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Taiwan's top financial regulator quits over bank scandal

Taiwan's government has ordered the island's serving finance minister, his predecessor and four former regulators be investigated to find out whether they bear responsibility for a breach of anti-money laundering rules at the NY branch of state-run Mega Financial Holding's 2886.TW banking arm.

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Sberbank and MasterCard launch Apple Pay on Russian market

It can be also used at vending machines that accept contactless payments. While no new details about Apple Pay in Japan have surfaced at this time, we do know that it will be compatible with the Sony FeliCa tap-to-pay tech allowing Apple Pay to support payments for train and subway transit cards.

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Thandie Newton and JJ Abrams defend sexual violence in Westworld

We know that the company that runs Westworld has a bigger agenda that goes beyond simple hedonism. Harris isn't gunning down a man, really-he's killing one of the AI " hosts " created for his pleasure. So our responsibility, as a creator who might be outpaced by our creation, is to teach them a code and parameters and values and hope that those values can guide their future choices .

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Meet the woman who 'saved' Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian West has arrived in New York City hours after the robbery in Paris. During the terrifying raid, the men allegedly repeatedly shouted " ring, ring ", demanding her $4.5million (£3.5m) engagement ring from Kanye West. Another member of the gang restrained the building's security guard during the robbery but he was unhurt, police said. Investigators say the assailants may have fled on bicycles.

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Sony Xperia XZ US Release: Premium Phone for a Premium Price

In case tech fans don't know, the USA version of the Android smartphone doesn't sport a fingerprint sensor like the worldwide models, in spite of the fact that this is the case with the other Xperia X series smartphones as well as the Sony Xperia Z5, according to Android Headlines .

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PlayStation 4 Firmware Update 4.01 Released

If you did not receive the automatic notification for downloading PS4 Firmware 4.01 then follow the link provided below for manually downloading and installing it. That means if you want to play any games or watch anything in HDR using your PS4, you'll need to unplug your PS4 HDMI cable from the Processor Unit and plug it directly into your TV or receiver.

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Leaked GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Images Confirm GP107 GPU And 4GB GDDR5

According to the information supplied (via ChipHell, but link since taken down) the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti sample under test achieved a Performance score of P10054, and an Xtreme score of X3867. The card has a total of 12 GB of GDDR5 VRAM in a 384-bit memory bus with a 384 GB per second memory bandwidth. GTX 1050 will be the first ever Nvidia's Pascal-based graphics card to use GP 107 GPU.

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Which? magazine claims iPhone 7 comes last in battery life tests

According to United Kingdom consumer testing report Which? , it seems that the Apple's iPhone 7 doesn't even come close when measured up against 2016's flagship phones. The phone lasted 615 minutes, or nearly 10.5 hours and 90 minutes short of Apple's claims. For making calls, the iPhone 7 lasted 712 minutes, compared to 1,492 for the Samsung, 1,579 for the LG and 1,859 for the HTC.

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Moto Z & Z Play Launched In India. Click Here For…

The Moto Z, which is the spiritual successor to the original Moto X of previous year, was first unveiled at Lenovo's Tech World conference in San Francisco, earlier in June. On the camera front, Moto Z houses a 13MP rear camera with laser assisted autofocus, along with a 5MP front-facing shooter. There's also a Video HDR mode and a Professional camera mode.

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Apple Watch 2016 may sell fewer models

The device looks identical to the original Apple Watch, however it is waterproof and a slightly brighter display. Apple's smartwatch has not had any impact on Fitbit, according to the research , which makes a low-priced wearable widely seen as a competitor to Apple Watch.

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New Xbox Live Features Start Rolling Out in Preview Program Today

Arena is designed as an online tournaments platform, an eSports experience, basically, where Xbox Live subscribers can game competitively. At rollout, the tournaments will only be available in the USA, but Microsoft plans to scale up the Arena system to Preview members in other regions in October.

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Salesforce Acquires Krux on the Eve of Dreamforce

It seems he was busy shopping, too. The deal confirms the growing tendency of marketing technology players like Salesforce to buy into ad tech companies, although Krux would tend to straddle both camps. We will continue to deliver world-class enterprise data infrastructure and breakthrough business results for our clients. Krux will add to Salesforce.com's artificial intelligence services, the Journal reports.

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Search operation on in Gurdaspur border belt; BSF foils infiltration

Chandra said compass and wire cutters were seized from the place the terrorist were firing from, which indicates that their intention was to enter the campus which was retaliated by our forces. A few of them might have fled the spot following the attack. "After six hours, the search operation was called off and traffic restored in the area", he said.

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Man in critical condition after fight at Ravens game

The Baltimore Ravens received a bad omen last week when starting left tackle Ronnie Stanley was forced to wear a walking boot because of a foot injury. His 79.3 passer rating is the second lowest of his career. "I thought early on in the game, we were pretty good, and then as the game went on, they started to ramp it up a little bit and get some edges and do some things that were pretty good", Flacco said.

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Liveblog: Google's October 4 hardware event at 5pm on Tuesday

Starting with the Pixel, the leak reveals that the device is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset with quad-core 2.15GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch 1080 x 1920p display. This further suggests that Google will drop the "Nexus" branding it's typically used in favor of its own Pixel name, and will market the phones as being "made by Google".

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Stolen Fernandez jersey returned to Tampa high school

Solis pitched a scoreless fifth for Washington.Cashner allowed four runs and seven hits in four innings before Mike Dunn came on the fifth as a light rain fell. NOTES: The start of the game was delayed 1 hour, 43 minutes by rain. About 600 friends and fans gathered at Alonso High School to remember Fernandez, who was killed last Sunday during a boating accident.

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WhatsApp adds Snapchat-style drawing on images

Once you snap a photo or a video, you can add emojis, draw on it, or add a text - exactly like Snapchat. Speaking of Snapchat, the emoji should look familiar as it uses the open source Twemoji used by Twitter and Snapchat - not the default Android or iOS emoji the messaging app relies on.

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Latest Google Pixel images, specs leak in listings

Lacy said that he added "every one of the Pixel Launcher's known features" into Action Launcher, which means you'll get a shot at trying majority before they're even announced tomorrow. But the hardware apart, what will make Google's Pixel phones stand out will be the infusion of Google Assistant into every bit of the operating system.

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Bills OL Incognito takes to Instagram to taunt Belichick

The run game didn't put up eye popping numbers like it did in the win over Arizona but it did enough to create balance on offense. "We were out there doing our normal game routine, warming up as DBs, and a couple of Patriots guy ran through our DBs drills", Blanton said after the game.

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Kardashian detailed flashy Paris trip to the world

As details of the heist continued to surface, and as Kardashian West made her way to NY on a private jet after the harrowing holdup, one thing is clear: She was excited to be in Paris for fashion week; her Snapchats and Instagram posts were filled with exclamation points and emojis.

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Samsung Galaxy S6: Note 7 Issue Did Not Sneak Up

According to sales figures from South Korea , it seems like consumers have forgiven Samsung for accidentally selling phones with a built-in handwarmer feature. A burnt Samsung phone that exploded in a kid's bedroom. Bloomberg reports that a customer named Hui Renjie bought a new Galaxy Note 7 online and it was delivered over the weekend.

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UK Treasury chief warns of turbulance amid Brexit talks

It hit a three-year low against the euro. "We're back to the Brexit risks", said Vishnu Varathan, a senior economist at Mizuho Bank Ltd.in Singapore. "We must expect some turbulence as we go through this negotiating process", the chancellor of the exchequer told BBC television. Although no country has yet managed to secure an arrangement of this kind, Mrs May maintains that the UK's position as the EU's second-largest economy and its biggest financial centre, a leading member of North ...

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United States suspends talks with Russian Federation over Syria

He called it a "tragic" development that will lead to more loss of life. "Russia and the Syrian regime have chosen to pursue a military course, inconsistent with the Cessation of Hostilities, as demonstrated by their intensified attacks against civilian areas, targeting of critical infrastructure such as hospitals, and preventing humanitarian aid from reaching civilians in need, including through the September 19 attack on a humanitarian aid convoy".

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NRA ridicules Kim Kardashian after she's robbed at gunpoint

According to People magazine , the 20-year-old model had been expected to appear at the Chanel show at Paris Fashion week on Tuesday (04.10.16), but it now seems that isn't the case. Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, has condemned the assault on Kim Kardashian West and expressed her support to the reality TV star, saying she will "always be welcome in Paris".

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Ford Will Build A New Bronco, It Will Be Made In Michigan

Confirming what's been rumored for months, a UAW representative has revealed that Ford will soon bring back its Bronco SUV and Ranger mid-size pickup truck. The revelation aligns with a UAW contract that was made public late past year. Ford has announced earlier that it is going to add four SUVs in the lineup of this auto.

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National Green Tribunal website hacked; claimed Pak revenge for Indian surgical strikes

The website greentribunal.gov.in has a message which says "Website Stamped by D4RK 4NG31". The NGT website displays a message filled with profanities. The hacker posted a message laden with expletives, that the hacking is the retaliation to the "killing of innocents in Kashmir" and "violating the ceasefire".

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Dover Doubleheader: Rain pushes NASCAR Xfinity race to Sunday

Tony Stewart walked away from the Chase for the Sprint Cup at a determined and steady pace Sunday , out of his race auto quickly at Dover International Speedway, down pit road, up some stairs and gone. Kevin Harvick, the first round's other victor, was happy to have that victory (which clinched him a spot in the second round) after he blew a tire early and went on to finish 37th.

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What to expect at Google's big event

While Amazon wasn't the first company to introduce voice-activated digital assistant software, the company now has the home speaker space kind of to itself... "With smaller form factors, price erosion over the years and potential subsidisation models, we expect that 75% of households with VPAs will have one, 20% will have two, and 5% will have three or more devices by 2020".

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Here's How Much Gameplay You'll Get In Batman: Arkham VR

What that additional content exactly is we don't know but Ginn said that, at least for some of it, you will have to replay the main story to see it. That being said, it's still looking like a compact storyline at the end of the day. " Batman : Arkham VR is an intense murder mystery in the style of the classic Batman comic books, but with a strong dose of the dark psychology that the Arkham games are well known for".

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Yahoo reveals 2014 hack which compromised 500 million users

On the other hand, Ireland's Data Protection Commission also requested clarifications from Yahoo after receiving the company's notice regarding security breach. Potentially more damning is the possibility Yahoo senior management knew about the intrusion but didn't disclose it to users, investors or bidders.

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Trump bounces back in latest Times-Picayune/Lucid presidential poll

White voters provided a big boost for Clinton, according to Politico/Morning Consult. The baseline for the tracking survey was the Wason Center poll released September 26, the day of the first Trump-Clinton debate at Hofstra University. "Clinton's current lead is as comfortable as it was three months ago, which is probably why her campaign has not diverted a lot of resources here", said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute.

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Microsoft has killed its Band fitness bracelet

I've gotten various tips that at least some of the Band hardware team members have dispersed, too, with some moving to other Microsoft hardware teams inside the company. I asked again today and have yet to get an updated statement from the company regarding when and why Band devices were removed from Microsoft's online stores.

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Apple will automatically download macOS Sierra on Macs starting today

This new behavior is rolling out over the next week to users of El Capitan versions 10.11.5 and 10.11.6. If you're not ready to upgrade to Sierra or want to download the latest macOS at a time of your own choosing, you can simpler delete the installer or disable automatic downloads from the App Store to avoid it.

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Costco ordered to pay $5.5M for selling fake Tiffany & Co. rings

Costco Wholesale Corporation got Upgrade on 1-Jun-16 where investment firm Goldman Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

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Home maker Winnebago is surging after buying a competitor for $500 million

Grand Design , which manufactures towable recreation vehicles, will operate as a unit within Winnebago keeping its Grand Design headquarters in Middlebury. J.P. Morgan has agreed to provide committed financing for the transaction. He also will serve as a vice president for Winnebago and be a member of the company's executive leadership team.