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Samsung's smart kitchen puts us one step closer to automated dinner

Samsung will release a new line of wall ovens, cooktops and range hoods in November that include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and compatibility with the SmartThings Hub.<p>Samsung will add a line of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled wall ovens, cooktops and range hoods to its growing portfolio of smart large …

5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

Most drivers who own cars with built-in GPS systems use phones for directions

Many new cars today come with built-in navigation systems, but a lot of frustrated new car owners just use their phones for directions, according to a new survey.<p>The market research firm J.D. Power and Associates surveyed owners of new vehicles after the first 90 days of ownership. They were asked …

Android Auto

Trump, Clinton wage scorched-earth debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump will live to fight another day -- but it took the nastiest, most bitterly personal presidential debate in recent memory for the Republican nominee to stanch the downward plunge.<p>Trump's campaign was in free fall when he entered the debate hall Sunday night, reeling from the …

Clinton says Trump gives 'aid, comfort' to ISIS recruiters

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is accusing Donald Trump of giving "aid and comfort" to Islamic terrorists, declaring his anti-Muslim rhetoric …

Suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets,' authorities say

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The suspect in Saturday's bombings in New York and New Jersey declared that "the sounds of bombs will be heard in the streets" and praised "Brother Osama Bin Laden" in a journal found on him when he was arrested, authorities said.<p>Ahmad Rahami was charged Tuesday with four counts in …

California Utility Turns to Tesla For Huge Battery Project

Southern California Edison’s struggles after the closing of a key natural gas reservoir following a massive leak last year has led it to none other …

Samsung officially recalls Note 7 after US agency weighs in

It's official. If you've still got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you've got to hand it over.<p>The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced an official recall for all Note 7 phones sold in the country before September 15. The group said "consumers should immediately stop using and power …

Galaxy Note

Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor destroys Donald Trump in hilarious open letter

In a scathing open letter to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, author, humorist and <i>Prairie Home Companion</i> ex-host Garrison Keillor said …

President Obama wants to prevent a cyber weapon 'arms race'

You can’t hug your kids with cyber arms<p>During an address to reporters at the G-20 international summit in China, President Obama stated that he’d like to prevent an "arms race" among countries that have various cyber weapons at their disposal. The remarks come after Russian president Vladimir Putin …

Trump on immigration: No amnesty, no pivot

<b>Phoenix (CNN) —</b> That idea that Donald Trump is softening his immigration policy: Not going to happen.<p>The Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday re-upped the harsh immigration rhetoric that electrified his primary campaign, vowing "no amnesty" for undocumented migrants living in the United …

Google debuts In Apps search, a feature to find content across your Android apps

Google’s introducing a new feature that lets users search for content inside the apps on their Android phone through a single search box.<p>Aptly titled “In Apps,” the new search mode is designed to build a bridge across all your various services — not just Google — to make finding stuff easier. So …

The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

This Smartphone Startup Competes with Apple and Samsung But It's Not Worried

<i>A version of this post titled “Selling smartphones, one hip party at a time” originally appeared in the Startup Sunday edition of Data …

FCC loses court battle to let cities build their own broadband

The Federal Communications Commission's plan to let cities build their own broadband networks hit a major roadblock today, as a federal appellate court ruled that the commission was overstepping its authority. The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit said today that the FCC is not …

Former CIA leader calls Trump 'an unwitting agent' for Russia

In a <i>New York Times</i> editorial published this morning, former acting director for the CIA Michael Morell called Donald Trump a potentially "dangerous" commander in chief, as he took aim at the candidate's comments on Russia and Vladimir Putin.<p>"On Nov. 8, I will vote for Hillary Clinton," Morell …

Samsung made a limited edition Galaxy S7 Edge for the Olympics

The Galaxy S7 Edge is one of this year's best phones, so why not give it to some of the world's best athletes? Apparently the Batman phone wasn't enough, as Samsung is churning out yet another special edition of its curved smartphone — this time to celebrate the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio. This …

Facebook and Google may be using copyright scanners to suppress 'extremist' speech

The systems that automatically enforce copyright laws on the internet may be expanding to block unfavorable speech. Reuters reports that Facebook, Google, and other companies are exploring automated removal of extremist content, and could be repurposing copyright takedown methods to identify and …

Apple fighting iPhone 6, 6 Plus copycat claim in Beijing

A decision against Apple initially meant a ban on sales of the phones, but that has been lifted following Apple's filing of an appeal.<p>Apple, which has long accused competitors of copying the look of its iPhone, is getting the same treatment.<p>Little-known Chinese company Shenzhen Baili claims that …

APP STORE 2.0

The App Store changed the way we buy software. Can Apple do it again?<p>Apple’s annual conference for developers, which kicks off next Monday, is normally when the company previews its newest software for iOS and Mac OS X. But this year’s WWDC isn’t just about new operating systems: starting next week …

Why are bread pants not a thing? And other questions from John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight

From Daylight Savings to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, on Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver often calls out all of the things that are, …

The bestselling singles of all-time – reranked by streaming stats

The music industry, traditionally, has been built on measurements. It used to measure physical sales – the charts – but that has evolved into a new series of metrics. As well as physical sales, you might judge an artist’s popularity by their streaming numbers, their social media stats, their …

Music

Oculus Rift review: Virtual reality is always almost here

Virtual Reality is<p>Always almost here<p>For a long time, the hopes and dreams of many virtual reality fans could be summed up with two words: Oculus Rift. Helped by the rise of cheap smartphone displays, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey took a technology that most people considered a retro curiosity and …

LGBT festival in Ukraine abandoned after far-right protest

An LGBT festival in the Ukrainian city of Lviv had to be abandoned when the venue was surrounded by about 200 members of far-right groups shouting “Kill, kill, kill” on Saturday.<p>The event, on the theme of equality, was the first of three regional offshoots of a Kiev festival first held in December, …

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Steve Wozniak on an Apple backdoor: 'bad people are going to find their way to it'

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything Q&A, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has added more of his thoughts to the debate stirred by Apple and the FBI. As the government and Wozniak's former company continue their legal battle over an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, Wozniak writes in defense …

Google's latest AI doesn't need geotags to figure out a photo's location

The new deep-learning program churns through millions of photos to determine the best match.<p>Google's latest deep-learning program can figure out where a photo was taken just by looking at it. The program, called PlaNet, was trained to recognize locations based on details in a photo by looking at …

NETFLIX EXEC: Users would be ‘paralysed’ if we allowed offline playback

Speaking at IFA in Berlin, Hunt said that "one of the things I've learned is that every time you offer a choice [i.e. offline playback], you paralyse some people who can't decide if that's what they want to do or not."<p>Hunt took a dig at Amazon Prime stating that "[u]ndoubtedly it adds considerable …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …