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This suitcase comes with a removable Bluetooth speaker

Morel is a company known for creating hi-fi speakers for cars and your home, but the company has a new project on Kickstarter that’s an interesting solution for travelers — a Bluetooth speaker that can be used alone or inside a specially-designed suitcase. The product is comprised of two separate …

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Lyft is testing a Netflix-style monthly subscription plan

Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation. The terms of the subscription models seem to vary, but appear targeted at users who spend up to $450 on ride-hailing a month. One all-access pass …

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Babies can logically reason even before they can talk

One-year-old babies may not be able to speak, but they are able to think logically, according to new research that shows the earliest known foundation of our ability to reason. Legendary psychologist Jean Piaget believed that we didn’t have logical reasoning abilities until we were seven, but scientists scanned the …

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BlackBerry will keep John Chen as CEO through 2023

John Chen will remain BlackBerry’s chief executive through at least November 2023, the company announced today. BlackBerry credits Chen with reversing what once appeared to be doomed prospects by eliminating the company’s storied mobile hardware business and shifting its primary focus to “investments in cybersecurity and embedded software that today …

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In defense of real books

The latest trend in tech appears to be hating tech, whether that means breaking up with our phones, taking breaks from online news (if that’s what you call a “break”), or disavowing Facebook. Some of this tech backlash is deserved and long overdue. In just the span of a decade, …

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