Samsung drop Galaxy S10 hints

It looks like big changes are coming for the next Samsung Galaxy devices. If rumours are to be believed, we should expect at least three devices in the Galaxy Unpacked event next month – The Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 Lite. In a recent video, it would appear that …

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Google spend £30.8 million on Fossil’s smartwatch technology

Watchmaker Fossil Group and Google have announced an agreement worth more than £30 million ($40 million). The agreement will see Google acquiring some of Fossil’s smartwatch technology as well as some of the team behind creating the technology. The new product line is based on technology that has evolved on …

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Microsoft pledge £385 million for affordable housing

Microsoft have announced that they will spend £385 million ($500 million) to combat homelessness in Seattle and offset the lack of affordable housing in the area. The tech giant is doing its bit in their home state as real estate prices skyrocket. As more and more talented individuals flock to …

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Missy Elliot inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees have been announced, with Missy Elliot becoming the first female rapper to be inducted. Elliot is only the third rapper to be inducted too, following in the footsteps of Jay Z in 2017 and Jermaine Dupri in 2018. Joining Missy in the Hall …

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Carol Channing dies aged 97

Broadway icon Carol Channing passed away of natural causes aged 97, her publicist confirmed. Known for her blonde bouffant, huge smile and gravelly voice, Channing graced stages from the age of 19, starting with No for an Answer. She gained recognition when she took on the role of Lorelei Lee …

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Apple replaced 10 times as many batteries as expected in 2018

Apple replaced 11 million batteries in 2018, more than 10 times the amount they would have normally replaced, according to Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. The influx of battery replacements is down to the new cut price battery replacement programme. Following backlash from the revelation that older devices are ‘slowed down’ …

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£18 million funding awarded for immersive experiences

Government and industry funding of £18 million has been awarded to help develop immersive experiences. The projects will cover virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality which will be tested on real audiences. The projects will develop in three areas: performance, visitor experience and sports entertainment. Performance will see organisations …

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