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NSA surveillance expansion bill moves to House for a vote

Intelligence officials might not get the permanent surveillance powers they're looking for, but they could get some key concessions all the same. The House Intelligence Committee has passed the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 in a partis…
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Get the best seat in the house and watch Coachella live exclusively on YouTube

When you think of Coachella you think of amazing music artists, thrilling performances and nonstop fun in the middle of the desert. This year’s fest will be bigger than ever and even if you can’t make it to Coachella in person, you don’t have to miss out on a moment of the action.

For the seventh year in a row, YouTube brings you the exclusive Coachella livestream presented by T-Mobile. This year, with select acts also available in Live 360. Music fans from around the world can tune-in to Coachella’s YouTube channel from April 14-16, on any screen (desktop, mobile and living room).


Catch performances from global superstars and the hottest rising talent in the world, including headliners Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead, as well as Bon Iver, Future, Gucci Mane, Lorde, New Order, ScHoolboy Q, The xx, Two Door Cinema Club and more.

You can choose from three always-on channels as well as a Live 360 Mode that will appear for select performances. Don’t miss any of the shows you’re most excited for by creating a personalized calendar that lets you track all your favorite performances. The livestream channels will automatically change to your favorite artists based on your selection. And if you turn on notifications for artists you subscribe to, you’ll get a note when they go live.

For the first time ever you’ll even get a sneak peek inside the famous underground dance music Yuma tent.

If you miss one of the big performances, we still have you covered with a video-on-demand hub that will showcase highlights and footage from performers throughout the weekend.

Stay tuned to find out more information about Coachella performances and be sure to subscribe to Coachella’s YouTube channel so you’re part of the action!

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Friend or foe? This AI security system recognizes faces of people who visit your house

Flare is part camera, part AI, part IoT accessory, created by BuddyGuard. The company bills its product as “the first home security system powered by true artificial intelligence.”

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Zencrate is a smart den for your pooch, and may be nicer than your house

For the millions of anxious dogs that are scared of loud noises, there’s Zencrate. This smart crate/den has Wi-Fi, fans, music, a camera, vibration dampening, sound insulation, and memory foam to sooth your furry friend.

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What’s on your HDTV: ‘Voltron,’ ‘Mirror’s Edge’ and ‘House of Lies’

As the NBA and NHL finals are already close two wrapping up, it's time for the summer TV season to kick off. House of Lies will be gone for good after this week, while The Americans season finale means there's only two years left. On streaming, Netfl…
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Try before you buy (a house) with Realstir

Meet Realstir, a startup described as a “social real estate marketplace empowering consumers and real estate professionals through local knowledge and easy real-time communication.” The company allows you to try before you buy your house.

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Google hires a former White House employee to help with policy issues

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You are a large company with a few issues, but need congress to pass a few bills, lean in your favour, or just grease a few palms. How do you do it? Easy, you hire someone who has worked at the White House before and knows all the ins-and-outs of the trade.

That is exactly what Google has done by hiring former White House deputy national security adviser, Caroline Atkinson. She will now be working for Google to lead its public policy efforts. This means she will be handling some very large and tough legal issues Google has been having such as antitrust allegationsEurope’s right to be forgotten laws, general censorship, and more.

Atkinson is a pretty great hire on paper. Other than the White House she has also worked as a journalist and an official at the International Monetary Fund. She shouldn’t have too much trouble handling Google’s issues.

Source: New York Times

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Google takes its amazing Jump VR camera to a very festive White House

Google has taken its amazing Jump VR 360-degree camera rig into the White House, to give us a glimpse of the Christmas decorations adorning the many rooms. Using YouTube and the Google Cardboard viewer, you can see the results.

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I chatted up Buddy, the phone-powered house robot that wants to be R2-D2

Do you like the idea of having R2-D2 scooting around your house, looking after things? If so, you’ll love Buddy, a companion robot that’s available to pre-order right now. Here’s what it’s like to meet him.

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Chaplain services make virtual house calls, offer spiritual guidance via Skype

With the rise of telemedicine and other remote medical services, it was only a matter of time before someone decided that counseling would need to go digital. Now, patients can seek spiritual guidance by way of Skype,

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Cooling down the house: A new smart glass could block both heat and light

University of Texas at Austin professor Delia Milliron and her team are working on a material that can block 90 percent of near-infrared rays and 80 percent of the sun’s visible light, which should help keep homes cooler.

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Projection mapping on the Sydney Opera House is the coolest thing you’ll see all day

Every year, the Sydney Opera House invites artists to bring along their projectors and beam animations onto the building’s iconic sails. This year’s display was entirely hand-drawn, and the results were stunning.

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