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AT&T picks Atlanta, Dallas, and Waco as first 5G cities, Austin for 5G test lab

AT&T picks Atlanta, Dallas, and Waco as first 5G cities, Austin for 5G test lab

Expanding on its earlier plan to launch mobile 5G service in a dozen U.S. cities by the end of 2018, AT&T has named Atlanta, Dallas, and Waco as its first three picks for 5G internet access.
Visual Out explores the inside of an old computer on March 15

Visual Out explores the inside of an old computer on March 15

In Visual Out, you play as a software program navigating the guts of a dying computer. But it’s nothing like the sleek neon lines of certain sci-fi interpretations of cyberspace. Instead, indie
Logitech’s Powerplay wireless-charging mouse system works flawlessly

Logitech’s Powerplay wireless-charging mouse system works flawlessly

REVIEW: We have entered the age of wireless power, and PC peripheral engineers are among the first to use this technology for consumer products. Logitech’s new Powerplay Wireless Charging System is a

Loot boxes should face gambling regulation

GUEST: Playing a game of football isn’t gambling. However, playing a game of football where the winning team gets hard cash and the losing team pays out is gambling. Equally, playing a standard game

How to run a Bitcoin full node on Google Cloud

Running a fully validating bitcoin node helps secure the Bitcoin network. You are verifying transactions and helping other nodes join the network. Although running a full node in the cloud centralizes
Sledgehammer’s founders leave Call of Duty studio for new roles at Activision

Sledgehammer’s founders leave Call of Duty studio for new roles at Activision

The founders of Sledgehammer Games, Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield, are resigning from their posts as co-presidents of the Call of Duty studio, and they are moving on to new roles within
4 ways AI could help shape the future of medicine

4 ways AI could help shape the future of medicine

GUEST: At times, progress occurs so quickly that it’s difficult to separate science fiction from real life. Just five decades ago, computers were massive, unwieldy machines running on punch cards and

Mobile developer Outplay’s revenues grow 1,904% as it plans a brand refresh

EXCLUSIVE: Mobile developer Outplay Entertainment has rebranded for the first time since it was founded in 2010. The Scottish studio partnered with design agency JDO to update its aesthetics around
Drive Capital’s Chris Olsen sees the Midwest as the ‘frontier of innovation’ after 5 years in Ohio

Drive Capital’s Chris Olsen sees the Midwest as the ‘frontier of innovation’ after 5 years in Ohio

When Sequoia Capital partners Chris Olsen and Mark Kvamme left Silicon Valley to start their new venture capital firm in Columbus, Ohio, they bet their careers on the idea that the Midwest was one of
Satoshipowered.ai wants VR and blockchain to link up

Satoshipowered.ai wants VR and blockchain to link up

Game developers are looking for more ways to get players to spend money on in-game purchases, and new developer and crowdpublisher Satoshipowered.ai thinks blockchain-based cryptocurrencies are the
Burnout Paradise Remastered crashes onto PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16

Burnout Paradise Remastered crashes onto PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16

Criterion Games announced today that Burnout Paradise Remastered will release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16. Burnout Paradise first came out in 2008 and was one of the first open-world

Dear Tech People ranks Snap, Dropbox, Airbnb, and more in diversity report

Even though tech giants like Intel and Apple release annual reports on diversity, very few tech companies are following suit. Dear Tech People dove into these murky waters to answer questions like
Ahead of SpaceX Starlink launch, T-Mobile asks FCC to auction satellite spectrum for 5G use

Ahead of SpaceX Starlink launch, T-Mobile asks FCC to auction satellite spectrum for 5G use

Armed with super-fast 5G wireless hardware, cellular carriers have already targeted broadband cable providers — now they’re butting heads with satellite companies as well. While Elon Musk’s SpaceX has
Doom on Switch gets much-demanded gyro motion controls

Doom on Switch gets much-demanded gyro motion controls

A new patch for the Nintendo Switch version of Doom has added motion controls to the first-person shooter. It also includes a new partying feature to make playing mutliplayer with your friends easier
Spotify job ad confirms it’s getting serious about building hardware

Spotify job ad confirms it’s getting serious about building hardware

Spotify is getting serious about entering the hardware realm. The Swedish music-streaming giant, which is currently preparing to become a public company, has posted a trio of hardware-focused job
Transcending reality to protect our armed forces

Transcending reality to protect our armed forces

SPONSORED: Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton Today’s mobility and immersive revolution is converging our digital and physical worlds, dramatically changing how we learn and interact with one another.
Mom.life launches a digital economy to empower over 1 million moms

Mom.life launches a digital economy to empower over 1 million moms

EXCLUSIVE: The tech world seems to be turning to blockchain and cryptocurrency to create economies where they didn’t exist before and fund projects in new and exciting ways. But what happens if you
Hypergiant launches AI product incubator and seed stage fund

Hypergiant launches AI product incubator and seed stage fund

Hypergiant is launching out of stealth today to help large companies develop an AI strategy to meet their business goals. The startup is also launching Hypergiant Ventures, an AI investment fund, and
Look After My Bills wants to cut your energy costs by sourcing the best deals

Look After My Bills wants to cut your energy costs by sourcing the best deals

EXCLUSIVE: Look After My Bills wants to take the hassle out of finding the best energy provider by sourcing the cheapest deals on the market. The London-based startup launched today and will be
Snapchat taps Giphy to let you add animated GIF stickers to your photos and videos

Snapchat taps Giphy to let you add animated GIF stickers to your photos and videos

Snapchat is getting a massive dose of GIFs from today with the news that the app will be integrating with Giphy’s gargantuan library of animated stickers. Now when you take a photo or video, you’ll be