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B&O Play Helps Create First Beer Infused With Music

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Bang & Olufsen's B&O Play brand decides to move into beer production with a little help from Danish microbrewery Mikkeller.

DJI to Restrict Unregistered Drones

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
To use all flight functions and live in-flight video streaming on a DJI drone, you'll have to register it.

Google Jamboard Goes on Sale

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Google's $5,000 collaborative and smart digital whiteboard is now available to buy.

Oops: Uber Kept Nearly $50M of Drivers' Money

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Uber incorrectly calculated how much its commission should have been on rides in New York City over the past two and a half years, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Ikea's Smart Lightbulbs to Get Apple HomeKit Support

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
The update will also make them compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa, broadening the bulbs' appeal among casual smart home enthusiasts.

LeEco Lays Off Staff, Will Scale Back US Presence

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Eyeing a smartphone or TV from the Chinese electronics giant? Better act quickly, since the company is laying off staff and planning to limit marketing efforts.

Facebook Brings Private Chat to Live Broadcasts

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Now you can have a private conversation during a public Facebook Live broadcast without leaving the interface.

Here's How to Jam With Paul Simon (Virtually)

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
The Skirball Cultural Center's 'Paul Simon: Words and Music' exhibit in LA lets you create tunes like the music legend.

Sweden Lists Itself on Airbnb for Free

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
The marketing gimmick is designed to draw attention to the "freedom to roam" law that allows anyone to visit Swedish public lands for free.

Google's AlphaGo AI Beats Human Go Champion

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
An algorithm developed by Google's sister company DeepMind is once again taking on human opponents in the ancient Chinese strategy game of Go.

Instagram Introduces Location, Hashtag Stories

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
These new features will let you more easily 'see what's happening around you and find stories related to your interests,' Instagram wrote in a blog post.

Snapchat Debuts Custom Stories

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
The new feature lets you collaborate with friends on collections of photos and videos centered around a big event or a specific location.

Intel's Euclid Robot Dev Kit Launches May 31

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
Intel wants Euclid to be the brain, eyes, and communication device at the heart of new robot projects.

Polar A370 Offers 24/7 Heart Rate Monitoring

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:30
During periods of inactivity, the $199 A370 tracks your resting heart rate at least every five minutes.

Nokia, Apple Exploring Health Tech Partnership Following Patent Fight

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
Apple and Nokia have ended their patent fight and said they're planning to explore 'future collaboration in digital health initiatives.'

PayPal Sues Pandora Over Logo Similarities

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
PayPal claims Pandora ignored 110 pages of examples showing how its logo is causing consumer confusion.

New Resident Evil Movie Will Reboot Series

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
Just when you thought the Resident Evil movie franchise was over, Constantin Film confirms it is planning a reboot.

Nike's New Apple Watch Bands Match Your Shoes

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
Buying some new Nike running shoes and an Apple Watch at the same time? Might as well make sure the colors match.

New Apple Ads Explain Why You Should Get an iPhone

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
A new series of 15-second clips depicts the iPhone's strengths over Android. They're eerily familiar to anyone who remembers the Get a Mac campaign.

Newest Mercedes Factory Will Churn Out Batteries

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30
Eyeing Tesla, Mercedes plans to greatly ramp up battery production as it plans new electric car models and begins selling its refrigerator-sized home battery in the US.

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