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The 5 best Amazon deals right now are fun—but totally useful too

10 hours 59 min ago

The best deals on Amazon today feature DNA testing kits, smart tech, robot vacuums, tax software, and more.

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Exclusive: Nearly half of parents worry their child is addicted to mobile devices

11 hours 48 sec ago

They also worry about the impact smartphones will have on their kids' mental health.

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Bill Gates is pretty bad at guessing grocery prices, as evidenced by his appearance on 'Ellen'

12 hours 7 min ago

The Microsoft co-founder played a 'Grocery Bills' game on 'Ellen.' It did not go well.

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Verizon's decision to stop selling unlocked phones means travelers need to plan ahead

15 hours 17 min ago

Verizon is making customers wait to cut down on attempted thefts.

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Uber rolls out cheaper Express Pool service that rivals transit buses

Wed, 2018-02-21 20:21

Service requires riders to meet drivers at select pick-up spots. Could be added as an option to Uber's regular Uber X service in the future.

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Google engineer says he was fired for fighting racism, sexism

Wed, 2018-02-21 18:50

Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier is suing the company, alleging he was dismissed for defending women, minorities and LGBTQ employees.

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Gun control walkouts are lighting up Snapchat Maps

Wed, 2018-02-21 17:48

Snapchat Map shines spotlight on gun control walkouts

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Trump supporters, conservatives rage over Russian bot purge, #TwitterLockOut

Wed, 2018-02-21 16:26

Conservative Twitter users lobbed accusations of left-wing bias and censorship after they lost thousands of followers in an overnight Russian bot purge.

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Does this $250 machine make better frozen drinks than a blender?

Wed, 2018-02-21 15:57

We pitted a $250 Margaritaville drink machine against a $400 Vitamix blender to see which made the tastier frozen beverages.

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The first burst of an exploding supernova has finally been captured

Wed, 2018-02-21 15:37

Supernovas are getting their day in the sun today, with two separate studies about these spectacular, distant explosions that mark the death of massive stars.

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'Crisis actors' YouTube video removed after it tops 'trending' videos

Wed, 2018-02-21 15:35

Video attacking Florida student survivors as "crisis actors," rose to top of trending tab

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LG's luxury OLED TV is finally at a reasonable price—for now

Wed, 2018-02-21 15:32

The LG E7 OLED TV is at its lowest price ever at Massdrop with more than $2,000 in savings.

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Online travel giant Priceline Group changes name to Booking Holdings

Wed, 2018-02-21 15:06

Priceline is changing its name to Booking Holdings Inc., citing its expansion into numerous international brands over the last 20 years.

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Love your standing desk? This accessory will make it even better

Wed, 2018-02-21 13:50

The Gaiam Evolve Balance Board is on sale at Amazon right now and pairs perfectly with a standing desk.

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For the Fox News 'superfan,' a streaming Fox channel is coming

Wed, 2018-02-21 13:38

Fox News is getting into the streaming business, with a planned Fox Nation subscription service due to launch in the fourth quarter.

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Bigelow Aerospace is looking to launch inflatable space stations

Wed, 2018-02-21 13:30

Bigelow Aerospace has announced that it intends to populate space with inflatable space capsules.

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Our trash is harming the deepest fish in the ocean

Wed, 2018-02-21 13:15

Researchers said that 73% of deepwater fish in the North Atlantic Ocean had eaten particles of plastic, known as microplastics.

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Uber's Express Pool tells riders to hit the bricks

Wed, 2018-02-21 13:12

The ride-share giant has rolled out its Express Pool service, a cheaper version of Uberpool, where Uber users walk and carpool.

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AT&T’s 5G network Is coming to 3 U.S. cities

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:59

There’s just one small problem.

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This startup wants to create a 3D-printed heart

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:59

The goal is to create more viable organs in the event of a transplant.

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