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Baidu's plan to make self-driving cars a consumer reality by 2018 just changed gears, so to speak. According to Business Insider, the company has swapped out its modified BMW 3-series test vehicles for an all-electric car designed for the Chinese mar...

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Facebook made the news a few months ago after claims surfaced via Gizmodo that the social network was keeping certain conservative news content from hitting the site's Trending Topics section.

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Ford is making some canny moves to get its brand in front of the public, even for folks who don't own one of its cars. Its latest update to the FordPass app lets your reserve a parking spot in garages at over 160 US cities. You just enter a destinati...

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Nintendo wants to make sure it "does better" next time when it comes to launching its NX platform.

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Snapchat is bringing behavioral targeting, or advertisement based on data gathered from user activity, to the app in the near future.

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Last year, VSP, the nation's largest vision care provider, unveiled what it thinks is the eyewear of the future. It's called Project Genesis and it comes from The Shop, a thinktank innovation lab within VSP. Project Genesis is essentially a pair of g...

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Another week has passed with another high-profile exclusive debuting on Apple Music. As it does each time an artist keeps a new album off its service, Spotify reiterated this week that those exclusives are "bad for the whole industry." According to a...

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When the Spitzer telescope blasted off to space on August 25th, 2003, NASA didn't think it would still be doing science by 2016. But since it's alive and well 13 years later, the agency has granted it a two-and-a-half-year mission extension to make d...

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Engadget is re-reviewing the current generation of game consoles, each of which has benefited from firmware updates, price drops and an improved selection of games. We've already revisited the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. Now, at last, it's Ninten...

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The start of both NFL and college football seasons are imminent and Fox Sports is giving viewers another option for streaming the action. The network announced today that its Fox Sports Go app is now available on the 4th-gen Apple TV. Yes, you'll nee...

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Spotify has been providing concert info for a while, but now those listings are getting a bit more detailed. Late last year, the company teamed up with Songkick to serve up a list of nearby concerts based on your listening habits. That same partnersh...

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Stay with me here -- scientists from Bar-Ilan University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel created nanobots, injected them into cockroaches, and released fluorescent drugs into the insects using mind power. While that sounds insanely convolu...

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For an independent bookstore, few threats are bigger than Amazon. With its e-book store and brutally competitive print book prices, it can be hard for a family-run business to compete. Well, it's only going to get tougher now that Amazon is expanding...

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Harassment is one of the biggest problems facing Twitter right now. Some of the company's most popular and influential users have been driven off the platform because of some truly horrific, hurtful tweets. The problem hasn't gone unnoticed. Twitter...

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Not long after introducing its "Unlimited Freedom" option, Sprint has announced a new plan called "Unlimited Freedom Premium," which offers high-definition video for $20 more than the vanilla plan.

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Until recently, if you wanted a Chromebook, you had two distinct choices: splurge on a Pixel, or settle for something cheap and pokey. Lately, though, we've seen a few entries that aim to do something different: offer better design and performance fo...

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Nintendo is placing the spotlight squarely on a month's worth of independent games, introducing the #Nindies Summer Jam promotion going on in the Nintendo eShop.

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Editors Nathan Ingraham and Devindra Hardawar join host Terrence O'Brien to talk about Android Nougat, PlayStation 4 rumors and why Amazon would create an Echo-exclusive music service. Then the panel addresses the endless harassment faced by Leslie J...

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NHK boldly declared it would broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 8K (also called Super Hi-Vision), but that's just four years away now and the grand total of 8K TVs on the market is ... one. To get things jump-started, the Japanese broadcaster has t...

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Today on In Case You Missed It: Global pizza company Domino's is teaming up with drone delivery company Flirtey to launch an actual pie delivery service, via UAV, in New Zealand. The company has passed checks by the country's Civil Aviation Authori...

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Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian parliament member, could face up to 40 years in prison for hacking into point-of-sale computers and stealing millions of credit card details. A federal jury has convicted him of 38 out of 40 counts of wire fraud,...

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Established food delivery service Deliveroo and recently launched UberEats might be competitors in the UK, but their drivers have found a common enemy in the businesses they work for. UberEats couriers have planned a protest outside Uber's London HQ...

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Thanks to being a freebie for PlayStation Plus subscribers, Don't Starve earned a solid following on PlayStation 4. To reward that, the developers at Klei Entertainment have put together a massive bundle headlined by the console version of the multip...

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Google is killing off its homegrown Device Assist app that helps navigate the ins and outs of certain phones. That means tools like speed tests, settings for battery saving and live tech support are going away in favor of website with tips and tricks...

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Hot on the heels of EE giving subscribers free access to BT Sport's app for six months -- big spenders get it for the length of their contract, too -- the carrier is adding yet another tantalising perk. Starting September 1st, any new or upgrading pa...

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