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IPhone battery tactic earns Apple enemies

We've reached out to Apple for comment on the slowdown issues, and we'll update this article if we receive a response. The results clearly indicates that, the newer iPhones scores much better scores compared to the older iPhones. The problem stems from the fact that all lithium-ion batteries, not just those found in Apple products, degrade and have problems supplying the big bursts as they age and accumulate charging cycles, Apple said in a statement.

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Mackenzie Financial Corp Lowers Holdings in EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG)

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Buy" on Monday, August 10. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc holds 0.01% or 8,881 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 8,089 shares. Texan Capital Management grew its holdings in EOG Resources by 0.8% during the second quarter.

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Steam Winter Sale 2017 begins, Steam Awards underway

For me the top of the page is dominated by an offer of 30 per cent off Middle Earth Shadow of War but other games in the top selection such as Elite Dangerous , Prey , and Tekken 7 are discounted more heavily - up to 90 per cent off. Additionally, the Steam Link and Controller can be had for $34.99. You decide. You can come back every day for the next two weeks and find out what game took home which award on January 3.

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Your money: Apple admits to slowing iPhone battery

We know that batteries don't last a lifetime and they have a lifespan after which they need to be replaced. However, few credible tech experts subscribe to this theory, which has been widely debunked. The company says as iPhone batteries age, or in certain conditions such as cold weather, the devices can struggle with demands for more power. A year ago we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device ...

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India squad for South Africa ODI series announced

The other pacers are Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur. Senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have once again been ignored by the selectors who have shown confidence in the left-arm spinner Akshar Patel with the young trio of spin bowlers, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.

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Apple Is Already Getting Sued After Admitting It Slows Down Old iPhones

According to USA Today , the proposed class-action breach-of-contract suit was filed by two consumers through a Los Angeles lawyer. The first, filed by iPhone users Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas in California, claims that slowing down phones causes users to suffer; both customers claim they "suffered interferences to their iPhone usage due to the intentional slowdowns".

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) EPS Estimated At $0.38

PayPal Holdings, Inc . operates as a technology platform firm that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of clients and merchants worldwide. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 19 buys and 49 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 715750 shares.

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Apple sued for deliberately slowing down iPhones

It added: "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6 , iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions". Apple hasn't commented on the case. Replacing the lithium-ion battery, which costs £79 in the United Kingdom, should allow them to work at normal speeds again.

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Apple confirm it slows down old iPhones to 'prolong device life'

On Monday, the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an app for measuring the speed of an iPhone's processor, published data that appeared to show slower performance in the Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged. So, Apple used software to throttle the demand - effectively governing the speed at which the phones can operate. The slow-down feature was introduced for iPhone 6, 6s, SE, and 7, and Apple will add it to "other products in the future" too.

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Odd lights in sky were rocket launch

The next publicly announced Vandenberg AFB rocket launch is a Falcon 9 on the evening of December 22. The rocket's long-awaited maiden flight, carrying SpaceX founder Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster sports auto as a whimsical test payload of sorts, is expected in January.

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Tesla to revamp in-car navigation system

Musk toyed with the popular press , first by confirming his plans with The Verge , then backpedaling the claim, then re-confirming it with Ars Technica and several other media outlets. When Musk discussed the Falcon Heavy back in July, he wasn't sure which it would be. The late-night tweet was accompanied by three views of the rocket cores being processed at SpaceX's Florida facility in preparation for the rocket's first test liftoff.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the only new Redmi Note 5

In this review, it has been claimed that the name of the Redmi 5 Plus has been changed to Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. I heard it's called the Redmi 5 Plus? Given the name, it was assumed that the two were successors to the Redmi 4 series. Upgrade variant is. It is particularly certain that the specification of the Redmi 5 Plus also meets the leaked specification of upgrade variants of Redmi Note 4.

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OnePlus 6 could get its own version of Face ID

That measure has the effect of slowing the phone's operations, it said. They filed the lawsuit after Apple acknowledged Wednesday for the first time that it installed a feature previous year for iPhone 6, 6S and SE models that have a degraded and aged battery , to prevent unexpected shutdowns.

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Buy stocks that enriches your pocket: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Eulav Asset Management owns 0.31% invested in Tesla, Inc . The overall volume in the last trading session was 275903 shares. About 1.07 million shares traded. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 116.67% EPS growth. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 1.4 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock.

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Trump warned against firing Mueller, pardoning witnesses

Sen. Mark Warner, Senate Intelligence Committee ranking member, speaks to the media about a September 28 committee staff members meeting with two Twitter officials in Washington, DC. Curbing Mr. Mueller: Almost as bad as firing him , Mr. Trump could install someone at the Department of Justice to oversee Mr. Mueller's investigation, a minder who could control (and cut) Mr.

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Burnley's Tarkowski handed three-match ban over elbow

Later in the game Tarkowski appeared to elbow Murray off-the-ball, but it wasn't spotted by the referee and was since reviewed by a three-man panel of former referees. Shkodran Mustafi was on the verge of leaving the Gunners in the summer after failing to settle in London. Virgil van Dijk is the most high profile name being associated with a move to the Etihad, while Jonny Evans of West Brom and Real Sociedad's Spain global Iñigo Martínez are more modestly priced alternatives.

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Civilization VI lands on iPad

Aspyr is well-known for its ports of popular games to macOS such as Rage, Prey, The Sims, and the Call of Duty franchise. You can download the game via the iTunes App Store . The Civilization series has suffered through a variety of lacklustre mobile ports that have failed to replicate the full Civ experience, but Aspyr's take on Civ VI is the real deal, with it emulating the original game piece-by-piece.

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Confederate statues removed after Memphis sells public parks

According to Tri-State Defender journalist Montee Lopez, crews were working towards removing the statue of Forrest after which they will remove the statue of Davis. In addition to letting the city sell land to a private entity, the law allowed the private entity to remove statutes from its land. "We are governed by the rule of law here in Tennessee and these actions are a clear infringement of this principle and set a risky precedence for our state", the Republicans said.

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Scientists find 'rock' solid reason why water disappeared on Mars

Past theories have proposed that most of Mars' ancient water was swept out to space by gusting solar winds or as a result of a collapse of the planet's magnetic field. There are pockets of evidence that together, leads us to believe that a different reaction is needed to oxidize the Martian mantle. Study co-author Jon Wade of Oxford told AFP said that as on Earth, chemical weathering and hydrothermal reactions could become minerals in rock from dry to water-bearing.

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Apple admits to intentionally slowing older iPhones

This means that when the battery gets older it is not anymore able provide the system with high enough voltage. The issue was discovered by Geekbench , which tested phones processing power and discovered that the phones were running at much slower processor speeds after the updates than they had been before.

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NASA picks finalists to explore comet, Saturn's moon

It's a followup to ESA's Rosetta mission , which paid an extended visit to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from 2014 to 2016 and made the first successful attempt to place a lander on a comet. That return capsule will be provided by the Japanese space agency JAXA, based on its experience with the Hayabusa asteroid sample return missions. The CAESAR (Comet Astrobiology Exploration SAmple Return ) mission would acquire a sample from the nucleus of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko and ...

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Call of Duty WW2 "The Resistance" DLC Arriving February 2018

The geography is German-occupied downtown Paris, so you'll be looking at urban warfare situations. Stauffenberg, the subject of the Tom Cruise filmValkyrie, set off a bomb and only wounded Hitler. This is due out on February 2018 and will bring in two new chapters, new maps and more content. It's set on a foggy island north of Germany, and it has a smart zombie boss creature that looks plenty scary.

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Blizzard Working on New Game with Vehicles

Several months ago, Blizzard teased that it has multiple new IPs in the works , but has said that it will "take time" in order to develop these titles due to the company's high benchmark of what constitutes a quality product. The project is unannounced so could be in the very early stages of development. A first-person shooter with vehicles made by Blizzard could shake up the sub-genre dominated by Battlefield and Halo for years.

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Honor 9 Lite With 18:9 Display, Four Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

The phone is backed by a 3GB and 4GB of RAM along with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage. It is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.36GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM.

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Facebook promises personalized music in first label deal

Eventually, the functionality of the agreement will expand across other social features, including Messenger, with users being able to access a vast library of music. This agreement also covers Instagram and Oculus. Universal - home to some of the biggest names in music from The Beatles to Elton John and Lady Gaga - billed the agreement as its latest success in securing more revenue from songs in an age of round-the-clock Internet sharing.

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Facebook dumps 'disputed flags' on fake news for context

Facebook launched disputed flags - among other anti-misinformation features - in mid-December a year ago. "Just because something is marked as "false" or "disputed" doesn't necessarily mean we will be able to change someone's opinion about its accuracy".

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Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas

The substance theobromine present in cocoa beans breaks down more slowly in a dog's digestive system, leading to sickness, agitation, increased heart rate, seizures and at the worst, death. Chocolate contains a stimulant called theobromine, which is similar to caffeine. While Christmas may be a time of sweet indulgence for humans, for dogs it is a period of heightened risk of chocolate poisoning, experts warned on Thursday.

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Winter solstice 2017: It's the shortest day of the year

You probably know that the earth orbits the sun on a tilted axis and that in the Northern Hemisphere peak sunlight happens between June 20 and 22, on the summer solstice, while in the Southern Hemisphere peak sunlight occurs between December 20 and 22, for their summer solstice.

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Amazon Music Ending Cloud MP3 Storage, Streaming Option

The Amazon Music Storage subscription plans (free and paid) are being retired. Free users of the service can not upload music anymore already (the deadline was December 18, 2017); Amazon removed the ability to upload music to the company's cloud infrastructure.

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Winter solstice at Newgrange broadcast live around the world

Technically, the solstice can happen any day between December 20 and December 23 because the calendars we use aren't the same length as a solar year. During the winter solstice, the sun will be quite low on the sky, appearing to set right in the place where it would rise.

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Boeing carries out engine run of MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing for the first time is showing what it believes is the unmanned aircraft system best suited for refueling U.S. Navy jets operating from aircraft carriers. "Robust? Check. Ready? Check". US Navy requires the MQ-25 to be able to carry almost 15,000 pounds of fuel to a distance of 500 miles from a carrier, enough to extend the range of combat aircraft 300 or 400 miles beyond their typical range.

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Samsung is producing more efficient 2nd gen DDR4 DRAM

Compared to the first-generation process, Samsung said the productivity has expanded 30 percent, which will help the company meet soaring demand for DRAM chips from global clients. It's relying on new technology to make that happen. The spacer enables higher scaling and increases rapid cell operation by reducing the disturbance of different voltages in conductors placed close together.

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Elon Musk Tweets Best Photos Yet of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket

You can however see the three boosters, each of which contains nine Merlin engines. When completed, the 230-foot-tall, two-stage rocket should be capable of launching up to 140,660 pounds of payload into low Earth orbit, or 37,000 pounds to Mars.

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2017's worst passwords will leave you horrified

I use a couple of passwords based on an old favorite book, but they have nothing to do with the title and they have special characters. Naturally, variations of these two such as extra digits or replacing the "o" with a "0" (zero) in "password" were also included in the list.

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Cryptocurrency mining malware "Loapi" capable of physically damaging phones

The process involves computing power, and that's where the problem with Loapi lies. Next is the SMS module attack, in which the device is used to send SMS messages to a server. The prompt appears repeatedly until the user agrees. Apparently, the malware's authors hardly wanted this to happen, as they are hungry for as much money as they can get by keeping the malware running.


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