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Spacecraft Juno nears planet orbit, but Harvard team may already have predicted part of what it will find - Phys.Org

Fri, 2016-07-01 00:37

Phys.Org

Spacecraft Juno nears planet orbit, but Harvard team may already have predicted part of what it will find
Phys.Org
Harvard researchers observed evidence of the transition of hydrogen to metallic hydrogen by squeezing a sample of liquid hydrogen between two diamond tips. Credit: Mohamed Zaghoo/Harvard SEAS. In less than a week, the spacecraft Juno will arrive at ...
Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's RealmSpace.com
Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvousThe Boston Globe
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Magnetic Field, 'Already Gaining Valuable Data'SpaceCoastDaily.com
CBS News -CNN -AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Astronomy Magazine
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Apple Patent Would Block You From Taking Video at Concerts - PC Magazine

Fri, 2016-07-01 00:17

PC Magazine

Apple Patent Would Block You From Taking Video at Concerts
PC Magazine
There's a lot of buzz about a new Apple patent, which describes a system that would allow concert planners and musical artists to prevent concert-goers from taking any pictures or videos at the venue. We're not convinced Cupertino will do much with it.
Apple wants to bust your bootlegs by blocking iPhone video recording at concertsDigital Trends
How Apple plans to stop you from taking illegal videosChristian Science Monitor
A New Apple Patent Could Block Fans From Taping At ShowsNPR
Mashable -Slate Magazine (blog) -Popular Science -Billboard
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Decades later, gaping hole in the ozone is shrinking, say scientists - Christian Science Monitor

Fri, 2016-07-01 00:10

New York Times

Decades later, gaping hole in the ozone is shrinking, say scientists
Christian Science Monitor
False-color view of total ozone over the Antarctic pole for September 2015. The ozone hole is shaded in blue. Courtesy of NASA Goddard. View Caption. About video ads. View Caption. 1 of 1. The troublesome tear in Earth's protective blanket is getting ...
'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone holeBBC News
The Antarctic ozone hole has finally started to 'heal,' scientists reportWashington Post
The world's decision to fix the ozone hole is paying off 30 years laterThe Verge
Ars Technica -Mashable -USA TODAY -The Detroit News
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Tesla confirms first death in Autopiloted Model S - New York Daily News

Thu, 2016-06-30 23:38

New York Daily News

Tesla confirms first death in Autopiloted Model S
New York Daily News
The first-ever fatality in an Autopiloted Tesla Model S was confirmed by U.S. regulators and the car company Thursday afternoon. It's not clear when or where the accident happened, but the vehicle crashed into a tractor-trailer that crossed in front of ...
Tesla Autopilot Enthusiast Killed In First Self-Driving Car DeathForbes
Business Day|Self-Driving Tesla Was Involved in Fatal Crash, US SaysNew York Times
Feds probe first death in self-driving TeslaThe Detroit News
Detroit Free Press -Washington Post -WIRED -Quartz
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They're Just Like Us: Oculus CEO Hacked Thanks to Terrible Password - PC Magazine

Thu, 2016-06-30 23:15

BBC News

They're Just Like Us: Oculus CEO Hacked Thanks to Terrible Password
PC Magazine
All right, everyone. Grab your mobile devices, raise your right hands, and repeat after us: I will change my Twitter password. I will not use the same password on every service. I will use features like two-factor authentication, when services provide ...
Oculus chief latest social media hack victimBBC News
Oculus CEO Is Latest Tech Leader to Be Hacked This MonthABC News

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Android Nougat? Really? Here are at least eight better names - CNET

Thu, 2016-06-30 22:28

CNET

Android Nougat? Really? Here are at least eight better names
CNET
Perhaps Android Nuomici would have been better? Wikipedia/Public domain. The wait is over, and once again we have a new version of Android to look forward to, complete with a name that honors yet another sweet treat... I think. Android N will ...
HTC Android Nougat Update Release DetailsGotta Be Mobile
Android.com Product Pages Updated With New Design & LayoutAndroid Headlines
The top 5 Android Nougat features I'm excited aboutSlashGear
InformationWeek -Fast Company -PC Magazine -The Verge
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Spotify and Apple are staring each other down while flipping the bird - TechCrunch

Thu, 2016-06-30 22:03

TechCrunch

Spotify and Apple are staring each other down while flipping the bird
TechCrunch
The companies are at it again, and this time it's not only bothersome to the businesses themselves, but to the end consumer. Going to the next level in an ongoing spat over Apple's subscription rules, it would appear that Apple has rejected Spotify's ...
Report: Spotify Goes After Apple Over App Store PoliciesPC Magazine
Spotify claims Apple rejecting latest version of its app, anticompetitively favors Apple Music9 to 5 Mac
Spotify Accuses Apple of Using App Store Approval Process as a 'Weapon to Harm Competitors'Mac Rumors
AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Ars Technica -Macworld -Mashable
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Was That an Earthquake? Google Knows - PC Magazine

Thu, 2016-06-30 21:54

PC Magazine

Was That an Earthquake? Google Knows
PC Magazine
Google wants to help you stay informed and safe in the event of an earthquake. The Web giant on Thursday announced it is bringing earthquake information right to its search results page. Now, if you feel the effects of a quake, you can can ask Google ...
Google Search Can Now Show Local Earthquake DetailsAndroid Headlines
Was that an earthquake? Google will now let you knowDigital Trends
Google puts earthquake data directly in search resultsEngadget
TechCrunch -CNBC (subscription) -The Verge -MediaPost Communications
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Facebook Gets More User Friendly - TheStreet.com

Thu, 2016-06-30 20:18

Washington Post

Facebook Gets More User Friendly
TheStreet.com
Facebook (FB) has decided to change up the order in which stories appear in your news feed, prioritizing posts from your friends over content from publishers. The move is aimed at making the time lines of Facebook's 1.65 billion monthly users less ...
Is Facebook an echo chamber? If so, they're OK with thatYourErie
Facebook's News Feed and the tyranny of 'positive' contentFort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Furby is back (again), and it's smarter and cuter than ever - Mashable

Thu, 2016-06-30 16:39

Mashable

Furby is back (again), and it's smarter and cuter than ever
Mashable
Just when you thought Furby couldn't get any cuter and smarter, it has. Roughly four years after Furby underwent a modern reinvention to re-emerge with LED eyes and app-connectivity — and a cuddly Furbacca version — Hasbro has announced the Furby ...
Meet Furby Connect: Always-connected, knows what time it is, and yes, it finally has an off switchCNET
Furby Connect has come to steal and eat your IoT nightmaresThe Verge
'90s Kids, Rejoice! The Furby Is Back (And Still Kinda Creepy)Huffington Post
TechCrunch -UPROXX -Engadget -The Mary Sue
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Huawei's MateBook heads to the US on July 11th for $699 - Engadget

Mon, 2016-06-20 17:08

Engadget

Huawei's MateBook heads to the US on July 11th for $699
Engadget
Huawei's Surface competitor, the Matebook, is headed to the US on July 11th starting at $699. Announced back at Mobile World Congress, it's a 12-inch laptop/tablet hybrid that weighs in at a mere 1.4 pounds and 6.9 millimeters thin. Huawei claims it's ...
Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 Convertible Tablet Bridges the Gap Between Productivity and PortabilityPR Newswire (press release)
Surface Pro 4 Sale: Microsoft Offers $50 To $150 DiscountTech Times
Huawei's MateBook is now available to pre-order in the US, ahead of July 11 releaseNeowin
Forbes -University Herald -International Business Times -The Verge
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Meet KiloCore, a 1000-core processor so efficient it could run on a AA battery - PCWorld

Mon, 2016-06-20 16:49

PCWorld

Meet KiloCore, a 1000-core processor so efficient it could run on a AA battery
PCWorld
If you were impressed by Intel's first-ever 10-core consumer processor—and there was a lot to like!—well, check this monster out. Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have created a new processor with a ridonkulous 1,000 CPU cores. And ...
Say hello to the world's first 1000-core chip that runs off an AA batteryZDNet
Researchers create low-energy, 1000-core processorMashable
UC Davis 32nm CPU Packs 1000 Cores, Sips 0.7 Watts Of Power And Runs On Single AA BatteryHot Hardware
Engadget -HPCwire (blog) -Futurity: Research News -Daily Mail
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OnePlus 3 vs. Google Nexus 5X: Which Midrange Smartphone Should You Buy - Tech Times

Mon, 2016-06-20 15:11

Tech Times

OnePlus 3 vs. Google Nexus 5X: Which Midrange Smartphone Should You Buy
Tech Times
If you are searching for a midrange smartphone to buy, your options include OnePlus' latest smartphone OnePlus 3 and Google's Nexus 5X. Take a closer look at how each device compares to the other. ( Justin Sullivan | Getty Images ). Advertisement.
Road to the next Nexus Android : HTC, Daydream, Tango, ValveSlashGear
OnePlus 3 vs. Nexus 6P: Specs, Design, Features And Price ComparisonInternational Business Times
Android N news, release date and featuresAlphr
The Christian Times -Know Your Mobile -WCCFtech -iTech Post
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Tesla Model S can be used as a boat in a pinch, Elon Musk confirms - Ars Technica

Mon, 2016-06-20 14:57

Ars Technica

Tesla Model S can be used as a boat in a pinch, Elon Musk confirms
Ars Technica
Elon Musk has confirmed that the Tesla Model S floats well enough to turn into a boat "for short periods of time," with "thrust via wheel rotation." Musk's comments were in reaction to a video shared over the weekend (embedded above), which appears to ...
Elon Musk's Real EndgameCar and Driver
Tesla Model S can float, for short periods: Musk (video)Green Car Reports
Elon Musk says the Tesla Model S 'floats well enough to turn into a boat'The Verge
CNET -Slate Magazine (blog) -Mashable -Gas 2.0
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Happy summer: The solstice is Monday - USA TODAY

Mon, 2016-06-20 14:21

USA TODAY

Happy summer: The solstice is Monday
USA TODAY
The summer solstice — the annual moment at which the sun is the highest it ever gets in the sky — occurs Monday at 6:34 p.m. ET. This time also marks the beginning of astronomical summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Specifically, the summer solstice ...
Today Is Both the June Solstice and the Full Moon. How Rare Is That?Slate Magazine (blog)
Why Do We Celebrate The Summer Solstice? The First Day Of Summer Has Officially ArrivedBustle
Rare 'strawberry moon' glows on the summer solstice MondayCNET
Washington Post -Tulsa World -Newsweek -Digital Trends
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Megafauna mystery: What killed off the mastodons, mammoths, and giant sloths? - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 2016-06-20 13:18

Christian Science Monitor

Megafauna mystery: What killed off the mastodons, mammoths, and giant sloths?
Christian Science Monitor
An Ice Age whodunit: Scientists are gathering clues about what caused a die off in giant prehistoric critters. By Eva Botkin-Kowacki, Staff writer June 17, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. An ancient guanaco jawbone and tooth sample used to extract ...
Megafauna Extinction Driven By Climate ChangeValueWalk
Ancient Bones Key To Mystery Of Ice Age Mass ExtinctionImmortal News
Study Revealed Both Humans and Climate Change Killed Off Ice Age Giants, But How?Nature World News
New York Times -NH Voice -PerfScience -Washington Post
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds - Computerworld

Mon, 2016-06-20 12:14

Computerworld

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds
Computerworld
This summer, one year after the initial launch of Windows 10, Microsoft will release its first major update: the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. It will be delivered in the usual way -- via Windows Update -- and will install automatically on its own ...
Microsoft disses Chrome's atrocious battery life to bolster Windows 10's EdgePCWorld
Microsoft Edge delivers best battery life of all major browsers, gets better with Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateWinBeta
Microsoft shows how bad Chrome is for your laptop's batteryThe Verge
VentureBeat -Mashable -Neowin -Engadget
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China builds world's fastest supercomputer without US chips - Computerworld

Mon, 2016-06-20 12:14

Computerworld

China builds world's fastest supercomputer without US chips
Computerworld
China on Monday revealed its latest supercomputer, a monolithic system with 10.65 million compute cores built entirely with Chinese microprocessors. This follows a U.S. government decision last year to deny China access to Intel's fastest microprocessors.
China Tops Supercomputer List (Again) With Homegrown ProcessorPC Magazine
China Has Built The World's Most Powerful ComputerForbes
Meet the new world's fastest supercomputer: China's TaihuLightExtremeTech
International Business Times -CNET -PCWorld -Recode
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Blue Origin Aces 4th Reusable Rocket Launch (and Landing) in Live Webcast - Space.com

Sun, 2016-06-19 19:30

Space.com

Blue Origin Aces 4th Reusable Rocket Launch (and Landing) in Live Webcast
Space.com
Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launched and landed a reusable rocket for the fourth time Sunday (June 19), with the typically secretive private spaceflight company making its first-ever live webcast of a test flight during the successful mission ...
Blue Origin launches, lands the same rocket for the fourth timeTechCrunch
Move over SpaceX. Blue Origin rocket is worthy rival in space tourism race.Christian Science Monitor
Watch Blue Origin launch and land its New Shepard vehicle for the fourth time todayThe Verge
Business Insider -GeekWire -Fast Company -Tech Times
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No Man's Sky wins legal battle over name with Sky TV - SlashGear

Sun, 2016-06-19 16:00

PC Invasion

No Man's Sky wins legal battle over name with Sky TV
SlashGear
If legal battles where corporations try to prevent anything from sharing even a single word with their name seem ridiculous to you, prepare for a huge eye-roll. It turns out the highly anticipated space exploration game No Man's Sky was in danger of ...
No Man's Sky keeps name after secret, lengthy legal battlePC Gamer
No Man's Sky developer ends 'secret, stupid' legal dispute over the game's nameInternational Business Times UK
No Man's Sky can keep its name after developer settles with Sky TVThe Verge
Vine Report -PlayStation LifeStyle -Engadget -Game Rant
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