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Delta Refused To Search For Dog That Escaped At Airport, Family Claims

A family has claimed Delta Air Lines refused to help find their dog after it escaped the tarmac of Tampa International Airport. Brady, a 4-year-old hound mix, chewed its transport crate and ran away. The dog was being flown from Tampa to Bermuda to reunite with her family, who recently moved there. The incident took place when the dog was being loaded onto a Delta plane. The dog has not been found since it escaped last week.  “Brady is part of our family,” her owner, William Gideon, told People magazine. “We are…

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New Jersey man convicted in New York bombing that injured 30

AP Photo/Mel Evans NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man was convicted Monday of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people with a rain of shrapnel when it detonated in a bustling neighborhood on a weekend night last summer. The verdict in Manhattan came after a two-week trial of 29-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahimi, an Afghanistan-born man living in Elizabeth. The charges, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place, carry a … Read the referenced story here: New…

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Android 

These are the router makers that have patched KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi flaws

Is your router receiving the attention it needs in light of the KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi hack? An exploit that has taken the “protected” out of Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) means that your wireless network is likely not as safe as you once thought. What security researcher Mathy Vanhoef is calling “KRACK” attacks the handshake portion of the WPA2 protocol. Mobile Nations Senior Editor Jerry Hildenbrand put together a comprehensive guide on exactly how the exploit works and how you can protect yourself, also mentioning some information on patches containing…

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Android 

The best tech deals that you don’t want to miss out on

Our friends at Thrifter post some great deals every day, and here are the best ones available right now! From mobile phones to general tech, home goods and much more, the team at Thrifter is scouring the web every single day to find the best deals. Whether something hits a new all-time low, gets discounted for just a limited time, or has a new coupon code available for it, you won’t want to miss out any of them. If you want to know about the deals as soon as they…

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Android 

5 high-capacity power banks that are great for the traveling techie

These aren’t your pocket-friendly power banks, but they can be your lifeline when battery life runs short across multiple devices. Given today’s power-hungry phones and tablets, any power pack under 20,000mAh shouldn’t be considered high-capacity. While the majority of these beefier backup batteries aren’t suited for storing in your pocket, they’re still compact enough to toss in a backpack, suitcase, or laptop bag for a quick charge when you need it. Check out these five power banks that provide enough battery to keep up with the most demanding tech-lover. Anker…

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Smarter 

23 Movies That Are Always Amusing No Matter How Many Times You Watch It

New movies can be hit or miss. Sometimes you find on a stellar piece of cinema, but often you reach the end of the film wishing you could get back the last two hours. When it comes to picking movies, most people like to look for something they have never seen before. You might seek out classics from a genre that you like, or wait for new movies to come out. But some movies are meant to be replayed. When a well-written film contains important life lessons and themes, you…

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Android 

Google invests in Neverware, the company that puts Chrome OS on old computers

Google has invested in Neverware, a company that converts old Windows PCs to run Chrome OS. Chrome is a fantastic web browser, and an even better operating system. Updates are seamless, it’s as secure as they come, and it doesn’t take much computing power to operate. While Windows is still dominant in the enterprise, Chrome is slowly gaining ground. The problem is that businesses have a lot of older Windows desktops and laptops, and it’s easier to just upgrade those devices to a newer version of Windows. Neverware’s CloudReady software…

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Science 

Health Conditions That Increase Stroke Risk Rise Across All Ages, Races

Enlarge this image Roughly 80 percent of all first strokes arise from risks that people can influence with behavioral changes, doctors say — risks like high blood pressure, smoking and drug abuse. Brenda Muller/Gallo Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brenda Muller/Gallo Images/Getty Images For years, doctors have been warning us that high cholesterol, cigarette smoking, illegal drug use and diabetes increase our chances of having a potentially fatal stroke. And yet, most of the stroke patients showing up at hospitals from 2004 to 2014 had one or more of…

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Android 

Google Home Mini review units had a bug that recorded everything, all the time

Google Home Mini is only shipping on October 19, but a major bug has already been reported — and fixed. Google is no stranger to problematic hardware launches — recall how difficult it was to get a Pixel last year, or how frustratingly bad the Nexus 5’s camera was in 2013 — but this one may top it all. According to Android Police owner, Artem Russakovskii, review units of the new Google Home Mini had a bug that caused it to intermittently listen to everything in its surrounding area, even…

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