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Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Alphabet Inc's Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban...
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Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence.
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Loon's Internet-Slinging Balloons Are Headed to Work Over Kenya

2 hours ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

The former Google X project is now its own Alphabet company, and just signed its first commercial agreement with Telkom Kenya.
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Optus picked for NSW government telco panel

4 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Optus will provide fixed and mobile voice, data, and internet for the next five years to the NSW government.
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And now, here's a ‘Trumpy Cat' augmented reality app from George Takei

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Anyone who follows George Takei on Twitter can tell you that Star Trek ‘s original Sulu is not a fan of President Donald Trump. But he's found a new way to express that...
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Duolingo launches Hindi language course for English speakers

Duolingo launches Hindi language course for English speakers

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Today, Duolingo's Hindi language course for English speakers officially launched on its website. The course is not yet available on iOS or Android apps, but it will be making...
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Can No Man's Sky and Hello Games Be Redeemed?

6 hours ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

On this episode of The Trophy Room: A PlayStation Podcast, Joseph, Kyle, and JoAfterWork talk about No Man's Sky NEXT. Can Hello Games be redeemed? Nathan Drake Short breaks...
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OpSec - Staying Private Under Surveillance

6 hours ago   |   Privacy Online

OpSec - Staying Private Under Surveillance One of the biggest mistakes that people make while trying to operate privately on the internet is giving up their information over...
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The best web browsers

The best web browsers

8 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Choosing a web browser for surfing the web can be tough with all the great options you have out there. Here we pit the latest versions of Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Edge, and...
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Book sales skyrocket but authors report shrinking incomes

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Calls for writers to reap rewards as British publishers enjoy record-breaking year A record-breaking year for publishers has been greeted with renewed demands for authors to...
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Xiaomi Intros Mi Max 3 With 6.9-Inch Display & 6GB Of RAM

Xiaomi Intros Mi Max 3 With 6.9-Inch Display & 6GB Of RAM

Xiaomi has just introduced its new phablet, the Mi Max 3. This is the third-gen Mi Max smartphone, and it does sport noticeably thinner bezels than its predecessor, but also a... Read more ...

Corning's Gorilla Glass 6 promises to help your phone survive multiple drops

Corning's Gorilla Glass 6 promises to help your phone survive multiple drops

If you're rocking an Android phone from the likes of Samsung, LG, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and other major brands, its screen is likely protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass. The... Read more ...

‘The Punisher' and ‘Punisher: War Zone' 4K UHD Bound via Lionsgate

‘The Punisher' and ‘Punisher: War Zone' 4K UHD Bound via Lionsgate

Lionsgate Home Entertainment is bringing a double dose of The Punisher to 4K Ultra HD for the first time on September 25th. Arriving that date are both Punisher movies starring... Read more ...

BlackBerry Key2 to have Lite version, leaked photo suggests

BlackBerry Key2 to have Lite version, leaked photo suggests

BlackBerry Key2 arrived in early June and most major markets are getting it this month including the US and Canada. Which frees up R&D resources to focus on the next project... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Google received a $5 billion fine from Europe's competition watchdog for abusing its dominant Android... Read more ...

Fujifilm's XF10 is a small compact camera with a big sensor

Fujifilm's XF10 is a small compact camera with a big sensor

Fujifilm has announced the XF10, a new fixed-lens compact camera that will serve as the successor to 2016's X70. Like the X70, it pairs an 18.5mm f/2.8 lens with a large APS-C... Read more ...

‘Westworld Season 2: The Door' 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Release...

‘Westworld Season 2: The Door' 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Release Dates and Details

HBO is majorly staggering the home video release dates for Westworld Season 2: The Door in keeping tradition with how the show's first season made its way to us. The Digital HD... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets FCC certification, supports LTE service from all...

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets FCC certification, supports LTE service from all four major U.S. carriers

Yesterday morning, we told you that it appears as though the eagerly awaited Samsung Galaxy Watch will be running on Tizen 4.0, not Wear OS. This morning, we can tell you that... Read more ...

SDCC 2018: Exclusive Rick And Morty And Archer Figures From Loot Crate Revealed

SDCC 2018: Exclusive Rick And Morty And Archer Figures From Loot Crate Revealed

Since 2012, Loot Crate has offered fans a monthly box filled with movie, comic, games, and TV-related merchandise, apparel, and collectibles. With San Diego Comic-Con kicking... Read more ...

Google fined $5.04 billion for forcing its apps onto Android phones

Google fined $5.04 billion for forcing its apps onto Android phones

Europe has imposed a record-setting €4.3 billion fine on Google for antitrust violations around its Android smartphone operating system. In 2016, the EU Commission charged... Read more ...