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Watson can now tell you if you’re at risk for diabetes, thanks to CVS partnership

Watson can add one more line to its staggering resume -- thanks to a new partnership with CVS, IBM's Watson can predict who is at risk for diabetes, and can "develop custom care management services for [those] with chronic illnesses."

Cool Tech

Honda keeps the good times rolling with another quality Civic

The Honda Civic may not get hearts pumping or heads turning, but it lives up to its reputation as solid and dependable transportation.

  • Pros: Large interior , Exceptionally easy to drive , Good tech…
  • Cons: Numb handling , Whiny, underpowered power-plant

WANTED: firefighter-interrupting drone operators

California is really annoyed with whoever manned the drones that impinged upon San Bernardino firefighters' firefighting efforts, so much so that they're willing to pay $75,000 for information

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New Apple TV slated for September, streaming TV service will take longer

While many expected to see a new Apple TV unveiled at WWDC earlier this year, the event came and went without a reveal. Apple does have a habit of announcing new products in September, though, and a new Apple TV will likely be among them.

Home Theater

Mozilla CEO claims Windows 10 browser defaults override user choice

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard isn't happy about Windows 10 -- not the OS itself, but rather the way Microsoft is making its new Edge browser the default choice, even on upgraded systems where Firefox or Chrome was previously the default.

Computing

14 million people downloaded Windows 10 on its first day, and it could have been higher

Windows 10 is out, and it has launched in a big way. In addition to broadly positive consumer and critical response, Microsoft has enjoyed 14 million upgrades in the first 24 hours.

Computing

Cruise and company keep Mission Impossible revved up in Rogue Nation

The fifth film in the Mission: Impossible series proves that there's still an enormous amount of life left in the Tom Cruise action franchise.

Movies & TV

Kentucky man arrested after shooting down $1,800 drone with shotgun

Perhaps becoming a trend after a New Jersey man shot down a drone last year, a homeowner in Kentucky decided to blast away at a drone hovering over his property due to a perceived violation of his privacy.

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Tom Hardy’s upcoming miniseries secures The Killing’s director for four episodes

Taboo, the upcoming Tom Hardy-starring miniseries, now has a director for at least part of the eight-episode event. The Killing's Kristoffer Nyholm has agreed to helm the first half.

GameChanger keeps scores, stats, and live streams for Little League and more

The Little League World Series is coming up soon, and the scorekeeping and stat tracking will be handled by GameChanger, an app dedicated to amateur teams gthat has been in the game since 2010.

Health & Fitness

Cymbal mixes Twitter and Spotify to easily share your favorite music

New social media app, Cymbal, allows users to "share your song of the moment" on your personal profile, scroll through a feed of your friends' favorite songs, and listen, like, and comment away.

Music

Exaflop supercomputer project begins, thanks to executive order from President Obama

President Obama has signed an executive order that lays the groundwork for the world's first exaflop supercomputer. If the project is successful, it will result in a system 20 times more powerful than any current supercomputer.

Computing

Deflategate inspires Breaking Bad spoof showing Tom Brady destroying his cell phone

The ongoing Deflategate controversy has now inspired Breaking Brady, a Breaking Bad parody video. Using a clip from the show and some very (read: not at all) realistic editing, we see how the Tom Brady-centered drama went down.

Mobcrush aims to be Twitch for mobile, hires Apple, Google, and Xbox leads to do it

Startup Mobcrush, now in open beta, is bringing Twitch-style live game streaming to mobile phones and tablets. The beta is currently only open to people with iOS devices and Mac computers, but Windows and Android betas will follow.

Gaming