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Google Home announced with voice Assistant for $129

This latest push into hardware is less about wanting to compete as a hardware maker, according to analysts, and more about being where users are when they're asking questions. Google Home's design is inspired by wine glasses and candles while Amazon Echo's design is more vanilla and similar to most speakers out there in the market.

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FTSE 100 soars above 7000 as pound hits 35-year low

The pound has lost fallen than 15% over the past year, and is now trading way below its recent high of $1.71 set just two years ago. The UK blue-chip index jumped 125 points, or 1.8%, to 7,110, on course to beat the previous all-time closing high of 7,104 set a year ago.

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Google launches Pixel smartphone in hardware push

And instead of relying primarily on online orders, as was the case with Nexus, Google will offer Pixel through Verizon as well, starting October 20. Now, the company is casting aside the Nexus name in favor of Pixel , a brand that Osterloh said has "always represented the best of hardware and software designed by Google".

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Google launches its first smartphone Pixel at Rs

India is among the first six countries where Pixel is being launched. In addition to the Pixel, the company introduced its own WiFi router, the Google Home system and Google Assistant at its #madebygoogle press conference in San Francisco.

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Hillary Gains Ground On Trump After First Debate, Fear Motivating Both Sides

Who's ahead in the polls? He indicated that he might get tougher in the final two debates next month. This was the 20th United States presidential debate and was organised by the Commission on Presidential Debates, a non-governmental organisation.

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'Westworld' Is Already A Huge Hit For HBO

Executive produced by Nolan, Joy, and J.J. Abrams , " Westworld " is based on the 1973 film by Michael Crichton about a theme park populated with human-like robots. Now Wood has also added her views to the debate. "It is is not a theme park, but an an entire world". This is HBO, after all. This is especially true for premium cable shows, given that if you can afford HBO, odds are you have streaming capabilities or a DVR to watch it.

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Google Unveils New Products

We just saw reports of Google scooping up a former Amazon employee to run the Pixel phone brand and today we're learning about the company's future plans for the Pixel phone and all of the components that go inside of it. It can also serve as a jumping off point for Google searches, by answering questions about nearby places, like restaurants or shops, or simply searching the web.

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Toys R Us sells FAO Schwarz brand to ThreeSixty Group

But Toys R Us, which bought FAO Schwarz in 2009, shuttered the store a year ago to save money. The speccilaty retailer was then regarded for its high-end toy catalog and two big stores in NY and Las Vegas. The company designs, sources and distributes consumer products under brands that it owns and licenses, reaching more than 70,000 US retail stores. "For over 150 years, FAO has provided a magical experience for children and we hope to keep this tradition alive by crafting fine toys and ...

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REX American Resources Corp. (REX) Insider Edward M. Kress Sells 15000 Shares

Barclays began new coverage on Range Resources Corporation giving the company a "underweight" rating. 17 advised the "Hold" rating about this stock. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 2,838 shares of the company's stock worth $170,000 after buying an additional 96 shares in the last quarter. The 8 stock analysts who cover the stock have an average PT at $3.42, with individual targets in the range of $2.29 to $4.73.

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Skyrim and Fallout 4 will receive mod support on PS4

It won't just be Fallout 4 , either; The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will also be getting the same treatment when the special edition that Bethesda announced back at E3, and both games will also be supported on the Playstation 4 Pro, the 4K capable console that Playstation will be releasing in November.

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Telstra to offer Google Pixel mobile phone

Google Pixel come in a cool blue as well as black, and white/silver, sporting a 5.2-inch screen, and the Pixel XL a 5.5-inch screen. The new Google Pixel phone does have some super cool specs and it comes packed with virtual reality capabilities and a fully built in Google "AI" assistant.

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Obama to cast early ballot in Chicago

He said that when the country last adopted Republican policies that cut taxes on the rich and raised the debt, "it didn't work out too well for us". "If Trump is elected and you voted for Gary Johnson, will you regret your decision if thousands of people are being deported and you didn't vote for the only other viable candidate?" I feel like with Trump you're nearly in the dark, you know.

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Watch Bill Clinton slam President Obama's prized health care law

But a top surrogate of a Democratic presidential campaign shouldn't be the one to do so. WATCH: Michelle Obama's full speech in RaleighBut it was Michelle Obama they were there to see and the room erupted when she walked on stage. Clinton is expected to talk about her agenda to help children and families and take questions from voters in Haverford, Pennsylvania. The clear references to Trump were impossible to miss.

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Oakley, Intel Link On Voice Activated Eyewear

Radar Pace will interpret data in real-time to give athletes personalized and actionable instruction and motivation during a workout. The Radar Pace are to be distributed in North America, Australia and Europe. The glasses have Oakley Prizm lens technology to enhance details and improve performance with precise color tuning for specific environments. It is available on Oakley .com and in Oakley stores and will be available in selected wholesale and Sunglass Hut locations soon after.

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Intermot 2016: Suzuki showcases 2017 GSX-S750

This included the long-anticipated GSX-R1000/ R, the GSX-R125, the GSX-S750, new V-Strom 1000/ V-Strom 1000XT and V-Strom 650/ V-Strom 650XT. The new Suzuki GSX-R1000 is inspired from the GSX-R1000 concept that was showcased by Suzuki at the 2015 EICMA Motorcycle Show.

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Google's Tango Phone, Launches Next Month

According to Google's head of VR, Clay Bavor, however, that choice may not always be necessary; "You can imagine in the future you won't have to make a choice, but that's a bit further out", Bavor said of the dichotomy of killer apps. The Phab2 Pro is a fairly high-end device, offering specs like a 6.4-inch 2560x1440 display, 16-megapixel rear camera, 4GB of RAM, and a 4,050mAh battery.

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Brady returns to Patriots after monthlong suspension

Point spread: The Patriots opened as 10-point favorites . But just hours before kickoff, Garoppolo was deemed unable to go , meaning rookie Jacoby Brissett got the call to start his second consecutive game. Instead of guiding the Jets through a hard stretch of games with his veteran leadership, Fitzpatrick already has exceeded Brady's interception total from each of his past two seasons .

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Google announces new features for Google Home at Pixel keynote

Pre-orders for the Home start today in the United States, and it goes on sale November 4. It's now only available in the U.S., though for reference that price converts to about £100 or AU$170. Google's earlier smartphone initiatives also were troubled by a lack of quality customer service and the difficulty of competing with itself in the form of multiple rival handset manufacturers using its Android operating system.

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Yahoo gave United States intel agencies access to email

The decision by Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer to build a custom program also upset some employees including Alex Stamos, the Yahoo's former information security officer. Disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and others have exposed the extent of electronic surveillance and led USA authorities to modestly scale back some of the programs, in part to protect privacy rights.

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Gronkowski: I don't care about your fantasy team, baby

I had another guy say: If you watch that game yesterday, they kept him in to block way more than they usually do. He missed 14 games over that two-season span but has rebounded to become one of the most unstoppable weapons in the National Football League since 2014 with 2,300 receiving yards and 23 touchdown catches over the previous two seasons.

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We attempt to survive the wilderness in Rise of the Tomb Raider

The developer is giving away a whopping 100,000 in-game credit bonus, which is used to buy Expedition Card Packs in the game, when "Rise of the Tomb Raider" launches next week. The TOMB RAIDER franchise has sold over 46 million copies worldwide and inspired one of the most successful video game film adaptations in history, grossing over $300 million at the global box office with protagonist Lara Croft becoming a contemporary global icon.

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Yahoo was secretly scanning your emails for the USA government

Going by the statements of at least two ex-employees, Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's decision to comply with data requests upset a number of highly placed officials. A partially redacted published opinion shows Yahoo's challenge was unsuccessful at the time. The Reuters article also claims that a former Yahoo CISO, Alex Stamos, left the company after learning that the secret email scanning program had been authorized.

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Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard fuel emotionally-fraught Allied trailer

The brand new trailer for the upcoming film Allied has just landed. Shortly after Brangelina dropped the divorce bomb, rumors swirled that a possible affair between Brad Pitt and his Allied co-star Marion Cotillard was to blame. But there's much more at play here, and the all-too-revealing trailer above has subterfuge in spades. The film, which also stars Lizzy Caplan , Matthew Goode , Raffey Cassidy, Charlotte Hope, and Jared Harris , hits theaters on November 23.

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'Cool, Calm' Pence Seen as Debate Winner

When "he should have calmly shredded the inconsistencies between Trump and the rest of planet Republican, he came across as the nervous and jittery one", Roberts writes, calling it a missed opportunity because "so much of what the vice-presidential nominee had to say in defense of his boss did not pass the smell test".

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Hurricane Matthew takes aim at Bahamas, US after pummeling Haiti, Cuba

Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie voiced concern about the potential impact on the sprawling archipelago off Florida's east coast. The UN has called this the worst humanitarian crisis to hit Haiti since the devastating quake in 2010.

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL are Verizon Exclusive in the US

These smartphones by Google will have the latest Android Nougat 7.1, and will always get the latest updates of the operating system and also security features. Google's "Daydream View" virtual reality headset, meanwhile, puts the company in competition with Facebook Inc, owner of Oculus. This year Google made a massive change.

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US government sets goal of zero traffic deaths in 30 years

It's an especially ambitious goal - some might say unrealistic - especially considering that the number of people killed on the road in the USA soared 7.2% to 35,092 in 2015, marking the deadliest year on the road since 2008. And National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark Rosekind called the zero-death target the "only acceptable goal". The concept has since been adopted in many places _ including some US cities.

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US subpoena tests privacy promise of encrypted messaging app

So OWS went to the ACLU for legal support to get the gag order lifted - and it worked. In a blog post, Kaufman writes that the subpoena is the only one of its kind received by Open Whisper Systems, but that "there are many more like it, hiding in the filing cabinets in the US attorney's offices across the country" and that the quick government agreement to drop the gag order shows unjustifiable secrecy has become a default.

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Will Craftsman be better off without Sears?

Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is hitting back against reports that Kmart is shutting down. However, he added, "we won't be able to restore profit immediately". The company continues to lose money as sales plunge at both Sears stores and Kmart stores. "We have been clear that we are intent on improving the performance of our unprofitable stores and, if we can not, we will close them", he said.

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Trump Foundation ordered to stop fundraising in NY

Trump's foundation has come under increasing scrutiny amid questions about his fulfilment of large charitable pledges and his lack of financial support in recent years. Mr Schneiderman has been looking into the foundation following Washington Post reports that the charity's spending personally benefited the candidate.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Mini Hopes Reignited By Exploding Note 7

In addition to offering new Galaxy Note 7 units that have now been corrected of the defect that was causing them to blow up, the US carrier is also ready to replace any recalled unit as well as replace the full amount for anyone who doesn't want anything to do with the phone anymore.

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Samsung could be manufacturing the new Snapdragon 830 chips

Samsung is expected to use the Qualcomm processor for Galaxy S8 models destined for the United States while global models will use Samsung's own Exynos 8895 processor. For years now, the South Korean manufacturer has relied on Snapdragon chips for devices aimed at the U.S. market, while opting for its own Exynos processors for worldwide devices.

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Aussies partying in skimpy briefs arrested at F1 in Malaysia

Nine Australians, including an advisor to Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne, were arrested on Sunday after they allegedly stripped down to Malaysian flag underwear and chanted "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie". "Due to privacy obligations, we are unable to provide further information", a spokeswoman said, The Australian reports . He earlier told the New Straits Times that the men deserved to be locked up.

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Google doubles down on hardware

The American giant chose to release a new smartphone collection called Google Pixel. Google CEO Sundar Pichai boasts that the assistant will draw upon the company's advances in artificial intelligence to deliver "a personal Google for each and every user".

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N.H. senator 'misspoke' after calling Donald Trump a role model

But Ayotte seemed to be caught off guard when asked by one of the moderators whether she saw Trump as a role model for a child. No doubt Hassan's team began cutting an ad juxtaposing Ayotte's comment with some of those 8,000 statements before last night's Senate debate had even finished.


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