AT&T drops plans to carry Huawei smartphones after concerns raised over Chinese spying

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei had been looking for a way to crack into the U.S. market, and it thought it had finally found a partner in Dallas-based carrier AT&T. But plans of a business deal evaporated this week after concerns about security and ties to the Chinese government, according to reports by The Wall Street Journal… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla Rival Byton Unveils ‘Smartphone on Wheels’

An electric car startup based in China has revealed an ambitious smart vehicle concept that it claims outperforms Tesla in terms of “digital power.” The Byton car, pitched by its makers as an Apple-inspired “smartphone on wheels,” was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Sunday. The electric car was designed by… Please follow and like us:

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Automation Growth Just Starting As Our Robot Overlords Further Integrate Into Every Day Life

When Sanford Bernstein’s Jay Huang looks back at 2017, he doesn’t see the oddest political wrangling accompanied by surreal market environments. He appears more awed by the pace of automation trends, particularly integrating into human business processes. There is no cliff for automation stocks, he asserts in a January 4 report on Asian Industrial Technology. There… Please follow and like us:

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‘Internet of Things’ Devices Have Their Security Risks. How Regulators Should Address Them.

Most Americans own some sort of “smart” device, whether it’s a smartphone, a smart thermostat, or a smart fitness tracker. These devices are benefiting Americans in countless ways, from helping them become more energy-efficient, to saving money and even tracking their health. But many of these devices can also pose a security risk to unsuspecting consumers.… Please follow and like us:

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What can Qualcomm do to fend off Broadcom?

When Broadcom proposed ousting Qualcomm’s board of directors on Dec. 4, it set in motion a high-stakes chess match for control of San Diego’s most iconic technology company. The outcome could reverberate not only locally, but throughout the tech industry — possibly changing the landscape for firms such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Intel. Qualcomm invented… Please follow and like us:

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12 bad tech habits you need to resolve to stop doing this New Year

Give 2018 a fresh start. A new year, a new start with your apps and gadgets. Annie Spratt/Unsplash Your brain may make New Year’s resolutions hard to keep, but that doesn’t stop us from promising to improve our lives each December. As 2017 turns into 2018, make sure you don’t forget about bettering your digital life… Please follow and like us:

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New Malware Is So Powerful It Can Melt Your Phone

Security researchers have discovered a new form of powerful malware that secretly mines cryptocurrency on a person’s smartphone, which can physically damage the device if it is not detected. Researchers from the Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky investigated the malware, dubbed Loapi, which they found hiding in applications in the Android mobile operating system. The malware works… Please follow and like us:

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Qualcomm Trying To Get iPhone X Banned In US

A new set of legal filings from telecommunications equipment maker Qualcomm in its ongoing court battle with Apple will seek to ban the sale of iPhone X offered by multiple carriers in the United States. According to the three new lawsuits filed by the company this week, Qualcomm has accused Apple of infringing on 16 separate… Please follow and like us:

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10 smarter ways to watch TV

Catch your favorite shows pretty much anywhere. Do I binge-watch a 12-hour drama or 100 episodes of my favorite sitcom? Decisions, decisions. Pixabay Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have fundamentally changed the way we watch TV. Want to watch six seasons of your favorite sitcom in 10 hours? On a plane? While sipping Mai Tais on a… Please follow and like us:

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Google Admits To Tracking User Location Even With Location Services Turned Off

Google has been gathering location data from users with Android smartphones and tablets—even when those users have turned off the location services setting and removed the SIM card, according to a report from Quartz. Google admitted to developing a system that would be able to track user locations despite users choosing to opt out of such… Please follow and like us:

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How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID

Apple’s new iPhone X has been hailed as the greatest — and at a starting price of $999, the most expensive — smartphone ever created. Adding to its status is Apple’s Face ID technology, which revolutionizes the authentication process using facial recognition. But after just two weeks on the market, there have been reports of some… Please follow and like us:

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How to switch phones without losing anything

Ditch your old device but keep your data. Bought a new phone? Here’s how to ensure you don’t leave any personal information behind during the upgrade. Apple A new smartphone model—from Google, Apple, or another manufacturer—catches your eye, and all of a sudden, your old handset won’t cut it. But don’t leap into an upgrade without… Please follow and like us:

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How AI Can Improve Health Care in Africa Before U.S.

While American politicians quarrel over the Affordable Care Act, the United States—one of the few industrialized countries without universal health care—still spends twice as much per person per year on health expenditure as the U.K. and Canada. For all the debates over Obamacare, however, America boasts 38 MRI machines per one million people: Nigeria, a country… Please follow and like us:

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iPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10,000 After Supply Issues

Apple’s most expensive ever iPhone just became even more expensive after pre-order delays for the iPhone X led to listings at hugely inflated prices on the online auction site eBay. Within minutes of pre-orders of the iPhone X opening on Apple’s website, delivery times rose to five to six weeks. Shortly afterward, early orders that will… Please follow and like us:

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Comcast lost 125K TV subscribers as cable giant pivots to broadband

PHILADELPHIA — The nation’s largest cable company lost 125,000 TV subscribers in the third quarter, as streamers, legacy competitors, and historic hurricanes chewed away at its customer base. But Comcast Corp. also maintained 5.1 percent revenue growth in its cable division with new high-speed internet, home security and 250,000 smartphone customers. Comcast’s chief financial officer, Mike… Please follow and like us:

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