first_img Share your voice 0 Apple Post a comment Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it See All • Tags You might have gone on vacation this week, but tech didn’t. Apple nabbed Intel’s modem business in a $1 billion bet on 5G wireless. Facebook got hit with a record $5 billion fine for losing control of our data. The Justice Department approved T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint. And Samsung announced a September time frame for relaunching its foldable phone, which faltered out of the gate last spring due to problems like screen breakages.In the shadows of the headlines were these great stories you don’t want to miss: Nerdy Craigslist founder wants to change the world – starting with your newsCraig Newmark is a self-proclaimed nerd and reformed jerk. Now he’s putting money behind his politics.One small step: What will the moon look like in 50 years?A scientific outpost, a graveyard, a stepping stone to Mars: It all starts with the moon.futuremoon Robert Rodriguez Forget the Galaxy Fold, where’s the Galaxy Home smart speaker?Samsung’s foldable phone isn’t the only new device that’s been Angela Lang/CNET Why Apple wants Intel’s modem businessThe company is out to control every aspect of its products — including how it’ll connect to 5G networks.iphone-xs-12 Angela Lang/CNET Whopping $5 billion FTC settlement still a bargain for Facebook, critics sayCritics give the deal a thumbs-down.facebook-logo-blue-wall Graphic by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET This is the browser you’ll want if you really care about online privacyThe Brave browser focuses on stopping websites from tracking you.lenovo-yog-c930-26 Angela Lang/CNET Recent climate change trends ‘unprecedented’ in the last 2,000 yearsHumans have really cranked the heat up.gettyimages-916896750Smog fills the LA skyline. Getty With the T-Mobile deal approved, it’s time we say so long to SprintSprint gets its sweet release after T-Mobile’s takeover is cleared.Sprint Posts First Quarterly Net Profit In Three Years Joe Raedle / Getty Images HBO’s Share: A smartphone video tears a teen’s world apartPremiering on HBO this week, Share is a brutally timely parable for the #metoo era and the Instagram generation.sundance-2019-32161548038-d3b14e8638-o-share Sundance Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? reading • 9 great reads from CNET this week Tech Industry Brave browser Processors HBO Green tech Privacy Space Facebook Intel Sprint T-Mobile Applelast_img

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