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Snapchat Gets Deeper Into Live Events, Wants More User-Generated Content

Snapchat is expanding its Live Stories feature and may want to get into "breaking news."<p>Snapchat is pushing harder into live events, and it’s relying on its user base to hand over more content in the process.<p>Snapchat is expanding its Live Stories feature as part of an app update Monday to get more …

Google's Answer to Facebook Instant Articles Gets (Tentative) Launch Date, Ad Partners

A gradual launch for fast websites.<p>Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google’s initiative for mobile news publishing and its open source riposte to similar efforts from Facebook and Apple, is arriving “early next year,” the company said in a post on Tuesday.<p>Last month, Google rolled out a preview version of …

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Mozilla says it doesn't need Google's cash to survive

For many years, Firefox's survival was tied into how generous the folks over at Google were feeling, since the company effectively bankrolled the browser. Times have changed, and in an interview with <i>CNET</i>, Mozilla's Denelle Dixon-Thayer said that its financial future is looking better than ever. …

OnePlus is offering refunds for its troublesome USB Type-C cables

But only if you purchased them separately<p>OnePlus has admitted that its USB Type-C cable is "using a resistor that may not be fully compatible with some third-party devices," and is now offering refunds for the accessory — but only if you purchased it separately.<p>News of the faulty cable came to …

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Cortana for iPhone is rolling out now to beta testers

As expected, Microsoft has begun to roll out a beta version of Cortana for iOS. The digital assistant app is being distributed via Apple's TestFlight, according to <i>TechCrunch</i>, which potentially means the pool of testers is limited to just 2,000 participants.<p>While Cortana's trademark sass is still …

Bill Gates is launching a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is set to reveal a massive clean energy project on Monday, during the first day of the United Nations climate change summit in Paris. According to <i>Reuters</i>, which originally reported the news, the French government has confirmed that the ex-CEO-turned-philanthropist …

iPhone 6S camera tested in depth

But how good is the new 12-megapixel camera and is the detail rendition visibly better than the old 8-megapixel model?<p>That depends on the subject. …

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Inspired Canvas Smart Desk (video)

Those of you that have lucky enough to own the new larger iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, may be interested in a new Smart Desk that has been created by …

Instagram tests multiple account support on Android

The Instagram team appears to be readying an Android update that will introduce one of its most highly requested features: multiple account support. For the average user this probably isn't a big deal, but for professional photographers, social media managers and small business owners, this …

Black Friday + Cyber Monday deals, major Google discounts & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we discuss our list of Black Friday 2015 deals, and which are the best value. Then we discuss our Holiday Shopping …

Nintendo's Wii U video game console may be a flop — but it's also an underrated work of genius

When the device was introduced in 2012 as Nintendo's successor to the smash-hit Wii video game console, expectations were high that the Japanese game company would once again create a monster hit.<p>Instead, the Wii U has proved to be a huge flop, selling just over 10 million units in the past three …

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