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CES 2018: HTC Hints at New Vive Announcement Next Week

This device takes what the HTC Vive is and ramps every aspect up another notch. But with a barrage of Windows Mixed Reality headsets offering higher resolution for cheaper, HTC needed to step up its hardware game. It's a separate accessory to enable fully wireless VR, with interference-free 60GHz communication. HTC said Vive Pro will be available to existing customers in Q1 2018, and a developer version will be available after.

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New Notebook 7 Spin from Samsung a Fit for Small Business

The device comes with a 360 degree rotating touchscreen along with support for Active Pen which will be sold separately. Samsung has announced it is unveiling an updated version of the original Notebook 7 Spin that was introduced back in 2016.

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FIR for unauthorised access, not whistle-blowing: UIDAI justifies FIR on journo

Snowden shared his viewpoint after a report came to light last week claiming that private information in nearly 1.2 billion Indian nationals in Aadhaar cards has been breached. Again denying the alleged data breach, the UIDAI mentioned in its statement that the FIR was not launched for exposing the breach, but for unauthorised access.

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Jio Happy New Year 2018 Offer

Shortly after Idea and Airtel launched 10-day validity plans under ₹100, offering free calling and 1GB of data to match Jio's plans, the Mukesh Ambani-owned telco late last week unleashed another price disruption, giving 50% extra data or a discount of ₹50 to those who have subscribed to its plans that offered 1GB of data per day.

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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine reportedly leaving company in August

Apple has yet to release an official statement on the matter but one the finaly payout has been given sometime within the year, the tech giant is expected to release an announcement, at the very least. It's unclear exactly why Iovine plans to leave Apple or what he'll do next, although in a recent interview with Billboard he commented on his dissatisfaction with the streaming music industry and a desire to do more.

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Monster Hunter World gets a final PS4 beta

Capcom has announced that the Elder Dragons will be a part of the Monster Hunter: World game once it launches. There's also a final beta before release, which Monster Hunter fans on PlayStation 4 will be able to take part in from January 19 to 22.