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Judge Koh will stay consumer class action pending Qualcomm's Ninth Circuit appeal of certification

2 hours ago   |   FOSS Patents

Given that Qualcomm is under massive pressure in the FTC's antitrust case in the Northern District of California (with its exorbitant royalties-towering above all other...
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Researchers get gene drive to push mice beyond Mendel

Researchers get gene drive to push mice beyond Mendel

11 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Gene drive is both a promising and disturbing technology. It allows us to engineer a stretch of DNA that, once inserted in a specific location in an organism's genome...
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Nest Cam nuclear missile ‘hack' was actually just a case of bad password management

Nest Cam nuclear missile ‘hack' was actually just a case of bad password management

13 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

A California family recently had a major scare when their Nest Cam started yelling out a nuclear missile warning, warning the family that North Korea had launched ICBMs towards...
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Nest Camera Hacker Delivers False Bomb Warnings

14 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

A terrified family in Orinda, California received a false warning via their Nest Camera that North Korea had launch missiles at the United States. The nerve-wracking hoax drove...
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Cinemark and Spaces team up to bring VR to San Jose movie theater

Cinemark and Spaces team up to bring VR to San Jose movie theater

15 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Spaces is teaming up with Cinemark Holdings to open virtual reality entertainment centers in a movie theater in San Jose, California.
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PingPong robot kits

PingPong robot kits

17 hours ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

The development team at the Robot Factory base in Los Angeles, California has launched a new robot construction kit called PingPong which has been designed by robotics engineer...
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US appeals court says California can set its own Low Carbon Fuel Standard

US appeals court says California can set its own Low Carbon Fuel Standard

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Ethanol Plant, Milton, Wisconsin. (credit: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images ) Late last week, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit published an opinion...
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Tesla Cuts Supercharger Price Hike By 10 Percent

Tesla Cuts Supercharger Price Hike By 10 Percent

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

Tesla recently decided to raise Supercharger prices across its entire network but this decision hasn't really gone down well with its customers. After receiving substantial...
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Bird, Lime sued by disability rights activists who claim obstructed sidewalks

Bird, Lime sued by disability rights activists who claim obstructed sidewalks

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Electric scooter application BIRD Scooters are now available throughout Southern California, and have come increasing popular in San Diego. (credit: John...
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HIKIN' RIG multipurpose snowboard strap

HIKIN' RIG multipurpose snowboard strap

1 day ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

RIGZ Snowboard Gear based in San Jose, California has created a new multipurpose snowboard strap aptly named the HIKIN' RIG. Designed to stay on your snowboard as you ride the...
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LG's 5G phone is coming next month with Snapdragon 855, big battery

LG's 5G phone is coming next month with Snapdragon 855, big battery

The LG V40 ThinQ Five months after its first teased a 5G smartphone, LG has today announced that its upcoming device will make its international debut at MWC 2019 next month... Read more ...

Apple's iPhone SE is back in stock again for just $249

Apple's iPhone SE is back in stock again for just $249

Apple iPhone SE After initially discontinuing the iPhone SE in September, Apple's 4-inch smartphone made a brief return to its website, albeit in the clearance section, earlier... Read more ...

Apple could be developing its own next-gen batteries

Apple could be developing its own next-gen batteries

The iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus Apple already designs a number of components in-house and recent reports have suggested that it also has plans for custom modems and microLED... Read more ...

Samsung Taking A Page From Huawei's Charging Book For Galaxy S10

Samsung Taking A Page From Huawei's Charging Book For Galaxy S10

Samsung will be taking a page out of Huawei's mobile charging book for the next generation of its Android flagship series, with one report from earlier today adding even more... Read more ...

Microsoft's Edge browser now warns you when you're reading fake news

Microsoft's Edge browser now warns you when you're reading fake news

For those who have a problem trying to separate real news from fake news, the mobile version of Microsoft's Edge browser will try to help. A recent update sent to both the iOS... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Duck Bumps, Speaky and Multi Translate

Today's Apps Gone Free: Duck Bumps, Speaky and Multi Translate

Bump ducks, have articles read to you, and translate any language with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice... Read more ...

Motorola Patent Details How Its HTC-Like Grip Feature Works

Motorola Patent Details How Its HTC-Like Grip Feature Works

Future Motorola devices could come with HTC-esque grip sensing technology, according to a new patent that the company recently filed with the World International Patent... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 039: Beginning of the end for Hangouts, Wear OS, Fuchsia...

Alphabet Scoop 039: Beginning of the end for Hangouts, Wear OS, Fuchsia developments

This week we talk about the beginning of the end for Google's longtime beloved chat app, Wear OS news, and some very interesting developments relating to Google's fledgling... Read more ...

Hulu will make its basic plan cheaper as Netflix gets pricier

Hulu will make its basic plan cheaper as Netflix gets pricier

Enlarge / Hulu on the Web. In February, Hulu will drop the price of its ad-supported, on-demand streaming service from $7.99 per month to $5.99, while also raising the base... Read more ...

Technology giants spent millions on lobbying in 2018

Technology giants spent millions on lobbying in 2018

Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before the House Judiciary Committee. American technology giants spent record sums on lobbying in 2018, according to disclosures... Read more ...