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Paul Singer’s Bearish Bets Against Apple (AAPL), Semiconductors, Oil, and More

Elliott Management is a New York-based investment fund founded in 1977 by American billionaire and activist investor Paul Singer. As of September 30, Elliott’s 13F portfolio had a total worth of over $12.25 billion. Paul Singer shared a gloomy...

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Apple letter hints at self-driving Apple Car in the future

The Apple rumormongers simply won't let talk of an Apple Car die.  Just months after reports indicated that there was, in fact, no Apple Car on the way, now a new document is sure to stoke the fires of Apple fans' hopes that the...

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Apple letter offers a clue to its self-driving car plans

Apple's hopes of developing self-driving car technology have been a poorly kept secret for a while, and now it's coming clean. The company has sent a letter to the US' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

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8 Rumored Features the New iPhone 7 Didn’t Get

Plenty of rumors about the iPhone 7 ended up being correct, but just as many turned out wrong. Here are the rumored features that never made it to the iPhone 7. | Stephen Lam/Getty Images The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s most advanced...

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An Apple fan just saved you $300 (Apple Book not included)

Some made fun of Apple's attempt at self reflection with its debut of the Apple Book, a minimalist photo book showing off the company's product design history. The punch line? The paper book about Apple's often expensive products costs...

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Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions in letter to US regulators

 Apple has publicly revealed its ambitions to play in the emerging market of self-driving vehicles with a policy recommendation letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Wall Street Journal first broke news of...

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Recommended Reading: Should Facebook start fact-checking news?

Facebook Shouldn't Fact-Check Jessica Lessin, The New York Times How should Facebook combat fake news? The company isn't sure yet, but one tech journalist argues fact-checking isn't the answer. The Information's...

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Apple says 'investing heavily' in self-driving car

Apple watchers are wondering if the letter confirms the rumor that the tech giant is working on developing a self-driving...

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Zuckerberg Net Worth Down $3.7B Since Election...

Zuckerberg Net Worth Down $3.7B Since Election... (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories:SILICON SULTANS FROZEN OUT OF NEW WHITE HOUSE...Trump Targets Second Plant Over Plans to Shift to Mexico...FORD Open to Deals to...

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What Is Bob Gates Doing at Trump Tower?

Playbook: “Bob Gates didn’t think much of Donald Trump during the campaign. He penned an op-ed blasting the candidate as unfit for office. But for the last two days, Trump’s inner circle has met with and consulted Gates, one of the...

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iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL vs. Huawei Mate 9: Comparison

Huawei is attempting to break into the phablet marketplace with the release of the Mate 9. This new phablet contender is intended to compete with the likes of the iPhone 7 Plus; the obvious market-leader in this niche. However, Huawei will also be more...

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Tumblr page shows Trump supporters who don't endlessly defend him

Throughout his campaign, supporters of Donald Trump loyally stood by his in-your-face bombast, from that very lewd Access Hollywood clip to the blunt insults he threw time and time again. In their eyes, The Donald could do no wrong. Now the...

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iPhone 8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8: The New Rumored Features

Did you forgo buying a new smartphone in last weekend’s Black Friday sales? If so, was that because 2016’s handsets no longer attract you, or was it because 2017’s releases promise so much more? Whatever your reasons, 2017...

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Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: More Debate Over Facebook’s Role in Media

Questions continue to swirl over Facebook’s handling of fake news stories and a tool it created that could potentially be used to censor content in...

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Technology Officially Oversold: Stick with Apple Based on Estimate Revisions

This article is published in collaboration with Scutify, where you can find real-time markets...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust’s Top Stocks

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust is a Seattle-based transparently operated private foundation which was founded by Bill Gates in 2000. The trust reported $18.45 billion in managed 13F securities, as of the end of the third quarter. In...

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RIP data: It only ever shows Apple losing

Hey, remember data? Well, it had a good run but… it’s dead now.Writing for MarketWatch, Bret Kenwell muses aloud “Did Google's Pixel Beat Apple's iPhone?” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.)Ah! Good...

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The Week in Apple News: iPhone 8 rumors, iCloud Calendar spam, iMac hinge repair, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Dec. 2, 2016This past week for Apple was all about fixing stuff, whether it’s your iMac, your Calendar, or, if you’re in China, your iPhone 6s. While you’re waiting for your repairs to happen, check...

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Google's ambitious smartwatch vision is failing to materialise (AAPL, GOOG)

In February this year, Google's smartwatch boss painted me a rosy picture of the future of wearable technology. The wrist is, David Singleton said, "the ideal place for the power of Google to help people with their lives." He painted a...

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DRIVER KILLS TWO IN FACEBOOK DEATH SMASH...

DRIVER KILLS TWO IN FACEBOOK DEATH SMASH... (Third column, 5th story, link) ...

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Microsoft expands its accessibility efforts on Windows 10

Microsoft is keen on making sure people with disabilities can use their products, and next year it's only going to expand upon that directive. It starts with some big additions to Windows 10 and Narrator for the Creators Update like support for...

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Facebook could fight fake news with curated articles

The proliferation of fake news on its network has haunted Facebook since the presidential election. Initially downplaying its impact, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come around to start speaking on the social platform's action plan, including cutting...

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Apple addresses iPhone 6S battery problems — on its Chinese website

Good news iPhone 6S owners with battery woes: Apple has finally issued a statement to explain those unexpected battery shutdowns. Bad news (at least for non-Chinese 6S owners): It appears that the statement is only visible on its Chinese language...

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Facebook is developing AI to bust 'offensive' Live video: report

Facebook has long been vigilant about keeping your News Feed free of "inappropriate" content. That's relatively simple when you're talking about material that can be reviewed in full after it's posted — but what happens...

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Facebook Forms Partnership to Create Affordable Housing in Silicon Valley

Facebook is doing its part to help create affordable housing in communities near its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Vice president for public policy and communications Elliot Schrage announced in a Newsroom post Friday that Facebook formed...

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Microsoft's "Holoportation" will virtually beam you into another room

Microsoft is bringing a whole new level to remote social interaction with "Holoportation." The prototype technology allows users to see, hear, and interact with others remotely as if both are present in the same physical space. 3D...

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Snapchat Discover, Meet Facebook Collections?

Next up on the list of Snapchat features cloned by Facebook is Collections, the social network’s take on Snapchat Discover. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Collections, much like Snapchat Discover, will bring news, listicles,...

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Report: Microsoft's Home Hub will chase Amazon's Echo as a software service

Microsoft’s rumored Home Hub was once thought to be a device rivaling Amazon Echo or Google Home. A new report suggests it will instead be a Windows 10 software service aimed at families, complete with a new Cortana assistant that will run on...

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What the Big Mac creator's legacy has to do with exchange rates

Burgernomics, a global study comparing currency, was inspired by the hit...

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Apple: A Dividend Achiever in the Making

This article explores the dividend prospects of Apple.Related Stocks:...

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$49 Windows tablets, $1,000 PC discounts, and 50% off Xbox games highlight Microsoft deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone. But that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from publishing some fairly amazing deals over the next 12 days, half of which you’ll need to visit a brick-and-mortar Microsoft store to...

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Facebook invests $20M to catalyze affordable housing development in Menlo Park

 Across the Bay Area, affordable housing remains hard to come by. In a climate where many displaced residents point their blame at the techies, Facebook has decided to invest $20 million in what it calls “A partnership to...

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Yep, it's true: Facebook Collections, a competitor to Snapchat Discover, is on the way

Facebook is coming for Snapchat—specifically, Snapchat Discover—via the development of a new publisher program, according to a Business Insider report published Friday. A source familiar with the program's development has also...

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Random iPhone 6s shutdowns due to faulty battery component, Apple says

A problem with iPhone 6s products randomly shutting down comes from a battery flaw found in a small number of models, according to Apple. After a Chinese consumer watchdog group reported the issue, Apple is offering a fix free of charge to any...

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Facebook exec says it has 'a responsibility' to fight fake news

After a barrage of criticism over fake news stories on Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that over 99 percent of content on the site was authentic. Zuckerberg has since backed off that sentiment slightly, admitting that fake news is indeed a major...

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How To Remove All Old Facebook Posts From Your Timeline [GUIDE]

Facebook has more than 1.23 billion active monthly users, 945 million mobile users and a staggering 757 million daily users, all of whom probably have posts buried deep within their timelines which they have forgotten about or would be...

31.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Windows 10's share climbs above 25% after stalling for two months

After a two-month stretch of no growth, Windows 10 in November gained user share, powering more than a quarter of all Windows PCs for the first time, data published today showed. According to U.S. metrics vendor Net Applications, Windows 10 gained...

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Fake iPhone Chargers Are Risky For Your Life, Here’s How To Spot Them

Apple accused a third-party seller on Amazon of faking the authenticity of its iPhone chargers a couple of months ago. Now, an independent research firm has come up with a warning that such phony chargers present a huge risk. adapt by theilr on...

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Why didn't Google make Chromebooks a priority this holiday season?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. As such, Google, Microsoft and Apple have all revealed their latest and greatest to get shoppers opening their wallets. Microsoft has the Surface...

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Apple: iPhone Demand ‘Solid,’ Says Instinet; Nothing New, Says Raymond James

As mentioned earlier, one corner of the Street has become transfixed this week worries over the prospect Apple (AAPL) is cutting its production orders for the iPhone amidst flagging demand. There was an example of that from UBS’s Steve...

32.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Cirrus: Don’t Mind the Apple Noise, Says Needham

Shares of chip maker Cirrus Logic (CRUS), a prominent supplier to Apple (AAPL) for its iPhone, are up $1.44, or almost 3%, at $50.77, after the company yesterday dropped over 10% amidst a broad sell-off of tech, and of chip stocks...

32.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. Cuts iPhone 7 Production Amid ‘Fading’ Demand

During the first few weeks of their release, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were out of stock in most markets around the world. The initial sales were hot largely because of the excitement over the Jet Black color option and the discontinuation of...

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

When my iPhone 6s started shutting down earlier this month even though it still had 20 percent or 30 percent battery life showing, I suspected maybe it was just getting too cold. After all, I’ve seen my iPhones be temperature sensitive in the...

33.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google Chrome now defaults to HTML5 for most sites

Google proposed making HTML5 the default over Flash in its Chrome browser back in May. With the latest release, Chrome 55, the company has nearly completed the transition. Chrome now defaults to HTML5 except when a site is Flash-only or if its one...

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Stop using that cheap Apple charger

A third-party charger for Apple gadgets may be a lot cheaper than the ones hanging off shelves at the Apple Store, but a vast majority of those chargers aren't safe, a new study has concluded. The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), a UK...

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Latin American grads say Google is the dream

Latin America's top students would love to work for Google or...

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Qualcomm: Apple’s Gonna Dump Intel if They Keep Lagging, Says Northland

One Street observer this morning thinks yesterday’s sharp sell-off in tech names was a great opportunity to pick up a valuable name, Qualcomm (QCOM). Qualcomm shares yesterday closed down $3.97, or almost 6%, at $64.16. The stock is down 16...

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Will iPhone 8 Succeed In Attracting Loyal Android Users?

Apple is reportedly cutting the iPhone 7 production as consumers prefer to wait for the 2017 iPhone 8. Rumors around the 10th anniversary iPhone already have the loyal Apple fans excited about the device. But a bigger challenge for the next-gen iPhone...

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Apple Inc. Plans To Set Up A Distribution Center in India

Apple is set to open a new distribution center in India to consolidate its supply chain and logistics in the country, according to The Economic Times. The distribution center will be Apple’s first in the country. This move comes as the tech giant...

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Facebook Fake News Detector Turns Out To Be A Plugin [REPORT]

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What many initially believed to be a Facebook tool for sticking labels to fake news articles in users‘ news feed turns out to be an implementation of the Chrome plugin B.S. Detector, according to TechCrunch. Previously, TechCrunch only...

Facebook blocks links to B.S. Detector, fake news warning plugin

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 Not only is Facebook not providing little red warnings along with links to potentially specious news—it’s now blocking links to the plugin that did so. Over the past week, some Facebook users reported seeing content warnings...

FACEBOOK tests warning labels on 'fake news'...

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Tech Today: Workday Plunges, Debating iPhone Rumors, AMZN Rising

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Fitbit for Pebble Following yesterday’s speculation by The Information that wearables pioneer Fitbit (FIT) is in talks to buy smartwatch...

35.4 hours on blogs.barrons.com

You'll love Apple Watch Nike+ if you need a boost

The new Apple Watch Nike+ is trying to do something other fitness trackers aren’t: be your...

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Plex can pull media from Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive

Plex has added support for Google Drive, OneDrive and DropBox to its Plex Cloud service. The original idea with the service, which debuted in beta this September, was to void the need for a dedicated media server or network attached storage (NAS)...

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A manager at an Apple supplier allegedly stole 5,700 iPhones and sold them for $1.5 million (AAPL)

A former senior manager at Foxconn, one of Apple's manufacturing partners, allegedly stole 5,700 iPhones and sold them on for than $1.5 million. AFP is reporting that the Taiwanese man, named only as Tsai, has been indicted over the allegations and...

37.7 hours on businessinsider.com

How Apple could make international travel easier

For the last several weeks, I’ve been in India. Some of that time I’ve spent traveling around, seeing the sights, and some of it I’ve spent with my head down working, just as usual—albeit in a time zone where most of the people...

37.8 hours on macworld.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: Consolidating iTunes libraries and library track limits

In this week’s column, I answer just two questions, both of which require fairly long explanations. The first asks about consolidating iTunes libraries on two computers, and the second asks if a large iTunes library slows down the app. You may...

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Five to Try: DirecTV could be a cord cutter's delight, and Google's Santa Tracker takes flight

Grab a few fresh apps and games for your Android phone this...

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Morgan Stanley thinks the tiny video tab on the Facebook app will help it steal money from TV (FB)

Facebook has been testing the introduction of a dedicated video tab inside its mobile app among a select group of users over the past year — a move Morgan Stanley analysts predict will help the social network capture a greater share of the TV...

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PASTOR SAYS CAR SALESMAN SWIPED WIFE'S NUDE PHOTOS FROM HIS IPHONE, SENT THEM TO SWINGERS' SITE...

PASTOR SAYS CAR SALESMAN SWIPED WIFE'S NUDE PHOTOS FROM HIS IPHONE, SENT THEM TO SWINGERS' SITE... (Third column, 12th story, link) ...

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Apple uses ‘oldest trick in advertising book’ for MacBook Pro ad

An Apple ad launch often creates a bit of a fanfare, and its latest, "Bulbs," for the new MacBook Pro, has already clocked up more than 1.7 million YouTube...

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One of the best iPhone games gets a long-awaited update

There aren't many mobile games that can stand the test of time.  That's why many consider Tiny Wings, a whimsical yet infuriatingly addictive game that came years before Flappy Bird, one of the best games to ever land on the iPhone. On...

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Facebook quietly tests fake news flagging

 Signs of Facebook’s much-anticipated war on fake news are bubbling up into the newsfeeds of some users. The fake news flag tests appear to have been around for over a week, though seem to be vanishing as quickly as they...

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Creator of the Big Mac

Jim Delligatti’s burger innovation spread around the...

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A Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Background Check

Reports of privatizing the government-sponsored mortgage-finance giants are greatly...

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Big Mac Followup

I got showered with comments yesterday about the Big Mac. It's so much more than the middle bun, you cretin! Even my sister got on my case about it. My sister! So today I went out to our newly refurbished McDonald's and got one. My...

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No courage: Microsoft still requires audio jack port in Windows phones

Apple said it took "courage" to remove the audio jack port from the iPhone 7 and replace it with wireless audio. Microsoft hasn't yet mustered the courage to cut the aging port.Microsoft has retained the headphone jack as a minimum...

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David Tepper Is Back On the Facebook (FB) and Apple (AAPL) Bandwagons

David Tepper is one of the most successful hedge fund managers of all time. His hedge fund generated an average annual return of 30% since its inception in 1993 and this success made him a double digit billionaire. There is another reason why we like...

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Facebook wants to teach you all about how AI works

Pay attention, everyone: Facebook is trying to teach you something.  Since you probably let the social network distract you from just about every other educational opportunity that comes your way, you should at least learn a bit now....

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10 Truths (and Lies) You Should Know About Apple Cider Vinegar

While you may be familiar with the uses of white vinegar around your house for cleaning, or you may find yourself using a little bit of balsamic vinegar on your salad, there is one vinegar that you should start paying particular attention to. If...

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iPhone classic 'Tiny Wings' gets news levels and Apple TV app

Tiny Wings is one of the best iPhone games ever. It's a great example of a developer making something that wouldn't make sense on any other platform, and it's a game equally suited to playing quick bursts or for extended...

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How the Baltimore Ravens Stole a Page Out of Belichick’s Playbook

John Harbaugh pulled a Bill Belichick in Week 12 | Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Winning games in the National Football League is incredibly difficult. All 32 teams — even the Cleveland Browns — are equipped with world-class athletes...

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12 Reasons That People Have Sued Facebook

Facebook has been sued by users before. Find out why here | Carl Court/Getty Images Everybody has a favorite social network and at least a few that they’d really prefer not to deal with. It’s easy to write off Snapchat as annoying or...

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The Week in Mac Apps: Use your MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to switch between apps with Rocket

New Mac apps of the weekThis week’s roundup of new Mac apps includes Rocket, a Touch Bar app that displays icons of your most-used apps. Plus, apps for staying organized, transferring your photos, keeping you focused on the tasks ahead, and much...

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The Biggest Lie Facebook Told the Public

Facebook has not always been completely honest with its users | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Facebook is the world’s most popular social network, and one that we all know we’re probably using too much. In fact, there are plenty...

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Facebook Helps Propel Giving Tuesday To Enormous Success

For many people, Facebook has become the department store window of the web. Their reach is unbelievable, with a whopping 191 million users in the U.S. alone. Imagine, then, the power of their platform when fostering good. This past Giving Tuesday,...

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Nasdaq 100 gives back post-election gains as Apple, FANGs take a hit

The index fell more than 1.5 percent Thursday, erasing its post-U.S. election...

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How To Install Windows On A Mac [Tutorial]

Windows and MacOS are the two go-to computer operating systems for the masses. However, it is usually very unlikely that a Windows user will own a Mac and vice versa. So what do you do when there’s a need for both? The obvious answer is to own...

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Facebook Analytics for Apps Adds Time Zones, Hourly Charts

Facebook added two major features to its Analytics for Apps Thursday: the ability to set time zones and view data by hour of the day. The social network also added an option for “last 24 hours” in Analytics for Apps’ date picker...

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Facebook turns to AI to identify offensive Live streams

Facebook is doing its best to explain artificial intelligence through a new video series, but the social network wants to put AI to use for policing livestreams as well. The company's director of applied machine learning Joaquin Candela told...

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Google Play Reveals Best Games, Apps of 2016

Google Play revealed the top applications and games on its service in 2016. For these lists, the top “trending” apps and games were those that were the most downloaded in 2016. On a global level, Google Play said...

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.The GPU in the iPhone 7 uses a custom version of the PowerVR GT7600 GPU, which is based on the...

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Apple reportedly betting on drones and indoor data to make Maps better

Apple has been working to dramatically improve its Maps app ever since it’s botched launch back in 2012. And it’s been successful: Maps is now packed with great features, thanks in part to Apple’s fleet of minivans capturing...

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Apple now takes your old Apple Watch for free recycling

After upgrading to the Apple Watch Series 2, people now have another option for what to do with their old smartwatches. This week, Apple added the Apple Watch to the Apple Renew program, which aims to get people to send their old devices to be...

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NFL Teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Weeks 10-12

The Dallas Cowboys’ 10-1 start to the 2016 National Football League season has not gone unnoticed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social marketing firm Unmetric analyzed all of the NFL teams on the three social networks from Nov....

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Google makes drawing more powerful with Keep update

Keep may forever be one of the more underrated apps in Google’s stable, but that hasn’t stopped its development. And there’s a new version on its way to the Play Store that adds a subtle but important new feature for note-takers.If...

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'OK Google' is finally coming to Android Auto

The major selling point of Android Auto is that it brings smartphone-like apps and services to your vehicle. Google Maps, access to music and weather updates are now taken for granted, but it's remained a mystery over why one of...

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Apple Maps may soon use drones to give you better directions

In news that should make anyone who's experienced an Apple Maps fail a little less angry, Bloomberg reports that unnamed sources say that Apple is taking steps to overhaul its Maps service.   The report's sources claim Apple is...

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Apple To Use Drones To Improve Maps And Take On Google

Apple reportedly intends to use drones to take on Google Maps by improving its Maps app, which has been problematic since its launch four years ago. According to Bloomberg, the iPhone maker is developing a team of experts to use drones to improve...

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How To Play Facebook Messenger Instant Games With Friends

In the summer, Facebook teased its users with the launch of a few games for its messaging service. Now it has fully launched its instant messenger games in more than 30 countries worldwide. These games enable players to pit their skills against...

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Facebook to roomful of journalists: 'We hear you'

Another day, another attempt by Facebook at saving face in light of that whole "fake news on Facebook is ruining news" thing. And this time, to a room full of journalists! On Thursday, Patrick Walker of Facebook's media partnerships for...

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Apple is reportedly using drones to improve Maps

Apple is putting a team together that will capture mapping data using drones to supplement its camera-equipped minivans, Bloomberg says. While its Maps app is no longer the butt of jokes, Apple reportedly wants to better the quality of Google Maps,...

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Facebook touts AI benefits as job risks loom

It's educating people about artificial intelligence even as fears mount that AI will lead to job...

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Facebook’s advice to students interested in artificial intelligence

 Math. Math. Oh and perhaps some more math. That’s the gist of the advice to students interested in AI from Facebook’s Yann LeCun and Joaquin Quiñonero Candela

 who run the...

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Apple's working on a fix for mass iCloud calendar notification spam

Spam be gone! Apple is working on a fix for all the spammy iCloud calendar invitations that some iPhone users have been receiving over the last few weeks. SEE ALSO: iOS 10.1.1 update is causing iPhone battery issues "We are sorry that some of our...

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Tech Tip: Reintroduce Yourself to Microsoft’s Cortana

If the Windows 10 virtual assistant software is calling you by the wrong name, or butchering its pronunciation, here’s how to fix...

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Facebook developing artificial intelligence to flag offensive live videos

MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content, said Joaquin Candela, the company’s director...

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Facebook wants to demystify AI

Though movies and TV shows would have us believe that artificial intelligence means machines rising up against us, the truth is much more benign. Indeed, many of us use AI on a regular basis: Just ask Siri for directions to a restaurant or tell...

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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as OK Google support revs up

The Android Auto improvements promised by Google at its I/O Conference earlier this year have been slow to roll out. Last month it released a standalone phone app for people who don’t have the car-centric technology already built-in to their...

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Apple using drones to catch Google Maps, report says

It's a bird, it's a plane . . . no, it's an Apple Maps...

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Apple could be using drones to improve Apple Maps data

 Apple is putting a lot of effort to improve its Apple Maps data and design. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company plans to use drones to track changes and improve mapping data over time. It would apparently be faster to use a...

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Tech Today: Apple Order Cut Rumors, BOX Rising, Pure Slips, TWTR’s Future,

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of Twitter (TWTR) are up 31 cents, or 1.7%, at $18.80, after investor Chris Sacca of Lowercase Capital, an early backer, told CNBC yesterday that the company has challenges, with...

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Sheryl Sandberg Sets Aside $100 Million In Facebook Stock To Give To Charity

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has set aside about $100 million worth of Facebook stock to contribute to charitable organizations, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed...

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Facebook Inc COO Donates $100M In Stock Through Donor-Advised Fund

Facebook COO and billionaire Sheryl Sandberg has put more than $100 million worth of her stock into a fund for philanthropic donations. Her donation aims to alleviate poverty and improve rights for women, reports the Financial Times. Image:...

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You Can Now Trade In Your Apple Watch, But You Won’t Be Paid Anything

Apple updated its website yesterday allowing customers to send in their old Apple Watch for recycling as well. This means that now Apple will be responsible for recycling the watch under its Renew program free of charge. However, it won’t pay you...

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PDF Expert 2 review: Goodbye Preview, hello affordable PDF editing on Mac

Readdle’s PDF Expert ($60 on the App Store, special $40 price directly from Readdle) is a fast, slick document viewer with annotation tools that gives Apple’s Preview a run for its money. While the built-in Preview app can handle basic...

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Apple Takes Closer Aim at Google Maps

Apple wants to make its Maps program even better by using drones to collect and update new mapping information more quickly and by adding interior views of...

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Facebook Should Consider Subsidizing and Promoting Local News

Facebook may not be quite ready to stand up and say the words, “My name is Facebook and I’m a media company.” But it has begun to accept that its feed embodies editorial choices and that these choices shape information flows. In the...

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How to send incoming calls directly to voicemail on your iPhone

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9 free ways to get the most out of Google's Play Music app

“Subscribe now!” blares the banner at the bottom of Google’s Play Music control panel, and indeed, everything about the just-revamped app seems to be shilling for its subscription streaming service, particularly the new...

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FB Stock: Why Analysts Are Dead Wrong About Facebook Inc

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This artwork combining Superman and Facebook is so on point

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Facebook COO Sandberg donates $100 million to donor advised fund

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Beware of this holiday gift exchange scam circulating on Facebook

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Starbucks releases hot baked apple lattes and Frappuccinos for Christmas

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BIG MAC creator dies at 98...

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New Android malware breaches more than 1 million Google accounts

A new Android malware has breached more than a million Google accounts since...

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Sheryl Sandberg Said to Plan $100 Million in Charitable Giving

The chief operating officer of Facebook has signed the Giving Pledge, a campaign in which world’s richest people vow to give away at least their...

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Creator of McDonald's Big Mac dies at 98

Michael James "Jim" Delligatti, who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago, died Monday at home in...

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Apple will start blocking those iCloud Calendar spam invites

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Apple's renewed fight against AIDS includes new iPhone cases

Apple has made a tradition of marking World AIDS Day with a campaign to donate to the Product (RED) charity, and it's going the extra mile for its 10th year of support. On top of the company's existing (RED) gear (which sends a...

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2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time.The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a move to help IT shops cope with the next “leap...

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Sheryl Sandberg is donating more than $100 million in Facebook stock to charity

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is also naming her foundation to honor her late husband, Dave Goldberg, Recode...

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Creator Of McDonald's Big Mac Dies At 98

Michael "Jim" Dellgatti gave the world the famous sandwich. You know: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed...

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Google Earth Timelapse shows how man has altered the planet in 32 years

In 2013, Google launched Timelapse — a Google Earth project that shows us how the Earth has changed in the last thirty years or so.  Now, Google has updated Timelapse with imagery spanning from 1984 to 2016 and petabytes (PB) of new...

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Apple acknowledges the new iCal spam problem, says its working on it

 If you use iCal and have noticed a weird, sudden influx of calendar invites suggesting you buy bootleg purse knockoffs… you’re not alone. Just before Black Friday, spammers started tapping a relatively new technique: sending...

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This Android malware is hacking into your Google account to install apps

Your Google accounts could have been compromised if you own a Android phone, thanks to a new malware variant known as "Gooligan." The malware has infected more than 1 million accounts, according to research released Wednesday from cyber...

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Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

Photo- and video-editing application Prisma announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams, but not anymore. Natasha Lomas of...

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How to restore missing desktop icons in Windows

A reader asks:  “How do I get my desktop icons back on Windows? My nephew was playing around with my laptop, and now my desktop is blank except for the start button on the lower right. I’m sure I’ll smack my forehead when I...

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Big Mac Creator Jim Delligatti Dies At 98

Michael “Jim” Delligatti, the inventor of McDonald’s iconic Big Mac sandwich, has died at age 98. The fast-food legend died Monday in Pittsburgh, the city where he opened his first McDonald’s franchise,...

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iPhone 7/7 Plus Launches Between 6/6 Plus, 6S/6S Plus

New Models Attract Existing iPhone Owners Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) with the first in-depth view of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch on September 16,...

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Dollywood employee finds burned Bible page while cleaning after wildfires

Dollywood employee finds burned Bible page while cleaning after wildfiresPIGEON FORGE, TN (WGN) – A Dollywood employee made an incredible discovery while cleaning up the park the day after wildfires ripped through eastern Tennessee, destroying...

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Apple will refund you for your iMac hinge repair costs

If you had to replace your iMac display hinge because the screen kept tilting forward, Apple is ready to give you a refund.According to a new internal service document, Apple will be offering refunds to customers who paid to repair or replace a faulty...

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Stop pouting: Google’s Santa Tracker is updated just in time for the Christmas countdown

It’s that time of year again: Halls are being decked, lights are being strung and Google is updating its Santa Tracker. And you don’t have to be on the nice list to get in on the fun: Just head over to Google Play and download the new...

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Android malware skews Google Play ratings by installing apps

Malware writers haven't stopped trying to game app rankings through bogus app installs. Researchers at Check Point have identified a new strain of the longstanding Ghost Push malware, Googlian, that has infected over 1 million Android devices to...

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Apple has won a key victory in Australia (AAPL)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple gained a key victory following a preliminary decision from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

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Will Apple Launch The iPhone 7s Or The iPhone 8 Next?

The world of Apple and its iPhones is an ever-changing one; we’ve only just had the release of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and we’re already talking about what comes next. Right now the rumor mill is at a fever pitch with different...

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The Moto Z series could get Google's world-sensing Tango tech

Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro might be the first smartphone out there with Google's Tango technology, but other parts of the company are interested too. While addressing press at an event in Chicago, Motorola Mobility president Aymar de...

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Tech Tip: Add Folders to the Mac’s Sidebar

If you do not see shortcuts to the computer’s Pictures, Music or other standard folders when you open a Finder window, you can add them...

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Apple Launches 2016 Games for (RED) Campaign

To mark World AIDS Day Dec. 1, Apple partnered with (RED) and a group of mobile game developers to launch a new Games for (RED) campaign on the iTunes App Store. During this campaign, players can purchase (RED)-themed content in 20...

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Someone rigged Amazon Echo and Google Home to talk to each other and it's hilarious

One tech fan set up his Google Home and Amazon Echo to respond to one another in an infinite loop. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Technology, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Amazon...

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Trump Makes Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Shareholders Great Again

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Why This 'Apple Optimist' Is Getting Nervous

Michael Yoshikami, CNBCDemand for Apple's new MacBook Pro seems to be strong despite criticisms that the "Pro" moniker overstates the capabilities of the new device. It's a good computer (I'm writing this column on it) though the...

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Google gets into the low-code enterprise app development biz

Google is the latest enterprise software provider to throw its hat into the low-code, app-development ring with a new service called App Maker.It was made available in private beta on Wednesday for enterprise customers of G Suite, Google’s set...

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Facebook shuts off Prisma's live video support

If you're a Prisma fan, you were likely heartbroken when the AI-driven art app lost its Facebook Live streaming feature. Why did it go almost as soon as it arrived? Now we know. The Prisma team tells TechCrunch that Facebook shut off its access...

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Android malware steals access to more than 1 million Google accounts

A new Android malware has managed to steal access to more than 1 million Google accounts, and it continues to infect new devices, according to security firm Checkpoint.“We believe that it is the largest Google account breach to date,” the...

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Why this ‘Apple optimist’ is getting nervous

Apple stock is still a buy in my book, but I see some troubling signs for the future, says Michael...

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Gooligan worms its way into Android phones, compromises one million Google accounts

If you tend to download apps from places other than the Play Store, your Google account might be compromised. Researchers at the security firm Check Point Software Technologies have uncovered a piece of malware that seeks to root your device in order...

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Tim Cook on why Apple's putting more money to fight AIDS

Nearly two dozen games such as Angry Birds and Clash of Clans will donate all proceeds from in-app purchases, USA Today...

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Somebody Please Explain the Big Mac To Me

Sad news: The Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael "Jim" Delligatti was 98....Delligatti's franchise was based in Uniontown, about 40 miles south of Pittsburgh, when...

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Facebook's being a bully again, this time over Prisma's live video filters

In yet another case of "giant tech company choking out startup," Facebook has reportedly blocked Prisma's super gnarly art filters from working with Facebook Live videos. Facebook claims the Prisma app's use of its Live Video API...

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McDonald's Big Mac inventor dies at 98

The McDonald's franchise-owner who invented the fast food chain's signature Big Mac has died at the age of 98. The Associated Press reports that Michael "Jim" Delligatti, who introduced the menu item 49 years ago, died on Monday...

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Microsoft Surface Studio teardown reveals Intel and ARM chips inside

On paper, Microsoft’s Surface Studio is the pinnacle of Windows 10 PCs. It’s an all-in-one computer with a touchscreen to make it function more like a giant tablet, and even packs a supplementary ARM processor typically found in mobile...

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Apple’s China R&D effort could fail to move the needle

Apple is to launch two new research and development (R&D) facilities in China, aiming to expand its presence in this burgeoning consumer market and facilitate closer working relationships with some of the world’s leading consumer...

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Here's how to check if your finicky iPhone 6S battery needs to be replaced

If your iPhone 6S has been plagued with power issues, never fear: Apple is offering battery replacements for the faulty devices.  SEE ALSO: Yeah, the iPhone 7 is boring, but who cares? I still love it. The abrupt system shut-downs make it...

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Microsoft takes the pain out of copying on Android with Clip Layer

No matter how big or powerful our phones get they all seem to have the same problem: copying text is a pain. From the tiny little handles to the menu that may or may not pop up, nothing about it is fun or easy, and with each passing release of Android...

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Big Mac creator Jim Delligatti dies

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iPhone 6 Plus Screen Protector And No Rush Shipping Credit For Free Shipped With Amazon Prime!

iPhone 6 Plus Screen Protector For Free Shipped With Amazon Prime! H/T DansDeals iPhone 6 Plus Screen Protector hot deal more details below this is normally $29.99 and currently on sale for $6.95 and $2.99 for shipping so this deal is sweet! Use code:...

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Gooligan Malware Breaches One Million Google Accounts

Check Point reveals a major Google security breach, caused by a new Android malware variant ‘Gooligan’ that infects over 13,000 devices every day SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Check Point® Software...

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Apple Music Student Memberships Extend To 25 New Regions

Apple Music content is now available at a discounted rate for up to 48 months for all college and university students in Canada and 24 other countries, according to the Financial Post. In September, the iPhone maker announced that Apple Music has 17...

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Apple announces more (RED) gadgets to mark World AIDS Day

Ten years ago, Apple partnered with product (RED) to offer limited edition products that raise awareness of AIDS.  Now, to acknowledge World AIDS Day, which this year falls on Dec. 1, Apple has announced a new lineup of (RED)-branded gadgets and...

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iPhone 8 Sales To Break Record Set By iPhone 6

Though the iPhone 8 is still several months away, most analysts believe that the 10th anniversary iPhone will trigger a massive upgrade cycle. Now the most respected Apple analyst has just said that the iPhone 8 would kick off an...

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Tim Cook stresses corporate 'values,' as Apple expands AIDS treatment program

Apple's Cook tells USA TODAY 'corporations should have values,' vows to keep Apple at issue...

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48% off iPhone 7 Secure-Fit Workout Arm Band and Protective Case Bundle - Deal Alert

This lightweight and ultra-comfortable band from Encased is designed to securely fit your iPhone 7 4.7" by simply clipping on & off the included iPhone case (2016 Slimfit edition case, by Encased), so you won't need to place it in...

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Apple Inc. Cuts iPhone 7 Build Orders, Says UBS Research

After several quarters of declining sales, Apple is expected to return to growth during the current quarter. However, UBS Research claims (via Apple Insider) that the Cupertino company might be cutting the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus build orders. UBS analyst...

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Apple Stock: Why the Next iPhone Could Change the Game

How Big Will the iPhone 8 Be for Apple Stock?  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has more than 10 designs competing to be the next "iPhone" model as the smartphone's 10-year anniversary has Apple stock looking to make big waves...

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Google Stock: Alphabet Inc Wins $4-Billion Jackpot

An Easy Cash-Grab for Google Stock Most people think the smartphone boom is over, but a new report suggests that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), also known as Google, can still squeeze a little more growth out of the sector. The "Pixel," its...

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from November 2016

November's Mac gamesThe holiday shopping season is in full swing, but while you’re considering gifts for friends and family, you should also treat yourself—to new Mac games. November brought another sweet stack of fresh releases, and...

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Analysts Say the iPhone 8 Will Dominate This Apple Record

Will the iPhone 8 Be Huge for Apple Stock?  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to ship 120 million to 150 million "iPhones" in the second half of next year, powered by the "iPhone 8," shattering previous records, according to...

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Facebook has cut off Prisma’s Live Video access

 Style transfer startup Prisma added support to its iOS app for livestreaming its art filter effects in real-time via Facebook Live earlier this month — but almost immediately the startup’s access to the Live API was cut off...

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Microsoft Corporation: 85 Million Reasons to Love MSFT Stock

Insulation for MSFT Stock Over the last two years, a Silicon Valley startup named Slack took aim at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The little firm wanted to topple Microsoft stock (MSFT) by invading its home territory, the office space. But my...

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Google Earth Timelapse shows us how our planet has changed since 1984

In 2013, Google launched Timelapse — a Google Earth project that shows us how the Earth has changed in the last thirty years or so.  Now, Google has updated Timelapse with the four past years of imagery — it now spans the...

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Apple Music student subscription is now available in over 30 countries

Students in more countries can now listen to Apple Music at lower prices.  Apple has expanded Apple Music student membership program to 25 new countries including Canada, China, India, and Russia. Those who sign up for the membership will be...

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Which Mac should you buy?

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re thinking about buying a new Mac and may be in need of a little guidance. Fortunately, we’re quite familiar with Apple’s Macs, and we’re happy to help you choose the...

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Crunch Report | Facebook Messenger Instant Games

The sales results from Cyber Monday 2016, Facebook Messenger launches Instant Games, Starburst Ventures wants to bankroll space, Lyft now tells you the cost of your ride ahead of time and BreakfastNY creates an analog wonder. All this on Crunch Report!...

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