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Drink too much beer at a Dallas Cowboys game? Now a free robot-driven van will scoop you up afterward.

(Courtesy of Drive.ai) ((Photo courtesy of Drive.ai)) October 20 at 7:00 AM Things are not only bigger in Texas, they’re also hotter, more sprawling and increasingly traffic-clogged thanks to a population boom that has lasted nearly a decade. In many of the state’s fast-growing, car-dependent cities, these realities make for lousy walking conditions and long […]

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FCC says Hurricane Michael victims in Florida deserve a month of free cell service

Malinda Graham checks her phone at a charging station while waiting out Hurricane Michael at Lawton Chiles High School in Tallahassee. The school was turned into a shelter during the storm. (Kevin D. Liles for The Washington Post) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 16 at 5:53 PM The […]

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BioLite FirePit

There’s nothing like sitting around a campfire to make you appreciate the great outdoors, and with the Biolite FirePit ($ 199.95), you can capture that feeling just about anywhere. Ideal for camping, tailgating, or just sitting around in your backyard, this smart home device uses unique airflow technology, Bluetooth connectivity, and a mobile app to […]

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Iranians masqueraded as foreign journalists to push political messages online, new Twitter data shows

The Twitter logo is displayed on an iPhone screen. (Alex FLynn/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy October 17 at 9:07 AM Twitter accounts originating in Iran masqueraded as foreign journalists and concerned U.S. citizens in their attempt to push political messages on the social media site until they were suspended earlier this […]