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Review units of Samsung’s folding phone are breaking, and it’s a potential fiasco that threatens the company’s fragile reputation

Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderThe Samsung Galaxy Fold.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Multiple journalists say that their early review units of the new Samsung Galaxy Fold have broken within days of getting them. The buzzy device is expected to be the first foldable smartphone from a major manufacturer when it officially launches next week – though experts we spoke […]

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Could Snap save the internet from fake news? Here’s the company’s secret weapon

Vagelis Papalexakis UC Riverside When Snapchat was first pitched as part of a Stanford mechanical engineering class, the course’s horrified teaching assistant openly wondered if the app’s creators had built a sexting app. Less than a decade later, Snapchat could help solve one of the biggest problems currently facing tech: stopping the spread of “fake […]