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Alexa support comes to DirecTV’s Genie set-top boxes

Following the news that Dish TV would be adding support for Google Assistant commands, its main competitor DirecTV has announced today that it will also be joining the smart assistant revolution … just not with Google’s voice assistant. To that … Continue reading

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Netflix has just become the top Emmy-nominated network

Netflix just broke HBO’s 17-year streak as the network with the most Emmy nominations – the streaming service was nominated for a whopping 112 awards at this year’s ceremony while HBO sits at a still-respectable 108.  While HBO’s heavy hitters … Continue reading

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Samsung to Open State-of-the-Art Connected Customer Care Center

Photo courtesy of Samsung. July 12, 2018 – RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced it is opening a new breakthrough Connected Customer Care Center in Greenville, South Carolina. The 34,928 square foot facility will support the … Continue reading

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Making 5G Possible Through International Standards Collaboration

Fifth-generation mobile telecommunications technology (5G) is a step away from revolutionizing how companies do business and how consumers experience everything on the Internet. As the next generation of mobile telecom infrastructure nears broad implementation, technology companies, including Samsung, have been … Continue reading

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Virgin Media customers can soon get BT Sport in 4K for free

Are you a Virgin TV customer that already gets BT Sport? Soon you’ll have the 4K UHD channel for no extra cost. From July 30, Virgin TV Full House and VIP bundle customers will get the 4K version of the … Continue reading

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Netflix’s new smart downloads will keep pace with your binging habits

Netflix has unveiled a new feature today that will help you better manage your downloaded TV series.  The feature, which will be exclusive to Android devices at launch, is appropriately called ‘smart downloads’ and its purpose is to delete any … Continue reading

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Drop the remote: Dish TV Hoppers now support Google Assistant commands

If you’re the kind of person who frequently misplaces the remote – and, let’s be honest, that really applies to all of us – Google and Dish have some good news: Starting today, all Dish Hoppers will respond to Google … Continue reading

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Samsung Electronics Wins at Two Top Global AI Machine Reading Comprehension Challenges

Samsung Research, the advanced R&D hub of Samsung Electronics’ business, has ranked first in two of the world’s top global artificial intelligence (AI) machine reading comprehension competitions. Samsung Research recently placed first in the MS MARCO (Microsoft MAchine Reading Comprehension) … Continue reading

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Facebook taking on Netflix with Cristiano Ronaldo reality TV show

Facebook looks set to capitalise on the World Cup fever currently sweeping over the globe. It’s reportedly in talks to produce a reality TV show based around the life of superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Having already worked with the social … Continue reading

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The best movies on Stan: a list of the top films streaming in Australia now

UPDATE: Based on true events, the heart-wrenching thriller Patriots Day has been added to our list of the best movies on Stan. Find out more about it on Page 4! As each streaming service’s content library continues to grow, it’s … Continue reading

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