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SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial system

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it is bringing charges against a Ukranian hacker for breaking into the agency's corporate filing system to access nonpublic information. The SEC is also charging a number of in…
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Mercedes’ connected A-Class sedan will start at $32,500

Ever since Mercedes-Benz unveiled the first A-Class destined for the US, there's been one question on would-be drivers' lips: just how accessible is this tech-savvy Merc, really? Now you know. The brand has revealed that the 'entry' 2019 sedan will…
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[Sponsored] The Alldocube X is a crowd-funded Galaxy Tab killer

The Alldocube X tablet is a crowdfunding success story, but it’s also a tablet aimed right at high-end devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4. Not only does the Alldocube X match many of Samsung’s specs, but it also sports a sourced Samsung 2K Super AMOLED display at a fraction of the cost. Not only are […]

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NBCUniversal to launch ad-supported TV streaming service in 2020

NBCUniversal isn't going to twiddle its thumbs while competitors like CBS dive deeper into streaming video. The broadcaster has unveiled plans for an ad-supported streaming service that will launch sometime in early 2020. It'll be 'free' if you wat…
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Facebook Stories test helps you invite friends to events

It's hard to make events exciting in Facebook. You can plan things down to the smallest detail, but that won't matter if people don't notice your event amid all the puppy videos and heated debates. Facebook may have a simple solution: put events wh…
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Google Assistant Connect is Google’s answer to a smart, connected device ecosystem

Google Assistant is one of Google’s biggest focuses right now, which is pretty evident if you’ve seen how many Google Assistant compatible devices have been announced at CES this year. But to really grow and permeate every connected device around a home, Google’s going to need to tackle the smaller gadgets, too. Google Assistant Connect […]

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Galaxy S10 release date expected to be March 8th

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 family of phones is expected to be announced at an Unpacked event on February 20th in San Francisco, but when will you actually be able to buy one of the phones? You won’t have to wait too long after the event, fortunately, as sources have confirmed some earlier reports of an official […]

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Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights

It's Canada's turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will require the registration of any drone weighing between 250g and…
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After Math: How we survived CES 2019

As cleanup crews descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center and the events attendees reluctantly make their ways home, it's hard to believe that the weeklong technology expo is already over. We saw autonomous bread machines, self-driving semis, and e…
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Epic’s updated game store refund policy matches Steam

The Epic Games Store wasn't all that refund-friendly on launch. You could only ask for two refunds in an entire year (albeit after unlimited hours of play), and you had to submit details like your IP address in a support ticket to have a hope of gett…
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Redmi Note 7 is official with a huge 48MP camera, 6.3-inch Full HD display and 4,000mAh battery

Known for producing budget-conscious handsets for Xiaomi in previous years, Redmi has officially launched its very first handset as an independent entity. The newly announced Redmi Note 7 features a metal and glass design, along with a 6.3-inch display, a massive 48MP rear camera, and a big 4,000mAh battery.  Besides being the first phone to be […]

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The best portable mini projector

By Daniel Varghese and Adrienne Maxwell This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full portable mi…
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IMDb launches ad-supported free streaming service ‘Freedive’ in USA

IMDb has today announced a new, free and ad-supported streaming service called ‘Freedive’, though it has a rather small offering and is US-only for now. This move adds to Amazon’s growing digital ecosystem and gives Amazon a serious competitor to the new Roku channel, which also features a ton of free, ad-supported content. Since Netflix incepted the […]

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SEO is tricky, but it’s also one of the most important aspects of managing any kind of digital presence. You need to maintain good Google rankings for people to actually discover your content, so you’re going to need how to make that work. The good news is that you can pick up the comprehensive SEO […]

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Sony was accidentally blocking Kodi on their smart TVs, but a fix is coming

Now that the CES fun is out of the way, it’s time to get back to the regular news, like major manufacturers screwing up simple things. That’s what we’re all here for, right? Anyway, turns out Sony has been blocking Kodi from being installed on their recent smart TVs running Android TV, and while it’s […]

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China cracks down on Twitter users critical of its government

It won't surprise you to hear that China keeps a tight lid on homegrown social networks, but it's now doing more to stifle free expression on outside networks, too. The New York Times reported that Chinese law enforcement recently began a crackdown…
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US Secret Service is probing how crooks use smart credit cards for fraud

Credit card thieves have been taking advantage of smart card technologies to avoid getting caught, according to Krebs on Security. The US Secret Service offices in New York and St. Louis have apparently been working on a criminal investigation involv…
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VLC reaches three billion downloads, will soon add AirPlay

VLC, the video player that'll crunch every format you've heard of, plus all the ones you haven't, is about to hit a huge milestone. Variety spotted an installation at VideoLan's CES booth that's counting ever-closer to the three billion download mark…
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It’s official: Samsung to launch Galaxy S10 at Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20

After endless rumors that the Galaxy S10 would launch before MWC 2018 kicks off next month, we now know that Samsung will hold an Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20th. The Korean company will not only unveil up to three variants of the Galaxy S10 but possibly also show off its Galaxy X […]

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Fiat Chrysler settles with US over diesel emissions cheating

Fiat Chrysler is about to pay a stiff penalty for its alleged diesel vehicle emissions cheating. The automaker has reached a settlement with the Justice Department, EPA and California that will see it make amends for claimed violations of the country…
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EU courts told ‘right to be forgotten’ law should not apply globally

Europe's "right to be forgotten" law has consistently proven challenging since it was passed in 2014. For starters, requests may only be granted if information is considered "inadequate" or "irrelevant", but there's no clear ruleset for those terms,…
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Honor 10 Lite Specifications

Huawei’s budget e-brand has unveiled a new budget champion in the form of the Honor 10 Lite that boasts a £199/€229 price tag. Coming in cheaper than the Honor 8X (reviewed here) that launched just a few months ago, the 10 Lite boasts an all-glass design, a Full-HD display with a dewdrop notch, a big […]

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The Honor View 20 squeezes lots of quirks into a gorgeous body

To say Huawei has a complicated relationship with the United States is a pretty massive understatement, but it's still here at CES showing off laptops, a mobile photo printer and the surprisingly nice Honor View 20. (A note for people who don't routi…
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PAX Labs CEO on how technology will demystify cannabis

PAX makes some of the most popular cannabis vaporizers around. By fusing technology, with innovative software, the company hopes to take the mystery out of getting high. But, there are problems. Many people don't know where to start, it's still i…
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DFree helps the incontinent heed the call of nature

Most folks have little trouble recognizing when their bladders are nearly at capacity and are able to plan accordingly. However for the elderly, disabled, and infirm, doing so isn't always quite so easy. But that's where the DFree from Triple W comes…
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[TA Deals] Master social media marketing with this discounted bundle! (97% off!)

Social media marketing can be tricky to do well, especially if you don’t have much prior experience. Fortunately, if you’re planning on getting into it or if you need to give your brand a much-needed boost, Talk Android Deals is offering a bundle with a cool discount to help you out. The bundle includes 28 […]

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LiFiMax’s invisible light internet works with up to 16 users

If you need to connect multiple folks in a room but are concerned about security or radio frequency pollution, French company Oledcomm has a new LiFi tech solution. LiFiMax mounts on a ceiling like a smoke detector or light and provides up to 16 dong…
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HTC’s next VR headset is the Vive Cosmos

The Vive Cosmos exists and it's built for folks who may have hesitated to buy a VR headset in the past. With this device, HTC is emphasizing comfort, simplicity and ease-of-access. Just like the Vive and Vive Pro, the Vive Cosmos needs a processing…
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Samsung’s smart televisions to gain official iTunes app and AirPlay 2 support from spring

CES 2019 has barely begun and there’s already an announcement from Samsung that is so far out of left field that you may have to check that it isn’t April’s Fool’s Day. The Korean company has just issued a press release stating that an official app for Apple’s iTunes will roll out to its Tizen-powered […]

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[TA Deals] Snag the Complete Back-End Developer Bundle for cheap! (95% off)

If you want to learn to become a full backend developer, you’re going to want our massive Complete Back-end Developer bundle. It will teach you the basics of tons of different technologies and programming languages, including Python and Ruby, and it won’t break the bank, either. This bundle includes almost 700 lessons over 9 courses, […]

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Google’s Fuchsia OS will support Android apps, and that’s a big deal.

In a small update to part of their Android Open Source Project repository, Google has quietly confirmed that their up-and-coming Fuchsia operating system will be able to run Android apps, and that’s a big deal. Fuchsia was first incepted over two years ago in August 2016, at least in a public Github repository, and it immediately lit […]

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Shutdown means government won’t engage with the tech industry at CES

It's not just FCC Chairman Ajit Pai who'll back out of CES as a result of the US government shutdown. The Consumer Technology Association has confirmed that at least ten government officials have cancelled their speaking engagements at the technolog…
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Apple explains iPad Pro build process in response to bending concerns

When Apple first responded to concerns that its iPad Pros were shipping with a slight bend, the company essentially said that it's a non-issue. Since that will definitely not be enough for a lot of people, Apple has detailed the device's manufacturin…
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Google begins rolling out spam protection for Messages

Google has been rumored to deploy spam protection in Android’s default Messages app for some time now, and it looks like that feature is finally going live, at least for some users. Not everyone has it yet, but with so many people starting to see it pop up it shouldn’t take too long before it’s […]

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Android Pie stable update starts to roll out to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Just days ago another One UI beta update hit Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9, and apparently the company was immediately very happy with the state of the software. Now the finalized, stable version of Android Pie has started to roll out to the Note 9 in a few countries around the world, which should kick open […]

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Watch the trailer for Netflix’s ‘Carmen Sandiego’ reboot

If you've been wondering where in the world Carmen Sandiego is, the answer is on Netflix. The famous international criminal is getting an animated reboot on the streaming platform, and the first trailer for the upcoming series arrived today. The 20-e…
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‘Hitman: Absolution’ and ‘Blood Money’ remasters arrive January 11th

Following the success of Hitman and Hitman 2, Warner Bros. and IO Interactive are looking to strike while enthusiasm is high by releasing a remastered collection of older games in the series. The Hitman HD Enhanced Collection includes Hitman: Absolut…
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Infiniti unveils its electric QX Inspiration concept

Infiniti is surprisingly late to the EV game, considering what its rivals are doing and the fact that parent Nissan has been making the Leaf since 2010. It just unveiled the QX Inspiration, a concept rather than a production car, that it will show of…
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The NFL wants Alexa to be your playoff watching companion

Just in time for the start of the playoffs, the NFL has released a new skill for Amazon Alexa devices. "A Rookie's Guide to the NFL" will guide fans and folks who are new to the game through the 2019 postseason, with information about teams, rules, p…
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Leaked Moto Z4 Play renders reveal it will maintain Moto Mods, surprisingly

  I must hand it to Lenovo, for all the many issues and shortcomings their Moto phones have had, especially when it comes to updates, it appears they will actually continue supporting their ‘Moto Mods‘ on their upcoming Moto Z4 Play. Lenovo debuted their line of semi-modular phones back in 2016, with the introduction of the well-reviewed Moto […]

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Red teases ‘Lithium,’ a 3D camera for its Hydrogen One phone

At $ 1,300, RED's Hydrogen One smartphone was never really aimed at consumers, so now it's starting to reveal a strategy for its bread-and-butter pro cinematographer market. On Facebook, it showed off "Lithium," a 3D camera that essentially uses the H…
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You can now make donations directly through Google Assistant and Google Home

  Google wants to make it easier to donate to your favorite charities and organizations, and they started that process by allowing donations directly from the Play Store last year. Now they’re going a step further and adding quick donation options right into Google Assistant and your local Google Home devices. The process really is […]

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LG’s 2019 TVs add HDMI 2.1 and 8K

CES 2019 hasn't started yet, but LG is already drip-feeding information about this year's OLED and LCD TVs. While it didn't mention the rollable OLED we're expecting, it did list model numbers for two 8K sets, with an 88-inch Z9 OLED and SM99 8K LCD…
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Moto G6 Plus finally receives its Android Pie 9.0 update

One of the draws of Motorola‘s G-series only a few years ago was its nearly-stock Android system and fast updates – almost like a proto-Android-One setup. However, ever since Google sold Motorola to Lenovo in 2014 and was relegated to merely a brand, the classic phone manufacturer’s devices have disappointingly gone from being amongst the first […]

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New gaming platform will debut one short game each day of the year

A new gaming platform called Meditations could be a great fit for people who love playing those random online games a few minutes a day to decompress. It promises to launch one new "tiny game" every day in 2019, each one accompanied by text to serve…
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Netflix pulls Hasan Minhaj episode critical of Saudi Arabia government

Netflix rarely finds itself thrust into political debates like other internet giants, but it won't enjoy that luxury in 2019. The streaming service has pulled the second episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj in Saudi Arabia after the country alle…
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx has started orbiting asteroid Bennu

After NASA's OSIRIS-REx arrived at asteroid Bennu in early December, its ground team quickly started measuring and mapping out the celestial body. They needed all the information they could get in order to enter Bennu's orbit, since the asteroid has…
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Bootleg version of ‘One Cut of the Dead’ accidentally released on Amazon

One Cut of the Dead, a comedic zombie film that has been making waves on the Japanese film circuit, was briefly available to stream on Amazon Prime Video yesterday. Just one problem: it was never supposed to be. Third Window Films, the distributor of…
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Beijing uses face-detecting smart locks to curb public housing abuses

China's ever-growing reliance on facial recognition is spreading to public housing. Beijing is ramping up the use of face-detecting smart locks in public housing projects to bolster security for tenants (such as denying access to strangers) and crac…
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