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Wireless industry veteran is out as Tidal CEO

Wireless industry veteran is out as Tidal CEO

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

PocketNow (press release) (blog) Wireless industry veteran is out as Tidal CEO PocketNow (press release) (blog) Toig has been involved with the founding of Virgin Mobile USA , then moved onto create Cricket Wireless's exclusive music service, Muve. He then spent two years at rival SoundCloud serving as chief business officer before coming over to [...]

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didnt happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didnt happen this week

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

WWMT-TV NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week WWMT-TV FILE – In this May 20, 2012, file photo, the annular solar eclipse is seen as the sun sets behind the Rocky Mountains from downtown Denver. The AP reported on June 16, 2017 , that a story circulating online that claims NASA [...]

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Uber Must Find A New CEO After Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber Must Find A New CEO After Travis Kalanick Resigns

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Uber Must Find A New CEO After Travis Kalanick Resigns NPR Kalanick reportedly agreed to resign after a shareholder revolt and scandals involving the workplace environment. An ex- Uber engineer had blogged about how her sexual harassment case was mishandled. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Some other news now¬†… …

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The iPhone was made because Steve Jobs hated this guy at Microsoft

The iPhone was made because Steve Jobs hated this guy at Microsoft

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

View photos The design of the original iPhone has surprising origin story. The now iconic design came about because of a personal grudge Steve Jobs had against a Microsoft exec. SEE ALSO: The iPhone almost looked completely different, and, well, it’s not good Speaking at an event Tuesday, Scott Forstall, who lead Apple’s iOS software [...]

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WannaCry attack sends cybersecurity stocks higher

WannaCry attack sends cybersecurity stocks higher

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

USA TODAY ' WannaCry ' attack sends cybersecurity stocks higher USA TODAY The massive attack of the ' WannaCry ' ransomware virus that infected computers around the world prompted a Monday surge in cybersecurity stocks as investors sought safety. Although the attack appeared to slow as the work week opened, investors reacted¬†… WannaCry ransomware : [...]

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Month in Space: September 2016

Month in Space: September 2016

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

1. The Rosetta spacecraft captured this image of Comet 67P on Sept. 20 when the Rosetta was 8.5 miles from the center of the comet. The European Space Agency craft is scheduled to crash-land into the comet on Sept. 30, ending its 10-year, four-billion-mile journey. Scientists decided to crash-land the probe on the comet because [...]

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Kia tops new car quality survey for 2nd straight year

Kia tops new car quality survey for 2nd straight year

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kia tops new car quality survey for 2nd straight year Middletown Press In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 photo, the 2017 Kia Niro sits on display at the Chicago Auto Show, in Chicago. Kia has claimed the top spot in J.D. Power's annual initial quality survey of new vehicles for the second straight year. AP [...]

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Valve is not your friend, and Steam is not healthy for gaming

Valve is not your friend, and Steam is not healthy for gaming

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Polygon Valve is not your friend, and Steam is not healthy for gaming Polygon Looking back, it's strange to think how quickly even the most vocal Steam -haters came to terms with the idea of keeping Valve's software on their computer. Eight short years after feeling concern about one forced DRM installation, we suddenly had [...]

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Fastest Mobile Networks 2017

Fastest Mobile Networks 2017

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Contents Fastest Mobile Networks 2017 Regional and National Winners Carrier and Network Profiles Testing Methodology Why You Need a Faster Phone Atlanta Austin: AT&T Baltimore: Verizon Boston: AT&T Charlotte: AT&T Chicago: AT&T Dallas: T-Mobile Denver: T-Mobile Detroit: Verizon Houston: T-Mobile Indianapolis: AT&T Kansas City: AT&T and Verizon (Tie) Las Vegas: Verizon Los Angeles: Verizon Miami: [...]

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For a private company, Uber is behaving a lot like a public one

For a private company, Uber is behaving a lot like a public one

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the most unusual things about the dramatic shakeup at Uber is that it all happened pre-IPO. Sending the co-founder/CEO packing when the downside to his immaturity finally eclipses the upside to his brilliance? Calling in a former attorney general of the United States to investigate the corporate culture, and disclosing the report with [...]

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