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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

The only plausible explanation is that Samsung wants a longer evaluation period prior to production so it can avoid what happened to the Note 7 past year. "Bixb...


The Switch Is Nintendo's Fastest-Selling Console In The US Ever

Based on these figures, SuperData projects that Nintendo Switch will have 7.2 million units sold in 2017, which is considerably higher than original forecast ...


Dota 2 players will need to link their mobile phone number

The reason behind the change is to defer players from creating multiple accounts and "create a negative matchmaking experience at all skill brackets". Tweaks ha...


Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ now in India, pre-order on Flipkart

Samsung has launched the Exynos variants in India. The phones will be available on Flipkart. Its pre-order hitting 72,000 units proved that the market response...


Smart card Plastc goes under despite $9 million in preorders

Plastc, the company that promised to put all of your credit cards on one chunk of plastic, is officially dead. Plastc goes the same way as Coin, another hotly...


Google Home now supports multiple users

Then users are tasked to link their Google accounts to the smart speaker and train it to recognize their voices by barking the familiar "OK Google " or "...


WhatsApp, Facebook Group Admins beware

Administrators who don't take any action will be considered guilty. WhatsApp is among the quickest ways via which a fake news circulates. For some users, ...


Does Disabling SMT on a Ryzen 7 CPU Improves its Performance?

It also finally debuts AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT) technology, which is similar to Intel's Hyper-Threading technology, where two threads are utili...


New James Bond movie sparks bidding war among five studios

EON and MGM own the rights to the James Bond films, but they do not distribute them. Now the rights are back up for grabs and the New York Times reports that ...


Pochettino: Chelsea favourites in Cup semi

Pochettino is waiting to lift his first trophy as a manager, while the Tottenham squad have only a handful of winners' medals between them. "We are talking of t...


Wheel Of Time TV Series Finally In The Works By Sony

The Cliff's Notes version of the series is that the stories follow a quest to find the Dragon Reborn, whose aim it is to gather forces that will turn the tide o...


Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

The company is planning to announce this new feature in a few weeks. Though the CFBA is uninvolved with the reported Chrome ad blocker, "it's the logical exte...


Court again finds voter discrimination

It is likely Texas will appeal those cases, given its history of fighting voting rights decision against it tooth-and-nail, meaning that the Supreme Court may g...


Court finds more racial gerrymandering in Texas voting maps

In House Districts 103, 104 and 105 in Dallas County, the court said, Republicans drawing the map violated the VRA. "Plaintiffs will ... discuss next steps in...


Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

Regester , the Texas Legislature has drawn electoral maps in violation of the Constitutional protections against discrimination and the Voting Rights Act ", An...


Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

Regester , the Texas Legislature has drawn electoral maps in violation of the Constitutional protections against discrimination and the Voting Rights Act ", An...


Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

Regester , the Texas Legislature has drawn electoral maps in violation of the Constitutional protections against discrimination and the Voting Rights Act ", An...


Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

Regester , the Texas Legislature has drawn electoral maps in violation of the Constitutional protections against discrimination and the Voting Rights Act ", An...


Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Zelda Top March 2017 Sales

An Amiibo character pack tied to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild made up 43% of spending on interactive gaming toys. The Show had strong showings on t...


Xiaomi Mi 6 With Snapdragon 835 Gets Official

But Xiaomi isn't far behind in the race. The Xiaomi Mi 6 on the other hand packs a 5.15-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. However,...


Nintendo Switch earns $271.8 million in USA alone

This makes the Switch Nintendo's fastest selling console ever. Nintendo had originally planned on selling only 2 million Nintendo Switch units worldwide for ...


Manchester United partners with the new Facebook augmented reality developer platform

If you haven't noticed the little camera on the top left hand side of your Facebook app maybe it's time you checked out it. Facebook "Stories" are a thing...


Motion EV sports vehicle on course for production

Though the E-Motion looks sharp, it's hard to ignore some similarities to a few existing cars. The rear is home to a prominent diffuser, stylish taillights and ...


Facebook killer takes own life as police close in

A man who shot dead a passer-by at random and posted footage of the killing online died in a police shoot-out after he was spotted buying chicken nuggets at a d...


Chevrolet FNR-X concept debuts at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Looking only a step or two removed from production, the FNR-X could preview a Bowtie-badged rival to the Toyota C-HR - aggressively styled in similar fashion to...


Preorders for Galaxy S8 top 600000 units in Korea

Priced starting at $720 for the 5.8-inch S8 and $840 for the 6.2-inch S8 Plus (pictured above), the new devices are being positioned as premium phones created t...


New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud — Microsoft rumor

The company could use the event to unveil a midrange laptop like the Microsoft Surface CloudBook . What type of apps can it run? I think it can, ask th...


Facebook unveils social virtual reality app at developer conference

This new augmented reality platform will definitely add edge to the graphics that are visible from a camera lens. Technology gurus hold many different opinion...


Chipmaker Qualcomm's revenue falls 9.6 pct

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target . The Comp...


New Micro Machines game brings vehicular deathmatch to Hungry Hungry Hippos

Besides the new Battle Mode, the standard race and elimination modes also make their return of course. Could World Series reproduce that classic Micro Machin...


Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

And with a line up that included Barry Manilow , Jennifer Hudson , Earth Wind and Fire , Dionne Warwick , Carly Simon , and the mighty, mighty Aretha Franklin ...


Pa. cops hit Cleveland Facebook killer's fleeing auto to stop him

Williams said Pennsylvania state police received a tip shortly after 11 a.m. (1500GMT) that the vehicle Stephens was using had been found at a McDonald's parkin...


Joe Pavelski scores fastest playoff goal in Sharks history

Even though Edmonton's first playoff victory since 2006 came on Friday night. " Games 1 or 2, he hadn't played in a long time, too, so he's getting more confid...


Facebook Lets Developers Build Augmented Reality Experiences In Its In-App Cameras

For now the AR-focused Camera Effects platform is necessarily a smartphone-only affair, but promises to provide the basis for some of the interactions that wi...


The Surge Gets A Combat Trailer Full of Brutal Action

The trailer shows combat, which features vertical and horizon attacks with the ability to target certain limbs. The Surge is due for release on the PC, PS4,...