Exclusive: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has a barely-curved display, plenty of new software features

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Next month, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 will debut in front of a live crowd in New York City.

We’re sharing exclusive information today that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Our information comes from a trusted source who has indeed used a consumer-ready version of the phone that will be Samsung’s flagship moving forward. If we’re wrong, we invite you to laugh in our faces.

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SoundCloud hoping to find buyer willing to part with $1 billion

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SoundCloud started out as an alternative method for DJs and artists to get their music and other creations streaming on the Internet without relying on big services like Apple Music or Spotify. Despite those roots, the company is increasingly moving towards a more mainstream model. One step in that journey is the possible sale of the company, a move the owners hope will yield a $1 billion sales price. Read more

Google Play Family Library makes it a little easier to share content

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Recognizing the fact that many people who buy content from the Google Play Store, especially movies and video, do so as part of a family, Google launched the new “Family Library” today making it easier to share content with family members. Although the new feature may get the most use for video content, it extends to eligible apps, games, movies, TV shows and books. Through the Family Library, when one person in a family makes a purchase, it can be shared with up to six other family members across devices for no additional fee. Read more

Pokemon Go Plus accessory delayed until September

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Bad news for Pokemon Go fans. While the Pokemon Go Plus accessory was originally slated for a late July release, Nintendo has announced that they’ll have to push back the official launch until September. There’s no word on why the delay happened, but considering pre-orders all over the web have completely sold out it probably won’t affect how long it will take for the average person to walk in a Gamestop and pick one up. Read more