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USA shares slip on Fed rate hike worries; dollar climbs

Gold is priced in dollars and becomes cheaper to foreign buyers when the USA currency weakens. Hawkish comments from top Federal Reserve officials also raised prospects of a rate hike in the coming months and fueled a surge in the USA dollar that hit a three-week high.

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Alienware Launches VR-Ready Laptops With Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-Series Graphics

This ground-up approach to design has helped address the stunning performance of cutting edge components and has even enabled these new notebooks to be thinner than their predecessors. Also, when the user steps away from the laptop, security measures go into effect and lock the device. Next up is the Alienware 15 with Windows 10, which comes with graphics options from AMD and NVIDIA, including the VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060.

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LeakedSource confirms Last.fm hack affecting 43 million users

To make matters worse, while the passwords contained in the database were hashed, they were hashed using MD5, the encryption standard first invented in 1991 that we noted when political site Infowars was hacked is well known to have a "tremendous amount of vulnerabilities", and has described as being "cryptographically broken", meaning that LeakedSource took only two hours to crack more than 96 percent of the passwords from the database.

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Mark Zuckerberg gives Pope Francis model drone during Vatican meeting

Mark told Pope Francis that he truly admires his message of tenderness and mercy and the way the Pontiff can communicate and get through to people of varying faiths in the world. The social media entrepreneur's tour of Italy also included a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the aftermath of the Amatrice quake which left 281 dead.

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Nissan Starts Taking Bookings for the 2017 Nissan GT-R in India!

Please Wait while comments are loading. Additional vehicles to be shown include a mint example of a 1969 Nissan Patrol next to a 2017 Armada, a 1962 Nissan Fairlady and a modified 1971 Nissan Skyline "Hakosuka" GT-R tribute auto. even though it won't actually be in Australia. Nissan India, for the third straight month, has recorded over 5,000 units of sale in the country. The vehicle continues to use the same 3.8-litre V6 twin-turbocharged engine, which has been doing duty under the hood ...

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Mankind Divided Story DLC Detailed, Brings Back A Familiar Character

If you bought the season pass for Mankind Divided , this'll be covered under it, but if you didn't, expect to fork over some scratch. Of course, the only way to get info on them is to target the Palisade Blade, one of the most secue data facilities on the planet.

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Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika virus in Singapore

While cases of Zika continue to increase in other countries, Levin said, local residents should not be anxious about contracting the virus at home. He reiterated that pregnant women should cover up and people should use protection to keep from spreading the virus sexually.

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Apple Irish tax ruling 'maddening', says Tim Cook

The head of Apple told the press that the commission literally "picked a number from I don't know where", according to the Irish Independent . "In that year we paid $400 million to Ireland, and that amount of money was based on the statutory tax rate of 12.5 percent".

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Nintendo might go retro with videogame cartridges

This one comes from The Wall Street Journal , however, who are known for their exemplary track record when it comes to video games leaks, rumors, and reports. Cartridges are still in common use elsewhere in the Nintendo console lineup - it's the physical medium of choice for the 3DS family of portable gaming devices.

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Apple's next iPhone will likely be unveiled Sept. 7

Apple are also expected to introduce a new 256GB storage version of the iPhone and rumors suggest that the entry level model will switch from 16GB to 32GB. It is speculated the iPhone 7 pre-orders will begin from September 9and it will be available for buying at the stores by September 16 . The new Apple watch could also boast a camera Apple looks to manoeuvre the device away from messaging.

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Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung is expected to announce a global recall of the large-screen smartphone Note 7 because of faulty batteries that catch fire , Yonhap reported , citing an unidentified company official. The good news is, those who have already purchased the recalled device now have the option of replacing it with a new one. The firm would extend refund periods for affected customers and offer exchanges for other Samsung phones, Koh confirmed .

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with Pope Francis

During the Q&A, Zuckerberg answered questions about people increasingly looking to social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter twtr , to get their news. Zuckerberg also on Monday met Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi , who is pushing to upgrade Italy's limited internet infrastructure. The social media giant has been focusing on introducing aircraft, satellites, and wireless communications systems to connect some 60 percent of the global population to the internet .

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Apple sends invites, to unveil iPhone 7 on September 7

Meanwhile, iPad Mini 5 is also pegged to feature a massive 256GB of internal memory storage as it plans to now abandon the 16GB internal memory option, which was the usual introductory storage from its predecessors. Likewise, the said feature will also allow users to draw gestures on their units' screens with their fingers. There are also reports that the thinner and faster iPad Mini 5 (which is rumored to be renamed to iPad Pro Mini ), a much awaited MacBook Pro Line update, and Apple ...

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Pakistan Has To Do More To Clear Terror Sanctuaries, Says John Kerry

Responding to a question on Kerry getting delayed for events and having to cancel visits to religious sites due to inclement weather, Kirby pointed out that many meetings at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department including his daily news conference does not start on time even when there is no rain.

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Sony is selling a $3680 gold-plated Walkman

The new MDR-Z1R headphones are optimized for high-resolution audio, featuring 70mm magnesium dome drivers and neodymium magnets. The premium materials aren't the only thing that speaks to the quality of these headphones either, as they were developed in collaboration with one of Sony Music Battery Studios' own top mastering engineers.

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Galaxy Note 7 recall is on the table following battery explosions

There have been several reports in Korea and overseas that the big-screen Note phone exploded while charging . The Herald says that Samsung plans to go forward with the September 1st and September 2nd Galaxy Note 7 launches in China and Europe, respectively.

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Hennessey Performance works its magic on the Ford Focus RS

Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] Focus RS has landed and no doubt many owners will be keen to install some mods. Called HPE400, the package relies on a few simple mods including tuning of the engine management as well as installation of a high-flow air filter and exhaust mid pipe.

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European Union orders Apple to pay up to €13bn in taxes to Ireland

The European Commission rejected on Thursday Apple's criticism that an EU order to the company to pay back taxes to Ireland was political, noting the calculations were based on facts and Apple's own data. "We paid 400 (million dollars) to Ireland (in 2014), we paid 400 to the USA and we provisioned several billion dollars for the USA for payment as soon as we repatriate it and right now I forecast that repatriation to occur next year", Cook told RTE .

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New Galaxy Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Announced

Why would Nintendo release a device with "New Galaxy" in the name without a new Mario Galaxy game? The other big announcement was that the device will be retailing for US$199 and be shipping to the USA this week. And while we'd love a third, we're not sure why Nintendo has released this fresh design now. "The C stick brings new control possibilities (like intuitive camera control) to compatible games and new ZL and ZR buttons give you more options than ever".

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Apple announced September keynote event

Notably, this is the fifth year that Apple will be holding an early September event to launch its flagship product, according to The Verge . Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, venue of the grand launch has a seating capacity that can occupy about 7,000 people.

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August ranks as Chicago's most violent month in 20 years

On Friday, the cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, Nykea Aldridge, was gunned down as she pushed a stroller with her newborn child on the city's South Side. Between 1990 and 1995, there were at least 800 homicide victims each year in the city. Chicago is on pace to have more than 700 homicides by the end of the year, the newspaper reported .

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Here Is All You Need To Know About Reliance Jio 4G

He said that he has done all this to move India from data shortage to data abundance and that every Indian should do "Data-Giri" The booking for all the Jio apps will be available free for the active Jio customers till 31 December 2017. After numerous delays and months of testing, India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani , today announced the commercial availability of Reliance Jio's mobile services.

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Berlin's IFA fair opens its doors to the public Friday!

Rumors suggest the Gear S3 will retain the same rotating bezel as the S2, but will come equipped with additional sensors like an altimeter, barometer, speedometer, and integrated Global Positioning System. Asus could launch ZenWatch 3 at IFA and rumours already point at circular display instead of the square one found on the ZenWatch 2. The ZenWatch 3 will also be made of stainless steel and it will include support for Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity.

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IPhone 7 Plus 256GB Option Confirmed In Leaked Photo

Numerous leaks and rumors have given us a good idea of what to expect from the iPhone 7 models , including the fact that the phone will be more of an evolution the 6 model we've had for two years now. But that's not the only thing making waves: Word has it that a new iPad may also be announced alongside the iPhone 7, just like what happened a year ago with the iPad Pro and iPad mini 4.

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FBI reportedly to release Hillary Clinton email investigation documents

But the email, which was obtained by the Republican National Committee through a Freedom of Information Act request, was heavily redacted upon its release by the State Department because it contains classified information. In a separate lawsuit , the group also won the right to question Mrs. Clinton in writing about her use of a personal email server under oath. Still, Clinton's camp initially expressed satisfaction toward Sullivan's decision to limit her to written testimony, as opposed ...

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Rosberg on Lewis' third: 'What! Seriously?'

The restart saw Rosberg getaway safely, with Ricciardo chasing him in second and Nico Hulkenberg fighting for third place. The race at Spa-Francorchamps was Rosberg's one "free race", as Hamilton referred to it, in which the Briton was set to serve his long-pending engine-related penalties.

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Apple iPhone 7 Prices leaked before launch date, Specification Images

According to reports , one of the biggest leaks about iPhone 7 has recently emerged on the internet giving consumers a good idea of what to expect once the handset hits the market. However, the new leaked also suggested that the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will come with a Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter. The new headphones, branded as "Apple" rather than "Beats", will connect to the new iPhone using Bluetooth.

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Sweet Treat: Google Rolls Out Android Nougat for Nexus Devices

The first device that will have Android Nougat out of the box is the LGV20 that is set for launch very soon. In June, HTC confirmed that the HTC 10, One M9 and the One A9 will get the Android Nougat treatment. There are also a number of improvements being made to things like the battery-life saving Doze feature and enhanced support for gaming tech like Vulkan and DayDream - which promises better smartphone VR.

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Fact-Checking Governor LePage's Statements On Drugs, Race16:30

State Sen. Justin Alfond, a Portland Democrat who serves as the Senate minority leader, said LePage is entirely wrong in his assessment. Leaders in Lowell and Lawrence are blasting Maine Gov. "People who are running for the state legislature have to be clear with their constituents whether they're going to be a supporter of LePage or going to work with the group of Republicans who are trying to collaborate with Democrats to address some of our problems here".

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Samsung launches new Gear S3 smartwatch

So it's no surprise that the new Gear S3 takes a lot of design cues from its predecessor. Available in outdoor-focused Frontier and more refined Classic variants, the Samsung Gear S3 specs are largely in line with other smartwatches .

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed after reports of battery explosions

A model poses for photographs with a Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone during its launching ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, August 11, 2016. The Galaxy Note 7 is the first Samsung smartphone to have a USB-C connector. Over the last couple of days there have been a few separate reports of Note 7s catching fire. Now there are unconfirmed reports that that Samsung is considering issuing a recall of certain versions of the Note7 that may be affected by the potential battery issue.

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NFL's Kaepernick kneels during national anthem, continuing protest

Days after Colin Kaepernick set the sports world ablaze by refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest, photos have surfaced showing the 49ers quarterback wearing socks depicting police officers as pigs . I'd be that unhappy with him being on the team and I don't think you would have a guy like Kaepernick on a team like the Chargers. "I don't like that he is sitting during the national anthem, but I appreciate what he is standing for".

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Mukesh Ambani kicks off Reliance Jio services at company AGM

Some of them are self explanatory like the data plans. Also, the subscribers of the telecom service will not have to pay roaming charges across India. 250 per GB. The cheapest 4G LTE enabled phone of Reliance's own brand Lyf is available at Rs 2,999. Note: Reliance Jio 4G services are free for the first 90 days under the company's Preview offer.

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch

This question seems even more important now that Samsung have announced the new Gear S3, and comes with a host of improved features - some of which are hopefully going to find their way in to the second generation Apple Watch. Moreover, with the integration of LTE in the Frontier model, Samsung has designed a rugged watch gadget. The new smartwatch will include a slight screen-size increment from 1.2 inches to 1.3 inches, but it keeps the same 360p resolution.

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Apple updates OS X, Safari after spyware exploit found

The three programming blunders, documented by Citizen Lab and Lookout, have been traced to Israeli spookware outfit NSO Group and its Pegasus spyware kit. The Security Updates are available to all OS X Yosemite and El Capitan users and can be downloaded from the Mac App Store. The issues that it fixes are that "an application may be able to disclose kernel memory" and "an application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges".


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