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‘Pokemon Go’ players stumble on hidden history

In this Monday, July 18, 2016, photo, a "Pokemon Go" player shows his mobile phone while walking through the Boston Common, outside the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston. Historical markers dot the landscape of old cities, barely noticed by passers-by.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the “Pokemon Go” trail. Players hunting for fictional creatures on their smartphones are now visiting real-life memorial plaques, statues, mosaics and landmarks, ranging from a Civil …

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SpaceX launches space station docking port for NASA

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, July 18, 2016. The Falcon 9 is headed to the International Space Station with 5,000 pounds of supplies.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research. As an extra treat, the company brought its leftover first-stage booster back to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for a vertical touchdown — only …

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Bendable smartphones could hit markets in 2020

The Lenovo CPlus is a bendable smartphone prototype that can wrap itself around your wrist.

The first bendable smartphones, capable of rolling up around the owner’s wrist, could be on the market in five years’ time, the Co-President of Lenovo’s Mobile Business Group, Aymar de Lencquesaing, said in a recent interview with CNBC. The news comes after the firm demoed a flexible prototype mobile at …

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