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  • US STOCKS-Walmart drags on Dow, S&P but tech lifts Nasdaq

    By Chuck MikolajczakNEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A sharp drop in Walmart shares weighed heavily on the Dow and the S&P 500 on Tuesday to put a ...

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  • The best Bluetooth speakers 2018: the best portable speakers for any budget

    Looking for the best portable Bluetooth speaker? Here are our top picks for taking your tunes on-the-go.
  • Mattel's Hot Wheels Augmoto AR is a frantic and fun new way to race

    Mattel’s Augmoto racing set lets you gather AR powerups and unleash missiles at your opponent. It's frantic and oh-so-fun.
  • Someone hacked a Tesla cloud account to mine cryptocurrency

    There's digital gold in them thar computers, and hackers are digging their way in. Tesla is hailed as a cutting-edge company known for setting the agenda in its field, but when it comes to being the victim of malicious hackers hijacking its computer resources to mine cryptocurrency, it turns out it's just like everyone else.  SEE ALSO: YouTube ads are the latest ground zero for nefarious crypto mining According to cloud security company RedLock, Tesla has joined the growing list of companies...

  • Best e-commerce hosting in 2018

    It costs surprisingly little to start selling your wares online.
  • Google's new AI can predict heart disease by simply scanning your eyes

    The secret to identifying certain health conditions may be hidden in our eyes.  Researchers from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily announced on Monday that they have successfully created algorithms to predict whether someone has high blood pressure or is at risk of a heart attack or stroke simply by scanning a person's eyes, the Washington Post reports.  SEE ALSO: This fork helps you stay healthy Google's researchers trained the algorithm with images of scanned retinas from more than...

  • Judge rejects AT&T inquiry into possible Trump influence in merger case

    A federal judge overseeing the Justice Department's lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner merger rejected AT&T's request for records of communications between the agency and the White House.AT&T had been...

  • UK 4G slower than most of Europe but availability is improving

    Europe's 4G is on the up, thanks to an operator speed race
  • How to watch Ski Jumping highlights at the Winter Olympics 2018

    Here's our guide to stream Winter Olympics Ski Jumping highlights free, wherever you are.
  • This gaming mouse on Kickstarter could seriously level up your play style

    Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Let's face it: playing games like Overwatchis just better on a PC as opposed to a console. It runs more smoothly, and, most importantly, having a mouse is just more efficient for quick turns and accurate targeting. But as efficient as a mouse is for gaming, what if could be improved? What if there were a...

  • Google launches Google Pay, its answer to Apple Pay

    Google has combined its two payment services, Google Wallet and Android Pay, into a new app: Google Pay.  SEE ALSO: Google Pay makes online payments even easier on Android With Google Pay, you can digitally store your credit and debit cards, as well as gift cards and rewards cards. You can use the app to pay for purchases online and in stores, just as you could with its predecessor, Android Pay.  Image: google Google announced it would be combining both of its payment apps to make Google Pay...

  • Venezuela's national cryptocurrency is officially up for sale

    The bleeding Venezuelan economy is pinning its hopes on cryptocurrency. On Tuesday, the Venezuelan government launched a pre-sale of "Petro," a new cryptocurrency backed by the country's oil reserves. The aim of Petro is to raise foreign investment in the socioeconomically struggling Venezuelan economy, which has resulted in rampant inflation, food and medicine shortage, dried up cash reserves, billions in debt, and mass protest. Venezuela is calling the Petro the world's "first state-issued...

  • Business ISP Daisy Group 'seeks buyer'

    Daisy Group's plans to take more of the business market signal intent, report says
  • The best VPN apps for iPhone and iOS for 2018

    Stay secure when you’re online with your iPhone or iPad.
  • Facebook data is powering Stanford economist's American inequality study

    Facebook is sharing some of your financial secrets with the world's leading researchers. The tech giant has offered up some of its massive treasure trove of personal data to academia. Stanford economics professor Raj Chetty has been leading a team working on an America inequality study, and in a move that's quite rare for Facebook, the company made some of its user data available, Politico reported.  SEE ALSO: Mark Zuckerberg just put his money where his mouth is — to the tune of $3 billion This...

  • Spotify may be building a smart speaker to compete with the Amazon Echo

    The smart speaker race has intensified since Apple threw its hat in the ring with HomePod, but a new competitor may be entering the fray — and it could be a game-changer. Based on a series of job postings, it appears Spotify is making its own smart speaker. "Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical products and setting up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply chain, sales & marketing," reads a job description for an Operations Manager: Hardware Product on...

  • Swype Keyboard is officially obsolete

    One of the original swipe-to-type keyboards will no longer be updated, according to its creator.
  • Moov Now

    While lacking in a few small areas, the Now is a discreet, powerful and brilliant fitness tracker.
  • Fortnite vs PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: which is the game for you?

    Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds are the big names in battle royale gaming. But which one should you play?
  • Samsung Gear S4: what we want to see

    The Samsung Gear S4 could be one of the best wearables of 2018. Here's what we know so far.
  • Amazon Prime members can save big on the Moto X4, so why not try it out?

    Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. If you've been thinking about becoming an Amazon Prime member, then you might want to check out the 30-day free trial now, because you won't find a deal on the Moto X4 like this anywhere else. SEE ALSO: Today's Amazon deals: Refurbished gaming laptops, cellphone stands, and $100 off a Moto X for Prime...

  • Android Pay is dead, long live Google Pay

    Google has started rolling out its new Google Pay service, which brings together Android Pay and Google Wallet.
  • The best cheap PlayStation VR bundles and deals in February 2018

    Looking for the best bundles on the PlayStation VR headset, Move motion controllers and PS4 camera? You've come to the right place.
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi 4K Blu-ray release date: series' first UHD disc confirmed

    It's the first time a Star Wars film has been released in 4K for the home.