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MacBook Pro 2017 release date, news and rumors

Apple released its massively updated, new MacBook Pro in October 2016 to an awfully mixed crowd of press and general public alike. The device’s new Touch Bar wowed, whereas its price for the parts inside certainly did not. Now several months since that release, reports and rumors of what Apple’s MacBook Pro 2017 follow-up will be like have surfaced, and ...

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Facebook is determined to completely kill clickbait

Facebook today announced a series of News Feed tweaks to further decrease the reach and prevalence of clickbait on its social network. This comes after a substantial News Feed update last year that restricted the spread of clickbait and punished publishers who primarily use the tactic to trick users into tapping on a link. Now, Facebook says it will target ...

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Google Assistant may come to the iPhone very soon

Siri might not be too happy about her new roommate. Image: brittany herbert/mashable By Brett Williams2017-05-16 18:25:40 UTC Move over, Siri: your iPhone might soon welcome another AI assistant into the iOS fold.  Google could throw the smartphone world for a loop at this week’s I/O developers conference and unveil new Google Assistant functionality for the iPhone, according to Bloomberg. ...

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WeWork’s Adam Neumann on how to hit $1B in revenue with a careful balance

WeWork, which is said to be raising as much as $4 billion at a valuation of more than $20 billion, is still on its way to hitting $1 billion in annual revenue this year — though CEO Adam Neumann said at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 that it’s not quite as simple as betting big on enterprise deals. Neumann said that ...

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New iPad and Siri speaker again tipped to appear at WWDC in June

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a man with a better-than-average record at predicting which way Apple will go in the market, is confident that we’ll see both the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the long-rumored Siri speaker unveiled at WWDC this June. As 9to5Mac reports, Ming-Chi Kuo puts the chances of the iPad showing up at 70 percent, and the chances ...

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Merger talks between T-Mobile and Sprint are back on

T-Mobile US and Sprint have revived discussions of a potential merger between the two mobile carriers, according to Bloomberg. After their first attempt at a deal fell apart under the Obama administration and Tom Wheeler’s FCC, the two sides have been unable to hold talks for an extended period of time because of the recent spectrum auction, which T-Mobile dominated. ...

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Microsoft needs your iPhone as part of its new mobile strategy

Microsoft is shifting its mobile strategy. Image: lance ulanoff/mashable By Karissa Bell2017-05-11 23:30:28 UTC It wasn’t that long ago when Windows Phone was an important topic at Microsoft’s Build developer conference. But you’d be hard-pressed to tell from watching this year’s keynotes. Like last year’s event, no one in the parade of Microsoft executives who took the stage made any ...

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Snap is getting absolutely crushed after falling short of Wall Street’s expectations

Snap may have had a successful IPO, but that was pretty much wiped out after it reported its first-quarter earnings — where it completely whiffed on what Wall Street was expecting. The company said it brought in $149.6 million in revenue in the first quarter this year. It also said it lost $2.31 per share, though most of that was ...

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Best laptops for students for under Rs 40,000

If you’re planning to buy a laptop under Rs 40,000, which should easily get most of the things done, then we might have something for you. Although you won’t find a high end gaming laptop under this price range, but there are few choices which can handle majority of your tasks until you are not editing, videos or playing high ...

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Amazon is adding voice calling and messaging to Alexa devices and app

Amazon is bringing a big update to a bunch of Alexa devices: voice calling and messaging. The update was announced today alongside the launch of the touchscreen Echo Show, but the features will also work on all previous Echo devices — it’s not stated whether they’ll work on third-party Alexa devices too, but it seems like they should. Voice calling ...

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