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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Reportedly Launching Next Week As Galaxy Note FE: Safe This Time?

Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 twice last year over exploding batteries, but it's gearing up to launch it a third time as the Galaxy Note FE. Will it be safe this time around?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2017

Petya Ransomware Vaccine Helps Protect Systems, But No Kill Switch To Stop The Cyberattack From Spreading

The crippling Petya ransomware made ravages globally, but a 'vaccine' can now protect systems. It's a limited solution, however, and without a kill switch the cyberattack keeps spreading.

Security June 28, 2017

EU Slaps Google With Record $2.7 Billion Fine For Manipulating Search Results

The European Union has slapped Google with a record-breaking fine of $2.7 billion for skewing search results in its favor, hurting rivals. Google has 90 days to change its ways, or else.

Business Tech June 27, 2017

Amazon Echo Discount Brings Price To Lowest Ever: One-Day Deal

Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of the Echo speaker, but it's a limited-time offer. The deal is only good for Monday, June 26.

Gadgets June 26, 2017

More Wii U Games Could Hit Nintendo Switch, Says Company Exec

The Nintendo Switch has stirred great interest so far and things are looking up, according to a company executive. More Wii U games could make their way to the new console, sporting new features and content to make them more appealing.

Video Games June 26, 2017

Amazon Echo Show Gets More Practical: You Can Check Smart Home Security Camera Feeds

Amazon has added a neat new functionality to its Echo Show, boosting its appeal. In addition to all existing perks, users will also be able to monitor their home security camera feeds.

Smart Home June 24, 2017

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Knew Self-Driving Car Chief Stole Google Secrets, Says Waymo

As the Uber-Waymo lawsuit keeps unraveling, a new court filing claims that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew about the information stolen from Google. Kalanick reportedly became aware of the matter last year.

Business Tech June 23, 2017

Facebook Profile Picture Guard And Other Tools Aim To Protect Women In India

Facebook has kicked off a new pilot program in India to give users more control over who can access and use their profile photo. With guarded photos, the social network aims to prevent misuse.

Internet June 22, 2017

OnePlus 5 Is As Powerful As Expected, But It's No Flagship Killer

The OnePlus 5 is now official and it's the most expensive OnePlus smartphone to date, but it's no longer a flagship killer. Is OnePlus losing its competitiveness?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017

Steam Summer Sale 2017 Kicks Off On June 22, PayPal Reveals

PayPal UK spilled the beans and announced the Steam Summer Sale start date, and it's just around the corner. Get your wallets ready, as discounts should start pouring on June 22.

Video Games June 21, 2017

Uber Keeps Bleeding Executives: Travis Kalanick Resigns As CEO At Shareholders' Request

Uber has been struggling to handle an executive exodus and sexual harassment allegations, and now it's headed into a new chapter. Amid mounting pressure from shareholders, Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO.

Business Tech June 21, 2017

Amazon Prime Wardrobe Lets You Try Before You Buy, Pay Only For What You Keep [Video]

Amazon has announced a new service called Prime Wardrobe, which will let users try on clothes, shoes and accessories and return them for free, paying only for what they keep. Here's all you need to know.

Internet June 20, 2017

Looking For A Job? Google Has Your Back [Video]

Lookign for a job can be challenging, but Google wants to help. The company is ready to roll out a job search feature as part of its Google for Jobs initiative, aiming to help Americans find jobs easier.

Internet June 20, 2017

Solar Red HTC U11 Hits US, Summer Sale Knocks $200 Off Other HTC Smartphones

A new HTC U11 Solar Red color option is now available in the United States, coming unlocked and compatible with all major carriers. HTC is also running a summer sale with up to $200 off select smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2017

Pokémon GO Update Officially Detailed: New Gyms, Multiplayer Raids And More

Niantic has officially unveiled what its next 'Pokémon GO' update brings to the table and it's exciting. Gyms are redesigned and more exciting, while cooperative raid battles herald some serious multiplayer fun.

Video Games June 19, 2017

LG G6 Plus Debuts With 128 GB Storage, Wireless Charging And More 'Enhanced Features'

LG has announced a new LG G6+ with more storage, higher-quality audio, and wireless charging. The LG G6 and LG G6+ will also get some neat new features with an upcoming software update.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 19, 2017

How YouTube Plans To Counter Extremist Videos: Bury Them

Google has announced new measures to counter extremist videos on YouTube. Under the new policy, offensive videos that don't really violate specific guidelines will just get buried, and no ads will appear alongside them.

Internet June 19, 2017

US Cellular Offers Free iPhone 7 With Trade-In For Switchers

U.S. Cellular has a new promotion to attract new customers to its network. The carrier is offering a free iPhone 7 when switching to its network and turning in a qualifying smartphone, so here's the deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 18, 2017

Verizon Brings Back The Basic Flip Phone With 4G-Only LG Exalt LTE

Verizon has launched its first 4G LTE flip phone with HD voice and Wi-Fi calling. Meet the LG Exalt LTE, available now on Verizon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2017

IO Interactive Goes Indie After Square Enix Breakup, Keeps Rights To 'Hitman'

IO Interactive has officially announced that it concluded negotiations with Square Enix and agreed to a 'management buyout.' The developer is now fully independent and retains the rights to 'Hitman.'

Video Games June 17, 2017

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