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No one has claimed responsibility as of Friday morning, but the Islamic State has largely claimed responsibility for previous attacks on Christian churches in Egypt. The second attacker apparently fled, the agency reported. Dozens of people then rush out from hiding to tackle and beat the fallen gunman. Ahead of the January 6 Christmas celebrations, Egypt's security apparatus has been on high alert, deploying security personnel at churches across the country.
  • Jio & Airtel 4G Plans Under Rs. 100

    Jio & Airtel 4G Plans Under Rs. 100

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    The plan is valid for 28 days.The Rs 198 plan is applicable to existing users only and new users can avail the same benefits by doing an FRC of Rs 229. Vodafone also offers a data roll-over feature, of up to 200GB, which will allow you to carry forward the unused data. This plan also offers unlimited SMS and access to Premium Jio Apps for all Jio Prime Members for 28 days.
  • Apple Faces Lawsuit on Intentionally Slowing Down iPhones with Older Batteries

    Apple Faces Lawsuit on Intentionally Slowing Down iPhones with Older Batteries

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    The lawsuit was filed on Thursday by California residents Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas , who claim actual damages and compensatory damages from Apple . In a statement this afternoon, Apple explained that this "feature" was first implemented with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE past year and most recently came to the iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2.
  • Apple reportedly developing Apple Watch with built-in EKG heart monitor

    Apple reportedly developing Apple Watch with built-in EKG heart monitor

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    Such conditions can increase the risk of strokes and heart failure and develop in about one-quarter of people over 40, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A spokeswoman for the company declined to comment on the report. If you're a "healthy person", according to this heart specialist, "there's no reason to follow ECG" activity.
  • Huawei Honor 9 Lite launches with dual-camera setup and Android Oreo

    Huawei Honor 9 Lite launches with dual-camera setup and Android Oreo

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    Meanwhile, the Honor 7X went on sale in the United States on December 5, and began shipping out on the 15th. Potential buyers in Latin America will also get that deal, starting January, as the Honor 7X with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage will hit shops with the same United States price tag of $200.
  • Windows 10 facial recognition unlock fooled by a photo

    Windows 10 facial recognition unlock fooled by a photo

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    However, just applying the Fall Creators Update is not enough to block the spoofing attack, according to SYSS . First we had the introduction of the Windows Subsystem for Linux, which allows you to run an "almost" full version of Linux on top of Windows and then Microsoft brought us built-in beta versions of OpenSSH Client and OpenSSH server .
  • Apple: Yes, we're slowing down older iPhones

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    This admission should put the conspiracy theories to rest - Apple isn't up to anything sinister here - but a big question with implications for AAPL stock is now out there. APP "CPU DasherX" shows iPhone CPU is under clocked running at 600MHz. There are some real implications for AAPL stock in this announcement. That's why older phones tend to have much worse battery life compared to newer devices.
  • Facebook strikes first major music rights deal with Universal Music

    Facebook strikes first major music rights deal with Universal Music

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    Facebook says that in the pipeline there are plans to open up "a vast library of music" across multiple social features, though isn't saying exactly what that will entail. Not a coincidence: The press release announcing the deal quotes Tamara Hrivnak , the Facebook business exec who negotiated the deal with Universal.
  • Amazon Starts Selling Apple TV Again, Promptly Sells Out

    Amazon Starts Selling Apple TV Again, Promptly Sells Out

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    Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV and iPhone and iPad is a free download from the App Store. The reason is because neither device offered easy access to Amazon Prime Video experience, which is extremely important to Amazon . This update comes with app version 5.1 for the devices running iOS 11. In a nutshell, the users of different Apple platforms were eagerly waiting for this app to made available so they can freely use it without any obstacles.
  • Dana Rohrabacher Is Still a 'No' on Republican Tax Reform Bill

    Dana Rohrabacher Is Still a 'No' on Republican Tax Reform Bill

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    Following the vote in the House, the Senate is expected to approve the bill later in the day by a narrow margin. The top Democrat on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal of MA, said Monday evening that he would be seeing the Rules Committee frequently because "there are going to be a series of technical corrections".
  • Kaspersky Lab asks court to overturn USA govt software ban

    Kaspersky Lab asks court to overturn USA govt software ban

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    In September , the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab from their computer networks within 90 days. Kaspersky also claimed it tried to negotiate and cooperate with Homeland Security to ensure it can keep its software on government computers, but did not hear anything from Uncle Sam on the matter.
  • Chrome 64 beta tries to address auto-playing video but disappoints

    Chrome 64 beta tries to address auto-playing video but disappoints

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    It's worth noting that because it is a beta version, it is sure to be plagued with a few unaddressed bugs and other issues that could trip up the browsing experience. This will present the ability to always allow audio, always block audio or simply stick with the default setting. The downside to the feature is that for now, this can't be applied all at once to all websites, but on a per website basis.