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4 Hours Ago   On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes to correct bugs related to iMessage as well as making VoLTE calls.

4 Hours Ago   Turns out, it's going to take another three months to correct the appearance of the titular hero in the forthcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, work that began almost immediately after fans got their first look at Sonic's unsettling appearance ahead of the movie's November release.

19 Hours Ago   At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy's Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way.

23 Hours Ago   T-Mobile announced a series of changes to its most popular phone plane on Thursday, one of which potentially means a price increase if you're on a plan that includes a Netflix subscription One of the side-effects of the Netflix price increase that's been rolling out in waves recently is that T-Mobile unlimited data plan customers -- for whom the carrier started throwing in a basic Netflix plan two years ago as an extra sweetener -- might have to start paying more to account for that increase.

Yesterday   Rotten Tomatoes has announced a change to its audience score system as part of a multi-step plan to fight trolls which has been underway for a while now.

Yesterday   A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself into custody. Twenty-nine-year-old Jose Simms, who is believed to be in New York currently and who has several outstanding warrants, promised to turn himself in under one condition: If the Facebook post written by the Connecticut PD that includes Simms' 'Wanted' poster gets 15,000 'likes' on the social network, Simms will surrender.

Yesterday   Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like.

Yesterday   It looks like it's going to be another Marvel-ous summer at the box office, based on the results of Fandango's most recent survey of fans about what they're most excited to see on the big screen between now and Labor Day.

2 Days Ago   When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a "Happy #2019" greeting on Twitter, they were demoted and had to take a pay cut.

2 Days Ago   In light of Google's decision to cut ties with Huawei, which puts Android updates in jeopardy as well as access to the Google Play Store for future Huawei phones, customers in Asia naturally worried those devices are about to become worthless are reportedly racing to trade them in. Only to be increasingly turned away from shops in places like Singapore and the Philippines, where not only are the stores saying no way to Huawei -- but they're trying to dump the existing stock they already have.

2 Days Ago   Now begins the creative diaspora of the Game of Thrones cast and crew as they decide on the projects with which they’ll begin the post- Thrones phase of their respective careers.

2 Days Ago   The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year.

3 Days Ago   Mozilla has dramatically changed the look and feel of its browser since the introduction of Firefox Quantum two years ago now -- a release that prefaced the arrival of other new features that promote privacy and speed, like an extension that makes it harder for Facebook to track you.

3 Days Ago   Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend -- namely, Google's decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates.

3 Days Ago   Sunday's finale of Game of Thrones may have sparked intense debate over how one of the biggest TV shows in recent memory drew to a close -- but at least it went out on top.

3 Days Ago   The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause.

4 Days Ago   Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online.

4 Days Ago   Isaac Hempstead Wright, the actor with the sometimes maddeningly impassive face who portrayed Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, got perhaps the best ending out of anyone in the series.

4 Days Ago   And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night's broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show's final season ( *Spoilers* to follow, of course).

4 Days Ago   It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei's consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the beleaguered Chinese smartphone brand had been prepping a mobile OS as a kind of Plan B if the company ever got cut off by Google from relying on Android.

5 Days Ago   A newly published interview between Rolling Stone and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, no surprise, touches at one point on the intense fandom around the series, which is taking a bow on Sunday with the sixth episode of the show's eighth and final season.

6 Days Ago   It's that time of year again, an opportunity to descend upon your nearest GameStop store if you're in the mood for some new games, accessories or even a console -- but you've been waiting for a deal to take advantage of.

6 Days Ago   If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement -- way down in the fine print -- that you’re essentially going to be charged for a full month’s worth of service when you cancel.

6 Days Ago   AT&T came under fire in the last year or so -- as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile -- when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users.

7 Days Ago   Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named "Car Thing" and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electronics gadget.

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