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Hitchhiking Robot Meets Demise in City of Brotherly Love

7 hours 29 min ago
The hitchhiking "Hitchbot" robot made it only two weeks in the U.S. before being left for dead in Philadelphia.

Indian Government Bans 850+ Porn Sites

7 hours 29 min ago
ISPs were ordered to block access to 857 porn sites to customers in India.

'Gears of War: Ultimate Edition' Includes Full 'Gears' Collection

7 hours 29 min ago
Buy the Ultimate Edition for Xbox One and get earlier Gears games for Xbox 360 for free, playable on your Xbox One.

Amazon Cracks Down on Prime Account Sharing

7 hours 29 min ago
Previously, Amazon allowed Prime members to share their accounts with up to four household members. Now it's one.

Report: Apple Testing Voicemail Transcribed by Siri

7 hours 29 min ago
Dubbed "iCloud Voicemail," the program is expected to launch sometime next year.

European Car Makers Buy Nokia's Map Business

7 hours 29 min ago
The $3.1 billion acquisition by Audi, BMW, and Daimler/Mercedes-Benz is expected to close in early 2016.

Sony Courts Selfie Enthusiasts With New Xperia Phones

7 hours 29 min ago
The Xperia C5 Ultra incorporates twin 13-megapixel front and rear cameras; the Xperia M5 boasts a 21.5-megapixel main shooter.

AT&T Tips DirecTV, Wireless Bundles

7 hours 29 min ago
New customers can sign up for TV service, unlimited talk and text, and 10GB of shareable wireless data—for $200 per month.

Nadella: Microsoft HoloLens v1 to Arrive Within Next Year

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:20
We don't yet know how Microsoft might handle the release—strictly invited developers only, for example, or a more open dev sale similar to the Oculus Rift.

Summer Games Done Quick Saves Animals, Hits $1.2M in Donations

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:20
We've never seen so much frantic copying and pasting in a Twitch chat.

Amazon Looks to Decouple Alexa from Echo

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:20
That's not to say that the Amazon Echo is going away, per se. Amazon is now allowing other hardware makers to integrate Alexa into their own (microphone-equipped) devices.

Facebook Using Lollapalooza to Test Broader Place Tips

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 06:15
Which is a better way to experience Lollapalooza? Facebook's Place Tips or Snapchat's Live Stories?

Windows 10 Hits 14+ Million Installations Already

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 06:15
Still waiting for your Windows 10 upgrade? Don't.

Kim Dotcom Planning New Open-Source File-Sharing Service

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 06:15
In a Slashdot Q&A, Dotcom claims that Mega isn't what it used to be—nor is it secure anymore.

Audi Hints at Hacker Bounty Program, 'Virtual Cockpit' Ambitions

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Audi plans to bring its revolutionary Virtual Cockpit setup to every single car in its lineup... someday.

9 Pocket Tips to Help You Read it Later

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Pocket lets you save articles, tweets, recipes, and more in one place. Here's how to get the most out of it.

Tips to Get the Most Out of Windows 10's New Photo App

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Windows 10 includes a powerful yet intuitive photos app. Here's how to use it.

Google to France: We're Not Expanding the 'Right to be Forgotten'

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Google called the CNIL's demand "a troubling development that risks serious chilling effects on the Web."

Gadget Remotely Unlocks, Starts Up GM Cars

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Samy Kamkar's OwnStar device can intercept GM's RemoteLink app, and give a hacker remote access to your vehicle.

Pinterest: We're Still Not Diverse Enough

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 06:15
Pinterest, which prompted tech firms to release diversity stats in the first place, has some work of its own to do.

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