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The Lesser Known Godfather

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  Well, the weekend is here again, and I have woken up pretty early for a Saturday morning. As I sip my coffee staring at the rising sun, I cant help but think of the script lying on my table which I've been working on since the last month. It's far from even halfway into completion and scepticism has already crept in. Will this work? Am I wasting my time? Is it worth it? are a sample of the countles...

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Xbox Goes Netflix Over Its Competitors

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Earlier this year the team at Xbox announced the Xbox Game Pass, a new digital gaming subscription service that gives users unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99 USD. After a successful trial run of this feature with the Xbox insider programme, the team at Xbox will be launching the Xbox Game Pass to the Xbox community in 31 markets. Starting from May 24th, all Xbox Liv...

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One Plus 5 kills the One Plus 3T

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Few Days ago the One Plus CEO, Lau Pete said that the company is working very hard on its next flagship phone, the One Plus 5 and has very high expectations from the device. The arrival of the One Plus 5 has resulted in the discontinuation its predecessor, the One Plus 3T.  The Company has made it clear that the One Plus 3T 128 GB gunmetal variant will not be discontinued. The company states, "We will continue p...

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A FATHER’S FINAL ODYSSEY

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One January evening a few years ago, just before the beginning of the spring term in which I was going to be teaching an undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey, my father, a retired computer scientist who was then eighty-one, asked me, for reasons I thought I understood at the time, if he could sit in on the course, and I said yes. Once a week for the next fifteen weeks, he would make the trip from the house in the Long Island suburbs wher...

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Uber reportedly tracked Lyft drivers using a secret software program named ‘Hell’

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Another day, another revelation of an ethically questionable business practice by Uber. This time The Information reports that Uber secretly tracked Lyft drivers using an internal software program it dubbed Hell. Hell not only let Uber see how many Lyft drivers were available for rides and what their prices were, but also figure out which ones were double-dipping by driving for Uber, too. This m...

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Micromax is back with a pretty and secure phone

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The local brand that once challenged Samsung is back after a quiet period — this time with a not-so-budget ?24,999 phone called the Dual 5. This phone isn’t from the Canvas series one may have become accustomed to seeing, nor is it one of the Yu phones, but a new one altogether. Smooth finish The back of the Dual 5 spells premium at one glance. Two camera lenses are...

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Reviewers & Critics: Parul Sehgal of the New York Times Book Review

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Parul Sehgal is a senior editor and columnist at the New York Times Book Review. Previously she was books editor at NPR and a senior editor at Publishers Weekly. She grew up in Washington, D.C., Delhi, Manila, Budapest, and Montreal, where she studied political science at McGill University, and moved to New York City in 2005 to study fiction in the MFA program at Columbia University. In 2010 she was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation f...

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Top 5 smartphones available in India

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Nowadays, Smartphones are launched in dozens every month and it becomes difficult for a consumer to choose one. Here we have shortlisted top 5 smartphones which are currently available in India.  ...

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Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone At Least Once

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Last year during my backpacking trip to Europe an Australian fella with three daughters and a gracious wife were seated next to me in an overcrowded eatery. We got talking and unintentionally the Australian man asked me, "So why are you travelling alone? Why is your husband not accompanying you on this trip?" Now I have heard this more often than I'd have liked but it doesn...

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Publisher Blames 'Russians' For Fake Amazon Listing Of Anti-Trump Book

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The Guardian reported Thursday that a listing for Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny was a separate entry for a fake book of the same name. As noted below, the outlet previously stated that the entry for On Tyranny had been changed. The publisher attributed the second, false entry — for a coloring book authored ostensibly by a “Timothy Strauss” — to Russians who wanted to undermine Snyder...

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