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Will your cell phone give you cancer? Maybe if you’re a rat

Do cell phones cause cancer? A pair of new studies show that cell phone radiation can possibly cause cancer in some rats, but humans are probably safer.
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Microsoft rebrands Windows 10 S as S mode

Microsoft has announced some changes to Windows 10 S, its lightweight version of the popular operating system.
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Warriors coach tweeted message he meant to send privately, and blames iPhone X

Warriors coach Steve Kerr recently sent out a tweet that was critical of the NBA. Rather than blame it on a hack, he explained that it was a mistake due to his new iPhone.
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Bitcoin rises above $9,000, but can the market endure, or is it just a fad?

Bitcoin has had a rough year so far, but the cryptocurrency caught a bit of a break as the value of the coin rose to more than $9,000 today.
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Man pleads guilty to distributing over 40,000 counterfeit Apple products

Jianhua “Jeff” Li has pleaded guilty to charges involving the smuggling and sale of counterfeit Apple products.

Sprint announces it will commit to 5G coverage by 2019

Sprint has announced that it plans to roll out nationwide 5G coverage by the end of 2019. However, this will be accompanied by a price hike.
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Facebook bans group planning to sabotage ‘Black Panther’ reviews

Facebook and Rotten Tomatoes has taken action against a group which planned to review bomb Marvel's upcoming Black Panther.
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PlayStation Network hit with server issues for several days

It's been a rough week for PlayStation Network. Sony's premium online service has been plagued with server and connectivity issues.
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Facebook is coming closer to humanizing its chatbots

Facebook is working to improve the A.I. of its chatbots in several ways. One of the most interesting methods is the company's efforts to give its bots personalities.
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Walmart partners with Rakuten for online groceries and ebooks

Walmart has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Rakuten, and will soon start selling digital books on its website.
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Poptheatr is your own personal theater that you wear on your head

Ever wanted absolute privacy while watching Netflix or YouTube? Thanks to Poptheatr, you can have just that.
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Scholarships for journalism students part of Facebook effort to curb fake news

Facebook has announced that it will be partnering with several journalist organizations to provide grants and scholarships to students seeking careers in journalism and media.
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Google Play Books now lets you stream audiobooks on Assistant devices

If you're looking for your next audiobook, consider Google. The company launched Google Play Books, its audiobook store in 45 countries.
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Nokia and DoCoMo enter partnership to supply Tokyo with 5G networks by 2020

Nokia and DoCoMo have announced a partnership in which they will work to provide Tokyo with 5G data service by 2020 in time for the Olympic games.
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Google updates smart devices to fix Wi-Fi crashing issues

The Google Home Max is reportedly causing Wi-Fi issue for users of certain routers. However, Google has now implemented a fix.
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Skyline allows you to turn any location into your phone’s background

Sick of your phone's current wallpaper? The new Skyline app will allow you to turn your current location (or any location) into an interactive wallpaper.
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Chrome OS may soon get Android notification badges

Google's Chrome OS may soon take another cue from Android by borrowing the notifcation badges added in Oreo.
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MoneyGram teams up with cryptocurrency Ripple on ‘payment flow’ project

Ripple and MoneyGram have announced they are working together in an effort to use the XRP blockchain as a way of transferring money
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Kasotsuka Shojo is the world’s first cryptocurrency-themed pop group

Kasotsuka Shojo is the world's first J-pop group inspired by cryptocurrency. Tickets for the first show were purchasable with cryptocurrency.
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Google removes 60 apps from Play Store due to reports of malware

Google has removed 60 games from the play store due to their hosting a malware that displays pornographic ads.
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Visa announces that it will make signatures optional in April

Visa has announced that it has implemented several new security measures which will make signatures obsolete by April
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Ripple’s XRP saw the strongest growth of any cryptocurrency in 2017

Ripple has surpassed Ethereum to become the world's second most valuable cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization.
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Nvidia’s updates EULA to ban the use of gamer-oriented GPUs in data centers

Nvidia has announced that its consumer-grade GPUs are no longer allowed to be used in data and research centers.
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Ridley Scott is ready for another ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

Despite a poor showing at the box office, Ridley Scott is ready for another Blade Runner sequel, saying he has a story planned.
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Nostalgia drove sales of cassette tapes to new heights in 2017

Think physical media is dead? Think again. Nostalgia for the 1980s has led to an increase in the sale of cassette tapes.
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Google sends out survey to certain Pixel 2 XL owners, users of Android Messages

Google has started sending certain Pixel 2 XL owners surveys regarding their thoughts on the device in the form of a pop-up survey.
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XRP’s value rises amid rumors that Western Union may adopt the blockchain

Rumors that money transfer giant Western Union is considering adopting XRP saw the cryptocurrency rise in value.

WhatsApp users are experiencing New Year’s Eve outages

The popular messaging service WhatsApp suffered service problems on New Year's Eve. The company says it has resolved them.

All 50 states join AT&T’s First Responder Network

AT&T has announced that 50 states, two territories, and the District of Columbia have all agreed to join its first responder network
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If you can’t spell ‘Birkenstock,’ the sandal company wants you to skip Amazon

Amazon's feud with German-sandal maker Birkenstock has taken a turn for the worse as the shoe company took Amazon to court.
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Cryptocurrency expert released after $1 million bitcoin ransom

A cryptocurrency expert has been released after a million dollar bitcoin ransom was paid to his kidnappers.
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What’s the true value of bitcoin? A Morgan Stanley analyst says it may be zero

Bitcoin currently trades for about 13,000 dollars, but a new report from Morgan Stanley suggests the value of bitcoin might be zero
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Razer CEO steps in to replace a child’s stolen presents

In a move that proves the Christmas spirit is alive and well, Razer has replaced a child's stolen Christmas presents.
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Future Chromebooks could make use of the Snapdragon 845 processor

Is Google preparing for a Snapdragon-powered Chromebook? Some clues buried within the Chrome OS may hold the key.