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Google Assistant Will Remain Pixel Exclusive In Android 7.1

In at least half of the ads I've seen, the Pixel appears next to something troubling, "only on Verizon". The photo storage works via Google Photos. However, it is important to note that while Verizon Communications is the only wireless carrier that can commercialize the device, Google Pixel is not limited to Verizon Communications alone.

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Facebook Begins Its Push to Make Us Socialize in Virtual Reality

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe announced the move Thursday at the company's Oculus Connect developer conference. Facebook is planning to take the Virtual reality and Oculus Rift to new applications beyond video gaming. They'll work with other teams and Oculus to build a foundation for future's social VR experiences on all platforms. Until now, Oculus hasn't been able to compete with the Vive's more intuitive motion-controlled wands, but with the Facebook-owned headset's Touch controllers set ...

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Samsung's losses from Note 7 disaster keep mounting

The restriction is a broadened ban from a previous policy which allowed passengers to bring the Note 7 on board, as long as the phone was turned off. The emergency order was issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), FAA, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) following Samsung's suspension of sale and manufacture, and recalls, due to extreme heating concerns and fires.

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Total ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 by Qantas and Jetstar

The phones went on sale in early August, and shortly after that, there were reports of the batteries overheating and catching fire. To pacify the customers, Samsung India is now offering them a new Gear VR, Oculus Gear VR voucher worth $50, Samsung Level U headset and also a free one time screen replacement which can be redeemed within an year.

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Wenger fears Arsenal fans turning against his team again

The Gunners began the game brightly against a side which has given them trouble in recent fixtures and went on to take the lead in the 27th minute. Swansea are good enough to finish midtable, and apparently bad enough to be relegated. We have to refocus because the players have been away and we've basically had nobody here. Swansea won their opening game of the season against Burnley but have since dropped to just above the relegation zone follow five losses and a draw .

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Two more Hurricane Matthew-related deaths found in North Carolina

North Carolina's voter registration deadline was Friday, but the state also has same-day registration during its early voting period, October 20 through November 5. Because of fallen trees and widespread power outages, post offices that also register voters didn't reopen until last Tuesday. A small bit of good news was the Tar River has crested in Princeville, a town McCrory said is 80 percent underwater.

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GSP reminds Samsung Note 7 phone owners of ban at airports

And, sneaky travelers, don't think about burying them in your checked luggage: Carrying them on your person, in a carry on, in checked suitcases, and even shipping them as air cargo for the most attached of cell users are all no-gos now. The phones also can't be shipped as air cargo. Basically, if you try to board a plane with one, you're faced with ditching the phone there and then or not flying.

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Boosted by Dodgers, Cubs, NLDS outdraws ALDS on TV

Kershaw last pitched in relief on Thursday earning the first save of his big league career in Game 5 of the NLDS against the Washington Nationals. The Cubs , who won a major league-high 103 games in the regular season and have been favored to win the World Series since the playoffs began, have won 10 games this season when they trailed entering the ninth, including Tuesday's game.

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Samsung Note 7 recall in United States expands to replacement phones

The agency said there were 96 reports of batteries in Note 7 phones overheating in the United States, including 23 new reports since the first recall announcement last month. Samsung slashed its latest quarterly profit estimate by one third in the wake of a highly damaging recall crisis that ended with the scrapping of its latest flagship smartphone.

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US election 2016: Donald Trump denies sexual misconduct

The list of women includesJessica Leeds, Mindy McGillivray, Rachel Crooks, Natasha Stoynoff, Temple Taggart, Kristin Anderson, Summer Zervos and one anonymous accuser. UPDATED, Friday 3:37 p.m.: Trump has denied Summer Zervos' accusations, writing on Facebook , "To be clear, I never met her at a hotel or greeted her inappropriately a decade ago".

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Samsung Adds $100 Extra to Your Galaxy Note 7 Refund

The Note 7 devices were overheating and catching fire even after a recall that was supposed to fix the problem. Samsung said it will make efforts to minimize the fallout from the Note 7 termination by expanding sales of existing devices such as Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones.

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Sony PlayStation Games Are Coming To Mobile in 2018

Also, they can't interact with motion controllers. Moreover, you do not even get a wireless support to view media like on a Gear VR. But these are both issues users are unlikely to notice unless they've already spent a long time with the HTC Vive.

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Historic deal reached on HFC greenhouse gases

Factory-made hydrofluorocarbon gases, or HFCs, were introduced decades ago as an alternative to ozone-depleting chemicals, but turned out to be a cause of global warming. Developed countries will reduce HFC use first, followed by China and then India. Other developing countries, specifically India, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and the Gulf states will not freeze their use until 2028.

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United States flight evacuated after Samsung device emits smoke

In a statement , Samsung said it was working to recover the device and understand the cause. The FAA confirmed that a Samsung phone caused the smoke and added that an investigation was underway. The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission said it is investigating the incident, which occurred on a Baltimore-bound flight before it departed from the Louisville International Airport Wednesday morning.

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Publishing Hacked Private Emails Can Be a Slippery Slope

Throughout the campaign, Hillary Clinton has been castigated by Republicans and even some Democrats for paid speeches she and her husband have delivered to Wall Street firms. Trump has declined to condemn Russian Federation for the hack of Podesta's emails and the earlier attacks, saying it is unclear who to blame. Podesta has said that the hacking of his Gmail account is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which suspects it was done by groups with Russian ties.

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US govt prohibits Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on flights

Federal Aviation Administration released an announcement that passengers are no longer allowed to turn on and charge their Galaxy Note 7 devices while on board the aircraft. All orders, and production of Note 7 have been terminated and users have now been asked to return their devices to the company doe to safety hazards.

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on flights

PHMSA has issued a special permit to Samsung to facilitate commercial shipment of the recalled devices by ground transportation. "It's the right thing to do and the safest thing to do". Effective immediately, students may not use original or replacement Galaxy Note7 devices on any PLNU campus. "Subsection 5 of Special Provision stipulates that it is forbidden to transport lithium ion cells or batteries that are damaged or defective and that, under normal conditions of transport, produce a ...

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Apple Launches Device This Month? What We Know So Far!

Sonder is a startup enterprise from Australia who is hugely known in the tech world for its innovative keyboard designs. Foxconninsider also claims that Apple has collaborated with a start-up in bid to work on keyboard. This OLED function key panel is trotted out as one of the most exciting features of a laptop seen in years. The Apple Pencil can be used as a joystick for gaming or as an Air Mouse.

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Verizon will offer immediate updates for Google Pixel smartphones

HTC 10 could be the first non-Google phone to get the update. In the U.S., carrier Verizon is offering the handset with a locked bootloader , so if you're stateside and looking to root the Pixel phone when you get your hands on it, make sure to order through the Google Store and not Verizon .

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Play as a pigeon in Battlefield 1

In a last, dramatic, desperate attempt to survive you'll send out a messenger pigeon with coordinates of your location to command, so that they can give supporting fire with mortars. You can control the bird, looking down on the bleak scene below. The pigeon part starts at around 42 minutes. According to developer DICE, the team behind Battlefield 1 decided on the game's War Stories format in order to embrace the variety of the Great War.

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HTC, Motorola, Sony, Samsung, Xiaomi Devices To Receive New Nougat Update

All of these devices are getting Android 7.0 Nougat and this is a great thing. This means that HTC will begin the rollout trend and the rest of the industry will just follow. Android 7.0 Nougat is set to introduce a few nifty features to Android operated smartphones and devices. According to the announcement posted on the official Motorola blog, the Android Nougat update will start in Q4 this year.

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Alitalia bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from flights

Like the U.S.'s Note7 flight ban, the Canadian ban applies to both carry-on and checked luggage. Samsung and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued two recalls for the devices, and Samsung suspended production and sale of the phone on October 11.

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Yemen Houthi rebel attack assistance by Iran doubted by U.S.

But U.S. support has dropped off since a now-abandoned cease-fire earlier this year, officials say. The Pentagon said nothing about human casualties at the receiving end of the cruise missile strikes , but as Micah Zenko notes , the last time that the United States fired cruise missiles at a target in Yemen (in 2009), 41 civilians were killed .

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Iran deploys warships off Yemen after US, Houthis trade fire

The Pentagon was on high alert on Thursday and preparing for possible new retaliatory strikes in Yemen after United States missiles hit Houthi rebel targets for the first time , defence officials said on Thursday. "I think it's safe to say that this bombing campaign in Yemen could not happen without the United States", he added. "The rise of non-state actors, like al Qaeda, that might provide cover and harbor for terrorist organizations", he added.

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Clinton says she takes 'no satisfaction' in Trump's actions

Trump has denied the sexual assault allegations and says the attacks on him are "a conspiracy against the American people ". In that long miserable hour-and-a-half he committed one fact, he said "I got to give it to her, she's persistent, you can't beat her down, you can't beat her up, she never gives up on you'", said Clinton.

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Santiago Casilla Laments Not Being Used In Season-Ending Loss

The Cubs, managed by Maddon, traveled back home Wednesday after - somehow, furiously and finally with a four-run ninth-inning rally - ridding themselves of the San Francisco Giants in four games. "It's a different time of the year". John Lackey did induce another flyout from Hunter Pence , but it was deep enough to get Span across the plate to give the Giants an early 1-0 lead.

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Government bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from airliners

Airlines have been ordered to prevent any passengers from boarding with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones. A spokeswoman said the airline strongly advised travellers not to bring these devices to the airport with them. Even if there is a single incident of a fire caused by the Note 7, it can pose a high level of risk for the flight and the passengers, putting them all at risk.

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MacBook Pro 2016 Produces Huge Excitement During Alleged Release Month

Intriguingly, Kuo also believes that the 2016 MacBook Pro will scrap the usual function keys along the top of the keyboard. As Macworld UK pointed out, March 2017 would be a logical time for Apple to launch the new iPad Air tablet if they decide to hold off on doing so this year.

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PlayStation VR Bundles In Stock Now At Amazon

Sony preempted the inevitable teardown videos that surface online soon after a hot new tech gadget is released by filming its own dismantling of the new PlayStation VR headset this week. Games like "Harmonix Music VR" feel more like experiments. No one knows what the killer app is going to be . Priced at $400, PlayStation VR is "extremely affordable", Ryan said, adding that Sony believes "the take-up is going to be massive".

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Leafs' Auston Matthews Scores Four Goals In NHL Debut

The Edmonton Oilers gave McDavid his number immediately and said he had made the team, whereas Matthews was not given his number until the end of September. The Sharks earned their seventh consecutive opening-night victory, the longest current streak of first-game success in the National Hockey League. "I don't even know what to say".

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Shadow Warrior 2 released

It features co-op, tons of weapons, RPG elements, and procedurally-generated levels that should increase replay value. Another thing that Flying Wild Hog has received praise for was their lack of DRM in Shadow Warrior 2. Modern DRM solutions actually have deeper impact than affecting the game's stability and performance. "Any DRM we would have needs to be implemented and tested", explained Narkowicz in an unrelated interview .

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Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's Twitter was hacked

Their rich friends wouldn't understand if they became evangelicals". "I recognize the sacrifice and [disappointment] that cancelling will create, but it's a very consequential unforced error and could plague us in stories for months". Podesta's hacked messages offer insight into the various strategies and responses considered by those close to Clinton as they grappled with the political fallout from the Democratic presidential nominee's 2009 decision to use the private server.

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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.