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Spectacles go on sale for all, YouTube skipping the 30 second ad

The biggest tech headlines of the day include Snap selling Spectacles online, Microsoft’s new roadmap for its Hololens and YouTube ditching the 30 second ad.

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Electric cars aren’t just for golfing any more (Next Big Thing)

The day may be coming when only the wealthy and the foolish avoid EVs.

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Apple iPhone 8 could include facial recognition, Amazon makes free shipping more affordable

In today’s tech news, Apple acquires an Israeli facial recognition software startup and Amazon lowers its minimum spend for free shipping to $35 from $49. And Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, could finally be extradited to the US to face copyright infringement charges.

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Samsung’s top boss arrested

In this week’s wrap-up, a South Korean court orders the arrest of Samsung’s acting leader. Meanwhile in the US, Verizon jumps back on the unlimited data wagon causing every other wireless carrier to take note.

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Sprint steps up unlimited plan against Verizon, T-Mobile

Which carrier offers the best unlimited plan? Here’s a quick breakdown of prices and what to consider when going with the major US carriers.

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AT&T joins the unlimited plan battle

Which carrier offers the best unlimited plan? Here’s a quick breakdown of prices and what to consider when going with the major US carriers.

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Facebook unmutes news feed videos, T-Mobile bites back

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The biggest tech news of the day includes Facebook’s unmuting of news feed videos, T-Mobile’s quick response to Verizon’s introduction of unlimited plans and Microsoft’s Brad Smith calling for a “Digital Geneva Convention.”

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Has Magic Leap’s amazing augmented-reality tech been leaked?

One of the most anticipated pieces of AR tech supposedly leaked and, a statement from Tim Cook suggests Apple might also get in on the AR game.

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Thwip! Zuck plays Spider-Man with VR gloves

Oculus is testing the future of virtual reality gloves, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg shows off what’s being developed at the company’s lab. But is it just to deflect recent bad news?

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Surprise! Apple and Samsung’s next flagship phones said to be amazing

In this week’s wrap-up, more details leak about the next iPhone and Galaxy S. Meanwhile, Android Wear 2.0 became a reality this week with the introduction of two new smartwatches.