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The iPhone Upgrade Plan Is a Game-Changer

It allows Apple to take over the primary relationship with the customer, relegating the carrier to a secondary role in relation to their device purchase.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech</i> …

Microsoft is automatically downloading Windows 10 to your PC

If you’ve noticed that your PC’s hard drive is a little cramped lately, it might be because Microsoft is automatically downloading between 3.5GB to 6GB of Windows 10 installation files — even if you haven’t opted into the upgrade.<p>The Inquirer reports that one of its readers complained about a large …

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

Atlético de Madrid quietly put together its best squad ever this summer

Atlético de Madrid is stacked. No, seriously. It’s, like, more stacked than it’s ever been in this golden era under Diego “El Cholo” Simeone.<p>Sure, it …

Manchester United news: Memphis Depay keen to take No 7 shirt from Angel Di Maria

Depay has expressed his deisre to take iconic shirt, but needs Argentine's move to Paris Saint-Germain to go through by midday on Friday<p>Memphis Depay is ready to shoulder the burden of wearing Manchester United’s iconic number seven shirt after telling Louis van Gaal that he wants to succeed Angel …

Soccer

Official: Cissokho returns to Porto on loan

The defender struggled for first-team minutes following Tim Sherwood's appointment and now returns to the club he spent half a season with in 2009<p>Aston Villa defender Aly Cissokho has joined Primeira Liga side Porto on a season-long loan deal.<p>The France international spent half a season at Porto in …

Lionel Messi loses his mind, head butts, grabs Roma player’s throat

What on Earth is Messi thinking?<p>Barcelona were already beating up on AS Roma in their friendly match on Wednesday, up 2-0 in the first half thanks in large part to some absolutely sublime play from Lionel Messi. Then Messi lost his head after getting fouled by Roma defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, and, …

UEFA Champions League Review: Fenerbahce crashes out

Vítor Pereira's new-look Fenerbahce was sent crashing out of the UEFA Champions League by Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.<p>Robin van Persie will have to make do with UEFA Europa League football with Fenerbahce after Wednesday's defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk.<p>Van Persie arrived in Turkey to spearhead Vitor …

Khan deserved better from Mayweather

Foiled again!<p>Once again, Amir Khan, a top welterweight contender and former unified junior welterweight titleholder, was passed over by Floyd …

Boxing

Spurs stranded in Munich after German authorities refuse Mauricio Pochettino early flight home from Audi Cup

Mauricio Pochettino's side will spend the night in Munich after beating AC Milan 2-0 in the Audi Cup, just days before their league campaign starts<p>Tottenham Hotspur’s Premier League preparations have suffered a setback after German authorities blocked the club’s attempt to fly home early from the …

Jack Wilshere leg fracture injury news rocks Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere appears set for another extended stay in the treatment room, amid reports that he has suffered a fracture to his leg …

Sako seals move to Crystal Palace

Malian forward Bakary Sako has joined Crystal Palace on a three-year deal after his contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers expired, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.<p>Sako, 27, joined Wolves from Saint-Etienne in 2012 and scored 36 goals in 118 league appearances for the club, starring …

Sky Sports snatch La Liga TV rights from BT after dramatic u-turn

Broadcaster keeps rights to show Spanish football for another three years in blow to its rival<p>Sky Sports have snatched the rights to Spanish football back from under BT Sport’s noses despite having previously pulled out of the bidding process.<p>El Clásico and the weekly exploits of Barcelona’s Lionel …

Furious Messi headbutts Yanga-Mbiwa in Roma friendly

A heated exchange off the ball saw the Argentine lash out at the French defender, grabbing him by the throat and connecting his head with the former Newcastle man<p>Lionel Messi was lucky not to receive a red card in Barcelona 's friendly against Roma when he headbutted Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa .<p>With Barca …

Manchester United loan Januzaj Sunderland if Pedro transfers

<i>As always, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to all the latest rumours and gossip. See all the latest deals here.</i><p>TOP STORY: …

'Stay in your lane': Why Ronda Rousey wouldn't last long in women's boxing

Ronda Rousey demonstrated once more this past Saturday that she is without peer in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight division. Rousey finished Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds at UFC 190, using not an armbar submission – her trademark coup de grâce that finished nine of her previous …

Boxing

Man Utd transfer news and rumours: 'Nicolas Gaitan to arrive at Old Trafford next week'

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Manchester United in 2015. Midfielder will play his last game for Benfica on Sunday<p><b>Manchester United transfer news and rumours</b><p>Manchester United have reached a 'verbal agreement' with Benfica over attacking midfielder <b>Nicolas Gaitan</b>, according to <i>The …

Barcelona Lionel Messi yellow card head butt Roma Mbiwa

Barcelona<p>AS Roma<p>3<p>0<p>FT<p>Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now »<p>Lionel Messi and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa both received yellow cards after a heated exchange …

Soccer

Manchester United: Louis van Gaal set to offload Anders Lindegaard on a free transfer

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly ready to allow goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard's transfer from the club after he was deemed …

Apple job posting suggests more apps for Android a possibility

Apple is bringing its Music and Move apps to Android this fall, but it might not be stopping there.<p>A job listing for "Applications SW Engineer - …

Apps

How to Build a City on the Moon

The new head of the European Space Agency wants to give it a try.<p>Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of the Paris-based European Space Agency, from pushing mankind toward more of a giant lunar leap than another small …

Tests reveal Quran manuscript is among oldest in the world, says UK university

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century.<p>Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- …

Islam

Is Britain ready for outdoor smoking bans?

The idea of not being able to light up even in the open air gives Jo, a 30-a-day smoker from Bristol, the heebie-jeebies. “I wouldn’t be able to survive,” she said. “I’d have to find somewhere. It’s an addiction for me, not fun. I’d have to bring my car into work and smoke there. I’ve tried to give …

Civil Rights

The scandal of the 89m tonnes of food binned while millions go hungry

Supermarkets can act on “morally repugnant” food waste and work with charities and other partners to provide meals for vulnerable people<p>Earlier this month, the European parliament urged EU member states to encourage supermarkets to give away the estimated 89m tonnes of unsold food that is otherwise …

Agriculture

Terror on the beach: The full story of the Tunisia beach terror attack

Incredible stories of horror and heroism at the resort that turned suddenly from paradise to killing ground<p>Owen Richards just kept running. Around him bodies fell to the ground as the lone gunman took aim and fired at the tourists on the crowded beach.<p>The 16-year-old was hit in the shoulder, the …

Terrorism

Here's what will happen if Greece decides not to pay back its debt

<b>What happens on Monday when</b> <b>the banks open?</b><p>The Greek central bank has kept the main banks supplied with euro notes. Most branches that opened on Saturday were able to keep churning out notes with a few exceptions put down to administrative hiccups.<p>ATMs are also expected to be working on Monday, …

Apple Watch 2: Apple plans FaceTime camera, iPhone-free Wi-Fi, $1000+ models, similar battery

Two months after the initial launch of the Apple Watch, and only a day following the device’s debut at Apple Stores, sources have revealed Apple’s considerations for the 2016 release of a second-generation model. According to multiple sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the Apple Watch 2 is …

As ISIS Grows Its Territory, It Becomes Increasingly Dangerous

When ISIS wins more ground, it gains more than just territory. Every additional inch on the map produces an inflated sense of both the group’s own …

These New 'Street Fighter V' Screenshots And Trailer Look Amazing

It’s not E3 yet, but we’ve already gotten a bunch of game announcements, including Bethesda’s weirdly premature reveal of <i>Fallout 4.</i><p>We’ve also got a brand new batch of screenshots for Capcom’s 2016 release, <i>Street Fighter V</i>, which already looks incredible, and a new gameplay trailer detailing the …

Are Chelsea prepared to lose Petr Cech to Arsenal or Manchester United?

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech's immediate future is an issue that has been brewing for a while, the uncertainty bubbling to the surface with the …