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Protesting in India? Look out for pepper-spraying drones

Unruly protesters in the Indian city of Lucknow will soon have to face drones carrying pepper spray. The city's police chief says its five modified machines and remote operators are capable of accurately targeting protestors "in winds and…
Social Media

Comments left on Periscope’s live videos are about to become more friendly

Periscope developers are steadily knocking the live-streaming app into shape, with another update landing Wednesday. This latest one organizes streams better with a new global section, helps to reduce offensive comments, and plenty more…
Cool Tech

Uber’s breathalyzer kiosk offers a free ride home (if you’re drunk enough)

Uber certainly seems rather fond of rolling out unusual promotional stunts from time to time – its latest one involves an 'Uber Safe kiosk,' a breathalyszer, and a bunch of plastered passers-by.
Car Review

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review

Iconic or just a relic? Lincoln's Jurassic-age Navigator needs to evolve.
Mobile

How stolen data sold to a bald guy landed AT&T with record-breaking $25 million FCC fine

AT&T has been hit with a $25 million fine, the largest ever handed out by the FCC, over a lengthy data breach which took place last year, during which data related to 280,000 customers was illegally accessed.
Web

Apple hopes its new Siri website will get you chatting to your phone more

Apple launched a revamped site for Siri on Wednesday, showing iPhone and Apple Watch users all of the things – or at least, some of them – that the voice-driven virtual assistant can do.
Social Media

Facebook has a plan for a Frank Gehry designed, million square foot office block

Facebook is already massive around the world with well over a billion users, and now it wants to get massive in Menlo Park with new office space. It's just opened a brand new Frank Gehry-designed campus there, and has now submitted plans…
Mobile

This is what LG’s using to make a spectacular camera for the G4 smartphone

LG Innotek, a division of the company that produces components, has revealed am f/1.8 aperture, 16-megapixel camera, and an 8-megapixel module for the LG G4 smartphone, that's set to be revealed later this month.
Mobile

Don’t want to pay the full cost of a phone upfront? Cricket Wireless now gives you options

If you can't afford to pay for one of Cricket Wireless' prepaid phones upfront, the carrier now offers three different ways to help mitigate the costs, even if your credit rating is less than stellar.
Apple

Grab your popcorn: Netflix-style torrent app Popcorn Time is now on iOS

Popcorn Time, the controversial Netflix-style streaming service, has just come out with an app for non-jailbroken iOS devices. The group also announced plans to open a sort of underground app store.
Computing

Teen developer takes down desktop Instagram app, but not before making $6,000

A 17-year-old Los Angeles high school student who developed an Instagram app for the desktop took it down after he was emailed twice by Instagram. The developer made around $6,000 in app revenue.
Gaming

U.S. sanctions bar Crimean gamers from World of Warcraft

In compliance with western sanctions against the disputed Crimean peninsula, Blizzard has suspended access to Battle.net, the online framework behind its games like StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.