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Samsung Milk Music closes its virtual doors September 22

Samsung will discontinue the streaming service to instead focus on partnerships with other music streaming companies.

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12% off Amazon Tap Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Amazon's highly rated Tap is currently discounted $20 to $109.99. Just ask Alexa and she'll play music from Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn.

For Microsoft every surface is an interactive screen

Using depth-sensing cameras and projectors, Microsoft's LightSpace program transforms a whole room into an interactive surface

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One smart plug isn't so bright when it comes to security

Smart sockets that let you control an electrical plug over the Internet may sound cutting edge, but they can also be rife with security flaws.

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Pandora goes after on-demand streaming to compete against Spotify

If licensing deals pan out, the internet radio service could start offering paid streaming as early as next month.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 15-19 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 15th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

Hardcore Hardware: Pro-gaming bootcamp with missharvey

This week, pro-gamer missharvey swung by Hardcore Hardware to give us the details on her gaming hardware and straight-up school Gordon in a game of Counter Strike.

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Netatmo Welcome review: Support for door/window sensors is great, but this camera's facial-recognition feature still falls short

While this security camera successfully takes the creep factor out of home monitoring, its marquee feature feels like a work in progress.

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50% off Vimtag VT-361 Pan&Tilt HD WiFi Video Security Camera with Night Vision - Deal Alert

This full-featured camera broadcasts over wifi allowing you to view from multiple mobile devices, and records to micro SD. Remote pan/tilt, 2-way voice, and night vision capabilities included.

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50% off Anker Compact Car Jump Starter with USB Power Bank - Deal Alert

Small enough to store in your glovebox, but able to jump start your 3L gas or 2.5L diesel, 12V engines around 15 times with 400A peak current. 2 USB ports for mobile device charging as well.

Hands-on with the Honor 8

The smartphone meant for Millennials packs quite a few features in a $399 package.

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34% off Lumsing 5 Port 40W USB Charging Station, with Quick Charge Port - Deal Alert

Quick Charge technology allows you to charge a device 75% faster. Each port will detect and deliver the best current to your devices for high-speed charging.

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21% off Innova 3100i Vehicle Engine & ABS Diagnostic Code Reader - Deal Alert

The perfect entry-level tool that empowers consumers and technicians to read and erase check engine light & ABS codes, check battery/alternator performance and more. Currently discounted 21% on Amazon.

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Netflix moved cord cutting forward; it's also holding it back

Netflix's vast video library makes it easy to cut the cord, but you can't see what's available unless you use its native app.

Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT workers.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

Audi tells you when to put the pedal to the metal with stoplight info

Audi is equipping some of its new model cars with traffic technology information to tell drivers how long it will take for the light to change from red to green.

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33% off Hibermate Sleep Mask with Integrated Headphones - Deal Alert

This comfortable and durable sleep mask has integrated speakers, allowing you to drift to sleep in complete darkness while listening to relaxing music or sounds.

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19% off Goal Zero Yeti 400 Electric Power Generator with Solar Charging - Deal Alert

Quiet, portable power for base camps, cabins and unexpected outages. The Goal Zero Yeti 400 Solar Generator allows you to live life off the grid, camp in luxury, or power through an outage without the noise and fumes of traditional back-up generators.

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76% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.