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WhatsApp back online after global outage of 'a few hours'

In Zimbabwe, like elsewhere in the world, #WhatsAppdown trended on Twitter as people complained that their messages were not going through. While WhatsApp has claimed the issue has now been fixed, according to independent website DownDetector , a number of United Kingdom users were last night still experiencing issues with the app.

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Verizon lands National Football League deal to stream Ravens-Jaguars from London

Financial terms weren't announced, but the Wall Street Journal reports that the price for the rights is $21 million. When the Jaguars face the Ravens on September 24 in London, the game will be streamed on Verizon. This one-game deal means Verizon can stream the game on any of its properties, including AOL, to an global audience. The deal helps Verizon boost its sports streaming efforts as it prepares to integrate Yahoo (NasdaqGS: YHOO - news ) 's core internet business later this year.

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Cyber Experts Warn Of New Phishing Scam Involving Unexpected Google Docs

That's exactly what's going on today, with the internet abuzz about reports of a Google Docs phishing scam. Users who click on the link and follow through with the process should go to Google's account permissions to deny access. If you just received an unexpected email in which someone you know is sharing a Google Doc with you, do not open it. Google said it was able to stop the campaign in about an hour.

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Mario Balotelli hits back at Brendan Rodgers jibe

When we first saw that Mario Balotelli had replied to Brendan Rodgers' joke, we took a deep breath, expecting something probably provocative and potentially outrageous from the Italian... The former Manchester City hotshot could not fit into Rodgers' style of football as Liverpool struggled following the sale of Luis Suarez. The striker was forced to train on his own during pre-season before he joined Nice in a free transfer on deadline day.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL (SYF)

The current share price indicate that stock is -5.18% away from its one year high and is moving 54.08% ahead of its 52-week low. Given AMD's inconsistent execution history, and the number of short sellers in the stock, it's no wonder that many have decided not to stick around to see the end of the story.

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Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

On a monthly recharge of Rs 309, users will get 448 GB of 4G data over 8 months. Samsung recently unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices and as much fanfare it has received for its bezel-less design and top of the line specs, the Bixby button on the device has garnered a bad reputation as it cannot be remapped.