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Mars One’s ill-fated dream unsurprisingly ends in bankruptcy

While some are still arguing whether man even landed on the moon at all or not, there are those who have already set their eyes on making Mars humanity’s next home. Elon Musk immediately comes to mind, but he was hardly the only one

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AT&T’s fake 5G icon is now the subject of a Sprint lawsuit

Back in December, AT&T started rolling out “5G E” branding to some of the phones on its network. 5G E, as AT&T claims, stands for “5G Evolution,” or the precursor to the nationwide 5G networks carriers are beginning to build out. There’s just one problem: AT&T doesn’t offer phones that support 5G yet, and what it brands as “5G E” … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Foundation starts selling products in its first physical store

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has started selling products in its first physical store, making it possible for customers to pop in and grab whatever they need without waiting for shipment…assuming they’re in England, that is. The destination is located in Cambridge, UK, at the Grand Arcade shopping center, where it is open every day of the week. The Raspberry Pi … Continue reading

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Negin Mirsalehi Has Really Great Jeans

I generally subscribe to the philosophy of not being impressed by social followings, and I enjoy making dad comments like, “Being popular on Instagram is like being rich in Monopoly!”—but with 5.1 million ( MILLION) Instagram followers and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, Negin Mirsalehi maybe warrants an exception.

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Consumer Reports pulls recommendation for Dyson stick vacuums

Consumer Reports has pulled all Dyson stick vacuum models from its stick vacuums recommendation list over concerns about reliability, the company has announced. The decision was based on Consumer Reports’ survey data, which it says revealed that Dyson’s stick vacuums allegedly break at a higher rate than similar products from “any other brands” involved in the company’s tests. In September … Continue reading

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Facebook’s head of PR leaves amid ongoing crises

Facebook is seemingly bouncing from crisis to crisis. It might not be happy, then, that the company's leading communications exec is heading for the exit. Recode has learned that Technology Communications VP Caryn Marooney (pictured at right) is le...

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‘Battlefield V’ didn’t sell as well as EA hoped it would

Video game sales were particularly cutthroat last holiday, and it appears EA's Battlefield V was one of the casualties.

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NEEO and Control4 join forces on next-gen smart home tech

Switzerland-based smart home company NEEO has been acquired by Control4 as part of its plan to offer next-gen interactive smart home tech, the company has announced. Control4 plans to use NEEO’s expertise for its latest touch panels, remote controls, keypads, and similar devices

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AT&T’s price increases the result of billion-dollar merger debt

In the last several years, AT&T has made two huge acquisitions: DirecTV in 2015, and Time Warner in 2018. With these mergers — which were clearly anti-consumer — AT&T thought it turn itself from a telecom giant into a cable TV giant, with a near monopoly on the US’s media industry

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Uber’s new free ride promo will only be available to Super Bowl losers

Two cities, each represented by a professional football team, will battle it out for honor and glory this weekend. One of those cities will be victorious, leaving the other to weep and, if its residents want, to take advantage of totally free Uber rides

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