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EA and Hideo Kojima join Sony and Facebook in skipping GDC 2020 over coronavirus fears

Last week brought confirmation from Sony and Facebook that the pair wouldn’t be at GDC 2020. The social network said it would not have a physical presence at the event

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Cosmo Communicator clamshell smartphone gets dual-boot functionality

Planet Computers is changing the typical paradigm of a closed mobile-OS ecosystem. On Monday, it released a firmware update to its £665.83 ($860) Cosmo Communicator that allows users to install

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Netflix launches top 10 feature to show what people are really watching

The new top 10 row will be updated daily and reveal what is popular in your country. The row’s position will vary depending on “how relevant the shows and films

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Intel debuts 5G chips for servers and base stations, aiming for infrastructure dominance

Intel finalized the sale of its modem business to Apple in December 2019, which to many signaled a significant retreat from that market. Couple that with the news that the

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Apple’s ARM-based Mac could ship by the first half of 2021

If accurate, the days of Apple being bound by Intel’s chip release cycles – and the delays that often accompany them – could soon come to an end. And as

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Uber will pay its drivers to place rooftop ad displays on their vehicles

In terms of shape, these ad displays will be similar to what city-goers often see on top of taxis. Of course, as potentially lucrative as this could be for Uber,

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Huawei made a surprisingly decent 5G clone of the Apple iPad Pro

Huawei has taken a lot of inspiration from Apple products when it designs its own, and the MateBook is a prime example of that thanks to its close resemblance to

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