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Sky reinvents itself with Sky Q

Television is going through a period of transition that's greater than almost anything that's been seen up to this point. The inexorable rise of the internet, smartphones, tablets and on-demand viewing have combined to relegate the communal living room TV to being just another screen. That's a …

Set-Top Boxes

Some people are complaining that Apple's giant new iPad Pro stops working when connected to a charger cable

Phone Arena reports that the only way to fix the iPad Pro when it freezes during charging is to hold down the power button and home button at the same time in order to reset the device.<p>Multiple people have posted in Apple's customer support forum about the issue.<p><b>Here's what darkfire.shadows …

Samsung takes cue from Adele, prepares to launch flip phone

When she used a flip phone in her "Hello" video, Adele may have actually been onto something. As it turns out, flip phones are not entirely out of …

Phones

Rolling the dice in Vegas: What the Democrats need to do

<b>(CNN) —</b> If presidential campaigns were decathlons, Tuesday's CNN debate from Las Vegas would be Hillary Clinton's event.<p>The former secretary of state took part in 25 debates in the 2008 cycle and was a strong, commanding presence in each.<p>Fluent in detail, crisp in delivery, Clinton is comfortable …

Global stocks weak on Chinese data, Fed uncertainty; oil falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of stocks in major markets fell on Tuesday for the first session in 10 after Chinese trade data reinforced views that the world’s second-largest economy continues to lose momentum, while further clouding the market’s view on U.S. interest rates.<p>Traders work on the floor …

New security measures considered amid continuing violence in Israel

<b>(CNN) —</b> When, and how, will the violence stop? Or will it?<p>Those were the questions in Israel and nearby Palestinian territories, after a Tuesday that saw more bloodshed, more blame but no apparent moves toward peace.<p>Instead, Israel's public security minister, Gilad Erdan, said officials in his …

'Non-existent' laser razor hits Indiegogo after Kickstarter boot

A bladeless laser-based razor has been booted from Kickstarter for the seemingly minor reason that the product does not, currently, exist.<p>But even …

China imports slump 20% amid falling commodity prices and weak demand

Imports were down for the 11th month in a row, according to official figures, but there are signs that demand for the country’s exports is picking up<p>China’s imports fell heavily in September, official figures said, keeping pressure on policymakers to do more to stave off a sharper economic slowdown.<p>…

Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

Victory for Rouhani government over conservative opponents of deal in which Iran agrees to nuclear concessions in return for easing of sanctions<p>Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament has endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year, clearing the last hurdle before both sides …

Former ISIS hostage says 'Jihadi John' beat him, forced him to dance Tango

A Danish photographer who endured months of torture at the hands of Islamic State extremists says the terrorist killer known as “Jihadi John” forced him to stand for days and dance the Tango at a prison in Syria.<p>Daniel Rye Ottosen, 26-- the last ISIS hostage to be released alive last June-- …