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LTE speeds outpace home internet with new Qualcomm and Intel modems

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. That's because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at unprecedented download speeds.

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Capriza launches a suite of universal micro apps

Monster steak or varied buffet? If you prefer the latter, Capriza’s new offerings will please you.

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ARM buys Mistbase and NextG-Com to extend its reach in IoT

Chip designer ARM has a new strategy for the internet of things: offer complete solutions "from application software to antenna."

Apple’s March iPad Pro event – what to expect

Apple’s March iPad Pro event – What to expect

Distilling the expectation of the Apple's March iPad Pro madness

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Intel's mobile future is in blazing modems as it buries Atom failure

Intel passed on the opportunity to make chips for the first iPhone, and in May discontinued Atom smartphone chips after wasting billions trying to get them in handsets. The chip company instead started building a new mobile identity...

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Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

Uber Technologies scrambled to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations that the company mishandled an...

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Three technologies that could demolish slow internet

Broadband internet has opened up almost unlimited possibilities for commerce, distance learning, civic participation, and knowledge sharing. But we are only scratching the surface of what's to come.

Apple TV idea: A Show Called Genius

Apple TV idea: A show called 'Genius'

Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps are glitz and glamor, but what about Apple's core markets?

Right on schedule

Flashback to the early 1990s, when this car-rental agency's handheld devices for checking in cars stop working every night at the same time -- but only for a few minutes. What's killing their wireless signal?

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Panera finds digital helps recruitment, in unexpected ways

Panera Bread found that mobile payments significantly helped recruit drivers. Why? Digital purchases meant they didn't carry cash, which in turn meant fewer robberies.

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Uber orders probe into employee's charge of sexual harassment

Uber ordered an urgent investigation after a former engineer triggered an uproar on social media, alleging sexual harassment, politics and discrimination at the ride-hailing company.

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Why Google and Apple will rule mixed reality

Sorry, Microsoft and Magic Leap. The Silicon Valley smartphone giants have one thing you haven't got.

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37% off Garmin Forerunner 225 GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate - Deal Alert

Know your zone with Forerunner 225 -- the first Garmin GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate. Tracks distance, pace and heart rate. Also features activity tracking which counts steps and calories all day. A built-in...

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Computer crashes may be due to forces beyond our solar system

As our personal electronic devices get more complex, researchers say cosmic rays could put them at a greater risk of operational failure.

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UPDATED: Is Apple's iPhone SE about to get an upgrade?

Apple plans to commence manufacture of iPhone SE in India in April, Reuters reports.

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Arrest of Samsung’s Lee may not affect smartphone business in short term

The arrest of Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman Lee Jae-yong on Friday in South Korea may not have a direct impact on the company’s high-profile electronics business, including its smartphones unit, according to analysts.

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Israeli soldiers hit by Android malware from cyberespionage group

More than 100 members of the Israel Defense Forces, the majority of them stationed around the Gaza strip, fell victim to a cyberespionage attack that used malicious Android applications to steal information from their mobile devices.

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Apple sets WWDC for June 5-9, leaves San Francisco

Apple has set June 5-9 as the dates for its 2017 annual developers conference and plans to move the event to San Jose, Calif., closer to its headquarters in Cupertino.

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