Erin Sparks

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Flipping Houses: Curbed Launches Here Today

Curbed, a popular real estate site that covers more than a dozen major cities in the U.S., launches today on Flipboard. It’s now paginated and designed for easier reading right here.<p>Curbed was launched in 2004 by the blog entrepreneur Lockhart Steel. It began life as a repository for the real …

Case of 14-year-old taking social network to court over naked picture has already resulted in others seeking legal advice<p>A legal case against Facebook, which will involve a 14-year-old taking the company to court in Belfast over naked images published on the social network, could open the …

Internet

Tesla fights back as Michigan goes to new lengths to shut company out

Americans can’t buy Tesla vehicles in four US states, but in Michigan the company has been boxed out entirely. Is it fair to consumers? Tesla says no<p>In the city that put America on wheels, in a state whose largest city is synonymous with automobile manufacturing, one auto company has been …

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Apple v. Samsung heads to Supreme Court: What you need to know

The biggest patent case to hit the modern tech world is back again.<p>Apple and Samsung will appear before the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue why their opponent was wrong when it came to a patent case from 2012. This is the first time a design patent case has been examined by the Supreme Court …

Patents

Drones carrying medicines, blood face top challenge: Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At first, the drone took some explaining. Anxious villagers buzzed with rumors of a new blood-sucking thing that would fly above …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Second 'safe' replacement catches fire

<b>A second replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device, deemed safe by the company, has caught fire in the US, US media report.</b><p>Samsung has been forced to issue new models of the smartphone following complaints of faulty batteries.<p>A man in Kentucky said he was "scared to death" when he woke to a bedroom …

Architecture without Architects

This Israeli radar startup could get autonomous delivery drones off the ground

Arbe Robotics, based in Tel Aviv, has built a radar system that combines hardware and software to allow autonomous drones to detect and avoid objects up to 1km away, up from 150 metres in the first iteration of its product.<p>Many of today's autonomous drones use cameras to try and detect objects that …

Samsung told to pay Apple $120 million in patent row, court rules

Apple won an appeals court ruling that reinstates a patent-infringement verdict it won against Samsung, including for its slide-to-unlock feature for smartphones and tablets.<p>In an 8-3 ruling, a US appeals court said a three-judge panel was wrong to throw out the $119.6 million (£96m) verdict in …

Judiciary

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak dismisses AI concerns raised by Stephen Hawking and Nick Bostrom

But Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak told Business Insider in an interview this week that he's not concerned about AI. At least, not anymore. He said he reversed his thinking on AI for several reasons.<p>"One being that Moore's Law isn't going to make those machines smart enough to think really the way a …

Another replacement Galaxy Note 7 has apparently caught fire in Minnesota

It’s all over… After all four major carriers in the US decided to let any wary customers, and even reports that AT&T was considering completely dropping the device, another replacement Galaxy Note 7 has exploded…<p>According to Minnesota news station KSTP, a replaced Galaxy Note 7 recently caught fire …

Google Home has a few Easter eggs

Google is known for including Easter eggs, or hidden features, in its services. The forthcoming $129 Google Home smart speaker is no different. But rather than let them surface on social media or online message boards, Google has opted to identify some of the Easter eggs up front, weeks before the …

Tesla's critics are ignoring one of the company's biggest strengths

America hasn't seen a new a major new car company since Chrysler in the 1920s, and in just over a decade, Tesla has gone from being a crazy Silicon Valley dream to a viable automaker that will deliver close to 100,000 vehicles by the end of this year.<p>But Tesla is enduring some serious growing …

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

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Samsung knew a third replacement Note 7 caught fire on Tuesday and said nothing

It sent a man to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries<p>Another replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire, bringing the total to three this week alone. This one was owned by Michael Klering of Nicholasville, Kentucky. He told WKYT that he woke up at 4AM to find his bedroom filled with …

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Wallpaper of the Week - Icelandic Mountain

It’s been a very long time since our last Wallpaper of the Week, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers available to download for …

Google Search now has a RGB/Hex color converter

Google has been working to bring more and more functionality directly into search results, without the user having to visit a separate site. You can …

Google Search