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Congress: Is Pokémon Go Catching All Your Mobile Data?
Pokémon

Congress: Is Pokémon Go Catching All Your Mobile Data?

Congress wants to know if Niantic is ensuring that Pokemon Go players don't burn through their data.
Apple to Open First Apple Store in Taiwan
Apple Stores

Apple to Open First Apple Store in Taiwan

The Apple Store is the envy of many in the retail world, with the highest sales per square foot in the industry.
Behind China's Push for Robotics -- and a 2020 Deadline
Robots

Behind China's Push for Robotics -- and a 2020 Deadline

China's push to modernize its manufacturing with robotics is partly a response to labor shortages and fast-rising wages.
Have Smartwatches Already Peaked?
Smartwatches

Have Smartwatches Already Peaked?

The worldwide smartwatch market saw a year-over-year decline of 32 percent, according to IDC.
R.I.P. to the VCR
Make More Happen

R.I.P. to the VCR

It transformed the way we watched TV (i.e. argued over who taped over my favorite episode of 'What's Happening!!')
Dan Bova
New Theranos Hires Could Help the Company Find Its Way Back
Theranos

New Theranos Hires Could Help the Company Find Its Way Back

Earlier in July, Holmes was barred by a U.S. regulator from owning or operating a lab for at least two years.
14 Ways to Step Up Your Snapchat Game
Snapchat

14 Ways to Step Up Your Snapchat Game

Here are 14 tips to make you a Snapchat star.
How Robot Therapists Can Fill a Gap in Health Care
Robots

How Robot Therapists Can Fill a Gap in Health Care

Robots are eliminating job drudgery in hospitals, and as technology advances, they'll take on therapeutic roles too.
Say Farewell to VHS (If You Hadn't Already)
Movies

Say Farewell to VHS (If You Hadn't Already)

Reports out of Japan say the last producer of VHS players is calling it quits.
Pokémon Now One of the Most Watched Shows on This Platform
Pokémon

Pokémon Now One of the Most Watched Shows on This Platform

Netflix users are also seeing "Pokémon: Indigo League" appearing in the "trending now" section.
Arjun Kharpal
Facebook Messenger Reaches 1 Billion Users
Performance Ignited

Facebook Messenger Reaches 1 Billion Users

Messenger has reached a milestone only a few apps in the world have hit.
China Bans Autonomous Car Testing (for Now)
Self-Driving Cars

China Bans Autonomous Car Testing (for Now)

China wants car makers to stop testing until new regulations are in place.
McDonald's Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokémon Go Soon
McDonald's

McDonald's Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokémon Go Soon

The stock jumped as much as 7.4 percent to 3,775 yen, its highest since 2001.
Airbnb Hires Ex-U.S. Attorney General to Help Shape Policy
Airbnb

Airbnb Hires Ex-U.S. Attorney General to Help Shape Policy

Eric Holder, the first African American to hold the position of U.S. Attorney General, will be working on "fair housing and public accommodation issues."