Google wants to help you travel, Stripe wants to help you get paid, Facebook and Twitter are sick of giving you fake news, iPhones aren’t perfect though a dog has eight of them, fitness trackers may not help, new ways to get fast Internet and more are found in the headlines of this week’s news. Click on the headlines that interest you and get caught up!
- Google launches a personalized travel planner, Google Trips
- Facebook, Twitter join effort to snuff out fake news stories
- Facebook acquires modular consumer hardware maker Nascent Objects
- AT&T and Comcast helped elected official write plan to stall Google Fiber
- Apple iPhone 7 Has Two Nasty Surprises
- Twitter’s relaxed character limit doesn’t apply to ads, but there’s a workaround
- Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacements arrive in U.S., but few may want them
- Google releases its AI-infused messaging app Allo
- Chinese heir buys his dog over $6,000 worth of iPhones
- Activity trackers may not give you a weight-loss edge after all
- Stripe gives gig-economy workers instant pay
- AT&T to launch DirecTV Now streaming video service before 2017
- Waterproofing explained: How Apple, Samsung and Sony keep the liquid out
- AT&T’s AirGig uses power lines for multi-gigabit, wireless broadband
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