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Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizes ‘green bubbles’

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizes 'green bubbles'

Android mascots line the demo area at the Google I/O Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of Android, is increasing pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messages. He argues that Apple’s RCS support would help prevent some of the problems …

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Gadget season is here — new folding phones, watches and earbuds are coming

Gadget season is here — new folding phones, watches and earbuds are coming

Apple launches iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | fake images Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung and other companies are preparing for a fall full of many new device launches. It’s like a clock. Big tech companies launch the latest products, such as phones, watches, or even flying security robots and drones, starting in August …

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Google CEO tells employees productivity and focus must improve, launches ‘Simplicity Sprint’ to gather employee feedback on efficiency

Google CEO tells employees productivity and focus must improve, launches 'Simplicity Sprint' to gather employee feedback on efficiency

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks onstage during the Google I/O annual developer conference in Mountain View, California on May 8, 2018. Stephen Lam | Reuters Google is launching a new effort called “Simplicity Sprint” in an effort to improve efficiency and improve employee focus during an uncertain economic environment. The Alphabet company had its usual …

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Investing Club: The week in review, the week ahead — July 29, 2022

Investing Club: The week in review, the week ahead — July 29, 2022

All of the major averages rose for another winning week, capping the best month for stocks in 2022. It was also a week that perfectly exemplified why expectations often matter much more than the actual numbers reported. On the macro front, in addition to a 75 basis point rate hike by the Federal Reserve on …

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Facebook lawsuit delivers on FTC chair Lina Khan’s progressive agenda

Facebook lawsuit delivers on FTC chair Lina Khan's progressive agenda

FTC commissioner candidate Lina M. Khan testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 21, 2021. Graeme Jennings | AFP | fake images Federal Trade Commission Chairman Lina Khan’s lofty vision of bringing challenging cases to push the boundaries of antitrust enforcement is …

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