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Samsung Spain reminds everyone about the Note 7 by handing out free Note 8 devices on a plane

  •  All said, Samsung has done a pretty good job putting the Note 7 behind it. After the phablet became one of the biggest consumer electronics disasters in recent memory, the company invited third-party safety groups to investigate, instituted a rigorous eight-point safety check for future phones and promised to do better at several subsequent press conferences. When the Note 8 arrived early… Read More

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Google delaying some white Pixel 2 orders by a month

  • It looks like Google is having an even harder time keeping the Pixel in stock than it expected. Some people who ordered a white Pixel 2 and received an estimated ship date of late October are receiving emails saying their order has been delayed by up to a month. Multiple people who received the emails have posted about their frustration on Reddit, as was first picked up by Android Police.

    To make up for the delay, Google is offering these customers a free Live Case, which normally sell for $40. It’s a nice savings for anyone who was planning to buy a case anyway, but that won’t necessarily make up for having to wait an extra month for something that was supposed to arrive just days from now — especially since orders are being delayed for...

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Inside the Massive Tunnel Seattle Built to Replace an Aging Highway

UK to help CES tech start-ups after expo chief's criticism

Chariot resumes shuttle service in SF today

  •  Chariot, the commuter shuttle service that had to halt rides in San Francisco last week, is resuming operations this afternoon. Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission suspended Chariot’s operating permit after the service didn’t pass three consecutive California Highway Patrol inspections. Read More

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Good Universe lands movie rights to ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s sexual harassment story

  •  Independent film production company Good Universe beat out three other bidders to land “Disruptors,” the movie based on former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s sexual harassment story. Fowler likely had no idea her blog post about her “One very, very strange year” dealing with sexual harassment and discrimination at Uber would culminate in the ousting of Uber CEO… Read More

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Nintendo announced a Super NES-themed New 3DS XL, and it's gorgeous

Global app revenue and downloads hit record levels in Q3

  •  App downloads and revenue hit record levels in the third quarter of 2017, according to a new report out this morning from App Annie. Downloads across the two major app stores, Apple’s App Store and Google Play, reached nearly 26 billion worldwide – up 8 percent over the same time last year. That figure doesn’t include reinstalls or app updates, only new downloads. In other… Read More

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