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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Facebook opened up its election "war room" to the press ahead of the US mid-term elections in November...
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Verizon service down; calls aren't connecting, but texts might go through

Verizon service down; calls aren't connecting, but texts might go through

5 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

If you're a Verizon subscriber, you might be having issues making and taking phone calls right now in the U.S.. We can tell you for sure that calls being placed to and from...
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New Game Plus Mode Is "Coming Soon" To PS4's Spider-Man

7 hours ago   |   GameSpot   |   3 articles

Insomniac's Marvel's Spider-Man launched to a warm reception, but fans of the PS4 exclusive have long been clamoring for a New Game Plus mode. In September 2018, Insomniac...
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Sony says Android 9 Pie updates for more Xperia phones coming soon

Sony says Android 9 Pie updates for more Xperia phones coming soon

8 hours ago   |   PhoneDog   |   2 articles

One week after Sony pushed Android Pie updates to the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact , the company says that it'll be serving Pie to more devices soon. The Xperia XZ Premium...
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Can operators compete with tech giants in mobile advertising?

Can operators compete with tech giants in mobile advertising?

8 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Operators have long-complained about having to compete with over-the-top platforms that profit from mobile networks without contributing to the cost of construction and...
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WhatsApp to reportedly get ‘Vacation Mode' for more reliable muting options

WhatsApp to reportedly get ‘Vacation Mode' for more reliable muting options

10 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

WhatsApp is working on a feature aimed at helping users unplug from the popular chat app. According to WABetaInfo , the Facebook-owned messaging app is currently testing a...
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Uber app gets global VoIP calling feature for riders and drivers

Uber app gets global VoIP calling feature for riders and drivers

10 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

Uber has updated its mobile app with a new way for riders and drivers to talk with each other: VoIP. The new calling feature is akin to Skype, but exclusively for users who...
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PUBG Is Giving PC Players Free Beanies As An Apology For Server Issues

10 hours ago   |   GeekTyrant

A few days ago, PUBG on the PC had experienced several server interruptions. Yesterday, routine live server maintenance was performed, and players were unable to connect to...
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Verizon service down; calls aren't connecting, but texts might go through

Verizon service down; calls aren't connecting, but texts might go through

11 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

If you're a Verizon subscriber, you might be having issues making and taking phone calls right now in the U.S.. We can tell you for sure that calls being placed to and from...
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EBay files lawsuit against Amazon over 'seller recruitment'

11 hours ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

In a lawsuit, eBay says the retail giant used its internal message system to recruit sellers.
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A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps...

A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

We're expecting Apple to send out invitations any day now for a fall event that expects to be loaded with new products: an all-new iPad Pro with USB-C, slim bezels, and Face... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Has Already Made An Insane Amount Of Money

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Has Already Made An Insane Amount Of Money

It should come as no surprise to anyone by now that Call of Duty is a mega-power when it comes to annual revenue. There are few franchises and few publishers who can match... Read more ...

Rockstar Confirms Red Dead Redemption II Install Sizes, PS4 Digital Will...

Rockstar Confirms Red Dead Redemption II Install Sizes, PS4 Digital Will Require 150GB Free Space To Unpack

After weeks of store listings and speculation , Rockstar has finally decided to give exact numbers on how much space you need to clear out to play Red Dead Redemption II. The... Read more ...

Apple iPhone XR pre-order starts today

Apple iPhone XR pre-order starts today

Apple announced the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR in September. While the first two are already out on the market and selling, the third device was scheduled to... Read more ...

Apple's next event is on October 30, probably for new iPads and Macs

Apple's next event is on October 30, probably for new iPads and Macs

It was just last month that Apple announced three new iPhones and its latest smartwatch, but it turns out the company isn't done for the year. Apple just sent out invites to... Read more ...

IPhone XR carrier pricing and deals announced

IPhone XR carrier pricing and deals announced

More than one month after its announcement, the iPhone XR is finally going up for pre-order. Apple and the U.S. carriers will begin taking pre-orders for the iPhone XR... Read more ...

Google Maps brings its real-time journey-tracking feature to iPhone

Google Maps brings its real-time journey-tracking feature to iPhone

It's been available on Android for a while now, and now Google Maps has brought its real-time journey-tracking feature to iOS. It lets you choose who to share a journey with... Read more ...

Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model 3 with a 260-mile battery starting at...

Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model 3 with a 260-mile battery starting at $45,000

Tesla has announced a new mid-range version of the Model 3, one that's cheaper than the long-range version that Tesla's exclusively sold up until this point. It's still not the... Read more ...

Handy Google Pixel 3 tips and tricks

Handy Google Pixel 3 tips and tricks

If you're hunting for some Pixel 3 tips to help you get more from your Google phone, then you'll find them right here. We've got tips for shortcuts, camera controls, and more... Read more ...

The best iPhone 8 plans and prices in Australia compared

The best iPhone 8 plans and prices in Australia compared

Although the iPhone XS and iPhone XR have stolen the spotlight for now, those that don't necessarily have a desire for a huge screen, a notch, or a glaring void in their... Read more ...