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Dell Technologies' PC, servers, networking revenue strong in Q3

[ad_1] Dell Technologies’ PC business continues to surge as the company delivered a balanced mix of operating income and revenue by unit. The company reported a third quarter net loss from continuing operations of $941 million on revenue of $19.61 billion, up 21 percent from a year ago. Non-GAAP net income from continuing operations was $1.1 billion. By unit, Dell’s ...

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Lyft’s self-driving pilot with nuTonomy begins rolling out in Boston

[ad_1] Lyft is beginning its self-driving car pilot with self-driving car company nuTonomy in Boston as it looks to ramp up its self-driving efforts, and is now matching its riders with self-driving vehicles in parts of Boston, nuTonomy said today. Lyft announced its partnership with nuTonomy in June this year, indicating that the pilots would begin in the coming months. It ...

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Now you can 3D-print things that connect to Wi-Fi without batteries or electronics

[ad_1] The researchers substituted electrical components with 3D-printable plastic springs, gears and switches, while an antenna was made from a plastic and copper conductive filament. University of Washington Researchers at the University of Washington have created a range of 3D-printed plastic objects that can communicate with a router even though they’re not connected to the internet and don’t contain any ...

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French peer-to-peer payment app Lydia adds Apple Pay support

[ad_1] A peer-to-peer payment app that works similarly to Venmo from startup Lydia in France now works with Apple Pay (a feature originally announced in July), making it possible to spend your balance from the app wherever MasterCard and Apple Pay are accepted. It’s a neat use of Apple Pay to make it possible to do mobile payments without requiring ...

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FCC revisited: Net neutrality changes are misleading and not benign, says Gewirtz

[ad_1] Video: Will internet providers keep pace with IoT explosion? Time to think about mesh Yesterday, I published an article based on analysis of an FCC proposal document and the Code of Federal Regulations. I concluded in that article that the FCC’s proposed changes to internet governance were not a threat to our fundamental internet freedoms. After posting that article, ...

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OnePlus celebrates ‘The Last Jedi’ with a limited edition Star Wars 5T

[ad_1] Star Wars has had a strange smartphone history. The franchise was a no brainer for the Motorola Droid — Verizon actually had to license the name from Lucasfilm, so it follows that a few R2-D2 handsets followed over the years. More recently, Sharp, of all companies, scored the rights in time for Rogue One. With The Last Jedi a ...

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Opinion: Net neutrality is a myth, and the FCC changes aren't what you think

[ad_1] Video: Will Internet providers keep pace with IoT explosion? Time to think about mesh No matter where you turn on the internet (unless you visit FCC.gov or a carrier’s website), you’ll see netizens screaming “You can’t take the net from me!” Since the dawn of the internet, it has been almost a matter of gospel that a free and ...

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Facebook drops fee on donations, will match $50M/year, adds Mentor feature

[ad_1] Facebook has always been about friends, but now it’s seeking a broader purpose. So today, Facebook is lending a hand with what it does best: social connections, APIs, and money. At its second Facebook Social Good Forum conference in New York City, the social network just unveiled a slew of new philanthropy-minded features and initiatives. “For all the things ...

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5G to reach 20 percent globally by 2023: Ericsson

[ad_1] (Image: Ericsson) Networking giant Ericsson has predicted that 5G will reach 20 percent of the global population as of 2023, with 1 billion subscriptions to be held by then. Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report states that 5G will be deployed across metro and dense urban areas initially, with the first commercial networks to go live in 2019 as early deployments ...

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Samsung buys another AI company as it continues to build out Bixby

[ad_1] It’s true that Bixby didn’t have the most auspicious of debuts when it rolled out on the Galaxy S8 earlier this year, but Samsung’s clearly got big plans for its smart assistant. Late last year, the company picked up Viv, the new assistant from the folks behind Siri — an acquisition that occurred too late to have a major ...

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