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Acer Swift 7 review: Thinness above all else demands many compromises

Enlarge Valentina Palladino The tech industry is obsessed with making things thin, and Acer is no exception. The company bills the new Swift 7 as the world’s thinnest laptop, measuring 8.98mm thick at its widest point. Designed for professionals and frequent travelers, this year’s Swift 7 tries to beat its competition by being ultra-thin and […]

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Evan Spiegel named a new chief business officer for Snap before giving the job to someone else two days later

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesSnap CEO Evan Spiegel named a new chief business officer for his company recently before changing his mind and giving the job to someone else, according to a new report. Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snap, recently named a new chief business officer for the company before changing his mind and giving the […]

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Galaxy Note9 hands-on—Samsung ships a bigger battery, not much else

The Galaxy Note9. Ron Amadeo The back is a big sheet of glass. Ron Amadeo The fingerprint reader has moved out of the camera assembly and onto its own island. It’s a lot easier to reach now. Ron Amadeo Here’s the home screen. Ron Amadeo The software is very Samsungy. Ron Amadeo The throngs of […]