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This new streaming box does something you wish your Apple TV did

Fri, 2018-01-12 11:16

Apple, Roku, Amazon, Google? Time to step your game up.

       
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What's flying at CES: Drones, airplanes, helicopters and cool gadgets

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:45

       
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We saw the future of laundry at CES—and it's amazing

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:42

Xeros showed off two new laundry innovations at CES 2018: a washing machine that uses beads to clean clothes instead of more water, and a filtration system that cleans waste water at the end of a cycle.

       
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Now you can make a customized shampoo designed specifically for your own hair

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:40

The hair experts at Schwarzkopf Professional have made SalonLab, a system that looks inside your hair and builds you a custom-made shampoo.

       
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Everyone is talking about laundry folding robots—but are they REALLY the future?

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:31

Do we all hate folding laundry this much?

       
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Why watch other people play video games? What you need to know about esports

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:02

Competitive video game playing, more commonly known as esports, now draws 258 million viewers and rakes in $1.5 billion in revenue.

       
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These are the 6 best laptops coming in 2018

Fri, 2018-01-12 09:56

And not one of them is a Mac

       
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11 best innovative ways to make money online, and avoid the Internet job scams

Fri, 2018-01-12 09:31

The Internet can be profitable for everyday people, whether you're retired, between jobs, or looking for extra cash.

       
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A smart home sounds like a great idea. So why is it still so complicated?

Fri, 2018-01-12 09:17

The connected devices that make up the smart home and beyond are promising. But competing products from Amazon, Apple and Google make for great confusion.

       
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Innovative ways to make money online

Fri, 2018-01-12 09:13

Several websites connect freelancers with work, from photography to house help to typing. Source: Kim Komando, Special for USA TODAY

       
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Completely wireless charging becomes a reality at CES in Las vegas

Fri, 2018-01-12 08:38

The frustrations of charging your electronic devices with a wired charger could be a thing of the past as a company launches its radio frequency energy charger at the CES in Las Vegas.

       
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Alexa-powered toilet, other devices unveiled at CES 2018

Fri, 2018-01-12 08:35

Alexa can help you with heating up the seat, lifting the lid, playing your favorite tunes, and of course, flush. Alexa is branching out to other appliances, too.

       
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These are the 6 best deals on Amazon right now

Fri, 2018-01-12 08:01

Treat yourself with a great deal to start your weekend

       
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The world’s 50 most innovative companies

Fri, 2018-01-12 07:00

Of the thousands of American and international companies that were granted patents last year, just a few major corporations accounted for a massive share of global innovation.

       
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Bizarre 'fast radio bursts' detected from outer space

Fri, 2018-01-12 04:55

The bursts, which come from a galaxy that's over 3 billion light-years from Earth, repeated 16 times.

       
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Strange radio bursts detected from deep space

Fri, 2018-01-12 04:50

A series of radio signals sent from deep space were heard by Scientists with Breakthrough Listen. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) has the full story.

       
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Uber says it used a tool to hide data when police raided its offices outside U.S.

Thu, 2018-01-11 20:11

The tool, code named Ripley, could lock computers and smartphones and change passwords remotely from the company’s headquarters in San Francisco.

       
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The brain makes waves at CES tech show

Thu, 2018-01-11 18:36

Move over self-driving cars, robots, and artificial intelligence. It’s time to show what we can do with brainwaves. Jane Lee reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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Google takes on Amazon for the top spot in voice assistance

Thu, 2018-01-11 18:30

Google is taking on Amazon for the top spot in voice assistance and at the Las Vegas tech expo CES splashed out with flashing ads, colorful games, and a debut in many big name electronic makers' latest smart home gadets. Jane Lee reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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Lyft made a beer that comes with discounted rides

Thu, 2018-01-11 18:27

Available at select bars in Chicago.

       
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