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A First Look At Instagram's IGTV

As rumored, Instagram is ready to get into long-form video. And today the company made those plans official with the reveal of IGTV, its new standalone video app geared toward internet creators, like the ones who have made a living out of YouTube.

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Oppo's All-Screen Find X Hides A Pop-Up Selfie Camera

Almost every phone manufacturer is trying to develop a handset with a truly edge-to-edge display. Most end up with a small notch, but others are finding new and unusual ways to hide the front-facing camera. Oppo, for instance, has packed a tiny motorized mechanism into its brand new Find X flagship. At a glance, it looks like a regular phone with a 6.4-inch, 1080p display -- but as soon as you launch the camera app, the top section slides up to reveal a 25-megapixel selfie shooter and a dual-camera system on the back. Close the application and the cameras will automatically disappear again.

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Nokia 2 Gets Its First Android Oreo 8.1 Beta

Nokia and HMD are at it again, releasing an update to Android 8.1 Oreo for another one of their devices.

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Canada Not Addressing U.S. Plea To Cut Ties With Huawei

2018 has seen Huawei faced with a lot of heat from the United States' government over national security concerns, and most recently in this never-ending crusade, the U.S. is now asking that Canada end its working relationship with the Chinese telecommunications company.

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China-based Campaign Breached Satellite, Defence Companies - Symantec

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defence contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

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Facebook Expands Offerings For Video Creators To Cash In On Views

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the world’s largest social media company tries to quickly parallel the variety of commercial opportunities offered by its video rival YouTube.

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[Video] Exclusive Ride On First Self-Driving Motorbike

Sky News has been given an exclusive ride on the first self-driving motorbike.

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Malaysia Falls Three Spots In World Digital Competitiveness

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia has fallen three spots to 27th position in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2018, its lowest overall score in five years.

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Microsoft Urges Trump Administration To Change Its Policy Separating Families At Border

Microsoft is calling on the Trump administration to change a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is separating families at the US-Mexico border.

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Australian Court Fines Apple $6.7 Million Over iPhone 'Bricking' Case

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties.

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