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Paris cracks down on unregistered Airbnb properties

Airbnb has a long history of legal struggles in various cities in which it operates. Now, according to a report in AFP, Paris has requested that Airbnb comply with new regulations to register with the city. If the company (along with four other compe…
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Blue Apron co-founder steps down as CEO

Less than a month after an earnings report indicated customers dropped six percent from last year, Blue Apron has a new CEO, as co-founder Matt Salzberg steps down from his role as president and CEO. Former CFO Brad Dickerson will now fill both of th…
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South Korea cracks down on use of digital cash for crowdfunding

South Koreans who were planning to raise funds using cryptocurrency will have to find an alternative method. The country has decided to follow in China's footsteps and has banned raising money through all forms of virtual currency, according to Reute…
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Uber is reportedly closing down its car-leasing program in the US

Uber's terrible, awful, no-good 2017 isn't over yet. Two years after it started leasing cars to drivers, the ride-hailing company has realized that it should've looked at the economics of such a little better. "The average loss per vehicle was about…
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Android Market to shut down on June 30th

Google and Android fans who have watched the company and used their products over the years know that some platforms seem to get cut down despite being popular. In some cases though, Google products hang on long after you may have thought about them. In an announcement today, Google notified the world that they would […]

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Oculus shuts down its VR film studio

Oculus Story Studio won't be making any more award-winning VR shorts. Jason Rubin, the company's VP of content, has announced in a blog post that it's shutting down the film division. It's only been a bit over a year since the studio was launched, bu…
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So long, gossip trolls — Yik Yak announces it is shutting down

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering.

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Google doubles down on the news part of its ‘News & Weather’ app

Folks looking for a quick look at day's forecast and stories have always been able to turn to Google's News and Weather app for an overview — but apparently, it didn't offer enough. According to Google News' Anand Paka, users routinely hit the botto…
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Turn down for what! This innovative music app could actually improve your hearing

There’s no shortage of music apps for your smartphone, but TSC Music actually promises something a bit different. How? By detecting the worst key frequency of your hearing and stimulating it.

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Google shuts down Map Maker, to the chagrin of Google Maps trolls

Google has announced that it will shut down Map Maker, the tool that allowed any Google Maps user to contribute edits to the company’s Maps platform, in favor of its invite-only Local Guides program.

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Verizon will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019

Verizon has announced that it will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019. It’ll work to transition the service’s remaining users to LTE in the intervening years.

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Meizu’s m3s goes head-to-head with Xiaomi’s Redmi 3S, even down to the low, low price

Not wanting to be left behind by OnePlus and Xiaomi, Chinese manufacturer Meizu unveiled the m3s, the company’s latest budget phone that pushes the boundaries of what “budget” means.

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Down goes the T-Mobile Tuesdays app on its first day

Good news! T-Mobile Tuesdays is working properly now. THANK YOU for being such awesome & patient Un-carrier customers! #GetThanked — T-Mobile (@TMobile) June 7, 2016 Update (6/7/16 @ 7:35PM ET): T-Mobile says the servers are now ready for customers to make requests. Original Story (6/7/16 @ 12:32PM ET): There’s already a wave of problems for T-Mobile […]

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Goodbye, 10-minute food delivery! Uber shuts down UberEats Instant Delivery in NYC

Are you an UberEats user who lives in New York City? Unfortunately, it may start taking a little longer for your food to be delivered — Uber has shut down the Instant Delivery section of the UberEats app.

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WeChat Enterprise could be the app to take down Slack

It looks like Slack is about to go to battle. WeChat has finally launched its take on an office chat app, called WeChat Enterprise. The app is being dubbed by fans as WeSlack, and offers a number of interesting features.

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Google is shutting down its car insurance comparison service

Google is sending one of its lesser-known tools called Compare to the slaughterhouse. We don't blame you if you've never heard of it before — in the email sent to the service's partners and posted by Search Engine Land, the big G said it "hasn't dri…
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Birth control for men comes down to flipping a switch

Birth control for men still tends to be divided between condoms (which aren't always fun or reliable) and more drastic surgical procedures like vasectomies (which are frequently permanent). Not exactly ideal, is it? However, inventor Clemens Bimek…
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Wearable market mayhem: Apple closes in on FitBit, while Xiaomi hunts down Apple

FitBit remains top of the wearables market with 22 percent market share, but Apple is quickly catching up with 18 percent, despite the price discrepancy. Surprisingly, no Android Wear manufacturer has been able to crack the top five in the third quarter.

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SwiftKey doubles down on word prediction, adds easier access to emojis in version 6.0

SwiftKey continues its dominance in word prediction by adding Double-Word prediction to version 6.0. Emoji fans will also love the revamped emoji panel and improved settings. This update is now available in Google Play.

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Google Play Store just knocked the price of a slew of games down to just 10 cents

If you’re aching for some supremely affordable games on Android, 13 games just got discounted to 10 cents each on the Google Play Store. We’re not sure when these discounts will end, so it’d be wise to snatch them up sooner rather than later.

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Apple will shut down HopStop’s mass transit services in October

Apple kept HopStop's mass transit directions and guides running (with notable exceptions) long after it bought the company back in 2013, but you won't get to rely on them for much longer: Cupertino has revealed that it's shutting down HopStop come…
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We strolled down a sensor-studded smart street

The smartphone connected high street shopping experience is coming, but the tech has some way to go before it’s ready for prime time.

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Cooling down the house: A new smart glass could block both heat and light

University of Texas at Austin professor Delia Milliron and her team are working on a material that can block 90 percent of near-infrared rays and 80 percent of the sun’s visible light, which should help keep homes cooler.

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