The Department of Justice approves merger between T-Mobile / Sprint
Companies must sell prepaid portions of Sprint's business – Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Sprint prepaid – ̵
It's time to take Google's Pixel phones more seriously
Methods that other "reasonable premium" phone manufacturers have tried include marketing directly to consumers rather than blowing up expensive advertising campaigns. Google's focus on closing potential performance gaps with advanced software makes the Pixel 3a a powerful signal of the company's unique ability to rise above hardware boundaries.
Regal Cinemas unveils its unlimited movie subscription service 
Regal Unlimited offers three levels of membership, ranging from $ 18 to $ 23.50 per month (plus tax) and you must download the free Regal app to participate. "Gotcha" is that it costs a $ 0.50 convenience fee for each movie you order through the app, and additionally costs special features such as 4DX, IMAX, 3D and dual features.
Hideo Kojima releases two-minute "Death Stranding" scene which premiered at Comic-Con
Kojima's upcoming "movie adventure" game for PlayStation 4 is still quite a mystery, but you can learn more about this Death Stranding trailer which debuted at Comic-Con last week. In it, the character "Heartman" – based on filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn – explains his connection to the world. His heart stops every 21 minutes, allowing him to spend three minutes exploring "the world of the dead" before being shocked back to life … for another 21 minutes.
Introduction Engadgets 2019 Back-to-School Guide
As Chief Editor Dana Wollman explains: "In addition to top choices in 11 categories – everything from laptops to smartphones to games and dormitories – we went great on tips and buying advice this year. Not only did we want to tell you what to buy, but we wanted to help you choose wisely and make the most of what you chose. "
Nike's Joyride shoes use small beads to make your running more comfortable.
Meet Joyride, a responsive cushioning system designed to adapt to individual foot strokes and offers high levels of shock absorption when your feet hit whatever surface you're running on. Nike says the idea is to "make running easy" and give you more personal comfort, made possible by thousands of tiny, energy-packed beads that form the shoe's midsole. The Nike Joyride Run Flyknit launches globally on August 15 for $ 180.
Apple contractors often hear sensitive information in Siri recordings
The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive information, including medical info, criminal activity and even "sexual meetings "- much like their colleagues at Amazon and Google. They only listen to less than one percent of daily Siri activations, and often only for a few seconds each, but some of them include request-related data such as app info, contacts, and locations.
In a statement, Apple says they are being studied in "secure facilities" by people tied to "strict confidentiality requirements."
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