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Mac Ride puts a tyke on your mountain bike

When Canadian mountain biker Glen Dobson first wanted to take his young son out riding with him, he discovered that none of the existing child seats met his needs. That prompted Dobson and his wife, Ashley Howard, to create something

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Meet “Genies”, the lifelike personalized avatars that reenact news

 “We plan on making Bitmoji obsolete” says Akash Nigam, CEO of Genies. Bragging about beating one of the world’s top apps before his has even launched is emblematic of Nigam’s and Genies‘ brash style. But with $15 million in funding

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MVRDV plans pixelated towers for Abu Dhabi

MVRDV has revealed a new mixed-use residential development planned for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, appropriately named Pixel. Due for completion in 2020, the project comprises a group of seven towers that sport an eye-catching pixelated design. .. Continue Reading

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MVRDV plans pixelated towers for Abu Dhabi

MVRDV has revealed a new mixed-use residential development planned for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, appropriately named Pixel. Due for completion in 2020, the project comprises a group of seven towers that sport an eye-catching pixelated design. .. Continue Reading

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OnePlus 5T receives OxygenOS 4.7.4 update to improve camera quality

OnePlus announced a few weeks ago that it was developing an update for the its latest flagship killer to improve image quality. Now, it is rolling it out for OnePlus 5T users across the globe. The improved camera performance is

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AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market

 Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week after their re:Invent conference ended to announce their more thing when it quietly released a single sign on product for

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Crowdfunded bubble EV charges ahead

A little over 12 months after launching a crowdfunding campaign to develop a new battery electric city car, Sweden’s Uniti has unveiled its first two-seater – the appropriately-named One. There’s been a range increase, and the top speed has been

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Crowdfunded bubble EV charges ahead

A little over 12 months after launching a crowdfunding campaign to develop a new battery electric city car, Sweden’s Uniti has unveiled its first two-seater – the appropriately-named One. There’s been a range increase, and the top speed has been

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Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-sixty in a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows Store in the past seven days. Microsoft released Windows Template Studio 1.5 this week, which assists developers

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Deception Security: Modern maturity for automated detection and response

Deception in its various embodiments is becoming a critical part of organizations’ security infrastructure. According to Gartner, the need for better detection and response is creating new opportunities for security stack automation, integration, consolidation and orchestration while also driving the

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Japanese drone shoos overworked staff out the door with music

Many of us don’t need any extra incentive to clock off at the end of the work day, but in Japan the intense business culture means many office workers put in too much overtime. Now, a couple of companies have

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Japanese drone shoos overworked staff out the door with music

Many of us don’t need any extra incentive to clock off at the end of the work day, but in Japan the intense business culture means many office workers put in too much overtime. Now, a couple of companies have

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Fashion on the final frontier: The story of the spacesuit

Ever since NASA retired the silver lamé Mercury spacesuits of the early 1960s, astronauts have fallen behind in the fashion department, but now a new generation of spacesuits is being developed for both the public and private sectors. Suiting up

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Fashion on the final frontier: The story of the spacesuit

Ever since NASA retired the silver lamé Mercury spacesuits of the early 1960s, astronauts have fallen behind in the fashion department, but now a new generation of spacesuits is being developed for both the public and private sectors. Suiting up

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Coinbase hits top spot on Apple’s US App Store despite struggling to handle bitcoin demand

 Ignoring recent price rises for a second, if you can — there’s no greater sign of bitcoin fever than an app that lets you buy the cryptocurrency becoming the most downloaded app in the App Store. That’s exactly what happened

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Samir Arora unveils Sage Digital, a startup that’s all about accurate location data

 Samir Arora says it’s time for a new wave of applications that use reliable location data. Arora previously founded Mode Media (which he departed before its shutdown last year, though he remains involved in Mode Media Japan) and NetObjects before

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Toshiba makes it rain terabytes with monstrous 14TB MG07ACA CMR HDD

Toshiba is one of the most trusted names in storage. Not only does it offer class-leading products, but it is constantly pushing boundaries. A few days ago, the company unveiled a 10TB NAS hard drive that focuses heavily on reliability.

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PhoneWagon raises $1.2M to track when marketing campaigns lead to phone calls

 When it comes to tracking the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns, PhoneWagon CEO Ryan Shank said there’s been a big piece missing for most businesses — namely, how often those campaigns lead to phone calls. Shank has plenty of experience

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Howard Stern comes to Apple TV with new SiriusXM app

I love my Apple TV. A lot. Actually, I have two of them — the 4th generation in my bedroom and the new 4K model in my living room. It is a great way to consume media —  I regularly

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17 new genetic variants linked to a longer lifespan discovered

A massive new international study has more than tripled the number of genetic variants associated with a longer lifespan. The study, which looked at genetic correlations among people with long-living parents, found distinct new genetic characteristics connected to lifespan, while

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