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Trump goes on offense amid sexual assault allegations

On Friday, Obama will hold a rally in Cleveland for Clinton emphasising early voting, a major focus for Democrats across the US. A Reuters/Ipsos survey showed one in five Republicans thought Trump's comments about groping women disqualified him from the presidency.

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Talkin' about physical practice: Ben Roethlisberger thinks Steelers go too hard

One side is thinking long-term, while the other insists they are better fans. If it does rain Sunday in Miami, the Steelers will likely lean heavily on their running game. Beating the Steelers will not help the Dolphins' chances moving forward. Run outside to the left, outside to the right, or right up the middle. Even against the lowly Tennessee Titans, Miami could not get anything going last week.

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Donald Trump Dismantles Teleprompter at North Carolina Rally

Yes, Trump's words were very bad, but they didn't put our country's security in jeopardy, like Hillary Clinton and her private email server in a basement and use of multiple unsecured devices actually did. -Summaries of speeches where Clinton urged bankers to take public and private positions on controversial issues. "With rape culture being what it is, these facts are going to shock millennial women", Deputy Campaign Manager David Bossie told Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Google Launches New Pixel Phone

The new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. In case you didn't know, Google Assistant is simply an enhanced version of Google Now. In addition, the unlocked versions of both Pixel and Pixel XL handsets will also be available from the Google Store , Verizon, Target, and Wal-Mart.

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Find Out About Google's New Phones, Pixel and Pixel XL, Here

Rumors about what might replace Google's Nexus line have been circulating since earlier this year, when the company brought on board former Motorola president Rick Osterloh to lead a new hardware division. The kit is compatible with any smartphone enabled with the company's Daydream platform, although now this is only the Google Pixel. The assistant can help you out on your task if you're on your home screen or even in an app for that matter.For instance, "show me photos from previous ...

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Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018

The PS4 has to be turned on, as well - it won't work if the PS4 is in rest mode. The PG's Game Guy Max Parker walks some VR ( virtual reality ) virgins thru playing some games on the PSVR system. Sony is banking on the virtual reality headset to drive sales and recapture its lost magic. That's so we know for certain that the game is being played on the PlayStation VR, and not some other headset.

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Samsung Note 7 Recall Expands to Replacement Phones

The Note 7 device was one of the most expensive smartphones in the market with all the latest technologies from Samsung including the ability to unlock the phone by scanning a user's iris. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had previously advised against packing the phones in luggage. "We are taking this additional step because even one fire incident inflight poses a high risk of severe personal injury and puts many lives at risk".

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HTC Bolt Leaked in Images; Tipped to Ditch Headphone Jack

Freshly leaked product images hint at HTC's ongoing efforts with its new self-branded phone, the HTC Bolt, besides the recently launched Pixel phones from Google. Despite including the premium features onboard, the HTC Bolt is widely touted to incorporate simplistic yet stylish design with its thin metal frame and chamfered back.

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Samsung's exploding phones set to cost company $5.3bn

A company statement admitted that the "lost opportunity cost is estimated in the mid-2 trillion-won [$1.77-billion] range for the fourth quarter of 2016 and at approximately 1 trillion won for the first quarter of 2017". "The end of the premium model will damage Samsung's brand, and hurt demand for its other models". Samsung has announced financial incentives for USA and South Korea customers who exchange Note 7s for other Samsung products, as part of efforts to stem customer defections.

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Francisco Lindor's two-run home run leads Indians over Blue Jays

TSN MLB analyst Dirk Hayhurst talks about how the layoff affected the Blue Jays and breaks down the ALCS Game 2 pitching matchup between J.A. Haap and Josh Tomlin , explaining that the Indians lineup is a good matchup for Haap. Martin whiffed to end a threat with two on in the third. In the sixth, still in a 0-0 tie, Jason Kipnis walked with one out. "Lindor has got a nice swing path and he caught it nicely", said Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin.

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Samsung provides fireproof gloves, boxes to return exploding phones

It did not elaborate. According to a Bloomberg report , a faulty battery from its Chinese supplier may be the cause of Samsung's latest problems with its Galaxy Note 7 phones. South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has estimated that it will lose 3.5 trillion won ($3 billion) in operating profits over the next six months due to the withdrawal of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the company said on Friday.

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Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of 'stalking' her

Obama is holding a rally Friday for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland . "Damage is being done that we're going to have to fix", Clinton said . Rocked by allegations of sexual assault, Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at his female accusers as "horrible, awful liars" as the deeply divisive presidential campaign sank further into charges and countercharges of predatory treatment of women.

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Kershaw comes in late to send Los Angeles Dodgers to NLCS

Gary Cederstrom will be the crew chief for the umpires in the National League Championship Series, which opens Saturday in Chicago. The Cubs' attraction needs no explanation beyond this: 1908 - the last time they won a World Series. Several hours before Thursday's game began, Dodgers first-year manager Dave Roberts was asked whether Kershaw might be available at all - maybe just for one out, say? "We just didn't get that extra run".

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Virtual reality goes mainstream? £350 Playstation VR goes on sale

The headset plugs into existing PlayStation 4 consoles and retails for £350 in the UK. What that means is that you can watch movies or play regular non-VR games on a simulated giant screen when you have the headset on. While some of that may be worked out with custom drivers on the PC in due course - we're sure someone is already trying to make that a reality - what this potentially does is make the PSVR an excellent portable HD screen.

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Facebook's new head of Social VR helped make The Sims 4

In the past, VR hardware's hefty price tag has intimidated casual users and often kept the tech limited to niches like PC gaming, where Oculus has been a hit, but recent forecasts from Juniper Research suggest overall consumer VR spend could hit $50 billion in just five years' time, opening up a considerable market.

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USA federal agencies ban Note 7 from airplanes

Passengers can not even switch them off and check them in as baggage, and "This prohibition includes all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices", DOT said. According to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, "We recognize that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers , but the safety of all those aboard an aircraft must take priority".

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Sony brings PlayStation VR to United Kingdom for £349

But the good news doesn't end there as it's revealed PlayStation VR Cinematic Mode works with other platforms as well. If you are still pondering on this decision, here are 5 reasons to make you think even harder about the decision to upgrade to Sony PlayStation 4 Pro when it is unveiled on November 10.

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New allegations of sexual misconduct rock Trump campaign

He invited three women who say Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton, sexually assaulted or harassed them. Zervos, appearing at a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred, said Trump kissed her open-mouthed and touched her breasts in a private room.

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Galaxy Note7 Recalls Are Endless; Samsung Faces Another Destructive Recall

In its statement, Samsung vowed to "focus on enhancing product safety for consumers by making significant changes in its quality assurance processes". If you already exchanged your Galaxy Note 7 device for another Samsung smartphone, you will receive up to a $75 bill credit from select carrier or retail outlets in addition to the $25 you previously received.

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PlayStation VR Sales In The "many hundreds of thousands" — Sony

Those are tough times, and normally, you just have to swallow and go do something else. After making it available to preorder during the previous months priced at $399. Sony has released a virtual reality headset, a screen that fills the user's field of vision and it reacts to movement. The real question is if Sony can't maintain that lead going forward as PC-based VR continues to lower its barrier to entry.

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Indians, Jays Meet in ALCS After 'Quirky' Games in Season

Andrew Miller made the Blue Jays look silly, striking out five of the six batters he faced, and closer Cody Allen got the save with a flawless ninth as the Indians extended their longest postseason winning streak since 1920. Pillar went hitless in two at-bats against Kluber, becoming one of the many hitters who struggled against the eventual American League Cy Young victor.

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Sony To Launch Smartphone Games In 2018: Nikkei

However, regardless of Luckey's claims, the numbers outlined by Steam did provide a very rough estimate of how many units of the Vive and Rift have been shifted, and it seems that the PSVR has managed to outdo them both. "For everyone else, I'd recommend saving up for a better reality". However, Sony's retail price does not include controllers (used for navigation) and cameras.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 returns begin today

ET on October 13 under an official U.S. Note7 Refund and Exchange Program, according to a company announcement. It expects most of the lost sales (about $2.2 billion) to hit the bottom line next quarter, and the remainder in the first quarter of 2017.

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[Ticker] UK court to hear legal challenge on Brexit

Speaking on her behalf, Pannick said the case raised questions of "fundamental constitutional importance [about] the limits of the power of the executive". Regardless of the outcome of the court case, May said Wednesday she would allow parliament to debate the issues surrounding Brexit, though she made clear the outcome of the referendum would not change.

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Sony is already selling the PlayStation VR at a profit

While official sales figures haven't been dropped yet, Sony's president and chief executive Jim Ryan hinted at increasing production for the PSVR due to early figures of the pre-order data that indicate a higher estimate as compared to the launches of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift .

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Yup, the Oculus Touch Controllers Cost $200

Oculus Connect 3: What was announced? He showed off live VR chat using the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset, with his very own look-a-like avatar. For more information about what was announced at Connect, see Pocket-lint's Oculus hub. Minutes into a demo of a new prototype VR headset from Oculus, the benefits of not being tethered to a PC as I would be with the company's flagship Rift were becoming apparent.

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Facebook's Oculus Just Bought This Startup To Improve Virtual Reality

Facebook's Oculus Rift virtual reality business unit is getting some more engineering talent. Franklin had been with EA since 2011, where she was best known for spearheading The Sims 4. Franklin and her team will work to deliver intimate social interaction ability over VR to people who are geographically separated. How Facebook's ad formats will translate to VR content like Rooms meet-ups remains unclear, but the radical shift in user experience means old techniques probably won't ...

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Apple might be about to buy a magic keyboard company

An Apple iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2 and the new iPad Pro are seen in the demo area after a special event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on September 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The launch of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Pro took place about a month ago and many hoped that Apple would have taken the opportunity to say something about the upcoming iPad Mini 5 .

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Samsung Expects $3.1 Billion Loss Due to Note 7 Discontinuation

Samsung said it was also making changes to improve quality assurance. However, there are rumours afoot that the Note 7 debacle may end up costing Koh his job. It said Friday that it's aiming to expand sales of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge phones to try to stabilize its mobile business. In a statement released Thursday, Samsung announced that it would offer customers a $100 credit to buy another company phone.

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U.S. bans recalled Samsung Note 7 phones from airplanes

That's a small comfort for Mel and Dee Decasa, whose surveillance camera video of their cell phone burning went viral. Note 7 smartphones will be banned from airline flights by the USA government, according to a person familiar with the decision that will be a significant expansion of restrictions on the devices linked to nearly 100 incidents of overheating and fires.

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Stormblood Expansion Revealed For Final Fantasy XIV

For the most part the trailer is taken up by a fairly epic martial arts fight between two characters who appear to be from the game's monk class, the class most focused on punching and fist-fighting. It was also announced that the level cap will be increased to 70, and the expansion will come with multiple new jobs, dungeons, high-level raids and new gear.

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Samsung recalls all Note 7 replacement phones in US

It said it expected to generate 5.2 trillion won ($4.6 billion) in operating income during the third quarter after the recall cost. The earlier recall on September 2 of the fire-prone smartphones is estimated to have caused a loss of about 1 trillion won.

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Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Offers Support to Boston Police Department

Two Boston Police officers shot this week in East Boston remain in critical, but stable, condition at Mass. Evans visited Officers Richard Cintolo and Matthew Morris at the Boston hospital where they were rushed after being shot in a confrontation with Kirk P.

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New Surface Pro expected at Microsoft October event

Now that there are only a few months left for this year, the public is waiting for Microsoft's official announcement about the fate of its highly successful Surface devices. Microsoft is expected to introduce a new type of Surface device later this month at an event in NY. Usually, the price discount promos for the older models indicate the arrival of the newer ones, but this might not be the case with the Surface Pro 4 and 5.

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Sony Makes Mobile Gaming Move

The CEO of Kantan Games , a Japanese gaming consultant and advisory group, Serkan Toto, said that Sony and other console manufacturers are selling less and less units in Japan. So say goodbye to fights over the television, because in the future the gamer in the household can just escape into virtual reality. With a generic HDMI source feed, you don't have any PS4 camera support, so there is no positional tracking.


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