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Windows Central reports that Microsoft's notepad device, now codenamed Andromeda , will also run on an ARM chipset. However, it is not supposed to be a smartphone replacement. It is likely that Andromeda will run on ARM, meaning it'll ship with the latest Snapdragon processor that's current at the time of its release. Any software will have to ensure this feels like a dedicated note-taking device, rather than a miniature Windows PC.
  • Oppo R11s listed on official website ahead of launch

    Oppo R11s listed on official website ahead of launch

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    Also, the forthcoming handset is going to sport a bezel-less screen with 18:9 screen-to-body ratio. The company claims this feature will help the consumers in capturing great selfies with the phone. It's nearly time for another dual launch , with the OPPO F5 "selfie expert" targeting countries like India , Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, while the R11s probably intends to put China first.
  • Ford earnings rise on lower taxes

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    The Dearborn-based automaker said its net income rose 63 percent to $1.6 billion in the July-September period. Analysts had expected, on average, earnings of 7 cents per share on revenue of US$586.7 million. Hackett, the former CEO of furniture maker Steelcase Inc., was leading Ford's new mobility efforts until May, when he took over the top job after CEO Mark Fields was ousted.
  • Android 8.1 Developers Preview Released with Neutral Network API

    Android 8.1 Developers Preview Released with Neutral Network API

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    Google has released the developer version of Android 8 .1, which is scheduled to roll out to consumers from December. The Android 8 .1 developer preview system build for all gadgets is OPP5.170921.005. Although there aren't solid details by way of timeframes as well as smartphones , the South Korean tech company is supposedly now working on a preliminary model software for the mobile operating system .
  • Twitter Shares Surge After User Growth Impresses

    Twitter Shares Surge After User Growth Impresses

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    The company said it had 330 million monthly active users in the quarter ended on September 30, up 4 million from a quarter earlier, helped by greater use of email and push notifications to point people toward tweets they want to read. Average daily active users (DAUs) jumped 14% year-over-year, ramping up sequentially from Q2's 12% year-over-year growth rate. "We're proud that the improvements we're making to the product continue to bring people back to Twitter on a daily basis", he said.
  • Ex-Channel 4 boss Jay Hunt hired by Apple

    Ex-Channel 4 boss Jay Hunt hired by Apple

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    When she starts at Apple in January, Ms Hunt will play a key role in its global creative development team as it looks to deploy a budget of more than $1bn for original series over the next year. Apple's video arm has been busy staffing up since Van Amburg and Erlicht signed on in June. Although showrunners are still unclear on how their content will be distributed, Apple is making inroads in Hollywood thanks to the pedigree and connections of Mr Erlicht and Mr Amburg, who were responsible ...
  • NIA searches house of Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin's son, seizes phones, laptop

    NIA searches house of Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin's son, seizes phones, laptop

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    Yosuf during interrogation accepted to the NIA that he had received money from terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen. The application also said that certain telephone calls were intercepted which revealed that a member of the Pakistan-based banned terrorist group HuM was sending huge amount of funds to the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir through Delhi.
  • Steam Wallet Digital Gift Cards Announced by Valve

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    The digital gift card works differently. Although this also disrupted users who use this method to purchase game in countries where the base cost of a game is gouged, some hope that this update is a step in the right direction to help alleviate these troubles.