Spotify reportedly in late-stage talks to acquire SoundCloud

Spotify’s stranglehold on the music industry may soon become a bit tighter as the streaming titan is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud.

6 hours ago from Techspot

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Samsung eyes fix after complaints of 'exploding' washers

Samsung is in discussions about "potential safety issues" concerning some of its washing machines after a class-action lawsuit complained the appliances were exploding, the company said Wednesday.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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US health insurer to subsidize Apple Watch buys

A major US health insurance company on Monday said it will help buy Apple smartwatches for customers as part of a move to integrate the gadgets into wellness management programs.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon gives its $40 Fire TV Stick better Wi-Fi and a quad-core processor

Cheap voice search and much better wireless make it a better entry-level option.

11 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Apple Logs Who You Chat With On iMessage

Some of you guys might remember the fuss that Apple kicked up when the authorities asked them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a suspect in a bombing case, claiming that by doing so, they would ...

5 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hate standing in line? Japan now has self-driving chairs

Hate standing in line at your favourite restaurant? Japanese carmaker Nissan claims to have just the thing for those sore legs.

Tue 27 Sep 16 from Phys.org

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Facebook, Google, and Microsoft team up to pacify fears about AI

Five of the world’s largest technology companies have come together to shed light on the ongoing development of artificial intelligence. The entities involved are Facebook, Google ...

9 hours ago from The Verge

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HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink

HP Inc. has apologized to customers for cutting them off from ink cartridges from other companies and says it will fix the problem.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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