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Father's Day: How Astronauts Celebrate in Space — and on Earth - Space.com

Sun, 2016-06-19 15:09

Space.com

Father's Day: How Astronauts Celebrate in Space — and on Earth
Space.com
British astronaut Tim Peake (left), Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (center) and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra (who are all fathers) returned to Earth from the International Space Station on June 18, 2016 - just in time for Father's Day - after six ...
Watching Tim Peake return to earthBBC News
Three International Space Station astronauts land in KazakhstanPhys.Org
3 astronauts return to Earth after six months aboard the International Space StationVentureBeat
Newsmax -SpaceCoastDaily.com -Digital Trends -The Guardian
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Waze is finally going to stop the suicidal left turns - BGR

Sun, 2016-06-19 15:03

BGR

Waze is finally going to stop the suicidal left turns
BGR
If you're a regular Waze user, you're undoubtedly familiar with the times the app has tried to kill you with an impossible left turn. All too often, the directions will ask you to turn left at an intersection where there's no light or way to stop ...
Waze will help you avoid difficult intersectionsEngadget
Waze Is Fixing One of its Most Annoying Features to Make Streets SaferGizmodo
Waze will put drivers at ease by letting them avoid difficult intersectionsDigital Trends
CNET -89.3 KPCC -Tech Times -CBS News
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Apple Investor Weekly: iPhone Beijing Issue, WWDC Financial Impact And Analyst's Estimate Changes - Forbes

Sun, 2016-06-19 11:36

Forbes

Apple Investor Weekly: iPhone Beijing Issue, WWDC Financial Impact And Analyst's Estimate Changes
Forbes
Apple Investor Weekly works to curate some of the more relevant articles and information related to the company's financial outlook. This week it contains information iPhone 6 sales being halted in Beijing, what announcements at WWDC are financially ...
Apple Ordered To Stop iPhone 6 Sales In BeijingUbergizmo
Apple iPhone Sales Continue in China Following a Stay Order on IP ClaimBidness ETC
Honeymoon over as Apple hit with patent challenge in ChinaThe Australian
Business Insider -The Drum -Korea JoongAng Daily -Parent Herald
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iOS 10 will make 16GB iPhones great again - BGR

Sun, 2016-06-19 09:35

BGR

iOS 10 will make 16GB iPhones great again
BGR
Apple might ditch the 16GB storage tier in the upcoming iPhone 7, but there are plenty of current iPhone users that have to deal with just 16GB of onboard memory. There are plenty of solutions for optimizing storage on devices with limited memory ...
Hands-on: iOS 10 + watchOS 3 Home app for HomeKit on iPhone, iPad, & Apple Watch9 to 5 Mac
Apple's new search ads are a kick in the teeth for app makersVentureBeat
WWDC: Everything you need to know about the new iMessagesComputerworld

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The More Powerful PlayStation Neo Has A Release Date - Cinema Blend

Sat, 2016-06-18 23:07

Cinema Blend

The More Powerful PlayStation Neo Has A Release Date
Cinema Blend
Word has been spreading rapidly that the next PlayStation console called the "Neo" will be releasing this year. The home console will supposedly be designed to take advantage of 4K gaming and virtual reality support for the upcoming PlayStation VR, and ...
Kratos, VR and revamped consoles: The biggest news from E3 2016CNET
This Week in the Business: Expectations Manager 2016Kotaku
Microsoft Wins Even If Xbox Scorpio LosesForbes
TIME -Chicago Tribune -Motley Fool -Tech Times
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Here's The Reason Why There Will Be No Rifle Emoji - Tech Times

Sat, 2016-06-18 15:03

Tech Times

Here's The Reason Why There Will Be No Rifle Emoji
Tech Times
The Unicode Consortium removed the rifle emoji from its latest emoji update after hearing opposition from Apple and Microsoft. Code for the rifle will still exist but only as a black-and-white symbol, so it won't be supported on devices. ( Emojipedia ).
Apple reportedly voted against adding a rifle emoji to the internetQuartz
Apple said to be behind decision to remove proposed rifle and pistol shooting emoji from standard9 to 5 Mac
Apple led effort to remove rifle emoji from Unicode 9.0, report saysAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
PC Magazine -The Verge -CNET -Mashable
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Google Paid Android Researchers Over $550000 for Finding Bugs - CDA News

Sat, 2016-06-18 15:01

Mashable

Google Paid Android Researchers Over $550000 for Finding Bugs
CDA News
Google announced that it has paid over $550,000 to 82 security researchers who found over 250 qualifying security holes in its Android platform. The identified software bugs could let attackers compromise mobile phones, cars, tablets and other gadgets ...
Latest Android N Developer Preview build breaks Google Maps on Android AutoAndroid Central
Google Pays Out $550000 to Android Bug HuntersPC Magazine
Google's Android security bounty: One year on, 250 bugs, $550k paid outZDNet
Engadget -Tech Times -iTech Post -CNET
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Enjoy equal Internet access while it lasts - Lowell Sun

Sat, 2016-06-18 14:38

USA TODAY

Enjoy equal Internet access while it lasts
Lowell Sun
Score one for Netflix. That's part of the takeaway from a federal court's ruling that upheld the Obama administration's net neutrality guidelines that require Internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The 2-1 decision earlier this week by ...
Net neutrality ruling keeps the Internet open to allThe Boston Globe
In our opinion: Benefits of net neutrality decision hinge partly on issue of 'natural monopolies'Deseret News
Democratic Party's Computers Breached by Russian HackersNewsFactor Network
Variety -Waterbury Republican American -BillMoyers.com -PJ Media
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Bad Bot: Twitch Drops Hammer On Bot Makers With Lawsuit - Tech Times

Sat, 2016-06-18 09:11

Tech Times

Bad Bot: Twitch Drops Hammer On Bot Makers With Lawsuit
Tech Times
Twitch is suing seven of the most active bot services on the platform. These bots have the malicious intent of bloating view count and follower count and also rigging chat activity on the channels. ( Twitch ). Advertisement. Twitch is cracking down on ...
Twitch Sues Makers of Bots That Boost Viewer CountsPC Magazine
Twitch crackdown on 'view-bots' includes a lawsuit against seven of their makersPolygon
Twitch sues viewerbot sellers to curb fake popularity ratingsEngadget
PC Gamer -SlashGear -Motherboard -The Register
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Astronomers Find Unusually Large Number Of Hot Jupiters In Dense Star Cluster - Tech Times

Sat, 2016-06-18 05:45

Tech Times

Astronomers Find Unusually Large Number Of Hot Jupiters In Dense Star Cluster
Tech Times
Excess number of hot Jupiters were discovered in Messier 67. What's behind the high concentration of these gas giants in the dense star cluster? ( NASA, ESA & G. Bacon ). Advertisement. Hot Jupiters are giant exoplanets whose size is comparable to that ...
Unusually large number of hot Jupiters in Messier 67 star cluster: StudyUPI.com
(VIDEO) Scientists Discover 'Hot Jupiters' in Messier 67 Star ClusterHeadlines & Global News
Messier 67 Star Cluster Harbors Unusual Number of Exotic Giant Planets --"Was It Once Home to Our Sun?"The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Astrobiology Magazine (registration) -Inferse -NH Voice -I4U News
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Domino's Isn't Giving Away Free Pizzas With T-Mobile Anymore -- Tech Roundup - TheStreet.com

Fri, 2016-06-17 22:33

TheStreet.com

Domino's Isn't Giving Away Free Pizzas With T-Mobile Anymore -- Tech Roundup
TheStreet.com
Because of strong demand, Domino's is no longer giving away pizzas with T-Mobile, while Snapchat will launch a digital magazine later this month. Bret Kenwell. Follow. Jun 17, 2016 4:33 PM EDT. Get TheStreet Quant Ratings' exclusive 5-page report for ...
More than expected demand pushes Domino's to back out from T-Mobile Tuesdays appNH Voice
Domino's Opts Out Of T-Mobile Tuesdays Because Of Too Much Demand For PizzaTech Times
Huge demand pushes Domino's to end free pizza promotion with T-MobileMaine News Online
New York Post -Pulse Headlines -SlashGear -The Interrobang
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Nintendo talks mobile gaming, VR and its future at E3 - TechCrunch

Fri, 2016-06-17 21:34

TechCrunch

Nintendo talks mobile gaming, VR and its future at E3
TechCrunch
Nintendo has never been afraid to go against the grain of prevailing industry trends. In fact, the refusal to follow the pack has become a defining aspect of the gaming giant's business strategy during the ascendance of chief console competitors Sony ...
Nintendo Is Wisely Abstaining From VR Until It MaturesForbes
Don't Expect Nintendo NX To Be As Powerful As PlayStation 4 Neo Or Project ScorpioTech Times
Reggie Not Worried About Nintendo NX Specs Compared To Xbox Scorpio And PS4 NeoAttack of the Fanboy
Gamasutra -Neowin -Mobile & Apps -BREATHEcast
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Apple Ordered to Halt iPhone 6 Sales in Beijing Over Patent Infringement Ruling - Mac Rumors

Fri, 2016-06-17 15:25

Mac Rumors

Apple Ordered to Halt iPhone 6 Sales in Beijing Over Patent Infringement Ruling
Mac Rumors
The Beijing Intellectual Property Office has ruled that Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus infringe on the patent rights of another smartphone sold within China -- Shenzhen Baili's 100c device -- leading to the possibility that Apple may have to cease ...
Chinese bureau finds Apple copying smartphone patents with iPhone 6 designAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Beijing Regulator Orders Apple to Stop Sales of Two iPhone ModelsWall Street Journal
Bizarre Beijing ruling says iPhone 6 copies Chinese phone, Apple must halt sales9 to 5 Mac
CNBC -BGR -TheStreet.com -Patently Apple
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Plume Wi-Fi Pods Could Boost Your Home Network - PC Magazine

Fri, 2016-06-17 15:22

PC Magazine

Plume Wi-Fi Pods Could Boost Your Home Network
PC Magazine
So continues the slow march of Wi-Fi mesh networks into the home. We already have the Eero, the Luma, and soon Ubiquiti's Amplifi. Not to be outdone, the Plume is also up for pre-order now, and it promises a router-less mesh network that, in theory ...
Plume's Plug in Pods Will Have You Get Rid of Your RoutersTech News Today
Plume promises faster home WiFi linked to the cloud9NEWS.com
Plume router-less WiFi solution pre-orders commenceSlashGear
Phandroid.com -Ubergizmo -Tech Times -The Verge
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Scientists spot the oldest oxygen ever found in the universe - Washington Post

Fri, 2016-06-17 15:05

Washington Post

Scientists spot the oldest oxygen ever found in the universe
Washington Post
Oxygen has been detected in a galaxy from long, long ago and far, far away. 13.1 billion light-years away, to be exact. This galaxy — which we're observing as it was just 700 million years after the birth of the universe — shows the oldest signs of ...
ALMA Detects Most Distant Oxygen Galaxy Ever SeenTech Times
Scientists Detect The Most Distant, And Earliest, Signs Of Oxygen In The UniverseInternational Business Times
Ancient Galaxy Is Filled With Glowing OxygenForbes
Space.com -R & D Magazine -ValueWalk -Gizmodo
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Microsoft buys Wand to improve chat capabilities - InfoWorld

Fri, 2016-06-17 13:09

InfoWorld

Microsoft buys Wand to improve chat capabilities
InfoWorld
Satya Nadella wasn't kidding when he said earlier this year that he believed in using chat as a platform for computing. Microsoft just bought Wand, a chat app for iOS, to further that vision. The Wand team will be joining Bing's engineering and ...
Microsoft Follows LinkedIn Acquisition With Chatbot-Based 'Wand' BuyoutMac Rumors
Microsoft Acquires Wand Labs To Boost Conversation: Too Little, Too Late?Tech Times
After Acquiring Wand Labs, Can Microsoft Compete With Google and Facebook?Bidness ETC
The Indian Express -Business Cloud News -TechRadar -TechCrunch
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See how close SpaceX came to landing its latest rocket - The Verge

Fri, 2016-06-17 03:08

The Verge

See how close SpaceX came to landing its latest rocket
The Verge
Elon Musk has released footage of yesterday's attempt to land a Falcon 9 rocket booster on a drone ship at sea. It was SpaceX's eighth attempted sea landing, and the fifth time that the rocket didn't survive. The payload for this mission — two ...
Video shows SpaceX's latest landing failure as Falcon 9 rocket is engulfed in smoke on drone shipDaily Mail
SpaceX comes oh so close to sticking another Falcon 9 landingSlashGear
Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Rocket's Crash LandingABC News
Inverse -Science World Report -Engadget -Tech Times
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Microsoft Outlook's new Starbucks feature is probably good and useful - The Verge

Fri, 2016-06-17 00:02

The Verge

Microsoft Outlook's new Starbucks feature is probably good and useful
The Verge
Microsoft added a Starbucks feature to its Outlook software yesterday, and I bet it's very useful if you can download it. I can't, because it is not supported by Outlook for Mac. The rub: Vox Media provided me with this MacBook Air and with my ...
Stay Caffeinated With Outlook's Starbucks IntegrationPC Magazine
Starbucks Add-In for Outlook Is Now Brewing On a Computer Near YouSuperSite for Windows
Want to schedule a meeting at Starbucks? Use Outlook's new featureDigital Trends
USA TODAY -Atlanta Journal Constitution -CNN -cleveland.com
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Fighting ISIS With an Algorithm, Physicists Try to Predict Attacks - New York Times

Thu, 2016-06-16 20:04

New York Times

Fighting ISIS With an Algorithm, Physicists Try to Predict Attacks
New York Times
An explosion in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Kurdish and Islamic State fighters in October 2014. Researchers found a spike in the formation of small online groups connected to the Islamic State before the attack began in September of that year.
There may be a better way to find would-be lone-wolf terrorists, study suggestsMashable
This computer algorithm might be able to predict the next ISIS attackPBS NewsHour
Pro-ISIS online groups behave predictably before attacksCNBC
Gizmodo -Vocativ -PR Newswire (press release) -BuzzFeed News
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