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New Galaxy S9 Leak Reveals Major Disappointment
Forbes • Contributor, Ewan Spence
Tech's leaps, limps and likes: The 7 trends that defined 2017
Smart Planet • Larry Dignan
Reliance retail plans to expand business-to-business play
The Economic Times of India • Writankar Mukherjee
The brothers, the board, and £11m in back pay at Sports Direct
The Guardian • Shane Hickey
Apple’s Shazam steal is all about Siri
Venture Beat • Emil Protalinski
Augmented reality can finally become more than a fad
The Economic Times of India • G. Seetharaman
Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play: Everything you need to know!
Android Central • Tom Westrick
Alex's Favorite Tech of 2017
Android Central • Alex Dobie
Andy Rubin is back at Essential after leave of absence following reports of improper behavior
TechCrunch • Megan Rose Dickey
A Small Change That Could Make Our Phones So Much Better
Slate • Christina Bonnington
 
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Hardware & Peripherals, Samsung Electronics
New Galaxy S9 Leak Reveals Major Disappointment
ForbesContributor, Ewan Spence
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is going to be the first major handset revealed in 2018, and its launch will set the path for discussions about mobile technology for the next twelve months. The latest leaked images suggest that the South Korean company is...
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Accenture, Amazon.com Inc
Tech's leaps, limps and likes: The 7 trends that defined 2017
Smart PlanetLarry Dignan
With 2017 almost in the record books, it's worth a review of the main topics as well as what we learned from them. Here's a look at the seven trends identified by ZDNet editors and a crib sheet to the broader video...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Smartphones
Reliance retail plans to expand business-to-business play
The Economic Times of IndiaWritankar Mukherjee
KOLKATA: Reliance Retail wants to expand its business-to-business play by foraying into distribution of apparel, FMCG and white goods directly to neighbourhood and kirana outlets since it wants to tap a larger pie of the market considering scope of exponential growth in...
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Economic Policy, Mobile Phones
The brothers, the board, and £11m in back pay at Sports Direct
The GuardianShane Hickey
All the talk is about back pay in the Shirebrook offices of Sports Direct at the moment. This week, the independent shareholders of the Derbyshire-based company will vote on whether to pay the older brother of founder Mike Ashley £11m in back...
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Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc
Apple’s Shazam steal is all about Siri
Venture BeatEmil Protalinski
Apple wants to buy Shazam, we learned on Friday. The popular app can identify music, movies, TV shows, and even ads after listening to a short sample of the content in question using your device’s microphone. I suspect Apple wants to integrate...
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Apple Inc, Google Inc
Augmented reality can finally become more than a fad
The Economic Times of IndiaG. Seetharaman
Anshu Dhanuka and her husband Anupam had not thought of creating content using augmented reality (AR) for their edutainment app Kiddopia till Apple announced its ARKit, a set of software development tools for AR on iOS 11, in June. “We had enough...
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Android (operating system), Consumer Electronics
Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play: Everything you need to know!
Android CentralTom Westrick
The Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play are Motorola's flagship and high-mid-range phones for 2017, continuing the company's tradition of simple software and modular expansion. After the introduction of the Z line and mods in 2016, Motorola has followed that up with...
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Android (operating system), Google Inc
Alex's Favorite Tech of 2017
Android CentralAlex Dobie
The past year has brought us bountiful quantities of new gadgets, and not just in the smartphone space. Whether it's the tech I use to do my job, to relax at the end of a busy day, or to capture special occasions...
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Google Inc, Smartphones
Andy Rubin is back at Essential after leave of absence following reports of improper behavior
TechCrunchMegan Rose Dickey
Essential smartphone startup founder Andy Rubin, who took a leave of absence last month in light of allegations of an improper relationship at his previous employer, has returned to work, Recode reports. Citing sources, Recode reports Rubin’s personal leave ended Friday. At...
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Mobile Phones, Smartphones
A Small Change That Could Make Our Phones So Much Better
SlateChristina Bonnington
I regularly try out new smartphones. Without fail, one of the first settings I switch off is auto-brightness. One of the last times I was driven to it, I was sitting on an airplane trying to read on my phone. Its screen...
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