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A slowdown in Europe and Asia's economy, mixed with a push to build increasingly larger ships, has left Hanjin and the rest of the industry with too much capacity for a declining supply of goods. About 70 container movers and 15 bulk ships are stranded at 50 ports in 26 countries, according to Hanjin . The bank is still considering the request and has not made a final decision yet, he said.
  • Kaepernick's protest of 'rogue cops' extends to socks

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    Seattle cornerback Jeremy Lane also remained sitting during the playing of the anthem in Oakland, although it has not been confirmed if his actions were in solidarity with Kaepernick or for other reasons. That came off as more respectful to the country, to the anthem, to the military. They are put in place by the government . So, if you're keeping score at home - and I know you are - in one preseason, the National Football League has declined the Cowboys request to wear decals in ...
  • Fitbit outs new Charge and Flex wearables, opens preorders

    Fitbit outs new Charge and Flex wearables, opens preorders

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    It's not clear how accurate Fitbit's estimate will be. While the devices aren't revolutionizing the tracking industry, each iteration is undoubtedly a step forward. Here's what you can expect if you order some ~fancy~ new fitness arm candy. It's often considered the gold standard of revealing your overall fitness health.
  • Apple could release new Macs in October

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    However, the Surface Pro variant has been pitted against an Apple computer as Apple's Pro variants cost much more than the Surface Pro (and arguably offer better specs as well). Apple has been silent regarding the potential release of the iPad Mini 5, leading many to wonder if the iPad Mini series has been cancelled all together.
  • Rain from storm causes rivers to surge in Dominican Republic

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    A newly formed tropical depression is likely to strengthen into a hurricane and could pass over or near Hawaii as a tropical storm next week. If the system develops, and that is still not certain, it could swing northeast out to sea, or impact the waterlogged central Gulf Coast as a strong storm next week.
  • Respawn explains what it learned from the Titanfall 2 technical test

    Respawn explains what it learned from the Titanfall 2 technical test

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    The hosts also get to fire off the Laser Core super ability of one of the Titans. If you played Titanfall 2's Tech Test last weekend you probably have a few opinions about it. Some of those changes will appear in the second tech test weekend, while others won't be seen until the game is fully released. If they can give that battery to a friendly Titan, the Titan receives a shield and the Pilot gets Titan meter points.
  • Pinterest has acquired Instapaper, Betaworks' save-it-for-later app

    Pinterest has acquired Instapaper, Betaworks' save-it-for-later app

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    Pinterest also wants to tap the technology know-how behind Instapaper. Pinterest said it would leverage Instapaper's expertise in recommending articles based on user behavior. Given Facebook's enormous size, Save immediately threatened more established content-savers like Pocket - formerly know as Read It Later - and Instapaper.
  • Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

    Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

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    The first is that if you follow a lot of people, you're likely to be overwhelmed with notifications; the second is that there's just too much crap out there. The quality filter doesn't work on people you follow or accounts the user recently interacted with. In a separate move Thursday, Twitter announced that since past year it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts for promoting terrorism.
  • Gears of War 4 PC Specs Are Quite Demanding

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    Along the way, they encounter two fierce Swarm enemies - Drones and Pouncers - for the first time, and have to battle their way through them before it's too late. For those not at the show, however, don't fret: you can check out the ten-minute demo via the video embed below. However, you need to have Windows 10 Anniversary update to be able to play the game in the first place.
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Starts Losing Out - That Was Fast!

    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Starts Losing Out - That Was Fast!

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    It will be available in Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, and Black Onyx colour variants. The company is hosting an event on August 11 , where it will most be launching its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone . The handset also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera . This means the camera uses a 12-megapixel image sensor, which has large pixel size for better low light pictures, and a very bright F1.7 lens.