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Watch the Samsung's official introduction of the Galaxy S8

Watch the Samsung's official introduction of the Galaxy S8 The Samsung Galaxy S8 is finally here, and it already looks like Samsung's best phone yet.After months of leaks upon leaks, we finally have an official first look at the new phone, AI assistant Bixby, Samsung Pass and more.

Twitter released three long overdue but actually awesome features for Periscope

Twitter released three long overdue but actually awesome features for Periscope But for now, live videos from Periscope will improve Twitter Moments, which feature curated collections of tweets and videos.It's a long overdue feature especially with how Periscope faced nearly two years of getting called out for sharing inaccurate data.

Ed Sheeran reacts to baby that looks exactly like Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran reacts to baby that looks exactly like Ed Sheeran In what may be the year's most hotly anticipated meeting, Ed Sheeran has come face-to-face with a baby who looks almost exactly like Ed Sheeran.Or rather, he's come face-to-face with a picture of her.

Biometrics on the Samsung Galaxy S8 are a confusing mess

Biometrics on the Samsung Galaxy S8 are a confusing mess It’s not a fingerprint reader.To verify that the phone was reading my face each time, I covered the that thin top edge of the Samsung Galaxy S8 with my index finger.

Blac Chyna is dragging Tyga on Snapchat. A tale as old as time!

Blac Chyna is dragging Tyga on Snapchat. A tale as old as time! Drama is brewing in the greater Kardashian-Jenner orbit, and it's all going down on Snapchat as the world spins madly on.All seemed well yesterday on Chyna's Snapchat — she posted Morning Star veggie bacon, athleisure selfies and luxury vehicles.

Tribeca Film Fest off-shoot will focus on video games

Tribeca Film Fest off-shoot will focus on video games An ever-growing annual flirtation between New York's Tribeca Film Festival and interactive entertainment has finally boiled over into a standalone event.On April 28 and 29, the annual film fest will partner with Kill Screen for the new Tribeca Games Festival.

Lazy little bird hitches a ride on uninterested cat

Lazy little bird hitches a ride on uninterested cat Just like us lazy humans, lazy animals will sometimes do anything they can do avoid even the least bit of overexertion.This tired little blue bird avoids all responsibilities it has and hitches a ride on a very cool, unaffected cat.

Buzzfeed got listicle-trolled by the guy suing them in court filing

Buzzfeed got listicle-trolled by the guy suing them in court filing The dossier describes how Aleksej Gubarev—CEO of XBT Holdings, of which Florida-based Webzilla is a part—was "recruited under duress" to become a major part of the Russian-led hacks of American campaign officials.Then came the trolling:  "Six ways Buzzfeed has misled the court (number two will amaze you!

Stunning art blog tells the stories of immigrant cab drivers from around the world

Stunning art blog tells the stories of immigrant cab drivers from around the world But a new blog is encouraging you to call shotgun and start chatting — especially with drivers of immigrant backgrounds.The featured stories are submitted by immigrant passengers, recapping real conversations they've had with their drivers, and then illustrated by artists.

Robots to deliver pizza, lulling us into food-comas for eventual takeover

Robots to deliver pizza, lulling us into food-comas for eventual takeover For those okay with analog delivery, the pizza chain had to sadly scrap plans for delivery via reindeer in Japan.But let's get back to Buddy.

James Corden and Kristen Bell's high-flying duet went a bit haywire

James Corden and Kristen Bell's high-flying duet went a bit haywire "I SHOULD BE UP THERE!" The problem with performing stunts during any show is the ever looming possibility that something could go horribly wrong.

Theresa May signing Brexit letter is the meme you've been waiting for

Theresa May signing Brexit letter is the meme you've been waiting for There's something about photo ops of politicians signing papers that triggers the people's imagination, not to mention an avalanche of memes.First it was the turn of Donald Trump, who made quite the scene signing troves of controversial executive orders and holding the paper up to the camera.

Nicki Minaj just added professional model to her already long résumé

Nicki Minaj just added professional model to her already long résumé The Grammy nominated rapper—who made Billboard chart history this year—isn't new to posing in front of a camera, but now will professionally do so thanks to a new contract with Wilhelmina modeling agency.“I love the synergy between my music and how it inspires my fashion.

The Galaxy S8's fingerprint sensor will send you into a rage spiral

The Galaxy S8's fingerprint sensor will send you into a rage spiral But can we talk about the fingerprint sensor for a minute?Another option would have been to embed the fingerprint sensor underneath the display.

These movies used moments of silence to tell brilliant stories

These movies used moments of silence to tell brilliant stories From full on silent films to a brief moment of quiet juxtaposed with chaos, the lack of sound in films can be every bit as powerful as the presence of it.This week, we're taking a look at why and how these moments of silence shape some truly great films.

#BlackWomenAtWork hashtag uncovers the everyday racism black women face at work

#BlackWomenAtWork hashtag uncovers the everyday racism black women face at work The disrespectful and condescending treatment of two prominent black women in the U.Activist Brittany Packnett kicked off the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork "so people don't think this is rare.

Heroes of the Storm '2.0' Update Gives a New Free-to-Play Foundation

Heroes of the Storm '2.0' Update Gives a New Free-to-Play Foundation To that end, the Hero level cap has been raised to be functionally infinite.Each new level up grants you a Loot Chest, and you'll get bigger (Rare and Epic) loot chests at particular milestones.

The Galaxy S8's iris scanner fixes the one thing that made it suck on the Note 7

The Galaxy S8's iris scanner fixes the one thing that made it suck on the Note 7 One of the coolest features from the Galaxy Note 7 (RIP) is back and better on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.I'm, of course, talking about the Note 7's iris scanner.

How Samsung's Galaxy S8 compares to the iPhone 7

How Samsung's Galaxy S8 compares to the iPhone 7 Samsung's spared no expense cramming in as much technology into the Galaxy S8 and S8+ as possible.Dimensions tell us whether a phone is easier to use with one hand and whether it'll fit in your pocket.

Samsung's new Gear 360 streams 360 live, and finally works with iPhones

Samsung's new Gear 360 streams 360 live, and finally works with iPhones Along with the new flagship phones, Samsung also took the wraps off a new Gear 360 camera that's smaller and more powerful than the original.One of the biggest complaints about the original Gear 360 is that it only works with select premium Samsung Galaxy phones.