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Instacart agrees to settle class action brought by contractors for $4.6 million

Instacart will need to change the way it describes its service charges for customers, following the settling of a lawsuit with its contract workers where it will also be required to pay out $4.6 million.

24 major Galaxy S7 problems, and what to do about them

Have you been wrestling with various Galaxy S7 problems? If your Samsung flagship isn’t living up to expectations, you might find the answer you seek here. We have potential fixes and workarounds for all sorts of S7 issues.
Movies & TV

'Beauty and the Beast' passes 'Logan' to become 2017's biggest movie

Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast passed Logan to become the highest-grossing movie of 2017, thanks to a massive second weekend in theaters that saw it beat new releases Power Rangers, Life, and Chips.

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

Everyone likes 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 apps on sale in the iOS App Store.
Cool Tech

Pressto’s Button piggybacks free cellular data to revolutionize the Internet of Things

If your IoT device only needs 182 characters of communication at a time, the Pressto button can connect from anywhere in the world, for free -- no carrier contract needed.

Lyft wants to help you donate to charity with every ride

A small cash donation can go a long way, especially if you multiply it by millions. Lyft is launching a new scheme for riders that'll automatically round up the fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to charity.
Virtual Reality

Amazon retail stores could use augmented reality to sell furniture, appliances

Not content with books and groceries, Amazon's next brick-and-mortar store could focus on furniture and appliances and incorporate augmented reality to help customers choose the most suitable items.

Uber puts the brakes on its self-driving fleet after Arizona car crash

Uber suspended its self-driving car pilot program on Saturday after one of its vehicles was involved in a smash in Tempe, Arizona. No injuries were reported, and cops said the other car appeared to have been at fault.

Wikileaks’ ‘Vault 7’ proves Big Brother and criminal hackers use the same tricks

The Vault 7 papers shed light on the CIA, its techniques, and its relationship with other agencies and the world of cybercrime. The revelations are troubling, but also offer insight into the serious problems facing security and privacy…

Meat-cooking video chef shares his latest triumph: Sloppy Joe Sliders

Meat chef Christian Winkler likes nothing more than coming up with new recipes for cooking meat. He's passionate about grilling meat and making videos of his latest discovery, even when he doesn't get to BBQ.

From ‘E.T.’ to ‘Interstellar,’ these are the best movie soundtracks of all time

Whether you're a lover of beautifully composed original scores or a fan of the perfectly compiled background music, these are the thirty best movie soundtracks of all time — from Star Wars to Garden State.

This sleep monitor can track two people at once through any mattress

Beautyrest's new Sleeptracker monitor is a non-invasive monitor that lies beneath a mattress to make any bed a smart bed. Up to two individuals can have a broad range of factors tracked simultaneously.