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Chinese court rules in favor of Apple in local design patent disputes

BEIJING A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.Last May, a Beijing patent regulator ordered Apple's Chinese subsidiary and a local retailer Zoomflight to stop selling the iPhones after Shenzhen Baili Marketing Services lodged a complaint, cla......
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This robot maid could revolutionize the hospitality business

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'Rosie' by Maidbot is an autonomous floor cleaner that provides safe and cost-efficient automated solutions to the hospitality industry. 

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Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

Image: Gizmodo Composite/Spotify/Deezer/Apple Music/Pandora/iHeartRadio/Tidal/SoundCloud/Napster SoundCloud is fucked. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $70 million in debt funding—basically a loan from various investors—in order to stay in business. It’s never a good sign when venture-backed companies have to raise money fr......
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Free Apps Of The Moment: Podcasts For Android and iOS

Podcast & Radio Addict (free Android) - Techlick has tested several Android apps for podcasting and I have to say WOW! Podcast Addict is the #1 Podcast App on Android with 5+M downloads, 300K reviews and an average rating of 4.6/5. Podcast Addict allows you to manage Podcasts, Radio on Demand, Audio books, Live stream radios, YouTube channels/playlists and RSS News feeds from a single app. Amazing!!! If you are into Podcasts then Techli......
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Inkle's space archaeologist adventure won't tell you if your lost language translations are wrong

“The game isn’t going to tell you if you got that right.” It’s an ominous way to start a game demo, but one I’m not too surprised by after playing 80 Days and Sorcery! Heaven’s Vault is Inkle’s new game, and I met up with studio co-founders Jon Ingold and Joseph Humfrey recently to get some hands-on time. At first glance it’s a huge step away from Inkle’s previous games—where 80 Days and Sorcery mostly played out in text, Heaven’s Vault fea......
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Stuff Your Closet With Under Armour Gear During Amazon's One-Day Sale

Under Armour Gold Box Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to kick off the weekend, this time with a solid selection of Under Armour apparel for men, women, and kids all marked down to great low prices. Head over to Amazon, and you’ll find deals on shorts, tops, hats, and more. Just note that lots of the items have multiple color options once you get to their product pages, and that these prices are only available tod......
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Apple's 2017 iPad vs. 2016 9.7" iPad Pro: Which model is right for you?

Paying $270 more for the same size iPad with roughly similar specs can be a tough pill to swallow —AppleInsider examines the differences between the new 2017 9.7-inch iPad, and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro from March 2016.Any new Apple hardware release brings with it choices from the faithful, and the new iPad is no exception. Sporting an A9 processor with an amazing price of $329, there are arguments to be made for users of the original iPad Air ......
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Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert

Pretty layers of graham cracker crumbs, creamy filling and fruit topping make this dessert a standout! For a nice change, you can substitute blueberry pie filling or another fruit flavor for the cherry filling called for in the recipe. -Melody Mellinger, Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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Encryption Workarounds Paper Shows Why 'Going Dark' Is Not A Problem, And In Fact Is As Old As Humanity Itself

It was October 2014 when FBI Director James Comey made his famous claim that things were "going dark" in the world of law enforcement because of the increasing use of encryption. Since then, Techdirt has had dozens of posts on the topic, many of them reporting on further dire warnings that the very fabric of civilization was under threat thanks to what was claimed to be a frightening new ability to keep things secret. Many others pointed ou......
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Weekend Warrior – Pointless Reboot #32832: Go Go Power Rangers!

First, it was Transformers and GI Joe, then they massacred the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and now Hollywood has set their sights on the next kids' show in line, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Like all the rest of Tinseltown's big-budget reboots of dated-yet-beloved franchises, Power Rangers is sure to be little more than a cynical cash grab. Still, maybe there's a chance that the film might actually be Morphenomenal. The GI crew will be ......
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For the Dollyrots, crowdsourcing fans free them from labels, keep them authentic

“People are smart enough to know if they really want to support us, they’ll come to a show, buy a shirt, or get a copy of the vinyl.” Musicians with their eyes on the prize tend to have two dreams that they prefer not be mutually exclusive: 1) Make it big, and 2) Make music on their own terms. These days, however, many artists have been leaning more and more towards Option 2 because it affords them better control of their creative destiny ......
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Facebook will test GIFs in comments because who needs words anymore?

Who needs words when you can express yourself in GIF form?Facebook has apparently clued into everyone's favorite means of expression, at least on social media, and plans to test reaction GIFs in comments starting next week, TechCrunch reports.The small test will show some users a GIF button with which they can select an animated image to post in comments. The GIFs will be sourced from places like Giphy and other animated image services.Face......
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Nintendo Switch “vertical” mode found in Neo-Geo games—are more coming?

reader comments 10 Vertical mode on the Nintendo Switch: It works, but only in games that officially let you toggle it. Sam Machkovech ......
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CubeFit TerraMat hides under your standing desk to give your feet a rest

Back before humans invented chairs we humans stood a lot. Now, almost 100 years later, we tend to sit. However, some people still stand. For those people there is the TerraMat. The TerraMat is like a cat toy for you feet. It features a number of little bumps and ridges designed to let you stretch, exercise and massage your feet while you’re standing. It was created by two husband-and-wife teams, including an interior office designer, person......
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You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life (Unabridged) - Jen Sincero

Description Audie Award Winner, Personal Development, 2014 Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspir......
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Health care vote canceled, and Twitter dishes sick burns - CNET

The battle over health care in America isn't over, but on Friday, the planned vote on the Republicans' new plan got called off after it became apparent there were not enough votes to pass it.The decision gave Twitter users a fever -- and the only cure was to make all kinds of jokes. And more than a few social media users were also "Hamilton" fans quick to point out some fitting lyrics from that hit musical. ......
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Internet Gutter: Masturbation Gaming

Online is a strange and terrifying place. It’s enabled us to connect with one another, advance the causes of science and culture, and unite the world with a glowing net of data. It’s also enabled people with very… particular interests to find each other. In this weekly series, we’ll be dipping into the Internet Gutter – the strange subcultures and weird worlds lurking in the dark pockets of the World Wide Web. Masturbation Gaming People do......
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Facebook tests GIFs in comments like it's 1995

This isn't the first foray into animated GIFs for Facebook, of course — it's been possible to use them as posts since 2015. Letting users comment on posts with this hot form of visual expression just shows how ubiquitous they have become. Love them or hate them, animated GIFs are everywhere, showing up in major messaging platforms like Apple's Messages and Facebook's Messenger. Heck, even Twitter has them, letting users of the short-text se......
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Simple DIY Cutting Board

So pretty much as soon as we could, we found the closest lumberyard and got our butts over there. Side note, we realized that lumberyards are often closed on weekends and evenings, so if you work full time like we do you might want to check their hours before you drive all the way over there *cough* learn from our mistakes *cough*.Walking in, we had a “a whole new wooorrrld” moment. It was amazing, we could have stayed there all day. Litera......
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MS17-013 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (4013075) - Version: 1.1

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.1 (March 24, 2017): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Silverlight and Microsoft Lync. The most serious of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewe......
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The days of Google Talk are over

The days of Google Talk are quickly coming to an end. As the company announced today, the messaging service that allowed Gmail users to talk to each other since it launched in 2005, will now be completely retired. Even while Google pushed Hangouts as its consumer messaging service (before Allo, Duo, Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet) over the last few years, it still allowed die-hard Gtalk users (and there are plenty of them) to stick to thei......
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Google Updates: Of Pi, Pixel and Pikachu

They're updates about Google, it's where we get the name In case you missed them: Hangouts is losing SMS Support Chrome is most secure browser Android devices aren't getting enough patches Nest can be pwned by burglars Android O dev preview is here Hate ads lead to Brit brand boycott IT HASN'T been a great week for Google what with all the sabre rattling over its placement of adverts next to hate ......
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Americans' Shift To The Suburbs Sped Up Last Year

Jed Kolko, writing for FiveThirtyEight: The suburbanization of America marches on. Population growth in big cities slowed for the fifth-straight year in 2016, according to new census data, while population growth accelerated in the more sprawling counties that surround them. The Census Bureau on Thursday released population estimates for every one of the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S. I grouped those counties into six categories: urba......
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Infographic: Go Green In Your Apartment

Here's a list you can use to "Go Green" in your apartment / house by taking baby steps. I will list some of the ways you can utilize the green factor in your life and you can choose when and where to utilize these tips and become a mighty green giant! You can do them all at once or when you find time to m ove towards a better living environment. Buy or make draft stoppers to place in front of your windows Opt out of junk mail Switch to non......
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There’s no easy fix for Google’s YouTube problem

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry. Last week, U.K. advertisers — including the government, The Guardian newspaper, and various others — began boycotting Google’s ad products, including YouTube, over the fact their ads were appearing next to troublesome content, ranging from videos promoting hate to those advocating terroris......
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