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Twitter can’t separate verification from validation

The face in the shrubs you see above is one Jason Kessler. You might remember him from the “Unite the Right” rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past August. He was not only the event’s organizer, he also made sure to weigh in on the death of protester Heather Heyer. ...

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Nest Secure review – CNET

The Nest Secure alarm system starter pack, complete with one Guard hub, two Tag key fobs and two Detect door/window/motion sensors, costs $499.  Existing and upcoming DIY home security systems from Abode, Scout, iSmartAlarm, SimpliSafe, Honeywell and Wink are all less expensive. Only the $550 SmartThings kit developed jointly with professional ...

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Vizio M-Series (2017) review – CNET

The question a TV like the Vizio M-Series poses is simple: Do you want to pay hundreds more for a slightly better picture, sleeker style or different brand name? If the answer is no, this is the TV for you. Just like 2016’s model, the M-Series is the cheapest TV ...

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Neos launches IoT-powered home insurance UK-wide

What do you get if you combine the Internet of Things with the business of home insurance? U.K. startup Neos is hoping the answer is prevention rather than (just) payouts. Its home insurance product is intended to lean on sensor tech and wireless connectivity to reduce home-related risks — like ...

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Adidas’ first shopping app is also a personalized news feed

Naturally, the Adidas app is going to allow you to checkout with ease, thanks to Apple Pay and Android Pay support. But the application isn’t only for selling you goods. You’ll also get blog posts, videos and updates on trends from Adidas-sponsored athletes — including superstars James Harden, Lionel Messi ...

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Lenovo Yoga 920 review – CNET

The Lenovo Yoga 920 keeps everything we liked about its predecessor, the 910, and fixes almost everything we didn’t.  To be fair, there wasn’t much not to like about the premium two-in-one, but the updated 920 tackles its few shortcomings while also throwing in Intel’s latest eighth-generation Core i-series processors ...

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