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Jan 31, 2017
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Seagate plans large capacity hard drives.
Father of Pac-Man dies.
Fitbit lay offs.
ISPs halting copyright notices.

Jan 30, 2017
Monday, January 30th, 2017

Vodafone wants to create India’s largest telco.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops case for land.
Delta grounds US Flights with computer issues.
Google Pixel 2 phone on the way.

Jan 27, 2017
Friday, January 27th, 2017

Verizon wants merger with Charter.
Sky TV to go dish free.
Chrome now reloads 28% faster.
Android lock screen pattern hacked in 5 attempts.

Jan 26, 2017
Thursday, January 26th, 2017

T-Mobile dumps on DirecTV and offers Hulu.
HP laptop battery recalls
Zuckerberg won’t run for president.
Inauguration breaks streaming records.
Galaxy S8 to come with headphone jack and dock?

HP Battery Program Validation Utility -

Jan 25, 2017
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 due in April.
Amazon gets best picture Oscar nomination.
Dropbox bug restores very old files.
Tons of fake Twitter accounts.

Jan 24, 2017
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Sprint takes stake in Tidal.
The new Google Voice.
Sundance Film Festival hacked.
Android apps on all new Chromebooks.

Jan 23, 2017
Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fire findings.
Samsung won’t launch Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress.
Uber fined by the FTC.
China VPN crack down.

Jan 21, 2017
Friday, January 20th, 2017

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S8 Leaks.
Samsung Note 7 press conference.
Apple and Audible end exclusivity.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 privacy.

Jan 20, 2017
Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Netflix adds 7 million new subscribers.
Lyft drivers happier than Uber drivers.
Hulu to offer offline videos.
Tesla investing $350 million and hiring hundreds.

Jan 19, 2017
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Hulu launches user profiles.
WhatsApp calls backdoor reports baseless.
Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure.
Apple App Store prices increase in UK, India and Turkey.

Jan 18, 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Google Smartwatches coming February 9.
Low-cost Android One phones coming to US.
Thousands of Verizon customers still use Galaxy Note 7.
AT&T Kills 2G.

Jan 17, 2017
Monday, January 16th, 2017

Apple Music to offer original video.
Carrie Fisher won't be digitally recreated.
Samsung accused of bribes for political favors.
Zuckerberg to testify in Oculus lawsuit.

Jan 13, 2017
Friday, January 13th, 2017

WhatsApp denies backdoor claim. 
Nintendo reveals Switch details. 
Consumer Reports now recommends Apple’s MacBook Pro. 
Lyft more profitable than Uber.

Jan 12, 2017
Thursday, Januray 12th, 2017

ISPs to begin sending 'pirate' emails.
Ukraine power cut was cyber-attack.
Norway shuts down national analog radio.
Airlines can stop warning passengers about the Galaxy Note 7.

Jan 11, 2017
Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Apple resolves MacBook Pro battery issues.
Uber to share data to help ease congestion.
Google Voice upgrade.
Fitbit to launch a wearables app store.

Jan 10, 2017
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Yahoo Changes Name and Loses Marissa Mayer on Board.
Facebook to show ads in videos.
Airbnb invests in reservation app Resy.
Latest Windows 10 tweaks.

Jan 10, 2017
Monday, January 9th, 2017

An okay Golden Globes for original streaming programming.
The Mac's user share falls.
iPhone turns 10.
Martin Shkreli suspended from Twitter.
NYC subways with cellular and Wi-Fi service.

Jan 7, 2017
Friday, January 6th, 2017

Samsung forecasts 50% profit jump.
Amazon New York Store.
SoundCloud running out of cash.
Verizon unsure about Yahoo purchase.

Jan 5, 2017
Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory open for business.
Zuckerberg to visit all 50 states.
BlackBerry wants a comeback.
AT&T 5G DirecTV Now streaming.
Comcast Xfinity smart home.

Jan 4, 2017
Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Dish's AirTV set-top box. 
No Russian electrical grid hack. 
CNN uses Fallout 4 screenshot in report on Russian hacking. 
Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7.

Jan 3, 2017
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Twitter's head of China leaves.
The right to disconnect in France.
Mark Zuckerberg no longer an atheist.
Galaxy S8 Desktop Experience.

Jan 2, 2017
Monday, January 2nd, 2017

DirecTV Now's $35 plan goes up to $60 soon.
Donald Trump hacking revelation Tuesday or Wednesday.
Edit your tweets.
Will Apple cut iPhone 7 Production?