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Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path May 23, 2019

Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-founder, to hear about Bolt’s plans to become the de facto transport app in the world. The problem? Its plans for […]

2018 iPhones might use LG's OLED displays, and we put iOS 12 on an iPhone 5S – CNET

Plus, a new trick with Amazon Alexa. We’ve got your iPhone news this week.
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Doctor Who Infinity game puts Tenth Doctor and Rose in danger – CNET

The third chapter of the interactive game features the Doctor and Rose Tyler stumbling upon a Welsh mystery and an alien invasion.
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The best Schiit ever, the Yggdrasil digital audio converter – CNET

Schiit’s flagship converter, the Yggdrasil Analog 2, sells for a fraction of the cost of the best high-end converters, but it’s right up there in performance.
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2018 iPhone X with USB-C: Why we want it but won't get it – CNET

Commentary: 30-pin. Lightning. USB-C? Get your dongles ready.
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Shure's 'ultimate earbud' gets a $1,000 price cut – CNET

Ears-on with the $1,999 Shure KSE1200, the “cheap” version of the brilliant KSE1500 electrostatic in-ear headphone.
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SimpliSafe home security locks down a $1 billion investment – CNET

The money comes from the private equity investment firm Hellman & Friedman and will help fund the company’s expansion into international markets.
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Is the gold Samsung Galaxy S9 less smudgy than the purple S9? – CNET

Six words: french fries, almond butter, hand lotion.
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This black MacBook sat under a couch for 8 years, and it just booted right up – CNET

I found a dust-covered, circa-2007 black polycarbonate MacBook, plugged it in and it came right back to life.
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Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone is best? – CNET

We compared two Android heavyweights to see which phone comes out on top.
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500px photo site abandons freely shareable images with commercialization push – CNET

New management, new priorities: Bye-bye Creative Commons licensing.
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Fallout 76 won't have cross-platform multiplayer because of Sony, says director – CNET

Sony is the only roadblock to cross-play, and the pressure is mounting.
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Comcast confirms major Xfinity outage nationwide – CNET

For a minute there, it looked like the whole internet was down.
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NASA announces first test flights for a quieter sonic boom – CNET

The space agency says get ready for a “sonic thump.”
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Good luck finding the phone, TV or console of your dreams – CNET

Parts the size of a grain of rice are in critically short supply.
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What's new on Amazon Prime for July 2018 – CNET

Amazon picks up the futuristic sci-fi romance movie, Zoe, starring Léa Seydoux and Ewan McGregor. Oh, and there are other titles, too. Amazon didn’t just add one movie. That’d be silly.
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8-legged case claims to smash-proof iPhones – CNET

But don’t throw your phone just to see if the legs pop out.
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Apple hopes its Maps do-over gets you where you need to go – CNET

But first it needs you to give its homegrown mapping app another shot.
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Capital Gazette shooter ID'd by facial recognition, but tech has its critics – CNET

Police praised the technology. But some say it presents several issues, including inaccuracies and the potential for mass surveillance.
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Feds charge man with threatening to kill FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's family – CNET

He allegedly told authorities he was upset about the repeal of net neutrality.
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California's new data privacy law the toughest in the US – CNET

Facebook and Google, take note.
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Tesla requiring $2,500 for Model 3 orders is nothing new – Roadshow

The automaker required the same for Model S and Model X orders, too.
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Two Earth-like exoplanets now even better spots to look for life – CNET

Two of the earliest Earth-ish exoplanet finds are now more exciting targets in the search for habitable worlds beyond this rock.
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Your Samsung Galaxy phone may power two screens at once, with DeX dock – CNET

Also, the Galaxy Tab S4 is rumored to get DeX support.
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LG OLED TV summer price check: 2017 models are still the best deals – CNET

The 55-inch 2018 OLED is $600 more expensive than the 2017 version, and it’s still not worth it.
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Uber's self-driving program could start again by August, report states – Roadshow

Don’t expect it to return to Arizona, though.
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