• Samsung challenges Apple Watch with its new Gear Sport smartwatch

    Samsung challenges Apple Watch with its new Gear Sport smartwatch0

    BERLIN — Samsung today introduced three new fitness-minded wearable gadgets at the IFA trade show here. The company hopes the devices, a watch, a fitness tracker and a pair of earbuds, will get you spend even more of your time with Samsung’s latest smartphones — but if you leave yours at home for the next run, each

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  • Fitbit\’s Ionic smartwatch is here to take on the Apple Watch

    Fitbit\’s Ionic smartwatch is here to take on the Apple Watch0

    Fitbit’s all-new smartwatch is designed to do battle with the Apple Watch.It’s no secret that Fitbit (FIT) has been working on a smartwatch — Co-founder and CEO James Park said as much during the company’s Q2 2017 earnings call earlier this month. And now it’s official. This is the Fitbit Ionic, the company’s first “true” smartwatch.

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  • Facebook says it will ban businesses from advertising if they share fake news

    Facebook says it will ban businesses from advertising if they share fake news0

    Facebook (FB) on Monday took another step towards curbing the distribution of so-called “fake news.” Effective immediately, the company will stop business pages, which the social network refers to as Pages, from advertising on Facebook for an unspecified period of time if they repeatedly shared stories ultimately deemed as “fake news.” “False news damages the trust of

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  • Why Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are fighting

    Why Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are fighting0

    Tesla (TSLA) and Space X CEO Elon Musk and Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg, two richest, most successful people on Earth, are beefing. Okay, they’re not exactly beefing — it’s more like they’re having a very public disagreement on social media for the whole world to see. In a tweet posted Tuesday, Musk accused Zuckerberg

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  • The biggest problems with putting microchips in employees

    The biggest problems with putting microchips in employees0

    Wisconsin-based Three Square Market made headlines this week when it announced that it would soon inject RFID microchips into more than half of its employees. The company says the implants, which are voluntary, will allow workers to open locked doors and pay for snacks and meals in its cafeteria similar to traditional security cards. And

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  • NFL player lives on $60,000 a year thanks to what he learned from this book

    NFL player lives on $60,000 a year thanks to what he learned from this book0

    An alarming fifteen percent of NFL players end up declaring bankruptcy. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles, who was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2012 and is currently a free agent, is making sure he won’t fall into that category. He and his wife have lived on about $60,000 a year throughout his career, he writes

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