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US regulators recall refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries

The Galaxy Note line is having problems again. Dont worry, this is not a Note 7-level emergency. And the issues arent Samsungs fault or even associated with the original phone model. However, batteries installed in refurbished Note 4 phones by Fed...

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Neo-nazi website Daily Stormer briefly resurfaces with Russian domain (updated)

After being rejected by both GoDaddy and Google, neo-Nazi publication The Daily Stormer resurfaced today with a Russian domain extension. As Vox reports, Stormers efforts to secure a Chinese hosting service (DailyStormer.wang) were cut short, so it...

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Lowe‘s Iris smart home system can connect to your Nest thermostat

Home improvement retailer Lowes continues to update its Iris smart home system. Originally released in 2014, it added mobile set up, remote monitoring and subscription-based emergency services to its offered services. Now you can manage your homes...

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Jawbone‘s medical plans included a heart attack warning bracelet

Now that Jawbone is making the move from consumer wearables to medical devices, just what is it up to? Bloombergs sources might have an idea. Theyve obtained investment pitch documents from October 2016 indicating that Jawbone hoped to draw on tech...

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Trump dissolves two advisory councils, one of which already disbanded

After a conference call today organized by Stephen Schwarzman -- Blackstone CEO and head of the presidents Strategic and Policy Forum -- the advisory council decided that the best thing to do in light of Trumps recent comments about the Charlottesv...

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Nokia got a lot right with its first Android flagship

Nokia and return are two words that have been forever glued together since I joined Engadget six years ago. Over the past decade or so, this publication has talked plenty about the companys smartphone ups and, in particular, its downs. Today, it...

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Neo-nazi website Daily Stormer briefly resurfaces with Russian domain

After being rejected by both GoDaddy and Google, neo-Nazi publication The Daily Stormer resurfaced today with a Russian domain extension. As Vox reports, Stormers efforts to secure a Chinese hosting service (DailyStormer.wang) were cut short, so it...

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Twitter‘s dilemma: What to do with Trump

My use of Twitter is not presidential, said President Donald Trump on Twitter last month, before adding the kicker in emphatic all-caps: its MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL. Yet, nearly seven months into his presidency, Trump has so flabbergasted the p...

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Researchers create more efficient supercapacitor to power wearables

Supercapacitors offer a lot of advantages over batteries when it comes to energy storage. They can store a lot more of it, they can take on or transmit energy much more quickly and they typically last way longer. But incorporating supercapacitors int...

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Facebook helps you celebrate birthdays with videos and fundraising

Whether youre a fan of Facebooks birthday-centric features or not, its still pretty handy to know when your buddys next celebration day is so you can mark the occasion. The social network keeps adding new ways to celebrate, with recap videos that...

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Tribeca‘s new TV festival highlights streaming and VR shows

The Tribeca Film Festival is no stranger to embracing technology as a creative tool, and thats true now that its branching out into episodic video. Tribeca is hosting its first TV Festival in (where else?) New York City from September 22nd through...

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Your timely reminder: Not all hacking requires a computer

The public perception of hacking involves a shadowy figure in a hoodie hunched over a laptop, tapping furiously while a waterfall of glowing green text fills the screen. Also theyre probably listening to industrial music. First off, thats a ridicul...

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Microsoft Research uses AI to help drones soar like eagles

Microsoft is looking to the skies for its next round of AI inspiration. Specifically, Redmonds Research division is using the birds that capture columns of warm air to glide around without expending much energy to guide its work. So far, its been a...

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Google Home voice calling starts rolling out today

Google Home is getting a big upgrade today: The smart speaker can now place voice calls, no cellphone needed. This feature was first announced back at Google I/O in May, but its now ready to roll out to users in the US and Canada. Its yet another f...

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T-Mobile boosts coverage with the first 600MHz LTE network

That cellular equipment you see above may not look like much, but dont dismiss it too quickly -- it could be crucial to the future of wireless data. T-Mobile has switched on the worlds first 600MHz LTE sites in Cheynne, Wyoming, promising less cong...

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Google adds allergy forecast info to mobile search results

One antihistamine or two? Google is making sure hay fever sufferers can answer that question in double quick time, thanks to the new addition of pollen measurements in search results. Plug an allergy- or pollen-related query into your Android smartph...

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Google Docs version tracking makes collaboration easier

Since adopting the G Suite moniker in September, Google has been steadily beefing up Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Whereas, in the past its updates have targeted select sets of users (like one-tap citations for researchers) its latest crop of tools are a...

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Shonin‘s wearable Streamcam simplifies personal security

In times like these, you learn to keep yourself safe with what you have on hand. Whether thats broadcasting to Facebook Live, Periscope or Instagram, people have been using their phones to capture video for the world to see. The problem is that uplo...

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Protests supporting fired Google employee have been postponed

The multi-city Google protests organized by alt-right conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec have been called off for now. Posobiec began planning the protests after James Damore was fired by Google for circulating his ridiculous, nonsensical anti-diversi...

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Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets

Scientists at SLACs National Accelerator Laboratory are able to peer even further into space thanks to an improved optical laser. The laser uses shockwaves to create high pressure conditions in materials, and the materials response is then captured...

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The Essential Phone is finally shipping next week

Ex-Android boss Andy Rubins Essential Phone will start shipping next week, at least in one color, according to an email spotted by 9 to 5 Google. As shipment of your Pure White device is still a couple of weeks away, we want to give you the option...

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ESPN‘s Apple TV app streams four live feeds at once

Just in time for football season, ESPN updated its Apple TV app to include a handy new feature for sports fans. Thanks to tvOS MultiCast, you can now watch up to four live streams at once across all of the networks programming options. This means yo...

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‘Hope Floats‘ is a seaborne bot that spams lawmakers with calls

On a plain white wall at a large Brooklyn gallery, a seemingly old-fashioned phone booth sits about five feet off the ground. The words Hope Floats are painted in white on the black box, which houses a computer, a screen, a keyboard and a handset....

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Apple sets 1 billion budget for original TV shows

Apple is finally putting its money where its mouth is, setting aside 1 billion to pursue the original programming agenda its been making so much noise about it recent times. In June, the company poached Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg -- the TV e...

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