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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

In 2009, Microsoft enflamed the minds of consumers with Courier, a foldable phone/tablet concept that was eventually cancelled. Years later, a sort-of new patent implies Microsoft hasn’t (or hadn’t) totally given up on the idea. According to the new patent, which was approved on Tuesday, Microsoft envisions a mobile device with a continuous viewing area that extends across the foldable region—similar in ... Read More »

Uber offers cities ‘anonymized’ ride data

Uber Technologies is offering data from trips on its ride-hailing platform to city officials, planners and policymakers to help them better understand traffic patterns and improve investments in infrastructure. The move will likely win Uber goodwill with city officials, even as the company has resisted other bids for data by some cities. New York, for example, wants to collect trip ... Read More »

Reliance now offers a fixed-wireless phone in India

Remember Reliance and more specifically, its Jio telecom sub-division? If you live in India, chances are, you are already familiar with the carrier’s enticing 4G offers, which caused quite a stir on the local market, back in September. Despite receiving its fair share of criticism, the company seems to have a pretty good grasp on the needs and desires of ... Read More »

Bieber cancels VIP experience, offers all-or-nothing refund

The pop star canceled all VIP meet-and-greet sessions for the remainder of his Purpose World Tour, a perk that can cost up to $2,000 each. Bieber took to Instagram to reveal his decision to cancel the meet and greets, citing emotional exhaustion and depression. However, Bkstg, a platform that allows fans to purchase limited-edition merchandise and VIP tickets, said in ... Read More »