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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

Google unveils 'Best of 2016' Google Play winners

Google's giving presents a little early this year -- the company announced the best apps, books, movies, and shows of 2016 on Google Play. The winners represent global top-trending content and they span six categories,
Cars

Can Nikola revolutionize the trucking industry with a hydrogen-powered semi?

A Utah-based startup named Nikola has introduced a futuristic semi truck that runs on hydrogen. The truck is faster, lighter, and much cleaner than a conventional gasoline-burning semi.
Cars

Why Porsche thinks Peugeot should return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Peugeot is considering returning to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in order to fill the void left by Audi. The company is currently focused on winning the Dakar Rally, and it won't decide whether to return to Le Mans until its finances improve.
Cars

Richard Hammond explains how 'The Grand Tour' is like 'Top Gear,' and how it's different 14:40

Richard Hammond discusses The Grand Tour, the new car show on Amazon Prime that reunites him with former Top Gear colleagues Jeremy Clarkson and James May. The show premiered November 18, and features the same car-based antics as…
Mobile

Get in line: Best Buy to sell the Axon 7 Mini for only $200, but for a limited time

ZTE’s Axon 7 Mini may technically slot into the so-called budget category of smartphones, but after using it ourselves, we think it’s a premium experience all the way. Here's our first look, and all the ways you can buy the phone too.
Social Media

Snap school: University uses Snapchat to inform students of acceptance

Students waiting to find out if they've been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are receiving confirmation in the form of a Snapchat message. Will more colleges end up adopting the unorthodox route?
Cool Tech

SpaceX eyeing December 16 launch, its first since September explosion

SpaceX may be about to start launching rockets again, three months after its program was halted when one of its Falcon 9 boosters exploded on the launchpad. The mission, which is subject to FAA approval, is scheduled for December 16.
Mobile

Buy your iPhone charger straight from Apple, warns a new safety study

Tests carried out on 400 fake Apple chargers have shown nearly all of them to be unsafe. The safety body that carried out the tests said 99 percent of the devices lacked sufficient insulating material to protect against electric shocks.
Social Media

Reuters’ new algorithm confirms once and for all that Twitter is the best place to find news

Reuters is using an algorithm to detect and verify breaking news events on Twitter. The media agency says the automated system, dubbed "Reuters News Tracer," is helping it to report stories faster than ever.
Wearables

You can now buy prescription lenses for Snapchat Spectacles starting from $99

Owners of Snapchat Spectacles can now get prescription lenses for the wearable courtesy of NYC-based lens manufacturer Rochester Optical, the same company that offers prescription solutions for Google Glass.
Social Media

Twitter finally has a VP of product courtesy of its latest acquisition

Twitter has finally found a VP of product thanks to its new acquisition. The company has snapped up San Francisco-based startup and app maker Yes Inc., with its co-founder Keith Coleman assigned the important role.