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Omega celebrated Apollo 13 with a party

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Omega celebrated Apollo 13 with a party in an airplane hanger with George Clooney, astronauts, and Speedmaster watches

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Originally posted at businessinsider.com
By James Stacey
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As I sit in the lounge awaiting a non-stop flight to Houston, I can’t help but contrast the banality of my upcoming flight against the razor’s edge reality of flying an Apollo mission.

I’ll be flying in a modern aircraft, ferried from one computer-controlled ...

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The world’s biggest beer deal just rose to $104 billion

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The world’s biggest beer deal.
Budweiser owner Anheuser-Busch InBev has raised its takeover offer for its rival brewer SABMiller to $66.85 a share, valuing the company at around $103.5 billion.
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originally posted at buisnessinsider.com
by Oscar Williams-Grut
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AB InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, made the improved offer after an earlier offer of $64.77 a share was rejected on Friday.

SABMiller, the world’s second-biggest brewer, is listed in London, and under UK takeover laws both sides ...

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Microsoft to turn your smartphone into a desktop computer

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Microsoft to turn your smartphone into a desktop computer

Originally posted at techinsider.io

by Antonio Villas-Boas

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MicrosoftThe Lumia 950, a display, and keyboard are all connected to Display Dock to make a full-size computer.

At its big New York City event on Tuesday, Microsoft made the benefits of USB-C abundantly clear.

USB-C is a new standard that will eventually replace microUSB for charging and connecting our smartphones and computers to other devices.

Microsoft’s two ...

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iOS Malware XcodeGhost

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What You Need to Know About iOS Malware XcodeGhost

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Earlier this week, Chinese developers disclosed new iOS malware called XcodeGhost on microblogging service Sina Weibo. U.S. cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks has sincepublished details about the malware.

MacRumors has created a FAQ so you can learn more about XcodeGhost and how to keep your iOS devices protected.

Get all the details here!

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Apple Eyes Move Into Original Programming

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Apple Exploring Original Programming Move, Could
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The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving: Apple is exploring getting into the original programming business.

Sources indicate the Cupertino, Calif., colossus has held preliminary conversations in recent weeks with executives in Hollywood to ...

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Next iPhone as powerful as MacBook?

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Report suggests the next iPhone will get a huge speed bump

by Ronald Chavezaug
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Each year, September comes, and each year, the iPhone gets faster. But a report and analysis by 9to5Mac points ...
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