Nokia's phones return with Android in early 2017

The first Nokia-branded handsets running Android are due to arrive early next year. After announcing its plans to return to tablets and phones back in May, Nokia is providing more details today as it formalizes a licensing agreement with HMD Global (HMD). Also based in Finland, HMD global is the …

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Pogue’s Basics: Money – The Amazon card

As a store, Amazon.com realizes that it’s at a huge disadvantage: It has no huge chain of physical stores for you to browse. You have to buy everything by mail order, sight unseen. Yet Amazon dearly wants you to think of them every time you need anything. So it’s willing …

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Netflix has just helped improve your commute

Netflix has just made a big announcement. Beginning Nov. 30, users can download certain movies and TV shows for offline viewing where Wi-Fi or a cellular connection is unavailable. In the mobile app, Netflix has added an “available for download” tab that presents users with all content available to save to your …

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LG promotes home appliances boss to CEO

LG Electronics has a new CEO: Jo Seong-jin, formerly head of the home appliances division and a forty-year veteran of the company. The move comes just after a year after LG appointed three “representative directors,” including Jo, to run the company at the executive level. The shakeup removed the position …

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Magic mushrooms help cancer patients cope with fear and depression

Magic mushrooms, once associated mostly with Phish concerts, may lead to better end-of-life care for cancer patients. One dose of the active ingredient, psilocybin, can help terminal cancer patients experience less depression and anxiety even six months later. Two studies from New York University and Johns Hopkins University confirm a …

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