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Niantic to get $200 million in funding, Samsung included in investors

16 hours ago   |   Android Community

Software company Niantic, most famous for creating Pokémon Go, is not content with just being a unicorn or a billion dollar company. It looks like they're shooting for being a...
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The coming 5G revolution

The coming 5G revolution

22 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

The next generation of mobile internet connectivity, 5G , is expected to officially launch worldwide by 2020. Each generation of mobile internet has brought significant speed...
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How to test anti-ransomware: This is how we do it

How to test anti-ransomware: This is how we do it

2 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Ransomware may not make the headlines quite as often as it did in the past, but it hasn't gone away. In December 2018, for instance, a new threat apparently created by a single...
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Niantic games generate significant social impact in 2018

Niantic games generate significant social impact in 2018

3 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Niantic said that its games Pokémon Go, Ingress, and Ingress Prime generated a lot of social impact in 2018, including 17,000 kilometers walked.
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Facebook kills Google ATAP-like ‘Building 8' amid hardware reorg and new ‘Reality Labs'

Facebook kills Google ATAP-like ‘Building 8' amid hardware reorg and new ‘Reality Labs'

3 days ago   |   9to5Google

Back in April 2016, Facebook made waves by poaching Regina Dugan to lead its new Building 8 division. The social network wanted to create an experimental hardware group similar...
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Hackers target electric car chargers

Hackers target electric car chargers

3 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Criminals could be hacking into connected car chargers gain access to home networks, according to new warnings. Research from Kaspersky Lab has found that the chargers supplied...
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Pokemon Go now lets you fight other players

Pokemon Go now lets you fight other players

4 days ago   |   Tech Radar

The latest Pokemon Go update has landed and it brings competitive player-vs-player battles to the game for the very first time. If you're above level 10 in the game, you can...
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Huawei reportedly has a secret research lab at its China headquarters

Huawei reportedly has a secret research lab at its China headquarters

4 days ago   |   Phone Arena

While Huawei's smartphone sales may have skyrocketed in 2018, it's fair to say that the company as a whole hasn't had the best year. Governments across the globe have raised...
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Iranian phishers bypass 2fa protections offered by Yahoo Mail and Gmail

Iranian phishers bypass 2fa protections offered by Yahoo Mail and Gmail

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge A recent phishing campaign targeting US government officials, activists, and journalists is notable for using a technique that allowed the attackers to bypass...
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Pokemon GO's PvP Is Live, But It's Not Perfect

Pokemon GO's PvP Is Live, But It's Not Perfect

4 days ago   |   Game Skinny   |   3 articles

Niantic has officially begun the process of rolling out Pokemon GO 's PvP, known as Trainer Battles. As part of their plan , the company began rolling the system out to level...
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Qualcomm accuses Apple of 'flouting the legal system' with insufficient iOS...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of 'flouting the legal system' with insufficient iOS update

Longtime business partners Apple and Qualcomm have been embroiled in increasingly ugly legal battle for almost two years now, and just in case the conflict wasn't complicated... Read more ...

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2

Apple has released a software update for their iPhone, iOS 12.1.2, we were not expecting this update to land this month as only a few betas had been released. The iOS 12.1.2... Read more ...

Facebook Messenger Now Has Boomerang And Selfie Mode

Facebook Messenger Now Has Boomerang And Selfie Mode

Facebook has updated Messenger with new camera features ahead of the Christmas season. You'll be happy to know that the standalone Messenger app now has support for looping... Read more ...

Qualcomm Claims Apple is Still Violating Chinese Court Order Despite...

Qualcomm Claims Apple is Still Violating Chinese Court Order Despite Software Update to Remove Patented Features

Qualcomm on December 10 scored a victory in its ongoing legal battle with Apple after winning an import ban on the iPhone 6s through the iPhone X. The ban was enacted after a... Read more ...

YouTube TV discounts NBA League Pass for the holidays, adds ‘Local Now' channel

YouTube TV discounts NBA League Pass for the holidays, adds ‘Local Now' channel

Back in October, YouTube TV added support for NBA League Pass to watch all live, out-of-market games ad-free. The Google cord-cutting service on Friday discounted the... Read more ...

DICE reverts Battlefield V time-to-kill changes after fan backlash

DICE reverts Battlefield V time-to-kill changes after fan backlash

DICE nerfed Battlefield V's weapons, and fans weren't happy. That led to the studio promising to undo that patch with a new update soon. Read more ...

T-Mobile will give you a free iPhone XR, OnePlus 6T or Galaxy S9 under...

T-Mobile will give you a free iPhone XR, OnePlus 6T or Galaxy S9 under certain conditions

T-Mobile has a great deal as the holiday shopping season winds down. Follow certain conditions and you can end up with a free OnePlus 6T, Apple iPhone 8, Apple iPhone XR, LG G7... Read more ...

How to activate eSIM on a T-Mobile postpaid account

How to activate eSIM on a T-Mobile postpaid account

T-Mobile released an app that allows users to activate a plan with an eSIM. The one caveat is that the app only allows users to activate a prepaid plan, leaving most of its... Read more ...

Apple Shares Six Free Classic Audiobooks Narrated by Celebrities

Apple Shares Six Free Classic Audiobooks Narrated by Celebrities

Apple recently released a series of six audiobooks that have been narrated by celebrities that include Kate Beckinsale and Kelsey Grammer, making them available to Apple Books... Read more ...

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2 to exterminate bugs messing with eSIM and cellular...

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2 to exterminate bugs messing with eSIM and cellular connectivity

Apple today released iOS 12.1.2, a minor update that exterminates some bugs for iPhone users. According to the changelist, the update takes care of an issue that prevents some... Read more ...