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Sony Pins Hopes On 4K Video To Revive Smartphone Sales

Pic: ReutersBARCELONA: Japan’s Sony Corporation is turning its focus to 4K high-definition video recording in its new Xperia XZ2 smartphone to differentiate itself from rivals that have caught up in camera technology.

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Data Of 12,000+ Users Of US-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange To Be Disclosed To Tax Officials

Coinbase, a US-based cryptocurrency service, has informed its users that it must provide the data of thousands of them to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The request was part of a probe into alleged tax evasion.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Is All About The Camera

Samsung just added major fuel to the ongoing battle for the best smartphone camera.

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Nokia 8110 Banana Phone Makes A Return, Complete With 4G LTE Support

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After stealing the limelight at last year’s MWC with the reimagined Nokia 3310, HMD Global has chosen to rerelease another classic model from the massive Nokia’s archive.

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Nokia Phones Look To The Future, And To The Past

Pic: ReutersBARCELONA/HELSINKI: Seeking to capitalise on their comeback over the past year, the makers of Nokia phones are expanding to include a premium Android smartphone, their first, and a remake of one of its biggest hits of the 1990s, the 8110 “slider” phone.

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Samsung Launches Galaxy S9 With Focus On Social Media

Pic: ReutersBARCELONA/SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract tech savvy young consumers to weather a market slowdown.

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Mobile World Congress: Why Do Smartphones Look So Alike?

Is smartphone hardware treading water while industrial designers wait for bendy screens and other flexible, futuristic components to make more radical models possible? And will sales continue to decline until they do?

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Mobile Industry Promises Smarter Everything At Barcelona Show

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT: Two words - artificial intelligence - promise to upstage familiar technology industry themes like 5G, the Internet of Things and virtual reality at next week’s Mobile World Congress, Europe’s biggest annual technology industry gathering.

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Apple Moves To Store iCloud Keys In China, Raising Human Rights Fears

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING: When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users’ iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data centre at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud.

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China's Huawei Set To Lead Global Charge To 5G Networks

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT/HONG KONG: China’s Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

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