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Samsung Will Pay Galaxy Note 7 Suppliers For Unused Parts

The handset maker has made a decision to ramp up the production of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge phones to supplement the demand for Galaxy Note 7 units, but also to offer them as replacements to those who choose to continue using Samsung smartphones.

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Galaxy Note7 smartphone banned on Seychelles' airline for fire risk

The South Korean company said in a regulatory filing that it made a decision to stop manufacturing Note 7 for the sake of consumer safety and that it had identified a manufacturing defect in the batteries of its top-of-the-line smartphone, reported Gulf News.

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ESA's Mars probe Schiaparelli destroyed after plunging to surface

The NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered the landing site of the ESA ExoMars mission's Schiaparelli lander, which lost contact with ground control personnel moments before it was scheduled to touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet late Wednesday morning.

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Nations agree on phase-out of super greenhouse gases

The two heavyweights agreed in 2013 to pursue a deal to phase out HFCs, which are used in air conditioners, refrigerators and insulating foams. Here's a look at a potential global climate agreement that has been described by the Natural Resources Defense Council as "the world's biggest climate-protection achievement in the year after Paris".

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Yoga trousers parade brings people to protest man's letter

Alan Sorrentino, who said his letter to The Barrington Times on Wednesday was meant to be humorous, condemned the response as "vicious" and claimed he had received death threats . Sorrentino asked marchers to stay away from his home and said he had received death threats, sharing with the radio station several expletive-laden voicemails.

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Fate of Mars lander hangs in balance

According to a statement issued by ESA, scientists estimate that the spacecraft dropped from 2-4 kilometers above Mars's surface, which means that it would have hit the surface at a speed greater than 300 kilometers per hour. The crash site is 5.4KM west of its intended landing point, well within the nominal 100KM x 15KM landing ellipse that ESA had planned. The crash landing wasn't a complete failure, though, because the module recorded valuable engineering data during the descent, as ...

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Note 7 fiasco leaves Samsung's brand in question

The company is now working with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to assist in the recall. That's a small comfort for Mel and Dee Decasa, whose surveillance camera video of their cell phone burning went viral. One of the more dramatic incidents involved a reported replacement phone that caught fire on board a Southwest Airlines plane preparing to depart from Kentucky's Louisville International Airport on October 5, although no injuries were reported.

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Money rolls in to rescue Smithsonian's ruby red slippers

Three days in, the museum had received almost $200,000 in pledges. The size-5 shoes in question are one of the few known surviving pairs that Judy Garland wore in the classic 1939 film. "We just want to sustain them right now". "We take each material individually and do research to work out what the best environment is", he said. The campaign, dubbed #KeepThemRuby, offers donor rewards ranging from T-shirts and tote bags to replica slippers and behind-the-scenes tours.

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Tesla self-driving auto moves

Tesla Motors has announced that every vehicle it builds now comes with the hardware required for autonomous driving. Also in case you missed the previous report, the self-driving feature will not be activated yet until Tesla can figure it out.

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Mars probe Schiaparelli crash-landed and 'exploded' after hitting planet's surface

Schiaparelli went to Mars with ExoMars' Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), a probe that successfully made it into orbit around the planet Wednesday. "These preliminary interpretations will be refined following further analysis", the agency said, adding that data recorded by Schiaparelli's mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, are now being analysed to understand what happened.

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Exploding Note 7: Samsung suffers more losses

If you're a Note 7 owner who needs to exchange your phone, the first thing you should do is power it down. This particular incentive is available only to United States buyers, although Samsung will have similar offers in other markets.

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Iraqi forces shell IS positions near Mosul

A Reuters photographer saw the fighters destroy at least three suicide vehicle bombs dispatched against their forces. IS has suffered a series of setbacks over the past year, and Mosul is its last major urban bastion in Iraq . Turkey also claims that the use of Shia militias to take control of Mosul will displace its Sunni population and urged that the Sunni fighters it has trained to also play a role in Mosul.

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Bob Dylan's Nobel silence 'impolite and arrogant'

Wastberg also told Sweden's Dagens Nyheter newspaper in an interview that they are aware that he [Bob Dylan] can be hard and that he does not like appearances when he stands alone on the stage. He skipped subsequent award ceremonies where he won accolades. The comments come after repeated efforts were made by the Swedish Academy to contact Dylan were unsuccessful.

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Tim Kaine Voices Concern Over AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Warner Bros film franchises include Harry Potter & DC Comics , and its produced TV series include Big Bang Theory and Gotham , while HBO own series such as Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, The Wire and many more. AT&T is the second-largest mobile network operator in the U.S. and the third-largest cable TV provider, while Time Warner controls a valuable stable of entertainment content suppliers.

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Cubs arrive in Cleveland ahead of Game 1 of World Series

Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates with his teammates in the locker room after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays with a score of 3 to 0 in game five to win the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on October 19, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.

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SpaceX's Elon Musk elaborates on plan to colonize Mars

So once we're on Mars, things might move much faster than anyone expects. However, he warned the trip was likely to be risky - and said candidates for the first missions "must be prepared to die". First crewed mission with equipment to build rudimentary base and complete the propellant plant . He added that the next goal for the ITS is sealing the tanks from oxidising.

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Court action to stop South Africa leaving International Criminal Court

One case that caused considerable anger among African leaders was the ICC's pursuit of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for his alleged role in the deadly violence that erupted after his country's 2007 presidential election. South Africa's justice minister added that the country remains committed to holding those who committed crimes against humanity accountable, and that it meant to work closely with the African Union and other African countries.

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Chinese firm inadvertently involved in cyberattack

A DDoS , occurs when hackers flood the servers with so much junk traffic that they freeze up. The attack temporarily blocked some access to popular websites from across America and Europe such as Twitter, Netflix and PayPal. Cyberattacks on Friday pounded the underpinnings of the Internet, crippling Twitter, Netflix and other major Web sites with the help of once-dumb devices made "smart" with online connections.

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns at Tri-C

The Reuters/Ipsos poll indicates that the broader picture remains bleak for Trump with 17 days to go until the November 8 election , even as some national surveys show the race tightening a bit this week. Republican Sen. John McCain , who ran unsuccessfully for president in 2008, said accepting the outcome of an election "is an act of respect for the will of the American people".

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"Time flies when you're having fun" - Adam Lallana on reaching Liverpool century

After such a long time out injured, €7m-rated Gomez obviously needs game time to regain proper match fitness, but short of a catastrophic injury meltdown, there's little chance of that happening at Anfield. "I think 70 or 80 per cent of the goals we have conceded are from set-pieces". If people say we have some issues with set-pieces, how can I say they are wrong? There is some merit to Klopp's protest, and although the set-piece deficiencies will continue to cause concern, so far they are ...

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Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

One parade-walker, clad in bright red yoga trousers, held a sign that read: "I'm 53". Burke said she advised participants to respect a quiet zone by his home. "Yoga trousers belong in the yoga studio". "Yoga trousers belong in the yoga studio", Sorrentino wrote. However, on mature, adult women there is something weird and disturbing about the appearance they make in public ...

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(NBA) LeBron chases Jordan legacy after title for Cleveland

This was clearly manifested when they faced the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Noah sat out two weeks during training camp with hamstring and ankle injuries but is expected to play on Tuesday. The silicone band uses augmented reality technology, the team said, that when used in conjunction with the Cavs app simulates a championship ring visual that fans can share on their own social networks.

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Curt Schilling warms up for role on Breitbart radio

NY magazine's Gabriel Sherman reports that Schilling's show will feature listener call-ins and, eventually, a video livestream. Schilling, who did not respond to a call for comment yesterday, hosts a podcast on his website and has said he is close to running against U.S.

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Philippines' Duterte says will not sever United States ties

Yasay also emphasized the United States remains as Manila's only treaty ally because Duterte is not hammering out security treaties with China or any other country. "Not only in mine and not only among governments, but also growing concern in other communities, in the expat Filipino community, in corporate boardrooms as well".

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Twitter, Spotify Suffer Outages As US Provider Comes Under Cyber Attack

While the outages initially affected only the eastern United States, later users in Europe and Asia reported problems connecting to dozens of major websites. Domain name servers are a crucial element of internet infrastructure, converting numbered Internet Protocol addresses into the domain names that allow users to connect to internet sites.

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Images from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show where the lost Schiaparelli crashed

The scale bars are in metres. The pictures taken by NASA suggest the probe's rocket fuel exploded on impact . The image above shows the Schiaparelli landing site in May 2016 compared to today with two new spots visible in today's image.

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U.S. bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

And if passengers try to stash their Note 7 phones in checked luggage to avoid getting caught, they face "criminal prosecution". What was troubling about this incident was that the Note 7 that caught fire was a replacement phone its owner had traded in after stories of Note 7 igniting on their own broke in early September.

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Nintendo Mum On Switch's Battery Life, Whether It Has A Touchscreen

Second, we don't know the price of the Switch. This is not confirmed however, and we still have many other unanswered questions. A price tag for Nintendo's new platform hasn't provided, but judging from a recent prediction from analyst Michael Pachter, Nintendo will likely sell the Switch between $ 200 and $ 250 Dollars.

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RJio's free voice calls and data service available for

While Trai's mandate is to end free data by 3 December, Jio official assured that the free data would be available till December 31, as promised earlier. The carriers pointed out that Reliance Jio was violating welcome schemes that under current rules can not be offered for a duration that exceeds 90 days.

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OnePlus 4 Details: Release Date, Specs, and Rumors

OnePlus 4 is already the talk of the town just four months after its predecessor, the OnePlus 3, was released. This is not a surprise, seeing that the OnePlus 3 also stood out easily by offering a 6 GB RAM. Another change noted is that the device is said to run on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat-based OxygenOS out-of-the-box. There is also the possibility that OnePlus will be replacing the Snapdragon 820 processor in favour of the new Snapdragon 821 SoC.

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Huawei's Mate 9 has a bigger brother and a bigger price tag

It may not be alone. The famous leakster, Evan Blass , recently posted renders of the Mate 9 Pro on VentureBeat . Daydream has been the incentive here - Google's VR feature will only be supported on the Mate 9 Pro, and not the vanilla version.

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Massive DDoS Cyber Attack Knocks Out Internet Services

Last Friday, the internet was hit with a large-scale attack that took out a lot of major online services for a time, including PayPal , Netflix , and Amazon. The attacks were not only more frequent, they were bigger and more sophisticated. Dyn officials said they have received no claim of responsibility, but are working with law enforcement.

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Galaxy Note 7 withdrawal: Samsung to lose $3 bn

Trying to retain customers after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster Samsung is offering cash incentives. Now, like the makers of Tylenol, Ford Pintos and other products that faced crises in the past, it must try to restore its relationship with customers as it repairs damage to its brand.

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Beedi tycoon threatens brothers using mobile phones from jail

Meanwhile, DIG of Prisons (North Zone) Sivadas K Thaiparambil visited Kannur Central Prison and said the convict had not made any calls from the jail. they also allege that he has been sending them death threats. According to the complaint, Nisham threatened them citing issues connected with business.

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Rebels reject withdrawal from Aleppo after Russian Federation halts bombing

A video showed Syrian Civil Defence members attempting to clear rubble around a destroyed building where at least 14 members of one family were killed in an air strike in rebel held eastern Aleppo. Russian warplanes and Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have restarted strikes against rebel-controlled areas of Aleppo since the collapse of the ceasefire agreement reached between Moscow and Washington last month.


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