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GOOGLE Fiber hits cost-cutting speed bump...

GOOGLE Fiber hits cost-cutting speed bump...(Third column, 14th story, link)Related stories:UBER Loses Billions... ...

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Facebook’s video editor is embarrassingly old, and Apple is creeping

 You know you screwed up if Apple is about to one up you on social. Facebook hasn’t upgraded its video editor in well over three years. Lagging far behind Snapchat, YouTube, and even Instagram, it’s a stretch to even call the...

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WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook

It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Sentiment Hit The Skids Under Cook

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has hit the skids again, trending back downward this week after not having enough steam to reach the year to date high it hit in April. A lot is riding on the iPhone 7, which could be unveiled in less than a month, so...

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Apple patenting a way to collect iPhone thieves' fingerprints

Apple's done a lot to curb iPhone theft via the "Find my iPhone" feature and encryption that locks out users if an incorrect code or fingerprint is used too often. However, it's thinking about getting more proactive,...

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Apple Fixes Security Flaw After iOS Spyware Discovery

Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident’s phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking. The...

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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

To spy on a human rights activist, hackers allegedly connected to a Middle Eastern government used three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS.The claims -- from research at Toronto-based Citizen Lab and mobile security firm Lookout...

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Your iPhone 6 could be falling victim to 'touch disease'

If you've ever seen a flickering gray bar at the top of your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus lately, you may be the victim of a very serious problem plaguing your mobile...

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Apple issues security update to prevent iPhone spyware

Apple said it immediately fixed the vulnerability upon learning of...

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Playing solitaire and tic-tac-toe is as easy as a Google search

A Google search is handy for getting info on nearly anything, but now the company is making it easier to play two timeless games on both mobile and the web. When you search for "solitaire" or "tic-tac-toe,"...

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Multi-Company Groups Being Tested in Facebook at Work

Facebook is testing a multi-company groups feature within its Facebook at Work offering for businesses. Reader Geoffrey Moffett of Triovia shared the screenshot and video below with SocialTimes, adding that Facebook will begin charging...

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Look at how much Apple's overseas cash hoard has grown in the last 8 years (AAPL)

Apple might have a tax problem. Though it has the support of the US Treasury, the Cupertino company still faces a probe from the European Commission into whether it underpaid taxes on the part of its business based in Ireland. Reports claim a decision is...

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Exploits patched by Apple today hint at years of surreptitious government hacks

 You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one...

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Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The beta version of Google Maps has another Thursday special for you, with a mix of features that ease sharing directions and telling Maps how you plan to get to your destination.The feature, which was definitely new to me, is called Plus Codes....

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Apple fixes serious security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targeted

By Joseph MennSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a...

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Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Updates iOS 9.3 to Fix Security Bugs

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Thursday's Apple Rumors include iPhone 7 criticism from Steve Wozniak, a possible social app being released in 2017 and more. The post Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple...

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Apple's tax fight

Europe's pursuit of companies like Apple for under-paid taxes highlights a major problem with few prospects for a global...

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More than 80 news outlets tapped Facebook to broadcast Trump Tower climber

Facebook is continuing its grand quest to become the new television. The social networking giant released new statistics Thursday that tout its ability to be the go-to platform for news outlets to broadcast and for people to consume live video of...

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Apple patches three zero-day exploits after activist is hacked

Apple has rolled out a patch for three previously unknown zero-day exploits that were used to hack into the iPhone 6 of Ahmed Mansoor, an award-winning human rights activist based in the United Arab Emirates. Security company Lookout and internet...

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Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware

Apple released an update to iOS 9 on Thursday—iOS 9.3.5—that patches multiple critical zero-day vulnerabilities that have been shown to already have been deployed, allegedly by governments to target activists and dissidents, according to a...

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iPhone 7: How Will it Be Different From the iPhone 6?

The Apple store | Kena Betancur/Getty Images Whether you’re an avid reader of Apple-focused blogs and make a point of staying up-to-date on the latest news to come out of the Apple rumor mill, or you’re a casual iPhone user who...

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Why Apple and Samsung need each other

If Apple decides to join Samsung and release a phone with a curved screen, it would entwine fate of two...

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Only Apple Music subscribers will get to watch Apple's live music fest this year

The Apple Music Festival, previously known as the iTunes Music Festival, is celebrating its 10th-year anniversary in September. So, it’s fitting that Apple has chosen to live-stream 10 performances. And it’s also fitting that, for the...

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iPhone security boost after spyware discovery

Apple says it is issuing a security update after powerful espionage software was found targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle...

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WhatsApp to Share User Data With Facebook Inc (FB): How to Opt Out

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips WhatsApp has announced that it will start sharing its users' information with parent company Facebook for ad-targeting purposes. The post WhatsApp to Share User Data...

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Why did Facebook pick a losing fight with ad blockers?

Within a week of Facebook's declaration of war on ad blockers, it was clear the social network couldn't win. First, AdBlock Plus, the most popular desktop add blocking service, spotted parts of Facebook’s code that allowed it to...

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Apple Software Vulnerability Is Linked to Intrusions

The company has patched its mobile operating system after investigators found flaws that were exploited to spy on dissidents and...

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Apple Has Stopped Signing iOS 9.3.3 And iOS 9.3.2

On Wednesday, Apple stopped signing the iOS 9.3.3 and iOS 9.3.2 firmwares for compatible iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. If you have already upgraded to the latest iOS 9.3.4 or you’re still stuck on the iOS 9.3.1, you’ll no longer...

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Google offers 360-degree tours of US National Parks

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the US National Parks Service, Google has put together a collection of virtual tours combining 360-degree video, panoramic photos and expert narration. It's called "The Hidden Worlds of the National...

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you...

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Apple Developing Snapchat-like Feature

One of the world’s biggest technology companies is attempting to recreate the appeal that changed a small “video-texting” start-up into a social media giant to rival Twitter and Instagram. Apple is apparently looking to copy the success...

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WhatsApp Will Now Share User Data With Facebook Inc (FB)

Popular messaging service WhatsApp has announced that it will start sharing user data with parent company Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). The move was announced in a press release, and feeds in to a long-running narrative of user privacy. Facebook Inc...

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Google now lets you play a game of Solitaire or Tic Tac Toe in search

 Looking to waste time with a round of solitaire on your phone? You no longer need a separate app for that – Google today is rolling out a couple of simple games right into its search engine and standalone Google Search app, the...

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Facebook's getting better at identifying photos, and it wants your help

The world's largest social network is getting better at learning about your photographs, but it still needs humans to help it improve. Facebook announced Thursday that it will make its computer vision research available to anyone who wants it,...

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Facebook opens its advanced AI vision tech to everyone

Over the past two years, Facebook's artificial intelligence research team (also known as FAIR) has been hard at work figuring out how to make computer vision as good as human vision. The crew has made a lot of progress so far (Facebook has...

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Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper & Calvin Harris to headline London's Apple Music Fest

Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper & Calvin Harris to headline London's Apple Music FestApple will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Apple Music Festival with a 10-night U.K. blowout that will feature sets from Britney Spears,...

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iPhone 8 May Tell Its Owners Who Stole The Device

Apple’s 2017 flagship smartphone – said to be called iPhone 8 – will reportedly feature a major design overhaul and several upgrades to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. That’s why experts believe that a...

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Facebook taps Whatsapp user data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.There’s no risk of your WhatsApp messages appearing on your Facebook timeline,...

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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting — here’s how to opt out

 Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has announced a big change to its privacy policy which, once a user accepts its new T&Cs, will see it start to share some user data with its parent company, Facebook, including for ad-targeting...

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WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

WhatsApp said it would start sharing users' phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a notable shift in its stance on...

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Facebook, Twitter, Google Failing Against ISIS: U.K. Lawmakers

Facebook, Twitter and Google are avoiding their responsibilities in the battle against ISIS and other terrorist groups deliberately, said the U.K. Home Affairs Committee. The comment from the British authority comes after a wave of terrorist attacks...

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WhatsApp announces plans to share user data with Facebook

Big changes are coming to WhatsApp. On Thursday, the messaging app announced in a blog post that its terms and privacy policy are going be updated for the first time in four years. And there are plans to coordinate heavily with Facebook. According to the...

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Google's high-speed Fiber internet goes live in Salt Lake City

If Google's experimental Fiber plans pan out, 24 locations across the US will be able to try it out. You know which place doesn't have to wait for that to happen, though? Salt Lake City, Utah. The service officially went live in the...

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Google now lets you explore U.S. National Parks via 360-degree virtual tours

 Exploring the world is something that’s always been a bit of a luxury for those who can afford to travel, but technology is changing that. With VR and 360-degree videos, you can now immerse yourself in virtual environments that...

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Facebook will use Whatsapp users' personal data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.There's no risk of your WhatsApp messages appearing on your Facebook timeline, or...

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Apple may add Snapchat-like video features to make iOS more social

Apple wants to make iOS devices more social, but there aren't any finished features...

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How to remove your login password from Windows 10

Barry asked how to remove the login from his new Windows 10 laptop. Recently Answer Line discussed getting rid of the Windows 10 password by tinkering with Windows’ power settings. Those tips to remove the password prompts certainly work as long...

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How to use Google Camera with Android Nougat

The camera is probably one of the apps you use the most on your smartphone. Google Camera, built primarily for Nexus devices, has been getting a regular boost in new features to make it more powerful.Even better, Google Camera is unbundled from the OS...

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You can now play 'Solitaire' and 'Tic-Tac-Toe' directly in Google

Google just added two new fun Easter eggs to its search results. You can now play Solitaire and Tic-Tac-Toe minigames directly in Google's app and web search results. SEE ALSO: Google's Arts & Culture app lets you browse artworks from...

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Google adds even more 3D Touch support to its iOS app

The Google app on iOS has supported 3D Touch for awhile, but that's going, ahem, deeper. Now you can deep press on the big G at the bottom of the screen to start a new search query from anywhere within the app. Doing the same on Search and Maps...

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Apple Suggests Five New Job-Related Emojis

Apple has been expressing its opinion regarding emoji standards for quite some time, and on Wednesday, the Unicode Consortium approved its latest recommendations. Earlier this month, the iPhone maker gave a suggestion to Unicode of adopting new...

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Apple may be building a Snapchat-like video app

 After a failed attempt to go social with Ping in 2010, Apple may have a renewed sense of excitement over the social space, according to a report from Bloomberg. Sources told Bloomberg that Apple is working on a video recording/editing app that...

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WhatsApp will start sharing your data with Facebook

WhatsApp announced a major change that we suspected was coming today by adding terms that allow it to share user data with its parent company...

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iPhone 7 Or iPhone 6SE? Which Name Will Apple Inc. Choose?

Most rumors and supply chain leaks have called Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s next-gen smartphones iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. But there have been a handful of reports indicating that Apple could call the device iPhone 6SE as it will retain the design...

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Report: YouTube will fend off Facebook with social features

If you want to post a video on the web several years ago, YouTube was the go-to spot. Now, Google's video network is feeling the pinch with strong video features from Facebook, Twitter and others, and has decided to push back, according to...

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Short Interest in Apple Rises a Modest 1 Million Shares

The short interest in Apple barely moved in the period that ended August 15, up just a million shares to almost 52...

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Apple Music is so good that I'm totally trapped

I always resisted joining a music-subscription service. My former Macworld colleague Chris Breen was always a fierce proponent of them, first Rhapsody and then Spotify. (Now that Chris works at Apple, I assume he also likes Apple Music!)I was never...

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Facebook to start using WhatsApp data for targeted advertising

(Reuters) - WhatsApp, Facebook Inc's popular messaging service, will start sharing users' phone numbers with its parent, allowing for more relevant advertisements and friend recommendations on the social network. ...

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Apple is reportedly developing a social video app

Deep in the bowels of Apple HQ, the company is reportedly developing a new video-editing and sharing application. According to Bloomberg, it's similar to Snapchat, allowing iPhone users to quickly record video, apply filters and scribble...

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Relaxing Privacy Vow, WhatsApp to Share Some Data With Facebook

The mobile messaging service, which Facebook bought in 2014, says that it will disclose users’ phone numbers and analytics...

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After Google, Facebook to offer free Wi-Fi at Indian railway stations

Facebook isn't giving up on India. Roughly six months after the Indian government deemed Facebook's Free Basics program illegal, the company is already preparing a comeback. And this time it is taking a leaf out of Google's playbook to win...

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FirstFT – Transatlantic tax tensions, how Facebook labels you and Japan’s ‘handsome weeping boys’

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here The US has launched a stinging attack on the European Commission in a last-ditch bid to dissuade Brussels from hitting Apple with a demand for billions of euros in underpaid taxes.Continue reading: FirstFT...

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Viral Facebook post nails why country's marriage equality vote is a bad idea

"Speech is not free when it comes at such a cost." Since it was posted late Wednesday, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby's heartfelt Facebook update about the potentially harmful impact of Australia's marriage equality plebiscite has...

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Facebook, Google, Twitter lax on terrorists’ misuse of their sites, say UK MPs

A panel of U.K. lawmakers has described as “alarming” that social networking companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube have teams of only a few hundred employees to monitor billions of accounts for extremist...

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How Facebook Live Will Impact the Near Future of Video Advertising

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Report: YouTube’s ‘Backstage’ Will Add Social Networking Features

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YouTube is currently developing a feature called Backstage that will allow creators to share photos, polls, links, text posts and videos with their subscribers, according to a report from VentureBeat. The feature will add a new Backstage tab to...

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Google links Project Fi-approved WiFi hotspots to Nexus phones

The WiFi Assistant feature from Google's Project Fi wireless network turned out to be one of Nicole's favorite parts of the service, and now more people will have access to it. Google announced today that it's bringing the...

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Apple wants to add five new inclusive emoji for different professions

Are you a female astronaut or a male judge? Apple has your back. As spotted by Emojipedia, the company has requested male and female variations of five new professions be added to the next Unicode update — an artist, a firefighter, a pilot, an...

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Open letter to Facebook asks for 'anti-censorship' policy after Korryn Gaines death

An open letter has been sent to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg on behalf of a collection of activists calling for a new "anti-censorship" policy from the social media platform. The letter comes in the wake of the death of Korryn Gaines, who...

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The Curious Rise Of Facebook Secret Groups

Around this time last year, Adiba G., a 21-year-old Muslim-American based in California, felt like she’d run out of people to talk to. She wasn’t comfortable going to her parents about her problems with love or sex. And whenever she’d...

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Fmr Apple CEO: I'd give Tim Cook an 'A++'

Steve Jobs' predecessor, John Sculley, said that Cook is doing a great job of running...

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A Mother’s Dramatic Facebook Post Shows Why C-Sections Aren’t An ‘Easy Way Out’

Mothers will often say that having a baby via Cesarean section is much easier than vaginal birth. Having a C-section means getting to skip out on painful labor, vaginal tearing, and bowel and urinary incontinence. But that’s just scratching...

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Tim Cook has been running Apple for five years now. How's he doing? (AAPL)

On August 24, 2011, Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs as the permanent CEO of Apple. He's been in charge ever since. So how's he doing after five years? Apple's earnings report for the quarter that ended on June 30 beat Wall...

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Tim Cook got a $100M present for his five-year anniversary at Apple

Tim Cook got a $100M present for his five-year anniversary at AppleFive years ago today, Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple.The world watched as the beginning of the Tim Cook era took off, and what an era that's been.SEE ALSO: Apple's...

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iPhone 7 Without Headphone Jack? The Woz Advises Against It

We’ve been hearing over and over recently that the iPhone 7 might not have a standard headphone jack, and while this has raised the ire of many Apple fans, it has also upset Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak. He said ditching the headphone jack...

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Facebook knows if you're liberal or conservative

Facebook knows if you're liberal or conservativeYou can probably tell that Facebook generates ads based on the pages you like. But the social media site may know even more about you than you think, particularly about your political views.Whether...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Criticized Over Continued Gun Sales

Despite Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) banning gun sales through the website in January, the company has faced criticism that it is not doing enough to stamp out the practice. Ineffective ban Private gun sales are supposed to be prohibited on both...

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iFixit report claims 'Touch Disease' plagues iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units with touchscreen bug

Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are almost two years old, and their age is starting to show.According to iFixit, a manufacturing defect is affecting a growing number of iPhone 6 Plus devices, and some iPhone 6 units. The defect creates an...

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Here’s How The LG V20 Stole A March On iPhone 7, Galaxy Note 7

Korean tech company LG has announced that anyone who buys its upcoming V20 smartphone will receive B&O PLAY headphones at no extra cost. The LG V20 will be going into battle with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Apple iPhone 7, and LG is making...

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Survey: 41% of Millennials Use Facebook Every Day (Infographic)

Customer acquisition platform Fluent released the results of a new survey that analyzed the smartphone and social media use habits of 1,769 millennials (aged 18 through 34) and 1,191 non-millennials (35 and older). The survey found that...

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Steve Wozniak warns Apple not to remove one feature

Steve Wozniak warns Apple not to remove one featureBy Alyse Barker, Buzz60iPhone Lovers, it's about that time again -- the new iPhone 7 is almost here. But there could be some changes you won't love.The new model is rumored to have wireless...

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Apple bought a lot of startups that we don't even know about (AAPL)

Apple is buying more companies than we thought. Apple's head of internet services Eddy Cue explained to Backchannel how Apple buys smaller companies primarily for their talent — at a relatively prolific...

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Facebook Inc Founder Sells Shares For Charity

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, has sold shares in the company worth $95 million before tax to donate to charity. The money will be used as the first round of funding for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropic venture announced by the...

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“Touch Disease” Affecting Growing Number Of Apple iPhone Handsets

The “Touch Disease” issue appears to be caused by a systemic design failure in the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets It is thought that people are turning to third-party repair shops in a bid to beat the problem, which...

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Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat JPEG at the...

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Google is bringing its Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Nexus phones

One of the clever features of Google’s Project Fi is the ability of your phone to automatically connect to open Wi-Fi networks. This can help you save some data usage and possibly give you better download speeds if you’re in an area with...

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6 Google Chrome Extensions You Need to Download

It’s no surprise that Google, the leading web search engine, created one of the leading web browsers: Google Chrome. There are hundreds of web extensions created for Chrome that can help make you more productive and optimize your browsing...

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iOS 9.3.4 Jailbreak Video Shows Cydia Running On iPhone

A video showing a demo of Cydia running on an iPhone with the iOS 9.3.4 jailbreak installed has been released. Apple rushed iOS 9.3.4 into release earlier this month in a bid to fix security flaws that the PanGu team was able to exploit to get the...

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SCA group: not a page turner

How separated divisions works out is an open...

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Here’s how Apple’s stock has performed in the five years since Tim Cook became CEO (AAPL)

It’s been exactly five years since Tim Cook took the reins at the world’s largest tech company, and there’s been no shortage of pontificating over Apple’s current state to celebrate the occasion. The...

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Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard gets a Bing search upgrade

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iPhone just got a significant upgrade this week, adding a search engine for emoji, GIFs, and more from...

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South Korea Still Reluctant To Share Mapping Data With Google

South Korea has again delayed its final decision on granting approval for sharing mapping data with Google, which would be used in its global database for Google Maps. Image source: Wikimedia Commons Success of Google Maps These days, you rarely see...

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Facebook Now Labeling Users by Political Views

Perhaps this new technology can be used to form a kill list in the future. God only knows how much I despise gossipers. Perhaps we can round up and kill all those who like Kanye West articles? It’d be a good start. At any rate, one has to...

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An internal defect is causing tons of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to break

A hardware defect is causing certain iPhone touchscreens to malfunction and become unusable. Is it a design flaw or planned obsolescence? The issue, dubbed "Touch Disease," affects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, according to Jessa Jones, a...

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day. Exclusive TriPort technology provides crisp highs and natural-sounding lows, while acoustic ports...

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Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard takes on Google with integrated GIF and Bing search

 If customized keyboards for mobile devices are to be the next-gen interface for accessing the wider web – including information you’d normally turn to a search engine to find – then Microsoft today has stepped...

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Microsoft's Word Flow iOS keyboard adds Gboard-style GIFs, emoji, and web search

Microsoft only introduced its iPhone keyboard—Word Flow for iPhone—in April and the company is already moving to version 2.0. The latest update from the Microsoft Garage project, which launched on Tuesday, adds some new search features...

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Why Goldman Sachs Expects Garmin to Stumble Against Fitbit and Apple

It is one thing to see an earnings pop one week followed by key analyst downgrades the next week, but this Goldman Sachs downgrade of Garmin may take the...

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Google's internet-beaming balloon project gets a new leader

Project Loon, Google's high-profile effort to put broadband-emitting balloons into the stratosphere over remote parts of the world, is getting a new leader with practical industry experience. X, the research division of Google parent company...

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See how Facebook labels you politically

Facebook has come up with its own determination of your political leanings, the New York Times...

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Facebook Data Center Deal In Utah Called Off

Facebook’s data center is dead even before it has come into existence. On Tuesday, West Jordan revoked a deal with Facebook regarding the building of a massive data center in Utah. The offer promised a hefty tax incentive package worth up to...

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iPhone 7 Plus To Account For Up To 40% Of Production Mix

If rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus unveiling is only about two weeks away. The new devices are said to retain the design elements of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, but there will be some important hardware upgrades. When Apple launched the...

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Lock it up!

Rock out with your lock outThis week’s roundup includes several new ways to make sure your laptop doesn’t end up in a stranger’s hands. Read on!To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click...

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Google to Update Mobile Search Results in Response to ‘Intrusive Interstitials’

Google announced an upcoming change to its mobile search results, which is aimed at making it easier for users to find the content they’re looking for. Specifically, Google said that after Jan. 10, 2017, pages where content...

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Google's VR platform Daydream may launch within weeks

At Google's annual I/O developer conference in May, the company announced Daydream, an Android-based, virtual reality development platform. Daydream will offer users a VR experience with just a smartphone, some apps, a headset and a...

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Facebook (FB) Sees Biggest Jump in Market Cap

Yesterday we published a list of 2016’s biggest winners in the Russell 3,000 thus far.  Below we look at things a bit differently by highlighting the Russell 3,000 stocks that have seen the biggest increases in market cap so far in 2016....

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The 5 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds: Apple & Microsoft Get The Boot

Hedge funds have continued to collectively underperform the market this year, posting average returns of 3%, well below the S&P 500’s 6.57% year-to-date gains. However, this does not mean that hedge funds are not good stock pickers, but...

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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac – The Nationalized Mortgage Market

Richard X. Bove, Vice President Equity Research at Rafferty Capital Markets, discusses the nationalized mortgage market and how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s profits are going to the Treasury. This is the Monster The current issue of the...

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Apple Making It Hard For Spotify To Partner With Labels

Since the release of Apple Music, the relationship of the Cupertino-based firm with Spotify has been more strained than usual. Spotify accused the iPhone maker previously of favoring its own music streaming services, and it appears that the...

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Apple, McDonald’s, Yahoo: 5 Stocks Hedge Funds Were Getting Rid of During Q2

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Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

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Facebook Inc (FB) Testing Videos With Autoplay Sound

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Google invests in ex-Googlers' startups

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GOOGLE Hides 'Clinton Body Count'...

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Facebook tests auto-playing News Feed videos with sound

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Microsoft inks a patent and software deal with Lenovo

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Australian banks won't rule yet on Apple bank negotiations (AAPL)

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12 Ways the Galaxy Note 7 Beats the iPhone

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Apple rolls out macOS Sierra developer beta 7 & public beta 6

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Microsoft acquires intelligent scheduling startup Genee

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BOOM: Bill Gates Net Worth Hits Record High $90 Billion!

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NYT Tech Columnist Calls on GOOGLE to Hide Medical Info...

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Microsoft app helps you coordinate with fellow shift workers

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Three Tips For Using Facebook Ads For Your Business' Advantage

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9 Worst Complaints About the Apple Store

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Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games spurred 1.5 billion interactions from 277 million unique users on Facebook and 916 million interactions from 131 million Instagram users from Aug. 5 through 21. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that the five...

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Facebook touts 1.5 billion interactions for its Rio Olympics coverage with Michael Phelps video as the crown jewel

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Wozniak Calls For Better iPhone 7 Bluetooth, Or Headphone Jack

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Microsoft acquires AI assistant start-up Genee

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Google's battery saving Android Nougat update is rolling out now

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Microsoft tests Project Sonoma, a team chat app for managing shift workers’ schedules

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Microsoft's latest acquisition hints at AI scheduling in Office

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Facebook: Relax, They’re Getting Tired of Pokemon Go, Says Axiom

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Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Down Despite Positive Outlook

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Instagram Android App Tops 1 Billion Google Play Downloads

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Facebook To Launch Lifestage App For Younger Users

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Apple, Google, and their Offshore Cash Stashes - A Proposal

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Apple Still Holds Vast Majority of Smartphone Profit, If a Bit Less, Says Canaccord

Mike Walkley with Canaccord Genuity today reiterates a Buy rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $120 price target, writing that the company still garners the lion’s share of smartphone industry profit with the iPhone, but that Samsung...

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Sony receiver lowers the costs of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

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Microsoft buys AI scheduling tool Genee to make Office 365 smarter

 Microsoft has picked up another productivity app — announcing the acquisition of AI-powered scheduling tool Genee. In a blog post today the software giant said it will be plugging Genee into its cloud productivity suite, Office 365....

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Microsoft acquires AI scheduling bot Genee for Office 365 smarts

 Microsoft announced today that it acquired Genee, an AI-powered scheduling assistant bot that specializes in planning meetings for large groups or when organizers don’t have direct access to the calendars of everyone involved....

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Apple bought a company that tracks chronic health issues

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Why Facebook, Citigroup, Continental Resources, and 2 Other Stocks Are Making Noise Today

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Facebook Changes Rules For New Publishers

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Apple acquires medical record startup Gliimpse as latest step to visualize personal health data

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Apple Retail Rebranding Reveals New Credo, New Positions

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Facebook Launches Lifestage Video Profile App for Teens

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Apple acquired Gliimpse, a personal health data startup

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Taiwanese Actor Jimmy Lin Spotted With iPhone 7 Plus

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Why Google plans to stop supporting your Chromebook after five years

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6 easy ways to customize Safari on iPhone and iPad

If you’ve ever been miffed that iOS reveals your “frequently visited” websites whenever you tap Safari’s address bar, good news: that’s one of several Safari options that you can easily change. Not only can you hide...

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What Microsoft won't tell you about your Windows 10 recovery drive size

Attila Balaton bought an 8GB USB key to create a Windows 10 Recovery Drive only to find out 16GB was required.Mea culpa: Answer Line was partly to blame, as my former colleague wrote that Microsoft suggests “at least a 4GB USB key.”...

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AAPL Stock: iPad Sales Are Soaring… From an Unlikely Source

Enterprise iPad Sales Could Drive Apple Stock Upward Despite the fact that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock is suffering from the company’s slowing sales, the tech giant is seeing a spike in sales from another corner of the market. Its enterprise...

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Barbara Streisand says she got Apple's Tim Cook to make a special change to Siri

Being one of the most famous entertainers on the planet comes with perks when it comes to dealing with Apple, especially if your name is Barbara Streisand.  SEE ALSO: 15 times Siri was kind of a jerk In a recent interview on NPR, the singer...

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