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Facebook notifies some members about ‘46 years of friendship’ due to technical glitch

Facebook notifies some members about ‘46 years of friendship’ due to technical glitch

Some Facebook users received congratulations for 46 years of friendship on the social network due to a technical error caused by software. The error was caused by a bug caused due to Unix Time, or Epoch time that calculates the number of seconds that have passed since January 1, 1970.

The message displayed on certain profiles congratulated user for befriending each other 46 years ago. While confirming the technical glitch, Facebook spokesperson Chelsea Kohler said, “We’ve identified this bug and the team’s fixing it now so everyone can ring in 2016 feeling young again.”

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Oculus announces delay in Touch Controller launch till second half of 2016

Oculus announces delay in Touch Controller launch till second half of 2016

Oculus VR announced today that Oculus Touch controller will be delayed will the second half of 2016. The company said that it needs more time to perfect the product before it is launched for customers. Few months before the launch, the company will open pre-orders for Oculus Touch Controller.

The company has also expanded its pre-production test runs with developers. It will provide Touch Controller to more developers for extensive testing of the product.

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Carl Icahn offers more money for Pep Boys leaving Bridgestone to clench teeth

Carl Icahn offers more money for Pep Boys leaving Bridgestone to clench teeth

Activist investor Carl Icahn spoiled the party for Bridgestone as he stepped in an offered much higher price for Pep Boys. The bid offered by Icahn values auto parts chain Pep Boys at $1 billion. Icahn has raised his offer from $16.5 per share to $18.5 per share for Philadelphia-based Pep Boys.

Bridgestone had offered $17 per share for the company.

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SpaceX creates history by safe landing of rocket after several attempts

SpaceX creates history by safe landing of rocket after several attempts

Finally, SpaceX managed to successfully land the first stage of Falcon 9 rocket on a landing pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. During a live webcast, a SpaceX commentator announced that Flacon 9 rocket has safely landed on the landing pad. For the first time in history, a rocket has safely landed back on earth after delivering payloads. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 11 satellites into the orbit.

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Review of Add-ons for Sony PlayStation or Microsoft Xbox

Review of Add-ons for Sony PlayStation or Microsoft Xbox

Holidays bring in fun time for gaming lovers and many people would have received Xbox, PlayStation or Wii U as a gift. Some might have collected money to buy a new gaming console during the holiday season discounts. Now that you have a gaming console, you might be thinking of increasing the fun by some add-ons. We review some of the popular add-ons to your gaming console.

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Arca Space Corporation announces $20,000 Hoverboard for pre-orders

Arca Space Corporation announces $20,000 Hoverboard for pre-orders

Arca Space Corporation has showcased a hoverboard that actually hovers for a few minutes and required six hours of charge afterwards. The company with Romanian roots has developed the hoverboard with 36 electric fans that offer it an amazing thrust to lift a person up to 110 kg.

Arca Space Corporation is already accepting preorders and deliveries will start in April 2016. The hoverboard can keep hovering for six minutes with load up to 80kg and can hover for 3 minutes with load up to 110kg. After every run, the hoverboard requires six hours of charging.

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Samsung introduces Galaxy A9 with big screen and massive battery

Samsung introduces Galaxy A9 with big screen and massive battery

Samsung has announced Galaxy A9 with bigger screen compared to A8 and a much powerful battery at 4,000 mAh. Galaxy A9 comes with 6-inch 1080p AMOLED screen and curved 2.5D edges. While most of smartphones come with 5-inch or 5.5-inch display, Samsung has taken the risk with a bigger screen at 6-inch.

While some people might find 6-inch screen little difficult to hold and use, developers at Samsung feel that bigger screen offers much better view and usability to the smartphone.

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Indian regulator asks telecom companies to block Facebook Free Basics till further orders

Indian regulator asks telecom companies to block Facebook Free Basics till further orders

Indian telecom regulator has asked local telecom operator Reliance Communications to block Facebook’s ‘free basics’ service across the country. According to local media outlets, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked the local telecom company Reliance Communications to block Facebook ‘Free Basics’ service. Reliance Communications is the sole carrier of Facebook Free Basics in the country.

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VLC Player for Chrome Operating System Launched

VLC Player for Chrome Operating System Launched

VLC Player, one of the top used media players, has been finally launched for Chrome operating system. VLC Player development team has launched a new app for Chrome OS users and it can be downloaded free from the Chrome Web Store.VLC Player app can used for streaming media files from internet or from local computer source.

In addition to AVI, MPG and many other popular file extensions, VLC Player can be used to play MKV, FLAC and DVD ISO files as well. The VLC player app for Chrome Operating system has been ported from Android app offered by VLC.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications leaked online; S7 might support Pressure Sensitive Screen

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications leaked online; S7 might support Pressure Sensitive Screen

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications have appeared online and a Wall Street Journal report suggests that the latest Galaxy smartphone from Samsung could support pressure sensitive display and fast charging. According to reports, ClearForce pressure- feedback technology will be used in Samsung Galaxy S7.

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