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Samsung earnings burned by Galaxy Note 7
Samsung's third quarter went down in flames. The Korean electronics giant had pinned its hopes on the Galaxy Note 7, a phone it expected to help its rebound in the mobile market. Indeed, Samsung expected to post a modest increase in its operating ...
Galaxy Note 7 fiasco leaves Samsung mobile profits a smoldering ash pileAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Samsung mobile down 96 percent as Note 7 wipes out division's Q3 operating profitZDNet
Galaxy Note 7 Battery Disaster Knocks Billions Off Samsung's
ABC News -Reuters -TechCrunch -Android Police
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9 to 5 Mac

One day before Mac event, Apple delays AirPods beyond 'late October' release
9 to 5 Mac
Bad news if you're one of the many people waiting to get your hands on Apple's new AirPods: they won't be ready this month. Apple previously promised a 'late October' release timeframe for the new wireless earbuds. Apple broke the news to TechCrunch ...
Apple's wireless AirPods hit delays, won't meet October launch windowAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Why Apple's Newest Product Is Now DelayedFortune
Apple postpones the AirPods release date to ???Macworld
TechCrunch -Fast Company -Mac Rumors -Digital Trends
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BBC News

World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'
BBC News
Global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970, a report says. The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF, suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by 2020.
Mass Consumption Is Causing Mass Extinction. Can We Stop Ourselves?TakePart
Wildlife populations plunge almost 60 percent since 1970: WWFReuters
World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020, major report warnsThe Guardian
Daily Mail -The Independent -New Scientist -The Province
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The Verge

Apple reportedly launching TV guide tomorrow without Netflix's support
The Verge
Apple plans on unveiling its own version of a TV guide tomorrow during its Mac hardware event in Cupertino, California, according to Recode. The software will live on top of the Apple TV streaming box, as well as an app on iOS devices, to let users ...
Apple to announce 'watch list' TV discovery app at Oct. 27 event - report [u]AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple is launching its new TV guide tomorrow — but Netflix won't be a part of itRecode
Apple's big TV plan: A 'watch list' content discovery appMacworld
CNET -9 to 5 Mac -Mac Rumors -Digital Trends
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9 to 5 Mac

12 Google Pixel observations from an iPhone user [Video]
9 to 5 Mac
Google's new flagship Pixel XL phone landed in my hands early Monday morning, and I've been taking it for a test drive ever since. I'm obviously someone who prefers Apple devices over Google devices, but this phone is so fascinating that I just had to ...
Google Pixel Order Pending? Shipping Falls Behind Due To Overwhelming DemandTech Times
Google May Have Some Play Store UI Changes On The WayAndroid Headlines
How to chat with Google support from your Pixel phoneCNET
Droid Life (press release) (blog) -Quartz -Digital Trends -Ubergizmo
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Hands-on: Microsoft's Surface Studio is a Windows PC for the Mac crowd
Microsoft's Surface Studio charges aggressively into territory once held by Apple, combining an elegant design, a massive, lovely display, and an eye-popping price tag. We had a chance to try the company's first-ever desktop after it was announced ...
Microsoft: Here's the next dimension. Now help us get thereCNET
Office 365 is gaining enhanced inking, 3D, support for Surface Studio, Surface DialDigital Trends
What it took to design the Surface StudioMashable
GeekWire -The Verge -PC Magazine -Macworld
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The Verge

Can we stop connected gadgets from taking down the internet?
The Verge
Late last week, 100,000 compromised connected gadgets helped anonymous attackers launch a massive and sustained DDoS attack. Malware called Mirai took control of the devices to direct large amounts of traffic, potentially as much as 1.2 Tbps, at Dyn, ...
DDoS attack on Dyn came from 100000 infected devicesComputerworld
Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Today's Massive Internet Outage — Krebs on SecurityKrebs on Security

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Watchmakers think smart features will beat smartwatches
Fossil is the fourth-biggest watchmaker in the world, responsible for about 5 percent of global timepiece sales. The company produces watches for a variety of brands, including Armani, Kate Spade, Michael Kors and Skagen. This week, ahead of the ...
Emporio Armani Launch New Hybrid Smartwatch RangeAndroid Headlines
Emporio Armani unveils hybrid smartwatchCNET
Emporio Armani launches its first collection of hybrid smartwatchesPhone Arena
Ars Technica -SlashGear -KITV Honolulu -TechRadar
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It's Triplets! 3 Newborn Stars Spotted in Forming System
A new image from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of the forming star system L1448 IRS3B reveals three protostars and a spiral structure in the system's disk of dust and debris. The image covers an area about eight times the size ...
Our Best Glimpse Yet of a Triple Star System Being BornGizmodo
Young stellar system caught in act of forming close multiplesPhys.Org
This is the baby photo of three stars forming 750 light-years from EarthMashable
EurekAlert (press release) -Discover Magazine (blog) -Cosmos -Nature
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Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story
It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.? By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In ...
New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading in New York in
HIV Arrived in the US Long Before 'Patient Zero'New York Times
How the wrong man was blamed for bringing HIV to the USLos Angeles Times
Washington Post -The Verge -BBC News -The Atlantic
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