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Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called NYC Teen Text. The post New York City gives teens with mental health issues free counseling via text appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Courtney Barnett, Action Bronson, and more. The post 5 new songs to stream from Courtney Barnett, Laura Marling, Action Bronson, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Released over 10 years ago, Half-Life 2 is still revered as one of the best first-person shooters ever made. Half-Life 2: Update gives the game a visual refresh and fixes bugs, and it is now downloadable on Steam for owners of the original game. The post Half-Life 2: Update breathes new life into City 17 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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BMW is no stranger to niche vehicles but it has confirmed that it will not take on the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake. The company explains that the 6 sells well so there is no need to add a fourth model to the lineup. The post BMW 6 Series won’t spawn a Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake-fighting wagon appeared first on Digital Trends.

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How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: Community, Dummy, Garfunkel and Oates, and more. The post 5 shows to stream this weekend: Catch up on Community, watch Dummy, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft may be planning to recover from Windows 8 with a new operating system that will support mouse, touch and voice input, expand and refine the Metro interface, and add a replacement for the much-missed Start menu. Here's what we've heard about Windows 9 so far. The post Windows 10: Our complete guide to Microsoft’s next OS appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Those addictive looping video clips are going to look a lot crisper in the future, as Vine is rolling out support for 720p high-definition movies across the web and its mobile apps. The post Vine gets serious with 720p HD video support appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After unauthorized access was detected on its servers for several days last month, the communications app is introducing several new security features to stop future hacks from occurring. The post Slack gets hacked, turns on two-factor authentication appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In just a few months, indie drama Money and Violence has become a YouTube phenomenon, with more than 13 million views, and counting. But what's next? To find out, we spoke with the creator of "Money and Violence," Moise Verneau. The post How Money & Violence conquered YouTube with no money and only a little violence appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hearthstone fans finished with Curse of Naxxramas and anxious for a new single-player adventure don't have much longer to wait, as Blizzard has revealed that the Blackrock Mountain adventure add-on will be released on April 2. The post Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure arrives April 2 with new classes, lairs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A German basketball game was delayed for 25 minutes because the Windows laptop powering the scoreboard started installing updates. In the German Professional Basketball League, that's 10 minutes over the maximum delay time. The post Windows updates led to 25-minute delay of German basketball game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Even taking into account their less-than-stellar track record, one potential customer has had so many problems that it looks like he's going to have to sell the house he just bought three months ago. The post This guy’s experience with Comcast was so bad, he’s selling his house appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Until now, booking a private jet has been an archaic nightmare that resisted change due to one simple fact: Anyone with the cash to book one was too busy to care. But Victor CEO Clive James knew there had to be a better way. The post Like Uber for private jets, Victor makes the old way to book look like coach appeared first on Digital Trends.

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You've probably heard of fighting fire with water, and even fighting fire with fire -- but what about fighting fire with sound? It might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but a pair of enterprising students from George Mason University have built a machine that does just that. The post Fighting fire with bass? Sounds crazy, but these college students are making it happen appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Automotive entrepreneur Henrik Fisker’s Thunderbolt Prototype car has come under fire from Aston Martin who claim it infringes on its patents. Aston views the custom car as an unauthorized copy, and has filed a federal complaint to stop its production. The post Thunderbolts are (not) go! Aston Martin is not pleased with Fisker’s Vanquish ‘Interpretation’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The battle between songwriters and streaming services heats up in federal court as publishing organizations demand fair payment from streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. The post Songwriters tell Senate Spotify, Pandora, and others aren’t sharing the wealth appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Dyson's newest model of the Hot + Cold Fan Heater allows you to hog all the heat or breeze for yourself, or you can spread it around to the whole room, if you're feeling generous. The post Getting hot in here? Dyson’s fan heater spreads its cool factor around appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Walking Dead spin-off series, set to debut on AMC this summer and set in Los Angeles, has been given the official title Fear the Walking Dead. The show will exist in the same continuity, set slightly earlier than the original. The post Brace yourselves for Fear the Walking Dead, the officially titled spin-off appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google brought its bandwidth-saving Data Saver extension to Chrome this week, which should be a boon for those with poor connections. The post Speed up Chrome and save bandwidth with Google’s new Data Saver extension appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In anticipation of a 2015 commercial release, Valve and HTC plan to offer free development kits for their new Vive VR headset to qualified developers. Applications will open up soon. The post Here’s how to get a free Vive virtual reality headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Over the past couple months, Oliver C has won the heart of the Internet with his awe-inspiring, fully-functional, and totally badass replicas of popular Star Wars ships. And he's showing no signs of stopping. The post This French dude is on a mission to make every Star Wars ship into a drone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A group of Internet privacy activists are claiming that Google bypassed their privacy settings in Safari through cookies that kept track of their Internet activity without their knowledge. The post Safari users suit against Google moves forward in UK courts appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Youtube has begun some early trials of running 4K UHD videos at 60 frames per second and it looks good, but there's still some work to be done. The post Watch YouTube’s first 4K, 60FPS videos here appeared first on Digital Trends.

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This year, Ford launches the new 215 Everest, an SUV specifically designed for off-road use that isn’t available to the U.S. The SUV has a proper 4x4 system and comes standard with a 2.0-liter twin-scroll Ecoboost engine. The post Ford’s 2015 Everest is the off-roading SUV we wish would come Stateside appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The movie about a troubled boxer,Southpaw, was originally supposed to star Enimem but now features a seriously bulked up Jake Gyllenhaal. The first trailer shows a man on the edge. The post Watch muscle-bound Jake Gyllenhaal’s dramatic Southpaw trailer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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