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Subaru had the most Safety Pick+ vehicles. Of the hundreds of vehicle models on the road today, only 15 have earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating for 2018 due to tougher safety requirements when it comes to passenger side front collisions.
  • Bharti Airtel, Intex tie up for new smartphones

    Bharti Airtel, Intex tie up for new smartphones

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    People willget a refund of Rs 500 after 18 months, and another Rs 1000 after completion of 36 months. The Intex Aqua Lions N1 comes with a 4-inch full touch WVGA screen and supports dual SIM 4G support - which sounds much better in comparison to JioPhone which comes with a single SIM support and you can use only Jio SIM - basically JioPhone is locked to Jio SIM only and you can't use any other network SIM card on the phone.
  • Pokemon GO Weather Update Video Released

    Pokemon GO Weather Update Video Released

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    Trainers can look forward to finding Mudkip splashing when it rains, Cacnea basking in the sun, and Snorunt huddling together in the snow. The mobile gaming sensation from previous year, Pokemon Go, gets two major game updates . The Pokemon will all be drawn from the Hoenn region of Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire . In the first part, as much as 50 new Pokemon will be added to the game's database starting this week.
  • Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs

    Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs

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    The blog post reads: " Chrome Apps will be removed from Chrome Web Store search & browse functions in mid-December 2017". Additional enhancements to the Chrome apps platform will apply only to Chrome OS devices, including kiosks. An example of a PWA is a website that can display webpages in fullscreen. With the shutdown of Chrome Apps, Google is working to bring Progressive Web Apps ( PWAs ) to the desktop.
  • Barclays follows United Kingdom government in axing Kaspersky products

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    The UK's cyber security agency has issued as warning to government departments on the potential risks of using Russian antivirus or security software because of fears the Kremlin could use it to conduct espionage. Its detailed investigation of the incident in question revealed that the NSA contractor actually disabled Kaspersky Lab AV on his laptop after illegally taking his work home with him, as it had started to detect new NSA-developed malware.
  • Huawei P11 will probably be announced at MWC 2018, exec says

    Huawei P11 will probably be announced at MWC 2018, exec says

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    The upcoming Huawei P-series smartphone dubbed the Huawei P11 is rumored to feature not two, but three camera sensors in the rear of the device thus allowing the rear camera setup to take images up to 40MP in resolution with 100% extra light and better stabilized night shots.
  • Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System

    Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System

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    Dubbed K2-18c, the planet is also a Super Earth, though because of its proximity to its star it's not likely that liquid water could exist on its surface, which makes it a lot less appealing to humans. "Being able to measure the mass and density of K2-18b was tremendous, but to discover a new exoplanet was lucky and equally exciting", said head researcher Ryan Cloutier , a PhD student in U of T Scarborough's Centre for Planet Science.
  • Ford betting 'very heavily' China will dominate the electric vehicle market

    Ford betting 'very heavily' China will dominate the electric vehicle market

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    The deal could be announced as early as tomorrow, and it would reportedly allow the US -based automaker to sell cars on Tmall, which is Alibaba's e-commerce division. The automaker is also said to be overhauling its strategy for China, where it has lost its momentum in growth. 2019 will see the company start producing five additional Ford and Lincoln models in China for Chinese customers, including a new Lincoln premium SUV and the company's first global fully electric small SUV.
  • Steam No Longer Accepting Bitcoin Payments For Video Games

    Steam No Longer Accepting Bitcoin Payments For Video Games

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    Steam points out that the value of Bitcoin is only guaranteed for a certain period of time for a particular transaction and so if the transaction doesn't complete within that window of time, then the amount of Bitcoin needed to cover the transaction can change.
  • Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Raises Holdings in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

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    Anadarko Pete Corp now has $26.41 billion valuation. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 493,530 shares of company stock valued at $16,993,798. Intersect Capital Llc acquired 25,350 shares as Cisco Sys Inc ( CSCO)'s stock declined 7.50%. The correct version of this report can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/06/bronfman-e-l-rothschild-l-p-raises-holdings-in-cisco-systems-inc-csco.html.