• Facebook Messenger lets you send money through PayPal
Facebook Messenger lets you send money through PayPal

In 2016, PayPal tied up with Facebook Messenger to allow more than 2.5 million USA customers to to shop on Messenger using PayPal and enable Messenger as a means of communication between PayPal users. To send or request money, just tap the blue colored + icon and then tap on the green colored $ icon. PayPal and Facebook team up...

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  • Narendra Modi promises improved facilities for devotees in Kedarnath
Narendra Modi promises improved facilities for devotees in Kedarnath

The prime minister, who visited Kedarnath shrine today, recalled how he, as the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, had rushed to the shrine and offered help in the aftermath of the devastating floods. During his visit to the shrine earlier today, PM Modi also laid foundation stones for as many as five reconstructional projects in the state including...

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  • Lyft raises $1 billion from big new ally in battle with Uber
Lyft raises $1 billion from big new ally in battle with Uber

It's a reflection of the balance of power in the ride-hailing market: Uber has served over 5 billion rides so far while Lyft only recently passed the 500 million mark. GV could have the opportunity to sell at least some of its stake in Uber in a highly anticipated deal between Uber and SoftBank Group Corp, which may be finalized in the next w...

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  • DOOM Switch To Feature Limited Motion Controls
DOOM Switch To Feature Limited Motion Controls

Despite constant dips in stock , the Nintendo Switch has continuously outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as of late. Such is the digital age that we live in that most devices need regular software updates. Noire, Resident Evil Revelations, and much more will likely make those on the edge of buying the console give in and drop their $300 on...

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  • Fur parents get Google Photos assist in latest update
Fur parents get Google Photos assist in latest update

The service has always been able to recognize types of animals and specific breeds - even going so far as to let you search for them with emoji - but this update stands out for its specificity. The new machine learning technology will help users to sort out the animals and to recognise them if they have different breeds. This time the search gian...

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  • Lake Pontchartrain oil platform fire extinguished; search continues for missing worker
Lake Pontchartrain oil platform fire extinguished; search continues for missing worker

Huge Oil Rig #Explosion as Republicans continue to remove every regulation they can lay their hands on. The Coast Guard reported that a fire aboard the structure was out by midday and there were no signs of pollution visible from the air.

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  • Facebook's Zuckerberg talks promise of VR at Oculus conference
Facebook's Zuckerberg talks promise of VR at Oculus conference

That seems to indicate the Oculus Go is running on some flavor of Android, but that's unconfirmed right now. Oculus Rift and Touch: The bundled price of Oculus' top-end Rift VR headset and Touch controllers has been set permanently at $399 , which had been a promotional price for six weeks this summer.

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  • Samsung launches its new Galaxy J2 (2017) Edition in India
Samsung launches its new Galaxy J2 (2017) Edition in India

The Smart Manager is meant for automatic memory management which will help users delete saved APK files as well as duplicate images on the smartphone automatically. In the imaging department, there is a 5-megapixel primary shooter featuring autofocus and LED flash. The Galaxy J2 2017 comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and do not expect ...

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  • Google Home Mini updated to stop it from accidentally recording everything
Google Home Mini updated to stop it from accidentally recording everything

Google's recently announced Google Home Mini smart speaker has gotten into trouble before even going on sale. Because the Google Home Mini ($49) doesn't officially launch until next week, no paying customers have been impacted. Russakovskii has posted a video on YouTube showing the Home Mini activating and recording when it detects n...

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  • Google the Latest Tech Giant to Uncover Ads by Russian Operatives
Google the Latest Tech Giant to Uncover Ads by Russian Operatives

On Monday, Oxford University researchers said they have found that fake Twitter and Facebook accounts linked to Russians were used to target us active military personnel as well as veterans "mixing disinformation alongside other content already being read and shared widely among these communities".

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  • Google Could Finally Overtake Apple with AI Hardware Like This
Google Could Finally Overtake Apple with AI Hardware Like This

When switched on, it "automatically turns on Do Not Disturb while you're in a moving vehicle". Further, you can capture stunning portrait shots with gorgeous background blurs, from both the front and the back cameras. "It's like you've got your own personal translator with you everywhere you go", says the Google press release. The majority of...

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  • IPhone 8 battery swelling reports have caught Apple's attention
IPhone 8 battery swelling reports have caught Apple's attention

It is quite surprising that the 5.5-inch phone would split open like this especially when separating the display side of the handset itself requires a lot of force and delicate hands plus a combination of prying tools. An Apple representative confirmed as much to TechCrunch today, though the company didn't take the opportunity to elaborate on t...

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  • Pixel 2 Best Buy Pre-Orders Might Include Google Home Mini
Pixel 2 Best Buy Pre-Orders Might Include Google Home Mini

If you're balking at the $400 price, that's probably because this speaker isn't meant for you. However, as per the post on Reddit, the Google Home Mini will not be costing $80 CAD which would translate to $64 Dollars, approx $15 more than the current rumored cost of the smart speakers in the USA market.

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  • And there's a new plug-in HYBRID Sport too
And there's a new plug-in HYBRID Sport too

Now, the British manufacturer has unveiled the first vehicle to lead the charge. The plug-in hybrid Range Rover Sport won't arrive until summer 2018 however, as a 2019 model year. It comes with an EV mode as well as the normal hybrid function, and can "Save" electric charge, with Predictive Energy Consumption using Global Positioning System to ...

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  • Senate Intel committee calls on Facebook to release Russian ads
Senate Intel committee calls on Facebook to release Russian ads

Committee chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) led the announcement by saying that their inquiry has "expanded slightly" though there is no definite conclusion in sight yet. But he added that the 2016 election demonstrated "the Russian intelligence service is determined, clever and I recommend every campaign and every elected official take this seriously...

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  • Nintendo's Super NES Classic Edition is nostalgia, revisited
Nintendo's Super NES Classic Edition is nostalgia, revisited

More importantly, were you actually able to get yourself an SNES Classic at launch? Super Nintendo Entertainment System has been released today and Nintendo has dropped a magnificent trailer of what's in store. Old SNES consoles can be had on eBay with bids starting as low as $45. If you are more interested in the games than the trappings, ...

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  • S&P, Nasdaq hit record on gains in tech, financials
S&P, Nasdaq hit record on gains in tech, financials

T was the best performing of the major S&P sectors, up 0.60 percent, and the index was poised for its fourth straight day of gains to recover from a selloff earlier in the week. The Chicago purchasing managers' index for September and the final reading of consumer sentiment will also be published. The sector was up 0.34 percent.

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  • Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled
Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled

The incident occurred a day after Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat warned Pakistan that India would not hesitate to conduct another "surgical strike" or a similar operation if the Pak army does not stop aiding cross-border terrorism.

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  • More Than 130000 Flee Menacing Bali Volcano
More Than 130000 Flee Menacing Bali Volcano

The entire population of Ambae is being moved from the path of the "increasingly active" Marano volcano , also known as Lombenben, according to the Pacific nation's government. Back then, there was no evacuation plan, people just "ran to save themselves", he said. As many as 134,229 people are displaced in Badung regency spread out in 15 point...

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  • Twitter to begin testing 280-character limit for tweets
Twitter to begin testing 280-character limit for tweets

The new feature will be available in all languages except Chinese , Korean and Japanese . Rosen used tweets in Japanese to further drive home the point, writing that only 0.4 percent of tweets in that language reach 140 characters, while 9 percent of tweets written in English reach reach 140.

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  • Sorry, kids: Apple's new Face ID isn't meant for you
Sorry, kids: Apple's new Face ID isn't meant for you

This technology works by its division into two halves: one side, which is being referred to as a "Romeo" module, projects infrared dots to map one's face, while on the other side, which is being touted as the "Juliet" function, there is a program that reads the pattern.

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  • Delta to offer FREE Wi-Fi text messaging on all flights
Delta to offer FREE Wi-Fi text messaging on all flights

U.S. carrier Delta is to offer free in-flight messaging via What's App and Facebook Messenger from the start of October. Gogo is a popular in-flight internet and entertainment service used by airlines. Well, texters worry no more... at least if you travel with Delta Air Lines . Delta passengers can message via iMessage , WhatsApp and Fac...

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  • Providence saw slight uptick in crime in 2016
Providence saw slight uptick in crime in 2016

Across the USA, the homicide rate also increased by 7.9 percent in 2016, marking an overall jump of more than 20 percent since 2014, the report said. "So in other words", Pfaff said, " five neighborhoods in Chicago explain 10 percent of the national increase in homicide rates". The report also included race and ethnicity data about those arres...

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  • Sony India Launches Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 for Rs 44990
Sony India Launches Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 for Rs 44990

Under the hood, there is the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC with eight cores coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. The users can also make use of microSD cards of up to 265GB for extra storage. Sony claims it takes just 15 to 60 seconds to capture a full scan. But Sony says that you can use your 3D face scans and overlay them on game characters, w...

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  • Shinzo Abe faces poll challenge from Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike
Shinzo Abe faces poll challenge from Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike

A survey last weekend by the Nikkei business daily newspaper indicated that 44 percent of voters meant to vote for Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Over the weekend, a junior LDP cabinet minister, Mineyuki Fukuda, said he too would leave the ruling party to stand for election with Koike's new group.

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