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Dec 30, 2016
Friday, December 30th, 2016

Amazon won’t give Echo recordings to police in murder investigation.
Sprint to add 5,000 new jobs in US.
Tim Cook calls AirPods ‘a runaway success’.
Microsoft might stop automatic Windows 10 updates.
2016 'Leap Second’.

Dec 28, 2016
Thursday, December 29th, 2016

New iPhone 7S Leak a disappointment.
False Facebook safety check in Thailand.
Fitbit holiday sales.
Tesla and Panasonic to build solar panels.

Dec 28, 2016
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Star Wars' Carrie Fisher Dead at 60.
Carrie Fisher Completed ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Before Her Death.
Police want Echo data for murder case.
Amazon and Apple enjoy the holidays.

Dec 27, 2016
Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Egypt blocks Signal in free speech crackdown.
Google’s Two Android Wear Smartwatches.
Apple’s new MacBook Pro not recommended by Consumer Reports.
Raspberry Pi releases own OS.

Dec 26, 2016
Monday, December 26th, 2016

Sony Music's Twitter account reports Britney Spears' death
Fitbit ends Jawbone patent case.
CyanogenMod will become Lineage.
Spotify For Mac Gets Update to add Touch Bar Support.

Dec 22, 2016
Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Uber losses to hit $3 billion.
Uber to meet with California DMV and Attorney General.
Turkey blocks social media for 12 hours.
Facebook Live Audio.
Morgan Freeman voices Mark Zuckerberg's AI assistant.

Dec 22, 2016
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Uber losses to hit $3 billion.
Uber to meet with California DMV and Attorney General.
Turkey blocks social media for 12 hours.
Facebook Live Audio.
Morgan Freeman voices Mark Zuckerberg's AI assistant.

Dec 21, 2016
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Tim Cook says Apple is committed to the Mac.
Why Tim Cook met with President-elect Trump.
Samsung Galaxy S8 delayed.
In-flight entertainment a security risk.

Dec 20, 2016
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 breach of 55,000 accounts.
Edge browser to Disable Flash.
Samsung phones with LG Batteries.
Turkey blocks Tor network.
Cuba announces home internet trial.

Dec 19, 2016
Monday, December 19th, 2016

Uber self driving cars are illegal in CA.
Apple doesn’t want to pay Irish tax.
Vine is not really dead.
Woody Harrelson will live stream his next movie to theaters.

Dec 17, 2016
Friday, December 16th, 2016

Verizon will brick the Note 7 after all, after the holidays.
FreedomPop Expands to AT&T.
Self Driving Uber runs red light.
Yahoo says a billion accounts hacked.
The Pirate Bay blocked in Australia.
T-Mobile giving away a year of DirecTV Now for switching from AT&T.
Facebook back at Trump Tower.

Dec 15, 2016
Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Self driving Ubers Now Picking People Up in San Francisco. 
Google creates new self-driving car company. 
Windows update knocks out internet connections. 
Microsoft's Amazon Echo rival. 
Google's top searches in 2016. 
Amazon makes first drone delivery. 

Dec 13, 2016
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Quest Diagnostics and KFC Hacks.
Google no longer developing a self-driving car.
Comcast raises rates.
Uber employees spy on celebrities and exes?

Dec 13, 2016
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

HBO dominates Netflix and Amazon in Golden Globe nominations.
Skype translates voice calls.
Japanese dementia patients tagged.
Uber for private Jets, JetSmarter, raises $105 million.
Trump calls Russia hacking rumors a “conspiracy theory”.

Dec 12, 2016
Monday, December 12th, 2016

Samsung’s new update prevents Note 7 from charging
Yahoo Answers goes mobile
Ransomware offering free decryption for infecting friends
Obama wants review of “Russian hackers”

Dec 9, 2016
Friday, December 9th, 2016

Spotify backs out of SoundCloud purchase.
Microsoft officially acquires LinkedIn.
Apple wants early access to new movies.
Microsoft turns a phone into a full PC.

Dec 8, 2016
Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Add Numbers to Your Phone with T-Mobile 'Digits'.
Fitbit confirms Pebble buyout.
Google features fake news.
Samsung makes the Note 7 unusable in Canada.

Dec 7, 2016
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Tim Cook says Apple Watch sales are fine.
Dailymotion and TalkTalk Stolen Passwords.
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 might lose the headphone jack.
Sites Crack Down on Terrorist Videos After EU Warning.

Dec 6, 2016
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Lots of Netflix unscripted programming in 2017.
New EU laws combat hate speech online.
Samsung’s aggressive design led to Note 7 recalls.
Rumored curved iPhone 8 curved display.

Dec 5, 2016
Monday, December 5th, 2016

Hulu now streams 4K Content.
DirecTV Now Launch Woes.
Uber tracks you after ride ends.
Apple's self-driving car.

Dec 2, 2016
Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Fitbit buying Pebble
Watch HBO and Cinemax on Amazon
Reddit moves against Trump supporters
Airbnb to enforce 90-day rental limit
Apple's Maps drones

Dec 1, 2016
Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Netflix adds offline viewing.
It may be illegal to punish customers leaving negative reviews.
Malware found in over 1 million Android phones.
Internet Archive backs up in Canada because Trump.

Nov 30, 2016
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

AT&T to launch DirecTV Now for $35.
Amazon's new Alexa speaker with 7-inch touchscreen.
San Francisco Transit Hacker Gets Hacked.
IPhone users get 'calendar spam'.

Nov 29, 2016
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Sling TV to launch cloud DVR.
Amazon limits reviews.
Facebook Wi-fi goes live in India.
Samsung to split the company after disastrous year?

Nov 28, 2016
Monday, November 28th, 2016

Black Friday online sales record.
Hackers hit San Francisco transport.
Firefly's Ron Glass has died.
Police tweet "One Direction" threat to drunk drivers.

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