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Oil and gas companies lead an early decline in US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil and gas companies are leading an early decline in U.S. stocks as the price of crude takes another tumble.<p>Consol Energy and …

Spotify’s ‘Year In Music’ Recaps The Songs You Listened To Most In 2015

The end of the year is nigh, which means tech companies left, right and center are issuing their annual recaps. Spotify, one of the few worth keeping note of when it comes to these matters, has just launched its 2015 ‘Year In Music’ feature which provides a neat recap of the sounds that kept you …

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Apple bumps iTunes Match and Apple Music upload limit to 100,000 songs

Apple users are now able to store a lot more music in the cloud. Following a June announcement by internet software and services SVP Eddy Cue, the company has "started rolling out support" for iTunes Match and Apple Music libraries of up to 100,000 songs — the previous limit was 25,000. Cue …

Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers

How do you think the US would find out about a state-sponsored hack from Iran? Sophisticated security software? Surveillance? Nope -- Facebook. According to the <i>New York Times</i>, State Department officials were tipped off about an Iranian hacking campaign thanks to Facebook implementing a government …

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Watch: Halloween 'skull' asteroid flight path set to skim past earth

A large asteroid that scientists only discovered this month will make a relatively close approach to Earth on Halloween<p>A Halloween asteroid the size of four football pitches is due to fly past Earth today.<p>The massive space rock, affectionately called the "Skull" by astronomers, is expected miss the …

7 Strategies to Relieve Chronic Pain

View image | gettyimages.com<p>Chronic pain is different from acute pain. Acute, sudden pain is a signal to fight or flee, to struggle or run. Chronic pain by contrast is not an adaptive survival response but a nuisance, a defense gone wrong. It's like those car alarms in your neighborhood going off …

Exclusive: An inside look at the new ad-free YouTube Red

Red has the potential to dominate the industry<p>"We believe in the advertising business."<p>YouTube's pay per channel and donation systems were a flop<p>YouTube risks replicating the dynamics of today’s streaming music world<p>Red could go a long way to keeping talent on YouTube<p>PewDiePie will be matched with …

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Anki's new robot car racing game totally blew me away by bridging the digital and real world

Try as I might, it’s hard to keep up with <i>every single</i> gadget/device/connected toy released, and Anki’s Drive racing game totally passed me by first time around.<p>However, the company has just released its second robot racing game in the form of Anki Overdrive, which is partially compatible with the …

15 movie sequels that are even better than the originals

If a movie does well, or if it is based off an existing property, the likelihood that it will get a sequel is very high. Some sequels are simply pale imitations of their predecessors.<p>Then, there are some sequels that take their source material and bring it to another level entirely. They expand the …

BlackBerry launches US preorders for $699 Priv Android slider phone

BlackBerry's Priv will start shipping in the United States on November 6th, and you can preorder the Android smartphone with its slide-out keyboard beginning right now for $699. That's a bit less than the $750 figure we saw only a couple days ago, but it's still more expensive than or, at best, at …

HTC One A9 first look: An iPhone doubletake or incredible phone in its own right?

I’ve had the HTC One A9 in my hands for a few days but didn’t want to give my initial thoughts until the Taiwanese smartphone maker pushed an update fix to the Android 6.0 phones yesterday.<p>I’ll get the obvious out of the way right off the bat: Yes, for better or worse, it looks like an iPhone 6. …

In rare attack, U.S. F-16 hit with smalls arm fire over Afghanistan

A U.S. F-16 was riddled with small-arms fire over Afghanistan last week, causing enough damage to the aircraft that the pilot had to eject the jet’s auxiliary fuel tanks and some spare munitions.<p>According to Pentagon spokesman Army Maj. Roger Cabiness, the pilot was over Paktia province on Oct.13 …