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Apple beat Samsung in unit sales with iPhone X during Q4, during the “biggest annual fall in smartphone history”

Last year, Samsung’s exploding Galaxy Note 7 created a catastrophically distracting meltdown for the company that enabled Apple to surpass it in total unit sales of smartphones during the winter quarter. This year, Apple has again surpassed sales of all Samsung smartphones in the quarter, except this time it’s by virtue of trend-bucking new demand […]

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‘CS:GO’ in Your Facebook Feed: One of the Biggest Esports Leagues Is Moving to Facebook. Why?

Facebook may have decided it doesn’t want to be a media company, but it might just want to be a gaming platform. The company announced today that it will be the exclusive destination for multiple leagues from esports federation ESL. Look out, top-down cooking videos and insane Russian dashcam clips: you may soon be competing […]

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Clashes over the Future of Gene Therapy and Crispr at the US’s Biggest Biotech Meeting

For one dizzying, schmooze and booze-filled week every January, thousands of tech execs, VCs, and investment bankers grind their way through a four-day slog of panel sessions, poster presentations, networking meetings, and cocktail-drenched after-hours parties in their industry’s premier orgiastic dealmaking event. And no, we’re not talking about CES. On Monday, the Westin St. Francis […]