Google heavily discounts Pixel phones
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Google heavily discounts Pixel phones

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This is c|net and here are the stories that matter right now. The next Pixel expected to launch in October. Google has cut the prices of its first generation Pixel and Pixel XL phones. The smaller five inch model gets a $120 discount. The larger XL phone now starts at $569 with a price cut of $200. Each device also comes with a free Google Daydream virtual reality headset. That headset normally costs an additional $79. A report by The Information says former Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, has asked the company if they would accept him back. Kalanick left the company in late June under pressure by the board after a number of scandals. [INAUDIBLE] Uber is still searching for a new chief executive. Amazon is selling phones made by Blu again. Amazon pulled the sales of all Blu phones due to potential spyware concerns. Blu took to Twitter and said it was a false alarm. Blu is one of the companies that provides phones for Amazon's prime exclusive phone program. Those phones are sold at a discount because they show ads on the lock screen, similar to an Amazon kindle with special offers. Stay to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app available for ios and android.

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