NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 10:26 2019-06-12

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app

Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but ...

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app

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Bethesda revives ‘80s PC series Commander Keen as a… free-to-play mobile game Oh, hey! Commander Keen is back! But... PC gamers of a certain era fondly remember Commander Keen, one of the most technically proficient side-scrolling action series to land on MS-DOS. Fans of its creators, id Software (perhaps better known for Doom and Quak...
07:13 2019-06-10

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Get unlimited free mobile data this weekend, compliments of Sky Mobile Sky Mobile has announced that this weekend (June 15 and 16) it will dish out free unlimited data to all its customers. This is a celebration for the network as it has now received over one million customers since starting in 2017.The weekend-only deal will apply to all SIM only and handset plan cust...
14:39 2019-06-13

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
05:00 2019-06-12

Facebook enhances Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read More...
00:13 2019-06-07

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
16:26 2019-06-04

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure – by telling Facebook everything, and getting some sweet, sweet cash in exchange.Facebook Study is a new app from the company, announced in a post i...
16:13 2019-06-12

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:00 2019-06-12

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, users will be......
20:26 2019-06-11

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:52 2019-06-12

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
23:39 2019-06-14

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions. People in the Middle East spend close to 58 million more hours on Facebook during Ramadan ...
11:39 2019-05-28

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
15:39 2019-05-21

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
19:52 2019-05-31

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking company records to investigate potential wrongdoing and mismanagement by Facebook directors regarding da...
02:00 2019-05-31

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
04:01 2019-06-01

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders......
05:52 2019-06-01

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
20:52 2019-06-06

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
07:39 2019-06-01

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
02:26 2019-06-07

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
04:00 2019-06-03

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data' Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg....
14:39 2019-06-12

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
21:39 2019-06-06

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
17:52 2019-06-13

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:52 2019-05-31

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
19:13 2019-05-31

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," warns early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee....
00:39 2019-06-11

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handling of data protection issues. The governor’s office in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt pointed Thursday to a year-old ruling by the European...
17:13 2019-06-13

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
20:00 2019-05-21

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:13 2019-06-14

‘The sea around was red with blood, but you had to keep going’: D-day veterans attend their last big gathering As ceremonies mark 75th anniversary of Allied landings in Normandy, two veterans tell their talesKen Peppercorn almost didn’t make it to Gold beach. He fell off the ramp of his landing craft into an underwater shell hole. “I nearly went under. I was loaded up with all the equipment – hand grenades i...
08:39 2019-06-02

Hunter-gathering seems to have been easier than farming Enlarge / An Agta family relaxing in the afternoon. (credit: Mark Dyble) For most of our history, humans got hold of food like any other animal: by hunting and foraging, moving around to find the best resources. Settling down in one place to cultivate crops is a comparatively recent development. B...
21:13 2019-05-24

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
19:39 2019-05-21

'FIFA 20' revives 'Street' soccer games on September 27th EA has explored seemingly every angle of official soccer (yes, football) pitches in the FIFA series, so what's left to do? Take it to unofficial pitches, of course. The company is releasing FIFA 20 on September 27th for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and its......
00:39 2019-06-09

It's all been leading up to this: Here's the infomercial for the 2019's Gathering Of The Juggalos The past few years have been a little rough for the Insane Clown Posse and the whole Juggalo Nation, with the FBI classifying Juggalos as a criminal street gang and Violent J’s daughter getting conned by second-rate fur-suit manufacturers, but now it’s time to put all of those worries in a Faygo bot...
02:52 2019-05-29

Drink like it’s 1985: Coca-Cola revives New Coke for Stranger Things 3 New Coke, Stranger Things-style Stranger Things season 3 is coming to Netflix this July 4, and it's going to be set in the year 1985. As a period detail, the show is going to make reference to New Coke, a disastrous 1980s effort from Coca-Cola to update its namesake drink. For those not old enough...
21:01 2019-05-21

Delaware court revives Blue Bell Creameries shareholder suit DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has overturned the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit against one the country’s largest ice cream makers after a 2015 listeria outbreak that killed three people. The court ruled Tuesday that a judge erred because the plaintiff had not demanded ...
17:00 2019-06-19

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
22:13 2019-06-05

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians....
13:26 2019-06-18

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders in Japan....
07:26 2019-06-05

An exclusive gathering of US Open champs at Pebble Beach US Open notes: Champions celebration attracts 33 of 36 living US Open winners; Amateurs at US Open get reimbursed for travel       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

Feel young again as Lori Beth Denberg revives her Loud Librarian for the All That reboot All That returns to Nickelodeon next month with a brand new cast of pint-sized comics, but they won’t be without a few mentors. As we reported earlier this month, previous cast members Kel Mitchell, Josh Server, and Lori Beth Denberg will join the newbies in a sketch or two. Now, thanks to Entertain...
05:13 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance leaders in Japan, marking the first face-to-face discussion between key U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators in nearly a month. A Treasury spokesman confi...
04:52 2019-06-05

T-Mobile is quietly testing its mobile 5G service in Manhattan Tweets from a gentleman named Milan Milanovic reveal that T-Mobile is apparently testing its mobile 5G network in Manhattan. An unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10 5G running on the T-Mobile 5G network produced a download dataspeed of 495.52Mbps as measured using Ookla's Speedtest.net app. Upload speeds are...
22:52 2019-05-28

The Russo Brothers' Next Project Is a Magic: The Gathering Animated Series for Netflix The planes of one of the biggest card games in the world are heading to streaming—and the men behind Earth’s Mightiest Heroes at Marvel Studios are bringing it to life.Read more......
17:01 2019-06-03

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the tradition of human rights in the city is at stake....
16:26 2019-06-13

Post-End Game, Russo Brothers to adapt Magic: The Gathering for Netflix Enlarge / "Being able to help bring these stories to life through animation is a true passion project for us,” Joe and Anthony Russo said in a joint statement. (credit: Netflix/Wizards of the Coast) Avengers: End Game might have stopped short of toppling Avatar as the highest-grossing film worldwi...
19:52 2019-06-03

Pompeo and Kushner head to Bilderberg Meeting, a mysterious gathering of the global elite The involvement of key Trump administration members may spark criticism from those who view the meetings as nefarious gatherings of the global elite....
19:00 2019-05-30

Endgame directors just asking for wedgies by adapting a Magic: The Gathering animated series for Netflix Joe and Anthony Russo just declared open season on swirlies, because the Avengers: Endgame directors have revealed they’ll be overseeing an animated adaptation of Magic: The Gathering for Netflix. Wizards Of The Coast’s long-running card game is brimming with mythology, its Multiverse of magical cre...
19:52 2019-06-03

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
20:00 2019-06-19

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of vpnMentor first discovered that a log management server was leaking system-wide information while wo...
01:26 2019-06-08

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds of real-time quotations and trade information from...
10:26 2019-05-22

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6....
22:13 2019-05-21

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
14:39 2019-06-17

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
18:26 2019-05-23

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
16:13 2019-06-08

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
02:00 2019-06-18

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentuck...
11:52 2019-06-10

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced aircraft....
21:13 2019-06-07

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation run by the government....
05:13 2019-05-22

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group....
11:13 2019-06-04

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its presentation of the beef industry as harmful to the envir...
10:00 2019-05-24

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
12:01 2019-05-31

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
12:26 2019-06-18

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
12:52 2019-06-12

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
20:26 2019-06-17

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program....
18:13 2019-06-04

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
17:26 2019-05-31

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
05:26 2019-05-24

Making A Difference: Program Feeds Madison Co. Kids MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Madison County Food Service will be offering kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the next few months. “There’s a lot of needy kids in Madison County. There’s a lot of kids in the district. There’s a lot of kids in the state that are food...
03:00 2019-06-14

Mexico has yet to expand asylum-seeker program agreed to with U.S. Mexico has yet to expand the number of border crossings where U.S.-bound asylum seekers must be returned to Mexican territory to await processing, despite a deal announced on Friday calling for an immediate expansion, three officials told Reuters....
02:26 2019-06-10

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
00:39 2019-06-05

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new class of subs....
11:52 2019-05-25

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This prevents the company from sourcing anything from state-side suppli...
02:39 2019-05-31

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
12:39 2019-06-17

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To help students combat the “summer learning loss” and get a head start on the upcoming school...
06:52 2019-05-30

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
05:26 2019-05-24

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
04:39 2019-06-08

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:00 2019-06-18

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off their recyclable materials free of charge. Materials accepted by the program are plastic containers...
11:39 2019-05-23

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

U.S. to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to a U.S.-Mexico joint declaration released on Friday....
03:39 2019-06-08

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and getting pregnant was like a switch went off. I calmed do...
00:39 2019-06-07

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
23:26 2019-06-19

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young hockey players ever this year, led by the presumptive No. 1-overall pick, Jack Hughes. There are five ...
04:00 2019-06-03

Apple now accepts 2018 MacBooks into its keyboard repair program The saga of Apple's MacBook Butterfly keyboards continues. The Butterfly mechanism used in its recent MacBook lines has been prone to failure, and Apple has apologized for the issue with a repair program on top. Now, coinciding with the release of Apple's first MacBookPro with an 8-core pr...
03:26 2019-05-22

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
20:52 2019-06-12

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the matter....
03:39 2019-05-22

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were among a dozen approved ...
15:00 2019-05-21

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with legal immigrants....
18:00 2019-06-03

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-05-23

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
11:39 2019-06-19

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the community also received a dash of hope that Activisio...
03:00 2019-06-04

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
01:13 2019-06-19

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
03:00 2019-06-08

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Department. The students are from disadvantaged backgrounds, either educationally or financially and are interested in careers in the health-car...
16:13 2019-06-04

Minnesota program pays homeowners to transform lawns into bee gardens A new program is offering to pay for Minnesota homeowners to convert their lawn into bee friendly areas.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will begin rolling out the licenses in Franklin County on ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
11:13 2019-06-19

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
00:26 2019-06-15

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
00:13 2019-06-11

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
23:39 2019-05-23

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medicine from the UA and will automatically get accepted...
00:39 2019-05-22

Starbucks is testing a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport Starbucks is launching a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport to offer customers free reusable cups they can drop off throughout the terminal before boarding their flights...
21:26 2019-06-10

Hepatitis C program launches in West Virginia to fight virus MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called HepConnect launched Wednesday at West Virginia University. It was created by California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences. Gilead Exec...
18:39 2019-06-06

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest signs the dispute over the S-400 is reaching a breaki...
14:01 2019-06-08

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through ...
13:26 2019-06-19

A Full-Time IndyCar Program in 2020 Isn't 'Likely' for McLaren After Its Indy 500 Failure The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was meant to be a gauge for McLaren, to see where it sat in terms of starting a full-time IndyCar program—possibly as soon as next year. But it turned into much more than that with McLaren’s failure to qualify and overall disastrous try, and it seems like that’s impacted it...
01:26 2019-05-31

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
00:26 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
02:39 2019-06-11

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. Luckily, Github just made it a lot easier to direc...
00:26 2019-05-24

Deutsche Bank Finds Error in Program That Scans for Money Laundering Deutsche Bank has found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, the latest sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
15:26 2019-05-22

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday, The Lockp...
21:52 2019-05-30

U.S. aid program to use $16 billion to boost farmers, expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help boost American farmers hit by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including market access programs, the U.S. agriculture secretary said in a television interview on Thursday....
15:26 2019-05-23

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
02:00 2019-05-24

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
06:39 2019-05-29

Scott Stringer questions ‘purpose’ of Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program City Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns over the “purpose” of first lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC, saying the taxpayer-funded mental health initiative shouldn’t come “at the expense of transparency and accountability.” In a letter to Thrive director Susan Herman released Thursday,...
18:00 2019-05-23

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
17:01 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
22:26 2019-06-07

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
17:13 2019-06-18

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
22:26 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
10:26 2019-06-08

Chip and Joanna Gaines celebrate Harvard business program graduation Joanna Gaines celebrated her and husband Chip's graduation from Harvard University’s 2019 Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports program with an adorable Instagram post....
16:39 2019-06-03

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
22:00 2019-06-10

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
09:13 2019-06-04

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
19:00 2019-05-24

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP program in Jamaica. A spokesman for OASAS —...
04:52 2019-06-16

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
01:26 2019-06-03

Mexico to launch El Salvador jobs program under Central America development plan Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migration, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-06-19

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website....
07:52 2019-05-23

NASA spaceflight chief warns of “internal cuts” needed for Moon program Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
14:52 2019-06-03

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of...
19:39 2019-06-14

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $100 million of its unrestricted common stock. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG...
08:26 2019-05-22

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-wa...
18:26 2019-06-14

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy Koeth received a mysterious heavy metal cube from a...
14:52 2019-06-03

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments, according to a report....
20:13 2019-06-05

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to repurchase an additional $100 million of its outst...
06:39 2019-05-22

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pandering for votes during his quest for the presidenc...
01:52 2019-05-29

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
03:00 2019-06-05

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
05:13 2019-06-14

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration, particularly for our young New Yorkers,” the mayor said at ...
21:52 2019-05-28

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
16:13 2019-05-30

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make extra cash driving people around. It didn’t take long for that modest goal to morph into much more, inc...
21:26 2019-05-30

Is this what mobile 5G gaming will look like? We still don’t know exactly what to expect when 5G arrives – we know it will provide quicker and more reliable connection to the internet, but we still don’t know how this will affect the way we game or stream media on our phones.Network providers in countries around the world h...
01:00 2019-05-28

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements on its Cboe Listed Marketplace for exchange traded ...
16:13 2019-06-14

Lexington Humane Society Introduces “Check Me Out Program” In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Lexington Humane Society has launched a unique program that helps shelter dogs and allows you to get involved. Through the “Check Me Out” program, you can pick up an adoptable pup and spend a couple of hours with it. Being yanked from their normal live...
04:26 2019-06-19

Free tampons for students: Boston latest to tackle 'period poverty' with $100K program Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best unlimited data plans, beating even the best Verizon plans.T-Mobile has several different unlimited data plans, but it also maintains a single prepaid p...
06:13 2019-05-23

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
14:26 2019-06-01

This is how 5G will take mobile gaming to the next level If you’re not sure what 5G is, in a nutshell, it’s the next evolution of mobile internet. With download speeds that beat most home broadband transfer rates, and 4G speeds by around ten times, speed is definitely the name of the game when it comes to 5G connectivity.Faster mobile i...
18:39 2019-06-08

Mobile Gadgets FingerPow FingerPow Product Description Power. We never have enough. Our devices always need more and more. They crave that sweet juice. And we crave our gadgets, so we are always looking for new and better ways to power them so that we don’t have to be without them for more than a few seconds. FingerP...
18:00 2019-05-21

Mobile storage in the age of GDPR The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates high penalties for data loss -- with no exceptions for mobile users. But what about large data sets on the go? Minimize your GDPR exposure with an encrypted USB drive....
17:52 2019-05-30

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in trademark applications filed in Peru under the name "Hongmeng,......
17:52 2019-06-13

The best Three mobile deals in May 2019 Three mobile has for a long time been well known in the UK for offering good deals, especially for customers looking for some seriously big data bundles. In the early days, the network was blighted by poor reception in many areas but these days Three mobile doesn't have any such issues and its ...
20:52 2019-05-22

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
05:39 2019-06-04

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes Nokia 8, and Oppo F11 Pro....
15:39 2019-05-25

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users.Read More...
20:13 2019-05-24

Diablo Immortal: everything there is to know about Blizzard's mobile RPG Click. Hack. Click. Slash. Click. Loot. Repeat. Welcome, you're in the world of Diablo now. For the uninitiated, Diablo is the world’s premier action RPG series. It's a game that's effectively spawned many an imitator, but few have managed to come close to the original&apo...
02:52 2019-06-04

EE to become UK's first mobile operator to start 5G services Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would be the first company to launch 5G services in the country, beginning in six cities, including London, from May 30....
11:13 2019-05-22

Mobile gaming’s strength is its community Community is mobile gaming's strength, and here are three ways companies can refocus on it to ensure that all consumers are tapped into their mobile games.Read More...
18:26 2019-05-26

M1 wipes out its 19 mobile plans, replaces them with just two Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at S$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minutes of talktime as well as a S$30 base plan contract that includes the customer's device of choice and 12GB of data....
13:26 2019-05-28

Here’s what experts say mobile gaming will look like in 2020 Even though mobile gaming has a ways to go before it's just like playing on a desktop or console, it's inching closer every year - and it might grow in leaps and bounds in 2020. Why? AAA publishers are getting good at translating their AAA franchises to mobile, but the onset of 5G and...
23:13 2019-06-18

Is it worth buying a 5G mobile phone yet? I love the idea of higher connection speeds – but should I wait until there’s more choice?Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.5G has been launched in the UK this week. ...
09:00 2019-06-01

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that his fellow commissioners approve the deal after T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a number of conditions. They promised to have 97% of ...
01:39 2019-05-30

Sony won't sell off its mobile unit Sony has no plans to sell or shut down its smartphone business, believing the unit to be an important strategic asset in its efforts to sell other products such as televisions and gaming equipment.At its peak, Sony commanded a nine per cent share of the global mobile phone market.However, in 2019, i...
14:52 2019-05-23

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
08:52 2019-05-22

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model....
09:00 2019-06-13

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
09:26 2019-06-08

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
01:39 2019-06-01

AMD and Samsung: A match made for mobile gaming AMD and Samsung's new licensing agreement, announced Monday, could have massive ramifications for the mobile market -- and for other consumer markets.Read More...
23:00 2019-06-05

League of Legends smash hit coming soon to mobile It appears that Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has “succumbed” to Tencent's pressure to bring the game to mobile. Now that China's Tencent Holdings Ltd owns Riot Games, there's nothing much that the studio can do then follow its owners guidelines. Reuters reports that three sou...
04:52 2019-05-23

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp....
19:52 2019-06-14

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for their 5G networks in a Federal Communications Commission auction that sold airwave licenses covering the whole US. Verizon committed to spend $506 million...
22:00 2019-06-05

Amazon debating buying mobile provider Amazon has reportedly expressed interest in buying Boost Mobile from US carriers T-mobile and Sprint as the ecommerce giant looks to expand its current offerings.According to Reuters, two sources familiar with the matter revealed that Amazon is considering buying the prepaid wireless service as the ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Auto Chess on mobile is improving … but confusing Drodo's mobile Auto Chess is a significantly better way to play the original great mod if you already know the original, and for that, should be a successRead More...
20:26 2019-05-31

Netflix is working on a 'Stranger Things' mobile RPG Netflix made it clear last month when it announced its E3 panel that its gaming ambitions extend beyond Stranger Things 3: The Game (and the Dark Crystal tie-in that was revealed this week). At the panel, it revealed what's next: more Stranger Things......
10:39 2019-06-13

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
23:00 2019-06-04

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphics on mobile devices....
06:26 2019-05-27

It’s the end of the road for Google’s excellent Trips mobile app Another day, another Google product being shuttered. This time, it’s Trips, the travel app that automatically created plans for your holidays in a simple, beautiful interface. Why, Google, why? Earlier this week, Android Police spotted code in the Android app that hinted at its impending doom; subse...
15:26 2019-06-05

Get the T-Mobile Galaxy S10+ for the price of OnePlus 7 Pro at Costco The Galaxy S10+ costs $999.99 over at T-Mobile, but if you run to your nearest Costco warehouse, you can get it for just $949.99 outright. With instant $250 credit, running until 6/13, the price falls down to the unbelievable $699, only for today and tomorrow. That's OnePlus 7 Pro level pricing, and...
22:26 2019-06-12

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
15:00 2019-06-10

Amazon seen spreading its tentacles to 5G with T-Mobile interest One influential analyst called Amazon.com's reported interest in the U.S. wireless market "batshit crazy." Another said it was a "trojan horse" to kill off the big wireless players....
04:01 2019-06-01

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
17:39 2019-06-05

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
19:01 2019-05-21

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
01:00 2019-06-15

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
16:52 2019-05-21

You’re about to start seeing ads for the first time on Google’s mobile homepage During Google’s Marketing Live conference for advertisers on Tuesday, the search giant announced a first for the company: Ads are coming soon to Google’s iconic homepage. The ads will be confined to the version of its homepage accessible via the mobile web as well as its smartphone app l...
21:00 2019-05-21

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar......
22:26 2019-06-11

AMD shares rise on mobile graphics tie-up with Samsung Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices shares rose 7 percent in early trading on Monday after the company announced a deal with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd that could allow it to better compete with Nvidia Corp....
21:39 2019-06-03

Bethesda’s Orion Will Allow For 60 FPS Game Streaming On Mobile Bethesda has came out swinging at their E3 conference, showcasing Orion, it’s streaming technology that will help gamers play in 60 FPS on mobile devices....
10:39 2019-06-10

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of the four major U.S. carriers. Today, T-Mobile announced that the executive has received some recognition from the Glassdoor website. Based on an onlin...
20:39 2019-06-19

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal....
20:13 2019-06-11

UK mobile operator Three to launch 5G broadband in August UK mobile operator Three on Monday said it would launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year....
01:26 2019-06-10

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Apple offers free keyboard replacement program for MacBook, MacBook Pro, refreshes MacBook Pro lineup Apple's move to offer free keyboard replacements on MacBooks and prioritization on repairs amounts to some insurance for customers' collective piece of mind....
20:01 2019-05-21

AT&T beats Sprint and T-Mobile to the Android Pie punch for the LG V40 ThinQ Formally unveiled in early October and commercially released both on US carriers and in an unlocked variant later that same month, the LG V40 ThinQ could have theoretically been powered by Android Pie out the box. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case, even though the newest version of Google's market...
05:00 2019-06-12

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it agreed to in order to appease regulators. Well, the good news is that it worked on the FCC and its Chairman Ajit Pai, but failed to excite DOJ antitrust ...
06:13 2019-05-31

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers......
15:00 2019-06-10

T-Mobile, Sprint considering divesting wireless spectrum: sources U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are considering divesting wireless spectrum, according to two sources familiar with the matter, as the companies work to gain regulatory approval for their merger....
22:26 2019-05-30

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday off the coast of Shandong province, marking the 30...
13:52 2019-06-05

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wireless spectrum, in the event its merger with T-Mobile...
13:00 2019-05-31

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best smartphone list is a little too pricey for your ta...
18:26 2019-06-10

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
16:52 2019-06-13

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with eight other states and the District of Columbia, ...
06:13 2019-06-13

Cuomo: Mobile sports betting could be legal by next month Mobile sports betting could be poised for a 9th-inning win in New York, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying Tuesday that state legislators could approve wagering before the session ends next month — despite long saying that it could take years because of legal hurdles. “It’s possible,” C...
21:52 2019-05-28

'Pokémon Masters' brings old trainers together in one mobile game The Pokémon Company is working on another mobile game in addition to Sleep, which is designed to track your sleeping time to unlock new characters. It's called Pokémon Masters, and it will give you a way to fight alongside trainers from......
12:00 2019-05-29

AppOnBoard acquires mobile game dev suite Buildbox AppOnboard, the maker of playable ads for mobile games, has acquired Buildbox, a platform that enables developers to create mobile games without coding.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set of rules on Monday to authorize sports bets at four upstate casinos: Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, del Lago Casi...
09:52 2019-06-07

VisionizAR reveals Lone Wolf AR mobile game VisionizAR said it plans to develop a location-based mobile augmented reality fantasy role-playing game based on the popular Lone Wolf "Choose Your Own Path" book series.Read More...
17:13 2019-05-28

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Friday....
09:39 2019-06-07

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch. The newly announced Pokemon Home is a cloud-based service that allows players to share Pokemo...
06:13 2019-05-29

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
18:26 2019-06-11

Snapchat launches its first ever battle royale mobile game Snapchat mobile games are a recent thing that Snap introduced a few weeks ago, but if you're not familiar with the new feature, here is a quick rundown. Starting last month, Snapchat users can play together with their friends three mobile games directly within the app without having to install anyth...
08:52 2019-06-06

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new feed is basically a scrollable assortment of trailers...
05:52 2019-06-06

Aadhaar Can't Be downloaded Without Registered Mobile Number, Says UIDAI Aadhaar card download: The UIDAI provides a paid online service that enables Aadhaar holders to request a reprint online. The reprinted Aadhaar letter is sent to the applicant through Speed Post......
16:52 2019-06-04

Mobile Industry Awards 2019: All the winners revealed Last night saw the Mobile Industry Awards 2019 take place in London.The hottest night of the UK mobile year was attended by the best and brightest in the industry, who came together to celebrate and recognise those doing some truly great work.This year's awards were some of the most highly-cont...
12:26 2019-06-07

Forget about the ice cream man; this summer look for the mobile wine truck A roving wine tasting truck from Ninety Plus Cellars is making a northeast tour this summer - complete with picnic tables and games.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

Netflix to launch Stranger Things mobile RPG in 2020 In anticipation of the third Stranger Things season set to debut on July 4th, Netflix announced a brand new mobile game under the successful franchise. Developed in collaboration with Next Games, makers of The Walking Dead games, the free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game will be released in 2020 ...
23:39 2019-06-12

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia......
14:26 2019-05-30

T-Mobile rolls out Samsung Galaxy A6 Android 9.0 Pie update Samsung's Galaxy A6 is clearly not among the best mid-range Android smartphones launched on the market last year, but if you bought one regardless of that, you'll be pleased to know that at least on US carrier is now rolling out the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update.After a short testing period, T...
07:52 2019-05-29

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant’s changes include putting emphasis on a web...
03:13 2019-05-23

Mobile sports betting not coming to New York anytime soon ALBANY — The odds just keep getting longer. Mobile sports betting is all but dead in New York, thanks to a stalemate among top Democrats in the state Assembly that is unlikely to be resolved before the legislative session ends, The Post has learned. “There’s road block in the [state] Assembly,...
06:13 2019-06-18

T-Mobile's One Plan Becomes Magenta, Complicates Netflix Bonus The U.S. government continues to mull over T-Mobile’s potential merger with Sprint, that hasn’t stopped T-Mobile from giving its most popular phone plan a new name and a few added benefits, but at the expense of a bit more complexity. Read more......
21:13 2019-05-23

Best phone for gaming 2019: the top 10 mobile game performers The best gaming phones in 2019 have become a big surprise. We now have dedicated gaming phones with souped-up specs to help improve gaming experiences, while others in this best gaming phones list are just the outright best phones.Beyond any fancy gamer features, the best gaming phone should have a ...
16:13 2019-06-18

All-Mobile Student Ticketing Process Returns for 2019-20 Kroger Field – UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful implementation last year, student tickets for Kentucky football and men’s basketball games will once again be fully mobile in 2019-20. The student ticketing process was developed based on regular feedback from students asking for ...
01:13 2019-06-15

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Dish Leads Bidding to Buy Assets From Sprint, T-Mobile Dish Network is leading the race to scoop up assets that the Justice Department forces Sprint and T-Mobile to divest of to save their $26 billion deal....
04:00 2019-06-15

T-Mobile rolls out important camera update to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus released a new update for its latest flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro last week, but carrier-bounded units didn't initially get it. The update brings many camera improvements, but also some system-wide optimizations and enhancements to various functions of the phone.If you've bought the T-Mobile ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however, after it became clear that the carriers may have...
13:13 2019-06-17

DOJ's Delrahim still open to Sprint-T-Mobile deal: CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, is still open to T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, CNBC reported on Thursday....
15:26 2019-05-23

Marana Cares Mobile provides free summer meals MARANA, Ariz. – As summer break approaches for students, the need for meals doesn’t stop when the bell rings, the Marana Unified School District says. The Marana Cares Mobile will be offering free meals to students in need Monday through Friday from May 28 to July 26. They will be closed on July 4. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

UK's biggest mobile operator pauses use of Huawei 5G handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would not offer Huawei handsets as part of its 5G services launch, pausing the use of devices from the Chinese company until its future becomes more clear....
13:13 2019-05-22

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
15:26 2019-05-22

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
23:13 2019-05-21

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
04:39 2019-06-15

Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS One year after its official reveal, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game with a twist is finally open for pre-registration on Android and iOS. The Coalition and Funko have teamed up for the release of the Gears of War mobile game, which is why all the heroes and villains in the game have been skinne...
11:52 2019-06-12

T-Mobile's Sprint takeover won't save consumers money, state AGs say It's possible that T-Mobile's controversial takeover of Sprint will deliver the better, faster, and cheaper cellphone service that executives have been promising consumers for the past year, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says. But the evidence suggests it won't....
07:00 2019-06-12

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:52 2019-06-12

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Flipkart Kicks Off a New Sale With Offers on Popular Mobile Phones Flipkart is running its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a number of popular smartphones....
11:00 2019-05-28

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
03:13 2019-05-24

HP Unveils New Laser Printers for India Meant for Mobile-First Workspaces HP on Wednesday introduced three new series of laser printers in India, promising to deliver high print speeds compatible with easy mobile printing features including Wi-Fi Direct....
19:39 2019-06-12

T-Mobile and Costco have an unbeatable trade-in deal for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR buyers Apple's "limited time" trade-in discounts for iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max purchases are still available, but although they're pretty hefty by the company's own standards, you can unsurprisingly get much better deals of a similar nature from third-party retailers and major US carriers.Costco and T-Mobi...
20:26 2019-06-14

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
20:26 2019-06-14

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
22:52 2019-05-21

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
22:52 2019-06-14

Google makes mobile-first search indexing the default for new domains Google started its mobile-first search indexing over a year ago, and now it's ready to make that approach the law of the land. As of July 1st, 2019, Google will index the phone-oriented sites by default for any new web domain it registers. If you'r......
17:52 2019-05-28

T-Mobile subscribers might not be happy with how it is handling the Netflix price hike T-Mobile announced today that its current T-Mobile One and One Plus plans are evolving. With some upgrades, the carrier has given its service plans the new monikers of Magenta and Magenta Plus. Magenta keeps the same T-Mobile One features with two changes. Subscribers get 3GB of high-speed tethering...
17:52 2019-05-23

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
00:39 2019-05-22

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to share those po......
02:13 2019-06-06

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
16:52 2019-05-22

'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's Elite Squad, a mobile RPG that pulls together characters from Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, The Division and Splin......
02:39 2019-06-11

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the deal his blessing, the Justice Department still hasn’t signed off. And according to a new report from Bloomberg that cites a source close to the matter...
18:13 2019-05-30

Ubisoft reveals new Tom Clancy's Elite Squad mobile military RPG This year's E3 2019 gaming convention is just opening its doors for visitors, but just about every major publisher and developer has already revealed its roadmap for the rest of the year and early 2020. Apart from introducing a new title in the Watch Dogs series, Ubisoft revealed a brand new mobile ...
06:52 2019-06-11

Xiaomi's Mi Band 4 to Support Mobile Payments, Get 6 Strap Colours As Xiaomi gets ready to unveil the Mi Band 4 today in China, a number of official teasers and alleged leak have revealed more details about the upcoming smart band....
09:26 2019-06-11

Report says that the DOJ will approve the T-Mobile-Sprint deal with one crazy condition While the FCC is okay with the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not. That's because both agencies have different responsibilities; the FCC is concerned with the technical aspects of the merger while the DOJ investigates the competitive nature of the transaction. And that is...
04:13 2019-05-30

Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint: report Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Amazon is considering buying Boost – currently one of Sprint’s prepaid brands – mainly because...
10:00 2019-05-31

T-Mobile's Galaxy S10 scores $300 discount at Costco with (almost) no strings attached At a recommended price of $750 and up, it's fairly easy to understand the appeal of the 5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy S10e with a beautiful flat screen, top-notch processor, dual rear-facing cameras, and reliable side-mounted fingerprint scanner in tow. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S10+ is ideal for uncompromisi...
04:52 2019-05-23

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrier as a competitor. That could be achieved by selling off Boo......
14:52 2019-06-19

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00 2019-06-11

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm consumers....
21:13 2019-06-11

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
21:52 2019-06-11

Nintendo's next mobile game is Dr Mario World, and it's launching next month You may think of Mario as a professional plumber-turned-adventurer, but did you know he also spent around 10 years working toward his medical doctorate? That's why he's allowed to complete medical exams and prescribe medication in the upcoming Dr Mario World.Announced back in January this ...
10:39 2019-06-18

Dish Network boss eyes creating 4th mobile carrier Talks to create a No. 4 US wireless carrier are quickly picking up steam — and Charlie Ergen is poised to run the prospective telecom colossus. The maverick telecom tycoon who controls Dish Network has lined up roughly $10 billion in financing to create a new telecom giant that would legitimately ri...
09:52 2019-06-15

British mobile operator EE to start 5G services, will not offer Huawei Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese company's future becomes clear following its row with the United States....
13:13 2019-05-22

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts in eight other states and the District of Columbia...
03:26 2019-06-12

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publisher announced that mobile titles Animal Crossing: P...
18:52 2019-05-22

IKEA will finally offer online shopping through mobile apps IKEA's mobile apps have so far been focused on enhancing the retail experience, not replacing it. You can preview furniture in your home, but you'll have to either visit the web or travel to the store to make a purchase. That's poised to change, dig......
06:52 2019-05-28

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal brings back memories of the carrier's merger six years ago with pre-paid provider MetroPCS. As the executive pointed out in a video released today, "th...
06:52 2019-06-07

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set a reminder using Google Assistant and discovered ...
04:39 2019-06-03

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
23:52 2019-06-12

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlistsSpotify...
09:39 2019-06-14

A Pokemon Go-Style Stranger Things Mobile Game Is in the Works Netflix and Next Games have announced a new free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game, which will be a "location-based RPG / puzzler" that sounds a bit like Pokemon Go....
08:52 2019-06-13

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-Mobile has a few surprises in store today for subscribers that like to travel a lot. This time, we're talking exclusively pleasant surprises, as the "Un...
02:52 2019-06-05

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Rugged and pretty, the AGM X3 scores a Mobile Industry Awards statuette Advertorial by AGM: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer AGM is a company that aims to make rugged and durable smartphones that actually look good and have powerful hardware to boot. The top-tier AGM X3 is powered by a Snapdragon 845, protect...
22:26 2019-06-12

Ajit Pai OKs T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big step closer to getting the US government's approval to merge, as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today announced his support for th...
16:39 2019-05-21

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently oppose the merger.Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set a reminder using Google Assistant and discovered ...
22:13 2019-06-02

UPDATE 1-STS Media gears up to bid for Boost Mobile with sale of FreedomPop Prepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile, as STS readies itself to place a bid for Sprint Corp's Boost Mobile....
21:13 2019-06-07

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without adequate economic and legal analysis....
22:00 2019-06-12

Talk between FCC and DOJ chiefs might result in approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Last Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint executives had quite a roller coaster day. First came word that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had recommended to the other four FCC commissioners that they vote to allow the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint to take place. But not too long after that story broke, a...
03:52 2019-05-26

These free mobile video games on Android and iOS can add to Memorial Day weekend fun Columnist Marc Saltzman suggests some mobile games you can use to pass the time at home or on a trip this Memorial Day holiday weekend.        ...
16:13 2019-05-24

Flipkart Month-End Mobiles Fest Sale: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart is offering discounts on mobile phones during its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will continue through May 31 and will offer discounts on a number of popular smartphones....
11:00 2019-05-29

State Attorneys General Will Sue to Stop Sprint and T-Mobile Merger: Report It’s been one year since T-Mobile announced its intention to buy Sprint for $26 billion and, despite some scrutiny, the mega-merger has trudged forward at pace, save a few hiccups. That might have something to do with the lobbying blitz the companies embarked on a year ago.Read more......
18:39 2019-06-11

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
16:39 2019-05-21

Amazon is interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint, sources tell Reuters Amazon is considering buying Boost mainly for an attached wholesale deal that would allow the buyer to use T-Mobile's wireless network for at least six years, one of the sources said....
01:52 2019-05-31

Telstra is discounting its entire range of mobile plans for Click Frenzy Optus rolled out some pretty terrific deals for Click Frenzy over the last couple of days, but with those offers now expired, and it's apparently Telstra's turn to offer up some bargains.With an impressive discount on one of its SIM-only contracts as well as money knocked off plans that in...
06:00 2019-05-22

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
19:13 2019-06-11

Activision reveals Call of Duty: Mobile — Battle Royale mode Activision revealed a first glimpse into the battle royale mode for the upcoming Call of Duty: Mobile game. It features a big map and familiar locations.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
16:00 2019-05-21

Activision reveals Battle Royale mode for Call of Duty: Mobile It's been only a few days since Activistion launched Call of Duty: Mobile beta for a couple of countries and the publisher is now raising the hyper around its upcoming game with another important announcement.Call of Duty: Mobile will have a Battle Royale mode, which is supposed to offer a unique ex...
01:13 2019-05-22

BGP event sends European mobile traffic through China Telecom for 2 hours Enlarge / A graphical depiction of Thursday's BGP leak. (credit: ThousandEyes) Traffic destined for some of Europe's biggest mobile providers was misdirected in a roundabout path through the Chinese-government-controlled China Telecom on Thursday, in some cases for more than two hours, an Internet...
22:39 2019-06-08

Square Enix to launch its Pokemon GO mobile game competitor in 2019 Square Enix, a major Japanese game developer and publisher, has just announced that one of its most beloved franchises, Dragon Quest will be making its debut on mobile in the AR form. Augmented Reality has exploded following Pokemon GO's amazing success on smartphones, so it's no wonder that every m...
08:39 2019-06-04

Riot Games To Make Mobile Version of League Of Legends With Tencent Riot Games is developing a mobile version of League of Legends alongside Chinese tech company Tencent, Reuters said today in a report confirmed by Kotaku....
20:00 2019-05-22

Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is making a hybrid gaming system that unites how we play.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-30

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
22:26 2019-05-22

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
01:39 2019-06-07

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Sale Kicks Off With Offers on These Mobile Phones Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale has kicked off today with offers on a number of popular smartphones. The sale will run from June 17 to June 21 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a bunch of......
08:26 2019-06-17

Samsung Electronics says to cut production volume at China mobile phone plant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has decided to cut the volume of mobile phone production at its plant in the Chinese city of Huizhou due to the impact of intensifying competition in the country....
06:13 2019-06-05

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Your Tesco shop could save you money on your new mobile phone deal and bills Tesco has announced some good news for its Clubcard holders that are in the market for a new smartphone or looking to save on their bills. You can now spend Clubcard points at Tesco Mobile, including buying a new phone. The best bit is that Clubcard points are worth double when spent on Tesco M...
16:26 2019-06-19

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:13 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
04:26 2019-05-31

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:52 2019-06-13

Clear wireless Sprint merger with T-Mobile. Lawsuit is on the wrong side. In 5G era, three strong wireless competitors are better than two leaders, Verizon and AT&T, and two also-rans: Our view       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp ....
21:00 2019-06-03

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone serv...
22:13 2019-06-11

Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is nearing a $6 billion deal to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:26 2019-06-18

Report claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will receive DOJ approval next week Late last month, we told you about the good news and bad news related to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had approved the deal and told other commissioners that they should vote in favor of it, the Justice Department had concerns. Both regulatory age...
05:13 2019-06-15

‘Harry Potter’ mobile game from the makers of ‘Pokemon Go’ launches this Friday When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu. The fervor inevitably began to dissipate in the months that followed, but Pokemon Go continues to generate million...
16:52 2019-06-19

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help set up a new compet...
05:00 2019-06-12

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American dream anytime soon. That makes this a perfect time...
17:26 2019-05-21

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closing were never better. Then along came the Departme...
17:26 2019-05-21

New game console REVEALED: Playdate is a new handheld made to sit between mobile, Switch Panic has revealed a new games console that's due to land in 2020 - here's everything you need to know about the funky little yellow console... that has its own crank!...
11:13 2019-05-27

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile and Sprint assets The talks between Apollo and Dish demonstrate private equity interest in the wireless business as regulators are pushing to create a viable fourth U.S. wireless competitor, even as the nation's third- and fourth-largest carriers are combining....
03:13 2019-06-15

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
22:52 2019-05-21

Apple SIM hell: How Sprint Mobile sent my iPad into a customer service nightmare After reformatting my iPad Pro, my cellular plan wouldn't work. Worse, going to the Apple Store and talking to Sprint customer reps made me feel like I was losing my mind. These big companies really don't invest much effort to support this particular combination of product and service....
05:13 2019-06-01

Huawei's ban will disrupt rural America's cell coverage, and the new T-Mobile can't save it What's the Chinese international TV station CGTN doing in rural Montana or Kentucky these days? Why, taking interviews from farmers and businesses that are directly affected by the US trade war with China - explicable - and with the general counsel of the Rural Wireless Association (RWA) - a head-sc...
19:52 2019-05-27

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-15

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecom Oi adds mobile customers as it expands 4.5G coverage Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more post-paid mobile clients in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as the company expanded its 4.5G coverage in Latin America's largest economy....
18:52 2019-06-04

Gunman shoots up mobile home park, tries to flee in Lyft: cops A gunman opened fire indiscriminately in an Indiana mobile home park, wounding an innocent bystander — then was caught by cops trying to make a getaway in a Lyft, according to police and reports. Issa Ishtawi allegedly barged into a home inside the Camelot Manor community in Portage, Ind. — about 10...
20:13 2019-06-05

T-Mobile says it will match the special discounts making you reluctant to leave its rivals People willing to switch to a T-Mobile plan called Magenta can have T-Mobile match or beat corporate, senior, military or other rival discounts        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint could sell Boost for up to $3 billion, potential bidders say A group of potential buyers are preparing bids for prepaid wireless brand Boost Mobile in an upcoming sale valuing the offshoot of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp at up to $3 billion, interested buyers told Reuters....
04:00 2019-05-29

Skype launches screen sharing on Android and iOS, mobile calling redesign Microsoft has finally made the Skype screen sharing feature available to mobile users after teasing it about two months ago. Starting today, Android and iOS users will be able to take advantage of the new improvements that Skype has just introduced.Sharing your screen during a Skype call is quite si...
02:52 2019-06-05

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
22:39 2019-05-31

EA brings American DJ Steve Aoki to Need for Speed: No Limits mobile game It looks like EA want to breath new life into its quite old Need for Speed: No Limits mobile game, and what better way to do that than teaming up with a celebrity. The company announced a collaboration with American musician and DJ Steve Aoki for the launch of new content that will be available to p...
06:13 2019-05-29

UPDATE 5-Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
23:39 2019-06-11

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
19:26 2019-06-12

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
02:26 2019-06-07

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter....
11:00 2019-06-15

T-Mobile and Sprint May Offload $6 Billion in Assets to Dish As Part of Merger Deal With DOJ Dish Network Corp. is “in talks” to buy up assets that T-Mobile and Sprint are planning to sell off in order to have their terrible merger approved by antitrust authorities, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
06:26 2019-06-19

Taco Bell’s free giveaway was so popular it briefly crashed the website and mobile app Who could have seen this coming? Taco Bell on Tuesday decided to launch a giveaway, handing out free Doritos Locos Tacos to customers as part of the chain’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion in honor of the Golden State Warriors’ “stealing” a win on the road ...
08:26 2019-06-19

Dish Network nearing $6 billion deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets: Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-06-18

T-Mobile will bring back a popular deal and reveal three secret offers next Tuesday Summer is officially here, and T-Mobile is switching its focus on keeping subscribers entertained after already hooking them up with the perfect 2-in-1 tool for all those upcoming backyard parties. One of the most popular T-Mobile Tuesdays offer is set to return ahead of the premiere of "Dark Phoeni...
12:13 2019-05-30

T-Mobile lets you save big on select phone accessories (limited time offer) If you're a T-Mobile customer, you might want to know that the magenta carrier is currently offering a wide selection of phone accessories at discounted prices. Thus, for a limited time, you can buy stuff like protective cases, power banks, headphones, or portable Bluetooth speakers and save some ni...
22:26 2019-06-03

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business and cap prices for consumers....
00:26 2019-05-23

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
15:13 2019-06-04

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
17:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:26 2019-06-18

Change to Google Search site ranking should lead to more relevant mobile results Back in 2015, more Google searches were started from a mobile device than from the desktop for the first time. That led Google to announce plans in 2016 to use the mobile version of a website's content to rank pages and show "snippets" from that site. The reason why Google made this change was that ...
06:13 2019-05-29

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
20:39 2019-05-22

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign about the market's excesses....
12:52 2019-06-19

Zendesk launches Answer Bot API and mobile SDKs, rolls out Guide Enterprise improvements Zendesk's Answer Bot is now available in more places, including the web and mobile platforms. Meanwhile, Guide Enterprise has gained new features.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:52 2019-05-22

Boost Mobile picks up the surprisingly premium Coolpad Legacy at a shockingly low price Coolpad is a far lesser-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer than the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, or ZTE, but somehow, the company has both been able to sell its ultra-affordable handsets on a number of US carriers for several years now and keep a low enough profile doing that so as not to end up on t...
22:52 2019-06-18

Media Invited to Final Roll of Mobile Launcher Before Artemis 1 Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida from 6 to 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, to view the agency’s mobile launcher as it makes its final roll on crawler-transporter 2 to Launch Pad 39B prior to the launch of the first Artemis mission....
18:52 2019-06-19

Amazon cell service? Company reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile The Amazon Fire Phone! (credit: Andrew Cunningham) You buy everything else from Amazon, so why not cellular service? A report from Reuters claims the retail juggernaut is "considering" buying Sprint MVNO Boost Mobile. Sprint and T-Mobile are currently in the process of a big merger, and one of the...
19:26 2019-05-31

T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Samsung lead the latest US customer satisfaction charts Even though customer satisfaction is a highly subjective and volatile method of measuring a company, service, or product's value, T-Mobile tends to dominate such surveys no matter who conducts the research and the sizes of the samples used by analysts to reach their conclusions.The latest report is ...
14:52 2019-06-05

T-Mobile announces Father's Day deals with major savings on Samsung and Apple devices T-Mobile is among the first carriers in the US that kicks off its own Father's Day sale. If you're with the Un-carrier or plan to become its loyal customer, you'll be pleased to know that during the sale you'll be offered major discounts on Samsung and Apple devices.Long story short, here are all th...
02:52 2019-06-05

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
14:13 2019-06-19

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
21:13 2019-06-19

State attorneys general in U.S. file lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
19:13 2019-06-11

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
06:13 2019-05-23

China Telecom Swallows Huge Amount of European Mobile Traffic For Over Two Hours For more than two hours on Thursday, one of China’s largest internet providers forced a huge chunk of European mobile traffic to be rerouted through its own servers.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

State attorney generals prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to three sources familiar with the matter....
20:00 2019-06-11

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor A tornado levelled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday...
20:52 2019-05-26

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive service rates, aggressive deals, and programs like T-Mobile Tuesdays, the latter of which is designed to reward the loyalty of Magenta's subscribers with w...
08:52 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Comcast says no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from Sprint, T-Mobile deal U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp has no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from the Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc transaction, the company said on Friday....
19:52 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
01:26 2019-06-15

Motorola's Moto G7 Power is free at Metro by T-Mobile (new line or port in required) A couple of months back, when Metro by T-Mobile released the Moto G7 Power, it sold the phone starting at just $59 to customers who switched from other carriers. That was an excellent price, considering the fact that the handset was - and still is - normally sold for about $200.Now, Metro offers an ...
16:13 2019-06-16

HP adds second-gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors options to latest EliteBook 700 G6 business laptops With the 13.3-inch EliteBook 735 G6 and the 14-inch EliteBook 745 G6, HP continues to provide an alternative to Intel for enterprise notebooks. The new laptops can be equipped with up to a Ryzen 7 3700U processor and will start at a little more than $900....
15:00 2019-06-19

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wanted to offer the handset so badly, it agreed to sell...
03:39 2019-06-14

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, fearing that by reducing the number of major carri...
01:52 2019-06-19

Comcast says no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from Sprint, T-Mobile deal - statement U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp has no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from the Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc transaction, the company said on Friday....
19:52 2019-05-31

Looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition....
18:26 2019-06-19

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how can you avoid this problem and keep your teams focused on the biggest priorities? The answers lie in better data consolidation, prioritisation and pro...
12:26 2019-06-07

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accomplish. There are three main approaches that have been...
16:26 2019-06-19

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural land is currently underutilized. Crop yields could...
22:39 2019-05-30

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of the breach in a series of emails in which it explained that hackers had gained access to the databas...
20:26 2019-05-29

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting Continue reading......
18:39 2019-05-27

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills are decidedly more divergent as to how to accomplis...
23:00 2019-05-25

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California’s new data privacy law. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we do a follow-up episode after last week’s analysis of the state of gameplay data and priv...
03:13 2019-05-25

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data storage. Here's what's coming that you need to know....
02:00 2019-05-29

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you might want to rethink plugging in your phone to one o...
19:26 2019-05-23

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better understand their attitudes towards marketing, advertisi...
04:00 2019-05-25

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe. The post Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:52 2019-06-03

PUBG Mobile Update Patch Notes: 0.13 game download release date for iOS and Android PUBG Mobile Patch Notes for the new 0.13.0 update have been revealed. Here's everything you need to know, including when you can expect the new download to be available for iOS and Android devices....
14:39 2019-06-11

Samsung's Conor Pierce wins MIA 2019 Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry award “I’ve trained myself,” he says. “My phone is never in my bedroom [at home] and when my device isn’t buzzingIt might be surprising for a man who commands such influence in the mobile market, but Samsung’s UK chief Conor Pierce prefers more traditional forms o...
12:26 2019-06-07

PUBG Mobile Godzilla Update: Event Release Date Latest and Gameplay News Tencent is planning another collaborative project with PUBG - this time merging the game with the newest Godzilla film. Here's what you need to know....
14:26 2019-05-23

Netflix teases new games at E3 2019, including a location-based Stranger Things mobile RPG Netflix is no stranger to gaming, and it's pouring more resources into seeing its star Netflix Originals show, Stranger Things, among favorite app store games."We have a new Stranger Things on mobile platforms coming in 2020," said Chris Lee, Netflix's Director of Interactive Games, during...
03:26 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:13 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends -sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
15:52 2019-05-22

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
00:13 2019-06-14

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with the FTC may mark a sea change....
07:13 2019-06-17

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
08:13 2019-05-23

For your eyes only: keeping data safe on the move The James Bond and Jason Bourne films would be a great deal duller if the secret agents got hold of their information by taking a cheeky peek at their antagonists’ laptop screen. Instead, of course, these films feature gadgets galore, with clever data-gathering devices disguised as a range of...
13:52 2019-06-03

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
00:13 2019-06-13

BBC Goes to Conduct Its First Broadcast Over 5G, Immediately Hits Data Cap There’s a dark secret lurking behind all the promised benefits of the impending 5G networks slowing coming online around the world: All that extra speed and bandwidth is going to make it really hard to stay within your monthly data limits, as the BBC recently discovered with its first live segment s...
18:13 2019-05-30

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this training helps identify and use all the pieces you need ...
16:26 2019-05-28

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their entire organization and then personalize every enga...
23:13 2019-06-18

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach began tracking everything—calories, macronutrients, fertility—and noticed the...
12:13 2019-05-30

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
21:00 2019-06-18

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
21:39 2019-05-23

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which today published its ‘What is the Price of Loyalty’ report. Among other things, the paper shows that...
17:52 2019-05-29

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
14:52 2019-05-29

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports as closely in recent years for a couple of reasons....
14:52 2019-05-21

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
02:52 2019-06-13

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for over 17,000 listings in the city. It's also providin......
05:00 2019-05-27

UPDATE 3-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers better....
18:52 2019-06-10

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
02:52 2019-06-17

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
04:52 2019-05-25

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
00:00 2019-06-05

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
02:13 2019-06-11

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
15:52 2019-06-17

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the past week both unanimously approved legislation requ...
14:13 2019-06-06

BoE's Saunders says April GDP data weak but not unexpected British economic data for April was weak but not unexpected after a first-quarter boost to the economy from stockbuilding ahead of Brexit, Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of computer-aided dispatch systems across the country....
14:13 2019-06-14

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:39 2019-06-18

UPDATE 4-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
22:00 2019-06-10

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from their current levels. "New T-Mobile will make availab...
17:26 2019-05-21

Sprint launches mobile 5G network in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City Sprint is still hoping to receive regulatory approval to merge with T-Mobile. But for now, it is proceeding independently as it rolls out speedy 5G.        ...
19:52 2019-05-30