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Smokeless tobacco products voluntarily recalled

Smokeless tobacco products voluntarily recalled

The US Smokeless Tobacco Company, a unit of Altria Group Inc., has ordered a recall of their products nationwide, such as Cope, Copenhagen, Husky Brands and Skoal. The list of recalled products is available on Altria's website and on the FDA's website . It appears this is the first time in recent history the company has recalled its products, according to the FDA's archives. Read More

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Gas Prices Drop for Third Straight Week

Pennsylvania's decrease in gas prices mirrors the national trend. Nationally, consumers saw prices drop 3.3 cents per gallon to $2.26. The top five markets with the most dramatic monthly decreases in gas prices include: OH, which was down 33 cents; in, down 31 cents; MI, down 18 cents; IL, down 18 cents; and Kentucky, down 17 cents. Read More

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Coach K bans struggling team from locker room, wearing Duke apparel

Coach K bans struggling team from locker room, wearing Duke apparel

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is still making his presence felt while being away from the team during his recovery from back surgery. It was their fourth loss in seven games and the first at home to the Wolfpack since 1995. Part of Duke's problem this season has revolved around who the Blue Devil players and coaches want to lead their offense. The meeting follows Duke's third loss in four games. Read More

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Fire Emblem is getting two new amiibo

Fire Emblem is getting two new amiibo

Utilizing a smaller map that occupies the entirety of the screen, longstanding fans can at least find solace in the fact that their favorite heroes will be featured within the finished product in due time. But beware, some of those beloved characters will be acting against you, which means you'll have to kill them eventually. Warriors is also going to be available on new 3DS systems. Read More

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LinkedIn refreshes desktop interface, emphasizing content and conversation

LinkedIn refreshes desktop interface, emphasizing content and conversation

The goal of the redesign was to make conversations and content more central in the name of being more productive, according to a LinkedIn blog post outlining the changes. LinkedIn is giving users more control over content they see, for example, adding options to unfollow or hide a post. LinkedIn has also demoted some of its assets as a result of the new desktop design. Read More

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India won't rule out Apple manufacturing incentives

There is a difference in the stand of officials, some faction of officials say that it would be unfair to those companies who are already working in India if Apple Inc's long list of demand is accepted by the Indian government. Apple in a letter to India said that India needs to make an "attractive environment" for it to start manufacturing here. The agreed work made between Modi and Cook includes four projects: assembling iPhones, opening more Apple stores, importing pre-owned ... Read More

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Apple To Upgrade MacBook Pro To Kaby Lake CPU

One of the most accurate analysts that predicts what Apple will do in their next upgrade cycle is from KGI Securities and is called Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. This time around he specifically mentioned that Apple's 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro (the cheapest model) would be discounted, moving in to take the place of the same sized MacBook Air. Read More

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Supreme Court mulls plea to bring WhatsApp under govt regulations

Supreme Court mulls plea to bring WhatsApp under govt regulations

Facebook and WhatsApp are also facing trouble in Germany over this data-sharing, with the German privacy watchdog ordering Facebook to delete whatever data it has received from WhatsApp. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud was initially hesitant to entertain the petition. Chief Justice Khehar responded to the arguments by stating that WhatsApp is a free service and they can take it or leave it if they want to protect their privacy. Read More

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Glaring Rich-Poor Gap

Last year's equivalent report showed that the richest 62 people on the planet in 2015 owned as much wealth as the bottom half of the population+. On the list, the Microsoft boss is followed by Inditex founder Amancio Ortega , veteran investor Warren Buffett, Mexico's Carlos Slim, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Oracle's Larry Ellison and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg . Read More

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Leaked images reveal physical features Samsung Galaxy S8

Leaked images reveal physical features Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro recently surfaced in renders showing off all three color variants, but the company had yet to speak a word about the phone . A new promo video boasting about the awesomeness in Samsung's new AMOLED display is out. The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro (SM-C7010) now appears on Samsung's website in China. It is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor combined with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be furhter extended upto 128GB via microSD card. Read More

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Ford to bring back the Bronco in 2020

Ford stopped making and selling it in North America in 2011, although it's still sold in other parts of the world. Focus production is moving to Ford's plant in Hermosillo. Neither a Bronco nor a Ranger were rolled out on stage. The last SUV models produced in the 90s introduced some safety measures that made it harder to detach the top of the truck. Read More

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Sony Has An OLED TV Too Now

Sony Has An OLED TV Too Now

In addition to running on LG's webOS smart TV platform and boasting an expanded color gamut and the limitless contrast ratio afforded by the flawless blacks of OLED technology, all models include Ultra Luminance technology that LG claims delivers greater brightness where needed. Read More

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Samsung VR7000 robot vacuum will eat your dust, take commands from Alexa

The 20 watt robot vacuum cleaner is smaller than previous models. Samsung unveiled the device yesterday and plans to show it off next week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Details are still pretty scarce at the moment, but one can likely safely assume that the Powerbot VR7000 will be in line with the Neato vacuum functionality that debuted late last month with commands like "Alexa, ask Neato to start cleaning" and "Alexa, ask Neato to pause cleaning". Read More

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