• Your taste for coffee is buried in your genes, new study says
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    Your taste for coffee is buried in your genes, new study says

    If you're a regular coffee drinker there's a good chance your first taste of black coffee wasn't an entirely pleasant one, at least according to a new study published in Scientific Reports . The research, which aimed to explain why some individuals develop a taste for coffee, reveals that

  • Amazon is slashing more than $200 off iPhone X refurbs for one day only
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    Amazon is slashing more than $200 off iPhone X refurbs for one day only

    Apple's flagship iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max phones are fantastic. They're also fantastically expensive. The least expensive version of the iPhone X costs $1,000 plus tax, and the iPhone XS Max tops out at more than $1,500 after taxes. Seriously, are these smartphones or cars? If you want the

  • Tesla to deliver new Model 3 orders by year end
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    Tesla to deliver new Model 3 orders by year end

    "Tesla just acquired trucking capacity to ensure Model 3 can be delivered in U.S. by Dec 31 if ordered by Nov 30," Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1063121238954991617. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for more details about the acquisition. Tesla had earlier

  • Give the gift of no-plastic sipping straws for the holidays
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    Associated Press

    Give the gift of no-plastic sipping straws for the holidays

    NEW YORK (AP) — Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

  • When NASA pointed its Spitzer telescope at Oumuamua they couldn’t even see it
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    When NASA pointed its Spitzer telescope at Oumuamua they couldn’t even see it

    If there's one space story that 2018 will be remembered for its the numerous ongoing investigations of the first interstellar object ever to be detected by mankind. Oumuamua, the elongated chunk of space stuff that might be an asteroid or might be a comet (or might be something else entirely), slipped

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    Reuters

    Orange's CFO sees opportunity in H1 2019 for French market consolidation

    The regulator has barred any merger talks until that process is completed, although there has been little sign that any of the four players - three owned by billionaires and the fourth a former monopoly - are open to being bought out. Orange Chief Financial Officer Ramon Fernandez told Morgan Stanley

  • This tiny $60 box actually delivered on its promise to help me sleep better
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    This tiny $60 box actually delivered on its promise to help me sleep better

    I’m a pretty light sleeper but I’ve found some things that help. I always take ear plugs with me when I travel, for example, and at home I have a fan that I run in the summer months because the whirring helps drown out noises. I’ve always been a bit skeptical of sound machines and I’ve tried a couple

  • Journalists at Wall Street Journal to be taught to identify "deepfakes"
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    The Telegraph

    Journalists at Wall Street Journal to be taught to identify "deepfakes"

    Journalists from one of America's leading newspapers are to be taught how to identify so-called "deepfakes" or doctored images and video footage.

  • This beautiful Galaxy F concept makes a strong case for foldable phones
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    This beautiful Galaxy F concept makes a strong case for foldable phones

    The prospect of turning a phone that’s no bigger than the current smartphone size I use into a small tablet sounds more and more exciting to me now that I’ve seen Samsung unveil the Infinity Flex display of the Galaxy F foldable handset that’s supposed to launch at some point in the first quarter of

  • Microsoft Office collects email data in breach of GDPR, regulator rules
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    The Telegraph

    Microsoft Office collects email data in breach of GDPR, regulator rules

    Microsoft Office, the software that includes Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, is in breach of European data rules and has been harvesting data including the content of private emails, according to regulators.

  • 10 minutes is all it takes to turn any windows into frosted glass windows for $5.79
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    10 minutes is all it takes to turn any windows into frosted glass windows for $5.79

    If you want to add a gorgeous modern look to any windows in your home in a matter of minutes, we’ve got just the thing. Bofeifs Frosted Window Sticker Film comes in a roll that’s 17.7 inches wide by 78.7 inches long. It can stick to any windows in your house, apartment, or office using nothing but static

  • FCC OKs SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids to expand satellite-based internet service
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    Reuters

    FCC OKs SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids to expand satellite-based internet service

    WASHINGTON (Reuters - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow Tesla chief executive Elon Musk's Space X, Telesat Canada and two other companies to roll out new satellite-based broadband services. The FCC voted to grant "market access" requests to

  • Cyber attacks, AI and swarms of bees: Telegraph readers reflect on the future of war
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    The Telegraph

    Cyber attacks, AI and swarms of bees: Telegraph readers reflect on the future of war

    As the nation reflected on the centenary of the end of the First World War, the Telegraph's special correspondent Harry de Quetteville examined what global warfare will look like over the course of the next 100 years. 

  • Leaked Galaxy S10 chip benchmark shows performance gains, but iPhone is still king
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    Leaked Galaxy S10 chip benchmark shows performance gains, but iPhone is still king

    Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will introduce two next-gen mobile processors, assuming Samsung keeps using Qualcomm and Exynos chips in its flagship devices. Samsung announced the Exynos 9820 earlier this week , while Qualcomm made the Snapdragon 855 official a while ago, though the CPU may be rebranded

  • Walmart CTO King Sees Huge Opportunity in India
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    Bloomberg Videos

    Walmart CTO King Sees Huge Opportunity in India

    Nov.15 -- Walmart CTO Jeremy King discusses how the company is competing with Amazon and its plans for expanding in India. King spoke to Bloomberg's Emily Chang on the sidelines of the Techonomy conference in Half Moon Bay, CA on November 12.

  • Walmart CTO Wants to Make Shopping Even Easier
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    Walmart CTO Wants to Make Shopping Even Easier

    Nov.15 -- Walmart CTO Jeremy King discusses how the company is competing with Amazon in e-commerce and their plans to make shopping easier. King spoke to Bloomberg's Emily Chang on the sidelines of the Techonomy conference in Half Moon Bay, CA on November 12.

  • HP’s Smart Tango Printer is Perfect for Any Smart Home
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    HP’s Smart Tango Printer is Perfect for Any Smart Home

    It seems like anything and everything is connected in the age of the smart home, and it’s awesome. There are so many benefits to using smart gadgets instead of traditional devices that lack connectivity, and prices have come down to the point where smart features are now widely affordable. You can set

  • Dell sweetens VMware tracking stock offer with higher price, board seat
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    Reuters

    Dell sweetens VMware tracking stock offer with higher price, board seat

    The revised terms, announced ahead of a scheduled vote on the deal on Dec. 11, cap 1-1/2 weeks of negotiations between Dell and its private owners, and several large shareholders such as Elliott Management. In July, the computer maker offered to pay $21.7 billion, or $109 per share, in cash and stock

  • Amazon just announced a massive list of Black Friday deals on Amazon devices
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    Amazon just announced a massive list of Black Friday deals on Amazon devices

    With Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday just one week away, Amazon has unloaded a massive list of all the deals it will be running on Amazon devices for Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 2018. Long story short, we're in store for the biggest and most comprehensive sale on Amazon devices that we'

  • Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo accused of inflating revenues 
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    The Telegraph

    Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo accused of inflating revenues 

    Chinese e-commerce business Pinduoduo has been accused by a US investment firm of overstating its revenues and understating its losses and staffing costs.

  • Sharp gives Aquos R2 Compact smartphone a dual-notch design
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    AFP Relax

    Sharp gives Aquos R2 Compact smartphone a dual-notch design

    Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp took the tech world by surprise with its new smartphone, the Aquos R2 Compact, which has not one but two notches -- an interesting choice. One notch is located at the top of the screen to make way for the camera, while the second cutout at the bottom of the display

  • Facebook Messenger’s unsend feature is rolling out now on iOS and Android
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    Facebook Messenger’s unsend feature is rolling out now on iOS and Android

    Facebook users have been begging for a way to unsend messages for years now, and after a lengthy wait, they are finally going to get the chance to do so. On Wednesday, TechCrunch reported that the new feature -- officially called "Remove for Everyone" -- has begun rolling out in Poland, Bolivia

  • Facebook is 'threatening democracy' by allowing anti-Semitic conspiracies to spread on social network
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    The Telegraph

    Facebook is 'threatening democracy' by allowing anti-Semitic conspiracies to spread on social network

    Facebook has been accused of “threatening the very values underpinning our democracy” by allowing anti-Semitic conspiracies to spread on its social network and commissioning “vile propaganda” about billionaire financier George Soros.

  • iRobot announced its big Black Friday deal on the Roomba 960, and Amazon already has it beat
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    iRobot announced its big Black Friday deal on the Roomba 960, and Amazon already has it beat

    iRobot just announced a huge discount on the high-end Roomba 960 robot vacuum for Black Friday 2018. According to an email we received from the company on Thursday, the $700 Roomba 960 gets a $200 discount from now through December 2, dropping the price to a much more palatable $500. Now, for some even

  • Walmart, Amazon, and Best Buy just launched a new wave of early Black Friday deals
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    Walmart, Amazon, and Best Buy just launched a new wave of early Black Friday deals

    We're just one week away from the official start of Black Friday 2018! Of course, everyone knows that Black Friday deals are available long before the official start of Black Friday each and every year, and 2018 is no different. In fact, the deals leading up to Black Friday this year are definitely