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France to ban smartphone use in schools

There has been much debate about children using smartphones, tablets and mobile devices in general. Some parents are adamant about not allowing their children to have a smartphone until they’re teenagers while other parents fully embrace letting their children own…

Student who created Mirai botnet pleads guilty

Paras Jha of New Jersey has admitted to creating and running the Mirai botnet which caused huge outages across the Internet back in late 2016. The botnet consisted of hundreds of thousands of infected devices that were designed to flood…

T-Mobile wants to revolutionize the pay-TV industry

T-Mobile has single-handedly revolutionized the wireless industry over the past few years thanks to its Un-carrier initiative. Now, the nation’s third largest provider is turning its attention to a different industry in need of reform.

Tidal could run out of money in six months

Sprint’s investment in streaming music service Tidal earlier this year may not have been enough to correct course. According to Norway’s Dagens Næringsliv, the company is bleeding cash and may only have around six months of working capital remaining.…

Robots will help carry luggage in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

Although still a few years away, tourists attending the 2020 Tokyo Olympics need not worry about moving around heavy luggage. A Tokyo official has confirmed that robots will be on hand at the Tokyo airport to help with translation, travel…

Google's Year in Search highlights the top trends of 2017

Google has published its annual list of the top searches of 2017. The entries, spanning several categories including memes, losses, elections, actors and consumer tech, serve as an accurate summery of the people, products and events that defined a hectic year.

Google is opening an AI center in China

Even though its search engine, Gmail service, maps, and docs are blocked in the country, Google has announced that its first AI center to open in Asia will be located in Beijing, China. Google Chief Scientist Fei-Fei Li said it…

Coinbase faces outages as popular altcoins surge

While bitcoin has seen a huge surge in price and popularity, it is far from the only cryptocurrency making market gains. Just as there are many different types of fiat currency including the US dollar, the euro, and the pound,…