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YouTube TV is now live in 5 cities in the US

The $35-per-month service (which is the same price as PlayStation Vue's most popular package) is immediately available in New York, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and Philadelphia. As Wired points out , though this may be Google's biggest swipe at Comcast yet, YouTube has struggled to get customers to pay for content that's typically been free.

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Samsung heir in court on South Korea government bribery charges

Samsung had officially stated its intention to refurbish some recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, swap their batteries for new units and sell them in certain markets, after discussing with local regulatory agencies and analyzing market viability.

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YouTube TV price, channels and how it compares to other streaming services

For now, that's the only way to get YouTube TV on a TV, since there aren't yet apps for connected TV devices. The new YouTube service gives users a way to watch some of their favorite TV shows without a cable or satellite subscription. YouTube Red, which made its debut in November 2014, is a paid streaming subscription service that offers ad-free streaming and movies and shows exclusive to members.

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Kris Meeke forced out of Rally Corsica

His Hyundai team-mate Dani Sordo sits third, 18.8s behind Ogier. Four-time world champion Ogier was fastest in SS3 in his M-Sport Ford to cut Meeke's advantage to just over eight seconds, however he responded on the final stage to extend his advantage over 10 seconds.

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Microsoft reveals its final Xbox Project Scorpio specs

A few days ago, Microsoft launched the first information about its new Power Console of Project Scorpio. The Xbox Project Scorpio on the other hand will allow 8GB of RAM for them, which will allow it to render the dashboard at native 4K. Game developers will have access to 8 GB, and 4 GB will be dedicated strictly to the machine's operating system, which will hopefully result in snappier performance over the sluggish UI we've become accustomed to on the Xbox One.

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Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles

Even as the Samsung de facto leader and four other executives face corruption charges, the latest earnings preview showed the company's business is thriving. The company delivered first-quarter earnings growth despite not benefitting from sales of the Galaxy Note 7, a high-end device that retailed for almost $900 and long raked in huge profits.

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YouTube takes aim at cable with $35-a-month TV bundle

Support for more U.S. markets and connected devices will arrive later this year. It's a sign that, before fully going against experienced competitors, YouTube TV will be fine-tuned before a nationwide release. So if you don't want to watch your favourite show on mobile or tablet, you can always Chromecast the show to the big screen. Sling TV, AT&T's DirectTV NOW, and PlayStation Vue are some of the most popular options available in the country to watch live TV.

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YouTube's live TV service is now available in select markets

At launch, YouTube TV has 40-plus channels, including the five broadcast networks and local and national sports channels. With that in mind, Google is now offering a free Chromecast to subscribers after their first month's payment, while supplies last.

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Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Launches New Streaming TV Services

Unfortunately, the downside of all of this is that YouTube TV isn't available everywhere yet, so you can only get it in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia for now. YouTube's offering joins the so-called "skinny bundle" movement , offering fewer channels for less money. If you pay for a month after that, they throw in a free Chromecast , which already costs $35, so it's like another free month.

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Samsung reports record $8.76 bn quarterly operating profit

The company on Thursday announced that its Q1 2017 operating profits were around $8.7 billion and total sales stood at $44.1 billion which is nearly 50 percent increase when compared to Q1 2016. The company's operating profit is its second-highest ever for a quarter, and represents a 48 percent jump from a year ago. Samsung has been going through a rough patch due to Galaxy Note 7's debacle and massive corruption scandal that was unearthed in its homeland.

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Was Trump's Syria Strike Illegal? That's Subject To Debate

She was speaking at an emergency session of the UN Security Council called after the United States strikes, which were launched to punish an alleged chemical weapons attack by Bashar al-Assad's regime. Syria has denied using nerve gas. That's especially true now that the USA has positioned itself in direct opposition to Russian Federation in Syria, says Oliker.

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Ask LH: Should I Buy The Samsung Galaxy S7 Or Galaxy S8?

It's the elephant in the room: can Samsung recover from the Note 7? We'll see, but at first glance, it looked cool. While the Galaxy S7 edge crammed its 5.5-inch screen into a phone body that was 72.6mm wide, the Galaxy S8+ manages to super-size that all the way up to 6.2 inches while only increasing phone width by under a millimeter.

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Samsung heir accused of bribery, perjury as trial opens

Looking ahead, while Samsung won't release detailed earnings results until the end of April, analysts predict the chip business to beat record again at KRW 5.8 trillion, which would boost the company to hit its best overall operating profit since 2013.

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Hillary Clinton says she won't run for public office again

She said she spent a lot of time wrestling with the fact that 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump. She continued, "But it is fair to say...certainly, misogyny played a role". "You layer on the first woman president over that, and I think that some people - women included - had some problems". But she says that she wants those women to be aware that they'll inevitably have to endure sexism and bullying, and advised developing a thick skin.

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Samsung's profit soars after recovery from Note7 debacle

Samsung has been facing various challenges since past year, including the suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 phablet and the arrest of the firm's de facto head Lee Jae-young in line with the corruption scandal that led to the ouster of South Korea's president.

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Sebastian Vettel savours win as Ferrari strike first blow

Reflecting on how tough it was to overtake in the first race after a host of regulation changes, the three-time world champion said: "I hope that doesn't mean for the rest of the year that it's more of a train". The decision to pit early came from Hamilton's initial complaints that his ultra-soft tyres were starting to lose grip. Hamilton agreed with Vettel's view that it looked like it was going to be a hard-fought campaign this season.

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Has Galaxy S8 facial recognition tech been bypassed?

With a stunningly sleek and lovely design, Samsung hopes that taking one look at it will cause you to forget its troubles over the past year. But as we know, things can change rather quickly. Samsung's newest security feature can easily be fooled. The AI assistant will be rolled out to USA customers on the phone's release on April 21, however global users, including Australians, have been left assistant-less and without a release date for the service on the horizon.

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Samsung heir denies bribery charges at hearing

Samsung's Q1 earnings past year, meanwhile, stood at 49.78 trillion won (~$43.90 billion), with a 6.68 trillion won (~$5.89 billion) operating profit. The company estimated that its operating profit, gross profit minus operating expenses, will be clocking 50 percent year-on-year increment. Previously, the smartphone business was the company's main contributor.

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Arsene Wenger: Mesut Ozil struggled mentally after Champions League exit

We are in a fight to keep our Premier League status. We have to be realistic, it's not being negative it's being realistic. "That's the magic number, it was always like". Arsenal had to cut through the angst and the protest, and Wenger had written in his programme notes that this was "a good opportunity to remind people we are not fighting to not go down".

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Trump Picks Strategy To Counter Russia Storyline: Blame Susan Rice

If an American's name appears in a piece of intelligence - for example, if agents intercept a conversation between two foreign nationals who mention an American friend in passing - those preparing the report generally "mask" the American's name, replacing it with something like "U.S.

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Samsung Expected To Sell More than 40 Million Galaxy S8 Units

The jump in operating profits came despite Samsung sales only increasing by an annual 0.44 percent to 50 trillion won. Even after the embarrassing recall of the company's last flagship device, the Galaxy Note 7, the S8 and its new embedded Bixby AI technology could set a new first year sales record for the company.

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Samsung expects strong profits thanks to chips, Galaxy S7 phone

South Korean technology giant Samsung says it expects first-quarter earnings that would, if realised, give the company a 48 per cent year-on-year increase in profit. SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 48 percent, a better-than-expected result that analysts believed to be driven by strong smartphone components.

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N.Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

The U.S. airstrikes this week were aimed at a Syrian air base, but nearly certainly got the attention of another adversary - North Korea. But Trump's decision to launch the airstrikes changed that dynamic quite abruptly - and for Pyongyang, more than talk of sanctions or deeper isolation, the missiles may well have been the message.

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YouTube TV Goes Live In Five US Markets

Yes, even though we can mark today as the big launch for YouTube TV , it's only going live in five areas around the country. The service, which YouTube announced at the beginning of March, launched yesterday in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

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Google Introduces YouTube TV for $35 a Month

The service will offer over 50 channels including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, Fox Sports Network and Comcast SportsNet. It challenges conventional cable TV at a time when increasing numbers of people are cutting the so-called cord and switching to online-only services like Sling TV.

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Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Has a Big Flaw

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners can connect to the new Samsung Gear 360 camera to take stunning images and record videos in 4K. But, with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Microsoft together with the South Korean smartphone manufacturer have chose to move a notch further to strengthen their partnership and decides to bring a special Microsoft edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.

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President Trump says Susan Rice committed a crime in 'unmasking' his aides

In an interview , Trump declined to tell the New York Times whether he had reviewed intelligence to bolster his claim about Rice but said he would explain himself "at the right time ". But Trump has now parroted the claim that Rice may have acted illegally, commenting on the issue in an April 5 interview with The New York Times .

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Jay Z Pulls Catalog From Spotify

Shortly after that his "Life of Pablo" song showed up there, and not long after the whole "Saint Pablo" album was available, pretty much killing the claim that his music would stream exclusively on Tidal. Today, however, a majority of the rapper's music was taken down from Spotify. A year ago, Jay Z's Blueprint albums was expelled from streaming services too.

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Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

The mobile phone unit is estimated to have generated almost 2 trillion won in operating profit for the first quarter, falling from 3.9 trillion won year-ago period but relatively decent when considering the discontinuation of Galaxy Note 7.

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Tesla beats estimates as Model 3 nears

Though the Tesla's electric powertrain Model X SUV beats its kin Model S Sedan in terms of price and obviously space, the fresh report details a 69% increase in deliveries of the SUV model over the same period a year ago. That was a boost for the company which has been investing heavily in raising production and faces an expensive year, with the launch of the new Model 3.

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Project Scorpio hardware revealed

The CPU is 30% faster than Xbox One vanilla, GPU is 4.6x as powerful, it's got 3GB more memory dedicated entirely to games . Project Scorpio really is exactly the right reaction from the Xbox team in the face of Sony's success: in many respects, this is console hardware design pushed to a new level, with a meticulous focus on appealing to the core gamer .

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Mesut Ozil hailed by Theo Walcott after West Ham win

I wouldn't say that we were outclassed in this game, not in the first half. Because we have to start winning games. "It took some time to recover from that mentally, and I feel for a few weeks now in training he's really focused again, and that came out in the game".

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VR Support Might Bring Negative Impact to Community; Niantic Plans New Features

Oh and Niantic has already hinted that legendary Pokemon GO Pokemon might be available at future special events... which we are all still eagerly waiting for. Niantic's hesitation to release more creatures and updates may have led to the continuing decline of daily players in the recent months, BGR said.

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Westworld Actress Joins the Last of Us Part 2 Cast

As you can see in the tweet below, she's wearing a motion capture suit. Woodward also won't be the first to make the jump from Westworld to The Last of Us Part 2 . While we got no details from the tweet, Woodward did joke that she was, "embarrassingly over-excited here because I'm peaking", while posing with Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone7: Battle Of The 2017 Flagship Smartphones

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The scion of South Korea's Samsung business empire, Lee Jae-yong, appeared in court Friday to face trial for bribery and other charges. Though LG did not elaborate on its forecasts, analysts say LG's mobile business likely turned an operating loss for the eighth-straight quarter. Some analysts already project a first-year sales record for the smartphone giant, fuelling expectations that the device will make up for the costly collapse of the fire-prone Galaxy Note ...


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