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After Time Warner Deal, ATamp;T Could Become One Mean Media Machine

AT&T has suggested it may also zero-rate its upcoming live-streaming DirecTV Now service, which doesn't require customers to install a dish on their homes. Much of that skepticism comes after AT&T made countless false claims to push its failed T-Mobile acquisition attempt. "However, the rationale for the Time Warner deal is much less obvious, and risks repeating history as it borrows from the rationale for the AOL Time Warner deal 16 years ago".

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Ad Budgets a Likely Victim in AT&T-Time Warner Mashup

Both companies are among the top 10 advertising spenders in the US, and AT&T has already said it would look for $1 billion of cost savings over three years. Morris argued on Sunday. Buying Time Warner gives AT&T more influence over how bundling will evolve in the years to come. You see, since February 2014 (the net neutrality regulations) USA cell phone users have seen the rise of "zero-rating" plans: wireless provider services that promise no penalties against a consumer's data ...

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Chinese Firm Says It Did All It Could Ahead of Cyberattack

Is there a fundamental problem with the internet? A massive online attack on New Hamphsire-based Dyn that monitors and routes internet traffic was finally repulsed after eleven hours on Friday. Friday's attack may prove to be only a glimpse of what's to come. In an acknowledgement of its products' role in the hack, Xiongmai said in a statement Monday that it would recall products sold in the US before April 2015 to demonstrate "social responsibility".

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5 things we learnt from the United States Grand Prix

All eyes were on Lewis Hamilton as he managed to take a small bite into team mate Nico Rosberg's points' lead in F1 Championship standing. "However, with the stakes only set to get higher with the world title on the line in the season's final three races, the Mercedes motorsport boss is not taking anything for granted".

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Thousands of soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade later

It was the time the United States was involved in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Apparently, a good number of soldiers took up the bonus offer, but as it turns out, were not actually eligible for the bonus. The Department of Defense is looking for millions of dollars in bonuses that were overpaid to National Guardsmen in the early 2000s. Additionally, Beevers said the California Guard fired one general and two colonels.

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British PM to lead trade delegation to India

A "secret plan" in WhitehallMeanwhile, a report in the Sunday Times claimed that a "secret plan" was being hatched in Whitehall that would result in the UK's rate of corporation tax - already one of Europe's lowest - being cut from 20 to 10 per cent in the event the European Union blocked a post-Brexit free trade deal with Britain or denied the financiaL services industry free access to Europe.

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Karan wanted more intimate scenes but I controlled: Aishwarya

But Karan received a major breather when MNS allowed the release of " Ae Dil Hai Mushkil " but with a rider - all the producers who employed Pakistani artists, must pay Rs 5 crore each into the Indian Army's welfare fund as an atonement. On Saturday, prominent producers including Fox's Vijay Singh, Disney's Siddharth Roy Kapur and Vishesh Films' Mukesh Bhatt met MNS chief Raj Thackeray along with Devendra Fadnavis, the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra of which Mumbai is the ...

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Karan wanted more intimate scenes but I controlled: Aishwarya

But Karan received a major breather when MNS allowed the release of " Ae Dil Hai Mushkil " but with a rider - all the producers who employed Pakistani artists, must pay Rs 5 crore each into the Indian Army's welfare fund as an atonement. On Saturday, prominent producers including Fox's Vijay Singh, Disney's Siddharth Roy Kapur and Vishesh Films' Mukesh Bhatt met MNS chief Raj Thackeray along with Devendra Fadnavis, the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra of which Mumbai is the ...

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Government reportedly backs Heathrow expansion

With the building of a new runway at Heathrow, homes will be destroyed and surviving neighborhoods will have to cope with increased noise, pollution and traffic. But the government said it chose Heathrow because of its strong links to long-haul, global markets. While Heathrow remains Europe's busiest airport, indecision over its expansion has seen that lead diminish in recent years as competitors including Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris Charles de Gaulle add flights on their multiple runways.

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Typhoon Haima hits the Philippines, kills 16, displaces thousands

From Tuguegarao City, Duterte was scheduled to proceed to Ilagan town in Isabela province. It proceeded to cause flooding, landslides and power outages as it travelled westward over Batanes, Ilocos Norte, Cagayan and other provinces. Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. "Even our provincial building was damaged", he said, describing Lawin as the most powerful typhoon in history to hit the province.

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Theresa May expects full European Union role until Brexit

May also said the European Union leaders had discussed Russia's actions in Syria, saying they had agreed to "consider all options" should "atrocities" continue. Once May activates the exit clause - Article 50 in the EU's governing Lisbon Treaty - negotiations on the terms of Britain's departure would run for two years.

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German business confidence hits two-year high

The Ifo business confidence index climbed to 110.5 in October from 109.5 in the previous month, while economists had forecast the index to rise slightly to 109.6. Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe noted that despite the stall in trade negotiations between Canada and the European Union, business sentiment remained robust and that the economic momentum is expected to continue into the fourth quarter.

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Google buys eye-tracking VR firm Eyefluence

The headset will be poised to augment the world around users, as well, using both the eye-tracking technology and sensors/algorithm combo to display digital objects in the IRL environment. On the same day that this report was published, we also saw an announcement about Google acquiring Eyefluence , a company that worked on eye-interaction software.

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Airport expansion given the green light

Last week May took the rare step of promising colleagues who oppose the decision that they would be allowed to publicly air their views, interpreted by the media as a strong signal it would be Heathrow as there are no high profile ministers who oppose its expansion.

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Microsoft launch event - new Surface Laptop set to be revealed, reports claim

Unlike the company's fall event past year, new hardware announcements are not expected to be a focus this time around. The folks over at TheNextWeb have also discovered some Microsoft trademarks for " Surface Laptop " and " Paint 3D ", perhaps hinting at the new Surface products which might be unveiled on Wednesday .

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Galaxy Note Recall, Hyundai Strike Hit South Korea's Growth

Last month, a construction worker in OH sued Samsung after his Galaxy S7 edge exploded. I know it sounds a little bit ambiguous, but the main idea is that Samsung oficially confirmed that their Note series of phablets will not be discontinued, despite the rumors which surfaced all over the internet after the BoomGate.

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Canada presses for Thursday CETA signing

Canada and the other participating nations signed the deal earlier this year but have two years to ratify it, as governments around the world face rising protectionist sentiment that fed the Brexit vote and imperiled CETA . " We don't need an ultimatum ", Magnette told reporters. "The Commission traditionally does not set deadlines or ultimatums". Since Wallonia's parliament passed a resolution opposing Ceta on 14 October, EU and Walloon officials have been working on ways to address ...

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What's happening with the Canada-EU trade deal?

The deal needs unanimity among the 28 European Union nations and Belgium is the only approval lacking since it needs the backing of all its regions. The EU and Canada have been negotiating the trade deal for seven years. Objections to CETA are similar to those levelled at TTIP, essentially that the accords will give too much power to multi-national corporations and that they could allow governments to be penalised if political decisions thwart commercial concerns.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 returns now being accepted in Canada

In other words, about 40 percent of all Note 7 users haven't heeded Samsung's plea to immediately power down the phone. It expects most of the lost sales (about $2.2 billion) to hit the bottom line next quarter, and the remainder in the first quarter of 2017.

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There's a coin in Super Mario 64 that is impossible to win

Where is the fifth coin? However, in 2014 , one player took advantage of a one-frame window in which you can jump while exiting water from the side to clip through the stage's normal boundaries and get the coin. There is also no way to hack the game and teleport to its position. This isn't the first time that Mario 64 players have found unreachable coins.

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Chevy 2017 Camaro ZL1 Faster than Ever! "Video"

More shocking, though, is that the new ZL1 chops almost 12 seconds off the old car's Nordschleife lap time. The Ferrari 458 Italia, the current Porsche 911 GT3, the Lexus LFA-all fall to the new Camaro. Continue reading for the full story . Chevrolet claims it only added data acquisition equipment, Sparco racing seats with six-point harnesses and a roll hoop for the run, with the rest all stock equipment including Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 tyres.

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Customers Who Bought Used Galaxy Note 7 Are Also Eligible for Exchange

Customers can contact Samsung Malaysia Careline at 1-800-88-7799 for further enquiries. Samsung's claims about fixing the problem are no longer reliable. "It's possible there could be additional profit impact in the fourth quarter but it likely won't be as large as the third quarter", said Park Jung-hoon, a fund manager at HDC Asset Management, which owns shares in Samsung .

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Plane Crashes in Malta, At Least Five Dead

Sources have confirmed that five people have died in the accident. The French defence ministry said the plane had been working on its behalf, carrying out "reconnaissance missions in the Mediterranean". A Fairchild Metroliner aeroplane bound for Misrata, Libya, crashed at 7.20 am (local time) shortly after takeoff. Eyewitnesses told the Times of Malta that the plane briefly rose from the tarmac before rolling onto its side and then plummeting to the ground.

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Japan, Allies Block Proposal for South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

Among the 24 countries that voted against the proposal - which, if passed, would have banned commercial hunting of whales in an eight-million-square-mile sanctuary - were Iceland, Japan and Norway. The commission's own advisory scientific committee "has confirmed that certain stocks of whale species are recovered", which implies the moratorium is outdated, it argued.

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The Nintendo Switch's Dock is Only There for Power and TV Output

The Joy-Con controllers will be included alongside the Switch. The HD display of the Nintendo Switch also promises to enhance gameplay both on the couch and on-the-go. As has been the case in recent years, Nintendo's latest hardware isn't just a case of bumping up the graphics - they're trying something totally new and innovative, and it looks fantastic.

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Pool Corp. (POOL) stock down despite upgrade at Zacks Investment Research

Corp.in a research report on Monday, July 18th. The stock has relative volume of 1.41. As a result, Zacks offers an analyst brokerage rating (ABR) which simplifies the recommendations into a 1 to 5 sliding scale where one represents a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell.

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Plea in court seeks recovery of Rs 91000 cr from Uber, Ola

Currently, only the BMW 3 Series will be available in Ola's Lux category. Through this association BMW cars will be available to Ola fleet operators with an attractive offer. The operators can also benefit from driver training programs organised by BMW India which will familiarise drivers with the cars. BMW will offer a 360-degree solution that will take care of both pre-and post-sales ownership with support throughout the lifecycle of the vehicle.

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Chinese firm issues US recall after massive cyberattack

Websites and services will have to adapt and do more to prevent attacks like these from being so effective if we want to keep the internet up and running. Friday's cyberattack once again pulled the vulnerability and security of smarter, IoT devices into the spotlight with experts warning that often include basic security errors, giving malicious hackers ample, risky opportunities to exploit them and strike.

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Secret Nazi military base discovered in the Arctic

It was codenamed " Schatzgraber " or " Treasure Hunter " by the Germans and was primarily used as a tactical weather station. The outpost was constructed in 1942; a year after Hitler invaded the USSR. "About 500 items of historical value have been collected on the grounds of the former Treasure Hunter German station that operated on the Alexandra Land island of Franz Josef Land from September 1943 until July 1944", said Yulia Petrova, National Park press secretary.

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Rangers 0 Celtic 1: Late Dembele strike settles Old Firm semi-final

She said: "I just hope that he would own up to what he's done". "I think I did okay, that's what I thought personally, but it's up to the manager to decide whether I play again this week." We had chances, we just didn't get that goal we needed but in the end Moussa came and back-heeled it.

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Polling stations open for early voting in USA battleground state Florida

The poll is one of many that suggests that Clinton has done a better job of consolidating her base than Trump. She said Mr Trump was waiting until after the election to sue the women involved because he's "busy winning the presidency". The adviser spoke on the condition of anonymity to share internal discussions. Florida was the focus on Monday with the beginning of in-person early voting across 50 counties, including the state's largest: Broward, Duval, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Orange ...

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Johnson campaign expresses confidence, Feingold to vote

While Sen. Johnson's campaign has become all about Russ, Russ remains focused on the issues that matter to Wisconsinites. Feingold was talking about the past six years since losing his 2010 Senate re-election bid to Johnson . Johnson's campaign released a memo early Monday saying its polling shows the race is tight. Reform America Fund recently announced the launch of a seven-figure ad campaign hitting Feingold for voting for the federal stimulus act of 2009.

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Officers from other states to help in ND

Authorities used an ATV to arrest one person for criminal trespass and fleeing, according to the sheriff's department. Kirchmeier says departments from Wisconsin, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wyoming, Indiana and Nebraska are sending officers.

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Trump, Down In The Polls, Tells Supporters To Ignore 'Phony Polls'

President Barack Obama is stepping up the pace of his campaign to boost Hillary Clinton for president while pushing the efforts to restore Democratic control of the Senate. Obama told Nevadans they have a winning hand in Clinton and Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, who is locked in a tight race to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen.

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Apple Pay is now available in Japan

The trouble started shortly after 9 a.m.in Tokyo. Apple is seeking a foothold in a market where people still prefer paying with cash despite years of using rail passes that double as electronic money cards. "It's a shame that systems went down, but it shows just how much user interest there is", said Eiichiro Yanagawa, a senior analyst for consulting firm Celent.


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