Category Archives: Gadgets

Six top US intelligence chiefs caution against buying Huawei phones

Six top U.S. intelligence chiefs told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday they would not advise Americans to use products or services from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.

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CIA, FBI, NSA: We don’t recommend Huawei or ZTE phones

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The U.S. intelligence agencies aren’t thrilled about the idea of U.S. citizens using phones from certain Chinese manufacturers.

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This Uber-Like App Wants To Make African Minibus Taxis Better

If you live in Johannesburg, South Africa, commuting to work often means waking up early to wait on the side of the road for a minibus taxi that might or might not arrive, and that might not have room for another passenger even if does show up.

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Another macOS password prompt can be bypassed with any password

MacRumors spotted a bug report that affects the current version of macOS High Sierra. In System Preferences, you can unlock the App Store preference pane by typing any password. Apple has reportedly already fixed the bug in beta versions of the next macOS High Sierra update.

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The Beer & Booze Company Behind Corona, Svedka & Mondavi Is Now Investing In Marijuana

Instead of shrinking in fear from the rising green tide of legal marijuana, the parent company behind booze brands like Corona, Svedka, and Robert Mondavi is jumping right in with a big investment in the legal marijuana business. Constellation Brands Inc. is shelling out $191 million for a 9.

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France is running out of butter at grocery stores and some people are panicking

French supermarkets are running out of butter. Or, rather, they can’t pay for it. This is a problem for a country with the world’s highest rate of per-capita butter consumption.

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How Microsoft helped one of its biggest video game rivals do something great for its players

Previously, Roblox users on the Xbox One could only play with each other. Meanwhile, Roblox has let smartphones, tablets, and PCs all play together in harmony for years now. With this update, the Xbox One joins the fun.

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