Toymaker VTech says data was stolen from its kiddie app store

VTech, the brand best known for its electronic kid's toys and cordless phones, said Friday that hackers had stolen some of its customer data. While VTech is hardly the first company ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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LG Display plans multi-billion OLED plant

South Korea's LG Display said on Friday it planned to invest close to $9.0 billion in a new plant to produce organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, anticipating a surge in demand for ...

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Slice of Pi gets even cheaper

It's now over three years since the first cheap-as-chips Raspberry Pi project boards started shipping, opening the door to a torrent of DIY electronics projects ranging from robot bartenders ...

Thu 26 Nov 15 from Gizmag

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Roborace championship will pit driverless electric cars against each other

A new racing championship will do away with drivers. Roborace will pit driverless electric cars against each other in a round-the-world series. It will provide a competitive platform ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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Lenovo teaming up with Razer for a new range of gaming PCs

Both companies will market and sell the systems.

8 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Snakes evolved from burrowing ancestor, new data suggest

A new X-ray analysis of inner ears is the latest to weigh in on whether modern snakes descended from a burrowing or a swimming reptile.

10 hours ago from ScienceNews

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New high-capacity battery goes with the flow

Redox-flow batteries could store excess energy in electrical grids

1 hours ago from Physics World

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DJI eyes commercial sector with $15,000 crop-spraying drone

The FAA estimates that as many as one million new drones could be taking to the skies by Christmas. With a mandatory registration process pending, however, the future of consumer drones is ...

12 hours ago from Techspot

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Google Glass could come back as a snake-like flexible headband

Google's wearable tech outfit was granted a patent this week for a Glass-like heads-up display that could be affixed to a person's head with a flexible band. The "wearable device ...

7 hours ago from The Verge

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At 11:59pm EST on Sunday, the NSA will stop in-house phone metadata collection

Still, privacy activists say new rules do little to mitigate spying on Americans.

7 hours ago from Arstechnica

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