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Gita is a new cargo robot that can follow you, carry your stuff for about 4 hours


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:13:41 +0000

Gita was created by the company that invented Vespa. It has a system of sounds and lights will let you know whether it unpaired or needs a charge.

      
Read more: Gita is a new cargo robot that can follow you, carry your stuff for about 4 hours


Mark Zuckerberg talks about threats to free speech and creation of oversight board


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:19:46 +0000

In a public livestream, Mark Zuckerberg spoke of the threats to free expression and human rights around the world.

      
Read more: Mark Zuckerberg talks about threats to free speech and creation of oversight board


5 mistakes that shorten the life of your gadgets


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:05:55 +0000

There are several common mistakes people make that shorten the lifespan of their devices, like overcharging, charging too much or not cleaning them.

      
Read more: 5 mistakes that shorten the life of your gadgets


Virgin Galactic and Under Armour show off new spacesuits for crew, commercial passengers


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:12:10 +0000

Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveiled the first line of spacewear for space crews and commercial passengers.

      
Read more: Virgin Galactic and Under Armour show off new spacesuits for crew, commercial passengers


Netflix says it will retain the streaming crown; not worried about Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:36:18 +0000

Netflix, which dominates streaming, says it will continue to hold the crown, even in the face of new competition in November from Apple and Disney.

      
Read more: Netflix says it will retain the streaming crown; not worried about Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus


You're probably not using Spotify right. Here's how to get the most out of your music


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Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:04:00 +0000

Spotify lets you download tracks for offline listening, discover podcast, filter out curse words and so much more.

      
Read more: You're probably not using Spotify right. Here's how to get the most out of your music


Google's Pixel 4 has new color and tricks like transcribing in real time


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:37:09 +0000

At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones.

      
Read more: Google's Pixel 4 has new color and tricks like transcribing in real time


'League of Legends' maker Riot Games has new legends in the works


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Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:17:34 +0000

Riot Games, publisher of 'League of Legends," is expanding that franchise into other media --and is announcing several new games in development.

      
Read more: 'League of Legends' maker Riot Games has new legends in the works


Google Nest Mini offers better intelligence, louder sound and whole home audio


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:16:27 +0000

Google's Nest Mini, which is about the size of a doughnut, has some improved hardware and software to go up against its competitor, Amazon Echo Dot.

      
Read more: Google Nest Mini offers better intelligence, louder sound and whole home audio


After a decade, 'League of Legends' remains at the top of its game


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:35:56 +0000

'League of Legends' turns 10 this month. Over the decade, the online game attracted millions of players and helped drive esports into the mainstream.

      
Read more: After a decade, 'League of Legends' remains at the top of its game


Who needs an implanted microchip when there's an app for that?


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:30:09 +0000

After Wisconsin firm made a splash by implanting chips on employees, few firms followed suit. And now, there's an app that can do the same thing.

      
Read more: Who needs an implanted microchip when there's an app for that?


Ancestry launches DNA health service that will compete with 23andMe


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:04:43 +0000

Ancestry launches AncestryHealth around DNA-screening services that are designed to help you determine risks for certain diseases

      
Read more: Ancestry launches DNA health service that will compete with 23andMe


Listen to the Talking Tech podcast


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Created: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:30:57 +0000

Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.

      
Read more: Listen to the Talking Tech podcast


Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:24:02 +0000

Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class action settlement related to data breaches between 2012 and 2016.

      
Read more: Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring


Facebook's new Portal makes good video calls but still has issues


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:21:34 +0000

Updated Portal is less pricey, and best bargain among rivals from Google and Amazon. But do you trust having a Facebook microphone in your home?

      
Read more: Facebook's new Portal makes good video calls but still has issues


Like talking tech? Us, too. Sign up for Jefferson Graham's Talking Tech newsletter.


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Created: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:18:56 +0000

Like talking tech? Us, too. Sign up for Jefferson Graham's Talking Tech newsletter.

      
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Apple, Fitbit, Fossil, Samsung: How to choose the right smartwatch


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Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:33:57 +0000

Whether Apple Watch or Fitbit, the theme for this year’s crop of full-featured wearables is packing the latest tech into less pricey smartwatches.

      
Read more: Apple, Fitbit, Fossil, Samsung: How to choose the right smartwatch


Texting or e-mail: Which gives you more secure communication?


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:17:37 +0000

E-mail is the most non-secure form of communication. A few clicks to private apps will keep your chats more secure, as will iPhone to iPhone messages.

      
Read more: Texting or e-mail: Which gives you more secure communication?


Say thank you and please: Should you be polite with Alexa and the Google Assistant?


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:07:25 +0000

Should we use words like “please,” “sorry” and “thank you when talking to Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant?

      
Read more: Say thank you and please: Should you be polite with Alexa and the Google Assistant?


The best robot vacuums of 2019


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Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:00:26 +0000

Looking for the best robot vacuum? We test the top models year-round in our lab to see how they handle everything from pet hair to everyday messes.

      
Read more: The best robot vacuums of 2019


Portal vs. Nest Hub Max and Echo Show 8: The video display competition is set to heat up at the holidays


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Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:08:35 +0000

Google Nest Hub Max is out now, Portal version 2.0 out Tuesday. In November, Facebook brings video calling to TVs and Amazon launches 8-inch Echo Show

      
Read more: Portal vs. Nest Hub Max and Echo Show 8: The video display competition is set to heat up at the holidays


Streaming showdown: How to decide what's best for you


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:32:52 +0000

Our guide to the latest terms, rates and programming. Apple TV+ debuts Nov. 1, followed by Disney+ on Nov. 12. HBO Max and NBC service set for 2020.

      
Read more: Streaming showdown: How to decide what's best for you


Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead


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Created: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:20:47 +0000

The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts.

      
Read more: Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead


National Coming Out Day: How YouTube enabled viral celebs to shed fear, share stories


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Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:00:55 +0000

It's National Coming Out Day 2019. YouTubers Nikita Dragun, Elle Mills, Ingrid Nilsen and Eugene Lee Yang share what inspired their coming out videos.

      
Read more: National Coming Out Day: How YouTube enabled viral celebs to shed fear, share stories


Walgreens now offers drone delivery service


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:54:29 +0000

Starting this month, Walgreens customers can purchase items online and have them delivered to their doorstep by drone.

      
Read more: Walgreens now offers drone delivery service


Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:26:54 +0000

Wing, a Google affiliate, is beginning its test run of drone-delivered packages in the Virginia town of Christiansburg. (October 18)

      
Read more: Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town


Trump makes call to first all-female spacewalkers


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:51:18 +0000

President Donald Trump put in a congratulatory call from the White House to the world's first all-female spacewalking team that made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. (Oct. 18)

      
Read more: Trump makes call to first all-female spacewalkers


The 10 best sales you can shop this weekend


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:55:26 +0000

You can shop incredible sales this weekend from popular retailers like Anthropologie, Casper, Shutterfly, and more.

      
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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:48:40 +0000

Mark Hurd, the co-chief executive of tech giant Oracle, died one month after taking a leave of absence from the company. He was 62.

      
Read more: Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62


Female spacewalking team makes history


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:48:27 +0000

The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. (Oct. 18)

      
Read more: Female spacewalking team makes history


The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Friday


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:53:56 +0000

This Friday, you can save on L.O.L. Surprise toys, Anker speakers, weighted blankets, and so much more.

      
Read more: The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Friday


NASA's first all-female spacewalk marks giant leap for womankind


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:49:14 +0000

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history months after the first all-female spacewalk was supposed to take place with Anne McClain.

      
Read more: NASA's first all-female spacewalk marks giant leap for womankind


Samsung says Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner flaw could let anyone unlock phone


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:13:28 +0000

Plastic screen protectors can trick the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 causing them to unlock for unauthorized users.

      
Read more: Samsung says Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner flaw could let anyone unlock phone


Google Maps on iPhone is adding traffic features made popular by Waze


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:28:42 +0000

Google Maps is updating its iPhone app with some of the most popular traffic features found on Android devices and the separate navigation app Waze.

      
Read more: Google Maps on iPhone is adding traffic features made popular by Waze


Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones


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Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:22:05 +0000

Apple made plenty of announcements at its live event Tuesday, but here's some cool things you may have missed about the upcoming iPhones and services.

      
Read more: Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones


iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?


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Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 03:12:13 +0000

Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The focus is on camera improvements and battery life. Is it time to buy?

      
Read more: iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?


A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small


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Created: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:18:20 +0000

A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon

      
Read more: A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small


Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier


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Created: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 22:48:27 +0000

Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money

      
Read more: Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier


The best credit cards for freelancers


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Created: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:35:25 +0000

If you work for yourself, moonlight for Uber, Postmates, Lyft, Taskrabbit, or other gig economy companies, these could be the right cards for you.

      
Read more: The best credit cards for freelancers


Gradient Photo Editor: The latest viral app will try to show you your celebrity lookalike


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Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:41:18 +0000

Gradient Photo Editor allows users to upload a selfie or face photo to view which celebrity they allegedly resemble.

      
Read more: Gradient Photo Editor: The latest viral app will try to show you your celebrity lookalike


Google unveils the newest hardware including the Pixel 4 and Pixel XL smartphones


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Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:23:16 +0000

At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones.

      
Read more: Google unveils the newest hardware including the Pixel 4 and Pixel XL smartphones


Apple's new products at their annual unveiling


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Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:38:44 +0000

Apple introduced iPhone 11 models during an event held at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

      
Read more: Apple's new products at their annual unveiling


Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old


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Created: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:34:09 +0000

The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display

      
Read more: Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old


20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love


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Created: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:31:20 +0000

From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.

      
Read more: 20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love

 
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