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Microsoft's Original Goal Was to Sell 200 Million Xbox Ones

Whether this is a permanent price drop or not remains to be seen, but the current price could prove to be an indication of what kind of deals people can expect with Black Friday just around the corner. "An analogy with the cellphone market is one way people are reconciling how this change is going to happen". Since the launching of Xbox's Model S gaming console - which is essentially a slimmer version of its older sibling - the console's sales have shot up to nearly 1000% week on week.

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Keys facing divorce over 'affair claim'

But he has accused reports of his marital situation of containing "many inaccuracies", claiming that is something which he "expected". His wife Julia, who is understood to be suffering from thyroid cancer, reportedly confronted him over his relationship and filed for divorce on the grounds of adultery.

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What We Know about Kim Kardashian West Getting Robbed at Gunpoint

They then reportedly tied her up before rummaging through her belongings and making off with more than $ 10 million worth of jewelry . "She begged for them to let her live and [said] she has babies at home". I went up to the street to see what was happening. There were officers in uniform and others in plain clothes. "He wanted to get to her as soon as he could".

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Kim Kardashian leaves Paris after being robbed at gunpoint

Paris police declined to comment. Two men then got into Kim's room and tied her up, before locking her in the bathroom and making off with millions of dollars worth of jewelry and two cell phones. Kardashian West's spokeswoman, Ina Treciokas, said there were no updates on Kardashian West's location. It was gathered that the reality TV star had stayed at the luxury residence, behind Paris's Madeleine church, at least once before, in 2014 before her marriage to West.

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'How many more Clinton scandals can this country take?'

The 23-29 September tracking poll showed that likely voters support Mrs Clinton over Trump by 43% to 38%, while another 19% said they would not pick either candidate. In New Hampshire, a state with a politically independent streak that worries some Clinton aides, Sanders tucked his support into a speech that focused on numerous themes of his primary campaign like combating money in politics.

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Professional CoD gamer Phillip "Phizzurp" Klemenov dies in vehicle accident

H2K released a statement on Facebook, confirming Klemenov's death. This tragic accident has shaken the Call of Duty esports scene, with professional players and personalities sending out their messages of support after the news was announced.

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Xiaomi's 4K Mi Box is officially on sale in the US

Xiaomi says that the Mi Box will be available today, October 3, from the company's online store , and orders will begin going out on October 6. With a $69 price tag, the Mi Box is one of the most affordable media streamers capable of handling 4K video.

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Ford's USA sales fell 7.7% in September

SUVs and pickup trucks registered an increase of 20 percent, while it sold 7 percent fewer cars than a year earlier. Retail sales declined 4 percent in September, with 162,327 vehicles sold for the month. Toyota Motor Corp 7203.T showed a 1.5 percent increase; Honda Motor Co 7267.T , a decline of 0.1 percent; and Nissan Motor Co 7201.T , a 5 percent rise.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 Recall: Replacement Devices Now Available

The replacement devices will be able to cover at least half of the 1 million recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the country. The software will display a green battery icon in the phone's status bar to indicate that the phone is unaffected.

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Google Pixel smartphone to be launched on October 4

Today, the giant tech company is announcing their October 4 event. The launch event will begin at 9AM Pacific Time on October 4. There are rumors that the company may launch its highly-anticipated Pixel phone during the event. We know these two will also run Android 7.0 Nougat but unlike the past years, they're not the first Android phones to be powered by the newest mobile OS.

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Mercedes Benz Takes On Tesla (TSLA, DAI.DE)

The new Mercedes electric brand EQ showed off in Paris . Mercedes-Benz unveiled a concept for a high-performance electric SUV that will be part of a new line of non-gasoline-powered vehicles called Generation EQ . Zetsche confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks - that the new electric cars will be launched under the EQ brands. On a charge, the Generation EQ goes up to 320miles and also supports wireless (induction) or Cable charging ensuring faster charging.

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Samsung received '26 false reports' of Note 7 fires

Samsung will be re-launching its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on October 7 in India, Business Standard reported on Thursday. The South Korean company also says it's pushing out two software updates through wireless carriers: One will show a green battery icon to confirm that a Note 7 device is a new one that isn't affected by the battery problem.

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Microsoft managed to sell only 20 million Xbox One consoles

We've already seen Xbox One S bundles for the upcoming Gears of War game and now two more bundles have been revealed. And not something, anything more than that. There's a large gap between the two consoles and it will be interesting to see how the PS4 Pro does at launch. "But it has been really great to see how people have responded to the S, and it seems like we would want to continue to ride that option".

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Head of Xbox Phil Spencer Hints at Project Scorpio's Price

We have never seen a console sell that many units. It's hard to ask someone to pay for an Xbox One S, starting at $300 for a 500 GB package only to see Project Scorpio the next year for $100-$150 more being offered. According to Spencer, Microsoft isn't competing against the PC like Sony is. Sure Microsoft listened to gamers and added in features like backward compatibility, but I think this was only done out of neccessity in order to boost the Xbox brand's image and salvage team morale.

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The Escapists 2 announced, introduces multiplayer

The Escapists 2 will feature a number of improvements over the original game, which generated 1.8 million in sales in 2015. Learn to paint! The Escapists 2 will offer more ways than ever to pass the time whilst incarcerated. And, as you might expect, the game will also feature some brand new escape methods. You want to escape a multi-level prison? The Escapists 2 is scheduled to release in 2017 for PC, Xbox One and PS4, be sure to check out the trailer above.

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Google Pixel And Pixel XL Smartphones Leaked By Carphone Warehouse

After months of speculating and waiting, Google will now finally reveal its flagship phone, the Google Pixel. It is still unclear which smartphone manufacturer Google has tied up with for the manufacturing and production of the device. Google is preparing for an event nearly as anticipated as any Apple has put on for its iPhones over the years. They are going to come in two storage variants- 32GB and 128GB solid state storage.

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Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct in ageing Japan

In an aging Japan, Toyota has unveiled a palm-sized baby robot called Kirobo Mini to give childless mothers an experience of having a baby. Chief design engineer Fuminori Kataoka said: "He wobbles a bit, and this is meant to emulate a seated baby, which hasn't fully developed the skills to balance itself".

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Early turnovers help Steelers sink sloppy Chiefs

Roethlisberger attacked the Chiefs' secondary after the turnovers with touchdown passes to Darrius Heyward-Bey and Antonio Brown. Roethlisberger ended with five TD passes, the fifth such game of his career. The Steelers' official Twitter account initially announced Gilbert was questionable to return to Sunday's game. The Chiefs are off next week before traveling to Oakland on October 16.

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Microsoft has doubled its cloud capacity in Europe in the past year

The initial availability of these services is anticipated in 2017. That is more than any other major cloud provider, both in Europe, Microsoft says, and globally. It includes 78 policy recommendations in 15 areas ranging from privacy, security, and safety to environmental sustainability, artificial intelligence, and education and jobs skills training.

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Facebook launches new 'marketplace' for buying, selling

While the service may not win any prizes for the originality of its name, it provides a more efficient and effective way to find things that are for sale near you than now exists on the social network. Over 450 million people are buying and selling products within Facebook Groups, so it makes sense for all of those activities to be consolidated into one area.

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The Paris Motor Show Confirms It: The Future Is Electric

The Generation EQ accelerates to 100 kilometres per hour in under five seconds and has a range of up to 500 kilometres on single charge. Volkswagen debuted the I.D. The all-electric luxury SUV, dubbed Generation EQ , is part of the German carmaker's EQ brand, which stands for "Electric Intelligence", and is a preview of a new generation of vehicles with battery-electric drives.

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VW ID concept details, Mercedes Generation EQ, Lexus UX

Smart has been on the forefront of the electric revolution with the first full electric Smart going on sale back in 2007. As the threat of tighter emissions regulations loom in the United States, across the European Union , and in China - making the cost of building combustion engines more expensive - automakers are also looking to get a foothold in the electric auto market while the cost of building batteries is low.

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Conor McGregor New York Date Confirmed For Madison Square Garden

McGregor will fight current lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez , and Alvarez's lightweight championship belt will be on the line during the 155-pound title fight. 'We waited until Dana publicly said that he wanted this fight with McGregor to happen, ' Aldo told Combate in Brazil. It's an historic event since UFC will officially open its doors in NY after years of legal disputes in making MMA legal in the state.

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Apple iPhone 7 Catches on Fire and Then Explodes In Transit

Some suggest the battery may have been pierced, causing the phone to malfunction and explode. Although 7.0 Nougat is around, it isn't yet available on a lot of handsets. The burn marks indicate that the battery caught fire, which may be due to the heavy force applied. To be fair, in comparison, iPhone 7 features a far smaller battery capacity compared to the rest of the pack, but at the same time, the smartphone also gives off a lower resolution than its competitors, whereas the rest of ...

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Microsoft Executive "Surprised" By Lack of 4K Disc Player in PS4 Pro

Microsoft is still finalizing all the details, and we'll have more information by the time it releases , of course, late 2017, but there's some piece of information coming from Phil Spencer right now as he was recently interviewed by an Australian outlet and possibly told something interesting about that.

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Sky launches VR app

Sky will be adding more to the app over the coming months, introducing more immersive VR features to improve the experience. "We are just at the beginning of our VR journey at Sky, launching Sky VR studios earlier this year, and we are already breaking new ground".

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Bell just leaked the Google Pixel in white

What's interesting though is the software features on the upcoming Pixel smartphones. The benchmark listing also shows that the Google Nexus 2016 phone will have great specs for its camera with 8-megapixel selfie shooter and 13-megapixel rear camera .

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Mercedes address Hamilton engine failure in post-Sepang meeting

That doesn't sit right with me. Posting on Instagram, Hamilton wrote: " Today, the pain is indescribable, but I truly believe God never gives you more than you can handle. Hamilton now has to pick himself up quickly ahead of next Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Mercedes executive director Paddy Lowe defended the team, saying there was "no pattern" as to why Hamilton's engines kept failing and Rosberg's did not.

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Broncos lose Siemian, beat Bucs 27-7 to improve to 4-0

After Trevor Siemian left the game with a shoulder injury late in the first half, the Broncos rookie quarterback took the reins and led three scoring drives in just over a half of work. Lynch played the remainder of the game, completing 14 of 24 passes for 170 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. "There was a little confusion going on, but I think it's back home", said a relieved Lynch.

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Samsung takes a flaming hit as iPhone sales rise

Samsung is doing its part in the recall by replacing customers' Galaxy Note 7 devices with updated versions that do not explode while being charged. "We would like to apologize to our Note 7 customers for not meeting the standard of product excellence that they have come to expect from Samsung and we sincerely thank them for their understanding and patience".

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Orban suffers setback in migration referendum

However, the vote was expected to be invalid as the turnout was less than the 50 percent plus-one-vote threshold required. Hungarian Prime minister Viktor Orban has delivered a huge blow to the European Union after 95 per cent of the Hungarian public soundly rejected EU migrant redistribution plans.

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Microsoftter? Twoogle? Tech firms reportedly line-up to buy social network

Salesforce , which earlier tried to acquire LinkedIn (which Microsoft eventually bought), is vying for a social networking platform in its kitty for long. In its most recent quarterly report , it posted its slowest revenue growth since going public in 2013 and issued a lacklustre outlook. CNBC's David Faber reports that no sale is imminent but that there could be a deal by the end of the year.

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Nokia Android Mobile Running Android Nougat Spotted on GeekBench

While the Nokia 5320 is touted to be a high-end device with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 powering it, the D1C appears to be in the mid-range level. We all know - and most of us are eagerly awaiting - Nokia's upcoming return to the smartphone market.

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Lewis Hamilton forced to retire as Daniel Ricciardo wins Malaysian Grand Prix

A highly emotional Hamilton , who has suffered numerous mechanical failures this season as he attempts to secure a third drivers title in a row, implied that Mercedes were favouring their German driver Rosberg. "No, no", cried the Englishman as flames appeared at the back of his auto, leaving Ricciardo to take the lead ahead of teammate Max Verstappen. He said: "I'm just going to try to recollect myself and get myself together for the next race and try to perform as I did this weekend".

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Lindsay Lohan: 'I lost half my finger'

They then hurried Lindsay to an emergency room, and a plastic surgeon successfully reattached the tip of her digit. In the shot, Lindsay's holding out her mangled hand, with her ring finger wrapped in gauze and a band-aid. Last weekend she posted Instagram images of her visit with a refugee family that had settled in Istanbul after escaping from Syria's devastating civil war.