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Facebook May Not Want to Win The Fake News War

Wikipedia has come a long, long way. Back when teachers and education institutions were banning it as an information source for students, did anyone think that by 2017 “the encyclopedia that anyone can edit” would gain global trust?...

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Time to Break Up GOOGLE?

Time to Break Up GOOGLE? (Third column, 9th story, link) Related stories:Silicon Valley Dynasty May be Coming to End... ...

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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments

The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, quietly slipped back onto the public stage this week after a tumultuous year that ended with his departure from Facebook in March.  First, Luckey appeared on Twitter on Wednesday, after months of silence,...

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Apple adds Earth Day fitness badge to Apple Watch

Just a couple of days after releasing its new NikeLab version of the Apple Watch, Apple is leveraging the device's reputation as a fitness tool to join in the Earth Day festivities.  Early Saturday, Apple CEO Tim Cook posted a photo of a...

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Google Doodle uses furry animals to deliver an Earth Day message

Google Doodles are a regular source of unexpected joy, and Earth Day is no exception, with the search giant crafting a special, children's book style message of love for our planet.  SEE ALSO: Bill Nye shuts down flat Earth theories The new...

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How to use your iPhone or iPad as a wireless hotspot

Back in January, while I was helping or sister site PCWorld with CES coverage, my Internet blinked out. After scurrying around the house in a panic—I was in the middle of a story—my sister came to the rescue with her iPad, which she set up...

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This week in apps: Microsoft To-Do, Facebook Spaces, Snapchat world lenses and more

It's been a busy week: Samsung and Google partnered on special version of Google Play Music and White House staffers' favorite secure messaging app might not be that secure. Oh, and Facebook wants you to talk and listen your skin. Luckily,...

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Apple Remains the DJIA’s Best Performing Stock of 2017

Apple continues its reign as the best performing stock among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial...

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Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 7 vs. LG G6 vs. Google Pixel [Comparison]

With the Galaxy S8 now available on general sale, the new Samsung smartphone will be entering an increasingly competitive smartphone marketplace. So how does the new Samsung device match up with releases from Apple, LG and Google? Here ValueWalk compares...

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Logically challenged: The “delayed” iPhone 8

Bad news once again for Apple as the phone that they would normally announce next year is coming this year but late this year.It’s really bad news.Writing for Mic, Susmita Baral says “This could be the reason the iPhone 8 is delayed...

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The Week in Apple News and Rumors: iPhone 8 rumors, free Apple apps, Apple Watch NikeLab, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 21, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this...

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Meet the woman who created a Google doc on how to tactical vote

The resistance is alive in Britain, and it's armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called "How to Vote to Stop the Tories" started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a...

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Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents

 Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe controls during autonomous vehicle testing, documents discovered by Business Insider via a public records request show. The documents detail the testing...

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Lawsuit takes aim at Google, Huawei over Nexus 6P battery issues

A federal class action complaint has been filed accusing Google and Huawei of fraud, breaching warranty and improperly handling customer complaints after a number of Nexus 6P smartphones unexpectedly shut down and became trapped in "boot...

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New documents provide a glimpse into Apple's self-driving car program

Apple's secretive self-driving car project just got a little less mysterious.  The Cupertino-based company was granted a permit by the California DMV to test cars on public roads in April, but the details on just what exactly it had planned...

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So you want to be a Google health lab rat? Here's what you'll have to do

Welcome, lab rats of the future. Google wants 10,000 of you in the United States to be their test dummies for four years so they can understand a lot more about health and the human body. And by Google, we mean Google's parent company, Alphabet,...

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Mercedes-Benz adds both Alexa and Google Assistant connectivity

Mercedes-Benz is giving drivers an even smarter luxury experience and adding some AI assistant power to its newest vehicles. All Mercedes-Benz models from 2016 and 2017 are now compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, taking the smart home...

31.1 hours on mashable.com

William and Harry tell Kate what it was like losing their mom in a special Facebook live stream

The young royals are continuing their work to promote mental health awareness. Their latest move was a special Facebook Live on the royal family's social page.  During the discussion Will and Harry open up to Kate about what it was like...

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Steve Ballmer says numbers and facts still matter

The former Microsoft CEO created USAFacts so you can see where your tax dollars...

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The guy who 3-D printed his own brain tumor has joined Apple

Apple recently brought on Steven Keating, the MIT doctoral student who made a 3D printout of his own brain after he was diagnosed with a...

33.6 hours on cnbc.com

Steve Ballmer's US data trove isn't the first, but may be the best

Steve Ballmer spent years at Microsoft chasing money for the tech giant to add to its bottom line, but now he's devoted to following the money the US government spends. After his retirement and conversations with his wife about what to do next,...

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Apple is reportedly looking to put broadband-beaming satellites into orbit

Apple has a new high-flying project in the works.According to Bloomberg, Apple is getting involved in launching satellites that would beam down broadband Internet access. Recently, Apple poached two Google satellite executives to form a new hardware...

33.7 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft et al.: Software May Wait Till July for Momentum, Says Canaccord

Canaccord Genuity’s Richard Davis today gives a heads up on the software earnings season getting underway next week, which brings reports from Microsoft (MSFT) and others. Things look good for most firms, writes Davis, including his...

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iPhone 8 Release Date, Specs, Price, Features

UPDATE: 04-21-2017:  Apple is expected to stick to its usual release schedule for the iPhone 8, meaning that the smartphone will likely appear in September. There will be huge anticipation surrounding this device that marks the tenth anniversary of...

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Abner Herrman & Brock Llc Buys Whirlpool, Facebook, American International Group, Sells ...

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Leaked APPLE Injury Reports Hint At Secret Projects...

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Apple safety reports hint at augmented reality glasses, sort of

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Is Apple really making a Google Glass-esque augmented reality device? We’re still skeptical, but a new report indicates the company is at least testing some sort of head-adjacent wearable.A safety inspector contracted with Apple accidentally...

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Apple fills new hardware team with ex-Google satellite execs

Apple has hired two people with intriguing backgrounds in the field of satellite technology: John Fenwick, the former head of Google's spacecraft business, and Michael Trela, the ex-lead of Google's satellite engineering group....

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Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook

 Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff expected to be unveiled at next month’s big education event in New York....

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Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

A Microsoft document detailing the minimum hardware specs for Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud-powered laptops seems to be the best evidence yet that Microsoft plans to launch a Chromebook competitor on May 2.Windows Central obtained a “recommended...

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AR Glasses Will Replace Smartphones In 5 Years: Facebook Exec

Smartphones could become obsolete, replaced by AR glasses in only five years, or at least one Facebook exec thinks so. Among the many projects the company is working on is Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset it acquired a few years ago, so clearly...

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Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

 That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook’s F8 conference — an event that even made time for a progress update on a moonshot project that might one day allow us to hear through our skin....

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Let's Make Facebook Illegal Until You're 21

Matt Yglesias says Mark Zuckerberg could do the world a favor by deep-sixing Facebook: It makes people unhappy and it's destabilizing politics around the world. He should shut it down. He won't starve. — Matthew Yglesias...

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A New Study Confirms What You've Long Suspected: Facebook Is Making People Crazy

Matt Yglesias says Mark Zuckerberg could do the world a favor by deep-sixing Facebook: It makes people unhappy and it's destabilizing politics around the world. He should shut it down. He won't starve. — Matthew Yglesias...

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Form an orderly queue! Google wants your blood (and other bodily fluids). Oh and your medical records

 Alphabet’s (Google’s) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it’s leading, along with Duke University School of Medicine, Stanford Medicine, and Google...

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Forget Speech-To-Text: Facebook Inc Wants To Read Your Mind

Facebook held its annual F8 conference this week, and while augmented reality was the main takeaway most have focused on, there was much more that went on there. One of the more interesting topics that came up was mind reading as apparently, the company...

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Microsoft has a plan to beat Chromebooks at their own game

Microsoft is holding an education-focused event on May 2nd, and speculation has indicated that we might see Windows 10 Cloud for the first time. The software is pegged as a low-resource platform that could compete with Google's Chrome OS, which...

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Facebook: All reality is virtual, and we're coming for it

Facebook clearly has big, long-term ambitions, and this week we learned just how big. At its annual F8 developer conference, the company let us take a peek into its future technologies, some of them pretty far out — in every sense. On...

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Bill Gates has some surprising technology restrictions for his kids

Take a moment to imagine the childhood lives of Bill Gates' three kids. You're picturing joyful children leaping and lounging upon heaps of all the coolest and newest tech, right? Shockingly, you're wrong. Bill Gates, technology giant and...

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Keep your iPhone from dying with 60% off this portable battery

It's a good day for people who hate dead smartphone...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Working on System to Let People Type with Brains, Smell with Skin

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) concluded its 2-day developer conference in California with a bomb of tech updates to its current platforms but what got the tech and science community stunned was the company’s “Building 8” projects, which...

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Samsung Android owners will get special Google Play Music features

Samsung has always been special as the world’s largest Android smartphone maker, and on Friday Google made it even more special. The two companies are teaming up to make Google Play Music the default music app on Samsung Android smartphone and...

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ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops will arrive this holiday

Remember Windows RT, the stripped back version of Windows 8 meant for ARM-based hardware? It was a complete failure for Microsoft, recreating the desktop environment but little else for the Surface and Lumia 2520. Undeterred, Microsoft is working...

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How to create a single-column Start menu in the Windows 10 Creators Update

If there’s one thing Microsoft loves to do, it’s play around with the Start menu in Windows 10. The Creators Update is no different with Microsoft adding an interesting new setting for the minimalists out there.A year ago, we looked at a...

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Xbox Project Scorpio vs. PS4 Pro: Microsoft Looks To Overturn Sony’s Console Dominance

Xbox Project Scorpio is the much hyped next console release, Microsoft hopes will take on the PS4 Pro. And as a result, help to reverse its gaming divisions run of bad luck against Sony. As for its internal components and specs, earlier this month we...

38.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Here's why Google went to Burning Man to find their next CEO

Steven Kotler is a performance expert and the coauthor of "Stealing Fire". In this video Kotler explains why Google relies on creating group flow states and how Larry Page and Sergey Brin used Burning Man to find the right CEO. Following is a...

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iPhone 8 Could Be Borderless With Curved OLED Display: Sources

If September is the month, Apple will take to the stage and launch its 10th Anniversary iPhone 8, will the leaks come true? Of course, there’s no knowing for certain if that will be the case, so about six months is the time you will have to...

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Galaxy S8 owners can upload 100,000 songs to Google Play Music

Samsung has historically been guilty of loading up its smartphones with apps that duplicate features already found in Android. The company's software game has definitely improved over the years, though, and Samsung appears to be focusing more on...

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NKOTB stars work together on new series 'Return Of The Mac'

Joey McIntyre came to BUILD Series NYC to talk about his new TV series, 'Return Of The Mac.'This new comedy series stars Joey McIntyre as an exaggerated version of himself, with his real-life family. Donnie Wahlberg, who was in the boy band New...

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New partnership makes Google Play Music the default on all Samsung devices, with double the storage capacity

 Samsung and Google today announced a new partnership that will make Google Play Music the default music player and music service including on new Samsung phone and tablets worldwide, starting with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The...

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10 Microsoft Outlook Hacks To Change The Way You Use Email At Work [infographic]

Some great hacks for your Microsoft Outlook account It would be fair to say that the average office job has changed a lot in the last 40 or 50 years. The development of so many different technologies has meant that the only things staying consistent in...

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Facebook and Apple spent more on lobbying than ever this year

The world’s largest social network spent $3.2 on federal lobbying, but Google topped the tech world shelling out $3.5 million in the first quarter of...

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Google Earth’s New Voyager Tool Aims to Feed Our Wanderlust

Want to visit the places where Ernest Hemingway hung out? Google’s “interactive tours” allow users to explore parts unknown — without leaving their...

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Speed Test: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Galaxy S8 vs. OnePlus 3T vs. LG G6 vs. Pixel

There’s no denying that there are only two major smartphone operating systems competing these days. Yes, Microsoft had its day, but that’s over, and both iOS and Android remain robust and dominant. As such, people have become pretty...

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Can the iPhone 8 avoid the Samsung Galaxy S8's one big mistake?

Samsung has a winner on its hands. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and its big brother, the S8+, are two exquisite slabs of glass-covered technology. Instantly lust-worthy devices, yet both are nearly upended by one terrible decision. The fingerprint...

41.3 hours on mashable.com

Choose from Alexa or Google Assistant in your new Mercedes

In the future, it'd be nice to expect our smart home will just know when we're on our way home and prepare for our arrival. In the meantime, voice assistants from Google and Amazon let us control our devices without all of that fiddly...

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How making its iWork and iLife apps free could hurt Apple and its users

“Free” seems like a good thing, right? After all, who doesn’t like not paying for things? This week’s announcement that Apple’s productivity and creative software—namely Pages, Numbers, Keynote, GarageBand, and...

41.9 hours on macworld.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: What to do when iTunes goes wild

Some of the questions I get about iTunes issues are relatively easy to solve, but others require a lot of time and exploration. In this week’s column, I look at a single question about an iTunes library that seems to have gone back in time....

42.4 hours on macworld.com

Five to Try: Google Earth goes 3D, and Guardians of the Galaxy gets interactive

Hit the Play Store for this week's freshest Android apps and...

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Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed on features by new HP Zbook laptops

Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.Take HP's latest Zbook laptop workstations , which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops --...

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This city installed subway gates on the sidewalk to stop people jaywalking

Thoroughly sick of jaywalkers, the Chinese city of Wuhan has decided to go big and install subway-style gates on its sidewalks. The gates remain closed when the red light is on, preventing pedestrians from dashing across the road, reports state media...

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What it's actually like to hang out in Facebook Spaces

Virtual reality seems cool, but what can you actually do when you're in it?  Quite a lot, it turns out.  On April 18, Facebook released a social VR experience called Facebook Spaces. Paired with an Oculus Rift, Spaces allows users...

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Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration on the public

The Apple Watch just got a sporty boost of refined style, courtesy of Nike. NikeLab, the sportswear company's creative arm for exclusive collaborations with top designers and fashion labels, just announced the Apple Watch NikeLab edition....

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Several Google engineers left secretive AI project to form a stealth start-up

Several inventors of Google's machine learning processor are working on a stealthy chip start-up called...

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Now Apple's Live Photos can work on any website

Apple first introduced Live Photos in the iPhone 6S series back in 2015, but the odd photo/video-clip hybrid has taken its time coming to the internet. While Tumblr was the first to integrate Live Photos into its site last September, Apple is...

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Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

 Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 FTC tells...

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Apple releases a bit of code to let you put Live Photos on your sites

 Apple’s Live Photos are fun — they’ve definitely captured a few unexpected magical moments for me that standard stills would’ve missed. But for the most part, they live on your phone and stay within the...

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Windows 10's biannual update schedule starts in September

Now that the Windows 10 Creators update has officially arrived, Microsoft is looking forward to the next major updates in its release schedule. Although we already new Microsoft would bring another major release in September of this year, Redmond...

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iPhone 8: Suppliers To Produce More Than 50 Million Chips Quarterly

Even though Apple is struggling to implement some key technologies into the iPhone 8, it anticipates strong consumer demand for the 10th anniversary iPhone. In fact, Apple expects all three smartphones releasing this year – including the iPhone...

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The only thing new about Nike's latest Apple Watch is the band

When the Apple Watch Series 2 debuted some beefed-up fitness tracking features last year, the Nike+ variation looked like it would finally realize the full potential of Apple and Nike's long-running partnership. For the same price as the...

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft must 'push boundaries'

"[H]ow do you build new capability long before you even have a new idea?" Nadella asks in an...

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Qualcomm dips as Apple concerns outweigh strong earnings

The chipmaker reported stronger-than-expected earnings despite a dispute with Apple over royalty...

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Apple will return heat generated by data center to warm up homes

Apple is building a new data center in Denmark, and it has some interesting ideas on how to power the data center with renewable energy, while also giving back to the community.Excess heat generated by the data center will be captured and returned to...

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Take virtual selfies inside Facebook Spaces

We had a first look at Facebook's new VR Oculus app called Facebook Spaces. Take selfies with a virtual selfie stick, draw 3D pictures, make video calls and more. Read more...More about Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, Real Time Video,...

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Apple wants your applause for a mining goal without a plan

Please clap.  Apple wants to stop mining for rare Earth metals and other components that help its technologies work. The company announced this through its recently-released 2016 environmental responsibility report, and via a nice little rollout...

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Apple sets a new environmental goal: No more mining

Apple never used to announce what its roadmap looked like. Instead, the company held its cards close and let the rumor mill run amok. But lately, Apple is being much more open about its future. Expect new iMacs later this year, company executives said...

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Why Does Apple Need Half A Gallon Of Fake Sweat Every Day?

Apple reportedly has employees who create fake sweat every day, and maybe you must be wondering why the company needs such a thing. The answer is pretty simple: to test its wearable devices like the Apple Watch. charlie0111 / Pixabay Apple does...

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Microsoft commits to twice yearly updates to Windows 10, Office 365

Microsoft is offering IT pros some new guidance on when they can expect major feature updates for Windows 10, Office 365's client applications, and System Center Configuration Manager.Office and Windows are slated to receive two major patches per...

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'Up Next' is an Apple Music series highlighting new artists

Apparently Apple's Clive Davis documentary isn't the only music-related news from the tech juggernaut today. Apple Music has a new monthly feature series called Up Next as well. As the name suggests, it focuses on up-and-coming artists....

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Microsoft will cut services to standalone Office users so they’ll subscribe to Office 365

When Microsoft launched Office 365 in 2010, Microsoft officials said then that customers were asking to move to the cloud. Beginning in 2020, some Office customers will need to buy Office 365 to do so.In an update to Microsoft’s Office 365...

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Buy Microsoft before earnings on rising cloud profitability, Morgan Stanley says

Morgan Stanley reiterated its overweight rating on Microsoft saying it has 'high conviction' on the shares into next week's earnings...

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Google Maps accidentally labels man's house a restaurant

People will do almost anything for a slice of pizza -- even knock on a random stranger's door.Read...

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Vaping industry takes a page from Apple's book

As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the pot culture is spawning some big side...

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Qualcomm: First Windows 10 ARM PC coming in the fourth quarter

If you want a Windows 10 PC that doesn’t have an x86 chip from Intel or AMD, your wish will be granted in the fourth quarter.Qualcomm said the first cellular laptop with Windows 10 and its ARM-based Snapdragon 835 will come by the end of the...

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You can wake up Microsoft's Surface Studio by talking to it

Waking up your PC from sleep is as easy as tapping the touchscreen, moving the mouse or pressing a button on the keyboard -- but if you have a Microsoft Surface Studio, it just got even easier. Thanks to a new audio driver update, Studio owners can...

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Apple unveils Live Photos API

When Apple released the iPhone 6s in 2015, the company also introduced Live Photos, a picture that, when you tap it on your iPhone, becomes a 1.5 second video clip. It’s a fun feature, but it has limitations. It’s not easy to post a Live...

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Facebook Moves The Camera Front And Center For AR At F8

Facebook kicked off its annual F8 developer conference earlier this week, and augmented reality was the big story. The social network detailed plans to take the camera, now a key staple of every smartphone, and move it to the center of the social...

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Qualcomm Baseband Share to Plunge in Next iPhone, Says Rosenblatt

Analyst Jun Zhang of boutique research house Rosenblatt Securities today cut his rating on shares of wireless chip giant Qualcomm (QCOM), to Neutral from Buy, following its fiscal Q2 results yesterday, warning that the...

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Bright Rock Capital Management, Llc Buys Nike, Facebook, Alphabet, Sells Citrix Systems, Walt ...

Related Stocks: GOOGL, NOV, CPRT, AYI, LKQ, FDS, NKE, FB, LB, DIS, MCHP,...

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Amazon's Echo can manage your Google calendar for work

The Echo has been out on the market for much longer than Google Home, but we're still surprised about the latest trick that Amazon's voice-controlled speaker just picked up. As of today, you can integrate your professional G Suite...

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Podcast 555: Imagining the iPhone 8 and a Mac Pro that works

Yep, we're still discussing iPhone rumors. And since one of the rumors is that the new OLED iPhone might be delayed...this topic isn't going away anytime soon. So strap in and get comfortable, as we unpack the latest. Elsewhere, Marco Arment...

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Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

 Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a...

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Qualcomm Slips: Targets Cut as Apple Overshadows China, NXP Upside

Shares of Apple (AAPL) supplier Qualcomm (QCOM), which is locked in a legal battle with Apple, are down 12 cents at $52.49, recuperating from the worst levels this morning, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q2...

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Google Home can now distinguish voices, support multiple users

Google Home may finally have a solution to children "hijacking" the device to buy stuff. Google Home now supports up to six different accounts on one device and can distinguish between the voices of different users, the company announced on...

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Microsoft and Amazon Converging on Each Other in Cloud

Companies taking aim at the other's strong pointsRelated Stocks: MSFT,...

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Turn Your iPhone 7 Jet Black Or Jet White With An Ultra Slim Case

Remember that old MTV program Pimp My Ride from the early 2000s? If you do, you will remember all of those who took their rides to West Coast Customs to have them pimped/turned into objects of desire. While that program is no more, there is a way for you...

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Apple Stock Price Target Boosted Again And Again On iPhone 8 Bidding War

Apple stock began rising in early trade on Thursday following at least two more price target increases following on the heels of another on Wednesday. Usually when this many firms boost their price targets for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock,...

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Apple Music's next exclusive is a Clive Davis documentary

Apple Music's next documentary focuses on music industry legend Clive Davis. Last night at the annual Tribeca Film Festival, it was announced that Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives would be exclusive to Apple's music-streaming...

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Google Home can now tell who's talking

With a feature update, Google Home can distinguish your voice from a family...

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Rockland Trust Co Buys Facebook, Nike, McKesson, Sells Citrix Systems, Tiffany, Cardinal Health

Related Stocks: NKE, MCK, GOOGL, BLV, VYM, BGT, FB, GDX, BDX, VTI, DUK, RWX,...

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Google Home can now recognize more than one person

Google's Home device is late to the domestic AI assistant game, but it can do one trick that Alexa can't right now: Tell family members apart just by their voices. Up to six people can link their Google accounts to one Home device, then...

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Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses

 Google Home is finally getting a feature that its users have been clamoring for since it launched last year: it can now distinguish between different voices and respond with personalized responses. Read More ...

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Apple Vows To Stop Mining Mineral For Its Products ‘One Day’

In its most recent Environmental Responsibility Report, Apple outlined its goal to stop mining minerals or digging up new resources for its products. In the document, the tech company says that it plans to move to a closed-loop manufacturing system...

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More data suggests that the next iPhone could cost a whole lot (AAPL)

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty disagrees with other Apple analysts mostly on one estimate: what the average selling price of an iPhone will be next year.  Huberty writes in a research note distributed on Thursday that she estimates...

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Apple’s new Earth Day videos are the least Apple thing ever

I’m laughing. While watching an Apple video. That’s not normal. A typical Apple promotional video has a type: Clean, dispassionate, slightly British (thanks Jony Ive) and self-congratulatory. It’s not quirky, whimsical, or...

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Stream from your Android device to an Apple TV with an $8 app

Non-Apple-device Airplay streaming to Apple TV effectively died when Apple pushed tvOS 10.2 into the world. But the folks who enabled it in the first place, doubleTwist, have returned to fix that. "We went ahead and added support for...

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What Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet have spent so far in the cloud wars

The hyper-scale public cloud operators operate BFGCs at immense industrial scale, with townships of warehouses that collectively hold millions of...

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iPhone 8 Will Not Force You To Buy Apple’s AirPods Says Analyst

Whether you believe it will be called the iPhone 8 or not, there are certainly a lot of rumors about it doing the rounds at the moment. With one, not yet reaching consensus among those who claim to know Apple‘s plans for the next handset. And...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Tech Today: Apple Sweats It, Qualcomm iPhone Share to Plunge, OLED Rising

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of Verizon Communications (VZ) are down 87 cents, or 1.8%, at $48.07 after the company this morning reported Q1 revenue of $29.8 billion and EPS of 95 cents, missing consensus for $30.4...

3 days on blogs.barrons.com

Microsoft Retiring Wunderlist, But Replacing It With A New To-Do App

We first came across the news of Microsoft beta testing a new to-do app for Windows last year in November. That time, the company codenamed the app as Project Cheshire. We are hearing of that app again as the tech company has now decided to close down...

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Google Planning To Build Ad Blocker In Chrome [REPORT]

Google is well aware of the fact that online ads are becoming a nightmare for users. With all those auto-play ads and frequent pop-ups, it has become more challenging than ever to browse, watch a video or read anything on the web. However, to make things...

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Apple Originals

Heartfelt shout-outs to Tim Cook from the Emmys and Oscars stages -- how would that sound? Or lest we get too ahead of ourselves, how about a title card that reads "Apple Films" or "An Apple Original Series" in front of your favorite...

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Apple is on a mission to only use recycled materials

With the release of its new environmental report, Apple is looking to push the envelope of what it can do for the good of the planet. Last year, it boasted about how much cash its recycling efforts had saved it, including $40 million worth of gold...

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Facebook wants people to type from their brain and hear with skin

Facebook revealed Wednesday that it is working on technology to let people type straight from their brains at 100 words per minute.A team of over 60 scientists, engineers and others at its secretive Building 8 research lab are working in the area...

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Finger-pointing: The rumored iPhone 8 delay

You know that product that Apple hasn’t announced yet, let alone having announced a shipping date? It’s delayed.Yes, the problems at Apple just pile up as the company has missed its ship date of [ERROR. VARIABLE UNDEFINED. RETURN CODE...

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Microsoft is replacing Wunderlist with a new To-Do app

Wunderlist is evolving. At least, that's how the Microsoft-bought team is putting the news that the list and task management app is headed for retirement. Not yet, though. In its place, Microsoft is announcing To-Do Preview, its early version of...

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Report: Microsoft may buy cloud monitoring startup Cloudyn for $50-70M

 The consolidation of smaller cloud services through acquisitions by larger could platforms has been a running theme in the enterprise world for a while, and this morning we got a glimpse of what might be the latest development on that...

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China summons Apple for talks following concern around live-streaming apps

 Apple is coming under pressure from authorities in China after internet regulators asked the company to tighten standards for iOS apps in the country. A report from state news agency Xinhua said Apple had been summoned for questioning...

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Apple Maps now lists UK EV chargers and public bikes

As Apple turns to laser-mounted minivans and even drones to improve the accuracy of its Maps app, the company also regularly introduces useful points of interest for iOS users. As Bloomberg reports, the iPhone maker has added new data points that...

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Match Up 2017: April 20-21 at Microsoft Research New England

MATCH-UP 2017, the fourth workshop in the series of interdisciplinary and international workshops on matching under preferences, will take place April 20-21, 2017.Venue:Microsoft Research New England Cambridge, MA 02142DAY...

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Apple makes artificial sweat to test Apple Watch so it doesn’t irritate skin

Apple puts Apple Watch straps inside a jar containing artificial sweat it has made and simulates human body...

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Apple pledges to make products like the iPhone from only recycled material

Apple said it is aiming for a "closed-loop supply...

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GOOGLE Plans Ad-Blocking Feature in Chrome Browser...

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GOOGLE Plans Ad-Blocking Feature in Chrome Browser... (Second column, 16th story, link) ...

Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

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Google makes a lot of money from online advertisements. In what appears to be a surprising move at first glance, the company is likely to introduce an ad blocking feature that could be turned on by default in desktop and mobile versions of its Chrome...

Google, the world's top advertising company, is building an ad blocker for Chrome

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Google, the internet's biggest advertising company, may be building an ad blocker. The search giant plans to roll out a feature in the next mobile version of its Chrome browser that would filter out certain types of ads, the Wall Street Journal...

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New drone footage gives us the best look at Apple's spaceship campus yet

Apple's enormous new campus in Cupertino, dubbed Apple Park, is now nearly completed and expected to open later in April.  And while we certainly don't lack drone footage of the spaceship-like, circular main building of the campus, a...

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Facebook aims to let people type from their brain, hear with skin

Facebook revealed Wednesday that it is working on technology to let people type straight from their brains at 100 words per minute.A team of over 60 scientists, engineers and others at its secretive Building 8 research lab are working in the area...

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Apple vows to use only recycled materials, but Greenpeace says iPhones should also last longer

 Apple has set a lofty goal for itself: use only renewable materials in its products to protect the environment and avoid “blood minerals.” In its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, released today ahead of Earth Day,...

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Larry Summers Slams Bill Gates on Robot Taxes

Larry Summers Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers doesn't get much right when it comes to economics. It is probably his pedigree. The Noble winning Keynesian economists Paul Samuelson and Kenneth Arrow are both uncles of his. The kid never...

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FREAKY FACEBOOK: Type With Thoughts, Hear With Skin...

FREAKY FACEBOOK: Type With Thoughts, Hear With Skin... (First column, 13th story, link) ...

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Now you can order and pay for Subway in Facebook Messenger

Six-inch, foot long, toasted bread or multi-grain, you can now order it all and pay for it through Facebook Messenger. Subway and partner MasterCard announced this week the immediate availability of a Subway ordering chat bot for Facebook Messenger...

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Google Maps labels dude's house as a pizzeria and now everyone wants pizza

Everyone loves pizza, but no one loves strangers coming to one's home and demanding it. So spare a thought for Michael McElwee from Darwin, Australia, whose house keeps being visited by randoms looking for pizza. It's all thanks to an error on...

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F8 makes it abundantly clear that Facebook has ambitions way beyond your social network

Facebook is coming for you.  With the social media giant's F8 conference in the rear-view mirror, it is now more clear than ever that what we think of when we think of Facebook — messaging, sharing photos, forming groups, etc....

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Facebook's head of Oculus explains why augmented reality is the future

Augmented reality is the future because it's a lot more socially acceptable than virtual reality. That was the surprising message from  Chief Oculus Scientist Michael Abrash at F8.  During his portion of the keynote, when many in...

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Smartphones will officially become glasses in 2022, Facebook exec brashly predicts (FB)

Set your calendars for April 2022. That's when futuristic, "augmented reality" glasses could replace your smartphone and become your new everyday computing device.  So says Michael Abrash, the chief scientist of...

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Before Fatal Fall, Man Sought by Police Broadcasts Facebook Video

With the police seeking to arrest him in the robbery of a cabdriver, Jamel Chandler used Facebook’s video streaming service to share what proved to be his last...

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Samsung's Galaxy Book Windows 2-in-1 goes on sale April 21st

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung debuted its Galaxy Book, a power tablet running Windows 10 with a snap-on keyboard that looked to improve on Huawei's Matebook. Despite promising specs and integration of the device giant's new S Pen...

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Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome

 Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That seems counterintuitive for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the monies) from advertising,...

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Facebook's plan to tap into your brain is strange, scary ... and fantastic

Frankenstein. It's all I could think as I listened to Facebook's VP of Engineering Regina Dugan speak about skin and brain interfaces. SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know about what Facebook announced at F8 Like the first time you encounter...

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WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome

Tonight the Wall Street Journal reports that, according to anonymous sources, Google will introduce an ad-blocking feature for Chrome on mobile and desktop platforms. Ad blockers for browsers are hardly a new thing, and Google itself already pays...

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Cramer Remix: Thanks to Apple and Samsung, this group just got its mojo back

Jim Cramer uncovers one group that could get a lot juicier in the tech...

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Facebook plans ethics board to monitor its brain-computer interface work

 Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing interface it previewed today at its F8 conference. Facebook’s R&D...

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Facebook's new 360-degree cameras change the virtual reality game

Virtual reality just got a bit less, well, virtual.  On the second day of Facebook's F8 conference in San Jose, the company unveiled two new cameras that have the potential to change the way people both capture and experience virtual...

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Talking fiber, drones and open-source hardware with Facebook’s Yael Maguire

 Facebook has been putting lots of resources into improving internet connectivity in rural areas. That may seem like a distraction for the social networking giant, but Facebook takes its mission to connect people pretty literally. To do so,...

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Ryan Williams: “The Influencer Economy” | Talks at Google

Published on Apr 19, 2017 Ryan explains his step-by-step guide to launching your product in the new economy. He teaches how to build a core community around your idea, collaborate with key influencers to grow your product base, and launch a product that...

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No, the 5th Ave Apple Store’s glass cube isn’t going anywhere (permanently)

 Apple’s construction contractors may indeed have to remove the glass cube that sits over the entrance to the sunken 5th Ave location — but only because it’s a bit hard to do a massive store renovation when...

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Facebook predicts where you'll look to improve 360 video

When you stream a regular video, it's tough enough to get high-quality visuals to your screen without sacrificing viewing quality. Now imagine the even higher difficulty of streaming a 360-degree video. You don't know where your viewer...

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Squabble with Apple Doesn’t Weigh on Qualcomm as Earnings, Revs Top Estimates

Qualcomm beat analysts expectations for earnings per share and revenues Wednesday evening. Third-quarter guidance could have been a little stronger, but investors didn't seem to...

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CITY DIARY: Eric Schmidt 'wines and dines' NYC socialite

Google chairman Eric Schmidt is reportedly squiring Manhattan socialite Ulla Parker, a leggy divorcee with a hankering for all things five...

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Facebook F8 Day 2: AR glasses, brain typing, skin listening, and more

Day 1 at Facebook's annual F8 conference was filled with enhancing the present. Day 2 was all about setting the vision for the future, and things got weird. The company also stated a new goal to "create and ship new, category-defining consumer...

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Bill Gates On Tropical Diseases, Trump And Brexit

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-chairman, discussed the fifth anniversary of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases, working with President Trump and Brexit with Bloomberg’s Manus...

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Qualcomm Waiting to See If Apple Suppliers Hold Back Royalties

Wireless chip giant Qualcomm (QCOM), in the midst of a legal battle with one of its largest customers, Apple (AAPL), this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue and profit that topped analysts’ expectations, but missed with its outlook for this...

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Facebook wants to see everything you see

The social media company makes the jump to augmented reality on your...

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McDonald’s Employees Used This Brilliantly Simple Tactic To Help The Cops Catch The Facebook Killer

Employees at a Pennsylvania McDonald’s are being praised today after helping the police in their effort to stop alleged killer Steve Stephens. Branded “ The Facebook Killer” after he reportedly broadcast a video of himself...

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Apple Stock Price Target Boosted For iPhone 8 Average Selling Price

Apple stock has been rising and falling on iPhone 8 rumors and will continue to do so until after the phone hits store shelves, but what investors should be worried about right now is what comes after it. Management has promised a generous surge in...

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Facebook will let you play songs from Spotify and Apple Music inside Messenger

Facebook Messenger is getting into the music-sharing game, thanks to Spotify and Apple Music.Facebook has announced that Spotify and Apple Music will both be integrated into Messenger, allowing users to share playable links to songs, albums, and...

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Facebook says it's working on a telepathy protyotype

There's mind-blowing technology, and then there's brain-computer...

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Logitech's Pop buttons can control Apple HomeKit devices

Smart devices give you more control of your home while simultaneously making it more complicated. Logitech launched its Pop Smart Button last year to help simplify things a bit, and now they've made it more useful with Apple HomeKit...

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Facebook shows off its brain interface research and... wow

What if you could talk through your skin? What if you had a mouse you could control with your brain? These are just two of the mind-blowing questions Facebook's Regina Dugan posed to the audience at the company's F8 developer conference, and...

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Terragraph, Aquila, Tether-tenna and how Facebook is trying to connect the world

Facebook took a few minutes during the second day of its developer conference F8 to remind us that it's still trying to connect the entire world — not just to each other, but to the internet.  With the Telecom Infra Project,...

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I don't want to live inside Facebook's vision for social VR

Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to merge the mundane aspects of the real world with the digital. All of these, while catering to a niche, have failed to conquer the world in the way that Mark Zuckerberg hopes that...

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Facebook launches tool for capturing 360 video inside VR

Facebook is giving virtual reality developers the ability to embed 360-degree photo and video capture into their experiences with a new software development kit made available Wednesday.The 360 Capture SDK will let users capture the complete scene...

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Soccer ball cameras might change video you watch via Facebook

Facebook unveil two new professional cameras that can produce immersive...

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Even Facebook isn't sure when you'll actually get to wear real AR glasses

Augmented reality is the talk of the town at F8, but that doesn't mean you'll see the tech any time soon.  As Mark Zuckerberg made clear in his lofty keynote talk Tuesday, AR is the future. But he left it to Michael Abrash, the chief...

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Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do

 Microsoft acquired the popular mobile to do list application Wunderlist back in 2015, and now it’s preparing users for its eventual demise with the release of its new application “To-Do,” announced today. The new...

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Facebook wants to help you hear through your skin

 During the last keynote at Facebook’s F8 conference, Regina Dugan, leader of the enigmatic “Building 8” frontier research group, explained that an internal team is exploring ways that humans could utilize their...

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Facebook to Deliver Internet via Drones

Facebook's long-term plans to have internet everywhere in the world just took a big step...

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Facebook wants to build an AR device that lets you type with your brain

 Facebook’s augmented reality future may be taking the form of selfie filters today, but in the future the company wants to let you interact with the world only by using your brain. Regina Dugan, who leads Facebook’s...

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Facebook details its plans for a brain-computer interface

Facebook wants you to use your brain to interact with your computer. Specifically, instead of using something primitive like a screen or a controller, the company is looking into ways that you and I can interact with our PCs or phones just by using...

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Wunder no more: Microsoft releases new task managing app called To-Do

It’s been almost two years since Microsoft bought the cross-platform task master Wunderlist, but you wouldn’t know it to look at it. Unlike Sunrise and Accompli, which were shuttered and combined into Outlook mobile, Wunderlist has mostly...

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Facebook is taking a second crack at designing 360-degree cameras

Facebook introduced two new 360-degree cameras on Tuesday including the x24 and the...

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Facebook confirms that it's working on tech to read your mind (FB)

Facebook wants to read your mind — literally. The social network is working on brain-computer-interface technology that will "one day will let you communicate using only your mind," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during Facebook's...

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Facebook's latest drone delivers internet during a disaster

Internet connectivity is kind of like air: something we take for granted until we can't get it. To help make communications easier during disaster scenarios, Facebook has come up with the "Tether-antenna." At its simplest,...

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Facebook is building a brain-computer interface

 Today Facebook will reveal its progress on creating brain-computer interface that could let people control augmented reality and virtual reality expereinces with their mind instead of a screen or controller. Facebook’s CEO and CTO...

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Facebook is improving the 360 video experience by predicting where you will look

 From the stage of F8, Joaquin Quinonero, Facebook’s Director of Applied Machine Learning, described a new technique the company is using to improve the watching experience for 360 videos. The format is challenging to deliver because...

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Facebook wants to embrace great journalism — try telling that to their algorithms

Facebook's in the midst of a serious campaign to convince everyone how much it cares about journalism.  Even at F8, the company's giant developer conference taking place this week, it's saucing on the charm. "We don't...

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The 7 most promising things that came out of Facebook's F8 conference

Facebook's F8 conference comes to an end today, and boy oh boy, are these announcements big and also unique. Facebook has been on a roll lately, inventing features and products that are in no way just wholesale ripoffs of other companies. The...

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Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom

 On day two of Facebook’s F8 conference, Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s CTO showed off designs for two new 360 cameras that the company is going to help push to market. The x24, with 24 cameras, and its little brother the...

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Facebook's new cameras bring live-action video closer to VR

Last year, Facebook announced the Surround 360, a 360-degree camera that can capture footage in 3D and then render it online via specially designed software. But it wasn't for sale. Instead, the company used it as a reference design for others...

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Tech Today: New Fiber Craze, Liking Facebook, IBM Targets Cut

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of International Business Machines (IBM) are down $8.09, or almost 5%, at $161.96, continuing last night’s losses, after the company yesterday reported Q1 revenue...

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iPhone 8 design leak hints at backside Touch ID, vertical dual cameras

If the Apple rumor mill is heating up, it must mean that a new piece of iPhone information has leaked, in this case the iPhone 8. And this one is a biggie.  A new schematic drawing for what appears to be the iPhone 8 has appeared online and,...

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Mitchell Sinkler & Starr Buys Enbridge, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Sells Johnson & ...

Related Stocks: VTI, SYK, IYC, ENB, MSFT, WFC, MET, LLY, SE, DD, SPGI, PWOD,...

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Facebook’s millimeter-wave radio tech hits new bandwidth records

 It’s no secret that Facebook is highly interested in bringing Internet connectivity to more people — even in very remote areas where traditional technologies don’t typically work. To do this, the company...

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The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: A new camera for Apple HomeKit

Captivating cameraImage by Rob Schultz/MacworldThis week’s roundup includes a new HomeKit-compatible camera that lets you see the whole room—even in the dark. Read on!D-LinkImage by AppleTo read this article in full or to leave a comment,...

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The dual camera on the Galaxy Note 8 will be better than the iPhone's, says analyst

Samsung wants to up your selfie game. Two new investor notes from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI give new insight into Samsung's 2017 performance, 9to5Google reports. Kuo predicts that the Galaxy Note 8, to release later this year, will be...

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The Best Free Stock Portfolio Tracking Spreadsheet Using Google Drive

To get this kind of information and other exclusive articles before regular readers, get on the VIP Mailing List today. ******** This is what you get today. stock portfolio tracker spreadsheet using google drive The Best Stock Portfolio Tracking...

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iMovie, GarageBand And iWork Apps Now Free For All Apple Mac And iOS Users

Who would not like to install Apple apps like the iWork suite, iMovie, and GarageBand without paying a single penny or buying a new device? Now MacOS and iOS users can do just that, as the Cupertino-based company made the entire iWork suite, GarageBand...

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Everyone has new dreams in the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' trailer and how could that go wrong?

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is coming back May 19th, and the whole gang is back with brand new ways to fumble in the general direction of their dreams.  The trailer is jam packed with wisdom like, "No one in New York uses pens any...

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Google Earth Infused With Fresh And Pretty Useful Features

Google is overhauling Google Earth after two years, making one of the biggest changes in which it will no longer be a different app. The user will just need to go to the URL in Chrome and start exploring. Although at first it might seem a negligible...

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The Daily Alpha: Real Talk on Ted Cruz, Russian Sanctions, Steve Ballmer, and the Chicago Cubs 

Today, we discuss Exxon's quest to bypass Russian sanctions, the Chicago Cubs' ring rules, Steve Ballmer's Dataquest, and U.S shale production. read more ...

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Facebook: Bulls Delighted with What They Saw at Dev Day

The Street Today is responding to Facebook’s (FB) annual developer conference, “F8,” whose keynote took place yesterday, during which founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and his team, discussed a variety of products and...

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Schmidt Happens

I was more than a little surprised to see this item on the front page of this morning’s newspaper: If you ever listen to NPR, you’ve doubtless heard the many mentions of the “Eric and Wendy Schmidt Foundation.”...

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Apple may totally relocate the iPhone 8 fingerprint reader

Apple's iPhone 8 may have a fingerprint reader on the back instead of the front of the...

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Supply-side, trickle-down nonsense on the NYT oped page

Jared Bernstein: Supply-side, trickle-down nonsense on the NYT oped page: There’s a robust debate to be had as to why the NYT published this op-ed on the alleged economic benefits of trickle-down tax cuts, as virtually every paragraph touts an...

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China and Apple set to clash again, this time over live streaming

Regulators reportedly met with Apple about the examination of live streaming apps from its app...

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Can the enterprise save Facebook bots?

Facebook's bumpy introduction of bot capabilities inside its Messenger service may be saved by an unlikely candidate: business users.While the company's bot platform for consumers has been more widely discussed than its business counterpart,...

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Microsoft Becomes An Android Retailer: Selling Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus In China

Microsoft was seen selling a special edition of a new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus at its stores last month. Now it looks like you can buy an Android phone from Microsoft stores not just in the United States but in China as well, according to Neowin. efes /...

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This apple has a very spooky image inside

Imagine finishing a delicious apple, and as you go to throw the rest away, a terrifying image is staring back at you.Read...

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The next iPhone could feature a Touch ID sensor on the rear

 Reliable iPhone leaker Sonny Dickson just shared new design schematics for the upcoming iPhone. The most interesting thing is that the leak clearly shows a spot on the rear of the device for the Touch ID sensor. Rumor has it that Apple is going...

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Xiaomi's Mi6 has the Galaxy S7’s looks, the S8’s power, and iPhone 7’s camera for half the price

Everyone is talking about the Galaxy S8 this week, but Xiaomi is trying to take some of the attention away from Samsung’s juggernaut. At an event in Beijing, the company took the wraps off its own flagship handset, and it clearly has the S8 in...

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Kessler Investment Group, LLC Buys Apple, Freeport-McMoRan, Aircastle, Sells Exxon Mobil, ...

Related Stocks: AAPL, PBYI, TWTR, CWB, FCX, AYR, GLD, FVD, FDL, CVX, GE,...

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Google, Apple Race for Lead in Artificial Intelligence

Technology research firm IDC forecasts a compound annual growth rate of more than 50% in global spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence...

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Galaxy Note 8 Dual-Camera Will Be Superior To iPhone 7 Plus: KGI

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus flagship smartphones are receiving a far better response from consumers than most analysts had anticipated. Meanwhile, Samsung has already started working on the successor to last year’s...

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Xiaomi Mi 6 mimics the iPhone's camera tricks without the bump

After the swanky limited edition Mi MIX, you'd think it'd be pretty hard for Xiaomi to top that with its next flagship phone, but the new Mi 6 unveiled today still had some tricks up its sleeve. First off, the company has revived the Mi...

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You can now sign into your Microsoft Account without a password

Microsoft’s war on the password continues with a handy addition to the Microsoft Authenticator app for Android and iOS. Instead of using Microsoft Authenticator for two-step authentication, you can use the app to sign into your Microsoft Account...

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iPhone Case That Is Also An Android Phone Raises $600,000+ on Kickstarter

Imagine purchasing an iPhone case that not only doubles your handset’s battery capacity but also adds an Android phone too. Would such a case be of interest to you? ESTI, the fledgling Israeli company behind it, thinks so, and so do the 4,000+...

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Facebook's plans for Oculus are finally taking shape

When Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion in early 2014, it wasn't entirely clear what Mark Zuckerberg planned to do with all of the virtual reality hardware suddenly at his fingertips. Hell, it wasn't even clear that VR was going...

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IBM is a legit alternative in A.I. to Google and Facebook, says top analyst

"There's a great vertical play, and that's IBM," James Wang tells...

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Google Earth Got A Stunning New Update Just In Time For Earth Day

Sometime the Earth can seem like a pretty rough place. Between wars, political turmoil, and the newly revived threat of nuclear war, it can be hard to think about all the wonder still left in the world. But thankfully for all of us, Google Earth has been...

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A rival of the world's biggest ad agency doesn't think Amazon is already a big competitor to Google in online advertising (OMC)

Omnicom CEO John Wren downplayed the size of Amazon's advertising business in his company's first quarter earnings call. This is in contrast to the thoughts of WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, who is already preparing for Amazon's push into...

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Apple to drastically cut royalties to Imagination Technologies, says UBS

UBS said Wednesday Apple will drastically cut royalty payments to Imagination...

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Hands-on: Oculus Rift's Spaces shows Facebook doesn't understand social VR

Facebook has made no secret of its reasons for buying Oculus VR, the company that kickstarted the virtual reality craze: Mark Zuckerberg and co. see virtual reality as yet another outlet for social interactions at some far-distant point in the future....

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This is the best iPhone 8 Concept [PHOTOS]

Over the past year, we’ve been following what little information there is on the iPhone 8. With most of that coming from industry insiders and designers with their own ideas. However, today we’re bringing you news of what can only be...

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Facebook sprinkles GIFs everywhere with Giphy

Facebook is bloated. It's slowly morphing into the iTunes of the social media world. At F8, the company's annual developer's conference, the company added features to its core apps and announced many more are on the way. But,...

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Qualcomm: Q3 View At Risk on Apple Royalties, Says JP Morgan

In advance of Qualcomm’s (QCOM) fiscal Q2 report this afternoon, after the closing bell, the Street continues to assess the impact to company’s business of its litigation with customer Apple (AAPL). Yesterday came a...

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DnB Asset Management AS Buys Intel, Baidu, Facebook, Sells Oracle, Apple, Pfizer

Related Stocks: INTC, BIDU, FB, HPE, CTSH, HPQ, TRIP, LH, NAO, FIVE, WBT,...

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What's missing from Facebook's vision of a VR future

On Tuesday, Facebook doubled down on its commitment to pushing social media into virtual reality ("doubling down" is literally the language they used).  Stalking the stage at F8, Mark Zuckerberg, and later the company's head of...

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This apple core could genuinely be the Eye of Sauron

The Fellowship's journey to Mordor was long and treacherous — rife with danger and fallen comrades. This man made it within a few bites of his apple. SEE ALSO: Wildly baffling video shows woman giving mouth-to-mouth to a pigeon Andy...

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Gates on Trump

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says he’s counting on Donald Trump’s pragmatism when it comes to the president’s policies on health spending and foreign aid. “I’ve talked to him about HIV and how the U.S. should be...

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Why Apple can make or break entire companies that depend on the iPhone

Apple is not the only company whose fate depends on the iPhone.In this week’s episode of The iPhone Show, I talked about the recent shake-up caused by Apple’s efforts to own more of the iPhone’s supply chain. Watch the video above to...

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7 advanced Google Chrome tips and tweaks that save you time

Live your best Chrome lifeImage by GoogleYou probably live most of your computing day inside Google’s browser. Despite its tendency to be a resource hog, it’s still the most capable browser for its speed and optimization on the web’s...

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Imagination likely to see Apple royalties slashed, then end: UBS

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple Inc is likely to pay graphics chip designer Imagination Technologies just one third of its current royalty rate as the smartphone giant wind downs their supply deal over the next two years, UBS estimated on Wednesday. ...

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Facebook ventures into augmented reality, but Apple could do it better

Facebook and Snapchat both launched new augmented reality camera effects this week in a bid to become the most-used app on your smartphone. But what if your phone had AR baked into its core? Rumor has it that Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone will...

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State of the Art: Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It’s the Network, of Course

Facebook’s chief, Mark Zuckerberg, realized early that creating the best new features is not as important as owning the biggest and most engaged...

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Tech titan Baidu opens up its driverless car tech to challenge Google, Tesla

Baidu said that the new project named Apollo, will provide the tools carmakers would need to make autonomous...

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Xiaomi’s Mi 6 puts iPhone 7 camera tech into a $360 phone — and there’s no headphone jack

 Xiaomi unveiled its newest flagship smartphone — the Mi 6 — today at an event in Beijing, having skipped Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s largest annual event where it announced the Mi5 last...

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Op-Ed: Facebook should focus more on the hard truths of the real world

Perhaps Facebook should pay a bit more attention to the hard truths of the world in which we currently...

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