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People are about to start dumping cable faster than ever before

It's a bad time to be a cable TV executive. Streaming services are popping up faster than big cable companies can throttle them, and years of bad customer service mean that customers are chomping at the bit to switch to something else. Recent data has indicated that a steady trickle of customers hav

BGR - 2017-09-24 13:00:20

This top rated robot vacuum somehow costs under $100

Roombas are some of the coolest gadgets out there that make use of autonomous technology. They make our lives easier, obviously, by taking care of the mundane task of sweeping up our homes. But Roombas can also be pretty pricey, which is why it's always good to keep an eye out for sales on good alte

BGR - 2017-09-23 14:30:47

GO Keyboard apps could be spying on over 200 million Android users

According to a new report, a pair of third party keyboard apps that are listed in the Google Play Store under GO Keyboard could actually be spying on you. The developer, listed as the GOMO Dev Team, says that "We will never collect your personal info including credit card information. In fact, we ca

PHONE ARENA - 2017-09-23 02:04:00

There might finally be a driverless car with some common sense

Jason Paris / Flickr, CC Boston's notoriously unfriendly drivers and chaotic roads may be the perfect testing ground for a fundamentally different kind of self-driving car. An MIT spin-off called iSee is developing and testing the autonomous driving system using a novel approach to artificial int

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-22 23:08:00

SolarCity, which is now owned by Tesla, will pay $29.5 million to settle allegations that it tried to cheat the government

SolarCity Founder & CEO Lyndon Rive and SolarCity Chairman Elon Musk speak about the SolarCity IPO during the opening bell ceremony at that NASDAQ stock exchange on December 13, 2012 in Manhattan, New York.Mark Von Holden/AP The Justice Department has been investigating SolarCity since 2012, claimin

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-22 16:25:39

It would be crazy not to resell your phone on eBay

It's always exciting to upgrade your phone to the latest model, and with the release of the new iPhone 8, 8s, and X you may be left wondering what to do with your current phone. Rather than just tossing it into "the drawer" (because we all have one of those drawers) and forgetting about it altogethe

MASHABLE - 2017-09-22 16:05:59

Facebook's racist ad problems were baked in from the start

Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Facebook and Google, two of world's biggest and most influential companies, pride themselves on their ad businesses. These operations generate tens of billions of dollars per year, thanks in part to letting advertisers target even the most obscure microcommunities usi

THE VERGE - 2017-09-22 14:19:55

iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It's not even a contest anymore

We already know the iPhone 8's A11 Bionic processor will deliver tremendous performance. Benchmark scores showed that the new chip is miles ahead of the competition when it comes to scores, and it's even able to outperform some of Apple's most recent MacBook Pros. But how does the chip fare in real-

BGR - 2017-09-22 14:15:30

Snapchat filters for funerals? Yes, that's really a thing

Many people set up special filters for birthdays, graduations and weddings. Funerals are just a logical, if unusual, next step. Snapchat geofilters are normally for birthdays and weddings. But people are making them for funerals, too. Aaron Robinson/CNET A somber mood enveloped Stephenie Buchanan'

CNET - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

LOOK: This Artificial Muscle Can Lift Up To 1,000 Times Its Own Weight

Researchers were able to develop artificial muscles that aren't just cost-effective but can also lift up to a thousand times its weight. Should we expect to see the creation of lifelike robots soon?3D-Printed Artificial Muscles Researchers from Columbia Engineering have created artificial muscles th

TECH TIMES - 2017-09-22 11:24:00

Google's new trade in program can bag you up to $388 off a Pixel

Google has launched a trade in program via its online store ahead of the anticipated launch of the Google Pixel 2. The program allows customers to hand over an existing smartphone to save up to $388 on a Google Pixel or Pixel XL (though the Pixel 2 will likely be added once it's available) from a li

ANDROID AUTHORITY - 2017-09-22 10:25:29

11 ways to improve iPhone battery life with iOS 11

Jason Cipriani/CNET Hooray, a new iOS update is here! Oh no, my old iPhone is ripping through battery life at an alarming rate! Updating to a new version of iOS can be a rollercoaster of emotions (and that's if it updates at all). If your iPhone doesn't hold a charge like it used to, here are 11

CNET - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

There's no apocalypse Saturday, but there is reason to worry

YouTube prophets claim the end of days is Sept. 23 when a nonexistent planet will supposedly smack into us. Meanwhile, a very real threat exists. Don't scrap your weekend plans on account of this warning. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/S. Wiessinger The latest end-of-the-world prophecies tell us

CNET - 2017-09-22 05:49:00

Police need warrant to track cell phones, appeals court says

A judge must sign off when police use "Stingrays" to record all the cell phone numbers nearby. The devices trick cell phones by acting like cell towers. An appeals court ruled Wednesday that police must get a warrant to use cell-site simulators, also called Stingrays, to locate suspects through thei

CNET - 2017-09-21 22:23:18

Verizon is giving away free iPhone 8s, if you can find them

Through Friday, Sept. 22, Verizon's iPhone 8 promotion will lead you on an AR scavenger hunt across the city. Verizon is offering up to $300 off an iPhone 8 when you trade in your old phone. Even better, the company is also giving away iPhones 8s. That is, if you can find them. The AR number 8 coul

CNET - 2017-09-21 22:07:00

Bose made a speaker for your neck

Bose Imagine an airplane neck pillow, but instead of a cushioned place to rest your head, it's a speaker that wraps around you. Bose made that thing, and it's called the SoundWear Companion Wearable Speaker. The device pairs over Bluetooth to your phone, meaning it can take calls and work like any o

THE VERGE - 2017-09-21 21:18:08

Bose takes on Apple AirPods with 'true wireless' headphones

Whether or not you think Apple AirPods look silly, you can't question their popularity. Demand has outpaced supply for much of their nine-month existence, fueling both Apple's bottom line and the market for "true wireless" earphones - models where there's no wire connecting the two earbuds. Competit

MASHABLE - 2017-09-21 20:15:11

Reminder: How to Pre-Sign for Your Delivery of New Apple Products Tomorrow

If you have an iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, or Apple TV 4K scheduled for delivery tomorrow, be aware that Apple requires its courier partners like UPS and FedEx to collect a signature upon delivery since they are valuable items. Fortunately, if you won't be home during the day, Apple offers the

MACRUMORS FORUMS - 2017-09-21 20:11:00

Meet the Ferrari of portable chargers

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Your portable charger is a Toyota Camry. And that's cool, no disrespect-we're sure it gets the job done. This portable charger, on the other hand, is a Ferrari. Alas, it leaves your Camry in the d

MASHABLE - 2017-09-21 19:59:21

Want to know why the iPhone is special? Just look at the iPhone 5

Going off the Scrooge McDuck-sized piles of cash that the iPhone has made Apple over the years, you'd think that making money from selling $700 smartphones is easy. But as the list of failed smartphone companies grows, it's increasingly obvious that doing what Apple does isn't simple. Plenty has bee

BGR - 2017-09-21 19:58:46

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will release the Russia-linked ads to investigators

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.REUTERS/Stephen Lam Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that his company would release the more than 3,000 ads affiliated with Russia to government investigators. "I care deeply about the democratic process and protecting its integrity," he said during a live b

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-21 19:43:28

The original, massive Xbox controller is coming back... with a mysterious screen in the center

The most gigantic controller ever made is making a comeback. This holiday season, the original Xbox controller - a.k.a. The Duke - is going to be revived by third-party manufacturer Hyperkin. The design has been officially approved by Microsoft, according to a tweet from Seamus Blackley, who helped

MASHABLE - 2017-09-21 19:04:48

Adblock Plus can now protect your computer from being hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Adblock Plus wants to protect you from sites using your computer resources to mine cryptocurrency. The team has released a filter that users can add to their Adblock Plus browser extension in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Android. Add the extension and it will take care of the rest: Your device will

VENTUREBEAT - 2017-09-21 17:08:11

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers, it can boost anyone's productivity at work - here's how

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versati

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Mercedes is building smarter headlights for its cars of the future

Roberto Baldwin / Engadget In a dark garage at the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, a flat gray S-Class illuminates a white screen at the end of long hall. The headlights blast on and while the light is bright, it's not that impressive. Then Stefan Toepfer, electronic and software d

ENGADGET - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

If Bill Gates could go back in time, he'd fix 'Control+Alt+Delete'

Bill Gates has one regret: The two-handed maneuver "Control+Alt+Delete" shortcut that was once required to reboot any Windows computer. He publicly conceded this Wednesday while on stage at Bloomberg's Global Business Forum, in New York City, CNNMoneyreported. "If I could make one small edit, I'd ma

MASHABLE - 2017-09-21 14:59:13

Google, Twitter, Reddit and others could be drawn into an investigation by the U.S. Congress into Russia and the 2016 election

A congressional investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election - and the way in which Kremlin-aligned forces may have pursued their efforts on social media - is already expanding beyond early scrutiny of Facebook. For Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on his chamber's intelligen

RECODE - 2017-09-21 14:50:01

Face ID can protect iPhone X from thieves, but not the law

Despite all the safeguards behind Face ID, the biometric tech will have a hard time providing privacy in the courts. For the police, unlocking your iPhone X could be the same as taking your mugshot, thanks to Face ID. One of the marquee features of Apple's latest flagship phone, Face ID uses multip

CNET - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Nokia 8 Hits The FCC With 6GB RAM & 128GB Of Storage

HMD Global may be preparing to release a more capable variant of the Nokia 8 in the United States, with the Finnish company submitting a device with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal flash memory to the Federal Communications Commission earlier this month as part of its certification request. The han

ANDROID HEADLINES - 2017-09-21 10:37:15

Melania Trump Urges Adults to Teach Children About Cyberbullying 'By Our Own Example'

In her first appearance at a United Nations event, Melania Trump focused on issues facing the world's children, urging adults to take the lead in teaching them "life's many ethical lessons" and combating cyberbullying. Hosting a luncheon for spouses of U.N. world leaders and committee heads on Wedne

TIME - 2017-09-21 06:15:25

Netflix paid an incredible amount for Jerry Seinfeld's new specials and show

Jerry Seinfeld's very first Netflix special debuted yesterday, following a long line of comedy exclusives which call the streaming service home. The hour-long event, called Jerry Before Seinfeld, is the first of two exclusive specials the legendary comedian is providing for Netflix, and combined wit

BGR - 2017-09-21 03:32:23