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Coal power plant closures ramp up in spite of White House plans

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The Trump administration may hope that it can reverse coal power's decline by ending the Clean Power Plan and other eco-friendly efforts, but the industry's moves suggest otherwise. Luminant has announced plans to close three major coal plants in Te... Go To Full Article

Windows 10's data collection allegedly violates Dutch privacy law

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Microsoft has already caught flak over claims that Windows 10's data collection is still overly aggressive, but it's now facing a direct legal challenge over how it handles your info. The Netherlands' Data Protection Authority has determined that Wi...… Go To Full Article

Android's 'instant' apps are now leaner and faster

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Right now, Google's instant Android apps don't quite live up to their billing. Google has to load support for every possible device, which can slow down access to the app and chew up valuable space. That shouldn't be an issue… Go To Full Article

Seasonic Platinum 760W Power Supply Review

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Can it be a little more? With these words, a meeting at Seasonic could have started when it came to design a new high-performance power supply. We have the result in the test today. The Seasonic Platinum 760W XP2 power… Go To Full Article

Ben Heck's Super Glue Gun: Integrating mechanisms

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The super glue gun project is starting to come together. After designing the automatically deploying stand, the team is now combining it with the trigger so that it can deploy when you grab onto it using capacitive touch sensing. Putting… Go To Full Article

First 'Rocket League' Halloween event kicks off October 16th

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There may be an emerging backlash to loot boxes in video games, but that isn't stopping Psyonix from hyping them up. Rocket League is holding its first-ever Halloween event between October 16th and November 6th, and it's ushering in a… Go To Full Article

FDA-approved robot assistant gives surgeons force feedback

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Surgeons are trained to accurately operate on you when you need it, but robotic assistants could help them get to hard-to-reach areas and boost their accuracy even more. Senhance, the robotic surgical assistant that has just earned the FDA's approval... Go To Full Article

Steam will support VR in very large rooms

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If you want to play a room-scale VR game using Steam's current tracking method, you need to do it in a 13-by-13 foot area. That's fine for your living room, but what if you want more space? Don't fret: Valve… Go To Full Article

OnePlus limits the data it collects from your phone

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Many OnePlus owners were more than a little upset when they found out that the company is collecting gobs of user data from its phones without asking, including personally identifiable info. It's no surprise, then, that OnePlus is taking quick… Go To Full Article

Amazon is reportedly developing its own sportswear line

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Amazon is reportedly getting ready to take on sports apparel giants like Nike and Lululemon. According to Bloomberg, the e-retail giant is even working with known sportswear-makers' suppliers and manufacturers to challenge them in an increasingly cro... Go To Full Article

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