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Edward Snowden’s Haven app turns an Android device into a laptop security guard

Haven turns an Android into "a motion, sound, vibration, and light detector, watching for unexpected guests and unwanted intruders."
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Tesla wishes customers happy holidays with its latest Easter egg

Tesla's latest Easter egg is a Christmas-themed surprise that turns your vehicle into St. Nick's sleigh in your dash display.
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Delta bids adieu to its iPad app after sales on the interface begin to flag

If you're looking to book a flight on Delta, put down your iPad. It won't help you anymore. Delta has discontinued its iPad app.

CNN cancels its Snapchat-specific show ‘The Update’ after just 4 months

CNN has canceled The Update on Snapchat "after coming to the realization there wasn’t a clear enough path to make money."
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The Apple Watch gets serious — may soon be able to serve as an EKG

According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple is hoping to develop an advanced heart-monitoring feature for upcoming models of the Apple Watch
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Facebook applies new authenticity tools, exposes Russian-controlled pages

Facebook will now show you what Russian-sponsored pages you liked or followed on Facebook during the 2016 election.
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Biometric scans at airports across the country may not be legal, report claims

A new report from Georgetown Law calls into question the Department of Homeland Security's new biometric exit pilot program.

Olympics fans headed to PyeongChang will be able to experience LTE-R technology

The latest innovation in preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics comes in the form of the world's very first LTE-Railway service.
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Uber Freight trucker app gets new features to help drivers make money

Uber Freight debuts 2 new features to "deliver an even more seamless experience" and help drivers maximize their income.
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Not-so-happy holidays for Ram owners as Fiat Chrysler recalls pickup trucks

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.8 million Ram pickup trucks that can be inadvertently moved out of the park position.
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Tidal celebrates holidays with 12-day, credit card-free and ad-free preview

To show folks who have yet to subscribe to the service what they're missing out on, Tidal is offering a free 12-day preview.
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Your Blink doorbell and security camera are now part of the Amazon family

Amazon announced the acquisition of Kickstarter darling Blink, whose smart security solutions include cameras and doorbells.

Weekly Rewind: ‘The Last Jedi,’ the first HomeKit smart bulb, the tiniest phone

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week's top tech stories.
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Luxturna becomes first gene therapy approved to treat an inherited disease

The FDA hasapproved Luxturna, a  form of gene therapy that seeks to treat retinal dystrophy, a rare eye condition.
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Cracked screens may be a thing of the past with this self-healing glass

A team of Japanese researchers claims to have created a new self-healing glass that just might be the antidote to cracked screens.
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Chinese ridesharing service Didi Chuxing to use new funding to go international

Didi Chuxing's new cash influx will not only help the company expand its footprint outside of China, but also help with AI.

LA moves toward an electric future with 25 new electric buses from Proterra

This week, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announced it would be receiving 25 electric buses from Proterra.
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Caply is a voice-controlled camera that can go with you anywhere

Meet Caply, heralded as the world's most durable action camera. It can record five hours of video on one battery charge.
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More regulations are coming as EU rules that Uber is not simply an app

The Court of Justice of the European Union determined that Uber is not simply an app or a tech platform, but rather a transport service
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ESPN will put ‘Monday Night Football’ in your pocket beginning in 2018

ESPN has newly reached an agreement with the NFL to expand its own live-streaming of Monday Night Football to mobile devices.

Lyft is making it easier for folks with visual impairments to grab a ride

Lyft announced a new partnership with Aira, an assistive community focused on those who are blind or low vision.
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Turn your toilet into a bidet with the Slim Two Smart Toilet Seat

The Slim Two Smart Toilet Seat is said to be a z'cleaner, healthier, and more eco-friendly smart toilet seat.z'
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2,800 new EV charging stations could be running in 2019 thanks to Volkswagen

Volkswagen AG's Electrify America unit announced plans to install 2,800 EV charging stations across the United States by June 2019.
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‘Sunday Night Football’ will arrive on all your devices for the 2018 season

NBCUniversal announced that beginning next year, NBC Sports will be streaming all of Sunday Night Football to your mobile phone.
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Were AirPods on your holiday wish list? You might have to take them off

Your holiday shopping excursion may be more difficult than previously imagined now that Apple's AirPods are pretty much sold out.

Honda delivers ‘The Ultimate Get-Well Card’ to sick kids via augmented reality

Honda is leveraging augmented reality to deliver what it calls "the Ultimate Get Well Card" to young patients at CHOC.
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Solid Power partners with BMW to bring solid-state batteries to EVs

Solid Power specializes in solid-state rechargeable batteries, and has just announced a partnership with the BMW Group. 
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BMW makes good on its promise to deliver over 100,000 EVs in 2017

BMW announced the successful delivery of more than 100,000 electrified vehicles to customers across the globe in 2017
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At $20, Zlink may be the cheapest way to turn your home into a smart home

Meet Zlink, heralded as the "smallest, easiest to use, most affordable way" to turn your home into a smart home.
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Shapa is a display-less scale that hopes to prove you’re more than a number

Meet Shapa, a scale that leverages AI and machine learning to create healthier habits and hopefully prevent disease. 
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BMW is investing in the future with a new test track for self-driving cars

This test track in the Czech Republic is made specifically for the testing of self-driving and electric cars from automaker BMW.
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Ford stages a homecoming — and brings the future to Detroit

This week, Ford announced plans to move its self-driving and electric vehicle units to its hometown of Detroit.
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Apple Maps can now find your gate (or the closest bathroom) at the airport

You can now check out the layouts of 30 airports around the world thanks to Apple Maps and its latest navigation feature.
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Weekly Rewind: Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 8, paper lightsabers, Nissan Leaf review

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week's top tech stories.