• UK competition watchdog clears Standard Life-Aberdeen deal

    UK competition watchdog clears Standard Life-Aberdeen deal

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    It means that the two firms have cleared a major hurdle in their proposed tie-up and comes after shareholders of the respective companies voted overwhelmingly to approve the merger earlier this week . In May, Edinburgh-based Standard Life revealed it expected the move would shed around 800 jobs from a global workforce of 9000 over a three-year period.
  • US Senate Unveils Health Care Bill

    US Senate Unveils Health Care Bill

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    Sens. Rand Paul , Ted Cruz , Mike Lee , and Ron Johnson said they will not support the current version of the bill, enough defections to prevent the legislation from passing the Senate. She said she is committed to ensuring that all Alaskans have access to affordable, quality health care and will review the bill through that lens. The Senate's proposal allows states substantial freedom in determining their own health care programs - even more freedom than the House bill allows for.
  • YouTube Has 1.5 billion Logged-in Monthly Users

    YouTube Has 1.5 billion Logged-in Monthly Users

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    YouTube's new native sharing feature is a lot like Instagram's: a person can tap to share a video with a friend or group of friends in a private message within YouTube's mobile app. "The reality is, filming 360-degree VR videos isn't easy for most creators and some VR cameras are expensive", Wojcicki wrote. This new format delivers 3-D video while capturing 180-degrees around you.
  • OnePlus 5 Camera Hybrid System Lacking True 2x Optical Zoom

    OnePlus 5 Camera Hybrid System Lacking True 2x Optical Zoom

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    In response to these allegations, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei confirmed that the OnePlus 5 doesn't come with 2x optical lossless zoom. OnePlus's claims of 2x zoom offered by the new camera system have been reported without context, it seems, as many online blogs have run with the story that the handset offers 2x optical zoom.
  • Snapchat's newest feature is basically the Marauder's Map

    Snapchat's newest feature is basically the Marauder's Map

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    In a post on the company's website, Snap Inc . announced the new features as " a pretty big change to the way you create and send Snaps ". Alternatively you can search the map in " Ghost mode " - when this is enabled your friends will not be able to see your location, but you can see theirs.
  • Old Becomes New! SEGA Launches SEGA Forever

    Old Becomes New! SEGA Launches SEGA Forever

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    You can search for the games the App/Play Store now. In the future, SEGA plans to add a subscription service that will get rid of ads for a small fee. Majority were never meant to work on handheld devices, and the Japanese company needs to figure out how to make them compatible and easier to play. At the launch date, " Sega Forever " will contain the first batch of its classic game list .
  • Card Pack Changes to Make Things Fun & Exciting

    Card Pack Changes to Make Things Fun & Exciting

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    The other change is that you'll now be guaranteed to open a legendary card within your first 10 packs of a new expansion, which should help alleviate the F2P woes of some players. It's also what makes it so annoying when you finally get a Legendary after a long drought, and it turns out to be one you already own. Thankfully, Blizzard is making that feeling a thing of the past.
  • Is there a Bearish outlook for Windstream Holdings, Inc

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    The share price of the company (NASDAQ:WIN) was unchanged +0.00%, with a high of 0.00 during the day and the volume of Windstream Holdings, Inc. shares traded was 1. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.61/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -217.9%. The business had revenue of $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.51 billion.
  • Launch Date Officially Set, Open Beta Begins

    Launch Date Officially Set, Open Beta Begins

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    Today also marks the launch of the game's final update while still in beta, and it brings some notable new features. Players are not alone however as the Guardians actively participate in the battles. For those lucky enough to be a part of the open beta , Motiga is celebrating it's announcement of a release date by offering a login and play bonus.
  • LG unveils world's largest flexible, transparent OLED display

    LG unveils world's largest flexible, transparent OLED display

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    There, the company LG unveiled some applications, including a smart desk and an augmented reality aquarium, based on the large flexible display . LG Display Co. It was just three years ago, in 2014, that LG rolled out two separate 18-inch OLED panels - one with 30 radius of curvature (this new one has 80 radius of curvature) and the other being flexible.