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NBN Co concedes only one quarter of FTTN users can reach 100Mbps

NBN Co concedes only one quarter of FTTN users can reach 100Mbps

1 hour ago   |   Tech Radar

The twisting saga that is the National Broadband Network rollout continues, with NBN Co admitting to a parliamentary committee that only one in four fibre-to-the-node...
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Facebook to take on Netflix with original 10-part horror series Sacred Lies

Facebook to take on Netflix with original 10-part horror series Sacred Lies

3 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

Last year, Facebook pledged to spend $1 billion in 2018 on original content for its Netflix and YouTube competitor, Facebook Watch. The social network has kept to its word and...
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Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

3 hours ago   |   9to5Mac   |   2 articles

Update : The feature is also rolling out in Australia, with ABC, SBS, and Seven Network as sources. Earlier this month, Apple started testing a new capability for Siri that...
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500,000 Chrome users fall prey to malicious extensions in Google Web Store

500,000 Chrome users fall prey to malicious extensions in Google Web Store

3 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key...
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Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

6 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

If you live in the United States, there are plenty of choices if you want to purchase Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Many carriers and retailers offered great...
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7 predictions for the evolution of enterprise AI in 2018

7 predictions for the evolution of enterprise AI in 2018

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

GUEST: While artificial intelligence applications in business and industry remain limited to narrow machine learning tasks, we are seeing progressive improvements in the...
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U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

7 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

ANALYSIS: Will U.S. citizens get their first 5G phones from Huawei or ZTE? Not if Congress has its way. Over the last week, members of Congress have been getting tough on the...
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Samsung Trademark May Be Tied To Long-Rumored Metal Material

8 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Samsung has now filed a trademark with the European Trademark and Design Network which could be directly linked to a material the company has been rumored to be working on...
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Chromecast and Google Homes reportedly overloading home Wi-Fi

Chromecast and Google Homes reportedly overloading home Wi-Fi

8 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. Users on the Google help forums and Reddit are reporting that Google Home and Google...
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YC engineer launches Leap, an online community by women for women

YC engineer launches Leap, an online community by women for women

8 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

2017 was a turning point for women in tech. With an avalanche of news swirling on the web about sexual harassement allegations, and the MeToo movement spreading on social...
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BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

These days it's not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the... Read more ...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

Two years ago, we reported on Twist , a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an... Read more ...

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

A link that exploits a bug in iOS and Mac devices was shared on Twitter this afternoon, and if you receive this link through the Messages app, your iPhone or iPad can freeze up... Read more ...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn't. Presumably this might have to do with China's censorship of... Read more ...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high school student

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down with high school senior Rebecca Kahn for an interview discussing women in technology, diversity, the importance of coding, and more. The... Read more ...

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

If you live in the United States, there are plenty of choices if you want to purchase Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Many carriers and retailers offered great... Read more ...

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger $14.50, DODOcase 20% off, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

The Moto G5 lineup launched early back in 2017 and has been on our list of best budget Android phones for the better part of the year. However, now that 2018 is underway, we... Read more ...

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel... Read more ...

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Robot Entertainment has spent the last several years dealing with rampaging humanoids with the Orcs Must Die! franchise. But it also has another well-received series, Hero... Read more ...