The After Math: Stupid-fast storage and what’s in a Windows number?

Already immersing yourself in Windows 10? Trying to block out the not-so-favorable memories of Windows 8? Good for you. This week involved a new smartphone from a new challenger, and several new smartphone from a once-dominant player. And we don't…

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: Facebook drones and giant slides

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it's the Week in Green.

Tesla's Model S got a lot of press when Elon Musk unveiled a "Ludicrous" upgrade that goes from 0-60 in 2…

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Amazon lets anyone put Alexa voice control in their devices

Amazon released the Alexa Appkit last month in hopes that developers will create cool new features for the voice technology that powers the Echo. This time, the e-commerce giant is offering the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) itself as a developer previe…

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Roku’s Dropbox channel puts cloud files on your TV

You can already access your Dropbox files on all your PCs and mobile gadgets, but what if you want to put them on your TV? If you have a Roku player, you're set. Roku has launched a Dropbox channel that lets you browse your photos and videos on i…

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Businesses can rent a Pepper robot for customer service

Folks in Japan might find themselves chatting with Pepper robots in business establishments these coming years. The enterprise version of the gentle-looking humanoid machine will be available for pre-order starting on October 1st, 2015, and busines…

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Tiny sensor tells you when your favorite places are crowded

You probably aren't a fan of showing up at the coffee shop right when there's a large line, or at the gym when there are no free machines. Wouldn't it be nice if you could find out how busy a place is at any given moment, without resorting to esti…

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Frontback’s selfie app is back thanks to an anonymous rescuer

Tech startups rarely get a second chance if they fail, since they can't usually draw on the help of either a huge following or a pile of cash. However, the recently defunct Frontback is getting that rare reprieve. The selfie-oriented social servi…

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Uber reaches $50 billion value thanks (in part) to Microsoft

Uber is getting richer and richer. It's now valued at $51 billion after raising another $1 billion in funding, and it got to this stage two years faster than Facebook did. As always, the ride-sharing service has attracted an assortment of investors…

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