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Mysterious Faraday Future leads 2016 CES auto-tech hot list

At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its working self-driving car prototype, the Luxury in Motion.(Photo: Tim Loehrke, USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — Henry Ford would have never considered the automobile a consumer electronic device, but more than a century ...

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CES: Where are the products now?

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about CES: Where are the products now? A look at which products from CES 2016 took off and which were just hype. Post to Facebook Try ...

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Trumping Trump in the new year

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) You’ve probably heard of ad-blockers: apps and browser extensions that can prevent pesky ads from appearing on Web ...

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Tech stocks '15: Out with Apple, in with Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, Netflix

John Shinal, Special for USA TODAY 4:24 p.m. EST December 31, 2015 Google headquarters in Mountain View, Cali. Google parent Alphabet’s 49% stock surge in 2015 has brought its market valuation closer to Apple’s.(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO ...

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Oculus Touch controller delayed

Palmer Luckey shows off Oculus Touch controllers at a news conference in October.(Photo: Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will go on sale in the first quarter of 2016 but its Oculus Touch controllers ...

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Tech world mourns Ian Murdock

Open-source software champion Ian Murdock died this week. He was 42.(Photo: Debian) SAN FRANCISCO — Ian Murdock, a tech entrepreneur and executive best known for founding Debian Linux, one of the most successful versions of the open-source software, died Monday. He was 42. ...

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Twitter: Politwoops is back

Twitter headquarters in San Francisco(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — Just in time for the 2016 election cycle, Twitter is bringing back Politwoops. The gaffe tracker created by The Sunlight Foundation and The Open State Foundation archives tweets that politicians delete, ...

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Facebook trying to fix 46-year glitch

A file picture dated 17 April 2015 shows a Facebook sign at the German Facebook headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.(Photo: Daniel Reinhardt, EPA) SAN FRANCISCO — A Facebook glitch is congratulating users who have been friends for 46 years. The catch? Many of ...

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LG announces SmartThinQ smart home hub

For years, LG and Samsung have been engaged in a tit-for-tat war of one-upsmanship, trying to top each other in just about every product category. In the new arena of the smart home, Samsung has SmartThings, and LG has SmartThinQ. ...

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CES 2016 preview with Gary Shapiro

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about CES 2016 preview with Gary Shapiro Gary Shapiro, the CEO of the Consumer Technology Association previews the 2016 CES on #TalkingTech. Post to Facebook Try ...

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