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BlackBerry Aurora will be unveiled tomorrow in Indonesia, out on March 16

By | 2017-03-09T13:08:52+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

TCL may hold the license for making BlackBerry-branded smartphones to be sold in most of the world, but some markets are excepted. One of those is Indonesia, where local company BB Merah Putih will be developing, marketing, and selling its own BlackBerry-branded phones. The first one of those is called Aurora, and we've

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cases by Louis Vuitton start at $1,180 and go up to $5,500

By | 2017-03-09T12:07:08+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

There are some companies out there that will take an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, cover it in gold and/or other expensive materials, and then sell it to you for a few thousand bucks. But maybe you're not into that. You want your iPhone to be pristine, yet still have more money than

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There’s a simple solution to tech’s gender imbalance… hire more damn women

By | 2017-03-09T10:47:47+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Christina Sass Contributor Christina Sass is the co-founder and COO of Andela, a company that builds high-performing engineering teams with the most talented developers from tech hubs across Africa. On January 21st, I flew from Lagos, Nigeria, to Washington, DC to pour into the streets with hundreds of thousands of women. It was

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Tech reacts to ‘A Day Without a Woman’

By | 2017-03-09T09:27:07+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Android|

International Women’s Day dates back to a protest staged in New York City in 1908. But this year the annual event is the subject of renewed attention. The holiday that was born out of a call for better working conditions and the right to vote has taken on a new sense of urgency

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Microsoft thinks it’s a good idea to put ads in your Windows 10 File Explorer

By | 2017-03-09T11:02:05+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Microsoft has been trying to make the concept of ads in operating systems acceptable for a while now, using Windows 10 as its testbed. We've seen lock screen ads, notification ads telling you that Chrome is eating your battery and you should switch to Microsoft Edge, and even some weird targeted pop-up ads

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Tesla’s Kauai solar facility will offset 1.6M gallons of fuel use per year

By | 2017-03-08T21:20:46+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla’s Kauai solar power facility is officially open for business as of Friday, with a 13 MW SolarCity solar farm installation providing power to a Powerpack storage facility with 52 MWh of total capacity. The beauty of the new facility, in terms of the specific needs of the sun-soaked island in the Pacific,

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Huawei P11 will probably be announced at MWC 2018, exec says

By | 2017-03-09T09:43:47+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

This year Huawei chose to make its flagship smartphone official at Mobile World Congress, which was a departure from what the company's done in the past few years when it favored standalone events in April. And it turns out that the 2017 P-series launch in February was no one-off accident. In fact, the

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Soon’s event-finding app is a social calendar for the mobile generation

By | 2017-03-08T23:11:56+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Facebook’s Events feature is fairly good at recommending the sort of real-world meetups and activities you may be interested in, but there’s a whole host of other “events” you could be missing out on — like TV show premieres, live broadcasts, pre-orders for a hotly anticipated device, Twitch streams and more. A new app called

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Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

By | 2017-03-09T08:24:48+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Today at the inaugural Udacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees — an effort to expand its corpus of  21st century skills-based courses. In addition to the new degrees, Udacity is adding 21 new hiring partners spanning the automotive, defense, tech, hardware and

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Facebook 360 app for Samsung Gear VR now available

By | 2017-03-09T08:38:04+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Today Facebook has launched a dedicated app for Samsung's Gear VR headset. It's called Facebook 360 and is already available through the Oculus app on Samsung handsets that are compatible with the Gear VR. Facebook 360 has been created with the aim of making it easy for you to browse through the millions

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