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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 flight ban spreading worldwide Samsung Galaxy Note 7 flight ban spreading worldwide
- October 18, 2016

While the U.S. and Japan have been quick to issue bans of the Galaxy Note 7 on flights, many airlines are following suit and it is likely to become standard across the world before long. Samsung has pulled its flagship phone entirely and urged customers to turn off and return the potentially hazardous devices. Samsung first recalled 2.5 million handsets a month after launch on August 2 following 35 similar reports . (more...)
Netflix hits 86.7 million subscribers and spikes 20% as growth exceeds expectations
- October 18, 2016

Netflix shares rose in after hours trading following a better than expected quarter from the company. In total, Netflix ended the quarter with 83.3 million paid subscribers. However, the popularity of programs like the first season of the 1980s-era thriller " Stranger Things " and the second second of "Narcos", the story of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, help Netflix pull in more than a million new subscribers than the company had forecast. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. Breaks Away For 75-Yard TD
- October 17, 2016

Mosley will miss an National Football League regular season game for the first time in his three-year career. CSN Mid-Atlantic is providing live updates of the game, with stats, highlights and analysis. But the Ravens still are clearly pass-first. Beckham delivered the dagger with a 66-yard score to give the Giants a lead they would hold for good. (more...)
Britain's FTSE 100 stock index hits record as pound tanks Britain's FTSE 100 stock index hits record as pound tanks
- October 12, 2016

Sterling dropped more than 1.2% to trade around 1.220 against the USA dollar. The pound also dropped below €1.11 against the euro, adding to predictions from some analysts that it could reach parity in the next 12 months. "Uncertainty as to whether the lower pound really is a net positive for the United Kingdom economy meant the new record was unsustainable". Across Europe, the French Cac 40 was trading higher by about 0.2% while the German Dax was relatively flat. (more...)
Kaine: Expect voters to ask Trump about vulgar remarks
- October 11, 2016

Kaine added he expected attendees of Sunday night's town hall debate to broach the topic. We got a glimpse from those famous paid speeches by Hillary Clinton that Bernie Sanders wanted released during the democratic primaries one of them in a closed door 2013 speech to a Brazilian speech Secretary Clinton said this I quote, 'My dream is a hemispheric common market with open borders, sometime in the future, ' Is that her dream? is that what she wants? Tapper asked Kaine if the document ... (more...)
Unifor-FCA contract talks continue on deadline day Unifor-FCA contract talks continue on deadline day
- October 11, 2016

Union President Jerry Dias told the Free Press on Friday that FCA is reluctant to agree to a new contract with the same wage increases that Unifor has in a new contract with General Motors that was ratified by members on September 25. While specifics about potential government support were not brought up, Dias said the meeting was important to show FCA that the provincial government recognizes the importance of the auto industry to its economy. (more...)
Gordon Strachan: Scotland must produce 90-minute performance
- October 11, 2016

McAllister joined former Leeds, Coventry and Scotland team-mate Gordon Strachan's squad this week for several days on the training ground at Mar Hall. Strachan did accept that some individuals will need to improve if they are to pick anything up in Slovakia on Tuesday, but Chris Martin - who saw several chances go begging - was one of those to receive special praise. (more...)
Galaxy Note 7 replacement phone reportedly catches fire on plane Galaxy Note 7 replacement phone reportedly catches fire on plane
- October 10, 2016

Kaye said in an email to TechnoBuffalo . Now, a replacement Note 7 device reportedly caught fire on a United States flight, leading to cancellation of the flight after evacuation. However, now a replacement model of the Note 7 has caught fire on board an aeroplane. Samsung has not yet commented on the incident and Green's phone was taken by the Louisville Police Department arson unit and he was given an iPhone 7. (more...)
Apple beats Samsung in $120M patent case in reinstated win Apple beats Samsung in $120M patent case in reinstated win
- October 08, 2016

The full slate of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., said a previous panel of the same court should not have overturned the verdict in the case involving three iPhone technology patents last February. (more...)
Facebook launches Messenger Lite app for emerging markets Facebook launches Messenger Lite app for emerging markets
- October 04, 2016

The new Facebook Messenger Lite is created to work in areas with slower internet connections. "Targeting users in emerging markets with "lite" apps is not a new phenomenon", said Jack Kent, of the IHS Markit consultancy. Unlike Free Basics and internet.org, which are wide-ranging internet accessibility projects with multiple partners, Messenger Lite is focused purely on giving Android phone owners the very basics of Facebook's popular messaging service. (more...)
Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren to miss international break through injury
- October 02, 2016

The Swans - winless since the opening day of the season and now out of the relegation zone only on goal difference - took the lead in the eighth minute when Leroy Fer scored from close range. Liverpool grew into the game as the half wore on, with Sadio Mane halted by a brilliant last-ditch challenge from Jordi Amat. "It's just for me to prepare for the game and the team". (more...)
Breaking down emergency alerts: What are they used for? Breaking down emergency alerts: What are they used for?
- September 23, 2016

Emanated from seemingly ever cellphone in NY, a message alerted people to be on the lookout for a suspect tied to the bombings in Chelsea over the weekend. The daily said in New York City, the alerts have been used eight times since 2012: three times during Hurricane Sandy, once to alert a travel ban during a 2015 winter storm and twice during the Chelsea bombing. (more...)
Here's how the Obama administration wants to regulate self-driving cars Here's how the Obama administration wants to regulate self-driving cars
- September 21, 2016

Specifically, he notes that the vast majority of car-related deaths are caused by human error (94 percent of 35,200 fatalities in 2015). "The progress we've seen in automated vehicles over the past several years shows what our country is capable of when our engineers and entrepreneurs, our scientists and our students - backed by federal and private investment - pour their best work and brightest ideas toward a big, bold goal", Obama said. (more...)
Panasonic develops new high-quality DSLM camera Panasonic develops new high-quality DSLM camera
- September 21, 2016

Onto the new Panasonic GH5, which features an 18-megapixel sensor and the ability of shooting 4K at 60FPS and a futureproof 6K at 30FPS. Panasonic has announced the Lumix LX15 (also known as the LX10) - a compact premium camera capable of 4K video recording. (more...)
Player Mugged While Live Streaming Pokemon Go Player Mugged While Live Streaming Pokemon Go
- September 21, 2016

The robber stole Yaneza's phone and some other possessions and then fled, with the phone recording for some time as he ran away. Rickeybot has streamed from Central Park - at night - repeatedly over the last week, and advertised his streams beforehand via Twitter . (more...)
Be Quick And Get Battlefield 4 Expansions For Free! Be Quick And Get Battlefield 4 Expansions For Free!
- September 17, 2016

As is the 62.2 million kills whilst on horseback featured in the Battlefield 1 beta info-graphic. I didn't get to play the Battlefield 1 beta, for reasons that largely involve me not really wanting to play the Battlefield 1 beta. (more...)
SwiftKey releases the first ever Neural Network keyboard for Android SwiftKey releases the first ever Neural Network keyboard for Android
- September 17, 2016

To oversimplify, the difference is that SwiftKey now looks at more than just the previous two words in your sentence - and better understands the entire context of what you're typing. "Having previously seen the phrase "Let's meet at the airport", the technology is able to infer that "office" or "hotel" are similar words which could also be appropriate predictions in place of "airport", it explained". (more...)
Thailand pricing of Apple Watch 2 and AirPods announced Thailand pricing of Apple Watch 2 and AirPods announced
- September 13, 2016

Videos of swimmers completely submerging their Apple Watches abounded in the presentation, along with a presentation on how Apple engineers repositioned the speaker on the Series 2 to push water out after it's been dunked in water. In direct competition with the latest Apple smartwatch is the Samsung Gear S3. The company also unveiled a special Nike (NKE) edition of the smartwatch geared toward running enthusiasts. (more...)
Titanfall: Frontline Wins Unexpected Game Announcement of the Day Titanfall: Frontline Wins Unexpected Game Announcement of the Day
- September 13, 2016

Titanfall Frontline promise to offer hundreds of Pilot, Titan, and Burn cards that can be combined in any number of ways in order to improve the effectiveness of your team. Titanfall: Frontline , geared for mobile platforms, even seems to have the two-copies-per-deck max on each individual card, as well as the accumulation of points per turn ("Seiks" instead of "mana crystals") to summon forth increasingly more powerful units and Burn Cards. (more...)
4K TiVo BOLT+ announced with 3TB of storage 4K TiVo BOLT+ announced with 3TB of storage
- September 13, 2016

The DVR offers 3TB of onboard storage as well as a total of 6 tuners as compared to the older model, so you're getting more bang for the buck, and certainly a lot more use out of this DVR. TiVo also made a point to mention that its device can be used as a Plex client - something that could appeal also to the cord cutting community, who often use the media server software Plex to watch content from their own home libraries. (more...)