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Federal government kicks off national consultations on data privacy and the digital economy

Federal government kicks off national consultations on data privacy and the digital economy

2 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

Navdeep Bains, Canada's minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development , is kicking off a national consultation on the ways digital technology and a data-driven...
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Google's Waymo Co-Founds Self-Driving Economy Company

3 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Google-owned Waymo , along with a number of other companies with interest in self-driving car technologies such as Ford, Lyft, and FedEx, put together a coalition called The...
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Pew: Social media still growing in emerging markets but stalled elsewhere

Pew: Social media still growing in emerging markets but stalled elsewhere

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's five-year project to expand access to the Internet in emerging markets makes plenty of business sense when you look at the latest report by...
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Investment advisory software developer SigFig raises $50 million

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

SigFig , the developer of an automated wealth management toolkit, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The company said the new money would be used to continue its...
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Pompeo says China trade policies 'predatory'

22 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday slammed China's trade practices as "predatory economics 101" and said statements by Beijing in recent weeks that it...
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How Apple's Tim Cook Became Tech's Top Diplomat

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company's chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to protect Apple's business in...
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Scientists use neutrons to take a deeper look at record boost in thermoelectric efficiency

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Neutron facilities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are aiding scientists in research to boost the power and efficiency of thermoelectric materials. These performance increases...
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Oval Money app launches its investment products for millennials

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Back in April Oval Money launched with the idea of combining expense tracking, saving, and investing into one app, while also adding a social element by enabling its community...
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R&D Market Pulse: U.S. Economy Continues to Outpace Europe and Asia

R&D Market Pulse: U.S. Economy Continues to Outpace Europe and Asia

1 day ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleFollowing the Fed's rate hike, the Euro fell 1.88% on Thursday against the U.S. dollar, its largest drop since the day after the Brexit vote. Contributed Author: Tim...
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Final Fantasy XIV's Companion App Launches Next Month

Final Fantasy XIV's Companion App Launches Next Month

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

Final Fantasy XIV's companion app is launching next month, in late July to be more precise. Square Enix hasn't given out an exact date yet but it will be towards the end of the...
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PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

The PlayStation 4 has built up a sizable library of great games over the past five years, and soon, you'll be able to get some of them on the cheap. Sony today announced its... Read more ...

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google released their Google Podcasts experience in app form this morning to the surprise of Podcast lovers everywhere. Before now, Google had a podcast-collecting experience... Read more ...

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo chose to ignore its 3DS system during the company's E3 2018 presentation, but that doesn't mean the handheld is dead and buried just yet. More games are planned for it... Read more ...

Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple today made iOS 12 Beta 2 available to developers. This build focuses on resolving bugs and performance problems found in the first beta. Those who write apps for Apple... Read more ...

Verizon will stop selling real-time location data to third-party brokers

Verizon will stop selling real-time location data to third-party brokers

Verizon has pledged to stop selling data that can pinpoint the location of its mobile users to third-party intermediaries, according to The Associated Press. Verizon is the... Read more ...

Android Oreo 8.1 Beta for Nokia 2 now available. How to enroll & get the update

Android Oreo 8.1 Beta for Nokia 2 now available. How to enroll & get the update

Nokia 2 has finally received the Android Oreo 8.1 Beta via the Nokia Beta Labs. HMD CPO Juho Sarvikas has confirmed this by taking to twitter and making the announcement. New... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says family separations at US border are ‘inhumane' and...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says family separations at US border are ‘inhumane' and ‘need to stop'

Apple CEO Tim Cook called the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the United States border “inhumane” during remarks he made in Dublin on... Read more ...

ARK's third expansion, Extinction, likes its critters large

ARK's third expansion, Extinction, likes its critters large

Sure, you might have tamed yourself an entire stable full of T-Rexes, but humans aren't the apex predators in ARK: Survival Evolved anymore. At least, that's the only... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint say they need to merge so America can beat other...

T-Mobile and Sprint say they need to merge so America can beat other countries to 5G

T-Mobile and Sprint filed public interest statements to the Federal Communications Commission today. The 700-page filing is part of the companies' bid to merge , which they say... Read more ...

Here's why experts are skeptical of the ‘gaming disorder' diagnosis

Here's why experts are skeptical of the ‘gaming disorder' diagnosis

The World Health Organization has added “gaming disorder” to its diagnostic handbook , but experts argue that we still don't know enough to claim that gaming disorder exists... Read more ...