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Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone has received more pre-orders than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, according to Dong-jin Koh, President of Mobile at Samsung Electronics Co. Under the hood, both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are powered by Samsung's Exynos processor and Qualcomm's top-end 835 processor, which varies according to markets.
  • Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension

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    There was a person behind the wheel at the time of the Friday's accident, but an Uber spokeswoman said the vehicle was in self-driving mode and that there were no backseat riders. In more than 2 million miles of testing on open streets, Waymo's vehicles were for the most part minor episodes, frequently when different autos crashed into the back of their vehicles in occupied ranges.
  • Samsung Tizen has 40 zero-day vulnerabilities, researcher warns

    Samsung Tizen has 40 zero-day vulnerabilities, researcher warns

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    I also love mixed reality, and I can see how the two will transform the world around us and take us out of this ugly mess of laptops and smartphones, etc. The irony is that it has the highest level of clearance on a Tizen device. "Tizen is going to be Samsung's biggest thing". This seems to be the case of Samsung devices running on the company's open-source operating system Tizen, which a researcher discovered to be ridden with around 40 previously unknown vulnerabilities.
  • BMO Capital Markets Rates BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Shares Market Perform

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    Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an "underperform" rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of BlackBerry in a report on Wednesday, December 7th. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.03) earnings per share. "For example, companies providing medical monitoring devices must protect health data on the device, guarantee it connects securely to the healthcare system, and most importantly ensure that it can not be hacked, BlackBerry Secure helps solve this triple ...
  • Mass Effect Andromeda Has Been Cracked Already Courtesy CPY

    Mass Effect Andromeda Has Been Cracked Already Courtesy CPY

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    Turns out BioWare is issuing a huge first patch and it's addressing nearly everything, including the bad animation. Other short-term fixes coming Thursday include letting you skip ahead when traveling between planets in the galaxy map (thank you, God), improving the look of the eyes of human and asari characters, increasing inventory limits, improving the multiplayer mode's matchmaking, and fixing Ryder's movements when running in a zig-zag pattern.
  • Distracted driving data shows MS at the top of the list

    Distracted driving data shows MS at the top of the list

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    The enforcement campaign, called "U Drive". Last year, there were 108,962 distracted driving crashes in Texas - up 3 percent over 2015. This is a 9 percent increase in fatalities as compared to the previous year. Text messaging is particularly unsafe as reaction times double when drivers read or send text messages.A driver texting at 55 miles per hour will lose sight of the road for almost five seconds, which is comparable to driving the length of a football field while blindfolded.
  • Forza Motorsport 7 to 'showcase what Project Scorpio is capable of'

    Forza Motorsport 7 to 'showcase what Project Scorpio is capable of'

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    Word is going around that the Project Scorpio will be unveiled later this year, and that just might mean that we'll finally find out how much it'll cost. The reported Project Scorpio specs now include 12GB of GDDR5 memory, although it's still unclear whether Microsoft have opted for the latest Ryzen CPU to run its latest gaming machine.
  • Dishonored 2 is Getting a Free Trial

    Dishonored 2 is Getting a Free Trial

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    Doesn't matter if you own a PC, an Xbox One , or a PS4, you will get to play the first three missions of the campaign for free! If you are still on the fence about Arkane Studio's Dishonored 2 , the good news is you'll soon be able to try-before-you-buy.
  • McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef

    McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef

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    McDonald's has announced that they will be using fresh beef, as opposed to frozen, in their Quarter Pounders. Also, getting closer to the so-called better-burger chains, like Five Guys and Smashburger. The Quarter Pounder is a premium burger for us. Fresh beef increases the company's risk of food viruses, so stricter food safety standards would be essential to implement this change.
  • Two White House officials gave surveillance information to Nunes

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    The material, he said, responded to the House Intelligence Committee's request for "documents necessary to determine whether information collected on USA persons was mishandled and leaked". He later traveled back to the White House that afternoon to brief President Trump. The White House had previously asked the House Intelligence Committee to investigate whether or not the president had been surveiled earlier this month after the president Tweeted that President Barack Obama had ordered ...
  • Say Goodbye To Twitter Eggs, Not Trolls

    Say Goodbye To Twitter Eggs, Not Trolls

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    The site also noticed that people who only use Twitter to harass others were keeping the egg , creating an "association" between the egg and bad behavior. In a blog post, the social media site stated, "It's time for something new - something that encourages people to upload their own photos for more personal expression".
  • Final Fantasy 15's sweetest boy becomes a man in next DLC

    Final Fantasy 15's sweetest boy becomes a man in next DLC

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    Players who have also previously played the Final Fantasy XIV trial but had to stop after reaching the time limit of 14 days will also be allowed to play the trial version once again, continuing from where they stopped. Final Fantasy XIV has improved tremendously since its original release in 2010. Additional screenshots are available at the press site: press.na.square-enix.com.
  • UK government rejects Scotland's bid for second independence referendum

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    Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday (March 27) held her first meeting with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon since blocking Scotland's bid for a second independence referendum - talks Sturgeon described as "cordial and businesslike". Last week, the first minister said it would be "wrong, unfair and utterly unsustainable " for the British government to block her proposal for another referendum.
  • Nintendo Teased Big E3 2017 Plans For Both Switch, 3DS

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    Note that at the time when the interview took place (March 14), Nintendo was still setting new US sales records for its new console which, in turn, could pave the way for new big opportunities at E3 2017. Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling Nintendo console which has sold over 1.5 million consoles in the release days of the console. The Nintendo Switch games list could be bolstered by even more Ubisoft games, it has been revealed.
  • Uber resumes self-driving car program in San Francisco after crash

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    Uber says it is investigating the incident and that there were no passengers in the back seat of the self-driving auto. Uber has resumed its road testing programme for autonomous vehicles in Arizona, Pennsylvania and California. Nonetheless, Consumer Watchdog said, the incident raised the question of who is at fault when a robot vehicle causes a crash. This led many to believe that it appears to be a high-impact crash.
  • Nunes on WH Grounds Day Before Announcing Trump Surveillance

    Nunes on WH Grounds Day Before Announcing Trump Surveillance

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    Now, CNN is reporting , and Nunes confirms, that he met on White House grounds with the source of documents detailing the intelligence, but he insists no one at the White House was made aware of his meetings, rather, the White House grounds were just used as a sort of safe place for him and his source to go over the documents.
  • Samsung Pay launches in India

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    Users would be able to make payments through existing credit card readers via a magnetic signal from the phone, similar to how Samsung's payments system - launched in August 2015 - works. The UPI integration in the Samsung Pay app is now in its beta phase, and will roll out within two weeks, the company says. This includes the Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017).
  • Tesla to sell $1b in stock to raise capital

    Tesla to sell $1b in stock to raise capital

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    The company's shares, which are down nine per cent since a 52-week year high in February, rose 2.1 per cent to US$261.11 in after-hours trade. After burning through cash late last year and Musk's warning to Wall Street that company coffers were "close to the edge", Tesla announced Wednesday that it would sell new stock and convertible securities while preparing for volume production and deliveries of its first mass-market auto later this year.
  • Selena Gomez Admits Fans 'Cut To Her Soul' With Cruel Instagram Comments

    Selena Gomez Admits Fans 'Cut To Her Soul' With Cruel Instagram Comments

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    Sometimes, she even tried to avoid questions related to her private life. With the great strides that their relationship is taking, the thought of Justin Bieber does not seem to be bothering them at all. She loves Natalie Portman's style and cherishes her jewellery collection, but hates people "who act entitled". Gomez said in April's Vogue magazine that DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, is helping her recover from anxiety and depression.
  • Android O announced by Google, developer preview now available

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    If you're interested in building apps to work with Android O and Android Wear 2.0, that's available in the emulator as well. "This initial preview release is for developers only and not intended for daily or consumer use, so we're making it available by manual download and flash only".
  • Mass Effect Andromeda: 15 Crucial Tips & Tricks The Game Doesn't Tell You

    Mass Effect Andromeda: 15 Crucial Tips & Tricks The Game Doesn't Tell You

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    Mass Effect: Andromeda now has me engrossed in its world. It follows either Scott or Sara Ryder, an inexperienced military recruit who joins the Andromeda Initiative. But how about the multiplayer? While announcing its GeForce Now services, which allow gamers to play on high-end gaming computers remotely through the cloud, Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang introduced the Mass Effect Andromeda trailer which is due to launch in March.
  • Ranbir Kapoor Never put on so much weight before!! Awww

    Ranbir Kapoor Never put on so much weight before!! Awww

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    Reports also suggest that Sonam Kapoor will play "Tina Munim" and Anushka Sharma might get cast to play the role of a lawyer. "It's just a cameo but I would take my role as important as it is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt, so whatever is important in his life is being shown in the film".
  • The Latest Lotus Elise Weighs 1759 lbs., Dry

    The Latest Lotus Elise Weighs 1759 lbs., Dry

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    Overall, it's 41kg lighter than the vehicle it replaces and means the Elise Sprint models weigh in at just 798kg. That brings the Sprint's total dry weight (calculated without petrol, oil and other fluids) down to just 798kg; to put that figure into perspective, a Ford Focus weighs roughly 1,300kg.
  • Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

    Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

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    It is impossible to know how he would have fared had he stood up, there is a school of thought that says that he wouldn't have beaten Don Cossack anyway, but he was travelling well and we will never know for certain. The gelding (main picture and below) and the Grand National-winning jockey beat Jonjo O'Neill's Minella Rocco into second, with the Colin Tizzard-trained Native River holding on for third under Tom Scudamore.
  • New Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Shown Off at PAX East

    New Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Shown Off at PAX East

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    While fulfilling this mission, the Pathfinder will be facing an opposing force in the Kett, which has been highlighted by BioWare to be a very large threat to the protagonists of the video game. This new DLC will feature weapons and equipment, as well as bonus content such as developer interviews and an interesting foreword from Bioware lead designer Ian Frazier.
  • Bikers assault driver on video

    Bikers assault driver on video

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    In the video, the bikers are shown without helmets and taking up multiple lanes. One motorist tried to get past and that is when the bikers went after him. The assailants have not yet been identified but police know which gang was responsible, Quintana told the Bee. "I didn't want to cause any problems".
  • CBS Decries GOP Defunding Planned Parenthood in New Health Care Bill

    CBS Decries GOP Defunding Planned Parenthood in New Health Care Bill

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    Nevertheless, Donald Trump and his Republican party will withdraw Planned Parenthood's $ 500 million in federal funding when they pass their new healthcare plan. Really? Instead they should focus their time , energy and resources educating women on the importance of family planning, specifically those who are poor, many living in rural communities with limited access to health care who are the ones using Planned Parenthood's services.