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Apple iPhone 7 bursts into flames, sets vehicle on fire in Australia

He returned to find the interior of his auto filled with smoke and burned to a crisp. Jones says that he had just bought the new iPhone 7 a week ago and claims that it was not hit or dropped. He said that he had left the phone behind in the parked auto because he was going o take surfing lessons in the sea. Samsung suffered a multi-billion-dollar loss due to the Galaxy Note 7's explosion fiasco. Read More

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

Dylan's Nobel Prize shows up what the Swedish Academy has so far ignored in their award system: film, popular music, and the emerging forms of digital storytelling. NEW YORK (AP) - He won his Nobel for writing songs, but Bob Dylan's unexpected honor also is providing a boost for his books. The surprise over Dylan's selection centers around the perceived low odds he had at winning, as well as whether or not his lyrics qualify as literature. Read More

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Fate of Mars lander hangs in balance

Its heat shields protected it from the searing temperatures of atmospheric entry, and the module deployed its supersonic parachutes without any discernable problem. Getting a spacecraft onto the surface of Mars is notoriously hard and the planet is littered with the remains of failed attempts. The entire objective of the lander was to demonstrate technology that will be used to bring a larger, mobile rover to the surface of Mars in 2020 - and that demonstration included rooting out any ... Read More

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Amazon launches for-pay streaming music service

Amazon launches for-pay streaming music service

Confusingly, Amazon Music Unlimited is a totally separate service from Amazon's existing Prime music options, which advertises "a million songs". With the launch of Amazon Music Unlimited , Prime members who want even more music have access to a catalogue of tens of millions of songs and thousands of hand-curated playlists and personalised stations at a breakthrough Prime member price of $7.99/month or $79/year (which equals only $6.58/month). Read More

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China to launch two astronauts into space on Monday

EDT) Sunday to kick off China's sixth piloted spaceflight. They will dock with the experimental Tiangong 2 space lab and spend 30 days there, the longest stay in space by Chinese astronauts, BBC reported. So far this gamble has paid off. Yang Liwei became the first Chinese national in space in October 2003 aboard Shenzhou-5, making 14 orbits around before returning to Earth. Read More

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Replacement Samsung Note 7 phone emits smoke on USA plane: Family

The Verge identified the passenger as Brian Green and that his phone was "a replacement Galaxy Note 7". Green also said the phone had the on-screen green battery icon that Samsung also added to replacement phones. The mishap occurred while the Southwest plane with 75 passengers and crew members prepared to fly from Louisville to Baltimore. Sounds like the FAA may just have to ground the Samsung phone from flying the friendly skies! She said he called her from another person's ... Read More

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AT&T might end Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales

Airlines have banned customers from using the smartphones on flights, and the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines Co plane earlier this week was blamed on smoke caused by a replacement device. Customers can also return any Note 7 accessories that they purchased from T-Mobile. "This applies to recalled, replacement and newly purchased Note7s", says T-Mobile. Read More

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Astronomers Hope To Take The First Photo Of Earth 2.0

Astronomers Hope To Take The First Photo Of Earth 2.0

These Earth-like conditions can actually be termed as a "habitable zone". The project, titled " Project Blue ", will be announced on Tuesday. After two years, with all luck, a planet will emerge. The device would theoretically be able to capture blue and green wavelengths from the Alpha Centauri region, which could provide clear evidence of Earthlike planets. Read More

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Analysts Recommendations: Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

Lechleiter bought 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. Analyst Recommendations: The current consensus among 44 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Apple. Other Hedge Funds, Including, Fisher Asset Management boosted its stake in GM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,613 additional shares and now holds a total of 18,290 shares of General Motors Company which is valued at $588,024.Exxonmobil Investment ... Read More

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Now send messages using Siri on WhatsApp for iOS

Now send messages using Siri on WhatsApp for iOS

If the built-in Apple Maps app drives you insane, you never leave home without a real-life Compass, or the Stocks app is your nightmares incarnate, you can finally delete them from your phone-along with 20 other stock apps. This feature is only available for iPhone 6s and later. Siri brings in Twitter integration with iOS 10 . This will allow actions such as calling a cab and making payments using Siri. Read More

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Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 after new troubles

Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 after new troubles

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning to air travelers last month, asking them to keep their Galaxy Note 7 phones turned off, not to charge them and "not to stow them in any checked baggage". "No one should have to be concerned their phone will endanger them, their family or their property", Kaye said in a press release. Earlier this week, Samsung suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 amid a series of media reports that some of its replacements have caught fire. Read More

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Nicholasville man's replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catches fire

It wasn't plugged in. This particular device was owned by Michael Klering of Nicholasville, Kentucky, according to WKYT , a local Kentucky news station. This incident allegedly occurred on Tuesday, a day before a different replacement device exploded aboard a Southwest Airlines flight. Consumers' Foundation of Taiwan has called on Samsung to suspend sales of the phone in the country, saying that selling the phone is akin to "sending bombs to customers". Read More

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Microsoft Surface Keyboard and Mouse Spotted at FCC

Microsoft Surface Keyboard and Mouse Spotted at FCC

The Surface PC is said to have a modular design and users will be able to detach the screen and keyboard. While the rumors claiming that Microsoft is holding an event later this month to launch its latest Surface products are becoming more persistent, some skeptics believe that it is unlikely for the Surface Pro 5 to be released this year. Read More

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte targets Matteo Darmian reunion

Matteo Darmian, the Italy worldwide who arrived at Old Trafford in the summer of 2015 from Torino in Serie A, has gone virtually unused so far under Mourinho. Darmian has a contract until 2019 with the club and has clocked up 40 appearances for Manchester United thus far. 'If the situation doesn't change we'll have to think of something in January, he risks losing (his place in) the national team too'. Read More

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Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change

Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change

In addition to the main discussion about climate change, there were also secondary discussions in separate tents covering a variety of topics, musical acts performing at the White House, technology booths and art on display. "I think it's pretty hard to change things when you have thousands of people". "As long as we haven't signed up for the trip to Mars-I don't want to know if anyone has-I think you're insane", she said. Read More

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Kerry says US not abandoning peace efforts in Syria

The deployment immediately raised questions in the Pentagon, which wondered about its goal. The Russian Defence Ministry did not respond to a request for comment. In Washington , Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said Mabrouk was targeted in the airstrike by US forces, but he did not confirm Mabrouk's death, saying that the results of the strike were still being assessed. Read More

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White House applauds India's ratification of climate deal

White House applauds India's ratification of climate deal

The European Parliament Tuesday approved the EU's ratification of the Paris climate agreement, paving the way for the deal's entry into force. In his remarks today, the United Nations chief recalled that one of the two requirements that will allow the Agreement to enter into force first has already been achieved with 55 country ratifications (as of now 63 countries have ratified the Paris Agreement) and that the second one - that 55 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions accounted for - is ... Read More

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Xiaomi's 4K Android TV Box Hits the US

Xiaomi's 4K Android TV Box Hits the US

The Mi Box is equipped with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali 450 GPU, as well as a 2GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB eMMC flash, and offers powerful performance for the ideal streaming and gaming experience. Mi Box also delivers rich and vibrant audio with Dolby Digital Plus and DTS Surround Sound, creating a cinema-like experience right within the living room. Read More

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Hurricane Matthew may become major hurricane Friday

Swells generated by Matthew are expected to affect portions of the coasts of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Venezuela, and Colombia over the next few days. The National Hurricane Center cautioned that it is still too soon to know how the storm will affect the USA coast. Matthew is projected to reach the Bahamas on Tuesday after passing through Jamaica and Cuba. Read More

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India's Officials Lift Ban on Using Galaxy Note 7 Units in Airplanes

India's Officials Lift Ban on Using Galaxy Note 7 Units in Airplanes

But that also suggests that the new problems hitting the iPhone are not on the level of the exploding Note 7, which necessitated a global recall and has been a disaster for the company. They were to taken only in hand bags and kept switched off during the entire duration of flights apart from not being charged on board. Samsung on September 2 initiated a voluntary global recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones due to faulty batteries. Read More

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Clinton struggling to win over the young voters she needs

Clinton struggling to win over the young voters she needs

During a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, Hillary Clinton today called attention to a common theme in this contentious presidential campaign season: voting for one candidate exclusively because of a disdain for the other. After rolling out the joint college-affordability plan in July, Clinton didn't keep it in the spotlight like she should have, Tulchin said. Pouring more taxpayers' dollars into spendthrift colleges just raises the sticker price. Read More

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