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Xiaomi Announces Smart Mi Router HD

There are various routers available on the market, but Xiaomi decided to design a smarter router. The new Mi Router HD is not a normal wireless networking device. It is designed to maintain connectivity in your home or office that also has a surveillance-class hard drive inside.

Vine Shutting Down On January 17

Vine has finally provided an exact shutdown date. The Twitter-owned app is closing on January 17 and the only thing that'll remain is "Vine Camera," which lets you record videos in the classic Vine format. You can use the app to capture 6-second videos that can be saved.

UK NHS Tests Chatbot For Non-Emergency Help

A chatbot that can help people in non-emergency medical situations is being tested by the UK's National Health Service. Babylon, a UK startup, created the app. Users can open it up to get advice based on their symptoms. The roll out will begin this month.

Legacy Systems Put Flight Booking Systems At Risk

Flight booking and itinerary systems are prime targets for hackers due to their continued use of legacy systems, according to research from SR Labs. A presentation at Chaos Communication Congress from two SR Labs researchers explained how the systems aren't adequately protected.

Google Adds Recipes To Mobile Search Results

Looking up food items with Google on mobile devices may now yield recipe suggestions at the top of the results. The recipes appear in a carousel format, similar to Google's AMP news results. Filters are available to help people narrow down the kind of food they're looking for.