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Wireless Android Auto is a no-go without Android P (Update: Oreo might work!)

  Update 5/17/2018 at 3:55 P.M. EST: It turns out that non-Google devices running Android Oreo might also get to reap the benefits of a wireless Android Auto experience. However, it will likely only come to specific smartphones from specific vendors. Kenwood — the popular car a...

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Dragon Ball Legends hits Android devices in the US ahead of iOS

Dragon Ball Legends is now officially available for Android devices in the U.S.. A European release is imminent, with other regions and the iOS version slated for future release. Bandai Namco’s title can be played entirely one-handed, making it ideal for gaming on the go. Start stretching...

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Elon Musk details his plan to rid LA of traffic with $1 rides on the Boring Co. ‘Loop’

This evening, Boring Company executives Elon Musk and Steve Davis offered a few more details about their plans to revolutionize LA urban transit, introducing the “Loop” which would eventually be composed of all-electric pods that transport up to 16 passengers at a time. Musk theoriz...

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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Share on Twitter Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility At this month’s W...

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LocationSmart didn’t just sell mobile phone locations, it leaked them

What’s worse than companies selling the real-time locations of cell phones wholesale? Failing to take security precautions that prevent people from abusing the service. LocationSmart did both, as numerous sources indicated this week. The company is adjacent to a hack of Securus, a company in t...

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Meet Alchemist Accelerator’s latest demo day cohort

An IoT-enabled lab for cannabis farmers, a system for catching drones mid-flight and the Internet of Cows are a few of the 17 startups exhibiting today at Alchemist Accelerator’s 18th demo day. The event, which will be streamed live here, focuses on big data and AI startups with an enterprise...

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Selected’s recruiting platform matches teachers with schools they’ll love

A “dating app for teachers” is an odd but useful way to describe the startup Selected, which has just closed on $1.2 million in seed funding for its recruiting platform for educators. And, in all fairness, Selected said it first. The startup’s own website describes itself (a...

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North Korea-tied hackers use Google Play and Facebook to infect defectors

Enlarge Researchers said a team of hackers tied to North Korea recently managed to get the Google Play market to host at least three Android apps designed to surreptitiously steal personal information from defectors of the isolated nation. The three apps first appeared in the official Android ma...

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The next Halo game will require no less than a 130-inch, 4K arcade cabinet

As pre-E3 hype ramps up, fans have reason to anticipate new sequels and entries from their favorite game series. Today brings a surprise announcement of a brand-new Halo game—the kind of news you might expect as an E3-keynote surprise. There's...

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All of Mugshots.com’s alleged co-owners arrested on extortion charges

Thomas Keesee (left) and Sahar Sarid (right) were arrested in Florida on Wednesday and await extradition to California. (credit: Palm Beach Sheriff's Office / Broward Sheriffs' Office) Two alleged owners of Mugshots.com—Sahar Sarid and Thomas Keesee—have been arrested in south Florida...


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