Vevo launching a video subscription service
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Waving a fist at YouTube Red

Vevo is completely ad supported, but according to Vevo's CEO Erik Huggers this is about to change as the outfit launches a video subscription service.

Samsung to launch phone upgrade plan on March 11
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Calls it Galaxy Club

Whatever Apple has in its latest model and Samsung Galaxy is missing, will be present in the next generation of Galaxy smartphones and the launch of the Galaxy Club phone upgrade service just confirms this.

Nvidia has 20 to 25 million powered cars in the pipeline
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Nvidia's automotive future is bright

After 23 and a half years of trying, Nvidia finally became a 5 billion dollar revenue company. This is a great result considering that all PC-oriented companies are suffering from the PC market decline. Now the company has 20 to 25 million cars that will ship with Nvidia technology inside.

Dual Pascal-based self-driving car coming from Volvo next year
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DRIVE PX 2 test driven in Sweden in 2017

Buried deep in Nvidia's financial Q4 2016 earnings call was a brief referecmce to the company's Automotive division, which made Nvidia a record $93 million in Q4, up 18 percent sequentially, and up 68 percent year-over-year. There is also a mention that Volvo will be the first manufacturer to take Nvidia's dual Pascal-based DRIVE PX 2 platform for a ride in Sweden.

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global
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Fastest Ubuntu based phone

The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched
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Provides the industry's smallest unit pixel at 1.0 µm

Sony has announced its new Exmor RS IMX318 sensor and claims it is the world's first sensor with a unit cell size of 1.0 µm × 1.0 µm. At the same time it is small at 6.858mm (1/2.6") and supports 22.5 megapixels.

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016
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Helio X20 with 4GB RAM

With the Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, word has leaked out that some Chinese manufacturers are planning to launch a clutch of Helio X20 phones at the show.

Huawei P9 phone has Kirin 955
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16nm FinFet plus 2.5Ghz 5.2 inch phone

Huawei is working on a Huawei P9 flagship phone that has a 5.2 Full HD 1920x1980 display and 2.5Ghz Kirin 955 SoC.

Galaxy S7, Edge pictured
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Looks the same as last year

One of the most famous leakers in the mobile phone industry Evan Blass has shown the final pictures of Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

Apple Music has 11 million subscribers
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But Spotify is still the market leader with 20 million.

Apple is claiming that its Apple Music product has 11 million subscribers – slightly half of what its main rival Spotify can come up with.