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​Samsung SDS, Blocko to develop blockchain for Samsung Card

The two companies will jointly develop blockchain businesses that use digital identity, digital money, and digital payment.<p>Samsung SDS and Blocko are …

An insecure mess: How flawed JavaScript is turning web into a hacker's playground

Researchers say tens of thousands of sites are using JavaScript libraries that are years old and contain publicly known vulnerabilities.<p>An analysis …

Abrupt dismissals spark turmoil among federal prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country's top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he …

Donald Trump

Poll: Initial Reactions Are Divided On Republicans' New Health Care Bill

Obamacare, meanwhile, has rarely looked more popular.<p>Initial public reactions to the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act are divided, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds, with a narrow plurality of Americans saying the proposal would mark a step down.<p>While 27 percent of Americans …

Republicans

AI And Community Development Are Two Key Reasons Why Google May Win The Cloud Wars

Reflecting the rapidly increasing interest and investment in cloud computing, 10,000 developers, engineers, IT executives, and Google employees and partners gathered at Next ’17, Google’s annual cloud event for enterprise customers. Google showcased customer testimonials from Disney, Verizon, HSBC, …

Machine Learning

Revised Google Pixel hardware showing up in the wild, might include fix for microphone issue [Update: Not revised hardware]

<b>Update 3/13/17</b>: Google tells us that the company has not made any revisions to the Google Pixel or Pixel XL hardware, and says that the “Rev. B” seen on the device’s box has nothing to do with the device, but is rather an identifier for the packaging itself. Google says it has, however, made “small …

Google Pixel

Iraqi army cuts off last 'Islamic State' supply line to west Mosul

Iraqi forces have cut off the last supply route into Mosul, effectively trapping the militants of the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) group. Hundreds …

China's Communist Party hardens rhetoric on Islam

China's ruling Communist Party has hardened its rhetoric on Islam, with top officials making repeated warnings about the spectre of global religious "extremism" seeping into the country, and the need to protect traditional Chinese identity.<p>Sharhat Ahan, a top party official in Xinjiang, on Sunday …

China

Samsung closes HARMAN acquisition for approximately $8 billion

Shareholders of HARMAN were not able to shake Samsung for more money as the chaebol has closed in on its purchase of the Connecticut-based audio …

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs And Colors Confirmed

Flying in the face of claims suggesting delays in release of Galaxy S8, an investor note mentions Samsung has set April 21 as launch date.<p>Last year’s …

19 rumors we've heard about Samsung's Galaxy S8, one of the biggest smartphones of 2017

Samsung's Unpacked events are when the company usually announces its new Galaxy smartphones.<p>Last month, we had 17 rumors, and we've updated this month's list with two new rumors and a few new updates to existing rumors, too.<p>Check out what we've seen and heard about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8:

Republicans scramble to defend healthcare reform despite party divide

The Trump administration claimed on Sunday that no Americans would lose money under the controversial Republican plan to overhaul healthcare, an extraordinary promise that experts have so far widely contradicted.<p>Tom Price, Trump’s health and human services secretary, told NBC’s Meet The Press that …

Health Care

Turkey’s Relations With Europe Sink Amid Quarrel With Netherlands

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s quarrel with Europe worsened over the weekend after the Turkish president accused the Dutch government of Nazism, and Turkish politicians were barred or disinvited from events in two European countries, amid tensions ahead of a tight referendum on a new Turkish …

North Africa

DOJ Asks for More Time After House Intel Committee Asks for Wiretap Evidence

The top lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee have asked the Justice Department to turn over by Monday any evidence showing Trump Tower was wiretapped during the 2016 presidential race — an explosive accusation President Trump leveled at former President Obama without providing proof.<p>The …

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