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Samsung Galaxy S8 pre order breaks the record of previous pre orders

Meeting its expectations, the Galaxy S8 has already drawn 728,000 preorders over the last six days since its launch, and the number is expected to exceed 1 million by next Monday. Bixby, the Samsung voice assistant, though wasn't officially announced as a competition to Siri or Cortana, was worked hard to achieve the spot. Samsung will apparently start mass producing the "smartlet" this year f... [Full Article...]

Pence: 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea

Amid rising tensions with North Korea, Pence pointed to recent high-profile USA military actions in Syria and Afghanistan as evidence of the Trump administration's "strength and resolve". And the President has made clear that he will not accept the United States and. partners in the region being under threat from this hostile regime with nuclear weapons. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 Beyond Rumors: What Fans Want From This Launch

The hope would be that Apple might have designs on ways to really boost iPhone battery life, which continues to be a product weakness, plus safeguard iPhones from potential shortcomings that could lead to Note-worthy news (See: Samsung Galaxy Note Phenomenal Phablet Flame-out). [Full Article...]

Pence: Era of strategic patience with North Korea over

But Pence expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. He repeated President Donald Trump's warning that the USA would act without China if necessary. "The era of strategic patience is over. //North Korea would do well not to test his resolve or the strength armed forces of the United States in this region". [Full Article...]

Pence: 'Era of strategic patience' with North Korea is over

On a state visit to the South on Monday, US Vice-President Mike Pence re-affirmed their motivation to deploy the massive THAAD missile system to protect from Kim's nukes. After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", USA officials said Friday. The administration's immediate emphasis, they said, was to be on increasing pressure on Pyongya... [Full Article...]

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117 She was believed to be the last-surviving person born in the 1800s after Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116, of New York City, died in May 2016. The world's oldest person and the last known to have been born in the 1800s died Saturday. She was five years younger than Jeanne Calment, the 122-year-old who held the title for oldest person ever. Over the years she also worked as a cook in a boarding scho... [Full Article...]

United States urges China to open trade after sparing manipulator tag

United States urges China to open trade after sparing manipulator tag Friendly relations with China is also crucial as Trump tries to tackle the troublesome North Korea. "There is the realization that if China does cut off all transactions with North Korea, we'll be in a position where once again the dictator will not be able to pay his generals", Rep. [Full Article...]

Instagram's Latest Update Makes It a Lot Like Pinterest

Instagram's Latest Update Makes It a Lot Like Pinterest Organized collections is created to make browsing saved posts a bit simpler. A new collection can also be created from existing saved posts. Collections will show up at the top of the saved posts tab in your profile. After "getting a lot of inspiration" from Snapchat, Instagram is now going after Pinterest. You can make as many collections as you want, so the sky is the limit. [Full Article...]

Atlas V rocket set for Tuesday launch

Recognizing the exciting possibilities opened by applying this new technology to spaceflight, NASA , ULA, and Orbital ATK seized this opportunity to virtually place the public at the base of the rocket during launch. "We have a wide range of support equipment that's going to be headed to station to support the science that's up there already, but also to introduce brand-new capabilities", s... [Full Article...]

President Trump Declines to Label China as a Currency Manipulator

President Trump Declines to Label China as a Currency Manipulator Earlier this week, U.S. President Donald Trump reversed course on a promise that he had made both on the campaign trail and from the White House: that he would designate China as violating worldwide exchange-rate rules, pushing down the yuan to gain a competitive advantage. [Full Article...]

Mobile shipping Galaxy S8 devices earlier than announced

Let us know your thoughts down in the comments. In a situation where the global IT industry is undergoing a drastic change in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Samsung Electronics appears to be stuck in its current position and fails to take any steps forward. [Full Article...]

United Airlines changes policy after dragging man from flight

After suffering a public relations nightmare when a passenger was dragged off a fully booked flight a week ago, United Airlines said Sunday it is changing policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already aboard a plane. [Full Article...]

Apple gets green light to test self-driving cars

Apple is just one of 30 companies that is on the list , which includes also includes Tesla and Google , whose involvement in the driverless auto field is already well-known. In a letter sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in November a year ago, Apple's director of product integrity Steve Kenner acknowledged the company's interest in self-driving technology. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after Google employee raped and murdered while jogging

Man arrested after Google employee raped and murdered while jogging State Police who tirelessly worked through the 1,300 tips over the past eight months, the Princeton Police Department, our families and friends and the townspeople of Princeton who have endured this hardship along with us. The district attorney credited "an alert state trooper assigned to the detective unit" with recently spotting a dark SUV, the type of vehicle witnesses reported seeing in the ar... [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles Roughly 14,000 women are running in the 2017 Boston Marathon, making up almost half of the participants in the brutal 26.2 mile race. Kiplagat finished in 2:21:52 to win her Boston debut, adding the victory to two world championships and wins in London, New York and Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

CPJ: investigate threats to paper over Chechen gay torture

CPJ: investigate threats to paper over Chechen gay torture Chechen authorities have denied these reports . Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov on Sunday [Monday NZ Time] said on his social media account he had met with the region's human rights council and proclaimed that rights had undergone a "grandiose" improvement in Muslim-majority Chechnya . [Full Article...]

Tesla Model S is now better value than ever before

Tesla Model S is now better value than ever before Also, certain upgrades are now off-limits on some models. To this point, Elon Musk took to Twitter this past January and said Tesla models will undergo substantial revisions every 12 to 18 months. Those who already bought the 60-kWh version may be feeling some envy toward buyers of the new base model. A spokesperson for Tesla provided an official statement, which says the price decrease wi... [Full Article...]

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case Google is paying a $7.8 million fine and agreeing to open up its Android mobile operating system to competitor's search engines in Russian Federation. They are also working on a Chrome widget for future devices. According to the regulator, Google obliged manufacturers of Android OS-based devices to pre-install its applications together with Android platform. [Full Article...]

Here's what's going on with Chinese troop movements on North Korea's border

The North has been increasingly challenging the U.S.in rhetoric following ambiguous language from the Trump administration as well as the recent missile strike against Syrian government forces . "If the United States wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will instantly counter with annihilating strike, and we will respond to full-out war with full-out war and to nucle... [Full Article...]

No consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan army

No consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan army Aziz slammed India's claim that Jadhav, a former naval officer, was captured in Iran. The court granted death sentence to Jadhav for allegedly indulging in "espionage and sabotage" activities against Pakistan. Jadav was a serving Indian Naval officer and was undercover in Pakistan as part of his work with RAW. Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan... [Full Article...]


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