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Amazon's new Amazon Go convenience store will let you take what you want

Amazon.com is still figuring out how to use robots to fill store shelves, but it's about done with clerks. Next year, the company will open a convenience store in Seattle where shoppers can walk in, take what they want -- and leave.

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Google releases Android 7.1.1 images for Pixel and Nexus devices

Get the latest monthly security patch and squash bugs.

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Google's Trusted Contacts pings your loved ones when you need them most

New Google app lets you find your friends, family during an emergency.

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Chrome 55 pushes Flash into the background

Chrome 55 is here with the promise of defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash for most of the web—though as far as we can tell that's not quite the case.

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Chrome bug triggered errors on websites using Symantec SSL certificates

A bug in the Chrome browser caused security errors to be shown to users when trying to access HTTPS-enabled websites using Symantec SSL certificates.

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Lenovo promises 12 new Moto Mod add-ons per year

Motorola looks to expand the capability of the Moto Z with a family of add-on adapters.

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Microsoft pauses Windows 10 previews to shift to radical new update system

Microsoft puts Windows 10 Insider preview builds on hold as the company transfers the Insider program to the Unified Update Platform.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note7's extreme thinness may be behind battery explosions

Research by team of engineers reveals that the Samsung Galaxy Note7's case, not the batteries, was the problem.

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OpenAI releases Universe, a platform for training AIs to play games, use apps

OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research company, wants to let AIs lose in their own universe, where they can learn to play games, use apps and interact with websites.

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Apple's 'excited' about self-driving car potential

Apple has said in comments to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it is “excited” about the potential use of automated systems in many areas, including automobiles.

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How to collaborate on a document in Dropbox Paper

If you haven't tried Dropbox's writing tool, here's how to get started.

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How Windows 10's data collection trades your privacy for Microsoft's security

Here's what data each telemetry level collects and the price you pay to send the least telemetry to Microsoft -- at least for enterprises.

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Microsoft's 'Holoportation' will virtually beam you into another room

Using a combination of mixed reality displays and 3D cameras, users of Microsoft's "Holoportation" technology can interact with remote participants as if they were in the same physical space.

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Intel's silence on Optane SSDs raises questions about launch and focus

There's a lot of excitement about Intel's superfast Optane SSDs, but products won't be on shelves this year as the chipmaker had earlier promised.

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Russia claims it foiled a cyber attack from a foreign spy service

The Russian government claims to have foiled a “large-scale” cyber attack from foreign intelligence services meant to destabilize the country’s financial system.