• Samsung sends fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note 7 returns
Samsung sends fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note 7 returns

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday the Note 7's 'battery can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers'. carriers have stopped exchanging or selling new Note 7 phones, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency has reported citing an unnamed source at a Samsung partner firm.

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  • Conor McGregor Never Wants To Fight In Nevada Again
Conor McGregor Never Wants To Fight In Nevada Again

He can fight in Iowa, okay? McGregor won the 145-pound title at UFC 194 last December by knocking out longtime champion Jose Aldo in the first exchange of the fight. "The fact is the Commission, based on the statute, had the right to fine him 100% of his purse, suspend him and also include charitable efforts", Attar explained.

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  • Lane reversals on I-26 for hurricane evacuation could last until Friday
Lane reversals on I-26 for hurricane evacuation could last until Friday

Sunday . Georgia running back Nick Chubb (27) attempts a rush against MS during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. The Gamecocks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss. "I don't know why you're all so surprised", Chubb said. McIlwain was made the starter in Game 3 becaus...

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  • Samsung to acquire AI platform developer Viv
Samsung to acquire AI platform developer Viv

As yet there are no details on how much Samsung paid for Viv, you can find out more information about the acquisition over at Samsung at the link below. "Samsung has an ecosystem of devices many of which really benefit from voice control and intelligent agents", Ian Fogg, head of mobile at IHS Markit, told CNBC by phone.

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  • NSAs of India, Pak. agree to reduce tension along LoC: Aziz
NSAs of India, Pak. agree to reduce tension along LoC: Aziz

Pakistan's military, however, swiftly rejected any assertion that Indian forces crossed the heavily militarized line, which divides the Himalayan territory between the nuclear-armed arch-rival nations. Pakistan has so far flatly denied the Indian claim, saying two of its soldiers were killed but only in a cross-border fire of the kind that commonly...

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  • Bees added to US endangered species list for the first time
Bees added to US endangered species list for the first time

The yellow-faced bees pollinate some of Hawaii's endangered native plant species. "Bee populations, including thousands of species of wild bees, are in crisis across the country, and the rusty-patched bumble bee is one of the most troubling examples".

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  • Most Americans Don't Trust Self-Driving Cars Yet
Most Americans Don't Trust Self-Driving Cars Yet

But the survey says awareness of the higher levels of autonomy is limited, with 60% of respondents saying they know little or nothing about such vehicles. What's not surprising is that the majority of respondents in what KBB calls the tech-savvy pre-driving Gen Z age range (12-15 years old) are ready to ride with self-driving cars, with over a two-...

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  • Samsung Washing Machines Are Reportedly Exploding, U.S. Issues Safety Advisory
Samsung Washing Machines Are Reportedly Exploding, U.S. Issues Safety Advisory

The company has posted a statement on its website acknowledging "potential safety issues" in some top-loading washing machines that were manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016. The recent Galaxy Note 7 glitches cost billions of dollars to the South Korean giant, however, now it seems that Samsung Electronics (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) is losing on i...

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  • Ever baby born with DNA from 3 people
Ever baby born with DNA from 3 people

John Zhang , who founded the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City, traveled to Mexico to perform the procedure, which can not be performed in the United States because it hasn't been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The couple's baby boy was born April 6 of this year and has shown no signs of illness. The couple chose the...

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  • Google protects cow's identity by blurring face, amusing many
Google protects cow's identity by blurring face, amusing many

In what looks like Friesian temperatures, the cow has an isolated area of fog around its face of the type usually reserved for preserving human's anonymity. A Google spokesperson told ABC News Friday in a statement that the automatic face-blurring technology may have been a little "overzealous ". One twitter user said the blur applied to the c...

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  • Kerber beats Pliskova for 1st US Open title
Kerber beats Pliskova for 1st US Open title

It's a style that she found hard to counter even though her twin sister Kristyna, a fellow player on the tour, is also left-handed. "It means a lot to me", Kerber said. Open crown. Kerber said she has no plans to spend big off of her $3.5 million paycheck - the biggest in tennis . She couldn't, double faulting again for a 30-40 deficit.

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  • Stein says arranging court date on protest-related charges
Stein says arranging court date on protest-related charges

Videos show some protesters were bloodied and the sheriff says three private security officers were hurt. Tepees stand in the Seven Council camp, one of three encampments that have grown on the banks of the Cannon Ball River over the last month with the objective of stopping construction of the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline...

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  • Virgin Galactic Begins Test Flights of Commercial Spaceship
Virgin Galactic Begins Test Flights of Commercial Spaceship

Nearly two years after a pilot died in one of its flight tests, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo had a successful return to the skies, bringing space tourism one step closer. Once the team is satisfied with the results, Virgin Galactic will proceed to glide flight tests. Last summer, the National Transportation Safety Board said the first SpaceShip...

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  • SpaceX accident 'most difficult and complex' in its history
SpaceX accident 'most difficult and complex' in its history

The Falcon 9 rocket blew up on September 1, destroying a Spacecom communications satellite which included a Facebook project created to expand internet access in sub-Saharan Africa. "It's a small community and issues especially around safety - but even mission success - kind of transcend the competitive piece of this", the ULA boss said.

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  • Hermine Failed to Rain on Labor Day Parade, but Beaches Remain Closed
Hermine Failed to Rain on Labor Day Parade, but Beaches Remain Closed

Video courtesy Daniel Martinko. Even as Hermine weakens, wind gusts of 30 to 50 miles per hour were expected across southern Rhode Island and southeastern MA on Monday, Buttrick said. Reconnaissance flights on Monday found Hermine's strongest winds to the north of its center. On Saturday, high winds tipped over an 18-wheeler, killing its driv...

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  • Apple's Twitter account updated, causes speculation ahead of iPhone announcement
Apple's Twitter account updated, causes speculation ahead of iPhone announcement

The new iPhone 7 will reportedly have a dual rear camera, a pressure-sensitive home button, bluetooth-supported headphones, dual speakers at the bottom and Type-C interface, signalling the end of the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the iPhone family.

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  • According to Jaden and Willow Smith, older generations don't understand millennials
According to Jaden and Willow Smith, older generations don't understand millennials

We can't wait to see more from his MSFTS line. Says Jaden , "Nobody knows that Willow and I were much, much cooler before". The 15-year-old appears alongside her brother Jaden , 18, in the September issue of Interview magazine , for which they sat down for a chat with Pharrell Williams, and Willow admits she has always looked up to their p...

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  • Jared Fogle Blames Victim's Parents For Emotional Distress
Jared Fogle Blames Victim's Parents For Emotional Distress

The parents " maintained a hateful and abusive relationship toward each other ", according to the complaint, which was reported by multiple news outlets, including the Washington Post and the IndyStar.com . Fogle first rose to fame after Subway promoted his story in its marketing campaign - he lost 245 pounds by eating the company's sandwich...

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  • Dropbox confirms data breach, Spotify force resets users password
Dropbox confirms data breach, Spotify force resets users password

However, security expert Troy Hunt , who specialises in tracking data breaches such as this, told IT Pro that "without a shadow of a doubt, the data was taken from Dropbox's system". This allowed the hacker to obtain a "project document with user email addresses". All users who haven't reset their passwords since mid-2012 are being required ...

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  • Google expands nascent ride-sharing service
Google expands nascent ride-sharing service

David Drummond , the chief legal officer for Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL), also served as a member of Uber's board of directors - until this week, that is. Google - which is also testing driverless cars, a field that Uber is interested in as well - now doesn't get any compensation from the ride-sharing program , although busi...

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  • Twitter Unveils Ad-Sharing Program For Creators, Announces New Media Management Hub
Twitter Unveils Ad-Sharing Program For Creators, Announces New Media Management Hub

With these changes, Twitter is giving social media stars and other public figures access to its Amplify Publisher Program , which was previously only available to professional publishers. In June, Twitter said that tweets with video have climbed by more than half since the start of the year, at roughly the same time when the number of people who...

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  • North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather
North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather

Officials elevated the status of the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee to Level Two this morning in preparation for the storm, now called Tropical Depression 9 . The strongest storm now in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Gaston, poses no threat to land. Some areas could receive more , as the outer areas of the storm extend south.

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  • IPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers
IPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers

The team at Citizen Lab identified the links as a part of an exploit chain it calls Trident , which is connected to the NSO Group, an Israel-based organization owned by the US company Francisco Partners Management that specializes in "cyber war" tools, according to reports.

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  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera unveiled
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera unveiled

DPReview notes that this sensor also has on-die analog-to-digital conversion , a move that might improve the historically weak dynamic range from Canon sensors compared to the Sony units found in that company's cameras, as well as many Nikons.

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  • Crews Finish Cleanup of Massive Fish Kill at Jersey Shore
Crews Finish Cleanup of Massive Fish Kill at Jersey Shore

Fish kills, as the phenomenon is known, occur once or twice a year, particularly in the summer months when the heat lowers the amount of oxygen in the water, Considine said. They also said that this was the second fish kill in the waterway as of this week. In the meantime, as one witness eloquently put it, "Whole town smells like a sewer".

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