US tech startups fear FCC will kill them off
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End of Net Neutrality means end of us


More than 800 startups have written to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality.

Pre-standard 5G comes for 2018 Winter Olympics
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PyeongChang


KT has confirmed details of an ambitious plan to conduct extensive trials of pre-standard 5G technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ahead of full commercial rollout in 2019.

Apple is setting up a Venmo rival
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What could possibly go wrong?


For a while now the Tame Apple Press has been enthusing about Apple’s moves to set up own money-transfer service, but now it looks like it is actually happening.

All the world’s finance traffic routed through Russia
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Nothing to worry about


For a brief period, most of the world’s financial traffic was routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom and in the hands of Tsar Putin.

Samsung issues red tint fix
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Samsung has rolled out a firmware update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ which fixes the "red tint"  present on its handsets' screens .

Chipzilla reports increased first quarter earnings and sales
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But Intel fails in data centre sales


Intel reported better first quarter earnings and sales thanks mostly to its push into more memory products and areas such as self-driving automobiles.

Kodi streaming ruled illegal
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European court ruling


The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered a blow to those who like using Kodi for streaming.

Kingston releases HyperX PulseFire FPS gaming mouse
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Optical mouse with 3200 DPI and six buttons

Earlier this week Kingston’s HyperX performance product division announced its first-ever gaming mouse, the Pulsefire FPS. The device was designed by top engineers in the HyperX labs and is a recipient of this year’s prestigious 2017 RED DOT award.

Google flaunts its photography skills
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HDR+ mode gets a makeover using more exposures


A Google engineer has recently posted some extreme examples of night time photography using the Google Pixel and Nexus 6P smartphones in an effort to bring these devices close to the mastery of a modern DSLR cameras.

Huawei is China's top smartphone dog
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Ranks third worldwide

After staying in second place in the overall Chinese smartphone market for two consecutive quarters, Huawei has managed to overtake Oppo to retake the top spot in the region during Q1 2017, according to a recent report from Canalys.