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Transportation

Vycle Replaces Lifts and Stairs With a Vertical Bike

It's basically a lift for one person that only requires leg power to operate. If you don't love it your fitness band certainly will!
Privacy Concerns

These Companies Are 'Falling Short' on User Privacy

AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile and Verizon were the four lowest performing companies in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's latest 'Who Has Your Back' report.
Microsoft

Microsoft Wants to Get Rural America Online Using TV Signals

The goal is to get two million rural Americans connected from 12 different states over the next five years using white space broadband.
Business Education

Advancing Automation Means Humans Need to Embrace Lifelong Learning

At a time when AI is taking over the cognitive functions of many jobs, we need to "robot-proof" our labor force and our education system.
Marijuana

Marijuana Workers Now Outnumber Bakers and Other Common Careers

How much has legalizing marijuana helped create jobs? Just look at the numbers.
Amazon Prime Day

The 8 Weirdest Amazon Prime Day Deals

You'd better hurry -- the clock is ticking to score deals on some of the strangest gadgets before the day ends.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Buys Back X.com From PayPal

The domain has 'great sentimental value' to Musk, but he doesn't have any immediate plans to use it.
Twitter

Clean Up the Twitter Garbage With New Notification Filters

To avoid garbage tweets, you can now disable Twitter notifications from people who don't follow you and/or those with a new account.
Take It From The Pros

Billionaire Richard Branson Credits To-Do Lists as a Key to His Success

The Virgin founder recently published a a 1972 to-do list from his old diary.
Sleep

Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Cafe

But the topic of siestas in the European country is more complicated than you'd think.
Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day Deals! How Much Can You Save?

Curious about all the cool stuff you can get today at a cheaper price? Here's a starter list.
Tesla Model 3

First Tesla Model 3 Rolls Off Production Line

Expect 30 more before the end of July and 20,000 per month by December.
Drones

Did You Register Your Drone? You Could Get Your Money Back.

It turns out the FAA isn't actually allowed to have a drone registry, so the agency is offering to refund your money and expunge your data from the record.
Cybersecurity

Feds Investigate Cyberattack on U.S. Power Plants

The malware appears to come from several phishing campaigns, according to the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.
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