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Report: Apple to Buy Shazam

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
The deal for the music-recognition app may be valued at more than $400 million, and could be announced as soon as Monday.

Control Hilton Hotel Room Gadgets With Your Smartphone

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
Guests will be able to control the thermostat, lights, TV, and window coverings from the Hilton Honors app on their smartphone.

Coinbase Warns Customers About Bitcoin Investing Risks

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
Customers may face service disruptions and trading limitations when using Coinbase, the company's CEO warned on Thursday.

Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
The bug was triggered when the software's malware protection engine scanned a rigged file.

Talk to Santa Via Amazon Alexa, Google Home

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
With the help of Amazon Alexa or Google Home, you can ring up the North Pole and talk to the big guy himself.

2018 OLED iPhones Expected to Use Bigger L-Shaped Batteries

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
By utilizing an L-shape design, Apple can squeeze more capacity inside the iPhone casing.

San Francisco Cracks Down on Delivery Robots

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
Legislators say they want to prevent overcrowding and keep pedestrians safe, though the crackdown may partly be fueled by concerns about robots replacing human workers.

Nvidia's Titan V Graphics Card Costs $3K

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
It's 'the most powerful graphics card ever created for the PC,' but is aimed at AI, not gaming (unless you have money to burn).

PS4 Sales Surpass 70.6 Million

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
Sony's PS4 sales total is increasing by 10 million every five months while games sales now sit at over 617 million.

Report: New YouTube Music Service Launching in March

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:45
Internally, the subscription service is called Remix and Warner Music Group has apparently already signed up.

Apple HomeKit Flaw Opens Smart Locks to Hacking

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Apple has reportedly rolled out a temporary fix that stops the bug, but disables a 'remote access to shared users' feature.

Qualcomm: First 5G Phones Won't Be Battery Hogs

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Qualcomm says that the first 5G phones won't have the horrid battery life we saw with early 4G phones, which is great news.

AlphaGo AI Conquers Top-Ranked Chess Bot

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
The feat shows how the AI technology can translate to different domains, according to researchers at DeepMind.

Best Buy Offering Big Discounts on Apple Gadgets

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Apple devices don't go on sale very often, so if you've been waiting for a deal, this is your opportunity.

Hackers Rob Bitcoin Mining Site, Possibly Stealing $70M

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
The NiceHash breach has customers worried they've lost their bitcoin with the site.

Google Adds 'Selfie-Style Videos' From Celebs to Search Results

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Priyanka Chopra, Tracee Ellis Ross, Will Ferrell and other celebrities answer your commonly asked questions.

Airlines Restrict Smart Luggage Over Safety Concerns

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta Air Lines will require travelers to remove the battery if they want to check any smart bags.

Drake, Moana Top Apple Charts in 2017

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Apple's editors and curators named the meditation app Calm the No. 1 iPhone app of 2017 and photo-editing app Affinity Photo the top iPad app.

4 Ways the Snapdragon 845 Could Beat Apple's A11

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 might not outpace Apple's A11 on CPU performance, but it has other great features, which could make a real difference for upcoming phones.

Qualcomm Teases Windows Laptop Service Plan Details

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:45
Qualcomm gave some more details on where its Windows-on-Snapdragon laptops are going in the future, including speculating on wireless service plans.

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