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Hidden gems of the Steam Summer Sale: 10 delightful games under $10

If you're looking to try something new during the Steam Summer Sale, these 10 excellent games sell for less than $10 each.

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If Tim Burton made a robot, this would be it

Boston Dynamics' newest robot, SpotMini, is quiet, small, and willing to help out with the dishes.

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Here's how NASCAR is digitizing race day

When cars leave the starting line at Sonoma Raceway in California on Sunday for the start of the Toyota/Save Mart 350, they'll be taking part in the launch of a product designed to help NASCAR officials monitor and manage the 110-lap race.

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The Surface 3 is dead, as experts debate the future of low-end Windows tablets

Microsoft will stop manufacturing Surface 3 by the end of the year, which raises a big question: Will there be a Surface 4? Experts have mixed opinions.

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This week in games: Doom's demo lives on, Watch Dogs 2 ditches Ubisoft's towers

Plus: Eve Valkyrie gets a Star Wars-esque trench run, and Beyond Good and Evil 2 is STILL on the way. This is your gaming news for the week of June 20 through 24.

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Researchers steal data from a PC by controllng the noise from the fans

Even the noise from your PC’s fans could be used to steal the data inside. Researchers in Israel have found a way to do just by hijacking the fans inside and manipulating the sounds they create.

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The 'summer of AI' is here, this startup chief says

Vicarious is drawing from neuroscience, deep architectures, and generative probabilistic models to create technology that requires "orders of magnitude" less training than traditional machine-learning techniques do, it says.

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Five to Try: ADW Launcher is back in a big way, and Never Alone is an awe-inspiring quest

Here are the new and updated Android apps you need to check out this week.

on greenbot.com

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Oculus ditches controversial Rift headset DRM after triggering Internet uproar

For once, an internet riot worked. Oculus backed down from its controversial headset DRM, and didn't even make an announcement ahead of time.

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Uber will guarantee fares upfront, but surge prices are here to stay

"No math, no surprises," Uber promises.