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Despite mixed reviews, Google Allo has more than a million downloads in 3 days

Google Allo, the messaging app that features an AI Google Assistant, is the number one app on the Play Store. The app has drawn mixed reviews, which criticize a lack of default end-to-end encryption, but praise the Assistant's smarts.
Social Media

Google and Salesforce are reportedly interested in acquiring Twitter

Twitter, the embattled social network, is searching for a buyer. Rumor has it that potential buyers include Google and Salesforce, among others, and that a deal could be announced before the end of this year.
Mobile

Google Duo will be pre-installed on the four upcoming Micromax phones

Micromax, an Indian smartphone maker, will be the first to ship its smartphones with Google Duo pre-installed. It does not seem as though Allo will accompany it.
Mobile

Huawei and Leica open new R&D center for better smartphone cameras

Huawei and Leica have announced a new R&D center in Germany, which will be focused on developing new smartphone camera technology, as well as future augmented and virtual reality products.
Mobile

Happy eighth birthday, Android! Google’s cake salutes previous versions

Google said it was whipping up "something sweet" to celebrate the eighth birthday of the Android mobile operating system, and it turns out it was cake. The cake salutes the previous versions of the operating system.
Photography

Here are five ways photographers can take advantage of their tablet's versatility

In this day and age, photographers are always looking for ways to use new tech to improve their workflows, manage clients, show off their work, and -- of course -- take pictures. One of the best tools available for photographers are…
Mobile

Just like fire: Another Samsung phone has ignited, this time on a plane in India

New reports have emerged of a Samsung Note 2 phone emitting smoke then catching fire on an IndiGo flight between Singapore and Chennai on Friday morning. Thankfully, it seems that no one was injured in the incident.
Music

Chance the Rapper, Tidal to live-stream his Magnificent Coloring Day festival

Chance the Rapper and Tidal will be live-streaming his first festival, Magnificent Coloring Day, featuring performances from Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Lil Uzi Vert, Alicia Keys, John Legend, and more.
Business

Report: Jawbone is nearly out of fitness tracker inventory, can’t pay its partners

Jawbone is struggling to pay the bills -- according to recent reports the company has failed to pay some of its key partners and has almost no inventory of its UP fitness trackers left to sell.
Mobile

Why Kobo's little-known Aura One is a better ebook reader than the Kindle

If you're a bookworm, an ebook reader can be an important part of your life, one that allows you to read your books whenever and wherever you'd like. But which should you get? Here are five of our favorite models, whether you prefer…
Mobile

Half a million Galaxy Note 7 replacement units have arrived in the U.S.

Samsung is recalling its recently released Galaxy Note 7 due to concerns about the battery cell spontaneously combusting. Here's our full guide on to how to avoid the dangerous glitch and protect yourself.
Social Media

Bumble wants to keep you from being catfished, launches new selfie verification tool

Not only has Bumble put further empowered women who participate on its site, it's now tackling the issue of catfishing, too. Meet Bumble Photo Verification, which promises to "put a much needed end to fake users once and for all."