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Furby Gets Bluetooth, Reacts to Watching Videos with Kids

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Furby Connect is the latest member of a relaunched line of the classic furry robots from the 1990s.

Was That an Earthquake? Google Knows

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Just search for "earthquake near me" and Google will offer a summary of the quake at the top of the search results.

Private Terrorism Watchlist Leaked Online

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
It includes millions of individuals and organizations suspected of money laundering and having links to terrorism.

PlayStation Vue Arrives on Android

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Plus, Sony has added some new features for PS Vue on PS4 and PS3.

Nvidia Shield Adds 4K, HDR Streaming Options

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Netflix, Vudu, and YouTube are now available on the Android TV box.

Google's Next-Gen Mobile OS Is Android Nougat

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Google announced today that Android 7.0 will officially be known as Nougat.

Google-Backed Undersea Internet Cable Goes Live

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The trans-Pacific cable links Japan and the West Coast of the US, delivering 60 terabits per second of bandwidth.

Second Annual Amazon Prime Day Set for July 12

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The online retail giant says this will be "the biggest Amazon event ever" with more than 100,000 deals.

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Arrive in US

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The unlocked Galaxy S7 will set you back $669.99 while the unlocked S7 Edge is $100 more at $769.99.

Multiple Destinations Feature Spotted on Google Maps App

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The inability to add stopovers is a significant shortcoming of the mobile app compared to Maps on the web.

'Black Girls Code' Finds a Home at Google's New York HQ

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
Putting the organization in the heart of New York's tech scene gives girls opportunities and mentors.

4G LTE Plans for Chevrolets Just Got a Lot Cheaper

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The service is most popular with Silverado and Suburban owners.

This Is Your Last Chance to Pre-Order PlayStation VR

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The last wave of Sony's PS VR pre-orders opens Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.

Uber Is Tracking Bad Drivers: You're Next

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
The sensors in your phone make it easy for Uber to identify bad drivers, but the technology won't stop there.

VLC Media Player Arrives on Windows 10

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:40
An Xbox One version, meanwhile, is slated to arrive this summer.

Facebook Can Stop Blocking Non-Members in Belgium

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:38
The social network can once again open its doors to Belgians without an account.

ACLU Goes After 'Overbroad' Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:38
The act makes it illegal to violate a website's terms of service.

Mozilla Codemoji Teaches Encryption Basics With Emoji

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:38
The site lets you write a message, encode it using emoji, and then send it to a friend.

Experts: Symantec Security Flaw Is 'as Bad as it Gets'

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:38
It allows remote kernel access, which could let hackers corrupt system memory.

Hitachi to Launch Roku TV Set This Year

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:38
Starting this fall, customers can choose from HD and 4K Ultra HD Hitachi models.

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