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Samsung Unveils the New 2017 Galaxy A-Series in Pakistan

At an event held in Lahore on Friday, Samsung has now officially announced the new 2017 A series smartphone lineup in Pakistan. Gathered at the event was the top management of Samsung such as the President of Samsung Pakistan, Mr. J.H Lee and the Head of Mobiles for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Mr. Umar Ghuman.     Updated Galaxy A Series ...

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Apple hits Qualcomm with two more antitrust lawsuits

REUTERS/Charles Platiau Just days after hitting Qualcomm with a $1 billion lawsuit, Apple is doubling down with two more antitrust lawsuits against the chipmaker. As Reuters reports Wednesday, the latest pair of suits were filed by Apple’s subsidiary in China, alleging Qualcomm “abused its clout” in the industry and that the company never made good on its promise to cheaply ...

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Autonomous Ubers return to California with humans in control

ANGELO MERENDINO/AFP/Getty Images Uber’s run-in with the California DMV has apparently been smoothed over for now. Although the ride-hailing giant has since shipped its real-world autonomous vehicle testing out of the state, several of the offending vehicles are once again street legal in California — provided Uber keeps the self-driving systems turned off and a human driver behind the wheel. ...

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Facebook Slideshows are slowly rolling out on Android

Last June Facebook launched the Google-Photos-like Slideshow feature on iOS and now the social network is ready to spread the love. Android Policereports that the feature is in a slow rollout, so you might not be able to upload photos into a mini-movie of sorts yourself just yet. To see if you have it, make a new status update within ...

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Pokemon Duel Announced for Android & iOS

With Super Mario Run yet to hit Android, Nintendo is outing a new turn-based game for both Android and iOS. Called Pokemon Duel, the game is already available in the respective app stores of both platforms. Compared to the audiences that made Pokemon Go so popular, the Pokemon Duel is likely aimed at a more hardcore crowd. Rather than collecting ...

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Samsung is Going to Stick with the Note Brand

Samsung may have went through a lot with its Note 7 release over the past year, but it has re-iterated the faith it has in its ability to bounce back. It is unsurprising then that the company will keep launching phones in its second flagship series going into the future, as well. After all, one bad launch likely won’t be ...

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Samsung’s chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016

Samsung expected a 9.2 trillion won ($7.8 billion) operating profit for Q4 2016, but the final figure is slightly larger despite the Note 7 scandal rocking its world last year. According to the Korean conglomerate’s full earnings report, it posted a 9.22 trillion won ($7.9 billion) operating profit for October to December 2016. That’s 50 percent higher than the fourth ...

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UNICEF and UNHCR to Empower Refugees in Pakistan through Mobile Solutions

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to utilize mobile technology for the empowerment of the young refugee population residing in Pakistan. The partnership will utilize U-Report PakAvaz, UNICEF’s flagship innovative mobile-based social monitoring tool, to empower young people and community residents and strengthen community development and ...

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Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories

Clickbait headlines and fake news aren’t limited to the web and social networks. They’re also problems in mobile services, and Snapchat wants to do something about it. The company is instituting rules that prevent Discover publishers from misleading users. Creators can’t use headlines or images without editorial value, and they can’t produce or link to fake news. The aim is ...

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