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European house removals platform Movinga raises up to another €22M

 Movinga, the European platform for house removals that was seemingly written off last year, continues to perform what appears to be an impressive turn around...

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Safaricom launches innovation center to move beyond M-Pesa

 Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecom company and provider of the nation’s mobile money service, M-Pesa, has launched a new...

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Tony Fadell’s newest product? An investing and advisory firm called Future Shape

 Tony Fadell is starting yet a new chapter. Fifteen months from leaving Nest Labs, a maker of digital thermostats and smoke detectors that Fadell cofounded an...

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the scientist who revealed how stars die

Similar to a living organism, a star has its own life cycle: it’s born out of clumps of gas and dust, it evolves and changes over millions or billions of years, and th...

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Crunch Report | Snapchat Halloween Costume

Duo Security raises $70 million, a close look at Apple’s self-driving car, Snapchat’s Halloween costume and Abu Dhabi’s s...

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The Nokia 7 has a ‘bothie’ camera for half the price of the Nokia 8

The Nokia smartphone line is filling in a missing gap today with the Nokia 7, a mid-range Android phone that’ll sell for around $400. The phone has a 5.2-inch 1080p IP...

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THE VOICE ASSISTANT LANDSCAPE REPORT: How artificially intelligent voice assistants are changing the relationship between consumers and computers

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, cl...

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Coca production is booming in Colombia — here's how it gets turned into cocaine

In late 2016, Colombia sealed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a left-wing rebel group and major drug trafficker. But they have struggle...

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Pixel 2 XL: What's up with that screen? - CNET

Some people are complaining about the Pixel 2 XL's screen. But the issue isn't as straightforward as it sounds...

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Snapchat is selling an $80 dancing hot dog costume on Amazon (SNAP)

Snapchat has started selling an $80 dancing hot dog costume ahead of Halloween. The costume is a nod to one of the app's most popular AR filters. Snapchat parent...

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One chart shows how careless young Americans are with online passwords

Cybersecurity has become a buzzword as big companies like Yahoo and Equifax fall victim to massive data breaches. Despite all the high-profile incidents, many people have a &a...

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Actor Jared Leto relishes role as tech-savvy investor - CNET

Actor credits now-defunct Napster music-sharing network with spurring his interest in tech...

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This ultra-cute tiny PS4 controller is a great option for children and the small-handed

 If you like playing console games with the younger generation, you may have come across the issue of their tiny hands being unable to perform certain combos,...

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This executive left a great job at PayPal to run a gift card startup she thinks could help end poverty

PayPal executive Kathleen Pierce-Gilmore left the company in October to join Raise, a gift card marketplace startup, as chief operating officer and president...

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MongoDB prices its IPO at $24 per share

 MongoDB has finished up what is essentially the final step in going public, pricing its IPO at $24 and raising $192 million in the process. The company will...

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CNN granted first FAA waiver to fly drones over crowds - CNET

The US Federal Aviation Administration says the news network can make routine flights of unmanned aerial vehicles over people...

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Atlas Informatics calls it quits after less than a year

 Atlas Informatics, whose Atlas Recall promised an intuitive and powerful way to index all your information across many services, is shutting down less than a...

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MacBook Pro's space bar mercilessly mocked in song - CNET

Commentary: Jonathan Mann took it upon himself to chuckle at how vulnerable the MacBook Pro's space bar is to, well, dust...

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An Uber executive was dropped from a lawsuit involving a woman who was raped by a driver

Emil Michael, Uber's former senior vice president of business who resigned in June, asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against h...

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PSA: Google is selling Verizon version of the Pixel 2 at pop-up stores

Google will be selling its brand new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at pop-up locations in Los Angeles and New York City starting tomorrow. But while you might expect that a Pix...

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Truffle now lets you share your food tips via iMessage

 While you’ve already got Yelp and other apps to help you figure out where to eat, Truffle is designed specifically for sharing recommendati...

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Samsung's new camera has 17 lenses and costs $10,500 - CNET

The Samsung 360 Round is also about the size of a Roomba...

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A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a year

Stockton, California is expected to become the first US city to launch an experiment in universal basic income. For a period of three years, a select group of...

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BANK OF AMERICA: 'This is not your parents' tech bubble'

For stock enthusiasts, drawing parallels between the current market and the dot-com bubble is a pretty common activity. But Bank of America Merrill Lynch doesn't...

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THE VIRTUAL REALITY REPORT: How the early days of VR are unfolding and the challenges it must overcome to reach mass adoption

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The vir...

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Coursera’s chief product officer just left to become a VC

 Tom Willerer, who has spent the last four years with the online education company Coursera — the last two as its chief product officer &...

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Here's everything you need to know about the F-22 Raptor

The F-22A Raptor is a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth technology, radical maneuvering capabilities, the ability to fly at supersonic speed wi...

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REVIEW: Sonos' Alexa-powered smart speaker makes me want to ditch all my 'dumb' speakers

Sonos has made a name for itself among audiophiles with its line of connected speakers. Now it has a new model that does more than just allow you to play your favorite tunes i...

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Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt used to have an empty private jet fly next to his — just in case there were delays (GE)

When Jeff Immelt traveled, he wanted to take no chances of running late. The former GE CEO used to have an empty private plane follow his own on trips, the Wall Street Journa...

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Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of employees

 As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6% of its staff as part of &a...

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Blue Apron is laying off 6% of its staff

 As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6% of its staff as part of &am...

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Twitter slow to nix Russia-linked account, says report - CNET

Twitter took nearly a year to respond to an alert about a fake account that sent divisive tweets claiming to come from Tennessee Republicans, says a report...

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Polestar 1 will be expensive, probably won't be subscription-only - Roadshow

The first offering from Volvo Cars' new Polestar division will likely be offered for sale after all, and it'll probably be over $150,000...

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Senators aim to halt bogus political ads on Facebook - CNET

After Russians reportedly attempted to influence the election by buying online ads, Sen. John McCain joins two democratic senators in backing The Honest Ads Act...

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Here are all the alcohols that are gluten-free

Peter Green, the director of Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University and the Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, ex...

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It’s surprisingly easy for anyone to buy ads that track location and app usage, study says

Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to track a person’s location and app use through serving ads on mobile apps. The result opens the door for...

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Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of workers

On Wednesday, Blue Apron laid off 6% of its total workforce, the company announced in a filing.  The meal service delivery kit company had mo...

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Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of workers (APRN)

Blue Apron laid off 6% of its roughly 5,000 person workforce on Wednesday.  The meal-kit company is attempting a "realignment," the...

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Beijing has unveiled a $12 billion airport that's the biggest in the world — here's the first look

Beijing is getting ready to unveil a brand new airport that's set to become the world's largest. The Beijing Daxing Airport is being...

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Beijing has unveiled a $12 billion airport that's the largest in the world — here's the first look

Beijing is getting ready to unveil a brand new airport that's set to become the world's largest. The Beijing Daxing Airport is being...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The Int...

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A Las Vegas hotel mogul plans to send an inflatable space hotel into orbit around the moon by 2022

Bigelow Aerospace says its inflatable space hotel could be ready for lunar orbit by 2022. One of the company's pods is already attached to the International Spa...

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Silicon Valley unicorns are dying off, says VC Jenny Lee - CNET

Fewer new companies are being valued at $1 billion, and VC Jenny Lee thinks some existing unicorns won't survive...

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eBay is having a pretty bad day

 eBay is not having a great afternoon after posting a pretty ho-hum third quarter that fit roughly in line with analyst estimates, but perhaps not seeing the...

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Adobe says it wants AI to amplify human creativity and intelligence

 About a year ago, Adobe announced its Sensei AI platform. Unlike other companies, Adobe says that it has no interest in building a general artificial intelli...

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Russian-linked Twitter account nearly took a year to be suspended - CNET

A report says Twitter was slow to respond to an account created by a Russian troll farm that tweeted messages claiming to come from the Tennessee Republican Party...

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Snap is selling an $80 dancing hot dog costume

Snap hasn't had the best year. After going public, its share prices have continued to fall. But the team has a comeback plan for the last quarter of 2017: an $80...

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We asked cryptocurrency experts to respond to Jamie Dimon's bitcoin bashings — here's what they said

Jamie Dimon has been a vocal critic of bitcoin since its earliest days, but his most recent comments have ignited a conversation about digital currencies on Wall Street. Two...

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A New York 'self help' club for women allegedly requires naked photos for admission, brands members with a hot iron, and urges them to follow a near-starvation diet

A bombshell report from the New York Times accuses Albany, New York-based group NXIVM of manipulative and abusive tactics. According to The Times, it practice...

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I took my entire family plus a dog on a 700-mile weekend trip in a Tesla Model X — here's what happened (TSLA)

The Model X is Tesla's exotic all-electric SUV, with a price tag of as much as $150,000. It can seat up to seven people and handle a LOT of cargo. The biggest iss...

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Instead of your boyfriend, why don't you hire a freelancer to capture your influencer photos?

A new company called ElsiePic understands the mind of an influencer who needs a constant stream of fresh photos. The company's idea is simple. Whenever you need a...

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Russia just received a new batch of Su-34 fighter jets — here's what they can do

The Russian Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday that its air force has received a new batch of fourth-generation Sukhoi Su-34 bombers. While the Russian Ministry of Defense d...

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POINT-OF-SALE TERMINALS: How evolving merchant demands are pushing POS terminal providers to up their game in an increasingly competitive environment

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence,&am...

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Apple Maps tallies up more airport interiors - CNET

With iOS 11, the iPhone maker brings detailed airport floor plans for Miami, Portland, Chicago and more...

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Snap is selling a dancing hot dog costume on Amazon

 This might perhaps be the most random thing I ever write, but here goes nothing. Snap, the maker of Snapchat and Spectacles, is selling the dancing hot dog c...

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An Alibaba-backed fintech company founded by a 34-year-old just had an amazing IPO

Qudian, an online small credit provider, went public on the New York Stock Exchange.  The company, which was founded by 34-year-old Min Luo, is going after a...

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Bixby 2.0 takes center stage at Samsung’s Developer Conference

 No surprise, Samsung is making the connected home a big focus of its annual Developer Conference this week in San Francisco. DJ Koh, the company&...

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The best phones of 2017 that you can buy right now

We've gone through all the new phones released so far in 2017 to pick the ones with the best cameras, battery life, and overall performance. Whet...

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This clever hack turns the iPad’s camera into a button

iPad apps don’t have access to a single physical button, so an app developer found a way to hack one on. Astro HQ, the company behind the drawing app Astropad, uses it...

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Apple self-driving car sensors appear on Twitter video - Roadshow

A tweet by a self-driving car engineer appears to show the system Apple is working on for its own Titan autonomous car project...

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Facebook and Google competed for anti-immigration ad dollars during the 2016 election

 In a textbook illustration of the conflict of interest between Facebook and Google’s ostensible dedication to free speech and their ostensi...

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Open source and API driven chatbots allow businesses to build cross-platform chatbots with ease

The increased usage of chat applications opens the door for more businesses to utilize the ease of developing chatbots to reach more of their audience. Chatbo...

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New York City will be bathed with orange light in support of its bid for Amazon's $5 billion headquarters

Many of New York's landmarks will be lit up in orange in support of the city's bid to host Amazon's second headquarters. Proposals from...

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Samsung partners with Google to bring ARCore platform to Galaxy devices

Today, Samsung and Google announced a partnership to bring Google’s new ARCore framework to Samsung’s line of Galaxy smartphones, uniting the two giants’ augmented...

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“Bad things happen,” Facebook’s response to Russian election interference

 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news&a...

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‘Bad things happen,’ Facebook’s response to Russian election interference

 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news&a...

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Facebook’s response to Russian election interference: ‘Bad things happen’

 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news&a...

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5 Deals on Desktops, Laptops and More to Upgrade Your Home and Commute

Need a more powerful router or faster laptop? These 5 tech deals can help...

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5 Awesome Weekly Home and Car Tech Deals

Need a more powerful router or faster laptop? These 5 tech deals can help...

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AI Experts Want to End 'Black Box' Algorithms in Government

Researchers at AI Now say algorithms increasingly used by government can be opaque and discriminatory...

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Dropit runs live auctions on stadium scoreboards that fans bid on from the stands

 There’s no doubt that our collective mobile device addictions are hurting real-world engagement for advertisers. This is especially true in...

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Garmin’s new Vivosport is an ideal lightweight smart activity tracker

 If you’re looking to get pretty much all the benefits of a smartwatch without a watch, and to track your activity and sport performance wit...

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China's first space station is doomed — but objects inside of it may reach the ground unharmed

Tiangong-1, China's only space station, is expected to break up in Earth's atmosphere within months. Some pieces, such as those made of titanium, wil...

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Facebook, who's buying your hate speech ads? Congressmen ask - CNET

Representatives Keith Ellison and John Conyers send the social media company a letter asking it to outline its policies on hate speech and advertising...

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IBM's stock just surged almost 10%, and Morgan Stanley thinks the company is at an 'inflection' point (IBM)

IBM's stock surged nearly 10% on Wednesday following a better-than-expected earnings report. Morgan Stanley sees reasons to be hopeful about the company, but othe...

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Austin, Texas is most likely to get Amazon's $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

Moody's Analytics ranked what it believes to be the top contenders for Amazon's second headquarters. The analysts point to Austin, Texas as the&a...

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Top wildlife photos of 2017 capture nature's sorrow, beauty - CNET

From a heartbreaking image of a rhino to a gripping view of sperm whales, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition winners will open your eyes...

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TOP STRATEGIST: bitcoin will soar to $25,000 in 5 years

In the first episode of "the bit," FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder Tom Lee explains different methodologies for valuing&...

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Heartbreaking rhino image tops wildlife photography awards - CNET

A devastating view of a rhino wins the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and is joined by stunning images of elephants, bears and birds...

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Top wildlife photos of 2017 capture nature's sorrow, humor - CNET

From a heartbreaking image of a rhino to a gripping view of sperm whales, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition winners will open your eyes...

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Samsung's 360 Round camera has 17 lenses

Samsung launched a new camera today called the 360 Round. It shoots, as you can likely infer from its name, 360-degree footage. It's equipped with 17 lenses, incl...

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Samsung's new 360 camera has 17 lenses and looks like a hockey puck - CNET

The Samsung 360 Round wants to help you create your own VR footage...

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Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 six months after launching Bixby 1.0

Samsung today announced a second-generation version of its digital voice assistant Bixby: dubbed Bixby 2.0, it’s geared toward smart home devices. The news, announced...

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Facebook and Google's political advertising problem goes beyond fake Russian accounts (GOOG, FB)

Facebook and Google employees helped promote anti-Islam ads to voters in swing states. The ads violate the norms of political advertising you'd see in tradition...

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Facebook knows it needs to stop bad stuff before it happens - CNET

The social media giant's head of Messenger, David Marcus, said the company realizes it needs to scrutinize how people use its platform, both for good and for bad...

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Review: Amazon Fire 7 (2017)

Amazon's most affordable device begs the question: when is a cheap tablet too cheap?...

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Samsung’s new SmartThings Cloud will unite all of its IoT devices

Samsung is combining its various Internet of Things services under a single banner called SmartThings Cloud, the company announced today at the 2017 Samsung Developer Co...

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Some of the fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia also used the Messenger app (FB)

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — A "small number" of the nearly 500 fake Facebook accounts with&nbs...

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15 creatures that could disappear with Great Barrier Reef - CNET

Global warming is killing one of the world's natural wonders. Home to 9,000 species, the death of the reef could hurt more than its coral...

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Apple adds more indoor airport maps including Chicago and Las Vegas

Apple Maps on iOS 11 now features indoor maps for a few more airports around the United States. Ars Technica reports that Apple has very recently added interior layouts...

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MakerBot attempts to embrace the open-source community with its new Labs platform

 The topic of open source has been a touchy one for MakerBot over the past decade. The one-time 3D-printing darling was the subject of some serious smack talk...

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Netflix's 'Mindhunter' is a thrilling look at famous serial killers that reinvents the crime procedural

Netflix's "Mindhunter" is a thrilling origin story of the team that studied the psychology of serial killers. The series includes real-l...

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Mod your phone with Alexa for double the assistants - CNET

Not satisfied with your Moto device's smart voice assistant? Now you can plop another one on the back of your phone...

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Samsung's Bixby, now even smarter, arrives on fridges - CNET

Along with unveiling its Bixby 2.0 digital assistant, the company says it's partnering with Google to bring AR to users of its Galaxy devices...

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The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

 There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the...

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A surprising number of teenagers are engaging in 'digital self-harm,' the practice of being mean to yourself online

A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online. The act is called "digital self-harm," and its rates...

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The iPhone might be really cheap on Black Friday — if you can wait for the deals to buy it

Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8 have premium prices. Shoppers aren't likely to find iPhone deals at the Apple store. Discounts should be available at...

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Mod your phone with an Alexa for double the assistants - CNET

Not satisfied with your Moto device's smart voice assistant? Now you can plop another one on the back of your phone...

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AdHawk acquires Automate Ads to improve Google and Facebook ad campaigns

 AdHawk is announcing that it has acquired one of its competitors, Y Combinator-backed Automate Ads. Even if you weren’t a customer, Automat...

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CHECK YOUR EMAIL: Amazon is sending customers even more free credits from Apple's legal battle (AAPL, AMZN)

You may have credits that can be applied to purchases waiting in your Amazon account.  The free credits which can be applied to any product o...

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