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Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Secondly, you may now be selective about who is reading your replies in a conversation. And clicking on "Replying to." gives the Twitter user a way to control who is part of a Twitter chat. Instead, users now have all 140 characters for their reply, even if they are replying to a handful of users. That could easily take up half the 140 character limit, but those don't count at all anymore. Read More

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Samsung plans to sell Galaxy Note 7 units as refurbished

Samsung has worked with Qualcomm to make their new flagship chipset, Snapdragon 835, and the S8 will be the first smartphone to officially launch with the new SoC. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 failure help boost the sales of the Samsung Galaxy S7. They will be paired with 4GB of RAM, though China and South Korea are said to get 6GB of RAM variants. Read More

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J&J and Verizon Join Major Marketers Suspending YouTube Advertising

Verizon, which spent about $2.5 billion on ads past year, suspended its entire digital advertising program after learning its content appeared on YouTube videos posted by Wagdi Ghoneim - an Egyptian cleric banned from the USA for a decade over his extremist ideals - and Hanif Qureshi, whose teachings prompted the assassination of a Pakistani politician, according to the newspaper. Read More

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Kanye West Scared Kim Kardashian Following Paris Robbery And She

Kanye West Scared Kim Kardashian Following Paris Robbery And She "Freaked Out!"

This prompted Kim Kardashian to meet up with her lawyer to assemble papers in order to file for divorce from Kanye West. I can't even imagine what Kardashian went through, what she felt post-robbery, and how she feels today. "Like, exactly what I did [when the robbery happened] and he's not responding to me 'cause he can't hear me". Kardashian said she then started crying and grabbed North . Read More

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Hackers threaten to delete 300M Apple accounts

Hackers threaten to delete 300M Apple accounts

According to Apple, the list of email addresses and passwords hackers claim to have appears to be from "previously compromised third-party services". Apple is not going to play ball with a group of hackers that is threatening to remotely wipe hundreds of millions of iPhone devices if the Cupertino outfit refuses to pay a ransom. Read More

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Modders attempt to bring game to PC as mod in 'GTA V'

Modders attempt to bring game to PC as mod in 'GTA V'

Rockstar have announced some serious upgrades on their latest installment in the Grand Theft Auto Series, GTA 6, just in time for the series' twentieth anniversary. The new and super beefy Progen GP1 super vehicle is also available... for $1,260,000 from Legendary Motorsport. The game is expected to be released on various platforms such as the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and it is also possible that a graphically enhanced version of the upcoming game will be launched on the PlayStation 4 ... Read More

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Status Bar Within the Notification Shade Gets More Info in Android O

Status Bar Within the Notification Shade Gets More Info in Android O

The search giant on Tuesday announced the next generation of its mobile software, which powers nearly nine out of every 10 smartphones on the planet. This way, users can block or change kinds of notifications in group, rather than muting all the things an individual app is trying to communicate. As for Justin's current device rotation, he carries around the Google Pixel and Nexus 9. Read More

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Microsoft confirm 0x80072efe Xbox One server issues

Microsoft confirm 0x80072efe Xbox One server issues

Normally these outages don't last too long for Microsoft, so hopefully by later today or tomorrow Xbox Live will be running smoothly again. Having the "fastest, most reliable" gaming service is a big selling point for Microsoft, which just goes a little further to highlighting the outages that do occur - Xbox Live also went down early in the month and in February. Read More

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Missing Indian clerics traced, on their way to Karachi

Missing Indian clerics traced, on their way to Karachi

We also got a call from the Indian government. The clerics are reported to be safe and are expected to reach India on 20 March. They had visited their relatives in Karachi before heading to Lahore, from where they went missing. Nazim Ali Nizami was stopped to clear some documentation at Lahore airport and Asif Nizami was asked to board the flight. But then he never came out of the airport. Read More

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'Mass Effect: Andromeda': Here Are The Latest Reviews

'Mass Effect: Andromeda': Here Are The Latest Reviews

Twitter seems be keeping itself amused right now with all the Mass Effect Andromeda trash talk. And since then, players have been, reportedly, baffled by the uncanny look of characters . and... it gets even better". This report came when he confirmed the day one patch was live for the Xbox One and PC early access builds and someone asked if the developer would be working on facial animation improvements. Read More

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Facebook's Messenger Day is yet another Snapchat clone-but with a twist

Facebook's Messenger Day is yet another Snapchat clone-but with a twist

Instagram introduced Snapchat-style Stories that self-destruct in August 2016. Day has been secretly tested in several countries and it begins rolling out globally today, starting in the US. Open Messenger, and tap on the camera highlighted with a sun to celebrate this launch. You can access the feature by tapping the "Add to your day" button at the top of your Messenger app. Read More

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World's Largest Woman Drops 100 Kilograms

World's Largest Woman Drops 100 Kilograms

Ms Ahmed has been in hospital since February 10th when she was moved out of her home for the first time in 25 years by removing the wall from her room and a crane lifted out her bed. The surgery was performed by a team of doctors led by bariatric surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala. Though the hospital authorities declined to give details of the actual weight loss accrued till date, it is believed to be another 100 kgs or so. Read More

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Nintendo Switch day one update is now live

Is your Nintendo Switch not turning on? Secondly, you're made to constantly put on and take off the wrist strap, depending on which mini game you're playing. The Switch has a puny 32 gigabytes of internal storage. I played Zelda through most of my experience, and battery life averaged roughly 2.5 to three hours. Read More

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Apple iPad Pro 2:Specs, Features And Release Date

Apple iPad Pro 2:Specs, Features And Release Date

It will be interesting to see how Apple will deal with the massive (potential) success of the upcoming iPad Pro 2, and what will this mean for the company's MacBook line of laptop computers. Thus, with the iPad Pro 2, it would be best for Apple to ensure that the device is released with accessories that are just as good as its specs. The latest iPad Pro 2 advertisements were 15-second videos, and the videos are ideally made for sharing on tech fans' social media pages. Read More

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Goldberg Wins WWE Universal Championship

Despite constant teasing over the past few weeks, the situation only further escalated after Banks blatantly cost Charlotte her match against Bayley at Fastlane for the Raw Women's Title. WWE is clearly trying to save Joe's stuff for bigger occasions and he was meant to be the destroyer. If rumors and logic can be applied to the situation, it appears Reigns is on a collision course for a WrestleMania matchup against The Undertaker. Read More

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YouTube TV subscription service revealed, launching this Spring

YouTube TV subscription service revealed, launching this Spring

So what does that translate to? Now the new service streams ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, regional sports networks and several other cable channels. Unlike YouTube Red, YouTube's premium service launched in 2015, the service will not be completely advertising free; Google has allowed its network partners, as well as itself, to sell advertising in order to bring in additional revenue. Read More

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Horizon Zero Dawn Is The Greatest Game Of This Generation

Horizon Zero Dawn Is The Greatest Game Of This Generation

Upon locating a threat, they will call upon other allies in the area. Combat is rarely a simple run-and-gun affair either, as many encounters require meticulous planning and cunning in order to win the day. New to the game? Many larger battles are preceded by hunting down smaller game to strip for parts needed to take on those steeper challenges. Each one is a tad more hard than the last to tackle, but if you're stocked up on health potions, arrows, and are a dab hand at dodging, you ... Read More

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