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Samsung's curved smartphone is the Galaxy Round, launches in Korea tomorrow (video)

Samsung's concave phone is very much real, and after being teased in leaks hours earlier, SK Telecom has announced it'll launch the Galaxy Round on its network as soon as tomorrow. The device's highlight is obviously the gently curved 1080p 5.7-inch OLED screen, and Samsung is also promising a …

Samsung's Galaxy Round has a curved screen — don't ask why

Samsung’s rumored curved screen phone is here — and no, it still doesn’t make any sense.<p>Samsung tonight officially announced the Galaxy Round, what looks to be a slightly tweaked Galaxy Note 3 with a slightly curved 5.7-inch display.<p>But if you’re looking for reasons <i>why</i> Samsung is diving into curvy …

Pentagon names envoy for Guantanamo closure

The Pentagon has named Paul Lewis as its special envoy for closing the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.<p>Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the appointment on Tuesday.<p>It was part of President Barack Obama's renewed push to close the prison, which remains open despite his 2009 pledge …

Shutdown worsens historic blizzard that killed tens of thousands of South Dakota cattle

An unusually early and enormous snowstorm over the weekend caught South Dakota ranchers and farmers unprepared, killing tens of thousands of cattle and ravaging the state's $7 billion industry — an industry left without assistance because of the federal government shutdown.<p>As many as 75,000 cattle …

Ferrari 250 GTO may have set new sale record at $52M

Records are made to be broken, and it seems that one may have just been snapped again. An Italian website is reporting that a Ferrari 250 GTO, owned by American collector Paul Pappalardo, recently sold for <i>$52 million</i>.<p>Now, this is far from confirmed - Pappalardo responded to questions about the sale …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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2014-2015 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Quick Reviews of Every Car You Can Buy<p>Despite generally booming sales so far this year, the auto industry continues to find itself in a state of transition. Fuel economy is on the rise, as are the capability, popularity, and affordability of alternative fuel vehicles like electric cars and plug-in …

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Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday that the new Galaxy Round incorporates the latest in screen technology, along with other unique features.<p>The device resembles the<p>Galaxy S3andS4, but it has slight …

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