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Ginobili says he'll be returning to Spurs

Ginobili averaged 7.5 points in 18.7 minutes a season ago. The Spurs are also working to finalize a new deal with free-agent center Pau Gasol , league sources said. Manu Ginobili isn't ready to call it a career just yet. Ginobili's value is now felt more off the court than on it. No player in the modern era had embraced the sixth man role like Ginobili did for head coach Gregg Popovich in San Antonio .

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Jane Austen features on new British 10-pound note

Despite the debate over the image and quote selection, Austen will be the only woman, apart from Queen Elizabeth II, to be featured on an English bank note. She was chosen after a campaign for more female representation. The words on the note - "I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!" - innocuous at first glance, were actually uttered by one of Austen's most despicable characters, Caroline Bingley, in an attempt to impress Mr Darcy.

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Say hello to Google's new hiring management app

If you're not a recruiter, Hire probably won't affect your life anytime soon. When a user is arranging an interview in Hire , details from their Google Calendar schedule will be visible. "Google Hire brings the benefits of collaboration to our recruiting practices, making it a streamlined and personal process for everyone from the applicant to the hiring manager".

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Xiaomi eyes over $2 billion revenue from India business this year

While the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 runs MIUI 8 interface, this is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and the further update to MIUI 9 in future will bring in a split screen mode. Powered by a massive 5300mAh battery , it supports Quick Charge 3, which can charge 68 per cent of the battery in just one hour. With the reverse charging feature the Mi Max 2 can also be used to charge other devices.

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Essential Phone coming to United Kingdom, followed by Western Europe and Japan

Brian Wallace joined Essential in December to head up marketing. In other news, the company is reportedly in talks with British carriers on a United Kingdom launch. Essential COO Niccolo de Masi sat down with FT for a brief chat and revealed that bit about launch and also threw in some global plans. Within Canada, the company has a similar agreement with carrier Telus and is reportedly working to lock down additional partnerships with worldwide carriers in Japan and Europe.

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Ashley Madison will pay $11.2 million to users for data breach

The company paid $1.6 million last December to settle an FTC probe into its lax security and deceptive practices - millions of "female" accounts on the site were actually bots operated by Ashley Madison. Before the hack put Ashley Madison under worldwide scrutiny, the company was dogged by allegations that it resorted to fake profiles of women or so-called bots to lure unsuspecting male customers.