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Zero Motorcycles CTO Abe Askenazi on the future of two-wheeled EVs

By | 2017-03-24T00:39:06+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Green Tech|

Electric cars and buses have already begun to take over the world, as evidenced by daily sightings of EV brands like Tesla, Prius, Bolt and Proterra on U.S. roads. But two-wheeled EVs are still a rare sight. The motorcycle industry has been much slower to put out all-electric and hybrid models relative to

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Post Intelligence says it can make your tweets better

By | 2017-03-23T23:52:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Social|

Social media can be hard. I’m not speaking hypothetically here. There have definitely been days where I’ve thought, Shoot, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted on Instagram or Twitter — and then completely failed to post anyway because I had nothing to say. Maybe I would’ve done better if I’d used

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T-Mobile is already shipping pre-ordered LG G6 units

By | 2017-03-24T20:17:48+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Like all the carriers except Verizon, T-Mobile is releasing the LG G6 on April 7. Right? Well, sort of. The magenta "Un-carrier" seems to be intent on spoiling Verizon's exclusive launch window for the G6, by shipping pre-orders early. Verizon is going to be the first US carrier to have the G6 available,

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Facebook Messenger gets reactions and mentions in conversations

By | 2017-03-24T18:17:25+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Facebook's Messenger is continuing its quest to add as many features as possible. The latest additions are reactions (which was in testing for a while) and mentions. Both of these will be rolling out across the world "in the coming days". You'll be able to react to any single message in a thread,

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Verizon launches LG K20 V, Samsung Galaxy J7 V

By | 2017-03-24T16:14:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Today Verizon is adding two new smartphones to its roster, both of the mid-range type. They are the LG K20 V and the Samsung Galaxy J7 V, both Verizon-specific variations of devices we've already heard about. While the LG K20 V is basically just a K10 (2017) with a different paint job and

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The FCC is talking about everything but the imminent repeal of its internet privacy rules

By | 2017-03-24T16:04:47+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Android|

It was a productive meeting at the FCC: Chairman Pai talked about putting pressure on phone scammers, preventing phone smuggling in prisons and improving mobile service. But one thing he didn’t want to talk about was the vote taking place in the Senate that very moment that would overturn privacy rules bigger and

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Misfit Vapor runs Android Wear 2.0, arrives in late summer for $199

By | 2017-03-24T14:27:02+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Back in January at CES, Misfit announced its first proper smartwatch, the Vapor. At the time though this was said to run a proprietary platform, and not Android Wear. Well, fast forward to today at Baselworld, and the company finally unveiled some more details about the Vapor - including the fact that it

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How Everette Taylor went from a homeless college dropout to chief marketing officer at Skurt

By | 2017-03-24T14:24:46+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads partnerships in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup focused on seniors. He is also a founder of the Breaking Into Startups podcast. More posts by this contributor: There are roughly 58,000 homeless students on college campuses in the

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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

By | 2017-03-24T11:12:36+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Shops patronized by pot smokers have a long tradition of labeling their pipes and vaporizers “for tobacco use only.” But startups developing smoking and vaping gear are basically asking customers to put their weed in it. Self-described cannabis product companies are raising capital in droves, while funding for startups in the e-cigarette space

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Acer’s S 13 makes the case for the inexpensive ultrabook worth having

By | 2017-03-24T10:08:39+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Acer has made a lot of ultrabooks, but the only one worth mentioning is the current S 13. Priced aggressively even for the “high-end” model, as configured, it sports a slim profile, backlit keys and a Core i7 processor. Acer is taking the perks of owning a pricier machine and making them more

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