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Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick in a written statement called Drummond "a sage advisor and a great personal friend" and said that the two companies would have "continued cooperating and partnership". As for you, if Google has their own rideshare service, would you take part in it? Drummond joined the Uber board in 2013 when ride-sharing was still promising.
  • WhatsApp to start sharing data with Facebook

    WhatsApp to start sharing data with Facebook

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    It will soon be "coordinating" accounts with Facebook to better identify its users on the social networking site, which will allow the platform to recommend friends and show targeted ads, The Associated Press reported. Starting Thursday, WhatsApp users can expect to receive a notification of the change in terms and conditions . A privacy FAQ published by WhatsApp says it wants to avoid a "spammy experience" but business communications might include " an offer for something that ...
  • PlayStation Now for PC Is Happening Right Now

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    Though what goes up on the web, stays on the web. The PS4 DualShock 4 controller difference is a single light bar on top of it. Some reports suggest that the new Dualshock also features a grey D-Pad, sticks and face and shoulder buttons. Back in June, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House officially confirmed that an upgraded PS4 is in the works, adding that it'll have improved support for 4K resolution displays along with better graphics.
  • No Man's Sky drops almost 90% of players since release on PC

    No Man's Sky drops almost 90% of players since release on PC

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    The new patch, 1.06, is now in testing and is scheduled to come out this week, Hello Games said , though a specific release date was not announced. Thankfully, developer Hello Games has been working to fix these problems through numerous patches, and the next update is due at some point this week.
  • Curfew, curbs continue in held Kashmir as death toll rises to 83

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    After the review meeting, the Home Minister had separate meetings with heads of para-military forces and state police chief for understanding their working conditions and also to inquire whether there was an operational requirement. The Union Home Minister said that there can be no solution by protests. The delegation apprised the Prime Minister that the tried and tested formulations of dealing with the issue in Kashmir administratively rather than politically have further exacerbated the ...
  • Enough with the Harambe memes

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    And Maynard isn't the only one getting slammed on twitter. RIP Harambe , may your spirit live on. Campaigners have nominated Harambe for president and called for him to be put on a dollar or carved into Mount Rushmore. Web editor at Cincinnati news station WCPO James Leggate said he believed the whole thing had spiralled out of control. " Harambe was a well-respected gorilla in Cincinnati", he wrote , "but the goofuses of the internet have tarnished his memory with their joke ...
  • Frank Ocean: 'I Had the Time of my Life' Making 'Blonde'

    Frank Ocean: 'I Had the Time of my Life' Making 'Blonde'

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    It came 2-days after releasing a visual album, "ENDLESS". The record features uncredited guest appearances from music's biggest names, including Beyonce, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake and Andre 3000. Feverishly anticipated since Ocean's Grammy-winning " Channel Orange " made him a star in 2012, this surprising effort answers breathless hype not with shouts but with one long exhalation.
  • Samsung to start selling refurbished Galaxy S7s on the cheap?

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    Would you be interested in a refurbished Samsung Galaxy flagship? From 2017, Samsung should be ready to rival Apple, prepared to sell its high-end handset at a discount if it means more revenue overall. It's thought Samsung's refurbished devices program will help boost sales in emerging markets like India, where high-end smartphones are too expensive for the vast majority of consumers.
  • Cal Crutchlow claims Czech Grand Prix for maiden MotoGP win

    Cal Crutchlow claims Czech Grand Prix for maiden MotoGP win

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    Six-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi on a Yamaha finished 7.298 seconds behind while championship leader Marc Marquez was third on his Honda , 9.587 back. Wet-weather specialist Hafizh Syahrin made good on his nickname - The Fish - with a smooth ride to sixth, ahead of Danny Kent in seventh as both moved up the timesheets in the wet.
  • Mobile Galaxy Note 7 now being delivered to pre-order customers

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    This shows a clearer picture that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be envied by iPhone fans as the stylus is a great productivity feature you can write on screen while the phone is in standby mode. The new Android 6.0.1 upgrade is being rolled out by Verizon in stages and it should reach all users in the following days. The new model has a 5.7-inch display screen, 64 gigabytes of storage, an S Pen that can write on wet screens and an iris scanner for security control including instant ...
  • Volvo Cars, Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars

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    The two companies will reportedly split the cost of investment in the fleet, and once manufactured, the cars will be equipped with Uber's driverless control system. Uber will by the end of this month begin a pilot program in which trusted Uber customers will be able to use their phones to summon a self-driving auto for use in downtown Pittsburgh, Reuters cited a source as saying.
  • Huawei P9 with 5.2 inch screen launched in India for Rs. 39999

    Huawei P9 with 5.2 inch screen launched in India for Rs. 39999

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    Keeping up with the trend is Huawei that launched P9 at Rs.39, 999 yesterday. The latest handset released by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in the United States highlights the Chinese tech group's determination to attract U.S. LG G5 comes with a 5.3-inch Quad HD always-on display. It's unclear if the dual rear camera will sport Leica branding like the P9. The smartphones come with 8-megapixel front-facing cameras.
  • Watch the excellent new Overwatch Bastion animated short

    Watch the excellent new Overwatch Bastion animated short

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    In the second season of " Overwatch ", the scale has been increased to 1-5000 in increments, providing players with a clearer idea of the scoring system. While this new map may not bring any game modes with it, its preview does paint a nice scene for countless battles that will be fought at Eichenwalde.
  • Huawei P9 with two rear -cameras from Leica launched for Rs 39999

    Huawei P9 with two rear -cameras from Leica launched for Rs 39999

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    In the United Kingdom the handset was launched in Two storage options - one with 3GB of RAM/ 32GB internal storage and the other one comes with 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variants. The smartphone comes equipped with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The G5 has a 5.3-inch quad HD (2560x1440) display at 554ppi and a 8MP f/2.0 front cam.
  • Here's What Microsoft Thinks Windows in VR Could Look Like

    Here's What Microsoft Thinks Windows in VR Could Look Like

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    Intel's virtual reality headset, Project Alloy , is expected to launch in 2017 and boasts " merged reality " technology, which lets users see and use their hands in the virtual world. Mobile chip manufacturing isn't the only thing Intel had to announce this week, as the tech firm announced a virtual reality (VR) platform, dubbed Project Alloy .
  • In June, airlines improved on-time performance from 2015

    In June, airlines improved on-time performance from 2015

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    Other recent disruptions include one in July that prompted Southwest to cancel over 2,000 flights and two outages last summer at United Continental Holdings Inc UAL.N . "We are concerned with recent reports indicating that airlines' IT systems may be susceptible to faltering because of the way they are designed and have been maintained", the Democratic senators wrote.
  • Here's the Titanfall 2 multiplayer beta trailer

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    I'm pretty sure it's one of the maps we may have glimpsed during the teaser footage for Titanfall 2, but then again it could be a completely different map. It will earn you double points compared to a normal cap, but be warned - you need to stay on the point to keep that amped cap active. While Titanfall 2 is created to work seamlessly on Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles, it is not ready to match the wide range of graphic cards, CPUs and configurations people use.
  • European Union plans to extend some telecom rules to web-based providers

    European Union plans to extend some telecom rules to web-based providers

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    In reaction, the European Telecommunications Network Operators' association's director general Lisa Fuhr tweeted that EU lawmakers "must ensure a simple, consistent and meaningful set of rules created to protect consumers' personal data". EU Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip has spoken out in the past in favour of encryption. According to documents obtained by the Financial Times , this soon-to-be introduced legislation will cover these "over-the-top" services requiring them to fall ...
  • Andy Murray Reminds Interviewer That Women Win Gold, Too

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    The latest clash occurred when Inverdale stopped Kiwi rower Drysdale after his historic gold medal win to get comment only for Redgrave to interrupt him and stop the interview, saying New Zealand TV needed to interview the single sculls Olympic champion first.
  • Viviani wins gold for Italy, Cavendish adds to British haul

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    Cavendish was also favored in the road race at the 2012 London Games but missed out on the podium. A dramatic collision involving Cavendish and Sanghoon Park, Glenn O'Shea and Viviani saw the race neutralised with 99 laps remaining. He was performing equally well in the third event, the elimination race, but had to settle for seventh place after being eliminated by the judges for illegally running off the track.
  • Second gold for Dujardin and Valegro in dressage

    Second gold for Dujardin and Valegro in dressage

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    Germany's Werth finished second with a score of 89.071, with compatriot Kristina Broring-Sprehe taking bronze with a score of 87.142. Dujardin earns her third gold medal in Rio, tying cyclist Laura Trott for the most decorated British female in Olympic history.
  • New 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' trailer reveals Darth Vader

    New 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' trailer reveals Darth Vader

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    The film has been shrouded in both excitement and controversy after rumours spread of re-shoots of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (Facebook/rogueoneastarwarsstory)"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story " banner. James Earl Jones returns to voice the iconic villain, Darth Vader. "Let's just get this over with, shall we?" she asks when she is brought into a meeting to be informed of her mission.
  • No Man's Sky Guide: How to Make Money Very Quickly

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    In other words, it's exactly what I wanted. But in the same reply, he posted an image showing a snippet from No Man's Sky's PC options menu. You have to get in early to experience that great initial joy of exploration. I also won't be talking specifics regarding mechanics or story, if that's what we're going to call it for this game. It's one more chance to leave your mark on the universe.
  • How JC Penney Beat on Earnings

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    Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Company net profit margin stands at -3.70% whereas its return on equity (ROE) is -40.70%. Stock value has moved between $5.99 - 11.98 in last one year.
  • What to watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday

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    The U.S. women's gymnastics team felt the pressure that comes not from outside expectations but those held within before entering Rio Olympic Arena on Sunday night. Russian Federation took the silver medal and China earned bronze. Then you're in the right place as we guide you through the big events, where medals will be up for grabs and potential for Team GB to pick up some prizes.
  • Quantum Break Heading to Steam on September 14th

    Quantum Break Heading to Steam on September 14th

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    You can head here to view the system requirements for Quantum Break on Steam. Here are the latest patch notes from developer Remedy Entertainment. More gamers can enjoy the game once it hits the steam. In case you passed on the free upgrade to Windows 10 that ended last month, Remedy has noted that the Steam (and retail) version of the game will "run on Windows 7 and up (64-bit)".
  • Stocks Shaken By Earnings In Tuesday's After-Hours Session

    Stocks Shaken By Earnings In Tuesday's After-Hours Session

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    Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected per-share profit of $1.61 and revenue of $14.15 billion. Morgan Stanley now owns 17,484,772 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $1,837,300,000 after buying an additional 2,259,996 shares in the last quarter.
  • PS4 Neo rumoured to be announced in September

    PS4 Neo rumoured to be announced in September

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    Could the new model PS4 Neo be announced on September 7 in New York City? However, a new report suggests Sony has more exclusive plans. According to a French gaming site, the PS4 Neo will be announced on September 7 at an event in NY. The Neo will supposedly offer more processing power. As for the show itself, VICE Gaming writes that the show is being described as "technical showcase" but that even Sony doesn't have final details yet on what will be shown.
  • How to Watch the Rio 2016 Olympics Online

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    NBC hit a new record for Olympic advertising - securing $1.2 billion in national ad sales for the upcoming games in Rio . All of these are made possible by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and US cable, satellite, and telco providers for the fans across the globe, especially those who are now serving in the USA military and retired military members.
  • Samsung's new jumbo phone unlocks with iris scanner

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    Samsung has officially revealed the Galaxy Note 7 , and new Gear VR headset at its Unpacked 2016 event in NY. All three products will be available in the United States on August 19, with pre-orders starting tomorrow. Both phones have been advertised to be able to withstand tremendous damage but which one of them is truly more resistant? For instance, the base memory has been bumped to 64GB with the addition of a microSD card slot that can support up to 256GB of storage .
  • Prisma,The Photo Editing app officially launched on Android !!

    Prisma,The Photo Editing app officially launched on Android !!

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    Prisma , the instant art filter app has become an instant hit with Android users within two days of the full fledged Android version of the app. Till now, it was only iOS users who could enjoy the benefit of the popular editing app. Prisma enables the user to turns his or her photos into an artistic mode. Moiseenkov spoke with Bloomberg on a recent trip to the USA from Russian Federation, in which he promoted the app and took a meeting at Facebook, sparking acquisition rumours.
  • 3 best features of Windows 10

    3 best features of Windows 10

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    Just after Windows 10 debuted in 2015, we suggested that most tablet users wait to upgrade. From July 29, Microsoft will charge you $119 - or £99 - for a full version of Windows 10 Home. Some people have been complaining about Microsoft's incessant prompts to upgrade to Windows 10 for nearly a year. Before you start to panic about backward compatibility with existing drivers the lockdown is only going to be enforced on new installations of Windows 10 .