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US moves to regulate self-driving cars

Raffi Krikorian, director of Uber Advanced Technologies Center (ATC) in Pittsburgh, the company's main facility for testing self-driving vehicles, said: "That pilot really pushes the ball forward for us". But the language "clearly affects" the company, he said. Not resting on its laurels, Uber recently announced a $300 million deal with automobile manufacturer Volvo and bought tech start-up Otto Motors for US$680 million, that specialises in autonomous driving trucks.

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What you should do if you have a Yahoo account

According to Yahoo , the hack compromised account information like name , address, birthday, possibly even some unencrypted security questions and answers. A state-sponsored actor likely carried out the Yahoo hack, according to a company support post . The hack's confirmation comes almost two months after Verizon announced plans to acquire Yahoo! The first and easiest step would be to update their account details, and more importantly change the password .

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Brad Pitt investigated for allegedly abusing his children

According to the celebrity website TMZ , Los Angeles police began probing Brad based on an anonymous tip received by the Department of Children and Family Services, as is systematic following any report of child abuse. People reported that Jolie and their other five children were present at the time of the alleged incident. But now a source close to the actor has told People magazine that there had been a row between the famous couple on the private jet, with the family on ...

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) earnings reaction history

If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The Stock has its 52-week High of $23.53 and 52-Week Low of $11.63 and it touched its 52-week high on Sep 22, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

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Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s AI-Messaging App Launching This Week

But too often we have to hit pause on our conversations - whether it's to check the status of a flight or look up that new restaurant. The company had revealed hints of launching its new messaging app Allo in its I/O conference in May. Allo also provides flexibility to access as users do not have to open a Google account for using the app. You no longer need to leave a conversation with friends just to grab an address, share your favorite YouTube video, or pick a dinner spot.

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Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Finally Face Off, With Democracy Itself at Stake

Twenty-six per cent of Republican registered voters have an unfavourable opinion of their party's nominee, while 21 per cent of Democratic voters have an unfavourable opinion of theirs. Hillary Clinton is leading based on the same factors that have been swinging presidential elections for decades. On immigration, they prefer her by 54-41.

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IHeartMedia Introduces Two Paid Streaming Services

Most people in the USA still rely on FM radio to discover new music, according to research firm MusicWatch Inc., even those who pay for on-demand services that feature celebrity curators and algorithms aimed at catering to users' individual tastes.

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Twitter sale: Google reportedly in talks to buy site

News of a possible sale has sent Twitter stock up over 20 percent. Twitter could receive a formal bid shortly, sources told CNBC . No doubt all this talk of Twitter and the heavyweight tech firms involved in a potential bidding war will be music to the ears of investors, who will hope for a sizeable pay day if a deal is struck.

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EFL Cup 4th Round Draw: Manchester United v Manchester City

Rooney has been receiving criticism for his lackadaisical performances since the start of the season, but Manchester United's recent three-game losing streak increased the questions about his place in the starting eleven. 'It's out of my control, but the Einsteins need money to live. "I was here, there and everywhere during that game trying to find gaps and help the team win the game".

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Google's parent company might want to buy Twitter

US-listed Twitter shares were up 3.38 USA dollars at 21.95 U.S. dollars per share. Salesforce shares fell more than 3%, while Alphabet dipped around 0.25%. Salesforce .com, for example, might see a fit with its database management software. Twitter has tried to expand its platform by increasing its live streamed sports coverage.

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Twitter shares surge 21% on reports that it is in takeover talks

Shares of the microblogging platform rose nearly 22 percent Friday to $22.66 in mid-day trading. Co-founder Jack Dorsey returned as Twitter's CEO about a year ago , but the company hasn't shown the path correction that many investors hoped for .

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Ajay, Kajol visit Facebook campus

We'd been hearing about Kajol joining Facebook officially to commemorate the visit, and on Friday, she treated fans with her debut post - a short video, in which she wished her mother, veteran actress Tanuja, who celebrated her birthday on September 23.

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Samsung officially postpones launch of Galaxy Note7 in Nigeria

With consumers reporting that the high-end phones were overheating and catching fire, Samsung stopped sales on September 2, just two weeks its launch, and recalled 2.5 million units citing a battery manufacturing error. The firm is already issuing replacement devices using what it says are safe batteries in several markets including South Korea and the United States.

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Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Laser Now Available On Amazon US

On the back, there's a 16-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash that should provide users with advanced features, while in the front there's a secondary 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. The unlocked units also carry a 1-year USA warranty, so you shouldn't worry about any issues with regards to support. The two smartphones were announced by Asus in May this year as part of its ZenFone 3 lineup, which also include the ZenFone 3 Max, Zenfone 3 and ZenFone 3 Ultra.

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United Kingdom broadband customers also affected by Yahoo hack

According to the investigation of the company , the attack was committed by a "state-sponsored actor". "If you are, or were, a user of any Yahoo accounts or their photo sharing site known as Flickr, you should change your password immediately", said Ken Colburn, of Data Doctors .

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Yahoo facing lawsuits in the wake of massive data breach

While news of a hack might worry users over compromised photos, leaked information and such stuff, the fact remained, however, that the average person was among millions, say some commentators. However, luckily for Yahoo's users, the hackers could not lay their hands on bank account information and payment card data. While it was not immediately clear if the data breach could impact the closing of the deal or the price, Verizon said it was reviewing the new information.

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Apple nixes $10000 Gold Edition Apple Watch, replaces it with Ceramic model

But the world has changed, consumers aren't as forgiving-heck, many are still seething over their useless 30-pin speaker docks-and they have a lot more choices. A one-step process lets them pick up audio from either an iPhone or Apple Watch which presumably would at least require some variant of a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi transmission.

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Air travellers told not to use Samsung Note 7 on airplanes

As soon as the examination indicated serious risk on the Note 7 owners, the company warned airline passengers not to switch on their mobile phones on their journey by air. Samsung recalled 2.5 million phones last week after a United States family's jeep caught fire due to the explosion of the phone. However, notices of the return program were posted on Samsung's global website as well as those of several countries not listed in initial statements about the battery problem.

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Ted Cruz reverses, says he'll vote for Donald Trump in November

Earlier this summer at the Republican National Convention, Cruz refused to endorse Trump , telling the delegation gathered in Cleveland to "vote your conscience" instead. "Lyin' Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a G.Q. (magazine) shoot in his ad". January 15: Cruz criticizes Trump for embodying "New York values" - but instead attacks all New Yorkers.

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Google's new messaging app is shockingly similar to WhatsApp

The overall text messaging features and registration process to use Allo is quite similar to what other apps have been doing. Google had announced Duo and Allo at its I/O developer conference in May this year. Find restaurants nearby, share videos to watch, and get answers, right in your conversation with friends. End-to-end encryption has not been used as Google wants to read your conversations to reply with its Assistant.

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Samsung to replace or refund 1 million US Galaxy Note 7 phones

Samsung has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately thanks to the massive exchange program it's undertaken for the Galaxy Note 7 in countries across the world. "I think I would", said Robert Lerner, a 64-year-old financial consultant who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. "I love the phone". The 23-year-old said he's now using an old phone borrowed from a friend, which he said was "really impractical".

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Oculus Founder Bankrolling Anti-Clinton Memes

Nimble America has so far funded a billboard in Pittsburgh depicting Clinton with the words " Too Big to Jail ", and is proliferating alt-right meme posts throughout the internet. Palmer Luckey has admitted to funding a pro-Trump lobbyist group. The company sold to Facebook in 2014 and Forbes now estimates that the 24-year-old is worth $ 700 million .

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Yahoo data breach 'involves eight million UK user accounts'

If you used the same email and password for your Yahoo account as you do on, say, Amazon, then someone will eventually get hold of it and use it: you'll find mysterious purchases (probably of high-value tokens sent to an email address , which will then use them to buy the real goods).

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IPhone 7 Plus portrait mode available now

These lenses allow the phone camera to produce the same quality of photos as what cameras with a telephoto lens can capture. Looks like some users have been reporting "No Service" messages after switching off Airplane Mode which can be a big issue for people and flight companies.

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Infinite Warfare Beta PS4 And Xbox One Release Date And Start Times

On every date, the beta time will go from 10 AM Pacific Time to 5 PM Greenwich Mean Time. Those who pre-ordered the game on PS4 will get first access on October 14 at 10 AM PT. Movement in Infinite Warfare has been built upon the fluid, momentum-based style of Call of Duty: Black Ops III , and has evolved to custom fit the new combat system, while still feeling familiar to any seasoned Call of Duty player.

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Green Day "Still Breathing" (lyric video)

Unfortunately, fans looking to brush up on the lyrics to sing along at the band's Toronto appearance are out of luck. After postponing the first few dates of their USA club tour due to illness, Green Day is expected to hit the road in support of Revolution Road starting September 26 in Columbus, Ohio.

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First impressions of the iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 , with a 4.7-inch display, will cost United States dollars 649 while the 5.5 inch iPhone7 Plus will come at a price tag of USD 769. Apple made a huge announcement today for the fall of 2016 as they unveiled several new products, including the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus .

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Are you a Yahoo account holder? Here's what you need to know

Hackers backed by an anonymous foreign government had breached into more than 500 million Yahoo accounts , the company officially confirmed on Thursday. "We are asking potentially affected users to promptly change their passwords and adopt alternate means of account verification", the statement added.

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Video shows deadly encounter between police, black man

Officer in background: Drop the f--ing gun. It's unclear if they are checking him for weapons or attempting to give first aid. Keith don't let them break the windows. The largely peaceful Thursday night (Friday NZT) demonstrations in the city's business district, watched over by rifle-toting members of the National Guard, called on police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man earlier this week.

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Keith Scott's Family Releases Cell-Phone Video of Police Shooting

I mean, did you all call the ambulance? Should Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police release the Keith Lamont Scott fatal shooting videos? Police have declined to release video footage of the incident despite calls from Scott's family and protesters.

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Yahoo hacker 'working on behalf of a foreign government'

Spark was working closely with Yahoo to identify any customers who may be affected spokeswoman Michelle Baguley said. To maintain a secure online profile, Spark advises all Xtra users to regularly update account settings with a strong, difficult-to-predict password.

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Titanfall 2's New 1v1 Mode Is Accessible by Drinking Mountain Dew

Titanfall 2 launches next month with a selection of competitive multiplayer maps that includes the returning "Hardpoint" and the fast-paced "Pilots vs. That and a plate of delicious wings at Buffalo Wild Wings (where wings, beer, sports, and now video games come together)? This is far from the first time Doritos and Mountain Dew have helped to promote a first-person shooter.

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Man Slashed with Box Cutter on D Train at Bryant Park Station

Irene Malinowski, 72, from Pennsylvania, was walking on West 42nd Street on her way to meet friends when she saw an injured man standing on the corner surrounded by officers. The two men were arguing on the train when the attacker allegedly pulled out a box cutter and slashed the victim. Police are also appealing for a man in a gray shirt who went above-ground after the stabbing.

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Good job the iPhone 7 is waterproof - hundreds queue for Apple launch

Speaking to the popularity of the iPhone 7 , most prospective buyers hoping to walk into an Apple retail store and pick up the iPhone 7 model of their choice may be in for a rude awakening. Apple Inc. said initial quantities of the iPhone 7 Plus have sold out globally. There is luck that maybe a partner will have a few iPhone 7 Plus models and the iPhone 7 in jet black left.

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Why You're Seeing More Ads on Instagram

In the two months since the app started offering business profiles, over 1.5 million businesses have adopted the format. Advertisers on Instagram are based around the world, with the most coming from the US, Brazil, the UK, Australia and Canada.