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As the anticipated release of Samsung Galaxy S8 nears, more and more rumors are emerging online joining the plethora of foreseen specs and features of the upcoming flagship. Recent mumblings seem to put the spotlight on the Galaxy S8’s camera. A previous...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Venus Montalbo | Monday, December 5, 2016
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What social networks like Facebook really offer is empathy in the aggregate — an illusion of having captured the mood of entire families and friend networks from a safe, neutral distance. Then they turn around and offer advertisers a read on more than...
From: Rands in Repose | By: rands | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A Maryland church has been fined $12,000 for doing what they say is “God’s work” and sheltering the homeless. The Patapsco United Methodist Church was being used as a safe haven, WISTV reports. ABC2 News confirmed that Rev. Katie Grover showed...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Erin Fitzgerald | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Posted by MiriamEllisTwo dates to know: August 4, 2010 – the day Google enabled owner responses to Google My Business reviews; November 17, 2016 – the day Moz enabled incredibly easy GMB owner response functionality in the Moz Local dashboard. Why...
From: SEOmoz | By: MiriamEllis | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Apple plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar with the matter.
From: Denver Post | By: Bloomberg News | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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 Apple has publicly revealed its ambitions to play in the emerging market of self-driving vehicles with a policy recommendation letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Wall Street Journal first broke news of the communique....
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Apple Inc.’s on again, off again self-driving car project would appear to be on-again with the company disclosing in a letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it was keen to test its own self-driving vehicles....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Duncan Riley | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Rapper Jay Z celebrated turning 47 with a private dinner attended by friends and family over the weekend. Of course, Beyonce coordinated the dinner to be as private as possible. Hollywood Life reported the couple decorated the venue with dark-colored...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Carrie Parker | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The latest technology can make for an easy holiday gift, but when it comes to the ultra-tech-savvy people in your life, finding a cool gadget they don't already own can be tough.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Rapper Jay Z celebrated his 47th birthday on Saturday at LA’s Republique restaurant. The star did his best to keep the evening a private event, with the guest list kept a secret. ET reports that dark tarps covered the restaurant in order to maintain...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Christine Liwag Dixon | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Apple users who've been receiving a bunch of unwanted Calendar invites lately now have a workaround.
From: Denver Post | By: Special to The Washington Post | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Apple has said in comments to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it is “excited” about the potential use of automated systems in many areas, including transportation.The company’s director of product integrity Steve Kenner...
From: PC World | By: John Ribeiro | Monday, December 5, 2016
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By now you know that President Elect Trump took a call from the President of Taiwan and simultaneously lit on fire the underpants of the mainstream media and maybe the leadership of China too. Apparently taking a phone call from the president of Taiwan...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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It's the strongest official public sign that Apple is currently working on self-driving car software.
From: Business Insider | By: Kif Leswing | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Read More Maple Caramel Bacon Crack Recipe – (thedomesticrebel) Read More Artichoke Dip Stuffed Bread – our preferred warm artichoke dip dish packed right into a scrumptious crusty baguette. Makes an excellent, simple event appetiser!|Preferences...
From: Tartelette | By: My Tartelette Editor | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Tech giant says it's 'investing heavily' in autonomous systems, machine learning.        ...
From: USA Today | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Maryann Plunkett, who played Barbara Apple in Richard Nelson’s quartet “The Apple Family Plays,” at the Public Theatre, and is now appearing as Mary Gabriel in “The Gabriels,” also at the Public, first heard about Nelson’s idea for a play...
From: New Yorker | By: Cynthia Zarin | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Eager to replace your exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Good news, the Galaxy Note 8 is on its way to the market next year. We have all seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 crash and burn and it was one of the biggest fails in the smartphone industry to date....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jovi Figueroa | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Apple left plenty to be desired with the iPhone 7 design, but that could create an interesting buying opportunity in Apple stock in the quarters ahead.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Andrew Tonner | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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In an open letter, Apple encouraged the government to level the autonomous car playing field between 'new entrants' and 'established manufacturers' – in a way that would allow Apple to continue its own secretive research and development....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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An extraordinary tale of a Co. Down man's mother's letter from 1911.
From: IrishCentral | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This past week we took a look at the world’s first permanent ice hotel, Japan unveiled plans to build a spa-themed amusement park, and J. Cole released a surprise documentary and announced the release of his new album 4 Your Eyez Only. Below you’ll...
From: High Snobiety | By: Brian Farmer | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Apple plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar with the matter. The Cupertino company is assembling a team of robotics and data-collection experts...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Mark Gurman and Alan Levin | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Authorities have recovered 33 bodies, with more expected as crews continue to clear debris.
From: Time | By: Janie Har / AP | Monday, December 5, 2016
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It's promising, but it has too many flaws at launch
From: Time | By: John Patrick Pullen | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Six-game win streak ends with one-sided loss Seven proved to be an unlucky number for the New York Giants on Sunday. After six straight victories the Giants (8-4) were beaten by the Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-14. The Giants lost mostly because their offense,...
From: Big Blue View | By: Ed Valentine | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This is fairly suspicious… David Mueller — you know, the former radio DJ who is at the center of the ongoing controversy that he allegedly grabbed Taylor Swift inappropriately back stage one day in 2013 — did a radio interview on the iHeart Radio...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Yoky Matsuoka, who joined Apple in May as an executive to help run health technology initiatives, has left the iPhone maker, according to people familiar with the matter.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Apple issued the letter because it is "investing heavily in machine learning and autonomous systems," an Apple spokesman said in an email to AFP.
From: The Economic Times | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Apple's hopes of developing self-driving car technology have been a poorly kept secret for a while, and now it's coming clean. The company has sent a letter to the US' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration acknowledging that the company is......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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This analyst suggests that it might happen unless Intel catches up to Qualcomm. This Fool disagrees.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Ashraf Eassa | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Weird how the data only ever shows Apple losing.
From: Macalope | By: The Macalope | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The tech titan is reportedly looking to source higher-resolution OLED displays than what Samsung is currently shipping.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Ashraf Eassa | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Paul Deneve now reports into COO Jeff Williams.
From: Business Insider | By: Lara O'Reilly | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Hey, remember data? Well, it had a good run but… it’s dead now.Writing for MarketWatch, Bret Kenwell muses aloud “Did Google's Pixel Beat Apple's iPhone?” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.)Ah! Good question! Turns out that the answer...
From: Macworld | By: The Macalope | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Apple headlines for the week ending Dec. 2, 2016This past week for Apple was all about fixing stuff, whether it’s your iMac, your Calendar, or, if you’re in China, your iPhone 6s. While you’re waiting for your repairs to happen, check out the important...
From: Macworld | By: Macworld Staff | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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News settled down this week post-Thanksgiving, but there were still developments involving next year's OLED-equipped "iPhone 8," and hints about where Apple is going with its Maps app and future health hardware....
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Keith Papini said he used Apple's Find My iPhone app and found her phone with strands of her blond hair tangled in the headphones.
From: ABC News | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Recently, Apple customers have been issuing complaints that their iPhone 6S devices, upon updating to the iOS 10.1.1 system, have been randomly shutting off when their batteries were 30% charged. On Friday, Apple released an official announcement to...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Despite not even being on the market yet, Tesla’s newest EV, the Model 3, has already captured the attention of the green car community. With reservations for the soon-to-be-released vehicle breaching the 400,000 mark, it appears that buyers of the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Simon Alvarez | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Apple yesterday revealed for the first time that the unexpected shutdowns of “a small number” of iPhone 6S smartphones were due to a battery component that was exposed to controlled ambient air longer than necessary.
From: China.org.cn | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Although the benefits of dual-sourcing might be worth keeping Intel around.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Evan Niu, CFA | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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This week’s Apple Loop includes the complications of OLED screens and details on the wireless charging in the iPhone 8, iPhone 6 battery issues, a larger iPad for schools, patents for a circular Apple Watch, the rise of calendar spam, the throttled...
From: Forbes | By: Ewan Spence, Contributor | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Apple has posted the following statement on their Chinese website: We care deeply about our customers and take seriously concerns they have about their Apple products. After hearing reports from iPhone customers whose devices unexpectedly shut down,...
From: Free Republic | By: MacDailyNews | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Plans are in the works to use drones to help to improve Apple Maps. Apple comes clean about the iPhone 6S battery issue, and AirPods could be coming in the next few weeks....
From: CNET | By: Brian Tong | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Good news iPhone 6S owners with battery woes: Apple has finally issued a statement to explain those unexpected battery shutdowns. Bad news (at least for non-Chinese 6S owners): It appears that the statement is only visible on its Chinese language website....
From: Mashable | By: Brett Williams | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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In following up on the releases of “Runnin'” and “Surrender,” Pharrell Williams returns this week with another new tune from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. P chose to debut “Able” during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival....
From: Selectism | By: Jonathan Sawyer | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The iPhone 7 has only been on store shelves for a little over two months, and rumors of the iPhone 8 are already plentiful. Usually, it takes a bit longer for reliable leaks to develop, but with sales figures for the iPhone 7 estimated to be lower than...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cal Jeffrey | Friday, December 2, 2016
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