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TomTom RoadDNA promises precision GPS for autonomous driving

Automotive manufacturers all round the world are well on the way to a future where your vehicles can drive for us in certain instances. Before we get to that autonomous driving future, we need GPS navigation capabilities that are highly accurate. TomTom has now announced RoadDNA, a precise localization technology aimed specifically at automated driving

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Snapdragon 617, 430 bring Quick Charge 3.0 to mid range

While Qualcomm is naturally praising its still to come Snapdragon 820, it wisely isn't putting all its of its eggs in that one high end basket. On the heels of its many announcements today, Qualcomm has revealed the Snapdragon 617 and the Snapdragon 430, processors that are intended for somewhat high and mid range devices

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The White House’s New Website Uses Data to Compare Colleges

The White House’s back-to-school present is a little different this year: a redesigned College Scorecard website that uses open data to help find you a school.

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Cyanogen Wants to Integrate Cortana Deep Into Android

Microsoft has already brought Cortana, its voice-recognition digital assistant , to Android with an app. But to use it as a system-wide alternative to Google’s voice recognition requires deep integration — something that alternative Android vendor Cyanogen is keen to do. Read more..

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Apple Watch heads to more UK retailers by way of Currys & PC World

It seems you'll soon be able to buy an Apple Watch from Currys and PC World stores across the UK. As 9to5Mac notes, the retailer is now teasing the wearable on its homepage, with the messages "Coming Soon" and "Pre-Register" in tow

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PIN-changing Android ransomware spreading in the US

Before you get all riled up, this isn't yet another Android vulnerability like Stagefright.

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Marriott wants you to take a VR vacation in its hotel rooms

You've just checked into your hotel after an all-day marathon of running across airports to avoid missing connections; eaten a ton of crappy, overpriced airport food because you missed a connection; are dead tired and just want to go to sleep. But...

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Stagefright exploit code now available to the public

If you thought that the Stagefright nightmware was over, or at least on its way out, you might want to think again. More than two months since it went public with the severe Android vulnerability, mobile security outfit Zimperium is now also making public actual working code that exploits this security hole

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Google’s new Wallet app makes its way to the Play Store

Google has clothed its Wallet app in a pleasant green hue, made it look crisper, and then sent it to the Play Store with its edgier (literally) new logo. In fact, Mountain View has released it as a brand new download instead of as an update to the...

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The iPhone 6s vs. the competition: Is it enough?

The iPhone 6s is here, featuring the same basic body as last year's edition but with a new rose gold aluminum finish, a stronger glass display and pressure-sensitive 3D Touch. There are quite a few improvements under the hood as well, including a fas...

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