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Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-up

Ouster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity to assemble and ship several thousand sensors a month by the end of 2019. The new factory, which will have a grand opening ceremony March 28, currently produces hundreds of sensors per month. Ouster says […]

Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-up

Ouster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity to assemble and ship several thousand sensors a month by the end of 2019. The new factory, which will have a grand opening ceremony March 28, currently produces hundreds of sensors per month. Ouster says […]

Former Oath CEO Tim Armstrong is exiting Verizon with a payout worth more than $60 million

Tim Armstrong will leave Verizon Communications with an awards and benefits package worth more than $60 million. The Wall Street Journal calculated the total amount based on a securities filing from last Monday by combining Armstrong’s compensation in 2018, severance and a special incentive package he was given by Verizon when it acquired AOL in […]

Get a free copy of ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division 2’ when you sign up for Verizon Fios Gigabit Connection

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Choosing your internet provider is always the same old song and dance: you shop around each company as they try to one-up each other and get you to sign up with them. It’s kind of exhausting. 

Although it may be a confidence booster to have so many people fighting for your loyalty, there’s a way for you to avoid all the haggling. Through June 3, Verizon Fios is offering their super fast Gigabit Connection for $79.99 per month with a waived router rental for three years (that’s a $432 value).

Oh, you thought we were done? Nope. Verizon Fios is also throwing in a digital copy of one of 2019’s most highly-anticipated video games — Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 — free of charge on the platform of your choice. Read more…

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5G will be crazy fast, but it’ll be worthless without unlimited data

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Mobile World Congress might have you convinced of two major mobile trends for 2019: foldable phones and 5G.

Foldable phones are undeniably interesting — we finally have real phones that transform into tablets with larger screens! — but 5G, the next generation of faster and more reliable cellular connectivity, has the potential to truly change how we live and work, even if foldable phones end up becoming a fad.

At MWC 2019, companies from all corners of the globe tripped over each other to showcase a near future where high-resolution movies would download in seconds, expansive 3D games and VR would be streamed directly to phones and new headsets, and smart cars (self-driving or not) would be able to recognize each other to prevent collisions. Read more…

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New flaws in 4G, 5G allow attackers to intercept calls and track phone locations

A group of academics have found three new security flaws in 4G and 5G, which they say can be used to intercept phone calls and track the locations of cell phone users. The findings are said to be the first time vulnerabilities have affected both 4G and the incoming 5G standard, which promises faster speeds […]

Samsung 5G Galaxy S10 is a monster phone you’ll be able to buy this year

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As if three new Galaxy S10 phones weren’t enough, Samsung also announced a fourth version — its first phone to support 5G — at its Unpacked event in San Francisco.

The “Galaxy S10 5G” is more than just a phone that works on 5G networks. It’s the largest Galaxy S phone yet with the biggest battery and four cameras instead of three on the S10 and S10+. 

It’s an absolute monster of a phone.

With a 6.7-inch display, the Galaxy S10 5G will have the largest screen of any phone from Samsung’s Galaxy S series. Samsung says the phone’s dimensions will be about the same as the Galaxy Note 9’s. Read more…

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