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Samsung (SSNLF) Rolling Out Quick Fix Software Update for Exploding Batteries

The move comes as Samsung , the world's biggest smartphone maker, also ran local advertisements apologizing for a recall that is unprecedented for a company that prides itself on its manufacturing prowess. Timing of the update will vary by country, she said. "Even with my phone now, which is the older model, I feel like at times that it is overheated, but it has a fast charge, so it does charge the battery quicker, but I haven't heard of my phone exploding, at least not yet", said James ...

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Congressional report slams NSA leaker Edward Snowden

Snowden was an NSA contract employee when he took the documents and leaked them to journalists who revealed massive domestic surveillance programs begun in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Separately, all members of the committee sent a bipartisan letter to President Barack Obama urging him not to pardon Snowden . Snowden , a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency ...

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Samsung officially recalls Galaxy Note7 due to fire, burn hazards

T-Mobile has said it will offer full refunds or let customers switch to a new device. Although Samsung has already set out a replacement program , there is no mandatory recall in place through the usual channels. The update for users in South Korea will reportedly start September 20; however it is unclear when the company plans to make the update available in other countries.

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US regulators: Official recall of 1M Samsung Note 7 phones

Samsung already has voluntary recalled the devices, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is stepping in on a formal recall. They were sold at wireless carriers and electronic stores nationwide, including AT&T, Best Buy, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon stores and online at www.samsung.com and other websites from August 2016 through September 2016 for between $850 and $890.

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Updating to iOS 10 is bricking some iPhones and iPads

The new software will also come built in to the new iPhone 7, which along with the larger 7 Plus will go on sale in the United Kingdom on Friday after being announced in San Francisco last week. Chen notes problems with an early version of the AirPod wireless headsets, which sometimes cut out because of wireless interference. I also don't see that Apple has come up with a better replacement.

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Donald Trump doctor says he is in "excellent physical health"

Controversy over the health of both presidential candidates has increased in recent days, after Hillary Clinton fell ill at a 9/11 memorial service after being diagnosed with pneumonia - which she kept from the public. Trump talked about his medical history and noted his only trip to the hospital was when he had an appendectomy at age 11. "I would say I see a person that's 35 years old", he said according to interview clips released ahead of the broadcast.

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Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

While tying for the second lowest minimum in the satellite era, this year's figure is in fact well above the 2012 melt , which saw the ice cover fall to 3.41 million sq km (1.32 million sq mi) - 50% lower than the 1979-2000 average. "Summer weather patterns don't matter as much as they used to, so we're kind of entering a new regime", Serreze said. Serreze said he wouldn't be surprised if the Arctic was essentially ice free in the summer by 2030, something that will affect global security.

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Why Apple's iPhone 7 is a Success

T-Mobile said that the sales have already obliterated records in the first four days from those of last year's iPhone 6 by four times . Instead of the button physically moving, as has been the case from day one on the first iPhone, the home button on the iPhone 7 stays put.

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Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 over explosions

Based on the retail price of 1 million won per unit, Samsung's loss from the recall is estimated at 1.5 trillion won. It's unclear what consumers should do in the meantime with their phones. Koh refused to name the supplier. "It will cost us so much it makes my heart ache". Customers' reports of scorched phones prompted Samsung to conduct extra quality controlling tests and delay shipments of the Note 7s this week before the recall.

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IPhone 7: By Dropping The Headphones Port, Apple Ups The Ante-revised

Apple also unveiled an edition of the watch made in cooperation with sporting goods giant Nike, which Williams called "a watch designed with runners in mind". But the biggest news about the jet black iPhone 7 is the potential for the gleaming unit to scratch up rather easily. Will third-party headphones work with the iPhone 7? If you have a certain model in mind, you might want to put in a pre-order.

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Apple's iOS 10 Update Causing Major Headaches for Some Users

However, Apple said that it has corrected the issue and explained in a support page for those who are still having the problems. Some T-Mobile users aren't that fortunate it seems as they are facing connectivity issues after updating their devices to the latest and greatest software update from Apple.

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IOS 10 Bricked Some iPhones - Has It Been Fixed?

Analysts say that's why the iPhone 7 only offered incremental upgrades (and the controversial removal of the headphone jack) over the iPhone 6S - the real improvements are planned for next year. Go to CNET to see a full rundown of what's new with iOS 10 . "Anyone who was affected should connect to iTunes to complete the update or contact AppleCare for help".

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Obama will create first marine national monument in Atlantic

Speaking to representatives from dozens of countries gathered in Washington for the third annual Our Ocean conference, President Barack Obama said Thursday that it was urgent that leaders take swift, bold action to safeguard oceans around the globe .

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Samsung's next plan to prevent Note7 explosions is a software update

The recent ban imposed on the use of Note 7 by several commercial and domestic airlines, has prompted Samsung to take necessary steps for consumer safety with the strategy of recalling all Note 7s that use faulty batteries. There have been reports of batteries exploding, and even one instance of a Jeep going up in flames due to the phone. As the Associated Press notes , it's not clear if this software update will roll out globally or if it's only for Galaxy Note 7 users in South ...

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Button: F1 should be bigger than Pokemon Go

It should be. I think it is. 'From what I have seen, they are more interested in getting a much younger audience in the sport which is something we need, ' said Button ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. Why?" "Would I like to win more?" Pokemon. There must have been 2,000 people all walking to one spot, through the shopping mall, across the road because there's a Pokemon there to grab.

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Tesla Motors Selected For Massive Battery Storage Project In SoCal

This May, the California Public Utilities Commission called for energy storage solutions. Tesla Energy completed its latest commercial energy storage installation this and it was at a familiar place for the company: the Brea Mall in California.

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Jide launches Remix OS Player for full Android control in Windows

Remix OS Player provides full access to Google Play, thus enabling customers to download and use their purchased Android apps and games on a Windows desktop or laptop. A single 687MB executable file is downloaded that in turn unloads all of its tightly packed contents into a surprisingly huge 6.56GB folder. As a result of this, Remix OS may lag quite a bit if you have a lot of apps open.

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Earnings Target Predictions Report: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Recently analysts working for numerous investment brokerages have updated their research report ratings and price targets on shares of Apple Inc . Nomura reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $120.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research note on Monday, May 23rd.

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Twitter Brings New App to Apple TV Ahead of NFL Games

Twitter had previously announced that it would stream 10 National Football League games this season, and the new apps will allow users to watch those games - including Thursday's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets - for free and without having to log into Twitter or any cable, satellite or other service.

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Samsung share price tumbles after Galaxy Note 7 recall

Civil aviation authorities in the Emirates have banned the use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on the national carriers because of the risk of batteries exploding in the "phablet" smartphone. Three more airlines have joined the fleets that have banned the Samsung Galaxy 7 from checked baggage, and are asking passengers not to turn on or charge these smartphones on aircraft.

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Poll shows Trump edging ahead of Clinton amid tightening race

The Ohio portion of the poll questioned 775 likely voters of whom 31 percent identified as Republicans and 30 percent as Democrats. Thirty-five percent of voters view Clinton as honest and trustworthy, compared to Trump's 50 percent. Trump, the Republican nominee, is set to campaign in Virginia and North Carolina on Tuesday, two critical states in his path to the presidency. "We are going to have to take those threats and attacks seriously", Clinton told reporters traveling with her from ...

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People try on Apple's new wireless 'AirPods' for the first time

The phones are set to hit the market September 16. For now we have seen the pre-registration process starting at two online portals: Unicorn store and iWorld. Apple had unveiled its latest iPhones at an event held in San Francisco on September 7. It is worth mentioning that a free adapter will come with every iPhone 7 .

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Trump says he looks, feels younger than 70

That paragraph letter was written in five minutes while a limo sent by Trump waited outside his Manhattan office, NBC News reported . Thursday's letter doesn't disclose any previous health conditions Trump has had, except that his only hospitalization was for a childhood appendectomy.

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Apple's next iPhone might ditch the home button

In the mean time, you can still update to get access to dark mode and some Siri improvements. You can also see the bottom of your lockscreen picture clearly now. affecting a small number of users during the first hour of availability". "The problem was quickly resolved and we apologise to those customers". This time, unlike the recent and urgently-issued iOS 9 .3.5 update that fixed a zero-day exploit, none of the updates have to do with remote code execution (RCE) bugs.

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Edward Snowden's Supporters Call For Presidential Pardon

The campaign- which calls on Obama to pardon Snowden while he's still in office- is spearheaded by the ACLU, Human Rights Watch , and Amnesty International . The Obama administration has urged Snowden to return to the USA and face trial. "I love my family, and I have dedicated my life to both of them", Mr.

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Fitzpatrick trying to buck forgettable history against Ryan-coached defenses

Last meeting: January 3, 2016, 22-17 Bills' win at New Era Field. "You look at this football team", said Bill Cowher, "and they do match up well against the New York Jets". McCoy who is viewed as a vital asset to the 2016 is not anxious after one game, "The goal this year wasn't to go undefeated, that was never talked about".

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Apple's iOS 10 update causes temporary problems for customers

Split view Mode For Safari on iPad: iOS 10 takes multitasking on an iPad to the next level by offering a split view option on the default Safari browser. As you can see in the screenshot above, users will now be able to look for Messages app by category, so if you're just after stickers you can head to the stickers section.

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HBO and Cinemax Coming to PS Vue

Sony has also confirmed that HBO and Cinemax on PlayStation Vue as well as the HBO Now app for PS4 and PS3 will be launched prior to the October 2nd premiere of Westworld , a highly anticipated upcoming series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.

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A Glance at New Laws Missouri Legislators Voted to Enact

Democrats like Nixon and Holsman have been joined in their opposition of the law by gun control advocates and by numerous law enforcement agencies. "The legislature stood strong for the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens by overriding Gov.

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British Ship HMS Terror Found In Arctic 170 Years Later

Two years ago, it's companion ship, the HMS Erebus , was discovered by underwater archaeologists from Parks Canada. The discovery of what appears to be the wreck of the long-lost HMS Terror may rewrite the history of one of the biggest mysteries of polar exploration.

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IPhone 7 available to pre-order from Vodafone

The alternative is Apple's new wireless headphones, the AirPods. Their iPhone 7 trade-in promotion is promising a free iPhone 7, and if you meet the requirements, it sounds like there are no strings attached. Belkin also states that 'the adapter is created to work with the full ecosystem of Lightning Audio headphones and there's no need to remove your phone case while using it'.

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China recalls some Galaxy Note 7 handsets, bans use in-flight

The software patch will attempt to avoid battery explosions by only letting the Note 7 charge up to 60 percent, reports AP. Asked about the software update, a Samsung spokesperson in the US said that "no action will be taken without the approval of the CPSC".

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton running neck and neck

Mrs. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has the support of 46 percent of likely voters nationwide, to 44 percent for Mr. Trump, the Republican, including those who said they were leaning toward a candidate. The poll was conducted September 1-11 and questioned 1,000 adult Texans. The Bloomberg poll was conducted September 9-12 using phone interviews with 802 likely OH voters.

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British ambassador performs Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

British newspaper The Sun also carried the story about ambassador's conversion to Islam, citing Arab media reports . "Praise be to Allah". The 60-year-old diplomat, who speaks fluent in Arabic, confirmed the news in response to messages on Twitter.

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Volkswagen prices 2017 Golf Alltrack

But this one will have late availability so dealers in October will be getting the S trim with the six-speed dual-clutch automatic costing $27,770. But the immediate targets for the Alltrack are Subaru's successful Outback and Crosstrek models.


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