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RED Hydrogen One Fully Revealed at FCC as the Phone Hits Another Delay

It’s looking less and less likely that the RED Hydrogen One phone arrives this summer. After already experieincing one delay, the camera company’s first phone with 3D holographic display has apparently hit another snag that could push its release out further. That news drops as the phone...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price said to be same as Note 8 (but with double the storage)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 base price in Korea will reportedly be the same as the Galaxy Note 8 release price. This is despite the report suggesting the base model will have double the storage. The price has also apparently been set for the rumored 512GB model. The price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ha...

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Reddit hack revealed: Here’s everything you need to know

Reddit has confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber-attack in June. The attackers gained access to backups containing Reddit user data from 2007. Compromised user data includes email addresses, salted hashed passwords, and private messages. Reddit has announced that it was hacked back in June,...

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You can reserve your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 before it’s even been revealed

Samsung has a website and app where customers can sign up to be the first to own the Galaxy Note 9. By signing up, users will be the first to have the opportunity to order the handset. Delivery is guaranteed by August 24. Samsung has opened up a new reservation system where willing customers can s...

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YouTube Music plans to release updates every two weeks starting with SD card support

YouTube Music is adopting a bi-weekly update schedule to release new features and functionality. Some of the first changes coming down the pipeline include SD card support, a way to select audio quality while streaming or downloading music, and an improved user interface. When Google released the...

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France bans personal smartphones and tablets in schools

A new French law prohibits the use of smartphones and tablets in school. The intention of the law is to help curb smartphone addiction and preserve the classroom as a place of learning. The law is similar to another French law that prohibits employers from requiring staff to always be “conne...

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Starbucks partners with Alibaba on coffee delivery to boost China business

Starbucks is palling up with Alibaba as it seeks to rediscover growth for its business in China. China has been a bright spot for some time for the U.S. coffee giant, but lately it has struggled to maintain growth — its China business dragged on its Q3 financials — and it is up against s...

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The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. When Emily Zhang was interning with a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firm in the Summer of 2016, her main task was to carry out research on other P2P lending firms. She found the rates of r...

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Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia

Grab, the ride-hailing service that struck a deal to take Uber out of Southeast Asia, has announced that it has pulled in $2 billion in new capital as it seeks to go beyond ride-hailing to offer more on-demand services. The $2 billion figure includes a $1 billion investment from Toyota which was an...

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NASA’s Open Source Rover lets you build your own planetary exploration platform

Got some spare time this weekend? Why not build yourself a working rover from plans provided by NASA? The spaceniks at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have all the plans, code, and materials for you to peruse and use — just make sure you’ve got $2,500 and a bit of engineering know-how. Th...


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