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Tour de France 2017: Polish rider Paweł Poljański reveals effects of grueling race

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you were in any doubt as to just how grueling the Tour de France really is, then look no further than Paweł Poljański's legs.<p>The Polish cyclist, riding for German team Bora--Hansgrohe, posted a photo on social media after stage 16 to give fans an idea of the effect cycling's most …

Wentz: Eagles have talent to go from worst to first in NFC East

Carson Wentz believes the Philadelphia Eagles can leapfrog the rest of the NFC East in 2017 after finishing at the bottom of the division last season.<p>…

Analysis: Donald Trump Jr.'s stunningly incriminating statement to the New York Times

Donald Trump Jr. has made a potentially damaging New York Times report much, much worse.<p>The Times on Sunday reported that the president's eldest son was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in New York on June 9, …

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Former Facebook exec wants to make us telepathic by 2025

Reading someone's mind might be as easy as putting on a hat.<p>Former Facebook executive Mary Lou Jepsen says she hopes to make communicating telepathically happen relatively soon.<p>Last year Jepsen left her job heading up display technology for the Oculus virtual reality arm of Facebook to develop new …

The honey bee is facing an existential threat — and it could be very bad for humans

Millions worldwide go to less lunatic lengths to capture the fruits of the labour of the world's three trillion or so honey bees, but it is a tribute to the global value of the honey bee and its nectar that even here high in Nepal, just 10 miles or so from Mount Everest, humans risk life and limb …

Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a …

OnePlus says ‘jelly’ scrolling effect on OnePlus 5 is normal

OnePlus’ latest flagship phone has gotten critical acclaim for its fast performance and clean software, but some owners of the new device have complained about a weird jelly-like effect that shows its face when scrolling through an app. It’s something I’ve noticed on the OnePlus 5 review unit …

Google is still mostly white and male

That’s according to the latest diversity report.<p>Latinos are better represented at Google compared with a year ago, according to the company’s latest diversity report. And more women hold technical roles.<p>But not by a lot. Google remains mostly white, Asian and male, and that hasn’t budged much in …

China Back On State Department List Of Worst Human Trafficking Offenders

The U.S. State Department has issued highly public criticism of China in its latest annual report on the global state of human trafficking.<p>China is among the worst offenders of human trafficking, according to the Trafficking In Persons report. It's now lumped in with "Tier 3" offenders such as …

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iOS 11: The best new features in one handy list

iOS 11 is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s mobile OS yet, especially for iPad users. Now that it’s available in a public beta, here’s our rundown of the best features so you can decide for yourself whether to install. Spoiler alert: you probably should.<p>Apple Pay takes on Venmo and …

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Google WiFi has launched in France and Germany

Google WiFi is Google’s router, capable of creating a mesh network to extend your Wi-Fi network without any wires. The devices are sold individually …

Wi-Fi

Rihanna's Airport Security Style Is Truly Shocking

And not for the reason you might think.<p>Yet again, Rihanna—queen of DGAF, wine-toting pop star, and lover of life—has done something <i>extremely</i> controversial. Wait, no: <i>two</i> things.<p>She wore boots <i>with no socks</i>.<p>And she went through airport security <i>barefoot</i>. I mean, I do that all the time. But I am a mere …

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Samsung lures iPhone users with revamped Smart Switch

Samsung is hoping to attract iPhone owners to its new Galaxy S8 lineup with a revamped Smart Switch website.<p>The company highlights just how easy it can be to swap iOS for Android and take all of your data with you in just a few steps.<p>Samsung will have already caught the attention of some iPhone …

Spotify is experimenting with a new ad unit called Sponsored Songs

Spotify is experimenting with a new form of sponsored content that’s already rubbing some users the wrong way.<p>Sponsored Songs, as it’s called, is a …

Google Assistant Makes Jump From Pixel Devices To Most Nougat And Marshmallow Smartphones This Week

Most Android users will be happy to know that Google is actually working to make Google Assistant as universal as possible across a myriad of …

Google Assistant

iPhone 7 adoption outpaces iPhone 6, Android switching on the rise

If you thought people were getting tired of the iPhone, think again.<p>Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released a new report today, suggesting that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch marks an uptick in switchover of Android users over to Apple.<p>“The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch falls between …

Why calling people sucks

The year is 2016, and we have more options than ever to communicate with each other. We send Snapchats, post Tweets and write private Facebook messages.<p>But even though there are so many modern, asynchronous ways to keep in touch, a lot of people hold on to a decades-old method — calling. While they …

Samsung has ported the Note 7's Always-On Display software to the S7 and S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is long-dead, but part of it lives on in the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Owners have reported that a recent update has brought many of the software features of the Note 7 to the two surviving Samsung flagships.<p>The update brings the Note’s always-on-display, as well as the …

Samsung’s Smart Glow luminous ring may make basic phones more interesting

Notification LEDs aren’t exactly Android smartphones’ most exciting accoutrement, but they’re undeniably useful — it’s a lot harder to ignore a …

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What Happened When an iPhone Lover Tried a Galaxy S7 Edge for 2 Whole Weeks

“It’s like an iPod but a phone.” Those were the first words I ever heard about the iPhone back in 2006, when Apple first announced their foray into cellular. I didn’t know exactly what that meant at the time — the only iPod I had was my frosty pink iPod mini — but I knew that I wanted it. (FYI, my …

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Huawei aims to topple goliaths of the phone market -- Apple and Samsung

If you live in the US, you might not know the name Huawei. So, the idea that the Chinese company could become the No. 1 phone maker in the world in 5 years seems far fetched. But that's just what the company is aiming for, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Speaking at the Converge technology …

Huawei is making another Nexus phone

Android fans are eagerly waiting for Android N to come out, as that means new Nexus hardware is due. Multiple reports said this year that HTC will …

Android News

Now you can Google yourself into better privacy and data protection

Vanity searches will soon pull up a card that shows how deeply Google's been digging into your digital life

How to check if Google is storing what you ask your phone — and listen to the recordings

The Independent's Andrew Griffin first pointed out that Google now lets you check and listen to any audio files it's storing, but don't panic — Google isn't recording all of your conversations.<p>The feature acts as only a log of your voice searches — what your phone hears after you say "Ok Google" — …

The most-loved phone in the US is not an iPhone

There’s a theory being bandied around that Apple is boring now, but according to a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), people are most satisfied by Apple phones over any other brand.<p>The ACSI’s annual Telecommunications Report, released June 1, found from a survey of US …

Apple, Inc. Might Copy Samsung for a Change

Image source: Apple.<p>Here's something you don't see every day: <b>Apple</b> could take a page out of <b>Samsung</b>'s playbook.<p>Over the past decade, there have been no shortage of headlines or prominent examples of the South Korean conglomerate borrowing ideas from Cupertino. Some examples are more blatant than …

Samsung could beat Apple to dual-lens smartphone cameras

It looks like a dual-lens camera will be the most exciting upgrade for the iPhone 7 Plus this year, but you might be able to get one a month early from Samsung.<p>According to one report, the South Korean company is expected to deliver one inside the Galaxy Note 7 edge, which is due to make its debut …

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 beats the iPhone 6s Plus to become America’s most loved phone

There are a number of things that need to be considered when trying to properly evaluate a device. Beyond mere specs and real life performances, for instance, customer satisfaction is indeed an important metric.<p>For years, Apple has boasted the iPhone as the number one choice for consumers, but as …

A Samsung phone leads in US customer satisfaction survey… again

iPhones are everywhere you look in the United States, but American customers are the most satisfied with a phone from Samsung.<p>The Galaxy Note 5 leads the user satisfaction ranking in the prestigious American Customer Satisfaction Index’s Telecommunication report. Every year, the University of …

Samsung’s big play for pharmaceuticals is paying off

By Karen Turner<p>Karen Turner<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Smartphones and tablets aside, tech giant Samsung has found success in a side business: pharmaceuticals. The company recently announced that its arthritis drug is one step closer to Food and Drug Administration approval, paving the way for the tech giant's …

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