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Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube App to Launch on Fire TV

Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube App to Launch on Fire TV

8 minutes ago   |   Geek News Central   |   2 articles

Amazon and Google announced that in the coming months, the two companies will launch the official YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, as well...
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Second-gen Apple AirPods get their first notable discount with standard charging case

Second-gen Apple AirPods get their first notable discount with standard charging case

10 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena

Apple's refreshed AirPods have some robust competition on the way in the form of the... Apple-made Beats Powerbeats Pro, so it's not exactly shocking to see the new Hey...
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Microsoft acquires Express Logic, accelerating IoT development for billions of devices at scale

Microsoft acquires Express Logic, accelerating IoT development for billions of devices at scale

3 hours ago   |   Microsoft

IoT sensors are being infused into just about everything, from industrial equipment to consumer devices, and increasingly these devices are connecting to the cloud. By 2020...
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Google gives European Android users a couple of screens that won't be seen in the states

Google gives European Android users a couple of screens that won't be seen in the states

4 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Remember last year when the European Commission fined Google $5.04 billion? The company was found to have limited phone manufacturers' ability to use third-party software on...
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Toyota, Denso, and Softbank invest $1 billion in Uber's self-driving division

Toyota, Denso, and Softbank invest $1 billion in Uber's self-driving division

5 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Toyota, Denso, and Softbank have announced that they'll invest over $1 billion collectively in Uber's self-driving division.
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Trump's Response to the Mueller Report Dropping Has Basically Been to Tweet Out Fox News Quotes

5 hours ago   |   Slate

The Fox News defense is in full effect.
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Samsung Officially Responds To Galaxy Fold Screen Issues

Samsung Officially Responds To Galaxy Fold Screen Issues

5 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

According to a recent report, it was revealed that Samsung had sent out early review units of the Galaxy Fold to popular publications and YouTubers. Unfortunately, the displays...
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Old Apple iPhones don't die, they get recycled

Old Apple iPhones don't die, they get recycled

6 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Have you ever wondered how Apple disposes of iPhone units that it can't resell? CNET reported today on the 9,000 square foot warehouse in Austin, Texas that Apple uses to...
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Fox News' Shepard Smith Delivered the Best Burn I Heard All Day

7 hours ago   |   Slate

It was a controlled burn.
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In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million

In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge Facebook's privacy gaffes keep coming. On Wednesday, the social media company said it collected the stored email address lists of as many as 1.5 million users without...
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Apple holds environment-focused event at Apple Park with Jaden, Will, and...

Apple holds environment-focused event at Apple Park with Jaden, Will, and Jada Smith

Apple held an event at its Apple Park headquarters today with Will Smith, Jaden Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith. The conversation was moderated by Apple's VP of environment... Read more ...

BlackBerry Messenger Shutting Down at the End of May

BlackBerry Messenger Shutting Down at the End of May

BlackBerry Messenger, aka BBM, is set to shut down on May 31, 2019, BlackBerry announced today. Prior to when the iPhone launched and for several years afterwards, BBM was a... Read more ...

Amazon Now Offering Free Ad-Supported Music to Alexa Users in the United States

Amazon Now Offering Free Ad-Supported Music to Alexa Users in the United States

Earlier this week, rumors suggested Amazon would launch a free, ad-supported music service, and today, Amazon indeed announced the debut of a free music option for Amazon Alexa... Read more ...

Google Contacts 3.5.7 adds improved dark theme switcher in settings

Google Contacts 3.5.7 adds improved dark theme switcher in settings

Google Contacts last year was one of the first apps to implement a dark theme on Android. Version 3.5.7 today adds a better “Choose theme” switcher in settings that is more... Read more ...

Here are the first official Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 XL renders

Here are the first official Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 XL renders

The upcoming Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have been in the news quite a bit recently, but today we're finally getting a first look at what the phone's official design will... Read more ...

My Time at Portia: Helping the Color Blind Sanwa

My Time at Portia: Helping the Color Blind Sanwa

More than just upgrading your workshop, harvesting crops, and raising farm animals, My Time At Portia is also all about forging relationships with other characters. Each NPC... Read more ...

Official Google Pixel 3a & 3a XL renders show up ahead of May 7th unveiling

Official Google Pixel 3a & 3a XL renders show up ahead of May 7th unveiling

Google Pixel 3a vs. Google Pixel 3 XL (rightThe Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are on track for an announcement in less than three weeks. But ahead of this, Android Headlines... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

It can be enabled manually whenever you want. The Galaxy S10 has a pretty impressive combo of cameras to work with, and when the lights go down and you still want to snap... Read more ...

Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

Enlarge / Chess queens with US and Chinese flags. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed denying China Mobile USA's application to offer telecom... Read more ...

Apple Paid an Estimated $5-$6 Billion to Settle Qualcomm Dispute, Plus $8-$9...

Apple Paid an Estimated $5-$6 Billion to Settle Qualcomm Dispute, Plus $8-$9 Per iPhone in Royalty Fees

Apple likely paid somewhere around $5 to $6 billion to settle its ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, according to estimates shared today by UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri . The $5... Read more ...