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Smart Cities Aren’t Sexy, But We Need Them

Smart cities won't mean flying cars and robot attendants, but common sense advancements that actively improve the lives of citizens on a daily basis. We speak to companies and city leaders breaking new ground in putting connected data and smart services into citizens' hands.

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New YouTube Scam Targets Victims with Identity Fraud

Influencers and content creators on YouTube are big business, commanding millions in branding deals and attracting legions of devoted fans. It was just a matter of time before a scammer had the idea to get in on the action. Recently, that has taken the form of a phishing scam.

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Windows 10 Reserved Storage Wants 7GB of Your Hard Drive

Microsoft has announced that in the near future, Windows 10 will require allocation on your device for Reserved Storage, which will be used to download future updates to the system. This could be bad news for anyone already struggling to juggle space on their Windows computer.

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ICYMI: Last Week on the Web | Jan 25 2019

From blocking your most hated artist on Spotify to robots delivering your groceries, Donald Trump losing pounds overnight and making thousands of dollars from virtual farming, a lot has happened in the last seven days. We take a look at what you might have missed.

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How to Use a VPN to Watch the 2019 Super Bowl

There are few events in the American TV calendar that spark excitement quite like the Super Bowl, and when the Rams collide with the Patriots on February 3rd, you’ll want front row seats, even if you can’t get to the stadium. A VPN can help you do just that, we explain how.

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Hulu’s Basic Package Just Dropped to $6 Per Month

Hulu just cut its basic subscription tier down by two dollars, to just $5.99 per month. That's good news for streaming TV fanatics. The price shift comes hot on the heels of Netflix's recent price hike, which saw the service's $8 a month tier rise to $9. Is it a response?

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PodCon 2019: Shaping a More Inclusive Future

The second annual PodCon, a convention for podcasters and their fans, took place in Seattle over the weekend. The event still embodied the scrappy underdog on its second outing: It’s one of the smaller cons around, fascinating not for its size, but for the future it represents.

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Xiaomi Unveils a New Folding Phone

Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi is the latest company to unveil a folding phone prototype. So is it set to be a game changer or a folding flop? We take a look at the details to find out whether we should be looking forward to the new phone.