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Dril, Twitter's weirdest hero, just got doxxed — and the internet is sad

The internet can be a disturbing, sad place. It takes a special kind of hero to remind us that its darkest corners can also be filled with joy. That …

MoviePass now has an annual subscription plan that works out to $7.50 a month

MoviePass is not letting up on disrupting the movie theater ecosystem.<p>The startup has announced an annual subscription plan that's hard to beat.<p>For a limited time a one-year subscription to MoviePass will only cost $89.95 ($6.55 processing fee included). If you do the math, that's $7.50 a month. …

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KGI: 2018 iPhones will feature faster pre-5G baseband chips, mostly from Intel

A new report today from KGI shares projections that the 2018 iPhones will include significantly faster baseband chips from Intel and Qualcomm, although Intel will be the main supplier.<p>The most forecast from KGI predicts that 70%-80% of the improved baseband chips for 2018 iPhone models will come …

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Google Maps updates its color scheme to make it easier to identify points of interest

Google Maps has gotten an updated look. The driving, navigation, transit, and explore maps have gotten a refresh so that important information is shown more clearly. Gas stations will now appear more prominently during navigation, as will train stations on transit maps.<p>It’s also getting an updated …

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Using science to make humans more moral might just make us racist instead

If there’s one thing philosophers have learned over the course of human history it’s that changing the way people think is a tricky business. …

Best iPad

The 128GB Wi-Fi-only 9.7-inch iPad Pro is the best iPad for readers, artists, teachers, and writers, and anyone who wants a more approachable …

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The camera phone of the future could have no camera at all

A few decades ago, it was impossible to imagine a camera without film. It was also hard to imagine a gadget such as a smartphone. Now, these two are …

Smart bandages will use 5G data to track your health

Bandages are usually very mysterious -- it's hard to know how well you're healing until you unwrap them, and that usually means a trip to the doctor. If Welsh researchers succeed, however, you'll never have to wonder what's going on underneath all that cloth. Swansea University is planning trials …

OnePlus 5 Specs To Include QHD Display And Snapdragon 835 SoC

OnePlus, the company that time and again has released “flagship killers”, is all set to release OnePlus 5 later this year. OnePlus 3T – the successor …

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Clips app: The ultimate guide

How to use Apple's new Clips app for iPhone and iPad — and make all your social and shared videos faster and more easily than ever.It's Mother's Day …

A startup just raised another $90 million to help people save money on prescriptions

The New York-based digital health startup said on Wednesday its series B was led by venture capital firm 8VC, along with strategic investors. That, combined with the $75 million Blink Health raised previously, brings its total funding to $165 million.<p>Blink Health CEO Geoffrey Chaiken told Business …

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Google tests Google Hire, its own jobs tool

Google's own version of LinkedIn — or maybe Greenhouse? or Jobvite? — is almost here.<p>The tech company debuted a new sign-in page for Google Hire, an …

Google launches Meet, a video conferencing app for businesses

As if Google didn’t already offer enough communication apps, it’s just rolled out a new one that you might soon use at work.<p>Meet by Google Hangouts lets G Suite users set up and join HD video meetings. It currently has a Web app and an iOS version, but there’s nothing for Android or even a product …

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Panasonic's new camera tech can read your heart rate

The Japanese company is working on camera software that can even work on webcams.<p>The last few years have seen wearables that monitor your heart rate blow up. Panasonic thinks it can do one better, working on camera tech that reads your heart rate just by looking at you.<p>It's called Contactless Vital …

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sees the music industry's next 'gigantic growth' coming from devices like Echo

One big reason: the wider use of voice-activated home devices, like Amazon's Echo.<p>"At this point in the marriage of voice-activation technology with music, I can tell you it's already working," Bezos said in a new interview with Billboard.<p>"The next gigantic growth area for the music industry is the …

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The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

Google to Show Continuously Updated Election Night Results

Stay informed on election day.<p>As soon as the polls close on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Google (goog) will display continuously updated election results through …

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple's New Messages App

It has been weeks since Apple’s iOS 10 launched. By now, you’ve likely seen a surprise or two flash through your text messages. It might have been a …

Crowdfunding project of the week: iBand+ induces lucid dreaming and helps you sleep better

It’s Sunday and you probably need to catch up on sleep after your weekend adventures (I know I do). But before you go into dreamland you should take a look at today’s ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’. In this article series we highlight some of the coolest campaigns from websites like Kickstarter …

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Dutch food delivery company Takeaway.com is going public at a €1 billion valuation

Dutch food delivery company Takeaway.com is gearing up to go public later this month, announcing its share price range and IPO prospectus on Monday.<p>It is giving a price range for its shares of between €20.5 to €26.5 — with a post-IPO market cap of between €904 million and €1.1 billion (which works …

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Google's DeepMind Claims Massive Progress in Synthesized Speech

Researchers at Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence division claim to have come up with a way of producing much more natural-sounding …

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost -- and How Much Money Do They Save?

Much like electric cars, solar panels once seemed "alternative," even fanciful -- but are now soaring into the mainstream with ear-popping speed. There have been a lot of recent changes in the technology, bringing the price way down. And with the promise of lower energy bills, it's no wonder that …

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What's New On Netflix In September 2016?

Disney movies!<p>The new movies coming to Netflix will make you want to try everything.<p>In September, Netflix officially becomes the exclusive “US pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar.” The streaming service is starting things off by adding “Zootopia” and Disney’s …

New tourism app has IBM's Watson guide you around Orlando

There's plenty to do in Orlando, Florida besides getting a tan -- what with Universal Studios, Disney World, the Epcot Center and SeaWorld. And a new app, backed by the supercomputing power of IBM's Watson, will tell you how to get the most out of every one of your minutes in the Sunshine State.<p>The …

Extremely rare Apple I sells for $815,000

Bidding for the extremely rare “Celebration Apple I” being auctioned by CharityBuzz closed today and while the lot failed to break the record for the most amount paid for an Apple I computer, the winning bid nearly topped $1 million dollars.<p>Moments before the lot closed, bidding hit $1.2 million …

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