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How to opt-in and use Android Instant Apps, currently rolling out to select devices

Back at Google I/O last summer, we got our first look at Android Instant Apps. Instead of taking the time to download and install a full application, Instant Apps allows users to quickly test out applications straight from the web.<p>Last month, Google started a limited test of the service and opened …

Verizon Q1 misses on sales of $32.2B, meets on EPS of $1.06, mum on Yahoo bid

No word on Yahoo from Verizon, one of the strong contenders to buy the troubled Internet giant, but today the carrier (which now owns TechCrunch) reported its own mixed earnings for Q1. Dragged by declines in wireless revenues, the company posted total revenues of $32.2 billion and earnings per …

Investing

WhatsApp goes down for some on New Year’s Eve (update: it’s back)

WhatsApp isn’t working today for some users. We first spotted the problems at 9:58 a.m. Pacific — we couldn’t send messages at all, and then they started to go through, but were always delayed. The outage seems to be impacting certain regions more than others. At first it appeared the problems were …

Amazon Fire TV comes out to play with 4K and Alexa, stays at $99

If you're one of the folks that's purchased a 4K TV, Amazon has some good news for you: The new Fire TV supports 4K and still costs $99.99 (£80). In addition to handling all those extra pixels, the voice remote now calls up Alexa, the Echo assistant with access to more than just movie and TV …

LG G Flex 2 can be yours for just $250, in new condition!

Last month well-known Ebay seller <i>qualitycell</i> offered up the LG G Flex 2 for just $290 in brand new condition. That was a hell of a price for a Snapdragon 810-powered device that isn’t even quite a year old yet. If you didn’t jump on it then, you’ll be happy to know it is back for even cheaper at …

Mobile Technology

5 Ways Your Daily Routine Would Be Incredibly Hard in Space

Australian Isis recruit Suhan Rahman reportedly killed fighting in Syria

Death of jihadist, dubbed Abu Jihad Al-Australi, apparently confirmed after wife tweets tribute and pictures emerge of him lying on ground soaked in blood<p>Melbourne man Suhan Rahman, dubbed Abu Jihad Al-Australi after joining Islamic State fighters in Syria, has been killed in the conflict, …

Yazidis

Report: Google to Announce Android TV

Google (GOOG) is expected to announce Android TV at the I/O developer conference in late June, according to a report by Gigaom. The product is set to compete with Amazon’s (AMZN) Fire TV.<p>Android TV is said to be the replacement for Google TV, which was launched in 2010. Yet instead of focusing on …

North Korea Sends Kenneth Bae Back to Labor Camp

An American citizen who has been held in North Korea for 15 months has been returned to a labor camp, the State Department said Friday.<p>Kenneth Bae, who led tour groups in the secretive East Asian nation, was arrested in late 2012 and sentenced to 15 years hard labor for unspecified hostiles acts. …

North Korea