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Marshmallow rolling to international Galaxy Note 4 and Sprint Galaxy S5

Marshmallow is slowly but surely makings its way to Samsung’s flagship ranks, and today is the Galaxy Note 4’s turn to make the jump to Android 6.0.<p>Users in Europe, India, and the United States are reporting receiving the much-awaited OTA notification on their Exynos-powered Galaxy Note 4’s …

LG V10 on T-Mobile set to net Android Marshmallow update next week

These days, the mobile market is all about LG’s latest flagship, the metal made (and plastic primer painted) G5. The new phone features an all new design with a modular expansion bay that has a lot of people talking. <i>Also</i> important however, is LG’s late-2015 offering, the V10. Featuring a unique …

T-Mobile

Sony officially updates Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact to Android Marshmallow

In a somewhat unprecedented move, Sony Mobile decided to allow users of select flagship Xperia handhelds to opt into a Marshmallow Beta program for those interested in the bleeding-edge of Android OS updates. Given the nature of an early pre-release build, there were some bugs to squash along the …

Shamans using sites like Facebook for black magic, says Malaysian official

As shown by the recent news of ransomeware aimed at Macs, surfing the Internet can be hazardous. According to one Malaysian official, one of the risks is opening yourself up to black magic.<p>Jazannul Azriq Aripin, a communications officer at government ministry CyberSecurity Malaysia, said he's aware …

Google Android Nougat review: Fast, but not very flashy - CNET

<b>The Good</b> We welcome Android 7.0 Nougat's faster speeds and more efficient notification displays. It's handy to reply right from an alert, and new and updated emoji are always :) .<p><b>The Bad</b> Thanks to manufacturer and carrier restrictions, Nougat is only available for a handful of Android Nexus devices …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update

Samsung hasn’t announced the release date for the Android Marshmallow update on its Galaxy Note 4, but the users who don’t have patience until their …

Android Marshmallow Update: For Samsung Galaxy S6 and Note 5

It is a uniquely exciting time for Samsung users as the Android Marshmallow update for S6, S6 edge and Note 5 are on the roll. This is an epic event …

Apple shareholders reject diversity plan to recruit minorities as company leaders

Tim Cook urged investors not to vote through plans to accelerate recruitment of minorities on its 18-person board – which currently has 15 white men<p>Apple shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would require the board of America’s largest company to adopt an “accelerated …

Tim Cook

Samsung flagships now receiving February security patches

Last year, Google made a promise to provide regular security updates to keep their major Nexus devices safe. Seeing the sense in this, Samsung took a similar oath, and has so far been good on their word. That means if you’ve got a device that was launched as a flagship smartphone, you can expect to …

Drug-dealing brothers jailed after mocking judge on Facebook

Two brothers whose sentences had been suspended are jailed for two years after obscene ‘jeering’ online at judge’s leniency<p>Two brothers hauled back to court for mocking a judge on Facebook after she decided not to send them to prison for drug dealing have now been jailed for two years.<p>Forty minutes …

Samsung Galaxy users are finally getting the middle finger and upside-down face emoji

Still no diverse skin tones, though<p>Samsung phone owners will get the first new set of emoji since the S5 when the company releases the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge next month. Get ready, taco fans, unicorn lovers, and volleyball players because the release on March 8th will include all the emoji you’ll …

Samsung finally bags a win in patent dispute with Apple

Samsung has been fighting Apple in patent infringement lawsuits for years now and the latter has prevailed mostly. About three months ago Samsung …

Report: Samsung to manufacture 17.2 million Galaxy S7/Edge in three months

Samsung is gearing up to produce over 17 million units of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in its first quarter of availability, according to a report from Korea’s <i>ETNews</i>.<p>Citing anonymous industry sources, <i>ETNews</i> says the total manufacturing run for February, March, and April will amount to 17.2 …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Oscars Security: “It Will Be Like A Military State”

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> This year’s Oscar show will be the first since the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris which, all told, took the lives of 144 …

This lady was caught with an unbelievable amount of cocaine in her vagina

Border patrol agents at JFK Airport nabbed a woman who allegedly tried to sneak into New York City with half a pound of cocaine stuffed in her vagina.<p>…

The dark side of world's lucrative mobile phone industry

1 / 3<p>Dutch firm Fairphone started off in 2010 raising awareness about the links between electronics and minerals mined in conflict zones, before …

Mercedes replaces robots with people on its assembly line

We've all heard stories about how the robots are taking our jobs. While that may be true, Mercedes-Benz is replacing some of its high-tech workers with real live humans. As it turns out, robots can't keep up with the degree of customization that the automaker offers on its S-Class sedans. To be …

ISIS Is Losing Its Capital

Pentagon officials are cautiously optimistic that the terror group is entering its death throes, even as it advances on new territory.<p>This week’s …

Apple Wins iPhone Gamble To Ignore Samsung Galaxy S7

As Mobile World Congress draws to a close, listen very carefully (through the smoke of the Crypto Wars) and you might hear Tim Cook and Apple breathing a sigh of relief. With expectations high that the iPhone 5SE will be announced in early March and the iPhone 7 on course for Apple’s regular …

Samsung is building 256GB memory chips for smartphones

Your smartphone may soon have as much storage as a typical PC. Samsung has announced that it's mass producing 256GB embedded chips, double what it had last year, using the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard. That gives them read speeds nearly twice that of typical SATA-based SSDs at …

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Egypt sentences Christian teens to jail for contempt of Islam

1 / 2<p>The Copts are the largest Christian community in the Middle East, making up 10 percent of Egypt's population<p>The Copts are the largest Christian …

Clinton regrets 1996 remark on ‘super-predators’ after encounter with activist

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Black voters are the linchpin of Hillary Clinton's strategy for winning the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary, and as a result, her campaign has put racial justice issues at the forefront of her agenda. But at an event on Wednesday night, Clinton was vocally confronted …

Government

Walgreens, CVS are taking this big step to fight the opioid epidemic

The U.S. consumes more opioids—from certain prescription pain relievers to heroin—than any other country.<p>So much so that an opioid antidote is …

Pharma

US engineers unveil Passive Wi-Fi, which consumes 10,000 times less power

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, your smartphone’s Wi-Fi antenna is only of the biggest drains on your battery, especially when you’re constantly streaming large chunks of data from the web, such as a video. It would be great to cut down that power consumption and researchers from the University of …

University of Washington

Galaxy S6 edge+ gets Android 6.0.1 outside South Korea

Samsung recently started sending out the Android 6.0.1 for the Galaxy S6 edge+ in South Korea. Well, the update is now available outside South Korea …

Fireball meteor exploded over the Atlantic earlier this month

A fireball meteor shot across the sky over the Atlantic ocean earlier this month, according to NASA, which describes the fiery object as the largest since the Chelyabinsk meteor over Russia in 2013.<p>The space agency’s Near Earth Object program identified the unseen Feb. 6 fireball, which reached …

Young brothers charged over YouTube video of prank terrorist attack

A Melbourne trio called the Jalals has caused outrage with a mock drive-by shooting, leading to an investigation by Australian police.<p>Brothers Max …