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Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ hands-on: Samsung finally out-designed Apple's iPhone
BGR After months of countless leaks and rumors, it was starting to feel like this day might never actually come. Believe it or not, however, it's finally here: Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are finally official. No more specs leaks, no more ... ---

Galaxy S8 First Look: Samsung Goes to Greater Lengths to Impress
Can Samsung’s Galaxy S8 phone squeezes in a longer, 5.8-inch screen, a Siri rival named Bixby and the ability to double as a desktop computer. Can it make us forget the recalled Note 7?

Samsung Galaxy S8 hides home button and gains Bixby AI
The latest flagship phones from Samsung feature bigger screens and a new kind of virtual assistant.

Tech We're Using: He Turned His Home Into a Reality Television Show
The Times’s tech columnist, Farhad Manjoo, grapples with technology’s shortcomings yet embraces it to an extreme degree at home.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus: Giant screens, new voice controls and no fires
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus: Giant screens, new voice controls and no firesSamsung had a rough 2016. Now that its Note7 has literally gone up in flames, the company needs a hit to revitalize its image. Which is where the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus come in.

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7
(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

UK government can force encryption removal, but fears losing, experts say
Investigatory Powers Act lets UK compel removal of electronic protection but it would face enforcement challenges and risk driving targets to other servicesThe government already has the power to force technology firms to act as it wants over end-to-end encryption, but is avoiding using existing legislation as it would force it into a battle it would eventually lose, security experts have said. The Investigatory Powers Act, made law in late 2016, allows the government to compel communications providers to remove “electronic protection applied … to any communications or data”. Continue reading...

Intel Unveils 10, 22nm Processes
Intel said it will be in production this year with a 10nm process that packs 100.8 million transistors/mm2 and a new a 22nm low power FinFET node.

DNA Captured From 2,500-Year-Old Phoenician
Analysis of the ancient man's DNA reveal he had European ancestry.

Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday
T3, Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday

Look on my VW TDIs, ye mighty, and despair - Roadshow
In case you're wondering how many VW diesels are being stored at the Pontiac Silverdome, the answer is "a whole lot."