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New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

 An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information from ride-sharing apps. Faketoken attacks Russian ride-sharing apps by overlaying text boxes on the credit card inform...

After rebranding to Puls and raising new cash, CellSavers wants to help set up your smart gadgets

 CellSavers, the on-demand smartphone and tablet repair service, is rebranding its business to Puls and expanding its suite of services to include most smart devices in a home. The San Francisco-based company also rounded up $25 million in new fin...

Indian messaging app Hike acquires hardware startup Creo

 India-based messaging app Hike is back on the acquisition trail after it picked up Creo, a hardware company that previously released smartphones, streaming devices and an operating system. The price of the deal is undisclosed. Hike released a sho...

Escher Reality is building the backend for cross-platform mobile AR

 Y Combinator-backed, MIT spin-out Escher Reality is building a cross-platform toolkit and custom backend for mobile AR developers — aiming to lower the barrier to entry to building “compelling experiences”. Read More

LG confirms its next smartphone will feature a massive six-inch OLED screen

 Less than 24 hours after a leak seemingly confirmed that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will pack a gigantic screen, LG has confirmed long-standing rumors that its next smartphone will feature an OLED screen. The Korean firm detailed some details of its next device, believed to be the the V30, including its “plastic OLED FullVision display.” The six-inch screen will be… Read More

Here’s an early look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

 We’re just weeks away from Samsung’s next major launch event on August 23, and already we have a full visual of the device it is expected to unveil — the Galaxy Note 8. That’s courtesy of prolific smartphone leaker Evan Blass — who correctly detailed Samsung’s Galaxy S8 before it was announced earlier this year — and a couple of photos of the… Read More

How Much Would You Pay For the New iPhone?

Rumor has it an OLED model will cost over $1,000.

Sarahah Is the Summer’s Smash-Hit App, But it May Not Last

The anonymous messaging service is topping charts—and breeding harassment.

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