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Night Sight response called Bright Night from Samsung

Samsung likes to debut new photography features with each flagship handset, XDA speculates that the company might be about to do the same with Bright Night and the upcoming Galaxy S10. The Galaxy S10 is already shaping up to be a much more fundamental revision for Samsung after the iterative changes with the S9.

Source: https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/12/21/18151590/samsung-camera-bright-night-night-sight-smartphone-photography

Google is ending Play Service support

ONLY 0.03 PERCENT OF ANDROID USERS ARE STILL RUNNING ICE CREAM SANDWICH Google is instead having developers target API level 16 (for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean) as the minimum level of support. And while, in theory, developers can continue to maintain and update a version of their apps specifically for Ice Cream Sandwich users that support API level 14 or 15, it’s unlikely that many will do so.

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/7/18130729/google-play-service-support-ending-android-4-0-ice-cream-sandwich

Qualcomm’s new processor for mobile phones

Qualcomm’s new flagship processor for mobile phones was released. It’s the chip that will appear in the first wave of 5G phones. Qualcomm has said this new platform will support “multi-gigabit” download speeds on 5G networks. Its next Snapdragon would be on a 7nm manufacturing process, down from the 10nm of Snapdragon 845 and 835.

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/4/18125853/qualcomm-snapdragon-855-mobile-processor-announcement

11 People have stolen Samsung's folding screen tech.

Of the 11 people indicted, 3 have been detained. Samsung spent 6 years and $130 million to make the bendable screen. They stole the blueprints from Samsung and sold it to 2 companies in China. The company that sold the tech secrets to the Chinese firms made $14 million. Samsung showed the tech at a conference the new folding smartphone. Samsung is the world's largest smartphone company. A trial date has not been set.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/30/tech/samsung-china-tech-theft/index.html