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Thirstie is powering on-demand delivery for Dom Pérignon

By | 2017-08-31T17:02:39+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Booze delivery startup Thirstie is adding a new twist to its model — it’s working directly with alcohol brands, starting with Dom Pérignon, to offer on-demand delivery. When we wrote about Thirstie back in 2015, the startup allowed consumers to buy alcohol from nearby stores that already made deliveries. Co-founder and CEO Devaraj Southworth

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Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out to all supported Pixel and Nexus devices across the globe

By | 2017-08-31T19:38:28+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Android 8.0 Oreo was officially named last Monday, which is when the final version of it started going out to Pixel and Nexus devices enrolled in the Android Beta program. Yesterday, Verizon started rolling out the same build of Oreo to Pixel and Pixel XL units it's sold. In the meantime, the Oreo

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Expedia’s chief financial officer is now its CEO as Dara Khosrowshahi leaves to run Uber

By | 2017-08-31T15:25:04+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Following a big internal meeting at Uber where former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced his plans as the new CEO of Uber, Expedia said today it has named its CFO Mark Okerstrom as its CEO. The new CEO’s second act for the company may be a tough one to follow after Khosrowshahi’s tenure as CEO.

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Instagram bug leaked data on ‘high-profile’ users, company warns

By | 2017-08-30T23:52:36+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Social|

A bug related to an Instagram API allowed at least one unscrupulous individual to access the email address and phone number of an unspecified number of “high-profile” users of the app. No other personal information, like password or what have you, seems to have been exposed. Presumably the bug didn’t specifically apply to

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Deal: Get a Galaxy Note8 for just $20 per month at Sprint, or wait for T-Mobile’s BOGO offer

By | 2017-08-31T18:18:16+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

If you want to pre-order a Samsung Galaxy Note8 in the US, but want to pay as little as possible for it (and you haven't owned one of those ill-fated Note7 units last year), then Sprint has a very good deal for you. If you use the carrier's Flex Lease scheme and switch

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Here’s how much it will cost me to watch the NFL this season without cable

By | 2017-08-31T00:01:47+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Watching the NFL can be expensive, and cable sucks. Some of us like sports but don’t want to pay for channels we’ll never watch. Fortunately there are ways to watch the NFL without cable for the 2017-2018 season. I’m a Baltimore Ravens fan, and I live in San Francisco. It will cost me

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Echo’s messaging service may add support for SMS texts from your own ‘Alexa number’

By | 2017-08-30T22:47:27+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Amazon appears to be planning an expansion of Alexa’s existing messaging capabilities to support sending SMS text messages to friends using your Echo device or Alexa app. That means Echo users could then text anyone using voice commands, not only other Echo owners. According to code found in the Amazon Alexa app, there

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Here’s what happened at Uber today

By | 2017-08-31T13:56:47+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Android|

It’s a brand new day for Uber, the transportation startup that has been caught up in a whirlwind of drama ranging from sexual harassment and culture issues to an absence of C-level leaders to a lawsuit with Waymo. At an all-hands meeting today, Uber employees met their new leader: Dara Khosrowshahi, the former

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New Uber CEO says IPO is 18-36 months out

By | 2017-08-31T12:24:10+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Uber has a new CEO and he wasted no time in talking about IPO prospects. Addressing employees at a company meeting today, Dara Khosrowshahi, who recently had the top job at public company Expedia, said that Uber could IPO as soon as 18 months. He also said it could take up to 36

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Uber Movement traffic data finally makes it out of beta

By | 2017-08-31T11:18:00+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Uber Movement, announced back in January, finally went live today. The service gives anyone access to some of Uber’s internal demand and usage data. The hope is that cities and urban planners can use the data to support projects that would help reduce congestion and generally help people get from point A to

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