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Computing

A giant of the tech world passed away last night

The former Intel CEO and board chairman, Andrew Grove, has died at the age of 79. He joined the company in 1968, and helped guide Intel to a commanding position as the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors.
Home Theater

Vizio just elbowed into the running for Best TV of 2016 with a $999 model

Vizio unveiled today its new P-Series line of TVs for 2016. The new series spans screen sizes ranging from 50 - 75-inches, and includes 4K Ultra HD resolution, Dolby Vision HDR support, and Wide Color Gamut, along with 128-zone full array…
Emerging Tech

Wind turbines of the future could dwarf the Empire State Building

U.S. Researchers plan to build a gargantuan turbine that will rise nearly a third of a mile into the sky, will measure a quarter of a mile in diameter, and will be equipped with 656-foot blades that will span more than two football fields.
Photography

Ouch! Pro sports photographer gets taken down by shot putter’s erratic throw

Budding sports photographers, take note. It's great to get close to the action, but you still need your wits about you. Take this guy at the recent World Indoor Athletics Championships – he got the shot, but certainly not the one he was…
Web

Amazon bans customer for returning too many items, apparently

Amazon isn't known for suddenly closing accounts without good reason, but one online shopper in the UK claims the online giant has kicked him off the site simply for returning 37 items over the last two years.
Mobile

Facebook to follow WhatsApp and drop support for BlackBerry phones

Facebook is following in the footsteps of WhatsApp and some time this year will stop supporting BlackBerry phones. A BlackBerry executive said his team was "extremely disappointed" with Facebook's decision although it's now looking for a…
Mobile

Here’s everything new Apple showed off at Monday’s event

Updated Apple Watch bands, a new 9.7-inch iPadPro, and the iPhone 5SE all arrived at Apple's March 21 event. There were other small announcements, including new HealthKit studies and software updates. Here's everything we saw at the event.
Social Media

Twitter turns 10: the most popular tweet, emoji, and users of all time

Twitter is celebrating its tenth birthday by sharing its biggest moments as part of its #LoveTwitter campaign. From the first-ever tweet to the post that has been retweeted the most times, find out the most popular trends of all time.
Social Media

Live from E! gets interactive with daily Facebook Live broadcasts

Cable network E! is launching its first Facebook Live talk show. Live From E! will be shot on an iPhone 6S Plus and live-streamed each weekday from the broadcaster's Facebook page, which currently boasts over 9 million likes.
Mobile

You could soon be thrown in jail for texting while walking in New Jersey

New Jersey could be set to outlaw texting while walking. According to a proposed bill, those found guilty of the act could be fined, jailed, or both. The move comes in the wake of a sharp rise in accidents related to distracted walking.
Business

Amazon launches Cable Store, helps Comcast sell Xfinity bundles

Perhaps ideal for anyone that wants to earn an Amazon give card while signing up for cable, Amazon's new Cable Store launched this week and has started selling Comcast Xfinity bundles through the retail site.
Home Theater

Doctor Who is coming to Amazon Prime thanks to a deal with the BBC

Amazon has secured exclusive North American streaming rights to Doctor Who. The first eight seasons will be available for free Prime streaming now that the BBC's previous licensing deals have expired and a new one has been reached with the…