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In the wake of stories accusing it of collecting private data without permission, Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has started shifting its international users' data to servers located in the U.S. and Singapore. The post To help quell privacy fears, Xiaomi shifts its international data storage out of China appeared first on Digital Trends.

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University research programs have given the world countless innovations, medicines, and scientific breakthroughs, and now it’s giving us cars. The Technical University of Munich has just unveiled the Visio.M electric vehicle concept. The post Munich’s featherweight ‘Visio.M’ EV only needs 20 horsepower to go 100 miles appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Christian Bale will star as Steve Jobs in a new biopic about the Apple cofounder's life. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will write the screenplay, and said he knows Bale will "crush it," in the title role. The post Christian Bale leaves Batman behind, will become Steve Jobs in upcoming Sorkin film appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Marvel blames HYDRA for leaking Avengers: Age Of Ultron footage, then debuts the official teaser trailer for the May 2015 sequel on its Youtube channel. The post Marvel releases the Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer early, blames Hydra! (Hail Hydra) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here's an interesting addition to the ever-expanding fitness tracker market. It's from Pivotal Living, and the company will give you a free wearable fitness band, if you subscribe to the companion app for a mere $12 per year. The post This fitness tracker is yours for free, if you subscribe to the $12 per year companion app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft has opened the doors to its Garage, where it has been creating various mobile apps which up until now, have remained hidden from the public eye. Here are five of our favorites. The post Microsoft opens the doors to its secret Garage, and shows off cool mobile apps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Someone just bought an old Apple computer for nearly a million bucks. The record-breaking sale, which took place at a New York auction house on Wednesday, involved Apple's very first machine, hand-built by company co-founder Steve Wozniak way back in 1976. The post One of Apple’s very first computers fetches record-breaking $905,000 at auction appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Audi A3 TDI may be rated at just 43 highway mpg, but it is capable of much, much more. That is, if the driver is willing to suffer. This practical, comfortable sedan can manage 63 mpg for over 800 miles, in the hands of a skilled and committed driver. The post First drive: 2015 Audi A3 TDI appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple is turning to crowdsourcing to further improve its once-horrendous Maps app. The tech firm is encouraging small businesses to make use of its new 'Maps Connect' portal, which allows them to edit and add information about their establishment. The post Apple calls on small businesses to help it further improve Maps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With plenty of research showing how sitting at a desk all day can damage our health, an increasing number of companies are coming up with sit-stand solutions so we can easily change position throughout the day. Here's one from IKEA. The post IKEA launches standing desk that also lets you sit down appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Having trouble taking a screenshot on an Android phone? We show you how to use the S Pen to take a screenshot on the Galaxy Note 3, your palm on the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4, and a button combination that should work on every other Android phone. The post How to take a screenshot on a Galaxy S5, or any other Android device appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Using Apple Pay? Bank account emptying at twice the usual speed? Ah, that'll be the glitch in the system, though hopefully the tech company has sorted it out by now.... The post Oops! Apple Pay has been double charging some customers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Using an array of powerful electromagnets, the Hendo Hoverboard can levitate over practically any non-magnetic metal surface and provide a friction-free ride for the user. The post Marty McFly’s hoverboard is finally real, and it’s on Kickstarter right now appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Vamp aims to turn any speaker in your arsenal into an autonomous wireless sound system, at a price that pretty much anyone can afford. The post Make any old speaker a portable wireless stereo system with The Vamp appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Looking for a new light for you bicycle? The Orfos Flare provides 360-degree visibility with its bright, waterproof, long-lasting LED lights. However, it comes at a pretty steep price for a bicycle accessory. The post This bicycle light is waterproof, rechargeable, and brighter than a flare appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After reducing its handset sales forecast in September, Sony looks to reduce it yet again. It seems that, due to the new reduction, Sony will look to focus more on high-end phones The post Sony says sayonara to low-end Android phones, may cut its sales forecast again appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Freshly-launched on Kickstarter, IlumiBowl is a tiny motion-activated light that clips onto your toilet bowl and flips on when you enter the bathroom. No more peeing in the dark, or blinding yourself with the bathroom light! The post IlumiBowl lights up your toilet with neon you can pee on appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tesla has lost its fight for direct car sales in Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder signed House Bill 5606 (also known as Public Act 354) into law this week, strengthening an existing law that bans auto sales without the use of a franchised dealer. The post Sorry, Tesla: Michigan Governor reinforces direct sales ban of automobiles appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google is testing out a new kind of email with the invite-only Inbox app for iOS and Android. The app makes organizing your email a breeze, but has a few quirks. The post Hands on: Google Inbox appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Harman, in conjunction with Lotus, has developed an in-car noise-cancelling technology that reduces road noise and vibrations, making music sound better and providing a quieter ride. The technology is similar to the noise-cancelling circuits found in headphones. The post Harman wants to quiet your ride using the tech behind noise-cancelling headphones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Respawn Entertainment has announced the eighth update for Titanfall, which adds more content than any previous patch, including a brand new cooperative multiplayer mode. The post Titanfall’s free Frontier Defense update adds a four-player cooperative mode appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Toyota sub-brand Scion announced a new concept car today, and it’s slated to debut next month at the LA Auto Show. Called the iM, the concept has a sport look to it, but no further details were released. The post I spy: Scion teases iM Concept Car ahead of LA Auto Show debut appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft's live action, episodic series Halo: Nightfall will premiere on November 11 along with the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection as part of HaloFest 2014. The post Take a peek at the future of Halo when Nightfall launches on November 11 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Steam has shared the PC system requirements for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. If you want to play the upcoming shooter on your computer, here are the minimum specs you'll need. The post Can your PC handle the mechs and hoverbikes of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mortal Kombat, Static Shock, and Critters are among the live-action digital series in development by Warner Bros' newly created Blue Ribbon Content studio. The post Critters and Mortal Kombat lead off a surprising lineup of upcoming WB series’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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