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Samsung's S8 Active, Netflix's first ever acquisitionThe biggest headlines in tech include Samsung's rugged Galaxy S8 Active, Netflix's acquisition of comic publisher Millarworld and YouTube's rollout of an in-app chat and sharing feature.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Samsung will launch the Galaxy S8 on Friday, August 11th, confirming rumors and speculation. The Active specs are nearly identical to the standard S8 aside from its rugged design and super sized battery. The S8 Active will be exclusive to AT&T until further notice and start at $28 a month. [MUSIC] Netflix has made its first ever acquisition purchasing comic book publisher, Millarworld, the brand responsible for properties like Kick-Ass and Kingsmen, though those two franchises are not part of the deal. With the rights to many new franchises though, Netflix will have the chance to develop in-house properties for its [MUSIC] And finally, according to VentureBeat, YouTube has rolled out an in-app chat for iOS and Android platforms that lets users discuss and share videos without leaving the app. This was a feature that had been in testing for quite some time, and is finally being rolled out. It will be accessible in the Share tab. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c|net tech today app in the Apple or Google play store.