Amazon made a (RED) version of the second-gen Echo

Amazon is offering the second-generation Echo in red, in support of Product (RED) and its humanitarian efforts to combat HIV / AIDS. Similar to the arrangement it first offered last year, Amazon will donate $10 to the charity for each red Echo sold. The specs are the same as any …

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A Facebook patent would use your family photos to target ads

Facebook has filed a patent that would make it easier to target whole families with ads by analyzing the photos they post. The application, filed on May 10th and published today, covers an algorithm that would identify elements of photographs — like faces or other details— and cross-reference them with …

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Weed and luxury in Las Vegas

At the very end of my tour of the world’s largest cannabis dispensary, CEO Bob Groesbeck takes me outside to see the lotuses. Sticking out from the top of the building are seven large plastic flowers, each with a neon green or orange core. It’s the middle of the day, …

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You can now buy a SIM-free iPhone XR

Apple is now offering unlocked iPhone XR devices that are sold without a SIM card in the US, as spotted by MacRumors. Customers can buy unlocked, SIM-free phones without having to choose a carrier, which will allow them to choose which wireless network they want to use later on and …

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