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94 percent of apple watch users are satisfied

Wristly confirms 94% Apple Watch customers are ‘satisfied’

People really like their Apple Watch and there is a lot of interest in watchOS 3

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Best Deals of the Week - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Mars rover uses A.I. to decide what to zap with a laser

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity now has the ability to decide what targets it wants to capture with a camera or hit with its laser all on its own. No humans needed.

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Facebook completes first test flights of its solar-powered Aquila internet drone

Up in the sky, look! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a solar-powered internet drone!

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Facebook takes a step forward with its Net-connectivity plane

Facebook's Connectivity Lab completed the first full test of Aquila, a solar-powered, unmanned aircraft that would beam Internet connectivity to remote, underserved areas of the world.

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Tesla wants to end fossil fuel use, make self-driving cars 10X safer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's plans for his company's future, spelled out today, include integrating solar power and battery storage, expanding Tesla vehicles to new markets and making self-driving vehicles 10X safer than other vehicles.

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Elon Musk's 'Master Plan: Part Deux' -- what you need to know

Just weeks after his company, Tesla, becomes embroiled in controversy regarding Autopilot technology in it's cars, Elon Musk is announcing the second part of his "master plan."Here is what you need to know.

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Intel profit slides on costs of recent layoffs

Intel's profit dropped sharply last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, though sales were up thanks to the company's powerful data center group.

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39% off Pebble Time Smartwatch - Deal Alert

Pebble Time lets you act now, reflect on the past, and look into the future - and do it all for up to 7 days on a single charge. Includes Pebble Health, a built-in activity and sleep tracker with daily reports and weekly insights....

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Google launches cloud service for understanding human language

Google's intelligent cloud developer tools are expanding with the launch of a new Cloud Natural Language API. The service is aimed at helping developers create applications that understand human language.

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Samsung files artificial muscle patent for use in flexible smartphones

Samsung has registered two U.S. patents for technology that would connect tiny plates with ‘robotic muscles’ in a matrix to enable Smartphones to be bent and retain virtually any shape.

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Your router won’t protect you when smartphones attack smart homes

Your home router, or firewall, won't protect you when smartphones attack smart homes.

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Nvidia to detail its next-gen Tegra mobile chip in August

From smartphones to self-driving, Nvidia's Tegra chips have been used in many ways. And the next-generation Tegra is just around the corner.

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Businesses are blindly rushing into IoT

Two-thirds of companies are now using or planning to use IoT, according to a global survey by research firm Strategy Analytics. That’s up from just 32 percent last year.

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Facebook brings high-speed laser communications into focus

Facebook says it has developed a laser detector that could open airwaves to new high-speed data communications systems that don't require dedicated spectrum or licenses.

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AT&T sees cost savings with drone inspections of cell towers

AT&T expects to save money by using drones instead of workers to inspect its 65,000 cellular transmission towers nationwide.

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What I learned from using Amazon Alexa for a month

Amazon's Alexa is more advanced than interactive voice response systems and sure as hell more powerful than Siri, but it is not human.

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The quick guide to updating all your current Apple devices

Apple has just released software patches for every device it currently sells

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