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Apple under investigation by DOJ, SEC over iPhone slowdowns: Report

Image: Sarah Tew/CNET The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are investigating Apple to determine if it violated securities laws when disclosing that it slows down performance on older iPhones to prolong battery life. According to Bloomberg, the inquiry is in its early stages. The government has reportedly requested information from Apple and wants to ...

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Don’t Breathe 2 May Actually Be Happening

While there has been no official announcement for a Don’t Breathe sequel, it does appear that the early talks and development stages have begun. Actor Stephen Lang starred as the film’s blind villain, and recently let slip that there are plan to bring his horrifying character back for a sequel. When Lang was recently asked if he’d be interested in ...

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ICC launches investigation over ‘irregular activities’ in private UAE league

A private cricket league in Ajman, UAE, has come under the spotlight for suspected ‘irregular activities’, as the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) launched an investigation. The tournament, named the All-Time Ajman league, had to be called off on its second day after local cricket authorities refused to allow them to continue using the ground. The venue, Ajman ...

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BigCommerce begins offering Akamai’s image optimization tool to sellers

BigCommerce announced Tuesday that it’s now offering Akamai’s image tool for free to its merchants. The e-commerce SaaS provider said Akamai’s image optimization technology will help online sellers avoid slow-loading pages due to outsized, high-resolution images ahead of Google’s plans to make page load speed a consideration for mobile search rankings. According to BigCommerce, oversized images are the number one ...

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Jiah Khan death case: Charges framed against actor Sooraj Pancholi

Mumbai: A sessions court here today framed charges against Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan’s suicide. Judge K D Shirbhate framed charges against the 27-year- old actor under section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code, to which he pleaded not guilty. “Sooraj pleaded innocence and the examination of witnesses will start from February ...

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Impossible Stunt Did Not Go Well For Tom Cruise

6 minutes ago Tom Cruise has become known for his stuntwork over the years. He’s willing to hold his breath, and jump off buildings. He’s willing to latch onto the sides of planes and climb tall obstacles. He’s even willing to do scenes with explosions, but there’s one thing that’s very important about an explosion scene: Getting the timing right. ...

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England U19 captain dropped over ‘disciplinary matter’

Another disciplinary issue has hit English cricket with U19 captain dropped Vice-captain Will Jacks took charge for 32-run win over New Zealand ICC confirmed England had ‘yet to disclose a reason’ for the decision  By Associated Press Reporter Published: 07:13 GMT, 30 January 2018 | Updated: 07:13 GMT, 30 January 2018 England Under 19 captain Harry Brook was dropped for ...

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Hands on: Asus E201 VivoBook with Windows 10S

The Asus E201 is a solid 11.6-inch Windows 10S laptop with a good multi-touch trackpad and a decent spill-resistant keyboard, though some may not like the position of the backslash key. Image credit: Asus The most attractive thing about the Asus E201 VivoBook – a robust 11.6-inch Windows 10S laptop – is that you can upgrade it to Windows 10 ...

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