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Hubble's Decades-Long Look at Mars Reveals Much About the Red Planet (Video) - Space.com

Sun, 2016-05-22 15:06

Space.com

Hubble's Decades-Long Look at Mars Reveals Much About the Red Planet (Video)
Space.com
Mars is at opposition with the Earth this Sunday (May 22), meaning the Red Planet and the Blue Marble are at their closest proximity to each other as they orbit the sun. In celebration of this event, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped a new picture of ...
Mars Is Ready For Its Close-Up: Red Planet Easy To Spot This WeekendNPR
See the Red Planet with Your Own Eyes This WeekendDiscovery News
Space Photos of the Week: A Neon Nebula Struts Its StuffWIRED
NBCNews.com -National Geographic -Los Angeles Times -U.S. News & World Report
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Google Improves Mobile Search With 'Rich Cards,' Offers New Visual Experience - Tech Times

Sun, 2016-05-22 03:41

Tech Times

Google Improves Mobile Search With 'Rich Cards,' Offers New Visual Experience
Tech Times
Using Google while conducting searches on your mobile will now make for a better visual experience as the company has launched a new format for Search: rich cards. The new rich cards search format from Google will basically showcase the visual results ...
Google adds visual touch to Search with Rich CardsModern Readers
Google bringing featured snippets & rich results filters to Search Analytics reportSearch Engine Land
Google is making mobile search more visual with rich cardsEngadget
The Next Digit -Morning Ticker -Hot Hardware -BABW News
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Google and Levi plan smart jacket launch with Maps, Spotify integration - ZDNet

Sat, 2016-05-21 22:07

ZDNet

Google and Levi plan smart jacket launch with Maps, Spotify integration
ZDNet
google-levi-smart-jacket.jpg Sean Hollister/CNET. Google and Levi Strauss announced a commuter smart jacket that will enable wearers to answer phone calls, control maps, music, and more, right from the connected jacket's sleeve. The announcement was ...
Digital denim: Google and Levi Strauss partner for wearable techChristian Science Monitor
Google And Levi's Introduce Smart Jacket Commuter With Project Jacquard Technology: Here's What It Can DoTech Times
Project Jacquard: Google And Levi's Launch The First 'Smart' Jean Jacket For Urban CyclistsForbes
The Verge -TechCrunch -Techaeris -Engadget
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Will 'The Division' Finally Fix Its Loot System In Its 'Conflict' 1.2 Patch? - Forbes

Sat, 2016-05-21 18:01

Forbes

Will 'The Division' Finally Fix Its Loot System In Its 'Conflict' 1.2 Patch?
Forbes
The Division is dropping its 1.2 “Conflict” content update on Tuesday, and they've spent the week detailing exactly what it's going to entail. Much ado has been made about a seemingly maddening new rope-cutting mechanic designed to make the Dark Zone ...
Second The Division Update Detailed, Arrives Next WeekUbergizmo
Ubisoft details The Division's next free updateSlashGear
Some features have been confirmed for The Division's 1.2 combat updateGamespresso
Engadget -Tech News Today -International Business Times AU -Ecumenical News
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king - Engadget

Sat, 2016-05-21 18:00

Engadget

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king
Engadget
As far as video card upgrades go, there's a lot to love with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080. We called it "the upgrade you've been waiting for" in our full review. The GTX 1080 blows away last year's high-end cards, and even though it's $599 ($699 for the ...
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1080 Review: What Gamers Should KnowNews Every day
Nvidia Pascal GPU Release Date, Price and Specs: Prepare For Powerful Graphic Cards with Pascal ArchitectureGospel Herald
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 features: Newest GPU with support for 4K, VR revealedVine Report
GuruFocus.com -The Christian Times -TCC -Ecumenical News
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IMAX May Bring Virtual Reality to a Movie Theater Near You This Year - Fortune

Sat, 2016-05-21 01:26

Fortune

IMAX May Bring Virtual Reality to a Movie Theater Near You This Year
Fortune
The company's first virtual reality hub is supposed to open in Los Angeles. IMAX wants to bring virtual reality into the mainstream. The cinema company, known for its giant movie screens and high-end cameras, said on Friday that it would create virtual ...
IMAX teams with Starbreeze to get you out of your house with virtual realityVentureBeat
Steven Spielberg Thinks VR Technology Could Be “Dangerous” to Filmmaking and Storytelling/FILM
IMAX Eyes VR Movie 'Experiences'PC Magazine
CNET -Forbes -Engadget -The Verge
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Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2 Has A Serious Problem, iTunes Still Broken - Forbes

Sat, 2016-05-21 01:09

Forbes

Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2 Has A Serious Problem, iTunes Still Broken
Forbes
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes the brickbats and bouquets from the troubled iOS 9.3.2 release, the all-glass front of the iPhone 8 leaks, Apple's potential secret weapon for the iPhone 7, ...
Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7" iPad Pro after update errorsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Pulls iOS 9.3.2 Update For 9.7-Inch iPad Pro To Avoid Bricking More TabletsTech Times
Top iOS news of the week: Chinese phones eating iPhone sales, iOS update bricking some iPad ProsZDNet
PC Magazine -Business Insider -Ars Technica -iDigitalTimes.com
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Android N: 7 top features we're looking forward to - CNET

Sat, 2016-05-21 00:44

CNET

Android N: 7 top features we're looking forward to
CNET
Back in March, Google gave a sneak peek at its upcoming mobile operating system, Android N. While the final version of the OS won't be available until summer, the company announced more Android N features, as well as a few other initiatives, at its ...
Android Wear 2.0 sharpens Google's focus on smartwatchesThe Verge
The five most important announcements from Google's mammoth conferenceBGR
With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps OneWIRED
Engadget -PC Magazine -Quartz -TechCrunch
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Google's Got Better Ways to Protect Pedestrians Than Glue-Covered Cars - WIRED

Fri, 2016-05-20 23:34

WIRED

Google's Got Better Ways to Protect Pedestrians Than Glue-Covered Cars
WIRED
Google's gumdrop-shaped autonomous car looks like something you'd see in a Pixar movie, a cute and cuddly machine that makes the future look fun—until it ambushes you in a crosswalk, traps you like a fly in a web, and whisks you away. That horrific ...
Google patents pedestrian flypaper for self-driving carsThe Verge
Google Patented a Sticky Car Hood That Traps Pedestrians Like FliesGizmodo
Google patents 'sticky car' to reduce crash injuriesBBC News
CBS News -Engadget -USA TODAY -ABC News
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A closer look at Google's modular phone prototype - The Verge

Fri, 2016-05-20 23:05

The Verge

A closer look at Google's modular phone prototype
The Verge
I just sat down with Rafe Caramago and several members of his Project Ara team to learn more about the modular smartphone — because there's a lot going on with this thing. The project, which many had assumed was on its way to being Spring Cleaned by ...
Google Announces Big Project Ara Update, Consumer Phone Coming Next YearDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Google's Modular Phones to Go On Sale Next YearWall Street Journal
Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You NowWIRED
ZDNet -Gizmodo -PCWorld -Ars Technica
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Microsoft has finally found a legal path to publishing Minecraft on Chinese PCs - Ars Technica

Fri, 2016-05-20 22:03

Ars Technica

Microsoft has finally found a legal path to publishing Minecraft on Chinese PCs
Ars Technica
Minecraft's iconic Steve character will finally land on Chinese computers and smartphones thanks to a licensing deal with a Chinese game publisher. Sam Machkovech. When Microsoft opened its wallets in 2014 and traded $2.5 billion for Mojang, the public ...
Microsoft bringing Minecraft to ChinaBetaNews
Minecraft Boss Does Karate in Video to Announce Chinese VersionGameSpot
Minecraft to mob ChinaCNET
The Verge -TechCrunch -Polygon -TechSpot
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Chromebooks outsell Macs, get big boost with app store - USA TODAY

Fri, 2016-05-20 21:32

USA TODAY

Chromebooks outsell Macs, get big boost with app store
USA TODAY
In the battle for the future of the PC, Google just notched a win and opened the door for further gains later this year. Chromebooks topped the Mac for the No. 2 spot in PC shipments for the first quarter of 2016, becoming the second-most popular PC ...
Poll: Will You Buy a Chromebook Once They Get Android Apps?Droid Life (press release) (blog)
Why Android on Chrome could have big impact on businessCIO
​Chromebook + Android apps = Trouble for Windows PCsZDNet
PCWorld -Laptop Mag -BetaNews -CNNMoney
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Apple Turns to LG as Sony Falls Behind on Dual-Lens Camera Production for iPhone 7 Plus - Mac Rumors

Fri, 2016-05-20 19:30

Mac Rumors

Apple Turns to LG as Sony Falls Behind on Dual-Lens Camera Production for iPhone 7 Plus
Mac Rumors
iphone_7_plus_rear Chris Chang of Nomura Securities has issued a note to investors claiming that Sony may be running behind schedule in terms of supplying Apple with dual-lens camera modules for the next-generation 5.5-inch iPhone, which rumors ...
Report: Apple taps LG for iPhone 7 dual-camera as Sony lags, plans OIS for 4.7-inch models9 to 5 Mac
New iPhone 7 Plus Leak Reveals An Essential FeatureForbes
Apple may turn to LG with Sony lagging in dual-lens camera modules for 'iPhone 7 Plus'AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Gizmodo -Macworld -Fortune -Business Insider
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Are Nile Crocodiles Breeding in Florida Everglades? - Discovery News

Fri, 2016-05-20 18:58

Discovery News

Are Nile Crocodiles Breeding in Florida Everglades?
Discovery News
The presence of Nile crocodiles as recently as two years ago has been confirmed in a place very far from the species' native Africa: the Everglades in South Florida. Thanks to DNA analysis, researchers from the Florida Museum of Natural History say in ...
Killer Nile crocodiles invade FloridaMy Fox Boston

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Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better? - Digital Trends

Thu, 2016-05-19 22:26

Digital Trends

Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better?
Digital Trends
Lenovo has taken the wraps off of this year's long-awaited Moto G smartphone, dubbed the Moto G4. Interestingly enough, the Moto G4 is one in a set of three Moto G devices — a lineup that includes the standard Moto G4, the Moto G4 Play, and the Moto ...
Up close with the Moto G4 Plus, the best from a puzzling new lineupEngadget
2016 Moto X Release: What We Know So FarGotta Be Mobile
Lenovo teases the next Moto phone with a gloriously 2000s Razr adThe Verge
TechCrunch -PhoneDog -Android Headlines -International Business Times
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Apple thinks different with new San Francisco store - CNET

Thu, 2016-05-19 21:22

CNET

Apple thinks different with new San Francisco store
CNET
Apple this week took the wraps off its newest store in San Francisco, or, to be more precise, slid open its huge glass doors. Two sides of the building feature massive sliding glass doors, with those in the front reaching 42 feet high and opening a ...
How Apple Watch became the iPod of the futureAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Today Marks the 15th Anniversary of Apple's First Two Retail StoresMac Rumors
Apple just revealed the future of its retail storesThe Verge
9 to 5 Mac -Fast Company -Mashable -Business Insider
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Google appeals French order to censor Right-to-Be-Forgotten links globally - Search Engine Land

Thu, 2016-05-19 21:21

Search Engine Land

Google appeals French order to censor Right-to-Be-Forgotten links globally
Search Engine Land
Google is appealing the French data protection regulator's (CNIL's) decision that Google must remove/censor “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) URLs on a global basis. Previously, Google had sought to find a compromise and enforce RTBF in Europe but ...
Google fights French 'right to be forgotten' orderBBC News
Google files appeal in France opposing an order to apply Right to be Forgotten globallyTechCrunch
Google appeals order demanding it apply 'right to be forgotten' globallyCNET
Fortune -PCWorld -Wall Street Journal -TheStreet.com
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Mossberg: Google doubles down on AI - The Verge

Thu, 2016-05-19 15:00

The Verge

Mossberg: Google doubles down on AI
The Verge
Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Recode. Google announced something for everyone ...
Google dives into the future with a focus on AIComputerworld
Google and Amazon Are Waging War Over Your Living RoomTIME
These new Google products work with your iPhone, tooCNET
Mashable -New York Times -Recode -WIRED
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Meet Uber's first self-driving car - The Verge

Thu, 2016-05-19 14:07

The Verge

Meet Uber's first self-driving car
The Verge
Uber has finally released the first official photo of the self-driving cars that it is testing on the streets of Pittsburgh, almost a year to the day since reporters in that city first spotted an earlier prototype. The car, a hybrid Ford Fusion, is ...
Uber confirms it's testing self-driving cars in PittsburghTechCrunch
Uber tests self-driving cars in PittsburghUSA TODAY
Uber Rolls Out First Self-Driving Cars in PittsburghFortune
AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -CNET -Wall Street Journal -Mashable
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Here's how Google Home could be Amazon Echo's worst nightmare - The Verge

Thu, 2016-05-19 00:36

The Verge

Here's how Google Home could be Amazon Echo's worst nightmare
The Verge
Google jumped into the smart assistant game today with its new Google Home device: an answer to Amazon's Echo and the rise of personal-assistant things that sit in your kitchen and listen to everything you do. Amazon had a breakout hit with Echo, and ...
Google's CEO sums up his AI visionCNET
Everything Google just announced at its I/O conferenceQuartz
Google gets smart with Google Assistant and Google HomeComputerworld
Search Engine Land -BBC News -USA TODAY -CNBC
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