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The role of blockchain in GDPR compliance

GDPR’s recent entering into force is a breath of fresh air for consumers (once the seemingly endless stream of ‘updated privacy policy’ emails dries up). The legislation has been anticipated for years, but its implementation is welcome now more than ever, in the wake of data breach...


Microsoft sinks huge self-sustaining data center off the Scottish coast

Microsoft has plunged an enormous data center into the sea off the coast of Scotland's Orkney Islands. This is the latest phase of Project Natick: an experiment to see if data processing can be greener and more affordable – huge concerns in the age of cloud computing.Natick's first stage invol...


Verizon Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Oreo Update is Ready

After a false alarm in April, followed by a multi-week tease, the Verizon Galaxy S7 Oreo update is ready. According to Verizon, the update should begin rolling out today. Verizon posted changelogs for the update today, which will arrive as software version G930VVRU4CRE5 for the Galaxy S7 and&nb...


If This is the Galaxy Note 9, I’m Already Bored

We’ve praised Samsung over the past few years for its all metal and glass designs, but I’ll be real with you, I’m starting to get bored with it. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 are nearly identical, with the Galaxy Note 8 being just a larger phone with the same design. Point being, whi...


What’s New in Android P Developer Preview 3 (Beta 2)?

Now that the Android Developer Preview 3 (Beta 2) has dropped and we’ve had a few minutes to start diving into it, we figured it was time to start sharing any of the changes we’ve come across. In this post, we’ll continue to update it with tweaks, big and small, like the first one,...


Samsung is Failing to Update the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in the US

About an hour ago, I was a paragraph away from publishing this story with a much different focus. Originally, the post was about the unlocked Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ and how Samsung was failing to update them regularly. But then I got to looking and realized that, well, Samsung isn’t updating...


GIVEAWAY: Win 1 of 2 Huawei Mate 10 Pro Phones From Droid Life and Huawei

In celebration of upcoming National Camera Day on June 29, we’ve partnered with Huawei to give away two Mate 10 Pro phones. If you somehow missed our Mate 10 Pro review, you should know that this phone has a great dual Leica-branded camera setup, complete with plenty of kickass modes. Personal...


HTC says it will right the ship through new investments, like it said in 2012 and 2017

HTC announced today that it would make strategic investments in emerging technologies to help right its sinking ship. However, on Android Authority alone we found two articles of HTC saying similar things in 2012 and 2017. HTC might have plans that will help get it back to better financial st...


Android P DP3 features preview of the controversial new Emojis for 2018

Emojipedia The default Emoji selections for “family” and “couple” now are gender-neutral depictions in the latest Android P beta. The heteronormative versions of the Emojis are still there, they are just not the default for that choice. Other Emoji changes previously annou...


Ark: Survival Evolved brings dinosaur survival to your pockets (Updated: coming June 14)

Update (06/06): Ark: Survival Evolved will roar its way onto Android devices via the Google Play Store on June 14, Wildcard and War Drum Studios have announced. The dino-survival title has been in beta for several months but will now be released into the wild on both Android and iOS devices....

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