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Samsung Galaxy S9 goes through some serious burn, scratch and bend tests

With respect to the larger Galaxy S9 Plus in particular, 6GB of RAM is now standard, and the phone also comes with a dual-camera setup akin to that featured on the Galaxy Note 8 , but with some new tricks in tow. Several Samsung smartphone models have already been employed as part of the hyper-connectivity function trend since previous year, said Mr Wichai.

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Snapchat will soon let you tag anyone in your Stories posts

To tag someone, shoot a photo or video on Snapchat and then start adding text. However, the feature is not being rolled out to all users, and is now in the pilot phase, the company said to TechCrunch . If a user has been tagged in a post, they will receive a standard notification similar to Instagram and Facebook. Snapchat told TechCrunch , "As soon as we were made aware, we removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won't happen again.

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Google puts Mario on Google Maps

The Mario Kart-Google Maps crossover is meant to celebrate Mario Day , which is March 10 (you know, Mar10, wink wink). It was Super Mario Brothers on NES that made me - and countless others - huge video game fans, however. The app is, of course, free to download but this discount is for the in-app purchase that allows you to unlock the full game with all of its additional levels and characters.

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New Russia sanctions probably coming 'within a week,' U.S. spy chief says

US intelligence chief Dan Coats said Tuesday the USA government has yet to put in place any "coherent strategy" to thwart any Russian interference in the November congressional elections, even though it is " highly likely " that Moscow will engage in a campaign of disruption, just as it did in the 2016 presidential election.

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for defrauding investors

He was convicted past year of lying to investors in two failed hedge funds. The sentence from Judge Kiyo Matsumoto in federal court in NY on Friday (Saturday NZ time) was shorter than the 15 years asked for by prosecutors but much longer than the 12 to 18 months Shkreli's lawyers had sought.

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Adviser to UAE crown prince reportedly cooperating in Mueller probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly getting the cooperation of a Lebanese-American businessman with ties to Arab royalty in his probe of foreign influence on the Trump presidential campaign. Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice explained during a September 2017 House Intelligence Committee interview why she unmasked Prince and members of Trump's transition team.