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Apple employees are walking into the 'spaceship campus' glass walls

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Although the campus opened last September for the 10th anniversary iPhone introduction, it was done under a temporary occupancy permit, and Apple employees just started moving in last month. The pods are created to encourage more open and social working than the traditional, stifling office cubicle. During its opening a year ago, Apple designer Jony Ive told Wired that the structure is a "statement of openness, of free movement", as opposed to Apple's culture of secrecy. Read More »

Chrome now blocks 'annoying' adverts

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Many of those fears have been assuaged. Sites that fail to pass will be notified by Google and reviewed in their Ad Experience Report on what needs to be changed. As your browser requests a page, Chrome will check to see if the site is on the list of those that don't meet standards. On mobile, these include countdown ads, flashing or animated ads, and sticky ads, while larger variants on desktop will be checked. Read More »

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel and Pixel 2 devices in 2017

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And it's just a sliver compared with the 77.3 million iPhones Apple sold in the last quarter alone. As hinted above, Google could have more success in attracting consumers by expanding the availability of the Pixel line. Previous year saw Google unveil the Pixel 2 and 2 XL handsets to take over from the original Pixel phones that launched back in 2016. This is the second time Google has acquired a smartphone manufacturer. Read More »

AMP Stories will Bring Snapchat-Inspired News Format to Google Search Results

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Perhaps it's time for that meme to make a resurgence, because stories are headed to a new, rather high-profile place: Google's mobile search results. This format also attracts young generation through this story format as Google has adopted this style from Snapchat and everyone knows that Snapchat has mostly young users under its umbrella. Read More »

TrendForce reveals who is winning the smart speaker race

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Although Apple has now officially entered the "smart" speaker market, Amazon remains the market leader according to a report from research specialist TrendForce. HomePod is also able to integrate with Apple's Home app for iOS, letting you control HomeKit accessories such as light switches and garage door openers. Read More »

Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018

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In September, the independent senator sent a letter to the California-based Unicode Consortium pressing for the emoji, highlighting the crustacean's economic and cultural value to Maine. Hair is a big deal in the new options with options for red hair, curly hair white hair and even one for baldness! "Not only is the lobster of substantial cultural relevance", he argued, but according to online data, it also garners public interest that is at least equal to that of the crab, which already has ... Read More »

Munich air crash haunts former Man Utd player McGuinness, 60 years on

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Eight players, three club staff, eight journalists, two crew members and two passengers were killed as United made their way home from a European Cup tie in Belgrade. "I have seen Manchester United through bad times and good times". Programme producer Ashley Byrne said: "A lot has been said about the Munich crash over the years but rarely has much been said about how United rebuilt afterwards". Read More »

Here's Every New PS4 5.50 Update Feature Explained

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For example, a parent can decide that their child is allowed to play their console for a total of two hours each day, but not play at all after 10pm. If one's PS Plus membership is expired, a PS Plus icon with a lock appears next to games obtained from PS Plus . PlayStation Now background music: The PlayStation 4's streaming subscription now accommodates music the same as other games played locally from the console. Read More »

Polar Bear Camera Captures Life-and-Death Struggle in the Arctic

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Back in 1973, when the five Arctic states first agreed to manage polar bears, the largest threat to polar bears was over-hunting, so their first agreement was mainly directed towards harvesting-management programs and protected areas. "When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realise what it looks like". Polar bears wait for their prey to come to them. They concluded that a female polar bear must eat a fully grown seal every 12 days to meet its energy requirement. Read More »

Killer whale learns to 'talk' to humans

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Scientists tested a 14-year-old killer whale named Wikie at the Marineland Aquarium in France . "You can not pick a word that is very complicated because then I think you are asking too much - we wanted things that were short but were also distinctive", Josep Call, a professor in evolutionary origins of mind at the University of St. Read More »

Street Fighter's Ryu, Sakura head to Monster Hunter World

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Meanwhile three armor sets created from fallen " Monster Hunter: World " beasts are coming to " Street Fighter V" as costumes. Players will need to spend 2,500 Fight Money to attempt a challenge in the Extra Battle Mode, and completing four weekly challenges will unlock the armor set costume. Read More »

Lunar eclipse is set to take place January 31

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Blue: because it'll be the second full moon this month. "It is going to be a historical moment because it is a coincidence when blue moon , red moon and full lunar eclipse will take place at the same time and on the same date", said chief Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Dr Ghulam Rasul told The Express Tribune on Saturday. Read More »

Billions of Pieces of Plastic Spread Disease in Coral Reefs

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The scientists estimate that about 11.1 billion plastic items are entangled on reefs across the Asia-Pacific region, and that this will likely increase 40 percent over the next seven years. In December (2017), nearly 200 nations agreed to limit plastic pollution of the oceans, warning that it could outweigh all fish by 2030. "We found that the chance of disease increased from four per cent to 89 per cent when corals are in contact with plastic", Lamb said. Read More »

Rocket Lab Launches 2nd Test Flight of Electron Small-Satellite Booster

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This was the second of three planned test launches. The company has become the second in the world to have put something in orbit, and New Zealand the 11th nation. "Very nice launch. My heartiest congratulations to the Rocket Lab team". The company said it will be reviewing the data from this test flight to figure out its next move. Read More »

Blood test for cancer detects eight different types of tumour

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In other cases, the test also gave information about the tissue that the cancer had originated from - a feat the team said has been hard in past. The researchers note that larger studies will now be needed to further determine the efficacy of CancerSEEK as a routine screening test for cancer, and such studies are in the pipeline. Read More »

Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at Detroit Motor Show

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The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt is based on the newest Mustang GT Premium Fastback with the GT Performance Pack, so it comes with a long list of standard features, essentially making it the most well-appointed factory package. It sports 19-inch "torque thrust" alloy wheels with disc brakes and gets a black front grille. And if the dark green colour isn't your thing, well, you can always opt for black. Read More »

Apple Leads These Companies With Massive Overseas Cash Repatriation Tax Bills

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Apple has announced plans to make further investment in the United States economy, spending some $350 billion over the course of the next 5 years. More than US$10 billion will be invested in data centres in the US. Tax reform recently passed by the US Congress has been touted by Trump as a way to stimulate investment and hiring, despite criticism that it mostly benefits corporations and the wealthy. Read More »

Netanyahu begins India visit

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Carmon said the Netanyahu's visit was happening at a time when the countries were celebrating 25 years of their diplomatic relations. "We are striving for increasing cooperation and collaboration in various fields", said Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon at a media briefing on Friday. Read More »

Twitch Paid Big Bucks To Become The Exclusive Overwatch League Partner

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Just as in other sports, Overwatch players can wear their favourite team's unique colours in the game to show their support. Even that average is believed to be at least 100,000 viewers more than any previous Overwatch esports event was able to attract, but 415,000 is that much higher again than Overwatch League's opening day average viewership and then some. Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered Announcement Trailer | Switch, PS4, X1, PC

Dark Souls was originally released for PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2011 and received generally positive reviews for its combat mechanics and deep lore; however, its challenging (some would say unforgiving) gameplay was met with mixed response. According to Dark Souls Remastered's store page , all Steam owners of Dark Souls: Prepare To Die will get a 50% discount. In addition to that, the multiplayer will support up to six players on dedicated servers. Read More »