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Venmo introduces new debit card

Venmo introduces new debit card

by Staff on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Venmo, the mobile payments app owned by PayPal, has just officially unveiled a new debit card for consumers based in the United States.

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Appears in: Mobile

Report: AT&T facilities are used for NSA surveillance program

Report: AT&T facilities are used for NSA surveillance program

by Staff on Monday, June 25, 2018

According to a report recently published by The Intercept, it appears that no less than eight facilities of major US wireless carrier AT&T are utilized for a surveillance program conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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Appears in: AT&T, Internet, Mobile, Wireless

Tips for achieving a smartphone detox this summer (or at least for a few days)

Tips for achieving a smartphone detox this summer (or at least for a few days)

by Staff on Friday, June 22, 2018

It is said that mobile technology has become ubiquitous -- maybe even too ubiquitous than we care to admit. Indeed, as we approach a new decade, it has become increasingly more difficult to grab a respite from all those text messages, social media updates, emails, and app alerts, even for just one day.

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AT&T’s Unlimited &More plans and WatchTV: Everything you need to know

AT&T’s Unlimited &More plans and WatchTV: Everything you need to know

by Staff on Thursday, June 21, 2018

It has been a busy couple of weeks for AT&T -- last week it had announced that it had completed its buy out of Time Warner, while dealing with some speculation that after finishing this mega merger deal, it might now move on to getting its hands on Otter Media (which the carrier partially owns together with The Chernin Group).

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Appears in: AT&T, Mobile, TV, unlimited, Wireless

Instagram hits 1 billion users; launches new IGTV video uploading service

Instagram hits 1 billion users; launches new IGTV video uploading service

by Staff on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Instagram has recently revealed that it now has a billion active users on a monthly basis.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Facebook introduces game shows platform, with live interactive vids

Facebook introduces game shows platform, with live interactive vids

by Staff on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Online game shows are all the rage these days (just ask HQ Trivia), so it is no surprise that just about everybody is trying to join in on the party. Facebook, however, sees things differently -- instead of launching its own game show, the biggest social media empire in the world has decided to debut its own game show platform. 

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

California Democrats combine two separate net neutrality bills

California Democrats combine two separate net neutrality bills

by Staff on Monday, June 18, 2018

In the biggest state in America (in terms of population), Democrats are linking two separate bills on net neutrality, in order to pass what may consider to be the most rigid net neutrality regul

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Wireless

AT&T to launch $15 per month TV streaming service

AT&T to launch $15 per month TV streaming service

by Staff on Friday, June 15, 2018

After officially announcing that it has completed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T has now revealed its plans of introducing a $15 per month sports-free TV streaming service that will focus on Time Warner’s Turner collection o

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Appears in: AT&T, Internet, Mobile, TV, Wireless

Musical.ly’s streaming app Live.ly is no more

Musical.ly’s streaming app Live.ly is no more

by Staff on Thursday, June 14, 2018

Yup, Musical.ly has decided to shut down Live.ly’s standalone mobile app in order to consolidate the service into the main Musical.ly app. As a live streaming app, Live.ly managed to last for a couple of years, but soon enough, the brand will be removed from Google Play and from the App Store. 

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

UK boarding school confiscating students’ smartphones during bedtime

UK boarding school confiscating students’ smartphones during bedtime

by Staff on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In this day and age, just about every person in the world checks their mobile device before going to sleep at night. In some economies where the average mobile user can afford to enjoy data, surfing the Internet or one’s social media feed is likely a guaranteed activity before rocking off to Neverland.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Smartphones

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