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All the new features coming to the Facebook app and Messenger

Facebook At its F8 developer conference this week, Facebook introduced a variety of new features and updates users will soon see over the next few months. From a new dating app to privacy controls, the social media platform is bringing people more ways to interact with others and add to their profiles. Here are all the new […]

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Everything Facebook announced at F8 2018

Compared to last year’s event, which showed off tech that allowed people to hear through their skin and helicopters that delivered fiber optic cable, this year’s F8 conference was a more subdued affair. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the keynote not with a splashy entrance, but by addressing concerns from developers about how Facebook would […]

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Disney wants to make shows exclusively for Twitter

(Reuters) — Walt Disney will create live sports, news and entertainment programming specifically for Twitter’s social network, a move to attract online viewers and advertising revenue through digital video. Comcastnetworks including NBC and MSNBC, Viacom’s Comedy Central, MTV and BET, and others also are developing content for the social network, according to a statement on […]

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A new MacBook Air likely won’t be revealed until later in 2018

Although Apple still could still reveal a new MacBook Air during the company’s developers conference in June, component suppliers claim Apple won’t go into production on the new model until the second half of 2018. The thin-and-light notebook was originally slated to enter manufacturing in the second quarter, but now component suppliers claim Apple won’t even […]

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T-Mobile agrees to acquire Sprint for $26 billion

(Reuters) — T-Mobile agreed on Sunday to acquire peer Sprint, in a $ 26 billion all-stock deal that will combine the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers and is expected to attract regulatory scrutiny over its impact on consumers. The agreement caps four yearsof on- and off- talksbetween the companies, setting the stage for […]

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Everything you need to know about the T-Mobile and Sprint merger

The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, the third and fourth largest carriers in the U.S., has been close to happening for several years, and the time has finally come. On Sunday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to Twitter to officially announce the merger, saying the two companies “have reached an agreement.” He posted a video alongside […]

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‘An absolute nightmare’: When online banking goes wrong, VERY wrong

[embedded content] If you’ve ever cursed your online banking provider because you couldn’t find a link to a page on its website, then spare a thought for the millions of Brits who for the last week have been experiencing nothing short of a nightmare with TSB, one of the country’s major banks. The story began […]

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Imagination to Inflection at TiE Inflect 2018

Presented by TiE Elon Musk invested $ 100 million of his own money into The Boring Company for his hyperloop project. William Boeing started his aircraft manufacturing company because he didn’t want to wait for months to find replacement parts to fix broken planes. William Wrigley’s offer of free gum to customers who bought his […]

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Google Swaps Gun Emoji for a Water Pistol

Following the lead of several other big tech companies—including Apple, Samsung, and Twitter—Google has changed the gun emoji on its platform to a water pistol. According to Emojipedia, the update is rolling out to Android devices now. Apple in 2016 became the first company to swap out its gun emoji for a toy version while […]

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OnePlus 6 Launching May 16

Mark your calendars, OnePlus fans. The Chinese smartphone maker’s next flagship handset—the OnePlus 6—is slated to make its debut three weeks from today. OnePlus on Wednesday announced plans to launch the phone at an event titled “The Speed You Need” at the Copper Box Arena in London on May 16, and you’re all invited. “The […]

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Website builder Weebly to be snapped up by payments service Square

[embedded content] Mobile payments company Square announced on Thursday it’s buying website builder Weebly for $ 365 million in a mix of cash and stock. Square, which is led by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, will use the acquisition to expand the company’s services beyond its current offerings, giving small businesses the tools to create websites […]

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Facebook, Microsoft follow Google’s lead, replace gun emoji with a water pistol

Emojipedia Following the news that Google is replacing its pistol emoji into a water pistol, two more companies have decided to do the same. Both Facebook and Microsoft have openly announced plans to follow suit. The growing trend has been seen by a variety of companies over the last few years. Apple had been the […]

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T-Mobile: 5G Won't Start Out Much Faster Than 4G

T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network will start out 25-50 percent faster than its existing 4G LTE network, the carrier said today. That’s much slower than the multi-gigabit speeds AT&T and Verizon have been touting, but those carriers largely plan to use very different spectrum. T-Mobile is mostly going for range with its nationwide 600MHz because it […]

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Why can’t Americans buy the best Android phone of 2018? Scaremongers

Jack Taylor/Getty Images In 2011, U.S. customs seized and presumably destroyed 60,000 Kinder Surprise eggs — a hollow chocolate egg with a capsule inside containing a toy. Why? The Food and Drug Administration banned the eggs for fear that over-eager children may scoff the chocolate egg and toy down in one go, thus choking on […]