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Snowden Plans to Vote in US Presidential Election While Exiled

Judging by the resoluteness of U.S. officials' tone, the chances President Barack Obama will pardon Edward Snowden appear very slim, and close to none before November's presidential election. While he has claimed that statements made by USA intelligence official James Clapper at a March 2013 congressional hearing amounted to a "breaking point" for him, the report said Snowden began to download classified documents eight months earlier.

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Tweets That Sum Up Our Feelings About Updating To iOS 10

He also tweets that Apple is firmly aware of this major bug and is now working on a more permanent fix. Apple cleared that problem up within a few hours, and it's unlikely the issues here will last for any significant period of time. All the three updates house heaps of new features, improvements, and bug fixes and will start empowering millions of Apple devices worldwide soon. iOS 10, which is the tenth major release of the iOS operating system, will be pre-installed on the iPhone 7 ...

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IPhone 7 unboxing: Apple's play for the future

In the United States and in the United Kingdom, the wait time is as long as two to three weeks, and those who are waiting for the Jet Black variant will have to wait up to five weeks as the model will have to go through a "nine-step anodization and polishing process".

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PlayStation 4 Pro will introduce HDR gaming; here's what it looks like

Yesterday's long-awaited Sony conference in NY finally put to rest months of speculation surrounding the so-called PlayStation 4 Neo - an updated version of the base PS4 console that offers improved performance and support for 4K gaming. Sony also announced existing PS4 consoles will get HDR compatibility, starting next week, via a firmware update. The company announced on Wednesday that the Playstation 4 Pro (previously referred to as the PS4 NEO) will launch on November 10th and run $399.

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Simultaneously Charge, Listen on iPhone 7 With Belkin Adapter

Apple made the "courageous" move and removed the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Another major change to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in high-gloss Jet Black, matte Black, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold color options. While the move did cause quite a bit of stir in the tech space, a lot of people are more anxious about the fact that they won't be able to charge their handsets ...

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IPhone 7 Plus Get The iFixit Treatment

It's also clear that if a person is after the new Jet Black variant, that person may need to wait up to five weeks for the iPhone 7 or hang on until November for a shiny black iPhone 7 Plus , Engadget reported . Earlier this week it issued a statement saying that all iPhone 7 Plus versions and the Jet Black iPhone 7 sold out quickly after going up for pre-order - and they will not be available to walk-in customers, as a result.

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Blizzard's BattleTag change now available

The move is similar to Microsoft's when they announced that they would allow players to change their Gamertag for a fee. "Whether you've outgrown your BattleTag or you've decided it's simply time for a change, you can update your BattleTag with just a few clicks", Blizzard says.

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Google Pixel & Pixel XL may be available from October

The company is said to try and duplicate the success it had with the previous Nexus 7 tablets, so a 2016 version is said to arrive soon. Just as a reminder, the OEM previously used Pixel to name its proprietary tablet and Chromebooks. Those who are anxious that Google will take a leaf out of Apple's book on the headphone jack can rest assured. Additionally, the Android Nougat will come preinstalled on the phone.

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Patterson (PTEN) Signs Agreement to Acquire Warrior Rig

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) traded down 0.236% on Friday, hitting $18.985. The company also has operations in the US with an office in Oklahoma City. EPS growth in past 5 year was -35.80% along with sales growth of 5.30% in the last five years. 0 analysts call it Overweight, while 2 think it is Underweight.

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Rosberg takes Singapore GP pole ahead of Ricciardo

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton is now just two points ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg who recorded back-to-back wins at the Belgian and Italian Grand Prix. It was a less positive start for Scuderia pal Sebastian Vettel, though, pulling into the garage in a very bad mood without setting a time , and ending his qualifying session prematurely.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Recalled Amidst 92 Incident Reports

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and that the replacement units will be in most retail locations by September 21. Original, September 2, 2016: Samsung has issued a massive recall of their last smartphone, the Galaxy Note7, after finding that the batteries of some of the phones exploded while they were charging, according to ABC News .

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Apple explains how iPhone 7 Home button/trackpad works screwing capacitive glove owners

The new "button" uses Apple's own Taptic Engine to provide feedback when it's pressed, and it's certainly one of the most interesting aspects about the phone. And even if you were able to get in, you wouldn't be able to use the Home button at all anyway. Tests have shown ( via MacRumors ) that using gloves designed for touch screens will get an iPhone 6s Plus to unlock but not an iPhone 7 Plus.

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!Xbox Beta App Updated with New Features and Improvements

It is available right now via Settings Phone Update Check for updates . Yesterday, I wrote about the surprise appearance of what we used to call " Messaging Everywhere " in the Skype Preview app in the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build.

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Microsoft fiddles results to show Edge is 'better' than Opera and Chrome

Opera secured second place in Microsoft's testing, but the company made a point to challenge the opacity of Microsoft's methods , and it even went so far as to craft a battery-life testing video of its own. Microsoft's latest data claims that edge has almost half the power consumption than that of Chrome . Microsoft said the improved efficiency of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update reflects a number of enhancements across the operating system, including improved background tab ...

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Extreme Networks buys Zebra's wireless LAN business for $55m

Networking solutions giant Extreme Networks announced Wednesday its recent acquisition of the LAN (local area network) business from Zebra Technologies, a tracking technology company. Extreme Networks' involvement in sports includes work with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Green Bay Packers and NFL, among others. Extreme Networks expects the transaction to be accretive to cash flow and earnings for its fiscal year 2017, and expects to generate over $115 million in annualised revenues from ...

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What's New in iOS 10?

After the initially confusion from downloading the newest update on September 13, we can now take a look into the hidden gems iOS has to offer. Before installing any new software update, it is always preferable to create a backup in orderto ensure that if anything goes wrong during the installation process, you will not lose any of your saved data.

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Terminally-ill minor in Belgium helped to die for first time

The head of Belgium's federal euthanasia commission Professor Wim Distelmans said the death was reported to his committee by a local doctor. He described it as an exceptional case of a child with a terminal illness, but would not confirm any details about the child, the Het Nieuwsblad reports.

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Reasons Why Buying An iPhone 7 Might Not Be A Good Idea

A few additional bits and pieces should be glanced upon in our article of iPhone 7 "gotchas" - everything from a lack of liquid damage warranty to the scratch resistance (or lack thereof) in the Jet Black edition. Belkin claims that it worked closely with Apple to build this product. Apple will accept pre-orders in first wave launch countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, ...

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Lines form overnight in front of Apple stores for iPhone 7 release

But across Singapore, there were few queues because the major telcos ensure that all pre-order customers receive a phone. The companies all announced free iPhone 7 deals that require customers to trade in a qualifying iPhone (iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, or iPhone 6s Plus ) and agree to a two-year contract.

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Toronto protest against US pipeline

Bernie Sanders and others speak. Miami Valley residents joined a national protest Tuesday in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to ask President Obama to permanently stop the Dakota Access pipeline. The Morton County Sheriff's Office said about 50 law enforcement police responded to events the site near Glen Ullin Tuesday after construction workers said they had been " swarmed " by protesters and that two people had " attached " themselves to equipment.

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Apple iOS 10 update causing problems for some iPhone users

Not all of them seem immediately useful, but these new additions give you more options if you believe that you can sum up your thoughts better in emoji form. At launch, Siri is limited to interacting with messaging, voice, ride-sharing, fitness, finance, and photo apps, so you won't quite be able to make a lazy takeaway order yet, but it's nonetheless an improvement that makes Siri a lot more powerful.

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House committee to make Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf testify

If the information is not provided, Hensarling said the committee will consider using subpoenas to obtain the information necessary to conduct proper oversight into the matter. Either way, there's a big problem at Wells Fargo ". Even if appears the executive purposefully attempted to avoid knowing about the fraud, prosecutors may be able to build a case, said Garrett.

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Elon Musk Impersonator Now Target Of Tesla Lawsuit

Joshua Brown crashed and died in Florida on May 7 in a Tesla vehicle that was operating on autopilot, which means that Brown's hands were not on the steering wheel. Mobileye previously had said its system was never created to spot cross traffic, but it didn't know if Tesla had modified the system. Beyond giving radar a greater role, Tesla's upcoming Autopilot update will ensure drivers stay alert when using Autopilot.

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Microsoft Claims Edge Browser Is Far Better than Chrome for Battery Life

Microsoft conducted tests against its three biggest rivals, and said that Edge, when used with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, uses 24 per cent less power than Chrome, 32 per cent less than Opera and 43 per cent less than Firefox. "The Chrome team recently released a similar video where they focused on comparing the latest version of Chrome to a release from past year to demonstrate some improvements, however they didn't include other browsers in this test", says a Microsoft ...

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Tesla suing oil executive for impersonating Elon Musk

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which along with the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash that killed former Navy Seal Joshua Brown, would not comment. Later in the year, Tesla deployed the system, which can maintain a set speed, keep the auto within its lane and brake automatically. Tesla says it tells drivers that they must continue to pay attention while Autopilot is working and be ready to retake control of the vehicle.

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Check Out The New NBA 2K17 'Momentous' Trailer

The Early Tip-Off Weekend started in last year's installment of the game and 2K Games is bringing it to " NBA 2K17 ". These are known as pre-downloads and for the National Basketball Association 2K17, they are expected to start on September 14.

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New iPhone hits stores today

In a statement, the tech company explains the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in jet black have sold out during the online pre-order period; however, there is still hope for those who may want that color. "We note that this preorder success could also be attributed to carriers reintroducing a subsidy-like model, with all 4 major U.S. carriers offering the iPhone 7 for free (paid off in 24-30 month installments) if the customer agrees to trade in their iPhone 6/6s and keeps the iPhone 7 active for 2 ...

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Henry to replace Southee for India tests

Meanwhile, Tom Latham and skipper Kane Williamson notched half centuries as New Zealand began their tour of India in solid but unspectacular fashion. He was included in New Zealand's Test squads for the tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa but did not play in any of the four Tests.

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Eager Apple fans in Toronto await the iPhone 7

Record pre-orders have been announced by the two online selling company and according to unconfirmed reports about 100 million iPhones will be made until the end of the year by the Apple . If you're desperate to throw hundreds of pounds of your hard-earned cash at Apple for an iPhone 7 Plus, we've got some bad news. Even employees and officials who didn't buy the iPhone 7 on time , will not be able to get it.

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Buyers are kept waiting for iPhone 7

Customers pay a monthly fee and can upgrade their handset once a year, potentially stabilizing iPhone sales in weaker years and helping Apple predict revenue more accurately. Apple also faces stiff competition from traditional rival Samsung, although the South Korean giant is now on the back foot after being forced into a massive recall because of exploding batteries.

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Samsung to limit battery charging on Galaxy Note 7 to 60%

Despite the great risks an exploding battery poses, not all Galaxy Note 7 owners sent their device back to Samsung. The Associated Press has reported on a South Korean newspaper carrying advertising from Samsung detailing the update, which will begin in South Korea on 20 September.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 On Sale Again On September 28

If the phone is included in the recall, which nearly all phones sold in the USA are, customers can take the phone back to Samsung directly or to their carrier to receive a refund or a replacement phone. Meanwhile, Samsung is rolling out a jury rigged software fix that will prevent batteries charging beyond 60 per cent, limiting the fire risk. Only 130,000 Note 7 units have been returned as part of Samsung's exchange program, according to Baxter.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes in man's trouser pocket

Galaxy Note 7 is susceptible to catching fire due to a volatile battery and Samsung has been forced to recall approximately 1 million units that were sold in the United States. Samsung announced then that it would replace any Note 7 phones it had sold, with replacements available within a week. As a precaution, the FAA is telling airline passengers to turn off their Galaxy Note 7 phones, keep them unplugged from the charger, and out of their checked baggage.

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Burnley matter more than Brugge to Leicester

There will be more troublesome match than this, however the premier league champions demonstrated a change and resistance that proposes potential to get wealth more ground at the most imperative motivation behind the line level of European club football.

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Dubai's Apple store to begin selling iPhone 7 on Sept 17

Although Apple partially got rid of "Slide to Unlock" when it released iOS 7, the feature has been a staple since the first iPhone launched in 2007. iPhone Upgrade Program members who felt jilted last Friday when pre-orders began and they couldn't score a new iPhone 7 may have a chance to get in on this week's launch day action.


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