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Feds: If Airlines Allow Voice Calls, They Should Tell You Upfront

9 min 13 sec ago
Voice calls aren't currently allowed on planes, but Wi-Fi calling and other innovations could make it a reality.

Magic Leap: Our Product Is Not Over-Hyped

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
The company's CEO responded to criticism that it is abandoning technologies it originally promised.

Judge: Divorce Notice Sent Via Facebook Is Invalid

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
It's like nailing the notice to a non-existent building.

Obama Orders Investigation of Russian Hacking Efforts

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
The report is expected to be finished before the president leaves office in January.

Report: Googlers Not Getting Holiday Gifts This Year

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
Alphabet used the money it would have spent on gifts for employees on those who need it more.

Michigan Welcomes Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
New laws catapult Michigan to one of the most self-driving-friendly states in the US.

Facebook Glitch Reposts Old Photos

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
'We are aware of this and are investigating,' a Facebook spokesperson told PCMag.

This Startup Uses AI to Turn Animal-Based Foods Vegan

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
NotCo is using AI to create new, plant-based versions of popular animal-based foods like mayonnaise and yogurt.

Rate TV Shows, Movies Right From Google Search

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
When you search for HBO's Westworld, for example, you'll see an option to give the show a thumbs up or down.

Taking Audi's Red Light Countdown System for a Spin

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
Audi's Traffic Light Information system includes a red-light countdown timer; we took a test drive in Las Vegas.

Report: VW's Porsche Probed Over Emissions-Cheating Tech

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
The luxury sportscar brand is the second VW subsidiary to be accused.

Facebook Lets You Create 'Frames' For Photos, Videos

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
If you're familiar with Snapchat Geofilters, this is basically the same thing.

Super Mario Run Can't Be Played Offline

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto says it's a decision taken to stop piracy.

Solve Your Problems With IKEA 'Retail Therapy'

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
The Swedish budget-furniture emporium renamed products to match common Google searches.

Twitter 'Accidentally' Killed @ Usernames

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
We got a glimpse into a world where usernames don't count toward Twitter character limits.

Samsung Update to Disable All Galaxy Note 7 Handsets in the US

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
UPDATE: Verizon will not roll out Samsung's update, but AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile will.

BOTS Act Cracks Down on Cyber Scalpers

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
Federal legislation prohibits the use of online bots to stockpile event tickets for resale at marked-up prices.

Why I Left MacOS for a Surface Book

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:45
Windows has a chance to steal creative types away from the Mac platform. Here's why I switched.

Twitch to Host White House Gaming Marathon

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 22:45
Streaming legends with hundreds of thousands of followers will encourage gamers to sign up for health insurance.

Google Gives Developers the Keys to Google Home

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 22:45
Letting developers onto the Google Assistant platform will help it compete with Amazon Alexa.

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