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Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai to Step Aside

Sony today said it plans to make changes to its corporate leadership later this year. Current President and CEO Kazuo Hirai, largely seen as responsible for turning around the company’s fortunes, will stand down from his leadership role on April 1. He will transition to the Chairman of Sony’s board …

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Google's YouTube TV Apps Reach Apple TV and Roku Devices

Google has made its over-the-top streaming video service, YouTube TV, easier to access from television sets thanks to dedicated set-top-box applications. Owners of the Apple TV product and select Roku streaming devices will find the new YouTube TV app and service available directly from their TV box. YouTube TV launched …

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Sprint Says It Will Offer Nationwide 5G By Mid-2019

Sprint will use its 2.5 GHz spectrum holdings to provide the backbone for its planned 5G network, which is on deck to go live during the first half of 2019. The company is already hard at work on what it calls its Next-Gen Network. Sprint plans to deploy 64T64R Massive …

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Google Assistant for Home Products Works with More Media

Google today made its Google Assistant even more powerful with a handful of new functions. First, the Assistant for Google Home speakers can now easily set personalized alarms. People can specify which song, artist, playlist, or radio station plays at the appointed time, rather than a traditional alarm. Google Home …

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Verizon Won't Sell Huawei Phones Either, Says Bloomberg

Verizon Wireless has cancelled any and all plans it had to sell handsets from Chinese phone maker Huawei due to pressure from the federal government, according to sources cited by Bloomberg. Verizon Wireless was on deck to sell Huawei’s flagship device, the Mate 10 Pro, but has bowed to the …

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Apple Release iOS 11.3 Public Beta 1

Apple today made iOS 11.3 Beta One available to public beta testers. iOS 11.3 adds a host of significant new features to iPhones and iPads, including control over the battery, new animoji, business chat, health records, Apple Music videos, and improved augmented reality. Apple released iOS 11.2.5 to the general …

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Google's Files Go Storage App Now Works with Tablets

Google has improved the reach of its Files Go app, a utility that’s meant to help people manage the limited storage space of mobile devices. First, the app is now compatible with SD cards. Users can filter through and locate files stored on SD cards with a simple tap in …

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Twitter Says It Has Improved the Way It Crops Images

Photos that appear on Twitter should begin to look better over the coming weeks. The company says it has changed the algorithms it uses to automatically crop images and the results are much improved. Before this week, the company used a face-detection method to determine which portion of the image …

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