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Man Nearly Electrocuted After Falling Asleep with His iPhone Charging ...

Wiley Day has a cautionary tale for anyone who likes to sleep with their iPhone charging in the bed with them — don’t do it. The night of March 22nd, Wiley went to sleep — as ...
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Report: Snapchat is Most Important Social Network Among Millennials

A study released Thursday by LendEdu, an online marketplace for student loan refinancing, shows that millennials are most likely to check Snapchat before turning to Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. According to the report released by LendEdu, ...
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Goodbye boarding pass, hello fingerprints: How biometrics is changing travel

Imagine this: You arrive at the airport with your expertly packed carry-on, stroll past security without showing your ID, and head straight to your gate. Once there, you get on the plane without ever pulling ...
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CEO Makes Potential Employees Take a ‘Snowflake Test’ Before Hiring

Kyle S. Reyes, CEO of The Silent Partner Marketing, claims he makes potential employees take a “snowflake test” before hiring them, in a new article for the New Boston Post. In the article, Reyes explained how ...
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New Initiative Sponsors 100 HBCU Students to Attend SXSW Tech ...

In a push to get more Black Americans involved in the world of tech, a slew of organizations have teamed up with South by Southwest Conventions and Festivals to help more than 100 African-American students ...
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Amazon Echo Turns Off When Asked If It Has CIA ...

A viral video showing Amazon Echo refusing to confirm a link to the CIA is stirring up people’s fears given the recent WikiLeaks Vault 7 revelations. Wikileaks shocked the world Tuesday when it released 8,761 ...
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One California high school just made $24million from Snap’s IPO

Earlier this week, Simon Chiu watched Snapchat’s team put on an IPO presentation for investors in San Francisco. He was surrounded by investment bankers from firms like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. “It was a ...
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Tech Kunbi Tinuoye creates UrbanGeekz.com to highlight STEM fields

Kunbi Tinuoye who launched her website UrbanGeekz in 2015 shares why she wanted to be a part of a growing trend of journalists taking media onto their own platforms. Why did you choose this subject? ...
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Sprint Nabs 33% of Jay Z’s Tidal, But Has Streaming ...

Sprint has purchased a third of Jay Z’s Tidal, promising to make the music streaming service available to its 45 million cellular customers just after a report accused the music company of overstating its subscriber numbers. In ...
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U.S. Army Just Tested A Hoverbike Prototype That Could Be ...

  U.S. Military is Developing Star Wars Style Hoverbikes!  Last time we heard from Malloy Aeronautics, it was testing hoverbike technology with a robot-carrying drone. A few months later, it’s partnering with a Maryland-based defense ...
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Tech | Airbus’ plane of the future has gyms and ...

The planes of the future will have zones dedicated to relaxing and playing games, panoramic windows and seats that collect our body heat to power in-cabin features, according to Airbus. Predicting what travel will be ...
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Hackers could steal Android users’ fingerprints: HTC and Samsung

You would think that using your fingerprint to unlock your smartphone is as secure as it gets, but that’s not always the case. If you’re using an Android phone you might want to pay attention ...