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Everything You Need to Know About the New MacBook Pro

Initially the 13in and 15in machines had me drooling with their slimmed down aluminium designs, Touch ID sensor and Touch Bar - a largely unnecessary but dazzlingly dynamic touchscreen display that sits above the keyboard. And, in any case, the Touch Bar controls are about intuition for making various features more available to the average user, rather than saving time for power users who've memorized all of the keyboard shortcuts.

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Microsoft Leaves Apple In The Dust for Graphic Artists

There's also that $1,500 non-Touch Bar model to help Apple more easily lure you in the door, if you aren't too anxious about iPhone-ifying your laptop. This was an area of combining touch and display-based inputs with a mechanical keyboard. Wouldn't it be awesome to be able to see Twitter notifications, Facebook Live notifications, stock tickers among other things on the Touch Bar!? Aside from the 256GB Solid State Drive, the " MacBook Pro " has an 8GB RAM and both are equipped with ...

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Samsung Q3 Operating Profit Plunges due to Note7 Debacle

Last September, Samsung issued what could have been the world largest smartphone recall in history after several reports of their smartphones causing a fire. Anticipating strong growth in demand, Samsung said it will spend 27 trillion won ($23.7 billion) this year to increase production of OLEDs and an advanced chip.

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Mourinho urges players "to be men" ahead of Manchester City clash

Chelsea's Pedro Rodriguez opened the scoring after just 30 seconds and the Blues were on their way, with Gary Cahill , Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante adding to the agony for Mourinho, who won seven major titles in two spell as the London club's manager.

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Almost 2 Million Floridians Have Already Voted in Election

If Clinton wins, Republicans could hand Democrats a majority by losing just four seats. You can see how gerrymandering can manipulate election results in the Guardian's excellent look at "the nation's most gerrymandered district" in North Carolina, which was so narrow at one point state representative Mickey Michaux, a Democrat from Durham, once said: "If you drove down the interstate with both vehicle doors open, you'd kill most of the people in the district".

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Putin Rejects Russian Military Request to Resume Aleppo Bombings

Earlier in the day, Russia's President Vladimir Putin turned down a request from his defense ministry on resuming the airstrikes in Aleppo following the rebels' attack, saying he believed the resumption of airstrikes is "unnecessary for now", according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

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Wade scores 22 in Chicago debut, Bulls beat Celtics 105-99

There's no anger. I'm happy because I got the freedom to look elsewhere. "He definitely helps me out a lot", he said of Rondo. That's 21 total points - out of 1,409 - off shots from behind the arc. Most analysis of the Chicago Bulls' offseason moves focused on the seemingly poor fit behind new additions Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo and holdover star Jimmy Butler.

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What we know about the FBI's new email inquiry

CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: The FBI director sent a letter to oversight committees in Congress saying his agents learned about new emails that appear to be pertinent to the Clinton email probe. "She was entrusted with some of our nation's most important secrets, and she betrayed that trust by carelessly mishandling highly classified information", Ryan said in a statement .

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Clinton: AT&T deal 'raises questions and concerns'

AT&T is facing massive regulatory challenges as well as threats by Donald Trump to block it, if he's elected president. Learn more about CBS and other media stocks at IBD Stock Checkup. Last year, AT&T bought DirecTV for $48 billion, creating the biggest USA pay-TV service. In a conference call, the company told investors that the two companies will work together closely, with AT&T providing Time Warner with detailed information on what content customers are interested in, and ...

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NFL interviewed Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott on domestic violence allegations

Elliott's ex-girlfriend filed a police report in July accusing him of assaulting her in a vehicle. She called Columbus police after the alleged final confrontation, showing them bruises and describing a wrist injury she claimed was caused by Elliott.

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Twitter Is Chopping Down Vine

The company insisted that nothing will happen immediately, to ensure that its users won't lose their videos and favourites. Users will be able access and download their videos, or Vines as they are called, and notifications will be sent out before any changes are made to the app or Website.

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Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket Successfully Launches to ISS

The Cygnus - named after the swan constellation - has the ability to loiter in orbit for a few weeks, even a month if necessary, before joining the space station. The rocket exploded during a pre-test flight at Cape Canaveral on September 1. S. space agency NASA announced. The new enhanced Cygnus spacecraft has the ability to carry a greater payload, and is supported by new fuel tanks and UltraFlex solar arrays.

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Microsoft targets designers with new Surface Studio computer

The new computer, called Surface Studio, has a 28-inch display with what Microsoft says is the thinnest LCD screen ever and an Intel Core I7 processor . Yeah, they really pushed it there. The surface studio is equipped with an i7 processor and 32 GB RAM and a Nvidia GTX 980M, while iMac is powered by an Intel Core i5, two 4 GB RAM and AMD M395X.

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Apple, Microsoft compete for same market with new computers

It is hard to tell which model is the latest one but upon closer inspection, the keys look a little shallow which could mean that Microsoft has maybe fixed one of the annoying features that the previous Surface Book had by enlarging its base.

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Italy quakes take out buildings standing after August jolt

Heavy rain for much of Wednesday night and yesterday morning made life hard for the townspeople, slowing the recovery and clean-up operation as well as bringing down the temperature. There were constant, small aftershocks throughout Thursday morning in Campi. Some chose to sleep in their cars. One 73-year-old man died of heart attack , which is thought to be related to the quake.

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Clinton emails: FBI reopens investigation Latest

Federal prosecutors in both North Carolina and NY were initially involved in the investigation, but agents in NY subsequently took the lead, according to a spokeswoman for the US attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. A USA official with knowledge of the case said the emails were related to a separate sexting probe involving Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

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Beer run! Self-driving truck travels 120-plus miles on delivery

The driver did the driving until the truck was on the highway. Other vehicles of the company, pre-mapped the route ahead of time , which followed Colorado's I-25. But why are self-driving trucks of interest to Anheuser-Busch? "By embracing this technology, both organisations are actively contributing to the creation of a safer and more efficient transportation network".

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Portage County's early voting lags

Dorchester County's early voting center is at the Dorchester County office building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge. The Republican advantage in Florida may be slipping away as Democrats turn out to vote early . Numbers show more than 665,000 Republicans have cast ballots compared to more than 658,000 Democrats. That's no surprise, because it's the one swing state where Trump has been doing better than Obama did in 2012.

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AT&T cell service outage reported across the Midwest

Another similar website, downdetector .com, reported a spike in reported AT&T outage complaints as well. Outage Report says the problems began around 4:00 p.m. "We are aware of a service issue which may be affecting some wireless customers in areas of Southcentral Illinois, southern in and Kentucky, and we're investigating the issue and will work to resolve it as quickly as possible".

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Microsoft lauches new Paint app

The Surface Studio has an ultra-HD 4.5K display , which is claimed to offer 63 per cent more pixels than a 4K TV. This new Paint 3D app will be available to 400 million Windows 10 users all across the world early next year as a part of Windows 10 Creators Update .

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OR ranching standoff defense: Axe juror or call mistrial

The jury is considering charges against the Bundy brothers and five others of conspiring to impede federal workers from doing their jobs at the refuge. "If you consider how you would ask questions of somebody to deal with that bias without actually discussing with them what was talked about in the jury room or what their deliberations are or what their view of the evidence is, that is problematic", Schindler said.

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OR ranching standoff defense: Axe juror or call mistrial

The jury is considering charges against the Bundy brothers and five others of conspiring to impede federal workers from doing their jobs at the refuge. "If you consider how you would ask questions of somebody to deal with that bias without actually discussing with them what was talked about in the jury room or what their deliberations are or what their view of the evidence is, that is problematic", Schindler said.

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Madison sets record for absentee ballots issued

In Pennsylvania, state Republicans recently filed a lawsuit challenging the state's poll-watching rules, which mandates individuals can serve as monitors only in their home county. Edgewood College will open an absentee ballot spot this weekend. On the ballot, voters will vote for President, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative District 2, Florida Supreme Court Justices, District Court of Appeal Amendments 1, 2, 3 and 5 and Tax Collector.

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Maryland early voting begins Thursday, ends November 3

Early voting, via mail or in-person, is underway in 37 states. Hispanic early voting has increased by 99 percent from 2012, for example. In an effort to clear up confusion, the legislature passed a law earlier this year that requires voters to select each candidate they wish for at-large county council and town council seats.

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Early voting begins in W.Va., too

We at The Cougar urge the registered voters of Texas to cast a vote this election regardless of what party you follow. You can also call your local elections office to find early voting locations or look for the "advance voting info" link under the elections tab of the Secretary of State Office's website ( www.sos.ga.gov ).

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World's Largest Marine Reserve Created in Antarctica

The United Nations on Friday said an agreement to establish the world's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica's Ross Sea has been reached after five years of negotiations. "The Ross Sea is one of the most magnificent places on Earth". Roughly 1.5 million square kilometers of water is now under the protection of an global agreement.

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Galaxy Note 7 Battery Disaster Knocks Billions Off Samsung's Profits

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it aims to recover quickly from the disastrous withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 that dragged third-quarter mobile earnings to their lowest level in almost eight years. Looking ahead, Samsung hinted that the worst may be over for its mobile division, saying that its fourth-quarter mobile profit will likely recover to the similar level as that of the a year ago.

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Antares Back In Business With Successful Launch

The spacecraft is scheduled to connect to the Space Station Oct. 23 and is planned to remain there a month. The white rocket emblazoned with an American flag lit up the clear night sky as it blasted off from Wallops Island, Virginia, at 7:45 pm (2345 GMT), and was visible to millions of people along the US East Coast from MA to SC.

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Twitter axes Vine app; internet mourns

Perhaps the clearest statement of that was the fact that Vine dropped its six-second limit, as part of a change that altered the way that Twitter videos work. Do you use Vine? No reason was provided for shuttering Vine . Also, reminding us the several other times kids up-ed the cool quotient with their insane moves on Vine .

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Alphabet says revenue up 20.2 percent, sets $7 billion share buyback

In addition, the company also reported a GAAP operating income (or profit) of $5.7 billion, which rose 26 percent year-on-year. Without the billions of mobile devices powered by Google's open-source mobile operating system making it easy for users to access Search, YouTube, Gmail, Play, Maps, News and many other applications, any efforts by Google to evolve beyond desktop search would have been significantly hampered, if not impossible, fundamentally changing the course of the ...

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Twitter to shut down Vine, but nothing will happen to your Vines

Twitter did not give a reason for the closure, but earlier announced it was cutting 9 percent of its workforce following slow growth of the social network. But over the years, other rivals were able to overtake Vine's success and even steal its most treasured Viners. The announcement was made during the company's third quarter (2016) results that beat analysts' expectations, leading to a 2 per cent jump in Twitter shares in afternoon trading on Thursday, Recode reported on Friday.

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Everyday devices used to bring down internet

To add to the confusion of attacks and internet being shut down, Tweets from Wikileaks claimed the attacks were by its Supporters. When a user types in www.twitter.com, Dyn translates that request to a specific IP address that servers understand.

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IPad Air 2 VS iPad Pro: Which one iPad to go for?

If the iPad Mini 5 will have a thickness of only 5mm, it means that the battery capacity will be reduced from 5,124mAh. With most of Apple, enthusiasts waiting with eyes peeled, the reports suggest no asserted news from the Apple officials regarding the same.

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Truly magical! Professional photographer decks out her daughter in Harry Potter style

Kayla Glover read the Harry Potter series when she was 10 years old. Who hasn't dreamt of being a wizard from the Harry Potter franchise, casting magic spells and making potions every day. So when she had her own daughter, she knew she'd want to share the series with her. A three-month-old dressed up as Harry Potter . For 5 months Lorelai was dressed up as Cruella de Vil in a fun "101 Dalmatians shoot" with their dogs.

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James dominant as Cavs rout Knicks in opener

Despite the troubles on the gridiron, Cleveland is all of a sudden a city of champions. James, who returned to the Cavaliers in 2014 on a mission to lead his hometown team to National Basketball Association glory, issued a stirring rallying cry during the pre-match ceremonies.


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