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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

Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo..

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The future of loud autoplay videos is in doubt, and we're stoked

As Apple and Google move to block autoplay video with sound, will the rest of the industry follow?

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Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone event

Apple CEO Tim Cook today opened Apple’s fall iPhone event with a touching tribute to ex-CEO Steve Jobs. It’s fitting. The stage Cook stood on, after all, was the focal point of a new theater bearing Jobs’ name. Apple Watch Watch, according to Cook,

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I downloaded an app. And suddenly, was part of the Cajun Navy. - Houston Chronicle

I read an article about the Cajun Navy, and on a whim, downloaded Zello, the walkie-talkie-type app they used to communicate.

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13 things everyone is going to love about iOS 11

Apple's newest operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 11, finally launches this month. We'll learn the official release date for iOS 11 at Apple's big event on September 12; Apple calls its newest iOS "a giant step for iPhone" and "a m

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Your next Beats Studio headphones could rock for 22 hours

Beats by Dre, Apple's wild-child audio accessory arm, rarely gets the showcase moment at Apple launch events and probably won’t be mentioned on Sept. 12 when Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 8, but they're still getting the innovation love.

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Safari in iOS 11 will finally get rid of Google’s annoying AMP links

With September fast approaching, we’re only a few short weeks away from Apple releasing iOS 11 to hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users. While most of iOS 11’s new and exciting …

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Apple's Winning iPhone Formula Is Perfecting Its Rivals Best Ideas

While Apple invented the modern smartphone, it has since mostly played catch-up with competitors. A few times it got there first.

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Apple's Winning iPhone Formula Is Perfecting Its Rivals Best Ideas

While Apple invented the modern smartphone, it has since mostly played catch-up with competitors. A few times it got there first.

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iPhone 8 Leak Reveals A Nasty New Surprise

iPhone 8 looks stunning, but Apple has made a design problem...

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Learn to Code in 3 Months With Harvard's Online Courses

Harvard's online class is teaching thousands of students how to code in 12 weeks. You can learn for free or pay to enroll in the certificate program.

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Nokia’s New Phone Ushers In the Unfortunate Era of the ‘Bothie’ | WIRED

You like taking selfies and regular photos. Get you a phone that can do both... at the same time.

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How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

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Google's New Algorithm Makes Your Photos Perfect—Before You Take Them | WIRED

Snap a photo and the neural network can identify exactly how to make it look better in under 20 milliseconds.

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Which TV Streaming System Should You Buy?

A guide to the best streaming media devices on the market right now, and who they're for.

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Plug Pulled After Artificial Intelligence Develops Its Own Language - IGN

This isn't the first time AI began communicating in a language humans can't understand. In fact, it happens constantly.

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The launch of all 3 iPhones could be delayed

Apple could delay the release of all the iPhone models expected for 2017 -- the iPhone 8, 7S, and 7S Plus -- after supply chain and production issues.

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How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

If your iPhone or Android can't make it through a day, here's how to test what's constantly draining it.

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The 9 Most-Read WIRED Stories in June | WIRED

What do ticks, Apple, and a "Poppy" sensation all have in common? Well, your attention, dear reader.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Life-seeking telescopes, scuba arms, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Willy Wonka's sideways-moving elevator could soon become a reality

It's the first time elevators can move horizontally as well as vertically, which means that this system could change how we build our cities.

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3 takeaways from Apple's entry into the self-driving car race

Tim Cook finally admitted that Apple is working to develop an autonomous driving system, making the company an intriguing entry in the self-driving race.

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iPhone 7 Vs Galaxy S8 Review: Should You Upgrade?

Should you upgrade to the Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7? You might be surprised...

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100 Awesome iOS 11 Features and Changes

The complete list of awesome new features and refinements in iOS 11, Apple's major update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Why Apple’s HomePod won’t just collect dust on your shelf | TechCrunch

Apple brought its smart speaker into the world with a shoddy name and an unconventional pitch, but anyone brash enough to cast the device to the side so..

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Apple’s WWDC 2017: a Siri speaker, iOS 11, and what else to expect

It’s June again, so it’s time for Apple to give the world a look at what it’s been up to and what we should expect from the iPhone, the Mac, and everything in between in the months to come. On...

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While the rest of the world tries to “kill email,” in China, it’s always been dead

It’s a familiar story for students or businessmen on their first-ever visit to China. After rounds of beer and baijiu with potential clients, or a karaoke gathering through a university exchange program, the foreigner will ask the Chinese person sitting

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iOS 11 concept imagines new productivity features, Finder app, and more for iPad users [Video] | 9to5Mac

We’ve seen a few concepts imagining what iOS 11 could look like, but today the folks at MacStories have put together a video highlighting new features that could come to the iPad as part of t…

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Significant iPhone 8 Leak Suggests Apple is About to Blow Our Minds

A fresh leak from last week suggests that Apple's iPhone 8 might turn out to be much more impressive than we thought as we look at dual-lens camera...

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iPhone 7S Leak Delivers The First Bad News

Bloomberg reports Apple's new 2017 iPhone has run into trouble...

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Apple AirPods: Review | WIRED

Apple's new wireless headphones aren't for the iPhone 7. They're for Siri.

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The Galaxy S8 won’t be able to deal with the iPhone 8’s killer feature – BGR

The Galaxy S8 is supposed to be officially unveiled in just over two weeks, but we already know everything there is to know about it thanks to the plethora of leaks that hit the web recently.

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Robots are about to make your beer runs

Virginia became the first state in the union on Wednesday to legally allow robots to use sidewalks.

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The iPhone 8's screen might be way more than just a pretty glass panel

A new Apple patent suggests iPhone 8's screen could double as fingerprint sensor.

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The End Of User-Friendly Design | Co.Design | business design

As emotive, verbal AI colonizes our world, "user-friendly" doesn't mean what it once did.

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Soon You'll Only Have to Charge Your Phone Every 3 Months

Scientists have found that magnetoelectric multiferroic material could be used to make computers that require 100 times less power.

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You will love this Siri versus Google Assistant infographic | VentureBeat | Bots | by Dennies John, Zlated

Siri is the go-to personal assistant Apple iOS users are proud to have and rely on. It had nearly no competition in the world of smartphones with its speed, clarity, and accuracy — until Google Assistant entered the picture and turned the tables.

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The iPhone 8 Is Coming. Here's What We Know So Far.

As with every hotly anticipated new Apple device, everyone's wondering what the iPhone 8 will look like, and more importantly, what it will do.

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Facebook (FB) approved an ad violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in 15 minutes, a ProPublica investigation found —

The world's largest social network is being accused of pandering to racist advertising. An investigation into Facebook's advertising branch by the New York-based non-profit news organization ProPublica found that advertisers can not only filter target

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Uber's Flying Cars Plan | WIRED

Within a decade, 'Uber Elevate' could provide network of on demand, fully electric aircraft.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 crisis deepens. Is it ‘done for’? - The Washington Post

At least eight cases of fires in the phones Samsung issued to replace earlier models have been reported, according to Korea's Yonhap News Agency.

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How to Remove Other Data from iPhone/iPad

Remove other data from your iPhone and iPad, and create some space. You can smoothly use your iOS device by removing other data from iPhone and iPad.

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Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon are all eyeing up a Twitter bid | TechCrunch

Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process, and the latest developments come in the form of alleged bids from potential buyers. Today CNBC is..

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Tinder hooks up with Spotify to match users based on their taste in music | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

Tinder has revealed the next step in its mission to help users meet their perfect match, as Spotify opens up its catalog of songs to the perennially popular dating app.

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Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest..

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How to make computer coding child’s play | Technology | The Guardian

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up

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Noted Apple analyst drops yet more iPhone 7 details | The Verge

Spoiler alert: KGI Securities' Ming-chi Kuo, who has been predicting Apple hardware details with a high degree of accuracy for years, issued a new research note over the weekend with some...

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How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes - POLITICO Magazine

With Russia already meddling in 2016, a ragtag group of obsessive tech experts is warning that stealing the ultimate prize—victory on Nov. 8—would be child’s play.

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Twitter Is Running Out of Time to Get Real About Fighting Abuse | WIRED

Some say Twitter is out of excuses in its failure to fully address abuse. That’s a shame—because no other network has the same cultural currency as Twitter.

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Apple might announce 3 different iPhone 7 models this year

New leaked photos suggest Apple could release not two, but three iPhone 7 models this fall.

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A.I. and chatbots: How they'll impact your bottom line (VB Live) | VentureBeat | Bots | by Tobias Goebel, Aspect Softwar

Bots, done right, are the cutting-edge form of interactive communications that captivate and engage users. But what kind of potential do they have for sales, customer support and the bottom line? Tobias Goebel, Aspect Software’s Director of Emerging Te

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Here's how startups are outsmarting Siri and Alexa

Nearly every big tech company now offers a digital assistant powered by artificial intelligence. Apple has Siri, Facebook has M, Microsoft has Cortana, Amazon has Alexa, and Google has, well,...

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Police confirm DVD player found in Tesla Autopilot wreck

The truck driver struck by a Model S using Autopilot said he could hear a 'Harry Potter' movie still playing after the wreck.

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Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

Today might be conspicuous in the annals of autonomous vehicles for a more serious reason, but another month is over and Google has issued its self-driving..

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3D printing is dying — here's why - Business Insider

Before you fall for the hype on a new product category, try it yourself.

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Leaked iPhone 7 Chassis Photo Shows Headphone Jack Replaced - Forbes

One of the hottest topics in regards to the upcoming iPhone 7 is the headphone jack. Some leaks have suggested that the iPhone 7 will ship without the headphone jack, but sources with Japanese Apple news blog Mac Otakara suggested that change will not ha

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How to see everything Google knows about you

You can access a lot of the information Google is collecting on you.

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Microsoft pays out $10,000 for automatic Windows 10 installation | Technology | The Guardian

Company withdraws appeal leaving it liable for $10,000 compensation judgment after botched automatic upgrade

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This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the LR/Instagra

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All the New Features Coming to Your Mac Desktop This Fall! | WIRED

Apple reaches a new pinnacle of user experience in its latest mountain-named desktop operating system.

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YouTube Is Introducing New Ways to Help Small Businesses Make Better Video Ads | Adweek

YouTube wants to turn video ads on its platform into a DIY possibility for small- and medium-sized businesses. Today, Google is launching three ways for SMBs to create video ads for YouTube that are—at least for the most part—free.

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Don’t have an Apple TV? The iPad can also be a Home Hub for HomeKit devices | TechCrunch

Yesterday at its annual developer's conference Apple took the wraps off the next generation of HomeKit, its Internet of Things platform for devices such as..

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Steve Jobs didn't invent the iPhone, says Nancy Pelosi

Technically Incorrect: The House minority leader says the US government was behind the actual invention; Jobs merely designed Apple's famous phone and put it together.

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Adobe debuts Spark, a suite of mobile and web tools that lets anyone create visual content

Adobe this morning launched a new suite of apps called Adobe Spark, which allow both web and mobile users to create and share visual content - like posts for..

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9 amazing photos that'll make you inspired by how far technology has come

Sometimes, while waiting for quantum computers to become a thing , or complaining that your stupid laptop keeps dying on 5 percent battery , it's easy to forget just how far technology has come over the past 50 years. Sure, we can all list off a...

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Spending a lot of time on Facebook and Instagram could be making you depressed, study finds

A U.S. study recently found a strong and significant association between social media use and depression.

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Facebook might finally kill clickbait with new algorithm tweaks

In June of last year, Facebook announced that it would start showing more content that mattered to you by factoring in the time you spent viewing a post --

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Facebook launches Account Kit, a tool that lets you sign in to apps without passwords | VentureBeat | Dev | by Jordan No

Facebook today announced the launch of Account Kit, a piece of new software third-party developers can add to apps that will let end users sign in with just an email or a phone number — no passwords necessary.

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The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up - Forbes

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is...complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.

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Outshone by Smaller Screens, PCs Aim to Be Seen as Cool Again - The New York Times

With the onslaught of smartphones and tablets, even people who depend on PCs now lack passion for these onetime miracle products.

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15 Products That Defined Apple’s First 40 Years | WIRED

WIRED celebrates Apple's 40th birthday with a look back at the 15 products that define its legacy in our culture.

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Apple 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Review: Tablet vs. Laptop Showdown

The latest iPad can handle many common PC tasks, though not without trade-offs in usability and comfort.

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Netflix: We're the ones throttling video speeds on AT&T and Verizon - CNET

The streaming service says that for five years it's been slowing down video to wireless users to save them from themselves.

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Woman's home demolished after Google Maps error - Mar. 25, 2016

Google admits to Google Maps error that led a demolition crew to destroy the wrong home in Texas.

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Apple co-founder criticises company over Apple Watch | Technology | The Guardian

Steve Wozniak said device has taken firm into ‘jewellery market’ and that it is no longer ‘the company that really changed the world a lot’

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Apple CEO responds to Donald Trump's call to boycott its prod

Surprise, surprise: the CEO of Apple apparently disagrees with Donald Trump's call to boycott Apple products.

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Apple: New Malware Infects iOS Devices - Fortune

Palo Alto Networks researchers discovered new malware that can infect Apple iOS devices even if they aren’t jailbroken.

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Sony video teases new wearable wireless audio device

In an apparent attempt to regain some of the innovation cachet it enjoyed in decades past, Japan's Sony has announced its Future Lab Program.

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7 Step DIY To Make A Wifi Booster Using Just A Beer Can

So you often need to rely on smart hacks to strengthen the wi-fi signal.

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How Snapchat Built a Business By Confusing Olds

Advertisers are scrambling for the $16 billion social network's young users. But will it end up being a fad?

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Google employee lives in a truck in the parking lot - Business Insider

"The main things that I have are a bed, a dresser, and I built a coat rack to hang up my clothes."

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Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: What Samsung changed

At its Galaxy Unpacked event in Barcelona today, Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge, successors to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, respectively. After weeks of leaks, Samsung's seventh-generation phones are now official.

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Apple is selling the View-Master virtual reality headset - Business Insider

Apple has quietly added the View-Master virtual reality headset, which is based on the Google cardboard specs, to its online store.

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How to Use SlideShare to Breathe Life into Your Old Blog Content

SlideShare earned its nickname “the quiet giant of content marketing” for good reason. It’s one of the most powerful, influential platforms on the Web. Repurposing your blog content as a SlideS…

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GoPro forecasts revenue below estimates, names new CFO | VentureBeat | Business | by Reuters

GoPro forecast current-quarter revenue well below analysts’ estimates on weak demand for its wearable cameras, and the company named Brian McGee as its new chief financial officer.

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The iPad Air 3 will reportedly be announced in March | The Verge

A new iPad Air appears to be on the way. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is likely to introduce an updated model of the Air during an event in mid-March, marking the line's first change in over a year....

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Apple readies ’iPhone 5se’, not ‘6c’, for March/April with curved edges & Live Photos | 9to5Mac

That purported 4-inch "iPhone 6c" floating around the web yesterday? It's fake, according to sources who have used the upcoming iPhone with a 4-inch display. Instead of releasing a smaller version ...

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When Virtual Reality Meets Education

Since the 1950s, virtual reality (VR) has been hovering on the periphery of technology without achieving accepted mainstream application or commercial..

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Apple’s New GarageBand For iOS Is An Electronic Musician’s Dream

Well today, Apple launched a huge new update to GarageBand for iOS that has a lot more appeal to novices (like myself) and will undoubtedly be much more..

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This Flying Car Just Got Approval to Move Into Test Mode

The FAA has authorized flying car company Terrafugia to start testing out prototypes of a flying car that could some day fit right into a one-car garage, wings and all. And the company says its flying car test flights could sta

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Microsoft beats Google, Intel, Tencent, and Qualcomm in image recognition competition | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Jord

Microsoft Research has taken first place in several categories at the sixth annual ImageNet image recognition competition. Technology from Microsoft was able to outperform systems from Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and Tencent, as well as entries from startups

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Failing To Find Users, Dropbox Will Shut Down Mailbox In February 2016 And Carousel In March | TechCrunch

Dropbox, the file hosting and cloud storage company with 400 million users, has been struggling to hold up its $10 billion valuation in the face of scrutiny..

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How to See Who Unfollowed You - Tracking Friends on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

How to find out when you've lost a follower on social media, and who it was.

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Facebook Messenger Wants To BE Your Phone Number With New Message Requests | TechCrunch

Someone might want you to call them, but if you don't have their random string of digits, you can't. And you could miss something extremely important if a..

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DOJ: Apple owns your iPhone's software, so it should have a backdoor

The Department of Justice is trying to get Apple to unlock a defendant's iPhone. While Apple has stated that it can technically bypass the phone's passcode secu...

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How to listen to (and delete) everything you've ever said to Google | Technology | The Guardian

Whether you’re asking directions or drunkenly swearing, Google never forgets, recording everything you’ve ever said to it. Do you dare listen back?

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Apple Quietly Killed Off One Of The iMac's Best Features - Forbes

Target Display mode let MacBook owners use their iMac as a second display instead of having to buy a standalone PC monitor. With the 2015, 27-inch Retina 5K iMac, Apple no longer supports the feature.

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The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path | TechCrunch

APIs -- the rules governing how software programs interact with each other -- not user interfaces, will upend software for years to come. When Intel CEO Brian..

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Smarter Siri, better battery life in Apple software update

Apple's iPhones and iPads are getting free software updates Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, including battery improvements and a smarter virtual assistant. The new features and capabilities in the update, iOS 9, are primarily refinements rather than anything transformative. But the new software is still worth getting, especially as new apps often require the latest version to work.

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Hey Siri, you freak me out | VentureBeat | Security | by Sindy Nanclares

When Apple introduced the Macintosh, it promised 1984 wouldn’t be like Nineteen Eighty-Four. And yet there’s something seriously Orwellian about Apple in the year 2015.

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Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR

Chances are Glen Keane has made an impact on you. As an animator at Disney, he brought to life iconic characters like Aladdin, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, and everyone's favorite furry grump, Beast from Beauty and the Beast.

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Four space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime - Telegraph

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges

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Apple is about to hold the biggest event it's had in years — here's what to expect

Apple's big event next week is going to be about a lot more than the iPhone 6S, and could also include important updates on Apple TV and the iPad.

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Here's Why Instagram Chose to Break the Frame

Instagram cracked the restrictive barriers of its iconic square format yesterday, announcing to the world that it intends to remain the dominant platform o

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Don't panic, Instagram's app icon isn't changing

Don't worry, that colorless Instagram app icon isn't coming to your phone.

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iPhone 6s Rumor Roundup: What to Expect from Apple's New iPhones

As September quickly approaches, iPhone 6s rumors swirl and grow ever-more grandiose. We now know the announcement will be held on Wednesday, September 9, at 10 a.m. CST, with pre-sales rumored for the 11th and the iPhones expected to reach store shelves

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The One Time Silicon Valley's Herd Mentality Comes In Handy

The perks arms race now includes parental leave along with on-site dry-cleaning and private chefs. But what about child care?

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6 futuristic features that your next smartphone will have - Tech Feature - Digital Spy

Ultrasonic fingerprint scanners, AI cameras and off-grid messaging will all be in your pocket soon.

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Did You Know Your iPhone's EarPods Could Do This? | MacTrast

The EarPods that come with the iPhone have some great hidden features that allow you to control your music and phone calls, and can even work with Siri.

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Yelp Cries Foul at Google's Mobile App Ad Declaration

Another tweak from Google, another beef with one of its noisiest rivals.

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The Proper Method to Resurrect a Wet Phone With Rice

Even if a wet cellphone seems dead, there's a good chance it can be resuscitated as long as you act fast. This is a DIY moment: Your phone's warranty probably doesn't cover water damage.

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Watch the First Government Approved Drone Delivery

The timing was ironic, happening the same day drones interfered with rescue helicopters in California.

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Samsung may launch Galaxy Note 5 this summer to beat the next iPhone

Samsung may launch its Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August instead of the fall, according to a new report.

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Spotify vs. Apple Music: Is there a difference in sound quality? - CNET

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

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Facebook Is Probably Tracking All Those Rainbow Profile Pictures

Friday’s Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage was a historic moment for civil rights in America, and for the first time ever, Facebook released a tool that encouraged people express solidarity with a rainbow profile picture. Naturally, Faceboo

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Apple almost struck a deal with Uber to deliver iPhones to your doorstep

Apple almost partnered with Uber to become part of its same-day delivery program, but the deal never went through, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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16 small changes in iOS 9 that combine to make a big difference

Apple’s iOS 9 is meant to give users a better iPhone and iPad experience while introducing a bunch of new features. At first sight, iOS 9 is generally similar to iOS 8, but Apple made plenty of cha...

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How the iPhone and iOS have changed over the years - Business Insider

Apple's mobile software has changed a lot since the first iPhone was unveiled in 2007.

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This Tim Cook Prediction May Have Been Wildly Off | TIME

Many retailers still aren't accepting Apple Pay, contrary to a prediction Apple CEO Tim Cook recently made.

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Yahoo Will Stream the NFL's First Web Game, for Free

The Buffalo-Jacksonville game will be available around the world. But you'll need to set your clocks early if you want to watch in the U.S.

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Apple’s Streaming Music Service Said To Cost $10 Monthly, Debut Next Week

Apple will indeed reveal a new streaming music service next week, according to the Wall Street Journal, and said service will cost $10 per month and provide..

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Woman tosses $200,000 Apple 1 computer into recycling - CNET

Technically Incorrect: A recycling center in Silicon Valley is amazed that someone would toss out a rare first-generation Apple computer. It is currently seeking the woman who did it.

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A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'

Far from just being that character in Pulp Fiction, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Photoshop that's given away freely for all to use. Unfortu

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A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'

Far from just being that character in Pulp Fiction, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Photoshop that's given away freely for all to use. Unfortu

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Everything We Know About Apple’s New iPhone Software | TIME

The next version of Apple’s mobile operating system is almost here. The company is expected to unveil iOS 9 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. A new iOS update isn’t quite a big deal as a new iPhone, but the announcements can often be substantial...

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In 1997, Wired offered 101 ideas for saving Apple - which ones actually came to pass?

Apple today is on top of the world. 18 years ago, however, it was on the brink of bankruptcy. At that time, Wired wrote an article that proposed 101 different ideas for rescuing Apple. When we stum...

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Defect Slows Apple Watch Rollout

A key component of the Apple Watch made by one of two suppliers was found to be defective, prompting Apple Inc. to limit the availability of the highly anticipated new product, according to people familiar with the matter.

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News now mostly read on cell phones

There's probably a good chance that you're reading this on your cell phone. The latest findings from Pew Research Center seem to indicate as much, anyway

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Original '90s Apple watch selling for $2,500 on eBay - CNET

Long before the Apple Watch, there was an Apple watch. It's hard to imagine the world of early Apple fashion. Today, we're used to the brand's clean lines and modern aesthetic. Once upon a day-glo time,

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13 Things Every Early Cell Phone User Remembers

"My MIDI ringtone is better than yours." You’ll never experience any of these again thanks to Best Buy, where you can get the best plans,...

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How To Delete iPhone Apps For Good

What Apple’s iPhone platform provides in ease of use, it takes away in control. As easy as it is to learn how to use an iPhone, it can be tricky to get it to behave exactly like you want it to — that’s why almost nobody was particularly thrilled when Apple decided to upload U2’s newest album onto iPhones across the world without asking first.

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How The Apple Watch And iPhone 6 Plus Might Flip Your Mobile Computing Habits

Apple's new wearable hardware could eventually become much more than just an optional accessory – eventually, it could be one half of a Voltron-style combo..

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Facebook is reportedly testing a standalone app for phone calls

Facebook is reportedly testing a voice-calling app that can screen your calls and show you information about who is calling.

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PC makers mock Apple’s new MacBook | The Verge

Mac vs. PC is always fun. It's a never-ending war of words between Apple fans and Microsoft fans, mixed with tech spec comparisons of GHz, nits, and RAM speed. While Apple was busy unveiling a new...

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Steve Jobs: Genius? Of Course. But Selfish Egomaniac, Or Kind, Patient, Human?

New Jobs biography appears to paint a more sympathetic picture of Apple's co-founder.

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Apple's larger ‘iPad Pro’ expected in October

Reports indicate larger 12.9in iPad could be released in second half of 2015 with new USB ports aimed at business users

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In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone: What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again---and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country. For those of you who don&

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Tim Cook: Apple Watch will replace car keyfobs, reward exercise, filter messages | 9to5Mac

In an interview with the UK's Telegraph newspaper, Tim Cook said that while people might see limited reasons to want an Apple Watch today, they will soon find lots of other uses for it. The intervi...

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One of the coolest things about the Apple Watch may be a feature no one really talks about

Apple flooded us with information about what its first smartwatch will be able to do when it announced it back in September.

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14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do!

VIDEO: Make life easier. Every iPhone comes with a pair of "EarPods," which are capable of doing a lot more than you think. Make life infinitely easier and learn these 14 things you can do with your pre-packaged iPhone headphones.

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Why Samsung Design Stinks | Co.Design | business + design

Kevin Lee calls it "Steve Jobs Syndrome." As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms..

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How to fix a cracked iPhone or Samsung screen without leaving your house - Business Insider

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot They'll even beat Gazelle's price!

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7 great uses for an old phone or tablet!!!

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space...Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things you can do with it. You'll definitely want to give these a try.

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MacBook falls 1,000 feet from airplane, survives the landing - CNET

A MacBook Air takes its name too literally when it accidentally launches from an airplane in flight, dives all the way to ground and emerges functioning, though a little roughed up.

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The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92 - Quartz

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some. Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and s

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This Millennium Falcon is the drone you've been looking for

Youtuber Oliver C created a custom drone replica of the Millenium Falcon from Star Wars.

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9 reasons why iPhones are better than Android phones

iI you're having trouble deciding between iPhone and Android, here are some ways the iPhone trumps Android.

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First Look at Microsoft’s HoloLens Holographic Headset | Re/code

Microsoft's HoloLens visor combined with Mars imagery make for an otherworldly experience.

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This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

Your future smart home will be fully web-connected, but it won't look as stark and robotic as you'd think.