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The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi finally confirmed the launch of two devices - Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus on December 7 and gave the first official look at the device via promo videos . Now as per a report of GizmoChina, ahead of the launch, Xiaomi Redmi 5 , Redmi 5 Plus have surfaced again via a series of new promotional videos released by Xiaomi .
  • Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets

    Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets

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    While the Mars and "Space Oddity" aspects have yet to be verified, SpaceX's head of new product introduction, Joy Dunn, subtweeted Musk's original announcement, assuaging any doubts about the claim's legitimacy. "This first stage we've looked at very carefully", he said. Rather fittingly, the vehicle will play David Bowie's 1969 classic "Space Oddity" as it orbits Mars.
  • Apple Will Allegedly Be Introducing Cheaper iPads In 2018

    Apple Will Allegedly Be Introducing Cheaper iPads In 2018

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    This low-cost iPad will retain the iPad 2017's 9.7-inch form factor but will use relatively "less-able' components, i.e. this budget iPad won't be as powerful as the cheapest iPad on sale today". Apple claimed in its November earnings call that its tablet business managed to find success with double-digit unit growth in sales for the second quarter in a row.
  • Google Has A New App To Help You Save Mobile Data

    Google Has A New App To Help You Save Mobile Data

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    One of the disadvantages of Android being an open operating system is that app developers can pretty much mess with the core experience in any way they want. Whether you believe it or not, based on Google's history of secretly collecting user data in the past, it's sensible to be somewhat wary of the data-saving app.
  • Former NSA worker pleads guilty to snatching classified docs

    Former NSA worker pleads guilty to snatching classified docs

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    Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Md., pleaded guilty to willful retention of national defense information, according to federal law enforcement officials. USA officials have said that Kaspersky Lab, by virtue of being located in Moscow, is subject to Russian surveillance. In Pho's case, Kaspersky detected the NSA code and sent it to Kaspersky's servers in Moscow for analysis.
  • Ford US sales up while GM, FCA down in November

    Ford US sales up while GM, FCA down in November

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    General Motors Company has been given an analysts' mean target of 46.83. Several other research firms have also issued reports on GM . Piper Jaffray maintained Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Monday, September 11 with "Buy" rating. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.00, for a total value of $1,900,000.00. Chickasaw Cap Lc has 18,295 shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
  • Twitter Lite app promises lower data usage, now available in 24 countries

    Twitter Lite app promises lower data usage, now available in 24 countries

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    Twitter Lite will be "more resilient on unreliable mobile networks", the company said. Twitter began testing the beta version of the Twitter Lite application in September and opened it up to users in Philippines. People using the app valued its small size, quick loading, and minimal data usage. Back in April this year, social media giant Twitter launched Twitter Lite - a web-based lightweight version of Twitter's app.
  • Supermoon 2017: This weekend's moon is the biggest of the year

    Supermoon 2017: This weekend's moon is the biggest of the year

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    Lyle Tavernier from Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab said: "The Moon doesn't orbit in a ideal circle". In London, the dazzling full moon will begin to rise at around 4.21pm, before setting the next morning at 8.15am. There is also a monthly lunar cycle where we can see varying amounts of the moon depending on it's position relative to Earth and the Sun. When two full moons occur in the same month, the second is sometimes called a blue moon or, in this case, a super blue moon.
  • PUBG Xbox One X Install Size Requirement Is Up To 30 GB

    PUBG Xbox One X Install Size Requirement Is Up To 30 GB

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    We didn't know how PUBG will run on the Xbox One X until now. Super Mario Odyssey set the new record for digital sales on the Nintendo Switch console, but it's still a far cry from the huge digital sales seen on PC and PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.
  • FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch

    FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch

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    AliveCor has been waiting two years for FDA approval, according to TechCrunch . SmartRhythm uses artificial intelligence in concert with inputs from Apple Watch's heart rate and activity sensors to continuously evaluate the correlation between heart activity and physical activity.
  • Google removes Tizi app from Play Store for stealing user information

    Google removes Tizi app from Play Store for stealing user information

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    Recording ambient audio using microphone. Sending and intercepting SMS messages on infected devices. "If a Tizi app is unable to take control of a device because the vulnerabilities it tries to use are are all patched, it will still attempt to perform some actions through the high level of permissions it asks the user to grant to it, mainly around reading and sending SMS messages and monitoring, redirecting, and preventing outgoing phone calls", the post said.