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BlackBerry To Stop Making Smartphones

In keeping with this announcement, John Chen, the company's CEO, notes that BlackBerry doubled its software revenue year over year. BlackBerry is to stop making phones - ending 14 years of business that at one point saw the brand as one of the biggest mobile manufacturers in the world.

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Now Siri Allows iPhone Users to Send WhatsApp Messages

Some T-Mobile users aren't that fortunate it seems as they are facing connectivity issues after updating their devices to the latest and greatest software update from Apple . It's possible iOS 10 could have had an even stronger launch if not for that initial hiccup, but it's still been an impressive first 24 hours. To recover their phones, users must connect and then reset the devices by holding down the home and power buttons.

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Clinton appeals to young Americans, as Trump courts Polish vote

Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, by saying the "deal he made with Hillary was not the right thing" and that Sanders "sold out to the devil" by supporting his former opponent Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Suffolk Poll: Clinton Leads Trump by 6 Points in Nevada

Newsweek reported Thursday that Trump explored business opportunities in Cuba in the late 1990s, apparently in violation of the USA embargo. Clinton's lead in MI brings is similar to margins she had in August coming out of the Democratic National Convention, but polling in September showed she was lead over Trump had narrowed to between 3 and 6 points.

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Police to release videos of shooting of black man in Charlotte

A dashboard camera from a police vehicle showed Keith Scott, killed on Tuesday, exiting his auto and backing away from it. Police shout to him to drop the gun, but it is not clear that he has anything in his hand. The city has been on edge since Scott's slaying. The demonstrations reached a violent crescendo Wednesday before the National Guard was called in a day later to maintain order.

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S. Korea's defense ministry announces location for THAAD battery

China and Russian Federation remain opposed to Thaad as they believe it will destabilise the region. "The test results showed the Lotte Skyhill Country Club is the most optimal site for THAAD in terms of six principles", Moon Sang-gyun, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense, told Yonhap News Agency .

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Twitter Internally Debates Selling Off to Google, Salesforce, or Verizon

Shares of the microblogging platform rose nearly 22 percent Friday to $22.66 in mid-day trading. Recently Twitter has introduced new features to improve user experience , keep users, and bring in new users. 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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Steelers plan to play Le'Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams together

With fresh legs under him, Bell will see "a lot" of action on Sunday night. Backup running back DeAngelo Williams played well in Bell's place, despite rushing for only 21 yards against the Eagles. According to Pro Football Focus, Wentz now ranks third among all NFL quarterbacks in terms of dropped passes. However that may not now be the case - if the recent comments from Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin are to be believed.

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Renault Zoe Debuts In Paris With Record 250-Mile NED Range

The Renault Trezor is a Grand Tourer that uses an all-electric powertrain to turn the wheels. The fuel-filler has been replaced by an analogue charge gauge, while the rear lighting employs fibre optics and a red laser. That carbon fibre body is almost as long as a Range Rover Sport, which is quite something when you learn it weighs a not-so-portly 1,600kg. Van den Acker concedes that even when the technology becomes available he'd be lying if he said every element of the Trezor concept ...

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Quantum Break on Steam Lacks SLI, DirectX 12 Support

For those that need a refresher Quantum Break is the latest game from the house of Max Payne, an ambitious sprawling action sci-fi that blends live-action footage with in-game choices. In case you weren't aware of, the Steam version only supports DX11. Time exclusivity may work for the "got to have it first" crowd, but anyone else may be better of waiting for the Steam release or the retail release of highly anticipated games (because cheaper or more stuff).

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Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

Researchers surveyed 1,204 adults from September 14-20, 2016. Of the 1,204 American adults who responded, 77% think prescription drug costs are unreasonable, which is up from 72% previous year. Only 47 percent of those surveyed favor eliminating prescription drug ads, which gained considerable attention previous year when the American Medical Association publicly called for a ban on such advertising.

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Skype for iOS Devices Updated With Siri and CallKit Support

Skype for iOS has a new major update which aims to bring a bunch of new features for iOS 10 users. Just like calling from your phone's contacts, a simple command like "call Joe Smith" will lead Siri to the Skype contact - assuming it's saved in your iOS device.

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Bethesda Hosting Live Concert to Celebrate Skyrim Remaster

Today, I'm seeing reports of a concert of Skyrim . But the new one Bethesda is bringing to the London Palladium is dedicated exclusively to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim . His lack of involvement isn't exactly highly touted. To be sure, I don't know who these people are and I don't endorse a concert that is trading on my name and music that has absolutely no oversight or involvement on my part.

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South Korea orders battery safety measures for Samsung Note 7

The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, the government agency responsible for product safety and recalls, has not approved Samsung's smartphone recall plan because its measures on how to remove Note 7s already in the market were inadequate, Nam Taek-joo, the agency official, said by phone Thursday.

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Black box recorder recovered from New Jersey crash train

Authorities are still trying to determine why the New Jersey Transit train that crashed into the Hoboken Terminal yesterday morning was traveling so fast when it entered the station. "We had a good talk for like a minute", he said. "Was it error by the engineer?" The Hoboken woman was standing on a train platform when she was struck and killed by flying debris.

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BlackBerry stops making phones

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has warned he was thinking about it, but the move has always ended up being denied. "We are reaching an inflection point with our strategy", Chen said in a statement . The company will focus on licensing the "more secure" Android and other apps. The last BlackBerry phone manufactured by the company was the Priv, the company's first Android-powered device, released November a year ago.

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Jimenez delivers strong start, Orioles blank Blue Jays 4-0

The Blue Jays have lost 16 straight games in which they haven't homered. They went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position Thursday. "It falls on guys like me to drive the runs in and we have to do a better job". Donnie Hart got one out in the seventh and Brad Brach finished. Thanks to Jimenez's effort on Thursday, the Orioles have won five of six. "This time of year, momentum is huge", Wieters said.

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Snapchat Spectacle Videos Will Mimic The Human Eye

With tree taps, Spectacles will record up to 30 seconds of video. In 2014, Google introduced its gadget named Google Glass which was liked by people in all over the world.In the same year, Snapchat bought the ownership of Vergence Labs and start the research on the concept of technology equipped glasses like "Google Glass".

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Renault signs deal for venture in Iran as its economy opens

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept unveiled in Paris uses a new platform that will eventually underpin multiple production electric cars. The emission-free automobile is the future. Other planned cars in the lineup include sedans and convertibles that will share engineering. Since it's not a real grill, it can be programmed to display different shapes and images, said Gorden Wagener, head of design for Mercedes.

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Samsung in talks with U.S. safety regulator over exploding washing machines

In the interim, Samsung recommends affected users wash all bedding, waterproof and bulky items on the delicate cycle until a permanent solution is ready. The commission is advising consumers only use the delicate cycle when washing bedding, water-resistant and bulky items. In fact, back in May of 2015, Samsung had launched another national safety recall of their top loading washing machines in Australia.

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Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump encouraged people on September 30 to watch an alleged sex tape featuring former Miss Universe Alicia Machado. Trump went on to accuse Clinton of "bad judgement" and being "set up by a con", in reference to Machado. Injecting Clinton's marital troubles into the 2016 campaign is Trump's latest effort to bounce back from Monday night's widely panned debate performance.

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Facebook testing Snapchat-like story feature in Messenger

Facebook has unveiled a new Snapchat-like application which will let users share photos and videos that would disappear automatically after a 24-hour time frame, much like the Snapchat stories. If Messenger Day sees decent pickup among Poland users, there's a chance Facebook could opt for a wider rollout. It's also smart of Facebook to put a story feature in Messenger because its chat app is more intimate than its social network.

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Preparing for new MacBook Pro models next month

The rumored new entry from the MacBook Pro series is now slated for a September or October release. More details about the new MacBook Pro should be made available in the near future. With a better a battery life, the performance could be more than just impressive. MacBook Pro 2016 is also heavily expected to feature a slight or complete redesign aesthetically.

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'Safe' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploded, owner from China says

The company said that the Chinese version of the device featured a battery pack from an entirely different supplier and that it was already safe. "Our message of safety first is getting through to Galaxy Note 7 owners who are doing the right thing by exchanging for a new device quickly and safely".

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Buick Announces Luxury Sub-brand Based On Avenir Concept

As for interior elements, Avenir models will showcase higher-grade materials, unique seat and an Avenir script identification. GMC is in a unique position with its truck and SUV lineup, and the Denali line has been an important part of their portfolio for a long time.

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Trump on attack over Miss Universe

Hillary Clinton's campaign unleashed a tweetstorm on Friday in response to Donald Trump's attacks on former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, calling the Republican presidential nominee " unhinged " and "dangerous". When she was asked about the possibility that Mr Trump would raise her husband's infidelities, Mrs Clinton said the Republican could run his campaign "however he chooses".

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Google to open 'India Cloud Region' to help customers, developers

Its services now include the G Suite , the new name for Google Apps for Work, which includes Gmail, Docs and Drive, among others; machine learning tools and APIs; and the Android phones, tablets and Chromebooks that use the cloud, according to the announcement .

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World leaders mourn Peres

President Barack Obama also spoke of the man who held almost every senior political office in Israel . Mr Peres - who died on Wednesday at the age of 93 - played a key part in reaching the Oslo Accords, the first deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Officials identify train driver involved in deadly crash

During the heart of rush hour, a New Jersey Transit train crashed through the barrier and slammed into the Hoboken Terminal, filled with waiting passengers. on track 5. He was taken to hospital for minor injuries and released, and is cooperating with investigators, officials said, without providing further details.

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Google Maps For Android Now Supports Hands-Free Voice Commands

Some of the other commands that you can give Google Maps include "Show/Hide traffic", "How's traffic ahead?", "Show alternate routes", and "Avoid tolls/highways/ferries". "Show satellite." or "Hide satellite". Once this is flipped on, you'll be able to ask Google if there are gas stations nearby, where the nearest coffee shop is, or what is the upcoming turn in your navigation route.

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This Electric Concept Car Is the Volkswagen Beetle of the 21st Century

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept rides on a new dedicated platform for electric cars that will eventually underpin multiple models. PARIS (AP ) - Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standards and brace for rapid changes in technology.

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Logitech made a new webcam in the year 2016

It includes a background replacement feature and can stream or record video at 60fps at 720p or 30fps at 1080p. "Social video platforms such as Twitch have exploded in the past few years, and with more than 2 million streamers on that platform alone, the way this new generation of gamers play and learn about games has forever changed", said Guillaume Bourelly, portfolio and product manager of webcams at Logitech.

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Sharon Osbourne's NSFW punishment for Ozzy Osbourne after cheating

Ozzy Osbourne's ex-mistress, Michelle Pugh , is continuing her legal case against his daughter Kelly Osbourne. She also attempted to serve Kell with papers while she was filming Project Runway: Junior, but the server was denied access! In the more detailed documents, Pugh alleges that Kelly, 31, 'stimulated controversy for the goal of making money, ' and promoting her book There's No F***ing Secret, which is set to be published next year.

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Alexa Prize For Conversational AI

Amazon is taking applications from university teams now, and winners will be announced at the AWS re:invent in November 2017. Up to ten teams of students will also win a $100,000 award, Alexa-powered devices, free AWS services, and support from the Alexa team.

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Lightning storms knock out power to entire Australian state

The operators of SA's high-voltage power network, ElectraNet, were in an emergency meeting on Wednesday afternoon to determine a solution. "The reality for South Australians is that we're in uncharted waters", he said in May. As of Thursday morning, the intense low pressure system was now near Kangaroo Island and headed eastward, says Jenny Horvat, duty forecaster of the weather bureau.