Hurricane Irma: Facebook activates Safety Check service in Florida

With Hurricane Irma making landfall in the Florida Keys Sunday, Facebook has activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe.

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after New York City explosion

Facebook has activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe following the explosion that injured at least 29 people in New York City late Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/18/facebook-activates-safety-check-feature-after-new-york-city-explosion.html

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Nice terror attack prompts Facebook to activate Safety Check

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France that killed 84 people.

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after sniper attack on Dallas police

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s coordinated sniper attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven more.

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Facebook activates Safety Check after Istanbul airport attack

Facebook activated its Safety Check service after three suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s main international airport Tuesday night.

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after Orlando nightclub shooting

Facebook activated its Safety Check service for the first time in the U.S. after Sunday morning’s deadly shooting in a packed Orlando nightclub that killed 50 people and wounded at least 53 more.

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Apple's iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro now available for preorder in 13 territories

Article Image As previously announced, Apple on Thursday activated online preorder sales for its new 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro in 13 territories, including key markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Apple ships out first USB-C replacement cables to affected MacBook owners

Article Image Less than a week after Apple activated a quality program to replace defective USB-C charging cables, owners of potentially affected units on Tuesday are taking receipt of redesigned model.

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Apple initiates replacement program for MacBook USB-C charging cables

Article Image Apple on Friday activated a quality program for USB-C charging cables included with 12-inch MacBook with Retina display models, as well as those sold as standalone accessories, saying a design issue with affected units could cause them to fail.

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Microsoft rolls out Cortana for iOS to select beta testers

Article Image Microsoft this week activated beta accounts for a select number users interested in testing out the iOS version of its Cortana personal assistant, the software giant’s alternative to Siri and Google Now.

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Sprint rolls out LTE Plus network with peak speeds topping 100Mbps

Article Image Sprint on Wednesday activated a new, faster 4G network under the “LTE Plus” moniker, in some cases doubling peak connection speeds to 100 megabits per second or faster.

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Apple Pay now accepted at Schnucks and Dierbergs, takes over St. Louis grocery scene

Two large grocery store chains serving the St. Louis, Mo., area recently activated point-of-sale support for Apple Pay, offering customers a fast and easy checkout alternative to credit and cash.

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Apple's 'Beats 1: Replay' brings full show replays to Connect

A recently activated Apple Music Connect feature called Beats 1: Replay allows fans to replay taped Internet broadcasts of their favorite shows, including those hosted by DJs Zane Lowe, Julie Adenuga and Ebro Darden.

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Apple's new Apple Pay acceptance decal kits raise customer awareness at participating merchants

Apple recently activated a program allowing merchants to order Apple Pay decal kits to dress up shop windows and registers, which raises customer awareness of where Apple’s payment service is accepted.



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'Apple Events' channel for Apple TV goes live ahead of iPad event

In preparation of its special media event on Thursday, Apple has activated the “Apple Events” Apple TV channel that will carry a live stream of today’s proceedings, expected to include the debut of new hardware and software.



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Apple activates two-step authentication for iCloud Web portal

In a bid to secure its online consumer services, Apple on Tuesday activated two-factor authentication for iCloud.com access, allowing only basic access to Find My iPhone for those opted-in to the security layer.



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Apple adds Family Sharing support information to iOS, Mac App Store listings

Apple on Friday activated a new iOS and Mac App Store asset that notifies customers of compatibility with the company’s upcoming Family Sharing program, which will allow family members to share purchased content.



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