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Dell Showcases New XPS Notebooks And Cinema Portfolio At CES 2018 - Forbes

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:29

Forbes

Dell Showcases New XPS Notebooks And Cinema Portfolio At CES 2018
Forbes
Patrick Moorhead , Contributor I write about disruptive companies, technologies and usage models. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Patrick Moorhead. Dell PC President Sam Burd opens up Dell's CES 2018 press conference. Over the ...
What the newest laptops tell us about 2018 trendsThe Verge
Windows Central Best of CES 2018 AwardsWindows Central
AMD RX Vega M GL Gaming Benchmarks For The New Dell XPS 15SegmentNext
Gizmodo Australia -HardOCP -Lowyat.NET (blog)
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Instagram now shows when users were last active - The Verge

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:34

The Verge

Instagram now shows when users were last active
The Verge
Instagram is continuing to build out its messaging section with a new feature that's already found in popular apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. From the direct messages screen, people you follow or have previously chatted with can now see when ...
You Might Want to Turn Off Instagram's New, Humiliating 'Activity Status'Gizmodo
Instagram just added a powerful new way to stalk people on the appMashable
You May Want To Turn Off Instagram's Newest DM Feature — Here's HowRefinery29
Lifehacker -Tom's Guide -Metro -Android Police
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WhatsApp officially launches its app for businesses in select markets - TechCrunch

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:31

TechCrunch

WhatsApp officially launches its app for businesses in select markets
TechCrunch
WhatsApp today officially launched its new WhatsApp Business app in select markets, including Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S., ahead of its planned worldwide rollout. The addition of business profiles and new messaging tools aimed at ...
WhatsApp launches Android app for business accountsZDNet
WhatsApp Business begins worldwide roll out on AndroidSlashGear
WhatsApp officially launches app, profiles for businessesMarketing Land
Android Police -Ubergizmo -Hot Hardware -VentureBeat
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Xfinity Mobile lets customers bring existing iPhones to its pay per GB and unlimited plans - 9to5Mac

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:02

9to5Mac

Xfinity Mobile lets customers bring existing iPhones to its pay per GB and unlimited plans
9to5Mac
Xfinity Mobile is now letting prospective customers bring their current (compatible) iPhones to the wireless service. Launched last year, Xfinity Mobile uses Verizon's network and offers a pay per GB plan as well as a $45/month unlimited option ...
Xfinity Mobile Introduces Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) at Xfinity Stores NationwideBusiness Wire (press release)
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile just cleared a big hurdlePhiladelphia Business Journal
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile introduces Sim-only service for iPhone ownersTelecompaper
Lake County Journal
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It Sure Feels Like Microsoft's New Xbox One Mantra Is 'Be PlayStation' - Forbes

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:19

Forbes

It Sure Feels Like Microsoft's New Xbox One Mantra Is 'Be PlayStation'
Forbes
Paul Tassi , Contributor News and opinion about video games, technology and the internet Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Microsoft. Fable. It's clear to anyone that we're currently living in the middle of a very successful ...
Is Microsoft Still Interested in the Console Market?Hardcore Gamer
Xbox One X review: Grab an Xbox One X with six free games NOWExpert Reviews
War Thunder Interview: Army of Shadows, Xbox One X Support and MoreGamingBolt

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Google's Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook: It works! It actually works! - Ars Technica

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:36

Ars Technica

Google's Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook: It works! It actually works!
Ars Technica
We take a look at what Google's experimental, secret OS is up to in early 2018. Ron Amadeo - 1/18/2018, 6:36 AM. reader comments 95. Share this story. WATCH. Fuchsia on a Pixelbook. Share. Tweet. Email. More... EMBED URL. <script async src="//player ...
Google's secret OS that may someday replace Android was just caught on videoBGR
You can use Google's new Fuchsia operating system on the PixelbookDigital Trends
How Google's Fuchsia OS has progressed: Pixelbook support, working browser, new UI elements9to5Google
Thurrott.com (blog) -Chrome Unboxed -Ausdroid
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Even with the Switch's success, the Nintendo 3DS still had strong holiday sales - The Verge

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:53

The Verge

Even with the Switch's success, the Nintendo 3DS still had strong holiday sales
The Verge
It seems like there may still be some room for the Nintendo 3DS after all. Today, Nintendo revealed some of its sales numbers in the US, and the 3DS — which many predicted would die out following the launch of the Switch — actually saw a jump in ...
Nintendo Switch eShop adds Darkest Dungeon to the lineupPolygon
Nintendo Switch was a big hit during its first holiday seasonSlashGear
Nintendo Switch tops US gaming systems for holiday shoppersCNET
VentureBeat -Attack of the Fanboy -Comicbook.com -Gamasutra
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Now you can check out Metal Gear Survive for yourself - Destructoid

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:15

Destructoid

Now you can check out Metal Gear Survive for yourself
Destructoid
How's Konami's first crack at Metal Gear gonna go now that Hideo Kojima's off working on, uhh, something else? You get to be the jury, at least for initial impressions. The first public taste of Metal Gear Survive is officially here. There's a Metal ...
Don't ignore Metal Gear SurvivePolygon
Metal Gear Survive Story Mode Impressions - No Snakes In SightGameSpot
Metal Gear Survive: More 'Survive,' Less 'Metal Gear'IGN
Gameranx (blog) -PCMag -USgamer -Game Revolution
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Apple Temporarily Rerouting Employee Shuttles Due to Ongoing Vandalism - Mac Rumors

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:02

Mac Rumors

Apple Temporarily Rerouting Employee Shuttles Due to Ongoing Vandalism
Mac Rumors
Apple runs several shuttle buses to transport its employees from San Francisco down to Cupertino each day, and recently someone has been attacking those shuttle buses, leading to broken windows. An employee who spoke to Mashable said that several ...
Apple employee commuter buses reportedly attacked near SFCNET
Apple shuttle buses rerouted following dangerous incidentsMashable
5 shuttle buses chartered by Google, Apple apparently vandalized on I-280, possibly with pellet gunSFGate
The Guardian -Patch.com -SF Weekly -The Mercury News
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Apple is giving $2500 stock awards to some employees - CNBC

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:47

CNBC

Apple is giving $2500 stock awards to some employees
CNBC
Apple continued a blitz of investment announcements on Wednesday with a stock-based compensation award for some employees. The iPhone maker will grant $2,500 in restricted stock units over the coming months. Restricted stock units are valued in company ...
Apple Gives Employees $2500 Bonuses After New Tax LawBloomberg
The Republican Tax Law Prompts Apple to give Bonuses of $2500 in Stock to most Global EmployeesPatently Apple
Apple is giving employees each $2500 in stock as bonusesBusiness Insider
Fortune -Reuters -9to5Mac -The Verge
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Warning: This link will crash the Messages app on your iPhone - BGR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:46

BGR

Warning: This link will crash the Messages app on your iPhone
BGR
Over the past couple of years, a strange new phenomenon has surfaced that involves links or strings of characters capable of crashing apps and devices. One of the first widely publicized examples came in the form of the “effective power” bug in early ...
There's An iMessage "Text Bomb" That Will Freeze Your iPhoneBuzzFeed News
You Can Now Send iMessages on Android, as Long as You Have a MacLifehacker
This Nasty Link Crashes Apple's Messages AppsTom's Guide
ValueWalk -Mac Rumors -Neowin -AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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Why Microsoft knows it needs to beef up its Xbox leadership - VentureBeat

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:30

VentureBeat

Why Microsoft knows it needs to beef up its Xbox leadership
VentureBeat
Microsoft announced today that Phil Spencer has appointed a new boss of games to handle the role that the executive had previously handled as head of the company's games business. Spencer will serve as executive vice president in charge of all things ...
Microsoft puts Minecraft boss in charge of Xbox gamesThe Verge
Microsoft taps 'Minecraft' leader to run its game studiosEngadget
Xbox chief Phil Spencer promotes Minecraft manager to run studio networkPolygon
Neowin -Attack of the Fanboy -Digital Trends -GameSpot
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Slow iPhone X and iPhone 8 demand will hurt Apple's suppliers, new report claims - BGR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:20

BGR

Slow iPhone X and iPhone 8 demand will hurt Apple's suppliers, new report claims
BGR
Apple's three new iPhones, the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8, aren't as hot as expected, a new report says, and Apple is expected to reduce orders to iPhone parts suppliers for the first quarter of the year. The iPhone maker is yet to share any ...
Design Ethicist Imagines How Apple Could Help Combat Tech Addiction in Future iOS UpdatesMac Rumors
iPhone slowdown class action lawyers make 'inherently dangerous' demand for Apple to keep swapped batteriesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Sorry, but the iPhone's hideous notch probably won't get smaller until 2019Business Insider
New York Times -Cult of Mac -ValueWalk -Phys.Org
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Taking a page from Kindle, Amazon's Alexa is everywhere—can Google's Assistant catch up? - Android Police

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:47

Android Police

Taking a page from Kindle, Amazon's Alexa is everywhere—can Google's Assistant catch up?
Android Police
When Amazon upended the publishing industry with the advent of the Kindle, it also paved the way for an approach to luring consumers into a larger sphere of influence, a strategy that is now being successfully adapted for the new age of smart speakers ...
Amazon Music Unlimited is getting even more unlimitedMashable
808 Audio XL-V Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa ReviewAndroid Headlines
It's official, Amazon's Echo speakers hit Australia in FebCNET
Nasdaq -TechCrunch -Forbes -Business Wire (press release)
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Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes on foreign cash, open new campus - Reuters

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:37

Reuters

Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes on foreign cash, open new campus
Reuters
(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday said it will make about $38 billion in tax payments on its overseas cash and plans to open a second U.S. campus as part of a 5-year, $30 billion U.S. investment plan. FILE PHOTO: People walk in front of a ...
Apple expands US capital spending, plans to add 20000 jobs, invest in data centersZDNet
Apple to pay $38 billion in repatriation taxBusiness Insider
Apple to Pay $38 Billion US Tax Bill for Repatriating Overseas Cash, Will Hire 20000 WorkersVariety
Bloomberg -CNBC -VentureBeat -Wall Street Journal
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Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next five years - The Verge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:34

The Verge

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next five years
The Verge
Apple has announced that it will be contributing $350 billion into the US economy over the next five years, combining both new investments and its existing spending with domestic companies for supply and manufacturing. According to the company's press ...
Apple says it will pump $350B into US through next five years, including new campusAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Plans $350 Billion Boost to US Economy Over 5 Years, 20000 New Jobs, and a New CampusMac Rumors
Apple plans to open a second US campus as part of expansionCNBC
Chicago Tribune -ABC News -Newsmax -iPhone in Canada (press release) (blog)
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YouTube Unveils New Monetization Rules Killing Ad Revenue for Small Creators - Gizmodo

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:25

Gizmodo

YouTube Unveils New Monetization Rules Killing Ad Revenue for Small Creators
Gizmodo
Amid seemingly endless controversies about content on YouTube (including, most recently, a Logan Paul video shot in Japan's “suicide forest”), Google announced major changes last night to how videos would be monetized on the site. Going forward, the ...
YouTube raises subscriber, view threshold for Partner Program monetizationArs Technica
YouTube working on fixing Patreon, Kickstarter links for smaller creatorsPolygon
Google raises the bar for monetizing videos on YouTubeAndroid Police
MediaPost Communications -Business Insider -Heavy.com -Gamasutra
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Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan - The Verge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:00

The Verge

Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan
The Verge
Google's Project Fi has tweaked its plans to make the service more attractive to heavy data users. The MVNO has launched a new feature called Bill Protection that will cap your $10 per GB data bill at $60 a month, while still allowing you to use as ...
Google's Fi Low-Cost Wireless Service Adds Unlimited Data. Here's How Much It CostsFortune
Google's Project Fi offers a sort of unlimited planCNET
Google's Project Fi now offers unlimited mobile data for $60 with 'bill protection'VentureBeat
ZDNet -Android Police -Digital Trends -Phandroid.com
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Overwatch League attracts 10 million viewers in first week, averages 280k viewers per minute - PC Gamer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:32

PC Gamer

Overwatch League attracts 10 million viewers in first week, averages 280k viewers per minute
PC Gamer
If the appeal of Overwatch's competitive scene was in ever in doubt, viewing figures for the first week of the Overwatch League suggest it's in a pretty good place. More than ten million people tuned in over seven days, with its Dallas Fuel vs Seoul ...
Overwatch Players Are Imitating Their Favorite League StarsKotaku
Blizzard releases stats for first week of the Overwatch LeagueDestructoid
Fleta Dominates Overwatch League Fantasy After Week OneHeavy.com
VentureBeat -The Verge -RollingStone.com -SportTechie
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New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types - Green Car Reports

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:45

Green Car Reports

New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types
Green Car Reports
Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling ...
2019 Silverado Powertrains: New Pickup Fits Everything From Gasoline Engines To Fuel CellsGM Authority (blog)
The 5 Biggest Reveals at the 2018 Detroit Motor ShowThe Manual (blog)
GM to build Silverado diesel engine in Flint, MichiganToday's Motor Vehicles
Motor Trend -Autoblog (blog) -WILX-TV -Motoring
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