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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Rise in Net Earnings

The letter is always one of the best-read business documents every year because of Buffett's knack for explaining complex issues in simple terms and because of his remarkably successful investing re...

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Google's new mixed reality tech makes VR headsets invisible, sort of

While the technology does nothing for the real-world headset user, it dramatically improves the experience inside a VR or mixed reality world. Virtual reality, and really even augmented reality, i...

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Microsoft Releases Skype Lite for India

Microsoft also introduced this feature on the Skype app . Skype is Microsoft's chat, voice call and video chat service available across platforms. The first announcement, " Skype Lite ", is a var...

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New US environmental agency chief to address staff amid fears of cuts

Pruitt's nomination faced fierce protests from environmentalists and some Democrats, who argued that his confirmation vote should be delayed until after the release of the emails . Farmers are conser...

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Honor V9 flagship smartphone finally unveiled

The Honor V9 comes in Midnight black, Flame Red, Platinum Gold and Aurora blue colors and is priced at 2599 yuan (Rs. 25,280 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version. On the software f...

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Dragon Quest Heroes 2 PC Version Announced, New Trailer Released To Celebrate

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 PC Version Announced, New Trailer Released To Celebrate

You can find out what Dragon Quest Heroes II is all about in the new overview trailer above. Square Enix is simply overjoyed, overjoyed to announce that Dragon Quest Heroes 2 is now available fo...

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Hyundai i30 Wagon Revealed

Hyundai i30 Wagon Revealed

The i30 Tourer's sleek design does not compromise boot space: with 602 litres of space (VDA 211) and 1,650 litres (VDA 214) with the seats folded, it has one of the biggest boots in the segment. The i...

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United Kingdom pledges $249M to South Sudan and Somalia in response to starvation

Perry Mansfield, the National Director for World Vision in South Sudan said: 'The situation facing children who were already hungry and going without meals is now rapidly unravelling. They also want...

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Aston Martin Vantage S Red Bull Racing Edition

Aston Martin Vantage S Red Bull Racing Edition

Those expecting F1 derived performance maybe slightly disappointed though. As we know, Red Bull Racing is helping Aston build an out-of-this-world hypercar known as the AM RB-001. You can even have yo...

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Stock Roundup: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Excluding currency, net sales were $33.7 billion, an increase of 3.0%. The company had revenue of $117176.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $117861.52 million. Revenue, ...

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's opening movie reveals new Samurai class

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's opening movie reveals new Samurai class

At the opening event today, a new trailer for the game's upcoming expansion - Stormblood - has dropped, and you can see it at the end of this piece. The Katana-wielding samurai will use STR gear. ...

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Softbank trying to revive T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Softbank trying to revive T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Those following the telecom markets closely may remember that T-Mobile, owned by Deutsche Telecom (DT) was in talks to be acquired by Softbank, which owns Sprint . This is the second time Softbank ha...

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China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013

The official Xinhua News Agency said the market closures this time have "greatly reduced the number of new infections in many regions", citing Ni Daxin, deputy director of the emergency response cente...

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LG G6's UX 6.0 created to exploit special 18:9 screen ratio

LG G6's UX 6.0 created to exploit special 18:9 screen ratio

However, LG itself has now spoken on the matter and it's time to hear what the company has to say to persuade us that this is the way to go. This should also make good use of Android Nougat's multi-wi...

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HTC's first mobile VR headset will be for the U Ultra flagship

More importantly though, it will give HTC a more affordable VR solution for those who can not afford a headset like the HTC Vive , or the gaming PC required to run it. At the moment, not much is kno...

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France's PSA could buy GM's Opel/Vauxhall

If concluded successfully, the talks could lead to a merger of German-based Opel with PSA, the sources said. GM is reportedly seeking a multi-billion dollar amount for Opel. One scenario already rai...

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Facebook videos to auto-play with sound turned on

Users can also disable the feature of autoplay in Settings. Facebook users love watching video-or at least that's what the social network likes to tell us . With such efforts to dive deeper into th...

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Two killed, pregnant woman wounded in shooting caught on Facebook Live

Police say White and his uncle were shot in the head while riding in a vehicle with his uncle's girlfriend. Just before noon, a South Side man was shot dead when someone walked up to him in a South ...

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Valve to Officially Replace Steam Greenlight in Spring 2017

Valve to Officially Replace Steam Greenlight in Spring 2017

Valve says it considers that effort a qualified success, which has led to over 100 Greenlight games that have grossed at least $1 million on the platform. And you're on Steam! "On the fee, we w...

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Sprint Announces FIVE Lines of Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $90/month

Sprint Announces FIVE Lines of Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $90/month

The deal will only last for a year, and you have to buy five lines in order for the per-line pricing to get that low. Moreover, it is worth noting that AT&T and Verizon are making it costly and hard...

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Ford Makes Major Investment in Self-Driving Cars

The Argo deal marks the next step in Ford's journey toward building a vehicle without a steering wheel or brake pedal by 2021 - a vision that Ford chief executive officer Mark Fields laid out in sum...

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Nintendo is confident Switch will have good third party support

Unfortunately, preorders are already all sold out so keep your ear to the ground for more info. The console looks to be packing some interesting specs when it comes to hardware, and apparently, us...

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Windows 10 Cloud ISO Leaks, Supports Only Windows Applications

An early version of Windows 10 Cloud, the rumored new operating system believed to be a resurrected revision of Windows RT, has leaked online and confirmed most of the rumors and suspicions abou...

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Romanian government appeals for calm after graft U-turn

Political analysts said the government - in power for barely a month - now faced an uphill task restoring shattered public confidence. People shout slogans during a protest in Bucharest , Romani...

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New Sony phone camera sensor shoots 1080p video at 1000 FPS

When shooting still images, the sensor can read one 19.3-megapixel image in 1/120th of a second, which is around 4x faster than current sensors. This is possible because of the new DRAM and the 4-...

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LG G6 Shows Off Shiny Rear In LEAKED Image!

The near-final variant of the LG G6, which is believed to launch in the coming weeks at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of the month. According to a source, The photo backs up other ...

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Facebook eats mobile: Q4 revenues are all about cellular

Mobile ad revenue represented 84% of Facebook's total ad revenue during the quarter. Facebook is moving even closer to an audience of 2bn monthly users. User growth in the latest quarter was...

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Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB RAM spotted

Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB RAM spotted

It is not just Samsung that has a tablet lined up for Mobile World Congress 2017, Lenovo also has a variant on deck. The tablet will come with 16GB of onboard storage, which will be further expandable...

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Chevron (CVX) Rebounds, Future Fundamentals Are Strong

Chevron (CVX) Rebounds, Future Fundamentals Are Strong

The institutional investor held 544,500 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2016Q3, valued at $56.04M, down from 791,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased...

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European Union reaches deal on wholesale roaming caps

In parallel, the Telecoms Single Market Regulation entrusted the Commission with the task of reviewing the wholesale roaming markets and making appropriate proposals before 15 June 2016 , in order ...

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Angela Merkel 'explained' Geneva Refugee Convention to Trump

Angela Merkel 'explained' Geneva Refugee Convention to Trump

Germany's dpa news agency quoted Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert saying that " she is convinced that even the necessary, resolute fight against terrorism doesn't justify putting people of a particu...

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Sorry, Aces: Robot Knows When to Hold 'Em

Unlike games like chess or go, which AI had previously conquered, all the pieces are on the table. The Bridges computer also supplied live computations to Libratus during the games as well. But th...

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Apple Considering Legal Options Against Immigration Executive Order

It's unclear how the executive order would change the H-1B visa program, which is already capped at 85,000 visas a year and is created to help companies find overseas talent to fill the shortage of sk...

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For Honor Open Beta Coming February 10-13

It's like picking different heroes in a moba, broadly yes they have X number of abilities each, but in terms of gameplay they are so different it's like learning the game all over again and that is ...

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Ubisoft make 'Wildlands', a feature-length documentary on South America's drug trade

Ubisoft make 'Wildlands', a feature-length documentary on South America's drug trade

The beta will be a good - and for many , necessary - look at how the game marries team-based multiplayer in an open environment. Developed in partnership with Chief Productions, Wildlands capture...

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IPhone 7 propels Apple to highest quarterly sales ever

In unit numbers a year ago adjusted iPhone unit sales were 71.5 million while the past quarter were about 76.5 million. Apple's Other Products unit, which includes sales of the Apple TV, App...

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Neil Gorsuch an ideal Scalia replacement, conservative legal scholars say

Three of the other nine Supreme Court justices are in their late 70s and early 80s, so many Republicans are hoping that an early retirement would give Trump the opportunity to make another selection...

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BioWare's next new series launches by March 2018

BioWare's next new series launches by March 2018

Steve Wright, aka Stevivor: A Canadian-Australian gay gaming geek, freelance journalist, owners of this very site, ice hockey player/fan, beer drinker and tech trainer. "We're very excited about the f...

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Google Recalls Employees: Tech Companies And Affected Countries Respond

Google swiftly responded to the executive order and recalled travelling staff members to the United States. Some of the affected staffers - employees originally from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sud...

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Facebook Rolls Out Plan To Decide What News Is Credible

Facebook Rolls Out Plan To Decide What News Is Credible

It's been a problem on the world's largest social network for at least a year, but made headlines during the 2016 United States election after some commentators argued that fake news circulating on ...

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Super Mario Odyssey: The 3 Most Important Things

Super Mario Odyssey: The 3 Most Important Things

Nintendo's Super Mario Run is going to make its debut on the Android platform in March, but by that time, iOS players will get to test a couple of new gameplay features the Japanese developer has ch...

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What are analysts Suggestions on: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

What are analysts Suggestions on: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

MD now owns 43,792,055 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $2,905,165,000 after buying an additional 7,652,797 shares during the period. Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Comcas...

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Facebook looks to revamp password recovery by supplanting email

You can always use any of the workaround methods, be it changing your forgotten password or verifying your identity through e-mail. GitHub is adopting Facebook's Delegated Recovery protocol to ide...

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Facebook is developing an app for set-top TV boxes

Facebook is developing an app for set-top TV boxes

Video on Facebook today consists mostly of short clips and experimental live streams - both formats that will be hard to sell advertising revenue against. Facebook has been pushing its video capabilit...

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Donald Trump Forces Defining Moment for His Presidency - and the Nation

Donald Trump Forces Defining Moment for His Presidency - and the Nation

Instead, follow the White House and call it a ban". "I'll tell you the whole history of it", the former New York City mayor told Fox News host Jeanine Pirro during an interview Saturday night. R...

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$3.8 billion Slack begins its blitz on Microsoft today

$3.8 billion Slack begins its blitz on Microsoft today

Collaboration software start-up, Slack , has launched Enterprise Grid , a platform tailored for large, complex enterprises with up to 500,000 users. Security has also been tightened, in addition to ...

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Top Tech Execs Protest Trump's Muslim Immigration Ban

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook was the next to speak up after many tech chiefs spoke openly against the Trump Immigration Order which bans citizens and refugees from seven Muslim-majority nat...

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FCC Extends Net Neutrality Exemption for Small ISPs

FCC Extends Net Neutrality Exemption for Small ISPs

This week, Pai took a step toward doing so by removing the proposal from circulation. Citing the appointment of Pai and the imminent decision to roll back the previous administration's net neutralit...

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LG UltraFine 5K monitor rendered useless with nearby wireless router

LG UltraFine 5K monitor rendered useless with nearby wireless router

It seems that LG is aware of this issue too, with a spokesperson for the company confirming that the 5K UltraFine monitor can be affected when near a wireless router but this issue doesn't affect any ...

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Majority of Consumers Are Paying More for 'Cooler' Premium iPhones

The market had been predicting a fairly underwhelming quarter, albeit underwhelming in the billion-dollar terms of Apple's sales. AAPL shares had inched downward by as much as 0.60% to $121.22 d...

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