T-Mobile hit by hours-long nationwide outage
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T-Mobile hit by hours-long nationwide outage

T-Mobile customers across the U.S. said they couldn’t make calls or send text messages following an outage. We tested with a T-Mobile phone in the office. Both calls…

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US cell carriers team up to combat robocalls — but no deadline set
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US cell carriers team up to combat robocalls — but no deadline set

Twelve cell carriers, including the four largest — ATT, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon — have promised to make efforts to prevent spoofed and automated robocalls. Announced Thursday, the…

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Daily Crunch: Apple plans Pro iPhones
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Daily Crunch: Apple plans Pro iPhones

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am…

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Verizon is teaming with Boingo to bring 5G inside
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Verizon is teaming with Boingo to bring 5G inside

We’ve long known that 5G rollout wouldn’t happen overnight. But now that carriers have gotten things started, they’ve been confronted with pushback against the next-gen wireless technology’s limitations.…

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Google ditches desserts as Q becomes Android 10
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Google ditches desserts as Q becomes Android 10

The dessert naming scheme was one of the best-loved legacies from Google (though some were notably better than others). Every time the company got ready to release a…

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Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in
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Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in

By the end of 2019, the global gaming market is estimated to be worth $152 billion, with 45% of that, $68.5 billion, coming directly from mobile games. With this…

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DoorDash reveals details of its new tipping model
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DoorDash reveals details of its new tipping model

DoorDash announced last month that it would be changing its controversial tipping model. Today it’s revealing the basics of how the new system will work. Under the past…

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Pew: Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks
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Pew: Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social media, is having on the diversity…

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T-Mobile customers report outage, can’t make calls or send text messages
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T-Mobile customers report outage, can’t make calls or send text messages

T-Mobile customers across the U.S. say they can’t make calls or send text messages following an apparent outage — although mobile data appears to be unaffected. We tested…

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Google denies reports of unannounced changes to Android app review process
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Google denies reports of unannounced changes to Android app review process

Multiple reports this week claimed Google had quietly rolled out a more in-depth app review process to all developers — changes designed to keep the Play Store safer…

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