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How to run a free background check

There are plenty of legitimate reasons for carrying out a background check, and not all of them are creepy. Here are several methods that allow you to run thorough background check on someone online, whether you need to vet a potential hire…
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Hands on with Cozmo, the little AI robot that could

Anki's new Cozmo robot may be powered by artificial intelligence, and it's surprisingly capable... but not consistently. We put it to the test for a week to see just what it can do.

How to connect your smartphone or tablet to a PS4

Sony built the PlayStation 4 with smartphone and mobile integration in mind. Take a look at our guide for connecting your smartphone or tablet to a PS4, so you can browse profiles, trophies, and other content directly on your mobile device.

American hacker Jester warns Russia to stop interfering with U.S. election

Jester, a hacker who takes down jihadist sites and warns U.S. authorities of terrorist threats, attacked the Russian Foreign Ministry site this weekend. Jester called out the Russians for hacking into U.S. sites to interfere with the U.S…

AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion

Telecommunications giant AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for $85 billion. The purchase would provide an instant menu of television channels and films. AT&T bought DirecTV in 2015 to expand services from pure communications.

The Galaxy C9 Pro is the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

A faulty Galaxy Note 7 will not stop Samsung from releasing new phones, starting with the Galaxy C9 Pro. The phone will only be available in China starting November 11 for around $470.
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NASA plans to start a garbage fire in space … on purpose

While starting a fire in space generally doesn't seem like a recommendable course of action, it's precisely what NASA is planning on doing with its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, which was recently sent into space.
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Amazon’s new Fire TV user interface looks pretty different, and pretty great

If you were in search of just one more reason to spend your weekend glued to your computer or television screen, here it is -- Amazon has just unveiled its new Fire TV user interface, and it'll make your viewing experience all the better.

All new Samsung smartphones in India will support 4G LTE

In a power move meant to launch India into the modern mobile age, Samsung has announced that it will only be launching 4G smartphones in the burgeoning market.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration wearable

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Thanks but no thanks: WikiLeaks asks its supporters to stop DDoS attacks

In a message sent out via Twitter (one of the many internet sites affected by the attack on Dyn), WikiLeaks implored its "supporters" to stop attacking the web at large. "Mr. Assange is still alive and WikiLeaks is still publishing."

Uber hunts for more business in Mexico with Uber-branded debit card

Bank cards don't always support online payments in Mexico. Uber has therefore partnered with Bankaool, for its own Mastercard debit card. The Uber card can be used any place that accepts Mastercard and new users get their first Uber ride…