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EMV MIGRATION DELAY DOESN’T LET GAS STATIONS COMPLETELY OFF THE HOOK

Last week, Visa, MasterCard and American Expressed delayed the EMV migration deadline for gas stations from October 2017 to October 2020 — but that doesn’t mean that gas stations can

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CYBERSPIES STOLE SECRETS FROM INDUSTRIAL GIANT THYSSENKRUPP

Germany-based industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp was hit by a cyberespionage attack earlier this year that resulted in data being stolen from its industrial solutions and steel producing units. An investigation revealed

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Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier Pro With OLED Display, Increased Capacity Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Air Purifier Pro is significantly larger than the Mi Air Purifier 2 It can service rooms as large as 60 square metres It has a CADR value of

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Omnidirectional mobile robot has just two moving parts

More than a decade ago, Ralph Hollis invented the ballbot, an elegantly simple robot whose tall, thin body glides atop a sphere slightly smaller than a bowling ball. The latest

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The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

A team of Harvard University researchers with expertise in 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and microfluidics has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot. This small, 3D-printed robot — nicknamed

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3-D-printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

Anyone who’s watched drone videos or an episode of “BattleBots” knows that robots can break — and often it’s because they don’t have the proper padding to protect themselves. But

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KOBO AURA ONE E-READER REVIEW

THE GOOD Excellent ambient-light sensors Waterproof design Larger display than Kindles Grippy back THE BAD Not the best book selection Laggy keyboard VERDICT The Kobo Aura One is a waterproof,

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SONY LSPX-S1 GLASS SOUND SPEAKER REVIEW

THE GOOD: The Sony Glass Sound Speaker has a very cool, transparent design and is equipped with an integrated LED light that’s dimmable from your phone. It delivers clean, crisp

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Oculus says Rift orders now ship in 2 – 4 days, all pre-orders have gone out

Oculus says it has resolved its shipping delays to the point where new orders now ship in two to four business days, which is a considerable improvement to where things

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Pokémon Go privacy concerns raised after app gives itself permission to read players’ Gmail messages

Pokémon Go has probably given itself permission to read your emails. The app is automatically granting itself permission to people’s Gmail and Google Drive accounts, according to security researchers. Signing up