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Here’s where to pre-order the Google Pixelbook

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Google's new Pixelbook looks kinda slick. I think the changes are pretty high that I'm going to grab one. At least, if the keyboard on it is any good. But there are a lot of places to pre-order the new Chromebook up outside the Google Play store. For your convenience (and mine, later) we've put together some of the spots you can pick it up into a nice little list. 

Google Store

To start, there's the obvious location.

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Here's where to pre-order the Google Pixelbook was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

JRummy Apps, maker of various root tools, has been purchased by Maple Media

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Those of you who like to root and mod your phones have probably heard of JRummy Apps. Probably best known for its Root Browser and ROM Toolbox apps, JRummy has been a staple of the Android enthusiast community for many years now. It's now been purchased by a company that specializes in app acquisitions called Maple Media.

Even if you can't specifically recall the name "JRummy," it's not implausible that you've come across the developer's before.

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JRummy Apps, maker of various root tools, has been purchased by Maple Media was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Verizon completes purchase of Yahoo for $4.48 billion

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Back in July 2016, Verizon announced that it had agreed to purchase Yahoo, for $4.83 billion. Following the acquisition, Verizon would combine Yahoo's assets with AOL (which it bought in 2015) to form a new entity called 'Oath.' Today the purchase has concluded, with the final sale price at $4.48 billion.

The variation between the first agreed price and the final price can be attributed to the multiple data breaches that were discovered during the purchase.

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Verizon completes purchase of Yahoo for $4.48 billion was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Verizon out-bids AT&T for Straight Path Communications, will pay $3.1 billion for more 5G spectrum

Friday, May 12th, 2017

United States carriers are spending big bucks to acquire more wireless spectrum, especially with 5G on the horizon. T-Mobile recently won a bidding war for a large chunk of the 600Mhz spectrum, and AT&T was preparing to buy Straight Path Commutations last month. However, it turns out that Verizon will be buying Straight Path instead, after winning a bidding war against AT&T.

Straight Path Communications is a spectrum asset company, who owns licences for some of the 39GHz and 28GHz bands.

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Verizon out-bids AT&T for Straight Path Communications, will pay $3.1 billion for more 5G spectrum was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, the car monitoring company

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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This is a bit of perplexing news. Automatic, maker of car monitoring software and hardware, has just announced that it has sold itself to SiriusXM, subscription-based provider of satellite radio. The connection between the two companies' services might not make sense at first glance, but there is one.

We reviewed the Automatic Pro last year. For the unfamiliar, Automatic's car monitoring solutions provide pretty cool tools like diagnostic alerts, fuel monitoring, location tracking, and stats for logging trips and business expenses.

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SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, the car monitoring company was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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