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Tim Cook explains to Apple employees why he met with President-elect Trump

Matthew Panzarino, writing for TechCrunch; Last week you joined other tech leaders to meet President-elect Donald Trump. How important is it for Apple to engage with governments?...

Samsung to release an update on December 19 that will disable your Note 7

On December 19, Samsung will release a software update that will prevent U.S. Galaxy Note7 devices from charging and permanently disabling the phone from working. This is inline...

Donald Trump is next U.S. president

Rappler.com; In a result that shocked the world, Donald Trump, real estate magnate and reality television star, wins the tightly-contested US presidential elections held Tuesday,...

Samsung’s Nightmare Continues as It Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines

William Turton, writing for Gizmodo; 2016 has not been a great year for Samsung, and it doesn’t look like it will be getting better anytime soon. The company just recalled 2.8...

U.S. warns Samsung washing machine owners after explosion reports

Jill Disis, reporting for CNN Money; U.S. regulators on Wednesday warned owners of certain top-loading Samsung washing machines of “safety issues” following reports...

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung smartphone

Joan Lowy, writing for Washington Post; WASHINGTON — U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or...

Samsung releases details for the Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note7 owners in the United States

That was fast! Samsung has release the details of their Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note7 owners in the United States....

Waze to test Carpooling service in San Francisco

Waze, Google’s community-based traffic and navigation app, has announced that will test a carpooling service within the Bay Area. On their carpool website, the Waze-powered...

PLDT Global Corp partners with UniTeller to a new online remittance platform

Tomas S. Noda III, writing for Deal Street Asia; PLDT Global Corp (PGC), a unit of Philippine listed telecom and digital services provider PLDT, has partnered with US-based...

You can now hail an Uber using Facebook Messenger

Uber Blog; To get started, download the latest Messenger app, and either start a conversation with Uber and tap the car icon, or tap the more menu in any Messenger conversation...

World war declared: Ola, Didi, Lyft, and GrabTaxi gang up to kill Uber

Malavika Velayanikal writing for Tech in Asia; Uber’s worst nightmare just came true. Its rivals around the world have inked a blood pact. Ola in India, Didi Kuaidi in China,...

Nintendo Entertainment System a.k.a. NES turns 30

On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of video games completely. Thirty...

ASUS ZenWatch 2 Now available at the Google Store

Comfortable and customizable. Meet the ASUS ZenWatch 2. http://t.co/vzFKsFGrEZ pic.twitter.com/uvr2dRSIkc — Google Store (@GoogleStore) October 5, 2015 For those in the...

Travelling to the United States? TSA May Confiscate your Gadget if it did not Power On

If you’re going to the United States, either for business or pleasure, make sure you charge all the electronic devices that you’ll be carrying because you may find...

Virtual Currencies Are Now Legal in the State of California

In what can be considered as a big boost when it comes to virtual currencies, California Governor Jerry Brown just signed into law the bill AB 129 also known as “Lawful...