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Apple bets big on a wireless world

The adapter is dubbed as Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar will be selling at a cost of $39.95 (approx Rs 2,700) and will be available on Belkin's website and Apple's online as well as retail stores. The AirPod headphones features the company's first Apple W1 wireless chip, two accelerometers, two optical sensors, two beam-forming microphones, an antenna, and a small battery that can power it for five hours with listening and talk time being 2 hours.

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Twitter shares rocket on report of possible sale

The value of Twitter is seen as lying partly in its data as well as its status as a social media platform, according to CNBC . Shares of Google parent Alphabet were down slightly at $814.65 in morning trading. We've reached out for comment from Twitter regarding the rumor and will update this piece once we hear back from the company. Representatives for Twitter , Microsoft and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Wenger hails Arsenal after win over Chelsea

Wenger's side have looked physically intimidated by Chelsea in the past but they were in the driving seat from the start of Saturday's encounter, capitalising on awful defending by the visitors to storm into a 2-0 lead within 15 minutes. We couldn't ever say to the players: 'You've always done it against Chelsea,' because that wasn't true. "I told them to focus on the quality of football, to have belief, and today they did that".

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Is Twitter about to be bought by Google?

According to the report, Twitter's board of directors are "largely desirous" of the deal, but that a sale isn't imminent. Morningstar analyst Ali Mogharabi said Alphabet would be the best acquirer for Twitter since it has not yet been able to crack social media on its own despite several efforts.

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Is salesforce.com, inc. about to Acquire Twitter Inc?

Rumors about a Twitter sale have been swirling for months, as Twitter has struggled to impress investors and grow its almost flat-lined monthly userbase of 313 million people. What reasons do you believe these companies could have in acquiring Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)? Shares closed at $22.62 Friday, its highest close since December 2015.

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Cops warn of malware-infected USB sticks placed in mailboxes

Back in April, we reported about how vulnerable we are to malware shared through these abundant and inconspicuous devices. The devices have been used in the past to carry and deliver viruses to computers, and have been referred to by cybersecurity experts as "critically flawed".

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Irish returns for Galaxy Note 7's started - here's how to do it

Meanwhile, Samsung has sold shares it held in four technology companies, including United States chipmaker Rambus and Japan's Sharp, to free up money and focus on its main business, including smartphone, and probably to cover the cost of the Note 7 recall, reports said.

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Questions Donald Trump Faces Heading Into The First Debate

CNN previously reported that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is playing Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine in debate preps with Mike Pence. Trump also insulted Cruz's wife, Heidi, retweeting an unflattering picture of her alongside a modeling photo of his own wife, Melania Trump, and threatening on Twitter to "spill the beans" about Mrs.

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Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'

Trump's temperament, and his comments about women and minorities, is expected to come up in Monday's nationally televised faceoff - especially amid escalating racial tensions in many communities following the police shootings of black men in Oklahoma and North Carolina.

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Apple iPhone 7: There's a lightning to headphone jack adapter

While the 32GB phone will be available for Rs 60,000, the pricing of the other models was not disclosed. iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch display with 3D touch, while iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch. The new iPhone is available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB internal storage capacities from four leading carriers in the US. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be released this year in 29 countries.

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Samsung Note 2 catches fire mid air

Aviation regulators including India's DGCA as well as those in Canada and Australia, earlier this month announced restrictions on the use of the Note 7 in flights after the US Federal Aviation Administration warned about a potential fire hazard.

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Perfect Manchester City eclipse United again

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri took a really jawdropping decision to substitute Jamie Vardy and Mahrez - their two key players - in the half time. On seven minutes the Korean fooled keeper Victor Valdes with a double feint after a one-two with Vincent Janssen. Without Rooney and Marouane Fellaini, United were rampant in the first half and went into half-time with a 4-0 lead.

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Apple Airpods: Price And Durability Affecting Sales

If you still have your heart set on purchasing one of those shiny-black iPhones (even though matte is clearly the better choice), don't worry. The new Lightning standard makes for a more compact device connector - but it also ties in neatly with Apple's AirPods - which will come in at a cool £159.

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Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump

Nonetheless, Cruz's statement signaled an effort to help unite a divided GOP less than seven weeks before Election Day. "I don't want his endorsement", Trump had said after the convention snub. The Texas Tribune caught up with the senator and asked how he could support Trump given that he has not publicly apologized. But Cruz had been under enormous pressure to stand with his party - from the GOP leadership in Texas and nationally, as well as from some of his biggest donors and from ...

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Poor sales of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus during launch weekend exposed

According to him, it was a little hard to jailbreak the iPhone 7 running iOS 10. It is worth noting that Apple has not officially revealed the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus's first weekend sales figure. The iOS 10.0.2 is going to smooth out a number of issues faced by Apple device. The iOS 10 provides an ability to express greetings with animations including the capability to deliver messages decorated with fireballs, heartbeats, sketches, stickers, and emojis.

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Smartphone emits smoke in Chennai-bound IndiGo aircraft, DGCA summons company

Panic ensued on board an IndiGo worldwide flight on Friday early morning when smoke began issuing from the overhead storage bin, officials said. According to PTI, the latter is going to issue a fresh advisory regarding its products and has asked airlines to counsel passengers to switch off their Note handset while on a flight.

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Google May Be Interested in Buying Twitter

The rumblings of a potential buyout put Twitter's stock up 20 percent on Friday, but no sale is imminent. So far, Twitter has already traded half its 30-day average volume of 24 million shares. Mr. Afshar in his tweet said that Twitter has a personal learning network, the best real-time and context rich news, and a great place for promoting others.

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Spark caught up in Yahoo hack

The Yahoo data breach includes eight million user accounts in the United Kingdom, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has said. However, the company has asserted that no financial information has been obtained by the hacker . Much of the attention to the hack focused on current Yahoo email users. When you log in to your Yahoo account you should get the Security notice, which will ask you to change to your account security information.

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Man sues Samsung after 'phone exploded in pocket'

Thousands camped out overnight to get their hands on the phone, while rival Samsung is asking customers to keep their hands off the new Galaxy Note-7 because of a potentially risky problem with that phone's battery. Tesla responded by adding a stronger underbody to protect a vehicle's massive battery. That problem was fixed. "At present, Samsung continues to work hard with production to expedite newly-produced shipments to various markets in succession for as quick delivery to customers ...

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Samsung is already selling 'new' non-exploding Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung is now offering an exchange program after a recall for the Galaxy Note 7. However, the FAA revised its warning and stated that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users should also protect the unit's power button to prevent unintentional activation, CNN reported .

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Twitter surges more than 21% amid potential sale report

The suiters courting Twitter are said to be interested in the data the company generates from its 313 million active users. According to the report , Microsoft's supposed expression of interest to acquire Twitter is in part a play to drive up the price to keep Salesforce , a cloud computing company, from buying it.

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Civilization VI trailer roams around Rome

Its special ability allows every city to start with a trading post, and if it's in range of a trade route, the cities automatically get roads to them, saving your builders time and effort. The Legion is the Roman's unique unit and although they are more expensive to build than the swordsmen they replace they are stronger and also function as military engineers meaning they can build roads and forts.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Yahoo Hack

Yahoo is sending a security notice out to its subscribers urging them to change their passwords and their security questions. It is also advising them to change their security questions and answers on other services if they used similar ones on Yahoo .

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Twitter 'closer to a sale'

The beleaguered firm is engaged in conversations with potential suitors that are said to include Salesforce .com and Alphabet unit Google , among others, CNBC said quoting unnamed sources. The report said the two companies aren't the only ones interested in Jack Dorsey's startup, which has "several" potential bidders. Twitter also lags behind image sharing service Instagram, which has 500 million monthly active users, and messaging platform WhatsApp, which has more than 1 billion.

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Watchdog tells Microsoft to refund Windows 10 update victims

Which? surveyed more than 5,500 of its members in June, and said that 12% of the 2,500 who had upgraded to Windows 10 had later reverted to an earlier version. Regardless of the motives, Microsoft's handling of the Windows 10 upgrade process was heavily criticized by both users and governments alike, and has opened the company to legal liability in some instances.

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Microsoft told to compensate after Windows 10 'affected' PCs

With the recent reports suggesting the Lumia brand to be discontinued by the end of the year, it seems Windows 10 Mobile will stay at 14 percent with Windows Phone 8.1 being the most popular iteration, making 78 percent of all Windows Mobile market.

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Yahoo sued over 2014 mega hack

The number of compromised Yahoo accounts doesn't exactly represent half a billion individuals-some users have multiple Yahoo accounts, and some accounts are shared by groups of people-but, still, a not-insignificant portion of the world's Internet users have had their names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and other details exposed.

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Tracy Brabin starts canvassing for Jo Cox by-election

Ms Brabin, who was selected over the other shortlisted candidate, Jane Thomas, was born in Batley and worked with Mrs Cox on her campaign to save the town's library. Ukip member Waqas Ali Khan will stand as an independent and Jack Buckby will stand for the rightwing party Liberty GB. "No one can replace Jo, but I promise that if you put your faith in me at this by-election, I will be a loud, proud and strong Yorkshire voice speaking up for everyone in Batley and Spen".

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Karius is Klopp's new No 1

However, in a devastating show of tact and professionalism, the French centre-back made sure to inform his Snapchat followers (on the eve of a match , no less) that he's now fit and fully ready to play, and has been for the past three weeks.

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Galifianakis Asks Hillary: 'What's the Best Way to Reach You? Email?'

She deadpans: "Not a good idea around the Secret Service". Hillary Clinton , in a segment aired on Thursday, was relentlessly grilled about her decision-making, her bout with pneumonia, the email scandal and her flip-flop on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Barack Obama says Donald Trump should visit to new African-American museum

President Obama brought up the stark example of the horrific conditions blacks suffered in this country during slavery as a way to push back against Donald Trump's claim that African-American communities right now are in the worst shape 'ever, ever, ever'.

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3 al-Qaida suspects killed in drone strike in Yemen

A commander of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch was killed Thursday in a U.S. drone strike in the country's central province of al-Baydha, a security official told Xinhua. One of those killed was reportedly a local commander of the terrorist group. The U.S. has targeted AQAP many times in recent years, and in 2011, Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born cleric, who had reportedly become an al Qaeda leader in Yemen, was killed in an airstrike.

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New Line picks up Fruit Ninja movie

People went to "The Angry Birds Movie", didn't they? The story will involved "a team of misfits who are recruited to become Fruit Ninjas in order to save the world". It will also feature J.P. Lavin and Chad Damiani , both of whom will be writing the script. Following in the footsteps of other giants in the mobile industry, such as Rovio, Halfbrick plans to turn its Fruit Ninja smash hit into a movie.

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You will get your recalled Galaxy Note7 back very soon

Meanwhile, Samsung had previously said initial investigations showed faulty batteries as the cause of the fire hazard. For existing Malaysian Galaxy Note7 users who wish to have their current devices replaced, the procedure will start on 29th September 2016 onwards.

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Sedins relishing chance for major title at World Cup

That went unsaid Thursday, but the numbers speak for themselves. Previous losses to Team Europe and Canada eliminated the US from contention, and its round-robin finale had no meaning for either team. Goalie Carey Price is on, and Canada looks unstoppable as usual. They've won 13 straight best-on-best games dating back to 2010, rolling through the preliminary round here in Toronto with next to no real tension.