Microsoft made it clear back in August at the Samsung Unpacked event that it wanted to allow Android phone calls to be possible through Windows 10. Now the feature has rolled out in the latest Insider Preview build of the operating system. The feature set ...

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The Federal Communications Commission proposed fines totaling more than $200 million on the nation’s largest wireless carriers Friday for selling customer location data to third parties without their consent. T-Mobile faces the steepest fines, with the FCC proposing a penalty of more than $91 millio

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The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Friday to move forward with a controversial plan to pay satellite companies to free up critical midband spectrum for 5G use. The agency voted 3-2 to authorize the auction and specific bidding procedures. Democrats on the commission agreed

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Looking at Big Tech as the next Big Oil. From YouTube to Weibo, social media use is surging across Asia thanks to local outbreaks of coronavirus. The surge in mobile usage began over the Lunar New Year holidays, with Chinese citizens spending 20% more time on their smartphones than the same period l

Elon Musk tells a room full of Air Force pilots: 'The fighter jet era has passed'
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk predicted Friday that the future of war would be carried out by autonomous drones and not by legacy aircraft. "The fighter jet era has passed," Musk said during a fireside chat with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John Thompson at the Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando. Musk als   CNBC on MSN.com  
Relativity Space is moving its HQ to a huge robotic rocket factory in Long Beach, Calif.
An artist’s rendering shows Relativity Space’s autonomous rocket factory in Long Beach, Calif. (Relativity Space Illustration via Business Wire) Relativity Space, the rocket company that was born in Seattle and headed south to Los Angeles, says it’s moving into a new 120,000-square-foot headquarters   GeekWire  
Credit Suisse says sell-off presents buying opportunity in these Asian tech stocks
Both multinational and local companies have been affected by the extended shutdown in China, with factories unable to return to full production. Amid the turmoil, Credit Suisse highlighted five Asian tech stocks that have dived from their year-to-date highs, and predicted their potential upside. Dow   CNBC  
Tim Cook says he's optimistic that China is getting the coronavirus under control and says Apple has reopened factories
Cook also discussed how Apple's supply chains are coping in the wake of the coronavirus.   Business Insider  
Apple Users Could Soon Unlock Multiple Devices Using Awesome New Wearable Tech
There have been some interesting Apple patents of late. Only this month, it emerged that users could soon be granted a much longed-for fingerprint scanner to authenticate their Apple Watch. The move could be life-changing if it allows Apple fans to unlock their car with their watch using the soon-to   Forbes  
‘GTA 6’ Announcement Imminent? Rockstar Updates Website, Lists YouTube Video Private
Rockstar Games has not yet confirmed if it is indeed working on "GTA 6" But, a new set of leaks could be hinting that an announcement might happen soon Rockstar Games recently uploaded a mysterious piece of artwork on its website and kept a video on its YouTube channel private Until now, Rockstar Ga   International Business Times  
Exclusive: Leak Reveals Surprising Reason Major Bitcoin Exchange Luno Is Adding Ripple’s XRP
London-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange Luno is adding support for Ripple's XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by value behind bitcoin and ethereum. The addition of XRP to Luno's supported cryptocurrencies, which currently includes just bitcoin, ethereum, and bitcoin cash, will come with   Forbes  
When AI Can’t Replace a Worker, It Watches Them Instead
When Tony Huffman stepped away from the production line at the Denso auto part factory in Battle Creek, Michigan, to talk with WIRED earlier this month, the workers he supervised were still being watched—but not by a human. A camera over each station captured workers’ movements as they assembled par   Wired  
The Raspberry Pi 4 gets a RAM upgrade:The 2GB version is now $35
The Raspberry Pi 4 is approaching its first birthday in a few months, but it's already getting an upgrade: more memory. The Raspberry Pi launched in June 2019 with 1GB of RAM for $35, 2GB of RAM for $45, and 4GB of RAM for $55, but today the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the 2GB model is getting   Ars Technica  
Your Netflix binging isn’t killing the planet—yet
The internet lives in data centers: warehouses of computers, some vast, that use a lot of energy to keep the equipment running and to keep it from overheating. So what’s the carbon footprint of a Google search or Netflix binge session? Those dire estimates are likely too high, according to a new pap   Quartz