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Facebook at Work adds 100,000 new users from Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Facebook's office social network has a new client, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. The holding company plans to add its 100,000 employees to the network.

Samsung Pay reaches one million active users in two months in South Korea

Samsung's payment service has reached one million active users in South Korea, after two months of availability in the country.
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23andMe receives limited approval from FDA to work in US

23andMe is returning to the U.S. after a two year ban from the FDA. The privately held company plans to offer 35 of the 250 tests in the country.
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Sprint fined nearly $3M for failing to notify low-credit customers about extra costs

The Federal Trade Commission has fined Sprint $3 million for failing to disclose tacked on extras for low-credit customers, forcing them to pay $7.99 extra.
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Huawei surpasses Xiaomi to become largest mobile vendor in China

Huawei has reportedly surpassed Xiaomi to become the number one mobile vendor in China. In Q3 2015, the networking giant achieved an 81% rise in sales.
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YouTube forced creators to accept subscription service or lose all videos

YouTube creators were forced to accept the subscription service new terms, or have their videos removed from the service.

Apple goes green in China with new solar-powered factories

Apple has announced two new energy programs in China aimed at reducing the carbon footprint in the region by 20 million metric tons.
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Sony reaffirms position in mobile business, opens first factory in 20 years

Sony has confirmed plans to open a new mobile factory in Thailand, the first in 20 years. It is a big step for the Japanese company.
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New foam Merge VR headset launches today for pre-order, running Google Cardboard

A new type of foam VR headset is launching in the coming months, running on the popular Google Cardboard platform.

Popular messaging app Telegram booted out of Iran for refusing to spy on users

Popular messaging app Telegram has been blocked in Iran, after refusing to send private information to the country's surveillance department.
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YouTube Red serves up ad-free, downloadable videos for $10 a month

YouTube has officially launched its subscription service, letting you watch ad-free content for $10 per month.

Fossil’s Q Founder runs Android Wear, but its other new wearables are fitness trackers

American watchmaker Fossil has announced four wearables earlier today, including two fitness trackers for men and women, a wearable watch and a smartwatch.

BBC begins crackdown of iPlayer viewers using a VPN

BBC is blocking VPN users trying to access iPlayer through a VPN, in a new move to make sure only U.K. residents are able to view the content.
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Facebook launches Instant Articles on the iPhone, offering super-fast news to mobile users

Facebook has launched its Instant Articles platform on the iPhone today, providing millions of mobile users with super-fast news.
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Xiaomi revives the Segway with Ninebot mini, costing a twentieth of the original price

Xiaomi and Ninebot are launching a new Segway, the Ninebot mini. The scooter looks smaller than the original and will cost one twentieth the price.
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Huawei Honor 7 Plus rumors and news leaks

Huawei plans to add another smartphone into its growing list of flagship devices launched in 2015. The Honor 7 Plus will feature a 5.5-inch display.
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Asus in talks with Microsoft to build its own HoloLens headset

Asus is reportedly in talks with Microsoft to use Microsoft's holographic technology to build its own HoloLens.

Waze announces largest update since Google’s acquisition two years ago

Mobile mapping app Waze has announced its biggest update since Google acquired the company in 2013.
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Apple purges hundreds of apps that collected personal data from the App Store

Apple has purged the App Store of 256 apps earlier this week, which were using a faulty API to steal personal data from users.
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The future of vacuums and beyond? Dyson acquires experimental solid-state battery startup

Dyson has acquired Sakti3, an experimental solid-state battery Michigan startup for $90 million.
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Intel making a huge push for the iPhone chipmaker position

Intel really wants to make a break into the mobile market, and is throwing 1,000 engineers on the iPhone 7 LTE modem job.
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Amazon files smart glasses patent for watching movies and augmenting real life

Amazon has filed a new patent to the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office, revealing internal work on smart glasses with augmented-reality features.
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Uber begins Scottish taxi invasion, starting in Glasgow

Uber is expanding into Scotland, starting in Glasgow before the end of 2016. It has Aberdeen and Edinburgh on its radar for 2016.

Take a virtual ride on a real paper airplane with the PowerUp FPV

PowerUp Toys has announced a new paper airplane drone, offering live POV from the drone through Google Cardboard or your smartphone.
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Uber wins UK High Court battle against London black cabs

Uber won in court earlier today against a few black cab organizations working inside of London, with the app deemed legal and not a taximeter.
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Apple sets ResearchKit to work on cures for autism, epilepsy, and melanoma

Apple has announced three new studies coming to ResearchKit, focused on autism, epilepsy, and melanoma.
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Nowhere is safe: Microsoft begins advertising on the Start Menu in Windows 10

Microsoft is testing a new advert slotted inside the Start Menu, in a new move to bring advertising outside of the Web.
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Apple’s App Store revenue surges 80 percent higher than Google Play store

Even with the huge growth of Android in the past year, Google Play store revenue still pales in comparison to Apple's own app store.
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Microsoft reportedly tests an Android dialer app, may launch in December

Microsoft is apparently working on a new dialer app for Android. The app is currently being tested in India and worked on by the Skype team.
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ZTE introduces ‘lease-to-own’ plan in the U.S. for customers who want to buy direct

ZTE has announced a lease-to-own plan in the United States, letting customers pay monthly for devices directly from the company.
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Your next pizza might be delivered by Uber’s courier service, launching today

Uber is expanding into the courier market, launching Uber Rush in San Francisco, New York, and Chicago earlier today.

OnePlus X ‘Powerfully Beautiful’ event scheduled for October 29

OnePlus has announced an event on October 29 in London, with the tagline Powerfully Beautiful. The event will be focused on the OnePlus X.
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Elon Musk ‘has a design in mind’ for a vertical-takeoff, fully electric aircraft

Elon Musk is a busy guy, but if he weren't working at Tesla and SpaceX, the serial entrepreneur would be working on an all-electric aircraft.
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Samsung announces early app partners for Gear S2

Samsung has released an early preview of apps available on the Gear S2, its newest wearable. They include Line, Nike+ Running, and Volkswagen.