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As of Q4 in 2016, Facebook had an active user base of 1.86 billion individuals , Instagram had 600 million active users , and Snapchat only had 161 million active users by the end of 2016 (even though it is quickly growing). The first update - Camera Effects - is rolling out to iOS and Android this week. "Direct" is a separate section in the Facebook app for conversations between people who have sent you their " Stories " directly or you have replied to their " Stories ".
  • Tesla seeks $1.15B to help fuel Model 3 launch

    Tesla seeks $1.15B to help fuel Model 3 launch

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    The money will "strengthen its balance sheet and further reduce any risks associated with the rapid scaling of its business due to the launch of Model 3, as well as for general corporate purposes", the company said in a statement. The company's $41 billion market value makes it nearly as big as Nissan Motor Co. and not far off from Ford Motor Co., rival automakers that sell millions of cars a year.
  • Google Nexus 6: This Is Worse Than Goodbye!

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    It's not available via a public beta channel, but it can be manually downloaded to flashed to an array of Google's own devices, including the Pixel , Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. It's not clear yet whether, as speculated last week, apps icons will adapt to show users new information, such as the correct day on the calendar. Android O is official today and available for those with supported devices to start poking around in.
  • Ranbir Kapoor To Have 6 Different Looks In Sanjay Dutt Biopic!

    Ranbir Kapoor To Have 6 Different Looks In Sanjay Dutt Biopic!

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    Vicky Kaushal has proved his acting mettle in films like Massan and Raman Raghav 2.O but he will be feature in his one of his most ambitious and biggest project till date which is directed by Raj Kumar Hirani. Talking about Sanjay Dutt's biopic, the makers have nearly zeroed in the entire cast. Anushka Sharma too will be playing a cameo in the film. Reportedly, the ex-Bigg Boss contestant has even shot her three-day schedule in Mumbai .
  • New Lotus Elise arrives with lightweight 'Sprint' edition

    New Lotus Elise arrives with lightweight 'Sprint' edition

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    The new Elise Sprint goes even further. Despite new materials and efforts to improve fuel economy, most cars are significantly heavier now than equivalent models from a few decades ago, due to a greater focus on safety and luxuries modern buyers now expect.
  • Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help

    Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help

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    The documents obtained by Recode show that during the week ending on March 8, Uber's autonomous vehicles, like most new drivers, went just 2 miles on average between hard stops and "abrupt auto jerks". The key metric-miles per intervention-was just 0.8 miles at its latest measure, taken from the week of March 8. That progress metric also tends to fluctuate based on area, with some challenging parts of Arizona causing the number for cars passing through to dip into the 0.6 mile per ...
  • Jessica Harrington admits surprise Cheltenham success was beginners luck

    Jessica Harrington admits surprise Cheltenham success was beginners luck

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    Form of the Tizzard yard could be a concern, though they went close in Wednesday's Champion Chase with Fox Norton. His Gold Cup preview is here . Not so sure, as he fell at Cheltenham before and I don't know if he will stay or is good enough? One of the big dangers Native River led out the field for most of the distance, providing a stern test of speed and fitness.
  • Samsung Teases Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Color Options

    Samsung Teases Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Color Options

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    Also, Kuo noted that Galaxy S8 lacks "sufficient attractive selling points", which would make the upcoming new OLED iPhone a "bigger draw for consumers" this year than the iPhone 7 and Iphone 7 Plus last year. The delayed production of the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC based on 10nm FinFET process also delayed the launch of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.
  • Driver attacked by bikers in San Francisco

    Driver attacked by bikers in San Francisco

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    The biker - wearing acid-wash jeans, white sneakers and a dark top - appears to move away from the man as another biker with his helmet on takes over, punching and kicking the driver as he struggles to get up and shield himself. Police are looking for as many as 15 men in connection with the assault. Witnesses to the incident were interviewed and a video showing the altercation was obtained and booked into evidence.