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Uber Technologies had a painful 2017, but its business has grown. Overall, its annual bookings rose to $37 billion in the previous year, with a full-year net revenue of $7.5 billion. It also narrowed its loss to $1.1 billion from a loss of $1.46 billion in the previous quarter. Uber agreed last week to pay $245 million to settle a trade secret lawsuit brought by Alphabet's self-driving auto spinoff, Waymo.
  • "AAP nahi KHAP hai" says Congrees on 3 years of AAP

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    Speaking at an event to mark the third anniversary of the AAP government , he said the Delhi government was struggling to get approval for its policies from Lt Governor Anil Baijal, an appointee of the Central government. He said whichever department digs up roads in the city will have to fix it irrespective of the land-owning agency. "We say give us your [BJP government] files for four days and we will make you remember your grandmother", said Mr.
  • Clean Up Your Act or We'll Pull Our Ads

    Clean Up Your Act or We'll Pull Our Ads

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    One of the world's largest advertisers is threatening to pull its ads from social sites, such as Facebook and YouTube , if the tech companies don't do more to minimize divisive content on their platforms. A Facebook spokesperson told the BBC: "We fully support Unilever's commitments and are working closely with them". "Keith has always pushed us and the industry to be better", Google said in its own statement.
  • LG Confirms New AI Capabilities for 2018 Verison of V30

    LG Confirms New AI Capabilities for 2018 Verison of V30

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    This is the same smartphone which was in rumors for quite a while as the LG V30s. LG's brand new phone will include, according to the company, an AI-powered camera. LG said it will expand these AI capabilities in the future and that they won't just appear on new devices: older models will get similar features via OTA somewhere down the road.
  • Beware

    Beware "Protect" In Facebook's iOS App

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    Our recommendation: If you use the Facebook app on your iPhone or iPad, don't get suckered into installing Onavo Protect. It's bad enough when some unknown company provides a free VPN service in order to collect data about its users.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus says 'f

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus says 'f

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    Louis-Dreyfus shared messages from her "glorious group of supportive and caring friends" on Twitter as she battled the disease. "I wish I could have been @SAGawards tonight but have to admit it's pretty fun to watch in my pj's". "How was the chicken?" "Getting ready for the holidays with my Xmas cocktail", Louis-Dreyfus captioned the image. She might even have the chance to make history once again if the final season of Veep snags more nominations.
  • Sea levels to be 2 feet higher by end of this century

    Sea levels to be 2 feet higher by end of this century

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    Steve Nerem, a professor of aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado-Boulder and lead author on the paper , analyzed 25 years of satellite data to calculate how fast sea levels are rising as a result of climate change .
  • Microsoft Skype Messenger Has A Serious Vulnerability That You Should Know About

    Microsoft Skype Messenger Has A Serious Vulnerability That You Should Know About

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    However, the hacker would require physical access to the computer to do this. A recently discovered serious vulnerability in Skype that could give an attacker system-level privileges won't be patched anytime soon. The researcher added: "The [Microsoft] engineers provided me with an update on this case". But it told the researcher that the fix would need "a large code revision" and will be released with a newer version of Skype instead of through a security update .
  • Former Samsung CTO Injong Rhee is now a Google executive

    Former Samsung CTO Injong Rhee is now a Google executive

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    Entrepreneur-in-residence spots are usually temporary within companies, so while Rhee could just be calling Google his home for a short period of time, we could also see him move up to a more permanent spot later on down the road. " More people use Bixby ", he said. Eventually, he was made the head of Samsung's R&D team 1, which worked on software and services. Nest will join forces with Google's hardware team instead of being an offshoot division.
  • Range Rover Sport PHEV climbs 999 steps to Heaven's Gate

    Range Rover Sport PHEV climbs 999 steps to Heaven's Gate

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    It took on a treacherous seven-mile road - known locally as Dragon's Road -before climbing 999 steps and navigating 99 turns to reach the final destination. It can travel 31 miles on electricity alone, although Range Rover said it employed both the gas engine and the electric motor to climb the 999 steps toward Heaven's Gate.
  • Iceland may use more electricity mining bitcoin than powering homes this year

    Iceland may use more electricity mining bitcoin than powering homes this year

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    Increasing general interest in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin is having a myriad of effects around the globe, but one major aspect is a sudden increase in energy consumption. Miners look worldwide for cheap and plentiful sources of power. With a wealth of hydroelectric and geothermal power plants on this island, organizations are coming here to build up their base.
  • Snapchat redesign is bad: How to go back

    Snapchat redesign is bad: How to go back

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    While Snapchat updates have typically prompted approval by those who visit it regularly, its new chaotic and inconvenient setup has resulted in numerous twitter rants, protests and frustration from unsatisfied users. One of the key steps involves switching off automatic updates for the app. The latest news indicates that soon after Snap Inc rolled out the last update with a redesigned UI, users took it to other social media sites like Twitter in order to complain that the new design is ...