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The US will help save ZTE even though it broke international laws

Last year the US imposed a trade ban on American companies supplying equipment to Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corp. Now, it appears the two countries are trying to work things out

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AT&T LTE-M Button: general-purpose Amazon Dash for businesses

Amazon has made some rather odd devices in the past, from the terrible flop that was the Fire Phone to the suspicious fashionista Echo Look. But one strange product that seems to have somewhat survived is the Dash button

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engines detailed with Turbo-4 surprise

Chevrolet has detailed the engine line-up for the 2019 Silverado 1500 truck, and there’s an unusual new 2.7-liter Turbo four-cylinder lurking among the V6 and V8 options. Set to hit dealerships sometime in Q3 2018, the new Silverado will eventually be offered with six different engines, though the diesel isn’t expected until early next year.

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Blue Origin New Shepard’s 8th flight reaches highest altitude

Most will probably be familiar with SpaceX for its much publicized rocket launches and landings, but it isn’t the only one in that, er, space. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is has also been launching and landing rockets and even has quite a lead on SpaceX when it comes to rocket reuse.

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Galaxy Note 9’s early arrival heralded by Chinese certification

It’s hardly a secret that Samsung’s timetable has recently been thrown into a bit of a chaos due to external factors. There was the literal explosion of the Galaxy Note 7, the arrival of the iPhone X, and, now, the slow sales of the Galaxy S9

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Memminger Roadster 2.7 rocks tube-frame and 210hp

A fast glance at the Memminger Roadster 2.7 and you might think you are looking at a classic VW Beetle. A closer inspection tells you that despite the visual similarities, the Memminger car is a vastly different beast.

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MediaTek cuts off ZTE over Taiwan’s new approval requirement

ZTE faces growing problems following a recent US ban that prevents the nation’s companies from selling hardware to the Chinese company. According to recent reports, Taiwan’s government has ordered local companies to stop doing business with ZTE until they get approval to resume

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China’s Weibo is purging violent and gay-themed content

Popular Chinese social network Weibo is removing violent and gay-themed content to comply with China's new cybersecurity regulations. The Twitter-like platform has announced that it's doing a three-month "clean-up campaign," which will mainly target...

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Xiaomi may buy struggling action camera company GoPro

It’s no secret that GoPro continues to struggle despite multiple business restructuring efforts, new products including a drone, and more.

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Snap is working on a new set of Spectacles

Snap's first forays into hardware may not have been a rousing success -- a year after the launch of Spectacles there were reportedly hundreds of thousands of pairs still sitting in Chinese warehouses. However, it seems the company isn't willing to ad...

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