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Review: Xiaomi Redmi Note
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Xiaomi Redmi NotePrice: Rs 9000 After the runaway hit Mi 3 and Redmi 1S, Xiaomi has rolled out the Redmi Note in India. Sold exclusively via Flipkart, the phone’s first batch was sold-out in a matter of seconds. For Rs 9000, the device offers impressive specifications. On paper, it seems like the best phone you can […]

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Target can't dodge lawsuits from banks after huge data breach
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When Target was, well, targeted by hackers in search of customer payment information late last year, legal backlash from banks was probably one of the last things the company’s brass was worried about. They’ve got to be singing a different tune now, …

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Google Is Working On An 'Undo Send' Email Feature For Inbox
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Google is working on an ‘undo send’ feature for its next-generation email app Inbox, which will allow users to quickly recall mails as if they were never sent. The upcoming feature was revealed during a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) session hosted by a few Google engineers working on the project. The feature should save […]

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Xolo Teases Upcoming Smartphone Launch On December 5
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Indian smartphone manufacturer Xolo has teased the launch of an upcoming device via its official Facebook and Twitter handles, which will be launched on December 5. The image simply shows what appears to be the silhouette of a smartphone, along with text that reads “Get ready to #TouchOmega”. According to NDTV Gadgets, the company will […]

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LA man one of first to be sentenced under California’s “revenge porn” law
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On Monday, Noe Iniguez, 36, was sentenced to a year of jail time for three criminal counts, including one count of violating California’s relatively new revenge porn law. Iniguez was also found guilty of twice violating a restraining order his ex-girlfriend had against him. In a press release, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office said […]

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HP’s fanless 2.2-pound laptop includes Broadwell and a 2560×1440 screen
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CN.dart.call(“xrailTop”, {sz:”300×250″, kws:[], collapse: true}); The high-end Ultrabook market is tightly bound to Intel’s release schedule. No other company is offering similar performance and power consumption, so when Intel hits a delay like it did with its new Broadwell architecture, it means that things get boring for a while. We’re expecting the landscape to get more intriguing as we draw […]

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Learning the science behind silencers on the range with SilencerCo
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CN.dart.call(“xrailTop”, {sz:”300×250″, kws:[], collapse: true}); AUSTIN, TEXAS—Let’s get this out of the way immediately: movies and TV consistently get silencers totally wrong. The ways silencers are used on the screen—often clamped to the barrel of a submachine gun or assault rifle or large-bore pistol, mowing down bad guys while other, blissfully unaware bad guys calmly […]

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Social media data is RIDDLED with human behaviour errors, boffins warn
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Trick-cyclists peddling BS about our online lives. Who knew? Researchers who heavily rely on social media data when studying human behaviour have been warned that such information can be very easily skewed.…

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Twitter Will Soon Track Which Apps You Use On Your Phone
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Twitter is forever looking to find new ways to put better targeted ads on your tweet stream, but its latest approach is bound to spark off some controversy. The company has revealed that it will begin tracking the apps you have installed on your smartphone, in order to improve the relevance of ads and content […]

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