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Walmart discovers $10B 'surprise' inside its $17B Flipkart acquisition

3 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Flipkart's acquisition of payments firm Phone Pe founded by former Flipkart's employees has proven to be a windfall for Walmart.
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RMIT develops method to 'predict people's personalities' using phone accelorometers

3 hours ago   |   ZDnet

The study suggests that agreeable people had more smartphone activity on the weekends.
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8 best phones for back to school - CNET

7 hours ago   |   CNET

Need a new phone to start the school year? Check out CNET's top picks.
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Facebook may have let advertisers see numbers used for two-factor authentication

Facebook may have let advertisers see numbers used for two-factor authentication

9 hours ago   |   Digital Trends   |   7 articles

A complaint coming with an expected $5 billion settlement between Facebook and the FTC will say that Facebook improperly allowed advertisers to access phone numbers users used...
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TD Ameritrade is bringing customers' financial portfolios into the car

10 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

TD Ameritrade has integrated with in-vehicle software platforms Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon's Echo Auto to give customers the ability to check their stock portfolio...
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Facebook mishandled phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to reportedly allege - CNET

10 hours ago   |   CNET   |   7 articles

The agency will share its concerns along with a settlement with the social media giant, according to The Washington Post.
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New York privacy bill could ban selling phone location data - CNET

10 hours ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

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The newest iPhone Pokémon game, Rumble Rush, is impossible to lose

The newest iPhone Pokémon game, Rumble Rush, is impossible to lose

10 hours ago   |   The Verge

The Pokémon Company is expanding its selection of mobile games with a new title out today called Pokémon Rumble Rush. Like past Pokémon Rumble games, it's a simplified version...
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New York City could ban the unauthorized sale of phone location data

New York City could ban the unauthorized sale of phone location data

11 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge New York City might effectively ban the controversial practice of selling consumers' phone location data, if a new bill proposed...
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FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition

11 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

The Federal Trade Commission reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC...
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Facebook may have let advertisers see numbers used for two-factor authentication

Facebook may have let advertisers see numbers used for two-factor authentication

A complaint coming with an expected $5 billion settlement between Facebook and the FTC will say that Facebook improperly allowed advertisers to access phone numbers users used... Read more ...

Galaxy Note 10+ leak leaves nothing left to announce

Galaxy Note 10+ leak leaves nothing left to announce

Leaks in the mobile industry these days have gotten so bad that it's almost pointless for companies to try and keep a lid on things, especially with legal threats. While... Read more ...

US launches monopoly investigation into tech giants including Facebook...

US launches monopoly investigation into tech giants including Facebook, Amazon and Google

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Amazon will give you $5000 in free smart home tech and more when you buy a house

Amazon will give you $5000 in free smart home tech and more when you buy a house

You can now get up to $5,000 in Amazon credit if you buy a house through Amazon's new TurnKey program. The $5,000 incentive was announced Tuesday and includes smart home and... Read more ...