Author: 0 Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

That overshadowed Samsung reporting quarterly profit of almost $9 billion - its highest in more than three years - and the start of pre-orders in South Korea for its newest flagship smartphone. Samsung has denied any wrongdoing and Lee Jae-yong has pleaded not guilty to the charges, with his lawyer contending the prosecution case is "full of contradictions".

Industry HTC U (Ocean) to have a dual-SIM variant too
Author: 0 HTC U (Ocean) to have a dual-SIM variant too

Simply known as the HTC U the device will be have Gorilla Glass on both the front and back and by the look of a leaked image it will look remarkably like the new HTC U Ultra. The HTC U is also expected to come equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX362 sensor, while the front-facing camera will reportedly be a 16-megapixel shooter with an IMX351 sensor.

Author: 0 What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

Samsung invited few journalists to their factory in Gumi, just outside of Seoul, South Korea, to preview the company's battery testing facility used for the Galaxy S8 and also its smartphone factory. In addition, both S8 models are taller than their predecessors, but widths are roughly the same. Samsung didn't explain this particular feature, but it's certainly an exciting one.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 mockup packs invisible selfie cam and 3D sensor

LG Display already provides OLED panels for Apple Watch, but the company has been hesitant in accepting Apple's offer to mass-produce OLED displays for iPhone due to a lack of experience in producing small or medium-sized panels. However, he said Apple's 3D sensing production appears on track, and could be a viable alternative to fingerprints. If Touch ID were to be removed, Hargreaves said that would place significant pressure on unproven 3D sensing to replace the verification ...

Author: 0 Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 design sketches reveal thin bezels, dual cameras

Some preloaded apps on the smartphone also get updated. The news of the Nokia 6 receiving the Android N software update comes courtesy publication The Android Soul . This update, weighing around 370 MB will bring the latest April security patch to the device also. With this, Nokia is planning to launch its two more Android smartphones in the world named with Nokia 3 and Nokia 5.

Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby won't say hello to you until later this spring

The Samsung Galaxy S8 might be just days away from hitting retailers' shelves, but the Korean manufacturer has just pulled one of the phone's key new features. Samsung included a dedicated button on the phone's side for Bixby in an effort to place the spotlight on it and differentiate it from other smart assistants.

Industry Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
Author: 0 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. "We are happy to have reached a commercial agreement with Yandex and a settlement with Russia's competition regulator, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), resolving the competition case over the distribution of Google apps on Android", a spokeswoman for Google told the BBC.

Author: 0 Apple granted self-driving test permit

While the technology company headquartered in Cupertino, Northern California, did not comment on the latest development, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV ) in the Golden State on the US West Coast listed Apple on its website as the latest one getting an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit.

Author: 0 Apple handed self-driving test permit

Apple has been granted a permit to test self-driving cars on the streets of California. The permit was granted on April 14, 2017. Apple has been working on Project Titan for several years, but has never formally acknowledged it. Hopefully, Apple won't be one of them but, rather, be one of those companies that will push forward its technology in public, letting people see how close they are (or how far they are, as the case may be) to fully autonomous cars of the future.

Author: 0 EA Releases Official Star Wars Battlefront 2 Teaser Trailer; Full Reveal Tomorrow

Will you see the latest Star Wars film? We see Rey's hand making rock particles that defy gravity and dance using the Force. There's no telling where director Colin Trevorrow and co-writer Derek Connolly (who previously worked together on Jurassic World and Safety Not Guaranteed ) will take the story next - partly because we still don't know where The Last Jedi will depart Leia's story.

Industry North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test
Author: 0 North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't speak to the thousands of soldiers and civilians gathered at a massive parade honoring his late grandfather on Saturday, but his expanding array of ballistic missiles made an emphatic statement. Tensions between the USA and North Korea have reached boiling point in recent weeks with menacing threats from both sides. It could "beat down enemies with the power of nuclear justice", he said, and was "prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war".

Author: 0 Samsung Bixby will not be fully ready yet at launch

Samsung gave a statement to Axios , wherein its states describes that "key features" such as Vision, Home, and Reminder, will be up for access by users along with augmented reality in the Galaxy S8's camera app, but Bixby Voice would not be there on the device.

Industry Auto show: High-priced, high-power super cars; a Tesla rival
Author: 0 Auto show: High-priced, high-power super cars; a Tesla rival

Ford alone is investing $4.5 billion to introduce 13 new electric and hybrid vehicles over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields told reporters at the NY show. The new vehicle should help Subaru continue its string of annual sales increases. Ford Motor displayed an upgraded Lincoln Navigator high-end SUV with an aluminum body that cuts nearly 200 pounds (90.72 kg) off its weight.

Author: 0 After attacks, Egypt's Pope curbs Easter celebrations

The security plans, according to the security source, include a routine combing of churches for explosive devices until the end of the Easter celebrations. Copts make up about 10 percent of the 92-million population of mostly Muslim Egypt and are the region's largest Christian denomination, with a almost 2,000-year-old history in the country.

Industry How Erdogan transformed Turkey's democracy in a decade
Author: 0 How Erdogan transformed Turkey's democracy in a decade

Recent years have seen a rise in terrorism and social unrest. "Power corrupted, and absolute power will corrupt more absolutely". The president can be elected for two consecutive five-year terms. Right now, there is only one figure who could possibly win that share of the vote: Erdogan himself. Back then, the media had more freedom to criticize the government and the judiciary had greater independence.

Author: 0 Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars in California

As per a report published by Bloomberg, a source in Apple informed that the company would soon start testing its technology on public roads in California. The list includes major automakers, including Ford, General Motors , BMW, Volkswagen and Tesla, as well as one of its biggest rivals in technology, Google, whose testing of self-driving cars has been spun off into an affiliate called Waymo.

Author: 0 Samsung reveals Galaxy S8

An user can unlock the phone using iris scans. Along with the rumor of the relocated scanner button is a new dual-camera setup , with the cameras being stacked vertically on the back of the phone. "Our ambition for Bixby is that it will evolve", said Mark Childs, chief brand officer at Samsung Canada, noting that Samsung aspires to voice assistant dominance and believes they can create a market-winning product.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch sold 2.3 million consoles in first month

For comparison, Wii U sold 890,000 in the United States during its first six weeks on sale in 2012- and it's worth remembering that this was over the busy holiday period in November. If Nintendo would do release a Switch Mini console in the near future, the original's sales figures might as well guarantee the former's success to its fans and gamers.

Author: 0 How Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Boost Its Bixby Digital Assistant

It's expected to have a small number of Bixby-enabled apps at launch, but there will also be a SDK for developers to get to work making Bixby-enabled apps. This, Rhee said, will not only avoid confusion about how to activate Bixby , but also allow users to carry out multi-tap actions (like finding a contact and placing a call) via Bixby with just one button press.

Industry Coffman tells crowd he will oppose Trump at the right time
Author: 0 Coffman tells crowd he will oppose Trump at the right time

Audio and video recordings of his comments are being circulated by Democrats. Rep. Joe Wilson said he was more than prepared for a raucous town hall that saw many people use his well-known "you lie" moment against him. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Washington, prefers one-on-one and small-group meetings, and has scheduled almost 50 with more than 200 constituents, his spokeswoman Breanna Deutsch said.

Author: 0 Give up your seat? Maybe for $10000

Security officers had to force Dr. Dao into leaving the plane after he refused to accept a voucher to leave voluntarily, the airlines said. Munoz has said he has no plans to resign. The union says United pilots were not flying the jet and that the four who were given the seats of Dao and three other passengers who were ordered off the plane work for Republic, not United.

Author: 0 Global Step Machines Market in North America, Europe and Asia

The report takes note of the market share held by the key players and estimates their future growth through SWOT analysis. Major competitors of the global market including commercial and non-commercial participants in the global market are also covered in the report.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch sales are off to a roaring start

Nintendo also notes that, in the US, the Switch is now its fastest-selling console ever and Zelda is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch game . Nintendo launched the 3DS in March as well , and the handheld sold 440,000 units in its first week on sale in 2011.

Industry Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Will Have Kaby Lake Processors
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Will Have Kaby Lake Processors

During Microsoft's event in October 2016, fans were expecting the company to announce the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. However, it remains to be seen it Microsoft will also keep the DisplayPort and full-size USB port on the Surface Pro 5. The famous Surface Pen is likely included in the Surface Pro 5 with its latest technology that automatically charges when attached to the upcoming hybrid device.