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Genius new uses for that old iPhone

Fri, 2017-09-22 14:19

Don't give up that old smartphone just yet. You can still get plenty of use out of it.

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10 gadgets that double as decor for your home's rustic farmhouse style

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:56

The rustic farmhouse look is so in right now, and you can get the look with everyday gadgets like a Crock-Pot, digital frame wall clock, electric kettle, and more.

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London wants to boot Uber, which will keep running as it fights move

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:45

Transport for London says it won’t renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital.

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CCleaner attack on millions of computers sought out telecom firms, app's owner says

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:29

The CCleaner hack was specifically aimed at telecom equipment companies in the United States, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan

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10 gadgets that will prevent everyday problems and make your life easier

Fri, 2017-09-22 12:40

Solve little problems around your house with smart products like the Halo Smoke Detector, Canary All-in-One Security Device, Eufy RoboVac 11c, and more.

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How to use tech to get a good night's rest and improve your sleep

Fri, 2017-09-22 12:35

Sleep problems are pervasive. With new apps, watches, and even mattresses, you can independently adjust the way your body behaves at night.

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Lines very short for iPhone 8 launch

Fri, 2017-09-22 11:36

From the flagship Apple Store in Los Angeles--small lines for the new iPhone 8, a big difference from year's past when people camped out for days to be first. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

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Uber loses its license to operate in London

Fri, 2017-09-22 10:12

Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday. London's mayor, Sadiq Khan said he supports the decision. (Sept. 22)

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SAP CEO comes back from horrific accident: 'I have a calmness... of mind'

Fri, 2017-09-22 09:42

Apple, Google and Amazon are helping fuel SAP's latest growth spurt. After dominating the business-to-consumer market, they're partnering with SAP to bring innovations like blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things to the business world.

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Using tech to get a good night'€™s rest

Fri, 2017-09-22 09:29

USA TODAY Tech columnist Kim Komando gives us tips on how using technology can help us get better sleep at night.

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Apple mania: the iPhone 8 goes on sale around the world

Fri, 2017-09-22 09:15

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Bill Gates is sorry for Ctl+Alt+Delete

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:50

Bill Gates is sorry that we have to press three buttons at the same time to log onto our PCs instead of one.

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Apocalyptic emergency alert flashes on TVs, freaks out Californians

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:45

Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens.

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Facebook vows more political ad transparency

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:38

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company will bring more transparency into its political advertisements, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections. Video provided by Reuters

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Governments will close down cryptocurrencies if they get too big, warns Jamie Dimon

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:34

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon has criticized bitcoin and digital currencies once again. Dimon called cryptocurrencies a "novelty" and said they are "worth nothing."

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Google Doodle honors the first day of fall

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:25

Autumnal Google Doodle features a cute mouse heading underground before winter.

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CCleaner malware hack: What to know and how to protect yourself

Fri, 2017-09-22 06:16

If you use a software tool called CCleaner to keep your Windows PC humming smoothly, keep watching.

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Senate probes 'weaponized' Twitter bots role in 2016 election

Fri, 2017-09-22 06:05

The social media giant will be meeting with investigators on Sept. 27. Video provided by Newsy

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'Smart' windows will lower heating costs, say researchers

Fri, 2017-09-22 05:02

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have designed smart reflective windows that act as blinds in the summer and let all the sunlight through during the winter. Video provided by Reuters

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Do you want to sue Equifax over the cyberbreach? Winning a lawsuit may not be so easy.

Fri, 2017-09-22 03:02

Plaintiff lawyers in the Equifax case typically will have to show consumer harm from massive cyberbreach.

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