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All 4 major United States carriers roll back data sharing with brokers

All 4 major United States carriers roll back data sharing with brokers

Under its programme known internally as Location Data Integration, Verizon shared rough location data on its customers - information the customers had previously agreed to share - to LocationSmart, ...

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Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

States that rely more heavily on sales tax - as opposed to personal income tax , for instance - "are the big winners here and could see real budget gains if they follow South Dakota's example", sai...

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Google Maps No Longer Used to Book an Uber On Android

Google Maps No Longer Used to Book an Uber On Android

You can no longer book a ride in Google Maps, but you can still look up a route in Maps and request a ride along that route in the Uber app . A newly published support page from Google states, "...

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Nintendo Promotes Minecraft Cross Platform Play With Xbox

Nintendo Promotes Minecraft Cross Platform Play With Xbox

So if you're thinking you're going to bypass current restrictions for the chance to play backwards compatible classics that aren't yet compatible, go ahead and put that dream out to pasture. The Nint...

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Steam Summer Sale 2018 may start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 may start today

Visit the Steam homepage here to see all of the sale items. Steam Summer sales tend to land around the same time each yeah, with the 2017 discount season kicking off on June 22 and the 2016 one beginn...

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Apple's iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911

Apple's iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911

While the crux of this new system is that Apple is automatically sharing location services, the company is stressing privacy as well, ensuring that the data collected is available to only one party an...

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Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties

Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties

Verizon said it will terminate its agreements with the two firms, LocationSmart and Zumibo, "as soon as possible". AT&T has come forward and said the same thing , adding that it will do so "as soo...

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Nintendo Switch Mods Are A Reality But Only As A Hack Product

Disney is encouraging interested families to apply for the contest by sending it a video explaining "why you and your family are the ultimately Nintendo fans!" All willing families have to do is submi...

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Duke alum Stephen Miller 'instrumental' in Trump's policy to separate migrant families

Duke alum Stephen Miller 'instrumental' in Trump's policy to separate migrant families

After the article was published, Splinter later reported that their main Twitter page, as well as the accounts of several of their writers, had been temporarily suspended for re-tweeting or postin...

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Microsoft News on Android Gets a Redesign and AI-Driven Features

Microsoft News on Android Gets a Redesign and AI-Driven Features

With the help of artificial intelligence and human editors, it curates articles, videos, and photos across more than a thousand different publishers and 3,000 brands, including USA Today , the New Y...

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Supreme Court lets states charge internet retailers more in taxes

Supreme Court lets states charge internet retailers more in taxes

The Supreme Court overturned a 1992 ruling on Thursday , giving states the authority to force online retailers to collect sales tax in states where they have no physical presence. "Rejecting the phys...

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Microsoft Acquires Flipgrid Social Learning Platform

Microsoft Acquires Flipgrid Social Learning Platform

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft , tweeted on Monday. Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform used by more than 20 million of PreK to Ph.D. Customers who've already purchased a subscript...

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PUBG Corp. Announces 50 Million Copies Sold, 400 Million Players in Total

PUBG Corp. Announces 50 Million Copies Sold, 400 Million Players in Total

To encourage even more players to get started in the battle royale, PUBG Corp. has discounted the game to $19.99. PUBG has reached a truly mind blowing milestone, with the developer announcing ...

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Sony's PlayStation Now may let you download games in the coming months

Sony's PlayStation Now may let you download games in the coming months

It should be noted that PS4 does feature cross-play support for Fortnite on PC and mobile devices. He stated, in a now deleted tweet , that the internal sentiment was, "they didn't like someone buy...

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Hands On With 2018 iPhone Mockups

Hands On With 2018 iPhone Mockups

The smaller 5.84” OLED phone is expected to ship in 25 million units, while the most affordable device with the LCD panel should hit 30 million shipments. The cheaper iPhone is also expected to esch...

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Bitcoin payments could bring the internet to a standstill

Bitcoin payments could bring the internet to a standstill

As a financial institution that acts as a bank to central banks, BIS serves as a voice of authority in this case. The annual report published by the BIS on Sunday was presented by Economic Adv...

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All-new Suzuki Jimny, this is it

All-new Suzuki Jimny, this is it

The auto design will be on the similar lines like Mercedes Benz and features like squared off wheel arches and tail lights on low bumper will be there. The new Jimny will finally replace the 20-years ...

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Oppo shows Apple how to eliminate iPhone’s notch with style

Oppo shows Apple how to eliminate iPhone’s notch with style

A China event is scheduled for June 29. Coming to the pricing, the OPO Find X with 256GB storage and VOOC flash charge technology is priced at Euro 999 (approx $1156 / Rs 79,000). The company is c...

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Lower-Priced LCD iPhone Model To Dominate 2018 Sales For Apple

Lower-Priced LCD iPhone Model To Dominate 2018 Sales For Apple

Apple could be launching a 6.1-inch variant of the iPhone X which is claimed to be "budget-friendly". The report also cites that the LCD iPhone's production has been delayed since the panel supp...

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The Oppo Find X features pop-up front and rear cameras

The Oppo Find X features pop-up front and rear cameras

Oppo has used its Find series to launch products that are innovative, and push the boundaries of what is possible. The Find X is the first premium phone from the company after the Find 7 device, whi...

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Best Buy offers the Pixel 2 XL for $400 off

Best Buy offers the Pixel 2 XL for $400 off

In fact, if you look at the live shots linked above, youd be hard pressed to recognize that this isnt a Pixel 2 XL from the back. There are huge buybacks on phones that are being offered by Flipk...

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Malmo, Sweden Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details

Malmo, Sweden Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details

Aftonbladet says the shootings took place next to a police station so officers were on the scene immediately. "There are no signs that this is terror-related", said police spokesman Fredrik Bratt. ...

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Apple Fined Millions In Australia For Making False iPhone Claims

Apple Fined Millions In Australia For Making False iPhone Claims

But when customers sought repairs, Apple denied some of them assistance because their devices had previously been fixed by a third party, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ( ACCC ) sa...

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Google Announces General Availability of App Maker Development Tool

Google Announces General Availability of App Maker Development Tool

App Maker is created to help professional developers and business professionals who don't necessarily have a formal coding background, including business analysts and system administrators, build ap...

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Trading is finally coming to Pokemon Go this week

Trading is finally coming to Pokemon Go this week

Trading increases your Friend Level, though you can also send them Gifts - a new item you'll receive when spinning a Pokéstop explicitly for giving out to pals. My mom has been playing Pokemon Go si...

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Google is rolling out SMS Relay for your Windows desktop

Google is rolling out SMS Relay for your Windows desktop

For instance, 20% of mobile data is used in the background by apps they haven't opened in over a month, and the Unused Apps feature displays the apps which you're not using, but that are consuming d...

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Google Maps drops the ability to book Uber rides in the app

Google Maps drops the ability to book Uber rides in the app

This functionality originally allowed users to quickly map out a route, check prices, and complete the process of booking a ride completely within the Maps application, never needing to hand anything ...

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Google Revamps YouTube Music, Adds YouTube Premium

Google Revamps YouTube Music, Adds YouTube Premium

For existing YouTube Red members, the current price will continue for YouTube Premium , it said. The primary improvements over the Play Music app are the inclusion of official music videos and ...

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This Critical 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life

This Critical 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life

Apple says the location data can not be shared if 911 has not been called, and that RapidSOS' data will be separate from that held by cellphone carriers. Apple says iOS location services are capable o...

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Youtube launch new Music and Premium services - will it rival Spotify?

Speaking to Variety in Toronto, YouTube head of label relations Stephen Bryan added that the company will hold a series of launch events throughout Europe, but leave more traditional promotional rou...

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Bootloader security patch and more [How to Install]

Bootloader security patch and more [How to Install]

This OTA update fixes the vulnerability. Having said that, if you can't wait for the update notification to pop up on your OnePlus 6 , you can check for it manually by heading over to the Settings...

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OnePlus 6 review: The phone that really is a ‘Flagship Killer’

OnePlus 6 review: The phone that really is a ‘Flagship Killer’

The device is available in the country via online retailer Amazon and OnePlus online store. For interested consumers, those who want to experience and then buy the new OnePlus 6 can head to pop-...

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US child migrants: Melania calls for end to Trump's separation policy

US child migrants: Melania calls for end to Trump's separation policy

The goal of the policy is to prosecute as many people as possible for illegally entering the US, even if it means separating parents from their children. Trump plans to meet with House Republicans o...

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Apple restricts apps from handling and sharing user's information including contact lists

Apple restricts apps from handling and sharing user's information including contact lists

Apple is also hosting over 6,000 coding sessions in retail stores in Europe during 2018 to help newcomers learn how to create the next generation of apps. To fulfill the third function, Onavo explains...

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Next BMW 8-Series Has Claimed A Life Ahead Of Debut!

Next BMW 8-Series Has Claimed A Life Ahead Of Debut!

The grille itself uses active aero aids and an "almost fully-sealed underbody" helps keep the 8-series slippery at speed. Sporting the slimmest headlights of any BMW model, the new Coupe looks sleek...

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Gmail for iOS getting high-priority notifications

Gmail for iOS getting high-priority notifications

Nearly a couple of months after its introduction, the feature has started rolling out to users. Google plans on getting other features from that applications as well. It's typically less useful for ...

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Sony starts pretending it cares about Switch-PS4 ‘Fortnite’ cross-play

Sony starts pretending it cares about Switch-PS4 ‘Fortnite’ cross-play

Users on platforms such as the PlayStation 4, Xbox One , PC, and iOS have all had the game available to them to play, and it was recently announced that Fortnite is now playable on the Nintend...

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Instagram wants us to know we can creepily screenshot Stories without fear

Instagram wants us to know we can creepily screenshot Stories without fear

Instagram has not yet commented on why it has ended this screenshot notification feature. When the feature was first introduced, if you took an Instagram screenshot , you would receive a pop-up war...

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been ‘built from the ground up’

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been ‘built from the ground up’

If you already have a couple of Gamecube controllers, you will be able to use those as well with the multiplayer adapter from the Wii U. Super Smash Bros Ultimate was the game many Nintendo fans...

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All Apple employees now have standing desks. Here’s why

All Apple employees now have standing desks. Here’s why

Apple CEO said that he forced his employees to work in a standing position, as this improves health and prevents the development of a "new cancer". Apple's own Apple Watch also offers regular remi...

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