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Airbnb is buying a scam-fighting background check technology

Airbnb is getting more serious when it comes to keeping fraudulent listings and shady renters off the website. According to Bloomberg, the short-term rental platform is buying Trooly Inc., a startup specializing in background checks to fight off scam…
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Qualcomm amps up charging technology with new Quick Charge 4+ capabilities

Earlier this year in conjunction with the release of the Snapdragon 835 processor, Qualcomm also announced they were going to introduce a new Quick Charge 4 scheme for when devices do need to be recharged. In some of our tests, like with the Samsung Galaxy S8+ that features the Snapdragon 835, we found power management […]

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Nuclear warfare and the technology of peace

The atom captivated the world in 1939. Since the discovery of the neutron in the early 1930s, the international scientific community had been racing to unlock new elements and further understand the immense power trapped inside the smallest, most ba…
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5 of our favorite mad gadgets from the London Wearable Technology Show

We spent time on the show floor at the recent London Wearable Technology show, finding the most unusual, fun, different, and downright mad new gadgets on display. Here are our five favorites from the show.

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Nick Offerman offers a more intimate technology when text messages don’t cut it

Actor and humorist Nick Offerman chatted with Digital Trends’ Greg Nibler and Rick Stella about new technology he’s revealing at CES 2017. There are times when a text message just doesn’t convey the emotional impact of another technology, he said.

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A 60 fps, 4K action camera could be coming in 2017 from Yi Technology

In 2017, a 4K, 60 fps action camera could hit the market and challenger-brand Yi Technology aims to make the first one. The company teased its new cameras during a pre-CES announcement over the weekend.

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How AMOLED technology works

It’s no doubt that you’ve heard the words “Super AMOLED” or “AMOLED” before. Not only is it a technology, but the words are oft thrown about in marketing to catch your attention, too. But, many of us don’t know what AMOLED technologies are and how they affect our smartphones. There’s quite a lot too them […]

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Geohot open-sources his semi-autonomous car technology

George "Geohot" Hotz's semi-autonomous driving add-on, Comma One, didn't work out as planned. However, that doesn't mean the underlying technology will never see the light of day — far from it. The Comma.ai team has published the source code for b…
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Today we carry technology. Tomorrow we’ll wear it

No longer just a means for protecting us from the elements, tomorrow’s clothing will be stronger, lighter, more comfortable, custom fitted to us, and even smart enough to interact with our gadgets.

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Seven easy ways to track your sleep habits with technology

There are a handful of different ways you can leverage today’s tech to get a better night’s sleep, so we rounded up seven of the best ways to do so. Read on to get the lowdown on the best sleep-tracking tech around.

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Smart solar kiosks: Poverty reduction through machine-to-machine technology

African Renewable Energy Distributor uses solar phone-charging carts in Rwanda to provide jobs and help phone users with no access to electricity. The micro-franchise is available free to women and disabled men.

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Fleksy’s team is going to Pinterest, but its technology is going public

It’s not very common for a team to be acquired but not its technology, and that’s exactly what happened today between a photo sharing service and a keyboard replacement. Pinterest has announced it is bringing in the team behind Fleksy, which is a very popular keyboard replacement that’s used by millions of people on Android […]

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New smart gun technology may help with gun safety in the US

Following President Obama’s executive action announcement this past Tuesday, renewed attention is being paid to the notion of “smart guns,” with newly developed technology taking center stage.

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Ralph Lauren’s new smart Polo shirts combine fashion and technology

With Ralph Lauren’s introduction of their new “smart” PoloTech shirt, high-tech fashion is now synonymous with high-fashion technology. For a cool $ 295, you can be the proud owner of one of these luxury items.

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Best Wearable Technology For Students

Heading back to school and want a new piece of wearable tech? There’s a lot of choice out there, so to help out, here are our five wearable picks for 2015, based on functionality, style, and price.

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