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Author: 0 The first drop test for the Galaxy S8 confirms your fears

It's pretty safe to say that 2016 was not a good year for Samsung. We can also see that it will not be a phone for everyone, as it will be a 5.7 inch screen, a screen that is not made for all hands. The HTC 11 which is expected to launch early in 2017 is rumored to feature a metal body with dual textures. Water resistance is another feature you can expect.

Sci-tech Facebook Wants to Help You Spot Bogus News Stories
Author: 0 Facebook Wants to Help You Spot Bogus News Stories

According to studies, more than half of US adults get their news from social media rather than directly from trusted sources, the majority of students can't reliably distinguish fake news from real news and 20 percent of users on social media say that they've changed a social or political stance because of social media.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8's AI assistant - Bixby - on hold for Australian market

Fitted with screens of 5.8 and 6.2 inches, the two handsets include Samsung's upgraded digital assistant Bixby , competing in a crowded field that includes Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. The unlocked versions of these handsets are scheduled to be available for pre-order at Best Buy starting May 9. We remind you that previous year, the Korean-based company was forced to discontinue and even recall every single Galaxy Note 7 unit that has sold.

Sci-tech Most of Apple's 'make in India' demands rejected: minister
Author: 0 Most of Apple's 'make in India' demands rejected: minister

Today you can buy the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus around the world. Both the Special Edition is available worldwide and can be ordered via online and in stores on March 24. The new iPad (replacing the iPad Air) comes in silver, gold and space gray and starts at $329 (US) for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and $459 (US) for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

Author: 0 South Africa's ruling party confronts divide over Zuma

But the ANC was quick to distance the party from the notes saying the content was not the official position of the party. During his funeral last Wednesday various ministers stood in solidarity with Kathrada's position and his family in their unwavering support of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan who was sacked by President Jacob Zuma in his cabinet reshuffle last Thursday.

Sci-tech AT&T is including free HBO in its Unlimited Plus plan
Author: 0 AT&T is including free HBO in its Unlimited Plus plan

Customers can download the HBO GO app to access the service, or they can download the DIRECTV NOW app, and access HBO from there. Today's announcement is an indication of AT&T's increasing confidence that its pending merger with Time Warner - the parent company of HBO - will be approved.

Sci-tech Cars 3: Driven to Win first look trailer
Author: 0 Cars 3: Driven to Win first look trailer

Cars 3 charts the fall and rehabilitated rise of Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), who enlists a new trainer Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo) to help him get back in competition shape and take on the red-hot generation of rising racers, led by arrogant Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer).

Sci-tech EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks
Author: 0 EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

France's Barnier added that as the first European Union institution to take a formal position on British Prime Minister Theresa May's letter triggering Brexit last week, parliament would set the " tone " for the negotiations. The European parliament resolution also stressed that EU nations should not start bilateral deals with Britain before an exit agreement is finalised.

Sci-tech Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul
Author: 0 Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul

Civil rights activists are fearful that Sessions' memo could imperil agreements that have not been finalized, including an agreement with the Chicago Police Department. "But it's often been a hallmark of the Department of Justice to maintain consistency from administration to administration as much as possible". The police department in New Orleans has rewritten its policies governing officers' use of force and is revamping its police academy, among other changes.

Author: 0 North Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile

Trump and Xi are scheduled to hold their first face-to-face meeting this week at the United States president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. South Korea's defence ministry said: "The military is keeping a close watch over North Korea's provocative moves and maintaining a high defence posture".

Sci-tech Cassini's Grand Finale Orbits Begin This Month
Author: 0 Cassini's Grand Finale Orbits Begin This Month

On April 22nd, Cassini will make a close flyby of Saturn's moon Titan that will bend the spacecraft's orbit and enable it to begin its final sequence starting on April 26th. "The Grand Finale is a brand-new mission", said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist at JPL. The spacecraft will make detailed maps of Saturn's gravity and magnetic fields, revealing how the planet is arranged internally, and possibly helping to solve the irksome mystery of just how fast Saturn is rotating.

Author: 0 Trump Reverses US Policy Toward Egypt, Welcomes Sissi

President Trump applauded President Al Sisi's courageous efforts to promote moderate understandings of Islam, and the leaders agreed on the necessity of recognizing the peaceful nature of Islam and Muslims around the world. From this statement, some Egyptian media outlets inferred that Trump has a plan for US-Egypt cooperation through a range of military deals that aim to raise the capabilities of the Egyptian army to the highest level.

Author: 0 YouTube TV premieres today in five markets, including LA, NY, SF

For customers who can get YouTube TV, Google is offering a one-month free trial and will send out a complimentary Chromecast after the first month's payment. AMC, BBC America, and IFC are among the soon-to-be live channels added at no extra cost for customers. We'll have more first impressions of YouTube TV, including how it stacks up next to the services from the other guys, soon.

Sci-tech Trump Administration Eyes Far-Reaching Steps for 'Extreme Vetting'
Author: 0 Trump Administration Eyes Far-Reaching Steps for 'Extreme Vetting'

They said in a joint statement : "This proposal would enable border officials to invade people's privacy by examining years of private emails, texts, and messages". Trump signed an executive order in late January blocking migrants from seven majority Muslim nations, including Iraq and Syria, but it was swiftly stayed by a federal judge.

Sci-tech Apple drops Imagination Technologies as supplier
Author: 0 Apple drops Imagination Technologies as supplier

This is only too clear with Imagination Technologies , whose share prices have since nosedived at a spectacular rate since news of Apple's separation from the company was announced. Apple has for years used Imagination as a supplier for its phones, tablets, iPods, TVs and watches. Imagination Technologies , for its part, said in a statement that it would be " extremely challenging to design a brand-new GPU architecture from basics without infringing its intellectual property rights".

Sci-tech IPhone 8 A Blessing For Samsung: Apple Orders 70 Million OLED Panels
Author: 0 IPhone 8 A Blessing For Samsung: Apple Orders 70 Million OLED Panels

California, April04 :Apple has always been rumored to employ OLED display panels made by Samsung for at least one of the iPhones it's launching this year, and today a new report confirms that. At the same time, though, it's going to be quite hard to meaningfully top what Apple brings to the table with its OLED iPhone. A source also told the site that at least one model will feature a 3D sensor that enables facial recognition.

Sci-tech These Games Will Showcase Project Scorpio's Power
Author: 0 These Games Will Showcase Project Scorpio's Power

First-party titles will include " Crackdown 3 ", " State of Decay 2 ", the " Forza Motorsport 7 ", and " Call of Duty WW2", as mentioned above. You have everything from Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and Madden NFL 18 to Call of Duty 2017, with some other major ones in the form of Red Dead Redemption 2 and DICE's Star Wars Battlefront 2 .

Sci-tech Spotify and Universal Music agree new license deal
Author: 0 Spotify and Universal Music agree new license deal

All three own financial stakes in Spotify . While certainly a concession many thought Spotify would agree too, it still stops short of drawing a stronger line between paying customers and those choosing not to hand over cash to enjoy music through Spotify .

Author: 0 Brexit will bring 'more trade, engagement' with Britain

At the Dialogue, both sides agreed to jointly set up a fund worth £240 million to finance clean energy projects in India. "The Green Growth Equity Fund will have contributions of 120 million pounds from each participant to finance energy needs in India", he added.

Author: 0 French candidates go head to head in TV debate with Macron favourite

Centrist Emmanuel Macron promoted pro-free market, pro-European views. French presidential candidate Francois Fillon. One candidate who needs to shine is conservative Francois Fillon, who has begun clawing back ground after his campaign was nearly derailed by criminal charges over claims he paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for fake parliamentary jobs.