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Between the Streams: Netflix and the Punisher, Comcast vs. Disney, Capt. America

This week, we're talking about the crazy Comcast deal to buy DreamWorks Animation, the new Snowden trailer from Oliver Stone, Capt. America's impending box office juggernaut, a Punisher series from Netflix, and more.
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How to register your drone with the FAA

Before you take to the skies with your new drone, you need to make sure it has been properly registered with the U.S. government. Check our guide for registration requirements and easy, step-by-step instructions on how to complete your…
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The European Commission's 'single digital market' would mean a free flow of data

In its plans for a "single digital market," the European Commission calls for a 50 billion euro investment to let members share data and emerging technologies, but privacy issues remain.
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External battery sticks to your phone to offer a slim and stylish package

A new external battery from Schosche uses magnets to stick to your phone, allowing you to quickly attach it when you want to use it and detach it when you don't. To do this, the battery requires a small adhesive magnet to be stuck to your…
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Ted Cruz the victim of domain squatting for the second time in his campaign

Within minutes of Wednesday's announcement of former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate, Ted Cruz once again found himself learning a valuable lesson on securing your online presence before going public.
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Double whammy: These odd new beads could be used in both contraceptives and infertility treatments

Using peptide-coated beads as a decoy, this experimental technique lures sperm away from fertilizable eggs to provide a long-term contraceptive option. Amazingly, the same beads that catch sperm before implantation can take place can also…
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Daimler's yet-unnamed home battery unit looks to spoil Tesla's Powerwall party

Looking to take a bite out of the home battery pie, Mercedes parent company Daimler is readying its own energy storage unit to take on Tesla's Powerwall. Currently, the unit is only available to those living in Germany.
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Chemists create a DNA thermometer 20,000 times smaller than a human hair

Did you know the DNA molecules unfold when heated? Scientists at the University of Montreal do, and they used that knowledge to design a thermometer made of DNA. It's totally invisible to the naked eye.
Wearables

Could these electronic glasses change a blind person’s life?

12 year old Christopher Ward Jr. was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, so his view of the world ended about five inches from his nose. Luckily his mother learned about eSight glasses, and took him to Washington, DC to try them out.
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Inflatable pods transform from patio lounges to chairs, pool floats and more

Pigro Felice's line of Modul'Air inflatable furniture does double duty as either deck furniture like armchairs and sofas, or as floating pool loungers that you can even anchor into place.
Gaming

Sega Genesis ROM hacks hit Steam, with bizarre results

Sega has opened the floodgates on a new wave of bizarre and unconventional fan mods. Thanks to a recent Sega Genesis emulator frontend update, users can drastically modify and distribute hacked copies of many 16-bit classics via…
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20 iPhone 6S problems and how to fix them

Don’t let iPhone 6S problems get you down, there’s usually a fix or a workaround you can employ. Come on in for a look at the most commonly reported iPhone 6S problems and get some advice on what to do about them.