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Weather Forecasts May Suffer From 5G

Carriers may be racing to deploy 5G, but it seems accurate weather forecasts may be an unintended casualty.

Microsoft Office Building
Microsoft Will Require Vaccinations Onsite, Delays Opening to October 4

Microsoft joins Apple, Google, Walmart, Twitter and others in either requiring vaccination onsite, pushing back reopening or both.

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Verizon Brings Back Its ‘Broken Phone’ Promo

Verizon is bringing back one of its most popular promos, with the return of its “broken phone” promotion.

DirecTV
AT&T and TPG Capital Complete DirecTV Spin-Off

AT&T and TPG Capital have completed their DirecTV deal, spinning off the brand from AT&T.

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Google Debuts Its Own Tensor Chips to Power Pixel Smartphones

Google is taking a page from Apple and building its own system on a chip (SoC) processors to power its Pixel line of smartphones.

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure Spending Hit $42 Billion in Q2

The cloud infrastructure market continued its impressive gains, with spending hitting $42 billion in Q2, according to Synergy Research Group.

Android
Android 2.3.7 and Older Versions in the Cold

Google is cutting off Android 2.3.7 and older from logging in, leaving the aging versions of the mobile OS in the cold.

Zoom
Zoom Settles Class Action Privacy Lawsuit for $85 Million

Zoom has agreed to settle a class action privacy suit for $85 million over missteps the company made early in the pandemic.

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Square Buying Afterpay Limited

Square has announced it is purchasing Afterpay Limited, the Australian firm that made its name in the “buy now, pay later” business.

Google Cloud
Google Cloud Unveils New Tools to Unify Data

Google Cloud has unveiled its latest innovations, aimed at helping companies unify database, analytics and AI.