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European Commission Fines Google an Unprecedented 2.4 Billion Euro Penalty

The European Commission today caused waves in the technology world when it slapped a massive 2.42 billion euro fine on Google for manipulating search results and leading traffic to its own shopping platform.The fine,...
Google Pixel 2 XL Taimen

Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL Won’t be Identical, Is That Bad?

This year's Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL will reportedly be manufactured by two different smartphone makers. The smaller Pixel 2 will be made by HTC, and the Google Pixel 2 XL (Taimen)...
GST in India

GST in India: Nation Poised for Biggest Taxation Change in 70 Years

India is going through undoubtedly the biggest tax reform since it gained independence from British rule in 1947. The republic is on the verge of adopting a new GST-based taxation system that will upend the...
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Product Review: Archeer A320 Home Speaker with Bamboo Baffle and Awesome Audio

There are plenty of home speakers out there on the market, but very few stand out in terms of design and performance like the product we're about to review today. Manufactured by home and...
iOS 11

DO NOT Install iOS 11 Beta on Your iPhone If You Hate Bugs and...

Apple recently pushed the second beta of iOS 11 to developers, and many iPhone users have been updating their devices after signing up to the beta program and getting their Apple developer IDs. However,...
Galaxy Note 8 Pricing

$1000 Pricing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8: Troubling Trend?

It looks like smartphone buyers will need to start shelling out in excess of a thousand dollars for a premium device from 2017 onwards. On the heels of iPhone 8 rumors about pricing starting...
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Android O May Be Android Oatmeal Cookie, not Android Oreo: Source Code Clue

A new clue from Android O source code shows that the O in Android could stand for "Oatmeal Cookie". The clue was first spotted by Myce, and it shows ‘oc-dev’. Admittedly, that's not a very...
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Google Chrome on Android O Gets Picture-in-Picture Video Support

A new Google Chrome feature that's been a part of Android TV for sometime now has finally made its way into Android O, the latest mobile OS version from Google: Picture-in-Picture video support is...
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Surface Devices May Soon Have Smartphone-style Anti-theft Device Disablement Option

When Apple introduced anti-theft measures for the iPhone so thieves couldn't wipe the device and conveniently sell it off, it set off a major movement in the smartphone industry. Today, most smartphones are well-protected...
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The Myth of Microsoft Cloud Benefitting from the Amazon Whole Foods Deal

When Amazon announced its intent to buy Whole Foods Market earlier this month, it sent waves across the retail industry. That's understandable, because Amazon is an e-commerce force to be reckoned with, and entering...