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Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 8, explains why the brand is staying

Samsung said design and manufacturing issues related to the batteries were blamed for the Note 7 fires, but additional investigations were needed to find the root cause of the battery problems. The recall of handsets that followed is thought to have cost the company billions of dollars. Note, this is for all lithium ion batteries in Samsung products, not just Note phablets or the anticipated Galaxy S8 phone.

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Google Voice getting big update with refreshed design

For a quick refresher, Google Voice is a call forwarding service that lets you manage multiple devices with one phone number. Android users now using these versions shall upgrade to newer versions available on Google Play soon. These are now clearly separated and easy to access. This update allows group and photo MMS and in-notification replies. Previously workarounds were required to send and receive picture messages, and group chats were flat out not possible.

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Samsung confirms faulty batteries caused Note7 fiasco

The problems with the Galaxy Note 7 began just days after its launch in August, when reports emerged that handsets caught fire related to an overheated battery. Analysts say the drive to produce a thin phone with longer battery life may have contributed to Samsung's woes. In a bid to avoid a repeat of the fiasco, Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin said Samsung is taking extra precautionary steps.

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More Bourke Street attack victims named, death toll rises to five

According to a police statement , the 26-year-old "deliberately struck a number of pedestrians" as he repeatedly ran his vehicle into shoppers near the busy Bourke Street Mall. "We are with you in solidarity, we are grieving with you". The Premier has just announced a major shake-up of the bail system in the wake of the Bourke Street tragedy.

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NOAA Releases Spectacular First Images From New GOES-16 Satellite

From the details on the face of the moon to the incredible resolution of cumulus over the Caribbean, these first pixels portend a sunny future for NOAA's new GOES-16 satellite. According to the NOAA, GOES-16 provides images in more wavelengths of light, at four times the resolution of either satellite, and beams them back five times as frequently.

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Galaxy Note 7: Samsung says internal short-circuiting in batteries caused fires

In the first instance , there was an electrode deflection in the upper-right corner of the battery. The findings come after the company conducted large-scale charge and discharge tests involving 700,000 engineers 200,000 devices and 30,000 thousand batteries.

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Purported photos of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 battery testing lab surface [Gallery]

The South Korean smartphone maker was forced into an embarrassing withdrawal of its flagship phone in October after also recalling millions of Note 7s, with several users reporting fires and overheating. Koh Dong-Jin, head of Samsung's mobile business, said on Monday: "We sincerely apologise for the discomfort and concern we have caused to our customers".

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Samsung Note 7's battery fires caused by two separate issues, company says

Samsung late Sunday revealed that two separate battery issues caused one of its best-selling smartphones to catch fire this past fall. Indeed, love of the Galaxy Note 7 seems so strong that consumers are even willing to risk the device catching fire; not all Galaxy Note 7 units have been returned, despite a number of attempts and incentives from Samsung to encourage owners to do so.

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ASUS Tinker Board challenges Raspberry Pi's single-board dominance

If anything, it will be an uphill battle for the diminutive Tinker Board. Even though it offers more features than its rival, the ASUS Tinker Board isn't that expensive. Rasberry Pi is a popular go-to single-board computer for many do-it-yourself projects. Another consideration for makers is battery drain, and the Tinker Board's max power consumption is five watts.

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Update on Tonights Severe Weather

At least 23 other people in the state are injured. Purvis estimated the park has about 40 mobile homes and half of them were destroyed. Tornado watches have been issued for all Central Florida counties as severe storms are expected to develop over the eastern Gulf of Mexico ahead of a cold front, and move rapidly eastward across east central Florida from late this afternoon and into this evening.

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Sprint customers will soon get exclusive music streaming access with Tidal

Per the announcement , Jay Z and the Tidal leadership team will remain in control of the company, but Sprint's customers will gain access to exclusive content. Tidal is a global entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. Tidal has a more than 42.5 million song catalog and 140,000 videos.

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Nokia seemingly confirms Snapdragon 835-powered smartphone

HMD Global is expected to unveil several other Nokia-branded products in the coming months, more specifically during the upcoming 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC) event that will be held in Barcelona on February 27 up to March 2. Further, the Nokia P1 will have IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. The Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch 2.5D display with a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution.

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Delhi: Cab driver fatally rammed by speeding SUV

The auto had been impounded by the Vasant Vihar police station. The deceased, Nazirul Islam, was a resident of West Bengal and was the only earning member of a family of five that included two children. "He barely stayed there two or three minutes after the accident", Dileep further added. Delhi Hit and Run case: The Delhi Police arrested 2 people as they have been accused for the death of the Uber cab driver in the road accident that took place earlier this morning.

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Ralph Lauren Is Facing Backlash After Dressing Melania Trump

The First Lady picked Ralph Lauren as she stepped out in a baby blue outfit, channeling her inner Jacqueline Kennedy. After several designers, including Tom Ford refusing to dress Melania Trump for the Inauguration Day, many were curious on what the new First Lady would chose to wear.

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SEC probes Yahoo after massive data breaches

Yahoo asserts that it is cooperating with "federal, state, and foreign governmental officials and agencies seeking information and/or documents about the Security Incident and related matters, including the U.S. In mid-December 2016, Yahoo revealed that it had recently discovered that more than 1 billion users' private information was exposed during a data breach in August 2013.

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Potential Honor 9 specs with TENAA appearance

There have been innumerable speculations circulating across the web about the smartphone, wherein the previously leaked images of the Huawei P10 smartphone shows Leica dual-rear camera on the rear side of the device, while the fingerprint sensor placed on the back cover.

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Google rolls out Instant Tethering mobile hotspot feature

They use Bluetooth to negotiate the connection. Google launched a new version of Google Play Services recently and with it came a new feature called Instant Tethering that ensures all your devices stay online always. The update is coming - as so many do these days - as a part of Google Play services. Sometimes restarting your device can then trigger services like Instant Tethering to be listed in the menu.

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Jallikattu ban protests turn violent in Tamil Nadu

The people injured during the incident in Pudukottai, where scores of people and several bulls took part, were discharged after first-aid. The state government on Saturday promulgated an ordinance valid for six months -allowing the bull taming sport to be held this year.

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Tornado Watch issued for Central Florida counties

Eleven people were killed in Georgia as severe storms tracked across the state, media outlets reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll from a risky weekend weather system to at least 16. "We'll be helping out the state of Georgia", he said. A wide area of Georgia and parts of SC and Florida remained under tornado watches Sunday evening.

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Price Target Analysis: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 21.73 and Forward P/E ratio of 13.14. 11/07/2016 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Applied Materials makes up approx 0.03% of Cibc World Markets's portfolio. Investors should note that on Dec 1, 2016, Applied Materials announced a cash dividend of $0.1000.

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Trump era begins: USA to withdraw from TPP agreement, renegotiate NAFTA deal

Trump's nominee for commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, said " NAFTA is logically the first thing for us to deal with " during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. The meeting with Mr Nieto is likely to focus on trade, immigration and security. Malaysia was one of the signatory states to the TPP agreement. Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), called for Japan and the United States to work together toward prosperity and the world economy.

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Xiaomi's Hugo Barra Leaves Smartphone Giant to Return to Silicon Valley

He explains that his friends and home are in Silicon Valley, and is family is much closer to that part of the globe than his current home in Beijing. A former vice president at Alphabet Inc.'s Google, Mr. His immediate plan is to take some time off to rest before "embarking on a new adventure back in Silicon Valley". "Seeing how much I've left behind these past few years, it is clear to me that the time has come to return", he added.

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Theresa May to visit new U.S. president Donald Trump next week

Mrs May told the Financial Times (FT) that she expects "very frank" talks and will stress her desire for a strong Europe and continued cooperation between Britain and its continental partners on issues such as defence and security. With Britain leaving the European Union, May is under pressure to show that countries are eager to cut new deals with the United Kingdom. "Quite the opposite, it was 'America first, America only, '" he said, adding he hoped that the prime minister would call out ...

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See President Trump's key White House staffers sworn in

She said she does not want to "emulate" past models, and also made it clear she found Trump's comments about women "unacceptable". Some Labour MPs questioned how the prime minister's aim of a free trade deal with the USA would be possible given the "America first" strategy outlined by Mr Trump.

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Trump stakes out new trade direction

Canada has said it expects to keep its 1989 bilateral free trade agreement with the U.S. if Trump withdraws from NAFTA . Shortly after Trump was sworn in as president on Friday, the White House website was updated to say his trade strategy " starts by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership ".

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Kris Hayashi: President Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence

US Army private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks will reportedly lose her transgender benefits under the terms of her commutation. WikiLeaks website. Born Bradley Manning , she has twice attempted to commit suicide while incarcerated, and went on a hunger strike in an effort to force the Army to allow her to undertake gender reassignment surgery.

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Trump takes aim at Obama Climate Action Plan -White House website

Under Obama, climate change was listed as one of the administration's top issues along with civil rights and health care. "If our partners refuse a renegotiation that gives American workers a fair deal, then the president will give notice of the United States' intent to withdraw from Nafta", the administration said.

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Obama pens goodbye letter to the American people

That has raised the prospect that Obama's major lasting legacy may be as a cultural icon: the first black president, who ushered the country into a new era in which gays can marry, marijuana is legal in more places than ever and white people will soon be a minority.

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Trump Visits CIA: "I Am So Behind You"

Donald Trump told his top spy agency that this is the reason for him visiting the CIA headquarters as the media has portrayed that he has differences with the intelligence community. "We've been restrained", said Trump. Which led to excessive praise for his nominee for Central Intelligence Agency director, Mike Pompeo and complained "they're doing little political games with me", Trump's derisive term for due diligence and the democratic process.

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Certain Emoji Combinations Can Cause Phone To Crash

Scarily, you don't actually have to open the text - it'll freeze your phone, even if you don't open it. The simple text consists of a flag emoji, followed by the number 0 and ending with a rainbow emoji. The newspaper conducted tests on iPhones and iPads operating on iOS 8.4 to 10.2, and all of them crashed upon receiving the text message. Although iOS 10.3 could be the eighth update the system has had since it debuted in September, it could still be foundering with the battery problem, ...

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Scientists simulate Mars mission

They would be staying on the site for eight months as part of a study to investigate the psychological difficulties in living on confined conditions for a long period of time. NASA funded HI-SEAS missions 2, 3 and 4 with a $1.2 million grant and has provided $1 million for missions 5 and 6 (scheduled for 2018). The man-made dome that the four men and two women call home is outfitted with futuristic white walls and an elevated sleeping platform on the world's largest active volcano near ...

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Android's new 'Instant Tethering' feature gets you online without unlocking your phone

This is because, unlike other Android phones out in the market that rely on carriers to roll out software and security updates , the planned Android One device has guaranteed timely updates for two years. It is unknown how much the Android One will retail in the USA once available or who the phone manufacturers involved are. This is what we are thinking and may be google also has ideas to implement in Android 8.0 O update.

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Fantastic new image of Pluto's biggest moon Charon revealed — NASA's New Horizons

Pluto used to be known as the ninth planet from the sun, but scientists have reclassified it as "dwarf planet". The trilling ride ended up on landing on the shoreline of Pluto region, informally named Sputnik Planitia.These are some of the most existing distant views of Pluto we have seen over the years.

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Days Total Collection of xXx Return of Xander Cage

The second sequel to 2002 action film xXx has been a long time coming, and perhaps wasn't even on the radar after 2005's sequel xXx - The Next Level flopped at the box office without the charismatic presence of the original star Vin Diesel.

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Ancient warm period hints at bigger-than-expected sea level rise

If history is a guide, sea levels could rise much higher than previously predicted, a new study said Thursday. If sea levels were to increase by nine metres, parts of London and NY, nearly all the Netherlands, huge chunks of China, including Shanghai, and much of Bangladesh would be just some of the places that would be lost to the sea.


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