Hugsy snags $220k to bring its smart baby blanket to market
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Hugsy snags $220k to bring its smart baby blanket to market

Hugsy, a Dutch startup that’s developing a ‘smart’ blanket designed to help the care of newborns and premature babies, has raised €200k (~$220k) in seed funding via the Leapfunder…

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IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array
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IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array

IBM is working with the U.S. Air Force to improve its TrueNorth line of chips designed to optimize the performance of machine learning models at the hardware level.…

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Logitech’s Slim Combo for iPad Pro really boosts your portable productivity power
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Logitech’s Slim Combo for iPad Pro really boosts your portable productivity power

Logitech has a long history of making keyboard accessories for iPad, and it has a new product out in time for the release of the latest iPad Pro…

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Withings is now Nokia
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Withings is now Nokia

Nokia announced at Mobile World Congress back in February that it would be sunsetting the Withings brand this summer. After giving fans of the French connected health device…

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‘All roads do lead back to Shenzhen,’ according to Indiegogo’s Sandy Diao
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‘All roads do lead back to Shenzhen,’ according to Indiegogo’s Sandy Diao

Shenzhen has been called China’s Silicon Valley (or at least one of its Silicon Valleys). A panel on hardware startups at TechCrunch Shenzhen took a stab at explaining…

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Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics gets $11.5 million to create a mainstream robot for the home
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Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics gets $11.5 million to create a mainstream robot for the home

Hardware startup Misty Robotics has a daunting task ahead of it. The Boulder-based company is working on a robot aimed at mainstream consumers for employment in the home…

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The OnePlus 5 brings modest improvements to the best deal in smartphones
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The OnePlus 5 brings modest improvements to the best deal in smartphones

The OnePlus 5 is a modest upgrade over its predecessor — the company isn’t making any bones about it. It’s slimmer than the 3T, there’s a dual-lens camera…

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Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo
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Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo

Every tech and toy company, from Apple to Hasbro, has an educational coding offering these days. Sony’s Koov kit has been kicking around Japan for a while now,…

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Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky and Airbnb growth lead Gustaf Alstromer join Y Combinator
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Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky and Airbnb growth lead Gustaf Alstromer join Y Combinator

Y Combinator is officially adding three new team members to its roster this morning. Gustaf Alstromer, formerly product leader of Airbnb’s growth team, is joining YC as a partner.…

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Andy Rubin’s not-so-Essential phone only coming to Sprint in US
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Andy Rubin’s not-so-Essential phone only coming to Sprint in US

Oh dear. “From “essential” to inconsequential in one partnership”, as one of my colleagues put it when told the news that Andy Rubin’s much hyped Essential smartphone is…

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The Xbox One X: Initial Impressions
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The Xbox One X: Initial Impressions

It’s hard to believe that Microsoft was able to make the latest generation Xbox so compact, and yet still so much more powerful. We had the chance to…

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BART is testing Bikeep’s smart bike locks
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BART is testing Bikeep’s smart bike locks

There are few feelings worse than returning to the spot you locked up your bike after a fun evening and seeing nothing. As a San Francisco cyclist, I’ve…

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The Xbox One X Reveal in two minutes
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The Xbox One X Reveal in two minutes

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The HTC U11 is a good phone with a dumb gimmick
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The HTC U11 is a good phone with a dumb gimmick

Squeezable sides are a very bad reason to buy a phone. Especially now, when the U11’s Edge Sense doesn’t do a whole hell of a lot. Who knows,…

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Sony’s E3 2017 PlayStation live blog
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Sony’s E3 2017 PlayStation live blog

Good evening!! Just over 24 hours after the Xbox One X was revealed, Sony is ready to enter the ring. Of course, the Playstation maker doesn’t seem to…

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Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream
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Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream

It’s a big week for gamers everywhere, and Xbox loyalists in particular have plenty to be excited about. Microsoft is going live with their E3 press conference today…

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Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog
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Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog

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Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream
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Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream

It’s a big week for gamers everywhere, and Xbox loyalists in particular have plenty to be excited about. Microsoft is going live with their E3 press conference today…

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Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog
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Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog

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The Xbox One X is Microsoft’s powerful new 4K console
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The Xbox One X is Microsoft’s powerful new 4K console

A full year after first teasing Project Scorpio at its last E3 event, Microsoft finally took the wraps of its new console, now called the Xbox One X.…

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The Xbox One X is Microsoft’s powerful new 4K console
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The Xbox One X is Microsoft’s powerful new 4K console

A full year after first teasing Project Scorpio at its last E3 event, Microsoft finally took the wraps of its new console, now called the Xbox One X.…

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Apple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR
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Apple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

Apple just refreshed their iMac line, and while the external design will stay the same, the company has put a ton of effort into refreshing the insides to…

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VR is in Apple’s future, but AR is the logical short term play
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VR is in Apple’s future, but AR is the logical short term play

For Apple, augmented reality is the clear short term play. It’s not so much that the company doesn’t see any future in virtual reality – it’s just that…

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As the Surface line courts creatives, Apple pushes back with the iMac and iPad Pro
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As the Surface line courts creatives, Apple pushes back with the iMac and iPad Pro

Apple doesn’t really talk about the Surface, but was pretty clear from yesterday’s WWDC keynote that Microsoft’s line is beginning to have a direct impact on the company.…

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Microsoft trademark filing may reveal ‘Project Scorpio’ logo
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Microsoft trademark filing may reveal ‘Project Scorpio’ logo

Today in trademark news, Microsoft has filed for a trademark that may give us our first glimpse of the new Project Scorpio… logo. No, it’s not nearly as…

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Samsung’s new top-end curved gaming monitors are sporting HDR, QLED and AMD FreeSync 2
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Samsung’s new top-end curved gaming monitors are sporting HDR, QLED and AMD FreeSync 2

Samsung is updating its curved gaming monitor lineup with a slew of new technologies. Coming in 27, 31.5 and 49-inch versions, they’re called the C27HG70, C32HG70 and C49HG90,…

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Roli brings the rubbery Seaboard piano to its modular Blocks system
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Roli brings the rubbery Seaboard piano to its modular Blocks system

In its short existence as a startup, London-based Roli has created two of the most compelling music-making devices in recent memory. The Seaboard was a material rethink of…

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Andy Rubin’s Essential has reportedly raised $300 million
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Andy Rubin’s Essential has reportedly raised $300 million

Hype hasn’t been an issue for Andy Rubin’s new hardware startup, Essential. Speculation has been circling the Android founder’s next move since he unceremoniously parted ways with Google.…

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Teaching teams of drones to work alongside humans and nature
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Teaching teams of drones to work alongside humans and nature

The Robust Reactive Systems Lab just might have the highest ceilings of any laboratory on the Carnegie Mellon campus. It’s big and drafty, and were it not for the…

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Brookstone’s all-weather Big Blue Party Wi-Fi Speaker sounds great and has Chromecast
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Brookstone’s all-weather Big Blue Party Wi-Fi Speaker sounds great and has Chromecast

In case a certain recent product unveiling got you hankering for a connected speaker with impressive, room-filling audio performance, you’re in luck: The Brookstone Big Blue Party Indoor-Outdoor…

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That new keyboard is the key to Apple’s MacBook update
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That new keyboard is the key to Apple’s MacBook update

There’s a decent chance you missed the MacBook news this week. It was buried amid a flood of news as Apple powered through announcements at the WWDC keynote…

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Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors
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Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors

The Gigabyte AERO 15 seen here is your usual gaming laptop, but with a twist — a color-corrected screen. While Retina displays on Macs have become the gold…

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Why Apple’s HomePod won’t just collect dust on your shelf
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Why Apple’s HomePod won’t just collect dust on your shelf

Apple brought its smart speaker into the world with a shoddy name and an unconventional pitch, but anyone brash enough to cast the device to the side so…

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Apple’s HomePod is a cautious approach to the connected home
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Apple’s HomePod is a cautious approach to the connected home

The new HomePod sounds great. I walked away from WWDC impressed with the full and rich sound the company has managed to get out of such a small…

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The OnePlus 5 makes its debut June 20
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The OnePlus 5 makes its debut June 20

OnePlus has been doing a solid job hyping its next handset without delivering much in the way of actual information about the thing. On June 20, the company…

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Crunch Report | Everything WWDC 2017
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Crunch Report | Everything WWDC 2017

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Apple introduces the new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch screen and thinner bezels
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Apple introduces the new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch screen and thinner bezels

Apple just introduced the new iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro has a 10.5-inch screen, while maintaining the nearly same size as its 9.7-inch predecessors. Obviously, that means…

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Apple has a new wireless Magic Keyboard with a full numeric keypad
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Apple has a new wireless Magic Keyboard with a full numeric keypad

Apple packed a lot of announcements into its WWDC keynote today, even with the long running time, so it’s understandable that the new Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad…

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Apple HomePod speaker favors sound over Siri
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Apple HomePod speaker favors sound over Siri

Apparently Apple knows Siri kinda sucks, because it was the last thing mentioned in the unveiling of the new HomePod speaker. That’s why it’s dumpily named as a successor…

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Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro get routine processor and SSD boost
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Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro get routine processor and SSD boost

Apple gave its MacBook and MacBook Pro lineup a small boost today at WWDC — the machines are getting new Kaby Lake processors and faster solid-state drives across…

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How Google could fire up its smart home play
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How Google could fire up its smart home play

When it was unveiled at last year’s I/O, Home felt like little more than Google’s attempt to cash in on the Echo’s success. And the intervening year hasn’t…

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What to expect from WWDC 2017
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What to expect from WWDC 2017

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of developers are set to descend upon the South Bay to get their software on. And the rest of the Apple…

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The Master & Dynamic MW60 x Leica headphone collab is all about love of the look
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The Master & Dynamic MW60 x Leica headphone collab is all about love of the look

This MD x Leica collaboration is what you get when one company truly admires another’s design principles. Leica rarely licenses the use of their trademark red dot and…

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Evaptainers decouples refrigeration from electricity to help rural farms and families
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Evaptainers decouples refrigeration from electricity to help rural farms and families

Some 1.4 billion people lack access to electricity worldwide today, most in rural areas across Southeast Asia, China, India and Sub-Saharan Africa, according to data from the OECD.…

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MIT develops a vibrating wearable to help people with visual impairments navigate
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MIT develops a vibrating wearable to help people with visual impairments navigate

For such a simple tool, the white cane has been incredibly enduring. With all of the technological advances that have been made over the past century, we haven’t…

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How not to launch a company in the US — lessons learned from LeEco
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How not to launch a company in the US — lessons learned from LeEco

After a months-long parade of endless red flags, LeEco’s Stateside woes finally came to a head this week. The company announced that it would be laying off 325…

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Voiceitt lets people with speech impairments use voice-controlled technology
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Voiceitt lets people with speech impairments use voice-controlled technology

Voice-controlled technology like Amazon Echo, Siri or hands-free features in Google Maps are things we’re starting to take for granted. But as Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report…

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The DJI Spark is fun, but not the mainstream drone we were promised
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The DJI Spark is fun, but not the mainstream drone we were promised

Our Spark is returning to DJI a bit worse for wear. As a rule, we try to send products back to companies in the same state they arrived,…

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Essential’s road to mainstream success is a ten-year play
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Essential’s road to mainstream success is a ten-year play

When Andy Rubin returns to smartphones after a few years in the wilderness, the tech press is going to take notice. Sites will speculate endlessly about teasers and…

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Nike-backed Grabit has quietly raised $25 million for robots that handle what others can’t grasp
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Nike-backed Grabit has quietly raised $25 million for robots that handle what others can’t grasp

Robot arms have come a long way since the 1960’s when George C. Devol and Joseph Engelberger created the earliest industrial models. Those had two-finger grippers that, in…

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Essential is trying to build Android for the smart home
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Essential is trying to build Android for the smart home

Andy Rubin’s appearance at the Code Conference last night went a ways toward answering some lingering questions about his new company, Essential. But the conversation primarily centered around…

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Intel reveals its new 18-core, 36-thread “extreme” Core i9 processor at Computex
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Intel reveals its new 18-core, 36-thread “extreme” Core i9 processor at Computex

At its Computex event in Taipei today, Intel unveiled its new Core X-series of processors. The debut of its latest high-end desktop CPUs wasn’t a surprise after plans…

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Samsung adds the S Pen to the Notebook 9 Pro, making its best Surface Book impression
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Samsung adds the S Pen to the Notebook 9 Pro, making its best Surface Book impression

Samsung’s favorite pen tool, the S Pen — with a 0.7mm tip, Windows Ink support, the capability to detect more than 4,000 levels of pressure and which hasn’t been…

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Will Essential Home be more than another dumb smart home hub?
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Will Essential Home be more than another dumb smart home hub?

The next great smartphone battle isn’t about screens or batteries or cameras. In fact, it’s not really about hardware at all. It’s a knock-down, drag-out fight for the…

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With the MateBook X, Huawei finally has a MacBook to call its own
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With the MateBook X, Huawei finally has a MacBook to call its own

When the MateBook launched last year, plenty of sites were quick to position it against Apple’s offerings. There were caveats, of course. Namely, the fact that the device…

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The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer
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The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer

It’s hard to find a legitimately bad flagship phone these days. Sure, one peeks its head out from time to time, but on a whole most phones are…

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How not to launch a company in the U.S. — lessons learned from LeEco
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How not to launch a company in the U.S. — lessons learned from LeEco

After a months’ long parade of endless red flags, LeEco’s Stateside woes finally came to a head this week. The company announced that it would be laying off…

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Windows 10 and 10 S options are coming for the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro
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Windows 10 and 10 S options are coming for the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

Three weeks to the day after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft is back with the latest version of its laptop replacement, the Surface Pro. The company says it…

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Prynt’s new mobile printer uses AR to create Harry Potter-style moving pictures
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Prynt’s new mobile printer uses AR to create Harry Potter-style moving pictures

Printing static photos from your phone was so last year. Now, it’s all about AR. Prynt, a startup that makes a small mobile printer that connects to your phone,…

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Drones aren’t having their mainstream moment yet
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Drones aren’t having their mainstream moment yet

Write about technology for any amount of time, you’ll get run through the hype wringer. It’s impossible to avoid. After all, it’s the excitement of new technologies that…

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Wearables suck at tracking calories burned, study shows
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Wearables suck at tracking calories burned, study shows

New data out of Stanford is lending credence to common wisdom that fitness trackers suck at counting calories. Heart-rate monitoring, on the other hand, fared surprisingly well in the school’s Medical…

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Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together
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Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced it’s merging with another code club charity, Dublin-based CoderDojo. The aim is to advance shared goals around furthering the march of computing education for young people. CoderDojo…

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Sana Health aims to stop insomnia with smart goggles
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Sana Health aims to stop insomnia with smart goggles

When Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard set out to fly around the world in a plane that uses no fuel, he knew he wasn’t going to get much rest.…

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Ikea’s smart light bulbs will work with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant
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Ikea’s smart light bulbs will work with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will answer to voice commands starting this summer. The company announced in a Swedish-language press release that its smart lighting product line, called Trådfri,…

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Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze
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Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

Have you ever taken a class at SoulCycle? Or better yet, Flywheel? Spinning has turned out to be a big business, and there’s one brand that’s been gaining traction…

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Spin raises $8 million as bike-sharing battle heats up in the US
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Spin raises $8 million as bike-sharing battle heats up in the US

Bike sharing has taken a turn in the U.S., following trends in China. The new mode is “dockless,” where companies distribute bikes around a city or campus to…

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SoftBank’s Nvidia stake is reportedly worth $4BN
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SoftBank’s Nvidia stake is reportedly worth $4BN

When SoftBank announced the first close of its Vision Fund this weekend — securing an initial commitment of $93 billion from investors including Apple, Qualcomm and Foxconn — it also quietly…

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DJI’s tiny new Spark drone is $499 and kind of a big deal
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DJI’s tiny new Spark drone is $499 and kind of a big deal

The big news at DJI’s “huge Seize the Moment” event in New York City is, as expected, pretty small. The world’s largest consumer drone maker cracked the code of…

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DJI’s GO 4 control app adds automated flight modes to its new Spark drone
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DJI’s GO 4 control app adds automated flight modes to its new Spark drone

At today’s media event in NYC, DJI announced its new Spark drone, destined for the entry-level market as an everyday portable solution for capturing aerial footage. To go with…

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Google’s huge 4K touchscreen whiteboard is now on sale for $5K
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Google’s huge 4K touchscreen whiteboard is now on sale for $5K

Google’s Jamboard is not a kitchen app for curating PBJ recipes – it’s a 55-inch digital whiteboard, with pen and touch input, companion iOS and Android apps, an…

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Microsoft’s Surface line is coming into its own by borrowing from the best
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Microsoft’s Surface line is coming into its own by borrowing from the best

Microsoft CVP Yusuf Mehdi isn’t shy about mentioning the competition. As we discuss the company’s recent launch of Windows 10 S, he refers to the pared down operating…

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LeEco to lay off 325 people in US, focus on Chinese-speaking American households
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LeEco to lay off 325 people in US, focus on Chinese-speaking American households

It’s hard to know where to begin with this mess. It’s only been seven months since LeEco launched in the U.S. with one of the most bizarre press…

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After a year of catching up, Google Home needs to truly distinguish itself from the Echo
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After a year of catching up, Google Home needs to truly distinguish itself from the Echo

Google Home has spent the past year catching up. No surprise, really. The Echo had a roughly two-year head start on the device. This week, the smart home…

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Here’s the teaser for the mini-drone DJI is announcing this week
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Here’s the teaser for the mini-drone DJI is announcing this week

DJI has released a video teaser for the new drone they are announcing at their event in NYC this Wednesday. When the company sent out an invite we…

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ATAP goes AWOL at Google I/O
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ATAP goes AWOL at Google I/O

For the last few years, Google’s skunkworks ATAP unit always held its own keynote at I/O, Google’s flagship developer conference. Often, this was where Google would show off…

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Kickstarter launches tools for creators, because hardware is hard
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Kickstarter launches tools for creators, because hardware is hard

Kickstarter and its crowdfunding brethren have played a pivotal role in the hardware revolution of the past decade. But even now that developers have a wide range of…

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Sennheiser’s PC 373D Dolby 7.1 gaming headphones sound best with it disabled
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Sennheiser’s PC 373D Dolby 7.1 gaming headphones sound best with it disabled

Sennheiser is great at doing a lot of things, namely in the audio space. Headphones, microphones and the like. When Sennheiser combines the two and creates a gaming…

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A federal appeals court shoots down the FAA’s drone registry requirement
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A federal appeals court shoots down the FAA’s drone registry requirement

The FAA’s drone database hit a major snag this week, courtesy of a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling. The D.C.-based court sided with drone hobbyist John Taylor, who…

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Adorable robot friend Kuri can now find its way home to charge
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Adorable robot friend Kuri can now find its way home to charge

Kuri, the robot companion being developed by startup Mayfield Robotics, is getting closer to production and gaining some new abilities ahead of its planned release later this year.…

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AMD’s new top-end Radeon Vega graphics cards are taking aim at competing GPUs
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AMD’s new top-end Radeon Vega graphics cards are taking aim at competing GPUs

It’s high-time for AMD to announce a new generation graphics card and it’s done just that with the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition. This potentially deadly duo of souped-up GPUs take…

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Apple starts assembling iPhones in India in play for the world’s fastest growing smartphone market
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Apple starts assembling iPhones in India in play for the world’s fastest growing smartphone market

Apple has taken an important step in its longstanding goal of penetrating the world’s second largest smartphone market. The Wall Street Journal first reported that the company has completed…

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Google’s second generation TPU chips takes machine learning processing to a new level
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Google’s second generation TPU chips takes machine learning processing to a new level

Google announced its next generation of its custom Tensor Processing Units (TPUs) machine learning chips at Google I/O today. These chips, which are designed specifically to speed up…

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Apple could release MacBook updates soon
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Apple could release MacBook updates soon

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is about to release updated MacBook and MacBook Pro models. The company could announce the refresh at its WWDC keynote…

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Collider 3D printers can make shiny metal objects on demand
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Collider 3D printers can make shiny metal objects on demand

When he worked at Shapeways just a few years ago, customers constantly asked Graham Bredemeyer if they could get their designs made out of metal by the 3D…

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The HTC U11’s most compelling feature, Edge Sense, is pretty silly
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The HTC U11’s most compelling feature, Edge Sense, is pretty silly

You can’t really blame HTC for embracing a gimmick. A rough couple of years for the smartphone maker warrants some experimentation to help set its devices apart from…

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Amazon built Fire TV directly into a cheap 4K set
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Amazon built Fire TV directly into a cheap 4K set

There’s the $90 Fire TV, the $40 Fire TV Stick and now, for the dongle-averse, Amazon is giving the world its first set with the company’s streaming media…

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Amazon is helping to remove false wake words from Alexa’s vocabulary
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Amazon is helping to remove false wake words from Alexa’s vocabulary

Amazon’s smart assistant has gotten pretty good at recognizing its own name (much to the apparent chagrin of many who share it), but that doesn’t make it immune…

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EEG hardware hack uses blink detection and predictive text for hands-free typing
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EEG hardware hack uses blink detection and predictive text for hands-free typing

Hardware is hard at the best of times. But software developer Patrick Morris-Suzuki set himself the ambitious challenge of creating a blink-detecting system for hands-free typing during an overnight hackathon…

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Volans-i shows off its long-range delivery drones in Texas
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Volans-i shows off its long-range delivery drones in Texas

Whether they’re flying pizzas, burritos or medications to customers’ doors, drones for delivery have arrived. Businesses as far-ranging as UPS, Domino’s, Amazon and the hospital group Ticino EOC are testing drones,…

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Enterprise smart lock player Latch snags another $10M
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Enterprise smart lock player Latch snags another $10M

New York based Latch has topped up its Series A with a further $10 million in external funding, bringing on a new investor RRE Ventures. Existing investors also participated. The…

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Microsoft touts 500 million Windows 10 devices active monthly
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Microsoft touts 500 million Windows 10 devices active monthly

There’s nothing wrong with tooting your own horn a bit when you hit a number like 500 million, and that’s what Microsoft did this morning to kick off…

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Hasselblad’s X1D puts other medium format cameras on notice
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Hasselblad’s X1D puts other medium format cameras on notice

Back in June of last year, I previewed the Hasselblad X1D. Then, it was a pre-production model, which I had hoped would launch and become the powerful mirrorless…

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Gorilla Glass maker Corning gets $200 million from Apple’s US manufacturing investment fund
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Gorilla Glass maker Corning gets $200 million from Apple’s US manufacturing investment fund

Apple made news and scored some positive PR earlier this month when the company announced a $1 billion fund aimed at investing in US-based manufacturing. Now it’s ready to…

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Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there
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Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there

A thief, your kids skipping school or paranormal activity? That’s the question that Lighthouse aims to answer with its new interactive assistant. By combining sophisticated sensors with computer…

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Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there
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Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there

A thief, your kids skipping school or paranormal activity? That’s the question that Lighthouse aims to answer with its new interactive assistant. By combining sophisticated sensors with computer…

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Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances
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Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances

The so-called ‘smart home’ often comes across looking incredibly dumb. Either you have to shell out lots of money to replace perfectly functional appliances for their Internet-connected equivalents —…

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Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances
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Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances

The so-called ‘smart home’ often comes across looking incredibly dumb. Either you have to shell out lots of money to replace perfectly functional appliances for their Internet-connected equivalents —…

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Nectar launches ultrasound-equipped pour spouts to save bar owners money
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Nectar launches ultrasound-equipped pour spouts to save bar owners money

Restaurants depend on the sale of alcoholic beverages for 60 percent of their revenue. This means that knowing what happens to liquor after it’s put on the shelf behind the…

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Nectar launches ultrasound-equipped pour spouts to save bar owners money
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Nectar launches ultrasound-equipped pour spouts to save bar owners money

Restaurants depend on the sale of alcoholic beverages for 60 percent of their revenue. This means that knowing what happens to liquor after it’s put on the shelf behind the…

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PokitDok teams with Intel on healthcare blockchain solution
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PokitDok teams with Intel on healthcare blockchain solution

PokitDok, a healthcare API company, announced today it has teamed with Intel to offer a healthcare blockchain solution it’s calling ‘Dokchain.’ The partnership includes using Intel’s open source Hyperledger Sawtooth as…

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