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Microsoft, Walmart enter multi-year AI deal to take on Amazon

Walmart and Microsoft have struck a new partnership and they’re very clear about why: to take on Amazon. The two companies announced a five-year deal today, one that revolves around Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technologies and the ways they can help Walmart retail stores. This follows a recent report claiming that Walmart was considering Microsoft technology that will allow it to … Continue reading

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Voting machine maker sold states systems with remote-access tools

Election Systems and Software (ES&S) has admitted that it sold election management systems which included remote-access software to multiple US states over six years. The company said in a letter to Sen.

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Verizon ends 3G phone activations before next year’s big change

The days of 3G are nearing their end.

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T-Mobile adds $5 LTE international data pass as free roaming spreads

T-Mobile has expanded its unlimited data and texting to 70 new countries, while adding a high-speed data day pass for those who want faster service and unlimited calls, too. The additions are to the T-Mobile ONE plan and the carrier’s Simple Global roaming package, which as of July 22 will cover “over 210 countries and destinations” according to the carrier.

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Samsung announces industry’s first LPDDR5 RAM, ready for 5G

Samsung might be best known for its smartphones and consumer electronics but it might surprise you to know that its most steady and most profitable business as been from its silicon, particularly its memory and storage products. Samsung has admittedly been in the lead and it’s not trying to widen the gap even further with the industry’s first 8 Gigabit … Continue reading

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Top Amazon Prime Day 2018 smartphone deals

It’s Prime Day again. Technically Prime Days because it’s not going to end until 11:59 pm PT

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 killer mid-range specs confirmed

Smartphones are getting more powerful and more stylish but the one thing that they don’t seem to be getting better at is battery life. Having a large battery or even day-long battery life seems almost antithetical to modern high-end smartphones and their slim designs

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Roku just entered the wireless speaker space

Back at CES 2018, Roku announced a new wireless audio platform called Roku Connect. At the time, Roku said it would license this technology to its manufacturing partners like TCL and Element, which make Roku TVs.

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Octopath Traveler gave Nintendo and Square Enix a surprise nobody predicted

On Friday, Octopath Traveler launched exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.

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Vivo NEX S durability test: its weakness will surprise you

The Vivo NEX is definitely one of the most interesting phones to come this year, but its elevating camera does raise a few questions. What does that novelty cost in terms of durability?

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