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Bizarre Fusion body surrogacy system lets you dive into someone else’s body

One of the stranger movies that I have seen in recent memory is the flick called “Gamer” where a gamer is able to take over the body of a human prison inmate and use them to play a real-life video game where a loss means the prisoner dies. Researchers have developed a new system that is as close as we … Continue reading

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Google Fiber could get a jolt from FCC utility pole policy

Google Fiber could get serious help from a new rule (PDF) the FCC is set to pass that would give individual companies access to poles across the US. Currently, independent bodies -- like, say, a new internet provider -- who want to add their lines to...

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Windows 10 Preview: what’s coming later this year

Adopting the slogan and strategy of “Windows as a Service” is admittedly one of the best things Microsoft has ever done for the operating system. Now in its third year, Windows 10 has already received five major updates, almost twice a year.

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NSA tripled its phone record collection in 2017

The NSA retired its old surveillance program that indiscriminately inhaled billions of phone logs a day back in 2015, but that doesn't meant it's no longer collecting call data. According to a transparency report (PDF) released by the Office of the D...

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USDA: 35,000lbs of beef recalled over hard plastic contamination

As if recalling 200 million eggs and a bunch of chopped romaine lettuce weren’t enough, the USDA has revealed a voluntary of more than 35,000 pounds of raw ground beef. The recall was initiated by JBS USA Inc due to the risk of contamination with pieces of hard plastic.

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Target promises EV chargers at more than 100 stores

Walmart isn't the only big retailer installing a slew of EV chargers in its parking lots. Target and a collection of retail property owners (PDF) have unveiled plans to add a horde of charging stations in the (relatively) near future

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20 Pieces We’re Excited to Buy This Month

New month, new styles.

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Roku lays out its plan to please cord cutters — and advertisers

Now that Roku is a publicly traded company, it has to release quarterly updates about how things are going. Today in its first Q4 earnings release (PDF), the company said that revenue is up 28 percent from last year to $188 million, while the number...

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Netflix could spend $8 billion on content next year

Once again, Netflix's quarterly earnings report (PDF) shows it's added even more customers (5 million in the US alone), and now boasts more than 115 million subscribers worldwide. The company is now five years into its "original content strategy" tha...

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MelodyVR’s music app will have songs from the biggest labels

When MelodyVR finally launches its virtual reality platform for music, it'll have experiences to offer from all three major record labels. After signing up both Warner and Universal Music within the past few months, it has now forged (PDF) a worldwid...

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