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OnePlus 2 will soon receive official CyanogenMod ROM support

The official CyanogenMod support for OnePlus 2 has been reportedly listed via GitHub, and spotted by Reddit users. The report lists both CyanogenMod 12.1 and CyanogenMod 13 builds for the OnePlus 2. However, users cannot download these builds as of now but is expected to be available soon. Users will have the option to flash between …

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South Korea gives initial approval for first online-only banks

South Korea’s financial regulator has given preliminary approval to two consortia backed by Kakao Corp and an affiliate of China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to set up the country’s first online-only banks. Kakao, which runs South Korea’s most popular mobile chat service, is part of a consortium of 11 partners …

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Swatch, Visa launch pay-by-wrist watch venture

Swiss watchmaker Swatch SA, Visa Inc and Visa Europe have launched a project that lets Visa cardholders in the United States, Switzerland and Brazil make payments with Swatch’s new “pay-by-the-wrist” Swatch Bellamy watch. Set to launch in early 2016, Swatch Bellamy can be used around the world wherever contactless near-field …

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Motorola Moto 360 (2nd gen) coming to India on 1 December

Motorola has set the date for the launch of its much-awaited successor to the original smartwatch, the Moto 360 (2015). The date is set for the 1 December and Motorola has already pushed out media invites for the same. The successor to the original Moto 360 was announced back at …

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Facebook user Phuc Dat Bich says name is a ‘prank’

A Facebook user calling himself “Phuc Dat Bich” said Wednesday his viral postings about discrimination by the social network due to his name were a hoax. The prankster, now styling himself equally perplexingly as “Joe Carr”, garnered worldwide media attention and public support after saying Facebook repeatedly shut down his …

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