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SWIPE! Has Leo DiCaprio & Hillary Duff Turned To Dating App Tinder To Find Love?

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You would think that the quest for true love would be easy if you are a rich and good-looking Hollywood star like Leonardo DiCaprio – but apparently that is not the case!

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What I've Learned After Using The Apple Watch For Three Days

It's still the early days of the Apple Watch. Besides a select group of journalists and celebrities, most people didn't get to start using one until last Friday.

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Apple Launches 3 New Ads To Make Sure You Know About The Apple Watch

In case you've been living under a rock, the Apple Watch is available on Friday. But just to cover its bases, the company has launched three new ads that showcase three different aspects of the wearable.

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Turns Out The Hardware In Self-Driving Cars Is Pretty Cheap

THE FULL BENEFITS of autonomous cars—a drastic drop in fatal crashes, more efficient driving, the chance to master Clash of Clans while commuting—are at least five years away. Automakers and tech companies must perfect software. Insurance companies have to recalculate premiums. Regulators are thinking up fresh rules.

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Silicon Valley Can Accelerate Social Impact Globally

Silicon Valley’s influence is undeniable but its global impact has always been a passive byproduct of success at home. To make a lasting, material difference, there needs to be a concerted effort to expand its reach in a substantial and sustainable way.

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A Journey To Intelligent Design

“Did you win your sword fight?”
“Of course I won the fucking sword fight,” Hiro says. “I’m the greatest sword fighter in the world.”
“And you wrote the software.”
“Yeah. That, too,” Hiro says.

— Neal Stephenson , Snowcrash

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The Marijuana Industry And Its First Crossroads

Marijuana has come a long way in the United States since California launched its first-in-the-nation medical program 19 years ago. Today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis to some degree, and public perception of the plant is clearly shifting. Medical marijuana is being used in treatment of a variety of illnesses including several types of seizures, cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Turing Robotic Industries' New Smartphone Is Super Secure, Super Tough

 In this day and age where everyone and anyone can fall victim to data leaks and hacks, it’s easy to see why budding phone manufacturers, like Silent Circle, are concentrating on producing devices that offer rock-solid security and data encryption features.

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Samsung Teases A New Round-Faced Gearwatch

 If you’ve been itching to know more about the next Samsung Gear smartwatch, there's high chance that it'll have a round display.

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Tearing Down The Apple Watch

 The guys at iFixit have made it a habit of taking apart Apple products to see what makes them work and also to gauge how easy they are for users to self-repair. And they have just taken the new Apple Watch apart.

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