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The Cost Of Making The iPhone 7

Italian security researcher Luca Tedesco being able to finally get into the system adds to Pangu's woes proving that it might not be that tough breaking into iOS 10. You can check out our Best iPhone 7 deals article for more information, but the only way to get a contract for around the same price as the S7 right now is to pay several hundred pounds upfront, which isn't exactly ideal.

SpaceX: 'Breach' caused rocket explosion

An accident-investigation team, which includes SpaceX , NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and others, has rifled through about 3,000 channels of data, including video and photos. Last year, the company lost another Falcon 9 rocket when it blew up a couple minutes into flight. Helium is part of the pressurization system. They confirmed there is no connection to SpaceX's prior explosion previous year.

Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire

Samsung will ship 500,000 new Galaxy Note 7 handsets to begin the initial exchange process. AT&T stated that the exchanges are made for those who purchased the Note 7 before September 15. If reports are to be believed, Samsung has strategically chose to place its launch date around the festive season in India, which is home to world's second largest smartphone market.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan want to cure every single disease

This is the biggest major move of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative when it comes to curing diseases and venturing into science . It's all part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced when their daughter was born a year ago - it's a plan to give away 99 percent of their stock in Facebook to social causes.

Turkey aims to establish safe zone in northern Syria

He said six people, majority children, were injured in the initial barrage. A large number of Syrian refugees live in Kilis after fleeing the civil war at home. Dozens were killed in Kilis earlier this year after it came under regular attack from ISIS rockets. Turkish tanks rolled into Syria from Kilis province this month, as part of an operation dubbed "Euphrates Shield" that has helped Turkish-backed rebels sweep Islamic State from a 90-km (55-mile) stretch of Turkey's border.

IPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users report EarPods Remote issue

Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users are experiencing a problem where the inline controls on Apple's own Lightning EarPods stop working after several minutes of inactivity. However, the company has justified its decision by supplying a 3.5mm Lightning adaptor with every iPhone 7 as well as providing lightning-enabled EarPods.

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle and Pro official with metallic contour design

The Lifestyle has a 13 megapixel camera while the Pro has a 20 megapixel snapper with fine controls, image stabilisation and Auto HDR. We're told that the HTC 10 Desire Lifestyle will be the only model making its way to the UK. PC Mag Middle East just received the launch details from HTC - the launch will be webcast at 11 am in Dubai, 9 am in Cairo and 10 am in Riyadh. What's it like to use? HTC has officially launched the Desire 10 Lifestyle and Desire 10 Pro after weeks of ...

MacOS Sierra launch time and new Apple features revealed

The update can be downloaded via the Mac App Store or via the Apple App Store menu. This is what you need to know about macOS Sierra problems that can stop your installation dead in its tracks, prevent you from using your favorite apps, leave you without enough battery life and more.

Facebook hires Anand Chandrasekaran to help Messenger app grow

Chandrasekaran joined Snapdeal as the CPO in June 2015 and quit the company in May this year. Besides, he also joined Yahoo in 2011, where he served as the director of search and worked on projects for mobile products, mobile search, and Yahoo Answers.

Hackers Successfully Hijack Tesla Model S to Remotely Control the Vehicle

Thankfully, Keen Security Lab , a division of the Chinese internet company Tencent , are "white hat" hackers, who have only made the exploit public now that Tesla has fixed the problem worldwide with an over-the-air software update . Director Lv said this sort of research was vital as cars developed and became more dependent on computer software. Vehicle hacking has become a hot topic in recent years among security researchers, regulators and auto manufacturers themselves.

Doctor declares Republican VP candidate Pence in "excellent" health

Earlier, the Democratic presidential candidate, 68- year-old Hillary Clinton released her updated medical record after a bout of pneumonia, with her doctor saying she is "fit to serve" as US President. His blood pressure was 116/70, compared with normal scores of less than 120/80. The episode will air Thursday at 1 p.m. Among the other highlights in Secretary Clinton's speech were here comments about Black women deserving to be in more positions of leadership and her pledge to implement ...

Piper Jaffray Cos. Increases Western Refining Inc. (WNR) Price Target to $23.00

BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Western Refining by 40.6% in the first quarter. Western Refining (NYSE: WNR ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. In other Western Refining news, Chairman Paul L. Foster purchased 325,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 9th.

Osiris-REx launches the U of A's reputation

NASA on Thursday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft on a seven-year mission to chase down a nearby asteroid, collect dust samples and bring those samples back to Earth. The probe will get three chances to snag samples, and then the attachment will be tucked into a sample return capsule for safekeeping. Yet another aim of the mission is to measure how sunlight can nudge asteroids as they orbit, a phenomenon known as the Yarkovsky effect, so scientists can better predict the ...

Best Buy delaying some Apple Watch Series 2 until 'around' September 28

There is no reason mentioned as to why the Series 2 was delayed, but Best Buy says “we learned from Apple” as to, figuratively, wash their hands of the blame. That will get pre-order customers an extra Sport Band or another Apple Watch accessory. Mashable's Lance Ulanoff says that he is actually disappointed by the fact that the Apple Watch 2 comes with a price tag that's not under $200 - at least for the entry-level model.

Tropical Depression Twelve Forms in the Atlantic, Expected to Become Karl

Daytona Beach, Fla., reported a midday total of 0.23 of an inch of rain. Schools and government offices remained open as the storm, which formed late Tuesday afternoon off Florida's Atlantic coast, skirted across Jacksonville and moved north, bringing rain and tropical winds to much of southern Georgia.

Musk: SpaceX Rocket Explosion 'Most Difficult, Complex' Failure Ever

Elon Musk, founder of rocket company SpaceX , has admitted that the investigation into a September 1st fireball which destroyed the rocket and its Israeli-owned Amos-6 satellite, says the examination was proving to be the most complex and hard in the company's 14-year history.

Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Saturday urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to turn in their handsets as soon as possible as part of a recall aimed at limiting the damage caused by the fire-prone devices. The U.S. government action heralds more fallout for the South Korean manufacturer, which may take a financial hit from the recall and lose customers who are concerned about the quality of its flagship phones.

Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deliveries

Speaking to the Wall Street Journal , X chief Astro Teller (yes, that's his name) said "We want to learn how people feel when they're receiving a package by air". Google also sees drone delivery as a way to help the climate, and noted that in 2014 3.1 billion gallons of fuel were wasted in traffic congestion in the United States.

Google just blew up its all-in strategy for productivity software

Box users will also be able to link up to Google's intelligent search engine for enterprise apps Springboard. "The combination of Box's enterprise content platform with Google's world-class cloud technology will help businesses of all sizes unlock productivity across their organizations".

Paris to open refugee camps to hold asylum seekers

Paris will open its first refugee camp in October, with the centre to hold 400 male asylum seekers, Mayor Anne Hidalgo said. Escalating wars in Syria and Iraq, adding to persistent political instability in many African countries and in the Middle East, forced millions of people to risk their lives by boarding rickety boats to seek better life on the other Mediterranean rim.