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Scribd launches new unlimited plan

Scribd launches new unlimited plan

by Staff on Thursday, February 08, 2018

Scribd has recently revealed that it is planning to resurrect (of sorts) an unlimited plan that gives its subscribers unrestricted access to e-books, audio books, news sources, m

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Android Nougat now the most widely used Android version

Android Nougat now the most widely used Android version

by Staff on Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Just a little more than 17 months after it was officially rolled out (back in the summer of 2016), Android Nougat has now become the most popular version of Google’s Android mobile operating system, surpassing Android Marshmallow in the process.

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Appears in: android, Mobile

Tech insider coalition and advocacy group launch new campaign to protect kids from too much tech

Tech insider coalition and advocacy group launch new campaign to protect kids from too much tech

by Staff on Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The Center for Humane Technology has decided to join forces with Common Sense in order to introduce a new campaign called Truth About Tech.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Wireless

NIH study: Still no definite evidence smartphone radiation can harm people

NIH study: Still no definite evidence smartphone radiation can harm people

by Staff on Monday, February 05, 2018

The United States National Institute of Health (NIH) has this special division called the National Toxicology Program, and just recently, its research team has released the results of its most recent studies on whether radiation levels from mobile devices are enough to actually pose a health r

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Google’s YouTube Go to expand to more than 130 countries

Google’s YouTube Go to expand to more than 130 countries

by Staff on Friday, February 02, 2018

As indicated in a blog post published earlier this week, Google is looking to further expand YouTube Go, the data light version of its YouTube service, to over 130 mobile markets across the globe.

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WhatsApp Now Has Reached 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

WhatsApp Now Has Reached 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

by Staff on Thursday, February 01, 2018

As part of his company’s fourth quarter earnings call held recently this week, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, also took the opportunity to reveal that WhatsApp now has reached 1.5 billion users on a monthly basis, with a face melting 60 billion messages sent every day. 

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Child Advocacy Group: Facebook Should Discontinue Messenger Kids

Child Advocacy Group: Facebook Should Discontinue Messenger Kids

by Staff on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

For the longest time, the biggest social media platform in the world was not that keen into allowing kids under 13 years of age use its service. But around a month ago, Facebook had launched a new mobile app called Messenger Kids, and as its name suggests, this app lets children get in touch with other Messenger users who are approved by the kids’ parents.

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FCC To Require Emergency Mobile Alerts To Be More Location-Precise

FCC To Require Emergency Mobile Alerts To Be More Location-Precise

by Staff on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

During a recent meeting it convened just this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had granted its approval on a new measure that should ensure that all text messages sent via the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system to mobile devices be more geographically accurate, and should only be received by people affected by the crisis or natural disaster.

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Latest 5G Updates: The Possibility of Nationalized 5G; AT&T’s Endangered 5G Licenses

Latest 5G Updates: The Possibility of Nationalized 5G; AT&T’s Endangered 5G Licenses

by Staff on Monday, January 29, 2018

Just this week, Ajit Pai, the current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an official statement saying that any effort by the United States government to establish a nationalized 5G network would prove to be a costly endeavor, and even serve as an unwelcome distraction from the policies that should be implemented in transitioning American consumers into the 5G era

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Appears in: AT&T, Mobile, Wireless

Google Play Downloads Reached More Than 19 Billion During Fourth Quarter of 2017

Google Play Downloads Reached More Than 19 Billion During Fourth Quarter of 2017

by Staff on Friday, January 26, 2018

During the final three months of last year, Google Play managed to achieve its best ever quarter, in terms of the volume of mobile app downloads.

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Appears in: Mobile

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