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Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

 On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hack.....»»

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iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details

 The always hotly anticipated iFixit teardown of the iPhone 8 has arrived, and while it doesn’t harbor much in the way of surprises, there are a few tidbits you may want to know about hiding in there. Especially if you like hearing about t.....»»

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Forget what you’ve been told about edtech

 Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. The investment de jour? Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” While most of us can appreci.....»»

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Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell shares to fund philanthropy

 Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. Today Facebook announced that it.....»»

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CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates

 Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. CRISPR Cas9 can modify or snip out genetic defects thought to con.....»»

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Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell share to fund philanthropy

 Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. Today Facebook announced that it.....»»

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A taster of Startup Alley from this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

 At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco we always have a huge and varied array of companies presenting. Here’s a taster of the Startup Alley from this year, featuring companies from pavilions covering German startups, South Korea, Brussels an.....»»

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark

 If our review didn’t convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark’s lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally states that the iPhone 8 and 8 P.....»»

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How tbh hit #1 by turning anonymity positive

 The innovation of tbh, teen-speak for To Be Honest, was getting rid of the typing. Whether asking or answering questions, open text fields invite abuse when combined with anonymity. Even an innocuous question like “What do you think of me.....»»

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Google launches crowdsourced TV show and movie reviews, but only in India

 Google has added a new feature that allows web users to contribute their own movie and television reviews right within Google search results – a step towards the possible implementation of Google’s own Rotten Tomatoes or IMDB-like r.....»»

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TC’s Original Content podcast watches the Emmys and goes to Disrupt

 This week, we’re mixing up the format on TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast. Your hosts Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha were both at the Disrupt SF conference this week, which meant that they were able to record the news recap.....»»

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Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

 The irony of strict regulation is that while it drives up the quality of care, it also drives up costs, making it unreachable for those without health insurance. The fact that few for-profit screening services exist outside of health insurance.....»»

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iTunes finally offers 48-hour rentals in the US

 Praise the Apple gods. If you rent a movie on iTunes in the U.S., you now have 48 hours to start watching and finishing it. And you can watch the movie as much as you want during that 48-hour window. As always, you have 30 days to start watchin.....»»

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Logitech’s MX Ergo made me a trackball convert

 Some geeks of my vintage have a nostalgic fondness for trackballs, but I never managed to form such an association. Instead, I’ve been pretty much a dedicated mouse user since the mouse first became an option. But Logitech’s MX Ergo.....»»

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How to run a token sale

 Seed funding is drying up. Accelerators are scrambling for revenue. Things are changing drastically in the startup ecosystem. So how do you raise money when your product needs more than some Django code and an AWS instance? You run an ICO, righ.....»»

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Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

 Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – its first mobile application – which al.....»»

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Netflix adds HDR support on iOS for iPhone 8, iPhone X and 2017 iPad Pro

 Netflix has updated its iOS application with HDR support for newer devices, including the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, as well as the forthcoming iPhone X. It also works on the iPad Pro 12.9 and 10.5 from 2017, if you happen to have one of those device.....»»

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Despite all odds, Hyperloop One just raised another $85 million

 Hyperloop One, a three-year-old, L.A.-based company working to create near-supersonic trains that can whisk both passengers and cargo in giant pneumatic tubes at speeds of many hundreds of miles per hour, has raised $85 million in fresh funding.....»»

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iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 hit stores today

 A week and a half after being unveiled on stage at the new Steve Jobs Theater, the iPhone 8/8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 have hit just hit store shelves. As ever, eager fans were queued up at stores across the globe to be among the first to.....»»

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Music and Muzak

 We are facing a firehose. Data spews at us from all angles, inundating us with ideas, culture, and creativity. We produce terabytes of information a year, changing the world as we know it. We are the most culturally-aware generations in existen.....»»

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