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Free games and updates for September

For next month, one of the Xbox One games you can download is Earthlock: Festival of Magic , which is slated for a September 1 release. Microsoft unveiled two Xbox One games earlier this month for September that are available through the Games with Gold program and today it has the entire lineup.

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Pope Francis and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had a meeting Monday

It's not everyday you get to meet a pope, but for those who have the honor, what exactly do you get the pope as a gift? Writing about the experience in a Facebook post, Zuckerberg made parallels between the Pope's mission of "communicating" with people around the world and his company's goal of providing internet access to underserved regions.

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OSX/Keydnap distributed through Transmission app, MO similar to KeRanger

Security researchers at ESET discovered the newest bug, called OSX/Keydnap . If the above mentioned files are present, a user's computer has been infected with the Keydnap malware, which not only steals credentials, but functions as a permanent backdoor program that can download and execute files from a remote URL.

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Lew Says Apple's Tax Fight Could Spur Congressional Action

The EU's latest action risks further unsettling worldwide companies facing the broader global effort to curb tax avoidance, adding a new fear that back taxes could be targeted as well. Those tax policies amounted to "illegal state aid" that gave Apple an unfair advantage over other companies operating in Europe, Vestager added. Opinion on the government's stance was split on the streets of Dublin where some were stunned that they would give up a potential 13 billion euro tax windfall.

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Apple ordered to pay £11bn after European Union tax investigation

The White House blasted the ruling as unfair and disruptive to its own efforts at tax reform. The European Commission (EC) has ruled that the tax benefits worth €13bn ($14.5) given by Ireland to Apple were illegal. Investors appeared less concerned about the ruling, with the company's cash pile estimated to be around $200bn. (First:) "They should be standing up and paying the tax that they should pay".

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Instagram to finally let us zoom in on photos and videos

You're probably about to accidentally like a whole mess of pictures you never wanted to admit you were looking at. "Dive into an adorable puppy's smile or into every detail of your friend's new shirt", reads the announcement from the Facebook-owned company.

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Hitman: The Complete First Season hits retail in January 2017

Square Enix and IO-Interactive have confirmed Hitman: The Complete First Season will arrive at retailers on January 31st, 2017 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game comes in a SteelBook box, and there will also be additional downloadable bonus content for those buying the disc, and for everyone who owns the digital Full Experience or upgraded versions of the game.

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Apple, Ireland and United States slam record European Union anti-trust ruling

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. Please click the button below to manage your account. Thank you for reading and relying on TulsaWorld.com for your news and information. Today, the Californian company employs almost 6000 people across the country, with a majority of its workforce still in Cork. The department said the ruling could threaten to undermine foreign investment and business climate in Europe besides affecting the "spirit of economic partnership ...

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Taylor Kitsch to Play David Koresh in Weinstein Co. Limited Series 'Waco'

For those too young to remember: the Branch Davidians were a religious sect (or cult, tomayto-tomahto) led by David Koresh, a Manson-y type who used his personal charisma, sexual and psychological power plays, and acoustic guitar to inspire unwavering devotion from his followers.

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Snapchat Makes On-Demand Geofilters More Accessible With Templates, New Features

Until now, creating a filter required at least a minimal level of mastery of tools such as Photoshop, so the feature wasn't truly accessible to many users. You'll then see six different filters that you can customise with colour and other text. Fencing out a few blocks can cost upwards of $100 per day, but if you only fence out the area around your house its about $5 - $10.

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Logitech Offers 'Silent' And Multi-System Wireless Computer Mouse

Logitech , maker of things that plug into other more expensive things, has announced the M220 Silent and M330 Silent Plus; two forms of mouse for your computer that it says are nice and quiet. This one is capable of pairing up with as many as three devices, switching between each of them at the touch of a button. Logitech claims the right-hand favoring M330 features a 24-month battery life, meanwhile, users should be able to squeeze up to 18 months of usage out of the ambidextrous M220.

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Samsung ticks forward with new Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung is holding a special wearables event at IFA tonight (Wednesday 31 August) at 6pm. Well, Samsung's already been teasing a new Gear smartwatch, so that's a pretty good guess at this point. More than 50 million smartwatches are expected to be sold in 2016, according to research firm Gartner , up significantly from the roughly 30 million sold past year.

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Eve Online goes free, introduces clone states

This feature will do away with trial accounts and allow any player, past, present, or future, to play the game absolutely free, forever. In the fiction of EVE every player is a clone, which explains why players can respawn after their ship is destroyed.

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New iPhone tipped for next week

The upcoming iPhones might be powered by Apple's A10 chipset paired with 2GB of RAM on iPhone 7 , and 3GB of RAM on the iPhone 7 Plus. Rumors , leaks and reports regarding the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been going around for months.

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Apple expected to unveil new iPhone next week

However, the leaked specification sheet spotted by PhoneArena reveals that Apple stick to the HD and full HD resolution on the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models. The rumors have been widespread that the bigger iPhone 7 Plus would pack a dual camera setup and a LED Flash at front. Rumours on Apple's iPhone 7, Macbook Pro 2016 and Apple Watch 2 have been doing the rounds for quite some time.

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Express Scripts diabetes program aims to cap costs for customers

All patients enrolled in the program, regardless of which network pharmacy they choose for filling a prescription, can access additional clinical counseling from the diabetes pharmacists within the Express Scripts Diabetes Therapeutic Resource Center.

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Acer Liquid Z6, Z6 Plus Smartphones Announced

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Acer Iconia Talk S packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Liquid Z6 was the second handset Acer launched at IFA. Liquid Z6 series smartphones are designed for those desiring a full-featured and intuitive device for staying productive on the go.

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LePage: Reports of political demise 'greatly exaggerated'

I'm not saying that I am going to finish it. "I've spent my life helping black people and you little son of a *****, socialist, ****sucker", LePage said in the message. LePage left a voicemail rant for Gattine and encouraged him to publicize it. At a town hall in North Berwick last Wednesday, LePage was asked about attracting minority-owned businesses to ME given "the toxic environment that you create".

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Hyundai i10 to debut more safety, more tech

In a rare move for this segment, Hyundai has fitted the i10 with active safety systems, two of them. The most noticeable change is the updated grille. These allow you to operate certain functions of your Android or Apple smartphone from the i10's new seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Safety kit has been upgraded too, to include a front collision warning system, which will warn the driver if a potential impact is detected.

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European Union telecom regulators adopt strict net neutrality rules, industry dismayed

Broadband operators that block ads and access to pornography could be breaking European Union guidelines on net neutrality, even if customers opt in, following an update to the regulations. Companies had pushed hard for leeway allowing them to prioritise some types of data over others. High-quality voice calling on mobile networks, live television delivered over the internet, and remote surgery are all expected to be approved.

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Xbox One Support for Background Music Has Been Added

The video, as posted on the official Windows YouTube channel , shows how the Narrator feature in the Anniversary Update has been improved to help Windows 10 users with visual disabilities navigate the OS. Background Music will be available to users from the US, Australia, New Zealand, but in the near future, Pandora will be expanded to other territories.

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Astronauts Finally Tested Their Alien Detecting DNA Sequencer In Space

Samples of DNA from a mouse, E.coli and lambda phage, a bacteria, were sent to the ISS by Space X's Dragon capsule. The pocket-sized MinION employs a technology known as nanopore sequencing, which sends an ionic current through tiny pores in natural cell membranes.

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Apple 'AirPods' pop up again, suggest wireless sound for iPhone 7

Owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units afflicted by the alleged design defect dubbed " Touch IC Disease " won't get much aid from the Genius Bar, but a USA law firm is looking to help users take Apple to court. If this materializes, the two phones - iPhone 7 and 7 Plus - should also come with a 128GB storage option. Converting the prices to Indian currency, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB of iPhone 7 would approximately cost Rs 53,000, Rs 61,200 and Rs 71,250 respectively.

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Xiaomi announces Mi Robot Vacuum

The Mi Robot Vacuum looks like the Roomba, a well-known USA brand of autonomous vacuum but beats it on price - a similar model in the Roomba range costs 5,699 yuan on Chinese e-commerce websites. It is powered by a Nidec brushless motor for high-performance cleaning. The Mi Robot is rocking three dedicated processors and a total of four CPU cores for real-time mapping and positioning.

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European Union Says Apple Owes Them $14.5B In Back Taxes

Apple and Dublin said the US company's tax treatment was in line with Irish and European Union law and they would appeal the ruling, which is part of a drive against what the EU says are sweetheart tax deals that usually smaller states in the bloc offer multinational companies to lure jobs and investment.

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Water Main Break Floods Amsterdam Avenue on Upper West Side

According to the FDNY, the 12-inch main unleashed a river of water that quickly filled nearby basements and created the gaping sink hole. "It is a little nerve-racking". We bathe in this water. Amsterdam Avenue is now closed between 87th and 90th Streets. The New York Fire Department has no idea how many gallons of water spilled out, what caused the break, or when repairs will be complete.

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On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

A Clinton campaign spokesperson said Sunday night that Clinton "is the only candidate in the race who has met the standard expected of presidential candidates and provided a detailed medical letter by her long time physician". We need to make them fight for us. Burns told MSNBC he was "speaking as a black man". A new Monmouth University poll shows 62% of voters think it's either very important or somewhat important to them that candidates release their returns; some 54%of ...

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Brexit leader joins Trump on stage at rally

Hillary Clinton launched an astonishing public attack on Nigel Farage on Thursday - hours after he taunted her scandal-hit reputation as he campaigned beside Donald Trump . It was not until I arrived and was having dinner at the magnificent Governor's Mansion in Jackson that I was told that on the following evening there would be a rally at which up to 15,000 people would come to hear Trump.

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Apple iPhone 7 to be launched on September 7

As is typical of Apple event invitations, this one was light on details, with a simple out-of-focus light pattern above the text. The invite reads, " See you on the 7th ". There is also speculation that the larger 7 Plus will come with a dual-camera system. The most controversial change expected on the new iPhone is the rumoured removal of the headphone jack.

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Cook hints EU may lose jobs — Apple-EU stoush

Apple shares (AAPL) fell almost 1% in morning trading. The commission calls the Ireland-Apple relationship, based on the tax benefit, " illegal state aid", disadvantaging Apple's competition. In a letter to customers Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said: "The European Commission has launched an effort to rewrite Apple's history in Europe , ignore Ireland's tax laws and upend the global tax system in the process".

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How iPhone 6 owners can join the class action lawsuit against Apple

While the tech giant usually makes hidden messages in its invitations, the September 7 event gives away little. According to sources, the upcoming version of iPhone 7 is very much on the right track. Other rumors are saying that the company will stick with the "7" to avoid confusion. Moving on now to the batteries, the spec sheet indicates that the iPhone 7 will have a 1960 mAh battery powering it up while the larger iPhone 7 Plus may receive the beefier 2910 mAh battery.

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Acer Swift 7: First Intel Kaby Lake notebook

The top-end Swift 7 , which has two USB Type-C ports, a 13.3-inch screen, a 7th-gen Core i5 chip, and a 256GB SSD , is the thinnest laptop in the world according to Acer (9.9mm). The Swift 5 will launch in Europe and the U.S. this November for €749 (about £637) and $749 respectively. Acer has announced two tech firsts; the first laptop to have a curved-screen and the first laptop to measure less than 1cm thick.

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Dropbox 2012 breach: Hackers stole over 60 million user accounts

A stolen password was also used to access an employee Dropbox account containing a project document with user email addresses . The password strings are hashed using two different algorithms. In the meantime, LeakedSource has started the password brute-forcing operations and will be adding the Dropbox database to its index today. "Definitely still change your password if you're in any doubt whatsoever and make sure you enable Dropbox's two-step verification while you're there if it's not ...

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Alphabet is shifting some Nest engineers to Google

Google Home was announced without any partnerships and apparently would have to rely on Google smarts alone, while Amazon Echo has built its feature set through third-parties hooking in to the device. Google acquired Nest in 2014 for $3.2 billion. The company has still rose to prominence thanks in part to its partnerships with the likes of Belkin, Philips, and August, a smart lock manufacturer, and Nest will continue to build its own platform and develop software around its services.

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Vikings QB dislocated knee, tore ACL

During a press conference shortly after Bridgewater was injured, coach Mike Zimmer admitted that losing his starting quarterback was hard, but that the team would persevere. It's more about our feelings for Teddy as a person than anything else". Moments later, a siren-blaring ambulance rushed to team headquarters to get the quarterback to the hospital.