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Juan Gabriel dead at 66; he was Mexican music icon

He regularly played to packed arenas like the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles and Madison Square Garden in NY. The singer, who was born January 7, 1950, wrote his first song at age 13 and went on to compose more than 1,500 songs. "His music was his legacy for the world". Gabriel also wrote songs for other artists and appeared in the 1975 Mexican film, "Nobleza Ranchera", and four other movies.

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This $20 device can turn any wired headphones wireless

That future isn't too far away, if you believe the rumors about Apple ditching the 3.5mm connector from its next iPhone. Therefore, Griffin's Bluetooth move is a fairly safe one, no matter what does or doesn't happen with the jack. There's a built-in mic for taking calls, a handful of playback buttons on the device's front, and a shirt clip on its back. But if you want to hold onto your old headphones, Griffin's device might turn out to be an affordable way to do it.

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Intel Kaby Lake announced as the 7th generation Core processor

Intel has officially launched its brand new 7th Gen Core series of processors, popularly referred to by their codename Kaby Lake . Intel has launched on Tuesday, August 30, its 7th Core generation processor Kaby Lake that promises some incredible video optimizations and a bump in performance.

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Russian hackers attack two US voter databases

The FBI has found security breaches in the voter registration databases of IL and Arizona , according to an official of the United States. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert responds to the recent reports that Russian hackers have been targeting US voter databases in states like IL and Arizona.

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Rio Olympics kept NBC on top with viewers again last week

People have called the Rio Olympics a gamble ever since the International Olympic Committee awarded the games to a South American city for the first time back in 2008. In her first Olympic appearance she doesn't seem to know what stage fright means because she dominated the competition. High winds buffeted the Maracana, power briefly went out in the upper part of the stadium, and rain drenched performers and athletes as they entered the ceremony, many with medals hanging around their necks.

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Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by USA users

In addition to sharing revenue, Facebook and YouTube have both been working to increase the appeal of their platform: YouTube has production studios stocked with the latest equipment. One point that is definitely in the creator's favor: Twitter is allowing content to be opted-in for monetization non-exclusively. Niche now works with 35,000 creators worldwide together with advertisers to develop "authentic and resonating" branded content.