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How social media is powering The Economist’s subscription growth

For the last six months, The Economist has centered its social media strategy on driving people back to its site to subscribe, and its efforts are bearing fruit. Since changing its social media strategy to drive traffic from social media back to its own pages where people

Surge at mental health website after royal ad

A mental health website struggled to cope with demand after a promotional video voiced by the dukes and duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex aired on TV. The film screened on Sky, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and MTV on Monday evening. The Every Mind Matters website for a time

Latest 737 Max fault that alarmed test pilots rooted in software

As U.S. government test pilots ran through dozens of flight scenarios on the Boeing Co. 737 Max in recent weeks, a potential failure got their attention. The plane’s flight computer tried to push the aircraft’s nose down repeatedly during a simulator run, prompted by a stream of erroneous flight data. The Federal Aviation Administration pilot

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G variant to come with Snapdragon 855

China Mobile is having its annual Partner Conference in Beijing. Xiaomi is one of the companies attending the event, and it took the chance to demo its Mi Mix 3 smartphone with 5G connectivity and Snapdragon X50 modem. The device was showcased with accompanying specs label, that

Apple’s iPhones Trail Samsung, Google Devices in Internet Speeds: Ookla

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy S9 phones had an average download speed of 38.9Mbps iPhone X on average downloaded data at 29.7Mbps Ookla said it hosts millions of tests a day If you paid top dollar for the iPhone X and Apple’s other flagship smartphones expecting the fastest mobile Internet speeds around, you won’t

The Best and Worst of 2016, All on One Page

HIGHLIGHTS We look back at the highlights of 2016 Our top picks for phones and budget phones is below Also check out other recaps such as tech trends from 2016 New Year’s Eve is here, and that means the end of the year is nigh. It’s safe