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iTunes Movie Rentals Now Good for 48 Hours

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Apple previously only gave renters in the US 24 hours to finish a rented movie.
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iFixit iPhone 8 Teardown Finds Qualcomm Gigabit Modem

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The teardown reveals Qualcomm's fastest modem, but a missing feature is holding it back.
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Apple Watch Is Sprint's First CDMA-Free Phone

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The new Apple Watch is the first device on Sprint's network to make phone calls without having ever connected to the carrier's old CDMA network.
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Microsoft, Facebook Complete Transatlantic Marea Internet Cable

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The massive internet cable, which runs from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Bilbao, Spain, can transmit up to 160 terabits of data per second.
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London Slams the Door on Uber

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Transport for London (TfL) will not be renewing Uber's license to operate in the city after concluding that Uber is 'not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license.'
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GE's Stunning 'Unseen Stars' Takes Over Grand Central

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GE celebrates women in STEM with a dazzling light show, and PCMag stopped by for a peek.
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Xbox 'Duke' Controller Available for the Holidays

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Hyperkin are set to deliver Microsoft's 16-year-old controller in updated form this year.
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Walmart Will Deliver Groceries to Your Fridge While You're Out

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Walmart and August team up to test a new in-home delivery concept: dropping off packages inside your home even if you're not there.
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Windows Store Rebranded to Microsoft Store

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Microsoft's digital and physical stores will soon use the same name, but will they both expand to offer the same products?
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In China, VR Using HTC Vive Doesn't Need a PC Anymore

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A partnership with Dalian Television and Beijing Cyber Cloud means consumers only need a Vive, not a PC to hook it up to.
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Hidden NES Golf Game on Switch a Tribute to Satoru Iwata

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The game is playable once a year on July 11 and should act as a way of remembering the much-loved former president and CEO of Nintendo.
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Facebook Hands Over 3K Russia-Linked Ads to Congress

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Facebook initially shared details about the ads with former FBI director Robert Mueller's special counsel, but did not provide Congress with as much data, citing privacy concerns.
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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out 95 Percent of Puerto Rico Cell Sites

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'Getting Puerto Rico's communications networks up and running will be a challenging process, particularly given the power outages,' FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said.
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SEC Probes Whether Hackers Used Stolen Data for Illegal Trades

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The agency was hacked in 2016, which 'may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading,' it revealed this week.
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Ford Trying Out New Car Designs Using HoloLens

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Ford has been testing HoloLens for the past year in Dearborn, Mich., and is now expanding its use of this technology 'across the globe.'
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Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

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Control Center only partially disables Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and re-enables them later.
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CCleaner Hackers Targeted Top Tech Firms' Trade Secrets

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The hackers specifically targeted at least 20 high-profile tech firms, which were 'served specialized secondary [Stage 2] payloads,' according to Cisco Talos researchers.
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Report: Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip

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GlobalFoundries says CEO Sanjay Jha didn't mean to explicitly name Tesla as a partner, but it seems the partnership might indeed be in the works.
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Flappy Bird Doesn't Work on iOS 11 and Never Will

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Developer Dong Nguyen decides not to update his 32-bit iOS game, meaning iOS 11 users won't be able to play it.
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Report: iPhone X Production Hasn't Started Yet

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The iPhone X is meant to launch on November 3, but production delays suggest it's going to be very hard to lay your hands on one this year.
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