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Now in Tech: 12/28/2017
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Liz Page
By Liz Page
Dec 28, 2017
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Apple's Karma

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After admitting to intentionally slowing down older iPhones to “preserve battery life”, Apple is now facing instant karma as five iPhone owners  took their discontent to a New York court yesterday seeking a class-action status over the lawsuit. 


CNN's 6 tech predictions for 2018

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Don’t know how tech will shape your life in the coming year? CNN made 6 tech predictions for a rough sketch. According to the list, AR will be more prevalent on your smartphones; robots will cruise the streets; smart home will let in strangers for delivery services; smart speakers will continue to mark their place in your home; your internet bill could change thanks to FCC; and computing power could reconfigure smartphone camera paradigm. 


Remember Elon Musk promised us this

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Elon Musk says he will make make a pickup truck right after Model Y in a Twitter response, and describes the pickup may be slightly bigger thanFord’s F-150 “for a game-changing feature” he would like to add. Model Y is Tesla’s next generation small SUV and is expected to be launched in 2020. 


Websites playing hide-and-seek with adblockers

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Ads are an annoying acquaintance we made online so we avoid them by installing ad blockers. But research from University of Iowa and UC Riverside tells us 30.5% of the top 10,000 websites are deploying measures to cheat the ad blockers, thus restore the revenue-generating ads to your screen. 


Alexa devices hacked

Image Credit: Mashable

Hackers now find a way to remotely take control of your Alexa-based smart speakers. The affected devices include the Sonos Play:1, Sonos One, and Bose SoundTouch. The only comfort are  the hack appears to be prank work, and the issue sits on unsecured network connection of the breached devices. 

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