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Samsung’s Foldable Phones are Breaking Up – Top Trending Stories

Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!

#5

Samsung’s Foldable Phones are Breaking Up — Already?

Image Credits: Twitter Steve Kovach

User’s of the early version of Samsung Galaxy foldable phones are complaining about its screen breaking up after a few days of use. Samsung had offered the prelaunch version of its foldable phone and the $2000 phone quickly sold-out. Some journalists who used these early phones for review have complained that the screen has started to flicker with simple use. Maybe, consumers need to wait a bit longer before they invest in foldable phones. Link.

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#4

Facebook Is Working on Its Own Voice Assistant, But Will It Beat Others?

Facebook is reportedly working on its own voice assistant feature. It’s meant for the Oculus Rift headset devices. But it will compete with the likes of Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri. Facebook’s team at Redmond, Washington is working in this project of AI voice assistant. Link.
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#3

Car Sharing App Is Being Used for Stealing Cars – Report

In the latest report from Chicago, it has been reported that about 100 luxury and smart cars were stolen in with the help of car sharing app Car2Go. The company has suspended all operations for now. It was first reported by CBS investigative journalist Brad Edwards. The company said that there was no hacking involved and that their cars were compromised. Reportedly, all the cars missing from its platform are either Mercedes or smart cars.
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#2

Bots Are Overtaking the Web Traffic, Good or Bad?

According to the latest reports, bad bots are taking over the internet traffic. It makes up about 20% of the total web traffic. Bots do have their utility but the bad bots leave everyone worried. As its capable of leaving fake reviews and steal valuable website data. According to Distil Networks latest research report, the financial sector is the main target of these bad bots.

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#1

Indian Student at US College Fries $58,000 Worth of Computers

Image Credits: The College of Saint Rose Facebook

Vishwanath Akuthota was a senior at The College of Saint Rose and is now charged with frying up $58,000 worth of computers at his college with a USB killer device. The senior has pled guilty and now faces up to ten years in prison. In a 2016 Facebook post, he had said that he wants to be an entrepreneur, well that seems highly unlikely now.

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