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Galaxy S8 said to ditch headphone jack, sport embedded fingerprint reader

The rumours regarding the Samsung Galaxy S8 have been doing fresh rounds this week and the upcoming flagship device from Samsung has surely topped the list among the most hyped about smartphones about to be rolled out this year. The report says Galaxy S8 users will have to use wireless headphones or earbuds with the device. Samsung will focus heavily on aesthetics and camera with the Galaxy S8 and S8 plus, so a slight new reduced bezel design is in the works.

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Man punches kangaroo in the face to rescue dog

Video of man allegedly punching a kangaroo in the face after it had his dog in a head-lock has proved a massive hit. Tonkins punches the kangaroo right on his chin, leaving the marsupial startled. He went on to explain the entire outing came to be when a teen with a rare bone cancer wanted to catch a 220-pound wild boar with his dogs as a final wish.

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Netflix introduces long-awaited download feature

Netflix thankfully isn't restricting offline downloads to higher-tier consumers or charging an extra fee to access the service. In order to use the new service, Netflix users should make sure they have the most current version of the app on their device.

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Navy has assets to take on any force deployed: Navy Chief

Admiral Sunil Lamba said the Navy is aware of its role to shape up a positive maritime environment in the Indian Ocean. Starting with 2012, the sixth Chinese submarine deployment is now on in the IOR. As per its perspective measure, the Indian Navy plans to build next-generation destroyers with a new design which will be more potent and versatile, said Luthra.

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BMW i3 to Get Battery Boost

BMW is taking another stab at its battery-powered i3 sedan, an innovative electric vehicle that failed to excite consumers, at least not sufficiently to satisfy the German maker of premium automobiles. The company is hoping to increase the battery range as well as their current i3 only have 114 miles of range. Even after this 50% increase, the BMW i3 will be at a significant disadvantage compared to the Tesla models.

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New Ransomware Hijacks your PC via Facebook and LinkedIn

Of course, the benefit of abusing Facebook and LinkedIn is that users usually blindly trust whatever is sent to them, particularly if it appears to come from a trusted contact. "Our primary finding is embedding an.HTA format into an image file (could be a JPEG too), which is relevant to all browsers", explained Oded Vanunu, head of products vulnerability research at Check Point, in an email to SC Media.