Technology Trends

Huawei Mate 20 trio topped AnTuTu November 2018 chart

Ever since the initial scandal a few years back, a scandal that has apparently persisted to today, mobile performance benchmarks have lost their luster and flair. People still use them, of course, mostly as a reference and starting point. And companies just love citing those, especially to boost their prestige and, eventually, sales

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NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-profile hacks

NSA official Rob Joyce told guests at a Wall Street Journal security conference that hacking-related Chinese activity had been climbing in recent months. He was concerned the country was "prepositioning" itself to attack "critical infrastructure" suc...

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Lyft Grocery Access Program brings discounted rides to grocery stores

Lyft has taken the wraps off its new Grocery Access Program, an initiative that will provide residents in Washington DC with discounted shared rides to grocery stores in Wards 7 and 8. The program will undergo a six month pilot period lasting from January 2019 to June 2019, helping reduce the burden of getting to stores while providing Lyft with … Continue reading

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You can play ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ with banana controllers

The GameCube controller for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might be sold out all over the place, but you don't need it to dominate the competition with your favorite fighter. All you need, it turns out, is a bunch of bananas

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The Best of 2018: Smart Devices Edition

It’s that time of the year again when we not only take stock of the past nearly twelve months, we also go through our list of things we’d love to buy if we got the chance or the need. Whether it’s buying a gift for a tech-savvy friend or family member or even for yourself, there’s no shortage of options … Continue reading

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Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition

Tensions remain high over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged Iran sanction violations, but Canada just offered a tiny olive branch. A British Columbia Supreme Court justice has granted Meng bail after her attorney and family made a ca...

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Google Photos ends unlimited free storage for unsupported videos

Google switched things up back in 2015, offering unlimited free image and video storage on Google Photos at relatively high resolutions, but now the company is back with a small change. Going forward, Google Photos will still offer unlimited free image and video storage…except for video formats that it doesn’t support. Google had announced the unlimited free Photos storage back … Continue reading

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops

Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time.

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2019 BMW 330i and 2020 M340i First Drive

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Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might communicate

Safety is a major concern when it comes to autonomous vehicles, for both the people they're transporting as well as those who are nearby. And it's not yet clear how or even if self-driving cars will communicate with the people around them.

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