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Lockheed Martin to Launch DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 Satellite Sept. 16

On July 21, WorldView 4 was tucked into its shipping container, then departed at its factory in Sunnyvale, Calif., on July 24 for the road trip to the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site . Today's L-1 forecast continues to show an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. From almost 400 miles above the planet in a north-south orbit, WorldView-4 will be able to image objects down to a foot in size, good enough to discern the make of a vehicle on the ground.

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Volkswagen Teases Next Generation Of Electric Vehicles

In fact, in the press release to accompany these tease photos of a new electric VW, pretty much all VW has to say is that this electric EV is on the way. The extra room comes from the way the batteries have been packaged in the floor of the vehicle. According to VW Group CEO Matthias Müller, the production vehicle which follows the concept is scheduled for release in 2019 and will reach between 250 and 300 miles on a single charge.

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Samsung Rushes To Recall Exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics will push out a software update for Korea that caps the capacity of Galaxy Note7 smartphone batteries at 60%, a stop-gap measure to prevent overheating as the device's global recall proceeds. Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration warned consumers not to charge or turn on their Galaxy Note 7 phones while flying. There have been reports of batteries exploding, and even one instance of a Jeep going up in flames due to the phone.

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Reliance Jio Launches JioFi 4G Hotspot with OLED Display

Reliance JioFi 2 isn't listed on the company's official website like its predecessor, but surfaced online after a Twitter user shared photos of the new device online. Despite of larger battery, the Reliance JioFi 4G Hotspot comes with a usage of 5 hours and up to 260hrs standby. Upon inspection, the images featured a vague "Designed in India" logo at the rear of the hotspot.

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New convertible Aston Martin DB11 Volante primed for 2018 launch

It seems AML aren't planning on delivering the Aston Martin DB11 Volante (that's convertible in Aston-speak) until the spring of 2018, but despite that the tease has already started with two photos of a DB11 Volante Prototype (above and below) appearing today on Aston's Facebook page - some eighteen months ahead of launch.

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Giant inflatable moon rolls through traffic in Chinese city

According to one witness on Weibo , the old man had promised his wife long ago that each Mid-Autumn Festival they would go out and gaze at the full moon together. Fujian Province did, however, endure a very strong punch from the typhoon as it made landfall in China with sustained winds well over 100 miles per hour.

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Minnesota unemployment ticks up with August job losses

California added more than 60,000 jobs in August - a strong showing particularly when compared to the rest of the nation. The top gainer was trade, transportation and utilities, which added 2,300 new jobs. Professional and businesses services led the way with a gain of 89,900 jobs (up 3.6 percent), followed by educational and health services with a gain of 83,600 jobs (up 3.4 percent), leisure and hospitality with a gain 62,300 (up 3.4 percent).

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The iPhone 7 gets a bigger butt

Several had coffee cups in hand as they waited for the Apple Store to open. Those who wanted to get their hands on the iPhone 7 in black or any colour of the iPhone 7 Plus will have to place an order today, or choose an alternative. The remaining colors that include matte black as well, will be shipping in not more than three weeks if they are ordered on the Apple store website and not from other Internet site.

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The ratings are in for Twitter's NFL stream

Bills fans might not have wanted to look in the end, but they - and viewers all over social media - seemed pleased with the inaugural Twitter streamed version of CBS' Thursday Night Football . "I think it's kind of a red herring". Fear of the dentist is natural for many people, so that is why Heritage Dental Centre in. In a statement released Friday, Twitter said, "It was exciting to see how the experience played out on Twitter and how fans reacted to the first Thursday night football ...

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Dead humpback whale washes up on beach in New Jersey

Bob Schoelkopf, founder of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, said it was a young male, about 33 feet long with no visible signs of injury or trauma. The video captured aerial chopper footage hovering over the scene while officials monitored the whale. The whale will likely remain on the beach through Friday night, and will be moved on Saturday morning with the help of the city's public works department.

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Mobileye exec says Tesla split was over safety concerns

Tesla updated the Autopilot software, combining radar systems with existing video cameras to better recognize potential obstacles on the road. The circumstances seem similar to another reported crash in China involving a vehicle on the left shoulder, a less-serious fender-bender.

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Apple devotees line up for their pre-ordered iPhone 7s

The store also did not receive any shipments of the larger 7+ phone, which sold out online when Apple allowed customers to place advance orders. Even if the Apple stores are sold out, some carriers such as BestBuy and T-Mobile across the USA could have the configurations that are harder to find in stock.

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Does Apple Even Understand Why It Cut The Headphone Jack?

O2 has no stock of the iPhone 7 (128GB) in "Jet Black", but says it can deliver the iPhone 7 (256GB) in "Jet Black" by September 16. Picture this: a pair of headphones plugged into 3.5mm dongle, which is then plugged into a Lightning adapter, which is then plugged into your phone.

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What Trump and Clinton have said about the birther movement

There's a big difference between what fringe supporters of Clinton said at the time, who were disavowed by the candidate, and the campaign Trump himself undertook in the subsequent years. Update: Hillary Clinton released a statement in response to Donald Trump's press conference: "Trump's actions today were disgraceful". Clinton demanded Trump apologize to the president for having helped spread the birther idea and said Trump had tried to "delegitimize our first black president".

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Phone home: Galaxy Note 7 users face Samsung's recall

USA government regulators are recalling 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones two weeks after the company stopped selling them because they represent a fire hazard. "If you have not yet replaced your original Note 7, please power it down and return it". According to Samsung , the problem affects 2.5 million devices globally, including 1 million in the US.

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PS4 System Update drops later today, adding HDR

In a statement from Bethesda , they have let fans know that unfortunately there will not be user created mod support coming to their games on PlayStation 4 . It's also worth pointing out that HDR , while able to make your games look extra pretty, is not the same at 4K resolution - an exclusive feature of the PS4 Pro hardware.

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Apple Shares Rise on iPhone Reviews, Preorder Indications

IBD'S TAKE: The cellular industry could use a boost from the iPhone 7 . The carrier led the domestic market in connection growth through the first half of the year , though porting ratios have been a source of debate. The good news is that you can turn off the requirement to press the Home button unlock your iPhone or iPad, and it's really easy if you know where to look for the setting .

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Feds Ban Using Galaxy Note 7 On Planes

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced an official recall of Samsung's Note7 phone Thursday, citing "serious fire and burn hazards" on the device. A comprehensive report hasn't yet been released on the battery issue. Yesterday, with a total of 92 incidents received, Samsung finally issued an official recall.

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President Obama Is Creating the First US Atlantic Marine Monument

Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The United States on Thursday will join more than 20 countries to announce the creation of 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world to protectthe world's oceans from the threat of climate change and pollution.

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Dublin Bus are on strike today affecting 400000 commuters

That's according to general secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union Dermot O' Leary ahead of the next strike, which kicks off tonight at 9pm and will run until Saturday morning. "I'm taking advice on it, and I've looked for advice from both the gardaí and the Road Safety Authority". In October, the work stoppages will take place on Saturday 1, Wednesday 5, Friday 7, Monday 10, Wednesday 12, Friday 14, Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19, Monday 24, Wednesday 26and Saturday 29.

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People are complaining that iOS 10 is slowing their iPhones down

Here are the other things you can do with the latest WhatsApp 2.16.10 Update for iPhone via Apple iTunes . iOS 10 brings a host of improvements to Siri, a standalone home automation app, artificial intelligence built into the default keyboard, and redesigned lockscreen widgets.

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Trump promises affordable US child care

Donald Trump is unveiling his early-childhood care plan on Tuesday night, expanding on initial indications that he would allow parents to deduct the cost of childcare from their taxes. Donald Trump's new family leave policy marks a break from years of Republican dogma, but also a break from how the real estate businessman now operates several of his own hotels, according to a new report.

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Few Lined Up for iPhone 7 at Westfarms

In a Periscope broadcast on Monday, T-Mobile John Legere said his company had received more than four times as many pre-orders for the iPhone 7 than for the iPhone 6. Slice Intelligence says that 55 percent of the iPhone 7 units Apple moved during the pre-order round were Plus models, with the remaining 45 percent of pre-orders being for the smaller version.

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Massive PlayStation 4 update brings HDR gaming

The patch codenamed Shingen is the patch that Sony promised while introducing its new Pro and Slim versions of PS4 last week. So it might not come as a surprise, but see such elaborate graphical stuff running at 60fps, again, it's really interesting and indicative of what PS4 Pro could actually deliver.

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AP, other media sue FBI for details on iPhone hacking tool

The FBI ended up saying it had managed to crack the phone with the help of an "outside party". The lawsuit alleges that "there is no lawful basis" to keep the information requested out of the public space. The FBI has yet to name the outside party or the cost involved. He later said the security exploit was "well worth" the high price. "T$3 he FBI's purchase of the technology.confirmed that a serious undisclosed security vulnerability existed (and likely still exists) in one of the most ...

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IPhone 7 Replaces Audio Jack In Order To Have Extended Battery Life

Apple stores are extending their hours for the release. Therefore, allowing the iPhone 7 to have a boost in battery power; which resides at 2, 900 mAh, this is a significant increase from the iPhone 6 series which outputted a total battery power of 2, 750 mAh.

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Obama Campaigns For Clinton: Gas Is Now $2 A Gallon, "Thanks Obama!"

It was the president's first solo appearance in support of Hillary Clinton, who is recovering from her recent bout with pneumonia. Dr. Lisa Bardack adds that Clinton is "recovering well with antibiotics and rest" after she became overheated, dehydrated and felt dizzy at a 9/11 memorial ceremony in NY on Sunday.

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Going inside the locker rooms for the Battle at Bristol

By all accounts, Tennessee's football team took the checkered flag against Virginia Tech in the Battle of Bristol. Former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning runs onto the field for the coin toss before an NCAA college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, Sept.

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Typhoon cuts power, lashes China

A powerful typhoon Meranti made landfall in Xiang'an district of China's Xiamen City on Thursday, media reports said . Strong winds shattered windows on the highrises even as tap water supply was disrupted following the typhoon in many communities in Xiamen.

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Apple Called Out For Sexist And Toxic Work Environment In Leaked Emails

This comes hot on the heels of a complaint that was filed against Apple last month, which claims the company isn't doing enough (or anything) about sexism in the workplace, especially with regards to leadership positions. "My response to his condescension was to discuss advanced learning theory and the use of metaphor and semiotics along with the theoretical foundations of design patterns".

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USA officially recalls Samsung Galaxy Note 7

It's also worth mentioning that September 21st is the absolute latest that customers can expect replacements to be available in the US according to Samsung's earlier statement on the matter. In a statement following the CPSC's recall on Thursday, Samsung said replacement devices for the U.S. are expected to arrive in stores soon. Samsung is offering an exchange of the offending device for a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge as well as the replacement of accessories.

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Samsung to resume sales of Note 7 in South Korea

The issue arose at the end of August, with reports that new Note 7 handsets were overheating while charging. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says so far they are looking into almost a hundred reports of batteries overheating in the phone here in the United States.

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No one can protest or call bandhs against court orders

Thousands of police personnel, including armed reserve forces, have been deployed in Tamil Nadu; in Chennai , over 15,000 policemen are on duty. It warned that when there is court order, there should not be any violent agitations and any party aggrieved has the liberty to take legal recourse for mitigation of their grievances.

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Australian Airlines Ban In-Flight Use Of Galaxy Note 7

Now that Samsung has issued a mass recall for the Galaxy Note 7 , Australian airlines Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia are advising passengers to refrain from using their devices on board. The U.S. appeared to be following in Australia's footsteps after the land down under put the Galaxy Note 7 on its official no-fly list, CNET reported .

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Here's how to use apps with Siri in iOS 10

Citing a statement from Apple, the publication said the jet black version of the iPhone 7 will also be unavailable in stores; customers who order online might not see some models arrive until November. Now you can ask Siri to send WhatsApp messages or start WhatsApp calls for you. Photos: The revamped photos app allows you to search by the people or things that appear in the photos .


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