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Posted On: Nov 18, 2017   |   Posted By: SiliconBeat

On topic: Tech news to know now

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Apple Shazam acquisition just confirmed: A match made in Music

Apple Shazam acquisition just confirmed: A match made in Music

This morning Apple and Shazam announced that the former would acquire the latter in a deal that'll combine the two companies. This acquisition will connect users to a library... Read more ...

Google Home Max now available from Best Buy and Verizon for $399

Google Home Max now available from Best Buy and Verizon for $399

Back at the end of November, Best Buy accidentally revealed that Google's top-of-the-line smart speaker, the Google Home Max, would launch on December 11th. That happens to be... Read more ...

Alexa can now wake you up with music instead of an alarm clock

Alexa can now wake you up with music instead of an alarm clock

This weekend I spent roughly two weeks trying to figure out how to get Amazon's Echo speakers to set an alarm with music and not just a standard buzzer noise. I tried various... Read more ...

Save $300 on the LG V30 Through Verizon

Save $300 on the LG V30 Through Verizon

Verizon will credit you $300 on LG's latest flagship, and you don't even need to trade in a phone to get the deal. Read more ...

Apple Music could get a boost from Shazam, the company's newest addition

Apple Music could get a boost from Shazam, the company's newest addition

Apple's latest startup acquisition could give its music service a jolt. On Monday, Apple officially announced it was buying Shazam , maker of a popular music-recognition app... Read more ...

The NFL and Verizon's new streaming deal will bring games to all mobile carriers

The NFL and Verizon's new streaming deal will bring games to all mobile carriers

Verizon will no longer be the exclusive U.S. mobile carrier for watching NFL games on smartphones and tablets. According to an announcement this morning, the company - and... Read more ...

Ataribox pre-orders go live later this week

Ataribox pre-orders go live later this week

This week is going to be a big one for Atari - perhaps the biggest week in a long time for the company. Atari's new Ataribox goes up for pre-order later this week, marking... Read more ...

Cortana now supports Google Calendar

Cortana now supports Google Calendar

Microsoft is now allowing its Cortana digital assistant to access Google Calendar data. The software giant has added a new Gmail connection to Cortana, which will enable the... Read more ...

Google's new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere

Google's new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere

After months of teasing, Google's finally brought its AR stickers to the Pixel 2. For most users with the company's latest flagship handset, the feature will be available today... Read more ...

Microsoft launches Quantum Development Kit in preview

Microsoft launches Quantum Development Kit in preview

Microsoft is taking its first steps toward equipping developers with the tools they need to develop for quantum computers. Mainstream quantum computing may be a long way off... Read more ...