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The company explains that it acquired multiple patents related to BlackBerry Messenger , among other things, patents that Facebook is accused of infringing upon. Founded in 1984, BlackBerry had once been a top mobile-device manufacturer, but saw its early lead in the space crumble in the face of competition from Apple's iPhone and smartphones based on Google's Android.
  • Range Rover SV Coupe revealed

    Range Rover SV Coupe revealed

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    Fuel economy is rated at 19.2mpg with emissions of 341g/km. Range Rover says the SV Coupe will bring new levels of luxury to its interiors, with a standard comparable to private jets and yachts. However, if you're hoping to impress passersby, you're going to have to paint (or wrap) it in a wild color to attract attention, as the coupe's pseudo-subtle looks will struggle to step from the fleet of black four-door Ranges that pack the lots of ritzy eateries.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Leaked by Retailer

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Leaked by Retailer

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    In other Call of Duty news, it's rumoured that Call of Duty Black Ops 4 is the next game in the series. 2018 is Treyarch's year to produce their Call of Duty , with Activision having its studios on a three year development cycle.
  • Spotify blocks pirated versions of its app

    Spotify blocks pirated versions of its app

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    Its especially easy on Android – find a modified version of the official app and log in using your free account, the modification would trick the system into thinking the account is a premium one. How effective canceling user accounts that are in violation of Spotify's ToS remains to be seen. Now on Android, users can download a modded version of the Spotify app known as Dogfood.
  • Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept Marks The Return Of Fabled Name

    Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept Marks The Return Of Fabled Name

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    The Supra also competed in American IMSA sportscar racing in the 1980s and twice appeared at Le Mans in the 1990s. Underneath the sticker of the Geneva show-car, the Supra's design is largely inspired by the Toyota FT-1 concept. The final production model may still be a ways off, but the GR Supra Concept will be available in " Gran Turismo Sport " starting in April. "The GR Supra Racing Concept makes it clear Toyota is developing the Supra to be a true driver's auto".
  • Ubisoft aims to manage 'toxicity' in Rainbow Six Siege chat

    Ubisoft aims to manage 'toxicity' in Rainbow Six Siege chat

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    Developer and publisher Ubisoft also took to Reddit to detail what the new ban system entails and what it will mean for the players. As outlined in their Code of Conduct , you can be banned for " Any language or content deemed illegal, dangerous, threatening, abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, hateful, racist, sexist, ethically offensive or constituting harassment is forbidden ".
  • You can now order pizza from your new Pizza Hut SNEAKERS!

    You can now order pizza from your new Pizza Hut SNEAKERS!

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    The left shoe, meanwhile, has its own button which comes pre-programmed to pause whatever show you're watching when the delivery driver arrives. Pizza Hut is teaming up with The Shoe Surgeon for the sequel of its Pie Tops sneakers , the first pair of footwear that can order a pizza with the click of a button.
  • Xiaomi confirms it's coming to the USA smartphone market

    Xiaomi confirms it's coming to the USA smartphone market

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    Having access to wireless carriers to sell smartphones is critical in the US market, which Huawei CEO Richard Yu acknowledged earlier this year at CES . It's about time it hits the American market as the company has been considering the idea for some time. "We plan to start entering the market by end 2018, or by early 2019".
  • Google Search now works on Apple's iMessages, Safari web browser

    Google Search now works on Apple's iMessages, Safari web browser

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    To the right of the search bar, there is also a GIF lookup feature to paste animations into a conversation. Clicking on the "Food" icon, for example, will bring up a list of cards for nearby restaurants. If you're reading a great article on the Google app, tap and hold to pick up the link and drag it into iMessage to share with a friend, or into Notes to save for later.