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Ubisoft To "Take More Risks" With Nintendo NX Games

What can we expect from Ubisoft? Games from companies outside of Nintendo weren't exactly flowing on to that machine, because why bother even going through that hassle to ship tens of copies that will never recoup the expenses spent on optimising a title for such a machine? "We always take disruptions on the positive side", he said.

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The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard (Daimler AG)

Four heads of state or oligarchs can sit face-to-face behind a glass partition in the back half of the auto, with complete VR9-class protection and Directive ERV blast resistance. The Pullman guard has the same six-litre twin-turbo V12 as the standard Pullman, rated for 390kW and 830Nm from just 1900rpm, but because of the weight of the Guard model (more than five tons!) it's electronically limited to a top speed of 160km/h.

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Tesla Tapped To Supply Power To Los Angeles

Tesla will supply 20 megawatts - 80 MW per hour - of battery storage for SoCal Edison, the largest subsidiary of Edison International (EIX). When Tesla's big battery system becomes operational by December 31, it will have a storage energy capacity of 80 megawatt/hours, enough to power more than 2,500 households for a day, Tesla said.

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India prohibits use of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on its flights

On Sept. 2, Samsung Electronics said in Seoul that it has chose to recall all of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold worldwide as some of the gadgets were founded faulty in battery. Late Friday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urged owners of the phone to turn them off and leave them off. Some operators and retailers will also offer customers a phone on loan until a replacement Note 7 is available.

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US stocks jump after Fed leaves interest rates unchanged

Fed officials also cut their median growth projection for 2016 to 1.8% from 2%, mirroring the drop in the longer-run forecast, based on median estimates. It used banks in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia to represent countries without negative rates. While hailing a pickup in activity since the sluggish first half of the year, the U.S.

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Chat Without Humanity: Google Allo Is Almost Too Brilliant

Google said that Allo would save conversations for a period of time before being deleted. As soon as you enter the app, you'll be greeted by Google Assistant . Although its chat options are similar to what you'll find in other chat apps, Allo does have some neat features that help it stand out from the crowd.

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Galaxy Note 7 recall: Samsung to launch apology ad

Samsung Electronics Co. has announced that it would start an exchange programme for owners of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in Bahrain early next week, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reports . Now, it looks like that this update will only happen in South Korea, as Samsung are happy that all the battery issues have been resolved in the replacement devices that are being shipped out to Europe.

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South Korea orders additional measures to ensure Samsung Note 7 battery safety

Galaxy Note 7 ran into trouble in many countries over reports of its battery issues, causing the phone to explode or catch fire. The product safety agency said Samsung had also agreed to send text messages to individual Note 7 users who still have not exchanged their possible unsafe phones for new ones.

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Syria war: John Kerry urges planes to be grounded

Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy said . Moscow has criticized Kerry's plan to keep Russian and Syrian planes out of the skies, while adding that the USA had come to its conclusions about Russia being responsible for the attack on the aid convoy despite an investigation not having taken place.

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Audi Is Saving The Manuals, One 2017 A4 Quattro at a Time

Audi has detailed the 2017 A4's new six-speed manual transmission and performance improvements. There's a new quattro all-wheel drive system too, meant to work better with the manual gearbox, that relies on both an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch at the rear of the transmission, and an integrated decoupler in the rear axle differential.

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3 changes in Apple's new iPhone software, and how to work them

There are some things hiding in Apple's new iOS 10 software that iPhone and iPad users still don't have access to. The iPhone 7 memes are out of control. Some of us found the default buzz unrealistic and over the top. You've got the BeatsX ($150), the PowerBeats3 ($200) and Solo3 on-ear headphones ($299.95) - all sporting the same wireless W1 chip as the AirPods.

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Google's Allo chat app is clever just not all that smart

If you have a Google Apps account (not @gmail), you may not get full Google Assistant integration either. That tool, referred to as Google Assistant , leverages all Google's power in storing and finding out information. "I get more cake that way". The first conversation you'll have is with Google Assistant . Sometimes incoming messages and pictures will generate " smart replies ", or generic responses that are meant to save you time and typing effort.

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Google stores 'transient' Allo messages until you delete them

The user attaches the new Allo app to one phone number, like Duo, but its ties are deep into the services of Google. If not, what messaging app do you use? If you want to make sure your chats are protected, you have to chat in Incognito mode , which also includes features such as discreet notifications and message expiration.

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Google'a Allo Will Only Work on One Device At a Time

On Allo this functionality is missing, even though on Google's other chat app - Hangouts - it is available. Like many third-party texting apps, Allo asks you to verify your phone number. The Google Assistant has not been launched yet but the Allo gives you a preview version of it and shows what it can do. Google will send text messages to non-Allo friends, but without the special effects.

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Theresa May set to trigger Article 50 by February, EU's Tusk says

Fico stood by the EU's values reiterating he was opposed to "cherry-picking" negotiations. One EU diplomat, said: "The word "chaos" was in the text that was presented to national delegations". Orban said that while the EU leaders had voted for voluntary refugee resettlement quotas, the EU parliament and the EU Commission transformed them into mandatory quotas.

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S.Korea orders battery safety measures for Samsung Note 7

If an owner somehow missed all those exhortions? They'll be available beginning tomorrow to owners of the original, Note 7 for in-store exchanges. The global recall of the latter certainly won't have aided the cause. Even though testing has commenced, it could be quite some time before the Galaxy S7, S7 edge or indeed the Note 7 sees any Nougat action. Samsung has been swift to address the issue.

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More battery checks for new Samsung Note 7 phones

The electronics giant's evolving strategy in coping with igniting batteries in what was a top-selling product - and taking quick steps to notify customers - offers a playbook on how to effectively handle a recall now that one is underway, say consumer advocates.

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AMD launches Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.9.2 update

You can download this new AMD driver from here. Also, AMD has fixed several issues, according to their pleasantly verbose release notes. Nvidia did the same thing yesterday with its Game Ready 372.90 driver release, and like that one, Crimson 16.9.2 is mostly comprised of optimizations for Forza Horizon 3 .

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Apple iPhone 7 costs more to make than IPhone 6S

The study noted that total BOM costs for the iPhone 7 are more in line with those of Samsung, though Apple still takes a higher margin. Another strong point of the dual-camera lens on the IPhone 7 Plus is that it continuously adjusts its exposure and focuses which results in stunning shots and videos.

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It's about buying Arsenal and turning it around- Dangote

An acquisition of the team would make him the first African owner of a team in England's Premier League . He said, "Right now, with what we're facing, over $20 billion of projects, I can not do both". Alisher Uzmanov, the Russian billionaire who owns a 30.04 per cent stake in the club, moved to deny rumours last month that he was considering selling his shares, insisting that he sees the Gunners as "a long-term investment for family and future generations".

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Two women killed in Donegal road traffic collision

Both women lived in the area but neither was originally from Ballybofey. A third person in the auto, a male, has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with non life-threraening injuries. Councillor Liam Doherty, from Sinn Féin, said it was the second tragedy in just over three years on the stretch of road. The scene of this afternoon's fatal road traffic accident outside Ballybofey.

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Apple customers complain of iPhone 7 hissing noise

Customers have been reporting a high-pitched whine or hissing noise coming from their devices, especially when running multiple apps. Is the case another problem that Apple must fix? There are also complaints that there is a loss of cellular service after switching the phone back from Airplane Mode.

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Every reason to believe bombing was an act of terror

He's already facing state charges in connection with the shootout that wounded two officers. Authorities are seeking 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami , a naturalized US citizen from Afghanistan. Authorities haven't publicly detailed how they believe he's connected to the bombings. Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested in connection with the bombings in NYC and New Jersey earlier this week.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 Now Available Early on EA/Origin Access

It comes with the 500GB Xbox One S and download codes for both the Xbox One and Windows 10 beta version of Minecraft for just $300. Configure your Xbox One S to turn on other devices, like your TV, audio/video receiver and cable/satellite receiver.

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One rate hike likely this year, says Yellen

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 163 points, or 0.9 percent, to 18,293. Futures on the S&P 500 Index declined 0.1 per cent after the underlying gauge climbed 1.1 per cent on Wednesday after the Fed announcement. Analysts say the Fed's rate hike is unlikely to have an immediate effect on mortgage rates. Dissent is growing among members of the Federal Open Market Committee as America's central bank again chose to pass on raising its benchmark interest rate.

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Google launches Allo - a messaging app that'll make Facebook jealous

Putting Google Assistant at the heart of Allo makes a lot more sense. This happens directly on chat, so that you'll not be required to leave the conversation because of some address search. "And of course, you can also chat one-one-one with your Assistant in Allo ". The company says this U-turn was taken to make Allo's standout feature , Google Assistant , be able to provide better context-relevant suggestions.

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What headphones does the iPhone 7 come with?

Both the phones come with a Retina HD display, which is said to be 25 per cent brighter than the screen on-board the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus. It is also priced at $369 and is available late October. What about those wireless Apple AirPods? The new AirPods are based on Bluetooth standards.

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IPhone 7 Home Button Is Useless With Gloves Or In Sports Armbands

Stephen Hackett , cofounder of podcast network Relay FM, tweeted that his iPhone 7 Plus "makes awful noises when under load", and shared an audio clip of the noise. The sound seemed to be emanating from the phone's rear, possibly due to the A10 processor facing near overload. Hackett explained that as he was restoring the software content of his brand new iPhone 7 Plus from the iCloud, he began hearing a unusual hissing sound emitting from the device.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 UK Exchange Program Is Active

Samsung has issued a statement that Galaxy Note 7 users in US will get replacement starting from September 21 while South Korean consumers will get replacement from September 28. Samsung in a statement, stated that, "since customers' safety is top priority, all Galaxy Note7 purchased are eligible for replacement regardless of the original place of purchase".

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Google Allo Messaging App Launches on iOS, Android

Users can customize pictures in the app by drawing on them. Living up to its title of being a smart messaging app , Google Allo comes with its very own artificial intelligence assistant just like Siri. Or, use Allo's Incognito mode ... Allo uses machine learning to help you chat faster and smarter (read: become lazier) by suggesting appropriate responses to messages you receive.

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IPhone 7 Users Complain About Hissing Sounds, Home Button

The hissing sound is generally found in electronic devices when there are a few new parts like chips, which are not well connected. They've got "solid-state" Home buttons that vibrate using an internal Taptic Engine rather than actually clicking, and once winter rolls around, some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners may have to get some special gloves to use their phones.

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Mars: "Skittles are candy. Refugees are people"

Donald Trump Jr. has come under fire once again for comments that were seen by many as insensitive to the plight of Syrian refugees. "It's an inappropriate analogy", Vice President of Corporate Affairs Denise Young said in a statement . "This is our refugee problem". "Is Donald Trump's new campaign slogan "Fear The Rainbow"?" wrote Twitter user @AngrySalmond. "They are probably not interested in what I have to say", said Kittos.

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Trump and Clinton deadlocked in North Carolina

It comwes amid a series of other polls that have shown Trump variously deadlocked or witin a few points of Clinton. Trump maintained higher levels of backing from the demographic, garnering 46 percent support to Clinton's 44 percent, but the difference is much narrower than in prior polls throughout the race.

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Apple iPhone 7: Did Take Long To Crack

Todesco's latest innovation with iOS 10 jailbreak enables Cydia to launch normally with full-functionality for Cydia Substrate as well as total-compatibility for multiple Substrate-based extensions in Cydia. You should then be able to find a folder named iPad Software Updates or iPhone Software Updates , depending on your device. Apple has now made it easier and "more fun" to message the people you want to stay in contact with by allowing you to easily send GIFs and animate the ...

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Here's How YouTube Are Rewarding You For Making The Site Less Terrible

On Wednesday it launched YouTube Heroes , a new program where its users can report things like inappropriate content to the company, earning points in the process that can be redeemed towards gaining early access to new site features. It's nothing major but will no doubt be enough to convince users to get trigger happy with their flagging. This news was reported by a YouTube India official at a conference in Kolkata, India on Tuesday.


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