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Blok had no, as an alternative, the digital fastighetsmäklartjänst to the Finnish market in 2017.Now, take the Blok that step into the kingdom.the Process to sell the homes in Sweden are very, very similar to the finish”, says the Bloks Sweden and the president of Louis nora roberts.”what's more, swedes are very open to digital innovation.the Bloks sales include, among other things, digital signings, virtual tours, and automated values by means of algorithms.Bidding takes place via the Bloks a platform, in which the bidder is to verify with an e-proof of identity, which, according to Blok, themselves, are one of the ways to minimize the occurrence of false commandments of the lord.
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Its horrifying take on the blue speedster was so universally reviled that it sparked a wave of backlash so furious, the film was delayed and conversations about the undue pressure on its animators to comprehensively redesign the movie’s hero emerged.On Tuesday we got our updated look at the movie, the first time we (officially, at least) got to see the extensive work that had gone underway since that initial trailer to radically overhaul the film’s Sonic design into something that was more reminiscent of the beloved game character and less like a walking, uncomfortably toothy nightmare that stalked our every moment, waking or otherwise.And it was really good!This new Sonic would not haunt us in the dead of night, waiting to smother our screams with his ungloved, creepily human hands.His tiny, separated eyes would not bore deep into our very souls.His teeth...well, they’re still teeth but they were not distressingly apparent.
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Wilkos has blasted past Black Friday sales and is rolling out its Christmas deals already with up to 50 per cent off toys right now.The deal is live from now right up until Christmas Eve on all sorts of brands, like Harry Potter, Disney, and V Tech.You'll find all the usual suspects that the kids in your life will no doubt be haranguing you for, like Frozen toys - although Elsa and Anna dolls have been supplanted by tea serving trolleys and pretend kitchens.But at 50 per cent off, I'm sure the little buggers will make do with anything that has the characters' faces plastered all over it.There's a handful of Marvel superhero toys for half off, including a snazzy-looking Vulture, but if your mini people are more into heroes born from a mishmash of Japanese anime and Super Sentai, then there's a handful of Power Rangers and Transformers on offer, although the discounts aren't nearly as generous.If Lego is more up their (or your) alley, there are Black Friday promos to be had elsewhere on the internet, and if you are indeed buying Lego for someone else, we have a handy beginners guide to buying Lego because, let's face it, where the hell do you even begin when shopping for people who get excited about the prospect of a free brick.
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After seven years of lobbying Facebook to address the rampant hatred that continues to choke the most powerful social media platform in the world, top officials at several prominent civil rights organisations in the US finally got a meeting with the boss last week.Many, including Muslim Advocates and Color of Change, are members of a coalition whose focus is pushing Facebook to strengthen its policies against bigotry and hate.For some of those targeted by Facebook’s vast hoards of bigots, these threats manifest in direct calls for violence and, often, for deaths.That was in itself a bit awkward; the gathering followed news last month that Zuckerberg had dined recently with various conservative figures, including Fox News host Tucker Carlson.He’s has spent much of the year personally maligning Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, the first naturalised citizen from Africa elected to Congress, referring to her on one occasion as “living proof” that US immigration policies are “dangerous.”In the aftermath of the El Paso shooting, Carlson flatly dismissed the threat of white supremacists as a “hoax,” assuring millions of Fox viewers that it’s “actually not a real problem in America.” Last Monday, the FBI announced that it had arrested another young, white man for plotting to blow up a synagogue.
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Last month, Infinix introduced its budget smartphone dubbed Infinix S5 in India.The smartphone comes with a punch-hole display and a 32MP selfie camera.Well, the smartphone maker is now planning to launch yet another affordable device in the country.As the name suggests, it is going to be a Lite or tone-down variant of the Infinix S5.Like the regular variant, the smartphone will feature a punch-hole camera on the front.Infinix S5 Lite to Launch in India Soon
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“The most important tools in a penetration tester’s tool box are Word and Powerpoint”Many CISOs swear by penetration testing – simulated attacks on an organisation’s infrastructure (typically cyber infrastructure, but physical security tests can also fall within scope..) Yuri Rassega, for example, the CISO of Italian utility Enel, says his company conducts some 400 deep vulnerability tests on the company’s critical assets every year; more than one engagement daily.Get your scoping agreements less than crystal clear, however, and things can go sideways fast: cybersecurity firm Coalfire’s pen testing of an Iowa State Court house saw two arrested and charged with trespassing.As Niels Schweisshelm, a technical programme manager at bug bounty firm HackerOne tells Computer Business Review: [“It’s important not to] confuse penetration testing with vulnerability assessments.A vulnerability assessment results in an overview of vulnerabilities in a system whereas a penetration uncovers the total impact by combining and exploiting aforementioned vulnerabilities.”In short, when a hacker breaks into a system it is not done by simply finding one large vulnerability that opens up a network, thought this can happen.
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With the launch of the new Google Pixel 4, the company also unveiled a revamped Google Assistant.In addition to introducing a new range of features, it also came with a new, more compact interface that promises a lighter, less intrusive user experience.As usual, these new implementations have remained exclusive to Pixel 4, but have already started to come up to some Google Pixel 3 models as well.This has become the usual “roadmap” for new features implemented by Google, reaching in a second phase their own older smartphones, and then being released to the remaining Android smartphones.What’s new in the new Google Assistant interfaceVisually, the new Google Assistant brings changes that are unlikely to go unnoticed.
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I samband med IFA presenterade JBL nya ljudlimpor i Bar-serien och nu har enheterna blivit tillgängliga att köpa i Sverige.De nya enheterna går under namnen JBL Bar 2.0 All-In-One, JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass och JBL Bar 5.1 Surround.Som namnen avslöjas är Bar 2.0 en vanlig stereoljudlimpa, 2.1 är en stereoljudlimpa med extern sub och Bar 5.1 erbjuder surroundljud med multibeam-teknik.Samtliga enheter i Bar-serien kör HDMI ARC, vilket gör det möjligt att kontrollera volym och lite annat med TV:ns vanliga fjärrkontroll.Rekommenderat pris för JBL Bar 2.0 är 2500 kronor (jämför pris), för Bar 2.1 är det 4500 kronor (jämför pris) och värstingen Bar 5.1 har en rekommenderad prislapp på 7500 kronor (jämför pris).
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But Doctor Sleep, which hits cinemas this week, comes with a stamp of approval not just from Stephen King, who wrote the original books, but the Stanley Kubrick estate, too.Both aided writer-director Mike Flanagan in being as faithful as possible.You might be against seeing a sequel to the iconic book turned film, but it’s actually good!However, it does require you to have some basic knowledge from the Kubrick film (even if it’s based on King’s sequel book) and we’re here to fill in the blanks.Though, instead of reading this, a rewatch of The Shining is more than encouraged.If you don’t have the time, though, what follows isn’t a blow by blow of The Shining.
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Here in 2019, we don't bother frying whole chocolate bars anymore – well not at Poppies fish 'n' chip shop in Camden at least.Throughout December, you'll be able to stroll into Poppies of Soho's Camden locale and order yourself a bag of battered Quality Street in place of your cod and chips - or as well as, depending on how hungry you are.For £2.50 you'll get a lucky dip bag of five, which could well be anything, and for those of you who are so adamant that the fruit ones are so bloody delicious, I hope that's all you get.Enjoy your battered orange, and strawberry nightmares.The treats/abominations will be available from December 1 to 25 and is sure to cause many a heart attack - or come very close.
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At the Huawei Mate 30 series launch event in China, the company also announced the Huawei FreeBuds 3 true wireless Bluetooth headset.This headset has a 1199 yuan ($170) launch price.However, the pre-sale of this device is now active and there is a 100 yuan ($14) discount for those that participate.Buyers can deposit up to 160 yuan ($23) to get the discount.Huawei FreeBuds 3 true wireless headset uses a Kirin A1 chip.It supports voice calls, noise reduction and it is also the world’s first true Bluetooth 5.1 wireless headset.
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Since then, some of the hype around the law has waned, but there's still one thing that gets people excited: fines.The most serious consequences can be fines of up to €20 million ($22.4 million) or 4 percent of a firm's global turnover, whichever is greater.These are larger than the £500,000 ($650,000) penalties that could be issued by the UK's regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office, under the old data-protection rules.Before the GDPR was enforced there were outlandish predictions that businesses would be hit with huge fines for data-protection issues.Some estimates claimed GDPR fines would be 79 times higher than those under previous rules; others said banks would be hit with fines of up to €4.7 billion ($5.3 billion) in the coming years.Unsurprisingly there hasn't been a deluge of fines running into millions or billions of euros, but the EU's 28 data-protection regulators are slowly beginning to flex their enforcement muscles—including against big tech companies.
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Blizzard announced the sequel today during the opening ceremonies for BlizzCon 2019 in Anaheim, California.Overwatch 2 a adds fleshed-out cooperative mode, which will have four players working together against computer-controlled opponents as they earn new skills abilities.Those on who just stick with the original Overwatch will still get access to the new PvP mode, characters, and maps.Progress from the first Overwatch, including cosmetics, will carry over to Overwatch 2.Blizzard showed a CG cinematic to reveal the game, which started with Winston, Tracer and Mei preparing for a mission.More heroes join them once they begin fighting in Paris., including Genji (with a sporty new hoodie), Briggette, and a new character, Echo.
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Användare av första generationens Google Home-enheter har inte haft möjlighet att para ihop sina smarta högtalare för att kunna köra stereoljud.Funktionen har endast varit tillgänglig med Home Max samt nya Nest Mini, men nu har Google fått tummen ur och pushat ut funktionen till sina originalenheter.För att få det hela att fungera behöver du bara öppna Google Home-appen, välj en av högtalarna du vill para ihop och sedan klicka på inställnings-kugghjulet.Därefter är det bara att scrolla ner till Speaker Pair och välja vilken högtalare du vill para ihop enheten med samt välja höger/vänster-ljud.
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Update: A Disney spokesperson replying to Gizmodo’s request for confirmation told us that Disney CEO Bob Iger's comments were misinterpreted when he said, “if you are a subscriber, you can download it and put it on a device and it will stay on that device as long as you continue to subscribe.” According to the spokesperson, some films on the Disney+ service will go away at certain times and be unavailable to subscribers even if they’ve downloaded the file.Disney+ is making a more compelling case for itself seemingly by the day as it nears its release date.In yet another impressive reveal about the service, Walt Disney Company chief Bob Iger said this week that the enormous soon-to-launch streaming service will allow users to keep content on their devices even after it leaves the streaming service.Asked whether legacy content introduced on Disney+ would stay on the platform or return to the Disney vault, Iger replied that “virtually all” of Disney’s massive library will be available on the platform, though there are “some encumbrances from deals that we had, legacy deals that we had before, which will prevent some of it from being on initially.”But Iger said that while these deals would cause some of that content to leave the platform for “brief periods of time,” you’ll be able to download that content onto a device where it will remain so long as your Disney+ account is active.It’s a neat feature for fans of the service, but certainly also highlights the unique position Disney is in as it muscles its way into the streaming game.
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Or cyber-hell depending on your point of viewAlso missing from the souk is Daydream, a virtual-reality headset, and the first-generation Pixel Buds headphones which were this week superseded by second-gen mini-cans.The worst of the bunch is Google Clips; the $249.99 camera was marketed as a cute little device that could be clipped onto anything from shirt pocket to a piece of furniture to automatically capture candid everyday moments in your life.It did this by constantly monitoring what was in view, if it detected a person or any movemen, it’d record a short motion clip of whatever was happening."Clips users will continue to get support until December 2021," Google told The Register today.All the footage captured by Clips is sent to your Google phone over Wi-Fi, and kept there.
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They can be used both on the stovetop and in the oven, and they're a favorite vehicle when braising meat or cooking soup.If you're in the market for your first Dutch oven or you're replacing a well-loved one, here are the best Dutch ovens you can buy today, based on our research:We read dozens of reviews for each product, compared pricing and product specs and of course, drew on our own experiences with the brands to put together a comprehensive list of the best products on the market.This French brand is arguably the gold standard when it comes to Dutch ovens, and you can rest assured you're getting a high-quality piece of cookware when you buy its Signature Dutch Oven.This product comes in 5.5-, 7.25-, 9- and 13.25-quart sizes, as well as a rainbow of beautiful colors that will make it a showpiece for your kitchen.These cast iron Dutch ovens are covered in vitrified porcelain that makes it easier to clean and resistant to stains, odors and acids.
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There’s a new face unlock feature, a high refresh rate screen, a faster Google Assistant, and spatial awareness using radar.But Pixel is synonymous with photography, so I wanted to see how the Pixel 4 fared against Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro.Google’s Pixel devices have been the ones to beat in smartphone photography for years, but strong Android competition from Huawei, Samsung, and others has challenged the Pixel’s camera recently.I took to the streets of London earlier today to try out the Pixel 4 and iPhone 11 Pro side by side.We won’t be testing the astrophotography feature in Night Sight or the high-quality zoom included on the Pixel 4 as we’ll have a review with these features soon.We wanted to provide some early side-by-side real-world shots for comparison ahead of that full review to get a better idea of what both cameras can do.
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Taika Waititi wrote and directed "Jojo Rabbit," and also played an imaginary version of Adolf Hitler in the movie.Because of that, Waititi sometimes had to direct on set dressed in his Hitler costume.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Directing a movie is a hard job, but imagine doing it while being dressed as one of the most hated figures in history.That's what Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok") was up against when he made the critically acclaimed movie and award-season contender "Jojo Rabbit" (in select theaters Friday).A satirical coming-of-age story set in Germany at the height of the Nazi regime, Waititi didn't just write and direct the outlandish movie, but also played an imaginary version of Adolf Hitler, who is the best friend of the movie's main character, Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis).
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Many scratched their heads when Robert Pattinson was announced as the new Batman, but few will be upset about new casting news for The Batman: Zoe Kravitz, most recently seen in Big Little Lies, has been cast as Catwoman, aka Selina Kyle.Worthy of note: Zoe Kravitz has already played Catwoman, in The Lego Batman Movie.We know very little about The Batman at this point, but rumors have suggested that Jonah Hill might be cast as a villain.Some reports have suggested Jeffrey Wright is in talks to play Commissioner Gordon.Matt Reeves, who most recently directed the last two (extremely successful) Planet of the Apes movies has been announced as both the writer and director of The Batman, which is currently scheduled for release in June 2021.
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This year, we've seen a lot of innovation around fitness, wellness, beauty and healthy eating, and that means there are tons of products out there that can help you -- or the people you're shopping for -- workout better, recover easier, sleep more soundly or take care of your heart health.Whether you're shopping for someone who already loves to exercise and eat well or someone looking to adopt new habits, this list has all that you need.These products and services are independently chosen by our editors.It's also got a heart rate tracker and can take an EKG to give you insight on your heart's health -- though you should think twice about buying an Apple Watch for someone who already has heart issues.Read Apple Watch Series 5 reviewThis fitness tracker and smartwatch combo offers many of the same features of the Apple Watch, but it's more versatile because it also connects to Android phones (you can only use the Apple Watch with an iPhone).
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A vocal group of fans are boycotting Activision Blizzard after the company punished an esports competitor who spoke out in support of the protests in "Hong Kong.'Chung Ng Wai, the esports competitor better known as Blitzchung, shouted "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age" in Chinese amid a post-match interview at a Blizzard-sponsored "Hearthstone" tournament in Taiwan on October 5.It later walked back the punishment, reducing it down to 6 months.Critics have accused the California-based studio of prioritizing its relationship with China instead of protecting free speech — something it denied in a statement issued on Friday night.The controversy has the potential to spill over into BlizzCon, Blizzard annual fan convention scheduled for November 1st.Blitzchung, whose real name is Chung Ng Wai, is a grandmaster-level player in "Hearthstone," Blizzard's very popular digital card game.
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Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, has just released its latest flagship – Huawei Mate 30 series.However, there are now reports that the company is gearing up to release another flagship smartphone with emphasis on the full-screen display.According to Jeb Su, a Principal Analyst at Atherton Research, Huawei “will launch a new All-Screen Smartphone Category on October 17 in Paris, France”@Huawei announced today that it will launch a new All-Screen Smartphone Category on October 17 in Paris, France which we expect will include an in-display selfie camera and fingerprint reader AllThingsMobile AthertonResearch pic.twitter.com/j8jPhutBskAlong with his Tweet is a poster that shows a completely bezeless smartphone.This smartphone does not come with a notch or a punch-hole design.
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Even though the Google Play Store has had its fair share of malicious apps, its security still makes it the safest way to get new apps on your device.A few upcoming Play Store security features will soon make this even more true.According to XDA Developers, the Play Store looks like it will be introducing an incognito mode for private downloads, and it will remind users to revoke previously allowed sideloading permissions from other apps.With ever-growing privacy concerns, Google is trying to provide its users with more privacy-focused features.A Play Store incognito mode should allow users to browse and download applications without their data being collected.We aren’t sure exactly what information will be kept from the Google Play Store, but any new security measure is always a good thing.
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In a move that suggests there isn’t an end in sight to the lingering trade war between the States and China, the Donald Trump administration has again hit hard at Beijing.The Commerce Department in a statement on Monday said it has blacklisted 28 Chinese entities including Hikvision that have been implicated in Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities.Top on the list is Xinjiang province’s Public Security Bureau, as well as 19 other smaller government agencies.Renowned surveillance equipment manufacturers Hikvision tops the 8 commercial firms on the list, while Dahua Technology and Megvii Technology, all of which specialize in facial-recognition technology also made the list.“Specifically, these entities have been implicated in human rights violations and abuses in the implementation of China’s campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, and high-technology surveillance against Uighurs, Kazakhs, and other members of Muslim minority groups” in Xinjiang, the US Commerce Department said in a federal register notice published on Monday.Consequently, the blacklist prohibits US companies from selling chips and components to the Chinese entities on the list without US government approval.
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LONDON—September is a time typically synonymous with shopping.Back-to-school deals run rampant, and the promise of a new season—and all the clothes that come with it—urge shoppers to visit stores and refresh their fall wardrobes.But the usual draws failed to lure in customers in the U.K. this past September.High street stores—an area packed with stores like British brands Topshop, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis as well as worldwide chains like Zara and H—had their worst September since 2011.And in 2018, they had already fallen by 2.7%.This means that high street stores overall faced their lowest sales numbers since the beginning of the decade.
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NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Sea of Japan on Oct. 3 and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Mitag.On Oct. 3, the Moderate Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Mitag.The MODIS imagery indicated that Mitag had an elongated and poorly defined low level circulation center with the bulk of clouds and convection (rising air that forms the thunderstorms that make up a tropical cyclone) pushed to the northeast of the center as a result of southwesterly wind shear.In general, wind shear is a measure of how the speed and direction of winds change with altitude.Tropical cyclones are like rotating cylinders of winds.Wind shear occurs when winds at different levels of the atmosphere push against the rotating cylinder of winds, weakening the rotation by pushing it apart at different levels.
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Apple drives the true wireless headset market with Airpods and it is not surprising that it is constantly working to find a way to improve the product.Its patents can offer useful clues to establish in which direction the evolution of the product will move.The new patent published today by the USTPO, after the application presented last July by the Cupertino company, concerns earphones with integrated biometric sensors.Users of electronic devices have shown a growing interest in monitoring biometric data.Biometric sensors often need to be placed close to or in close contact with the skin.To properly measure and track parameters, such as heart rate, VO2 and temperature.
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