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Depending on the region, it will be powered by either an Exynos 9 8895 SoC or a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Given that Samsung is still one of the most popular smartphone brands worldwide even after their Note 7 fiasco previous year, its latest product - an artificial intelligence powered smart assistant - gets a big market to be tested.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders eclipse S7

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    The active line has generally offered almost the same specifications as the Galaxy handset released for that year but added a rugged exterior shell, water and dust resistance, and other improvements. For the cameras, the back has a 12MP shooter while the front comes with an 8MP sensor. The duo run on Android Nougat based TouchWiz UI on top. As of now, there's no info whether the Samsung Bixby assistant will be available to Indian market or now.
  • Telus update to Samsung Galaxy S8 renders Bixby button no longer "remappable"

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    The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with an OLED panel that makes use of two subpixels, including red-green and blue-green, unlike other LCD smartphone panels that use red, green and blue for subpixels. The long-awaited S8 is the South Korean tech giant's first new premium phone since the Note 7 debacle in October, which wiped out $5.48 billion of profit.
  • Huawei 2016 sales up 32 percent, profit little-changed

    Huawei 2016 sales up 32 percent, profit little-changed

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    The company's gross profit margin fell by 1.4 percent, down to 40.3 percent, while total operating expenses for the year were up by 36.8 percent to 162.6 billion yuan - though the latter rose by just 1.1 percent as a percentage of revenue. "Fast revenue growth doesn't mean direct contributions to profit", Nicole Peng, China director at tech research firm Canalys, said in an interview before Huawei's numbers were released.
  • Here's how French election could test United States stock market's resilience

    Here's how French election could test United States stock market's resilience

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    After a shooting attack in Paris left one police officer dead and two others seriously wounded on Thursday, the President of the United States reacted with his characteristic blend of compassion and restraint. Just days before, President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama appear to be signaling support for the two very different frontrunners. Le Pen once again denounced Islamist ideology, saying that it "must not have any rights to be cited in France".
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

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    Ars Technica reached out to Samsung after the video was released and you can see an official statement from Samsung below. CRN contacted Microsoft to ask whether the Microsoft Edition smartphones would be available in Australia, but did not receive a response at the time of publishing.
  • Overbooked airlines are here to stay

    Overbooked airlines are here to stay

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    David Dao's belligerence left officers with no choice but to forcibly remove him. The airlines also have clear policies about who they get to throw out in their contracts of carriage, including the barefoot, the intoxicated or the smelly. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz issued a third apology as outrage continues to spread over the forcible removal of a passenger from one of the ai...
  • Facebook Launches Beta of VR Social Platform

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    Called Facebook Spaces , the new VR app allows you to hangout in a virtual space and browse through your Timeline memories with friends and loved ones. "With Spaces, you can hang out with your friends, teleport anywhere and do anything", Zuckerberg said at the launch. Your WhatsApp stories are full of 360-degree videos of vacations you didn't have to leave your room to take.
  • Leaked Apple Safety Document Hints at AR, Biometric Iris Scanning

    Leaked Apple Safety Document Hints at AR, Biometric Iris Scanning

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    Already, some rumors claim that Apple may be working on ways to bring AR to the iPhone, while other reports say Apple is working on a pair of wearable glasses similar to Google Glass. But Apple CEO Tim Cook has made bold statements about augmented reality over the past year, indicating that the company is working on AR products (though we hear the near-term vision for that technology is the iPhone).
  • HTC's next phone will be squeezable

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    HTC will also introduce Edge Sense feature which will allow you to control a number of customizable actions with gestures that you perform on the U's metal frame (instead of the screen). Noted tipster Evan Blass earlier stated that the HTC flagship may come with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor. The Xindian District-headquartered electronics firm is also speculated to give consumers RAM and internal storage options.
  • Your Google Home or Amazon Echo can now start a Mercedes

    Your Google Home or Amazon Echo can now start a Mercedes

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    Amazon's smart home speaker, powered by the virtual assistant Alexa, launched in the United Kingdom previous year. The feature is now available in the United States, and Mercedes plans to launch it in Europe later this year. Recently, Google Home introduced customers with ads, receiving mixed reviews about them. "You're watching a 15-second Burger King ad, which is unfortunetaly not enough time to explain all the fresh ingridients in the Whopper sandwich".