From Digital Trends: KFC’s ‘Internet Escape Pod’ offers an oasis of calm in Colonel Sanders’ embrace

Need a break from the internet but can’t bring yourself to hit the “off” switch. Then climb into KFC’s signal-blocking “escape pod” and enjoy some quiet time in the protective embrace of an odd-looking Colonel Sanders.
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From Digital Trends: Firefox reverts to Google search engine, ending deal with Yahoo

As of the Firefox Quantum update, Google is once again the web browser’s default search engine, as Mozilla ducks out of its five-year deal with Yahoo two years before it was due to expire.
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From Engadget RSS Feed: Chrome OS will let you reply to messages from notifications

You’ve had the option to reply to message notifications on Android for years, so why can’t you do that on your shiny new Chromebook? You can soon. Google has started implementing support for in-line replies to messages from notifications. Much as…

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From SitePoint: ProtoPie, the Hi-Fi Prototyping Tool That Will Improve Your Workflow

This article was originally published on ProtoPie. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible.
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From Digital Trends: Faster Wi-Fi is in the cards for passengers on Cathay and Emirates airlines

Now that two airlines (Emirates and Cathay) have made commitments to bringing faster Wi-Fi speeds to their flights, you may finally feel as though your flight is as efficient as it really is. 
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From Digital Trends: Verizon and NFL move forward on deal to expand streaming rights

After months of attempting to get its streaming service off the ground, Verizon may have finally caught a break. It has been reported that the company is close to reaching a deal with the NFL that would expand its streaming rights.
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From Digital Trends: Weekly Rewind: Bill Gates’ smart city, a robo pillow, our Black Friday favorites

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.
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From Digital Trends: Bitcoin survey finds owners pursuing investment over use as payment alternative

If you use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to buy goods and services, you might be in the minority. A Bitcoin survey of several hundred buyers found that most of them use it for an investment instead of purchases.
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From Digital Trends: Spotify vs. Pandora: Which is better for you?

Which music streaming platform is best for you? We pit Spotify vs. Pandora, two mighty streaming services with on-demand music and massive catalogs, comparing every facet of the two services to help you decide which is best.
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From Digital Trends: Decide who sees what and when with Netgear and Circle’s parental controls

The internet is a bit like the Wild West, but much to the relief of concerned parents, there is a new sheriff in town. Netgear has partnered with Circle Media Labs to provide smart parental controls of your home network.
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