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Google announced it is expanding its home delivery service to be available in a dozen more states. Express will also no longer deliver perishable groceries. The post Google’s home delivery service, Express, is expanding across the East Coast appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The world's leading paid music service, Spotify, is reportedly in advanced talks to purchase popular emerging music platform, SoundCloud, which currently boasts nearly 175 million monthly users. The post Spotify reportedly mulling SoundCloud purchase to add to its streaming library appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A tech consultant was forced to reinstall a PC's operating system because of an automatic Windows 10 upgrade. He intended to sue but received a little cash from Microsoft that was donated to an Alzheimer's charity in honor of his grandfather. The post Microsoft pays up when Windows 10 installs on an Alzheimer’s patient’s PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple may have some retail competition on its hands. Xiaomi has announced plans to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020, representing a shift in the company's strategies, which have traditionally been based on web sales. The post Watch out Apple! Xiaomi reveals plans to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's overhauled iMessage is finally here, as is Google's latest message app, Allo. But how do they pair compare with Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp? Check out our quick-hit comparison for a closer look at each platform. The post Messaging Showdown: WhatsApp vs. iMessage vs. Facebook Messenger vs. Allo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you are a customer of Aetna, you could soon get a subsidized Apple Watch. Health insurance giant Aetna has announced a new initiative to make the Apple Watch available to its customers at a cheaper price than usual. The post You could soon get a subsidized Apple Watch — if you are an Aetna customer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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August smart locks and Garageio connected garage door openers are being tested with an unnamed Seattle-based retailer for in-home package delivery service. Best guess? Amazon is prepping another home delivery option for Prime members. The post Would you like your Amazon Prime delivery left inside your door? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sending a password via airborne radio waves like Wi-Fi or Bluetooth can make it easy for hackers to intercept them. The answer? According to researchers it could be to send them through the human body instead. The post Transmitting passwords through the human body could help defeat hackers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Raspbian operating system for the Raspberry Pi board just received a visual upgrade called PIXEL. It provides a cleaner look backed by new backgrounds, revamped icons, a special rendering package for fonts, redesigned windows, and more. The post Raspberry Pi operating system gets a visual upgrade with the launch of PIXEL appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Screen Junkies has uses the 'Warcraft' movie as inspiration for its latest video in the Honest Trailers series. The parody trailer takes the film to task for its tangle of plot lines, lack of an ending, and more. The post Honest Trailers pokes fun at the ‘Warcraft’ movie, calls it a ‘high-budget mess’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nearly a decade since the last main series entry, anticipation for 'Kingdom Hearts III' has reached a fever pitch as we approach a possible 2017 release. Here is everything we know so far. The post Here’s everything we know about ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Authorities brought charges against Daniel Eugene Traeger, a former Verizon employee who was found guilty of selling customers' private phone records. He pleaded guilty to the charge and faces up to five years in prison. The post Former Verizon employee faces time behind bars for selling customer records appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It looks like Samsung is prepping the release of yet another mid-range smartphone. A refresh of the Galaxy Grand Prime was spotted in an FCC filing, only a few weeks after it was seen in a Geekbench log. The post An FCC filing suggests Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime refresh is on its way appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AMD is reportedly slated to launch "Gray Hawk" APUs in 2019 based on its "Zen Plus" processor core technology. The chips will also feature AMD's "Navi" graphics architecture that will arrive in 2019 as well in addition to AMD's "Starship" desktop CPU. The post AMD may introduce Gray Hawk APUs based on Zen Plus processor cores in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Komatsu's heavy dump truck doesn't need a driver so it can lose the cab and gain more capacity as well as improved handling and productivity. The monster robot truck doesn't need to turn around and has both four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering. The post Mining truck dumps the cab and the driver who used to sit in it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Disney has plans for another live-action/CG version of a classic film. This time, 'The Lion King' will be reimagined, and 'Jungle Book' director Jon Favreau is set to helm the project. The post Hakuna matata: Jon Favreau to direct live-action/CG version of ‘The Lion King’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to recent reports, Huawei may be looking to move away from Android Wear for its next smartwatch -- the company is reportedly testing building a watch with Samsung's Tizen instead. The post Huawei’s next smartwatch could run Samsung’s Tizen instead of Android Wear appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Verily, the life sciences division of Google parent company Alphabet, is reportedly developing a wearable that can accurately track heart rate, steps, and other biological markers. The post Google’s parent company is developing a wearable that can track your health appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Also today: Amazon rolls out a new $40 Fire TV streaming stick with Alexa voice control baked right in, and the Apple iPhone 7 has just hit stores, so of course rumors around the 10th anniversary iPhone 8 are already swirling. The post Apple to set up UK HQ inside iconic London landmark appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The latest Windows Insider build rolls out new Edge extensions and fixes a handful of bugs, including one which interrupted some users music listening experience every single second. The post Latest Windows Insider build turns off the lights and squashes annoying bugs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Meetup is undergoing a rebranding on mobile and the web. As part of the gargantuan effort, it's launched completely redesigned apps for Android and iOS with simplified interfaces and new functionality. The post Meetup launches rebranding effort with completely redesigned mobile apps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung’s Dolby Atmos-equipped sound bar is equipped with loads of power and plenty of technology, but does it deliver an epic home theater experience? The post Samsung HW-K950 Dolby Atmos review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you have a top-loading Samsung washing machine, you need to check your serial number. In certain circumstances, a number of Samsung machines have exploded on their users, potentially causing harm. The post Samsung washing machines are exploding with 21 reported cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Your computer and your next car could have something in common: they both might be running an Nvidia chip under the hood. On Wednesday, Nvidia announced a chip marketed as an “AI supercomputer" for self-driving cars. The post Nvidia ditches mobile for self-driving cars with latest super chip: Xavier appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 2018 Land Rover Discovery debuts this week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, and goes on sale in the U.S. next year. It's a much sleeker, more high tech SUV than the current Land Rover LR4. The post Land Rover’s 2018 Discovery ditches boxy look of predecessor in high-tech makeover appeared first on Digital Trends.

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