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A team of researchers at the University of Zurich just announced that they've developed a drone software that's capable of identifying and following man-made trails. They intend to use it in the future to help find lost hikers. The post This drone can recognize man-made forest trails and track lost hikers in the woods appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The FBI hasn't cracked the encryption on a smartphone belonging to the perpetrators of the San Bernardino attack, the agency's director recently told the Senate Intelligence Committee. The post The FBI still hasn’t cracked the San Bernardino terrorists’ encrypted smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A dumpling emoji has been added to the upcoming emoji bundle release for phones after a successful Kickstarter campaign, which met its goal ahead of its deadline. Fortune cookie and other emojis are also planned. The post Dumpling and fortune cookie emojis could be inbound after Kickstarter success appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Funny or Die didn't cut corners in spoofing Donald Trump. The comedy website has released a new video parodying the presidential hopeful, and it's a 50-minute movie starring Johnny Depp. The post Johnny Depp captures the essence of Donald Trump in a 50-minute Funny or Die movie appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A decent phone for under $200 seemed unheard of a couple of years ago, but it's now a reality. Although not as high-end as Archos is touting, the 50d Oxygen appears to be a bargain at $150. The post The Archos 50d Oxygen smartphone promises to be high-end for $150 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Subspotting is an iOS-only app that shows you how much cell service you'll get at all the subway lines in New York City, for the four big carriers. It also tracks which stations have Wi-Fi. The post Take a look at how your NYC subway line fares with cell signals appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Looking to give your Playstation gaming a boost in audio but don't want your wallet to take a hit? See why the Turtle Beach Stealth 500p are the perfect starter in our video review. The post Turtle Beach’s Stealth 500P are the perfect (wireless) start for Playstation gamers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A group of researchers from the University of California, San Diego has developed a new pedestrian detection system that is more accurate than those used today. It uses a special algorithm to recognize people at a rate of 2-4 frames per second. The post This smart pedestrian detection system could help your car see as well as you do appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Valentine's Day science experiments for children and adults are up 300 percent from last year on Pinterest. The social network says 29 million users have pinned 200 million pins about the "holiday of love." The post 29 million Pinterest users are madly in love with Valentine’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google asked the NHTSA for its interpretation of a handful of safety standards, and they said it would consider Google's self-driving system the driver, not any of its occupants. The post Google’s AI is on the hook as self-driving car’s driver, says the Feds appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Although Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally written as a play, Scholastic has announced that it will publish a script book based on the story this summer. The eighth book in the series, it comes out on July 31. The post Get ready, Potterheads: JK Rowling’s eighth Harry Potter book is coming July 31 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We analyze the features and reliability of the top five Android security and antivirus apps currently available from Qihu, Avast, ESET, Avira, and AVL. The post Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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EVGA has a special VR edition of the 980 Ti, with an internal HDMI port and 5.25-inch breakout box to be placed at the front of a PC's case. This unique arrangement should make it easier to plug in, or remove, a headset. The post EVGA’s newest 980 Ti is built specifically for gamers with VR headsets appeared first on Digital Trends.

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On February 10, Twitter will announce its earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015, and Jack Dorsey and company will be questioned about Twitter's plans to increase its user base and evolve its product. The post Analysts expect Twitter to detail plans on increasing users, future of platform appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Showtime has ordered a half-hour pilot for a new documentary series based on popular articles from Rolling Stone as the network looks to battle HBO's Vice and Amazon's The New Yorker Presents. The post Showtime partners with Rolling Stone for new docu-series appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The FBI's effort to grab the attention of smartphone devouring teens with a new website aimed at educating them about extremism seems half-baked, as it features '90s technology, dull web games, and a confusing interface. The post FBI anti-extremism site targets teens, but misses the mark appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Decemberists singer/songwriter Colin Meloy has announced plans to release two new books, including a children's book which tells the biography of legendary folk musician Pete Seeger. The post Colin Meloy of Decemberists fame pens new children’s book about Pete Seeger appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The ScopeAround is a multipurpose camera that converts into a microscope and endoscope. Using interchangeable lens heads, the camera is useful for checking your skin and teeth, examining tiny things, or seeing places that are hard to get to. The post ScopeAround camera turns smartphones into tool for science, health, repairs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hoverboards have gotten a bad rap lately, what with their spontaneous combusting and faulty batteries, but now, ArcaBoard is here to set the record straight ... and also show you what a real hoverboard looks like. The post See the ArcaBoard in action, and get it for $5,000 less than before appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook's Connectivity Lab, the technology arm of its nonprofit Internet.org initiative, has applied for patents on millimeter-wave technology capable of delivering speedy Internet. The post Facebook may launch a speedy millimeter-wave network in developing countries appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new tampon startup seems to pop up every season, but how many of them are actually interesting enough to warrant investment? Answer: Cora, the company that may make you feel better by donating to a great cause every time you order tampons. The post Cora may be the coolest startup in the health industry yet appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Developer Telltale Games will tackle The Walking Dead for a third time with the upcoming launch of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-episode miniseries centering around a popular character from Robert Kirkman's comic book franchise. The post The Walking Dead’s Michonne stars in a Telltale-produced miniseries appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Toronto-based rapper Drake has started plastering Toronto with varied images alluding to his next record, Views from the 6, in preparation for the city to host NBA All-Star Weekend. The post Drake litters the Toronto skyline with Billboards for his new record appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A gene drive to introduce mass DNA changes to the aedes aegypti mosquito species could remove the threat of Zika virus. The technology could be completed much sooner than a vaccine, but it is faced with heavy ecological controversy. The post Scientists are considering controversial ‘gene-drive’ method to fight Zika virus appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AMD has received a small boon from HP, with the announcement that all notebooks it produces sporting AMD hardware, will support FreeSync displays as well, starting later this year. The post HP plans to bring FreeSync to its affordable AMD laptops later this year appeared first on Digital Trends.

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