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Friday, Jul 20

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Apple Watch, FitBit Could Feel Cost Of Latest US Tariffs

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The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the AppleWatch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on ta...

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Microsoft To Expand Gaming Content Collection, Introduce New Hardware At Gamescom

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Microsoft has revealed that it plans to expand its gaming content collection and other related services. It has also confirmed that it will be showcasing new hardware at the upcoming Gamescom event next month. During Microsoft's quarterly…

Thursday, Jul 19

22

AMC Theatres Partners With Facebook For In-App Ticket Sales

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Facebook wants users to spend less time staring at their phone or computer screens, but the huge social network keeps adding features to keep them hooked. On Thursday, Facebook announced a partnership ...

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Amazon.com Valued At Over $900 Billion After Prime Day Sales

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Amazon.com’s (AMZN) shares reached record numbers this week surpassing a market capitalization of $900 billion for the first time, thanks to its annual shopping event known as Prime Day. Amazon’s mark...

Wednesday, Jul 18

13

Instagram Testing New Feature That Lets Users Remove Followers

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It's been discovered recently that Instagram is currently testing a new feature that will allow its users to remove their followers. Instagram has also confirmed that it is building a new two-factor authentication process that won't use…

Tuesday, Jul 17

11

Samsung Galaxy S10 Arriving With Qualcomm's Ultrasonic In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

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The Samsung Galaxy S10 is rumored to come in three variants next year and two of the models will have in-display fingerprint sensors. However, it looks like the Galaxy S10 won't be the first Samsung handset to arrive with the technology.…

Monday, Jul 16

21

Chinese Firm ZTE's Stock Shoots Up After US Lifts Ban

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Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE got good news over the weekend when the U.S. Commerce Department removed its ban on companies selling parts to the embattled firm. The months-long ban financially ...

Friday, Jul 13

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AT&T Shares Down After Trump Administration Decides To Appeal Time Warner Merger

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AT&T’s shares took a hit in the wake of the U.S. Justice Department’s notice on Thursday that it is appealing a judge's approval of the telecommunication company’s billion-dollar purchase of Time Warn...

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Watch: Humongous 4-Mile Iceberg Breaking Away From Glacier In Greenland

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The impact of climate change is difficult to comprehend, but a new video from New York University shows a humongous iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, providing a real-world de...

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'Pokémon: Let's Go' For Nintendo Switch: Exclusive Pokémon, Other Details Revealed

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The Pokémon Company has released a new trailer for “Let's Go, Pikachu!” and “Let's Go, Eevee!” The company also revealed new details about the upcoming Nintendo Switch games, including exclusive Pokémon that can be captured in each version…

Thursday, Jul 12

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Here's Why President Trump Just Lost Over 100,000 Twitter Followers

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As Twitter continues to rid its platform of suspicious accounts, many users, including influential profiles like U.S. President Donald Trump, could see a significant drop in followers. Since Twitter a...

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Major Shareholder Wants Tesla To 'Concentrate' On Performance After Elon Musk Twitter Rants

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A major shareholder at Tesla shared a message for the electric car company this week, urging it to "just concentrate on the core task." This note come after its CEO Elon Musk made headlines for critic...

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Uber Lays Off Self-Driving Operators In Pittsburgh After Fatal Arizona Crash

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Nearly two years after launching its ambitious self-driving chauffeur service in Pittsburgh, Uber is scaling back the operation due to concerns raised by a fatal crash earlier this year. The ride-sharing tech giant laid off dozens of…

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Little Known Sex Disease 'Could Become Full Blown Superbug,' Experts Warn

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Experts have warned that a little known sexually transmitted infection, that causes infertility, can be the next superbug unless people get vigilant about it. Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) can easily go unnoticed as it does not show any…

Wednesday, Jul 11

10

Uber Executive Hornsey Resigns In Email To Staff Following Discrimination Probe

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Uber Technologies Inc's Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the ride-ha...

Tuesday, Jul 10

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Watch: Thieves Storm Fresno Apple Store, Make Off With Products Worth $27000

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According to various reports Monday, surveillance footage showed of a group of young men storm into an Apple store in Fresno, California, and steal $27,000 worth of the company's products. The incident is thought to have occurred Saturday…

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Uber Invests In Lime To Offer New Non-Car Transportation Mode

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Uber has made an investment in electric scooter rental company Lime with the goal of offering a new transportation mode to its users all over the world. Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., has als...

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Google Working On Android Auto ‘Minimize App’ Button

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Google appears to be working on a new Android Auto feature that will let the app run in the background when users are accessing other apps. This feature is called the “Minimize app” button and it will ...

Monday, Jul 9

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Twitter Shares Fall After Purging Millions Of Fake Accounts

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Twitter has long prided itself on being an open forum for public discussion of hot-button issues. However, the social network has battled criticism that it does not do enough to battle abuse and the s...

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LG Named World’s Largest Supplier Of AMOLED Display For Smartwatches

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LG Electronics’ display-making unit, LG Display Co., has been named the world’s largest supplier of AMOLED displays for smartwatches in 2017. Financial services company IHS Markit disclosed this week ...

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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Prototype Confirms Triple-Lens Back Camera Setup For S9 Successor

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It seems there is now confirmation on the rumored triple-lens setup on the back of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10+, the bigger variant of next year’s Galaxy S10 flagship device. A South Korean news o...

Saturday, Jul 7

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Samsung Gear S4 Running Wear OS Rumored To Be Called Galaxy Watch

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It was previously rumored that Samsung was planning on releasing a new smartwatch that’s running Google’s Wear OS (formerly Android Wear). Now, a leaker is claiming that the wearable device will proba...

Friday, Jul 6

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Microsoft’s Movies & TV App Coming To iOS App Store, Google Play Store

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Microsoft wants to offer its Movies & TV app to iOS and Android users, so it is working on bringing the Windows app to Apple’s iOS App Store and Google Play Store. Windows Central recently learned fro...

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Did LG’s New Smartphone Business Strategy Fail? Company Reportedly Records Another Loss

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LG Electronics has released its preliminary earnings report for the second quarter. Unfortunately, its operating income dropped compared to the first quarter. It’s smartphone-manufacturing unit also a...

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Playground Leaving 'Fortnite' Soon, But Full Creative Mode Is In Development

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Epic Games has announced that the limited time mode Playground in “Fortnite” battle royale will officially leave the game on July 12. The developer also confirmed that it is removing Playground LTM, so that it may introduce some changes.…

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Apple Reportedly Makes LG Second iPhone OLED Display Supplier

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LG Display is now the second supplier of OLED display panels for Apple’s iPhones. The move is seen as the Cupertino giant’s way of reducing its dependence on its biggest rival, Samsung. The Korea Time...

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Samsung Hopeful Foldable Phone Would Recharge Profit After Galaxy S9 Disappointment

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Samsung Electronics is now hoping for its upcoming Galaxy X to improve its profit following the sluggish sales of its Galaxy S9 flagship phone. The South Korean tech giant thinks its foldable phone co...

ZTE Smartphone Shipments To Hit Bottom Amid Concerns Over Components Supply

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Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and systems company ZTE is expected to suffer the consequences of the technology ban that the U.S. imposed earlier this year. Taiwanese supply chain ...

Thursday, Jul 5

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Rumored $400 Microsoft Surface Tablet Might Be Powered By Intel Pentium Processors

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Earlier this week the cheaper Microsoft Surface tablet was spotted at the FCC and the sighting gave some details about the upcoming device. Now it looks like some of its specs may have been revealed by sources. The affordable Microsoft…

Wednesday, Jul 4

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Deep Space Trash: NASA Exploring Technologies To Minimize Waste On Long-Term Flights

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NASA is calling American industry experts to develop technologies that could effectively manage trash on future deep space missions to the moon and beyond. The agency wants to fly humans farther than ever before and has already started…