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Samsung Acquires Perch IoT Company

02/05/2017, Perch, an Internet of Things company that developed a smart home monitoring platform which enables people to use their old smartphones as security cameras, has announced that it has been acquired by Samsung Electronics. Perch has confirmed that its team...

#DeleteUber Campaign Reportedly Sees 200,000 Accounts Deleted

02/03/2017, Last week it was reported that for the first time ever, ride-hailing service Lyft had managed to surpass Uber in terms of app downloads. This is because of an ongoing #DeleteUber campaign that was created in response to Uber seemingly trying to profit...

This Dating App Matches You Based On What You Hate

02/03/2017, When you think about dating apps or dating websites, or just dating in general, people try to tend to find mutual likes and interests. For example if both of you like eating Greek food, then talking about the best Greek restaurants in town would be a good...

Facebook Introduces New ‘Discover People’ Feature

02/03/2017, How many of you guys remember how easy it was to trust people on the internet back in the day? Back then giving out information like your name, age, and where you stayed didn’t seem like a big deal, but with hackers, predators, and catfishers out there...

European Commission Investigating Valve Over Steam’s Geo-Blocking

02/03/2017, There is a good reason why region-locking games/consoles is starting to become a thing of the past. Even Nintendo who has been known to region-lock their consoles and games have done away with that practice with the upcoming Switch console. However on the...

Snapchat’s Parent Company Files For A $3 Billion IPO

02/03/2017, Pretty much ever since the app launched, Snapchat was known as Snapchat, but last year the company decided to rebrand itself where the app would continue to be known as Snapchat, but the company would be known as Snap. This seemed to indicate grander...

Interview With Shunsuke Aoki / Yukai Engineering (Japan)

02/03/2017, I’ve met a lot of interesting people in Japan, and Shunsuke Aoki is among them. He is the CEO of Yukai Engineering, Inc, a hardware/robot development company most known for the BOCCO family robot that we covered during CEATEC Japan, including the...

Mozilla Calls It Quits On Firefox OS

02/03/2017, Mozilla is a company that many probably know for its Firefox browser. However in recent times the company has tried to expand beyond the browser by launching Firefox OS, which initially debuted as a smartphone platform that was designed to compete against...

AT&T 5G Network Will Be Rolled Out In These Two Cities

02/02/2017, The country’s second largest carrier has confirmed that it’s going to start rolling out its next-generation 5G network in two cities. At an event in San Francisco, the carrier confirmed that its “5G Evolution” network is going to...

Samsung May Establish Appliance Manufacturing Plant In The U.S.

02/02/2017, Samsung is reportedly thinking about setting up a new manufacturing plant in the United States for home appliances. It might do that in response to the threat of additional import taxes on products manufactured outside the country for consumers inside the...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Story Mode Confirmed

02/01/2017, Star Wars: Battlefront was greeted with high expectations at launch in 2015 but many fans were not happy with the fact that developer DICE decided to make it a multiplayer-only title. Some didn’t even like the multiplayer gameplay and found the game...