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Paralympics closing ceremony pays tribute to Golbarnezhad
- September 23, 2016

The British Paralympic team tweeted: "We are devastated by the news of Bahman Golbarnezhad's passing". Bahman Golbarnezhad, a 48-year-old Iranian cyclist, died after crashing during a race in Rio de Janiero on Saturday. The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu , described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their best to their fatherland in a press releases issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Deputy President of the ... (more...)
Galaxy Note 7 replacements hit 100000 cases in Korea
- September 23, 2016

Samsung has recently resumed sales of its Galaxy Note 7 in USA and had earlier said that it would be launching an apology advertisement for the inconvenience and discomfort caused to the patrons over the recall. With that option now off the table, unless Samsung complies with the government's request and establishes a new deadline, consumers can only get a replacement unit. (more...)
Countries Ratify Paris Climate Agreement
- September 23, 2016

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at which 31 countries joined the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Paris Agreement was adopted by 196 parties (195 countries and the European Union) in December at the 21st round of UN-sponsored climate negotiations. (more...)
European Union 'ridiculous' for not ratifying Paris (2)
- September 23, 2016

It also contains an aspirational goal of limiting warming to at or below 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit. Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton has said the US must implement the Paris Agreement, but Republican candidate Donald Trump has said he will cancel the deal. (more...)
Some people's iPhone 7′s are making a weird hissing noise
- September 23, 2016

Early adopters of the iPhone 7 have noticed that when the workload on the chip gets a bit high the phone starts to let out a hiss. With more and more complaints surfacing, users anticipate that Apple may recall the devices. Apple detailed numerous changes and that would impact its new cameras on stage when it first unveiled its new iPhones, but the quality of the new cameras didn't really set in until we saw Austin Mann's iPhone 7 camera review . (more...)
IOS 10 May Brick Your Device - Here's What To Do
- September 23, 2016

However, the telecom firm's CEO John Legere has confirmed that Apple has released a fix to the connectivity problem, and has resolved the issue. In a brief emailed statement , Apple acknowledged it "experienced a brief issue with the software update process" during the first hour of iOS 10's availability that affected a "small number" of users. (more...)
Don't use Google Allo, warns Edward Snowden: Know why! Don't use Google Allo, warns Edward Snowden: Know why!
- September 23, 2016

You can also use it to find businesses and shops around you, such as pharmacies, banks, parking, petrol stations and supermarkets. Google has started rolling out Allo and said the app would be available worldwide in the next few days. App is now available on both iOS and Android. Express yourself better with stickers , Smart Reply , and HUGE emojis & text. It is also enabled with a preview version of Google Assistant , the California-based company's attempt at chat-bot (programs based ... (more...)
Indigenous Australians Most Ancient Civilisation On Earth Indigenous Australians Most Ancient Civilisation On Earth
- September 23, 2016

Aboriginal Australians have always been known as one of the oldest surviving distinct populations of our species. The new research dramatically improves that picture. This divergence was most likely caused by environmental barriers; in particular the evolution of an nearly impassable central desert as the Australian continent dried out. (more...)
Norwegian Tesla owners sue car maker in horsepower dispute
- September 23, 2016

Tesla plans to roll out the software update gradually so that the company can ensure that there aren't any "small regressions". Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been building electric vehicle (EV) from ground up since 2006 and has reached a point of getting into the mass market segment. (more...)
Samsung to force 60% battery cap for exploding Note 7s
- September 23, 2016

It added that the update will be available for South Korean users from September 20. It's unclear if Samsung will make the update available to others overseas. Samsung quickly set up an exchange program and strongly advised all Galaxy Note 7 owners to bring in their device and wait for a replacement once the battery issue is fixed. (more...)
Ubisoft: Nintendo NX is a fantastic machine
- September 23, 2016

They have built something that will give us a chance to really have a different experience from what exists today. "That's what I like - that they come with something new that is adapted to what we actually want now". "For us, we know opportunities to try something new are a lot more rewarding when it's a new machine". When the Wii U was released, Ubisoft were one of the few third-party developers to get behind Nintendo's console at launch, releasing ZombiU . (more...)
6 things to know about Apple's iOS 10 software
- September 23, 2016

The company has been touting iOS 10 as the biggest iOS release ever, with key features including enhanced visual-communications features for Messages , new ways to use Siri with apps, more places to use 3D Touch, and redesigned Maps , Photos, Apple Music and News apps. (more...)
Yahoo! hack impacts 500 million user accounts Yahoo! hack impacts 500 million user accounts
- September 23, 2016

The breach disclosed Thursday, the latest setback for the beleaguered internet company, dates back to late 2014. Affected users are being notified, accounts are being secured, and there's no evidence the attacker is still in Yahoo's network, it also said. (more...)
Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Director Sells $67830.00 in Stock Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Director Sells $67830.00 in Stock
- September 23, 2016

The Rating was issued on Jul 19, 2016. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.05% since. The shares have been rated "Overweight" by the firm. The report also comes a day after Netflix's management team presented at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference. (more...)
Cheniere completes 'substantially' all of Train 2 at Sabine Pass Cheniere completes 'substantially' all of Train 2 at Sabine Pass
- September 23, 2016

Gas deliveries from Cheniere Energy, the operator of the Sabine Pass LNG export terminal, dropped on Monday and Tuesday, signaling they may now be shutting down for repairs to fix gas flares that had not performed as expected, according to reports . (more...)
Government says self-driving vehicles will save money, time, lives Government says self-driving vehicles will save money, time, lives
- September 23, 2016

This new policy, meanwhile, focuses primarily on highly automated vehicles-those that do not require a human behind the wheel-but also touches on lower levels, including the driver-assistance systems now being deployed. But the bulletin would address events like a fatal crash in Florida that occurred while a Tesla Model S was operating on the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system. (more...)
Bahamas Leaks: 150 Pakistanis own offshore firms
- September 23, 2016

Perhaps most controversially, her high-flying career in venture capital during the 1990s saw her become a co-director of a firm called Monticello. Scott Cato criticised Rudd for failing to disclose the Bahamas links when defending Cameron after he admitted he had previously held shares in his father's offshore investment fund, which was included in the Panama Papers . (more...)
China sentences activist lawyer to 12 years on fraud charges China sentences activist lawyer to 12 years on fraud charges
- September 23, 2016

He said Mr. Xia. The Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders listed a range of legal violations in Xia's case, including the deprivation of legal counsel, gruelling interrogation sessions, shining bright lights on him, and the extensive use of shackles. (more...)
Toews has 2 goals and an assist, Canada beat Europe 4-1 Toews has 2 goals and an assist, Canada beat Europe 4-1
- September 23, 2016

But the utter dominance in which Canada obtained its Group A wins was not necessarily foreseen. They outscored the Czechs, Americans and Europeans by a combined 14-3, trailing only once for a total of 89 seconds. Canada topped Russian Federation 3-2 in their exhibition finale, Ryan Getzlaf scoring the overtime victor. Laying a nice hit in the offensive end on his second shift, Giroux was in mid-season form in a solid medal-round audition for the Philadelphia Flyer from tiny Hearst, Ont. (more...)
One killed in Charlotte protest; police say they didn't shoot One killed in Charlotte protest; police say they didn't shoot
- September 23, 2016

Mayor Jennifer Roberts says Thursday city officials are talking about imposing a curfew. Major firms including the Bank of America and Wells Fargo told their thousands of employees to take the day off on Thursday amid the clear-up from a second night of violence. (more...)

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