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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'

6 minutes 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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Parent firms of T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly drop Huawei; T-Mobile-Sprint deal could benefit

Parent firms of T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly drop Huawei; T-Mobile-Sprint deal could benefit

1 hour ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

Today, Reuters has published a story about the parent companies of proposed merger partners T-Mobile and Sprint. The former's majority owner, Deutsche Telekom, will stop using...
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ProBeat: Google+ is better off shut down

ProBeat: Google+ is better off shut down

3 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Google should shut down Google+ immediately. The social network is only resulting in security breaches and hurting the company's brand.
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The 5G we were promised won't be coming in 2019

The 5G we were promised won't be coming in 2019

3 hours ago   |   Phandroid

With 4G coverage still not at 100% and the 2019 influx of 5G capable handsets about to land in our pockets, what can we really expect in 2019 from 5G? The fifth generation of...
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5G could add billions to world GDP

5G could add billions to world GDP

3 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

A new report from GSMA has revealed that unlocking spectrum for the mobile industry to deliver 5G services could add $565bn to the global GDP and $152 in tax revenue from 2020...
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Deal: iPhone 7 is pretty cheap with a Walmart Family Mobile prepaid plan

Deal: iPhone 7 is pretty cheap with a Walmart Family Mobile prepaid plan

4 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

How would you like to buy a brand new Apple iPhone 7, off contract, for less than $300? Well, you can do that if you're purchasing the handset from Walmart with its Family...
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SIMalliance: A new 5G SIM card is necessary to beef up network security

SIMalliance: A new 5G SIM card is necessary to beef up network security

5 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

As the first standards-compliant 5G cellular devices are on the edge of release, it might be too late to change the key technologies inside them. But an association...
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These are the best EE phone deals just in time for Christmas - Samsungs and iPhones included

These are the best EE phone deals just in time for Christmas - Samsungs and iPhones included

8 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   5 articles

Christmas is fast approaching and that means everybody's focus is on presents. And what better present is there to get a loved one than a 2018 flagship phone? If you read that...
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Don't buy a 5G smartphone-at least, not for a while

Don't buy a 5G smartphone-at least, not for a while

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. 2019 is going to be the year of 5G-at least, that's what the cellular industry keeps saying. We're going to...
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TP-Link Deco M5 mesh Wi-Fi kit is 33% off today with a £60 discount

TP-Link Deco M5 mesh Wi-Fi kit is 33% off today with a £60 discount

9 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

If you've been at all tempted by the prospect of a mesh networking Wi-Fi system, but perhaps put off by the cost, you'll doubtless be interested to learn Amazon has a really...
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9to5Mac Daily: December 14, 2018

9to5Mac Daily: December 14, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , TuneIn , Google Play , or through our... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint merger will reportedly be cleared by US national...

T-Mobile and Sprint merger will reportedly be cleared by US national security panel

T-Mobile and Sprint have shared the news today with CNBC that their merger deal is expected to be cleared by a US national security panel. The approval is said to stem from... Read more ...

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

If you haven't done your Christmas shopping yet, don't worry - if you move quickly, you can still get your gifts delivered in time, and to make things even easier, we've picked... Read more ...

The best iPad deal is back on for $250

The best iPad deal is back on for $250

If you're looking to pick up the latest iPad - and why wouldn't you, they're great for browsing and binging media - now is the best time to pick one up. Amazon has its $80 off... Read more ...

Discord Announces 90/10 Revenue Split For Game Devs Using Their Store

Discord Announces 90/10 Revenue Split For Game Devs Using Their Store

The end of 2018 is coming fast, and one thing is becoming apparent: 2019 might be a good year for developers, especially those looking to get their games in front of players'... Read more ...

Apple Music now live on Amazon Echo speakers using Alexa

Apple Music now live on Amazon Echo speakers using Alexa

Apple Music support on Amazon Echo speakers is starting to roll out through the Alexa app on iOS and Android a few days ahead of schedule. You can now connect your Apple Music... Read more ...

Apple Inks Deal With DHX Media to Produce and Release All-New 'Peanuts' Content

Apple Inks Deal With DHX Media to Produce and Release All-New 'Peanuts' Content

In one of the bigger deals for Apple's upcoming streaming TV service, Variety reports today that the Cupertino company has made a deal with DHX Media to produce all-new... Read more ...

Satechi unveils new gold USB-C hub lineup to match the 2018 MacBook Air

Satechi unveils new gold USB-C hub lineup to match the 2018 MacBook Air

Satechi has today unveiled new variants of its USB-C hub lineup to match the new tone of gold on the 2018 MacBook Air. New options with the fresh color include the Pro Hub... Read more ...

Deals: Best Buy Weekend Sale, Exclusive Elevation Dock Discount, and More

Deals: Best Buy Weekend Sale, Exclusive Elevation Dock Discount, and More

Best Buy today kicked off a new three-day sale that will last all weekend and end on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. CT. The sale is full of great last-minute gift ideas for the holidays... Read more ...

Facebook admits unshared photos from 6.8 million users affected by latest...

Facebook admits unshared photos from 6.8 million users affected by latest privacy flaw

The latest Facebook security blunder involves photos from 6.8 million users. The company shared in an update on its developer page today that a bug allowed third-parties to see... Read more ...