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Android TV Box for Netflix, Hulu, and Kodi Exodus

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I will flesh this post out later, but I’m saying, don’t hesitate on getting an Android TV box for ...
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Smart Watches Won’t Make Traditional Watches Obsolete

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What’s with Smart Watches? A wrist computer with a strap is all they are. ....

WordPress 5 Minute Install Discussed and Demonstrated

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The WordPress 5 minute install is here.  Actually it only takes about 3 minutes....

Best Ways to Make Money Online

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Free enterprise meets marketing blogging tops the best ways to make money online, but we’ll get to that ...

How to Make Money on the Internet

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Scientists Discover How To Stop Luggage From Toppling On the Race Through the Airport

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Scientists have worked out why suitcases tend to to rock violently from one wheel to the other until they overturn on the race through the airport. This most pressing of modern mysteries was taken on by physicists in Paris, who devised a scale model of a […]

Home Improvement Chains Accused of False Advertising Over Lumber Dimensions

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per unit analyzer writes: According to Consumerist, an attorney has filed a class-action lawsuit charging Home Depot (PDF) and Menards (PDF) with deceptive advertising practices by selling “lumber products that were falsely advertised and labeled as having product dimensions that were not the actual dimensions of the products sold.” Now granted, this may be news […]

McDonald’s Hits All-Time High As Wall Street Cheers Replacement of Cashiers With Kiosks

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McDonald’s is expected to increase its sales via new digital ordering kiosks that will replace cashiers in 2,500 restaurants. As a result, the company’s shares hit an all-time high, rallying 26 percent this year through Monday. CNBC reports: Andrew Charles from Cowen cited plans for the restaurant chain to roll out mobile ordering across 14,000 […]

The US Government Wants To Permanently Legalize the Right To Repair

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In one of the biggest wins for the right to repair movement yet, the U.S. Copyright Office suggested Thursday that the U.S. government should take actions to make it legal to repair anything you own, forever — even if it requires hacking into the product’s software. Manufacturers […]

Ron Howard Steps In To Direct Han Solo Movie

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Two days after directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were let go in the middle of shooting the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff movie, the spot has been filled. Ron Howard has been named the new direct of Lucasfilm and Disney’s Han Solo movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. From the report: Howard, sources tell […]

Wireless and Drone Execs Praised President Trump as He Pledged To Cut Down Regulations

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U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T and General Electric and other business leaders. From a report: For the likes of AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, the public audience with Trump offered an opportunity to continue […]

FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine On Florida Robocall Scammer

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The FCC on Thursday proposed a $120 million fine on a Florida resident alleged to have made almost 100 million spoofed robocalls to trick consumers with “exclusive” vacation deals from well-known travel and hospitality companies. Reuters reports: The man, identified as Adrian Abramovich, allegedly made 96 million robocalls during a three-month period by falsifying caller […]

Alphabet Says Uber Knew About Stolen Self-Driving Car Files

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In a Wednesday filing with a California court, Alphabet said a former self-driving executive Anthony Levandowski hatched a plan with Uber to steal more than 14,000 proprietary documents, including designs for the sensors that help the car see its surroundings. CNET reports: Alphabet says Uber’s former CEO, Travis Kalanick, knew about the files but told […]

Lawsuit Accuses Comcast of Cutting Competitor’s Wires To Put It Out of Business

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A tiny Internet service provider has sued Comcast, alleging that the cable giant and its hired contractors cut the smaller company’s wires in order to take over its customer base. Telecom Cable LLC had “229 satisfied customers” in Weston Lakes and Corrigan, Texas when Comcast and […]

BBC Technical Glitch Leaves TV Presenter In Silence

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Viewers of BBC’s News at Ten were entranced last night when a glitch in its system produced over four minutes of surreal beauty. Two readers share a report: Huw Edwards was left sitting in silence for four minutes at the start of BBC News at Ten on Tuesday night after a technical fault delayed the […]