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Although Windows 10 IoT Core does indeed run on ARM-based devices, in particular the popular Raspberry Pi single-board computer, it's not Windows as most users would know it; instead it's a cut-down operating system created to run a single application at a time, and built with the intention of winning over embedded developers from Linux and other non-Windows kernels to the Windows ecosystem.
  • Apple Admits More iPhone 6s Units Could Have a Faulty Battery

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    According to PCMag , the latest update of Apple has garnered positive reviews however, the number of users reporting about the battery issue is increasing. Make sure you delete all your data before giving the phone for repairing and shut down the "Find my iPhone" option also . "This will allow us to gather information over the coming weeks which may potentially help us improve the algorithms used to manage battery performance and shutdown", the statement says.
  • Google Plans To Be Completely Powered By Renewable Energy Starting Next Year

    Google Plans To Be Completely Powered By Renewable Energy Starting Next Year

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    Today it claims to be the world's largest buyer of renewable power (see chart above). That's significant, given Google's ravenous appetite for electricity to power its offices and the huge data centers that process requests on its dominant search engine, store Gmail, YouTube video clips and photos for more than a billion people.
  • PSX 2016: The Last Of Us Part II Announced, Early Development

    PSX 2016: The Last Of Us Part II Announced, Early Development

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    As for the reason behind a sequel, creative director Neil Druckmann shared in a release , "We knew that it needed to be a story worth telling and, perhaps more importantly, a story worthy of Joel and Ellie ". The creator of PlayStation Nation used its last few minutes on stage to show the world its first look at The Last of Us Part 2. Troy Baker described the two characters as two separate individuals.
  • Stumbling champion Leicester lose 2-1 at Sunderland in EPL

    Stumbling champion Leicester lose 2-1 at Sunderland in EPL

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    Sunderland , who leapt from the bottom of the table into 18th position on 11 points from 14 games, dominated throughout and only some desperate defending by Leicester prevented the Black Cats from taking the lead in the first half. Jordan Pickford saved brilliantly from Wes Morgan at a stoppage-time corner as Leicester pressed in vain for an equaliser. Vardy threatened three times with headers in the 20 minutes before the interval.
  • Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

    Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

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    Hailey native, Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, is asking President Obama to grant him a pardon before leaving office. Attorneys for the disgraced soldier recently filed clemency applications on his behalf with the White House, Justice Department and the Pentagon, the New York Times reported Friday, citing multiple government officials.
  • Twitter accounts of Indian opposition party hacked

    Twitter accounts of Indian opposition party hacked

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    Hours after posting vulgar tweets on Rahul Gandhi Twitter page , now hackers targeted his party Congress Twitter Account and finally it was hacked. Twitter officials said there was no security breach at their end, but the accounts may have been compromised through a breach of e-mail. The latest to fall prey is none other the Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
  • Twitter has a new head of product

    Twitter has a new head of product

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    Twitter will add Yes, Inc .'s chief executive officer and seven other employees to its team. In addition to acquiring the company, Twitter also brought Coleman on as the vice president of product. Jeff Seibert served as consumer product boss in the wake of Weil's departure for a short time before he was taken off the position over the summer .
  • US Economy Grew at 3.2 Percent in Third Quarter

    US Economy Grew at 3.2 Percent in Third Quarter

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    Personal consumption expenditures increased at a 2.8 percent annual rate compared with an earlier estimate of 2.1 percent. Soybean exports surged as poor harvests in the largest South American exporting countries gave U.S. Fed monetary policymakers have signaled they will nudge up the central bank's benchmark short term rate at their December 13-14 meeting. "We think the Fed will wait until they see the scale and timing of any Trumpflation fiscal boost, before altering their language about ...
  • Samsung Elec says reviewing shift to holding company structure

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    This sort of review could take as long as six months, Samsung said. Samsung Electronics would then return more capital to shareholders, investors say. The U.S. activist hedge fund, which tried unsuccessfully to stop a controversial merger of two Samsung companies a year ago, urged Samsung to review splitting it up into a holding company and an operating company, to list in the U.S.
  • Brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up sky around globe

    Brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up sky around globe

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    He said that despite the fact that the distance between the Moon and the Earth today is the shortest in the past 68 years, the Moon will approach the Earth inconsiderably. The next time a full moon will be this close will be November 2034, and the closest full moon of the century will be in 2052, so mark your diaries.
  • Poison .JPG spreading ransomware through Facebook Messenger

    Poison .JPG spreading ransomware through Facebook Messenger

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    The page then asks the visitor to download a codec extension so that they can view the video. Facebook Messenger is being used by spammers to spread Locky ransomware. Effectively the problem impacted only a few end-users, while in case Facebook feels any suspicious activity within any user's account, the company will notify that person when he next logs in.
  • Pokemon GO Guide: How To Catch Ditto

    Pokemon GO Guide: How To Catch Ditto

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    Through this, you will be able to try out new Pokemon from time to time. In recent weeks, fans have seen numerous Pokemon GO updates aimed at making it a generally better experience. For more on how to snag a Ditto, check out IGN's Pokemon Go guide. As they have for weeks and months, gamers will once again need to exercise patience while waiting for Niantic to process the various issues and roll out new updates to resolve the glitches.
  • SUVs and electricity to define Volkswagen's future

    SUVs and electricity to define Volkswagen's future

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    Finally ending over a year's worth of speculation, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has confirmed the brand will never again offer a diesel-powered vehicle in the United States. The company's VW brand aims to more than triple its profit margin to 6 percent within that period. Partly as a result, Volkswagen Group makes most of its profits from its luxury brands Audi and Porsche.
  • Facebook built censorship tool to get back into China

    Facebook built censorship tool to get back into China

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    Facebook already restricts content in a number of countries, including Pakistan, Turkey and Russian Federation, in line with standard practices by American internet firms operating in such areas. But the censorship software's potential for use to round up protesters looms over any lengthy-time period merit for citizens, or profit for Facebook .
  • Microsoft brings Windows 10 Solitaire game to Android, ads included

    Microsoft brings Windows 10 Solitaire game to Android, ads included

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    And for some reason, Microsoft made a decision to bring Solitaire to Android . The game was first included in Windows 3.0 back in 1990 as a way to familiarize users with many aspects of a graphical user interface, and has been bundled with almost every version of Windows since - it was removed from Windows 8 but still available as a free download on the Windows Store .
  • See these stunning photos of the supermoon in central Pennsylvania

    See these stunning photos of the supermoon in central Pennsylvania

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    WIKIPEDIA -The November 14, 2016 supermoon was 356,511 kilometres (221,526 mi) away from the center of Earth, the closest occurrence since January 26, 1948. Paris: Skygazers took to high-rise buildings, tourist landmarks and beaches worldwide today to catch a glimpse of the closest "supermoon" to Earth in nearly seven decades.
  • Trump admits 'some connectivity' between climate change and human activity

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    The 74-year-old billionaire blamed inaction on climate change on partisan gridlock in Washington, D.C. High-emission pathways are also high cost due to the destructive effects of climate change. Devex reported on both weeks of this COP, gauging the reaction to the USA election, catching up with global development leaders, zeroing in on questions of finance, and breaking down what it all means for development professionals.
  • Mayor Keeps Trump Policy Resistance Ball Rolling in the Bronx

    Mayor Keeps Trump Policy Resistance Ball Rolling in the Bronx

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    De Blasio expressed similar sentiments to the incoming commander-in-chief during a private meeting last week . "We are strong", said Maxed A. Uddin, a city-employed Bengali translator who said she's proud to wear her hijab, but that she's also been anxious since Trump's election.
  • HTC 10 evo boasts waterproof all-metal body, adaptive audio

    HTC 10 evo boasts waterproof all-metal body, adaptive audio

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    The new release has a 5.5-inch display with Quad HD resolution, and the first HTC device (outside of the company-made Google Pixel flagship) to come out with the new Android Nougat 7.0 platform. There's also a secondary 8MP camera in the front. The smartphone comes bundled with BoomSound Adaptive Audio earphones along with a built-in microphone.