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Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Public USB Ports Without a USB Data Blocker

Public USB ports could be an easy way for hackers to steal your device’s passwords and other important data.

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    Not all 5G is the same. An expert breaks it down.

    With 5G wireless networks poised to start rolling out in 2020, we chatted with an expert to breakdown the confusing standards and what that means for you.

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    Every Google Assistant command to give your Nest speaker or display

    From smart speakers and displays to Android phones and even an iPhone app, Google Assistant's list of platforms and skills keeps expanding all the time.

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    Facebook Gives Workers a Chatbot to Appease That Prying Uncle - The New York Times

    The “Liam Bot” teaches employees what to say if friends or family ask difficult questions about the company over the holidays.

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    3 new Apple Maps features you should try now -- and how to use them

    These new features help turn Apple Maps from a laughable Google Maps replacement to an app that can stand on its own.

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    Lenovo shows off foldable Razr with a fan render (updated)

    A video shared today shows the rumored RAZR-like phone folding in half.

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    HomePod update adds multi-user support and music handoffs

    Apple just made the HomePod considerably more useful for whole households, albeit somewhat later than expected. It accompanied the release of iOS 13.2 with a c...

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    Facebook trained AI to fool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

    According to VentureBeat, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has developed a state-of-the-art "de-identification" system that works on video, including even live video. It works by altering key facial features of a video subject in real time using machine learni

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    Millions downloaded dozens of Android apps from Google Play that were infected with adware | TechCrunch

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    Netflix and HBO shows are getting pirated on this app that's been bankrolled by advertisers such as Pandora, BET+ and TikTok

    Underground apps such as TeaTV are showing new release films and HBO shows, and siphoning ad dollars from creators and legit content sites.

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    Steve Jobs Was Wrong About Computers (And We're Paying For It Right Now) | Inc.

    Sometimes, entrepreneurs can be taken over by wishful thinking. Even the great ones.

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    How to Geotag a Photo in the macOS Photos App

    Geotagging allows you to add geographical identification metadata to photographs right in macOS's Photos app – even if your camera didn't. Here's how!

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    Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store [Updated] – TechCrunch

    In what we understand was a “technical issue”, the Amazon Prime Video app disappeared from the Apple App Store, making it unavailable for new downloads or updates to users both on iOS and Apple TV. Twitter users began to tweet to Amazon for he

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    Just Upgraded to iOS 13? Start with These 8 Tips

    Apple today released iOS 13, the newest version of the software that's designed to run on the iPhone. Apple's yearly software updates always...

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    Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation – BGR

    Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and commute experiences. The latest feature, however, is a lot more helpful than just providing directions to a new destination.

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    YouTube creators are turning the site into a podcast network - The Verge

    More YouTube creators are getting into the podcast game, including Ethan Klein, David Dobrik, Joe Rogan, and Marques Brownlee. That means launching new channels dedicated to podcasts is a smart way to capitalize on one content format and turn it into nume

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    iPhone 11 Shock As 'All-New' Apple iPhone Revealed

    Apple's iPhone 11 looks set to be blown away by this stunning device...

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    Another convincing deepfake app goes viral prompting immediate privacy backlash - The Verge

    Zao is a new deepfake face-swapping app that’s able to to place your likeness into famous movies and TV shows based off just a single photograph. The app went viral in China over the weekend after releasing on Friday.

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    Microsoft hires former Siri boss for AI leadership role | VentureBeat

    After stints at Apple and Amazon, Bill Stasior is joining Microsoft in a move that will impact the Redmond giant's AI strategies.

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    Amazon scientists improve Alexa’s ability to understand context

    In a new research paper, Amazon scientists detailed two methods they say improve Alexa's ability to account for command context.

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    How to ditch Google Chrome for Firefox

    How to break your Google Chrome habit and escape to the loving, privacy-protected embrace of Mozilla's Firefox browser.

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    Video shows why Apple doesn’t allow in-store replacement of swollen batteries - 9to5Mac

    Apple carries out a number of iPhone repairs in-store these days, but there is one fault that stores are forbidden from touching, and that’s swollen batteries. There’s just too high a risk that these will be accidentally punctured during disassembly or re

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    DoorDash uses a shady tactic that stiffs workers out of some tips and customers are furious

    Angry customers urged fellow diners to tip with cash to ensure it gets to the courier, while politicians draft laws meant to enforce transparency.

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    The iPhone 11 rumors are starting to take shape - CNET

    A real-life look at what Apple's 2019 iPhone could look like, based on the latest rumors, and a detailed look at that camera bump.

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    Check out this flying jet board from France's Bastille Day parade

    Bastille Day 2019 featured one of the more strange military demonstrations in recent memory: a flying jet board.

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    If iGlasses are truly on ice, Apple's 2020 will be dull but lucrative | VentureBeat

    Critics often conflate Apple's innovations with success, but in reality, the company's sales aren't as dependent on new product categories as on iteration.

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    Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’

    The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever,

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    Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop | ZDNet

    Microsoft is adding new features to Outlook, Teams, OneDrive and other Office apps to pave the way for their use in virtualized scenarios, including with Windows Virtual Desktop.

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    iOS tip: How to clear your iPhone's RAM and make it faster | ZDNet

    Finding that your iPhone is feeling a little slow? Here's a quick and easy trick to help speed it up without having to restart it or delete any apps or data.

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    Why Google’s surprise Pixel 4 tease raises the stakes - The Verge

    Just one day after we reported on the first Pixel 4 leaks, Google decided to mount a social media hype campaign by literally tweeting out an image of its upcoming Pixel 4. It was a savvy recognition of how the run up to phone launches actually work and an

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    Here's how to view, download, and delete your personal information online

    Download your personal data from Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and other tech heavies.

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    How Ridiculous Is Apple's $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really?

    At $5,000, Apple’s new Pro Display XDR definitely ain’t cheap, but with a 32-inch screen, 6K resolution, full HDR support (with a ridiculous peak brightness of 1600 nits), and color reproduction that some are claiming is better than OLED, you can sort of

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    Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features | VentureBeat

    Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.

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    iPhone 11 rumors: Price, specs, features and everything else we know - CNET

    What will we learn about the next generation iPhone when WWDC starts on June 3?

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    Flipboard hacks prompt password resets for millions of users | TechCrunch

    Social sharing site and news aggregator Flipboard has reset millions of user passwords after hackers gained access to its systems several times over a nine-month period The company confirmed in a notice Tuesday that the hacks took place between June 2, 20

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    Apps Are Using Background App Refresh to Send Data to Tracking Companies

    When Background App Refresh is enabled, some iOS apps are using the feature to regularly send data to tracking companies, according to a privacy...

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    Interview with Apple's former App Store approval chief offers fascinating insight into the review process - 9to5Mac

    A new interview with Apple’s former head of App Store approvals published today by Bloomberg takes an in-depth look at the app review process over the last decade and the team behind it. The wide-ranging conversation covers the early days from 2009, the g

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    WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 – BGR

    You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can't even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we're one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in its app as part o

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    Ticketmaster put an end to screenshots with new digital ticket technology | TechCrunch

    Ticketmaster is turning to new technology to help fight ticket fraud. The ticketing giant today unveiled its next-generation digital tickets, “Safetix,” which are tied to the ticket holder’s mobile device through an encrypted barcode that automatica

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    How the Apple store lost its 'wow' factor | AdAge

    Current and former employees say brand building became more important than serving shoppers

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    New Bloomberg report leaks dozens of new features coming to iOS 13 – BGR

    Apple's upcoming iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R have been leaking left and right over the past few weeks, so they have dominated the conversation among tech enthusiasts.

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    Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook

    At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks....

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    Some users unable to download or update App Store apps, faced with endless iTunes terms and conditions prompts - 9to5Mac

    Some sizeable number of people are experiencing an issue with the App Store at the moment. On an affected account, when attempting to download a pending app update or a whole new app, users are pre…

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    Facebook beats Q1 2019 profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty | VentureBeat

    Facebook blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators.

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    Lime’s electric scooters will be able to tell when you’re too drunk to ride - The Verge

    Lime co-founder and executive chairman Brad Bao chatted with The Verge’s editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and senior transportation reporter Andrew J. Hawkins about what’s next for the e-scooter revolution in this week’s Vergecast interview. Bao discussed how

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    Google dissolves AI ethics board just one week after forming it - The Verge

    Google today disclosed that it has dissolved a short-lived, external advisory board designed to monitor its use of artificial intelligence, following a week of controversy regarding the company’s selection of members. The decision, reported first today

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    Report: Apple to release three OLED iPhones in 2020, featuring new screen sizes from 5.42- to 6.67-inches

    According to Digitimes this morning, Apple is laying the groundwork in the supply chain to launch three new iPhones in 2020 featuring OLED displays. The current flagship lineup offers OLED screens …

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    Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading | TechCrunch

    Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bona fide success, with shares selling for $87.24 apiece Friday morning — 21 percent higher than Lyft�

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    Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days later | TechCrunch

    “Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It loooks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard” of care it apparently reserves for its hardware quality. Nine days after launching its $199 wireless charging AirPods hea

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    Apple opens a beta test for its new TV app and subscriptions

    You can get your first glimpse of channels and "For You" recommendations in Apple TV betas.

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    With facial recognition, shoplifting may get you banned in places you've never been - CNET

    There are hundreds of stores using facial recognition -- none that have any rules or standards to prevent abuse.

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    Apple Accidentally Reveals Radical New iPhone Upgrade

    Apple has accidentally leaked its most long-awaited iPhone upgrade ever...

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    Apple's streaming service is 'a game changer,' to add 100 million users in 3 years, Wedbush says

    Wedbush Securities is particularly bullish on Apple's move into streaming, estimating 100 million users in just three years.

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    Apple left another big macOS security hole open for 90 days, Google says

    Apple's memory management system is too trusting of previously mounted disk images, according to Google researchers, leading to a dangerous vulnerability.

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    How to disguise your personal web-surfing at work

    When you read your favorite site at work, you don't necessarily want your boss to find out about it. Here's how to sneakily browse the web.

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    40 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Search could do

    Take your search game to the next level with these tools that’ll save you time and help you get more done.

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    Cybersecurity 101: Five settings to secure your iPhone or iPad | TechCrunch

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    5G vs. LTE: What’s the difference, and does it matter?

    If you're uncertain what the difference between 5G, LTE, and 4G is, then you're not alone. As 5G networks begin to roll out there's a lot of confusion about what the different terms and technologies mean. We explain the differences between

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    Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

    Many major companies, like Air Canada, Hollister and Expedia, are recording every tap and swipe you make on their iPhone apps. In most cases you won’t even realize it. And they don’t need to ask for permission. You can assume that most apps a

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    Which voice assistant speaks the most languages, and why?

    It's tough to add support for a new language to a voice assistant like Google Assistant, Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. Here's why.

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    Can you live without a smartphone? This flip phone fan has done it for 13 years and will teach you how – GeekWire

    Michael Valeri is a 28-year-old Seattle techie who is decidedly low tech when it comes to our most high-tech personal item. Michael has made a conscious decision to use a flip phone instead of a smartphone for the past 13 years.

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    Photos unlock 40% of Android phones with face recognition

    Dutch non-profit Consumentenbond has worked with international partners to conduct an audit of 110 smartphones with facial recognition. Spoiler alert: 42 of them were unlocked with the kind of photo you’d find on social media or capture on security cams

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    In 2018 the ticketing industry finally killed the “sold out” show

    Jesse Lawrence Contributor Jesse Lawrence has been in media and tech for 20 years. Prior to TicketIQ, he worked at MediaMath and IAC. He started his career as a writer. More posts by this contributor The Golden Knights, live gambling and the future of liv

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    The Very Slow Movie Player shows a film over an entire year

    It seems someone took Every Frame a Painting literally: The Very Slow Movie Player is a device that turns cinema into wallpaper, advancing the image by a single second every hour. The result is an interesting household object that makes something new of e

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    Wi-Fi 6 Explained: The Next Generation of Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi is set to get better and faster with its upcoming major update. While plenty of routers are already available with chips using draft specifications, 802.11ax Wi-Fi won't be finalized until December 2019, ushering in a wave of updated devices to

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    6 Times “Opting Out” Doesn’t Actually Stop Data Collection

    Telling a company you want out doesn’t necessarily mean it stops collecting, or even sharing, your data.

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    Apple Accidentally Reveals Radical New iPhone

    Apple has revealed ambitious plans to redesign its new iPhones...

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    Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action

    As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet. Neat! Less neat: the company sort of went out of its way to not really show very much. A prototype was on stage for abou

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    MacBook Air: The Best and Worst Features | Digital Trends

    Apple has announced a new MacBook Air today, bringing an update that we've been anticipating for many years. Here are three things we really like about what Apple has delivered, and two things we're less excited about, including the high price t

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    Yikes! Online phishing attacks up 297% over last year

    An online investigation revealed that phishing attacks are up 297 percent. Scammers using social media and online retailers to get access information

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    What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.com

    After a few months working at LinkedIn, I was starting to feel comfortable in my role as a Site Reliability Engineer. And then "the incident" happened.

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    How Much Do YouTubers Make? Revenue Streams and Top Performers

    There's big money in the YouTube video market, but it's not so easy to crack the cash code online.

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    Apple's T2 Chip Makes Third-Party Mac Repairs Impossible

    If you own a 2017 iMac Pro or 2018 MacBook Pro, Apple requires proprietary software to repair your device, even if all you need is a new battery or keyboard replaced, which means only Apple and authorized service providers can fix your Mac.

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    Apple is really bad at design. Here's why. | The Outline

    Let me just rip this band-aid off...

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    Apple updates Apple TV Remote, revamps Workflow as Shortcuts for iOS 12 | VentureBeat

    Coinciding with iOS 12's release today, new versions of Apple TV Remote and Shortcuts are out, and other updates can be expected throughout the day.

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    Apple has now sold almost 2B iOS devices | TechCrunch

    As usual, Apple used its annual iPhone event to provide us with a few fresh stats about the state of its business. The most important one came right at the start of today’s event.  Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is about to sell its 2 bi

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    New leak suggests that Apple’s entry-level phone will be called the iPhone XC - The Verge

    A new leak suggests that Apple’s next iPhones will be called the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and the iPhone XC, along with some potential pricing information.

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    Dozens of iPhone Apps 'Constantly' Sending Location Data to Data Monetization Firms

    Dozens of popular iPhone apps are sharing the location data of millions of mobile devices with third-party data monetization firms, according to a...

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    5 Skills To Help You Thrive In Computer Programming

    What more do you need to be successful as a programmer than programming skills? A lot more, actually. Success in the industry depends on a combination of soft skills and […]

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    Chrome’s new design brings fresh problems for Google to fix

    Even though Google gave Chrome a makeover with an entirely new look, a number of users would like the option to revert back to an older build of the browser for more stability. Chrome's new design also brought new problems, and many users are reporti

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    How Google Thinks: SEO Done The Right Way

    If there was one SEO factor that summed it up, then it would be to design not for a search algorithm but for a person.

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    Alexa voice control is coming to Toshiba televisions | VentureBeat

    Starting next year, many of Toshiba’s OLED, 4K, and Full HD Smart Range televisions will respond to Alexa voice control, the company announced today. Alexa in Toshiba televisions will be able to do things like change the channel or volume, deliver movie

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    Apple reportedly mulls iPhone Xs names, no ‘Plus’ for 2018 models

    Apple faces a naming conundrum ahead of the release of its three 2018 iPhones, and is considering tweaking some key branding conventions, including removing the “Plus” name and skipping…

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    How to turn off Google's location tracking | Technology

    Turning off location history won’t hide where you are when you use search, Maps or weather. Here’s how to stop being tracked

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    The robot controlled by your thoughts

    How you can correct the mistakes of robots using only brain and muscle signals.

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    Update Your iPhones And Androids Now If You Don't Want Your Bluetooth Hacked

    Apple has patched, though it's unclear if all Android devices are secure. Windows, meanwhile, is still vulnerable to older Bluetooth attacks.

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    Aston Martin reveals flying car that could hit 200 mph | Fox Business

    The British sports car maker introduced the Volante Vision Concept at the Farnborough Airshow.

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    These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for

    These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for. The incredible audio quality is available for less than $45.

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    24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

    This collection of lesser-known macOS settings will let you customize and enhance your computing experience on any Mac desktop or laptop.

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    An iPhone survived 48 hours in the ocean and retained most of its battery

    An iPhone 7 went for a dive, and lived a full 2 days to tell the tale. In what may be the most impressive story about a waterproof case, a scuba diver found a very rare form of marine memorabilia when she saw an odd light come from the seabed. The iPhone

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    Segway announces its motorized, self-balancing e-skates

    The skates use Segway’s gyroscopic balancing technology that’s been found in the Human Transporter since 2002. It allows each skate to feature just one wheel rather than the set of four found on traditional roller skates.

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    Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

    Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

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    Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals your location

    Don't look now, but your Google Home speaker or Chromecast could give away your whereabouts... for a little while, that is. Google has promised a fix for an aut...

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    Elon Musk is serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster, the option will replace the back seats | Electrek

    Elon Musk has confirmed that he is completely serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster and he added that the optional package will replace the mysterious back seats that the upcomin…

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    The mad, twisted tale of the electric scooter craze - CNET

    Betrayal, clipped brake cables and chop shops. And that's just in San Francisco.

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    Uber adds a 911 'panic button' to its US app

    Uber today pushed out a special option within its app that allows US users to contact emergency dispatchers immediately, potentially sharing their location as well. According to The Verge, the “panic button” has been added to the safety center menu o

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    Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog Will Be Available Next Year | WIRED

    The secretive company has long been research-focused, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been thinking about what consumers want out of SpotMini.

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    Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

    Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

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    Apple is removing apps that share your location data without consent

    Apple has recently started removing apps from the App Store for violating the Terms of Service — or, more specifically, the rule against sharing location data with third parties without the consent of the app users. According to 9to5Mac, several app dev

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    Your cable company’s worst nightmare is a little box that only costs $40 on Amazon – BGR

    It’s hard to believe that giant telecommunications company might be scared of a tiny little $40 box on Amazon, but believe us when we tell you that they’re scared to death.

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    Google Rolls Out Gmail Redesign for Web Browsers, Featuring Email Snoozing, Confidential Mode, and More

    Google launched its redesigned Gmail web interface today, introducing several new features including some the company trialed in its Inbox for Gmail...

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    Spotify beefs up its free tier

    Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app. By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to

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    Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

    Called "Talk to Books," the AI-powered utility will scan every sentence in 100,000 books in half a second.

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    This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

    There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private.

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    5 Google search tricks that get you what you want

    Have you ever searched on Google only to be presented with results so baffling you want to throw your computer out the window? Use these 5 search hacks to put a stop to that now.

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    Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

    Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

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    What Uber's Crash Tells Us About Japan's Silent Strategy For Driverless Cars

    Japan has been quietly rolling out and testing autonomous vehicles. The approach has been more subdued than their U.S. counterparts, but the technology is more advanced and closer to deployment than many industry watchers realize.

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    Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

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    Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

    After selling their robotics company to Google, two engineers are working on technology they think can change how special effects are made.

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    23 lesser-known cofounders of the biggest tech companies, and where they are now

    We tend to forget that Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanick, and Bill Gates, didn't create Apple, Uber, and Microsoft alone.

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    Even with double the subscribers, Spotify says Apple will always have an edge owning the app store

    Spotify just filed for a direct listing in the U.S., sidestepping the traditional IPO process, and now we're starting to see some of the true financial guts..

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    Galaxy S9 IRL: What it's like to use Samsung's gorgeous new phones

    For 2018, Samsung's new super phones get variable aperture cameras and fix the placement of their fingerprint reader. But they keep a familiar look and feel.

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    Google and NCAA team up on March Madness AI competition with $100,000 in prizes | VentureBeat

    Google and the NCAA have teamed up on a $100,000 competition to see who can predict the best March Madness outcomes with machine learning.

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    How to spot a bot and what to do about it

    Here's how to figure out if a Twitter account is actually a bot, and then how to block the bot.

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    Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

    The regime in Pyongyang has sent hundreds of programmers to other countries. Their mission: Make money by any means necessary.

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    ‘Human Uber’ Lets a Surrogate Socialize For You

    Lean into the hermit lifestyle by having a surrogate do the socializing for you.

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    HomePod only works with Apple Music, and that's a big mistake

    Apple might be making a big mistake with HomePod by only supporting Apple Music and not Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio or other music streaming services.

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    Tim Cook explains what sets HomePod apart from existing smart speakers

    As part of his one-day tour of Canada yesterday, Tim Cook offered an interview to the Financial Post following his visit to e-commerce platform Shopify’s headquarters. Cook used the interview as an…

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    9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO

    In this article, we'll go over 9 guides that will help you get up to speed with SEO quickly.

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    Stop calling cities 'the next Silicon Valley' | VentureBeat

    I’ve written previously about finding ways to have better conversations about Heartland startups in 2018. Now I’d like to make one of my own goals public in the hopes that others will join me: Let’s stop thinking of tech ecosystems as trying to be �

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    Twenty tips for creating better looking drone footage - DIY Photography

    Shooting with a drone gives you an entirely new perspective and opens up plenty of new possibilities. Whether you use it for photography or video, using a drone requires some skill and planning if you want to make the best out of it. Stewart Carroll from

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    How to Tell If Your iPhone Battery Is Screwed and What You Can Do About It

    Earlier this week, Apple admitted that it is deliberately throttling the performance of older iPhones running newer versions of iOS, explaining that artificially limiting the speed of those devices was necessary to prevent aging lithium ion batteries from

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    What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data—And How to Delete It | WIRED

    Like the idea of Amazon Echo and Google Home, but feel uneasy about all that recording? Here's what they listen to—and how to delete it.

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    iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's The Difference?

    iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus? Apple's new iPhones has big differences, strengths and weaknesses...

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    Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls in North America

    All Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls to the US, Canada, and Mexico without any additional hardware.

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    Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT | TechCrunch

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