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Yahoo asks gov't to clear up email-surveillance reports

Yahoo asks gov't to clear up email-surveillance reports

According to an October 6 report from the New York Post, it may also negatively impact Yahoo's impending acquisition by Verizon Communications. "Yahoo was mentioned in these stories and we find ourselves unable to respond in detail", Bell writes, urging the United States government to explain the situation for it: "Your office, however, is well-positioned to clarify this matter of public interest". Read More

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Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for download

Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for download

Lucky will be the handful of people who will be able to get their hands on one of the new Nexus devices then you will probably get the upgrade in December . It may be too early to judge but the Pixel has a big potential to sell more than the Nexus. Google Pixel also provides user one-tap access to a Google engineer from the setting app, as well as unlimited photo and video backup. Read More

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Curt Schilling eyes US Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

Curt Schilling eyes US Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

Schilling, who retired in 2007 following a glittering 19-year in the major leagues, was also pressed by Rhode Islanders about the collapse of his video-game company 38 Studios , which received a $75m taxpayer-backed loan in 2010. He just has to check with his wife first. The ex-pitcher - who last took the mound in 2007 - finished his career with the Boston Red Sox , helping the team to its first World Series title in 86 years in 2004 and a second championship three seasons later. Read More

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Carl Icahn loses $350 million bet to save the Trump Taj Mahal

While casino gaming is now restricted to properties within Atlantic City, voters next month face a ballot referendum seeking to expand it to the northern half of the state. In total, nearly 3,000 employees have lost their jobs in the shutdown. "There's no reason for this, " Trump told The Associated Press in a recent interview as his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn prepared to close the casino. Read More

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Star Citizen's Single-Player Squadron 42 Component Delayed, Officially This Time

Star Citizen's Single-Player Squadron 42 Component Delayed, Officially This Time

Furthermore, Cloud Imperium Games didn't assets from a mission ready to show for the convention. Squadron 42 was supposed to be released in 2016 at some point initially, but it never had a solid release date, either. Chris Roberts was hoping to showcase a complete chapter of the 28 in development for Squadron 42 at CitizenCon, but cited that showcasing work-in-progress footage for story-driven stuff isn't the right way to go. Read More

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Android 7.1 will only bring Google Assistant to Pixel owners

The 5-inch Pixel has a 1080p screen - 1440 x 2160 on the 5.5-inch Pixel XL - 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 128GB of storage. However, the Google phone has taken all this time in making its foray in the smartphone world. Existing makers of Android smartphones, however, could have reason to start sweating. Pixel phones will be Google's challenger to Apple, and the search giant intends to use its prowess in machine learning and machine intelligence to make these stand out. Read More

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Indian army says it killed 3 suspected rebels in Kashmir

Indian army says it killed 3 suspected rebels in Kashmir

Three militants were killed as Army foiled a fidayeen attack today on a camp in the frontier district of Kupwara, where search operation was going on. The army also said it found the bodies of four suspected rebels near the de facto border dividing Indian-administered Kashmir with the Pakistan-controlled side in Naugam following an attempt on Wednesday at infiltration. Read More

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Seoul: Stocks edge up as Samsung Electronics hits record high

The logo of Samsung Electronic is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, April 4, 2016. Samsung shares surged as much as 5.0 per cent in morning trade on the South Korean stock exchange. Unlike the Samsung C&T battle, where the majority of shareholders were domestic investors, 11 of Samsung Electronic' s top 20 shareholders are worldwide investors, according to Thomson Reuters data. Read More

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Facebook Launching 'Marketplace,' Allowing Users to Buy and Sell with Neighbors

Facebook Launching 'Marketplace,' Allowing Users to Buy and Sell with Neighbors

Facebook users would also be able to sell items by adding a title, description, and photo, he said, and Facebook would neither charge for listings nor provide a payment system to make trades. Before posting the item, a user needs to confirm his location and select a category. While the service may not win any prizes for the originality of its name, it provides a more efficient and effective way to find things that are for sale near you than now exists on the social network. Read More

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Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump

Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump

Refusing to mention the Republican nominee by name throughout her remarks, Obama described Trump's previous support of the conspiracy theory that her husband was not a natural-born citizen as a deceitful, deliberate lie. Speaking to the crowd about how election seasons can "involve a lot of uncertainty", Michelle explained that running for president really shows the true colors of a candidate. Read More

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