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New Galaxy S7 Active smartphones won't leak, says Samsung

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It's official: the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active isn't quite as rugged as it was originally advertised. Well, it wasn't, but it is now. Following failed underwater tests from both Consumer Reports and CNET, Samsung looked into the phone's production proce... Go To Full Article

Police get dead man's finger 3D-printed to unlock his phone

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Michigan State University professor Anil Jain's work focuses on how to make biometric signifiers like facial recognition as difficult to hack into as possible. But when police approached him to break into someone's phone, they didn't want backdoor ac...… Go To Full Article

Apple's electric car might not hit the streets until 2021

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Apple's electric car initiative, dubbed 'Project Titan,' has been sort of an open secret for awhile now -- but how close the company is to actually releasing a vehicle is anybody's guess. Initial reports pegged 2019 as Apple's foray into… Go To Full Article

Spotify is now selling your information to advertisers

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If you're a Spotify user, your friends and family aren't the only ones who are able to check out your playlists. The popular streaming service is now the latest platform that is opening its data to targeted advertising. Everything from… Go To Full Article

How Do You Get Firefox to Utilize Secure HTTPS Connections by Default?

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Unless you have a particular website bookmarked as such or manually type in https with URLs, far too many websites still automatically default to http instead. How do you get your browser to automatically utilize https connections instead? Today‚Äôs SuperUser… Go To Full Article

ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC 8 GB @ techPowerUp

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The ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC is the first custom design variant of the RX 480 that we are reviewing. It comes with the same cooler as the STRIX GTX 1080, which ensures excellent temperatures. ASUS has also improved power… Go To Full Article

Hackers reportedly selling leaked terrorism watchlist

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An eerily detailed database containing a list of suspected and convicted criminals and terrorists is reportedly being sold online for 10 bitcoin (about $6,600) and 3.5 bitcoin ($2,300.) Go To Full Article

Facebook's solar-powered drone makes first full test flight

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Facebook's solar-powered, internet-beaming plane Aquila is finally ready for takeoff after two years of engineering and scale model flights. As the company reports today, a full-scale version of Aquila made its first official flight on June 28th, sta... Go To Full Article

Nintendo tries to salvage 'Star Fox: Zero' with a late demo

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Despite being one of Nintendo's most highly anticipated Wii U games, Star Fox: Zero landed with less than stellar reviews. It wasn't that the game was bad, just sort of hard to play. Critics and fans alike lambasted the title… Go To Full Article

Stem cell-based cartilage could fix your broken hip

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Doctors want to 3D print transplantable organs from your own stem cells, but now they might be able to replace a bum hip, too. A team of scientists in St. Louis and Durham used stem cells to grow cartilage on… Go To Full Article

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