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The US Department of Justice has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation to determine whether AT&T, Verizon, and mobile industry group GSM Association (GSMA) colluded to prevent consumers from easily switching carriers with devices that support eSIM, according to The New York Times. All four major carriers received requests for information about the investigation, according to
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Germany’s Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit yesterday from Axel Springer against Eyeo, the company behind AdBlock Plus. The European publishing giant (which acquired Business Insider in 2015) argued that ad-blocking, as well as the business model where advertisers pay to be added to circumvent the white list, violated Germany’s competition law. Axel Springer won a partial
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Huawei may be effectively banned in the US, but if you’re really interested in snagging the impressive P20, the company just announced that the new devices will be coming to neighboring Canada next month. According to Android Central, the Huawei P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro will be available through several Canadian telecoms, including Rogers,
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Anyone can use cryptocurrency. Man, woman, pony, or toaster—we all look alike on a blockchain. But the cryptocurrency scene has gotten a bad reputation for being much less open and inclusive than the technology itself. In January, one of the longest-running Bitcoin events, the North American Bitcoin Conference, put dozens of men on its agenda
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Everyone seems to be insisting on installing cameras all over their homes these days, which seems incongruous with the ongoing privacy crisis — but that’s a post for another time. Today, we’re talking about enabling those cameras to send high-definition video signals wirelessly without killing their little batteries. A new technique makes beaming video out
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Motorola’s phones aren’t always the flashiest, but there sure are a lot of them. And today, there are even more. The Lenovo-owned brand is launching not one, but four new handsets for your budget-phone-buying pleasure. The new handsets were launched at an event in São Paulo, Brazil. We, sadly, were not there. Instead, we played
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