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Airlines ban Galaxy Note 7

Since Samsung recently announced the demise of the Note 7, some market watchers have speculated that the decision on production suspension is a prelude to the demise of the entire Note brand. "We'll act on a case-by-case basis", he said. However, it is reportedly planning to impose the ban across all flights soon. Asiana, another Korean carrier, banned Note 7s from all flights starting Monday.

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OnePlus to launch Re 1 sale on October 24

The sale will run from October 24 to October 26, thrice each day at 12pm, 4pm and 8pm. At the beginning of each session, a batch of Re 1 Mystery Boxes will be released through a lucky draw. After each draw, there will be a cool-down period. The kicker here is the fact that the contents of the box will be revealed only when you complete the payment of Re 1.

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Donald Trump tweets response to Alec Baldwin on SNL

Saturday Night Live took aim at last week's town hall debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her GOP opponent Donald Trump in the show's cold open , drawing the ire of Trump, who wasn't impressed with Alec Baldwin's take on him.

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Xbox One S Gets Revenge On PlayStation 4

While we may not be getting that sort of deep-backwards compatibility on the Xbox One any time soon, it does seem like it's something Microsoft would consider, especially for specific titles that have a strong following despite their age.

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Fed's Fischer: downshift in potential means 'not that simple' to raise rates

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey in NY in October fell to negative 6.8 from negative 2 in September. Stimulative fiscal policies could also be beneficial he said, but with a caveat perhaps, " if the economy confronted a recession". Numerous forces holding down growth, such as demographics, are beyond the reach of policy. And hopes of boosting productivity or investment may rest more with other branches of government that could boost spending at their discretion, Fischer said.

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Qualcomm's new chip will give mobile devices 5Gbps download speeds

The Snapdragon 626 features a 10 percent CPU performance bump over its predecessor, the 2GHz octa-core 625, which is now stocked in such devices as the Moto Z Play and Asus Zenfone 3. Beyond dual camera support, the latest chips from Qualcomm offer the kind of benefits you'd expect from upgraded CPUs. They have a similar setup to the Huawei P9, which features dual color and monochrome sensors.

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Samsung Could Face Second Recall as US Probes Burnt Galaxy Note 7

The technology firm predicts it will beat estimates as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact of a global smartphone recall. Subsequent reports about Note 7 battery explosions prompted Samsung to issue a global recall of all the almost 2.5 million units sold by the company within a couple of weeks of the handset's launch.

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NBN and Nokia hit 8 Gbps over copper in XG.FAST trials

NBN chief executive officer Bill Morrow hopes emerging technologies can provide cost effective upgrades to the country's broadband infrastructure. "Having the option to use G.fast in a fibre-to-the-building or fibre-to-the-curb setting is a great option for any operator", Steiger said .

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You Can Use PlayStation VR With Your Xbox One and PC

The headset - which plugs into existing PlayStation 4 gaming consoles - will enable all device owners with the chance to enjoy breath-taking experiences of their favourite games . Sony already has access to a huge market when compared to some of the other manufacturers who have entered the virtual reality space. We're going to be playing guessing games when it comes to VR headset sales for a long time yet, but Sony has at least given us a ballpark to play with when it comes to ...

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PSVR Guide: How To Set Up and Finalize your VR Headset

The PlayStation VR bundle from Sony is now out in the wild, bringing virtual reality to the PS4 for the first time and it's great. Research firm IHS Markit has forecast a sales figure of 1.4 million VR headsets for Sony . There is no doubt that in the future we will be getting more wonderful exclusives, with the possibility of The Last of Us and Uncharted. Customers should be aware though that the PlayStation VR is not a stand-alone gadget and will be requiring both a PlayStation 4/ ...

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Mobile opens LG V20 pre-sale with new deals

The LG V20 is a beastly device in the flagship class. Likewise, the V20 is the first smartphone to use a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC powered by ESS Technology. As far as pricing goes, Verizon still has no information about how much it will retail at full-price, but we can expect it to be anywhere from $769 to $799 in total.

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Bauer drones on with the press

That would be the National Basketball Association champion Cavaliers, who play next door. Then the Indians would keep the rest of their pitchers on normal rest, with Bauer in line for a potential Game 7 . "We didn't get destroyed or anything in these two games, but we've got our work cut out for us", Jays catcher Russell Martin said. Toronto's meaty lineup loaded with power hitters scored just one run in the first two games of the AL Championship Series , a stunning turn for a ...

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Apple (AAPL) and Samsung Patent Ruling Will Affect EntireTech Industry

As if Samsung hasn't had enough trouble with their burning smartphones, now a United States federal appeals court ruled that the company had infringed on a couple of Apple's patents, and it needs to pay the fine. Samsung was forced to pay $548 million in 2015 and it plans to challenge that $399 million of the awarded sum was wrongly awarded to Apple . " Samsung , Apple , and the USA government all agreed that [the appeals court] was wrong to say that design patent damages must be ...

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Netflix price hike will again weigh on earnings

But, most importantly, subscriber growth beat estimates significantly. It added just 400,000 users in the US last quarter. Netflix also gained 370,000 new subscribers in the United States and 3.6 million globally, far beyond the company's own guidance of 2.3 million.

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Samsung Electronics' third quarter profit guidance beats estimates despite Note 7 woes

So if the investigation reveals that it was in fact a replacement unit as Green claims it was, Samsung could face another recall of the Galaxy Note 7 . The recall was a major embarrassment for Samsung. Samsung shares surged on Thursday as an activist investor called for a shake-up amid a succession crisis in the founding Lee family.

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US Supreme Court hears phone design patent case

They are appealing part of the ruling worth $390 million. The justices seemed open to the idea, but several kept wondering how it would play out using the example of the Volkswagen Beetle, a vehicle with a quirky design that surged to popularity in the 1960s.

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Nintendo NX To Be Unveiled On October 21

The Nintendo NX is said to cost $299, although there will be a bundle available for $399. Considering how Pokemon is such a big hit with mobile apps right now and Nintendo NX being a console/mobile hybrid, there is a very high chance that some kind Pokemon game will be included.

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The fix for Windows 10 needs a fix

The free app is now in Microsoft's App Store and includes all major features like Stories , direct messages, and the Explore feed. Swipe-up again with three digits to bring back the windows. The desktop and tablet versions also come with all your favorite Instagram features - including Instagram Stories , Direct and Explore. There's good news for folks that don't want to give up on the tablet-friendly, Windows Store app: if you already have it installed, you'll be able to continue ...

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App Tour: Instagram on Windows 10 Desktops and Tablets

InsideWindows has discovered that Microsoft is now experimenting with several small refinements for Cortana, the personal assistant that made its debut on the PC with Windows 10 and which is projected to receive several important updates with Redstone 2.

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Watch Supergirl season 2, episode 2 online

As we pointed out in the trailer, the Supergirl series has borrowed a page right out of the comics with Crisis on Infiite Earths featuring Superman holding Supergirl . "The last thing Mon-El remembers was being on an alien world, and he jumped into a pod, and suddenly he wakes up on a odd world". " Alex (Chyler Leigh ) teams up with Detective Maggie Sawyer (Floriana Lima) to investigate the case while Kara searches for a recently escaped Mon-El (Chris Wood ), who she fears may be the ...

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Airlines that have banned Samsung's Galaxy Note7

Any guests found with the device will be denied boarding, AirAsia added. Such devices are not allowed to be transported on the passenger's person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on all of their flights. The Note 7s were also prohibited from checked bags. And the ban goes on: On Sunday (Oct 16), Scoot and Tigerair also banned Samsung's Galaxy Note7 mobile device from all flights.

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European Mothership Stopped Sending Signal; Scares Mission Control Momentarily

Schiaparelli is scheduled to land on Mars this Wednesday. The Schiaparelli probe would be the first successful Mars landing performed by the European Space Agency. Separately, China launched a manned spacecraft from the Gobi Desert on Monday, the latest move in that country's ambitious space program. Schiaparelli is expected to enter Mars' atmosphere at a speed of 21,000 kilometers an hour.

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Air NZ bans Note 7 from all flights

A report on the Qantas' website stated the measure was taken due to concerns regarding potential fire risk from the device's battery after a number of incidents worldwide and follows a ban put in place by regulators overseas. If you do, the phone may be confiscated and you may face fines or worse - criminal prosecution for evasion of a federal ban . One incident happened on board a SouthWest flight and involved a replacement Note 7 .

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Aggressive' Bullish Options Activity Seen in General Electric Company

Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised General Motors from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $33.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Associated Banc Corp boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 1.6% in the second quarter. The stock is a Buy among 12 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research.

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Here's a Look At a Cancelled Metallica Twisted Metal-esque Project

It shows off vehicular combat and a Mad Max-style aesthetic. PtoPOnline suggests licensing issues sparked the cancellation of the game, which was set to be published by Vivendi. Video games are a colossal figure in the entertainment industry. According to the video, an attempt was made to revive Damage Inc . for PSP, but this never materialized.

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Etisalat Misr, Vodafone Egypt sign 4G license deals in Egypt

The regulator said it would reconvene on October 23 to discuss additional options for rolling out 4G services that include holding an global auction for the remaining licences and selling additional frequency to Telecom Egypt. Telecom Egypt, the state's fixed-line monopoly, was the only company to take up the state's original offer, buying a 4G license in August for 7.08 billion Egyptian pounds ($797 million) to enter the mobile market directly for the first time.

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DPS troopers will target drivers who illegally pass school buses

DPS will be out in full force this week and will be sending officers along several school bus routes throughout the county. "Bus Safety Week is a good time to remind the driving public to STOP when the school bus lights flash red and the stop arm is extended", says Val Skwiat, MCAS Trainer and Bus Safety Specialist.

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Heartbreaking short film 'Borrowed Time' by Pixar animators finally makes debut

The short film is already widely acclaimed on the festival circuit-just look at all the awards featured on the video's thumbnail!-, which is real victory for the two animators usually work with lighter themes. Coats and Hamou-Lhadj wanted to challenge themselves with this short, making it a darker tale than most shorts that are produced in the U.S. A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget.

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PC accessories maker Razer buys SF theater audio firm THX

Gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer has acquired THX, the two companies announced today, and the industry can expect to see joint products from them in the future. "I've been looking at THX for a really long time - since I was a kid". Today, THX continues to redefine entertainment, providing assurance of superior quality and high performance experiences that guarantee an artist's vision is truthfully delivered to audiences worldwide.

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Razer Just Acquired THX In a Landmark Deal

The way THX was "bought out", it doesn't feel like it is getting absorbed into the main company. "This acquisition will allow us to reinforce Razer's leadership in gaming and extend the brand into broader areas of entertainment, while at the same time empowering THX to develop into a global powerhouse, independently", said Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan in a statement.

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Hurricane Track Shifts Toward Coast, Could Make Landfall in SC

Earlier, Obama had declared a federal state of emergency in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina. United Nations officials said the hurricane is the country's worst humanitarian crisis since the devastating 2010 quake that killed more than 200,000.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones banned on Japanese airlines

The order restricts passengers from carrying the phone "on their person, in carry-on baggage, in checked baggage, or as cargo". Ledwaba says, "Air operators are also required to comply with regulations on the transportation of risky goods, which stipulate that lithium batteries identified by the manufacturer as being defective or for safety reasons; or that have been damaged; that have the potential of producing a unsafe evolution of heat, fire or short circuit (e.g.

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Netflix shares rise more than 18% in post-market trading

Three months ago, Netflix stock tanked after the company added just 1.7 million new subscribers in the second quarter. Netflix shares popped as much as 20 percent in after-hours trading Monday, after the streamer posted better-than-expected earnings and reeled in 900,000 more global customers than previously forecast for the third quarter of 2016.

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Google takes on its rivals with new Pixel phone

Both the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, which were announced yesterday, are going to be compatible with Project Fi as soon as you remove them from their retail packaging. And a new virtual reality headset is shortly to be available called Daydream View which will work with the new Pixel phones and other devices based on Google's Android software.

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Japan's transport ministry joins growing flight ban on Galaxy Note 7

The Australian carriers previously told customers not to use or charge the smartphone if they were carrying it onboard flights, after Samsung's initial recall of the "phablet" last month. The company is working with airlines to communicate the ban, a spokeswoman said by email. The southern Chinese city's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific and its low-priced offshoot Dragonair had also said passengers were no longer allowed to carry the devices on any of their flights.