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Will CVS Rebuild Their Looted Store?

CVS was heralded for choosing to put a store in a struggling neighborhood. But did riots scare the corporation out of rebuilding?<p>Its burning store …

Facebook tests new feature prioritizing friends, pages

Just admit it: you're more interested in some of your friends' Facebook updates than others. Facebook appears to be acknowledging this by testing out a new feature.<p>The world's largest social network is testing a feature on mobile that lets users determine which friends and pages will get top …

NASA’s Messenger spacecraft crashes into Mercury

Messenger, NASA’s Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, reached the end of its historic 11-year mission Thursday when it crashed into the little planet closest to the sun.<p>The spacecraft, which was out of fuel, slipped out of orbit and slammed into Mercury at 3:26 p.m. ET, according to mission controllers at …

You Can Now Use Shazam, Instacart, And Other Android Apps With “Okay Google” Commands

You’ve been able to use your voice (“Ok Google”) to do all sorts of stuff on Android for a while now. But said stuff has almost entirely been built-in by Google itself; third-party developers haven’t really been able to tap into that functionality.<p>Today, that changes. Though it’s limited to select …

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Here's our first close-up look at Microsoft's holographic computer glasses

Our correspondents Julie Bort and Matt Weinberger are both at Microsoft's BUILD Conference in San Francisco this week, and they're finally getting their much-awaited demonstration of HoloLens, the company's futuristic computer glasses that superimpose holograms on the world around you.<p>Microsoft is …

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How Pebble’s CEO Plans To Win The SmartWatch Wars

Eric Migicovsky's not afraid of Apple<p>Long before Apple dove into the smartwatch business this spring, a little company called Pebble made a big splash--and set a $10-million Kickstarter record--by debuting an intelligent timepiece that provides emails, texts, and music controls. Pebble Time, its …

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Fortune.com

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2015 NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers select Jameis Winston with No. 1 overall pick

2015 NFL Draft: Raiders get B for picking Amari Cooper at No. 4

Pete Prisco gives the Oakland Raiders a B for drafting Amari Cooper with the 4th overall pick.<p>With the fourth pick in the first round, the Oakland …

Satellite images capture North Korea executions 'carried out with anti-aircraft guns'

Prisoners apparently executed on firing range with anti-aircraft guns<p>Satellite images of North Korea have captured what appears to be the imminent public execution of a group of people with six anti-aircraft guns.<p><b>Released by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea</b> and AllSource Analysis, …

Hawaii Woman Killed in Apparent Shark Attack Identified

Authorities in Hawaii have identified a 65-year-old woman who was killed in an apparent shark attack off the coast of Maui on Wednesday, in what is believed to be the third fatal shark attack in the waters surrounding the island since 2013.<p>Margaret C. Cruse, 65, of Kihei, was found floating …

Indian teen dies trying to escape bus sex assault

Four people in India have been arrested after a 14-year-old girl and her mother were thrown off a moving bus trying to escape a sexual assault, Indian media outlets reported, in an attack that prompted comparisons to the 2012 New Delhi gang rape that drew international condemnation.<p>The teen, her …

Atlanta Police Shooting: Suspect Dead After Firing on Cops From Inside Patrol Car

A female suspect was fatally shot by Atlanta police after exchanging gunfire with two officers — from the back of their patrol car, which was across from the precinct, police said Thursday.<p>The two male officers were investigating reports of a stolen car Thursday evening when they found the suspect …

Fake Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pops up in China

Again and again, we see GooPhone cloning popular mobile devices before they start selling. The latest on their list is the soon-to-be-announced …

Unemulated: Eleven classic arcade games you can’t play at home

You need an original cabinet, not MAME, to try these rarest of gaming experiences.<p>Even with the minor arcade resurgence going on these days, the …

A Former Yahoo Employee Defends Marissa Mayer From Her Biggest Critic

Eric Jackson has had a lot to say about Marissa Mayer and Yahoo lately. He's a smart guy, I read his column and think he's generally an astute investor.<p>But when it comes to Marissa and Yahoo, his analysis feels very shortsighted and, well, misinformed. It's particularly so when it comes to his …

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Apple Poached Its Most Controversial Executive From Adobe, But Adobe Threw Him A Party Anyway

Apple wouldn't budge, saying Flash wasn't a good experience on mobile touchscreen devices and caused a huge drain on battery. Steve Jobs famously wrote a public statement on the issue called "Thoughts On Flash" to explain Apple's rationale.<p>On the other side of the battle, there was Adobe's CTO …

The Engineer Who Proposed Powering The World With A Solar Satellite

Plus, a look at Popular Science's predictions for the future of solar energy in 1972, just as solar-cell research was picking up.<p>The conceiver of one of mankind's coolest ideas for boundless clean energy died last week. He was 90 and first published his ideas in 1968, a year before NASA put a man …

Now We Know How This Giant, Earth-Bound Asteroid Is Held Together, We Can Learn How to Destroy It

An asteroid pointed toward Earth set to arrive in the year 2880 AD may not destroy all life as we know it after all, now that scientists know what’s …

STRIP app review: password manager

Introduction<p>If you’re in need of a secure medium through which to store your important security information then you’re definitely going to want to …

Logitech Case+ Review

A $200 iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s case sounds insane, but after you read our Logitech Case+ review you’ll understand why this is the only iPhone 5s case I …

iPhone 6 vs. Nexus 6 Rumor Breakdown

As we move deeper into the year, we’re starting to get a good read on the few remaining high-end devices yet to launch. In recent weeks, we’ve seen …

Bezos’s law signals it’s time to ditch the data center

Wherever you stand on the debate over which cloud giant will reign supreme, it’s clear that the economic forces shaping the market are evolving …

The Electricity-Free Laundry Pod Washer Cuts Down on Water, Time and Energy

Doing laundry can be aggravating enough without having to worry about quarters, hauling heavy loads, and wasting energy. <b>The Laundry Pod</b> from …

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Photo: Lovely larch cones

Larches are coniferous trees that are common to boreal forests. The cones can range from 1 to 9 centimeters in length. This one was photographed in …

Beginner's guide to Plex

Plex is one of those services that has been around for some time but many of us might have passed over for some reason, be it a lack of understanding …

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