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Square it can now process chip cards in two seconds

2 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

If you've made any payments with a chip card, you've probably had awkward moments - those long seconds after you've inserted the card and everyone behind you is tapping their...
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Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans

Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans

4 minutes ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

For some reason, Google is rebranding Google Drive storage plans under the name Google One. Along with the rebranding, Google is also improving its pricing in ways that give...
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Square readers can now read chip cards in just two seconds

Square readers can now read chip cards in just two seconds

4 minutes ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Mobile payment company Square announced today that it's lowered its chip card read time down to two seconds. The company says the industry average is typically between eight...
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Tesla 'to be probed by regulators' over privatisation plan

4 minutes ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

Shares in the electric carmaker fall on reports the SEC wants to question executives at the firm.
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Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech'

4 minutes ago   |   BBC

More than 1,000 posts containing anti-Rohingya hate speech are found on the social network.
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As Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Stumbles, Beijing Gets the Blame

6 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Bureaucratic reshuffling made it difficult for the company, an emblem of Chinese innovation, to get approvals to make money off new games, hurting earnings.
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Google One just launched for all

Google One just launched for all

8 minutes ago   |   SlashGear   |   3 articles

Assuming you've got a paid Google cloud storage account, you've now got Google One. Google One is the name for a service which adds features to what was previously just known...
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Google Drive's expanded One plans are available to anyone in the US

Google Drive's expanded One plans are available to anyone in the US

10 minutes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

You no longer have to be a paying Google Drive personal customer to use the expanded One plans. As of today, Google One is available to anyone in the US willing to pay for...
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Intel Chips' List of Security Flaws Grows

12 minutes ago   |   Tom's Hardware   |   2 articles

Researchers revealed new Intel chip speculative execution flaws that could allow attackers to steal L1 cache and SGX enclave memory contents.
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Sprint and LG have announced their first 5G phone

12 minutes ago   |   Technology Review


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Amazon and Microsoft's Alexa-Cortana hybrid is now available in preview

Amazon and Microsoft's Alexa-Cortana hybrid is now available in preview

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New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

We've got another somewhat small Fortnite update landing today, but the new weapon it adds could very well be a terror to encounter on the battlefield. Most Fortnite players... Read more ...

Google One is now open to all

Google One is now open to all

A few months ago, Google announced Google One , its new subscription program for getting more Google Drive storage and other perks. Over the course of the last few weeks... Read more ...

Fitbit's Charge 3 might include a full touchscreen and new smartwatch-like...

Fitbit's Charge 3 might include a full touchscreen and new smartwatch-like features

Fitbit's rumored Charge 3 fitness band might include some upgrades taken directly from the company's smartwatch work. Android Authority says it received leaked images of the... Read more ...

Samsung joins the 5G party with its own Exynos 5100 modem

Samsung joins the 5G party with its own Exynos 5100 modem

We're getting closer to 5G networks becoming a reality, and Samsung is getting in on the game with its new Exynos 5100 modem. The company claims that it's the first 5G modem... Read more ...

Volvo leverages the power of software to build more dynamic cars

Volvo leverages the power of software to build more dynamic cars

Volvo has asked sister company Polestar to make its cars more dynamic to drive through a software update. Offered at an extra cost, the AWD optimization upgrade sends more... Read more ...

Nintendo has two great game consoles available now - here's how to decide...

Nintendo has two great game consoles available now - here's how to decide which one is right for you

Nintendo has a great problem on its hands: It has two very popular game consoles available at the same time. Better still: Both the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS are... Read more ...

The SEC reportedly sent subpoenas to Tesla concerning Elon Musk's tweets...

The SEC reportedly sent subpoenas to Tesla concerning Elon Musk's tweets about taking Tesla private

The Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla concerning the company's plans to explore going private and CEO Elon Musk's statements about the process, Fox... Read more ...

Android Pie update OEM checklist: who's in and who's not

Android Pie update OEM checklist: who's in and who's not

It's that time of year again. New Android version, new guessing and then waiting game for which phones will get the update and, just as importantly, when. Things have gotten... Read more ...

Hulu's Castle Rock is getting a second season

Hulu's Castle Rock is getting a second season

Hulu has announced that its Stephen King anthology show Castle Rock will return for a second season. With its renewal, it will follow a brand-new storyline. According to The... Read more ...