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MoviePass enters 2019 with higher-priced plans and a new model

After an up and down 2018 that saw MoviePass explode with subscribers for its all-you-can-eat filmgoing package and then almost run out of money before finding a profit, it's changing things up next year. As explained to USA Today, Variety and the Ne...

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US versus Huawei part two: getting allies in line

It may have not been able to deal Huawei the same almost fatal blow it gave ZTE but the US government is ramping up its efforts to make sure the Chinese company will have no place to run soon. It has already made it illegal to use Huawei and ZTE equipment in government and now reports are claiming that the … Continue reading

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China Mobile ban in US likely with national security fears cited

Back in 2011, China Mobile took the first legal step to make its entrance in the US market, one that would allow it to offer wireless phone service to individuals within the nation. The Section 214 license application has been with the FCC for years, the agency having been tasked to seek info from the Executive Branch over whether authorizing … Continue reading

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OPPO Find X: you can’t have it either

It may sound ironic, but you won’t find the OPPO Find X in the US, no matter how hard you look.

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Special Olympics and Microsoft will host a ‘Forza 7’ tournament

This summer's Special Olympics USA Games will host a competition that has nothing to do with sprinting around a track, stretching to touch the wall of a pool or bowling a turkey. For the first time, there's an eSports event at the Games, with eight t...

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Huawei now under criminal investigation over Iran trade

This really shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all, Huawei has been in the US government’s cross hair perhaps longer than ZTE

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Huawei could be quitting US market after all

Never say never, some advice, and that actually goes both ways. Huawei recently said that it isn’t giving up on the US market just yet, despite mounting government pressure and withholding its latest and greatest flagship, the Huawei P20. Now, however, sources indicate that the Chinese OEM, now the third largest smartphone maker globally, might actually make a U-turn

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Cable giant Altice will become a wireless carrier with Sprint’s help

Just because Sprint was jilted at the altar doesn't mean its weekend was all bad. The carrier has struck a deal that will turn Altice (the French company that bought CableVision) into an American wireless provider.

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What’s on TV: ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and ‘Lore’

This week Mr. Robot returns for its third season on USA, however on streaming we're keeping an eye out for podcast-turned-TV show Lore, which will debuts its first full season Friday on Amazon Prime

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US lifts laptop ban in nonstop flights from Abu Dhabi

The US may have just put its controversial travel ban into effect but it s also relaxing its restrictions for at least one lucky Middle East city. Passengers from the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi will now be able to take their laptops with them in plane cabins. That is, as long as they’re flying nonstop to the … Continue reading

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