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New Atlas’ 2017 Gift Guide: Pet Tech

Your pet is part of the family so it should receive its fair share of holiday gifts right? OK, so most of these gifts are really things to make your life easier but that’s important too this holiday season. So

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New Atlas’ 2017 Gift Guide: Pet Tech

Your pet is part of the family so it should receive its fair share of holiday gifts right? OK, so most of these gifts are really things to make your life easier but that’s important too this holiday season. So

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Japanese pawn shop app Cash acquired for $62.2M by DMM

 DMM, one of Japan’s largest Internet and e-commerce conglomerates, announced today that it will pay 7 billion yen (about $62.2 million) for pawn shop app Cash. Launched this summer, Cash’s software automatically appraises an item’s value based on user photos

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Gallery: World Architecture Festival names the best buildings of 2017

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) has just awarded this year’s prizes to a truly global selection of projects. The winners were selected from a pretty long shortlist comprising 434 projects across 68 different countries, and featured

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Crunch Report | Apple gets served a search warrant and Uber buys a bunch of Volvos

 Hi, my name is Brian. I’ll be your host all Turkey week. Today’s stories: Apple served with a search warrant, Uber orders 24,000 Volvos, Germany bans children’s smartwatches and Using AR to explore endangered species. Read More Go to Source

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Alexa, help fight HIV/AIDS — Amazon unveils Echo (2nd Generation) PRODUCT(RED) edition

If you want to get a hardware voice assistant, you cannot go wrong with Echo. Amazon’s hardware is great, but more importantly, its “Alexa” assistant is much more capable than any of its competitors. This can largely be attributed to

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Is it major depression or bipolar disorder? Ask the heart

People suffering from bipolar disorder swing between emotional highs (manic episodes) and severe depression. Perhaps not surprisingly, they’re often mistakenly diagnosed as simply having major depression, which actually requires a different treatment. According to a new study from Illinois’ Loyola

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Human stem cells get paraplegic rats moving again

There are some paraplegic rats that are now able to walk again, or that are at least coming close to doing so, and it’s thanks to human stem cells. The cells essentially helped bridge a gap that scientists had introduced

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Human stem cells get paraplegic rats moving again

There are some paraplegic rats that are now able to walk again, or that are at least coming close to doing so, and it’s thanks to human stem cells. The cells essentially helped bridge a gap that scientists had introduced

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Oculus has big plans to expand in the greater Seattle area

 As Amazon looks to stamp its footprint beyond the Seattle area, Oculus is making further inroads into the Pacific Northwest’s major tech hub. As reported by Seattle-based tech site GeekWire, local real estate sources say that the Facebook-owned virtual reality

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Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to 36 percent

 Google today announced that it’s cutting the price of using Nvidia’s Tesla GPUs through its Compute Engine by up to 36 percent. In U.S. regions, using the somewhat older K80 GPUs will now cost $0.45 per hour while using the

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Verizon to offer discounted deal on FIOS for a limited time only

Internet, TV and phone have become, perhaps sadly, some of the most important services in our lives. The problem for many of us is getting the service we want as it’s limited in most areas — in fact, many people

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OnePlus 5T: Is this the best flagship killer yet?

It does not take long to realize that the OnePlus 5T is designed to impress. The new flagship killer ticks all the right boxes with its high-end processor, cutting-edge display, dual camera and premium unibody construction. It is a tour

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Tests for Liberals

Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Al Franken, Roy Moore, and a test for the Democratic Party. Go to Source

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Edible Marble Machine is sugar sweet

For his entry in a cake decorating, sugarcraft and baking expo, engineer Martin Raynsford decided to make an edible version of his laser cut marble machine kit. The contraption had to be scaled up and initial builds didn’t quite go

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Edible Marble Machine is sugar sweet

For his entry in a cake decorating, sugarcraft and baking expo, engineer Martin Raynsford decided to make an edible version of his laser cut marble machine kit. The contraption had to be scaled up and initial builds didn’t quite go

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Daily Cartoon: Monday, November 20th

Mort Gerberg’s Daily Cartoon imagines Trump as the Thinker. Go to Source

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Vanderhall goes electric for latest open air roadster

It’s not a motorcycle. Not a car either. The auto-cycle rolls somewhere inbetween – a three-wheeled go-kart on steroids is how we described the Polaris Slingshot, or maybe something Batman would ride through Gotham. Vanderhall Motor Works joined in the

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Vanderhall goes electric for latest open air roadster

It’s not a motorcycle. Not a car either. The auto-cycle rolls somewhere inbetween – a three-wheeled go-kart on steroids is how we described the Polaris Slingshot, or maybe something Batman would ride through Gotham. Vanderhall Motor Works joined in the

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Scalyr scores $20M Series A for super-fast log reading tool

 In a time where every startup seems to be using machine learning to sift through massive amounts of data, Scalyr is a cloud-based service that is taking a different approach. It has built a tool the founder claims can sort

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