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7-year ban imposed on U.S. companies selling to ZTE

Yikes! ZTE has been banned from using any hardware products (and possibly software,) originating in the United States for the next seven years. This after

April 16, 2018 News

SprinT-Mobile talks back on

It’s possible that under the command of T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere and merged with T-Mobile, Sprint could become something more than a $32 billion long

April 11, 2018 News, Sprint, TMobile
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FTC tells companies they can’t condition warranty coverage based on parts/services

Yesterday the United States Federal Trade Commission issued a warning statement to six major manufacturers of automobiles, cellular devices, and video gaming systems. The warnings

April 11, 2018 News
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Mizco recalls power banks sold at The Container Store

If you’ve purchased a portable charger at The Container Store, might want to have a look at this recall from the CPSC: This recall involves

April 05, 2018 News
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Two UK ads yanked by Advertising Standards Authority

It’s an interesting day as two prominent phone manufacturers (HTC and OnePlus,) had their advertising banned in the UK by the Advertising Standards Authority. HTC

April 05, 2018 Android, News

Good news: 238 million Americans unaffected by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook, designers of the now-infamous Facebook Phone, now reports that information of up to 87 million of their members, primarily in the United States, might

April 05, 2018 News
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YouTube shooter angry about money/censorship

NPR has a very long and detailed write up about the youTube shooter yesterday which you should read. The short version of the shooting at

April 04, 2018 Google, News

Spotify up 13% opening day at closing on the NYSE

Valued at as much as $30 billion, Spotify made its debut on the NYSE under the stock symbol SPOT opening at $165.90 before closing at

April 03, 2018 News
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This is why stamps cost so much

This falls into the category of something Paul finds amusing at 11pm – a waste of USPS money, resources, and potential headaches for employees from

April 02, 2018 News

Nintendo Switch bricking on third party docks

Some third party accessories and Nintendo’s 5.0 firmware update are causing dead Nintendo Switches for unsuspecting owners. The issue is somehow USB-C oriented and seems

March 30, 2018 News, Nintendo, Switch
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