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Laurene Powell Jobs invests in news because she worries about democracy

Laurene Powell Jobs is worried. As one of the world’s richest women, worth an estimated $19 billion, she’s been investing in journalism through her efforts at the Emerson Collective. The organization, which has been described as equal parts think tank, foundation and venture capital fund, acquired a majority stake in The Atlantic, Pop-Up Magazine and Axios. …

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Phones at all major US carriers filled with vulnerabilities, say researchers

Major US phone carriers may have a major problem. Researchers funded by the Department of Homeland Security discovered security vulnerabilities in mobile devices used by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and more, DHS program manager Vincent Sritapan told Fifth Domain at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The flaws are built into …

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OnePlus 7: Rumors, price, release date, specs and everything else

  Though it’s expected some time in the spring, quite possibly as early as May 14, rumors for the OnePlus 7 phone have already begun circulating. As the purported upcoming flagship of Chinese phone-maker OnePlus, the device will serve as the successor to the OnePlus 6T and is predicted to be the first of two …

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Huawei will reveal foldable phone with 5G in February

Huawei’s CEO has confirmed that we’ll see a foldable 5G phone from the company at Mobile World Congress in February. Richard Yu, the Chinese company’s boss, announced the launch in the closing moments of a pre-MWC 2019 briefing in Beijing. ‘We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona in February, where we will launch the …

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T-Mobile Black Friday deals are live: Free iPhones, LG and Samsung Galaxy phones

    Black Friday is a little over a week away, but T-Mobile is getting an early start on its deals.   Starting this past Friday — or as T-Mobile calls it, ‘Magenta Friday’ — you’ll able to get a new phone for free (up to $750) when you open up a new line of service …

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IPhone XS: Ten S, Excess or Xtra Small? Welcome to iPhone’s 2018 naming problem

When Apple announced the iPhone X last September, it painted itself into a corner. With two ‘8s’ (the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus) and a ‘ten’, the iPhone 9 was passed over, and a whole new Roman numbering system was on the table. Now, with three rumored new 2018 iPhones on deck for its big September 12 unveiling — …

Black Friday 2018 phone deals: Free OnePlus 6T now, LG V40 with free $500 TV, Moto G6 for $200

One of my favorite Black Friday/Cyber Monday phone deals so far is an offer of a free OnePlus 6T, one of CNET editors’ unanimous picks for best-value devices of the year (there are a total of three promotions). Our favorite budget buy, the unlocked Moto G6, is also on sale for $200, which is 25 percent off the …