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Apple won't be announcing initial iPhone 7 sales

Of course, Apple says its new wireless headphones are ideal for outdoor activities such as running, and this perfectly makes sense because you no longer have to find a way through all the wires . In a statement released Thursday, Apple anticipates it will sell out of the iPhone 7 when pre-orders become available at 12:01 a.m. PT on Friday.

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Stranded Hanjin Vessels to Get Aid from Hanjin Group

South Korea's Ministry of Strategy and Finance is expecting a ruling Friday in Hanjin's favor, which would allow Samsung's shipment, as well as several other cargo vessels, to unload in the Long Beach port, the Associated Press reported. Port terminals declined to handle Hanjin's cargoes over uncertainty about whether they would be paid and the risk that ships could be trapped at their docks after being seized by creditors.

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This amazing Apple Plug turns your iPhone 6 into an iPhone 7

Some consumers and analysts are considering waiting until 2017. As a result, I am recommending investors short Apple for the first time . Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon was one of the first to spot the price difference.

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NASA's 1st asteroid-sampler poised for evening liftoff

NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft will be launched to space on Thursday and despite the unfortunate SpaceX rocket explosion on the same base at Cape Canaveral in Florida, the agency is confident that the mission will be launched smoothly.

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Apple's iPhone upgrade program: How to turn your 6s into a 7

While the company sold almost 92 million iPhones in the first six months of this year, that's about 15 percent fewer than the same period last year. The iPhone 7 Plus models will feature a dual lense camera, the best quality camera Apple has produced.

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New iPhone sacrifices headphone jack but becomes waterproof

The new "AirPods" will work with Bluetooth-enabled devices made by Apple's rivals, but they won't have the ease-of-pairing that comes with Apple's software. "Most of the current Watch owners are early adopters and the next wave could be 10 times the size of that market". For example, following the introduction of the Apple Watch in 2014, the company said it wouldn't release sales numbers for the device for competitive reasons.

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PlayStation 4 Pro: what Sony's new high-end console is all about

Both are just hardware upgrades of the original PlayStation 4. Along with future games launching in 4K right out of the box, Sony is reporting that a number of developers are already working on patches for existing games to take advantage of the new console feature.

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NASA launches ambitious asteroid mission

It would be too tricky to land on the asteroid, so the space probe will reach out its 10-foot (3-m) robotic arm to poke Bennu and capture just about 2 ounces (57 grams) of dust . The sample collector will shoot a bit of compressed air at the asteroid and gather the dust it kicks up in a container. Washington: US space agency NASA on Thursday launched the nation's first mission that will visit an asteroid and bring precious samples back to Earth.

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United States warns against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on planes

Earlier this season, it urged airlines to assess the risk of carrying lithium batteries as cargo. Delta said in a statement that it would "comply with any directive and are studying this matter". Practically just repeating what we've heard so far, and ambiguously denying others, one new detail surfaces regarding the cause of the so far 35 reported incidents involving spontaneously combusting batteries.

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3 ways you can get an iPhone 7

Yes, they have a carrying case but even in that case that also charges the AirPods is only the size of a dental floss dispenser. The company made a decision to stop the practice because the number of phones sold during the period has become more a reflection of Apple's supply than demand, a company spokeswoman said, when asked whether Apple will be releasing the figure.

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Dell Layoffs Coming After EMC Deal

The layoff is planned to take place later this year. It will mostly involve personnel belonging to the supply chain, and general & administrative departments, working in the USA offices. Dell revealed its plan to buy EMC for $67bn last October, in what is called the largest technology acquisition ever. EMC offers Dell a chance to get a foothold in with the large companies that used EMC as a storage venter.

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Apple Won't Report First Weekend iPhone 7 Sales

The company said Thursday in a statement that it won't continue the practice because it's "now at a point where we know before taking the first customer pre-order that we will sell out of iPhone 7". "Less data is never good, particularly given the question marks around this phone", he said. Shares of Apple (AAPL - Analyst Report) fell almost 2.25% in morning trading Thursday following the relatively poor public reaction to its latest keynote event on Wednesday.

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NASA's Osiris-Rex headed to asteroid to bring back samples

OSIRIS-REx began its seven-year mission to the asteroid Bennu without any holds or other problems. He said: "We are going to asteroid Bennu because it's a time capsule from the earlier stages of solar system formation, back when our planetary system was spread across as dust grains in a swirling cloud around our growing proto star".

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Fugitive robot found holed up on comet. Scientists demand the truth

Scientists couldn't figure out exactly where Philae ended up on the comet - until now. Later this month, as Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sails away from our warming star and in the direction of Jupiter's orbit, the solar energy required to juice Rosetta and its compliment of instruments will wane.

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NASA Just Successfully Launched A Spacecraft To An Asteroid

Scientists believe Bennu is covered with organic compounds dating back to the earliest days of the solar system. "It's not every day you get to see that type of rocket take off", said Justin Goodman, a student in the earth and space exploration program at ASU.

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NASA Just Successfully Launched A Spacecraft To An Asteroid

Scientists believe Bennu is covered with organic compounds dating back to the earliest days of the solar system. "It's not every day you get to see that type of rocket take off", said Justin Goodman, a student in the earth and space exploration program at ASU.

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Matt Lauer Failed As Forum Moderator

Just words coming out that said, "I know people". The government's most senior Republican, for one, says he does not share Trump's complimentary view of the Russian leader. Some of those Republicans will join Clinton Friday for what she dubbed a "working session" on the threat of terrorism. Those attending include Michael Chertoff, who served as Homeland Security secretary under President George W.

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Economy the focus as Nicola Sturgeon unveils Government plans

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of placing a "lead weight" on Scotland's economy after announcing her government will draw up plans for a second independence referendum that are ready for "immediate introduction". However, it emerged that among a weighted Scottish sub-sample, 54 per cent would vote for the SNP in a new general election, an increase even on last year's landslide.

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Iraq, Hillary and baseball: Donald Trump talks to Larry King (RT EXCLUSIVE)

She also fleshed out several national security priorities if she is elected, including trying to take out the leader of the Islamic State and vowing to defeat the extremist group without putting USA troops on the ground in Iraq or Syria. Trump on Wednesday raised eyebrows by saying that Russia's president was "far more" of a leader than Obama. The Republican candidate was widely criticized recently when he called her a "co-founder", along with Obama, of the Islamic State militant group.

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Florida man blames Samsung Note 7 for vehicle explosion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering its response to the Samsung recall and "working on guidance related to this issue", according to a FAA statement quoted by technology website Gizmodo . Nathan said his vehicle was a point of pride, telling FOX 13 News he had made many upgrades to the vehicle. Airlines, however, can decide to ban the use of a unsafe product voluntarily, and that's exactly what happened in Australia.

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IPhone 7 preorder and carrier pricing round-up

Many consumers likely were waiting for a second-generation Apple Watch before buying the device, so there could be pent-up demand, Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White said in a report. The 7 Plus comes with two camera lens, both of them are 12MP. The models will be available in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB configurations.

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California governor signs emissions reduction bills into law

The Latest on California's landmark climate change law (all times local): 11:45 a.m. California will further slash greenhouse gas emissions after Gov. But Nielsen said Brown's office has "turned a blind eye" in moving ahead with climate-change legislation, calling it a "shocking contradiction to the clear legal opinion provided by the Legislature's own attorney".

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL) Honda recalls more vehicles in Japan over Takata air bags

The cars manufactured during the period between 2009 and 2011 were affected. It includes Honda's best-selling Fit hatchback, the Civic and Accord sedans, and its Insight hybrid and hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered FCX Clarity. The defective safety devices have been linked to at least 14 deaths (including at least three in Malaysia) and 150 injuries worldwide. Takata Corp.'s airbags have been central to global recalls of millions of vehicles by major automakers worldwide.

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'Star Trek' at 50: How to Stream Every Series & Movie

Chris Pine is happy to see that the Star Trek franchise is finally getting a little gay . "As humans, I hope we can overcome poverty and disease and be a part of something that's really big like exploring the stars , exploring the galaxy, meeting other alien races and being able to get along".

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Japan's aluminum market escapes Hanjin crisis, but long term impact feared

It was expected at the Hutchison terminal, CTAA says, with NSW Ports telling ATN it is scheduled to arrive in port tomorrow evening. South Korean container shipper Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd said on Friday its membership in the CKYHE shipping alliance has been suspended, adding to the troubles of the country's top shipping firm.

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Mercedes-Benz and Matternet Unveil Vans that Launch Delivery Drones

As well as drones, the van would feature a number of technologies, including a fully automated cargo space management system, which is loaded into the back of the van at the warehouse. The design of the van itself is meant to look futuristic. Displays with LED technology are incorporated in the grille and at the rear, communicating with the surrounding environment - warnings appear when the vehicle stops, when the drones take off or when the deliverer alights, for example.

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IBM launches new Linux, Power8, OpenPower systems

Featuring a new chip, the Linux-based lineup incorporates innovations from the OpenPOWER community that deliver higher levels of performance and greater computing efficiency than available on any x86-based server. "The combination of IBM POWER8 and NVIDIA Pascal via NVLINK will accelerate our mission-critical applications", said Bronis R.de Supinski, the Chief Technology Officer of Livermore Computing (LC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Utahns react to canonization of Mother Teresa

About 120,000 people attended the canonization ceremony in St. Peter's Square. Following what she called divine inspiration, she founded the "Missionaries of Charity", an order that now includes men too. In an interview with VOA's Mariama Diallo, Tukiçi said hearing that Mother Teresa was going to be a saint was a very special moment for him. The day of her death was later declared a feast day by the Roman Catholic Church.

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Five things we learned about the new Apple Watch

The new models will be available in more than 25 countries starting Sept 16. Battery: The new smartphones come with an Apple A10 Fusion chip which is expected to provide more time between charges and is said to offer the longest battery life ever in an iPhone.

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Tall tale: study reveals that giraffes are four species, not one

Until now, only one giraffe species had been recognized. The team conducted nuclear and mitochondrial gene analyses to determine the relatedness of the different populations. The historically accepted definition of one species of giraffe was based on a description in 1758 by the Swedish taxonomist Carl Linnaeus, who examined a Nubian giraffe (now to be considered as a northern giraffe).

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Microsoft boasts of 'obvious' power gap between PS4 Pro and Scorpio

The PS4 Pro will be a more powerful machine with more than double the CPU power of the original PS4 allowing support for 4K resolutions for more detailed graphics, and a higher clock-rate which will improve frame-rates. Lead architect Mark Cerny stated that existing games can be patched to utilize HDR technology, meaning that your old games could soon look much better.

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Turkey won't agree truce with Syrian Kurdish militia, despite USA unease

The Pentagon has denied reports it was monitoring a cease-fire but said Turkish forces had moved to the west, while Kurdish forces had moved east of the Euphrates River, as per the insistence of Turkish and US authorities. A Kurdish military official said a ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish-backed militia fighters was holding. Washington described weekend clashes between Turkey and the Kurdish-led forces as "unacceptable" and urged the warring parties to stop fighting each other and ...

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Kanye West's Yeezy Fashion Line

While another editor from Fashionista.com joked: "The #YeezyBus is really glamorous, guys!" Stella Bugbee , Editorial Director at NY magazine The Cut , live tweeted her frustrations throughout the event. "Let's say apparel especially for the style of clothes I make". West said: "I want to do 200 stores in the next year, but that's just me saying what I want".

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Indian teen acid attack survivor wows New York runway

Stylists, bloggers and fellow models cheered her on as she debuted in NY. This week, the 19-year-old flew from India to the United States where she walked the ramp at New York Fashion Week, determined to show her quiet defiance as a survivor, and to promote the #TakeBeautyBack campaign.

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"Obama" now a parasite

Baracktrema obamai , a two-inch-long, hair-thin creature, was discovered by Thomas Platt , a newly retired biology professor at Saint Mary's College in IN who says people chosen for parasite names should consider it an honor. Michael Sukhedo, the editor of the Journal of Parasitology , says that on top of being cool, parasites are important to life. "It's thin. And it's cool as hell".


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