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Uber and Lyft have a driver shortage problem, and it’s costing them a lot of money

Uber and Lyft have a driver shortage problem. With the number of US-based drivers for both apps down around 40 percent, the two companies are pledging to spend hundreds of

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T-Mobile is upgrading all monthly subscribers to unlimited plans for free

T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will upgrade all existing postpaid phone plan customers to unlimited plans for free. It’s also announcing a promotion for customers of competing carriers interested

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‘Hey Spotify’ is another hands-free way to control your music, rolling out now

If you want to pull up your favorite Spotify track or playlist without pressing buttons, there is no shortage of voice assistants to help you get those jams, including Alexa,

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The French army is testing Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot in combat scenarios

Spot, the quadruped robot built by US firm Boston Dynamics, has appeared alongside soldiers during military exercises carried out by the French army. The robot was apparently being used for

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Best Buy’s new Beta program promises concierge tech support for $200 a year

Best Buy is piloting a new paid membership service that would provide exclusive perks, including concierge-style tech support and exclusive pricing. The subscription service, which will cost $200 a year

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Google’s new AR toy fulfills the childhood dream of digging a hole to the other side of the Earth

If you’ve ever wondered where you’d end up if you were to transport directly to the other side of the Earth, Google now has a browser-based AR toy that lets

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Dell’s speckled G15 brings fast Ryzen processors to value-minded gamers

Alongside the Alienware M15 R5 Ryzen Edition, Dell is also launching a more affordable 15-inch Dell G15 Ryzen Edition gaming laptop. It’s for people who still want to experience AMD’s

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