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Crave Ep. 156: Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game

8 hours 11 min ago
This week on the Crave podcast, Snoop Dogg is coming to you via a DLC voice pack for Xbox Live, machine-carved ice cubes brim with design potential, and a fan plays the Super Mario Bros. theme a new way.






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Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

10 hours 53 min ago
The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.






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7 things the Mazda Skyactiv Chassis tells us about the next Miata

10 hours 54 min ago
We take close look at the clues and attempt to unravel the mystery of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

10 hours 59 min ago
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.
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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

11 hours 50 min ago
With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.






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Samsung expert compares Apple's patented phone features to car cup holders

11 hours 50 min ago
An Apple study on what features drive phone sales is flawed and those features aren't the major factors influencing purchases, a Samsung expert told jurors in a patent trial between the two rivals.






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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

12 hours 3 min ago
After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.






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Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

12 hours 12 min ago
Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.
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What's hot? Google Trends now tells your inbox

13 hours 24 min ago
Google Trends adds email subscriptions so that you can stay on top of changing search patterns and topics. Does it signal the end of Google Alerts?






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Bake like a Jawa with R2-D2 measuring cups

13 hours 43 min ago
Follow any recipe like a Jedi Master with this measuring cup set from ThinkGeek looks like the "Star Wars" droid you're looking for -- R2-D2.






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Hide from, seek out nearby friends on Facebook

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:48
The social network is making it easy to locate your friends on a map, and it’s adding event alerts into the Paper app. Meanwhile, Samsung is about to push out a paid version of Milk Music.






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On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:12
Here is a roundup of Google's jokes and hoaxes currently on the loose. Did you miss the Tardis?






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The secret to swarming robots? Simplicity

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:09
Simple robots that identify and move toward each other could open the way to armies of machines that measure pollution, pollinate plants, or fly through our bodies.






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LinkedIn passes 300M users, says mobile is key to goal of 3.3B

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 20:46
The social network for professional schmoozing wants the entire global workforce to sign on to its service.
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Low Latency 94: Prime itch

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 20:21
Amazon's Prime service is increasing by $20. Can you handle it?
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Get your hands on NASA software code

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:48
Science fans and space junkies alike can now access code for a range of NASA projects. Who knows? It could help you accomplish your next mission.






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Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:33
Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.






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Is this what the iPhone 6 will look like? One artist thinks so

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:26
An artist's rendering shows what the iPhone 6 could look like based on the rumors surrounding Apple's next handset.






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Cyborg glasses let you fake a good mood

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:04
Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.






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Disney making new 'Star Wars' books based on original trilogy

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:02
Books by leading children's authors will begin with retelling of Luke Skywalker origin story. Disney hopes to fan interest in 'Wars' before December 2015 release of "Episode VII."






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