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Google project could connect you with local handymen, even if you don’t ask for help

Google could be about to go local in a big way after a report suggested the company wants to help its users connect more easily with nearby home services, such as plumbers and cleaners.
Mobile

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend with a VR headset

See how this man used a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset to help make an amazing, and very memorable, marriage proposal. The whole event was captured on video, and shared for the world to enjoy.
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Uber co-founder gets into carpooling with new ‘Ride’ app

Uber co-founder Oscar Salazar is using his experience at the ride-hailing company to launch a new app aimed at making it easy for commuters to carpool. Called Ride, the app makes it simple for workers to organize ride-sharing schemes along…
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Citizen films fatal police shooting with smartphone, officer charged with murder

Thanks to a video recorded on a smartphone by an anonymous citizen, the true account of a fatal police shooting was captured and has led to the arrest of a police officer in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Rand Paul’s campaign could use a YouTube tutorial after presidential announcement flagged, removed

Someone in the Rand Paul campaign must have forgotten how YouTube works, because the senator's presidential announcement video was flagged and promptly removed by the service's Content ID system.
Gaming

We Major: Free-to-play shooter Ghost in the Shell Online coming this year

A free-to-play first-person shooter set in the cyberpunk future of the anime classic "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" is coming out later this year from Korean publisher Nexon.
Gaming

Put your new hardware through its paces with this week’s gaming releases

This week's video game releases are all about getting the most out of their hardware platforms, including the first exclusive for Nintendo's New 3DS XL, Dark Souls II revamped for PS4 and Xbox One, and a fantastic Wii U puzzler.
Mobile

Snapchat update introduces new emoji system and camera enhancements

Snapchat has updated its app with several new features, including emojis to mark your closest friends and reminders of who needs some love, turning interaction with friends into a virtual sport.
Photography

Forget the Vaseline, Lensbaby's Velvet 56 lens makes everything gorgeous

If you're willing to be patient and try different settings, the results from Lensbaby's new Velvet lens can be stunning. The fully manual glass is compatible with DSLRs from Canon, Nikon, Pentax, and Sony, and mirrorless models in the…
Features

Inside one of the first 3D-printed fashion shows in America

On April 16, the world's most popular 3D print fashion designers will showcase their latest items at one of the first 3D print fashion shows in America.
Cars

To refine the Cullinan SUV, Rolls-Royce unbridles engineering mule with massive wing

Rolls-Royce has released photos of an engineering mule used to refine its new SUV, codenamed ‘Project Cullinan.’ While the mule shares no design aspects with the Cullinan, it rides on the all-new suspension that will be used to develop…