• Huawei promises smartest 5G phone, but who will be brave enough to buy?
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    Huawei promises smartest 5G phone, but who will be brave enough to buy?

    Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's most powerful and feature-packed 5G smartphone on Thursday, but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect. The Chinese telecoms giant will showcase its Mate

  • Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages
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    Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

    In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it's reported. The social networking company appears

  • Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass
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    Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass

    A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Georgia judge, along with a co-founder of DragonCon and two other people, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network. It says they illegally accessed the Gwinnett County Justice Center computer network in February.

  • If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind
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    If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind

    As if anyone needed a reminder that the TV landscape continues to evolve, NBC announced this week that its forthcoming streaming service -- named Peacock, after the network's iconic logo -- will be the home of a slew of content both new and old. The latter includes classic comedies like The Office

  • Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back
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    Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back

    We've come across rumors detailing Google's so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of its own that could compete against the Apple Watch.Meanwhile, the Apple Watch kept growing, having virtually no rival in the market that stands a chance against

  • 'Alexa, send $20 to my favourite presidential candidate'
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    'Alexa, send $20 to my favourite presidential candidate'

    Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant. Alexa Political Contributions, powered by Amazon Pay, the company's payment system, will allow

  • 'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate'
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    'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate'

    Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant. Alexa Political Contributions, powered by Amazon Pay, the company's payment system, will allow

  • Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor
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    Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor

    The average Facebook user out there likely wasn't secretly hoping the world's biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebook has stepped up to do so anyway -- in actuality, announcing

  • Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week
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    Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week

    Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday. Zuckerberg will be in Washington to "talk about future internet

  • Get Bose sound on a budget with this $199 sound bar
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    Get Bose sound on a budget with this $199 sound bar

    When you think of Bose, two things immediately come to mind. First, incredible sound quality. Second, incredibly high prices. While that's normally true, there's actually a compact Bose sound bar that offers fantastic sound for way less than you might think. It's called the Bose Solo 5 TV

  • Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here
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    Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here

    Unless you own a Pixel, waiting for the latest Android release to hit your device can be excruciating, but anyone who picked up one of the latest flagship phones from Samsung this year won't have to wait too much longer. On Tuesday, SamMobile reported that Google will have a beta for Android 10,

  • Tesla takes on Porsche with battle on Germany's toughest circuit
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    Tesla takes on Porsche with battle on Germany's toughest circuit

    Tesla wants to steal Porsche's bragging rights by testing its Model S on the northern loop of Germany's Nuerburgring circuit, using a marketing tool that German carmakers have long used to tout the superiority of their products. Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport this week published photographs

  • Sony WH1000XM3 headphones are somehow still in stock at the lowest price of 2019
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    Sony WH1000XM3 headphones are somehow still in stock at the lowest price of 2019

    When it comes to headphones -- especially high-priced noise cancelling headphones like the ones from Bose and Sony -- it's never a bad idea to seek out refurbished models. There aren't many moving parts, after all, so you stand to save a ton of money that way. Right now is the perfect time to

  • The most hotly anticipated Android phone this fall won’t launch in the US or Europe
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    The most hotly anticipated Android phone this fall won’t launch in the US or Europe

    The iPhone 11 series might be the hottest new phone lineup right now, but every other company in the business is trying to shift the conversation toward their own Android flagships. Several of the major smartphone makers out there have already unveiled new high-end devices (Galaxy Note 10, Vivo Nex 3

  • UK's Monzo, Revolut and Onfido dominate list of top 50 technology start-ups changing the way we spend and save
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    UK's Monzo, Revolut and Onfido dominate list of top 50 technology start-ups changing the way we spend and save

    Three British financial technology firms have topped an annual list of the most influential banking start-ups in Europe.

  • Multicolor LED light strips as good as $80 Philips Hue Strips are down to $21, today only
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    Multicolor LED light strips as good as $80 Philips Hue Strips are down to $21, today only

    Everyone loves the Philips Hue LightStrip Plus because it's so versatile that you can create tons of different lighting effects quickly and easily. The problem, of course, is that no one loves paying $80 for a LightStrip Plus. If you want something comparable that costs a fraction of the price, Amazon

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    Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago

    The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico's coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth. Scientists on Wednesday said dust spawned by a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter 400 million

  • 7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on September 18th
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    7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on September 18th

    If you missed our iPhone and iPad app roundup yesterday, definitely go back and check it out because there are still some paid iOS apps in there that are on sale for free. Once you're done with that, come back here and scroll through the seven premium apps we've selected on Wednesday, all of

  • Apple just released iOS 13.1 beta 4
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    Apple just released iOS 13.1 beta 4

    After unveiling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at its special event last week, Apple announced that iOS 13 will release on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 set to follow on September 30th. If you don't mind dealing with a bug here and there though, you can get the latest build right

  • Preorder now and you can save $10 on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for PS4 and Xbox
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    Preorder now and you can save $10 on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for PS4 and Xbox

    Everyone knows that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is one of the hottest games set to be released ahead of the holidays this year. In fact, it's not even out yet and it's still the best-selling PS4 and Xbox One game on Amazon right now. Of course, that might also have something to do with the fact

  • Google takes control of DeepMind Health despite privacy concerns
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    Google takes control of DeepMind Health despite privacy concerns

    Google has finally absorbed the health division of DeepMind, the British artificial intelligence company it acquired in 2014 for £400 million, despite concerns over the implications for data privacy.

  • This popular 16-foot warm white LED light strip is down to just $8 on Amazon
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    This popular 16-foot warm white LED light strip is down to just $8 on Amazon

    Want to add some incredible lighting effects to your home that look classy and sophisticated, yet cost next to nothing? Don't worry, we've got you covered. LE 12V LED Strip Lights are 16.4-feet long and they cost less than $8 each on Amazon right now. You can install them just about anywhere

  • U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster
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    U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster

    Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act faster. Critics say too many violent videos or posts

  • Chipmaker Startup Cerebras Inks Deal With U.S. Energy Dept.
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    Chipmaker Startup Cerebras Inks Deal With U.S. Energy Dept.

    Sep.18 -- Cerebras Systems co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Feldman discusses the firm's partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, its new large form-factor processor, and competition in the artificial intelligence hardware market. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."

  • U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster
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    U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster

    Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act faster. Critics say too many violent videos or posts