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FCC filings suggest a new Nest Thermostat is on the way

The second-generation Nest Learning Thermostat shipped way back in 2012, so a new model would be no real surprise.

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NFL leans on Amazon to store data for Next Gen Stats

Amazon Web Services will store the new mountains of game data, including player tracking via RFID, some of which will be available to NFL fans through Next Gen Stats.

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Uber working on mapping and safety technology at University of Arizona

The partnership lays the groundwork for Uber to develop new technologies that might one day make their way into cars that pick up passengers, or deliver items, without a driver behind the wheel.

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Facebook Moments turns your photos into music videos

New update to standalone photo-sharing app automatically creates short videos from your photo collection.

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Slack releases 'Add to Slack' button for other apps

The startup has launched a new feature that lets other companies integrate their sites and apps into Slack with a button called "Add to Slack."

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US agency tells electric utilities to shore up authentication

A new U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology guide for electric utilities offers ways they can shore up their cybersecurity efforts.

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Google Map Maker is now open again for edits

The relaunch comes after Google shut the service down due to high-profile pranks.

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PSA: Don't insert the S Pen into the Note 5 backwards

Unlike previous models of the Note, the S Pen can get stuck rather easily if you insert it the wrong direction.

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GOG Galaxy now lets you roll back busted PC game patches

It's the feature you never know you need until you really need it.

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Pono woes: Neil Young bemoans "lack of resources" for expanding the reach of the lossless music player

Despite a hardcore audience in the tens of thousands, Pono may have trouble expanding its brand of better-than-CD-quality tunes.

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AMD reveals Radeon Nano gameplay benchmarks

At the Hot Chips conference this morning in San Jose, AMD executives revealed how well its upcoming Radeon Nano chip will perform.

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Leaked pics hint at new flagship device from ailing HTC

The images suggest a new smartphone that looks eerily similar to an iPhone 6.

Inside Ames: Drone swarms for disaster response

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are working on tiny drones that can be deployed inside of a building after a natural disaster to give first responders a look inside.

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Researchers envisage swarms of tiny drones for dangerous rescue missions

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are working on a new generation of disaster drones that can be deployed in swarms into buildings to give first responders a look inside, mapping out the interior as they go.