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The Galaxy S8 blew up Samsung’s record for pre-orders


The Galaxy S8 was finally available for general purchase last week — but the flagship broke sales records before shipping a single unit.

Slovenia is honoring its beloved Melania Trump with her own wine


While Americans are whining about the first lady’s controversial magazine covers and museum visits, Slovenians are busy naming a wine after her.

Yes, it’s true — following a tourism boost, producers near Melania Trump’s hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia are honoring the first lady with an exclusive “First Lady” line of goodies, including salami, chocolates, beauty creams and a prestigious red wine.

Marissa Mayer will get a cool $23 million when she loses her job


Marissa Mayer will soon be out of a job, but a multimillion-dollar check should cushion the blow.

The Yahoo CEO may get a $23 million payout if and when the beleaguered tech giant finalizes the sale of its core business to Verizon, according to a regulatory filing released Monday.

The golden parachute — around $20 million of which is equity and the remainder cash — is contingent on Mayer being terminated without cause within a year of the sale.

The disclosure comes as Yahoo still reels from…

Former Indian minister falls for online puppy scam


A former Indian minister has been duped in an online puppy sale.

While you were out striking on International Women’s Day, China asked people to go shopping


As women around the world go on strike in celebration of International Women’s Day, retailers in China are jumping on the bandwagon too.

Malls and some of the country’s biggest shopping platforms have grabbed the chance to turn March 8 into the start of a week-long shopping sale.

The dominant shopping sites T-mall and Taobao, which are both run by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, have plastered this slogan on…

Apple has a new (old) iPhone to help win over Asia


When Apple launched the iPhone 7, it began to officially phase out the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but now a new variant of the three-year-old iPhone is landing in a few places. Who is it for?

Google missed its big chance to stomp all over the Apple Watch



There are two kinds of people: Those who are fine with a smartwatch being a “companion” device for their phones and those who want it to replace their phones, at least in some respects.

I always thought I would fall into the latter group — because, honestly, who would rather carry around a giant phablet instead of a do-it-all smartwatch? — but after wearing LG’s Watch Sport for about a week, I realized I don’t actually need LTE in my smartwatch, and you probably don’t either.


Chelsea Handler blames Trump’s presidency on the Kardashians



As usual, Chelsea Handler has a hot take.

These pins support human rights just in time for the Women’s March



With thousands of pins, a couple from Michigan are hoping to bring a little love, compassion and support to America in time for the Women’s March in Washington, D.C.

Kate Lind, 32, and Nate Stevens, 30, are behind Pincause — a $5 pin they designed with artist Penelope Dullaghan that features the American Sign Language (ASL) sign for “I love you.” Their goal is to raise $200,000 by giving $2 of each sale to the ACLU and Planned Parenthood ($1 to each organization).

Since launching after…

BHIM app will replace all cash transactions in India: PM Modi



India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a new app to encourage more Indians to pay online in the aftermath of invalidation of most circulated cash last month.