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LG SmartThinQ appliances now speak with Amazon Alexa

LG might not be as daring, or as obnoxious, as rival and compatriot Samsung when it comes to creating new technologies, but it has one admirable trait. It knows how to play nice with others

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NASA plans quiet supersonic flight tests over Texas

NASA has revealed plans to conduct ‘quiet supersonic’ flight tests over Galveston, Texas, in coming days. The tests will involve a pair of F18 jets that’ll fly over the city this upcoming November. During the test, these jets will break the sound barrier up to eight times per day while people on the ground listen.

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GOG’s Most Wanted sale discounts some excellent PC games

While Steam gets most of the attention when it comes to big PC gaming sales, the folks over at GOG know how to put together a good bunch of deals too. Today, GOG kicked off its “Most Wanted Games Sale,” which discounts the most wishlisted games from its users. It’s definitely a good idea to check this sale out, then, … Continue reading

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Netflix 125m subscribers mean more new shows and movies

Netflix has delivered its financial results for the first quarter of 2018, and things are looking pretty great. Netflix revealed that it is now up to 125 million subscribers around the world, which is a truly eye-watering number.

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VW Group says autonomous parking to be ready by 2020

The Volkswagen Group will soon have autonomous parking ready for its series vehicles the company has stated. The new autonomous parking tech will find its way into VW, Audi, and Porsche products with autonomous testing for those vehicles happening at Hamburg airport now

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Skagen Falster puts Wear OS in a small package

The future of Wear OS, formerly known as Android Wear, isn’t going to come from traditional device makers.

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T-Mobile gets $40 million fine for fake ring tones, connections

Just because you hear the other line ringing doesn’t necessarily mean the other line is actually ringing. Especially if the caller is on T-Mobile.

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ESPN+ now streams on Roku devices

ESPN+ launched on seemingly every platform under the Sun except for one: Roku. That's something of a glaring omission, isn't it?

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Samsung phone design patent shows iPhone X-esque notch

Samsung has patented a smartphone design that features a “notch” similar to the one popularized by the iPhone X. The controversial design element has appeared in a growing number of smartphones, and the patent hints that a Samsung model may one day be featured among them.

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Nest eyes Nokia’s health division to acquire Withings assets say sources

Nokia’s health division is up for sale and Nest has a strong interest in buying it, according to a new report. The purchase, should it happen, would score Nest, the Alphabet company, Nokia’s Withings assets. The Withings product line is comprised of various consumer health products, including a smart bathroom scale, a wireless activity tracker, and more.

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