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Grocer Alberstons to buy part of Rite Aid

Grocer Alberstons to buy part of Rite Aid

Albertsons announced it will acquire more than 2,500 Rite Aid stores for an undisclosed amount, creating a company with estimated revenues of $83 billion, according to a news release . It will do ...

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You can now pay utility bills with Google Tez app in India

You can now pay utility bills with Google Tez app in India

Adding a new company to pay needs to be done only once, and when those monthly utility bills are received, Tez alerts you to their arrival with timely notifications. Paying bills takes time, whether...

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New PlayStation VR Deals Available Starting February 18

New PlayStation VR Deals Available Starting February 18

The PlayStation blog posted yesterday that the standalone PS VR headset price will receive a discount from its normal $299.99 price tag. The Doom VFR Bundle includes a PlayStation VR headset ...

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Silicon Valley Investor Peter Thiel Moving To LA To Flee Liberal Politics?

Silicon Valley Investor Peter Thiel Moving To LA To Flee Liberal Politics?

Thiel has gotten more disaffected with politics in a left-leaning Bay Area and more pessimistic about regulatory outcomes for tech businesses, sources told WSJ. He founded Palantir in 2003, and inve...

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Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update

Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update

However, there are actually quite a few features buried within iOS that are basically hidden, or at the very least, not as well-known. "The renewed focus on quality is created to make sure the compa...

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Facebook losing younger users at faster pace

Facebook losing younger users at faster pace

Younger social media users are leaving Facebook , with many heading for Snapchat , new research suggests. This year, Instagram's user base is expected to grow 13.1% from last year's levels t...

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Galaxy S9 Will Reportedly Arrive With '3D Emoji' Feature, Dual Stereo Speakers

Galaxy S9 Will Reportedly Arrive With '3D Emoji' Feature, Dual Stereo Speakers

The speaker placement was one of the main bugbears of the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 , with users finding that it was too easy to cover up the speaker when playing games or watching videos. The Samsun...

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YouTube suspends Logan Paul's ad revenue, blames 'recent pattern of behavior'

YouTube suspends Logan Paul's ad revenue, blames 'recent pattern of behavior'

Paul , who became embroiled in worldwide controversy last month for a video filmed in Japan's so-called "suicide forest," drew outcry again this week for tweeting about eating Tide Pods and postin...

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During Opening Ceremonies, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee computer servers hacked

During Opening Ceremonies, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee computer servers hacked

Read alsoKoreas to march under single "united" flag in Olympic Games - BBCShe made the invitation during a rare lunch meeting between representatives from the two rival neighbors at Seoul's pres...

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NASA Spacecraft Takes Photo From 3.79 Billion Miles

NASA Spacecraft Takes Photo From 3.79 Billion Miles

These images, as announced by the administration, broke the 27 years old record of Voyager 1 when it captured the famous Pale Blue Dot image of the Earth. Most of the time, New Horizons is sleep...

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Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Touching Most Active List

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Touching Most Active List

The focus on performance of Activision Blizzard , Inc. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.345 during the last trading session, reaching $59.205. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:DNKN) h...

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Maruti Suzuki India launches Third Generation Swift

Maruti Suzuki India launches Third Generation Swift

Inside the auto, cockpit design of the new Maruti Suzuki Swift has been kept driver-oriented with operational components centred on the driver's seat. The diesel motor can churn out 74bhp max power ...

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Google May Enter Gaming Market with 'Yeti' Streaming Service

Google May Enter Gaming Market with 'Yeti' Streaming Service

Details are scant but it's codename is Yeti and could include a controller and console. It's now under development, under the code name Yeti , and that Google is putting quite a bit of investment i...

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PUBG Corp delays anti-cheat update due to

PUBG Corp delays anti-cheat update due to "unexpected issue"

Last month's 40x increase doesn't even seem to have the same impact - accusations of cheating remain constant on social media, despite bans and a death cam meant to alleviate false reporting - now...

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Snapchat stock soars 25% after ending losing streak

Snapchat stock soars 25% after ending losing streak

Snap continues to have high spending, losing almost $350 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. Shares of the company jumped as much as 29 percent in extended trading following the results. It's be...

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Pixel Visual Core: Google's advanced co-processor makes Pixel 2 camera smarter

Pixel Visual Core: Google's advanced co-processor makes Pixel 2 camera smarter

Pixel Visual is a custom designed co-processor for the Pixel 2 smartphones and relies on "computational photography and machine learning (which powers Pixel's HDR + technology)", to improve image q...

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2018 iPhones to rely exclusively on Intel baseband chips, KGI claims

2018 iPhones to rely exclusively on Intel baseband chips, KGI claims

Nomurai analyst, Romit Shah stated that Apple can save over $100 million in the next iPhone production cycle by switching to Intel's cheaper modem chips. If you want to manufacture a phone that ha...

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Tillerson warns against China, Russia engagement in Americas

Tillerson warns against China, Russia engagement in Americas

Tillerson "is a respectful person who wants to help those who are in limbo to reach a solution", said Steven Goldstein, undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs. On Thursday, Tillerson r...

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The Switch's premium online service is launching this September

The Switch's premium online service is launching this September

If Kimishima is to believed, the company has every intention of supporting the Switch past the traditional Nintendo home console lifecycle of 5-6 years. As far as the software is concerned, " Super Ma...

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OnePlus officially starts rolling out Android Oreo to the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus officially starts rolling out Android Oreo to the OnePlus 5T

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Nintendo Switch Outsells Wii U

Nintendo Switch Outsells Wii U

Nintendo's data includes sales for those exclusives, with Super Mario Odyssey quickly becoming the platform's top-seller with nine million units shifted in a little over two months since launch. D...

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Google Assistant Go for Android (Go edition) arrives in Play Store

Google Assistant Go for Android (Go edition) arrives in Play Store

The news isn't all bad: Google said 99 per cent of the bad apps were binned by tools that employ machine learning , so nobody ever had the chance to download them. It is encouraging to see these se...

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Hyundai unveils new concept for Santa Fe SUV

Hyundai unveils new concept for Santa Fe SUV

Brawnier, tougher-looking SUV to debut in NY. Finally, the side rendering reveals a clean profile with a slightly sloping roofline and a side character line running from the headlights to the tailligh...

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Facebook to Push More Local News Into Your Feed

Facebook to Push More Local News Into Your Feed

The new feature will elevate news that's clicked on by users in a tight geographic locale, along with outlets based in that area. Facebook says it is changing the way its news delivery service wor...

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Government 5G Network Unlikely, Despite Reports

Government 5G Network Unlikely, Despite Reports

The 5G nationalization proposal calls for the network to be constructed within three years using spectrum that would be dedicated to the network, with capacity leased to wireless carriers, Axios s...

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Fourcade headlines France's second batch of 89 athletes for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Fourcade headlines France's second batch of 89 athletes for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

The number of French athletes in PyeongChang so far has been 99, as the first batch of 10 athletes, including Olympic ice dance title favorites Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, was anno...

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Despite protests, Padmaavat rakes in huge business on opening day

Despite protests, Padmaavat rakes in huge business on opening day

Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the Day 2 collection of the venture. "If the film doesn't release in the three or four states where it is banned, it will ...

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Dow hits record on Intel earnings

Dow hits record on Intel earnings

At the close of trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 140.67 points, or 0.5%, to 26,392.79. Moreover, the S&P 500 gained 0.5 percent. Fourth-quarter earnings growth for the S&...

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Vince McMahon to launch new football league in 2020

Vince McMahon to launch new football league in 2020

It will be instrumental for McMahon to find a broadcast partner from the get go, and it will be interesting to see if he went straight for a popular streaming service considering the success he's had ...

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Apple to Include 4 New Animoji Characters in iOS 11.3

Apple to Include 4 New Animoji Characters in iOS 11.3

Other new features arriving in iOS 11 .3 include a music video home in Apple Music, a Video group in For You in Apple News, and more. It will be found within Settings Battery , and the company say...

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Sir Elton John 'to retire from touring'

Sir Elton John 'to retire from touring'

He said he does not plan to retire from music altogether, just from touring. But his tour is due to bring him to Australia and New Zealand in late 2019 and early 2020 and feature dates in Sydney, ...

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Amazon's cashier-free grocery store finally opens to the public tomorrow

Amazon's cashier-free grocery store finally opens to the public tomorrow

But it is by far the most prominent company to try it. The change spurred by Amazon Go may be more gradual than that. If it succeeds, it stands to live up to those early expectations of a revoluti...

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Helping Ensure News on Facebook Is From Trusted Sources

Helping Ensure News on Facebook Is From Trusted Sources

Just last week Facebook announced that big changes are coming to the news feed , but this latest announcement is more about changing the credibility of what's seen rather than the type of content. ...

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Legacy of Martin Luther King celebrated in Yolo County and beyond

Legacy of Martin Luther King celebrated in Yolo County and beyond

In a New Year's Day Facebook video message, Dr. King's daughter mentioned the incident and said she has accepted Newsweek's apology. This was part of the Bennion Center's Saturday Service Project seri...

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Bungie Gives Destiny 2 Development Update Regarding Eververse, XP Rates and More

Bungie Gives Destiny 2 Development Update Regarding Eververse, XP Rates and More

Additionally, the Raid vendor will now sell Leviathan and Eater of Worlds armor and weapons. There will also be a new Ghost with raid-specific perks, which has a chance to drop from both raid bo...

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Bears Officially Announce Hiring Of Mark Helfrich, 2 Others

Bears Officially Announce Hiring Of Mark Helfrich, 2 Others

The Bears have had a busy week of hires this week, bringing in Mark Helfrich as their offensive coordinator and Chris Tabor as their special teams coordinator. He was sacked after a 4-8 finish in 2016...

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Huawei beats Samsung in lawsuit over wireless patent

Huawei beats Samsung in lawsuit over wireless patent

AT&T spokesman Fletcher Cook declined to comment. The refusal is the latest example of a Chinese company struggling to develop its U.S. business. "The U.S. Huawei didn't quite have the CES 2018 ...

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Google Acquires UK Startup That Turns Objects Into Speakers

Google Acquires UK Startup That Turns Objects Into Speakers

Google might also use the acquisition to improve its future handsets' haptic feedback. The transfer of shares of Redux's holding company NVF Tech was confirmed by United Kingdom regulatory filings o...

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TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant

TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant

Starting in 2018, Toyota will join the likes of BMW by offering the full Alexa voice-controlled app in Toyota and Lexus vehicles with either EnTune 3.0 or EnForm 2.0 infotainment systems. You will...

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Bitcoin plummets as South Korea confirms cryptocurrency crackdown

Bitcoin plummets as South Korea confirms cryptocurrency crackdown

Justice Minister Park Sang-ki on Thursday announced at a New Year's press conference that the government is preparing a special bill on banning transactions of cryptocurrency through exchanges. Ripp...

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