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"Security concerns" lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches

Current Apple Watch Series 3 customers have so far been unaffected by China's move. Apple confirmed to the Journal in a statement that the cellular connection "has been suspended". On Cupertin...

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Apple, GE to deliver Predix industrial apps

Apple, GE to deliver Predix industrial apps

The 10th-anniversary iPhone is priced starting at $999-Apple's most expensive mobile to date. US wireless carrier AT&T said its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades were fewer by almost 900,000 f...

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Japanese scientists found on the moon a huge cave

They released a photo of what appears to be a large crater in the Marius Hills region of the moon's surface. Based on GRAIL findings, the Marius Hills lava tube has enough space to hold one of the U...

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Halley's Comet is source of this week's Orionids meteor shower

Halley's Comet is source of this week's Orionids meteor shower

The 2017 Orionid meteor shower will peak this weekend (Oct. 20-22) with up to 20 meteors per hour potentially visible. The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to r...

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Niger ready for Ghana

Niger ready for Ghana

At the half-time whistle, Niger goalkeeper Khaled Lawali picked up the towel kept next to the goal post, covered his face with it for a few seconds even as he started walking towards his dugout. Gha...

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KRACK WiFi Security Fixes Are Coming, But You Need to Take Control

KRACK WiFi Security Fixes Are Coming, But You Need to Take Control

A newly discovered flaw in the widely used Wi-Fi encryption protocol could leave millions of users vulnerable to attacks, prompting warnings Monday from the USA government and security researchers wor...

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Who is S. Chandrasekhar and why is Google celebrating him today?

Who is S. Chandrasekhar and why is Google celebrating him today?

Chandrasekhar won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983 "for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars". His uncle, Sir Chandrasekhara Ve...

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Nintendo Switch update adds new features including video capture

Take note that you can only use this feature on select games, like Breath of the Wild , Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , and Splatoon 2 . To capture video, simply hold down the capture button during gamep...

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Bucks beat the Celtics in their National Basketball Association opener

Bucks beat the Celtics in their National Basketball Association opener

Boston will be looking for more from Kyrie Irving who underperformed in their home opener shooting a disappointing 7-25 with 2-7 from behind the arc finishing with 17 points. Antetokounmpo received...

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Alicia Keys Returns for Season 14 of 'The Voice'

Alicia Keys Returns for Season 14 of 'The Voice'

Entertainment Weekly notes that in season 12, Keys had coached contestant Chris Blue , who became the show's victor. She, of course, was the Season 1 victor of American Idol . He said the network w...

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There's Now A PS4 Controller For Tiny Hands

There's Now A PS4 Controller For Tiny Hands

The blue Mini Wired Gamepad launches across US and Canada this holiday. Get started with a growing library of family friendly games as you learn and grow as a gamer. The Crystal DualShocks have appear...

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Reliance Jio revises Dhan Dhana Dhan plans

These Jio plans will be effective starting October 19 and will apply to both new and existing users. In the new plans the company has increased the data but the company is continuing with its old ...

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Samsung Bixby 2.0: Beyond Smartphones

Little else is known about Bixby 2.0 at this time, though we expect numerous enhancements to make their way to Samsung's current lineup of Bixby-powered smartphones. This is easily the biggest chang...

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MI man arrested with doughnuts for police — Sweet Surrender

MI man arrested with doughnuts for police — Sweet Surrender

Using the alias, Champagne Torino, Zaydel also promised to "pick up every piece of litter around all your public schools". For example, he wrote, "You guys suck" under a home invasion post. He still w...

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Lego's Women of NASA set rockets into reality

Lego's Women of NASA set rockets into reality

Other fan-created sets that have been produced include Doctor Who and Big Bang Theory. With last year's box-office success of Hidden Figures , it's only fitting that the trend of promoting pioneeri...

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Sector Highlights: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE), OpGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPGN)

The Company has a Return on Assets of -55.10%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE ) stock was most active stock of Wall Street Market on Friday. The score is a number between one and one hundr...

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Facebook's Building 8 head, Regina Dugan to quit

Facebook's Building 8 head, Regina Dugan to quit

Dugan did not mention who will be the new head of the Building 8 lab or disclose any details regarding her new project. When asked about Regina Dugan, Chief Technology Officer Michael Schroepfer c...

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Technology giants failed this important test

Given Greenpeace's critical marking system and its decades-long campaigning to clean up various industries such as the tech industry, it is unsurprising that no company scored an A on this year's Guid...

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Patent Reveals Activision Uses Matchmaking to Encourage Gamers to Buy Microtransactions

Patent Reveals Activision Uses Matchmaking to Encourage Gamers to Buy Microtransactions

The patent details how multiplayer matches are configured, specifically how players are selected to play with one another. "In this manner, the junior player may be encouraged to make game-related pu...

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Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayman GTS Models Arrive with 365 HP

Power from the turbocharged 2.5-liter flat-four jumps to 365 hp, a 15 hp boost over the 718 S and 35 more than the previous 981 Cayman and Boxster GTS . The last generation Boxster and Cayman marked ...

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EA is closing Visceral Games, changes direction of studio's Star Wars game

EA is closing Visceral Games, changes direction of studio's Star Wars game

Visceral, the team behind such games as Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline , is ramping down and closing after almost 20 years of making games, EA executive vice president Patrick Söderlund annou...

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American Express Company (AXP) Trades at New 52-Week High

It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 845,099 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.18M shares, and has risen its stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW). American Ex...

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Micromax Launches Bharat-1 4G Feature Phone With BSNL At Rs 2200

Micromax Launches Bharat-1 4G Feature Phone With BSNL At Rs 2200

Yes, you read that right. Jumping on the bandwagon of cheap phones with 4G capabilities, BSNL has taken on Reliance Jio and Airtel in the battle. The Jio phone is locked for three years. This mean...

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Google Calendar, Sexified With Material Design, Now Available to All Desktop Users

Google Calendar, Sexified With Material Design, Now Available to All Desktop Users

When an employee needs to reserve a meeting room, they can first read this information to ensure that it meets their needs. We're finally breaking free of bland, basic web design - so now you might ac...

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 puts desktop power in a laptop body

In recent years, Apple's MacBook Pros have been the high-end notebook of choice for those who need a high-performance laptop. Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 is aimed squarely at Apple In...

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Bring Amazon Alexa into your auto with new Garmin Speak

Garmin has just released their new Garmin Speak , an Amazon Alexa equipped smart device for your auto. The Garmin Speak is a small, 1.5-inch circular device with an LED illuminated ring that l...

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It Looks Like Adolf Hitler Is In Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

It Looks Like Adolf Hitler Is In Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

You'll be facing all manner of bad guys in the latest iteration of the franchise by Machine Games. A good time for a launch trailer, methinks? Lots of things explode in spectacular fashion, and we can...

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GM, Cruise Get First Crack at NYC Autonomous Testing

GM, Cruise Get First Crack at NYC Autonomous Testing

Testing in NY had previously been limited, due in part to a state regulation requiring drivers to keep a hand on the wheel at all times. The company will send automated Chevrolet Bolt electric cars ...

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Google Offers Advanced Protection For Those At Risk Of Targeted Online Attacks

Google Offers Advanced Protection For Those At Risk Of Targeted Online Attacks

The detection of these phishing sites have improved with Chrome's " Safe Browsing " feature, giving you close to real-time protection when it thinks that you may have been tricked into entering deta...

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Google ditches its calorie estimator in Maps after criticism

Now, that will no longer exist in the app. The online backlash was mainly regarding the effects this feature could cast on users with eating disorders. Critics also noted that an excessive preoccupati...

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Teens Love the App TBH, so Facebook Is Buying TBH

Financial terms of the deal are still wrapped under suspense, but TechCrunch mentioned in a news feed that according to them the deal closed below a figure of $100 million and won't require any regu...

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Microsoft built tree houses in the woods for its employees

Microsoft built tree houses in the woods for its employees

Microsoft's Redmond headquarters recently unveiled its latest perk: tree houses. Microsoft's new treehouse workspaces in Redmond, Wash. Not only that, such options might also help employees recon...

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HTC To Announce New Smartphones On 2nd Of November

The invite hints that the company might launch the U11 Plus smartphone during the event. The team of engineers who worked on the Pixel smartphones are now working for Google, while the Mountain Vi...

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Qualcomm's new chip could boost performance and screen technology in mid-range phones

Qualcomm's new chip could boost performance and screen technology in mid-range phones

The company, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, said this was done using modem chipset called Snapdragon X50 5G. We should also note that in addition to successful testing of the Snapdragon X5...

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Prison inmates donate $53000 to Hurricane Harvey relief

Prison inmates donate $53000 to Hurricane Harvey relief

According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, inmates donated a portion of their commissary money to the tune of $53,000 to help rebuild Texas after Hurricane Harvey. The average contribution...

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Google Photos now recognizes your pets as people, like it should

Google Photos now recognizes your pets as people, like it should

If you're not familiar with Google Photos, it's pretty much like hiring a secretary to organize all of your images be people, places, and things. Google announced on Monday its Photos service can no...

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CD Projekt Red talks company values in wake of employee complaints

CD Projekt Red talks company values in wake of employee complaints

At the same time, a new wave of positive reviews have appeared on Glassdoor , many posted within the past week and upvoted so that they appear first. But it says that it tries to listen to those peop...

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Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront II PS4 bundles revealed

Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront II PS4 bundles revealed

In addition to the stunning Star Wars-themed emblems featured on the PS4 console, players who purchase the PS4 Pro bundle will have the advantage of playing Battlefront II two days earlier than thos...

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Xbox One fall 2017 update rolling out now

Xbox One fall 2017 update rolling out now

You should be seeing the update now on your console, and you can manually check by going to Settings, All Settings, System, Console Info and Updates, and Update Console. You can do that either with th...

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The Land falls to the Chinese space station

The Land falls to the Chinese space station

Thus the Earth can an expect impact from pieces which could weigh as much as 100kg each. The 8.5-ton Tiangong-1, or " Heavenly Palace ", satellite is now out of control and is doomed to plunge into ...

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