Cell phones

Even after leaks, Samsung's launch matters

Multiple generations of the Samsung Galaxy at CES. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

There's likely to be little surprise at what Samsung will unpack at its launch later today.

The state of play: The Galaxy S10 lineup and related accessories have already leaked through images, regulatory filings, marketing materials and even a Norwegian TV commercial.

FCC introduces new standard to tackle robocalls

People talk on cell phones.
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The Federal Communications Commission wants you to know it takes the problem of robocalls very seriously — and it has a report to do it.

Details: The report notes that until recently the agency had no tools to fight unwanted spam calls, but now has several options. Of course, randomly dial any consumer and ask if they have a few minutes and they will tell you the problem is getting worse.

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