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Banks replace debit cards, ask customers to change PINs after security breach

Out of the 3.2 million affected, 2.6 million are on the Visa and Master Card platform and the 600000 remaining are on RuPay. More than 30 lakh debit cards have been blocked by major banks after it came to light that they may have been used in ATMs suspected to have exposed card and PIN details to the malware at the back end.

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Expedia cancelled woman's holiday and sent email dropping the F-bomb

After the call, she said Expedia sent her an online survey where Viramontes placed her complaint. Travel booking website Expedia has come under fire after a customer's booking was allegedly cancelled with an email reading: "f*** you!" After receiving the e-mail, Viramontes reportedly called customers services only to hear it was her fault the reservation had been cancelled.

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Fire marshal: Death toll unclear in Nebraska farmhouse fire

Gravel roads leading to the house - surrounded by soybean fields - were blocked off Thursday afternoon as the investigation continued. Smoke and flames were visible from a mile away and the first units rushing to the scene reported the two story wood frame structure was fully engulfed in flames.

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Woman wrote about police killings before officer killed her

Bronx Borough President Diaz, a former state lawmaker, called in a statement for the state attorney general to investigate the shooting of the woman, whom Diaz called "mentally disturbed". "I asked if my sister was OK", Danner's sister recalled to reporters Wednesday. In one chilling passage, Danner pointedly describes the risks the mentally ill face when interacting with police.

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Nintendo Switch Delivers On Bold Vision, Says Xbox Boss

The Switch combines a traditional static console with a portable handheld unit and detachable controllers, which can be unclipped from the main body for gaming on the go. The Joy-Con controllers will be included alongside the Switch. . The only comment they would give is that the device was designed for players to play as long as possible comfortably without the need for a power outlet.

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Broker Changes For Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. The company has experienced volume of 27,053,100 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 12.35M share. The analyst with the most bearish outlook on the stock has a target price of $42. Verizon Communications's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 65.25%.

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NY poised to crack down on illegal Airbnb rentals

NY state has enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on short-term rentals offered on online sites like Airbnb. Airbnb took a similar approach this summer when it filed a federal lawsuit against its hometown of San Francisco after the city's Board of Supervisors approved new rules that would impose steep fines on services like Airbnb if they display rentals that don't follow local short-term regulations.

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Tesla: from today, all new vehicles will have fully self-driving hardware

Speaking on a conference call, company co-founder and CEO Elon Musk predicted a Tesla will be able to drive from Los Angeles to NY without any input from the driver by the end of next year. Nonetheless, "the foundation is laid", Musk said. They'll have eight cameras - compared to one in previous models - as well as advanced sonar and greater computing capacity.

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Islamic State seizes 550 families as 'human shields'

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters march down a dirt road during the ongoing operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Kınık said military operation in Mosul where some 2 million people have lived under Daesh's oppression for more than two years, would have "a significant humanitarian impact".

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Fireproof packaging for Note 7 returns

The operating profits of the company's internet and mobile division in the fourth quarter is also estimated to drop more than 20 percent year-on-year to close to 2 trillion won, according to analysts estimates. Samsung also recalled about 200,000 phones in China and about half a million phones in South Korea. "I'd been using Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 Edge before I got the new Note 7", Roh said.

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Intel warns of slowing data centre growth

Revenue from the data centre business, which offers storage and cloud-based software services, rose 9.7 per cent to $4.54 billion in the third quarter , from a year earlier. For the current quarter, Intel projected revenue between $15.2 billion and $16.2 billion. The US giant Intel computer chips anxious the market Tuesday with more conservative forecasts anticipated for the end of the year, despite a sharp increase in results in the third quarter.

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Samsung considers LG batteries for Galaxy S8

After these incidents would you still purchase a device from Samsung? According to The Korean Herald, Samsung is apparently in talks with LG Chem for securing a battery supply partnership for its next flagship handset -- the Samsung Galaxy S8.

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'Nasty woman is probably the coolest thing Hillary has ever been called'

Less than an hour after telling American voters that no one has more respect for women than he does, Trump let loose a dig that seemed to suggest otherwise. But what we want to do is to replenish the Social Security Trust Fund. But for women on social media, the real story was #nastywomen. Some Twitter users are having fun with the comment.

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Google Android Nougat 7.1 Preview Released for Nexus 6P,5X and Pixel C

The app is 2.3MB in size and has been released on Google Play store by the company right ahead of the release of its Pixel smartphones in the USA on Thursday. But here they are wasting no time and released the developer preview making the Nexus devices the first one with Android Nougat 7.1. So what's new in Android 7.1? As with other launchers, Pixel Launcher allows users to quickly access Google Cards by simply swiping right from the home screen, or launch Google Search without actually ...

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In Iraq, ISIS Attacks City Of Kirkuk As Battle For Mosul Rages

Any seized civilians from ethnic or religious communities are at "extreme risk", he said. "There is a grave danger that ISIL fighters will not only use such vulnerable people as human shields but may opt to kill them rather than see them liberated", Zeid said in a statement, using another acronym for IS.

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Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $-1.11. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc .'s (MXIM) has YTD performance of 5.57%. Veritable L.P. now owns 10,254 shares of the company's stock valued at $366,000 after buying an additional 376 shares during the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in shares of Maxim Integrated Products during the second quarter worth approximately $341,000.

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Google Pixel XL 128GB Models Are Already Sold Out At Verizon

Besides the wide angle view landscape pictures look great on both devices but the Google Pixel XL has the edge here because it has better color saturation. In fact, Verizon's website indicates that new pre-orders for the 128GB Pixel XL may not even start shipping until the 18th of next month. As with other launchers, Pixel Launcher allows users to quickly access Google Cards by simply swiping right from the home screen, or launch Google Search without actually leaving the screen.

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Trump's 'nasty woman' comment boosts 1986 Janet Jackson hit

Trump's response to Clinton? Prices range from $16 for a mug to $37 for a "Nasty Woman" pencil skirt. What follows is a testament to the greatness of the Internet age. The track did celebrate its 30 year anniversary earlier this year after all. Hopefully we'll get to hear Janet's thoughts on this freaky incident some time in the foreseeable future, but until then crank your speakers up and get " Nasty ".

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More details on Apple's October event; MacBook Pro expected

However, rather than holding a huge public event, the Cupertino company may hold a low-key release for the new devices at its Cupertino headquarters itself. As reported by University Herald , Apple may kill the MagSafe 2 power connector and might just offer another USB-C port for charging. According to reports coming in, the "hello again' launch event will focus on the launch of new range of iMacs including the much-anticipated MacBook Pro ".

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Everything You Need to Know About Google Home

Since artificial intelligence will be at the heart of software and hardware interactions in future, Google's next natural step is thus a family of hardware products which will interact with you in future and let you control your home and environment through it.

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Why Nintendo Switch Could Be Great for India

Finally, it might have looked like Skyrim and National Basketball Association 2K17 were both confirmed for the Switch , by dint of them both appearing in the announcement trailer, but... The news comes as console competitors Sony and Microsoft have new systems on the way. From the Nintendo Switch's specifications to its games, controllers, and of course, its fresh hybrid design, every possible point of interest is laid bare.

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VR Star Trek Game Delayed to 2017

The maiden voyage of the U.S.S. Aegis is theirs to command. They've made a decision to delay it to March 14. However, if one of those skeptics were to try Star Trek: Bridge Crew only to run into some serious technical difficulties, like a constant-need to calibrate the VR hardware, it could break their immersion and confirm their worries about virtual reality technology.

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Car Company (?) Faraday Future Will 'Perhaps' Unveil A Production Model In January

A spokesman for Faraday Future later confirmed the CES 2017 appearance in an email . But few are as accomplished on this scale as Faraday Future, the master illusionist of electric vehicles. LeEco has a stake in Faraday Future so its claims can't be considered baseless. The news came about a month after LeEco invested $1.8 billion to build an electric-car plant in eastern China with eventual annual production capacity of 400,000 cars.

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Cleveland Indians reach the World Series

Andrew Miller has been selected the MVP of the American League Championship Series after his latest splendid performance in relief helped the Cleveland Indians reach the World Series. Now, they're on to the World Series with homefield advantage. The idea was to see if the right-hander could potentially pitch out of the bullpen at all during this series after being lifted when he was bleeding in the first inning of Game 3.

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Cubs win away from World Series

The tension turned to relief and heightened anticipation Thursday night as soon as Addison Russell's drive cleared the center-field wall. Pitching matchup: Kenta Maeda (16-11, 3.48 ERA) vs. "We're looking forward to the battle". It didn't matter because he was protecting that 8-2 lead, but he has now allowed nine baserunners and three runs in 6⅓ innings in the postseason (while allowing four of five inherited runners to score as well).

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Apple announces 2016 'Hello Again' Mac event: Everything you need to know

The MacBook Pro is expected to be in two sizes, the 15.4 inch and the 13.3 inch, and the Japanese based website also noted that Apple might release a new next gen 13.3 inch MacBook Air and will most likely discontinue the 11-inch model that is on the market now.

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Trump wants term limits for House, Senate

But Day told the Free Press on Monday she had no intention of stepping down. "Therefore, I am not resigning". His strategy is an implicit recognition that the Wisconsin Republican finds himself in a lose-lose situation over his party's nominee.

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Stock within Traders Radar: The Charles Schwab Corporation's (SCHW)

Analyst's mean target price for SBUX is $65.88 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.70. The mean price target for the equity is at $34.62 while the highest price target suggested by the brokerage firms is $38.00 and low price target is $29.00.

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Seven Thieves Walk Into Apple Store, Steal $13000 Worth of iPhones

Apple has always allowed fans to play with its products in store so that they know exactly what they're getting before they party with their cash. "In orchestrated fashion these individuals cut the security cords and exited the store with 19 phones", police said.

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24 killed in multiple IS attacks in Iraq

There was no immediate claim for the attacks but almost all similar raids have been carried out by IS. The fighting reportedly began at about 3am local time as suicide bombers armed with rifles attacked multiple locations in Kirkuk, security sources said.

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'Nintendo Switch' is a new hybrid gaming console that doesn't bother…

That would hinge entirely on what the Switch Dock can do, as all examples in the video showed the players docking the tablet screen before resuming their game on the TV. Nintendo reiterated in the video that the new system, originally dubbed NX, will be released in March. "The concept for the product is in line with our expectation that it will be a hybrid of a stationary console and a handheld device", Yamamura said.

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Apple goes to court over fake iPhone chargers and cables on Amazon

Amazon allegedly sold counterfeit Apple products supplied by NY vendor Mobile Star, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday by Apple against Mobile Star in a US district court of Northern California, Geekwire reports . In a complaint which was based on a nine-month operation, Apple wrote that due to their efforts for brand protection, they had purchased about 100 iPhones, some Apple products, and various Lightning cables from the Amazon webshop, and which were being sold as genuine by the ...

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After years Apple brings new MacBook on October 27

On the other side, the new MacBook Pro will also ditch the traditional ports and MagSafe, in favour of USB Type C for connectivity and charging. Another rumour going around is that Apple will no longer offer the 11-inch MacBook Air, instead opting to only sell 13-inch models going forward.

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Tesla announces all new cars to be built with self-driving hardware

Tesla intends to send the vehicles upgrades every two to three months, while the company works out the bugs in the system. The cars aren't smart enough yet to use this new technology but, Tesla says they will learn fast. Tesla Motors is working toward an extremely ambitious time-frame for a fully autonomous Autopilot system . Though the announcement confirms that the Model 3 and all Tesla models will have the components moving forward, the new technology, understandably, isn't for ...

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The voice actor's strike is underway in video game business

SAG-AFTRA members will picket in front of EA's offices in Playa Vista, California starting October 24. As Deadline reports, this is the first ever in the history of video game performers, though only around 25 percent of video games actually use voice actors who are union members.