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  • !Watch Samsung announce the Galaxy S9 in 12 minutes
    After taking a year off from announcing its latest smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has returned this year to show off the new Galaxy S9. While the phone looks mostly the same, its interior has been upgraded with all the late…
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  • !Apple is reportedly working on its own high-quality headphones
    In a new report, noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities says that Apple is updating its wireless AirPods and is working on its own brand of high-quality over-ears headphones, which could arrive later this year, according to Apple Insider.…
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  • !Qualcomm’s simulated 5G tests shows how fast real-world speeds could actually be
    We’ve spent the last couple months hearing a lot about the kinds of speeds that 5G will theoretically be able to offer at its peak, but what about how the next-generation networks will work in actual, less than ideal real world conditions? That’s…
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  • !Riding through the rain on the ‘Model 3’ of motorcycles
    Zero has been occasionally described as the “Tesla of motorcycles,” and last year’s model DS ZF6.5 as the “Model 3 of motorcycles.” When you’re one of the only electric motorcycle manufacturers in the game, it’s frankly hard to avoid th…
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  • !This is what Samsung’s Galaxy S9 costs on AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint
    Samsung just announced the Galaxy S9, and now we’re getting details on how much retailers and wireless carriers are going to charge for it. The cheapest way to get the phone (without a trade-in) is through Samsung itself. But pricing gets surprisin…
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  • !Congress should close the loophole allowing warrantless digital car searches
     As “connected cars” become increasingly linked to people’s digital identities, there is a risk that police will use this exception to conduct digital searches without warrants. Congress should close this loophole. Read More
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  • !Nokia acquires Unium, a mesh WiFi startup that works with Google Fiber, as part of big home WiFi push
     While Nokia’s former handset business forges ahead with its new device strategy under licensee HMD, Nokia itself has taken one more step to build out its business with carriers in a new wave of services. To coincide with MWC in Barcelona and a bi…
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  • !The rise and rise of supergiant rounds
     With more money flowing into a shrinking number of deals, the average startup funding round is getting bigger. And it’s not by a small margin, either. Supergiant funding rounds are coming to dominate the funding landscape at all stages. Here we t…
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  • !Samsung’s AR Emoji taps creepy avatars and Disney characters to compete with Animoji
     We’ve known for a while that Samsung’s been planning an Animoji competitor for its latest handset. Now that we’ve actually seen (the admittedly clunkily named) AR Emoji in action, we can testify to the fact that it’s some combination of com…
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  • !A ‘Black Panther’ moment
     This week we’re bringing you a special edition of CTRL+T, the podcast that examines TechCrunch stories through a cultural lens. You might have heard that Marvel released a film called Black Panther last week and it saw near-record crowds descend…
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  • !Apple releases emotional ad to celebrate marriage equality
    Like a host of other companies, Apple threw its support behind marriage equality in Australia.Now, the tech company has backed it up with a one-minute advertisement titled "First Dance," released on Sunday. It celebrates the first LGBTQ marriages…
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  • !Looks like drones are fashion models now
    And you thought you had to be a celebrity kid to break into modeling. Now, it looks like you gotta be a drone!Instead of employing the usual human models to show off its fall 2018 handbag collection at Milan Fashion Week, Dolce & Gabbana opted for a…
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  • !Russian spies reportedly tried to make it look like North Korea hacked the Olympics
    Hackers weren't just out to cause mischief at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Officials in the U.S. now believe Russian spies to be the source of a Feb. 9 hack that occurred during the event's opening ceremony. More troublingly, the perpetrators of the h…
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  • !Yes, the rumors are true. Girl Scout Cookie coffee now exists.
    Just when you thought all the great culinary crossovers had been discovered, Dunkin' Donuts enters the ring with an innovative stroke of genius.We are absolutely shook to announce that the doughnut/coffee chain is partnering with Girl Scouts to intr…
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  • !Marvel hasn't ever seen a success like 'Black Panther' before
    In its opening weekend, Black Panther broke records. But in its second weekend, Marvel's latest showed us it's here to stay.Black Panther's estimated three-day box office total in the United States for Friday-Saturday-Sunday comes out to $108 millio…
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