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Meet the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the World's First Supercomputer Tablet

Meet the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the World's First Supercomputer Tablet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
When Apple's Power Mac G4 came out it was classified as a super computer. It had dual-processors! What would the people of the past have made of this tablet computer, which is the first to have a quad-core processor?
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That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney

That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The net neutrality debate offered one more affront to the dignity of the public, this time courtesy of the Wall Street Journal.
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Electric eels might be the key to powering implantable devices

Electric eels might be the key to powering implantable devices | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Science has been inspired by eels for aquatic exploration before, sure, and now researchers are eyeing electric eels for motivation. The idea is to create
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Battery researchers claim lithium metal breakthrough to triple electric car range

Battery researchers claim lithium metal breakthrough to triple electric car range | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the latest battery breakthrough claim of the week, researchers from the University of Waterloo released a new paper claiming a breakthrough involving the use of negative electrodes made of lithi…
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If You Miss Jailbreaking Your iPhone, It Looks Like Google Has a Treat for You

If You Miss Jailbreaking Your iPhone, It Looks Like Google Has a Treat for You | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple’s iOS is a walled garden that gives the company total control over what can be done with its device. For years, jailbreaking your iPhone was easy and allowed all sorts of custom freedom. It’s been a while since a simple jailbreak has been released. But this week, a Google researcher made an announcement that has the dying jailbreak community ready to get crackin’.
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The Automobile 2.0: Chevrolet Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 Long Range - Motor Trend

The Automobile 2.0: Chevrolet Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 Long Range - Motor Trend | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt & Nissan LEAF SL— the 1st comparison test of affordable long-range electric vehicles. Find out which one was named the winner!
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Apple to start paying Ireland the billions it owes in back taxes

Apple to start paying Ireland the billions it owes in back taxes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Last year, the European Commission ruled that Apple's sweetheart tax deal with Ireland was illegal and that the company owed around $14.5 billion in bac
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VW's 'affordable' crossover EV comes to the US in 2020

VW's 'affordable' crossover EV comes to the US in 2020 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Volkswagen has announced that it's I.D. Crozz EV, currently touring auto shows around the world as a concept, will go on sale for real in America by 2020
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Google admits it tracked user location data even when the setting was turned off

Google admits it tracked user location data even when the setting was turned off | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It did so via cell tower data
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Sprint Offers One-Year Free Unlimited Service Aimed at Verizon Users

Sprint Offers One-Year Free Unlimited Service Aimed at Verizon Users | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sprint is offering free unlimited data, talk and text for a year in an aggressive promotion.
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Tesla next-generation Roadster breaks all the records: 0-60 mph in 1.9 sec, 620-mile range, and more

Tesla next-generation Roadster breaks all the records: 0-60 mph in 1.9 sec, 620-mile range, and more | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Elon Musk surprised everyone at the Tesla Semi unveiling with his “one more thing” being a prototype of the next generation Roadster. They not only unveiled the stunning design of Tesla…
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Hackers Say They've Already Broken Face ID

Hackers Say They've Already Broken Face ID | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
"I would say if this is all confirmed, it does mean Face ID is less secure than Touch ID."
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Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 deals include Google Home discounts, 4K TVs, and console sales

Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 deals include Google Home discounts, 4K TVs, and console sales | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Home Mini for as little as $4
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After a Tax Crackdown, Apple Found a New Shelter for Its Profits

After a Tax Crackdown, Apple Found a New Shelter for Its Profits | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The tech giant has found a tax haven in the island of Jersey, leaving billions of dollars untouched by the United States, leaked documents reveal.
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A Huge Security Hole In AT&T DirecTV Gives Hackers An Easy Route To Spy On Your Home

A Huge Security Hole In AT&T DirecTV Gives Hackers An Easy Route To Spy On Your Home | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Flaw in AT&T's DirecTV technology allows for easy remote access into people's home lives, researchers warn.
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First Republican Congressman Demands FCC Delay Net Neutrality Vote

First Republican Congressman Demands FCC Delay Net Neutrality Vote | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
With the fate of Thursday’s net neutrality vote resting almost entirely in the hands of the Republican Party, a lone conservative has emerged to oppose FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to gift-wrap the internet for Verizon and Friends this Christmas.
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All 535 members of Congress, and how much money they got from ISPs

All 535 members of Congress, and how much money they got from ISPs | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, and others spread their money far and wide to influence your government
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Launching Dialpad Free – Craig Walker – Medium

Launching Dialpad Free – Craig Walker – Medium | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
I’m just about to head out to go on Cheddar TV in about an hour where I’m going to talk about an exciting moment in Dialpad history. Today we launched “Dialpad Free”, the first no cost, for life…
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Billy Bush: Yes, Donald Trump, You Said That

Billy Bush: Yes, Donald Trump, You Said That | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The president is currently engaging in some revisionist history.
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I brought a self-driving car home for the holidays — and no one cared

I brought a self-driving car home for the holidays — and no one cared | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Cadillac-loving in-laws not impressed by CT6’s advanced driver assist features
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai blasted everyone from Twitter to Cher for opposing his efforts to repeal net neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai blasted everyone from Twitter to Cher for opposing his efforts to repeal net neutrality rules | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Pai had sharp words for Silicon Valley tech giants who are trying to avoid regulation.
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Tesla’s Burning Through $4 Billion a Year

Tesla’s Burning Through $4 Billion a Year | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Elon Musk said last week that Tesla Inc. is designing a new sports car that could go from zero to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds. Not bad, but here’s a speed number that investors might want to focus on instead:
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Everything We Know About Tesla's New Roadster

Everything We Know About Tesla's New Roadster | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Elon Musk promises the quickest car ever made, and 600 miles of range.
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Tesla’s latest creation: An electric big rig that can travel 500 miles on a single charge

Tesla’s latest creation: An electric big rig that can travel 500 miles on a single charge | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The big rig is Tesla's latest attempt to change the transportation industry.
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Sex toy company admits to recording users' remote sex sessions, calls it a 'minor bug'

Sex toy company admits to recording users' remote sex sessions, calls it a 'minor bug' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
I have some news: the Internet of Things is a mess. A hacked refrigerator sounds slightly scary, but a vibrator-controlling app that records all your sex sounds and stores them on you
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Waymo’s self-driving cars are now fully autonomous, public ride service launching soon

Waymo’s self-driving cars are now fully autonomous, public ride service launching soon | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Following eight years of development and an ongoing public awareness campaign, Waymo’s self-driving cars are now transporting passengers without a human behind the wheel. Beginning mid-October, the…
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