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Facebook to share Russian election-era ads with Congress — but won’t make them public

Facebook is to provide Congress with 3,000 advertisements taken out by Russians in the run-up to the 2016 US election. The social media giant says that it is “actively working” with the government in its investigation into Russian interference into

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Wahoo Fitness adds a new angle to indoor cycling

Cyclists are mostly at the mercy of the elements, but training indoors means you miss out on some of the nuances of the great outdoors. At Interbike 2017, Wahoo Fitness unveiled a new device for its indoor training system that

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Wahoo Fitness adds a new angle to indoor cycling

Cyclists are mostly at the mercy of the elements, but training indoors means you miss out on some of the nuances of the great outdoors. At Interbike 2017, Wahoo Fitness unveiled a new device for its indoor training system that

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Startup Battlefield applications for Disrupt Berlin close this Monday

 Ach du lieber, menschen! The application deadline for your chance to compete in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin is this Monday, September 25 at 5 p.m. PT. It’s time to cancel your weekend plans, stop procrastinating, hunker down

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Land Rover tows 110-tonne road train to prove Discovery’s pull

The new Land Rover Discovery might look like a softer car than the model it replaces, but a towing stunt has proved it’s still a seriously capable vehicle. A bog-standard Discovery TD6 has pulled a 110-tonne road train through the

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Land Rover tows 110-tonne road train to prove Discovery’s pull

The new Land Rover Discovery might look like a softer car than the model it replaces, but a towing stunt has proved it’s still a seriously capable vehicle. A bog-standard Discovery TD6 has pulled a 110-tonne road train through the

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Walmart partners with smart lock maker August to test in-home delivery of packages and groceries

 Walmart announced today it will begin testing a new service that will allow customers with August smart home devices, like the August doorbell and security cameras, to have their packages delivered inside their home instead of left on the doorstep.

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Bose cuts the cord for good with SoundSport Free earbuds

With cords that can tangle into a knot in your pocket or get caught on something and rip them from your ear when in use, headphones were always an obvious target for a wireless makeover. Completely wireless earbuds like Apple’s

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Bose cuts the cord for good with SoundSport Free earbuds

With cords that can tangle into a knot in your pocket or get caught on something and rip them from your ear when in use, headphones were always an obvious target for a wireless makeover. Completely wireless earbuds like Apple’s

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Toshiba sells chip unit to Bain Capital for $18bn

Toshiba has finally confirmed it will be selling its troubled chip unit to Bain Capital in a deal worth $18 billion. As revealed by Reuters, the deal, the equivalent to two trillion yen, brings an end to a prolonged bidding process

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Lockheed Martin’s laser weapon takes down 5 drones in live-fire demonstartion

It was 5-0 at the US Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico as a Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system shot down five unmanned drones with a “100 percent” success rate. The August test of the Advanced Test

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Lockheed Martin’s laser weapon takes down 5 drones in live-fire demonstartion

It was 5-0 at the US Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico as a Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system shot down five unmanned drones with a “100 percent” success rate. The August test of the Advanced Test

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East Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia

 East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy and the world’s fourth most populous country. This new $30 million fund is the firm’s sixth to date

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Two billion data records were stolen or lost in 2017 so far

Almost two billion data records were either lost or stolen in the first half of this year, according to a new report by Gemalto. The company found that 1.9 billion records were lost or stolen during the first half of 2017 —

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Database provider MongoDB has filed to go public

 MongoDB, a database software company based in New York, has filed to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission as it continues to burn a ton of cash despite its revenue almost doubling year-over-year. The company, which provides open-source

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Conversations with Ma

Julia Wertz humorously illustrates snippets of conversations she had with her mother while living with her. Go to Source

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Trump vs. Humanitarianism

Philip Gourevitch joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the limits of U.N. and U.S. interventions on behalf of human rights, and the dangers of Trump’s “American First” policy. Go to Source

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ipsy launches its beauty product e-commerce business Shopper as hit hits 3M subscribers

 ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products. And now that the company has more

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Motorola Solutions reveals its vision for smart policing

With many major cities facing a growing number of security threats, both physical and digital, the need for police forces to be smarter and more connected is greater than ever. Many of the UK’s top forces have been working with Motorola Solutions,

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Freight startup Flexport soars from ‘unsexy’ to $800M valuation

 Flexport handles the boring logistics of a trillion-dollar business: the transport of shipping containers around the world. Because the work of freight forwarding seemed so bland, it was long ignored by the tech world. But digitizing the paperwork let Flexport

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