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SoftBank increasing Sprint stake after T-Mobile deal called off

The proposed tie-up between two American telecom giants was formally called off this weekend. Sprint and T-Mobile had been negotiations for months but ultimately decided not to go forward with a deal. “The companies were unable to find mutually agreeable terms,” the businesses announced in a joint press release Saturday. Last week, reports suggested that […]

Yik Yak is back with a college Slack called Hive

Yik Yak crashed and burned after raising $73.5 million… then laying off most of its employees as users ditched its anonymous message board app. But now Yik Yak appears to be taking another shot at the college demographic with an app for chatting up people with the same classes, major or interest. Last week, an […]

Automated systems fight ISIS propaganda, but at what cost?

The spread of ISIS propaganda online has put social media companies in a tough position. Governments are urging Facebook, Twitter, and Google to more aggressively remove extremist content, in the hopes of reducing the terrorist group’s influence. But the companies’ self-moderation systems have struggled to keep pace, and terrorist material continues to spread online. Now, […]

Android 7.0 Nougat: release date, news and features

Find out everything we know so far about Android 7.0 Nougat. / © AndroidPIT Jump to a section: Android 7.0 Nougat name Following an online fielding of ideas from the public, Google has revealed the official name of the next version of Android: 7.0 Nougat. The ceremony took place over Snapchat. The name Android Nougat was […]