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What life will be like when the computers disappear

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:06

We are on the cusp of an ambient intelligent era.

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What life would be like without computers

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:05

Ambient computing appears to be in the near future. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

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Global carbon dioxide emissions reach record high

Mon, 2017-11-13 15:59

Worldwide emissions of carbon dioxide — the gas most responsible for global warming — are on the rise again in 2017 after three years of little-to-no growth.

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Like going 'from an old flip-phone to an iPhone X:' New weather satellite promises quantum leap in forecasting

Mon, 2017-11-13 15:40

A brand-new "eye in the sky" is scheduled to blast off into space early Tuesday morning, weather permitting.

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Bill Gates unveils $100M plan to fight Alzheimer's, dementia

Mon, 2017-11-13 15:10

Microsoft co-founder said he gave $50 million to Dementia Discovery Fund to help find a cure.

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This Hisense is fine—but there are better TVs for less money

Mon, 2017-11-13 14:57

This 4K/HDR TV packs in value, but is bested by more valuable competition

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'Lord of the Rings' TV adaptation gets multi-season Amazon deal

Mon, 2017-11-13 14:50

The streaming service will focus on new stories preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's epic trilogy series.

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iPhone trick - how to turn running water into cloud-like dreamy state

Mon, 2017-11-13 14:02

Jefferson Graham shows how to do a hidden trick in Apple's iOS11 operating system upgrade called "Long Exposure," that turns running water into a cloud-like dream state, on #TalkingTech.

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New supersonic flights may soon become a reality

Mon, 2017-11-13 11:30

For those who love to travel long distance, but can’t stand a long flight, 2018 might have some big changes. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.

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The real cost of setting up a smart home

Mon, 2017-11-13 11:23

DIY sounds great, but setting up isn't simple unless you're a pro

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Only 1% of Chinese women use tampons. P&G wants to change that

Mon, 2017-11-13 11:13

Only 1% of Chinese women use tampons, compared with close to 60% in the United States.

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Qualcomm spurns Broadcom's $103 billion takeover proposal

Mon, 2017-11-13 09:43

Qualcomm is rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $103 billion takeover proposal, saying the bid "significantly undervalues" the company.

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Our favorite coffee maker of all time is on sale for the best price we've ever seen

Mon, 2017-11-13 09:03

Moccamaster is the best drip coffee maker you can buy and it's rarely on sale.

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Bitcoin's value rose $10 billion in just 12 hours after a dramatic sell-off

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:45

Bitcoin rallied 11% in just over half a day to trade back above $6,000. It follows a sell-off on the weekend after developers called off plans to implement the SegWit2x upgrade.

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Ford, Domino’s test driverless pizza delivery

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:19

No tip for the delivery driver? No problem. Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars. (Nov. 13)

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Dinosaurs extinct because asteroid hit the wrong spot on Earth, scientists say

Mon, 2017-11-13 05:43

Dinosaurs 'were unlucky,' a Japanese scientist said, referring to the chain reaction the led to mass extinction.

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Uber seals multibillion-dollar investment from Softbank

Mon, 2017-11-13 04:58

Uber Technologies Inc. confirmed the investment in a statement.

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Uber nears deal for huge SoftBank investment

Sun, 2017-11-12 19:02

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has an initial agreement with Japanese technology firm SoftBank

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Web companies should make it easier to make your data portable: FTC's McSweeny

Sun, 2017-11-12 17:34

We should have more options to take our info out of Web services and move to a rival, says FTC commissioner.

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How do Facebook ads target you?

Sun, 2017-11-12 13:23

They can peg you down to age, gender, residence and what you've liked before, the better to serve you very personalized ads.

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