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Drone footage from Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump would be pretty cool to see for a lot of folks who won’t be there. But it’s not happening, unless some drone pilot out there is willing to risk a fat fine. The nation’s capital is legally closed to drones, as the Secret Service has ever-so-gently […]

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Back in March 2014, Facebook announced it acquired Oculus, the “leader in immersive virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion.”  Turns out that was fake news — or maybe just a poorly written lede.  SEE ALSO: How Oculus could revive the 3D-printing revolution that never happened Facebook did acquire Oculus, but the […]

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Microsoft teased last week that they’d be making the Xbox One’s dashboard just a little bit faster. And in a gameplay stream of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us, we got a really quick look at it. Ten minutes into his stream on Beam, Microsoft’s head of platform engineering Mike Ybarra quickly clicked into the new […]

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If you haven’t done so already, Tuesday is your last day to download your Vines before they’re gone forever. As laid out last year, Vine’s shutting down and Twitter is paring the app down to just its camera. Yes, we know, it’s sad, but what can you do? Vine’s biggest stars have moved on to […]

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We already know that the Tesla Model S, especially in its most powerful, 100D iteration, can get ludicrously fast.  But it doesn’t stop there. A modified version of the fastest Model S, created for the Electric GT Championship, is even faster, reaching 0-100kmh (0-62mph) in an insane 2.1 seconds.  SEE ALSO: Tesla’s Gigafactory is officially […]

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Prices of apps and in-app purchases in the UK’s App Store will rise 25% due to the weak pound exchange rate after the Brexit vote in June.  SEE ALSO: Brexit pound slump could be responsible for higher iPhone 7 prices in the UK An app previously sold for £0.79 will now cost £0.99 ($1.21) while […]

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There was no shortage of complaints about Apple’s refreshed, 2016 MacBook Pro line, be it shoddy battery life or absence of any ports besides USB-C. But one complaint stood above others as it indicated that Apple may be neglecting a crucial target market: With aging processors and a maximum of 16GB of RAM, the new […]

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The telecom operator owned by India’s richest man continues to win over half-a-million subscribers each day. SEE ALSO: Inside Reliance Jio’s audacious plan to disrupt India’s internet landscape The 4G LTE-only Reliance Jio from India’s largest industrial house Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has revealed it has over 72.4 million subscribers on its network.  The feat […]

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When Bob Jones performed one of Victoria’s first liver transplants in 1988, he could not imagine that 29 years later he’d be talking about artificial intelligence and online dating. Jones is the director of Austin Health’s Victorian liver transplant unit in Melbourne, Australia, and along with his colleague Lawrence Lau, he has helped develop an […]

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The U.S. space program lost another towering figure today as astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last person to walk on the moon, died at the age of 82 on Monday. SEE ALSO: NASA’s first African-American Space Station crewmember is your new role model “Even at the age of 82, Gene was […]

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It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the United States, but if you’re searching Google Maps for businesses in three states, that’s not the holiday that comes up. SEE ALSO: The internet just can’t believe what this Mississippi city calls MLK Day Three southern states — Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi — combine the observed King […]

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Even if you own a Tesla, you should still carry your car keys at all times.  Tesla owner, Las Vegas investor and entrepreneur Ryan Negri learned that the hard way as he got stranded with his Tesla six miles from home near Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. Negri used the Tesla mobile app to start the […]

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WhatsApp won’t be able to get away with its privacy policy changes so easily in India. SEE ALSO: WhatsApp announces plans to share user data with Facebook India’s Supreme Court today sent a notice to the central government, telecom regulator TRAI, as well as Facebook and WhatsApp to address a petition that raises issues with […]

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