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T-Mobile launches VoLTE, starting with Seattle

Phones<p>Voice over LTE is rolling out in the US, starting with T-Mobile's home city.<p>by<p>9:53 AM PDT<p>Next Article: Apple admits slowing older iPhones, says it's to prevent battery issues

VC: Apple has largely lost its 'mojo'

Former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya says Apple is merely producing more of the same and is "screwed."<p>When a VC looks at the world, he doesn't look at it with a generosity of spirit or a loving eye.<p>He looks at it in terms of cold, crinkly cash.<p>This can lead to definitive views of what the future …

How to reopen a closed tab in Chrome for Android

Accidentally close a tab in Chrome for Android? You can now undo it, but you better be quick!<p>Just this week Google released a long list of updates to both its Chrome browser and Chrome OS. The OS update included 'OK Google' voice search listening, while the Android version of its browser gained the …

NASA used your Earth Day selfies to make something incredible

NASA's Earth Day promotion resulted in 36,422 images used to create an amazing mosaic of Planet Earth. You have to see it to believe it.<p>On Earth Day, NASA asked people "Where are you on Earth right now?" and urged them to take a selfie to go along with their answer. On Thursday (one month to the …

Microsoft challenges FBI gag order -- and wins

Documents unsealed by a federal court show Microsoft successfully litigated an information request from the FBI on one of its cloud customers.<p>Documents unsealed Thursday<p>by a federal court in Seattle reveal that late last year, Microsoft successfully challenged an FBI National Security Letter.<p>NSLs …

Why are Sony and Samsung keeping 4K content to themselves?

The decision to make 4K content proprietary displays some truly stunning corporate hubris by two of the biggest players in Ultra HD "4K," potentially sabotaging its very adoption and acceptance.<p>Both Samsung and Sony, leader and major player in TVs respectively, have huge amounts of money invested …

If 'House of Cards' Characters Used LinkedIn

<i>Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for season two of House of Cards. If you have not watched the final episode of season two, stop reading</i> …

What does Apple stand to gain from Dr Dre's Beats headphones?

Dr Dre's headphone brand may seem like an odd fit with Apple's image, but music and powerful people have their own appeal<p>Apple is reported to be buying Dr Dre’s headphone brand Beats for $3.2bn, in a deal that would be the Cupertino-based company’s largest acquisition to date. But what does Beats …

Senate approves 'kill switches' for cellphones sold in California

The state Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would require cellphones sold in California to be equipped with "kill switches" that can render them inoperable if stolen.<p>LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other law enforcement officials backed the legislation as a way to counter a surge in …

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A regional jet nearly collided with a drone earlier this year

A remotely piloted drone nearly collided with a commercial airplane on March 22nd of this year, according to a new report in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The flight was a 50-seat regional jet operated by American Airlines, which encountered the drone roughly 2300 feet above Tallahassee Regional Airport …

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Internet piracy: UK ISPs close to deal with entertainment industry

BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media will send 'educational' letters to people who make illegal downloads under agreement<p>UK internet service providers and the entertainment industry are near to agreeing a deal to combat piracy.<p>After four years of negotiations, BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media have …