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Yahoo to Change Name; Marissa Mayer to Leave Board

Big changes are in the works for Internet pioneer Yahoo involving executive management and the famous company’s name. The company plans to change its name to Altaba Inc after it turns over its email, websites, mobile apps and advertising tools to Verizon. The new name is meant to reflect Yahoo’s transformation into a holding company […]

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Disney unveils new streaming box for children that plays games

This week at CES 2017, Disney made the pretty big announcement that they would be releasing a streaming box that can play some Android games. Disney Streaming Box Puts Kids Front and Center https://t.co/OpO0E1L5Kj pic.twitter.com/Rj5KFFqspU — Tom's Guide (@tomsguide) January 7, 2017 As reported by TomsGuide, the Disney Kids TV box, made by peripheral company […]

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Samsung Has Completed Its Investigation Into The Note7’s Explosions, Findings Submitted To Regulators: Report

The mystery of the explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might finally have been solved. According to The Investor, Samsung has completed its internal investigation and has submitted the report to Korea Testing Laboratory and UL. However, Samsung is not ready to go public with the explanation. Meanwhile, speculations have been rife behind the cause of […]

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Oculus Launches “Rooms” & “Parties” For Gear VR

In an announcement made on Friday, Facebook-owned Oculus said that it is rolling out two new features for the Samsung Gear VR headset. The two features are called ‘Parties’ and ‘Rooms.’ Join a Voice Call with Friends in VR Oculus Parties lets you and up to three friends join a voice call from anywhere in […]

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Facebook Launches An In-App Camera With Unique Art And 3D Special Effects

Messenger launched a new tool complete with art and special effects on Thursday. The update lets users exchange photos with text, stickers, animated effects, illustrated frames and doodles. The update is set to roll out globally to Messenger users in the coming days. The additions are clearly meant as hedges against Snapchat’s colorful, goofy conversations, although […]

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Snapchat confidentially filed for $25 Billion IPO

  The parent company behind messaging app Snapchat has confidentially filed for a stock market flotation, according to reports. According to Bloomberg, Snap will seek to raise as much as $4 billion and the IPO could value the company anywhere from $25 billion to $35 billion. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters are more conservative, […]

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WhatsApp finally launches video calling for one billion+ people

WhatsApp messenger service is today officially rolling out end-to-end encrypted video calling to over 1 billion users of the app across the globe ‘We’re introducing this feature because we know that sometimes voice and text just aren’t enough,’  the company said. ‘There’s no substitute for watching your grandchild take her first steps, or seeing your […]