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Autonomous cars go beyond just self-driving

At CES 2017, a collaboration of several autonomous car technology providers showcased how self-driving cars will make use of always-on connectivity, artificial intelligence and other innovations to provide a better experience for car manufacturers, drivers and passengers.

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27% ASUS VivoStick TS10-B017D Intel Atom Z8350 - Deal Alert

The innovative ASUS VivoStick plugs directly into an HDMI port to turn any HDMI monitor into a productive Windows 10 PC or any TV into an enhanced Smart TV.

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EU antitrust regulators praise audiobooks deal from Apple, Amazon

Antitrust regulators from the European Union have welcomed an agreement between Apple and Amazon and Audible to end exclusivity deals for audiobooks.

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China Oceanwide, IDG Capital agree to acquire IDG, publisher of PCWorld and Macworld

China Oceanwide Holdings Group and China-based IDG Capital have agreed to acquire tech journalism pioneer International Data Group, publisher of PCWorld, Computerworld, and hundreds of other tech publications worldwide.

Wi-Fi blocking and the FCC

Network World offers this brief overview of how the FCC addressed concerns over hotels and other venues blocking Wi-Fi signals from customers using mobile hot spots, instead directing them to more expensive Wi-Fi services.

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Mac, Linux malware discovered targeting biomedical research

A Mac malware that’s been spying on biomedical industry may have been circulating undetected for years, according to new research.

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LinkedIn's redesigned website isn't a cluttered mess anymore

LinkedIn’s desktop interface is getting a fresh coat of paint. The professional social network unveiled Thursday the largest overhaul to the desktop version of its website since the service launched.

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21% off Polaroid ZIP Mobile Photo Printer with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Deal Alert

Enjoy all the power and fun of Polaroid instant print cameras without the need for the actual camera. This brand new standalone mobile printer is designed to print vibrant, colorful photos from a variety of sources, and is currently discounted 21% from its list price.

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A thousand wrongs for every right: Apple praise comes with baggage

Sometimes in a rush to detail Apple's failings, mistakes get made.

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A drive and a partition: How to understand the difference when erasing Mac disks

When you want to format a hard drive, it helps to know the difference between a partition and a drive.

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How Apple can bring the Touch Bar and Touch ID to desktop Macs

If the Touch Bar really can’t ever be used except on your laptop’s built-in keyboard, it's hard to see it becoming a Mac staple.

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Apple updates GarageBand and Logic Pro X with iCloud File Sharing and Touch Bar support

You can now share projects between Apple's two music editing apps.

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iPhone 8 rumors: New depth sensors to power facial recognition and AR

Rumors are already swirling about the “revolutionary” 2017 iPhone. Here’s all the latest.

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Podcast 542: They’re always listening

Guest Jonathan Zdziarski talks about how to secure your data and communications in iOS and macOS.

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23% off TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp, (Dimmable, Touch Control, 5 Color Modes, USB Charging Port) - Deal Alert

This desk lamp is more than just a light. The USB port tucked away behind the touch panel comes handy for when your smartphone or tablet needs a quick charge.

6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

6 innovative new companies showed off their products in the Eureka Park section of CES 2017.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Cool cases

This week we include the best new cases in our roundup. See new offerings from Twelve South, elago, and more!

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36% off 1byone Amplified HDTV Antenna With 50 Miles Range - Deal Alert

This highly rated super thin antenna receives free broadcast High Definition TV signals (such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and Fox) and supports 1080p HD.