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Jul 23, 2019
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Jul 23, 2019

Google's bigger smart display arrives this fall

Google is just a couple of months away from releasing its first smart home device with an onboard camera. The company quietly updated one of its support pages today, detailing that the 10″ Nest Hub Max will be available September 9 for $229. After the page was first discovered by Droid Life, …

By Lucas Matney
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Jul 23, 2019
By Devin Coldewey
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Jul 23, 2019

DOJ announces investigation into big tech

The Department of Justice announced that its Antitrust Division is reviewing how the world’s largest technology companies have gotten that way and whether their business practices reduced competition or hurt consumers. In a statement the DOJ said that it will consider “widespread concer…

By Jonathan Shieber
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Jul 23, 2019

AWS launches a new tool to help you optimize your EC2 resources

Here is a small but potentially handy update if you’re an AWS EC2 user. The company today launched a new feature called “EC2 Resource Optimization Recommendations,” which does exactly what the name promises. It’s not flashy, it’s not especially exciting, but it may jus…

By Frederic Lardinois
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Jul 23, 2019
By Jonathan Shieber
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Jul 23, 2019
By Darrell Etherington
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Jul 23, 2019

TD Ameritrade is bringing customers' financial portfolios into the car

TD Ameritrade has integrated with in-vehicle software platforms Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon’s Echo Auto to give customers the ability to check their stock portfolio or get the latest financial news while sitting behind the wheel. TD Ameritrade launched the suite of in-vehicle exper…

By Kirsten Korosec
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Jul 23, 2019
By Justin Barad
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Jul 23, 2019

Snap stock shoots up 11% as user numbers surge

After a tumultuous public debut, the state of Snap is improving and Wall Street is responding. The social media messaging company is up nearly 12% after-hours following a beat on Q2 earnings, announcing 388 million in revenue versus the Zack’s Consensus Estimate of $358.5 million, and a loss …

By Lucas Matney