Jay Y. Lee, Samsung’s global vice chairman and the current acting leader of the company, got some good news today. A warrant request for his arrest by the South Korean special prosecutor earlier this week was rejected today by the Seoul Central District Court.
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10 hours ago
Lee became the acting leader of Samsung in 2014 after his father, company chairman Lee Kun-hee, was incapacitated due to a heart attack. However, prosecutors claim Lee has...
A couple of months ago, Netflix added support for downloading some of its movies and TV shows for offline viewing. Now the head of its biggest rival, Hulu, has confirmed that plans are in the works to add download support for its library of films and TV episodes.
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December 4, 2016
In an interview with Adweek, Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins confirmed that download support is on its way for Hulu subscribers. He stated:
Three months after it made a massive splash on iOS, Nintendo’s mobile side-scroller game Super Mario Run finally has a release time frame on Android. The company confirmed, via its Twitter account, that the game will be released sometime in March 2017 in the Google Play Store.
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1 week ago
It’s been a bit of a long wait for Android fans to get their hands on the latest Mario game from Nintendo. Super Mario Run launched worldwide in mid-December for iOS and it generated...
Say you work outside your hometown. Throughout the day, your mind drifts back to your family. Your father has just been diagnosed with diabetes and is learning to manage it. Your mother is trying to help him, but she’s learning about the disease herself. You have an infant at home and frequently talk on the phone with your sister, who is expecting a child herself. Meanwhile, you and your spouse have made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape but can’t always find time to work out together.
If Bangalore-based health monitoring startup Medaino Healthcare gets its way, you can address all of those things with a couple of swipes...
China-speed: just a few decades ago, this part of Shanghai was farmland. Photo credit: Tech in Asia.
2016 was a roller-coaster of a year for China’s tech industry. The ride-hailing war came to a US$35 million close, virtual reality and live streaming took off, and peer-to-peer lending came crashing down. With 2017 already in swing, the stage is set for another year of excitement.
In particular, as funding slows down in Silicon Valley – 83 percent...
While gamers wait for Nintendo to launch Super Mario Run in the Google Play Store, the company’s third mobile game will make its debut on Android ahead of iOS. Fire Emblem: Heroes, a tactical-RPG based on Nintendo’s long-running fantasy game franchise, will officially launch on February 2.
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July 14, 2016
The turn-based game has been designed with mobile touchscreens in mind. Players pick...
Earlier this week, Android fans in the US got alerted to a rumor that came as a bit of a surprise. An unconfirmed report from The Information claimed that Google wants to expand its budget-focused Android One phone program into the US sometime in mid-2017. The same report claims Google will help promote this launch by funding a big ad campaign for this first US-based Android One Phone.
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September 18, 2015
Assuming this report is accurate (and to be fair, Google has not confirmed or...
Part of the fun of using Android has always been customization. There’s something exciting about the fact that two people using the same device and the same version of Android can have completely different experiences through icon packs, launchers, and custom ROMs.
There have been custom firmware for Android smartphones for nearly as long as Android has existed. At first, making and using custom ROMs was something for programmers, developers, and enthusiasts; however, the creation (and rapid popularity) of CyanogenMod changed the game. As a growing number of developers contributed to the open-source firmware, CyanogenMod was polished nearly to the point of shining as brightly as AOSP....
We have seen lots of patents and mockups of foldable displays and smartphones in the past few years. However, none of them have actually been launched as consumer products. Today, LG is the latest to file a patent for a foldable device, but this time rumors claim that the company really does plan to launch such a product in the near future.
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