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Samsung’s new Note takes on Huawei in selfie beauty pageant

Samsung Electronics has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of Huawei Technologies trouble in the second quarter with a nearly 7% jump in smartphone sales, as the Chinese firm sold fewer phones in the global market after it was put...

U.S. Justice Department approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The companies have agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in order to move ahead with the merger, which was announced in April 2018 and was previously valued at $25 billion. But the deal...

‘England was right there,’ frustrated flying Frenchman says of failed mission

Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 liters of kerosene in his backpack, enough for about 10 minutes of flight. He planned to strap on a new backpack on a vessel waiting midway across...

French inventor says he isn’t worried before crossing English Channel on flyboard

Showing off the flyboard he invented in a field near the coast on Wednesday, Zapata said he was confident his flight would be a success, though he could not rule out a controlled crash which might see him pitch...

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations, but critics call it a bargain

Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices, and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2...

Nokia releases new smartphones series

Set up by ex-Nokia executives who have licensed the famous brand to sell phones worldwide, HMD Global -- as the year-old company is known -- has focused on mid-priced Androids and even sub-$100-priced phones since entering the smartphone market. Nokia...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, showcased the Galaxy S9 at a mobile gadget fair in Barcelona ahead of the 2018 Mobile World Congress due to start in the Catalan capital on Monday (February 26). It features improved cameras,...

SpaceX rocket launched with satellite for NATO surveillance

The liftoff at 4:25 p.m. EST (2125 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station followed a technical glitch that prompted a 24-hour flight delay. It marked the second rocket launch this year for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his...

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People needing ventilators has ‘improved a bit’ in recent days – NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

A day after the governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana cited data that offered a...

Mayor Turner Appoints New Director of Communications

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner has appointed Mary Benton as the new Director of Communications effective immediately. Benton brings valuable years of experience in...

Morning subway commute shows New Yorkers wearing face masks against coronavirus

The morning rush hour into Times Square in New York showed most people wearing cloth face coverings and face masks on Monday...

Wearing masks and gloves, unemployed Americans join long lines to file for benefits

A line of jobless Americans snaked around the Arkansas Workforce Center to file for unemployment benefits on Monday (April 6) after many...

“It’s very worrying news”: Former British PM David Cameron reacts to Johnson in hospital

On Tuesday (April 7), former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, expressed his best wishes for Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was moved...