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Microsoft is trying to make passwords obsolete, and it might succeed

Microsoft is trying to make passwords obsolete, and it might succeed

As far as I can tell this means that each day you start with a clean slate and the app suggests which tasks in your list would be good to make a start on today. And now Microsoft believes they have an even better solution on offer in the form of another app named Microsoft To-Do . In its blog, Microsoft presented this as an easy way to manage lists, as these can be " just as hard to follows as they were to complete". Read More

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Instagram now works offline

Instagram now works offline

Additionally, the offline capabilities are only added to the Android app, and not the iOS one, probably due to the more restrictive nature of Apple's OS, when it comes to app development. Instagram says this is in testing with "people in low-bandwidth regions", which is exactly my case, so let us know if you see it in your area too. These actions will automatically take place once online. Read More

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New York City Moves Toward Requiring Uber Tipping Option

New York City Moves Toward Requiring Uber Tipping Option

IDG is the only organized group of drivers that meets regularly with Uber management to advocate for drivers. The bill was drafted after a petition from the Independent Drivers Guild , who represents New York City Uber drivers, argued that employees were losing out on thousands of dollars in potential tips due to the lack of an option to add a tip in the app. Read More

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OnePlus 5 could be badass, here's why

OnePlus 5 could be badass, here's why

A new leak coming from China sheds some light on the hardware features of OnePlus' upcoming flagship handset. With reduced bezels, the OnePlus 5 will have a display of 1440 x 2560 resolution. The device is said to have a 23MP dual lens main camera with optical zoom and optical image stabilization. A previous rumour hinted the smartphone might have a 16 megapixel front camera, Type-C USB port and 256GB storage space. Read More

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Galaxy S8 Will Launch Without Key Feature

Hopefully, Bixby will help but looks like there will be another delay as the feature will not be fully available at launch. It's also worth noting that, conceptually, Samsung has not pitched Bixby as a one-to-one competitor to other popular voice helpers like Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, and Google's Google Assistant. Read More

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'Worst Hamburger Product': Burger King's Ad Stunt Backfires

'Worst Hamburger Product': Burger King's Ad Stunt Backfires

But it was quickly burned. In the 15-second clip, a BK employee says that he doesn't have enough time to name all of the ingredients in a Whopper. "But I've got an idea". Despite the kinks, Burger King's ad is an inventive - if audacious - marketing ploy and one of the first to specifically target the growing segment consumers who use computer-powered assistants at home. Read More

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Dodge Challenger Demon: More Signs Point To 1000+HP!

With a massive supercharger, a torque converter and more power than the Hellcat, there's no way the SRT Demon gets decent fuel economy, even if it is 200 pounds lighter than its predecessor and has removable back seats. It won't move to the more aggressive timing unless the knock sensors detect a proper amount of race gas. The hashtag #DodgeDemon is the next part that will be seen in the Dodge performance story. Read More

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Youth sacrificing lives for Kashmir, not for tourism: Farooq Abdullah

Youth sacrificing lives for Kashmir, not for tourism: Farooq Abdullah

Crowds had begun pelting stones at the army during the encounter, resulting in injuries to 23 soldiers, with one sustaining serious injuries. "They will starve to death but they are pelting stones for the sake of nation". We are fighting this battle against those forces that have defamed our youth, robbed them of their dignity and eyesight and attacked our cultural and religious legacy of tolerance and co-existence". Read More

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Sensex closes 47 points down after RBIs policy decision

As the central bank, in an unusual move, raised the reverse repo rate by 25 basis points and cut the marginal standing facility rate, it also said it will use liquidity tools other than specified to manage the excess liquidity. Among BSE sectoral indices, FMCG slumped 0.79%, followed by consumer durables (0.64%), healthcare (0.63%), capital goods (0.21%), bank (0.21%) and auto (0.08%). Read More

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Louis CK says he regrets comparing Trump to Hitler

Louis CK says he regrets comparing Trump to Hitler

Louis didn't expect his words to become front page news, but he doesn't regret his fiery diatribe against the candidate. "I don't take it back", he said. Somebody who lies sometimes. Tell us what you think! "Then you have a liar, somebody who it's nearly like a problem, they lie a lot". "And then I said they were liars, '" the comedian said. Read More

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Google Will Use AI to Flag Offensive Videos (GOOG, T)

Google Will Use AI to Flag Offensive Videos (GOOG, T)

Google now says that it has applied new machine-learning systems that, in the past couple of weeks, have identified five times more videos that are not " brand safe". That includes language that promotes negative stereotypes about targeted groups or denies "sensitive historical events" such as the Holocaust. "It is natural for users to read up on "exciting news" on various websites out of personal curiosity rather than an endorsement of the content of the sites visited". Read More

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Moto G5 smartphone launched, priced at INR 11999

Moto G5 smartphone launched, priced at INR 11999

But the device still feels good to hold and remains a handsome part of tech history. The smartphone giant Motorola is back again with its new awesome device and a groundbreaking specification. The camera feels fast in terms of shutter speeds and focusing but quality is just average. The more mAh for the G5 Plus is justified because of the bigger screen although we feel that number should have been bigger. Read More

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New Apple Pro Display Coming In 2018, Company Confirms

New Apple Pro Display Coming In 2018, Company Confirms

Unfortunately, although the internals have been modified, Apple has chosen not to update the connectivity options, saving UBC and thunderbolt 3 tech for next year's "complete rethink". (Walk into an Apple Store today and ask for a 4K or 5K display, and you'll be pointed to a device made by LG , not Apple , a disappointment given Apple's history of producing high-quality monitors). Read More

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Yahoo Claims Its Brand Will Still Exist, Will Operate Under 'Oath' Division

Yahoo Claims Its Brand Will Still Exist, Will Operate Under 'Oath' Division

Business Insider first reported yesterday that the merged companies will be known as "Oath", but that moniker is more of a "B2B brand,"AOL CEO Tim Armstrong told CNBC's "Squawk Box." ". And that's when the things went completely haywire at Yahoo as it revealed their server had been breached and the personal info of over 1.5 billion user accounts has been stolen in two hacking attempts back in 2013 and 2014. Read More

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How to Stream to Beam on Xbox One

How to Stream to Beam on Xbox One

Aside from the Boom dashboard, the Xbox One will also get new tweaks to its basic features . The update includes Copilot feature, which allows two controllers to act as one. This allows parents to set a certain timeframe that allows children to play games within a limit. There's a new Twitch competitor in town, and it's baked right into your Xbox One . Read More

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