WTF is fake news?

Everyone, even our new president, seems to be talking about “fake news” — just look at how Google searches have spiked over the past few months. But what does fake news actually mean? On one level, the term seems pretty self-explanatory. Fake news is a story that’s completely false, usually invented for traffic and ad…

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Apple Inc will begin making iPhones in India by end of April, with all devices being sold domestically

Apple will begin assembling iPhones in India by the end of April, a regional minister says, heightening its focus on the world’s fastest-growing major smartphone market as growth slows elsewhere. The U.S. company has tapped Taiwan’s Wistron Corp. to put together its phones in the tech capital of Bangalore in Karnataka, said Priyank Kharge, the…

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Outdoor ad firm buys Swiss dating app Blinq to power beacon push

The dating game sure is tough to maintain. Zurich-based dating app Blinq has been acquired by a Swiss outdoor advertising firm, APG|SGA, with the latter coveting the team’s experience in rolling out beacon networks for a new division that will be developing interactive ads to work in conjunction with the Bluetooth comms tech. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed,…

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