Is this the end of typing? The internet's next billion users want video and voice

The internet’s global expansion is entering a new phase, and it looks decidedly unlike the last one.

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Nintendo is bringing its toys back to McDonald's Happy Meals

Ever the king of nostalgia, Nintendo is entering a partnership with McDonald’s to bring its toys to Happy Meals, following a similar deal from the 1990s.

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Ambulances in Sweden will be able to 'hijack' car radios during emergencies

The new Swedish system is entering testing in Stockholm in 2017 with the goal of making the roads much safer for emergency professionals and everyday drivers alike.

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No turning back the dial: Norway starts killing FM radio

Norway is entering the history books with a radio-related first: The country is shutting down its FM radio network in favor of digital-only transmissions, reports the Local.

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Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner late last year

Apple was on the cusp of entering a bid for Time Warner, according to reports. The deal would’ve given the iPhone maker an impressive array of content including original programming from HBO, CNN, and other pay-TV properties.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/26/report-apple-considered-buying-time-warner-late-last-year.html

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Walmart launches QR code mobile payment system to rival Apple Pay

Article Image Walmart on Wednesday announced it will be entering the mobile payments business with a branded system called Walmart Pay, a direct competitor to existing solutions from the likes of Apple, Alphabet and Samsung.

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Silicon Valley bracing for severe El Nino flooding; Apple, Campus 2 outside primary flood zone

Article Image After years of crippling drought, California is now entering a powerfully wet El Ni?o weather pattern that is predicted to bring record precipitation. Flooding in coastal areas along San Francisco Bay poses risks of devastating economic impacts for the region, although Apple’s principle offices centered in Cupertino should help it avoid much of the impact.

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Simplify Apple TV app & content purchases with a 4-digit passcode, or disable password entry entirely

Article Image Entering text, particularly a complex alphanumeric password, on the new Apple TV’s Siri Remote is, frankly, a pain. Thankfully Apple has included a few convenient workarounds offering both flexibility and security when purchasing content.

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Google launches Twitch clone YouTube Gaming with companion iOS, Android apps

Google officially launched YouTube Gaming on Wednesday, entering into direct competition with Amazon’s Twitch for live and pre-recorded videogame content.

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Plaintiffs in Silicon Valley anti-poaching case ask appeals court to reject Apple settlement proposal

Tech workers in a case accusing Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel of entering anti-poaching agreements asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to reject the companies’ settlement offer, which was previously denied by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh.



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Going Gold – IBM's Mainframe Turns 50


Longevity doesn’t get much respect in the tech industry, partly due to new technologies regularly entering and dominating industries and commercial markets. However, cultural factors play a part, too. Much of IT’s vibrancy results from the startup mindset and youthful employees who willingly embrace crushing 80-hour work weeks for a chance to become millionaires — or billionaires, if Mark Zuckerberg takes a fancy to you. That’s the IT equivalent of winning the lottery, but there’s a form of success that’s far rarer.

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