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Twitter launches Highlights, a twice-daily package of curated tweets

  Twitter wants to turn down the information firehose, offering to remix the day’s tweets into a more pleasant serving. That’s the plan behind Highlights, a feature launching today on Android—and yes, it’s launching first on Android. Up to twice a day you’ll get a push alert that pulls together …

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Camio turns your spare phone or tablet into Dropcam

  For all their out-of-the-box convenience, advanced features and constant improvements, cloud cameras such as Dropcam and Netcam HD aren’t exactly the cheapest home-surveillance option. In addition to the upfront cost of the unit itself, there’s usually a recurring fee for cloud storage. But what if you could get your …

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Android

Google’s desktop search can now send directions right to your Android phone or tablet

It’s now super easy to send directions straight to the Google Maps app on your Android device. All you have to do is type “send directions” on the Google search page or in a Chrome tab and it will launch a map interface, complete with autosuggestions for typing in where …

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This week in games: GTA V mods, the Alan Wake 2 that could have been, and more

  Some weeks, Friday rolls around and it’s time for our weekly gaming digest Missing Pieces and I panic because I’m left scraping the bottom of the barrel after a bunch of slow news days. And then sometimes (okay, one time, and it’s this week) I go on vacation for …

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Internet

Star Wars Battlefront to Release November 17 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Star Wars Battlefront, being developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts, has been announced for a launch on November 17 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One platforms. The company has also released a reveal trailer. The trailer with ‘game engine footage’ is EA trying to showcase photorealistic visuals, and …

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Trai Tells Telcos to Undertake Ownership From Subscribers for MNP

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has asked mobile operators to obtain undertaking of ownership from subscribers seeking to port numbers and disconnect them if the information is found to be incorrect.”…the Authority hereby directs the holders…having authorisation to provide access service to incorporate in their porting request form …

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Airtel Defends ‘Zero’ Marketing Platform

In the eye of the storm over net neutrality, Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will always provide same treatment to every website and application irrespective of whether they are on its toll free platform or not.Launched last week, Airtel Zero is an open-marketing platform that allows customers to access …

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RailTel Looks to Double Revenue to Rs. 1,000 Crores in Next 2 Years

The telecom arm of Indian Railways, RailTel Corporation, is looking to double its turnover to Rs. 1,000 crores in two years as the company expands into retail broadband and telepresence services.”We are targeting Rs. 1,000 crores revenue over the next two years from around Rs. 550 crores in financial year …

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Samsung Opens Galaxy Theme Store to Contributors

Samsung, as expected, has finally announced third-party support for its Themes tool, first partially introduced with the Galaxy A-series (only changed icons) and finally launched with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge (icons, wallpapers, keyboard, native apps, keyboard apps, and more). The company has now a dedicated website …

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Mobile

iBall Andi 5F Infinito With 4000mAh Battery Launched

iBall has launched a new Andi-series smartphone, the Andi 5F Infinito, priced at Rs. 7,999.The highlight of the iBall Andi 5F Infinito is its large 4000mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 10 hours of talk time on 3G networks. The Andi 5F Infinito is one of the …

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