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Uber Express Pool lets riders wait, walk for cheaper fares

Uber started out as a ride-sharing service but has quickly turned more into a ride-hailing, pseudo-chauffeur business. UberPool (optionally) brought the service back to what ride-sharing is really about, ferrying multiple passengers on a single trip. Given how Uber works, however, that has been a hassle for both drivers and riders because of the unpredictability and inconsistency

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2019 Audi RS5 pricing and packages revealed

Today we’ve learned the starting price of the 2019 Audi RS5 as well as pricing for a number of optional packages.

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Facebook Messenger adds an easy way to start group calls

If you've ever tried initiating a group voice or video call on Messenger, then you know that it's not intuitive at all. You'd have to hang up on your friend, start a new group convo and then call from within that window to be able to talk to several...

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ASUS Windows Mixed Reality Headset available now

It seems that the dust around VR has settled down. CES 2018 was almost eerily silent about the nascent technology. Except, perhaps, for a few peeks here and there, including ASUS’ first foray into the field

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Reply from Google Area 120 now available unofficially

Are your fingers tired of typing a reply that is almost rote and common? Ever wished your phone could read your mind and know what to reply even before you did. Google created Smart Replies exactly for that purpose, but its reach has been very limited.

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AT&T 5G rollout starts in these three cities

5G, the next step after 4G, is also the communications industry’s next big push, whether you’re ready or not. And most are probably not

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Watch Boston Dynamics’ robot shake off an aggressive human

Earlier this month, Boston Dynamics demonstrated a version of its SpotMini robot that contains an arm and claw/clamp on the end of the armature. The robot was demonstrated opening a door and walking through, but that was too simple of a task, apparently.

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Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency is backed by oil and now available

Venezuela is tackling its economic woes by launching its own cryptocurrency called “Petro.” The country claims this is the first sovereign cryptocurrency, and it’s backed by the nation’s crude oil reserves. The digital money is available now; there are plans to sell 100 million Petros total with an initial value matching the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude oil: … Continue reading

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Tesla cryptojacked for cryptocoins, but no worries

Tesla’s computing power in the cloud was infiltrated and utilized by a hacker to mine cryptocurrency. Cryptojacking is the process in which a hacker gains entry into a computer system and implants a cryptocurrency miner

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Nokia 8 Pro with rotating penta-lens Carl Zeiss camera coming

Hungry for more and actually high-end Nokia phones? MWC 2018 next week just might satisfy your craving but in a somewhat odd way. No, it won’t be the Nokia 9, much less the Nokia 10

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