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Readers explain why they like Samsung’s Galaxy Buds more than we did

Though he’s reviewed more than a dozen audio products for Engadget this year alone, senior news editor Billy Steele hasn’t found any he disliked more than Samsung’s Galaxy Buds. They earned a pitiful 69 from Billy, who was endlessly frustrated by their tap controls and lack of features. They took too long to pair and …

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The Xi Effect – Chinese Government to Fund Blockchain Projects

</header> <strong>Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement that the country would invest heavily in blockchain technology – coupled with a sweeping move to remove online posts suggesting such technology is a scam – has nourished optimism long-held by crypto advocates. Of course, the reality is that China’s marked shift towards pro-blockchain policies is part of a …

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Big Name Announcements Will Not Save Your Blockchain Project

</header> <strong>At the peak of the ICO bubble it was a common tactic for project promoters to use big name announcements to pump their tokens. Every day we would hear about a new venture that supposedly signed a partnership with a global brand such as Microsoft or Google, to make us think that these tech …

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Samsung Adds Support for Tron Network to Blockchain Dapp Store

Tron founder Justin Sun will appear on stage at the Samsung Developer Conference on Tuesday to announce a new partnership between his crypto company and the telecom giant. Tron will be integrated into the software development kit (SDK) of the Samsung Blockchain Keystore, which helps users manage private keys. The SDK allows coders build with the Tron …

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Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product

Samsung SDS, the IT subsidiary of global tech giant Samsung, has announced a joint initiative to launch a new blockchain-based traceability product. To develop the new project, Samsung SDS partnered with American software firm Pega and Tech Mahindra, a subsidiary of major Indian multinational conglomerate holding company Mahindra Group, according to a press release on …

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Premier Service debuts in the US

Sponsored Links Cherlynn Low/Engadget Did you buy the updated Galaxy Fold now that it’s finally available? You now have the posh support to go with it. Samsung has launched its Galaxy Fold Premiere Service in the US, offering all of the foldable phone’s buyers dedicated support through video chat (through the Members app) or conventional …

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Samsung will gladly help you check if your OLED TV has burn-in

Sponsored Links Samsung Samsung might be all about OLED in smartphone displays, but it’s steered away from using those types of screens for its TVs, instead harnessing LCD and QLED tech. As part of its efforts to remind people that OLED can be susceptible to burn-in, it has released a super-helpful (and not at all …

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Samsung Pay Teams Up With RippleNet Member Finablr

Samsung Pay, the mobile payments service of South Korean tech giant Samsung, has partnered with payments platform Finablr, Ripple’s RippleNet member, to offer cross-border payments feature Money Transfer to its app’s users. Finablr announced the partnership on Oct. 3, claiming that the new feature “offers users seamless and secure cross-border payments to 47 countries through …

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Samsung-Backed Blockchain Firm Launches in UAE After Securing $16M

Blocko, a South Korean blockchain provider, launched in the United Arab Emirates after securing $16 million in funding. Building full-scale enterprise blockchain solutions On Oct. 2, Middle Eastern business publication Arabian Business reported that Blocko has partnered with SEED Group, a member of the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum in the …

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Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold

Sponsored Links Cherlynn Low / Engadget Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold’s release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to take extra good care …

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