FTC steps up investigation on unlawful repair restrictions
The FTC will now double up efforts to stop restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, and consumers from fixing their own products.
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ESPN+ overview: what is ESPN Plus?
Find out everything you need to know about ESPN+ streaming service and what it offers. ESPN+ is also available in a Disney+ Bundle that offers even more streaming content.
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Netflix may enter the game streaming market
Netflix could be getting its team ready to start working on a new game streaming service to compete with Stadia and Xbox Cloud services
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These new features are coming to Microsoft Edge browser soon
Here is a list of new features that are coming to Microsoft Edge browser in the near future, including Tab Group and automatic translation.
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36 US States filed for a lawsuit against Google over Play Store monopoly
The lawsuit claims that Google has “grossly exaggerate the risk” of downloading apps from outside the Play Store. The suit also mentions payment processors.
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Visible introduces a new ‘Bring a Friend Program’
Visible has revamped its Bring a Friend program that allows you to refer friends in a new way that gives you and your friend some great and unique perks.
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Spain starts investigating Apple and Amazon for Anti-Competitive Practices
Apple is constantly under scrutiny for its anti-competitive practices in the US,…
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Amazon gives you 6 months of Disney+ with Amazon Music Unlimited subscription
Amazon is trying to entice new users onto its platform. This time, Amazon is offering new Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers 6 months of Dinsey+.
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LinkedIn breach leaves 700 Million users exposed [Update]
LinkedIn was breached again. A new report tells us that more than 700 million users’ information was exposed online by another hacker and put up for sale.
How (and why) Email could become your favorite messaging system
Your email hatred is probably misplaced. The beauty of email is that you can modify it to do anything you want. There’s probably already an easy way to fix what you hate and turn it into a dream hot rod of internet messaging.
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London Underground to get full mobile coverage by 2024
Transport for London has posted a confirmation that it is committed to deploy high-speed mobile coverage across the Tube network in London.
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Apple is investigated for anti-competitive behaviour in Germany
The Federal Cartel Office has announced that it will investigate Apple for claims of anti-competitive behaviour, related to the App Store and other products and services.
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Spotify bought another company to improve its Podcast service
Spotify has been focusing on its podcast service for a while, making large investments to ensure it’s the biggest platform for creators.
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Google is working on an Apple Find My alternative for Android
According to an app teardown, Google might want to make some massive changes to its already existing Find My Device app.
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Pocketnow Daily: New Laws to CHANGE your next iPhone, Google Pixel 6 Special Auto Focus & more!(video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible legislative changes that could affect the next iPhone, Pixel 6 features, and more.
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Samsung announces Summer of Galaxy offers and rewards
Samsung is joining forces with global music authority Billboard to provide exclusive programs and offers.
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Twitter to make it easier for you to subscribe to Revue newsletters
Revue allows writers to run free or paid newsletters on Revue. Now, the company is making it easier for you to subscribe to these Revue newsletters.
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Messenger QR codes remind us that Facebook Pay is still a thing
Facebook Pay allows users to add their payment method once and then use the same across some of the world’s most popular services.
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Spotify legal head explains why he thinks Apple is a ‘monopolist’ and ‘ruthless bully’
Spotify legal head Horacio Gutierrez has dished out on how Apple chokes the competition and exhibits unrestrained use of power.
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In case you forgot, Google Photos is no longer free starting today
Starting today – that is June 1 – Google Photos no longer offers free cloud storage for your pictures and videos.
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Amazon purchases MGM for $8.4B. What will it do with it?
The real value of the deal is in the potential of turning MGM’s vast catalog into an IP that will spawn fresh content for Prime Video.
Pocketnow Daily: Google Pixel 6 is NO Mid-Ranger, MAJOR Mac mini Revamp & more! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the processor in the upcoming Google Pixel 6, the alleged Mac mini redesign, and more.
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HUAWEI seeks to find growth by turning to software, aims to “lead the world”
HUAWEI chief Ren Zhengfei has told employees to ‘lead the world’ in the domain of software – a decision aimed at negating US sanctions.
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Zoom delivers you a personalized stage for your events
Zoom Events is an all-in-one platform for creating paid (and free) online events and conferences, while managing them from a single hub.
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BREAKING: IFA 2021 cancelled after brief mirage of normality
The organizers of IFA are now working with their partners from industry, trade, and media to get everything ready for IFA 2022 next year.