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Samsung's Bixby Works On Galaxy S7, Older Devices Running Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung's Bixby Works On Galaxy S7, Older Devices Running Android 7.0 Nougat Along with Android Nougat, Samsung has preinstalled the device with their new personal assistant called Bixby. Microsoft is not commenting on when or whether the company will expand availability of the Microsoft Edition Samsung phones beyond USA retail stores only, the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

'Super-Earth' orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life

'Super-Earth' orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life In a paper detailing the discovery, the researchers also say they believe the planet has an atmosphere, adding that both star LHS 1140 and planet LHS 1140b are so close to Earth that "telescopes now under construction might be able to search for specific atmospheric gases in the future". [Full Article...]

Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to U.S.

Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to U.S. Russia wants the United States to eliminate sanctions on Moscow related to its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. He said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is considering the request. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the United States is not trying to get involved in Syria's civil war, but the USA woul... [Full Article...]

Splatoon 2 Has a New Co-op Mode Where You Fight Crazy Salmon

It will be all about Splatoon 2 and ARMS so watch it live here for release dates and more information. Nintendo is now back to producing Nintendo Direct presentations to drum up support for the upcoming games being released. In-game currency unlocks new arms and you can also mix and match your arms , lots of fun combinations can be created to mix things up. Splatoon will be one ... [Full Article...]

Samsung presents strong first quarter results

Samsung presents strong first quarter results The Samsung Galaxy S8 is officially here. And all that is before a single Galaxy S8 was sold. The devices are really better for those who prefer productivity over everything else as the phones feature the support for Samsung DeX which is probably never going to happen with S7 Edge. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Sending Tillerson To Moscow With A Surprisingly Strong Hand

The bombing which killed one woman comes just a day after the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Assad can "no longer get away" with killing civilians. The missile strikes hit the government-controlled Shayrat air base in central Syria , where USA officials say the Syrian military planes that dropped the chemicals had taken off. [Full Article...]

Turkey says Syria strike is not enough

Kerem Kinik also told Reuters that a new refugee camp was being prepared in Jarablus, the Syrian border town that Turkey-backed fighters a year ago took from Islamic State militants. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he welcomes the U.S. strike on Syria, but believes it isn't sufficient. "The destruction of the Sharyat airbase marks an important step to ensure that both chemical and ... [Full Article...]

Samsung heir accused of bribery, perjury as trial opens

Samsung Electronics Co.'s thriving components business is keeping it financially prosperous, prompting the company to forecast strong first-quarter earnings growth despite political turmoil ensnaring the South Korean conglomerate back home. [Full Article...]

Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against North Korea Since then, games nominally hosted in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the North is officially known, have had to be played on neutral ground due to authorities' reluctance to see the South's "taegukgi" flag fluttering in their capital. [Full Article...]

Apple's new Clips app allows users to create & share expressive videos

Apple's new Clips app allows users to create & share expressive videos With live titles Clips can automatically caption your videos - in 36 different languages! - saving you the hassle of typing out your speech but making them accessible in places where most videos are muted, like Facebook. It's really stylish! Yes, you're finally going to become a real Youtuber and publish videos as cool as those of your favorite influencer. You can change the whole look of your c... [Full Article...]

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

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case The headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Uber admitted in court filings today that its in-house self-driving auto technology isn't ready to hit the road, and denied accusations from Waymo, Google's driverless vehicle project, that it's using stolen tech designs. [Full Article...]

Turkey: Syria autopsies show chemical weapons used in attack

Trump, who has said destroying Islamic State is his top priority, has boosted the number of USA special forces in Syria, but it isn't clear how much further the administration would be willing to go given the Russian military presence. At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday, Ambassador Nikki Haley said if the global body fails to take action, "We may". The minister criti... [Full Article...]

Raiders owner Mark Davis calls Vegas move 'bittersweet'

Raiders owner Mark Davis calls Vegas move 'bittersweet' He opened his first Beast Mode apparel store there previous year. The Raiders are in need of a running back after losing Latavius Murray to the Minnesota Vikings in free agency. Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington are among the candidates to take the lead role in Oakland. Many believed the "final hurdle" would have been Lynch making a final decision or the Seahawks giving the OK. [Full Article...]

Apple's updated Mac Pro is coming to Canada

Apple's updated Mac Pro is coming to Canada But it had also built the graphics processing units (GPUs) into the design such that they were impossible to replace or upgrade. It follows on comments from CEO Tim Cook that suggested APPL might be quietly working on a new Mac Pro. Apple had recently announced a slew of proposals with regard to upgrades of some of its current line-up of high-end products, namely, the Mac Pro, the iMac and the f... [Full Article...]

AOL and Yahoo to merge into new firm Oath

AOL and Yahoo to merge into new firm Oath An Ars Technica piece titled, "Yahoo+AOL = Oath? ". "Q: What will determine success?" In July, Verizon announced it acquired Yahoo's core Internet business - search, mail, content and ad-tech businesses - for about $4.8 billion in cash. [Full Article...]

Baggies boss Pulis expects any bid for rumoured target Deeney to fail

Baggies boss Pulis expects any bid for rumoured target Deeney to fail Meanwhile, Watford have lost 10 of their 14 Premier League games against teams now in the top half (W3 D1) and haven't kept a clean sheet in any of those games. Ten weeks from the end of the season I am not thinking about that [transfers]. "I might well decide who is going to play on Tuesday after the last session on Tuesday morning". [Full Article...]

SpaceX Successfully Reuses Rocket

SpaceX Successfully Reuses Rocket And while it already ironed out most of the issues brought about by using three cores, the demo flight will still be very risky. Since the successful landing of a rocket's first stage in April of 2016, SpaceX engineers have spent the a year ago going over the craft, cleaning it and prepping it for another voyage. [Full Article...]

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. Although the trucks can move with the gear shifter indicating PARK, Ford says no accidents or injuries have been reported related to the F-250 trucks. [Full Article...]

How to play MS. PAC-MAN in Ottawa on Google maps

How to play MS. PAC-MAN in Ottawa on Google maps But Google has a history of doing well by the non-holiday and this year is no different, because who can say no to Ms. Pac-Man? Take Ms. Pac-Man on a leisurely waltz through the flowing, ribbon-like drives of Jardim Burle Marx. Instead, the updated app puts you in a random spot somewhere in the world. April 1st is tomorrow, so it's only natural for the web to start the eruption of pranks and gag... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Makes History After Successful Launch of Recycled Rocket

Over the past few years, Musk and his team have proved on numerous occasions that it's possible to launch a rocket and land it back on Earth for potential use again. The company has been trying to make reusable rockets since 2011 and it has finally managed to achieve its goal. The booster segments were mixed and matched for each flight. [Full Article...]


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