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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:31:27  

Dubai Starts Tests in Bid to Become First City With Flying Taxis

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.The flying taxi developed by German drone firm Volocopter resembles a small, two-seater helicopter cabin topped by a wide hoop studded with 18 propellers.It was unmanned for its maiden test run in a ceremony arranged ...

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:01:00  

Microsoft unveils O365 bundles, sunsets Skype for Business client

Also debuts quantum programming language. Microsoft used its annual Ignite conference to unleash two new Microsoft 365 offerings, along with plans to replace Skype for Business and to create a full quantum computing stack.The two new flavours of Office 365 target the education sector as well as "firstline" staff. Microsoft 365 Education combines the Office 365 productivity suite with Windows 10, and ...

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:47:00  

Deloitte hacked, says very few clients affected

Few details on the breach. Global accounting firm Deloitte has acknowledged it was the victim of a cyber attack last year that it said affected the data of a small number of clients.Deloitte said in a statement that attackers accessed data from the company's email platform, confirming some details in a report by the Guardian. The attack appears to have targeted the firm's United States operations.It ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:27:00  

Inequality is getting so bad its threatening the very foundation of economic growth

Income inequality has been rising so rapidly in the United States and around the world that it threatens to make economic growth less durable, according to research from the International Monetary Fund. "While strong economic growth is necessary for economic development, it is not always sufficient," four IMF economists write in a new blog. "Inequality has risen in several advanced economies and remains ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:15:11  

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus Retail Box Leaked in Live Image

Xiaom i launched its Redmi Note 5A smartphone earlier this year and while there is still no official word on the regular variant - Redmi Note 5 - the Plus variant from the series might be launched soon by the company. This is because the alleged live images of Redmi Note 5 Plus retail box have now surfaced on the Internet.While the leaked live images, shared by Android Headlines, do not reveal any particular ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:14:08  

Office 365 App Launcher Improved, Gets Redesigned Web Experience

Microsoft has announced that it is bringing an overhaul to its Office 365 Web app and interface. has been unveiled to offer a smoother sign-in experience for Office 365 apart from being an easy-to-remember URL. Besides, Office 365 app launcher has been updated to show relevant and common apps, along with the introduction of a new Office 365 gallery that gives Office 365 userspersonalised information ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:00  

BeatsX wireless buds, Roland JP-08, Paprika app

As summer turns to fall, Engadget editors are looking to indoor pursuits, whether that involves paying for smarter recipe apps, a new synth toy or some wireless headphones for that indoor treadmill. Jon Fingas Associate Editor I like to pretend I'm a stickler for sound quality. I might not drop thousands of dollars on a living-room stereo, but I'll splurge on good audio equipment and will happily nitpick the quality of a new set of speakers. This means I haven't remotely considered Bluetooth headphones. ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:46:00  

Microsofts all-in-one 365 subscription is available for schools

Microsoft just launched its latest bid to bring its services into every aspect of schools and the workforce. To begin with, it's offering its all-encompassing Microsoft 365 subscription to education. Schools can pay a single per-person rate to get Windows 10, Office 365, the Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite and even Minecraft: Education Edition. Office 365 for Education is already free, but Microsoft is betting that all the other perks will be worth it for faculty that wants a one-stop shop ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:29:15  

WatchOS 4 Improvements Make the Apple Watch Even Better

While iOS 11 may have gotten all the attention with its release on September 19, watchOS 4 launched on the same day and it's just as significant for those who have an Apple Watch. watchOS 4 is not a minor update that fixes some of the things Apple may have gotten wrong with previous iterations of the Apple Watch. In fact, this update shows that Apple now knows what people want from the watch and it is focusing all of its energies on that.The Apple Watch is a good smartwatch, but it is oneof the ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:25:03 EDT  

This Little Gamer Girl, So Used To Touchscreens, Cant Figure Out How The Game Boy Works

An adorable little gamer just can't figure out how to use the Nintendo Game Boy Color. In the video uploaded by her father, she kept in tapping on the device's display, thinking that it's a touchscreen. (Chris Cohoon, YouTube) An adorable little girl, living in an age when touchscreens can be found in most mobile devices, just can't figure out how to use the Nintendo Game Boy Color.The Game Boy Color, which was launched by Nintendo in 1998 after theoriginal Game ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:15:20  

Logitech Say Youll Use Webcams With Your Smartphone in the Future

"We've reached a point where everybody has video, the question is how do you make it good," says Simon Dudley, Director, Product Strategy at Logitech. Dudley is in India to launch the Logitech MeetUp this week, the company's latest video-conferencing hardware which boasts of a 120-degree field of view, a 4K-image sensor, and an array of microphones. At Rs. 99,995, it's a far cry from a commercial webcam, or the camera that's already there in your smartphone, but Dudley points out that there's a continuum of ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:07:04 EDT  

The iPhone 8 Glass Back Is Very Expensive To Replace

Apple fans upgrading to the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X should be extra careful not to break the glass backs of the smartphones. The costs to replace them are very expensive, even when under AppleCare+ extended warranty. (Apple) Clumsy Apple fans should be extra careful with their iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, as the glass backs of the 2017 iPhone models are very expensive to replace.One of the most important takeaways from the iFixit iPhone ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:31:29 EDT  

Breathtaking Video Of Aurora Borealis From International Space Station

European Space Agency's Paolo Nespoli captured breathtaking images of the Aurora Borealis just over Canada. Seven hundred eleven photos were combined to create the time-lapse video. (European Space Agency, ESA, YouTube) A stunning new video of the Aurora Borealis shows the natural wonder as seen from the International Space Station, with a European Space Agency astronaut capturing over 700 photos to create the 32-second time-lapse video.Aurora FromThe ISSThe ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:10:59 EDT  

Galaxy X Reportedly Now Certified

Samsung might finally unveil the Galaxy X, its rumored foldable smartphone, soon. The device reportedly has received Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and National Radio Agency certifications, meaning it's essentially ready for prime time. (Samsung) Samsung is about to introduce a new trend in smartphones — if rumors are to be believed, of course.There's no question: Smartphone development has been less innovative and more reiterative, with slight improvements here and ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:02:11 EDT  

Doomsday Postponed? Christian Numerologist David Meade Claims End Of The World Will Start In October

The doomsday predicted by Christian numerologist David Meade did not happen on Sept. 23. He now says that the end of the world will begin in October as the hypothetical Planet X, or Nibiru, approaches Earth. (Bela Geletneky, Pixabay) Christian numerologist David Meade predicted that the Earth would end on Sept. 23, when Nibiru, also known as Planet X, would collide with Earth, a prediction that he claimed was based on verses and numerical codes in the Bible.Predicted ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:42:36 EDT  

New NASA Research Facility In Virginia Named After 99-Year-Old Human Computer Katherine Johnson

NASA has named its new computational research facility in Virginia after Katherine Johnson, a key engineer at NASA during the Space Race. She, along with fellow black female workers at the space agency, shattered various racist and sexist stereotypes. (NASA) NASA 's Langley Research Center has named its new Computational Research Facility in Hampton, Virginia after Katherine Johnson, one of the space agency's "human computers" who helped plan the mission that ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:39:40 PDT  

Apples 2018 iPhone Lineup Said to Gain LCD Model With Screen Larger Than 6 Inches

Apple's lineup of iPhones next year will introduce a larger-screened LCD model, measuring more than 6 inches, according to a report today by The Bell (via The Korea Herald). It's unclear whether this size will be an additional offering to the current LCD iPhone lineup (including 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models), or if it's replacing these sizes completely.In May we heard the first rumor about Apple's 2018 iPhones, which at the time focused solely on the OLED versions and did not mention the LCD models. This ...

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:59:08 PDT  

Apple Watch Series 3 Teardown Reveals Larger Battery and Air Vent Moved Next to Diagnostic Port

iFixit has completed a teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3, which has a virtually identical form factor as previous models. The display is unchanged from the Series 2, with one key difference being that it now functions as a multifrequency antenna for cellular. Series 3 models support LTE and UMTS, according to Apple's tech specs. The battery in the 38mm model with GPS + Cellular has a capacity of 279 mAh at 3.82V, or 1.07 watt hours, which is only a slight increase of about 3.8 percentover the ...

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