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Apple Sued Over iPhone 6 Touch-Screen Freezes

Pic: AFPA LAWSUIT filed in Silicon Valley federal court over the weekend accuses Apple of knowingly selling defective iPhone 6 models with screens that stop responding to touch.

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How Destiny Learned From Its Mistakes To Redefine The First-Person Shooter

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The first public hint that Bungie was working on a new game – a new franchise – to follow its astonishing run of success with Halo, the iconic first person shooter, came in the form of an easter egg in its penultimate entry in that series, Halo 3: ODST.

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Apple's Next iPhone Will Likely Be Unveiled Sept. 7

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Apple is holding its annual September product launch event on Wednesday, Sept. 7 to likely show off its next-generation iPhone.

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World's Largest Marine Reserve Created Off Hawaii

US President Barack Obama has expanded a national monument off Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine reserve, the White House says.

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Megaupload's Dotcom Argues Extradition Appeal Should Be Live Streamed

Pic: ReutersWELLINGTON: An appeal by flamboyant German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom over a decision to extradite him to the United States began in New Zealand on Monday, with the Megaupload founder's legal team arguing the hearing should be live streamed on YouTube.

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Wood Fuel Plan To Cut Plane CO2 Branded As 'Pipe Dream'

Plans to cut airline CO2 using greener jet fuels made from waste wood have been dismissed as a "pipe dream" by environmentalists.

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Nasa Ends Year-Long Mars Simulation On Hawaii

A team of six people have completed a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year.

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Facebook Changes 'Trending' Feature To Rely Less On Human Editors

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Facebook Inc (FB.O) changed its popular "Trending" feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias, the company wrote in a blog post on Friday.

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Google Hires Airbnb Exec To Commercialize Self-Driving Cars

Visitors look at a self-driving car by Google displayed at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France,WASHINGTON: Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace.

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Herbalife May Have Misled Investors, SEC On Impact Of FTC Deal, One Short-Seller Says

After U.S. multi-level marketing company Herbalife (HLF.N) settled a probe of its sales practices with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission last month, top executives assured investors that the company would be able to thrive under the new rules.

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