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Ed Sheeran becomes first artist to cross 500M Spotify streams with one song

Spotify superstar Ed Sheeran just passed another milestone for the service, as his hit song Thinking Out Loud crossed 500 million streams. Sheeran is the first artist to hit that mark with a single song, pushing his overall streaming total…
Mobile

Are you ready for some football? TuneIn Premium adds NFL games to subscription

Are you looking for another premium service to add to your monthly subscriptions? TuneIn Premium gives you access to MLB and soccer games, over 40,000 audio books, and over 600 commercial-free radio stations.
Mobile

Apple snaps up a startup with facial recognition that doesn’t invade user privacy

Apple acquired Palo Alto-based startup Perceptio for an undisclosed amount. The mobile AI firm created the app Smoothie, and its creators were looking into facial recognition tech that wouldn't send private information into the cloud.
Web

Careful with that boarding pass, it contains a lot of personal information

As per a new blog post authored by Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, the barcodes on your boarding passes contain a wealth of information, and more alarmingly still, clues as to your current and future travel plans and habits.
Mobile

Got allergies? On a diet? Ipiit scans food barcodes to tell you what products to avoid

The ipiit Food Ambassador app learns your dietary preferences to advise product choices on any grocery barcode you scan. It's perfect for anyone with allergies or dietary restrictions who needs a little help making supermarket selections.
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Sanho touts Hyper iShowFast as world’s fastest flash drive for iOS devices 1:05

A follow-up to last year's iStick, the Hyper iShowFast from Sanho is a flash drive with both USB 3.0 and Lightning connectors. The company calls it the world's fastest flash drive for iOS devices.
Mobile

New pictures of the mysterious HTC One A9 leaked, may be official on October 20

HTC is rumored to be launching a new One series smartphone in October, but will it be the One A9, the Aero/Hero, or something completely different? Here's all the rumors you need to hear leading up to the launch.
Mobile

ZTE’s new Axon Mini phone has a pressure sensitive screen, just like the iPhone 6S

ZTE has fully announced the Axon Mini, a smartphone it first teased back in July, and it comes with a pressure sensitive screen, just like the iPhone 6S. The phone goes on sale soon, and here's everything you need to know about it.
Mobile

Armed robbery suspect tries to use Uber as getaway car

Uber drivers can presumably expect all kinds of characters to hop into their vehicles, but alleged armed robbers fleeing a crime are surely a rarity. According to cops in Baltimore, this is exactly what happened to an Uber driver just a few…
Computing

Is a ‘safe’ password even possible? We ask an expert

How strong is your password? Many of us try and dream up a phrase that would be difficult for a human to guess, but in reality the greatest threats come from computers.
Wearables

ZTE’s Axon Watch is no longer a prototype, but annoyingly is still only headed to China

ZTE has announced the Axon Watch, a smartwatch that doesn't run Android Wear, but instead uses a special version of the OS created by China's Tencent called TOS+. The Watch will be on sale soon, and here's what you need to know.
Mobile

Acer gives us another look at the Windows 10 Jade Primo, a phone that thinks its a pocket PC

Acer's Jade Primo smartphone runs Windows 10, and is sold as a complete package that makes the best use of the Windows Continuum feature, coming with a dock, keyboard and mouse for desktop computing on the go. Here's everything you need to…