• Headset catches early signs of dementia by scanning brain waves 
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    The Telegraph

    Headset catches early signs of dementia by scanning brain waves 

    Headset catches early signs of dementia by scanning brain waves 

  • Verizon’s new phone insurance might be better than AppleCare
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    BGR News

    Verizon’s new phone insurance might be better than AppleCare

    Insurance plans offered by carriers are, by and large, a waste of money. Generally, you end up paying too much for a plan that still has a high deductible, and which will leave you waiting weeks just to have your phone replaced with a banged-up refurbished model. Now, I'd still say that you should

  • U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms
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    Reuters

    U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

    The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Associated Press

    3 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma

    RENFROW, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northern Oklahoma.

  • Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centers: media
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    Reuters

    Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centers: media

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data center operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centers in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday. Tokyo-based Mitsubishi expects the centers

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    BGR News

    How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

    This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here's everything you need to know to make the most of it. The meteor shower is caused by particles that are dispersed

  • Never pay for home phone service again for as long as you live
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    BGR News

    Never pay for home phone service again for as long as you live

    People talk about cord cutting all the time, and when they do they’re referring to ditching pay TV. There’s another cord that should be cut whether or not you want to keep subscribing to cable though, and that’s your home phone service. Whether you’re paying $5 a month or $50 a month for your home phone

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Alphabet's 'Project Loon' restores basic communication in Puerto Rico

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Under "Project Loon", Alphabet-owned Google teamed up with AT&T and flew Internet balloons to bring back basic communication in parts of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, reports said on Saturday. "The search giant announced some balloons from its 'Project

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Apple, Foxconn to meet as iPhone X faces production issues: Report

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeff Williams is scheduled to meet Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou during his visit to Taiwan later this month to discuss issues affecting the production of the "super premium" iPhone X, reports said on Saturday. The Apple COO will

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    Alvinology.com

    Old tech is new tech: 5 tech brands that are making a comeback and we can’t help but spend for them all over again

    Even if we can all say Rest in Peace to the iPod, there are some brands that have made the comeback in today’s smartphone era. Brands and tech that were phased out (or almost dying) at one point have made startling and powerful returns that have us reaching for our wallets–just as our parents had […]

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    IANS India Private Limited

    WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) The administrators on WhatsApp groups will soon be able to choose if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description. According to Wabetainfo.com, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the Facebook-owned messaging platform

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Microsoft smart speaker 'Invoke' to be available from Oct 22

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Powered by Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana,the "Invoke" smart speaker will be available starting October 22, the software giant and Samsung subsidiary Harman Kardon have announced. "The Harman Kardon 'Invoke', Microsoft's answer to Amazon

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Indian techies driving Next-Gen cyber security architecture: McAfee CEO

    Las Vegas, Oct 21 (IANS) As enterprises the world over scout for next-generation cyber security architecture to mitigate attacks, the Indian systems integrator (SI) community is helping major companies embrace state-of-the-art security structures, Chris Young, Chief Executive Officer of McAfee, has said

  • Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?
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    Associated Press

    Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Japanese firm sues Apple over 'Animoji' feature in iPhone X

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Tokyo-based firm Emonster that owns the trademark for "Animoji" in the US, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for using the same word for a feature in the iPhone X. Emonster owns an iOS app called "Animoji" that lets people send emoji that are animated

  • Apple won’t try to upsell iPhone buyers on the iPhone X
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    BGR News

    Apple won’t try to upsell iPhone buyers on the iPhone X

    Amid reports that iPhone 8 sales are reportedly falling below expectations, with the CEO of Rogers Communications going so far as to call iPhone 8 demand "anemic," Apple's financial prospects for the next year rest heavily on the company's highly anticipated iPhone X. Set to hit store

  • Apple won’t try and upsell iPhone buyers on the iPhone X
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    BGR News

    Apple won’t try and upsell iPhone buyers on the iPhone X

    Amid reports that iPhone 8 sales are reportedly falling below expectations, with the CEO of Rogers Communications going so far as to call iPhone 8 demand "anemic," Apple's financial prospects for the next year rest heavily on the company's highly anticipated iPhone X. Set to hit store

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    IANS India Private Limited

    'Laptops could be banned from checked bags on planes'

    Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) might consider a ban on laptops from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by a global air safety panel, a media report said. The ICAO, a Canada-based UN organisation, will decide on

  • Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
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    Associated Press

    Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

    Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two ...

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    Reuters

    Factbox: U.S., Canadian bids pour in for Amazon's second headquarters

    (Reuters) - Dozens of U.S. and Canadian cities submitted proposals by the Oct. 19 deadline to host Amazon.com Inc's second headquarters, which carries the promise of up to 50,000 high-paying jobs and $5 billion-plus worth of investment. Details of those bids, including tax breaks and other incentives

  • The Apple Store doesn’t actually sell many iPhones
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    BGR News

    The Apple Store doesn’t actually sell many iPhones

    Much is made of Apple's retail arm. The company described it as its "biggest product" during the recent iPhone X launch, and it's initiated a revamp of its stores to turn them into cult-like "plazas" where fans gather to worship the latest technology. But according to a new

  • Laptops could be banned from checked luggage because of fire risk
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    The Telegraph

    Laptops could be banned from checked luggage because of fire risk

    Laptops could be banned from checked luggage because of fire risk

  • Google da internet a Puerto Rico con globos estratosféricos
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    Associated Press

    Google da internet a Puerto Rico con globos estratosféricos

    MENLO PARK, California, EE.UU. (AP) — La compañía matriz de Google, Alphabet Inc., señaló el viernes que sus globos estratosféricos ya proporcionan servicio de internet a zonas remotas de Puerto Rico, en donde el paso del huracán María derribó torres de telefonía celular.

  • This heated neck massager might just change your life
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    BGR News

    This heated neck massager might just change your life

    Life is stressful… especially in 2017. Every time we think there’s just no way things in America and around the world can’t get any crazier, they do. It’s a lot to bear, so it’s more difficult than ever to just pause for a beat and relax. Well, we’re about to make it a whole lot easier. The 1byone Shiatsu

  • Google will now pay $1,000 for critical software bugs found in popular third-party apps
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    BGR News

    Google will now pay $1,000 for critical software bugs found in popular third-party apps

    With malware creators becoming more aggressive and sophisticated, a number of tech companies in recent years have instituted "bug bounty" programs that provide monetary rewards to any individual or group that uncovers critical vulnerabilities in software. Google has had a bug bounty program