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Emirates Introduces Tablet Loans On US Flights

Emirates Introduces Tablet Loans On US Flights

At present, this only applies to flights from Dubai to the States, and passengers must hand the tablets back to staff waiting at the other end, but it at least gives travellers an option otherwise unavailable to them. Devices bigger than 16cm in length, 9.3cm width and 1.5cm in depth now need to be checked in following a directive from the Department of Homeland Security, effective until October 14, 2017. Read More

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Kolkata Knight Riders beats Gujarat Lions by 10 wickets

On the bowling front, Gujarat Lions have an effective new-ball pair in Dhawal Kulkarni and Praveen Kumar. "Lynn can take on any fast bowler and we don't want him to take any risks against spinners". And in Yusuf Pathan and Suryakumar Yadav, they have attacking lower-middle-order. "We have Kuldeep, Chawla". But they would definitely miss the services of all-rounder Andre Russell, who is serving one-year ban for violating anti-doping whereabouts regulations. Read More

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GOP Said Moving Toward `Unenforceable' Version of Net Neutrality

Under the plans developed during Wheeler's tenure as FCC chairman, ISPs were required to provide equal treatment to internet traffic. The 2015 decision was a step towards making net neutrality rules more permanent by making them subject to the same strictures as traditional telecoms like phone companies-but Republicans in general, and Pai in particular, have opposed the move, saying it's an example of the FCC overreaching its authority. Read More

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ACCC to take Apple to Federal Court

ACCC to take Apple to Federal Court

Back in February previous year, some iPhone 6 and iPad users were finding themselves in a quandary after encountering the then mysterious "Error 53" on their newly bricked devices. Apple knew about the error 53 , but failed to warn consumers about the potential problems it would cause to their devices, according to technology experts at the time. Read More

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6 arrested for terrorism in wake of St. Petersburg bombing

6 arrested for terrorism in wake of St. Petersburg bombing

Russian authorities have detained several people suspected of being accomplices of the man behind this week's St Petersburg metro bombing, news agency Interfax reported on Thursday, citing a law enforcement source. On Tuesday morning, 53-year-old Oleg Alexeyev, who trains bomb-detecting police dogs, went to the station where the stricken train pulled in and victims were taken off. Read More

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Groups Respond as Trump Administration Tightens Up H-1B Visa Program

Groups Respond as Trump Administration Tightens Up H-1B Visa Program

Department of Justice in cautioning employers who petition for H-1B visas not to discriminate against U.S. workers, as well as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's measures to further deter and detect H-1B visa fraud and abuse. An H-1B speciality occupation position requires at minimum a U.S. bachelor's degree in the designated specialty. For instance, the note says, though a general-purpose bachelor's degree such as a business administration may be a legitimate prerequisite for a ... Read More

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Twitter dips after co-founder says selling some of his shares

Twitter dips after co-founder says selling some of his shares

Shares of Twitter were trading up 0.6% at $14.63 per share ahead of the news, but quickly tumbled into negative territory. If investors saw nothing more than SEC filings and disclosures that one of Twitter's seminal co-founders was unloading almost a third of his shares, they would very likely assume the worst and shares would probably be under heavier selling pressure than they are. Read More

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Women's Team Treated

Women's Team Treated "Like The Dirt Off The FAI's Shoe" - PFAI

Representatives for the Irish women's soccer team were locked in intense mediation talks with the FAI in a bid to resolve the row over pay and conditions until the early hours of the morning. In a statement from the FAI, they announced that "all "issues to be addressed", as outlined by the Players, have been successfully resolved". Aine O'Gorman, left, and team captain Emma Byrne during a press conference in Dublin. Read More

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Reliance withdraws its Jio Summer Surprise offer following TRAI intervention

Reliance withdraws its Jio Summer Surprise offer following TRAI intervention

Jaideep Ghosh, partner telecom at KPMG said: "While the regulators' rationale to urge Jio is understandable, I believe that the telecom tariff must be left to market forces". "This will lend confidence in the ability of Reliance Jio to monetize services and challenge incumbents", Jefferies stated. Those committed to the Rs 303 plan (or higher plans) get three months more free. Read More

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Facebook's new AI called

Facebook's new AI called "M" will suggest features to use in chats

M can also recognise when you are discussing payments with someone and will give you the option of sending or requesting money. When I spoke to Alex Lebrun, founder of Wit.ai, for Popular Science in 2015 shortly after his company was acquired by Facebook, he said the whole point of M was to provide a digital virtual assistant that could handle atypical requests, and not be relegated to the simplest use-case. Read More

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Spotify to offer new releases to Premium users ahead of free tier

Spotify to offer new releases to Premium users ahead of free tier

In return for the ability to restrict new albums to Spotify's 50m subscribers for a fortnight, UMG is reportedly willing to cut the royalty fees that Spotify has to pay. Under the company's March 2016 debt agreement, if Spotify didn't go public by last month, its interest rate would rise by one percentage point every six months, and it would be required to give its lenders equity on better terms. Read More

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Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro Thinks Trump Associates Will Be Jailed Over Russia

Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro Thinks Trump Associates Will Be Jailed Over Russia

As a member of the intelligence committee, Castro has seen more evidence associated with the issue than most members of Congress. Blitzer asked if Castro was talking about more than one person potentially going to jail. However, speaking on CNN , he predicted that "when all is said and done some people will end up in jail". "It is the same Fake News Media that said there is "no path to victory for Trump" that is now pushing the phony Russian Federation story", Trump wrote . Read More

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Twitter rejects United States effort to unmask anti-Trump users

Twitter rejects United States effort to unmask anti-Trump users

Twitter is the social media outlet President Trump favors to spread his message, but it's also home to a host of critical accounts claiming to be written by dissenting federal employees. This is not the first time Twitter has filed suit in defense of its and its users' First Amendment rights. "First Amendment interests are at their zenith when, as here, the speech at issue touches on matters of public political life", the filing said. Read More

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Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90

For their parents and grandparents, however, Rickles was best known as one of the most popular guests on Johnny Carson's long-running iteration of The Tonight Show on NBC. "When a musical flourish got out of hand, Rickles turned to him and said, 'Maybe you oughta go outside and look for your name on the sign.' The only 'huh?' moment came with his last words, 'We will win the war in Iraq". Read More

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Nintendo Switch Is Allegedly Warping In Docked Mode

Nintendo Switch Is Allegedly Warping In Docked Mode

The console version of Voez is also still planned to receive the updates and songs seen on the original mobile version for no extra cost and even includes some exclusive songs for players who purchase it on the system. "I've played 150 hrs of Botw in exclusively docked mode", wrote another . It's not unusual for gamers to have these, but the catch is they generally take time to make. Read More

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JAB snaps up Panera Bread for more than $7B

The data was compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence and found that the Panera-JAB deal is the second biggest transaction ever. Finally, Sanford C. That opens up a "huge account to sell to internally", Allegra's Young said. In 2015, JAB Holdings reached a deal worth over $300 million to buy Espresso House, the leading coffee chain in Sweden and Norway. Read More

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Another Report Says Apple's Next iPhone Has Been Delayed

Apple fans waiting for the rumored 10th anniversary iPhone 8 but they may have to wait a bit longer, according to a Chinese report by Economic Daily News ( via Digitimes ). This could come together for an iPhone 8 design that looks like a cross between the iPhone 4s and the Jet Black iPhone 7. iPhone 8: Will Apple Take Attention Away From Samsung Galaxy S8? We know that historically the company reveals the latest iPhone in September of every year, but that doesn't appear to be ... Read More

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WWE WrestleMania 33 results

WWE WrestleMania 33 results

I support McIntosh on this one. It seems the opposite has happened. Last night, a couple of people in the crowd were met with a chorus of boos and "Asshole" chants. This was the introduction of one of those NXT graduates. (His other nickname is The Perfect 10). The Miz and and Maryse dress up to mock the engagement of their WrestleMania opponents John Cena and Nikki Bella. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-registrations now open in India

Have you got a Samsung Galaxy S8? The Galaxy S8 has been praised following its March 29 launch, with sales expected to exceed the S7 and set a new record for the company. According to DisplayMate , the Galaxy S8's display is the " most innovative and high performance smartphone display " they have ever tested. Apple has always had the edge in the past thanks to the thin plastic Samsung used on its phones for the first few years after entering the market, and then the gap narrowed in 2015 when ... Read More

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Verlander fans 10 as Tigers beat White Sox 6-3 in opener

Verlander fans 10 as Tigers beat White Sox 6-3 in opener

With a 1-0 lead, Quintana was unable to hold the Tigers off as Jacoby Jones hit his first Major League Baseball home run. More than likely, Verlander just pitched to his capabilities, that of an elite fantasy SP. But it was far from being enough to keep up with the Tigers' offense on a day when Verlander - nerves and all - was in command from the start. The three home runs he gave up matched a career high. Read More

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Sheriff: Woman arrested for attacking man's boat with hammer

Sheriff: Woman arrested for attacking man's boat with hammer

According to the alleged victim, who referred to himself exclusively as "Bob", Jones first approached him as he stopped by to fill up his tank while on the way back from a Florida vacation with his wife, Katherine. The hammer then broke, and the woman made a decision to flee. "He took her down to the ground to prevent her from doing any more damage", he said. Jones said she was "sick of fancy white people," the man said in a local television interview. Read More

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Xiaomi's back in the tablet fray with the Mi Pad 3

Xiaomi's back in the tablet fray with the Mi Pad 3

The device runs on MIUI 8 , likely on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The tablet features a metal body that comes in a Champagne Gold color option and houses a 6,600 mAh battery. Recently, the Samsung its second-gen Gear 360 with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones. The 360-degree camera packs Anba A12 image processor and Sony IMX206 image sensor. Read More

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