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Google Launches U.K. Android Pay Holiday Promotions

Let’s face it: 2016 was a depressing year. David Bowie. Brexit. Harambe. But it isn’t over yet, and Google is shining a light into the dark abyss with a new gift-giving promotion. On Tuesday, the search giant announced “Shop, Tap, Reward,” a rewards program that will see Android Pay users …

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Republic Wireless Launches Deals to Celebrate Independence

Republic Wireless launched as something of a novelty five years ago. The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) tapped U.S. carrier Sprint’s cell towers for service, offloaded calls and data to Wi-Fi hot spots whenever possible, and passed the savings on to consumers: Republic’s cheapest plan starts at $15 per month for …

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Yahoo Launches Yahoo Answers App on iOS

Got questions? Yahoo’s got Answers, and now the popular feature has its own iOS app. On Monday, the internet giant quietly unveiled a native mobile app for Yahoo Answers, which allows internet denizens to ask and answer questions from their compatriots. So if you’re looking to build your knowledge base (or are …

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YouTube Launches 4K Live-Streaming Ahead Of Game Awards

November has been quite the month for YouTube adding new features. First, it added support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) videos, then it followed up with support for VR videos. Not content to close out the month wirth only two major new features, the service on wednesday added another big feature: …

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YouTube Launches 4K Live-Streaming Ahead Of Game Awards

November has been quite the month for YouTube adding new features. First, it added support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) videos, then it followed up with support for VR videos. Not content to close out the month wirth only two major new features, the service on wednesday added another big feature: …

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Yahoo Launches Yahoo Answers App on iOS

Got questions? Yahoo’s got Answers, and now the popular feature has its own iOS app. On Monday, the internet giant quietly unveiled a native mobile app for Yahoo Answers, which allows internet denizens to ask and answer questions from their compatriots. So if you’re looking to build your knowledge base (or are …

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Uber Launches in Bangladesh

Uber just took yet another step towards ubiquity. Earlier this week, the transportation titan announced its expansion into Bangladesh, adding to the ever-growing list of countries and cities in which Uber is available. “We are excited to announce that Uber is officially hitting the road in Dhaka, connecting riders with …

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Uber launches a new way for riders to thank their driver

Ever had a great Uber ride? One that really stood out from all the others? Perhaps the driver was super-friendly, or their choice of music hit all the right notes. Or maybe the car just smelled really nice. Whatever the reason, it’s likely you gave the maximum five-star rating once …

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FreedomPop Launches FreedomShop Used Phone Market

Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile may have the most subscribers among U.S. carriers, but there is no shortage of smaller, cheaper outfits with comparable coverage and plans. FreedomPop is one of them. It is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), meaning it taps other carriers’ towers to provide service (Sprint’s, in …

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Apple launches 'touch disease' repair program for iPhone 6 Plus

Three months after iFixit coined the term “touch disease” for a defect discovered with some iPhone 6 Plus devices, Apple has finally responded with the launch on Thursday of a new repair program. It’s not clear how many units of this older version of Apple’s largest phone are affected by …

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