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Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace' for members

Once you open the Marketplace , you are greeted by a default grid of photos of items other users are selling nearby. Mr Pan said the new Marketplace feature could be accessed by tapping a shop icon in Facebook's app , and items for sale would be shown by their location.

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Man shot by police was distraught over best friend's death

You try to swallow it, but the pain overweighs you. "I just called for help, and you came and killed him", she shrieked. The demonstrations were in response to the deadly police shooting of Alfred Olango . San Diego attorney Dan Gilleon, who has been advising Olango's family, identified the patrolman who fired the fatal shots as Richard Gonsalves, who was demoted previous year for making unwanted sexual advances toward a female subordinate.

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Xiaomi Unveils Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus

It has a 5.7-inch, Full HD screen, a 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 chip, 4/6GB of RAM , 64/128GB of storage, and a fingerprint scanner. It also now has under-glass ultrasonic fingerprint sensing technology, which does away with the need for a physical button sensor.

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Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500m accounts

Questions like "your mother's maiden name " or "the name of the street you grew up on". Yahoo has also invalidated unencrypted security questions and answers so they can not be used to access an account, so you'll need to change these as well.

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FAA officially bans airline passengers from using Note 7 in flight

Samsung has declined to comment on the case, preferring to once again urge Galaxy Note 7 owners to hand in their device. Samsung's Note series is one of the company's most expensive and demand for the phone had been high. "Our collaboration with the CPSC to fast-track a voluntary recall in the United States addresses safety concerns by ensuring we reach Note 7 owners quickly to exchange their devices", Samsung America president Tim Baxter said.

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How to Get Into the 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' Beta

Activision is staying mum on the issue, having previously stated in no uncertain terms in its FAQ for the game that "you must own Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in order to get Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered ". Hopefully, Activision will decide to offer Modern Warfare Remastered as a stand-alone purchase, though if the developer does so, it'll likely be at a later date, once Infinite Warfare sales taper off.

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Clinton says Trump gives 'aid, comfort' to ISIS recruiters

Mocking Clinton , Trump added, "Because I'm tough, it's a recruiting tool". "We know that Hillary Clinton has once again demonstrated that she is really unfit for office", he stated. Trump has called for a new "extreme vetting" system that would apply an ideological screening test to potential immigrants, asking whether they support concepts like women's and gay rights.

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IOS 10 Is Having A Small Porn Problem

Her daughter had also searched for "huge" and got the image shown above. Apple's iOS 10 is a rather great update for their iPhone range, aside from the troubled few that are finding their devices bricked after download. That's because in 2012 Google adjusted SafeSearch so that it wasn't possible to fully turn off AND so that it was much harder to use Google Image Search to find porn.

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Feds Recall 1 Million Overheating Samsung Galaxy Note 7s

In announcing its recall, the Canadian government said one case was confirmed in Canada while Samsung received more than 70 reported cases in the United States alone. The issue apparently stemmed from a defective batch of batteries. The company has urged consumers to immediately turn off the phones and get them replaced with the new Note 7.

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GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the recall Friday. The agency estimates that frontal air bags saved 2,400 lives in the United States in 2014, the most recent year for which figures were available. General Motors, which is based in Detroit, said the recall would not have a material impact on its financial results. It said the seat belts may also not function.

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Instagram Now Lets You Zoom on Photos in iOS

If you have an embarrassing number of Instagram screenshots in your phone, to zoom without fear of accidentally "liking" a pic from 83 weeks ago, you're in luck. New features have gradually appeared with some being more popular than others. The move is a welcomed one for avid Instagram users; one that feels intuitive for those used to zooming in on mobile photos.

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You'll be able to drive Halo's Warthog in Forza Horizon 3

But, none of that matters if you can't run the game right? After years of pleading from fans on both sides, Microsoft is finally crossing-over two of its most popular characters: Forza vehicle and Halo Warthog. "With the most advanced suspension in Forza Horizon 3 (with more than 70 cm of suspension travel), plus advanced dampening, you won't find the combination of power and stability like this anywhere else in the Horizon Festival".

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Pretoria Girls' High pupils tell MEC Lesufi they are frustrated

Some students, parents and at least one official in South Africa have all called out a local all-girls high school's decision to ban all natural hairstyles, including afros, calling the action racist in nature. "Why do black girls always receive the shortest end of the stick?" Speaking to the SABC on behalf of the education department, acting spokesperson Oupa Bodibe said Lesufi met with the girls to hear their testimonies before meeting with the school's staff.

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Verizon: Network upgrade doubles download speeds in RTP, US

Verizon is far from the first to the LTE Advanced party. In other words, almost everyone under its umbrella could be seeing speeds that are twice as fast as before. Speed boosts kick in when you need it most, with big data use. Besides a collection of major cities, Verizon LTE Advanced will cover "loads of less-served places including highways, interstates, country roads and rural America".

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Two new PlayStations could signal major change in console industry

Pictures of the new PlayStation 4 appear to have leaked online. Sony is expected to announce the new consoles at an event held due to be held on September 7th, the Wall Street Journal has reported. It isn't too much of a shock to hear of an all-new PlayStation - after all, the internet has been anticipating the arrival of the PS4 Neo for months now.

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Uber makes moves for self-driving technology

They will be accompanied by human supervisors for now. Uber stressed the safety record of Volvo cars and cited figures on the number of traffic fatalities, saying that autonomous vehicles could severely decrease these dangers. Both companies believe that this joint project is a big step towards the development of the automotive business and marks the beginning of a longer-term partnership.

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New lithium metal tech can create ultralight vehicle batteries and thinner phones

This means that they can either be twice as powerful as a lithium ion battery of equivalent size, or pack the same capability into a unit half as large, according to MIT News . However, there's an MIT spinoff company that has already figured out hot to double iPhone battery life without making any changes to the phone's thickness.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6s: Samsung Disappoints in Drop Test Comparison

If you purchase a Galaxy Note 7 or Galaxy S7 edge, you can also receive a free GearFit2 or Samsung 256GB memory card. In addition to its security solutions software called "Knox", the Galaxy Note 7 has the option of unlocking the phone with the eyes.

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Facebook and Unity partner to develop new PC gaming platform

That means developers can use the same tools to create games for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Facebook's web-based social network. Facebook is making new strides in the PC gaming space. This will give the developers access to a pretty large, built-in audience, as there are now over 650 million people who play games on Facebook . The service that once hosted ephemeral favorites as Farmville , Candy Crush and Bejeweled will now host games like Firewatch, Gone Home and Ori and ...

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Kobo Aura One: 9 Things to Know About the New E-Reader

Amazon's latest and greatest Kindle Oasis doesn't have it at all. Another important feature regarding Aura One is its water resistance. Not the most posh option, but it does the trick. Kobo , meanwhile, offers ComfortLight PRO. The Aura One will automatically determine the light levels around the user so that it can adjust accordingly to reduce eye strain and improve the screen's visibility.

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PS4 System Software 4.00 'Shingen' features: Folders, offline trophies and more

We can expect to see the new PS4 System Software update this month. The entire user interface will see changes as well. The idea is the console has a "more refined and easy to use" user interface, Sony said. Players can organize their library by purchase date, install status and more. Alas, you still cannot change your Playstation name but finally you can now sort games and apps into folders - and a few other useful things.

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Facebook update allows users to control ads

Now, AdBlock Plus has responded in kind: Their new update will serve to block Facebook's ad blocker blocker. To circumvent ad blockers in the first place, Facebook removed code that explicitly identified ads, making them appear more like regular Facebook posts (it was a behind-the-scenes change; users still saw a "sponsored" disclosure ).

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Google fined in Russian Federation over Android practices

As tech blog Recode pointed out, this figure is less than what the company makes in a single hour. Yandex now holds 60% of Russia's search engine market, which isn't a negligible share. Earlier on Thursday, Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Agency (FAS) determined the fine in the amount of 438 mln rubles ($6.7 mln) penalty for US Google Corporation.

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The LG V20 will sound great with wired headphones

It should also ensure that ambient noise levels are reduced by 50%, and videos taken with the phone will come with a "soundtrack" that can "capture the roaring sound of waves crashing on a beach or conversations among two individuals at a noisy party".

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Engleder captures gold in Rio, her final Games

Luke's Health System) is the oldest female cycling medalist of all time and is the first American woman to win an individual event in three consecutive Summer Olympics . Ginny Thrasher, the U.S. Olympic debutant who won the 10m air rifle gold medal, was eliminated in qualifications. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will be back in the water as well, in qualifying heats with no medal at stake.

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Team USA rolls past Venezuela

The U.S. men's and women's basketball teams are not staying in the Olympic village along with the rest of the athletes at the Summer Games in Rio. The U.S. Late in the game, after George crushed a dunk to put the US up by 43, Jordan boogied again on the sideline. "Melo made that three and it gave us all confidence".

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Microsoft Corporation Acquires Game-Streaming Service Beam

Beam gives viewers the ability to watch and play along with game streamers in real-time. Twitch, which is the largest platform for watching game streaming , has become a huge hit among gamers and with Microsoft buying Beam, the company is making sure they don't miss out on this growing demographic.

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Pokémon GO Banned in Iran Due to Security Concerns

Iran's High Council Of Virtual Spaces has decided that the new app poses too much of a threat to security and have stopped it from being available in the country . When they appear on their phone's screen, players can catch them, train them and battle other monsters. Moreover, the New York Police Department banned close to 3,000 registered sex offenders from playing the game while on parole.

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Philando Castile's fiancée: Dallas shooting is bigger than us

Her live video put Facebook in the position of delivering crucial information about a politically and emotionally charged moment, and the company didn't quite handle it smoothly. As is the case with with other disturbing videos on the social network, it includes a statement that reads, "Warning - Graphic Video". The line is thin, and the instances of live graphic crime are becoming frequent.

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Apple Rolls Out 4 New Emoji Packs For iOS 10 Beta Users

It's here. The first public beta of iOS 10 is now available to download. Other features, such as a nifty Invisible Ink feature, will have to wait until the pubic beta of iOS 10 rolls out. Another neat feature comes to Apple Watch wearers: through Auto Unlock, they will be able to get access to their locked Macs . iMessage has been completely overhauled with new features like third-party apps and larger emojis.