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Samsung Explains Galaxy Note 7 Issues in A Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Three months ago, Samsung issued what many consider the biggest recall in the history of technology, almost 2 billion devices. It would reportedly cost the company around $5.3 billion. Now, it seems like they finally reached a conclusion as to why the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were catching fire. Samsung announced the result of the investigation through an official report ...

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Samsung to Announce Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results on Jan 23

Samsung logo on a structure

As some reports from last week suggested, Samsung is going to make the official announcement regarding the cause of their Galaxy Note 7 exploding disaster. They conducted an investigation to find out what actually provoked the issues with the phones and will announce its result on January 23. They released an official statement in which they confirmed that the announcement ...

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Why You Should Not Download Meitu, A New Chinese Photo App

Meitu as seen on a smartphone

Meitu is a Chinese-made photo editing app which has exploded in popularity over the last few days. Selfies edited with it have appeared all over the Internet. Meitu smoothes your skin, makes your face slimmer and applies virtual make-up on you. You look like a cute anime after you use this app. However, some experts argue that there might be ...

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Google Buys Twitter’s Developer Platform and Team

Google with magnifying glass over it

It seems like Google recently agreed with Twitter to buy their developer platform. This includes their Fabric suite which also includes the crash reporting service called Crashlytics. Twitter bought the latter in 2013. In 2014, the company launched it as a modulator for developers which allowed them to choose the best tools for improving their apps. It was used for ...

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Mozilla Firefox’s Change of Logo is Unfortunate

Mozilla new logo in blue

On Wednesday, Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser announced a “brand new experience” along with a new logo. Advertising matters a lot and it is only normal for Mozilla to try and do something about it. Mozilla’s browser market share fell a lot since 2010. Now, the company is trying to fix the issue and is doing something innovative, ...

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Gmail Users Might Fall Victim to Phishing Attacks

Gmail logo and an envelope

According to the CEO of Wordfence (WordPress’ security plug in), Mark Maunder, there is a new phishing technique which attacks many mail services. The most affected of them is Gmail and users have begun worrying that their accounts might become unusable. This method is reportedly highly effective and each Gmail user should be careful not to fall victim to it. ...

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Android One Smartphones Coming to U.S.

Green Android Mascot

A recent report tells us that Google is going to launch its Android One program in the United States too. This program was originally made to help developing markets with low-cost Android-powered smartphones. Now, it seems like the program will reach U.S. too and the first such device will arrive before the middle of 2017. The Android One program Still, ...

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Mark Zuckerberg to Appear in Court After VR Scandal

Mark Zuckerberg on stage

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear in a Dallas court. The reason for this are the allegations that his company is facing regarding stolen virtual reality technology. The company which is suing Facebook for $2 billion is called Zenimax Media, owner of game studio id Software. Facebook in trouble According to Zenimax, Facebook’s Oculus copied their early virtual reality ...

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Facebook to Test Fake News Filtering in Germany

Facebook logo on a screen with a hoodie in front

Facebook will soon begin testing their anti-fake news system as part of their effort to stop such reports from spreading and to reduce their number and influence. The first country where this system will roll out is Germany. It is interesting that federal elections in Germany are going to take place in just a few months-time. And German chancellor Angela ...

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