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Snapchat gives an unfiltered look at shock and aftermath of Las Vegas shooting

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A lone gunman fired into a crowd of people in Las Vegas on Sunday—and the crisis is still reverberating on Snapchat.

User-submitted Snaps, curated by Snapchat editors, provided an on-the-ground look at the raw emotions in the midst of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history like no other platform or media outlet. 

The story, which could still be viewed as of Monday afternoon, contained a variety of scenes of people in the midst of the chaos. Snapchat placed a “WARNING” label ahead of what it described as graphic content. If users have the sound on when watching these snaps, they’ll hear gunshots and screaming.  Read more…

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Apple’s $999 iPhone X packs an edge-to-edge display and dual cameras

The iPhone X (pronounced "iPhone ten") is real, and it's finally here. CEO Tim Cook just unveiled the biggest redesign of the iPhone we've seen yet at today's event in the Steve Jobs theater at Apple's brand-new campus. As expected, the phone is domi…

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Apple’s $999 iPhone X packs an edge-to-edge display and dual cameras

The iPhone X (pronounced "iPhone ten") is real, and it's finally here. CEO Tim Cook just unveiled the biggest redesign of the iPhone we've seen yet at today's event in the Steve Jobs theater at Apple's brand-new campus. As expected, the phone is domi…

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Honda’s Urban EV Concept is a throwback to the old Civic

Some cars are timeless. The first generation Honda CVCC is one of those vehicles. With it's tiny frame it bucked against the large American cars of the 1970s and become an instant classic. So it's no surprise that the automaker looked back at its her…

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Audi’s Aicon concept car is all about autonomous luxury

At the Frankfurt auto show, Audi unveiled its fully autonomous Aicon concept car. The "design study" showcases the automaker's vision of a world without steering wheels, pedals or the stress of driving.

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Volkswagen’s electric Crozz SUV gets closer to reality

Volkswagen continues to push its electric roadmap. At the Frankfurt auto show, it dropped a newer version of the pure electric ID Crozz Crossover. Initially unveiled in Shanghai, the crossover is the third vehicle with the ID brand along with the mic…

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BMW unveils the zippy i Vision Dynamics electric concept car

At the Frankfurt auto show, BMW showed off the latest addition to its iSeries vehicles: The two-door i Vision Dynamics coupe concept car. With a top speed of 200 kilometers per-hour and a zero to 100 kilometers (64 miles per-hour) launch of four seco…

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Equifax security breach leaks personal info of 143 million US consumers

One of the largest security breaches ever has come to light today as Equifax revealed attackers used an exploit on its website to access records for 143 million US citizens (for reference, the US has a population for 323 million or so, that's about 4…

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Oreo is officially the next name for Android

Google loves to make a big splash when it reveals the name for the latest version of Android. But the company is going all out this year, using the solar eclipse as an opportunity to reveal that Android O will henceforth be referred to as Oreo. It ma…

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Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd

Samsung's next large-screened phone is on its way, as invites have just gone out for the company's Unpacked event on August 23rd. A teaser image promises to "Do bigger things," which is about what we'd expect from the followup to last year's Galaxy N…