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Samsung's Note 7 crisis is wiping out billions in profit

The company forecasts third quarter operating profit at $4.6 billion, down from its original guidance of $6.9 billion. Revenue will be KRW 47 trillion instead of KRW 49 trillion (roughly Rs. In a statement, the company said: "For the benefit of consumers' safety, we have stopped sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 and have consequently chose to stop production".

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Supreme Court may favor Samsung in legal beef with Apple

People buy smartphones because they contain thousands of technological advances, not because of the look of the screen, she said. The US Supreme Court struggled to find an amicable solution over the iPhone patent feud between Apple and Samsung .

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Apple Announces Second Chinese R&D Center in Shenzhen

Apple's odd relationship with China may soon be at an end after the company revealed plans to open a research and development facility in Shenzhen, the tech manufacturing capital of the world. Apple has established its first directly invested research and development centre in Beijing last month to develop advanced technologies. "The centre will have almost 500 employees and the total investment will eventually reach 300 million yuan ($45 million)", the administrative committee of ...

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Even Samsung does not know what's wrong with the Galaxy Note 7

The measures announced by the world's largest smartphone maker came a little over a month after it recalled 2.5 million Note 7s in 10 markets following complaints that its lithium-ion battery exploded while charging. Samsung initially thought it would lose $5 billion in missed sales and recall costs under the assumption that it resumed sales in the fourth quarter.

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Supreme Court Hears Samsung v. Apple Case

But the resulting opinion could set a precedent on whether the look and feel of a product - protected by design patents - entitles the designer to the entire profit, regardless of what's inside, legal experts said. One nuance of the case - how jurors were supposed to break out the value of a design from the overall product, was a source of numerous questions. Samsung has said in court papers that if it wins the case, it expects to be reimbursed the money it has already paid.

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US Supreme Court in a fix over Apple-Samsung iPhone patent feud

Samsung's main line of defense is that these design copyrights do not cover the innards of the phone. According to reports, the judges were puzzled over how to fix the value of individual design elements in a complex product such as iPhone.

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Android 7.0 Nougat hits device

Google says that "the Android 7.1.x platform" is slated to arrive in December for the devices mentioned above, as well as the Pixel and Pixel XL. After a month-long recall nightmare , Samsung announced on Tuesday it was scrapping production and halting all future sales of the Note 7, and advised all customers to cease using the device immediately.

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Samsung's smartphone brand takes beating from Note 7 fiasco

The Galaxy Note 7 was the company's flagship large-screen phone, and without such a device on the market it will lose major sales in the holiday run-up. When it issued a global recall on September 2, Samsung blamed the batteries supplied by one of its two battery suppliers and assured consumers that other parts of the smartphones were fine.

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Dropbox gets a ton of nifty iOS 10 features

When Apple formally started rolling out iOS 10 to users, dozens of apps rode the wave to take advantage of the hype and craze. Our new iMessage integration for iOS 10 lets you select Dropbox files from within iMessage and share them in-line with the conversation, instead of switching back and forth between apps.

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Samsung sends fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note 7 returns

Airlines had also been reminded not to ship lithium batteries or lithium battery-powered devices that were subject to a recall, Ms Lagan said. Samsung and US authorities are investigating reports of the new Note 7 replacement smartphone catching fire, including a Samsung phone that emitted smoke and forced a Southwest Airlines flight in Kentucky to evacuate passengers.

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Hamilton's troubles continue as Rosberg wins Japanese F1 Grand Prix

With Rosberg cruising off into the distance, at one stage it appeared as though Hamilton would settle for the minor points, but on lap seven the world champion finally burst into life when he passed Nico Hulkenberg. In the final laps of the race Verstappen and Hamilton battled for the brides maid position which ended with Hamilton making a very ambitious move going into the chicane during the final lap.

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Justices raise doubts about $399M judgment against Samsung

Cupertino, California-based Apple sued its South Korean rival in 2011, claiming Samsung stole its technology and the iPhone's trademarked appearance. CCIA patent counsel Matt Levy, who explains the case here , said of the oral argument: "Samsung, Apple, and the USA government all agreed that the Federal Circuit was wrong to say that design patent damages must be based on the entire profits for the product sold to consumers".

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'Exploding' washing machines now haunt Samsung

In a statement on its website , the CPSC issued a similar advisory to consumers, suggesting that they only use the delicate cycle when washing certain items. Samsung has been very much in the news lately because of very unfortunate developments with some of its products. "The dent left at the washing machine's point of impact was so deep that it pushed through into [her] living room, which shares a wall with her garage".

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BMW's "Motorcycle of the Future"

California's event, held in an old airplane hangar , displayed the motorcycle along each of the group's other previously shown concepts. Edgar Heinrich sums up: "The BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 unites the best of both worlds - digital and analogue - for the ultimate emotional experience: The Great Escape ".

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Huawei Honor 8 Has Almost Everything You Need in a Phone

It will come with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM, and as with the 5X, it will feature a fingerprint reader on the rear panel and have dual-SIM connectivity and 4G/LTE support. A finger print scanner is placed on the back while a USB Type-C port is at the bottom, Tech First reported. The Honor Holly 3 on the other hand comes with a 5.5-inch screen.

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Dipa Karmakar to return BMW X1 presented by Sachin Tendulkar

The former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar presented all three girls with a BMW vehicle in September. While Dipa has refused to talk as to why she has taken this decision, according to her family the biggest reason for her to take this step is because she is finding it hard to maintain such an expensive vehicle in a small city like Agartala.

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5 of the best Galaxy Note 7 alternatives

In September, Apple's smartphone market share of online sales, thanks to the recently released iPhone 7 and Samsung's Note 7 problems, leaped to 92.3 percent - versus 4.2 percent for Samsung, according to Slice. Build, screen and power aside, the iPhone 7 Plus is packing one of the best - if not the best - smartphone cameras in the world right now, alongside the likes of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, nailing sharp, clear shots across all lighting conditions.

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Replacement Galaxy Note 7 (Safe) Catches Fire On Southwest Plane

Samsung Electronics Co. said in a statement that it could not confirm that the latest incident involved a new Note 7. As for Southwest Airlines, the company's website advises its passengers to carry their Samsung device on the plane instead of placing them in their checked luggage.

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Bill Clinton was a predator, worst abuser of women

There was a moment in Sunday's USA presidential debate when Democrat Hillary Clinton was trying to fend off an attack from Republican rival Donald Trump about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. In the eyes of many Republican leaders, the recent released tape of a 2005 conversation in which Trump made vulgar, predatory comments about women not only jeopardized his own uphill candidacy, but that of Republicans fighting to hold their majority in the ...

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For The First Time Ever, Google Will Battle The iPhone

The tech site noted that the main reason why there are Pixel-exclusive features is for Google to ensure that consumers would by its new Pixel phones . While Google has declined to offer specific numbers about its marketing campaign for the Pixel , it has said that it is running a "very significant marketing campaign", according to a report from Reuters .

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc, (NYSE:FCX), Activision Blizzard, (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Barclays PLC reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Saturday, June 18th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eighteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 97,177 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,950,245.05. Also, Director Brian G.

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AT&T might end Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales

The incident has raised safety concerns of Galaxy Note 7 replacement units. This Galaxy Note 7 looks calm, cool and collected. "If a Sprint customer with a replacement Note 7 has any concerns regarding their device, we will exchange it for any other device at any Sprint retail store during the investigation window", added the Sprint spokesperson.

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Large Cap Regional - Midwest Banks: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)

The $21.59 average target is 4.35% above today's ($20.69) stock price. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight. Fifth Third Bancorp was Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to " Mkt Perform" on Oct 4, 2016. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Moreover, Cap Ok has 0% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) for 447,175 shares.

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Oculus Touch shipping December 6, priced at $199

The avatars are able to read hand movements and expressions, aiming to provide a sense of social presence as they interact with other avatars in a virtual world. The stand-alone device need not to be connected to a PC or a Smartphone. In order to make it easier on your computer and your wallet, Oculus has developed two systems: Timewarp and Spacewarp.

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Florida gets glancing blow from Matthew

Authorities noticed structural damage to the residence caused by the fallen tree. "The complete picture of damage has yet to emerge", she said. This story was originally published at 6:05 a.m. Initial forecasts projected the storm would affect the southern section of the state; hurricane warnings are now in effect for the entire SC coastline as well as parts of North Carolina.

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Oculus Touch preorders are now live

He said since most VR experiences are short, taking 30 seconds to load is ludicrous. "That's acceptable if you're going to sit down and play for an hour.but (in VR) initial startup time really is poisonous", said Carmack of current video game load times.

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WD officially announces WD Green and WD Blue SSDs

The new Blues SSD drives come with better specs. But according to BusinessWire , now, when the SSD technology began entering the mainstream, WD is finally unveiled its first SATA SSDs designed for personal computers. Ideal in either a notebook or desktop PC, WD Blue SSDs are available in 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB capacities, and in both 2.5-inch/7mm case or M.2 2280 form factors.

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BMW 5 Series interior previewed, to debut this week

The rebirth of the BMW Films series is eagerly awaited on October 23 with the full release of "The Escape" short and because the titular character is seen driving the all-new 5 Series we have a pretty big bet lying around the model would be showed on the very same day or even a few hours before.

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Oculus Rift with Touch now more expensive than HTC Vive

With more than one billion permutations available-from unique textures to clothing, accessories, and more-you can build something that truly represents your own style. The company claims that it has already spent US$250-million on investments in VR content, adding that it was planning to invest US$250-million more.

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Tony Romo reportedly 'healing well and on track' to return to Cowboys

Quarterback Andy Dalton was sacked four times and hit an additional nine times . The fact Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have played so well thus far this season and that the defense is playing better than expected has made the first five games of 2016 enjoyable for Cowboys fans.

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Samsung Permanently Powers Down Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

But there are now reports that even those phones that had been replaced were catching fire. South Korea's Hankyoreh newspaper, citing unnamed sources, said Samsung will likely stop Note 7 sales permanently. One of the more dramatic incidents involved a reported replacement phone that caught fire on board a Southwest Airlines plane preparing to depart from Kentucky's Louisville International Airport on October 5, although no injuries were reported.

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Red Dead Revolver Has Been Re-Released on PlayStation 4

Rockstar subsequently acquired both, renaming the latter as Rockstar San Diego. Nevertheless, the rumors are rife that "Red Dead Redemption 2" will arrive in the early month of 2017. Red Dead Redemption became available for the Xbox One in July. Its heart is in the right place, but Red Dead Revolver tries to go in too many directions at once.

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Trump Taj Mahal Closes in Atlantic City After 26 Years

The latest closure is a symptom of an oversaturated casino market which has been badly impacted by increased gambling competition from neighbouring states. However, Trump did comment on the breakdown of talks between the two parties in a recent interview with AP: "I felt they should have been able to make a deal".

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Supreme Court will hear appeal in cross-border shooting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal by former senior officials during George W. Bush's presidency seeking to block a lawsuit filed by immigrants, mainly Muslims, detained after the September 11 attacks who said they faced abusive treatment.

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UK lawmaker says Aleppo bombing is modern-day Guernica

Earlier in the day, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin made a decision to cancel his visit to Paris scheduled for October 19 to wait for a date that would suit his French counterpart. "And if President [Vladimir] Putin's strategy is to restore the greatness and the glory of Russian Federation, then I believe he risks seeing his ambition to ashes in the face of global contempt for what is happening in Syria ".