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Grindr is launching its own clothing line

Grindr is looking to insinuate itself into every part of your life it can. Next stop? Your wardrobe, of course. But it's for a good cause, in support of Athlete Ally's efforts in fighting against LGBTQ discrimination. You can find various items of clothing within the dating app's new collection, …

New USB cables could replace all other cords

USB, the workhorse port used for everything from phones to cars, is about to get even more useful. But consumers may find the changes puzzling at first.<p>A new style of USB port called Type-C promises a lot. You can insert cables either way up so there's no fiddling with the proper orientation. The …

eBay My Gadgets now open to all, shows you how much your tech items are worth (video)

eBay is clearly not putting all the eggs in one basket: the company's been trying to reach more and more audiences with things like its flourishing one-day delivery service and a portal for 3D-printed products. As part of this growth, the online marketplace behemoth is now <i>officially</i> launching My …

Netflix: Not Cheap But Who Else is Slaying Cable?

Is cable television about to bite the dust? Some analysts have been predicting that will be the ultimate result of consumers’ enthusiasm about digital alternatives: every new subscriber to Hulu, Netflix (NFLX) or Amazon’s (AMZN) streaming services increases the probability that that individual’s …

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in a court filing.<p>Consumer Watchdog, the advocacy group that uncovered the filing, called the revelation a "stunning admission." …

Artist pranks LA Best Buy stores with 'useless' gadget

Consumers visiting five select Los Angeles-area Best Buy stores last Friday encountered a "useless" gadget unlike any other.<p>Intending to inspire people to think twice about having the latest and greatest piece of tech, street artist Plastic Jesus secretly placed empty black plastic boxes, complete …

Microsoft's 'touch screen' for any surface goes on sale

Turning a wall into a touch-screen computer has many uses -- it could help teachers instruct classes or be used by shops to display product information. It could even be used for fun to play interactive active games.<p>Once just a prototype created by the startup Ubi with a Microsoft Kinect for …

Amazon launches training labs to teach beginners how to use AWS

Novice cloud developers can get their hands dirty in a live AWS environment with the aid of new labs Amazon has helped set up.<p>Read this<p>Amazon …

The Giant Hurdle For The Internet Of Things

Can smart devices work in harmony?<p>Everyone's talking about the Internet of Things, a proposed network of intelligent devices that could one day automate much of the world around us. HVAC and lighting systems would adjust depending on a user's whereabouts. Lawns would know when to water themselves. …

Told ya so: Amazon gears up more services for mobile developers

If anyone doubted that Amazon Web Services (s amzn) is fully aboard the mobile applications bandwagon, check out its new Simple Notification Service …