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Today's top 5 deals: $18 Wireless speaker, $25 password manager for life, $28 smartwatch and more     – CNET
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Also on tap: A 6-pack of dusk-to-dawn night lights for $10.49 and Rachio’s smart sprinkler controller at an all-time low.

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Why you need to use a password manager
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Getty Images If you thought passwords will soon be dead, think again. They’re here to stay — for now. Passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember — and just when you did, you’re told to change it again. And sometimes passwords can be guessed and are easily hackable. Nobody likes passwords but they’re a fact […]

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Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding
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A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that it has banked $320 million to drive technological development, bringing its total capital raised to around $500 million. G7, which runs a proprietary connected platform for trucks, shippers, fleet manager and […]

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Relativity hires senior Tesla manager to help automate rocket production
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Enlarge / Can this 3D printer really make rocket parts? (credit: Relativity Space) No one could argue that a company like SpaceX has one of the most cutting-edge rocket factories in the world, as the company builds some of the most advanced boosters launching today. And yet much of the manufacturing is still done by […]

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Buzz Aldrin returns to Twitter, sues his son and former manager
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Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, meets backstage with former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, prior to giving the keynote speech at the Humans to Mars Summit in May, 2018, at George Washington University in Washington. (credit: NASA) All is not well in the otherworldly world of the second human to walk on the Moon. […]

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Open-Sourced Windows File Manager Gets New Life on Windows 10
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Microsoft has rummaged deep into its archive for its latest contribution to the open source community: Windows File Manager. Originally bundled with Windows in 1990, File Manager was a replacement for the command-line interface in MS-DOS. The program was used to search, open, copy and delete files until it was replaced by Windows Explorer, which […]

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Windows 10 included password manager with huge security hole
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There's a good reason why security analysts get nervous about bundled third-party software: it can introduce vulnerabilities that the companies can't control. And Microsoft, unfortunately, has learned that the hard way. Google researcher Tavis Ormand…

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Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm acquires tech behind fintech chatbot Ernest
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 Moneyfarm, the U.K.-headquartered “digital wealth manager” has acquired the technology behind personal finance chatbot Ernest. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed, though I understand that, along with the tech, this is an acqui-hire of sorts, seeing London-based Ernest’s CTO Lorenzo Sicilia join Moneyfarm to oversee technology integration. Read More

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Tesla Alleges Former Autopilot Manager Stole Company Secrets In Lawsuit
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Tesla has sued former Autopilot program manager Sterling Anderson, alleging that he stole company information and tried to recruit other employees to join a competing venture in collaboration with Chris Urmson, the former head of Google’s self-driving car project. Read more…

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