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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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LG K10, K8 2018 phones put the focus on photos

LG may have said it’s tempering its smartphone frenzy, unlike Samsung, but that seems to only apply to its higher end phones.

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Pentax K-1 Mark II full-frame DSLR improves low-light performance

Ricoh has introduced the Pentax K-1 Mark II, the newest flagship in its K-Series lineup. This model offers the same 35mm Full Frame sensor as the first generation, but improves certain features including low-light performance. The Mark II model is rugged and weather-resistant, sporting a compact body, a 36.4-megapixel sensor, high-grade dust removal, and more.

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This glitch could’ve destroyed Bitcoin, but it didn’t

Zaif exchange had cryptocurrencies – including Bitcoin – available for free for approximately 18 minutes on February 16th. Fortunately, the mistake was mitigated. Fortunately, none of that “free” cryptocurrency was allowed to leave the exchange

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR tech made for wireless headsets

Mobile virtual reality before Qualcomm’s newest line of VR hardware made for a fairly decent experience. Samsung had their VR headset that worked with Galaxy S and Note devices, and Google brought the first wave in with Cardboard, Daydream, and so on. But now it’s time to get serious about processor action

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Ads on the Web: it’s time to make a change

Google has just recently implemented a rather hard-handed change in its Chrome web browser that would effectively remove many of the most annoying ads on the Web. Some hail it as a huge step forward in ad control, others bemoan Google’s self-serving interests on the matter.

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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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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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AT&T Sponsored Data program now covers prepaid customers

AT&T’s controversial Sponsored Data plan has been extended to cover prepaid customers as well as postpaid customers.

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