Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/criminals-using-bluetooth-to-steal-credit-card-info-at-gas-stations-police-warn.html

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Apple’s stagnant product lines mostly reflect the state of the computer industry

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Some of Apple’s hardware is getting long in the tooth — but that’s more a reflection on the moribund state of the industry than a statement about Apple.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233058-apples-stagnant-product-lines-mostly-reflect-the-state-of-the-computer-industry

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X-ray uncovers hidden portrait beneath famed Degas painting

A powerful X-ray technique has unveiled a hidden portrait beneath a famed painting by French impressionist artist Edgar Degas, helping solve a mystery that has stumped the art world for decades.

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How to buy DIY home alarm and security systems

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With over 2 million home robberies each year in the US alone, a security system is a worthwhile addition for many people. Professionally-installed systems can be expensive; instead we examine some of the growing number of low cost “DIY” alternatives.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232577-securing-your-home-getting-started

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Welcome to Area 404, the hardware lab where Facebook is building the future

Facebook is offering the first extensive look inside its huge new hardware lab, and the state-of-the-art machinery it houses. Inside, Facebook’s engineers will build everything from internet-delivering drones to VR tech.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/welcome-to-area-404-hardware-lab-where-facebook-is-building-future.html

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Nintendo Investors' Futile Hunt for Pokémon Go Profits


Nintendo investors who thought they would score big returns after this summer’s successful launch of Pokémon Go found that actual profits were more elusive than the colorful characters. Nintendo last week made it painfully clear that The Pokémon Co. and Niantic — the developer of the popular mobile app that takes players off the couch and into the real world — were far better positioned than it was to reap financial rewards. Much of that revenue potential lies in a wealth of in-app purchases designed to heighten excitement.

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Time Warner Bets Heavily on Hulu


Time Warner on Wednesday announced it has entered an agreement to buy a 10 percent stake in online-streaming service Hulu, in a bid to leverage its lineup of television and film content on multiple viewing platforms. With the new investment, Time Warner will join a joint venture that includes some of the nation’s largest media companies, including The Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast. Time Warner will provide Hulu’s new live streaming service, set to launch in early 2017, with live and on-demand content.

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Cool commercial drones take flight in TV show 'Droned'

Science Channel’s “Droned” focuses on the growing commercial drone industry. It follows Fort Lauderdale-based customization and aerial filming company Pigeon Vision as they design drones for famous clients and showcase various uses of the technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/cool-commercial-drones-take-flight-in-tv-show-droned.html

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Jeep hackers show how to take control of vehicle moving at high speed

A pair of well-known hackers has found another way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee — this time while it’s moving at high speed.

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'Pokemon GO' hits 100 million installs, makes $10 million a day

The inevitable has happened. Less than a week after posting 50 million installs on Android (and 75 million when combined with iOS), “Pokemon GO” has now surpassed 100 million installs worldwide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/pokemon-go-hits-100-million-installs-makes-10-million-day.html

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US military aims to combat chemical threats with ‘smart uniform’

In the next decade, U.S. soldiers could get new smart uniforms that are breathable but also designed to shield them from hazards like viruses and chemical weapons, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced on Wednesday.

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The Marines now have robots that carry and fire heavy machine guns

We’ve seen all sorts of weapons mounted on drones, and military drones already wield impressive firepower, but that doesn’t mean we’re done building crazy machines with fire power.

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