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SwiftKey Keyboard Update Brings Support for Android 7.0 Nougat Emoji
- September 07, 2016

The update, which is available on Google Play , mentions that you can now "long press select emoji to modify their skin tone". SwiftKey app is developed by prediction tech company SwiftKey, which has pushed a new update to its Android application. (more...)
Apple May Soon Kill The Headphone Jack With iPhone 7
- September 07, 2016

In addition to removing another point of potential water or dust entry, deleting the headphone port could also open up a reasonable amount of space for other uses internally. Apple might ditch Bluetooth and rely on a new, homemade wireless technology for the headphones in the forthcoming iPhone. For just about anyone other than Apple it might be too tough a pitch to convince sufficient buyers for mass-market success. (more...)
Smartphone apps are dominating the Internet
- September 07, 2016

According to new statistics from comScore , smartphone apps account for 50 percent of time spent on the Internet in the United States, surpassing the 32 percent share of time spent on desktop computers and 9 percent share spent on tablet apps. (more...)
Apple Ups iPhone 7 Production By 10%
- September 07, 2016

Many people seem to have a more liberal opinion of jailbreak developers these days, claiming that Apple are doing more harm to the community than good by interfering with the work of jailbreak developers. Many apps have worked around this limitation by providing a built-in option that allows you to select your favourite browser or email app. The "wake" feature is created to solve a Touch problem encountered on iOS 9 and it similar to the "Always on" feature on Android . (more...)
Indian benchmark indices on a roll on Tuesday Indian benchmark indices on a roll on Tuesday
- September 07, 2016

Both the key indices touched their 52-week high in nearly 18 months and closed the day's trade in the green with gains of over 1.5 per cent each. On the flip side, TCS down by 1.17%, Coal India down by 1.11%, Wipro down by 0.11% and ITC down by 0.04% were the few losers. (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB)'s Internet Satellite Blown to Smithereens Facebook Inc (FB)'s Internet Satellite Blown to Smithereens
- September 07, 2016

Shares of Tel Aviv-based Space Communications fell the most since November amid a proposed deal to be acquired by a Chinese conglomerate. The company, which said there were no injuries, was conducting a test firing of its unmanned Falcon rocket when the blast occurred shortly after 9am. (more...)
Explosion at SpaceX launch site in Florida during test Explosion at SpaceX launch site in Florida during test
- September 07, 2016

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral, Florida in a pre-launch test this morning. SpaceX attributed the explosion to an anomaly around the upper-stage oxygen tanks that occurred during propellant loading of the vehicle. The companies unveiled the agreement last week, but said it was contingent on the successful launch of the satellite and completion of its in-orbit tests. (more...)
OutKast's Rep Says There's No New Album After Gucci Mane Announces Collaboration OutKast's Rep Says There's No New Album After Gucci Mane Announces Collaboration
- September 07, 2016

Though Andre 3000 and Big Boi toured together as Outkast in 2014, both members of the group have denied claims of a return album in recent years. Is this something you want to hear? I just did a record for Wayne. That should be entertaining since the two did work together on the single "Shine Blockers" from 2010's Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty . (more...)
Seoul says North Korea fires 3 missiles towards Japan Seoul says North Korea fires 3 missiles towards Japan
- September 07, 2016

People watch a TV news program showing file footage of North Korea launching missiles; in its latest provocation, Pyongyong set off three missiles during the final hours of the G20 summit meeting in neighbouring China. The North's latest tests sparked strong protests from Tokyo and Washington. "Today's reckless launches by North Korea threaten civil aviation and maritime commerce in the region", Kirby said, saying the United States would raise its concerns at the United Nations as well as ... (more...)
Samsung shares rise despite massive Note 7 smartphone recall Samsung shares rise despite massive Note 7 smartphone recall
- September 07, 2016

In a statement on Friday, Samsung Ireland said it would "voluntarily replace" any current Note 7 devices with a new one over the coming weeks. There is as of yet no official recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, some of which exploded when their batteries were charging, highlighting the complex nature of such recalls under US law. (more...)
Deli owner murdered teenager Paige Doherty in 'frenzied' knife attack Deli owner murdered teenager Paige Doherty in 'frenzied' knife attack
- September 07, 2016

Ms Munro said: 'Our daughter had a smile across her face every day and that's exactly how she should be remembered, ' she said. Her anxious mother, Pamela Munro, reported her missing after checking with friends, who said they had not heard from her either. (more...)
The Giant Panda Is No Longer an Endangered Species The Giant Panda Is No Longer an Endangered Species
- September 07, 2016

Partnerships between the Chinese government and global conservation groups and zoos have also brought giant pandas to zoos worldwide. Marco Lambertini , director general of wildlife charity the World Wildlife Fund ( WWF ), known for its panda logo, called it an "exciting moment". (more...)
Bendtner close to Forest move Bendtner close to Forest move
- September 07, 2016

Full details of the move are expected to be announced tomorrow morning but Bendtner is said to be in advanced talks in Nottingham to conclude an agreement. Bendtner scored 47 goals in 171 appearances for Arsenal, but after failing to establish himself as their first-choice striker, he moved on in pursuit of success elsewhere. (more...)
Obama touts US cybersecurity strength after meeting with Putin
- September 07, 2016

Argentine President Mauricio Macri described the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou as "impressive and huge". Meanwhile, Putin told reporters that a deal with the U.S. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde , speaking after the summit, also said more inclusive growth was a priority in the global economy. (more...)
Large For-Profit ITT Tech Is Shutting Down All Of Its Campuses Large For-Profit ITT Tech Is Shutting Down All Of Its Campuses
- September 07, 2016

Other California campuses include Concord, Oakland, Clovis, Oxnard, San Dimas, Sylmar, Orange, San Bernardino, Torrence, Corona, National City and Vista. The parent company is also under investigation by state and federal authorities. A Bloomberg report last month noted that the U.S. Department of Education had decided new ITT students wouldn't be able to use federal student loans and grants because the company's future was "too risky". (more...)
East Coast surfers catch epic Hermine waves
- September 07, 2016

Swimmers were ordered out of the surf in NY and New Jersey. It appears that the impact of storm system Hermine will be less severe than originally feared, New Jersey officials said Sunday , but they urged residents against being lulled into a false sense of security about the storm's potential. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 development team is CD Projekt's biggest yet Cyberpunk 2077 development team is CD Projekt's biggest yet
- September 07, 2016

The development effort for Cyberpunk 2077 is significant, as also shown by CD Projekt Red's recent recruitment drive. Looking forward to the future, though, Cyberpunk 2077 is, on paper, an RPG rooted in a "dark future in 2077 where advanced technologies have become both the salvation and the curse of humanity". (more...)
Mary's Limavady GCSE results 'best in school's history'
- September 07, 2016

A late August tradition was observed across the country today as students and teachers braved sweltering heat to return to school and learn this year's GCSE results. This means Haringey schools, on average, scored 14 per cent above the national average in English and nine per cent above in maths. Head teacher, Alison Gormally said: "I am incredibly proud to be head teacher of a school which has achieved so much success for its students". (more...)
Return to Arkham has a release date again
- September 07, 2016

Batman: Return to Arkham has now received a new release date after getting delayed by several months. There's also a new trailer showing side-by-side footage of the original games next to the remastered versions. Batman: Arkham Knight was released in June 2015 and has sold over 5 million copies. While the Batman: Return to Arkham delay was unfortunate, it was probably for the best. (more...)
EE Starts Rollout of LTE-A Powered 360Mbps 4G+ EE Starts Rollout of LTE-A Powered 360Mbps 4G+
- September 07, 2016

The national stadium is the first area to be upgraded, but EE says busy areas such as Tech City will be next and more major United Kingdom cities will be added next year. EE has announced its intention to roll out network compatibility for Cat 9 devices to cities in the United Kingdom this year, with the first venue to get the service being the EE-sponsored Wembley Stadium in London. (more...)

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