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Nifty scales record level, Sensex at 2-month high

Nifty scales record level, Sensex at 2-month high

The rupee appreciated by another 25 paise to 64.68 against the United States currency in early trade at the interbank forex market today on dollar selling by banks and exporters. Meanwhile, Colgate Palmolive (down 3.20 per cent), Adani Enterprises (down 2.21 per cent), IDFC Bank (down 2.19 per cent), ABFRL (down 2.02 per cent) and MRPL (down 1.81 per cent) pared gains. Read More

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Facebook now allows its users to Order Food

Facebook now allows its users to Order Food

Users can browse restaurants by visiting the order food section in the explore menu of the Facebook website. From local spots to national chains, Facebook is letting users order food from a number of restaurants. "For example, if you have an account with Delivery.com, you can easily order with your existing login. Facebook then confirmed it was the expansion of a precious 'Order Food " function through Facebook . Read More

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Apple iPhone X buyers reportedly interested in the most expensive 256GB variant

Apple iPhone X buyers reportedly interested in the most expensive 256GB variant

It only gives you a 5W adapter with the iPhone 8. Apple's iPhone X is not cheap with a base starting price of $999 for the 64GB model, with the 256GB model being priced $150 higher at $1,149. Also, there might be a problem with the iPhone 8 that could be serious. The regular USB Lightning cable and charger are not going to charge your iPhone 8 any faster or slower than the traditional chargers that the tech giant has been shipping for years. Read More

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Jaguar's electric E-type Zero is absolutely handsome

Jaguar's electric E-type Zero is absolutely handsome

A quick look inside the cockpit and the traditional seats and over-sized steering wheel are joined by a modern automatic gearbox and a touchscreen display - ensuring you have 21st century infotainment at your fingertips. This vehicle looks every bit the classic E-Type, except, under the bonnet is a fully electric power train. The decision to use largely off-the-shelf EV gear was a conscious one , as Jaguar is actually pondering offering this reversible electric conversion to customers. Read More

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LG V30 is waterproof with an IP68 rating

LG V30 is waterproof with an IP68 rating

LG has made the back glass again with an aluminium frame that looks gorgeous in all colour variations. On its rear, you can find a dual camera setup. For the imaging, the LG V30 comes with a dual-lens rear camera combination in which, the primary camera has a F/1.6 aperture and this is the world's first smartphone to have that aperture size for its camera . Read More

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Apple's iPhone 8 event is confirmed for September 12

Apple's iPhone 8 event is confirmed for September 12

The event is scheduled to be held at Steve Jobs Theater in the newly-opened Apple Park campus , reports the Verge. Apple will host the event at its new "Spaceship" campus in California. There will also be an infrared sensor that will let users unlock the device using face recognition even in low light situations. This was first seen on the iPhone 4. Read More

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Apple wanted spherical wheels for its autonomous auto

Apple wanted spherical wheels for its autonomous auto

However, head designer Jony Ive wanted a re-imagined, fully autonomous vehicle, despite the fact that no automaker or tech company has come close to that ideal. Apple brought on a number of engineers with a variety of expertise in order to control all aspects of production, including ones with auto design and manufacturing experience, as well as others who work with the software that could eventually run the vehicle. Read More

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Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

Rocket League on the Nintendo Switch now has a holiday 2017 launch window, coming with local wireless multiplayer and cross-play capabilities between the PC and Xbox One versions of the game. The Orange team gets Mario , while Luigi is available for those on the Blue. Rocket League will be available on the Nintendo Switch later this year. Read More

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Voice-Controlled Bixby, Samsung's Mobile AI, Is Now Available Globally

Voice-Controlled Bixby, Samsung's Mobile AI, Is Now Available Globally

That timeline isn't specific, but at least it's something. "As I mentioned I wanted to provide a fruitful user experience at home with Samsung devices, and I want to be moving quite heavily on it", Koh said. It will be interesting to see how consumers react to Samsung's iteration of smart speakers. So why not a smart speaker? Support for other languages, devices, and third-party apps are expected to expand over time, Samsung added. Read More

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Google debuts Allo for Chrome, pairs only with Android phones at launch

Google debuts Allo for Chrome, pairs only with Android phones at launch

The iOS app now doesn't support the same functionality though Google promised that won't be the case for long. Google Allo , that chat app from Google that nobody uses is getting a much needed and highly anticipated update . It will be a few more weeks probably before iOS is supported. Now here's the tricky part: because the web version merely mirrors the mobile version of Allo , if your phone's battery dies or if you quit the app, the web version will stop working. Read More

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Solar eclipse less than month away

Solar eclipse less than month away

In the Chippewa Valley, there will be a partial eclipse, where the movement of the moon blocks most of the sun. "The U.S. only covers 2% of the globe, so we get very few eclipses", Matthew Penn, an astronomer with the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, told CBS News . Read More

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Samsung's profit may top Apple's for the first time ever

Samsung's profit may top Apple's for the first time ever

The result beat expectations. "We think more than KRW 15 trillion (in third-quarter profit) is more than possible", said analyst Greg Roh at HMC Investment & Securities. Samsung Electronics said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter. Operating profit at the division fell to KRW 4.06 trillion from KRW 4.32 trillion a year ago. Read More

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MLB Home Run Derby 2017 free livestream

MLB Home Run Derby 2017 free livestream

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are now listed as co-favorites to win, as each is listed with +200 odds. Judge will open the derby by taking on Miami's Justin Bour . The rookie is set to face Charlie Blackmon of Colorado in the opening round of the derby. The No. 1 overall seed is +200 and set a Derby record with 61 bombs a year ago in San Diego. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 specifications leaks

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 specifications leaks

The XL will also feature a model with 128GB of storage, although other variations are expected. Otherwise, a single camera , 4GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 and smaller bezels are also set for the larger handset, the source says. Coming out past year, Google's Pixel and Pixel XL phones were the company's first stab at pulling off a proper first-party device, designed and built by the company from scratch. Read More

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Eid Al Fitr 2017 moon sighting in Canada today

Further south, Lakemba has proven once again to be a popular destination for Muslims to gather to break the fast together. Muslims are very much joyful to celebrate Ramadan 2017 , but everyone is in a dilemma When is Eid 2017? "I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters on the auspicious occasion of this year's Eid-el-Fitri celebrations". Read More

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YouTube sees 1.5 bln logged in viewers per month

YouTube sees 1.5 bln logged in viewers per month

In addition, YouTube is introducing a new VR-ready video format they hope to bring to the masses. This VR180 is less complicated than 360-degree videos so it will be easier to capture and make in the near future. The new format is aimed at making it easier and cheaper for YouTube creators to shoot VR video. These cameras will come with two lenses, and will be about the size of a regular point-and-shoot camera. Read More

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