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LG G5 can now be purchased from all Big Four US carriers

If you recall, we’ve already told you about LG G5’s availability on AT&T. However, if AT&T isn’t the carrier of your choice, you’ll be glad to know that the flagship smartphone is now available for purchase from all major US carriers, including the Big Four ones. While AT&T has the handset listed for $689, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint are selling ... Read More »

Skype for the Web now lets you call non-Skype users

Skype is making its web app more like the desktop version with a few new ways to reach non-Skype users. With Skype for Web, users can now place voice calls to any mobile phone or landline through the new “Call phones” section. Of course, this requires some Skype credit or a Skype Unlimited World subscription, but the rates for International ... Read More »

Instagram now has 200,000 advertisers

Facebook’s Instagram app just hit a major milestone: It now has more than 200,000 monthly active advertisers, paying to reach its 400-million-plus active users. That 200,000 number is up from just “hundreds” of advertisers in June. The company, which opened its self-service ad platform in September, said 75 percent of its advertisers are outside the U.S. and the vast majority ... Read More »

Is Alphabet cursed now that it is No. 1?

The following is a free preview of CNBC Pro. To get more investment analysis and the live CNBC TV feed, please subscribe. To much fanfare, Alphabet’s market capitalization topped $531 billion Tuesday, surpassing Apple’s $524 billion worth and making the Google parent the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. But heavy is the head that wears the crown. The ... Read More »

Nvidia GeForce Now kicks off Square Enix game deal with free Tomb Raider streaming

Sit up and pay attention, Shield owners: Nvidia’s GeForce Now, a Netflix-style game-streaming service, is bringing some big games from another top studio to its catalog.Nvidia announced Thursday that Square Enix would bring five games to GeForce Now over the course of 2016. The first game will be Tomb Raider, the critically acclaimed 2013 series reboot, which hits the service ... Read More »

HTC One A9 now also comes in pink

The acronym was as grating and inaccurate as it was cute and catchy: TINA. It stood for “There Is No Alternative,” and sought to explain in four letters why so many investors kept putting money joylessly into stocks in recent years — supposedly because central banks had banished safe returns from the financial firmament with interest rates near nil. With ... Read More »

Box, Dropbox users can now edit Office documents together in real time

Business users who rely on cloud storage providers like Dropbox and Box now have some improved tools in their collaboration arsenal, thanks to a set of integrations thatMicrosoft announced Wednesday. Starting Wednesday, Office Online users can work in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations shared inside Box, Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile and Egnyte. That means those folks who don’t use ... Read More »

Now, cancel reserved Rail tickets at a general counter

Starting Tuesday, Indian railway stations will allow cancellation and refund of reserved tickets at an additional counter which was until now dispensing only unreserved tickets, an official statement said. In a bid to usher in passenger-friendly measures, the railways ministry has decided to convert one Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) counter, where only unreserved tickets are sold, into a UTS cum ... Read More »