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iPhone text features you may not know

Fri, 2018-02-23 14:03

Share your location, silence chatty group messages and hide embarrassing notification previews. These are some of the lesser known features of Apple's iPhone.

       
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10 products we loved testing so much we bought them for ourselves

Fri, 2018-02-23 13:22

Products like the Instant Pot, Wustof Chef's Knife, and L. L. Bean Backpack are expert tester approved and so great, we bought them ourselves.

       
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Snap stock slides after Kylie Jenner says she stopped using it

Fri, 2018-02-23 13:22

Snap is down 3% early Thursday after Kylie Jenner tweeted about how she doesn't use Snapchat after the app's new redesign.

       
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Samsung's Galaxy S9 is coming: Here's what the rumors say it will be

Fri, 2018-02-23 13:07

The design won't be different, but there still promises to be plenty of changes.

       
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'Star Wars' droids aren't as far, far away as we thought

Fri, 2018-02-23 11:46

With the rise in robots, droids like R2D2 could offer real-world assistance today.

       
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This is why your fridge smells

Fri, 2018-02-23 11:43

How to stop the stink in its tracks

       
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This raw vegetable is just as risky to eat as raw meat

Fri, 2018-02-23 11:29

Think your vegetarian diet means you won't get sick? Think again!

       
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Your makeup brushes are loaded with deadly bacteria—here's how to wash them

Fri, 2018-02-23 11:20

No excuses.

       
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Apple is the least loved big tech company among hedge funds, Goldman Sachs says

Fri, 2018-02-23 10:35

Of the 50 stocks appearing most often in the top 10 holdings of hedge funds, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft are in the top five. Apple is No. 11.

       
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10 Amazon deals our readers couldn't stop buying this week

Fri, 2018-02-23 09:24

Our readers love to shop, and this week they were especially keep on wireless chargers, smart plugs, portable speakers, Instant Pots, tax software, and more. And a lot of these things are still on sale!

       
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Gannett joins ad-free media platform Scroll as partner

Fri, 2018-02-23 08:34

Gannett, which owns USA TODAY and 109 local news properties, is investing and partnering with Scroll, an ad-free subscription online media platform.

       
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Airbnb appeals to luxury market with 'Airbnb Plus'

Fri, 2018-02-23 07:34

Airbnb says it has verified the best homes and hosts with their luxury option, Airbnb Plus.

       
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Judge says ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles operating in New York City

Fri, 2018-02-23 07:28

A judge gave the green light Thursday to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City.

       
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22 states and DC are suing the FCC in last-ditch effort to preserve net neutrality

Fri, 2018-02-23 06:48

Publication in the Federal Register opens a 60 day window for a Congressional measure. But that's a long shot.

       
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Tiny wireless light kept aloft with ultrasonic waves

Fri, 2018-02-23 06:37

Researchers use ultrasonic waves to keep a tiny LED floating in mid air while powering it wirelessly through induction. Stuart McDill reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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New Soderbergh movie shot entirely on iPhone premieres in Berlin

Thu, 2018-02-22 20:41

Actress Claire Foy talks about making smartphone film 'Unsane' at the film's world premiere at the Berlin film festival. (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters

       
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Uber to aggressively invest in Southeast Asia

Thu, 2018-02-22 20:23

Uber's CEO pledged to continue investing aggressively in Southeast Asia even though the U.S. ride hailing firm expects to lose money in the fast-growing market. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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Crooks may be using Amazon self-published books to launder money

Thu, 2018-02-22 20:22

Several authors had had their identities stolen.

       
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Everything you need to know about Airbnb's newest features event

Thu, 2018-02-22 20:18

There were a lot of new announcements.

       
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Turns out Europe's original artists were Ice Age cavemen

Thu, 2018-02-22 20:13

New evidence suggests ice age cavemen were the first artists in Europe.

       
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