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Tokyo wants to make Olympic medals from old smartphones

Japan will kick off a drive this week to collect old smartphones and other portable gadgets so that they can be turned into medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

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57% off Anker LED Water-Resistant Rechargeable 1300 Lumen Flashlight - Deal Alert

The high-performance Cree LED XM-L2 chip delivers 50,000 hours of intense brightness with a full range of light modes for every situation, in a professional durable body.

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14% of Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case White - Deal Alert

Charge your iPhone and battery case simultaneously, and when you're on-the-go, enjoy increased talk time up to 26 hours, and internet use up to 22 hours. Preserves the lightning port. On the inside, a soft microfiber lining helps...

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38% off Maxboost 4.8A/24W Dual USB Port Smart Car Charger - Deal Alert

This 24W / 4.8A USB car charger safely charges your favorite mobile devices at high speed, is highly rated on Amazon, and is currently discounted 38% to just $9.99.

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Why Twitter's new anti-harassment tools will fail

Twitter's new policies won't solve the harassment problem, and they'll ruin engagement, too.

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34% off TurboTax Deluxe 2016 Tax Software Federal & State - Deal Alert

No Tax Knowledge Needed. TurboTax will ask you easy questions to get to know you and fill in all the right tax forms for you. And TurboTax is tailored to your unique situation—it will search for the deductions and credits you deserve,...

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25% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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33% off MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths For Screens and Other Delicate Surfaces, 30 Pack - Deal Alert

This extremely soft, high-quality and machine-washable microfiber material absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate...

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63% off Jackery Bolt 6,000mAh Power Bank with Built-in Lightning and Micro USB Cables - Deal Alert

With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful...

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38% Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter - Deal Alert

Connect your MacBook with USB-C port to an HDMI display, while also connecting a standard USB device and a USB-C charging cable.

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Why the trolls are eating away at Twitter’s bottom line

Twitter has to do something to stop sinking. Here's one idea.

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30% off Microsoft Foldable Keyboard for iOS, Android, and Windows devices - Deal Alert

Thin, lightweight, easy to use and splash resistant. This folding but full size keyboard from Microsoft lists at $99.95 but is currently discounted 30% Amazon.

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32% off JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

The ultimate, high-powered portable Bluetooth speaker with powerful stereo sound and a power bank all in one package.

jaybird bluetooth headset

13% off Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones (Storm White) - Deal Alert

Enjoy premium bluetooth wireless music and a lifetime warranty against sweat, at a significant discount of 13% off

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Apple hires Amazon’s Fire TV boss as Apple TV leader

What can we expect?

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43% off Caller-ID Call Blocker For Robo-calls, Telemarketers and Other Nuisances - Deal Alert

Just hit the big red button and put an end to robocalls, telemarketer calls, solicitor calls, elections calls and junk faxes. Can also block international and private numbers, as well as full area codes.

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50% off Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse with 250 Hour Battery Life - Deal Alert

With up to 250 hours of battery life, G602 redefines the laws of wireless gaming. From the pinpoint accuracy of the exclusive Delta Zero sensor technology to the extra high durability primary switches.

cable management

60% off YOCOU 5-Channel Cable Management System, 6-piece - Deal Alert

Twisted, tangled cords and wires are an eyesore. Organize your space with this simple 6-piece cable management system that works for power cords, charging cables, USB cords, phone chargers, audio cables, headphones, or any other wire...

Vizio Reference Series

Update: TV maker Vizio pays $2.2M to settle complaint that it spied on users

Popular smart TV maker Vizio will pay $2.2 million to settle complaints that it violated customers' privacy by continuously monitoring their viewing habits without their knowledge.

360 camera

Prime Members get 35% off Samsung Gear 360, 360-degree High-Res VR Camera - Deal Alert

With one tap, the Gear 360 starts recording everything above, below and all around the camera at once. Create, view and share your experiences instantly via social applications like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR.

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