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Former Baidu executive Lu to helm Y Combinator's new China unit

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. startup incubator Y Combinator said it is establishing a China unit, its first dedicated overseas office, which will be headed by Baidu Inc’s former chief operating...

Twitter puts Infowars’ Alex Jones in the ‘read-only’ sin bin for 7 days

Twitter has finally taken action against Infowars creator Alex Jones, but it isn’t what you might think. While Apple, Facebook, Google/YouTube, Spotify and many others have removed Jones and...

Knoxville ranks No. 1 in mobile performance among U.S. metro areas, study says

According to RootMetrics' most recent network performance test, Knoxville, Tennesee, takes the overall number one spot for mobile performance out of the 125 major metropolitan areas tested. Each area was...

Y Combinator is launching a startup program in China

U.S. accelerator Y Combinator is expanding to China after it announced the hiring of former Microsoft and Baidu executive Qi Lu who will develop a standalone startup program that runs...

Score some Mac hardware on the cheap during Best Buy’s Apple sale

If you're in the mood for some Cupertino gear but don't want to wait until Black Friday, then you're in luck: Best Buy is slashing prices during its limited-time Apple...

Musk bid for Tesla: no formal offer, no firm deals with advisers

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to decide what to do about Chief Executive Elon Musk’s potential offer to take the electric...

Soros Fund Management adds popular tech names, BlackRock in second quarter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Soros Fund Management LLC added Facebook Inc (FB.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), but trimmed stakes in Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O)...

8 easy ways for you to transfer photos from an Android phone to a...

Smartphones are now responsible for the majority of photos that are taken. The downside is that these photos, collectively over time, take up a lot of room. Throw in videos,...

The Andromeda botnet still lingers as nations struggle to clean infected PCs

A recent threat landscape report published by Fortinet suggests that although the FBI and European law enforcement ended the Andromeda botnet’s reign in late 2017, there are still systems infected...

Lyd is a battery-powered, ‘no-spill’ bottle that is activated by your lips

Technology companies have a habit of solving problems we didn’t know existed. Paper maps were working just fine until apps came along. And now look at us. We can hardly...