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A Pokémon Go festival in Chicago went very, very badly

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 12:26:53 -0400

The event to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the viral mobile sensation Pokémon Go proved disastrous.


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Spotify secrets: How to master playlists, sharing, hidden features

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:34:52 -0400

Save on premium options, get lyrics to a song, and find songs to match your running pace.


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We may have seen the future of TV news this week, and we like it

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:07:19 -0400

NBC's new Snapchat news show is a glimpse into how young folks want their news--quick, fast and in their language.


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Silicon Valley sexism backlash: 'Boys will be boys'

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:27:21 -0400

Some in the tech industry say investors accused of harassing female founders were subjects of a witch hunt and were judged too swiftly and harshly.


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Hyperloop race gets crowded with new entrant Arrivo and maybe Musk

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:40:40 -0400

Three companies diving headlong into developing hyperloop technology are banking on proving the system's profitability to investors. Now Elon Musk's Boring Co. may a fourth.


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Lyft ups ante on Uber, starts self-driving car division

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:30:04 -0400

The ride-hailing company expects to test a nuTonomy car with its self-driving platform by the end of the year.


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5 insider tricks for a better Facebook experience

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:05:05 -0400

Public photos, prevent others from posting on your Timeline, and log off remotely.


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iPhone patch: Apple updates security to stop potential Wi-Fi attack

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:53:28 -0400

Apple's software updates for macOS and iOS aim to stop hackers who can attack systems remotely via Wi-Fi


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Emissions scandal? BMW `categorically rejects' colluding with rivals

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:06:06 -0400

The luxury German automaker denies that its colluded with rivals, and says that its diesel vehicles comply with all legal requirements.


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Elon Musk: I got 'verbal' approval for 29-minute NYC-to-DC hyperloop

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:41:14 -0400

Elon Musk claimed Thursday he had received "verbal" government approval to build a futuristic underground rail system from New York to Washington.


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With my cell-phone number, a private eye found 150 pages on me

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:54:06 -0400

From family members to bankruptcies to property taxes, a phone number can unlock more information than we probably want.


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Is NBC's 'Stay Tuned' on Snapchat a game changer?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:54:53 -0400

USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham asks people about getting their news on Snapchat.


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Wall Street Journal editorial writer Rago dies at 34

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:09:13 -0400

The young Pulitzer Prize-winner was known for his reporting and influence.


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Google 'Street View' takes on outer space

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:25:27 -0400

Google's popular map tool now allows a peek inside the International Space Station.


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Silly Siri Tricks, part 7

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:33:41 -0400

Watch what happens when you say "I see a little silhouette of a man," to Apple's Siri


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Silly Siri Tricks - thanks Queen

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:44:41 -0400

Jefferson Graham demonstrates that Apple's Siri actually does have a sense of humor. Watch what happens when he says, "Hey Siri, I'm a little silhouette of a man," on TalkingTech.


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18 tech gadgets under $50 you probably don’t need but will definitely want

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:56:27 -0400

These 18 tech gadgets are perfect for a shopping spree that won't leave you with guilt and debt.


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Talking Tech: Is there room for Rebtel's $10 unlimited worldwide calling service?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:54:03 -0400

With Skype and other free calling apps is there room for a company providing unlimited worldwide calling for $10 a month? Rebtel CEO tells USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham


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Seattle is paying the most for its engineers

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:32:08 -0400

Software engineers are in high demand for machine learning, data sciences, LinkedIn study finds.


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Drones, VR and OLED TVs expected to top $1B in U.S. sales this year

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:46:24 -0400

Drones, OLED TVs and VR will top $1 billion in sales for the first time, according to .


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Upcoming Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon earnings may add more fuel to market rally

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:30:08 -0400

Key earnings reports from tech titans Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet could determine if the stock market rally can continue on Wall Street.


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Twitter is still fighting against their online trolls

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:57:49 -0400

Twitter is still fighting a battle against online trolls on their platform. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.


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Elon Musk wants to build a hyperloop on the East Coast

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:44:41 -0400

Musk tweeted Thursday he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast. Video provided by Newsy


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Here's why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for you

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:14:13 -0400

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FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:47:48 -0400

Probe was brought on by complaint from advocacy group Consumer Watchdog as part of Amazon's proposed $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods.


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You're sharing your cell phone number too frequently

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:32:58 -0400

Phone numbers have become the new social security number, and they can be stolen.


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YouTube redirects ISIS recruits to anti-terrorist videos

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:33:06 -0400

YouTube has rolled out its technology, created with Jigsaw, that redirects online searches for extremist recruitment videos to anti-terrorist ones


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Relax with 40 free, soothing hours of 'Planet Earth' courtesy of the BBC

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:33:58 -0400

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These Oreo stuffed brownies are decadent and delicious

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:12:35 -0400

If normal brownies aren't quite cutting it, maybe these Oreo and salty peanut butter stuffed brownies are more your style?


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Mom: Daughter's suicide linked to 'Blue Whale Challenge'

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:21:35 -0400

Sandy Cadena believes online strangers put her daughter through the sinister online game, Blue Whale Challenge, where the last act is suicide.


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Microsoft results boosted by cloud; PCs still a drag

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:19:37 -0400

Personal computing sales continue to be a drag on the company as it pivots towards a focus on cloud computing.


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Alphabet's Google steps up battle against extremist content

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:54:14 -0400

Alphabet's Google is stepping up the battle against extremist content by introducing new measures to identify & remove extremist content from its video sharing platform YouTube.


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