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India, Reliance Industries' Jio Launches US$750M Venture Capital Fund

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited ( Jio ) on Thursday had announced the launch of its digital services with Jio Welcome Offer which will be effective from Sept 5. The growth will be led by the increasing penetration of low-priced 4G devices and rapidly growing eco-system of content, aided by falling data prices, according to an Economic Times report .

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US FAA On The Fence About Galaxy Note 7 Ban

While all the devices have been taken out, Koh Dong-Jin, Business Division Head, Samsung believes that only 24 gadgets out of 1 million are affected by this issue. In Australia, Samsung recalled 50,000 Galaxy Note 7's as a precautionary measure but another incident was just reported there. "The safety and satisfaction of customers is our top priority and by working closely with our partners and operators, we are taking a proactive approach to address the needs of Galaxy Note 7 ...

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Obama faces questions after final G20 meeting

Obama used an alternative exit, but quarrels broke out on the tarmac and at other venues over access by US officials and the traveling press. Any deal would depend on Moscow using its influence with Syrian President Bashar Assad to persuade the Syrian leader to ground planes and stop the assault on opposition forces.

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US & Russia Work on Syria Agreement

Chinese leaders hope the two-day meeting will increase their influence in managing the global economy. The world's recovery remains weak after the 2008 financial crisis, with the global jobless rate nearly reaching 6 percent. Administration officials had said that Obama would make the case for the TPP during his visit to Asia, including in a speech he has scheduled in Laos on Tuesday.

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Let the Browser Battery Wars begin

The discovery of advanced robust security features follows on from the discovery of support for unlocking PIN codes in the Chrome OS source code, and biometric security features such as a fingerprint readers would add yet another layer of security and convenience for users.

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2nd night of prelims on tap for Miss America pageant

Previous Miss America contestant Djuan Trent competed as Miss Kentucky in 2011 but at the time her sexuality wasn't public. The annual event, first held in 1921, will be held on Sept 11 in the beachfront town of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Reliance Jio's data drive could push out small players

With further slash in pricing, Jio's competitors- Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea cellular will find it hard to retain high revenue data customers. Other plans would be available for Rs 129 (prepaid only), Rs 299 (prepaid only), Rs 499, Rs 999, Rs 1,499, Rs 2,499, and Rs 3,999. Here's a comprehensive list of smartphones supporting Reliance Jio's 4G services.

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clash over national security

I think the Hillary Clinton campaign thinks about it a lot, how can we change her image? A new CNN/ORC poll found that both candidates have advantages on national security. National security will be a focus all week. Clinton, meanwhile, accused Trump of insulting America's veterans and pressing risky military plans around the globe.

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Volkswagen, China's JAC in talks to make electric cars

The chairman of one of China's few major automakers lacking a foreign joint-venture partners said he viewed leading multinational carmakers as role models Jianghuai could learn from. Chinese governments at all levels past year spent a total of 90 billion yuan ($14 billion) in the sector, including direct cash subsidies for electric-vehicle makers and construction of public charging stations, says UBS Securities.

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Return to Arkham confirmed for October; comparison trailer released

Players should expect improved graphics as well as upgraded models and environments. According to Game Rant , DC Comics and Warner Bros . Batman: Return to Arkham will now go on sale on October the 18th, featuring the Caped Crusader as well as the whole Rogue's Gallery of villains including Joker, Catwoman and Penguin.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association is open to a 40-nation World Cup

It is reported the United States, Canada, and Mexico could share hosting duties for the 2026 World Cup , which would be fascinating and would do a remarkable job of bringing together a wide spread of soccer locales and fanbases. Voting for the 2026 host site is scheduled to be held in 2020, so there is time to work out the proposed logistics from CONCACAF. "We have seen it again at the Euros in France with eight more teams, what kind of enthusiasm this generated in many, many countries".

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Computer fault delays British Airways flights

Dozens of flights to and from London City Airport , near the heart of the British capital's financial district, were canceled or diverted after a small number of activists from the group Black Lives Matter staged a sit-in, blocking the airport's only runway for several hours.

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Massive recall on Samsung Galaxy Note7

After countless units battery caught fire and even exploded, they all need to be replaced. If the Galaxy Note 7 does end up being banned on flights be the FAA it would be really bad news for Samsung and would have a significant impact on the sales of the smartphone.

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Bankrupt shipping giant trying to ease cargo chaos fears

Hanjin said that out of 141 vessels it operates, 68 were not operating normally, were stranded or seized, as of Sunday. The goal is to "normalize" operations by Hanjin Shipping and "minimize damages on export companies", according to a statement from Hanjin Group.

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Obama and Putin meet in China amid struggle for Syria deal

In a joint statement on the summit, Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of Britain, Japan, Russia and other Group of 20 economies pledged to boost sluggish global growth by promoting innovation and to strengthen the global financial system.

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Giant panda off endangered list as result of aggressive conservation efforts

A conservation group reports the giant panda population rose 17% over the last decade thanks to an increase in available habitat. Giant pandas are no longer threatened with extinction after years of conservation efforts, an global environmental group said , but the Chinese government says it is "too early" to make such a call.

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after batteries explode, burn

Samsung Electronics , for its part, is predicted to spend up to USD$1.35 billion for recalling the Galaxy Note 7 units. While Samsung hasn't said who supplied the Note 7's batteries, the battery company will probably also bear some of the cost of the recall.

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The FAA May Ban The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 From Flights

Speaking to media last week, Samsung's smartphone chief, Koh Dong-jin, was clearly unhappy about the problem - one which may ultimately end up costing the company several billion dollars to fix. There is as of yet no official recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, some of which exploded when their batteries were charging, highlighting the complex nature of such recalls under US law.

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IPhone 7: Will Apple make listening easy

Apple may also replace Qualcomm's MDM9635 LTE modem chips with Intel's LTE chips in the new iPhones. Most analysts believe sales of Apple's watch - which the company has not disclosed - have not yet justified the fanfare. The event shall also be used as a platform by California-based Apple to showcase updates to other products, such as its smartwatch and laptop computers.

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WELT from Samsung's C-Lab now crowd-funding at Kickstarter

Long term, it can tell you if you're on the right path to your set goals. The WELT should get about 20 days of battery life per charge, thanks to a 90 mAh battery and the fact that there's no screen on the device. All of the health factors recorded by the belt are displayed via graphs and can be tracked daily, weekly and monthly from a user's smartphone. At its most basic level, the WELT is a belt that comes in a range of sizes and styles.

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Russia blacklists independent pollster as 'foreign agent'

Those who fail to comply face fines and potential closure. Still, he added that the inspection of the Levada Center's documents came after it conducted a poll showing that support for the ruling United Russia party has dropped. In July 2016, the Pro-Kremlin "Anti-Maidan" movement accused Levada of receiving more than $120,000 (£90,000) from the U.S. government since 2012 and called on it to look at whether it should be designated a "foreign agent", the Moscow Times reported .

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Giant panda twins born as species is taken off the endangered list

The Eastern Gorilla , the world's largest living primate, is just one step away from extinction. That compares with 1,596 wild pandas worldwide in the third census carried out from 2000 to 2002. The shocking collapse of Grauer's gorilla numbers is due to illegal hunting and civil unrest. Overall, the IUCN Red List, which gets upgrade after every four years, is now includes more than 8,000 species of which a staggering 24,000 are critically endangered.

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Giant pandas are no longer endangered in China

The International Union for Conservation of Nature , which keeps track of threatened species across the world, said it was reclassifying the animal as only "vulnerable", The Telegraph reports . "China has given a wonderful example of what can happen when a government is committed to conservation". Grauer's Gorilla (G b graueri), one subspecies of Eastern Gorilla - has lost 77 per cent of its population since 1994, declining from 16,900 individuals to just 3,800 in 2015.

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"Too soon" to take giant panda off the endangered list

The global giant panda population has been on the rise, with an estimated total population of 2,060 pandas in 2015, up from 1,596 counted in a 2000-2004 census. Made up of two subspecies, the population of Eastern gorillas has dropped more than 70 percent in 20 years, according to the IUCN. The remaining two species are listed as endangered.

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Australian Man Dies After Shark Attack in New Caledonia

The 50-year-old man had fallen off his board when the shark attacked, biting his right leg while he was inside the reef of Koumac on Tuesday. His friends performed first aid but he went into cardiac arrest and died. AAP understands the vessel was being used by adventure business The Cabrinha Quest for their Northern Reef Adventures kitesurfing and surfing trip, running from September 5 to 14.

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Giant Pandas no longer on endangered species list

One subspecies Grauer's gorilla has lost nearly 80 percent of its population in past two decades and their numbers have dropped drastically from 16,900 individuals in 1994 to just 3,800 individuals in 2015 while the other subspecies only has around 880 individuals.

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Giant panda off endangered list; eastern gorilla 'critically endangered'

However, the good news comes with a warning that climate change could reverse the pandas' fortunes in decades to come. Conservationists say the giant panda is no longer an endangered species, following decades of efforts to save the bear.

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Facebook Loses $200 Million Satellite in SpaceX Explosion

Tech industry analysts expect Facebook to work on getting another satellite up and running as soon as possible, the paper said . The test was in advance of Saturday's planned launch of an Israeli-made communications satellite to provide home internet for parts of sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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Samsung Australia Says Note 7 Owners Should Power Down Their Phones

The South Korean firm is now urging all customers who have bought a Galaxy Note 7 to date to return the device and receive a free replacement device. "It is also well known that non "s" year variants of iPhone create more excitement and have performed well than "s" variants, which the company also experiences year-on-year", The Next Web reported on Tuesday.

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Invest 99L still disorganized, but forecast to develop

Gaston is now back to a Tropical Storm and remains well out in the Atlantic. If it does become a tropical storm it will be named Hermine. The hurricane center said that environmental conditions wouldn't be all that great for 99L to organize over the next day or so.

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Philippine president regrets calling Obama a 'son of a whore'

An estimated 2,400 people have been killed in two months. Leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia, India, New Zealand and Russian Federation will also be in Vientiane . But speaking in Manila on Monday before he left for Laos, Mr Duterte bristled at the suggestion, saying the Philippines "has long ceased to be a colony".

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Anti-Immigration AfD Beats Merkel's Party in Her Home State

CSU leader Horst Seehofer, Bavarias governor, told the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung that the situation for the conservatives is “highly threatening.” He was quoted as complaining that his “repeated demand for a change of course” on migrant policy hadnt been heeded and said Sundays “disastrous” result was a effect.

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Google fixes final 'Quadrooter' flaws with new security patch

This prompted Google to start its Android Security Bulletin process and release monthly security updates for Nexus devices, with the intention of various manufacturer's following suit. If it is installed, it makes the device the securest. It also allows manufacturers to pick and choose which security patch is a best fit for their devices.

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Good news for wildlife lovers! Giant panda no longer an 'endangered' species

Since 1986, the species had been rated as "endangered", but it has now been reduced to the lower category of "vulnerable" thanks to the success of breeding programmes around the world, especially in its native China. A smaller branch of the Eastern gorilla family - the mountain gorilla - has fared better with the population rising to 880 from perhaps 500 in Rwanda, Uganda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 quality control delays shipment, may affect sales

There have been reports of battery issues, and a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall may be in the works as some of the company's handsets have started disappearing from store shelves in a few regions. Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 features a 2,560×1,440 Super AMOLED dual curved display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core 64-bit 14nm processor, 4GB of RAM, 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear-facing camera, wireless charging, an iris scanner, IP68-rated waterproofing, and a 3,500 mAh battery.


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