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About W. Brice McVicar

W. Brice McVicar is a staff writer for SiteProNews.

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Google hasn’t said anything official as of yet, but it appears to next Android update is just days away. It was a Canadian mobile carrier, Telus, that inadvertently revealed the release date of the update. 9To5Google stumbled upon the information by cruising the Telus Forums. In its report, the site noted the list is maintained […]

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Twitter front desk
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It feels like it’s a little late to the game, but Twitter’s introducing some changes to how users interact. The company announced Thursday it will begin rolling out changes which will involve who users see in their feeds and which Tweets get prominence. It feels a bit like Facebook’s ability to stop following certain people […]

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Those looking for a place to call home for their new startup can head to San Francisco. The California city has been named as the home of one of Google’s newest projects, a space for start-ups to, well, start. The company announced Thursday it has a 14,000 sq. ft. building in the Bay City which […]

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Twitter ISIS
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The war on terrorism isn’t just taking place on the ground, it’s also happening in cyberspace. That war includes Twitter which, the social network reported Thursday, has suspended 360,000 accounts in the past year. Those accounts were suspended for promoting terrorism. “As noted by numerous third parties, our efforts continue to drive meaningful results, including […]

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Google has suffered another blow in its bid to Android antitrust charges in Russia. A court there has turned down the company’s appeal as it continues to fight the charges linked to its requirement of companies using the Android operating system to preinstall some Google apps and services. Without those certain apps and services smartphone […]

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Citing shifts in both market and focus, Cisco Systems Inc. has announced it will reduce its workforce by seven per cent. The company, known as a manufacturer of routers and switches, recently posted impressive fourth quarter figures. Cisco has been making a conscious change in direction with more attention being steered toward software. Part of […]

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at&t
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AT&T is eliminating the bane of smartphone users. The company announced Wednesday new user plans which bid farewell to overages. Rather, users who exceed their monthly data will have their speeds lowered automatically. This means the overage fees and scary bills some users would receive after losing track of how many gigabytes they have used […]

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Nothing fires up the Internet like iPhone rumors and leaks. Such was the case Wednesday as sites lit up with new information about Apple’s next phone. Initial reports indicated the tech giant may vary from routine and release the device under a different moniker, but it appears the next iPhone will roll out as iPhone […]

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Duo
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Simple and easy to use. That’s how Google’s selling its new video-calling app, Duo, as it prepares to go head-to-head with Apple’s popular FaceTime. The app, launched earlier this week, works on both iOS and, naturally, Android. Google is hoping to cash in on both Duo’s simplicity and the fact it operates on both systems […]

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Patches from Microsoft are about to become a bit more encompassing. For years the company has allowed users to practise a ‘pick-a-patch’ method where they could choose the patches wanted or needed. That’s about to end this fall as patches for older systems Windows 7 and 8.1 will be in cumulative packages meaning users will […]

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Intel is hoping to reduce the amount of time it takes for an idea to become a tangible reality. The company isn’t just talking about its own items, though, as it is hoping its own latest product will allow developers and entrepreneurs to see their visions come to life. During the opening of the Intel […]

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Ford car
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Five years. That’s how long before, Ford Motor Company says, it will be mass producing fully autonomous vehicles. These vehicles won’t even feature steering wheels or pedals for drivers. It’s a lofty goal, and even more impressive to be set publicly, but that’s exactly what the company did when it announced its intentions Tuesday. In […]

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hangout
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Quietly, Google has announced the relocation of one of its more popular services. When Google+ launched a few years ago it added video chat program Hangouts which quickly grew in popularity and expanded into Hangouts On Air enabling people to interact with users ranging from politicians to entertainment stars. The program has featured a fairly […]

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New regulations in Europe could leave American-based we-based telecommunications tools on hold. Specifically, programs such as Facebook Messengers, WhatsApp and Skype could be impacted as The European Commission hopes to include companies sending calls and messages over the web under traditional telecom rules. Such programs, currently, aren’t impacted by those regulations but a recent decision […]

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Brand awareness and cash generator. Twitter isn’t calling its new Promoted #Stickers this exactly, but that’s what the social media network is doing with its latest addition to its library of stickers. Stickers – introduced as a means to add a pop of creativity to photos – are still relatively new to the Twitterverse and, […]

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