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4.8m vehicle Fiat Chrysler recall after cruise control refuses to turn off

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is warning owners of 4.8 million vehicles in the US not to use cruise control, after discovering a flaw that could leave drivers unable to deactivate it.

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Alexa Echo Eavesdropping: What went wrong, How to stop it

Amazon’s Alexa made a boo-boo this week. In a home in Portland, Alexa heard what she thought were a set of commands – to record a conversation and send it to a contact – and she did that. Unfortunately, the people in the conversation had no idea this was happening

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Ben Heck’s ‘Oregon Trail’ portable game teardown

It's not a Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft console for a change. It's a dedicated portable game console: one that only plays Oregon Trail. First, Ben takes apart a store-bought game to find out how it runs.

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This Honda Civic Type R Pickup concept is making us drool

What’s hotter than a Honda Civic Type R? A pickup version, that’s what. Witness the majesty and madness of the Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept, an oddball one-off created especially to show off the talents of Honda UK’s engineers.

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Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 lawsuit settlement is one step closer [Updated]

A Tesla Autopilot class action suit is one step closer to settlement, with Model S and Model X owning plaintiffs agreeing to a cash payout having complained that the second-generation of the driver assistance technology had delays in its functionality being rolled out. The agreement, which is yet to be approved by the San Jose federal court judge overseeing the … Continue reading

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Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies

The game industry has lost one of its most influential early figures. Ted Dabney, who co-founded Atari along with Nolan Bushnell, has died after deciding against treatment for esophageal cancer. He and Bushnell created Atari's predecessor Syzygy in 1...

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Gut bacteria changes are key to keto diet’s anti-seizure effect

Gut bacteria are a key component in the ketogenic diet’s ability to decrease seizures in children with epilepsy.

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iPhone owners are about to reach a crossroads

At Display Week, Apple engineers took telling peeks at next-gen screen technologies of several telling sorts. Hardcore Apple devotees might find themselves at a crossroads in years to come, if what we’re seeing Apple look at this week gets utilized in future Apple product. Especially when it comes to those Apple fans who use the iPhone because they’ve always used … Continue reading

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Huawei bootloader unlocking codes are being eliminated

Huawei has announced that it will stop providing bootloader unlock codes for its future devices. The confirmation follows an issue Huawei/Honor handset owners were experiencing earlier this month in accessing the bootloader unlock codes page on the Huawei website

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iPhone NFC rumored to open up in iOS 12

Apple is preparing to loosen its tight grip on the iPhone’s NFC, with reports that the firm plans to give developers access to the secure wireless chip. First added to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus back in 2014, NFC – or Near Field Communications – was used for Apple Pay, the company’s mobile payments system.

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