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August announces new smart locks and a smart doorbell

August has updated its smart lock line with a new Pro version with Bluetooth, HomeKit, and Wi-Fi support, as well as the more basic model for $149. They’ve also announced the Doorbell Cam Pro for $199 that lets you see visitors approaching your domicile, even at night. The August is ...

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Is Mazda the Savior of the Internal Combustion Engine?

With the recent increase in popularity of hybrid powertrains and electric cars, you would be forgiven for thinking that we are beginning to see the demise of the internal combustion engine The electric revolution is almost at full charge, but Mazda may have the technology that could save the ICE. ...

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John Chambers to leave Cisco board of directors

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers. Former Cisco CEO John Chambers is ending his 24-year run on the networking company’s board of directors. The tech giant said on Monday that Chambers will not seek re-election as chairman when his term expires in December. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will take over as ...

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Essential Phone will get Android Oreo update ‘soon’

 Essential is bringing the latest version of Android to its first smartphone, the aptly named “Phone.” The Android 8.0 release is already available for Google’s own flagship Pixel hardware, but Essential has previously talked about how it will endeavor to follow Google quickly when it comes to major software updates. ...

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