Week 32: The top stories in International tech news

The top stories in international tech news feature Duolingo’s latest feature, the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, and a heist after crypto hackers steal more than $600 million and more.

Crypto Hackers Stole More Than $600 Million From DeFi Network, Then Gave Some of It Back: Hackers stole cryptocurrencies worth more than $600 million from Poly Network, a decentralized finance, or DeFi, platform, in one of the largest crypto heists of recent years. In a surprise turn, whoever stole the money then returned over one-third of the pilfered assets.

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Duolingo diversifies and develops math learning app for kids: The language learning app will expand its activity to children’s mathematics. After hearing hundreds of people talking on their phones in a foreign language, Duolingo will allow you to listen to your children recite mathematical formulas.

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021: New folding phones and earbuds unveiled: The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event was riveting, with the company unveiling four products in all. Here’s everything the tech giant revealed during its live stream on August 11th. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 — two promising folding smartphones that appear to improve on their predecessors with more robust construction, cool new capabilities (like pen support), and significantly lower costs.

Samsung Galaxy unpacked 2021

WhatsApp bringing easy chat history transfer from iPhone to Android: WhatsApp will soon let users transfer their chat history, including photos and voice memos, between iOS and Android. However, the – for now- is only available starting with new Galaxy models. To add to this, WhatsApp is yet to mention a word about whether the feature would work vice versa for Android and iPhone.

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