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AT&T reaches deal to acquire Time Warner for $85.4b

Time Warner has patents on short and long form video technology to aid in the transfer of content to mobile and other devices, but partnering with AT&T can improve that, according to analytics firm MCAM. TV Studios operation, as well as Warner Bros. Antitrust authorities have taken a hard stance against deals and the timing of this one - coming two weeks before a presidential election - is confusing for many.

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Windows 10 to bring 3-D to two-dimensional experiences

Considering that numerous games shareable between PC and Xbox One have a competitive circuit, this might bring more eSports attention to Microsoft products. The new PC, called Surface Studio, has a 28-inch display with what Microsoft says is the thinnest LCD screen ever and an Intel Core i7 processor.

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Private US Rocket Launches On Resupply Mission To ISS

The space agency later had to scrub this launch date as well and rescheduled it for October 16. Flames spewed underneath an Antares rocket Monday night, as it successfully launched from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility. It will remain at the ISS for five weeks and will depart in November carrying trash from the space station. The Orbital ATK's Antares rocket was launched on Monday from Virginia.

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Companies urged to use multiple vendors in wake of cyber attack

The attack targeted Dyn, a company that helps people connect to websites, with a huge amount of traffic in an attempt to knock the service offline, according to Dyn's director of Internet analysis , Doug Madory. The company said it has patched the flaws and now is asking customers to change the default password the first time they use it. Smart Devices such as household appliances like DVRs, routers, cameras, and printers were used to create "botnets" that overloaded the servers by sending ...

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Prescription pills found in gumball machine prize

A Rochester, New Hampshire, family is in shock after a gumball machine at a pizzeria dispensed prescription medication instead of prizes. At first, Jones thought the plastic container that came out looked like candy, but she couldn't believe what she saw when she took a closer look: It was a mix of pills.

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Home prices are rising at a faster rate, federal housing agency says

Back in July, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said there was little indication of price acceleration, which occurs when home prices are climbing faster than the historical average. Price growth is also expected to slow, which should help to alleviate some of the imbalances now detected by our HMA. Cho says prices are going to continue to fall for the rest of the year.

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Trump's Hollywood star snuffed out in sledgehammer attack

Trump, who starred in the reality shows " The Apprentice " and "The Celebrity Apprentice ", received his star in 2007 in the television category. Los Angeles police are investigating after blows from a hammer destroyed the GOP presidential candidate's star early Wednesday.

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Boys, 1 and 3, Thrown Over Bridge By Father, Found Alive

The young boys were transported to St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson, where they were treated for "serious, but non-life-threatening injuries", according to a news release from New Jersey State Police . Police ended up tracking John by using his cellphone signal, and they found his unoccupied vehicle on the 100-foot bridge located in Wanaque, NJ. Kean University's Be The Change community activist group came to the family's home Tuesday to leave teddy bears for the children.

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'Milestone': Global greenhouse gas levels accelerate past key marker

The latest jump in Carbon dioxide levels comes as the world continues to mark record temperatures, with September becoming the 11th month of the past 12 to have set new high marks, U.S. Planet Earth has passed a frightening new milestone, with the highest levels of greenhouse gases seen in the atmosphere for the last 3.5 million years.

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FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Palm Coast

The Disaster Recover Center will be open from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday - closed Sunday. The goal is to help people, and walk them through the application process. Individuals and businesses should first register with FEMA. "Assistance can include money for temporary rental assistance and essential home repairs for primary homes, low-priced loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help survivors recover from the effects of the disaster", officials said.

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China's Xiongmai to recall up to 10000 webcams after U.S. hack

What's more, experts predict around 50 billion connected devices by 2020. The Mirai botnet, though similar, is apparently "distinct" from those recently used in attacks on the Krebs on Security blog and French internet service provider OVH .

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No toll tax on DND flyway now on, rules Allahabad High Court

The PIL, filed four years ago, sought to remove toll collection on the Flyway. It said the fee collected by the Noida Toll Bridge Company "is not supported by legal provisions". "Nowhere in Delhi NCR region do you find such a toll". The judgement came after nearly 80 hearings that took place at the High Court regarding three-hikes in the toll money at the Delhi-Noida-Delhi (DND) highway.

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F1 2016: Lewis Hamilton takes victory at US GP

I felt comfortable doing the job. Wolff said he accepted the gain, given Mercedes' 2016 startline issues and unreliability including Hamilton's late engine failure at Sepang. "I really want to go there and win". "I did everything to come back". Rosberg acknowledged the VSC played its part in limiting the damage to title rival and race victor Hamilton.

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Trump spends campaign time promoting his business

McMullin is a former agent of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), who announced his candidacy the White House on August 8, as a Republican alternative to the presidential aspirations of Trump Until his nomination, McMullin worked as policy director of the Republican Conference in the United States House of Representatives.

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Gene study clears 'Patient Zero' of blame for HIV epidemic in US

The genetic diversity of the HIV samples from those early dates lays bare the fact that the virus had been circulating-and mutating-in the country throughout the 1970s. "Patient Zero was neither the first AIDS case to come to CDC (Centers for Disease for Control and Prevention) researchers' attention, nor the first to display symptoms", the study reads.

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Samsung expects $3.1 billion hit over Note 7

Wednesday's revision would reflect a 30-per cent drop in Samsung's third-quarter operating profit from a year ago, compared to a 5.5-per cent rise under the earlier estimate. After incidents of Note 7 device catching fire in various flights, a replacement Note 7 device also reportedly caught fire on a U.S. flight, leading to cancellation of the flight after evacuation.

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Samsung expects Dollars 3 billion loss over Note 7 recall

In a research note sent to investors that was also passed to ABC News, financial analysts C.W. Chung and Chris Change at Nomura, a Japanese firm, estimated the disposal expenses of the Note 7 at about $1.4 billion. That figure includes 23 reports since Samsung initially recalled the Galaxy Note 7 on September 15, in addition to reports that preceded that initial recall.

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Nearly all emergency funds for pipeline protest costs used

They're upset that Hennepin County deputies are at the site of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Bagola is sitting atop a pile of logs that protesters prepared to use to. "We can't right now", Morton County sheriff's spokeswoman Donnell Preskey told The Associated Press . Jackson said he was there "to pray together, protest together and if necessary go to jail together".

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Google's Android 7.0 Nougat & Android 7.1 Nougat Beta Now Released! Will Your

All sorts of speculative reports surfaced online last week about Motorola releasing Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus users in India. However, Sony Xperia Z3 will not get the full update , but instead it will receive a developer preview update . Also, other Motorola phones are Moto G Play (Gen 4), Moto X Pure Edition (Gen 3), Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2, Moto Z Play, Moto Z Force Droid, Moto Z Play Droid, and Moto Z Droid.

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Race for the White House and Trump Accusations of Voter Fraud

Trump's campaign has defended their candidate's decision to go to Washington on business so late in the game. Trump recently rolled out a reform package he's referring to as " draining the swamp ". Trump's finance chairman, Steven Mnuchin, told the Post, "We've kind of wound down". Her campaign released two new ads on Wednesday billed as laying out her closing argument.

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Oil Holds Above $50 as Russia Weighs Boost, Nigeria Cuts Prices

Analysts at JBC noted that US crude oil stocks have been depleted by 26.5 million barrels in the past seven weeks which was unusual even when taking into account hurricanes that can disrupt oil production and supplies by tankers. Earlier, Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid Al-Falih said at the Oil & Money conference in London that many nations will join OPEC in production cuts - although he did not specfically name any, according to Bloomberg .

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The Flash: 4 Things We Learned From Season 3, Episode 4 [SPOILERS]

Again however, things get fairly awkward when Jesse kisses Wally, and he turns her down, anxious of the fact she's from another earth, and that it would be a risky relationship. labs, and the team deduces that they need something cold to slow the mirror's molecules down enough for Barry to phase out. Jesse blames herself for getting Barry trapped and letting the new rogues get away.

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US abstains in UN on Cuba embargo for first time

Such a step would effectively pit the Obama administration and Cuba with the world body against the Republican-led Congress, which supports the 55-year-old embargo despite the USA resumption of full diplomatic relations with Cuba. "We hope it will be reflected in reality". This year's resolution takes note of steps taken by the Obama administration to ease the embargo, describing them as positive but "still limited in scope".

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NASA's Rocket Launch Delayed Until Monday

Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft on the Wallop Island launch pad just before the October 17 launch to send supplies to the International Space Station. According to NASA officials, Cygnus will arrive at its destination on 23 October. Supply levels are in no immediate danger of running out on the ISS, and Russian Federation and Japan have cargo delivery capabilities as well, but all three countries need to be launching regularly to get the most use out of the orbital laboratory.

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Apple MacBook Pro with Magic Toolbar gets leaked

However, according to images found by MacRumors hidden within the macOS Sierra 12.1 update , the new MacBook Pro will ditch another set of old reliables: the function keys. Due to the size of the keyboard, the images also appear to reveal the addition of speaker grilles on both sides of the keyboard for the 13-inch MacBook Pro model.

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MacBook Pro leaked images confirm Magic Toolbar

The leak came alongside the macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update released Monday, among hidden images that depict the Apple Pay feature, showing what is undoubtedly the next MacBook Pro . Also, the rumor mill has it that Apple may decide to unveil both the MacBook Pro 2016 13-inch and 15-inch variants during an even organized on october 27 .

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Apple Q4 Revenue, Net Income Fall From a Year Ago

The Cupertino company reported revenues of $46.9 billion on earnings of $9 billion. There are also a drop in sales numbers for iPads (7 per cent) and Mac computers (16 per cent) compared to this time past year, meaning that while Apple isn't exactly worrying now, they're looking at sales declines across the board.

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Portland Global Advisors buys $3568125 stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

The firm lowered its rating on USB from Outperform to Neutral. U.S. Bancorp has a 52-week low of $37.07 and a 52-week high of $44.58. TheStreet raised First Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th.

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A message in a bottle finds its way home

Paul Tsiatsios chose to put a message in a bottle into the ocean shortly after the hotel purchase. WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/2dFgqsy ) reports the message was discovered by Clint Buffington of Utah while he was vacationing in the Turks and Caicos.

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ExoMars: probe in Mars orbit, but what about lander?

While ESA continues its attempt to land on Mars , the United States is moving ahead with plans to send humans to the planet. Schiaparelli was released from the ExoMars TGO on Sunday, Oct. Methane is created by biological or geological activity and breaks down within a few hundred years once it reaches the atmosphere, suggesting there is biological or geological activity on Mars now or in the recent past.

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Heathrow expansion approved over London's Gatwick Airport

But the transport watchdog said the decision should be followed by substantial improvements to rail links in London, including direct rail links from South London, North West Surrey and the Thames Valley to Heathrow Airport , and prioritising electrification of the North Downs rail route, which serves Gatwick.

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Apple slips as supply woes weigh on holiday sales forecast

But the company predicted a bump in sales for the holidays, with expected revenues of between $76 billion and $78 billion-topping last year's $75.8 billion for the first quarter, which ends in December. While that number beat analysts' estimates , it was down from 48.1 million in the same period a year ago. The world's largest company earned $1.67 a share, 2 cents above estimates, while revenue of $46.9 billion came in roughly in line.

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Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) Reports Preliminary 3Q 2016 Financial Results

As concerns of stock price volatility, it was 11.04% for a week and 10.72% for a month. Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.46, for a total transaction of $17,595,000.00. The stock traded with the volume of 7.74 Million in the last trading session.

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Cheaper phones are fine - if top-end camera isn't a must

Apparently, the Adrena 330 GPU in the Xperia Z3 does not support Vulcan or OpenGL ES 3.1, a requirement for Android Nougat 7.0. The anticipated Google's Android Nougat OS has been released now on some devices! This roadmap offered a peek into when Sony smartphone users could expect the Android 7.0 Nougat software update to make its way to their handsets.

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Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

Analysts' mean recommendation for Starwood Property Trust, Inc.'s ( STWD ) stands at 2.00. Equities researchers at Jefferies Group dropped their Q3 2016 earnings per share estimates for shares of Essex Property Trust in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.


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