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Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 and S8+, launches VR content service

Now, the company's mobile boss Koh Dong-jin has said that Samsung expects the S8 and S8+ to outsell the previous-generation models. Though Bixby is already running on both phones, Samsung's virtual assistant is still in its early stages, meaning that there is more room for improvements.

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Bizarre Cristiano Ronaldo bust overshadows airport naming ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo attends the ceremony to rename Funchal Airport as Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, Portugal March 29, 2017 . The Real Madrid icon took to the stage in front of an adoring crowd as he and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez brought glamour and stardust to the proceedings.

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WipEout Omega Collection Launches For PlayStation 4 On June 6

WipEout Omega Collection comes out on 7th June on PlayStation 4, Sony has announced. Expect a 1080p resolution on PS4 and dynamic 4K on PS4 Pro - all at 60 frames per second. So in a way, you'll be experiencing the games in a new way via the update. Plus, a full racebox mode will an absolute treat for WipEout fans looking to tweak and customize their own races.

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End of encryption? Tech giants ordered to clamp down on online extremism

At the heart of the matter though, nothing has changed: tech companies and security experts say that if crypto backdoors are created, it will be impossible to ensure that only the "good guys" can use this special access, and thus will undermine end-to-end encrypted systems and encrypted storage.

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SpaceX hails 'revolution' after recycled rocket launch, landing

That, of course, would be ridiculous, which is his point - being able to reuse rockets dramatically reduces the cost of space travel, which is how SpaceX plans to eventually be able to succeed in not only business, but in making humans an interplanetary species.

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Russian Federation 'tried to hijack USA election': U.S. senator

Additional witnesses could be interviewed. France's presidential elections have been compared to the US contest in November in part because far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has been called the French Donald Trump for her opposition to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and illegal immigration.

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Samsung unveils flagship smartphone Galaxy S8

Measured diagonally, the Galaxy S8 Plus boasts a 15.75-centimeter (6.2-inch) screen , while the iPhone 7 Plus has a 14-centimeter (5.5-inch) screen . Emulating Windows Hello, the phone can first take scans of a user's iris and later that can be used as password to unlock the phone. Samsung has stretched the display almost to the bottom of the smartphone, where the home button used to live.

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Senator: Russia used 'thousands' of internet trolls during United States election

The vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday of ordering a "deliberate campaign carefully constructed to undermine" last year's presidential election. The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee claims Russian propaganda outlets like RT and Sputnik produced and peddled disinformation to USA audiences in hopes of damaging Hillary Clinton.

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Xi Meeting Chance to Develop Ties, But 'Big Problems' Exist - White House

As Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reports , an informal meeting of the two leaders - in Florida rather than at the White House - may be meant to reduce pressure for any concrete results, which could be hard to achieve at the moment.

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Samsung Bixby will be a core feature of the Galaxy S8

Bixby is smarter with the lingo too, as it will simplify the learning curve for users, by learning the user, his behaviour, and his choices, and predicting the next step instantly. Bixby will also have the ability to understand incomplete commands, so if you ask a question only in part or missing some information, Samsung claims the assistant will still try to answer it "to the best of its knowledge".

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Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices

A subsequent probe found manufacturing problems in batteries supplied by two different companies - Samsung SDI Co Ltd and Amperex Technology Ltd. South Korea's Electronic Times newspaper reported that Samsung will start selling refurbished Note 7s in its home country in July or August and would aim to sell between 400,000 and 500,000 of them using safe batteries.

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Toyota Teases FT-4X Concept Ahead of New York Auto Show

Toyota has released a single teasing shot of an all-new concept it plans to reveal at the NY motor show next month. The teaser shot reveals what appears to be rugged body cladding as well as a chunky off-road tire-albeit one wrapped around an 18-inch wheel.

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North Carolina is flushing its bathroom bill. What's next?

The compromise passed in the Senate on a 32-16 vote and in the House by 70-48-the votes did not fall along party lines. The revised North Carolina law retains two provisions opposed by "transgender" and "gay" activists: "one that leaves all matters related to bathroom regulation to the state, and another that prevents local governments from enacting certain LGBT protections until the end of 2020", Business Insider reports.

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Specs Faceoff: Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8

The rumors Various leaks suggest there will be two versions of the S8 unveiled this week: one with the standard 5.7-inch display and the second with a larger 6.2-inch screen. Instead, Samsung is embedding a virtual home button in the display , leaving Apple's iPhones as among the few to sport a distinct home button. "Ultimately, our vision is for Bixby to use Samsung Connect to control all of the connected devices in your home with your voice", said Sriram Thodla, senior director, ...

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S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Allegations that Choi, whose controversial pastor father mentored the ex-president, was effectively pulling the strings of her friend's administration sent shockwaves across South Korea when they emerged a year ago, following the discovery of a computer tablet belonging to Choi that contained drafts of the president's speeches.

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Apple Reveals Special Edition iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) Red

A confirmed release date is yet to be confirmed, it will also be available from Apple. The interesting question here is why did Apple choose the colour Red? Other than the red color there are no new features, capabilities or system offered new version.

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Samsung Announces Their New Phone - Meet Samsung S8

Tech giant Samsung have unveiled their newest iteration of their flagship smartphone series - the Galaxy S8 . "I mean I haven't used the phone for extended period of time but what I've seen so far is very positive", said Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst of Moor Insights & Strategy.

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Galaxy S8: Samsung eager to move on

On Thursday, the Samsung Galaxy S8 launched with a completely redesigned frame, a curved 5.8-inch display, sleek and slim body that is longer than past models, and the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile chip that promises more power and longer battery life.

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Amnesty: Coalition not taking adequate precautions in Mosul

Townsend noted that the type of munitions the US-led coalition had used should not have collapsed a building. October 3, 2015 — A U.S. Air Force special operations AC-130 gunship attacked a Kunduz hospital run by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, killing 42 people.

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US opens formal probe into civilian deaths in Mosul

On Monday, the Pentagon said it was reviewing more than 700 video feeds of coalition air strikes on west Mosul , Iraq after reports of a large number of civilians killed in bombings. General Votel's comments about standards are likely to cause concern, with human rights groups already slamming the United States military for an increase in the allegations of civilian casualties in recent weeks.

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Work With or Against Your Friends With April's Free PlayStation Plus Titles

The next game is called Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime by Asteroid Base. Sony has announced the lineup of free PS Plus games for April 2017. However... The game originated as part of the ID@XBOX program. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime features a four-player co-op where each player controls separate affiliate of a space capsule that everyone must pilot and defend.

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Staff of opposition leader's anti-corruption fund jailed

Police cracked down on those demonstrations , too, all of which the government deemed illegal. The protest in Tambov had been banned by authorities. Numerous organizers five years ago had already passed their political zenith, including Boris Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister who was assassinated near the Kremlin in 2015.

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(CVX) Upgraded to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

Presently Chevron Corporation (CVX ) received consensus rating of " Overweight " from analysts, according to FactSet data. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 1,329 shares of the company's stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 421 shares during the period.

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Apple Rolls Out tvOS 10.2 Update to Apple TV

CNBC reports that the new operating system allows iPhone users with misplaced AirPods to use the Find My iPhone app to play a sound on the AirPods created to help people locate their missing earbuds . You can also order a race in alternative transport apps. For travel apps, it's switching quickly without accessing in the Home screen, as per Slash gear .

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The Galaxy Note 7 will not return to the United States market

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will seek to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s, an ill-fated phablet whose production was suspended past year due to safety issues. The update disables the charging ability, which means users won't be able to use their phones again after they run out of battery. The news surprised some analysts, coming just days before Samsung officially announces its Galaxy S8, which is generally regarded as the firm's comeback mobile device and "iPhone 8" rival.

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Speaker Ryan Spurns Health Care Talks With Democrats

It came shortly after Ryan made clear in an interview on "CBS This Morning" that if his party can't unify, Trump will likely turn toward Democrats for future legislative deals. Teller nodded, took notes and was noncommittal, an activist in attendance said. He opposed the health care bill. Representative Justin Amash , a Freedom Caucus member from MI, shot back immediately at Trump in remarks outside the US Capitol.

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Coroner: London attacker killed by gunshot wound to chest

Masood drove his auto into pedestrians, killing three people, before fatally stabbing a police officer on March 22. Brief details of how Masood's murderous rampage was brought to a dramatic end after 82 seconds were heard by a coroner on Thursday.

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Research Ratings: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)

FT reports, The 30 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NVIDIA Corporation have a median target of 120.00, with a high estimate of 145.00 and a low estimate of 38.00. Also, Director A Brooke Seawell sold 32,820 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $102.09, for a total transaction of $76,567.50.

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April nor'easter on the way, with heavy snow potential

Thursday: Mostly sunny and seasonable. Snow will mix with rain to bring heavy wet snow and the potential for scattered power outages and hazardous travel conditions. However, once the sun goes down, that's when the bulk of April snow tends to accumulate. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

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Following London Attack, UK Wants WhatsApp Backdoor

Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared on BBC and Sky News urging WhatsApp along with other encrypted services to let intelligence services and police, trying to carry out lawful eavesdropping, to access their platforms. Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment. WhatsApp's Koum argued back then that his company was being told to "turn over information we repeatedly said we don't have".

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South Korea's President Park faces questioning over corruption scandal

A special investigation team headed by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office chief Lee Young-ryeol is now investigating allegations involving Park, her inner circle and large business groups. South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at a prosecutor's office in Seoul March 21, 2017. "I will faithfully cooperate with questioning", Park said in front of media at the steps of the prosecutors' office building, her first comments directly to the public since she was dismissed.

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Intel Boasts It's One Generation Ahead of Rivals Thanks to Cannonlake

Moore's law-the observation by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit would double every two years, and correspondingly, the cost per transistor would halve over the same time frame-guided microchip manufacturing for around three decades.

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Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones

To make sure that users have a seamless experience while performing all these tasks on their Galaxy S8, Samsung has incorporated Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 processor (for US, China and select developed markets) and its own Exynos 9985 series processor (for Europe, India and rest of the regions) to power the new phones .

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The Bottom Line: Trump signs order to dismantle climate change rules

The country has a thorny path to tread when it comes to climate change. "That is what this is all about: bringing back our jobs, bringing back our dreams and making America wealthy again", Trump said during a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters, where he was flanked on stage by more than a dozen coal miners.

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Samsung Unveils S8 Smartphones With Virtual Assistant Bixby

The nearly bezel-less display means Samsung has to move the fingerprint scanner from the front of the phone . The Galaxy S8 display takes up more than 80% of the phone's front screen, and it's about 18% larger than the display of the previous Galaxy S7 model.


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