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IPhone users complain of waves of iCal calendar spam

Now you are using the full version of iCloud you need to login with your info, and choose Calendars . Thankfully, there is an easy way to stop them. This automatic monitoring opens the system to abuse, enabling malicious actors to distribute spam events in the same way as spam email. This problem is also infiltrating to iCloud Photo sharing.

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Russian Federation may join output freeze deal if OPEC reach consensus - minister

The move to increase bullish bets for the second week in a row came as US crude oil prices CLc1 rose almost 5 percent on growing expectations for an agreement among key producers. "If we can agree, and I am optimistic, (oil) prices will increase and this is also what the world economy demands". Falih, speaking to reporters at the headquarters of national oil giant Saudi Aramco, did not elaborate on Saudi Arabia's planned production levels.

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Cyber Monday sales begin

Research firm comScore had predicted online spending on Cyber Monday will jump to $3.5 billion from $3.12 billion past year. Almost half of all holiday purchases are made online and it can take a few days for those items to arrive. They add that holiday shopping season could ring up to $117 billion. eBay offers discounts on utensils, bed bath products, shoes , jewelry, and handbags.

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Watch the latest drone video of Apple's new $5 billion Cupertino campus

Solar panel installation is said to be 60 percent complete in Matthew Roberts' newest drone video (last month it was at 50 percent), and headway has been made on the entry-way atrium of the main spaceship building. Watch the latest drone video of Apple Campus 2's progress shot by Sexton Videography . And Apple's legendary mountain of dirt has been drastically reduced, with the earth being spread around the campus for landscaping.

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Pakistan gets new army chief

Raheel, who is set to retire tomorrow, was appointed as army chief in 2013 by Prime Minister Sharif at the retirement of Gen Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani. Raheel in January had declared he would not seek extension. Tensions between the two South Asian neighbors have been high since the September attacks by Pakistan-based militants on an Indian Army camp in Uri, in India-administered Kashmir.

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Sarasota First-Grader Receives Personal Letter From Santa Claus

The City provided candy canes and hot apple cider for those in attendance, Sislers Stone provided a fire pit for the event and the Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department showed up in Santa hats with Santa Claus in tow. "I want a parakeet", one young boy said. Now under the Christmas tree, there weren't just presents addressed to "Randy" and "Jasmine" but those to "Mommy" and "Daddy" as well.

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Desperate NASA Asks Public What to Do With Astronaut Poop

But if there's any kind of accident - say, a crack in the spacecraft that results in a loss of vehicle pressure - astronauts will be confined to their space suits, with no choice but to poop straight into their suits. "It isn't glamorous, but it is necessary for survival". Pooping in space has sure come a long way from the 1960s, when astronauts used adhesives to attach fecal collection bags to their butts .

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Lenovo launches K6 Power smartphone in India at Rs 9999

The smartphone also comes with a new feature called App lock, which lets you lock apps like WhatsApp via fingerprint scanner. It is equipped with dual speakers with Dolby Atmos for immersive audio output. The jury is out if it can out do Xiaomi's fantastic Redmi 3S Prime, but does have the specs to do so. The Redmi 3S runs the same version of Android and its MIUI is equally rich in terms of features but doesn't have a dual interface option.

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Bud Light offers one lucky winner Super Bowl tickets for a lifetime

Anheuser-Busch began selling the golden cans this week as part of their Super Bowl promotion. Beginning on November 28 and ending January 13, all packs of 18-, 24-, and 30-packs of 12 oz. That's what Bud Light is offering in random packs of beer. "All season long, Bud Light has celebrated the most passionate and dedicated fans that the National Football League has to offer, and as the playoffs approach, we want to see fandom turned up another notch", Anna Rogers, director of National ...

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Final Fantasy 15 Gets 'Mystery Disk' To Celebrate Arrival Of Game

The much-awaited RPG Final Fantasy XV finally came out on Tuesday, November 29, after what seemed like an eternity of waiting for longtime series fans and newcomers alike. While the story of the game can be completed in about 30 hours, as estimated by GameSpot's Peter Brown, the real fun only begins after the credits finish.

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Email Marketing Third-Highest Ecommerce Driver On Black Friday

Online deals permeated the entire Black Friday Week, with retailers often matching in-store deals and doing so earlier online. According to Cnet , a total of $5.27 billion dollars was made through online shopping with Black Friday and Thanksgiving sales combined.

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Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap Cyber Monday Deals and Sales

Amazon.com Inc.is developing a premium Echo-like speaker with a screen, a sign the world's largest online retailer is trying to capitalize on the surprise success of its voice-controlled home gadgets and fend off competition from Google and Apple Inc.

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Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

Saturday's performance was based on the 1997 Italian film, "Life is handsome", which is the story of a Jewish father who tries to hide his son from the Holocaust through humor and games. "This routine is my idea". Throughout the four-minute performance , Navka and Burkovsky frolic and play cheerfully with an imaginary infant. "Primarily I think there must not be mockery, there must not be irony, there must not be a crooked smile", she said .

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Key Trends In Online Shopping This Holiday Season

Brick-and-mortar chains have become more aggressive in chasing online customers. The data captures about 40 percent of all card transactions in the US but excludes cash. The NRF survey found that only 9 percent of consumers are done shopping, down from 11 percent past year. An analysis last week of the circulars of top retailers by Market Track made it clear that deals would be deeper this year.

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Nabha fugitive Mintoo caught

The Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief was arrested in a joint operation by the Punjab and Delhi police from Nizamuddin railway station while he was trying to flee to Mumbai. He was arrested from Kairana yesterday when the getaway vehicle was stopped at a police picket. "Punjab Police had alerted Delhi Police on Sunday morning that the escaped terrorists and gangsters could go toward the national capital to escape to other parts of the country".

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Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to review ties with RJD, Congress

Kumar attacked the chief minister and held him responsible for the MLA vowing to wear shorts and vest till the road was constructed. "Media wale bole Sushil Kumar Modi kahe hain Nitish Kumar RJD chhor BJP aajaye, hum bole Modi ji Nitish ko godi mein utha lejaaye".

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Canada Greenlights Self-Driving Car Tests

Tests will begin shortly with researchers and engineers from the University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group , and BlackBerry QNX. Other sites like MI, which is building a massive 335-acre test facility, offer similar road conditions, but Ontario could prove unique in just how intense it can get in terms of inclement weather systems - and any road in the province is fair game for testing under the rules put forward by the province.

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Tesla Autopilot 8.1 software update coming in December, Musk says

In October, the auto maker announced all of its cars in future will be equipped with a heavily upgraded version of Autopilot, which practically allows for full autonomy in driving. Tesla's purpose-driven business narrative, which has the continual backdrop of providing a sustainable solution to climate change, has been contained in every single blog update, every Elon Musk public appearance, and every Tesla announcement of a new/ groundbreaking/ technologically-advanced innovation.

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Great Barrier Reef suffers most extreme coral die-off

Hughes said the northern sections had previously been among the most pristine in the entire Great Barrier Reef, remaining untouched while the southern regions saw their coral drop by half in the past 30 years. The northern third of the Great Barrier Reef, extending 700km from Port Douglas to Papua New Guinea, experienced the most severe bleaching and subsequent loss of corals.

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Failed Mirai botnet attack downed 900000 Germans' internet access

The outages affected certain models of customer broadband DSL and fibre routers, but not the network itself, the company said. The malicious Mirai code was released on the internet last month and has been responsible for large scale attacks on some of world's most popular websites, including Twitter and Spotify, and it was also responsible for bringing down Liberia's internet infrastructure.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 LEAK reveals new flagship phone will be a powerhouse

The good news is Samsung has chose to reopen the Galaxy Beta program for Galaxy S7/S7 edge, so if you've been anxious to test Android 7.0 Nougat now would be a good time to try and enroll in the beta program. If you're one of the people awaiting the launch of the Galaxy S8, just sit tight as Samsung seems to be readying up for their next flagship announcement.

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Samsung To Intro Artificial Intelligence Assistant with Galaxy S8

The latest news about the Samsung Galaxy S8 only heightened anticipation as it's rumored to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 6GB of RAM, which is 2GB more compared to the current S7. In 2015, the South Korean company launched "Plus" versions of both its S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, taking the total number of flagship smartphones to four.

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CF-18 fighter jet crashes in northeastern Alberta, killing pilot

Even without the crash, some of Hood's testimony was bound to prompt further questions of the government, which announced its way forward on the fighter jet file last week. He says the best thing to do is give the Force or the Canadian Armed forces the space to do the necessary work to understand what caused the incident.

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 Versus New MacBook Pro 2016

The second version which is the 13-inch version with 256GB and Touch Bar is priced Rs 1,55,900 for the 256GB version. As previously reported , the non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro 2016 uses the 12-inch size and weight of the computer as well as the connectivity and performance of the MacBook Pro 2016 , Engadget reported .

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Google brings gorgeous photo screensaver to Mac with multi-monitor support

Prior to this, the feature was only available on the Pixel phones, Chromecast, and Google Fiber devices, but now Mac users will get to enjoy it as well. Each photo is attributed to its owner via a Google + profile link in the corner of the screen. The screensaver is absolutely free to download and use.

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Nations reconfirm support of global climate deal at UN summit

On Thursday, the eve of the conference's closure, the almost 200 parties to the UN's climate convention made a rare united appeal for "the highest political commitment" to combat climate change. Trump previously tweeted that global warming is a hoax "created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive", a comment he's since said was a joke.

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Early US Cyber Monday sales point to 9 percent rise; fewer deals

It turns out eBay was on to something with its newly minted "Mobile Wednesday", the day before Thanksgiving when it expected travellers to shop from the road. The five top-selling electronic products on Black Friday were Apple iPads, Samsung 4K TVs, Apple's MacBook Air, LG TVs and Microsoft's Xbox. "At participating FreeShipping.com retailers, for instance, Best Buy is offering a "free" $250 Best Buy Gift Card and Samsung Gear VR when customers buy and activate a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 ...

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Rumor: Marvel vs Capcom 4 Will Launch In 2017

Rumors surrounding the possible announcement of Marvel vs. Capcom 4's reveal have been making waves over the past week, and the latest comes from Polygon , claiming that the game will be announced at PlayStation Experience 2016. A Spider-Man game for PS4 is in development at Insomniac Games , while Telltale Games also has a partnership with Marvel , which may result in a Guardians of the Galaxy-based game .

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Sports Personality of the Year

Also in the running is Jamie Vardy , the goal-scoring sensation behind Leicester City's surprise Premier League title. Sixteen athletes, including Laura's husband Jason Kenny, are in the running against the likes of Andy Murray who won a year ago.

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New Breath of the Wild Footage to be Shown at Game Awards

It can be recalled that the game is already anticipated for its unique gameplay, as well as its availability for Nintendo Switch, which was then called Nintendo NX. Nintendo didn't specify if it'll show off the Switch or Wii U version on Thursday. There is admittedly a lot of hype around Breath of the Wild , as it is the first true Zelda game in five years since the release of the Wii's Skyward Sword .

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Be careful! iOS 10.1.1 update is draining battery on some iPhones

Even with a good 80 percent charge, the phone does not reboot in the morning due to no charge. Further, some users have complained that the phones are showing a higher battery level while on charging but drops down to a significantly lower level once removed from charging.

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Sony's Playstation 4 had a good Black Friday

The bundle itself usually goes for $499, and due to the newness of the console, deals on it have been scarce so far this holiday, except of course this one online which is the best discount on the new PS4 Pro so far. Some are offering it with a pair of free games at its normal $799 price. It looks fantastic, but don't forget those who are lucky enough to have a 4K monitor can enjoy this with YouTube 4K as well - otherwise, it still looks really good in 1080p and you should be able to ...

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Al Qaeda backers held

Three Al-Qaeda suspects, including a TCS employee, who were arrested on Monday by National Investigating Agency were allegedly planning to Kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The group was then involved in a blast in a auto park at a chief judicial magistrate's court at in Kollam, Kerala, on June 15, followed by an explosion in a court complex in Mysuru, Karnataka, on August 1.

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US Cyber Monday sales jump, set to surpass initial estimate

The data was updated as of 10 a.m. ET, according to ADI's website, which predicted online sales of $3.36 billion for growth of 9.4%. So, what were the top selling consumer electronics products over the recent US Thanksgiving holiday period? This year, retail giants such as Staples, First-Rate Buy, Amazon, and Walmart are giving enticing offers on items such as HD TVs, Internet of Things (IoT), video games, computers and smartphones.

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Priebus says Clinton, Trump teams 'cut a deal'

Priebus says that's just what happened election night. Before the announcement was made, Haas called a potential recount "uncharted territory", according to Laurel White with Wisconsin Public Radio. Conway's comments stirred speculation that she is seeking to either force Trump's hand or give him cover for ultimately passing over Romney. Meanwhile, the extraordinary feud over his pick for secretary of state hit a fevered pitch when Conway took to three Sunday television shows to attack ...


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