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Sony’s PS4 Still Outsold Microsoft in November, Despite the Xbox One X
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:41:31 +0000
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The PS4 and PS4 Pro hit massive sales records this week, while the Xbox and Xbox One still turned in a solid showing. So far, however, MS is still lagging Sony in monthly sales. We'll see if December changes their standings.

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ET Deals Roundup: Last Chance Bonus $50 off PS4 Pro with Trade-in, Free Bear with $100 Amazon Gift Card, and more
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:30:03 +0000
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This is it! Ten days left until Christmas is here, so anyone who still has shopping left to do is starting to feel the pressure. Luckily, there are still enough live deals to successfully shop for everyone on your list without breaking the bank. And if you act fast, shipping will still be fairly reasonable for most items.

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SpaceX Launches Reused Falcon 9 and Dragon Capsule to Resupply ISS
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:55:54 +0000
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For the first time, SpaceX has reused a Falcon 9 for a NASA launch, and this is also the first time it has sent a reused Dragon capsule to the ISS.

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WeBoost Drive Sleek Review: Cellular Signal Booster Helps in Remote Areas
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:01:29 +0000

Quick to install, the Drive Sleek improves in-car quality calling for a cellphone used outside cities. Just don't expect an amplified signal where there's no service.

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Google and Apple Streaming Devices Are Coming Back to Amazon
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:20:11 +0000
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Amazon now says it's bringing back the previously banned devices, but it's reluctant to explain why.

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Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:30:44 +0000

Crytek, the developers behind CryEngine, have sued Cloud Imperium Games for multiple breaches of contract. Star Citizen's already bumpy development process has taken another unexpected twist.

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First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:33:33 +0000
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Apple's 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros are available for order as of today, with 14-core and 18-core variants on the way. Early coverage is shaping up well, though there are some caveats.

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Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:54:33 +0000
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Google's TensorFlow platform has identified two previously missed planets orbiting faraway stars.

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FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality Rules—Now What?
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:35:02 +0000
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In a 3-2 vote today, the commission approved a proposal to nullify the net neutrality rules put in place by the FCC in 2015.

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MIT Creates Glowing Plants to Replace Electric Lights
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:04:37 +0000
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The team created nanoparticles containing the same enzymes that make fireflies glow and embedded them in the leaves of watercress plants. The result was a plant that emits an eerie yellow-green glow.

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