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Russians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, officials say

Fri, 2017-09-22 20:10

Russians attempted to hack elections systems in Wisconsin and 20 other states in the run-up to last year's presidential election, Wisconsin officials said Friday.

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T-Mobile plus Sprint: If you're a customer, here's why a merger would matter

Fri, 2017-09-22 19:08

T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly in active talks about a merger -- a pairing that's been considered before. But what would that mean to consumers?

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Facebook's Zuckerberg drops contested plan to keep control with new class of voting stock

Fri, 2017-09-22 19:01

Facebook CEO credited the rise of his company's stock price with helping him maintain voting control while still spending billions on philanthropy.

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The world is definitely going to end — just probably not Saturday

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:49

There are at least 1 ways humanity could be wiped out. But even if we avoid those, one day our sun will die.

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iPhone 8 lines were orderly and short. In other words, a snooze

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:44

Apple buyers are waiting for iPhone X. Plus, Apple has become more efficient at filling pre-orders.

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This is the best deal we've ever seen on a 4K OLED TV

Fri, 2017-09-22 15:43

This is a Black Friday-level steal.

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L.L. Bean's new ad can only be seen in the sunlight

Fri, 2017-09-22 14:53

If you want to see L.L. Bean's new ad, you're going to have to step outdoors.

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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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