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Late News: Samsung Galaxy S3 Boot Screen Pictured, Dual Core Galaxy S3 Coming to Verizon?, Sony Xperia P Benchmarking Results

In just a couple of hours, the whole world will be able to see the next Samsung Galaxy S and the rumours will lose their appeal. Until then, we get to take a sneak peak at the Samsung Galaxy S3 boot screen. One of BGR's trusted sources has leaked some pictures, allowing us to see the premiere of the handset's screen. As a teaser, the picture is not very exciting.

With the next Galaxy S just hours away before its official unveiling, the rumour mill has gone wild. One of the main topics debated is tied to the handset's processor. Previous reports on this matter have suggested that Samsung would use its own quad-core Exynos CPU, for the Galaxy S3. Samsung announced that Exynos CPU would boost the performance of their future handsets.

The Sony Xperia P hasn't been released yet, but that doesn't mean the phone is not out in the wild. A Greek website has managed to get a hold of the device and put it under some benchmarking tests, where the Xperia P revealed some interesting results. Using AnTuTu, the popular Android benchmarking application, sources claim that the ST-Ericsson U8500 chipset, found on the Xperia P, hasn't fared very well.

Visa and MasterCard have sent some interesting alerts to card-issuing banks this week, stating that the Global Payments breach acknowledged past month had actually started a year ago. The attack, which affected over 50,000 credit cards, was originally believed to have taken place between 21st January and 25th February.

After the most popular social network in the world targeted its messenger service to smartphone users, Facebook has now decided to tap in to a new opportunity. According to a 9to5Mac report, Facebook is working on a messenger app for iPad owners. The report is based on information provided by "a reliable source", having in-depth knowledge of the situation.