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Samsung's Gear Sport smartwatch hits stores this month for $300

The same goes for the IconX 2018 earbuds, but those will cost $200.<p>Samsung's latest wearables, the Gear Sport smartwatch and IconX 2018 earbuds, are hitting stores in the US on October 27th. The company announced that pre-orders for both products will begin tomorrow, with pricing set at $300 for …

Batteries

Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

To highlight the need for more secure copyright protections<p>Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection and making them vulnerable to reposting across the …

Galaxy S8 Active images and details leak, show off familiar design and 4000mAh battery

For four years now, Samsung has released an "Active" variant of its flagship Galaxy S devices, starting with the Galaxy S4 Active. They've all …

Phones

Qualcomm wants Apple manufacturers to pay up

It's been nearly a month since Apple stopped paying royalties to Qualcomm, and the chipmaker isn't stoked.<p>After suing Apple's iPhone and iPad manufacturers last week, Qualcomm on Wednesday filed a request for a preliminary injunction with a US District Court in California. It seeks to make these …

Apple

Huawei narrows gap with Samsung, Apple in smartphone sales: Gartner

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China’s Huawei [HWT.UL] has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics in global smartphone sales, first-quarter data from research firm Gartner showed on Tuesday.<p>Samsung Electronic's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are displayed at its store in …

Illuminating new lighting trends at Milan design week

Next week Milan’s grand palazzos and contemporary showrooms will be buzzing with the world’s press, buyers and designers who flock to the city each April for the Salone del Mobile fair (held in a vast exhibition centre on the outskirts of Milan) and Fuorisalone (brand-led events and installations …

George W. Bush's EPA Head Is 'Worried' About President Trump's Nominee

President Trump’s first decisions on the environment and the appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Building The Greatest Space Telescope Of All

So, you want to see farther back into the Universe than ever before? To discover how it grew up; to measure the first stars and galaxies; to view it in a new way and to higher precision than ever before? In principle, it’s a straightforward challenge. Just build a larger primary mirror to gather …

After Extradition Pledge, Assange Lawyers Say Manning Commutation Fell Short

World<p>Attorneys for Julian Assange on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on whether President Obama's decision to commute most of convicted Army leaker Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence met the spirit of a proposed arrangement for the WikiLeaks founder to agree to U.S. extradition.<p>Assange has been …

Surveillance

We Might Finally Know What's Causing Namibia's Super Weird Fairy Circles

All's not well beneath the surface.<p>Whenever something as deliberate and symmetrical as the fairy circles of Namibia crop up in nature, it’s always a …