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

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

This would correspond to current rumors that the Galaxy Note 8 would be equipped with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED 4K display , as opposed to the Galaxy S8+'s 6.2-inch Super AMOLED QHD+ screen. At its unveiling in NY last month, the large-screened Galaxy S8 , which incorporates a native virtual assistant, won widespread praise. In India, the Galaxy C7 Pro will be sold at a price of Rs. Read More

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Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

Samsung's latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, didn't debut until after the end of the quarter and isn't reflected in the figures. Lee sat quietly and did not speak as South Korean prosecutors presented a slew of evidence they said showed why and how the 48-year-old used 43 billion won ($38 million) in corporate funds to bribe the country's impeached president, Park Geun-hye, and a close confidante of hers, mainly in exchange for supporting a smooth leadership transition at Samsung. Read More

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Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

Uber is refuting claims that its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology. Uber has denied the accusations that it took Waymo's technology. "We're asking the court to step in based on clear evidence that Uber is using, or plans to use, our trade secrets to develop their lidar technology, as seen in both circuit board blueprints and filings in the state of ... Read More

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'Autopsy on Syrian victims prove chemical weapons use'

The Kremlin says differences with Washington over the use of chemical weapons in Syria are unlikely to worsen US-Russia relations. "We must fundamentally rework the text, which we tried to bring to the notice of everybody yesterday, and we continue this work today", the top diplomat said, explaining that the Russian ambassadors are showing disagreement in all capital cities of the UN Security Council countries. Read More

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Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders, set to end retirement

Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders, set to end retirement

The Oakland Raiders have been expressing their interest in adding former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch for the upcoming season, and Lynch is apparently very interested in playing for his hometown team. Lynch finished his nine-year National Football League career with 9,112 rushing yards and 74 touchdowns in 127 games, and another 1,979 receiving yards and nine TDs. Read More

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The Yahoo name will live on under Oath

The Yahoo name will live on under Oath

Verizon is set to complete its $4.48 billion purchase of Yahoo's internet assets by the end of June. An image of what appears to be the new company's logo has been posted: A boring sans serif logotype followed by a blue colon with "A Verizon Company" appearing underneath. Read More

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Tony Pulis: 'Watford won't sell Troy Deeney'

Tony Pulis: 'Watford won't sell Troy Deeney'

Younes Kaboul (hamstring) will join fellow centre-half Sebastian Prodl (ankle) on the sidelines and Mazzarri said: "We are short in certain positions". Last year, Watford rejected three bids rising to £25million for their captain from champions Leicester, and Pulis is sure the Hornets will take a similar hands-off approach this summer. Read More

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Reusable Falcon 9 rocket a triumph for SpaceX, Elon Musk

Reusable Falcon 9 rocket a triumph for SpaceX, Elon Musk

Elon said the feat means it can fly and refly an orbital class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket. He later said, "I'm at a loss for words ... San Francisco: Elon Musk is planning a first test run late this summer with what his SpaceX bills as the most powerful rocket in the world, a step toward sending two paying tourists around the moon late next year. Read More

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Ford recalling 53000 trucks that can roll away while parked

Ford recalling 53000 trucks that can roll away while parked

The affected vehicles are gasoline-powered 6.2-liter engine vehicles built at the Kentucky Assembly Plant from October 9, 2015 to March 30, 2017. Apparently a "damaged park rod actuating plate", which sounds like part of the parking pawl assembly, can prevent the transmission from actually shifting into Park when the gear is selected by the driver, which in turn could allow the truck to roll away if the parking brake isn't engaged. Read More

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Google Maps turns into Pac-Man game, April fool special!

Google Maps turns into Pac-Man game, April fool special!

Go to Google Maps, look in the lower left part of the map, and you'll see Ms. Pac-Man in a square that reads "Insert Coin". Last year, Google activated Pac-Man on their Google Maps services with this year featuring Ms. Although, it seems like Apple users has the option to choose the location. Google usually waits until April 1 to roll out its prank. Whole the two related games are very much similar to each other, in case of Ms Pac-Man, the music has been altered and the pesky ghosts ... Read More

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What the death of broadband privacy rules means

Under a set of rules the FCC passed previous year, ISPs would be required to protect the consumer's data and wouldn't be allowed to do a host of creepy things, including sell their Internet browsing records without consent. The rule would have prohibited Internet service providers from selling the browsing history of their customers. The change in regulation would broaden, allowing other companies like Verizon, and Comcast, to analyze its consumers' personal data. Read More

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NBC to show Winter Olympics in all time zones at same time

NBC to show Winter Olympics in all time zones at same time

Primetime coverage will be followed in all time zones by local news and then a " Primetime Plus " program with live continuing PyeongChang Olympic coverage. Awards shows - which have become major drivers of traffic on social media - have increasingly moved to live telecasts across the country. But the longtime Games broadcaster's insistence on sticking to primetime schedules that delayed its broadcasts in Pacific and Mountain time zones frustrated sports fans in those regions, who ... Read More

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