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Facebook COO donates $100 mln to donor fund

Facebook COO donates $100 mln to donor fund

Sandberg has been Facebook's COO since before it went public. She also plans to give to anti-poverty groups such as Second Harvest Food Bank, according to Recode . This is not the first huge philanthropic push by Sandberg, but it is her largest. Ms. Sandberg has become one of the most generous female donors in recent years. Read More

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New DLCs detailed as Year 2 Season Pass becomes available

New DLCs detailed as Year 2 Season Pass becomes available

Perks for VIPs include 7 days early access to each season's Operators, a 10 percent discount for the in-game shop, 5 percent boost to Renown (the currency used to unlock Operators) and 2 extra daily challenges. Based on the report, players will be granted an Obsidian weapon skin for free if they are interested of grabbing a copy and purchasing the season pass before February 7, 2017. Read More

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ARK: Survival Evolved PS4 release date finalised

ARK: Survival Evolved PS4 release date finalised

In the United States, the game will cost $54.99 - a high price when compared to the PC version's $29.99 price tag, but that's because the game comes bundled with its first expansion pack, Scorched Earth. In any case, PS4 owners will get at least most of the content released thus far. It could be that ARK is now going through certification in Europe. Read More

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Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After E-Mail To Staff, CEO

Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After E-Mail To Staff, CEO

Instead, the person was placed on an employee improvement plan, which can lead to termination, according to Bloomberg , which cited persons "familiar with the matter". In 2013, there were 41,149 people who talked about taking their life at some point in time during the year. Bezos defended the company in a letter to his workers, saying the Amazon described in the New York Times article wasn't "the Amazon I know", reported Venture Beat . Read More

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Next 10.9-inch bezel-less variant to come without a home button

Next 10.9-inch bezel-less variant to come without a home button

Apple is rumored to be prepping a 10.9-inch iPad for 2017, but according to Japanese tech blog Macotakara , the upcoming tablet is rumored to have the same footprint as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro . A report last week said Apple is looking to manufacture iPads with screens bigger than 9.7 inches. "New iPads in March - Bezel-less [like the upcoming iPhone] - We expect the 9.7 [inch] to move to a low-priced model, a refresh of the 12.9 [inch] pro and a new 10.9 [inch], which is likely ... Read More

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AT&T Will Launch Streaming TV Service With New Taylor Swift Show

AT&T Will Launch Streaming TV Service With New Taylor Swift Show

DirecTV Now offers packages starting at $35 a month for 60 channels including ESPN, ABC, and the Disney Channel. The Apple TV offer applies to all the packages, including the base-level Go Big bundle. "This is targeted at someone who is looking for more flexibility". The streaming service will work on the Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, as well as mobile devices with Android and iOS and PCs. Read More

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PS4 Pro's SATA 3.0 connector is kind of a useless upgrade

PS4 Pro's SATA 3.0 connector is kind of a useless upgrade

Final Fantasy XV releases November 29, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The PlayStation 4 Pro has been out for about a week now, and plenty of gamers have had an opportunity to put the more powerful console through its paces. Many PlayStation 4 games use the lightbar as a way of indicating what is happening in-game - the lights will flash blue and red being chased by police in GTA 5, while other games will use the red light to signify being damaged/killed. Read More

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Satya Nadella is Teasing the New Surface Phone

The idea is that WP 10 comes with that cool Continuum feature, which allows you to transform your smartphone into a PC/laptop of sorts. According to MacRumors , Nadella's statement simply means that Microsoft wants to redefine the field by making the " ultimate mobile device " - what is now being rumored as the Surface Phone. Read More

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The Coming Of HTC 10 Which Runs Android 7.0 Nougat

The Coming Of HTC 10 Which Runs Android 7.0 Nougat

HTC has also confirmed the rolling out of Android N soon on three of its current devices: HTC 10 , HTC One A9 and HTC One M9. Nougat is slowly finding its way onto more devices and now registers a blip (but only a blip) on Google's Android dashboard, which shows the OS being installed on 0.3 percent of all Android devices. Read More

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New reports of Samsung Galaxy S7s catching fire

New reports of Samsung Galaxy S7s catching fire

On the contrary, by introducing new colors the South Korean company might be trying to promote and boost the demand for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in the market. The images were posted on Weibo by a Samsung rep, so yes these are indeed the real deal. The Galaxy S8 will be Samsung's next flagship handset, a device expected to feature a major redesign. Read More

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Donald Trump backtracks on climate change and Paris Agreement

A US withdrawal from the pact, agreed to by nearly 200 countries, would set back global efforts to limit rising temperatures that have been linked to the extinctions of animals and plants, heat waves, floods and rising sea levels. "The president of the USA is allowed to have whatever conflicts he or she wants, but I don't want to do that", he said, adding that Kushner, an observant Jew, "could be very helpful" in reconciling the longstanding dispute between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Read More

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AAP forges first pre-poll alliance, may sweep Ludhiana with Bains brothers

AAP forges first pre-poll alliance, may sweep Ludhiana with Bains brothers

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today lashed out at AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of "demeaning and humiliating" the state's youth by "suggesting" they would "sell their votes in exchange of drugs". Taking a dig at Kejriwal's "deafening silence" on the Sutlej-Yamuna-Link (SYL) canal issue, Amarinder said, "You did not speak when you should have but put your foot in your mouth when you should have kept quiet". Read More

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Is the world ready for Apple glasses?

Is the world ready for Apple glasses?

The smart glasses would be Apple's first in a category of product that was originally pioneered by Google, with Google Glass. According to a report in Bloomberg , Apple is now testing a pair of smart glasses that displays "images and other information" and seamlessly connects to your iPhone, which is much like how the Watch operates. Read More

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Los Angeles students walk out of schools to protest Trump

Los Angeles students walk out of schools to protest Trump

That figure represented about 10 percent of the district's student body, according to schools spokesman Luke Duecy. "Say it clear. Immigration, welcome here". Daily demonstrations have led to $1 million in damage and more than 100 arrests. "If Hillary had won and if my people went out and protested, everybody would say, 'Oh, that's a bad thing.' And it would have been a much different attitude". Read More

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Zuckerberg Strikes Back: Don't Blame 'Facebook' For Donald Trump's Victory

The recent glitch at the social networking site came following many questioning the site's content and news distribution, affecting the US Presidential Elections where Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States. An apparent glitch on Facebook is declaring many users dead on their profile pages. Facebook (and America in general, really) has been a kind of scary place since Tuesday night's election results were announced (speaking of which, here's how to deal if you ... Read More

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Trump Organization says it's planning immediate management transfer to Trump's children

Trump Organization says it's planning immediate management transfer to Trump's children

While Mr Trump had previously said he would place his business in a blind trust run by his children, he acknowledged in a January debate that his suggestion wouldn't necessarily constitute a true blind trust. Eric Trump would cultivate new developments and the winery, according to the article. Donald Trump's promise to turn over control of his business to his kids has ethics experts concerned. Read More

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Porsche Panamera Range Explodes with New Long-Wheelbase, RWD, Entry Models

Porsche Panamera Range Explodes with New Long-Wheelbase, RWD, Entry Models

German sportscar company Porsche today confirmed that a new long wheelbase version of its executive sedan is making its global debut at the LA motor show on November 18. The four new long-wheelbase Panamera Executive models are more highly equipped than their existing standard-wheelbase siblings. As an option, the all new-for-'17 Panamera Executive models are available with a newly developed rear center console. Read More

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Parliament Must Accept Brexit Vote was Legitimate: UK PM May

Parliament Must Accept Brexit Vote was Legitimate: UK PM May

Mrs May, meanwhile, has issued a stern warning to MPs and peers who " regret the referendum result" that they " need to accept what the people decided " in June's vote. The importance of having an independent judiciary and legal profession is recognised around the globe and is a principle incorporated into numerous domestic and global treaties and enshrined in many national constitutions - and in some countries can be the only barrier to authoritarian government. Read More

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Leaked Deals Offer PS4 And Xbox One For As Low As $175

Costco is also expected to offer some discounts on Microsoft and Sony's gaming consoles. PlayStation 4 Slim " Uncharted 4: A Thief's End" bundle has also the same discount. The Apple Watch Series 2 38mm and the Watch Series 1 38mm will be available at a price of $369 and $269 respectively. Walmart is offering the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle (500GB) for $299.99 and that price is available right now and through Black Friday , as well as the holiday shopping season. Read More

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