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Samsung makes Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit wearables official

Samsung makes Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit wearables official

As expected, Samsung brought a sleeker smartwatch and new low-end activity tracker into its Galaxy family today, with aggressive pricing.Read More
Qualcomm urges U.S. regulators to ban some iPhones

Qualcomm urges U.S. regulators to ban some iPhones

Qualcomm is urging U.S. trade regulators to reverse a judge’s ruling and ban the import of some Apple iPhones in the long-running patent fight.Read More
SendBird raises $52 million so developers can add messaging and chat features to their apps

SendBird raises $52 million so developers can add messaging and chat features to their apps

SendBird has raised $52 million in a series B round of funding to help developers add messaging and chat features to their apps.Read More
Huawei mounts PR offensive amid growing security concerns

Huawei mounts PR offensive amid growing security concerns

In a pair of interviews, Huawei executives insisted there is no truth to accusations that China's central government meddles in the company's business.Read More
Alibaba is behind hit Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda app

Alibaba is behind hit Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda app

A Chinese government propaganda app that became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, at a time when the nation’s tech firms are under global scrutiny.Read More
Lego Hidden Side uses ‘haunted’ toys to advance AR on Android and iOS

Lego Hidden Side uses ‘haunted’ toys to advance AR on Android and iOS

It isn't easy to find compelling consumer uses of augmented reality, but Lego is taking another stab at it with ghostbusting toy sets for kids.
Apple is forced to use Qualcomm chips in older iPhones after German lawsuit

Apple is forced to use Qualcomm chips in older iPhones after German lawsuit

Apple says it has 'no choice' but to use Qualcomm chips in iPhone 7 and 8 models sold in Germany, as a patent lawsuit precludes software workarounds.
Apple apparently files for bizarre ‘Bald Eagle 5G’ trademark

Apple apparently files for bizarre ‘Bald Eagle 5G’ trademark

A bizarre Apple trademark filing appears to refer to mobile network services, but the name and logo are highly atypical and could indicate misdirection.
iPad mini 5, 2019 iPhones, and AirPods 2 reportedly have only minor changes

iPad mini 5, 2019 iPhones, and AirPods 2 reportedly have only minor changes

Don't expect huge changes from the latest Apple phones, tablets, or earphones, despite seemingly flat sales in 2018 -- but there will be improvements.
Google launches Adiantum to bring encryption to low-end devices

Google launches Adiantum to bring encryption to low-end devices

Google unveiled Adiantum today, a new form of encryption to secure data stored on lower-end smartphones and devices with insufficient processing power.
Apple is reportedly planning its own 5G modems — but is it too late?

Apple is reportedly planning its own 5G modems — but is it too late?

Starting 5G modem development in 2019 would put Apple far behind chipmakers with years of modem design and manufacturing expertise.
Skype’s background blur feature brings video bokeh to mass market

Skype’s background blur feature brings video bokeh to mass market

Skype is introducing background blur, so hosting video calls with your parents or prospective client should be easier to manage.
U.S. deems EU allies ‘top priority’ in cutting Huawei out of 5G networks

U.S. deems EU allies ‘top priority’ in cutting Huawei out of 5G networks

The United States' global campaign to keep Chinese hardware out of 5G networks is now focusing on European Union officials in and around Brussels.
Google adds Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier apps to help hearing-impaired users communicate

Google adds Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier apps to help hearing-impaired users communicate

Google has published two apps -- Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier -- that aim to help deaf and hearing-impaired users communicate more clearly.
This mobile thermal printer can help you stay organized and productive

This mobile thermal printer can help you stay organized and productive

Available in green, pink, or grey, this ultra-compact and portable printer is ideal for printing out everything from love notes to to-do lists.
Gmail for Android and iOS gets Google’s Material Theme

Gmail for Android and iOS gets Google’s Material Theme

Google is rolling out a new Material Theme design for Gmail on mobile, a move that fits with the company's broader mission to unify its G Suite apps.
Apple disables Group FaceTime after bug broadcast audio from recipient’s iPhone before they picked up

Apple disables Group FaceTime after bug broadcast audio from recipient’s iPhone before they picked up

Apple has disabled Group FaceTime after a bug was found to broadcast audio from the call recipient's iPhone before they picked up.
FCC’s 28GHz mmWave 5G auction ends, raising millions but leaving questions

FCC’s 28GHz mmWave 5G auction ends, raising millions but leaving questions

As the U.S. government shutdown continues, key 5G spectrum auctions are in states of limbo, and the winning bidders are still unknown.
Apple releases first iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 betas

Apple releases first iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 betas

Bug fixes and other under-the-hood improvements are promised for all of Apple's devices, alongside Apple News for Canada on iOS and macOS.
WhatsApp Business brings quick replies, labels, and chat list filtering to desktop and the web

WhatsApp Business brings quick replies, labels, and chat list filtering to desktop and the web

WhatsApp Business is adding support for labels, chat list filtering, and quick replies in the desktop and web version of the app.