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Melbourne pitch slammed as Boxing Day Ashes Test is drawn

A ‘stinker’ of a surface in Melbourne was painted as the villain of the Boxing Day Test as England had to settle for a stalemate against Australia. Joe Root’s men were confounded by the brilliant batting of Steve Smith, whose unbeaten 102 helped to close out the draw with ease. Australia lost just two wickets on the final day to ...

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2018 prediction: The endangered hyperlink

“Hey, send me that link!” You’ll hear that phrase everywhere and in every language around the world. The hyperlink is as core part of our global culture as it is core to the Internet itself. It’s how we share photos, videos and pay our bills; it’s how billions of dollars in e-commerce are transacted daily; it’s our most fundamental and ...

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CBFC passes Padmavati with U/A certificate, subject to title change

New Delhi: The Central Board of Film Certification has given a U/A certification to historical drama Padmavati but with suggested modifications which include changing the name of the movie to ‘Padmavat’. The Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor starrer has been plagued by controversies ever since its inception. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie had an initial release date of ...

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‘Respect the way he plays, but it’s all about getting AB out’

One of the most anticipated match-ups of the South Africa-India series is between Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. They are the superstars of their respective sides, team-mates at the Royal Challengers Bangalore and great mates off the field but Kohli confirmed that once they step over the white line, their cosiness will replaced by fiery competitiveness. “AB is a ...

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Digital transformation spend to reach $57 billion in LatAm by 2020

Spending related to digital transformation in Latin American markets should reach $57 billion within the next two years, according to research by analyst firm IDC. This represents about 40 percent of all information technology spend, as companies in the region accelerate the delivery of projects related to digitizing products, services and back-office functionality. Noteworthy progress will be seen in the ...

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England: Joe Root backs Moeen Ali after Ashes nightmare

England captain Joe Root has backed Moeen Ali to come back from his nightmare Ashes tour ahead of next week’s final Test in Sydney. Moeen, who suffered a side strain the day after England arrived in Australia in late October and then cut his spinning finger during the opening Test in Brisbane, faces the prospect of being dropped for the ...

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Google kills Pixel C tablet, points customers to Pixelbook

Josh Miller/CNET Google quietly removed its Pixel C tablet from the Google Play Store on Thursday. Released in 2015, Pixel C was Google’s first Android tablet and featured a 10.2-inch display and detachable keyboard. Google confirmed it will continue updating and supporting the Pixel C tablet, but it is no longer available for sale. “As is common when a device ...

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