The Morning After: Tuesday, September 19th 2017

The internet claims another victim.Toys ‘R’ Us files Chapter 11Between the rise of internet shopping and a crushing debt load, Toys ‘R’ Us is struggling. The company announced it’s filing for… See the original post: The Morning After: Tuesday, September 19th...

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24 hours with Fitbit’s first smartwatch

I’ve had the Ionic for a few weeks now, but for most of that time I was making do with early software. You can read my preliminary impressions here. Last week, the company issued an update, but it… More here: 24 hours with Fitbit’s first smartwatch

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Roku might be building its own smart speaker

It comes as no surprise that another company may be interested in emulating the runaway success of the Amazon Echo, and (to a lesser extent) Google Home. After all, the likes of Samsung, Sony, and… Read more: Roku might be building its own smart speaker

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Sprint and T-Mobile might actually be inching closer to a merger

If you’re feeling a sense of deja vu, it’s not just you — this has happened before. The discussions go all the way back to 2014, when Sprint’s parent company, Softbank, wanted to buy T-Mobile…. Link: Sprint and T-Mobile might actually be inching closer to a...

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Al Jazeera’s Snapchat channel blocked in Saudi Arabia

The removal is part of an altogether bigger threat facing the Qatari media company. As part of their charge against the country of supporting extremist groups, a cluster of nations are clamping… The rest is here: Al Jazeera’s Snapchat channel blocked in Saudi...

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