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Samsung Pay celebrates 1st birthday with support for coupons, $100K in prizes

Samsung will celebrate its mobile payment service's first anniversary in the U.S. by introducing an in-app coupon service and $100,000 in prizes. The contest runs until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, so submit your entries now!
Computing

Why are video cards selling for way above MSRP? We asked the sellers, and makers

When new graphics cards are launched, stock is rarely as high as you'd hope, and retailers may take advantage of that by fiddling with the prices. We reached out to a few retailers and manufacturers to find out if that's true.
Mobile

Experimental Tinder Boost feature puts you first in line for potential matches

Tinder is testing a new premium feature that should get you more matches by ensuring your profile is the first other people see when they open the app. The company has confirmed that Tinder Boost will receive a global rollout very soon.
Mobile

A Chicago man has admitted to his part in the ‘Celebgate’ nude photo hack

Remember the "Celebgate" photo hack of 2014? Chicago resident Edward Majerczyk, who on Tuesday entered a guilty plea for his part in the crime, is expected to receive a jail term of nine months.
Cars

A Seattle driver just got caught using a Trump cardboard cutout in an HOV lane

If you're going to try to cheat an HOV lane by plunking a fake passenger beside you, it's probably advisable not to use a cardboard cutout of one of the most famous people on the planet....
Social Media

Twitter can help you register to vote in exchange for a direct message

The official Twitter Government account can now help you get registered to vote online, and provide you with additional location-based voting info. To get the ball rolling, all you have to do is say hello in the form of a direct message.
Cool Tech

Elon Musk may use his SpaceX rockets for a speedy Earth-based shipping service

Elon Musk on Tuesday floated the idea of using SpaceX rockets for a super-quick, Earth-based shipping service. Speaking at an event in Mexico, the entrepreneur said such a service could see cargo transported from NY City to Tokyo in a mere…
Web

Google Street View hits an ace with 360 view of the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup tees off on Friday, with the U.S. team determined to snatch the trophy from Europe for the first time in eight years. Golf fans can even explore the course hole by hole thanks to a new interactive site launched by Google's…
Social Media

Facebook At Work will reportedly arrive at offices next month

The ban on Facebook at your workplace could soon be lifted if the social network has its way. A new report claims Facebook will launch its "At Work" enterprise communications network within the next few weeks.
Cool Tech

Dog whisperer alert: this AKC affiliated smart collar helps you stay in touch

Combining GPS technology with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi the Link AKC dog collar may be the ultimate pet tracker. There are lots of possibilities with this device, including training aids plus audible and visual signals.
Mobile

Alcatel’s Pixi 4 Plus Power certainly lives up to its billing with a huge 5,000mAh battery

Alcatel unveiled the Pixi 4 Plus Power, the latest addition to the company's Pixi 4 line of products that looks to emphasize battery life above all else with its gargantuan 5,000mAh battery.
Computing

Toshiba outs another family of OCZ SSDs as value-based hard drive replacements

After dishing out the OCZ VX500 SSD series just weeks ago for the mainstream market, Toshiba is eyeing the entry-level market with the new TL100 family. There are only two capacities reaching awesome read speeds of up to 550MB per second.