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Popular characters in pop culture used AIM to help navigate their relationships, too. A decade after AIM launched, Apple kicked off the smartphone era with the release of the original iPhone. "AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate with each other has profoundly changed", writes Michael Albers , communications products VP at Oath (the Verizon behemoth that consumed AOL).
  • This is the BlackBerry Krypton

    This is the BlackBerry Krypton

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    Thankfully, the image reveals a little bit of info such as the fact that it's an all-touch smartphone, unlike the KEYone which features a QWERTY keyboard. At the bottom, it has 3.5mm headphones jack with primary microphone for calls. Mahieu had also talked about bringing dust and water-resistance to the phone, and if the BlackBerry motion is what he was referring to, then we can expect an IPX rating to also fall in place somewhere.
  • Google launches its own alternative to Apple's AirPods- Pixel Buds

    Google launches its own alternative to Apple's AirPods- Pixel Buds

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    We will update you guys as more details are revealed. Last night at Google's hardware launch event , it became clear that the company wants to continue pushing the Google Assistant as much as possible. All you have to do is hold down on the right earbud and say , "Help me speak Italian". Last week, Amazon announced the next generation of its Echo speaker, coming out in time for the holiday shopping season, will cost just $100, a price that Google decided not to match.
  • GST likely for Netflix and iflix soon

    GST likely for Netflix and iflix soon

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    E-way bill nullifies the aim of the GST single tax regime, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday, adding that he would "strongly oppose" it at the next GST council meeting. Arun Shourie meanwhile blamed PM Modi and BJP national President Amit Shah for the state of the economy. Not only this, GST would also result in higher working capital requirements for most participants in manufacturing sector like steel, textile, auto and auto ancillary owing to their requirement to pay ...
  • Hands-on and unboxing: Google Home Mini? I'll take 5

    Hands-on and unboxing: Google Home Mini? I'll take 5

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    In the box (which is appropriately also miniature compared to last year's), you'll find the Google Home itself in one of its three colors, the charger, and some documentation. Google is yet to confirm the exact specifics of these drivers. At $399 it's more expensive than Apple's HomePod , although you do get 12 months of YouTube Red (with music subscription) free .
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    Microsoft's (MSFT) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Atlantic Securities

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    Stearns Financial Services Group who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $584.98B market cap company. Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.50, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. Texan Cap invested in 2.27% or 49,062 shares.
  • US Ally Egypt Caught Sneaking $23 Million Weapons Purchase From North Korea

    US Ally Egypt Caught Sneaking $23 Million Weapons Purchase From North Korea

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    The Post described that market as "a kind of global eBay for vintage and refurbished Cold War-era weapons , often at prices far lower than the prevailing rates". complaints to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's regime about its relationship with North Korea. "Egypt was a consistent North Korean customer in the past", Berger told the Post .
  • Google Pixel 2 Features You'll Love & 1 You'll Hate

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    That's sweet, but completely wrong. The slight difference in their dimensions is due to the different screen sizes and the glass back. The Pixel Bud earphones are Google's version of Apple's AirPods, which are created to ease the transition from wired headphones to wireless ones, at least for those with headphone-jack-less iPhones.
  • Samsung's new VR toy goes on sale

    Samsung's new VR toy goes on sale

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    Windows Mixed Reality is set to arrive with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on October 17. For now you can pre-order the product only if you live in the USA and you can get it from Microsoft Store or Samsung. That's unlike Samsung's less expensive Gear VR headset, which is created to run on smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system. Wearing the formal look, the placement of the dual camera looks more like robotic eyes than human.
  • Apple investigating battery swelling complaints from iPhone 8 Plus users

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    But the Galaxy Note 8 has some stiff competition from a few of Apple's new devices, the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus . Unlike the last year's flagship, Alphabet's subsidiary will make the Pixel 2 XL more compelling with a number of improvements over the smaller sibling, including a attractive form-factor design with significantly slimmer bezels on the sides as well as on the bottom and top.
  • Google launches Google Home Min and Max

    Google launches Google Home Min and Max

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    The ability to use Google Home devices as a speakerphone is coming to the United Kingdom later this week, and users will be able to associate their Google Home with their mobile phone number for caller ID. Without explaining everything these devices do, the Home Max is a loudspeaker with the brains of Google Assistant built-in. Consumers will also broadcast messages to all Google Home devices around the house.
  • Amazon brings Alexa & Echo devices to India, Prime Music coming soon

    Amazon brings Alexa & Echo devices to India, Prime Music coming soon

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    In India, Alexa will provide a customized Indian experience with local pronunciations, support for music titles, names and places in English and non-English languages. With Echo's far-field voice control, you can do all this from across the room using just your voice. You can also order these using Alexa . The Home speakers from Google are powered by Google Assistant .