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Google, Microsoft, Verizon And Salesforce May Bid To Buy Twitter, Soon

Afshar listed several reasons why a company would be interested in buying Twitter , noting that the service is a "great place to promote others" and offers "the best real time, context rich news". Twitter has been a near-constant focus of takeover speculation amid persistently disappointing sales and user engagement. - Just when you thought this was an ordinary Friday, one of the world's biggest social media platforms has seemingly made a decision to enter into talks with Google about a ...

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Syrian rebels reverse government gains in Aleppo stalemate

Syrian government forces seized ground from rebels north of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on the city's opposition-held east as it came under fierce air strikes in a major offensive by the Russian-backed army. "We will continue to defend our people in Aleppo and our existence". A member of the city's forensic team, Mohammed Abu Jaafar, said he had documented 54 deaths since late Thursday, including many women and children.

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Mystery Of Night Singing Fish Solved

Though both male and female midshipman fish sing, the males are the ones that build nests and hum in order to attract females. Between dusk and dawn, all along the Pacific Coast, males of one species of fish called the midshipman sing to their heart's content.

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De Villiers sits out Ireland game

South Africa were unable to make it into the final however after losing spectacularly to West Indies in the decider. Even though South Africa have the upper hand, they are wary of the threat Ireland poses. "They are starved of these opportunities", Birrell said of Ireland . Faf du Plessis will captain the team in the one-off match against Ireland , and Rilee Rossouw has been added to the squad as batting cover in De Villiers' absence.

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Research shows the iPhone 7 Plus is already outselling the iPhone 7

Apple underestimated the demand for its upcoming iPhone 7 Plus , especially the Jet Black model which has been the most sought after iPhone model since it got up for pre-order. Users in India, however, must wait until October 7 for the iPhone 7 . 23% ordered the Jet Black option, but limited supplies of that particular finish have forced Apple to push shipments to November.

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India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change

The day is observed as the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi . Mezouar told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that he expects India, accounting for around 4.5 percent of emissions, to ratify the agreement by the end of October and the European Union, responsible for about 12 percent, to ratify by the end of the year.

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Canada beats Russian Federation 5-3, advances to World Cup finals

Canada already played Europe in their last group game, and brushed them aside 4-1 with relative ease. "I'm still trying to take in everything, and it's been a blast so far". This tournament, Canada has been a dominant force. It didn't feel like a legitimate surge, considering Team Russia went almost the first 10 minutes of the second period without a shot before scoring on Carey Price , but Canada was nonetheless trailing on Saturday night.

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The iPhone 7 Hits Stores Today and Apple's Stock Is Flying High

Apple Inc. has issued a statement that is essentially setting expectations for tech fans who hoped they'd be able to throw themselves into an Apple store and purchased an iPhone. In mainland China, a key market for Apple , where queues were more subdued than for previous launches since new models are only available on pre-order, scenes were nevertheless energetic as crowds of customers tested out the new handsets.

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Ford Forecasts 2017 Decline; Will Move Small-Car Factory Jobs to Mexico

The Dearborn carmaker plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and it has always been assumed that small-car production will be moved there. Making them in Mexico would boost company profits because of low wages there. Trump added that he could not believe Ford's "brazenness". Ford said it will be able to maintain cash from automotive operations at or above $10 billion in a downturn and continue to pay regular dividends.

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Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling

Ping has made clear he believes Bongo has the court in his pocket, referring to it as "the Tower of Pisa that always leans the same way". Ping's legal team was absent from the courtroom as the ruling was announced. Chad's president, Idriss Deby, the African Union's current chairman, meanwhile duly noted the court decision and called upon Bongo to create the necessary conditions for fruitful dialogue.

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At long last, Ted Cruz finally gives endorsement to Donald Trump

Like Trump and the other GOP candidates, he had pledged to support the eventual nominee, no matter who it would be and presumably with the understanding that presidential primaries are a contact sport. "Mike Lee then I can get on board with that". "Give a commitment to something meaningful on the Supreme Court". You do have to read his entire Facebook post endorsing Donald Trump in order to get there, and while many may be unwilling to do that, it's not really on Cruz if people are ...

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Trump says African Americans have never been worse off. Obama calls bullshit

The president sought to make the distinction between those who have been protesting peacefully and the few who have engaged in violence during two nights of protests that have rocked the North Carolina city following the police-involved shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, an African-American.

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Twitter's shares jump on takeover talks report

CNBC earlier reported Twitter is in talks with Alphabet's Google and Salesforce , among others. Sep 24, 2016- Shares in Twitter jumped more than 20% after a report said the home of the 140-character tweet had received takeover approaches.

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A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Begins Smoking Fire Mid-Flight

This is the first incident of a Samsung device catching fire on a flight in India. "We are in touch with local authorities to gather more information and investigate whether there were any external factors involved", the company statement said.

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Man City must tell 's***' Guardiola to stop - Toure's agent

Toure, who joined City from Barcelona in 2010 after being overlooked by Guardiola, is understood to collect wages of £220,000 a week at The Etihad. "Guardiola just thinks of himself as God because he won so many titles with Barcelona". Guardiola, if he wants to live in a country where it is not possible to say anything, he must change country". Regarded as one of the club's greatest players, Toure has won two Premier League titles with the side but Guardiola has said the Ivorian will not ...

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Google reportedly in talks to buy site — Twitter sale

Salesforce's interest makes less sense on its face. According to the CNBC report, a sale is not imminent but might occur before the end of the year. Salesforce .com, for example, might see a fit with its customer database management software. And any acquirer would face challenges turning Twitter around, or moulding its strategy to suit new priorities.

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Snapchat Changes its Name, Expands Into Sunglasses

According to the company, Snapchat users will now be able to record 30 sec videos with a pair of fashionable sunglasses. First, the company is moving away from just enhancing Snapchat by creating a hardware product. We were walking through the woods, stepping over logs, looking up at the attractive trees. "Now that we are developing other products, like Spectacles , we need a name that goes beyond just one product", he wrote in a blog post.

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United recovered to win the show

But despite United arguably putting on their best performance of the season without the England star, Mourinho said he still sees Rooney as a big part of his plans. We had intensity, we had movement, we were strong against a team that is hard to cope with. He is as happy as I am at this moment. Today, against a team like Leicester , we thought that the solution for us was to play with the two fast kids and with [Juan] Mata in a position where he could interact.

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These Massive Tech Companies Might Buy Twitter

According to CNBC , sources claim that the company has received several expressions of interest from various media and technology companies. "From a strategic standpoint, we think from it would be more beneficial for Alphabet as opposed to Salesforce", Mogharabi said.

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Zamalek seem safe, Sundowns, ZESCO battle on

Africa's representatives in the global competition will face the victor of the play-off between the still-to-be-determined J.League champions and Auckland City in the quarter-finals and - should they win - then face the Copa Libertadores winners Club Atletico Nacional from Colombia.

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What you'll see at the Royal welcome ceremony in Victoria

As the Commonwealth country is one of the Queen's 16 realms - nations where the monarch is head of state - the visit will be a homecoming for the Cambridges. "This visit is a chance for the Duke and Duchess to deepen their relationship with a country that they will visit many times over the course of their lives".

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Apple pushes out iOS 10 update fix to T-Mobile subscribers

That procedure requires iOS devices to be plugged into a Mac or PC via USB and some may be reasonably concerned that data loss could incur. But T-mobile customers are, apparently, not the only ones experiencing problems with the iOS 10 update.

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Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

Snapchat is seemingly set for a name change, along with the introduction of its first piece of hardware. With this device, the videos you choose to share on Snapchat will appear in a "circular video format". But those $1,500 devices were essentially computers for your face, whereas Snap's Spectacles are less than one-tenth the price and created to simply capture short videos.

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Stephen Hawking: If aliens call, we should be 'wary of answering'

Globally regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of our time , renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, teams up with CuriosityStream to take viewers on a once in a lifetime, personal journey through space and time as he explores the wonders of the Universe in the new documentary, Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places .

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Know all about Yuvraj-Hazel December wedding

After keeping a low profile with their hidden romance, the romantic duo is now set for a grand wedding. Yes! However, he now wants to settle down. Though the wedding had been in talks for quite some time now, it is now officially revealed that Yuvraj and Hazel will get married in December.

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Over 160 Bodies Recovered after Migrant Boat Capsizes off Egypt

A total of 164 people have been rescued including the four crew members of the boat, 117 Egyptian migrants and 43 foreign migrants. Egypt's state-run media earlier reported that at least 600 people had been aboard the ill-fated vessel. The migrants are usually turned back to the country they came from, in this case to Greece. A health ministry official said 55 bodies had been retrieved .

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Charlotte police release video of black man's fatal shooting

Black Lives Matter protesters argue with a man outside a restaurant during a protest in downtown Atlanta in response to the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte . Previously, the victim's wife Rakeiya Scott had released footage of the incident, where she was heard shouting that he was unarmed. Four shots are heard, and he falls to the ground.

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ZICTA wants faulty Samsung phone out of Zambia

It's highly unlikely that Samsung will release another software update to bring back the white battery indicator on the Galaxy Note 7, so it's safe to say that green will be the color of your battery indicator until you change it. The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

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Yahoo Inc sued for gross negligence in 2014 hack

Unprotected passwords weren't part of the breach, Yahoo said, but hashed or digitally obscured passwords may have been taken. In any event, security experts warn that the Yahoo breach could still put ordinary users at risk, particularly if the hacked information finds its way to online marketplaces where stolen data are bought and sold.

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Israel's Netanyahu to meet Trump, Clinton in NY

But he also insisted Israel's relations with much of the world were rapidly improving, even in the Arab world, where he said many countries are increasingly seeing Israel as an ally against the Islamic State group and Iran. Netanyahu was widely seen as favoring then Republican nominee Mitt Romney, hosting him in Jerusalem just three months before the vote. A source from the Prime Minister's entourage stated during the week that if Netanyahu were to receive an invitation to meet with the two ...

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Twitter in Takeover Talks

Twitter's board of directors are reportedly bullish on the idea of a future sale. Citing unnamed sources close to the negotiations, the cable network said talks are heating up and could be settled by the end of the year. Inc.is considering a takeover of Twitter Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media company's efforts to ignite growth sputter.

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Google Allo a better keeper of secrets than Telegram, Whatsapp?

It is really cool with a messaging app that best assist users or should it be renewal time for the list of best messaging apps on Google Play Store? Then in a follow-up tweet , he wrote that the policy "seems like a reasonable trade off if you grow up believing the police are there to protect you", underscoring the importance of diversity in tech.

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Certain Paper Mario: Color Splash Digital Pre-Orders Unlocked Too Early

Nintendo quickly went to remove the game from pre-download to keep additional players from getting access to the game, but those who have already downloaded it still have their copies to play. This has been corroborated by others on GAF and Twitter, though it seems access was cut off early this morning, not long after word began to spread of its availability.

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Big Names in Tech Reportedly Interested in Buying Twitter

And despite the rollout of much-anticipated features , it looks like the firm may ultimately be gobbled up by larger companies... Salesforce declined to comment on a rumor. However, Twitter's other likely suitor-Google-may be taking one more shot at going social. In fact, Salesforce tried to buy LinkedIn, but was outbid by Microsoft .

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No. 9 Washington beats Arizona 35-28 in overtime

UW could finally celebrate when Arizona sophomore quarterback Brandon Dawkins, terrific in his first Pac-12 start, threw incomplete into the end zone on fourth down in overtime, sending UW players onto the field in celebration. Dawkins also flashed his wheels, with his main highlight being 79-yard scamper down the right sideline that saw him run away from the entire Washington defense.


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