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Australian telecoms regulator watching over Telstra HFC/NBN deal

Achieving all this is complicated, so we welcome the ACCC inquiry . The ACCC will be examining the "significant" changes that have occurred in the communications market - including the emergence of the National Broadband Network (NBN) company as the primary fixed-line provider; the widespread availability of over-the-top (OTT) service providers; the sharp increase in data usage thanks to streaming services such as Netflix; and the growing reliance on mobile data and Wi-Fi rather than ...

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Meizu M3 Max launched in Beijing : Price, Phone Specifications

It's powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core MediaTek processor paired with 3GB of RAM. The mBack home button with fingerprint sensor also supports AliPay mobile payment. 16,900) and will be on sale starting on September 15th in China. Last month, Meizu launched its M3E smartphone at an event in China. The design of the M3 Max is very similar to the rest of the company's lineup, sporting a metal unibody build with dual CNC processing.

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Tim Cook calls Europe's tax accusations against Apple 'total political crap'

Ireland was ordered to collect up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest. For businesses in Ireland, other than Apple, this does not change anything. In Apple CEO Tim Cook's view, it's " total political crap ". Although Apple's statutory tax rate stands at 35%, the firm's effective tax rate for fiscal 2015 stood at just 26.4%.

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Ortiz, Price team up to power Red Sox past Athletics 16-2

Eduardo Rodriguez's no-hit bid for the Boston Red Sox has been broken up after a replay reversal with two outs in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics . Red Sox owner John Henry was also quoted in saying it would be a "big disaster" if Ortiz was unable to play in postseason baseball again. The first two Boston runs were unearned thanks to errors by Marcus Semien and Brett Eibner .

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Samsung expected to announce recall of Galaxy Note 7 soon

That's when we'll have confirmation if all Note7 models around the world are in fact affected. The official said the company's announcement of the recall is unlikely on Friday because Samsung is in talks with Verizon of the USA and other business partners on the issue.

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Mobile Android 7.0 Nougat Update Release Schedule

Also, as per unofficial sources , both the Pixel and Pixel XL would be created to incorporate quad-core Qualcomm SoCs apart from 12 MP primary cameras, 4GB RAM and the Android 7.0 Nougat operating platform. According to the latest we've heard, especially from the site Android Police citing a "reliable source", Google is planning on holding a major event in October which will focus on their new hardware developments.

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Google May Delay Update For Nougat On Nexus 6P

That includes a still unannounced Sony camera sensor that is probably a simple upgrade from last year's line of Nexus smartphones. However, the tech giant is also highly rumored to be working on its next-generation Nexus smartphone devices, making it quite unlikely that it would look to release four new smartphone handsets simultaneously.

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Downfall of South Korean shipping firm tale of chaebol woes

Hanjin accounts for 7.8 per cent of trans-Pacific trade volume for the US market and has a global client base. After Hanjin Shipping that failed to receive fresh loans from the creditors following a month-long tug-of-war with the creditors was finally placed under court's control yesterday, such concerns are already becoming reality.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes During Charging Again

An official at a local mobile carrier said sales of the Galaxy Note 7 had run into a snag as Samsung had halted deliveries without explanation. Samsung , which has suspended the phone's shipments since early this week, has tentatively concluded that the faulty batteries may have caused the accidents.

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'Don't Breathe' tops box office again over Labor Day weekend

Normally, we would expect a horror flick like Don't Breathe to drop 60% in its second weekend , but this one is different. Opening on more than 2,000 screens, it bombed with just $2m. Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti star . Its success spelled doom for the other horror film trying to gain a foothold: " Morgan ", a science-fiction thriller directed by Ridley Scott's son, Luke Scott.

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Samsung recalls Galaxy phones

Samsung also said that it will "voluntarily replace" any Galaxy Note 7 phones "with a new one over the coming weeks". In this regard, Tarun Pathak, Senior Analyst, Mobile Devices and Ecosystems, Counterpoint Research in New Delhi , said to IANS "Market sentiments are not with Apple at the moment and Samsung had to have a good run in months to come, buoyed by its super-successful S7 and S7 Edge devices and now Note 7".

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SpaceX going through data to pinpoint explosion's cause

On the same day Musk was tapped for some US$489mln as collateral for another of his companies, SolarCity - the renewable power generator he is now pushing to merge with Tesla. It is also a blow for Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg , who had planned to use the mission to help extend internet access in Africa, and for Spacecom , who owned the satellite.

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Explosion, fire concerns lead Samsung to some Note 7 delays

Unveiled amid much fanfare in recent weeks, Samsung's flagship device is understood to have run into a number of snags, including reports that the battery on the device has exploded during charging. Samsung Galaxy C9 is rumoured to bring a lot of new apps such as Android Pay, customised Google Chrome tabs and the Doze app. At that time, the user said, "My boyfriend's Galaxy Note 7 exploded while charging at night".

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Hamilton on pole for third year in a row at Monza

Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg was second but nearly half a second behind his great rival, while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will start from third on the grid alongside team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. "I've always had a pretty good reception when I get to Monza ", he said. "I only had one [pizza] last night not one and a half, normally when I come here I have two a night", he said on Skysports.

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European Union tax ruling 'total political crap,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Ireland's Financial Minister Michael Noonan said he " disagreed profoundly" with the Commission's ruling that will force Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes to the country, according to Reuters . Mr Cook said that in 2014 his company paid one of every 15 USA dollars of corporation tax in Ireland. But Apple has also long suggested it wasn't considering moving any of that money back soon-until there was corporate tax code changes in the US that would make such a move less costly.

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Apple accuses European Commission of 'political crap' over 13 billion Euro fine

Lew said he understood frustration with the slow progress of tax reforms in the United States, but "what I don't think is right is for these issues to be addressed in a way that undermines the spirit of economic cooperation and is inconsistent with well-established principles in tax law".

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Apple accuses European Commission of 'political crap' over 13 billion Euro fine

Lew said he understood frustration with the slow progress of tax reforms in the United States, but "what I don't think is right is for these issues to be addressed in a way that undermines the spirit of economic cooperation and is inconsistent with well-established principles in tax law".

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Ireland's €13 Bn Tax Benefits for Apple Illegal

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said USA taxpayers could ultimately bear the brunt of the decision, if Apple is forced to make the payment, because the company then could deduct the billions it pays Ireland from the US taxes it owes. The huge back-tax bill European authorities slapped on Apple has put a spotlight on $2.4 trillion in untaxed earnings parked offshore by USA companies, a tempting target for governments seeking to strengthen their finances.

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EU says Apple tax ruling not political and based on Apple data

That is how we feel. " Apple has always been about doing the right thing, never the easy thing". Conspicuously absent in Cook's rebuttal is any mention of the tax rate the company pays. Media reports even state that the US government is taking initiatives to repatriate the tax that Apple paid to the European Union. Apple says it paid $400 million in taxes in Ireland in 2014, and another $400 million to the U.S.

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Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 shipments after reports of "exploding" phones

In the meantime, brand new reports indicate that Samsung is considering a Galaxy Note 7 recall, at least in South Korea, and that battery worries are indeed real. The company is relying on the Galaxy Note 7 to drive its sales momentum for 2016 and retain its global leadership in the smartphone market. It halted shipments to local telcos on Wednesday following multiple reports of the exploding batteries in both Korea and overseas.

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Apple Cleaning House, Removing Abandoned Titles from App Store

The app's name will also continue to be associated with the developer, so that others can not come in and steal the name for themselves. Now, a similar malware named DressCode has been discovered in more than 40 apps in the Google Play Store.

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General Motors India recalls around 22000 units of Chevrolet Cruze

The inspection and prescribed repairs and even replacement are reported to take place during the review session and are assessed to take around one hour for finishing. "If we foresee a potential issue, we ensure that it is corrected as soon as possible, as part of our commitment to customer satisfaction". "Customers are also requested to contact their nearest Chevrolet dealership and schedule an appointment for vehicle inspection and correction".

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US tax code may allow dramatic retaliation in EU Apple case

As for the assertion that Apple was offered a 0.005% tax rate by Ireland, Cook calls it "total political crap". The United States has accused the European Union of grabbing revenue intended for USA coffers when it ordered Apple Inc to pay up to $US14.5 billion ($A19.3 billion) in back taxes, a decision that could cause friction at an global summit in China next week.

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Cabrera homers, drives in 4 runs as Tigers top Royals 7

Cabrera's home run came in the seventh inning off of Peter Moylan . Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the seventh i ... 3B Nick Castellanos (fractured fifth metacarpal of his left swing) took about 25 swings with a fungo off a tee. Royals: RHP Wade Davis , who went on the disabled list July 31 with a right flexor strain, was activated.

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With No Evidence They Work, FDA Bans Antibacterial Soaps

Do not assume that so-called antibacterial ingredients found in some soaps on shelves now (until the complete FDA ban takes place) are effective. Triclosan and triclocarban , two popular components of antimicrobial products, are on the FDA's list, along with 17 other ingredients.

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Colin Kaepernick Announces $1 Million Donation After Second National Anthem Protest

What you are doing takes a lot of courage, and I'd be lying if I said I knew what it was like to walk around in your shoes. He said that the controversy actually has helped Kaepernick develop a better relationship with his teammates via conversations more meaningful than any he'd previously had with them.

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Barack Obama to meet Theresa May in China at G20

In an unusually lengthy statement following the meeting, the White House said Obama had "underscored the United States' unwavering commitment to the security of its treaty allies". Erdoğan will also meet Obama before the summit begins. China announced on Saturday that it has ratified the emissions-cutting agreement reached last year in Paris, giving a big boost to efforts to bring the accord into effect by the end of this year.

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Apple Will Be Removing Apps That Are No Longer Functional

The email directs developers to the App Store Product Page for more guidance in this area. Generously used with apps that look to spam search keywords and overtake similar apps, Apple is now discouraging the use of lengthy names. The changes come as good news for users and developers. Monzo and Square are at the forefront of applying the SiriKit SDK develop applications that will enable users to ask Siri to send a secure payments without ever opening an app.

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FBI releases notes on Clinton's use of private email

In its summary of the interview with Clinton, the agency said she had received no direction on preserving or producing State Department records while transitioning out of her post . Building a case to charge Clinton for mishandling classified information hinged on whether investigators could prove that she either meant to do so or had been grossly negligent.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall for Exploding Batteries

The company admitted there have been 35 cases reported globally in the two weeks the phone has been on sale. According to Samsung's exchange programme, customers can either exchange their Galaxy Note 7 device with a new Galaxy Note 7 as early as next week or they can exchange it for a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge and get replacement of any Note 7 specific accessories with a refund of the price difference between devices.

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Nintendo 3DS Games are 2 for $30 at Toys R Us

The news came via a tweet from the official Nintendo of America Twitter account, which included a video of President of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime showing off the new unit. The New 3DS XL flavour has so far only been confirmed for North America, where it launches today for the usual price of $199.99. A special edition New Galaxy Style Nintendo 3DS XL is putting the "cosmic" into cosmetic novelty.

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Gallery: Meet the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debate moderators

Clinton and Trump have not yet issued responses to the moderators who were selected for the debates. In 2016, that would mean four candidates in the debates, including Clinton, Trump, Green Party nominee Jill Stein and Libertarian Gary Johnson.

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Alicia Keys Shares New Song 'Back to Life'

Well, today (September 2) marks another new song from Keys, but it's not associated with any album she's now working on. She takes a liking for chess and eventually gets support from her family and community in pursuit of her dream to become an global chess champion.

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Galaxy Note 7 Shipments Getting Delayed Due to Quality Testing

The company said the testing would not delay the Note 7's launch Thursday in Chinese online markets, and did not say if those phones are different from the ones sold in South Korea. The Chosun Ilbo quotes a staffer at a battery maker: "The rapid recharging function of the Galaxy Note 7 generates more heat than conventional recharging and puts a lot of strain on the battery".

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Dell unveils new Alienware Windows 10 PCs at PAX West

However, both the 17 and 15-inch models can be configured with quad-core Core i7 chips, up to 32GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage plus two battery choices - 68 Watt-Hour or 99 Watt-hour for serious play when away from a power outlet. Dell will offer models with up to a Core i7-6820HK processor (overclocked to 4.1 GHz) and there are options for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1070 graphics or AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics.