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Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

Even after the embarrassing recall of the company's last flagship device, the Galaxy Note 7, the S8 and its new embedded Bixby AI technology could set a new f...


Facebook built a virtual Facebook. Here is what we know so far

The latest services from Facebook operates by creating an animated avatar of you and then transfer you to a virtual world where you are accompanied by your fr...


Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

In an interview with The Associated Press , Trump said the plan would result in tax cuts for both individuals and businesses. Wednesday's announcement isn'...


White House planning another health care showdown

It also would allow states to apply for permission to let insurers abandon "community rating", which sets rates based on geography, not on age or other risk f...


Active Volume Stock: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The number of shares now owned by investors are 7.73 bln. These include (1) robust commercial cloud growth in excess of 40% y/y, (2) the second consecutive quar...


Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike

During Saturday's military parade it displayed what appeared to be new intercontinental ballistic missiles. The United States said it had cut the words becaus...


Turkey: Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party wants him back

Turkey's president has rejected worldwide monitors' criticism of the referendum that approved expanded presidential powers Sunday, saying the vote was the "most...


Samsung Galaxy S8: 5 Reasons why you should buy it

After months of anticipation, Samsung has unveilered its latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8. In one of our many posts on Wednesday covering Samsung's ...


NASA Find Ingredients For Life On Two Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth

However, the moon of Saturn has "almost all of the ingredients that you need to support life as we know it on Earth", said NASA scientist Linda Spilker. The unm...


Trump plans executive actions on finance, tax rules

The move is separate from legislative action to reform the U.S. tax code, which Trump indicated would be unveiled Wednesday. Trump did not give a specific day...


'Excellent chance' USA will stay in Paris agreement: Al Gore

But disregarding climate change would make it harder for engineers to do their jobs. "The (climate change) deal allows family farmers and ranchers to join car...


U.S. considers restoring North Korea to terror sponsor list

Such a warning reflects Washington's firm stance of responding to the country with increasing pressure. Countries that appear on the list are those that the s...


Trump's advisers to discuss commitment to Paris climate deal

Faced with numerous impacts from climate change - rising seas, warmer temperatures, more severe weather, wildfires, health risks - Obama took several steps to r...


Samsung is reportedly working on a rugged Galaxy S8 Active for AT&T

Both the Galaxy S8 and the S8+ come with the display curved towards the side edges with bezels on top and bottom. Leaks and rumors surrounding Apple's iPhone...


Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate in solidarity with prisoners

The Israel Prison Service said on Monday that it is undertaking "significant measures" against hunger strikers including moving some of them into solitary confi...


Tri-Cities Prepares To Celebrate Science On Earth Day

I highly recommend that you go to NASA's climate change website and educate yourself about the facts of global climate change - it IS real . "I've never ...


Charity Worker Freed in Egypt, Returns to US

Both had been in prison since May 1, 2014 on charges of child abuse and trafficking, which USA officials dismissed as false, the Post adds. She was released...


Facebook Debuts Its First Social Virtual Reality App

One can change the eye color, hairstyle, and facial features among others to get the VR identity as customized as they desire. After creating a virtual person...


Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , who previously donned the Easter Bunny suit during the George W. Bush administration, happily took on the role of sto...


Samsung's Galaxy S8 With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Processor Is Capable Of

This time, we're talking about the Samsung DeX Station, that new thingamajig that turns your Galaxy S8 into a desktop workstation - or at least, Samsung's ide...


Tough Galaxy S8 Active Reportedly in the Works

Samsung is working on a new Galaxy S8 Active model now codenamed Cruiser, Samsung-tracking site SamMobile is reporting, citing sources who claim to have kno...


Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

The firm has pledged to "one day stop mining the earth altogether", as it seeks to introduce new products and operating techniques into the market. The compan...


Galaxy S8 is out

Additionally, both smartphones come with IP68 dust and water resistance, Samsung Knox, Samsung Pay, 4G LTE support and earphones tuned by AKG. "The phones can...


Injury trouble mounts for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

We lost Marcos Rojo. But, with a derby visit to fourth-placed Manchester City on Thursday, United still have hopes of finishing in the top four and qualifying...


Trump's EPA to reconsider oil and gas emissions rule

Roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated from the housing complex because of lead contamination. Brooks also cited concerns about rumors the administration...


'Excellent chance' US will stay in Paris agreement: Al Gore

Representing the state's 13th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, Boyle, a Democrat, took questions from residents specific to the deba...


Galaxy S8 pre-orders said to exceed S7

To further consolidate potential gains, Samsung said it will expand the eco-system of the Galaxy 8 series by beefing up cooperation with companies and rolling o...


Prince Fans Mark His Death Anniversary

For the fans gathering at Paisley Park, one year has not healed their hearts. At his Paisley Park home and recording studio-turned-museum outside Minneapolis, f...


IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

Your options on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are HD+ (1480 x 730), FHD+ (2220 x 1080) or WQHD+ (2960 x 1440), while the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge give HD (128...


Renaissance Group LLC Has $32.723 Million Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.15 during the last trading ses...


FDA approves near-copy of Remicade for immune disorders

Its U.S. partner, Merck & Co. of Kenilworth, New Jersey, will market Renflexis. Today, the FDA approved intravenous Renflexis (infliximab-abda), a biosimilar ...


Apple makes its own fake sweat to test out new products

Leaks and rumors so far have suggested that at least one new iPhone model will feature an nearly bezel-free curved-glass front. On Reddit, for example, reacti...


Russian army denies building up forces near North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Japan for talks expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region. "But meanwhile, we...


Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Has a Big Flaw

But as noted, there's more than one way to secure the Galaxy S8 . These can be purchased at the time of their official availability i.e April 21 in the U.S. ...


Pelosi Attacks Trump Based on Inaccurate Story About Deported 'Dreamer'

Curiel recently approved a $25 million settlement between the Trump Organization and Trump University students in which the organization did not admit any wro...