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Discounted Apple Watches will be available to millions of life insurance customers

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John Hancock is making discounted Apple Watches available to its 10 million policyholders. Customers can earn the device for free through regular exercise.

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Talking Tech Podcast: Keep track of your contacts. 6 a.m. ET

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Talking Tech Podcast: Keep track of your contacts. 6 a.m. ET

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Technology is making extramarital affairs easier

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Divorce lawyers are saying technology makes it easier for people to conduct extramarital affairs.

Buy Roku vs. its 4K streaming rivals? How it compares to Apple TV, Fire TV

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A look at how the new Roku streaming video devices, which emphasize 4K, stack up against Fire TV and Apple TV

Sunday, Oct 22

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Robert Scoble resigns from Transformation Group after sexual harassment allegations

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Former business partner says Scoble plans to cancel public activities for the rest of the year while he attends AA and consults a psychiatrist.

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Leonardo da Vinci's 'Male Mona Lisa' can be yours for just $100M (or more)

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The painting vanished for centuries, then turned up in England in 1958 where it sold for £45 as a work from another artist.

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Why Flash and Microsoft Silverlight frustrations just won't go away

USA TODAY / Technology

Adobe and Microsoft have both sunset the technologies. But websites still use them.

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How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance

USA TODAY / Technology

As we age we tend to learn less. Studies show that people think they are smarter than they think they are.

Saturday, Oct 21

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How to boost your productivity at work: smart tricks to get more out of a day

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It can be tough to manage your time, and so we’ve complied some tech tips to help you get more done.

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Venmo, PayPal & Circle users get new ways to pay this week

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Weekend tech roundup — You will ditch credit cards, eventually

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Mobile Pay slow to take off--but worth the effort

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Jefferson Graham looks at recent moves to boost mobile payments on your smartphone on #TalkingTech.

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Amazon Prime is popular, but in three-quarters of all U.S homes? That's open to debate

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Estimates for how many U.S. households have Prime memberships vary between 75% and 40%

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Google apologizes for Pixel 2 price as pop-up stores charge too much; offers refund

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A Verizon reseller charged $30 above the regular price for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. Google says it will reimburse customers.

Google's parent sends Internet balloons to reconnect Puerto Rico cell phones

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Two Project Loon balloons are hovering over Puerto Rico, giving some AT&T customers the ability to send texts and emails and get basic access to Web.

Friday, Oct 20

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If you're serious about cleaning your home, you need a canister vacuum

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These 22 simple items have made our lives so much easier

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Oddly satisfying; Expertly designed

Tech companies lobby for 'Dreamers'

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Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports.

15 things we keep buying over and over again

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Things so nice we bought them twice

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This state appears poised to let Elon Musk dig 'hyperloop' tunnels

USA TODAY / Technology

State officials indicate that it welcomes the Boring Company to start drilling for a high-speed route between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

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Snapchat parent lays off 18 as it plans for slower growth

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The layoffs are in its recruiting division, according to an email obtained by Business Insider.

#MeToo sex harassment charges hit Silicon Valley; Robert Scoble says 'I feel ashamed'

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In an interview with USA TODAY, high-tech evangelist Robert Scoble apologized for the behavior which he says occurred when he had a drinking problem

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Review: New Subaru Crosstrek comes blizzard ready

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Subaru's top-selling compact crossover is all new this year

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6 steps for organizing your messy photo library

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Organizing digital photos takes time and patience, but just follow a few simple steps, and everything should fall nicely into place.

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11 reasons why KFC is the best at Twitter

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The fried chicken restaurant follows 11 accounts on Twitter, but it's for a very clever reason.

How to organize your photos so they’re not a big mess anymore

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USA TODAY Tech columnist Kim Komando has tips for organizing your online photos.

Sonos plus Alexa makes for a smart — and great-sounding — speaker

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A hands-on review of the new Sonos One, a home speaker with built-in voice capability to use Alexa, the AI-powered digital assistant from Amazon.

10 tech gadgets you need if you live in a small home

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Plug-and-play devices will be your best friends.

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Does your kid have a 'finsta' account? Why it's a big deal

USA TODAY

The term combines fake and Instagram, and represents a more personal feed.