dead after a brief police pursuit in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Stephens is accused of shooting 74-year-old Robert Godwin , Sr., and posting video of the murder to Facebook....

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Facebook Teaches its Bots New Tricks

Facebook Teaches its Bots New Tricks

Which is why Marcus explains the strategy as turning a service that people now treat as a digital White Pages into the equivalent of the Yellow Pages, too. The bots will be categorised for easier di...

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Facebook Brings Music Sharing, Bot Discovery to Messenger

Facebook Brings Music Sharing, Bot Discovery to Messenger

Available today, ScribbleChat for Messenger enhances messaging with a personal touch, and empowers people to never message each other via plain text in the digital era. It effectively grabs informatio...

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