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ZTE’s new foldable smartphone is actually going on sale next month

 The foldable smartphone has been strange sort of white whale for the mobile industry. You could fill a Raiders of the Lost Ark-sized warehouse will all of the attempts to bring the technology to the market. At the very least, ZTE’s new Axon M has one key advantage over many of its predecessors: it’s actually going…

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Allset raises $5 million to cut wait times at restaurants

Allset wants to make restaurants more convenient and efficient for the busy bees of this world and announced today that is has secured $5 million to expand nationwide. Greycroft Partners led this round, with participation from new investor Vaizra Investments. Previous investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Compound, FJ Labs, and SMRK VC Fund also joined. Users…

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Netflix shares hit record after adding more subscribers than expected

(Reuters) — Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television explodes globally. Shares of the world’s leading online video streaming service touched a record high on Monday and rose…

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Google Photos now groups your cat and dog photos automatically

Google Photos has been increasingly using AI-infused computer vision smarts for a while to help its 500 million-plus throng of users organize their snaps, including auto-rotating tools and self-curating features . Today, the company lifted the lid on yet another new feature from its bag of magic machine-learning tricks. You could already search for generic…

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Spanish bank launches money-transfer app focused initially on US-Mexico remittances

 BBVA, Spain’s second-largest bank that snatched up mobile banking startup Simple for $117 million back in 2014, is now entering the mobile money transfer business with today’s launch of a new app called Tuyyo. The app, which is available on both iOS and Android, is focused on the $73 billion annual market for remittances to…

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Huawei challenges Apple and Samsung with new Mate 10 smartphones

(Reuters) – China’s Huawei has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price. Huawei aims to distinguish itself through technological advances that will put it on a level playing field with the most coveted premium-priced devices, helping to…