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Gunman kills 9 near Cairo church

Police have stepped up security measures around churches ahead of Coptic Christmas celebrations on January 7, deploying officers outside Christian places of worship and setting up metal detectors at some of the bigger churches. Egypt's Copts have been subject to several deadly attacks over the past few years, which has raised questions about the Egyptian state's ability to protect its Christian population from terrorist threats.

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ASUS ZenFone 4 is getting Android Oreo via OTA

The Moto X4 was launched in India just last month, following its unveiling at IFA 2017 earlier this year. Some of the key features offered by Android 8.0 Oreo are "Parallel Apps" or split screen style feature, Picture-in-Picture mode, Auto-fill, smart text selection to name a few.

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Apple offers discount battery replacement for secretly slowing down iPhones

What really happened with the update? Apple iPhone, iPad and MacBook users now have a more complete picture of what happens to the batteries in their devices as they age, along with a series of suggestions from Apple about how to lengthen battery life .

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LG announces Google Assistant powered 'ThinQ' speaker

This audio is emitted from two powerful upwards-firing speakers that promise to envelop listeners from all angles. All the new additions will have the Meridian Audio technology to power up the audio output. According to LG blog company will introduce it's first speaker with Google Assistant. "The LG ThinQ Speaker can be set to turn on an LG appliance with the simple spoken command, "OK Google , talk to LG, turn on the air purifier."Smart speakers are all the rage these days".

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Instagram will start showing recommended post in your photo feed

The new section labelled " Recommended for You ", will contain three to five suggested posts and will be displayed while you browse through your Instagram feed. Instagram is careful to differentiate them so they don't appear the same as those from people you follow. The change comes shortly after another update also focused on broadening users' access to content beyond what's being posted to those accounts you explicitly follow.

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Sensex Rises Over 110 Points As January F&O Series Takes Off

The Sensex clocked its best performance in recent years, rising by 7430.37, or 27.91 per cent. The Nifty too rallied 2,344.90 points, or 28.65%, in 2017. In four days, shares of the company have zoomed 122% adding Rs 5,506.76 crore to its market capitalisation. Top five Sensex gainers were HUL (+1.64%), Tata Steel (+0.86%), Dr Reddy's (+0.44%), ITC (+0.4%) and HDFC Bank (+0.38%), while the major losers were Sun Pharma (-1.24%), Axis Bank (-0.82%), Hero MotoCorp (-0.82%), YES Bank ...