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Verizon and Samsung tease a 5G smartphone for the first half of 2019

Verizon and Samsung have announced that they’ll be collaborating on a 5G smartphone for Big Red’s network in the first half of 2019, which will most likely be the second 5G capable device on their network behind the Moto Z3. You won’t have to wait until next year to see it, though, as both companies […]

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Half of phishing sites trick you into thinking they’re ‘secure’

You can't assume that a site is honest because it has that "secure" padlock in the address bar, and PhishLabs just illustrated why. The anti-phishing company has determined that 49 percent of all known phishing sites used Secure Sockets Layer protec…
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Samsung reportedly eyes first half of 2018 for smart speaker debut

Astonishingly, Apple's long-delayed HomePod speaker might not be the last to market when it launches early next year. Samsung will release its own smart speaker in the first half of 2018, according to a Bloomberg report. Unsurprisingly, it will repor…
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Hush now: New gene-silencing drug cuts cholesterol by half in clinical trial

By silencing a gene, a new treatment may help fight high cholesterol. In clinical trials, the drug known as inclisiran developed by researchers from Imperial College London reduced cholesterol by an impressive 50 percent.

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U.K. researchers tie the world’s tightest knot — half a nanometer wide

Researchers at the U.K.’s University of Manchester have tied the tightest and smallest knot in the known universe. Made up of just 24 atoms, the nanoscale knot could help lead to breakthroughs in materials.

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A fake ‘Pokémon Go’ app tricked half a million players into downloading malware

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab says it’s identified a malware-infected Android app called “Guide for Pokémon Go” that it believes has been downloaded more than half a million times by fans of the hit smartphone game.

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We finally found the comet-conquering Philae probe after more than half a year’s search

Philae, which made history as the first to ever land on a comet, was dismissed as lost when it had trouble getting enough sunlight to charge its batteries. But now, we know where it is, and recovery has never looked so sweet.

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Truecaller and Huawei reach deal to pre-install app as use eclipses half a billion calls

Showing that even the most basic of smartphone functions can continue to benefit from innovation, Truecaller announced today that after just four months their users have reached a major milestone. On a monthly basis, Truecaller users are now making half a billion calls per month with the app. In recognition of the explosive growth for […]

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Report: 14 million Apple Watches will be shipped in 2016, good for half the market

In 2016, 14.0 million Apple Watches will be shipped around the world, good for nearly half of the market. Android Wear smartwatches will follow with 6.1 million units, or 21.4 percent of the market.

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The Oculus Touch controller isn’t coming out until the second half of 2016

Oculus Touch, the motion-based controller designed to accompany the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, will not ship until “the second half of 2016,” the manufacturer announced Thursday.

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