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After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local banks......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News50 min. ago

Apple iPhone 9 Tops The Rumour Mill

There is no end to rumours right? We can definitely bet on it especially after witnessing the latest Apple iPhone rumour. Well, that’s because, this rumour is about Apple iPhone 9 which may be released in 2018. Yes, we know that we have yet to see.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Here’s how Twitter aims to entice you into cosy DM exchanges with brands

Twitter's desire to get users to engage more with brands has led to a new card that aims to encourage a DM exchange. Direct Message Cards offer responses to a question which, when a user selects one, flip into a DM session. The post Here’s how.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Uber Plans Millions In Back Pay After Shorting NYC Drivers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Uber Technologies Inc. said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company's share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work

One of the new tools Google has announced for its advertisers today promises to tie your offline credit card data together with all your online viewing to tell advertisers exactly what's working as they try to target you and your wallet. Consumerist.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Apple and Nokia bury the hatchet

Lawsuits get settled, but what about the companies wielding Nokia patents? Enlarge / A Nokia store in Helsinki, Finland, in 2013. (credit: Tomi Setala/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A litigation brawl between Nokia and Apple over intellectual.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

Nissan finance ordered to pay ex-dealer $256 million for fraud

After years of legal wrangling, ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn has been awarded $256 million by a jury against Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 42 min. ago

Google will track your shopping trips to prove its ads work

First, Google followed you to the store using location data, much like Foursquare. Then its launched its Express shopping service. Now, it will track billions of credit and debit card transactions in an even bigger effort to prove its online.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 49 min. ago

US sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions cheating

Volkswagen definitely won't be the only major automaker hauled into court for cheating on diesel emissions tests in recent years. In the wake of EPA accusations from January, the US Department of Justice has sued Fiat Chrysler for alle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 49 min. ago

Google expands family sharing to Calendars, Photos, YouTube TV, more

Over the past several years, Google has made sharing apps and content with your family quite easy -- and now it's doing the same for Calendars, Photos, note-taking app Keep, and YouTube TV. The post Google expands family sharing to Calendars, Photos,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 22 min. ago

In light of Manchester attack, video game thriller ‘Get Even’ is delayed

Originally planned to release this week, Bandai Namco's Get Even has been pushed back to June 23. The delay for this first-person shooter comes in the wake of the attack in Manchester, England. The post In light of Manchester attack, video game thril.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 22 min. ago

Navy Looks to Replenish Tomahawk Stockpile After Syria, Yemen Strikes

The Navy’s request of $8.5 billion to cover overseas contingency operations in fiscal 2018 will include funding for 66 Tactical Tomahawk cruise missiles to replace... The Navy’s request of $8.5 billion to cover overseas contingency op.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News12 hr. 6 min. ago

Dodge puts a price tag on 2018 Challenger SRT Demon

Get your pocketbooks ready. After lots of speculation, pricing on the Dodge Demon will start at $86,090 with the destination charge and a gas guzzler tax......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Google simplifies sharing notes, calendars and photos with family

Google knows that a large part of its customer base probably have families. That's why it introduced a family plan option to Google Music a couple of years ago, as well as Family Library sharing for the Play Store last year. When YouTub.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Corsair Unveils T1 RACE Gaming Chair: Five Colors, $350

Over the years, Corsair has managed to carve a niche for itself as a purveyor of just about every PC gaming-related peripheral imaginable. That product line expands a little more with the announcement of their first gaming chair, the T1 RACE. Said t.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Storm damage forces cargo diversion at Laredo border crossing

Auto parts deliveries to manufacturers and suppliers have been delayed at the Laredo, Texas, port of entry after heavy storms and flash floods on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

At Google, an Employee-Run Email List Tracks Harassment and Bias Complaints

A group of Google employees have begun a message board for employees to submit worker complaints that's then emailed weekly as a digest, according to a report on Bloomberg. The email list -- called "Yes, at Google" -- has been around since October an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: ISPs That Respect Your Online Privacy?

New submitter Rick Schumann writes: According to this story just posted here on Slashdot, Comcast is playing about as dirty as they can get. This is just about the last straw for me; are there any ISPs in the United States that actually respect your.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

"Sony Needs a Fresh Hit"

Even as Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai has done a remarkable job over the past five years -- taking bold decisions on the areas the company should be focusing on, and cutting efforts on those that aren't working -- his company desperately needs a fresh hit t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Medium’s existential makeover continues with a revamped homepage

Despite its high profile, Medium still hasn't quite figured out what it is in the five years since it launched as a minimalist blogging platform. In the meantime, Medium has pivoted from tech company to publishing service and various sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago