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This Friday morning involves car news, more smartphones with almost too many cameras and a glimpse at Tribeca's TV festival.

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Categories: entertainment, gaming, gear, internet, themorningafter

Google and Deezer don't want to be known as home for the hateful, racist music that Spotify started deleting earlier this week -- so both companies have pledged to follow in its footsteps. Spotify began removing racist content after Digital Music New...

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Categories: cdbaby, deezer, entertainment, google, googleplaymusic, internet

In experiments on mice, researchers at Duke University have found that combining two different techniques for fighting cancer is more effective than either treatment is on its own. In one case, the mouse's immune system not only destroyed the tumor, but stayed strong enough to ward off a later injection of cancer cells, raising hopes that the strategy could one day lead to a viable cancer vaccine... Continue Reading Double-barreled attack shows potential in quest for cancer vaccine Category:...

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Categories: medical, michael irving

Microsoft's Surface ecosystem now includes a lot of Bluetooth peripherals, including the Surface Keyboard, Surface Mouse, Surface Pen, Surface Dial, Surface Arc Mouse and others. Most of those are powered by rechargeable batteries, and so far, there'...

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Categories: accessories, batterylevels, gear, microsoft, personal computing, personalcomputing, surface, surfaceapp, surfacekeyboard, surfacepen

Group B saw drivers wrestling boxy turbocharged tearaways along narrow tracks inches from hordes of fans desperate to get a close-up view of their heroes as they slid past. It was an enthralling spectacle, but a deadly one. This immaculate Mazda RX-7 Evo Group B Works managed to survive the chaos, though, and now it's up for auction in London... Continue Reading Pristine Mazda RX-7 Evo Group B Works heads to the auction block Category: Automotive Tags: Auction ...

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Categories: automotive, scott collie

Sometimes the slow, measured pace of medical research is frustrating. On average it takes about 12 years for a new drug to move from discovery to general practice, but each step towards approval is important as it validates whether or not these new medicines actually work and are safe. A new four-year follow-up study on the efficacy of a probiotic-based peanut allergy cure has revealed the majority of the original participants are still displaying tolerance to peanuts, paving the way for the...

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Categories: health & wellbeing, rich haridy

Galaxy Quest, the cult movie beloved by sci-fi fans for its gentle mocking of, well, sci-fi fans, is back on track as a rebooted TV series for Amazon, THR reports. The revival was originally revealed in 2015, but plans were put on hold after the deat...

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Categories: alanrickman, amazon, av, entertainment, galaxyquest, paramount, series, tv

I love my Nolan flip-face helmets, I really do, but Nolan has a high-end brand called X-Lite that makes similar gear using lightweight, luxurious materials and a sportier approach. It's time to step up and see what you get for a few hundred extra dollars with the flagship X1004 and BX-5 Bluetooth system. .. Continue Reading X-Lite X1004 and NCOM BX-5 review: Next-level flip-face sports helmet Category: Motorcycles Tags: Bluetooth Helmets Intercom ...

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Categories: motorcycles, loz blain

The deadline for the Google Lunar XPrize has again been pushed back, this time to March 31, 2018. After over 10 years and multiple deadline extensions, it is hoped that this is the final delay for what has undeniably been an ambitious competition to get the first privately funded spacecraft onto the Moon... Continue Reading Lunar XPrize extends mission deadline and adds extra milestone prizes Category: Space Tags: Google Lunar XPRIZE Lunar Lander ...

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Categories: space, rich haridy

Asteroids whizz past Earth on a regular basis, and thankfully they're usually only a few meters wide. But next month we're due for a close encounter with a monster space rock measuring 4.4 km (2.7 mi) across, making it the largest near-Earth object (NEO) to come this close to the planet since NASA began tracking them almost 20 years ago... Continue Reading 3-mile asteroid is the largest Earth-buzzing object NASA's ever seen Category: Space Tags: Asteroid NASA ...

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Categories: space, michael irving

A year after BMW ended production of the second-generation Z4, a new Z4 has made its debut at Monterey Car Week 2017. The striking Concept Z4 Roadster wears some of the creased, angular bodywork previewed on the Concept 8 Series on its compact roadster body, creating an open two-seater that begs equally for straight, open strips of traffic-free desert road and furious, bluff-hugging twists high above smashing waves. .. Continue Reading BMW lets the California air in with Concept Z4...

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Categories: automotive, c.c. weiss

Just in case you weren't aware, the United States will be experiencing a solar eclipse next week. There are plenty of ways to check it out, including using special glasses, via a pinhole projection, or even online. Now reclining in a car can be added to the list courtesy of the Volvo XC60 Panoramic Moonroof Eclipse Viewer... Continue Reading Volvo's magnetic moonroof attachment to enable in-car view of eclipse action Category: Automotive Tags: Eclipse 2017 SUV ...

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Categories: automotive, scott collie

Monster's latest team-up isn't with another star athlete or fellow accessory-maker: it's with music platform Speak Music Inc., which is lending the company its voice assistant named Melody. Monster says the partnership will add voice control to some...

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Categories: av, entertainment, headphones, melody, monster, voiceassistant

In 2015, a video showing a semi-automatic handgun being fired from a custom-built drone went viral, raising concerns for authorities, including the FAA. The development of such a DIY device was only a matter of time, as was the commercialization of the technology. Now Florida-based startup Duke Robotics has unveiled the TIKAD, a custom-built multirotor that can carry and fire various military weapons, including semi-automatic rifles and grenade launchers... Continue Reading Machine gun-toting...

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Categories: drones, rich haridy

The BAC Mono takes a unique approach to speed, dropping the distractions (passengers) for the purest possible driving experience. But having one seat doesn't mean you need to feel alone while driving. BAC has put on a show on the Isle of Man, unleashing an army of 12 cars on the picturesque British outpost. .. Continue Reading Watch a fleet of BAC Monos invade the Isle of Man Category: Automotive Tags: Carbon Fiber Cars Kumho Racing ...

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Categories: automotive, scott collie

AI's not quite ready to build photorealistic worlds on its own. But it's getting pretty close.

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Categories: ai, art, artificialintelligence, cameras, computervision, gear, intel, robots, stanford

Engineering students at Arizona State University can opt into an interesting new program meant to give students access to voice-controlled technology while they learn about it in the classroom. Students living in the campus' new engineering residence...

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Categories: alexa, alexaskills, amazon, echodot, engineering, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, services, video, voicecontrol

Been green with envy over your pals playing the Quake Champions closed beta? Time to stop being jealous and start working on your rocket jumping because the classic shooter's revival is moving to Steam's Early Access on August 22nd, where everyone ca...

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Categories: av, bethesda, bethesdasoftworks, doom, doomguy, doomslayer, fps, freetoplay, gaming, internet, quake, quakechampions, shooter

On Monday, lots of people are going to head outside and check out the first total solar eclipse to be viewable in the contiguous US since 1979 and the first coast-to-coast one in nearly a century. But Volvo is giving its drivers another option. For t...

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Categories: gear, solareclipse, space, transportation, volvo, volvoxc60

Making a living from streaming royalties is tough for music artists, and YouTube has had one of the worst reputations in the music industry for a while. Even Lyor Cohen, the current head of YouTube Music, knows that many are skeptical about the servi...

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Categories: ads, artists, av, entertainment, google, lyorcohen, musicindustry, streaming, subscriptions, youtube, youtubemusic

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c...

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Categories: ankerpowerdrive, apple, appleipadpro, av, benq, deals, fisslervitaquick, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, home, mobile, partner, thewirecutter

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The Vegas to Reno race is the longest-distance and most gruelling desert offroad race in the United States. This year, Baja 1000 dominators Hall Racing have teamed up with Chevrolet to put a Colorado ZR2 pickup into the mix. For the most part, the truck is stock with just a handful of modifications for this competition... Continue Reading Chevy ZR2 takes to the desert with Hall Racing Category: Automotive Tags: Chevrolet Off-road Racing ...

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Categories: automotive, aaron turpen

The idea of a small, lightweight, portable, and electrified skateboard like the Kuickwheel Serpent-C is intriguing. We can all imagine ourselves going Tony Hawk all over the place on a board that propels itself. We'd be doing that, of course, on our daily commute to work on that "last mile." You know, to give a practical side to the deal. The reality is that most of us can't really board that well. Not like Hawk, anyway. But that doesn't mean we can't have fun. Lots of it... Continue Reading...

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Categories: urban transport, aaron turpen

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard has discovered that personal information from over 1.8 million Chicago residents was unintentionally exposed by voting machine supplier Election Systems & Software (ES&S). The backup files of voter data were found o...

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Categories: boozallenhamilton, cybersecurity, gear, security, services, upguard, verizon, votingmachines

Skype is making a preview version of its new desktop design available for users to try out. Available today, Mac and non-Windows 10 PC users can download Skype Preview and see the new features that are in the works.

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Categories: av, design, desktop, gear, messaging, skype

Presently, for a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, doctors have to perform a PET scan of patients' brains. Not only is it expensive, but it also requires the patient to be injected with radioactive tracers. Soon, however, a simple eye scan may be all that's required – and it could catch the disease sooner than ever before... Continue Reading Alzheimer's may be detected early, via eye exam Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: Alzheimer's Disease ...

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Categories: health & wellbeing, ben coxworth

In a bid to promote "authentic communication," Facebook will now demote clickbait stories that present static images as video along with images with fake playback buttons in them. While the former practice just ends up confusing users, the latter act...

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Categories: clickbait, facebook, fakenews, gear, internet, mobile, posts, scammers

At the Monterey Car Week BMW just unveiled two new concept vehicles. Both are previews of planned production models of the Series 8 and Z4 Roadster. If the versions you'll find on the forecourt are even close to these concepts, there are going to be...

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Categories: bmw, business, design, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, transportation

OkCupid is the latest company to kick white supremacists off of its platform. In a tweet today, the dating service said that it found out Chris Cantwell -- the fascist featured in Vice News' Charlottesville documentary who cried in a video when he th...

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Categories: facebook, gear, google, hate, okcupid, politics, racism, services, trump

The FCC has claimed that the site it uses to collect public comment on its plans to roll back net neutrality rules was taken down by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack instead of crippled by a massive number of commenters brought about by...

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Categories: ajitpai, congress, cyberattack, ddos, fcc, gear, governmentalaccountabilityoffice, houseofrepresentatives, netneutrality, politics, senate

Law enforcement authorities have been at odds with the legal system and mobile companies when it comes to gaining access to citizens' phones. One of the more notable instances was the FBI's attempt to get Apple to unlock the San Bernardino suspect's...

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Categories: apple, faceunlock, gear, ios11, iphone, lawenforcement, mobile, touchid

Most vaporizers cost a pretty penny. Even if you’re looking at cheaper options, you can still expect to spend at least $150 for something that does everything well. But the Vie is looking […] The post Vie Review: The Best Budget Vaporizer Ever Made appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, revolution, vape, vapetech, vie

Subsurface Circular came out of nowhere. Well, that's not entirely true. Mike Bithell, the developer behind Thomas Was Alone and Volume, tweeted a prescient question in April, asking followers if they'd be interested in paying $5 for a unique, hour-...

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Categories: av, bithellgames, gaming, indie, mikebithell, personal computing, personalcomputing, robots, steam, subsurfacecircular

While other services, including Hulu, PlayStation Vue and SlingTV, have been available for a while now, YouTube TV is catching up fast. Launched in April to five basic metropolitan areas, the company added 11 new markets this July. Now, the live TV s...

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Categories: av, entertainment, expanding, google, livetv, skinnybundle, video, youtube, youtubetv

Those little plastic containers of coffee cream may not look significant on their own, but when you consider how many of them are used and discarded every day … it adds up to a lot of waste. That's why Martha Wellner, when she was a PhD student at Germany's Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, created milk-and-sugar capsules that dissolve completely when placed in hot liquid... Continue Reading Together at last – milk and sugar, in dissolvable capsules Category: Good Thinking Tags: ...

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Categories: good thinking, ben coxworth

Specdrums has been designed for folks who just can't contain their inner rhythm, which breaks out in the form of finger drumming on tabletops, thighs or any surface or object within reach. The smart ring wirelessly connects to a smartphone running a companion app and transforms taps into sounds. The system also recognizes different colors, putting a symphony of digital sound possibilities at a tapper's fingertips... Continue Reading Smart ring taps into color spectrum for anywhere, anywhen...

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Categories: music, paul ridden

Directly stimulating the brain with magnetic pulses has been shown to help treat migraines and improve memory, but now scientists at the University of Buffalo have developed a technique that lets them directly control physical movements in mice. Using what they call magneto-thermal stimulation, the researchers activated sections of the brain that caused mice to run, turn or stop, in work that could eventually lead to new therapies for brain disorders or even mental illness... Continue Reading...

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Categories: biology, michael irving

Although car manufacturers are embracing alternative power sources, they haven't given up on internal combustion just yet. Along with a push towards downsized turbo power, some of the smartest engineers in the world are using new techniques to make their engines more efficient and powerful. Here are a few of the most interesting modern takes on the internal combustion engine... Continue Reading Keeping the fire burning: 4 ways the internal combustion engine is being refined Category:...

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Categories: automotive, scott collie

Earlier this year, Mercedes introduced the Marco Polo Horizon camper van at the CMT show, one of Germany's major annual camper expos. Now it's launching a few limited edition variants at the biggest of all those expos, the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon. The highlight is the gorgeous metallic red edition shown above, bringing some much-needed style and color to the camper van market. .. Continue Reading Mercedes adds some red-hot sizzle to its newest camper van Category: Automotive Tags: ...

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Categories: automotive, c.c. weiss

Chevrolet has revealed its 2018 Equinox will be offered with three engine options, including a new 1.6-liter diesel. That diesel option will have a cruising range of up to 577 mi (928 km) per tank and be EPA rated at up to 39 mpg (6 L/100km) on the highway, which GM boasts will top the compact SUV segment – even when compared to gasoline-electric hybrids such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (30 mpg) or the Nissan Rogue Hybrid (35 mpg).... Continue Reading Chevrolet's 2018 Equinox Diesel boasts...

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Categories: automotive, aaron turpen

Scientists are one step closer to developing a functional blood test to detect a range of cancers. By identifying specific cancer DNA mutations, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are reporting success in detecting the presence of early-stage cancers in blood samples... Continue Reading DNA mutations enable detection of early-stage cancers with a blood test Category: Medical Tags: Blood Cancer Diagnosis DNA ...

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Categories: medical, rich haridy

I’m going to say it. Fidget spinners are fun. At least, they’re fun for people like me who have what is best described with the Yiddish word shpilkes. As a giant nerd, however, […] The post ThinkGeek’s Nerdy Fidget Spinners (and My Own Failed Game Boy Spinner) appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, geek-cetera, tech, fidget spinners, game boy, shuriken, thinkgeek

Society could collapse at any time. Meteors, zombies, global warming, dystopian cyberpunk corporate statehood, old-fashioned fascist dictatorship, it could be anything. You need to be ready. But loading up on guns and ammo […] The post The Geek Prepper’s Guide: Data Smuggling Game Boy Cartridges appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: digital life, essentials, gadgets, games, geek culture, how to, tech, clandestine, game boy, prepper, retro, security, spy

The Davinci IQ is another high-end vape, but this one is… ridiculous. Excessive, perhaps? It looks like the exact thing you’d get if you put a ton of Silicon Valley folks in a […] The post The Davinci IQ is an Overbuilt Wonder appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, davinci, davinci iq, vape life, vapes

Firefly 2 is a vape defined by its simplicity. There are two buttons — and you hold both to turn it on and set it to work. That’s it. You have a battery, […] The post The Firefly 2 is a God Among Vapes appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, cloudious, firefly, smoke, vape life, vapes, vapetech

Roku, Google's Chromecast, and Amazon's Fire TV Stick are your best choices, but which is the top choice? The post The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: apps and software, culture, gadgets, news, tech, apps, chromecast, comparison, google, media players, netflix, roku, roku stick, streaming, streaming media

Graphics card manufacturer, Nvidia, has been trying to break out of just being the folks that make your beefy graphics cards for a while. And that’s been met with mixed success. One of […] The post The Nvidia Shield is Finally Awesome And Totally Worth It appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, amazon alexa, google now, nvidia, nvidia shield

You probably think Wifi is awful. It’s spotty, slow and annoying to manage. Well in the words of that one dude from Independence Day, that’s not entirely accurate. See, most Wifi is shit […] The post Why Your Wifi Sucks and How to Fix It appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, plume, wifi

Usually, when you hear about someone’s pants being on fire, your mind jumps to lies. And, in a fun twist of fate, a lawyer’s pants recently caught on fire (cue sardonic chuckle). Unfortunately, […] The post Lawyer’s Pants Catch Fire, Hilarity Ensues appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: culture, gadgets, news, e-cigarettes, lawyers, lithium battery, samsung, vape life, vaping

Pepper spray and a hairbrush-concealed stiletto dagger don’t always cut it when you’re in danger. But a personal panic button may save your life. Ripple—the “world’s first wearable support network”—is a safety device […] The post Crowdfund Petite Panic Button Ripple appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: consumer, gadgets, tech, crowdfund, kickstarter, safety

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