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Tech Companies Plan To Fight For Net Neutrality (Again) On July 12 (Updated)

Technology May 28, 2017 0 Comments

The tech industry is preparing to take a stand for net neutrality…again. Facebook, Google, and other companies have all pledged their support to the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality planned by the Fight for the Future nonprofit organization. The Day of Action has a simple goal: convincing people who use some of the world’s most popular websites…

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Tech Companies Plan To Fight For Net Neutrality (Again) On July 12

Technology May 27, 2017 0 Comments

The tech industry is preparing to take a stand for net neutrality…again. Facebook, Google, and other companies have all pledged their support to the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality planned by the Fight for the Future nonprofit organization. The Day of Action has a simple goal: convincing people who use some of the world’s most popular websites…

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A call to action for tech

Science April 14, 2017 0 Comments

Tech is uniting against President Trump. Indeed, a host of companies have come out in opposition to the new administration. From 127 tech firms teaming up against Trump’s immigration ban, to Google employees’ massive walkout in response to the immigration ban, to Lyft’s $1 million donation to the ACLU, tech has taken up the language of protest and spoken loud and…

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Natural Cycles gets $6M to convince more women to ditch the pill

Computer August 23, 2016 0 Comments

Can an app stop you from getting pregnant? In conjunction with daily input from a basal body thermometer, it can indeed. European startup Natural Cycles, which also bills itself as a fertility tracking service, is today announcing a $6 million Series A funding round, led by Bonnier Media Growth, the venture arm of the Swedish media business. Existing investors Sunstone and E-ventures also participated…

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Android Apps Might Be Heading To Chromebooks

Software June 11, 2016 0 Comments

Currently, Chromebooks run apps off the Chrome Web Store, as well as select Android apps in an experimental runtime. But according to details in the latest developer build of Chrome OS, compatibility for Android’s millions of apps could be coming. Users have spotted a glitchy check-box that appears momentarily when settings first load up. If ticked, it promises to “Enable…

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OnePlus X review

Smartphones November 26, 2015 0 Comments

OnePlus may only be on its third handset with the 5-inch OnePlus X, but its predecessors have both been very well received. The OnePlus One and OnePlus 2 both represented excellent value for money, and that’s the target for the OnePlus X too. Anyone with around £200 to spend on a phone will struggle to find a match for this…

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Google+ gets an overhaul

Smartphones November 23, 2015 0 Comments

Google+ ain’t dead, yet. The moribund social network has received a new shot at life with a redesign focused on allowing users to gather in communities devoted to certain topics. The change involves a full redesign of the service across the Web, Android, and iOS devices that users can choose to test when they sign in on the website. Google+…

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Try to ask Google’s mobile app something

Smartphones November 16, 2015 0 Comments

Frankly, it was always possible to ask Google anything, but for slightly more complicated questions, the answers were a bit…wanting. Now, Google has updated its mobile app to better understand complex queries. In a blog postMonday, Google product manager Satyajeet Salgar explains some of the improvements that help the app make sense of your weird, human thought processes. First, Google…

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