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Belkin WeMo Insight Switch review: An even smarter smart-home power plug - CNET

<b>The Good</b> A smaller plastic housing and new power usage tracking on <b>Belkin's WeMo Insight Switch</b> bring greater visual appeal and usefulness to Belkin's already winning entry-level smart-home power plug line.<p><b>The Bad</b> Setup remains a hassle, it's still large enough to block adjacent outlets, and …

Home Automation

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

The Brain

Speed bumps and vomit are the Hyperloop’s biggest challenges

If it’s built, the Hyperloop may feel more like a roller coaster than a train<p>It’s now been three days since Elon Musk unveiled his alpha plans for the Hyperloop, the radical and ambitious high-speed transit line that promises passage from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 35 minutes. And while …

Sony Is Gunning For Your Cable Company, And It's Not Alone

In the battle to create a real alternative to cable TV, a number of technology giants have been working behind the scenes to fit the puzzle pieces together for quite some time. In apparently striking a deal with Viacom, it now appears Sony will be first with such a service, perhaps even before the …

Printer concept trades your bulky inkjet for a Stack of paper

Few people have set out to reinvent desktop printers (at least in ways that don't involve shrinking them). But Mugi Yamamoto has a fresh take on how the office mainstays should work; he's trading the bulk of conventional units for a compact device that sits atop a pile of paper and "eats" its way …

Q&A: Glenn Howerton on Getting Handed Lead Roles But Not Emmys

Glenn Howerton is outside enjoying some rare free time with his family in beautiful sun-kissed Los Angeles. Most of his year is spent on his hit FX …

TV

Google Teams With Starbucks To Offer Unlimited Music Via Google Play

<b>UPDATE:</b> We’ve heard back from Google today and it tells us that it is just a media buy, not a partnership, touting its $7.99 promo rate for Google Play Music. Unfortunately we read a bit more into the story than what there appeared to be. Google is not paying for the WiFi in any of Starbuck’s …

TiVo prepping next-generation DVRs with new remote control, up to six tuners

While TiVo's Premiere DVR hardware line is moving past its prime, signs indicate new, higher-performance models are headed to store shelves this fall. TiVo first alluded to "several" new devices earlier this year when petitioning the FCC to waive an archaic analog tuner requirement. Beyond …

Associated Press News

Grubless? Online Takeout Giants GrubHub And Seamless In Talks To Merge [Confirmed]

Today, thanks to the maturation of the web, digital tech, and smartphones now in seemingly every pocket, startups are finding it easier than ever before to build scalable solutions to finally address the many inefficiencies in our food manufacturing, production and distribution systems.<p>As interest …

Seamless and GrubHub food delivery services reportedly considering merger

<i>TechCrunch</i> is reporting that two of the largest players in online food delivery have been talking about joining forces. GrubHub and Seamless, which offer websites and mobile apps that allow users to order food online for delivery to their home or business, are said to be discussing a potential …

New video of kidnap rescue in Cleveland

2017-2018 TV Scorecard: Which Shows Are Returning? Which Aren't?

<i>(Updated April 23, 2018)</i><p><b>ABC</b><p><b>Renewed</b> <i><br>The Bachelor<br>Dancing with the Stars<br>The Goldbergs<br>The Good Doctor<br>Grey's Anatomy<br>Modern Family<br>Roseanne</i><p><b>Yet to</i> …