Samsung Electronics acquires network data analysis firm Zhilabs 

​Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has bought Barcelona-based network data analysis firm Zhilabs, as the South Korean giant gears up to launch products for connected devices and 5G mobile services that require fast data crunching. Samsung did not disclose the value of the deal, which marks the first announced acquisition in new… Read More Samsung Electronics acquires network data analysis firm Zhilabs 

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open. Marijuana enthusiasts in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province, kicked off the first permitted sales at midnight. Over 100… Read More Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Nineteen dead, dozens injured as teenager opens fire at college in Crimea

At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said. Eighteen-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov turned up at the college in the city of Kerch on Wednesday… Read More Nineteen dead, dozens injured as teenager opens fire at college in Crimea