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Back to School: Buy a Mac or iPad Pro and Apple will give you free Beats headphones

If you are a student or teacher, I hope you are having a fun and relaxing summer vacation. It can be very rewarding to just shut your brain off for a couple of months. Unfortunately, the new school year will

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Intel launches Scalable processors for data centers

Intel has revealed its most powerful generation of data center processors yet as it looks to step up to the challenge of a smarter and more connected world. The new Xeon Scalable processors provide the company’s greatest leap forward in performance in

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Microsoft sexes up Outlook conversations, search, and navigation on iOS and Android

Microsoft is rolling out redesigned versions of the Outlook app for iOS and Android, bringing the cleaner, Windows 10-inspired look, and an improved workflow to mobile users. The redesign brings changes to navigation, conversations, and search, with the primary focus

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Hyperloop One floats vehicle above track in first full-scale test

Hyperloop One, just one of several startups trying to build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, has notched up an important milestone, today announcing it has successfully tested its full-scale system for the first time. While it has still got considerable work to

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Hyperloop One floats vehicle above track in first full-scale test

Hyperloop One, just one of several startups trying to build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, has notched up an important milestone, today announcing it has successfully tested its full-scale system for the first time. While it has still got considerable work to

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The Correct Punctuation of Donald Trump, Jr.,’s Name

Andrew Boynton addresses The New Yorker’s styling of “Donald Trump, Jr.,’s,” which recently drew attention on Twitter. Go to Source

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Why I Hate My Best Short Story

Akhil Sharma on a story of his that may be the best he’s ever written, but which is also one that he’s grown to hate. Go to Source

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DoNotPay launches 1,000 new bots to help you with your legal problems

 Since making headlines last year with his DoNotPay chatbot to help people fight their parking tickets, 19-year-old Joshua Browder has been heads down building in new capabilities on his quest to democratize legal help by automating as many common legal

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Microsoft creates an AI research lab to challenge Google and DeepMind

 Microsoft has created a new research lab with a focus on developing general purpose artificial intelligence technology, the company revealed today. The lab will be located at Microsoft’s Redmond HQ, and will include a team of over 100 scientists working

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Mighty Audio partners with Spotify for offline music player

Those who need musical motivation while working out may know that a phone is often an unwelcome, but essential, gym buddy. Mighty Audio has lightened the load with the Mighty music player, a small clip-on device that stores Spotify playlists

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Mighty Audio partners with Spotify for offline music player

Those who need musical motivation while working out may know that a phone is often an unwelcome, but essential, gym buddy. Mighty Audio has lightened the load with the Mighty music player, a small clip-on device that stores Spotify playlists

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 officially supports new Type Cover keyboards

When Microsoft announced the Surface Pro in May it also unveiled a couple of new Type Covers to go along with its latest Windows 10 hybrid device. And, now, the software giant is making sure that the keyboards work with the Surface Pro 4

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StarTech unveils Hot-Swap Drive Bay enclosure and adapter for HDD or SSD

While internal hard drives are great if you are OK with data remaining in a computer 24/7, sometimes you want to physically secure data at the end of the day. No, I don’t mean encryption; I am talking literally locking a

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New Audi A8 creates a brilliant harmony of style, tech and luxury

After months of teasers and information trickles, the all-new, fourth-generation Audi A8 has officially arrived. The high-tech sedan becomes the first production car to include Level 3 autonomous capabilities, and it also has an intelligent active suspension, heavily digitized cockpit

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New Audi A8 creates a brilliant harmony of style, tech and luxury

After months of teasers and information trickles, the all-new, fourth-generation Audi A8 has officially arrived. The high-tech sedan becomes the first production car to include Level 3 autonomous capabilities, and it also has an intelligent active suspension, heavily digitized cockpit

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Liftfoils $12,000, 25 mph electric hydrofoil surfboard set to launch in September

Activity in the electric hydrofoil watercraft arena has been hectic in recent times with the advent of electric-powered hydrofoil boats such as the eDorado and Quadrofoil Q2, and more recently, and a demonstration of the electric Jetfoiler without plans to

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Liftfoils $12,000, 25 mph electric hydrofoil surfboard set to launch in September

Activity in the electric hydrofoil watercraft arena has been hectic in recent times with the advent of electric-powered hydrofoil boats such as the eDorado and Quadrofoil Q2, and more recently, and a demonstration of the electric Jetfoiler without plans to

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TechCrunch London Pitch-Off: Here are the startups who’ll pitch!

On 19 July we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in London, in partnership with Unbound. — and it’s going to be great! Tickets are still available, so grab yours today. You’ll get to see 10 companies pitching and fiercely competing for first

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How the authentication landscape is changing [Q&A]

Recently there has been much talk of the death of the password and a switch to other forms of authentication, like biometrics, which are seen as more secure. But is biometric security a complete answer, and do we risk swapping

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Trainline now gives you real-time train information in France

 Trainline’s European service (formerly known as Captain Train) is becoming your one-stop shop for French trains. The company has partnered with SNCF to get real-time data about trains, delays and your current location. You had to use SNCF’s official app

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