Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy

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Life became too painful for one of a handful of Knightscope K5 security robots today. It tragically took its own life in a DC water fountain, possibly thwarted from rescuing itself by its inability to navigate stairs or lift its own body.

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Welcome back! SpaceX's Dragon capsule makes history with second visit to ISS

SpaceX’s uncrewed Dragon capsule made history on Monday as it became the company’s first spacecraft to reconnect with the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon’s second supply mission comes three years after its first.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/06/welcome-back-spacex-dragon-capsule-makes-history-with-second-visit-to-iss.html

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PCs Shine Again, but for How Long?


Just when PCs looked to be dying a slow, painful death, they became interesting again. As expected, this week’s news coming from Computex in Taiwan is flush with new PCs and PC technologies, but is it enough to reinvigorate a market that has faced declining sales since 2011? The market peaked at just over 365 million units annually, and fell to 269 million units last year, according to Gartner. So, why all the excitement? The excitement is emerging from both the technology driving PCs and the applications leveraging the processing power of PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84576.html?rss=1

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Apple suspends 5K LG panel sales following hardware problems, will ship new displays in 5-6 weeks

Apple has pulled LG’s latest display from sale after its failures became common knowledge, but no one is offering anyone who already bought these devices much in the way of support.

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Nintendo has already sold 1.5 million NES Classic Edition consoles

Riding on a wave of nostalgia, the NES Classic Edition quickly became one of the hottest ticket items this holiday shopping season.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/06/nintendo-has-already-sold-1-5-million-nes-classic-edition-consoles.html

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Galaxy S8 may be delayed, report says

After Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 quickly became an absolute disaster, the last thing the company wants to do is release its next-generation flagship phone when the phone is anything but perfect.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/07/galaxy-s8-may-be-delayed-report-says.html

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Kansas couple sues over hellish IP address quirk

A Kansas couple whose farmhouse became the nexus of seemingly the entire country’s internet misdeeds is suing the company they say is responsible, Courthouse News Service reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/10/kansas-couple-sues-over-hellish-ip-address-quirk.html

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CBS tvOS app gets Apple TV universal search integration

Article Image CBS this week became the latest streaming provider to tap into Apple TV’s universal search APIs, adding to a growing list of apps that let surface first-party content via text and Siri voice search.

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The Salesforce Health Cloud


Salesforce is opening a can of snakes with its new Health Cloud, which became generally available this week. I’ve seen the healthcare industry up close recently as aging parents and in-laws make greater use of the system. My overall impression is that CRM could learn a great deal from healthcare providers about how to treat customers. Understanding how professionals provision healthcare is a lesson in understanding moments of truth. At the same time though, healthcare seems constrained by its software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83178.html?rss=1

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RBC cuts Apple target to $130, expects iPhone sales 'noise' to last through March quarter

Article Image RBC Capital Markets on Thursday became the latest investment firm to cut its estimates for Apple, joining the chorus of concerns that Apple could post its first-ever year over year decline in iPhone sales.

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FBR is latest firm to cut iPhone 6s estimates, but expects 'mega product cycle' for 'iPhone 7'

Article Image Concerns over iPhone 6s sales continue to grow on Wall Street, as FBR & Co. became the latest firm to revise its estimates downward, calling on Apple to sell 75.5 million total iPhones in the current December quarter and cutting its price target to $150.

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Volvo launches first US support for CarPlay in 2016 XC90

Article Image The 2016 model year XC90 on Monday became the first Volvo vehicle in the U.S. to support Apple’s CarPlay, enabling iPhone owners to access some apps from the crossover SUV’s dash display.

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Apple TV now available for preorder, first deliveries arrive Friday

Article Image As promised, the new fourth-generation Apple TV became available for purchase Monday, with the first orders scheduled to arrive beginning this Friday, Oct. 30.

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3 standout headphone designs

Ever since Beats headphones became a cultural icon, nearly every company on the planet has tried to capitalize on the trend by introducing their own headphones or earbuds. Consequently, distinguishing one brand from another can be nearly impossible. Nevertheless, three recent models I’ve been auditioning from Torque, Plantronics, and Motorola have managed to stand out from the crowd by offering unique features and designs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/10/3-standout-headphone-designs/

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B&H Photo's Manhattan superstore opens prestigious Apple-authorized mini-store

This week, B&H Photo Video’s Midtown Manhattan superstore became the first of its kind to have an Apple-sanctioned store-within-a-store, showcasing the electronics maker’s full lineup of Macs, iPads, Beats and accessories in Apple’s familiar retail style.



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Apple's Eddy Cue explains Apple Pay on Apple Watch at NBA game [u]

Oracle Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors, became the second NBA venue to adopt Apple Pay on Friday, and Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue was on hand to explain how the service will work with Apple Watch.



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