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Cheaper phones are fine _ if top-end camera isn't a must

LG Android 7.0 Nougat's schedule is timely considering that more and more technical details are surfacing regarding the Android 7.1 Nougat release for Nexus. Every year we get one or a couple of updates for the world's most used Operating System on mobile phones. Android Software Updates webpage of Optus is already showing that the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the LG G5 is already in the works.

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Volkswagen to Settle Dieselgate Fiasco by Bearing Penalty of 14.7 Bn Dollars

As for additional payments, current owners and lessees and certain former owners and lessees will receive compensation payments of $5,100 to $10,000. As part of the settlement, Volkswagen will fund programs providing a better charging infrastructure for electric cars , the development of zero-emission ride-sharing fleets and general efforts to increase the sale of emission-friendly vehicles.

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UK PM May outlined Brexit fears pre-referendum

Although No 10 insists Mrs May's Goldman Sachs remarks were entirely consistent with her public statements, they strike a different tone from her comments about Brexit since becoming Prime Minister. May's official spokeswoman also tried to play down the controversy and said: "The PM made a speech at the end of April talking about the risks [of Brexit] and also the opportunities and that we can be a successful country both inside and outside the EU".

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Weber gives Canadiens 5th straight win, 3-2 over Islanders

It's a fantastic organization, team and staff. The Bruins have lost three straight to drop to 3-4-0. Al Montoya, who played for the Islanders from 2010-12, stopped 26 shots in his first start since October 18 as the Canadiens beat NY for the seventh straight time.

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Xiaomi surprises with 6.44-inch Mi MIX smartphone

Xiaomi will launch the phones on November 4. When I finally got the chance to play with the Mix in the experience zone (which you can read about here), I realized Xiaomi had finally shown it can create original products. Of course, it's not ideal, the ceramic phone is a fingerprint magnet, and the location of the front selfie camera at the bottom right corner is pretty odd.

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Skyrim Special Edition Update 1.01 on PS4 Is 636MB, Includes Optimizations

Moreover, the new special edition will be requiring 22.75 GB of space from the player's rig. It seems that a compromise was made - PS4 mods can be seen on the Skyrim Special Edition and would appear on Fallout 4 in due time, according to Bethesda.

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Demo: Microsoft Surface Studio

These include an all-in-one desktop computer called the Surface Studio , and a Creators Edition update to Windows 10. The Surface Dial is a Bluetooth-powered puck that attaches to the Surface Studio's display and provides useful radial menus.

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Reliance Jio could extend its 'Welcome Offer' till March 2017

Analysts said Airtel and Idea's second quarter numbers reflected rising competitive intensity fuelled by Jio's launch of free voice and data services on September 5, adding that the pain-points were likely to intensify in the third/fourth quarters once the Mukesh Ambani-led 4G entrant attracts more customers from rivals and more calls from its network go through to subscribers of other operators, overcoming initial failures caused by interconnection challenges.

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A closer look at the Nintendo Switch

For games, the Switch uses cartridges that look more or less like the same ones you pop into the DS. The video begins with a guy sitting on his couch playing Zelda in a traditional manner, with a wireless controller and console through the TV.

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Cranberries squashed as folk remedy for urinary infections

The number of infections they develop over a year does not decrease when they consume the fruits. 'The results have led to the recommendation that cranberry products do not prevent UTI overall. For the study, Juthani-Mehta and her colleagues randomly assigned 185 female nursing home residents to two oral cranberry capsules a day or placebo.

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Native game streaming coming to Windows 10 in Creators Update

Clearly the choice to slap the "Surface" tablet name on the PC was an apt one that brings continuity to Microsoft's product branding. The Surface Studio can work with Surface pen, touch, or a new Surface Dial device that was unveiled at the New York City event.

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Microsoft launches first desktop, Windows update with 3D features

Although the company introduced its own all-in-one PC, the Surface Studio, aimed at creative professionals, there was plenty of room for its manufacturing partners to jump on board and leverage the new technologies. Microsoft has also put together an online community, alongside the Paint 3D app. At $2,999 and up, the Surface Studio will be "out of reach for the vast majority of consumers", Dawson said.

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Calls for vote for McMullin for President

He and his vice presidential running mate, Mindy Finn, campaigned at Boise High School on Saturday afternoon, in an event attended by more than a thousand people. "In that context, I think we'll win", McMullin told the crowd, which then erupted into applause. Now, he's running for president because, he said, he believes "we just need better leaders in this country".

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Ben Roethlisberger asks AFC rival Tom Brady for his jersey

He's yet to throw an interception and leads the league in completion percentage (75.2). An upgrade over Jacoby Brissett? Duh. Sounds like Tom Brady's mother needs a new stopwatch. "I'm not sure", Ryan told the media. We got to get this win to get to where we want to go. Goodwin, in fact, seems unlikely to play because he's in concussion protocol.

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All Galaxy Note 7 Devices Banned from US Flights

Galaxy Note 7 cellphones on aircraft went into force on Saturday , after USA air-safety officials deemed the device to be a potential fire hazard. Samsung has recalled 2.5 million phones and removed it entirely from the market due to the problem with the devices' lithium-ion battery.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are reportedly expecting their second child

The Huracan actually makes an appearance in the movie and according to Lamborghini, is "prominently featured during a key turning point in the plot", driven by the main character, Dr Stephen Strange himself. Be careful who you hire when you're looking for a magician. I did ask people if they felt compelled after talking to them about it to give some money after a performance of Hamlet , but I'd never tell people what to do.

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Free no trick or treating posters to display this Halloween

Awe... That special McGruff touch! Referring to Halloween as one of the most highly anticipated and also one of the most unsafe nights for children, the Vallejo Fire Department is offering some safety tips . Remain on the porch at all times. Never accept rides from strangers.  Children should do not forget to look both ways before crossing the street and to cross at corners only.

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FY2016 EPS Estimates for T-Mobile US Inc. Lifted by Analyst (TMUS)

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on T-Mobile US, Inc., where 8 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 13 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it's a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

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Google Fiber halts expansion plans, CEO steps down

Google's gigabit-speed Fiber service is now available in Atlanta; Austin; Charlotte; Kansas City, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Nashville; Provo, Utah; the Raleigh-Durham Triangle area in North Carolina; and Salt Lake City. He added: "Thanks to the hard work of everyone on the Access team, our business is solid: our subscriber base and revenue are growing quickly, and we expect that growth to continue".

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Mazda teases all-new CX-5 ahead of LA debut

The Japanese auto maker issued a teaser image of the second-generation soft roader while confirming it will be revealed at next month's Los Angeles motor show. While that indicates there are improvements made to the existing engines, it is unsure yet whether then CX-5 will be offered with the more powerful turbo motor.

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Hillary Clinton to hold election night party under real glass ceiling

Hillary Clinton will deliver remarks to supporters and volunteers at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on the evening of Tuesday, November 8. "What happened at the convention center is that the city and state took a great piece of property and a great project and ruined it through awful planning and ridiculous cost overruns", Trump said.

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World of Final Fantasy gets Kingdom Hearts' Sora this Winter

First off, it appears that director Tetsuya Nomura wanted to give fans a small update on Kingdom Hearts III. It's an especially appealing proposition in the case of this franchise which tells a fascinating story across every entrant that has been hard for some new fans to keep up with due to the multi-system release history of the games.

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Company climate change plans too weak to meet Paris goals

Companies that feature in global disclosure organisation CDP's annual Climate A List - such as Sky, Apple, Tesco and Unilever - are producing 6% higher returns on average compared to other brands. "There is still all to play for in the race to seize the opportunities from this transition". "Companies are key actors in enabling the global economy to achieve its new climate goals, and the leadership of this group points the way for others to take bold action and capitalize on the many ...

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Volkswagen back to profit in wake of emissions settlement

A US judge approved a $14.7bn settlement Volkswagen AG will pay in the country as a outcome of the company's diesel emissions scandal. There is also an option for owners who wish to have their vehicle fixed instead of being bought back by the German automaker.

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Mistry making unsubstantiated claims, malicious allegations: Tata Sons

Claiming that in the case of JV with AirAsia, he was able to extract a "promise of no debt to be raised at the level of JV, as well as limiting Tata Sons investment to 30 per cent of the Dollars 30 million equity", Mistry said. Mistry had this to say about the Nano project: "The Nano product development concept called for a vehicle below Rs 1 lakh, but the costs were always above this".

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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) current consensus investment analysts is to Hold

In today's session Netflix, Inc . And we think its stock price has almost unlimited room to run for early in-the-know investors! The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link .

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Skoda Octavia FACELIFT comes with a touch of Kodiaq

The touchscreen infotainment screens are now more responsive than before, while the top-of-the-range 9.2-inch Columbus system is now available with a wi-fi internet hotspot. Engines are yet to be confirmed but the current Octavia features 110kW-162kW petrols and 110-135kW diesels. Optional Dynamic Chassis Control has been also introduced which helps one set up the steering as well as suspension according to the terrain.

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Lenovo is poised to snap up Fujitsu's PC division

The details of the cooperation are now "under discussion", but what seems to be already known is that Fujitsu will continue selling its branded PC portfolio and offering support to its customers. "Fujitsu will promptly announce matters that require disclosure as they arise". The deal with Lenovo follows initial talks which Fujitsu held with Toshiba and Sony.

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Xbox Live's free multiplayer weekend starts today

Fans of the game have expressed their excitement over the unexpected release of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection over at NeoGAF . Either way, feel free to download Borderlands: The Handsome Collection as long as Microsoft will let you.

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Facebook is making Snapchat-like face masks for live video now

As seen in the shot above, Facebook Live's interface now features a carousel of different masks to wear, which based on the examples given, look to be quite natural when applied (it's just a matter of time before we see if that translates to real use).

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Apple's MacBook Event To Be Live Streamed Today

The invite had nothing but " hello again " written on it hinting at an event specifically dedicated to the MacBook Pro lineup. Apple's holding an event later this week, where the company is expected to introduce a new MacBook pro laptop , among other things.

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Twitter is shutting down Vine

Vine noted in a statement , however, that "Nothing is happening to the apps, website or your Vines today". Rus Yusupov, founder of Vine, expressed his thoughts on Twitter with four words: "Don't sell your company!" " We value you, your Vines, and are going to do this the right way ", the company said.

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The Walking Dead: Michael Cudlitz reflects on Abraham's big moment

It isn't clear who here had enough access to post the Maggie cut, or if alternate takes are perhaps intended for future Blu-ray release, given the completed editing. Winter, who saw several violent scenes but not the entire episode, said in a recent interview , "This certainly raises question of if there should be an even more severe rating than TV-MA".

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Major websites disrupted across U.S. following massive cyber attack

Experts say they are just the latest attacks in what appears to be a person or persons unknown testing the internet's defence systems and probing for ways into its infrastructure, this time targeting one of the most important providers, Dyn.

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Nintendo pulls back curtain on the Nintendo NX to reveal the Switch

Whether the Joy-Con Grip controller is included with the console (or handheld?) is uncertain at the moment. The Nintendo Switch is the goddamn truth. It will also feature the traditional Pro Controller , for players who do not want to use the tiny Joy-Con controllers. The Nintendo Switch feels like a natural follow-up to the Wii U .