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Sprint acquires one-third of music-streaming service Tidal

Today, Tidal announced a new partnership with Sprint. Sprint will own 33 percent of Tidal, and in turn, Tidal artists will release exclusive content available only to Sprint customers. ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Gizmag

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Google Voice gets its first major update in five years

After five years without any significant updates to the Google Voice apps (and an unsuccessful attempt to completely roll Voice functions into Hangouts) Google announced updates to its ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Gizmag

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Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to battle disease

A charitable foundation backed by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said Monday it has bought a Canadian artificial intelligence startup as part of a mission to eradicate disease.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Starts Live Testing Android Instant Apps, No Install Required

Maybe I am in the minority, but whenever I encounter an application in Windows that runs without first needing to be installed (CPU-Z, for example) I get a cheap thrill. These programs are ...

5 hours ago from HotHardware

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China solidifies Great Firewall by moving to block unauthorized VPNs

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently released a notice announcing a crack down on unauthorized VPN usage in the country. The announcement notes that any VPN ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon moves to avoid EU fines over publishing contracts

Amazon has agreed to change parts of its e-book contracts with publishers in an effort to avoid European Union fines for anti-competitive behavior.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pokemon Go finally reaches South Korea

Pokemon Go has finally been launched in South Korea, months after the rest of the world got the game.

4 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Snapchat clamps down on clickbait

Communication app changes terms for what publishing partners can show        

1 hours ago from USA today

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Cyberconscripts: Baltic draftees can choose IT over infantry

The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is experimenting with the idea of cyberconscription, giving draftees with tech skills the chance to step into roles defending the military's electronic infrastructure.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout

The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants.

26 minutes ago from Phys.org

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