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Peter Pachal

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Technology Editor — Mashable
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Tech Editor at @Mashable. Dad. Steak enthusiast. My other car is @MashableTech. Instagram/Snapchat: mirrorpete

How the AT&T-Time Warner deal threatens net neutrality — AT&T's $85 billion bid to acquire Time Warner is a big moment. Following the playbook of the Comcast-NBC and Verizon-AOL/ Yahoo deals, it marks the point in history when service providers acquiring content companies graduated from a growing trend to simply "the norm."

Elon Musk to the media: 'You're killing people' — In a call with reporters to announce that Tesla will build advanced driverless technology into all its future vehicles, CEO Elon Musk told the media that if it contributes to dissuading people from buying self-driving cars, "You're killing people." Musk made the statement early in the call in response to one of the first questions.

Apple sends out invites to October event — HOLD UNTIL INVITES ARE OUT!!!]]] Get ready for another October surprise. For MacBook users, it'll probably be a pleasant surprise, since Apple just sent invitations to an event on Oct. 27. Although, per usual, the invites didn't specify what the company has planned, all rumors point to a refresh of most of Apple's MacBook computers.

Samsung Creates a TV That Can Display Two Shows at Once — LAS VEGAS - If you've ever argued over who watches what in your house, has Samsung got a TV for you. The company's 55-inch "Real" OLED TV is the first consumer television that literally lets two people watch two different shows simultaneously. How does it do such a thing?

Mashable retracts its recommendation of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 — Due to ongoing concerns about safety, Mashable is retracting its recommendation of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 and revoking its Mashable Choice award. We do not take this action lightly, but what's happened to the Samsung Galaxy Note7 in the last six weeks is unprecedented in mobile.

HP Slatebook x2: Finally, a Serious Android 'Laptop' — Many manufacturers have tried to create a "productivity" solution for Android tablets. Samsung does a decent job with its stylus-focused Note line, but manufacturers that build hybrids - tablets that become laptops with a keyboard dock - often come up short. Hewlett-Packard is betting that it's finally cracked the Android hybrid with its Slatebook x2.

Google Wants to Put a Universal Translator in Every Android Phone — It's not just the computers on Star Trek that Google wants to build for real. The company is also working on a device similar to the show's universal translator - a mythical device on the show that lets everybody speak any language and still be perfectly understood.

What Google gets wrong about hardware — Quick, what's the coolest product Google has ever unveiled? Oh, and software doesn't count. Right, exactly - there isn't one. Google's software services are immensely popular and permeate our daily lives. It's hard to imagine the world before Gmail or Google Maps, but on hardware it's usually the same story: a swing and a miss.

Xiaomi's Mi Box is everything you want in a streaming device for $69 — Streaming devices - boxes, dongles and more - are everywhere, now in more than half of American households. From Apple to Google to Amazon, virtually all the major tech companies offer a device for streaming video to a TV. Now add to that list Xiaomi, China's fast-rising smartphone manufacturer with global ambitions.

How Google Is Making YouTube More Like iMovie [EXCLUSIVE] — If you've been seeing a strip of thumbnails along the bottom of YouTube videos lately, you're not seeing things. The site has been quietly rolling out a feature that automatically generates thumbnails of every moment in a video, laying them all out the way a video-editing app like iMovie would.
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Oct 25, 2016

RT @karissabe: AT&T CEO says they will have a new $35/month "all in" OTT offering w/ 100 channels #WSJDLive

Oct 24, 2016

Anyone else finding Gmail app in iOS 10 buggy as hell?

Oct 24, 2016

RT @mashable: Apple releases iOS 10.1 with new Portrait camera mode for iPhone 7 Plus

Oct 24, 2016

The best and worst iPods from the last 15 years, including this piece of garbage, by @raywongy

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