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High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on how the damages Samsung has to pay Apple for the infringement of smartphone design patents will have to be calculated. " The company acknowledged that this idea of an "apportionment" in a design patent case now "runs headlong into the statute". While Samsung still could pay a hefty penalty, the decision may ease the risk for manufacturers who mimic other products. Read More

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USA commemorates 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

USA commemorates 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

He's now 96 years old and remembers 1941 vividly, and his days of working as a third-class gunner's mate on the U.S.S. Pennsylvania, which was docked in Pearl Harbor. VanHoose served on the USS Maryland. And he is being hailed as a hero at this week's commemorations, as is every other surviving Pearl Harbor veteran on this 75th anniversary. Read More

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Al Gore calls his meeting with Trump 'extremely interesting'

Trump has held a number of high-profile meetings since his election victory last month, and on Monday, in what may be deemed as surprising news to many, Trump met with former Democratic Vice President Al Gore . He said Monday was "another productive day on the transition". Trump has called it global warming a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese, and has questioned climate change in the face of freezing temperatures. Read More

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Jury seeks guidance in ex-South Carolina police officer's murder trial

Jury seeks guidance in ex-South Carolina police officer's murder trial

Scott family attorney L. Chris Stewart called the mistrial a "missed opportunity to heal a lot of wounds in this country". Former police officer Michael Slager took the stand in his own defense for the murder of Walter Scott . Slager will remain free on bail through the holidays. Where is the peace of mind for Scott's family? Scott fell after five of the bullets hit him from behind, instantly killing him. Read More

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Developers Just Spilled the Beans on Crackdown 3's Release Date

Developers Just Spilled the Beans on Crackdown 3's Release Date

Today's offer includes up to 50% Xbox One games, free wireless controllers and more . When reading out the question "Are we looking for holiday 2017 for Crackdown release? " the team answered with "Yeah, or sooner". This isn't for all games, as it's limited to PS4 and Xbox One titles. However it looks like that the Scorpio may be more affordable than first feared as Phil Spencer has stated that Microsoft want Xbox Scorpio to have a console price point. Read More

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IPhone 8 release date, specs rumors: Device anticipated to launch in 2017

IPhone 8 release date, specs rumors: Device anticipated to launch in 2017

Mat Jones claims that the iPhone was brand new - just seven days old - and that he had only used official accessories to charge it. Jones says he placed the phone under his clothes, and returned to the auto to find it full of smoke. While Apple has said the battery issues only affect a small number of iPhone 6S users, others have also complained. But the game-changing upgrade would address sketchy battery life, the bane of iPhone users. Read More

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Prof. Soyinka Promises 'Private Funeral' on Day of Trump's Inauguration

Prof. Soyinka Promises 'Private Funeral' on Day of Trump's Inauguration

Many commentators accused Soyinka of being disconnected from the plight of Nigeria's 180 million citizens, many of whom dream of the comforts of U.S. life with its educational and economic opportunities, reliable electricity and freedoms. He said this at the backdrop of the fact that many Nigerians had trolled him on his pledge to destroy the Green Card after Trump's election. To reply to the barrage of criticism on Twitter, Soyinka invited journalists to a discussion held Monday in ... Read More

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Tetchy Mourinho adamant United are not getting any luck

The 28-year-old was off the pitch by the time Leighton Baines' late penalty cancelled out Ibrahimovic's first-half lob after coming off the worse for wear following the incident with United's goalscorer. If you tell me in any one of our draws we were more close than our opponents. Bournemouth later secured one of the best wins in their history - their first against Liverpool - as goalkeeper Loris Karius fumbled a shot from long range, enabling defender Nathan Ake poke the ball in. Read More

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Families brace for news that loved ones among fire victims

Griffin Madden, who is reportedly from Morristown, is also missing. Propane tanks were used to heat an improvised shower , exposed electrical wires covered a back staircase and generators supported an ever-changing cast of guests and residents who paid between $500 and $1,500 a month for their space - some of them living in recreational vehicles parked in the warehouse. Read More

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Parkinson's disease might actually start in your gut

Previous studies on the gut microbiome-the collection of bacteria inside a person's intestine-found that people with Parkinson's disease had significantly different bacterial communities than those without the condition. In one experiment, they showed that mice born in a completely sterile environment and which have limited microbiomes do not develop Parkinson's symptoms, even as their brains are clogged with alpha-synuclein. Read More

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PlayStation Experience 2016: The Last of Us Part II Reveal Trailer

PlayStation Experience 2016: The Last of Us Part II Reveal Trailer

Ellie plays on her guitar as Joel engages her in conversation. Be sure to head over to IGN's PSX 2016 hub for all the big news coming out of this year's PlayStation-focused event. With already a few major titles announced, famed developer Naughty Dog chose to close out the show with the huge announcement that the long awaited sequel to the multi award-winning The Last of Us would be coming. Read More

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Black Lives Matter Ohio State University Staffer Expresses Sympathy with Campus Attacker

A pro-family activist based in OH is concerned about the growing Islamic population in Columbus in the wake of the November 28 terrorist attack. A police officer quickly ended the attack by fatally shooting Artan, officials said. "It's sickening to me because I feel like they are gambling with my life in order to reach this multiculturalism lie that they worship in all of my classes - and it's insane". Read More

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Buzz Aldrin 'in good spirits' after South Pole evacuation

The 86-year-old was evacuated from Antarctica with fluid in his lungs after successfully reaching the South Pole. "My longtime friend. She beat me to the South Pole by one day", Aldrin wrote. Armstrong died in 2012. "He is now has [sic] fluid in his lungs but is responding well to antibiotics and being kept in overnight for observation". Aldrin's trip to the South Pole came two weeks after he celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first trip into space, NASA's 1966 Gemini XII mission on ... Read More

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Pope chats with Scorsese, tells director he read 'Silence'

Pope chats with Scorsese, tells director he read 'Silence'

When the news broke about Silence playing the Vatican, it was uncertain whether Pope Francis would be in attendance. Veteran film-maker Martin Scorsese has met with Pope Francis to talk about the director's new movie Silence . Here's the official synopsis for the film too... It unspooled past year for Vatican prelates at the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Sciences following its theatrical release. Read More

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Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital for viral fever

Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital for viral fever

An Indian opposition party official says the party's leader, Sonia Gandhi, has been hospitalized for a viral fever. Mrs Gandhi was suffering from viral fever and is recovering. She had to be airlifted to Delhi and was out of action for nearly two months. Congress Chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that there is "no need to worry". Read More

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EA Hints at Big New Game for Nintendo Switch (EA)

EA Hints at Big New Game for Nintendo Switch (EA)

Moore mentioned that the Japanese-based company has always been and will, very well, always be a significant partner in the gaming industry. As such, they will be watching the Switch with much interest. At least, the optimistic words from Karl Slatoff provide enough hints that this game will be coming once the Nintendo Switch releases in 2017. (Nintendo official site) A promotional photo of Nintendo Switch console. Read More

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Texas Zika Case: Lone Star State Confirms Virus

Prof Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: "News that one case of sexual transmission of Zika has occurred in the United Kingdom is not unexpected". The first case was reported in January, this year. McLane said many things are not clear about the virus, and the ministry will change its response as more becomes known about it. Read More

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