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CES gadgets I would actually buy

Sat, 2018-01-13 12:03

With more than 4,000 companies at the 2018 CES, it’s difficult to share only a handful of memorable products, but here are some columnist Marc Saltzman would really like to get his hands on when they debut.

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The Acer Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the world—but should you buy it?

Sat, 2018-01-13 08:23

The Swift's futuristic design is gorgeous, but it's not cheap.

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This new washing machine doesn't rely on water to wash your clothes

Sat, 2018-01-13 08:17

23,000 tiny polymer spheres save water, your clothes—and maybe even the world

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CES Editors' Choice Awards: The coolest new products you'll want to buy in 2018

Sat, 2018-01-13 08:11

In the biggest annual gadget battle, these are the products that won us over

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We are the remote control of the future

Sat, 2018-01-13 08:01

Like it or not, Apple, Amazon, Google and Samsung want you talking to your devices

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Disney bumps Twitter CEO, Facebook COO from board

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:56

Twitter’s CEO and Facebook’s COO are stepping off the Walt Disney board due to potential conflicts of interest.

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Yamaha unveils autonomous and robot-driven motorcycles

Fri, 2018-01-12 18:45

Ready to ride? Autonomous, self-balancing, and robot-driven. Yamaha brings next-generation technology to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Facebook feeds to bring less news, more sharing

Fri, 2018-01-12 18:04

Facebook is changing the way its users will experience posts by highlighting those shared by people rather than publishers and advertisers with the intend to get users to engage again, making time spent on social media more "meaningful."

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Here's what we wanted to see from CES, but didn't

Fri, 2018-01-12 17:13

Huge TVs, Google and Amazon win; gadget lovers lose

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Online services: Are subscriptions slowly making you poor?

Fri, 2018-01-12 15:04

Are you shelling out more than you realize? Take a few minutes adding up what you spend on subscriptions.

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CES 2018 Winners and losers

Fri, 2018-01-12 14:52

Jefferson Graham runs down the winners and losers of CES 2018.

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More ice on Mars surface could be water source for humans

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:44

The possibility of visiting and even living on Mars just got a little better as huge ice deposits on the planet's surface could be a potential source of water.

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Russian hackers: Cybersecurity firm warns of effort to penetrate Senate email system

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:42

Hackers known as Pawn Storm also going aftet Winter Olympics groups

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Jeff Bezos donates $33M for 'DREAMers' scholarship fund

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:38

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKennzie, have donated $33 million to a college scholarship program for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.

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World's oldest butterfly and moth fossils discovered in 200-million-year-old 'pond scum'

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:08

Scientists discovered the oldest known fossils of moths and butterflies while sifting through 200-million-year-old "pond scum."

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Facebook is making a big change to your news feed

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:55

Mark Zuckerberg says you'll see more updates from friends that spark meaningful social exchanges and fewer posts from businesses, publishers and celebrities.

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Facebook is making major changes to its newsfeed

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:55

Two billion users will see major changes as part of what the social network has planned to address growing controversy over the role it plays in people's lives and in society.

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Do we really need an Alexa-powered toilet?

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:37

The future of technology is flush with opportunities.

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GM takes steering wheel, pedals out of Chevy Bolt, asks feds to allow testing

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:05

Vehicle must meet battery of standards that require compliance through tests with human driver, manual steering, acceleration and braking controls.

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Mobile payments: 3 ways to invest in this huge restaurant trend

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:02

Mobile payments are exploding in the restaurant industry, making it more convenient than ever to order and pay for food.

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