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Snap stock plummets after Kylie Jenner declares Snapchat dead
The Verge It's been a rough week for Snap. The company's update for Snapchat has been poorly received, and today, Snap's stock price took another tumble following a tweet from Kylie Jenner declaring that she was done with the social imaging app. sooo does anyone ... ---

Fujifilm X-H1 mirrorless camera with 5-axis in-body image stabilization launched at Rs 1,49,999
Fujifilm has launched its top of the line mirrorless camera, the X-H1 in India. The camera comes with five-axis in-body image stabilisation and is aimed at professional photographers and videographers. The device supports DCI 4K video shooting and comes with a new flicker reduction mode, which the company claims can “enhances the quality of indoor sports photography”. It is priced at Rs 1,49,999 (for body only) and will cost Rs 1,72,999 when bought with the battery grip.  Coming to the specifications, the Fujifilm X-H1 is equipped with the company’s X-Processor Pro image processor and features a 24.3MP APS-C sensor. The camera supports native ISO range of 200 to 12800, maximum burst shooting of up to 14fps and comes with dual SD card slots. There is a 3-inch three direction tiltable touchscreen display on the rear and sports a 1.28-inch sub-LCD display panel on the top. In terms of connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.  Haruto Iwata, Managing Director of Fujifilm India, said, "With X-H1 we are offering a level of imaging performance that is simply unmatched by any camera ever created. The X-H1 will certainly mark a milestone for us in India, as we believe this is a camera that certainly exceeds professional expectations," The X-H1 features DCI 4K shooting mode at 4096x2160p resolution and is capable of recording videos at a bitrate of 200Mbps,1080p video at 120 fps and slow-motion footage capture as well. It comes with an improved built-in mic, microphone input jack and is the first camera Fujifilm’s X-series to include Eterna mode.The company says it’s a new film simulation mode ideal for shooting movies. The camera is also compatible with other interchangeable lenses like the MKX18-55mmT2.9 and MKX50-135mmT2.9, which are set for a release in May this year.

Samsung Gear S2: A Good Thing Gets Better
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Shortened URLs Can Let Hackers Spy on You: Study
While URL shortening tools may be useful, the short length makes it simple for hackers to brute force (trial and error) them.

LG unveils the 2018 edition of K8 and K10 smartphones ahead of their MWC 2018 launch
The LG K10 will be made available in three variants - the K10+, K10 and K10 Alpha while the K8 will only come in one variant with 2 GB RAM + 16 GB storage.

Twitter testing new design for Android app
Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new design for an Android app version to make it more user-friendly and easy to navigate

NASA's new spacesuits may be equipped with built-in toilets
While Orion will certainly be equipped with a toilet, the new spacesuit is being designed to help astronauts survive in case of emergencies for up to six days.

Focus - Stymied by regulators, Airbnb looks to luxury vacations, hotels for growth
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Airbnb is rolling out new services aimed at attracting travelers looking for luxury accommodations and traditional hotels, the latest move to contend with sputtering growth in its original home-renting business.

India semi fab project in jeopardy
Jaiprakash Associates, the lead partner of the Indian government's plan to build two wafer fabs in the subcontinent has announced its withdrawal from the project, stating it's not commercially viable to set up the plant at present.