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5G spectrum squatting case ends in $100M FCC fine

The FCC has fined a company US$100 million for allegedly never using some licenses to spectrum that is now considered promising for future 5G networks.

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Apple must face claims of monopoly in iPhone app market

An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps.

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HTC's U Ultra attacks the high end with a glass back, an AI companion, and a second screen

The flagship HTC U Ultra phone represents a bold new direction for HTC—one that doesn't include a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

Proposals needed to help secure shared data in remote areas on handheld devices

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EU wants to regulate WhatsApp and Skype like carriers

The European Commission wants to extend electronic communications privacy legislation to include Internet-based communications services such as Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Google Duo, Apple iMessage, and Viber.

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9 painful ways people hurt themselves with computers/video games

A sampling of injuries reported by emergency rooms involving patients using computers or video games.

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The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

Some of the biggest names in tech have issued warnings over the past year about how their devices can overheat and catch on fire, but an analysis of emergency room data shows that most computer-related injuries stem from far less...

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Mingis on Tech: New year, new CES -- and new AirPods

At CES, you couldn't turn a corner without seeing some kind of virtual reality booth -- or avoid the drone of, well, drones. Our tech trio checks in on this year's show then checks out the latest AirPods from Apple.

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Mingis on Tech: New year, new CES -- and new AirPods

Virtual Reality and drones were hot at CES. But were they hotter than Apple's almost-impossible-to-get AirPods?

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Why did Apple remove the NYTimes app in China?

If Apple doesn't stand up to censorship of the internet in China, who will?

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28% off DryGuy Travel Dry DX Boot and Shoe Dryer - Deal Alert

Extend the life of your boots, and other footwear. Hybrid forced air and convection system heats to 99-degrees to safely dry footwear. Can be powered from a wall outlet, or from a car adapter while travelling. Fits in most types of...

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New York gets smarter, one tech trial at a time (with video)

Wi-Fi kiosks, smart park benches and sensors that detect gunshots are just a few of the technologies the Big Apple has on tap.

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10 years of the iPhone: How Apple changed pretty much everything in the enterprise

In the space of a decade, Apple’s iPhone has gone from being a consumer craze to the single product that most affects the design and operation of enterprise IT, turning a controlled, top-down environment into something far more open.

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Everything is a virtual assistant now

At CES this week, we're learning that virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa will be delivered as a utility to almost every appliance in your home.

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33% off Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Deal Alert

Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones features up to 12 hours of battery life. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 1 hour of playback. Sweat and water resistance provides trusted durability, and dual-driver acoustics deliver dynamic...

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iPhone 7 vs. Google Pixel: Why I'm switching to Pixel

iPhone may have the retina display, but Google's phone is Pixel perfect. 

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Hands on: Apple's AirPods are indeed 'magical'

The ads for Apple’s new wireless earphones say they're wireless, effortless, magical. As grandiose as that sounds, it's pretty much true.

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Asus, ZTE, and Huawei phones are deemed Daydream-ready

Four new handsets are living the 'Dream, as Google looks to expand its VR platform.

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