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Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

 On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hackers were

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iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details

 The always hotly anticipated iFixit teardown of the iPhone 8 has arrived, and while it doesn’t harbor much in the way of surprises, there are a few tidbits you may want to know about hiding in there. Especially if you

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Promobot talks about service robotics and the future of the industry [Q&A]

Robots are one of the main world trends in the world of technology. Automation and AI are increasingly entering our lives, and robotics is the most dynamically developing industry. Russian company Promobot is the largest manufacturer of autonomous service robots in Russia,

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How the Latest Paul Manafort Revelations Fit with Trump’s Business Model

Adam Davidson on how the latest revelations about Paul Manafort from Robert Mueller’s investigation fit into Trump’s track record. Go to Source

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Why John McCain Killed Obamacare Repeal—Again

Ryan Lizza writes about John McCain’s break from the Republican Party over the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Go to Source

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Build 16296 to the Fast ring

Earlier today, Windows Insider chief Dona Sarkar tweeted that things are going to get very busy over the next few days as Microsoft pulls out all the stops to get the Fall Creators Update ready for release in the coming

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A taster of Startup Alley from this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

 At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco we always have a huge and varied array of companies presenting. Here’s a taster of the Startup Alley from this year, featuring companies from pavilions covering German startups, South Korea, Brussels and Health / Biotech.

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Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell share to fund philanthropy

 Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. Today Facebook announced that it’s withdrawn its plan

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Li’l electric bike pump pops into a pocket

When a cyclist has to change a high-pressure tire at the side of the road, pumping it back up using a compact hand pump can be quite the hassle. That’s why many bikers utilize compressed air canisters, although they’re not

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Li’l electric bike pump pops into a pocket

When a cyclist has to change a high-pressure tire at the side of the road, pumping it back up using a compact hand pump can be quite the hassle. That’s why many bikers utilize compressed air canisters, although they’re not

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Robotic drawing board Joto will revolutionize art in the home

Whether you brighten up your home with photos of your family, or works of art, the chances are those pictures have a few things in common — they don’t move, they don’t change, and you probably never really notice them

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UK banks rally behind fintech startups

In an effort to help Britain maintain its position as a world leader in the tech sector, UK banks and startups have come together to rally behind the fintech industry. A number of the world’s leading banks have come together

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Four-seat electric sedan on its way to compete in 3,000 km solar race

The Sunswift Violet set off on a meet and greet tour earlier this week, ahead of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge next month. The four-seat electric sedan rocks 284 microcrystalline solar cells on the upper surfaces of the vehicle, giving

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Four-seat electric sedan on its way to compete in 3,000 km solar race

The Sunswift Violet set off on a meet and greet tour earlier this week, ahead of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge next month. The four-seat electric sedan rocks 284 microcrystalline solar cells on the upper surfaces of the vehicle, giving

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iPhone 8 Plus has the best smartphone camera

If taking great photos and videos is important to you, then the iPhone 8 Plus is the best smartphone that you can get right now. That’s according to camera testing site DxOMark, which says that Apple’s new flagship range tops its charts

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Ford is now designing cars in mixed reality using Microsoft HoloLens

 Ford is making cars using Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed reality headset, as part of a new test project the automaker is rolling out globally. The mixed reality design trial allows for rapid prototyping in a virtual environment, instead of having to

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The PocketBeagle is the tiniest and most whimsically-named single-board computer on the market

 Do you need a Linux machine about as big as a few quarters? Man, have I got something for you. It’s called the BeagleBoard PocketBeagle and it’s the smallest Linux computer you can buy for $25. I’m a huge fan

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Xiaomi’s next Mi flagship may come with wireless charging

Xiaomi has joined a long list of companies as a member of the Wireless Power Consortium, the group that is behind the popular Qi wireless charging standard — which may very well be a standard feature on its next Mi

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BrandNewNoise cranks out handcrafted music box recording device

Richard Upchurch began his Brooklyn-based sound recorder business by making a handcrafted audio device for his nephew. A few more were requested by his teachers and then he started selling them online. Now he offers a small collection for sale

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BrandNewNoise cranks out handcrafted music box recording device

Richard Upchurch began his Brooklyn-based sound recorder business by making a handcrafted audio device for his nephew. A few more were requested by his teachers and then he started selling them online. Now he offers a small collection for sale

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