Samsung sent out invites this evening to its planned Galaxy S9 launch event next month, which is now slated for February 25th in Barcelona. We knew that Samsung was saving the reveal of its next flagship smartphone for the Mobile World Congress conference in Spain, which officially runs from February 26th to March 1st. It appears now we have a date and time, with the Samsung Unpacked event kicking off at 6PM CET (12PM ET / 9AM PT) a day ahead of MWC’s start. The event will be live streamed via Samsung’s website.
Usually, these kinds of invites are either completely obtuse or subtly revealing, and yet Samsung’s this go around is a bit down the middle. The invite text, “Camera, reimagined,” isn’t exactly groundbreaking. Cameras are “reimagined” every year by Apple, Samsung, and every other phone maker under the sun, very occasionally living up to the word but oftentimes falling short. So we don’t have too much to go on besides this standard marketing boilerplate.
But it’s safe to say the latest Galaxy phone will likely have a slightly improved battery, a killer screen, and some nifty but potentially gimmicky experimental features. The Verge will be there live next month, so check back then for Galaxy S9 coverage and all the other news announcements out of MWC
China’s $20B Mega Bridge
While U.S Sanctions and penalties appear to be certain for Hong Kong, that won’t stop the economy from growing. With a multi-billion dollar international-made bridge valued at more than $20B. The Mega Bridge included a joint-partnership between at least 14 countries says Gao Xinglin (Bridge Team Leader). Included in the mega project are experts from The United Kingdom, The United States, Denmark, Switzerland, Japan and Poland.
“We hope that the friends from the press can take this opportunity to see the new accomplishment of China in the new era and fresh progress of the ‘one country, two systems'”, Song Ruan, deputy commissioner at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told reporters at this week’s
Hong Kong, a former British colony, returned to China in 1997 under a “one country, two systems” agreement that ensured its freedoms, including a separate legal system.
While the mega bridge is a staggering 55km-long and about 6 lanes wide, it’s set to connect Macau and China’s mainland in an unprecedented way. Though it’s reported to have created some criticism for the hefty price tag and fatalities, that didn’t hinder the Chinese Economy from taking a stance in advancing the way we travel.
The bridge is expected to increase the Economy while also cutting travel time in half.
Certainly, the Mega Bridge should bring tons of revenue for the economy, though it’s been temporarily halted from opening until Chinese authorities are able inspect the bridge. It’s been estimated that more than 40,000 vehicles are expected to travel across the mega bridge each day.
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Germany: Governement confirms computers breached by hackers
According to local media reports in Germany, the country’s government has confirmed that there was a cyber attack on the government’s computer networks and it’s investigating the matter.
The country’s interior ministry said on Wednesday that the incident was “isolated and [had been] brought under control within the federal administration”.
German news agency DPA reported on earlier on Wednesday that hackers had used malware to target Germany’s foreign and defence ministries and steal data.
The hacking appeared to have originated from the APT28 group, also known as Fancy Bear, which many experts think has ties with the Russian government, DPA reported.
The news agency said the attack had been detected by German authorities in December and possibly lasted more than a year.
The interior ministry did not respond to the allegations that APT28 was behind the attack.
A spokesperson said appropriate measures had been taken to investigate the breach and protect data.
Moscow has denied involvement with the group, which has been blamed for operations including an attack on the German parliament in 2015, and the Democratic National Committee in the run-up to the 2016 US elections.
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