Month: March 2019

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Mobile

Robocalls blew up your phone in 2018

    If you got a call from a number you didn’t recognize last year (odds are, you got a few of those), it was likely one of the 26.3 billion robocalls made in the US in 2018, according to a report from Hiya. That breaks down to an average of 10 monthly calls per […]

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Mobile

Samsung chips will get faster and easier on your battery

  Processor progress is harder to come by these days, but Samsung says it’ll build chips next year that will give you a bit more battery life or a bit more speed. Through improvements charted by Moore’s Law, chip electronic components called transistors get steadily smaller. On Monday, Samsung said it’s taken the next step […]

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Apple
Mobile

Apple wants to keep half of subscription revenue from its news service, report says

Major publishers aren’t too happy about Apple’s proposed financial terms for its subscription news service, according to a Tuesday report by The Wall Street Journal. The tech giant told some news organizations it’d keep around half the subscription revenue from the rumored service, according to people familiar with the matter, the Journal said. The news service, which […]

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New sharks at Chessington World of Adventures
Sci-Tech

Meet the bonnethead, the world’s first omnivorous shark

    Sharks, we thought we knew you. But it turns out we may have had it all wrong. Thanks to researchers at the University of California, Irvine, new information has come to light about the bonnethead shark. The sharks were thought to be solely carnivorous, but now there’s evidence they’re omnivorous — they can […]

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