Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung has announced that its folding smartphone will go sale in April, beating a rival device by Huawei to the market. The BBC’s Chris Fox went hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold to find out what the unusual device can do – and whether it can live up to its enormous price tag. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47943066

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Lyft removes faulty bikes from three US cities

Image copyright Reuters Image caption About 3,000 bikes are being removed following reports that brakes are faulty Faulty brakes have forced Lyft to remove thousands of its electric bikes from three US cities. Riders complained that front braking was “stronger than expected” on the assisted bikes, it said. About 3,000 Lyft bikes currently in use […]

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Apple and Qualcomm square off in US court

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple wants to pay less to Qualcomm for the chips it uses in its phones Apple and Qualcomm will face off in court as a billion-dollar legal battle over smartphone chips gets under way. The trial is the culmination of a long-running battle between the two over the cost of […]

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TED 2019: 10 years of ‘ideas worth spreading’

Image copyright TED/Bret Hartman TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is famous for turning 17-minute talks into viral videos. This year’s conference has kicked off in Vancouver, offering a new set of thought-provoking talks under the tagline of ‘ideas worth spreading’. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Bigger than Us’ and includes […]

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Wikileaks: Document dumps that shook the world

Image copyright EPA/Getty Images Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday at Ecuador’s London embassy, where he had been granted asylum since 2012. The United States alleges that he conspired with Chelsea Manning to access classified information on Department of Defense computers. He could be jailed for up to five years. Since it launched […]

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