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Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone Average Selling Prices Set to Rise

The iPhone routinely generates around two-thirds of Apple's quarterly revenue, so any dip in smartphone sales tends to have a dramatic impact on the company's earnings, as was the case with most qua...

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Wii U Production Official Ends in Japan

The company beat analyst net profit projections of 34.2 billion yen ($303.3 million) for the quarter, reporting instead 64.7 billion yen ($573.9 million) in profit. Probably the most unlucky console...

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Hackers Demand Bitcoin After Hijacking Hotel's Key System

Hackers Demand Bitcoin After Hijacking Hotel's Key System

According to Brandstaetter, his hotel was attacked by more conventional ransomware last summer as well, which cost the business thousands of euros in IT costs. "Why are there no grumblings on TripAd...

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Fitbit may lay off up to 10pc of workforce

Fitbit may lay off up to 10pc of workforce

In the wake of the announcement, shares of Fitbit dropped almost 13 percent during Monday's morning trading, USA Today reported. Fitbit announced Monday that it will be conducting a "reducti...

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Alexa, my Americano! Starbucks unleashes chatbot for iOS, Amazon integration

The Alexa skill is available right now, but the Starbucks Barista assistant is only rolling out to 1,000 iOS beta testers. Would you prefer to order your coffee remotely using your voice? The service,...

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Nintendo Switch battery can be replaced by Nintendo at a cost

Gamers can look forward to some exciting times as there is some good news headed their way. The PS4 also offers much higher storage options at 500GB and 1TB, compared to 32GB (expandable via microSD) ...

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Judge grants motion preventing deportation of people detained at United States airports

Judge grants motion preventing deportation of people detained at United States airports

Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Friday. When attorneys must resort to a habeas corpus petition to obtain basic due process rights for clients who have done nothing wrong other than b...

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Ohio's average gas price is lowest in US as week begins

That's the third consecutive weekly decline, but compared with the same day a year ago, prices are 46.1 cents a gallon higher. The average in the Harrisburg area is $2.49 a gallon. Year to date, 201...

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Mobile is brightening up Tax Season with savings on sales tax

It all started with Un-carrier Next and T-Mobile ONE with taxes and monthly fees included. The deal will give consumers the sales tax back on any new smartphone they pick up through the carrier on an ...

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Car2go is (mostly) ditching its iconic tiny Smart cars

Mercedes vehicles will cost $0.47 per minute, $19 per hour, or $79 per day, which is more expensive than the smart fortwo's rates of $0.41 per minute, $15 per hour, and $59 per day. It sold only 6,211...

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British MPs launch inquiry into fake news

British MPs launch inquiry into fake news

The UK Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee initiated on Monday an inquiry into the spread of the so-called fake news, setting a deadline for written submissions on the issue for March 3,...

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Apple Suddenly Removes Activation Lock Status Tool For Reasons Unknown

If the device being sold hadn't had its Activation Lock disabled, then not only could a new user not use the device, but it indicated that it was likely stolen. Visiting the Check Activation Lock Stat...

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Snap to list with New York Stock Exchange

Meanwhile, the Snap IPO will be one of the biggest events to happen on the NYSE in the recent months. Sources said the five-year-old company's valuation could reach $25 billion, but interest in th...

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Things To Know About The Rights of Refugees At US Borders

Things To Know About The Rights of Refugees At US Borders

Rouhani did not name any particular country but his remarks come shortly after President Donald Trump's executive order Friday suspending all immigration and visa processes for nationals from a hand...

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Windows OS And Cloud Help Microsoft To Get A Boost In Revenue

Sales in the company's More Personal Computing segment fell 5 percent to $11.8 billion, a result of Microsoft's near-complete withdrawal from the mobile phone market as the company winds down unit...

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Frito-Lay unveils Tostitos bag that detects alcohol, orders Uber rides

Frito-Lay unveils Tostitos bag that detects alcohol, orders Uber rides

Tostitos breathalyzer bag lets you know if you have had too much to drink by showing a red "Don't drink and drive" message after you breathe on the bag. The Super Bowl and the two-week period leading ...

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Tesla sues former Autopilot head for theft of secrets and employee poaching

Tesla sues former Autopilot head for theft of secrets and employee poaching

Chris Urmson and Aurora Innovation , the company the two founded, are also named as defendants in the suit . Recode revealed in early September that Urmson was working on his own self-driving ve...

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Samsung Galaxy S8, First Looks And Confirmed Features

Samsung Galaxy S8, First Looks And Confirmed Features

It shows the thin bezels on the top and bottom of the phone, and dual-curved edge display . Studying the images more closely does reveal a few bugs. Another thing that we noticed is the small bulge...

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This Japanese smartphone can be washed with soap and water

This Japanese smartphone can be washed with soap and water

It is the successor the DIGNO Rafre , which unveiled back in December 2015, as the world's first ever hand-soap washable device. Talking about the specs, the smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD display...

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Alphabet's 'other bets' are bringing in more money, but still cost tons

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) most recently reported quarterly actual earnings per share of $7.56 for the period ending on 2016-12-31. Google also expanded the reach of PLAs through its search partne...

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Steve Bannon Replaces DNI And Military Head On National Security Council

Among them was one reorganizing the structure of the National Security Council, which advises the president on a broad range of issues related to security . The changes, Trump said, will bring "a lot...

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The 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante is drop-dead gorgeous

The 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante is drop-dead gorgeous

The Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante retails for about US$315,775, which is US$18,000 more than the fixed-top original. As Auto Blog notes, the Vanquish S Volante has a 5.9-liter V12 engine, which ...

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Sekera scores 2 goals, leads surging Oilers past Sharks 4-1

Sekera scores 2 goals, leads surging Oilers past Sharks 4-1

The Sharks got a double-minor power play a minute into the third period as Joe Thornton took a high stick from Adam Larsson to the chin. A team legend nearing an epic milestone. Patrick Maroon check...

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Resident Evil VII ships 2.5m units worldwide

However, the complete list of bug fixes that came out with the Day One patch for " Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" has yet to be released. Most of the merchandise seen is Japan-only. It will have two n...

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Nintendo Switch Battery Can Be Replaced, for a Price

It appears like the stores, which include Amazon , sold out of Pro Controller nearly immediately. A technical specifications list on the Switch has been updated on Nintendo's website stating that "...

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Ni no Kuni 2 is also coming to PC

Ni no Kuni 2 is also coming to PC

Revenant Kingdom was officially announced for the OC this week and now we know that the game is going to look pretty good, at least on the PS4. That set aside the video game also boasts of a challe...

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Microsoft beats profit expectations in second quarter

The company's net income rose to $5.20 billion, or 66 cents per share, in the second quarter ended December 31, from $5.02 billion, or 62 cents per share, a year earlier. Xbox console sales and prices...

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@POTUS and Other White Houses Twitter Accounts Insecurely Tied to Gmail Addresses

@POTUS and Other White Houses Twitter Accounts Insecurely Tied to Gmail Addresses

If you forget your Twitter password, the company allows you to easily reset the code through a link sent to an email address you designate in your account settings. Two factor authentication adds an a...

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Mobius Final Fantasy coming to PC in February

Mobius Final Fantasy coming to PC in February

It will release for Steam on PC on February 6th. If there is a bigger spectacle revolving around " Mobius Final Fantasy " being supported by Steam, that is the global community will finally get to...

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