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Florida Man's Apple AirPod Started Smoking, Blew Up, He Says

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
'It's the craziest thing I ever went through,' the man told Tampa's WFLA. 'I saw white smoke start billowing out.'
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Uber, Waymo End Self-Driving Tech Legal Battle With $245M Deal

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Alphabet's Waymo gets a $245 million stake in Uber as part of the settlement deal.
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YouTube Temporarily Suspends Ads on Logan Paul's Channels

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Since returning to the platform following his 'suicide forest' video controversy, Paul has encouraged his followers to try the Tide Pod challenge and tasered a rat on camera.
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Hackers Get Linux Running on a Switch

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
The hacking group used a Tegra X1 flaw to modify code the Switch executes during its boot sequence.
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Report: Amazon to Roll Out UPS-Like Delivery Service

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Amazon reportedly plans to pilot the new service in Los Angeles with third-party merchants. After that, it will be rolled out to more cities and businesses.
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Twitch May Ban You for Being Abusive on Other Platforms

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Hate or harassment will no longer be tolerated by Twitch on any platform, not just its own.
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Report: Alphabet Is Buying Chelsea Market for Over $2B

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Google's parent company wants to switch from leasing 400,000 square feet to owning all 1.2 million square feet of the building.
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Facebook Tests 'Downvote' Option for Flagging Abusive Comments

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
The function shouldn't be confused with Reddit's downvoting option. It's designed to let users report inappropriate comments as opposed to demoting internet posts.
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Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure'

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
The new alerts will start appearing in the Chrome 68 release slated to arrive this July.
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Snapchat Users Are Not Loving the App Update

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
Petition website Change.org said more than 30 petitions have been launched in the last day protesting the new Snapchat update.
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Alexa Now Lets You Create Music Playlists With Your Voice

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
To try it out, just start listening to Amazon Music on your Alexa-enabled device and ask the virtual assistant to create a new playlist, or add a song to an existing one.
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Berkeley Considers Initial Coin Offering to Fund City Projects

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:38
The city wants to tokenize a municipal bond that can be sold to investors as a way to generate funds for projects like affordable housing.
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Cash in My Nintendo Loyalty Points for Switch Games

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
Starting in early March, you'll be able to redeem My Nintendo Gold Points for Switch games and downloadable content.
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Police in China Start Wearing Facial-Recognition Glasses

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
These glasses unlock anyone's vital information, internet activity, and criminal behavior at the push of a button.
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Amazon Prime's Latest Perk: 2-Hour Whole Foods Deliveries

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
The new perk is initially launching for Prime members living in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach, but Amazon plans to expand it 'across the US in 2018.'
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PocketSprite Puts Portable Gaming on a Keyring

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
It fits on your keyring and plays Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Master System, and Game Gear games.
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Apple Facing Security Nightmare as iOS 9 Source Code Leaks

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
The iBoot source code, which handles loading and verifying iOS, was uploaded to GitHub.
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Here's a Look At the 157 Emoji Arriving This Year

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
The Unicode Consortium approved a batch of superhero and supervillain emojis, along with new animal icons.
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Google to 'Supercharge' Nest by Absorbing It

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
Google's AI and voice assistant technology will be "at the core" of new smart home products that Nest is developing with the search giant.
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Amazon Kindle, Echo Devices Get Valentine's Day Discounts

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:02
Snag a new Amazon e-reader or smart speaker for your Valentine.
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