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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple and Qualcomm have settled their royalty dispute, the companies announced in a press release. The settlement includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm as well as a chipset supply agreement, suggesting that...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 05:24 AM EDT

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 04:51 AM EDT

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes From 3 Major Cities After Braking Issues

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes From 3 Major Cities After Braking Issues

Rideshare company Lyft is temporarily pulling its electric bicycles from three major cities after some riders reported braking issues, NBC News reported. The e-bikes, which can be powered with electricity or by...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 06:06 PM EDT

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up After Massive Outage

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up After Massive Outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 01:38 PM EDT

'World's Largest' Plane Lifts Off From California Desert

'World's Largest' Plane Lifts Off From California Desert

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan landed its first flight after some two hours in the air Saturday. The behemoth, twin-fuselage Stratolaunch jet lifted off from Mojave Air and Space...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 09:46 PM EDT

How Not to Break the Bank on Streaming Services

How Not to Break the Bank on Streaming Services

With more TV streaming services than ever before, from newcomers like Disney Plus to stalwarts like Netflix, consumers may feel the ideal viewing experience is finally at hand. Americans have, on average, three...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

FB Spent $20M on Zuckerberg's Personal Security Last Year

FB Spent $20M on Zuckerberg's Personal Security Last Year

Facebook on Friday announced that it allocated CEO Mark Zuckerberg $20 million for security purposes — that’s four times what he received for security in 2016. The increase shows up in a Friday afternoon...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:13 PM EDT

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Depart Facebook Board of Directors

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Depart Facebook Board of Directors

Facebook on Friday said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not be nominated for re-election at the company’s 2019 annual stockholders meetings. Hastings has served on the board of the social media company since...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 06:28 PM EDT

FCC to Hold Big 5G Auction, Spend $20B for Rural Internet

FCC to Hold Big 5G Auction, Spend $20B for Rural Internet

The U.S. government will hold a massive auction later this year to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks. President Donald Trump showcased the announcement Friday, declaring that the race to...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 08:34 AM EDT

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

A report from Bloomberg revealed that thousands of Amazon employees are listening to what people say when they talk to Alexa. Amazon said it uses these conversations to improve Alexa’s “understanding of human...

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