Nope, Android isn’t getting a system-wide dark mode (at least not yet)

By Sarah Perez According to a number of reports today, the next version of Android would include a “dark mode” – something that’s been a long-time feature request from those who prefer the dark-themed and power saving option that’s already available in apps like YouTube and Twitter. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. News that Android…

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The intensifying battle for Africa’s burgeoning tech landscape

By Monique Maddy Long gone are the days when Africa was disparagingly regarded as the White Man’s Burden. Today, Africa is the continent with the youngest demographic in the world, on the brink of a technical renaissance — yet the world’s tech titans are floundering to understand and gain a foothold in this market. Read…

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Dropbox Files to Go Public

Web-storage company Dropbox Inc. raised the curtain Friday on its long-awaited initial public offering, which is set to be one of the biggest tech debuts of the past few years. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/dropbox-files-to-go-public-1519419035?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Jihadists See a Funding Boon in Bitcoin Policing the Internet Proves a Challenge as White Nationalist Sues Twitter Trump Administration’s Deregulation…

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Huawei’s U.K. Relationship Raises U.S. Concerns

Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese maker of smartphones and telecom gear, is seen in Washington as a potential tool of state-sponsored spying, but Britain and several other U.S. allies are embracing Huawei’s technology. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/huaweis-u-k-relationship-raises-u-s-concerns-1519416947?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Qualcomm Set to Raise Bid for NXP to $44 Billion New HPs Give Fresh Life to Old Businesses…

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Eden acquires OrgOrg, a social network for office managers

By Jordan Crook Eden, the office management and tech support platform, has today announced the acquisition of OrgOrg, a social network for office managers to recommend, discuss, and review vendors and products. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eden founder and CEO Joe DuBey explained to TechCrunch that a growing number of on-boarding…

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Teachers say #ArmMeWith classroom resources instead of guns

By Nicole Gallucci In the wake of yet another tragic school shooting, teachers have started an eye-opening movement on social media to let the world know what preventative measures really need to be taken seriously to protect students. In response to the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, President…

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Microsoft and Xiaomi to collaborate on AI, cloud computing and hardware

By Ingrid Lunden After Microsoft signed a deal to test Windows 10 on Xiaomi devices in 2015 and then Xiaomi bought a trove of patents to help run other Microsoft services on its devices in 2016, today the two companies announced another chapter in its collaboration. Xiaomi and Microsoft have signed a Strategic Framework Memorandum…

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Tesla wants to install chargers at the office

By Jordan Crook Tesla expects to sell 100,000 electric vehicles in 2018. But electric vehicles don’t make much sense unless chargers are easily accessible and convenient. That’s why Tesla is introducing the Workplace Charging program. It will allow offices and business to apply for a Wall Connector to be installed in the company garage or…

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New HPs Give Fresh Life to Old Businesses

The two companies created from the old Hewlett-Packard have surprised investors—but they still need to prove the growth is sustainable. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-hps-give-fresh-life-to-old-businesses-1519381984?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Customer service bot startup Agent IQ announces $6.3 million Series A led by Sierra Ventures How the Russians Ran Their Election Propaganda Shop Falcon.io buys Komfo from Sitecore as social media…

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