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Tech Facebook testing Snapchat-style Streaks feature in Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook testing Snapchat-style Streaks feature in Messenger

A feature that was spotted by some Twitter users, it was seen that Facebook Messenger streaks include an emoji status for anyone a user is now in a streak with. Streaks are just a count of how many days you and your friend have been talking for on that particular app. Indeed, Facebook over the past few years hasn't exactly been shy about liberally borrowing some of Snapchat's more distinguishing features and incorporating them into Facebook and Instagram.

Tech Black Friday Deals: Up to 40% off Amazon Devices
Author: 0 Black Friday Deals: Up to 40% off Amazon Devices

Amazon customers who voice shop with Alexa will get an exclusive shopping window several hours earlier than the general public with access to some of the best deals starting at 5pm PT, Nov. When does Argos' Black Friday sale end? By driving more shoppers online through extended sales periods, total spending during Black Friday 2017 is on track to reach new heights.

Tech Super NES Classic Edition Back at Best Buy Stores Saturday
Author: 0 Super NES Classic Edition Back at Best Buy Stores Saturday

The SNES Classic comes preloaded with 21 Super Nintendo games, 20 of which are available from the moment you boot it up. If you asked me "Nadia, what's the best gift you can give someone that's not a real-live bio-engineered Pokémon of some kind", I'd say "Probably the SNES Classic Edition ".

Tech PS4 Console Black Friday 2017 Sales
Author: 0 PS4 Console Black Friday 2017 Sales

Sony's latest Black Friday deals have landed and, alongside dropping the price of PS4 Pro to under £300 with two games - and offering 25% off a year's PlayStation Plus subscription - you can now grab a PS4 and four games for under £200.

Tech Mahindra and Mahindra and Uber partner to deploy EVs
Author: 0 Mahindra and Mahindra and Uber partner to deploy EVs

Also, both Mahindra and Uber will work alongside public and private companies to use charging ecosystems across the cities. Mahindra will invest in this venture as a part of its plan to invest 6 billion rupees ($93 million) over next couple of years for the development of electric vehicles.

Tech Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon
Author: 0 Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon

A new report published by a Chinese daily on Wednesday stated that Apple is likely to launch a new lower-priced iPhone during the first half of the upcoming year. The iPhone SE 2 is believed to feature the Touch ID sensor that was launched with the iPhone 6S. The device will be equipped with Apple's Fusion A10 processor, RAM 2 GB, internal memory 32 GB, the main 12-megapixel camera and optional 5-Megapixel.

Tech Twitter finally bringing bookmarks, feature in test phase
Author: 0 Twitter finally bringing bookmarks, feature in test phase

A previous demo shows how the bookmark function might work: users hit on the corner button of a tweet, a menu pops out and an "add to Bookmarks" option appears. However, the save for later or bookmark feature is expected to help with that. "We've made a decision to call our feature Bookmarks because that's a commonly used term for saving content and it fits nicely alongside the names of the other features in the navigation", Koyama tweeted.

Tech Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data
Author: 0 Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data

Markets were closed on Thursday for a national holiday. Mitsubishi is one of many companies affected by the Kobe Steel scandal , having used metal parts made with false data in its airplanes. The company's automotive subsidiary, Mitsubishi Motors, admitted to cheating on fuel efficiency tests previous year. Kobe Steel fell by 1.2% in the morning.

Tech New Infiniti QX50 - official image and details revealed
Author: 0 New Infiniti QX50 - official image and details revealed

It's powered by an all-new turbocharged petrol engine that can adjust the way it burns fuel to maximise power and efficiency. Base models will come in a front-wheel drive application, and Infiniti will offer all-wheel drive options, although as most others in the segment the focus is on driving refinement and interior space.

Tech Shoppers get a head start on Black Friday deals
Author: 0 Shoppers get a head start on Black Friday deals

But despite high street stores appearing quiet, with little sign of queues seen in previous years, Britons will spend just under £2.6 billion on Friday alone, an 8% increase overall on last year. People gather at the Broadway entrance of Macy's Herald Square store ahead of early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York. Mobile is now the biggest source of retail traffic, accounting for 46 per cent of online store visits on Thanksgiving, eating into the share of both ...

Tech Get an fantastic PlayStation VR bundle for under £250 this Black Friday
Author: 0 Get an fantastic PlayStation VR bundle for under £250 this Black Friday

Remain tuned for more Black Friday deals tomorrow! Additional PlayStation software has also been marked down over on the PlayStation Store up until November 21st. Looking for more of the best Black Friday deals ? A lot of the titles in the sale are some of this year's best and newest games, along with classics from the PS4's lifetime.

Tech Original Pixel phones getting update to new features
Author: 0 Original Pixel phones getting update to new features

Google is using machine learning to improve the accuracy and credibility of its battery-life predictions on the Pixel. To improve accuracy, Google has created an "on-device model" that analyzes each device's battery usage over time to build an understanding of patterns of usage on similar days and times.

Tech Games with Gold December includes Vermintide and Back To The Future
Author: 0 Games with Gold December includes Vermintide and Back To The Future

Microsoft says the upcoming lineup of free Xbox One games will have an overall value of $104.If you have both an Xbox One and an Xbox 360 console you will be able to enjoy that full value. Today Xbox Wire announced the free December Xbox Live games. Is it worth or it would be better you guys will be spending your time on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds which is scheduled to launch in the first week of December 2017.

Tech Amazon Echo Show regains YouTube access
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Show regains YouTube access

Amazon has confirmed that YouTube is once again available on the Echo Show. Just in time, Amazon is offering big discounts on Kindle Fire devices just for Black Friday 2017. Now, in the latest move, in this case, it looks like YouTube is back on the Echo Show but with a different UX. A pack of two Amazon Echo Buttons will set you back $20 and start shipping out to customers on December 19th, 2017 throughout the U.S., just in time for the holiday season.

Tech Guarantee Safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife And Mother, India Asks Pakistan
Author: 0 Guarantee Safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife And Mother, India Asks Pakistan

Other reports also hinted that the issue was discussed in a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the newly appointed Pakistani High Commissioner to New Delhi , Sohail Mahmood. Jadhav was arrested in March 2016 by the Pakistani security forces. However, this offer of Pakistan is a surprise for the Indian side. "Pakistan's foreign ministry on Saturday had confirmed receiving the response and said that it ïs being considered".

Tech These Are the Best Video Games Deals of Black Friday 2017
Author: 0 These Are the Best Video Games Deals of Black Friday 2017

The Nintendo Switch holiday sales must seem like a big boon to Nintendo after having to endure years of diminishing returns for the Wii U, the much less popular version of the original Wii that didn't sell almost as well. (It is making a comeback next year.) With the SNES Classic launch, Nintendo has both increased its supply and promised to keep selling the console into 2018.

Tech Texas Congressman Joe Barton Apologizes After Tweeted Nude Photo Goes Viral
Author: 0 Texas Congressman Joe Barton Apologizes After Tweeted Nude Photo Goes Viral

The photo, posted anonymously on at least one website on Monday, has been making the rounds on Twitter, mainly through an anonymous account purporting to belong to a "100 percent Trump supporter". He said that he received word Wednesday that the Capitol Police are opening an inquiry. "When I ended that relationship, she threatened to publicly share my private photographs and intimate correspondence in retaliation".

Tech Trump order on sanctuary cities permanently blocked by federal judge
Author: 0 Trump order on sanctuary cities permanently blocked by federal judge

In response, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum clarifying the Department of Justice's interpretation of the order , stipulating that the federal funds to be withheld would be limited to discretionary grants from the department to local law enforcement authorities.

Tech Facebook Will Show Users Which Russian Propaganda Pages They've 'Liked' And Followed
Author: 0 Facebook Will Show Users Which Russian Propaganda Pages They've 'Liked' And Followed

For example, Russians created Facebook events for rallies around pro-Trump policies like anti-immigration. Patrick Leahy questions witnesses during a Senate hearing on Russian disinformation online on October 31, 2017. USA lawmakers late last month lashed out at executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google over what they called a failure to prevent abuses of their networks by Russian operatives during the presidential campaign.

Tech Apple reveals self-driving vehicle work in research paper
Author: 0 Apple reveals self-driving vehicle work in research paper

The method could help machines detect any pedestrians and cyclists in its path. The paper by Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel, submitted on November 17 to independent online journal arXiv , is significant because Apple's famed corporate secrecy around future products has been seen as a drawback among artificial intelligence and machine learning researchers.

Tech Apple iPhone SE 2 coming by July, report claims
Author: 0 Apple iPhone SE 2 coming by July, report claims

They are still clinging to the iPhone SE but that will soon turn 2-years old – right on time for an upgrade ? "Apple gives the least margins how on earth do they expect the retailer to work for them for free - our overheads are around 10 per cent, " Chandra said.

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