CES 2018: This bizarre sexbot can actually swap faces

Though still nascent in terms of sheer numbers, sex robots have increased in popularity in recent years, with Abyss Creations’ ‘Harmony’ RealDoll arguably the most famous one. Creator Matt McMullen has taken Harmony one step further, giving the robot another face, dubbed Solana.

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Logan Paul controversy: YouTube under fire for letting shocking video stay up

Though YouTube star Logan Paul has faced severe criticism for posting a video to his channel that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese “suicide forest” (which he later deleted and apologized for), it appears the platform itself is also to blame.

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20TB Hard Drives Will be Made of Glass

Hard drive capacities could grow to 20TB by 2020, though hitting these drive sizes will require a rethink of the platter technology used in today’s 3.5-inch drives.

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Google Street View will now let you wander about the International Space Station like you're an astronaut

A lot of people dream of being an astronaut but never make it. Fear not though — Google has your back.

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WannaCry surprisingly avoided old versions of Microsoft's Windows

Though WannaCry was one of the most serious malware attacks ever, some old Windows systems surprisingly eluded infection, according to a new report.

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FTC's Lawsuit Should Make You Feel Very Insecure About the IoT

Even though D-Link expressly promised that many of its wireless devices had the highest level of security available, the Federal Trade Commission last month filed a lawsuit that alleges otherwise. The FTC filing includes copies of online marketing materials and technical specifications for D-Link’s products, and flatly declares that “thousands of Defendants’ routers and cameras have been vulnerable to attacks that subject consumers’ sensitive personal information and local networks to a significant risk of unauthorized access.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84302.html?rss=1

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Dolly the sheep's cloned sisters in good health despite age

Though growing old, Dolly’s sheep siblings are no worse for wear. Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy, clones all derived from the same cell line as the first cloned mammal, show no signs of long-term health issues, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. The clones are, in fact, in vigorous good condition despite the fact that they range in age from 7 to 9, or about 60 to 70 in human years.

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'1970' date bug could be used to wreck pre-iOS 9.3.1 devices over Wi-Fi, researchers say

Article Image Though the issue was nominally fixed with iOS 9.3, the “1970” date bug can theoretically be used to intentionally brick any pre-iOS 9.3.1 device, according to a pair of security researchers.

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'iPhone 6 SE' mod kit crams iPhone SE parts into a custom, curved iPhone 6s-like chassis

Article Image Though some early rumors suggested the iPhone SE would have an iPhone 6-like design, it actually shipped in a chassis virtually identical to the iPhone 5s. However, some Chinese manufacturers have made iPhone SE-sized casings styled like the iPhone 6s, which prompted one publication to build their own fully functional so-called “iPhone 6 SE.”

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Brean Capital believes iPhone sales will fall to 216M this year, return to growth in 2017

Article Image Though the firm remains bullish on Apple, Brean Capital believes Apple will see total iPhone sales for 2016 drop by 16 million units, amidst a slowing smartphone market.

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iPhone SE preorders top 3.4M in China, gold & rose gold most popular – report

Article Image Though Apple hasn’t announced any official sales figures, preorders for the iPhone SE are said to have exceeded 3.4 million so far in China alone, according to data from local retailers.

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ExxonMobil launches Apple Pay at the pump at 6,000 stations, only through in-app purchase

Article Image Apple Pay users can now pay at the pump at 6,000 ExxonMobil gas stations, though it’s through the official Speedpass+ app, instead of a tap-to-pay transaction.

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Google self-driving car bears 'some responsibility' in accident for first time ever

Article Image Though Google’s automated vehicles have been involved in a handful of minor accidents on the road, those were all caused entirely by other, human drivers. But that changed with an accident in California earlier this month.

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New 4-inch iPhone to run Apple's A9 chip, 'iPad Air 3' to sport A9X – report

Article Image Though they are expected to be priced as mid-range products, Apple’s latest iPhone and iPad updates will run the same latest-generation processors as their flagship counterparts, a new report reveals.

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Newly-revealed date glitch may render some iOS devices unusable

Article Image Though people have to go out of their way to trigger it, a time-related glitch discovered in iOS 8 and 9 will let users potentially “brick” many Apple devices, rendering them non-functional.

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Oculus announces first Rift bundles, certified PCs

Oculus has unveiled its first certified PCs as promised, though there’s been some confusion regarding price points and bundles. We’ll help you sort it out.

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