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Existing Lumia phones will start getting Windows 10 in December

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While we already know that the newly-announced, Windows 10 Mobile-powered Lumia 950 flagship duo will be available next month, it has now been revealed that existing Lumia owners will start receiving the Windows 10 Mobile update in December.

The information was revealed by Microsoft in a comment (see image above) on its official Lumia Facebook page while responding to a query related to Windows 10 Mobile update for the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL.

“It is our ambition to make an upgrade available for majority of Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1,” the software giant said in a separate comment, adding that 8GB of internal storage will be required for the update, meaning devices like the Lumia 530 will be out of…

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iMacs with 4K displays reportedly coming next week

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According to a report from 9To5Mac, Apple is planning to update its iMac line with the launch of a new 21.5-inch model sporting 4K display. While the new iMac will be available for purchase starting October 13, it won’t be available in large quantities until next month.

As per the report, the new 4K model will sport a 4096 x 2304 screen as well as a considerably faster graphics card. It is also expected to come preloaded with OS X El Capitan, and be costlier.

However, from the outside, it would be difficult to differentiate the current iMac from the new model as there won’t be any change in physical looks. The report also notes that the iPad Pro will be launched early next…

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Diesel: How it changed Europe and how Europe might change back

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Diesel: How it changed Europe and how Europe might change back
A focus on CO2 meant Europe doubled down on diesel, a move it now regrets.

October 6, 2015 at 10:51PM
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Who Should Pay For This Cloud Service? Uncertainty Abounds, Survey Says

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Cloud helps bring many benefits to organizations, but with so many services being accessed for so many different purposes, corporate bean counters may have trouble keeping up. That is, organizations are now shelling out plenty of money for these services, without a clear idea of who is benefiting, and who should actually be paying for the service.

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Samsung patenta un enigmático dispositivo con pantalla curvada

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Samsung sigue con su gama Youm de pantallas flexibles AMOLED que utilizan plástico en vez de sustratos de vidrio, permitiendo curvar y doblar los paneles sin romperse. Y parece que quieren más. Ya nos sorprendieron con el Galaxy Note Edge, el primer teléfono de la compañía que integraba este tipo de panel.

Más tarde llegaron el Galaxy S6 Edge y el S6 Edge +, y ahora, a través de una imagen filtrada de una nueva patente del fabricante, sabemos que Samsung ya está trabajando en un nuevo dispositivo que nos va a sorprender por su novedoso diseño.

Samsung trabaja con un dispositivo que tiene forma trapezoidal

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El nuevo y enigmático teléfono de Samsung destaca por su curioso diseño trapezoidal, donde podemos ver que la pantalla se inclina hacia el borde inferior, en vez de hacia los lados como nos tenía acostumbrados hasta ahora.

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Un diseño curioso que muestra que Samsung sigue trabajando para sorprendernos. Habrá que ver si finalmente este prototipo acaba viendo la luz. Hay que tener en cuenta que muchas de estas patentes acaban en el cajón sin llegar a ver la luz y este enigmático dispositivo podría ser sencillamente un prototipo de prueba para ver las posibilidades que ofrecen las pantallas Youm de Samsung. Ahora toca ver el primer teléfono plegable Samsung, que ya hay ganas…

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How Much Power Will Quantum Computing Need?

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How Much Power Will Quantum Computing Need?
Quantum computing could potentially solve certain problems much faster than today’s classical computers while using comparatively less power to perform the calculations. Yet the energy efficiency of quantum computing still remains a mystery.

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M 4.9 – Central East Pacific Rise

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2015-10-07 02:30:21 UTC
2015-10-06 19:30:21 -07:00 at epicenter
3.983°S 104.067°W
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

from USGS Magnitude 4.5+ Earthquakes, Past Hour

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