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Apple will repair defective iPhone 8 logic boards for free

August 31, 2018 Leave a comment

We haven't seen reports of widespread problems with the iPhone 8, but Apple revealed late Friday that it's opening a Logic Board Replacement Program. According to the company "a very small percentage" of phones sold between September 2017 and March 2…

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The Hot College Gig: Online Brand Promoter by CLAIRE BALLENTINE

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By CLAIRE BALLENTINE

American companies are turning to students to push products on their personal social media accounts.

Published: August 30, 2018 at 07:00PM

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California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s Toughest Net Neutrality Law by CECILIA KANG

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By CECILIA KANG

The bill is sure to set up a fight between broadband providers, like Verizon and AT&T, and consumer groups.

Published: August 30, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Under Armour’s latest wireless buds stay in your ears during workouts

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Wireless earbuds are wonderful for the gym… when they stay put. And Under Armour and JBL are keenly aware of that — they've introduced two sets of Bluetooth earbuds, the over-ear Sport Wireless Pivot (above) and in-ear Sport Wireless React (below…

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California’s net neutrality bill is one signature away from taking effect

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After SB 822 passed California's state Assembly yesterday, it just needed (re)approval from the Senate before going in front of the governor to be signed into law. The net neutrality bill that its sponsor Scott Weiner calls "the strongest in the nati…

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India Pushes Back Against Tech ‘Colonization’ by Internet Giants by VINDU GOEL

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By VINDU GOEL

With Facebook, Google and Amazon dominating India’s internet, lawmakers have declared their intention to impose tough new rules on the tech industry.

Published: August 30, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Google says it won’t release a smartwatch this year

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Despite longstanding rumors suggesting that Google was preparing to release a smartwatch in 2018, you won't see a Pixel Watch on shelves (or wrists) any time soon. The company's director of engineering for Wear OS, Miles Barr, confirmed to Tom's Guid…

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