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 2018-01-21 20:02 

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How to turn off Instagram's new feature that tells others when you were last online...

In an effort to keep its direct messaging system up-to-date with the likes of Facebook Messenger and other chat apps, Instagram this week debuted a new feature that allows you to see when your frie......

 2018-01-21 18:30 

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Man passes out drunk in a Tesla, tells officers not to worry because car was 'on Autopilot'...

In a rather bizarre weekend tale, a San Francisco man on Friday evening passed out drunk in his Tesla Model S while trying to drive across the Bay Bridge, according to a report from SFGATE. As the ......

 2018-01-21 17:00 

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This gaming AI doesn't play games, it builds them instead...

To get an idea of how AI researcher Mike Cook spends his time, it might be helpful to play a game. A simple computer game that's accessible here. In designing the game, Mike a senior resear......

 2018-01-21 14:00 

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The 10 best free iPhone games of the week...

The early part of January is typically the slowest time of the year when it comes to app releases, but things picked up in a big way this week as a ton of fresh content made its way to the App Stor......

 2018-01-20 18:01 

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T-Mobile's customer service is its biggest success story...

Since John Legere took control of T-Mobile in 2012, the carrier has orchestrated a remarkable turn-around. Through launching the Un-Carrier initiative, T-Mobile turned its scrappy underdog status i......

 2018-01-20 17:20 

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HomePod release date is likely right around the corner as device secures FCC approval...

Apple recently received FCC approval for the HomePod, signaling that the company's highly anticipated smart speaker — which has been delayed for quite a few weeks now — may finall......

 2018-01-20 16:20 

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How robotic exoskeletons could save disabled children from a life in wheelchairs...

It was bleak medical diagnosis for his young nephew that put the idea in Manmeet Maggu's head to launch a startup focused on robotic exoskeletons for children. A few years ago, Maggu and Trexo Robo......

 2018-01-20 14:00 

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8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week...

It's a brand new week, which means we have plenty of new movies to watch or dream about. 12 Strong and Den of Thieves open this weekend, and both of them look good, at least in trailers. The latter......

 2018-01-20 04:32 

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Verizon adds free Mexico and Canada roaming to its cheapest 'unlimited' plan...

Verizon currently has two plans it calls "unlimited," the $75-a-month Go Unlimited plan and the $85-a-month Beyond Unlimited plan. Neither plan is truly unlimited in the way that your h......

 2018-01-20 03:03 

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LG also wants to make phones that can fold into tablets...

Samsung's foldable Galaxy X concept keeps making the news, but Samsung isn't going to be the only company to launch devices with foldable screens that can switch between phone and tablet mode......

 2018-01-20 02:01 

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Apple sits atop of Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' list for the 11th year in a row...

2017 was something of a tough year for Apple on the public relations front. Not only did the company find itself dealing with delayed products and a number of high profile software bugs, it has sin......

 2018-01-20 01:00 

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Korean prosecutors launch formal investigation of Apple's iPhone slowdown 'feature'...

South Korea is just one of the countries where the practice of slowing down iPhones with old batteries has earned Apple special attention from governmental agencies or consumer rights groups — the ......

 2018-01-20 00:36 

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'Fortnite Battle Royale' update adds biomes and a huge new city to the map...

One of the most surprising breakout successes of 2017 just got its biggest patch yet. Fortnite Battle Royale — the free-to-play online multiplayer shooter that took the world by storm late la......

 2018-01-20 00:11 

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Apple confirms that iOS 11 is already installed on 65% of iPhones and iPads...

While the numbers surrounding iOS 11 adoption haven't been as impressive as what we saw last year with iOS 10, Apple's next-gen mobile operating system continues to pick up steam with e......

 2018-01-19 23:47 

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The US government is charging three bitcoin companies with fraud...

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed federal civil enforcement lawsuits against three virtual currency operators. The list of charges is extensive, and includes fraud, misrepresent......

 2018-01-19 23:21 

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The net neutrality app that Apple rejected is now available on the App Store...

With the Obama-era net neutrality rules on life support as Senate Democrats search for one more vote to potentially halt the repeal process, one mobile app is trying to hold carriers accountable fo......

 2018-01-19 22:54 

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iPhone X may be discontinued next year in favor of a larger form factor...

As we detailed earlier today, reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently issued a new investor note claiming that Apple's 2018 lineup will feature two brand new versions of the iPhone X. Interesti......

 2018-01-19 21:57 

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AT&T rumored to launch the most affordable iPhone deal we've seen this year...

The iPhone X may be the hottest new iPhone in town, but it's not the only new iPhone you can buy right now. Apple has a large number of iPhone models in stock, many of them being a lot more afforda......

 2018-01-19 21:24 

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OnePlus reveals credit card details of 40,000 customers were hacked...

Earlier this week, smartphone maker OnePlus stopped taking credit card payments on its online store following reports of fraudulent charges, and opened an investigation into the matter. Just days l......

 2018-01-19 20:55 

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BMW touts new SUV that will have nearly twice as much range as Tesla's Model 3...

While it's easy to poke fun at Tesla for constantly missing production deadlines, the reality is that Tesla faces a challenge that most other car companies would kill for: incredibly high dem......

 2018-01-19 20:28 

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Meet the lifeguarding drone that rescued two swimmers in Australia...

A video of a drone being used to save two swimmers caught in rough surf off Australia's Far North Coast has gone viral for all the right reasons. It's one of the purest and most sensibl......

 2018-01-19 19:21 

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Wynn casino heist: $6 million in chips allegedly stolen by a dealer and an accomplice...

The upcoming reboot Ocean's 8 won't be out until this summer, but it appears that someone took inspiration from the series this week as $6 million in gaming chips went missing from the ......

 2018-01-19 18:56 

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Watch a rocket booster nearly destroy a Chinese village when it falls to Earth and explodes...

We've discussed space a great deal this week, and the skyscraper-sized asteroid that will soon buzz by Earth was of particular interest. Thankfully, calamity will be avoided since the asteroi......

 2018-01-19 18:06 

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8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now...

2018 is flying by, but don't let another week slip away before checking out one last roundup of the day's best paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free. There are eight new a......

 2018-01-19 17:41 

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The Galaxy S9's main specs detailed in extensive new report...

In just over a month, the phones many Android fans are waiting for will be finally unveiled in Barcelona, Spain. Samsung confirmed as much last week at CES, putting to rest all rumors that said the......

 2018-01-19 16:51 

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Apple's TV strategy needs a lot more than just original content to succeed...

With original content akin to currency in the tech world these days, it's no surprise that Apple over the past few months has gotten dead serious about developing original programming designe......

 2018-01-19 16:01 

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A new asteroid was discovered just seven hours before cruising past Earth...

Space rocks flying without a real purpose through space could one day wreak havoc on Earth. But that's hardly something you need to worried about. Some of these asteroids are automatically labeled ......

 2018-01-19 15:36 

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World's top Apple insider details two larger versions of the iPhone X launching this year...

The biggest mystery surrounding Apple's upcoming new 2018 iPhone lineup might soon end up being what Apple intends to name its new phones, since most other details seem to have already been r......

 2018-01-19 14:46 

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick ignored multiple warnings about hiring Anthony Levandowski...

As we've seen time and time again in Silicon Valley, the same qualities that can propel founders to incredible success can also from the basis for their eventual fall from grace. The most rec......

 2018-01-19 14:25 

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Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription price from $10.99 to $12.99...

If you pay for Amazon Prime month-to-month rather than on a yearly basis, your budget is about to take a hit. On Friday, the online retailer announced that the monthly subscription fee for the Prim......

 2018-01-19 13:51 

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NASA is testing tiny nuclear reactors that can sustain life on Mars...

Mars is very much en vogue right now. NASA is focused on exploring Mars, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars, and astronomers all around the world want to learn more about Earth's nea......

 2018-01-19 12:45 

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Anti-trust authority investigates Apple and Samsung in Italy over planned obsolescence...

Ever since users discovered a few weeks ago that Apple has been slowing down iPhones with chemically aged batteries for the most part of 2017, the iPhone maker has been in a world of hurt. Class ac......

 2018-01-19 11:50 

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This year's iPhone X successor might might not outsell the original...

A few days after a report said that iPhone parts suppliers are expecting Apple to reduce orders for the current quarter, one of Apple's most important clients went on record to say that sales of hi......

 2018-01-19 03:34 

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You're not imagining things: Facebook Messenger on iPhone has a weird bug right now...

Facebook Messenger is one of the go-to chat platforms on mobile devices, with more than a billion people having it installed on their mobile devices. But if you're an iPhone owner, you might experi......

 2018-01-19 01:00 

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Apple is going to fix the text message bug that crashes your iPhone next week...

Earlier this week, a software developer on Twitter shared a link that is capable of crashing the an iPhone or a Mac when sent via the Messages app. Dubbed "chaiOS," the bug works simila......

 2018-01-19 01:00 

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Comcast's surprisingly good mobile network just got a little easier to access...

Xfinity Mobile is a Comcast subsidiary that runs a virtual mobile network using Wi-Fi hotspots and Verizon's cell network. Whatever you might think about Comcast's home internet or cabl......

 2018-01-19 00:12 

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This is what happens to you if you take the Tide Pod Challenge...

The Tide Pod Challenge is the latest nasty thing that's gone viral amongst The Teens. You've probably heard about it by now, but if you didn't here's the gist of it: Teenagers challenge each ......

 2018-01-18 23:26 

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Interest in new iPhones at a historic low, study suggests...

The cornerstone of Apple's eye-watering profits remains the iPhone. While Apple's other business divisions are growing at speed, the unbelievable profit margins that Apple rakes in on t......

 2018-01-18 22:48 

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Michigan's meteor wasn't a threat, but scientists are on the lookout for dangerous space rocks...

Earlier this week, Detroit, Michigan was treated to a rare sight: A meteor streaking across the sky and crashing down to Earth. When it touched down, those nearby were actually able to feel the imp......

 2018-01-18 21:38 

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Samsung found a way to kill the iPhone X notch, but Apple already has a better solution...

When it comes to sweeping redesigns, compromises are inevitable. It's impossible to push a product forward without taking a few risks, some of which will pay off, and some of which won'......

 2018-01-18 21:11 

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Google's secret OS that may someday replace Android was just caught on video...

Google will not truly acknowledge its third operating system just yet, since it's far from being a finished OS. But when Fuchsia is done, it'll probably kill Android and Chrome OS, offering users a......

 2018-01-18 20:31 

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I'm sure it's just a coincidence that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record...

2017 was one of the hottest years on record, according to new data from NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Depending on who you listen to, last year was the second-warmest or......

 2018-01-18 19:41 

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Apple rejects iPhone app designed to detect net neutrality violations...

Apple recently rejected an iOS app that purports to detect net neutrality violations, according to a new report from Motherboard. The app in question, which is called Wehe and was created by Northe......

 2018-01-18 18:51 

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10 paid iPhone apps you can download for free today...

Welcome to our best roundup of the week featuring paid iPhone and iPad apps that are temporarily on sale for free. We've got some terrific options for you today, including a fun augmented rea......

 2018-01-18 18:26 

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Intel says newer chips also experience sudden reboots after Meltdown-Spectre fixes...

Remember the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that affect all computers and mobile phones out there? Yeah, we're not done with that, as the software patches that are supposed to fix the hardware vulnerab......

 2018-01-18 17:36 

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Researchers recreate 200-year-old man's genome using only DNA from his living relatives...

Hans Jonatan was born in St. Croix more than 200 years ago in 1784. His mother Emilia Regina was a house slave on the island, which means Jonatan was born into slavery. He would later manage to fr......

 2018-01-18 16:46 

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T-Mobile calls out other networks' 5G 'hype,' but it's the worst of all...

For the third time in as many months, T-Mobile has launched an offensive on AT&T and Verizon's 5G plans. According to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, Verizon and AT&T's "5G Hype......

 2018-01-18 16:21 

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Oh look, there's something else Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Note 9 will copy from the iPhone...

Samsung will release three exciting Android flagships this year, including the Galaxy S9/S9+ and Galaxy Note 9. But it still feels like Samsung is playing catch-up with the iPhone in so many ways. ......

 2018-01-18 15:31 

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft found a remarkable similarity between Earth and Saturn's moon Titan...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft went on a long and treacherous mission that ended last year in spectacular fashion. The large space explorer dove into Saturn's atmosphere, exploded into flame......

 2018-01-18 15:06 

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SpaceX test fire of Falcon Heavy rocket will finally happen on Friday...

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry, as has been the case for SpaceX virtually any time the private aerospace manufacturer and transport service company attempts to launch a rocket. F......

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