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We knew the Switch got off to a rousing start in Europe, smashing Nintendo’s previous platform sales records, but we didn’t know just how strong US sales would be after the initial launch. As it turns out, the Switch’s performance remains stellar in the States with 906k consoles sold in March alone, according to analyst …

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Tesla announced today that it squeaked past its own quarterly production and delivery records with “just over” 25,000 cars delivered in the first quarter of 2017. The highlight so far this year is the Model X SUV, which is catching up to the Model S sedan in production. Tesla delivered about 11,450 SUVs in Q1 …

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American firms Verizon, Johnson & Johnson have joined a long list of the companies who boycott Google over cracking down on clients’ content appearing alongside extremist media on video platform YouTube. AT & T Said in the statement on Wednesday “We are deeply concerned that our ads may have appeared alongside YouTube content promoting terrorism and …

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Netflix has been producing original movies at a steady clip, sure, but, despite its best efforts, earning any prestige has proved elusive. In an effort to attract more big name stars like Will Smith, and directors such as Martin Scorsese, Deadline reports that the company has hired someone with deep ties to Hollywood to lead its original movie ambitions: Scott …

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Amazon keep extending it business by adding new products and services. This time Amazon is entering into the home security camera business. The news came after AFTVnews found the image of newly discovered product on the company’s own web servers. The image shared is some sort of easily- positionable camera with a blue light circling …

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Reports coming from reliable resources that the Japanese company, SoftBank is interested to give away the control of its major staking company Sprint to T-mobile parent company Deustsche Telekom. According to the reports claims that the merger is over the frustrated Sprint’s growth in the U.S. In 2013, the scenario was just opposite. Sprint wanted …

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Microsoft really wants you to install and use its products on your computer. Beyond the myriad Start menu ads plaguing Windows 10, now users have to contend with pop-ups for Redmond-made stuff if they have Google’s Chrome browser installed as well. Myce reports (image below) that when Chrome is pinned to the taskbar an ad …

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For over a decade, Apple and Audible (an Amazon company) have enjoyed an exclusivity agreement that restricted the sale of digital audiobooks to one third-party platform: iTunes. The practice has helped both companies hold almost unassailable positions in the audiobook market, which led to a complaint by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association (Börsenverein des …

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SAN FRANCISCO — For a company that long eschewed the brick-and-mortar world, Amazon is opening a lot of bookstores these days. It’s got three up and running, in Seattle, San Diego and Portland, and says five more are coming. The profits from eight or even 80 bookstores are hardly a rounding error for the Seattle behemoth. So …

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