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Jacob Lieben

Co-owner and co-editor in chief of Lostgeeks.net. Responsible for article writing and the web infrastructure of this website.

AT&T gets approval to buy Time Warner for $85 billion; deal tentatively closes June 20th

AT&T has just increased its standing as a media giant after U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s ruling today that paves the way for the company to complete its purchase of Time Warner for $85 billion. The transaction will close on June 20th and makes AT&T the new owner of CNN, ...

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ZTE To Resume Business Tomorrow – To Pay $1.4 Billion Within 90 Days

Today, ZTE Corporation announced that it has reached a new settlement agreement with the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) which will see it pay a fine of $1.4 billion. Arising from this, the company is set to resume trading tomorrow. After applying to Shenzhen Stock Exchange, ...

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Multiple Analysts Believe That Xiaomi’s Value Is Below $100 Billion

Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, has submitted its IPO application to Hong Kong Stock Exchange and China Securities Regulatory Commission. The operating data of this company has been officially disclosed in recent years. However, the valuation of the company has not yet been finalized. Now, multiple analysts have had their say ...

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Instagram releases a new shopping experience for Stories

Today, via their blog, Instagram announced that they are expanding the shopping functionality to Stories. Previously, Instagram only allowed vendors to sell merchandise via the Feed.  Instagram stated: “Brands have always been early adopters of stories, they create some of the most viewed and engaging content on the platform.” About ...

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OUKITEL K7 teardown video, presales will start June 19th

The new OUKITEL K7 is already the 4th generation of the 10.000 mAh big battery smartphone from this manufacturer.  It has been announced more than a month ago and the presales are finally closing on us, according to the official information it will start on June 19th exclusively on the ...

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Motorola Moto Z3 Play doesn’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack, but comes with an adapter

Since last year’s Motorola Moto Z2 Play features a standard 3.5mm headphone jack, you might be expecting the new Moto Z3 Play (announced earlier this month) to come with a similar good old audio jack. But that’s not the case, and the Z3 only offers a modern USB Type-C port. Fortunately, ...

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Google removes changes made to improve battery life on Wear OS preview beta

When Google wanted to extend the battery life of smartwatches running on Wear OS, it came up with a plan. Qualcomm’s new wearables chip would conserve battery life, and receive help from the reduced background activity of apps on Wear OS. But after gathering feedback from developers using a beta ...

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The Oppo Find X will “Explore the Future of Mobile Phones” (Teaser)

Oppo Find X teasers have become a daily occurrence on the company’s official social media accounts. So, here we are with yet another one, this time it says “beyond taking for granted, exploring the future shape of the mobile phone. # OPPO future flagship Find X #” hinting that the ...

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Google says fix is coming for slow to wake Pixel 2 XL and offers a workaround

You might remember than exactly a week ago, several Google Pixel 2 XL owners complained that after installing the June OTA Android security update, their devices would take two to three seconds longer to wake. At the time, a Google employee on the company’s Issue Tracker started sniffing around, which ...

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