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  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 14 Dec 16, 9:15pm -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

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SpaceX Launches and Recovers another Rocket | Crunch Report

- 8 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 6:21pm -
Doug tries to quit a bunch of online accounts

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Benchmark Sues Travis Kalanick | Crunch Report

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Facebook Launches 'Watch' for Original Shows | Crunch Report

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Disney's ditching Netflix to launch its own streaming service

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Intel Is Building Its Own Test Driving Fleet | Crunch Report

- 5 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 7:21pm -

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  • newCorsair K95 RGB Platinum review: The luxury car of keyboards
    It’s been a while since we’ve taken an in-depth look at one of Corsair’s keyboards, but the K95 RGB Platinum is a great reason to return. It is the luxury sedan of keyboards, dominating any desk it graces, both in sheer size and an impressive…
    - 8 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 6:19pm -
  • newStaples has discounted the iPad mini 4 by $100
    Tablets may not be as popular these days, but they're still great devices. If you're in the market for one, Staples has a nice deal on the iPad mini 4 this week. For $299, you can pick-up this diminutive iPad in all three available colors: gold, silv…
    - 11 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 3:48pm -
  • newConsumer Reports' Surface Laptop flap is based on data from past Surface models
    When Consumer Reports stopped recommending the Microsoft Surface Laptop and latest Microsoft Surface Book, it did so based not on those specific products’ reliability. Rather, the company used reliability surveys of earlier Surface devices (includi…
    - 12 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 1:50pm -
  • newBest Bluetooth speakers
    Updated August 14, 2017 to add our review of the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker, which we've named to the new category of best $100 Bluetooth speaker. There was a time when Bluetooth speakers were like jelly beans: They were cheap, they all looked the…
    - 13 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 1:38pm -
  • newBest home weather station: Which one should be your personal meteorologist?
    Updated August 14, 2017 to add our review of the Davis Instruments Vantage Vue wireless weather station. It's a solid offering, but it doesn't displace our current top pick, the AcuRite My AcuRite platform due the added cost Davis charges for interne…
    - 15 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 11:28am -

LifeHacker

  • The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    Let’s say you need to send a private message to a group of people, but you’re afraid one of them will leak the message elsewhere, and you won’t know who. Fast Forward Labs has a rough-and-ready solution that will expose anyone who publicly copi…
    - 49 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided…
    - 49 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Hard…
    - 49 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Verizon-owned social media platform Tumblr, along with a laundry list of other Yahoo services, is potentially locking users out of their accounts due to an ending partnership between Yahoo and AT&T, according to Techcrunch. If you’re a Tumblr, Flic…
    - 49 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    We’re living in a time of secrets. Whether it’s the health-care bill, Russia’s secret connection with our recent election, or the lies we all tell, secrets plague us all. In this episode of The Upgrade, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of “Ev…
    - 49 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newPeter Dinklage film ‘Rememory’ hits Google Play on August 24th

    Peter Dinklage film ‘Rememory’ hits Google Play on August 24th

    If you're going to get sad once Game of Thrones ends its current short season at the end of August, there's a little glimmer of hope: The show's star Peter Dinklage has a movie coming out then. Rememory, a science fiction thriller also starring Julia…
    - 60 mins ago, 15 Aug 17, 1:20am -
  • newIntel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council

    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council

    Intel chief Brian Krzanich condemned hate speech and white supremacy on Twitter following the horrific events in Charlottesville this weekend. For a while, though, it wasn't clear whether he'd continue backing President Trump's American Manufacturing…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 12:15am -
  • newTarget buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

    Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

    A couple of months ago, Target took on Amazon's Prime Pantry services with its own version: Restock. The retailer's new service undercut Amazon by a dollar for a 45-pound box full of goodies, and even offered next-day service to beat out Amazon's fou…
    - 4 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 10:34pm -
  • newDOJ demands info on 1.3M visitors to protest-organizing website

    DOJ demands info on 1.3M visitors to protest-organizing website

    A month ago, the Department of Justice served a warrant (PDF) to Dreamhost regarding one of its clients. This is routine for law enforcement to make such requests, the website hosting service said in a blog post -- except the page in question, disrup…
    - 5 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 9:36pm -
  • newGoogle hires a legendary Apple engineer to tackle AI

    Google hires a legendary Apple engineer to tackle AI

    Legendary programmer Chris Lattner has had a roller coaster of a year. He left Apple (where he developed the Swift programming language) to help build Tesla's Autopilot technology, only to leave months later after realizing that he wasn't a good fit…
    - 6 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 8:32pm -

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GoDaddy dumps a white supremacist site after Twitter outcry | Engadget Today

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Poor and rural people could be cut off from fast Internet | Engadget Today

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Tesla Model 3 long-range design explained in EPA filing | Engadget Today

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BMW i3 with Range Extender review

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The real-time motion capture behind 'Hellblade' first look

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The father of modern passwords regrets everything | Engadget Today

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