Consumers dropped $200 million on apps on Christmas, up 12 percent from last year

 Consumers spent $ 196 million on apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions on Christmas Day 2017 across the App Store and Google Play, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The report, while excluding Android revenue in China, represents a 12.3 percent increase over last year’s spending of approximately $ 174 million. That speaks to a still-growing market for apps and games as well as… Read More
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The Pixel C has been dropped from the Google Store

Google started selling the Pixel C about two years ago as an Android flagship tablet. The price was high, but it was a good Android tablet. Well, as good as Android tablets could be. Google’s commitment to Android on tablets wasn’t strong even then, and now the Pixel C is gone from the Google Store—the listing page redirects you to the Pixelbook. A moment of silence, please.

The Pixel C was an odd device.

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HTC Vive dropped its Google Daydream headset to focus on China

Throughout the Vive Focus event today, HTC never once referred to the headset as a Daydream VR device, which was a little odd given how it was first teased as one of the two standalone Daydream devices back at Google I/O. Then came this baffling stat…
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Sprint and T-Mobile merger has reportedly been dropped

A possible merger between T-Mobile and Sprint has been a topic of discussion and rumors for years. Last month, it was revealed that the two companies were (again) in talks of a merger, with T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom having majority ownership of the new carrier.

Another report from earlier this month claimed that the two companies were in the final stages of an agreement, and an announcement would come by the end of October.

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Dozens of cases dropped after body cams allegedly show Baltimore cops planting evidence

Dozens of cases have been dropped since the emergence of two body cam videos showing Baltimore cops seemingly manufacturing evidence.

The controversy started last month, when a video released by the Baltimore public defender’s office appeared to show an officer, standing by two others, dropping a bag of drugs in a yard. The officer who dropped the drugs was put on leave while the two others were placed on administrative duty.

The video led to an announcement last week that 34 cases involving testimony from the three officers had been dropped. The New York Times reports that number has since climbed to 41, with 55 cases still under review and 27 set to continue.

This week, the same office released another…

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