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SpaceX Rocket Explodes, Fails To Deliver Facebook's Multi-Million Dollar Satellite

Zuck & Co. paid $95m to get a share of the satellite's bandwidth for 5 years, and contracted SpaceX to deliver the AMOS-6 into orbit. For several minutes the explosions continued, and buildings miles away shook from the blast. The last such flight took place in July. NASA later put out a statement, saying the space agency remains confident in its commercial partners , SpaceX included.

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Exploding battery causes Samsung to issue worldwide recall notice for Note7

That said, this is the first time we've heard about phones that have exploding batteries from one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers on the planet. Koh refused to name the supplier of the faulty battery but said sales in China, where it uses a different supplier, will be unaffected. "There was a tiny problem in the manufacturing process, so it was very hard to figure out", Koh told reporters at a news conference.

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Exploding batteries lead to Galaxy Note 7 recall

In an official statement , the company said it had found a battery cell issue after conducting a "thorough investigation" into the matter. According to company there has been 35 reports come out globally on the battery cell issue, as of September 1.

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Smartphones and wearables galore: previewing IFA 2016

Who's missing from the schedule? Samsung hosted its 2016 IFA press conference at CityCube at Messe Berlin, revealing its latest Quantum dot TV, the 88 inch KS9800, with a new 10-year warranty, as well as the world's first curved Quantum dot PC monitors: the CF791, with a 34-inch Ultra Wide QHD screen and the CFG70, the first curved monitor with a one millisecond moving picture response time and 144 hertz refresh rate.

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Space Station Captures Three Hurricanes From Above

A second video is not in time-lapse mode and lets you take a gander at a slower pace. A press deputy for Hawaii Governor David Inge said that a state of emergency he declared ahead of Madeline, which drenched the Big Island earlier this week but did not cause any major damage, was still in place ahead of Lester.

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Hawaiian islands prepare for Hurricane Lester

Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi said Thursday that there were no reports of damages to schools. Hurricane Lester remains on track to affect the islands this weekend. They're monitoring Lester's track and are now preparing for what the hurricane is expected to bring. "We went through this last year, we had three coming at us, and this year again", said Virginia Branco, interim manager of the Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed over reports of exploding units

Note 7 shipments are continuing globally and this delay affects the South Korean market only, Samsung spokeswoman Sophia Kim told the Associated Press Thursday. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is going to sell very well, but the flagship isn't without its faults. Post this, Samsung reportedly contacted the owner to offer compensation and investigate the situation furthermore.

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United Nations says 10000 civilians killed, wounded in Yemen conflict

APPHOTO CAITH104: Fighters loyal to the government gather at the site of a suicide auto bombing in Yemen's southern city of Aden, Yemen, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Meanwhile, Yemeni Houthi forces are again firing rockets at the corner of southern Saudi Arabia, ending a lull of several weeks and complicating efforts to revive talks on ending the 18-month-old civil war .

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Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 Over Exploding, Burning Batteries

Samsung - the world's top maker of smartphones and ordinary mobile phones - will also offer new devices for those who have already bought the large-screen smartphone, its mobile chief said. The recall "will cost us so much it makes my heart ache", he said, according to the AP. "Integrated batteries let phone manufacturers build sleeker and often more water-resistant handsets, but Samsung's recall illustrates their one major drawback", Detwiler said.

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Haringey GCSE results 10 per cent better than a year ago

Mrs. McCloskey said the school was also delighted with the performance of students who take vocational courses such as Health & Beauty and Construction and "have achieved excellent grades across all their subject areas". "Many students have worked exceptionally hard to achieve the challenging targets we gave them". A total of 62 per cent of all the grades awarded at the school were As or A*, with 27 per cent of pupils gaining the top grade and 47 pupils achieving ten or more A and A*s.

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Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service!

The National Park Service was created August 25, 1916. "Our national parks tell the story of America", said Senator Markey. Other elected officials also marked the occasion Thursday. If you do get the chance to visit the splendor of Yosemite National Park though, the majority of tourists never venture beyond Yosemite Valley, so we encourage you explore some its wild back country and Tuolumne Meadows.

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Lenovo launches K6 series of smartphones at IFA 2016

One of the key highlights of these smartphones is that all of them feature a metal unibody design, full HD (1080p) display, fingerprint scanner and run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box. 4G-ready and bundled with the usual array of connectivity including Bluetooth 4.1 and Global Positioning System, the device gets 8- and 13-megapixel cameras on the front and back respectively.

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Searchers respond to midair aircraft collision in Alaska

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to reach the crash site. But the rates were much higher than that in some countries.Troopers said the crash occurred northwest of the village of Russian Mission, 375 miles west of Anchorage.

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Audi announces increasing involvement in Formula E racing

Audi's increased involvement in Formula E coincides with a number of rule changes to the sport, which will allow teams to have a far greater involvement in the development and production of the electric powered race cars, although both the batteries and chassis will still be manufactured by a single supplier (currently Williams and Dallara).

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Apple expected to unveil iPhone model on September 7

Now Phone Radar has leaked prices of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in China. Apple has now put all the release date rumors to rest. The company started sending out invites for the event yesterday. Expected there is the new iPhone 7 , as well as a new MacBook Pro and Apple Watch , the latter a device that is particularly interesting. Apple will hold its annual September keynote on Wednesday, September 7 at 10am PT .

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Launch pad blast destroys SpaceX rocket, Facebook satellite

The blast at Cape Canaveral - though it caused no injuries - marks a setback for the California-based private space firm and its founder, internet entrepreneur Elon Musk, who wants to revolutionise the launch industry by making rocket components reusable .

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Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 shipments after reports of exploding devices

This unnamed Samsung official went on to say that Samsung will announce the the cause of the exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries this weekend or next week. There's also a YouTube video of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire . The smartphones are among the most expensive released by Samsung . It now seems that retailers and resellers in South Korea have mostly been affected, with an array of images appearing on social media showing exploded phones.

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Samsung Announces the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier

It's actually smarwatches - meet the Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier. Moreover, with the integration of LTE in the Frontier model, Samsung has designed a rugged watch gadget. The Samsung Gear S3 was launched and it came with two different variations. The new Wearable device from Samsung offers an always-on Super AMOLED display.

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Samsung Electronics will recall Galaxy Note 7 globally - Yonhap

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported separately that Samsung Electronics had pushed back the Note 7's launch in key European markets such as Britain and France. Samsung has halted the phone's shipments since early this week following a series of reports on the phone's explosion while charging. South Korean high school teacher Park Soo-Jung said she had rushed to buy the new phone, pre-ordering and then activating it on August 19, its official launch date.

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New textile material may keep people cool

According to Phys.Org, the cooling fabric allows the body to discharge heat in two ways, in which the wearer would feel nearly 4 degrees' Fahrenheit cooler compared to wearing cotton clothing. The simplest feature was the ability of infrared radiation to pass through the material, which is the characteristic of basic polyethylene food wrap.

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Clintons should sever ties with foundation

In the emails , foundation employee Doug Band asks government staff for help - for the crown prince of Bahrain who wants a meeting with Clinton; the global soccer player who needs an expedited U.S.travel visa; the billionaire who wants to speak with the ambassador to Lebanon.

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Inactive volcano spotted on largest object in asteroid belt

Other notable studies published include minerals and ice, as well as impact craters on the surface of Ceres. It seems like the relief of the planet is ruled by an ice volcano . Ahuna has been built by repeated eruption of freezing salty water. An overhead view of Ahuna Mons (shown in red). "Ahuna is truly unique, being the only mountain of its kind on Ceres", said David Williams, co-author and associate research professor in Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space ...

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Appalled by Trump's approach to immigration and deportation

Kaine, in an interview with CNN, alleged that the Republican presidential nominee did not even have the nerve at the last minute to bring up the issue of who would pay for construction of wall along the Mexico border. Instead, Trump stuck with the hardline views that got him through the primaries, appearing to back little away from his pledge to deport many people who are in the United States unlawfully.

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Obama warns against global warming's impact on Pacific atoll

President Barack Obama says it's critical to preserve precious natural resources like Pacific atolls to ensure future generations can still see places that haven't been destroyed by humans. Environmental groups have been pushing both leaders to use the visit to formally enter their nations into the sweeping global climate deal struck in Paris past year.

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Obama Goes Snorkeling After Massively Expanding Marine Reserve

Bush in 2006, is a massively important marine nature reserve. Noncommercial fishing, such as recreational fishing and the removal of fish and other resources for Native Hawaiian cultural practices, is allowed in the expansion area by permit, as is scientific research.

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Google's upcoming flagship handsets will be called Pixel and Pixel XL

The Pixel XL is expected to be a 5.5-inch device with a Quad HD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. Juicy rumours about the new Nexus phones have been hanging enticingly on the grapevine for months, but like Tantalus before them, tech-fans have found that the digital fruit is always just out of reach.

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Lester to threaten Hawaii with rough surf, gusty winds over holiday weekend

A group of men walk in the rain along Hilo Bay in Hilo, Hawaii, as Topical Storm Madeline drops rain on Hawaii's Big Island, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. "It doesn't matter if it's a strong tropical storm or a category 1 hurricane", said Eric Lau, a meteorologist with the weather service. There were periods of intense rainfall Wednesday as the National Weather Service downgraded Madeline, with winds falling below hurricane strength of 74 miles per hour.

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Galaxy Note 7 delays cuts Samsung's market value by $7 billion

Samsung SDI shares also dropped by 7,000 won or 6.06 percent to 108,500 won. Now there are unconfirmed reports that that Samsung is considering issuing a recall of certain versions of the Note7 that may be affected by the potential battery issue.

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Montage Investments Lowers stake in Gilead Sciences (GILD)

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company. A total of 9 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 14th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. BHP Billiton Limited's (BHP) has a Gap of -2.92%and it value Change from Open was at -1.86%.

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Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 shipments to conduct additional product quality tests

News.com.au has contacted Samsung Australia for comment. We will come up with a fix as soon as the investigation is finished. According to South Korean media outlet Chosun Ilbo, Samsung had originally planned to exchange the Galaxy Note7 batteries of customers free of charge.

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FBI to release Clinton email probe documents

Months after she left her post as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used her private server to send an email to high ranking staff and members of the diplomatic corps about a nuclear energy-related deal with the United Arab Emirates, NBC News confirms.

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'Batman - The Telltale Series' Continues This Month With 'Children of Arkham'

Telltale's Batman series will continue with its second episode, Children of Arkham, on 20th September. Again, only the first episode is on the disc, so this isn't a way to jump ahead of the download game. There will be giveaways for everyone in the audience, and the event will be hosted by BATMAN expert Dan Casey from Nerdist .com. This edition includes Episode 1 and the Season Pass for access to the remaining four episodes.

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Another Tropical System forms in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Gaston is way out in the Atlantic. Until there is an actual closed center of circulation, forecast models will continue to have a hard time showing where the system will go, Nussbaum said. Whether or not it becomes a tropical cyclone, the moisture associated with it is headed our way and will likely impact our weather this weekend with the potential for heavy rain and gusty winds.

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Mel Brooks mourns Gene Wilder: 'I'm still reeling - no more Gene'

Watch Brooks' tribute to Wilder below. In the aftermath of Wilder's death, Brooks wrote on Twitter, "One of the truly great talents of our time". "We became very good friends, and I told him about Leo Bloom in the thing I was writing called The Producers ", he continued.

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Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

Though his Democratic opponent is also a familiar face, well liked among his party faithful too, Republicans from Washington to OH are cautiously predicting a Portman win, arguing he is running one of the best re-election campaigns in the country.


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