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Survival Game 7 Days to Die Coming to PS4 & Xbox One in June 2016 From Telltale Publishing - PlayStation LifeStyle

Thu, 2016-04-07 19:33

PlayStation LifeStyle

Survival Game 7 Days to Die Coming to PS4 & Xbox One in June 2016 From Telltale Publishing
PlayStation LifeStyle
From developer The Fun Pimps and Telltale Publishing, survival game 7 Days to Die is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June 2016 as a retail and digital title, priced at $29.99. Here's what Telltale says about 7 Days to Die: Set in a brutally ...
Telltale Publishing bringing the hit survival game '7 Days to Die' to PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One® in June 2016Gamasutra
Telltale Games Reveals New Game: 7 Days To DieGame Rant
Telltale's bringing '7 Days to Die' to PS4 and Xbox One this JuneSlashGear
Engadget -Techaeris -WinBeta -The Koalition
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Why uncertainty about climate change is definitely not our friend - Washington Post

Thu, 2016-04-07 19:07

Washington Post

Why uncertainty about climate change is definitely not our friend
Washington Post
For a long time, there's been one key part of the Earth system that, just maybe, could help us out a little bit with our global warming problem: Clouds. Clouds are central to the climate because their white surfaces reflect sunlight back to space ...
Another study says warming may be worse than experts thinkPhys.Org
Study: Earth's temperature will rise more than expected due to clouds' impactFox News Latino
New cloud study offers dire global warming outlookUPI.com
Headlines & Global News -Yale News -New Haven Register -Market Business News
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UPDATE 1-Volvo says plans to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers - Reuters

Thu, 2016-04-07 04:14

Engadget

UPDATE 1-Volvo says plans to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers
Reuters
... * Local drivers to test up to 100 self-driving cars. * Seeks partner cities; no timetable for test (Amends sourcing to reflect official statement). By Norihiko Shirouzu. BEIJING April 7 Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars ...
Volvo plans to test 100 autonomous cars on public roads in ChinaMashable
Why Volvo believes China is the route to making driverless cars a successZDNet
100 Lucky Drivers in China Will Get to Test Volvo's Self-Driving CarsWIRED
The Verge -CNET -Tech Insider -SlashGear
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Samsung Makes Aggressive Play for Emerging Markets - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2016-04-07 04:00

Wall Street Journal

Samsung Makes Aggressive Play for Emerging Markets
Wall Street Journal
SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co., after being dethroned in 2014 and 2015 as the No. 1 smartphone brand in China, India and Indonesia, is winning back consumers in these key markets with a simple policy: slashing prices. Until this year, Siddharth Sharma ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Apple iPhone 6S video - CNETCNET
LG G5 (AT&T)PC Magazine
Apple's copycats are turning into true iPhone competitorsThe Verge
New York Times -Apple Insider -Bitbag -Investor's Business Daily
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Phone Comparisons: Nexus 6P vs LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Huawei P9 - Android Headlines - Android News

Thu, 2016-04-07 01:03

Android Headlines - Android News

Phone Comparisons: Nexus 6P vs LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Huawei P9
Android Headlines - Android News
Do we have a good one for you today – in London, Huawei introduced two new high-end smartphones, the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus – and today we will look at how those two devices (mostly the Huawei P9) look when compared to the Huawei Nexus 6P, the ...
Initial Hands-On With The Huawei P9Android Police
Huawei Unveils the Flagship P9 and P9 Plus With Leica Co-Engineered Dual CameraDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Huawei P9 bets two cameras are better than one (hands-on)CNET
Mac Rumors -TechCrunch -The Verge -Engadget
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Nearby Supernova Explosions May Have Affected Human Evolution - Scientific American

Wed, 2016-04-06 21:45

Scientific American

Nearby Supernova Explosions May Have Affected Human Evolution
Scientific American
Computer simulation showing the mass density distribution of iron-60 associated with the Local (foreground) and Loop I superbubbles in the Milky Way 2.2 million years ago. The whitish-red region near Earth (not drawn to scale) represents material that ...
Could supernovas have altered the development of life on Earth?Los Angeles Times
Ancient exploding stars hurled radioactive debris at Earth — and it's still hereWashington Post
Did Exploding Supernova Alter The Course Of Human Evolution?Tech Times
PBS NewsHour -Christian Science Monitor -GeekWire -Mashable
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Humans Get Aroused When Touching Robots, New Study Shows - NBCNews.com

Wed, 2016-04-06 21:34

NBCNews.com

Humans Get Aroused When Touching Robots, New Study Shows
NBCNews.com
In a first for mechanical man, scientists have revealed that humans get aroused by touching robots. Researchers at Stanford University studying the physiological impact of human-on-bot contact found that "touching areas perceived as private made the ...
Study: Touching Robots in Sexual Places Arouses HumansBreitbart News
Touching a Robot's Private Parts Arouses HumansDiscovery News
Study says people get turned on by touching a robot's privatesEngadget
SFGate -The American Bazaar -Washington Post -CBS News
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New browser Vivaldi targets those tired of UI austerity - Computerworld

Wed, 2016-04-06 21:31

Computerworld

New browser Vivaldi targets those tired of UI austerity
Computerworld
Vivaldi today launched its same-named browser, adding another to the accumulating collection of boutique browsers hoping to steal some share from the big names in the business. The Vivaldi browser reached version 1.0 Wednesday after a 14-month beta ...
Vivaldi browser review: Powerful features outshine slightly sluggish performancePCWorld
Hands-on with Vivaldi desktop browser version 1.0VentureBeat
Not for Your Grandma: Vivaldi Launches Version 1.0 for the Web's Most Demanding UsersPR Newswire (press release)
The Verge -The Boston Globe -TechCrunch -PC Magazine
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Reddit Steps Up Anti-Harassment Measures With New Blocking Tool - New York Times

Wed, 2016-04-06 20:05

New York Times

Reddit Steps Up Anti-Harassment Measures With New Blocking Tool
New York Times
Steve Huffman, a co-founder and chief executive of Reddit. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times. SAN FRANCISCO — Since 2005, Reddit has been a veritable wonderland for the most extreme forms of free speech on the Internet. On this general ...
Reddit launches new block tools to help temper harassmentMashable
Reddit's New Block Function Could Stop Trolls and Free Speech at the Same TimeInverse
Reddit introduces user-blocking tool to fight harassment and trollsTechCrunch
Digital Trends -CNNMoney -The Mary Sue -Pulse Headlines
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Facebook bets big on Live with new mobile video discovery tab - TechCrunch

Wed, 2016-04-06 14:32

USA TODAY

Facebook bets big on Live with new mobile video discovery tab
TechCrunch
Today Facebook launches its full assault on YouTube with a dedicated hub for watching Live and recorded videos in its mobile app. A Video tab is taking over Messenger's prime, center spot in the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen, turning ...
Facebook expands live video, challenging TV and web rivalsReuters
Facebook Live now streams to Groups and Events, gets Reactions, filters, and moreVentureBeat
Facebook Thinks Live Video Is the Future. What If It Isn't?Slate Magazine (blog)
Mashable -USA TODAY -CBS News -Huffington Post
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Ikea has already found a great use for virtual reality - BGR

Wed, 2016-04-06 03:20

BGR

Ikea has already found a great use for virtual reality
BGR
Virtual reality is here and products such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Samsung's Gear VR are ready to offer various types of VR experiences. And VR content doesn't have to be only about games, as Ikea will tell you. In fact, the Swedish furniture ...
How We Immersed 7 Artists Inside Virtual RealityTIME
IKEA VR app uses an HTC Vive to design your dream kitchenSlashGear
Valve will let you watch Dota 2 games in virtual realityThe Verge
Engadget -Mashable -VentureBeat -Ubergizmo
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Servers with Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU will ship next year - Computerworld

Wed, 2016-04-06 03:16

Computerworld

Servers with Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU will ship next year
Computerworld
Nvidia's fastest GPU yet, the new Tesla P100, will be available in servers next year, the company said. Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cray and IBM will start taking orders for servers with the Tesla P100 in the fourth quarter of this year, Nvidia ...
Nvidia Unveils Massive Chip to Target 'Machine Learning'Wall Street Journal
Nvidia Places Its Bets on Virtual Reality and Artificial IntelligenceFortune
Nvidia Redoubles Focus On Artificial Intelligence And Autonomous CarsForbes
TechCrunch -Digital Trends -eWeek -HPCwire (blog)
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WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption - Computerworld

Wed, 2016-04-06 03:03

Computerworld

WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption
Computerworld
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has strengthened the encryption of its widely used instant messaging app, a development that in theory makes it harder for law enforcement to gain access to communications. WhatsApp's founders said Tuesday that the ...
WhatsApp Bolsters Encryption to Avoid Government, Hacker EyesBloomberg
WhatsApp Encryption Now Covers All MessagesNew York Times
Why WhatsApp's encryption is a bigger deal than Apple vs The FBI video - CNETCNET
The Seattle Times -Fusion -PhoneDog -Daily News
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Google brings calendar reminders feature to desktop Web - Computerworld

Wed, 2016-04-06 02:55

Ausdroid

Google brings calendar reminders feature to desktop Web
Computerworld
Google Calendar users now have the ability to add reminders from their desktop browsers that will follow them around to other Google services, thanks to a feature the company introduced Tuesday. People can now set reminders in other services like ...
Google Calendar's Reminders feature is now on the webTechCrunch
Google Finally Launching Reminders For Calendar On The WebAndroid Police
Google Brings Reminders To Web CalendarAndroid Headlines - Android News
The Verge -Engadget -VentureBeat -BetaNews
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Nest killed its smart home hub: What do they owe customers? - ZDNet

Tue, 2016-04-05 22:16

ZDNet

Nest killed its smart home hub: What do they owe customers?
ZDNet
Like many other people who are home automation nuts, I use quite a few smart devices -- these include Nest's thermostat and smoke alarm, SenseMe-enabled Big Ass Fans, Belkin WeMo and Philips Hue Smart Bulbs and switches and a Scout ...
After Bricking Their Devices, Google Will Help Revolv Owners 'Case by Case'Gizmodo
Nest says it may offer 'compensation' to Revolv users for disabling smart home hubThe Verge
Nest has 'case-by-case' help for abandoned Revolv ownersEngadget
WIRED -BGR -eWeek -Android Community
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PS4's Remote Play Is Going To Extend Beyond Another PS4, Get The Details - Cinema Blend

Tue, 2016-04-05 20:55

Cinema Blend

PS4's Remote Play Is Going To Extend Beyond Another PS4, Get The Details
Cinema Blend
Gamers have been asking for it and Sony's worldwide studios president, Shuhei Yoshida, promised they would give it to gamers. What have gamers been asking for? Remote play via PC. Sony has implemented remote play via PC, Mac and Windows 10 ...
PS4 Remote Play Arrives WednesdayPC Magazine
PlayStation 4 Update 3.50 Coming April 6: Patch Notes HereDesign & Trend
Sony's PlayStation Remote Play Feature Expanding to Mac and PC TomorrowMac Rumors

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Chat app Kik launches a bot store and anyone can make bots for it - TechCrunch

Tue, 2016-04-05 17:07

The Globe and Mail

Chat app Kik launches a bot store and anyone can make bots for it
TechCrunch
It seems like barely a day passes without some notable mention of chat bots in the tech industry. Now one of North America's most used chat apps has jumped on the wagon after Kik, the billion dollar mobile messaging service particularly popular with ...
Kik Introduces Bots And A Store To Download ThemAndroid Headlines - Android News
Kik launches a Bot Shop for its messaging platformVentureBeat
Messaging app Kik just launched a bot storeThe Verge
PR Newswire (press release) -Fortune -PC Magazine -Tech Times
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Gov't researchers develop wireless car chargers that are faster than plug-ins - Computerworld

Tue, 2016-04-05 11:02

Computerworld

Gov't researchers develop wireless car chargers that are faster than plug-ins
Computerworld
The U.S. Department of Energy has demonstrated a 20,000 watt (20KW) wireless car-charging system that offers three times the efficiency of today's plug-in systems for electric vehicles (EVs). And all you have to do is park your vehicle on top of it ...
Wireless Charging For Electric Cars Is Nearly UsefulGizmodo Australia (blog)
20 KW Wireless Charging Achieved for VehiclesOverclockers Club
Wireless EV charging nears plug-in efficiency levelsCNET
Gas 2.0 -E&T magazine -NGT News -SlashGear
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Which countries are most at risk from climate change and how can we help? - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2016-04-05 03:19

Los Angeles Times

Which countries are most at risk from climate change and how can we help?
Los Angeles Times
The countries most vulnerable to climate change are among the poorest and least able to respond. How to resolve that dilemma and help these places adapt to a warming world remains among the knottiest problems facing climate financing. The good news is ...
New climate change report predicts that thousands will die or get sickCharlotte Observer
2030 summer heat could kill 11000 Americans, White House saysWashington Times
Overnight Energy: WH says climate change threatens public healthThe Hill
TheBlaze.com -WHAS11.com -Money Talks News (blog) -Science Recorder
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Tesla misses delivery target, citing company 'hubris' - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2016-04-05 02:08

Los Angeles Times

Tesla misses delivery target, citing company 'hubris'
Los Angeles Times
Tesla Motors reminded customers Monday that it sells cars other than the Model 3, and that it sometimes has trouble meeting expectations. The automaker announced that it delivered 14,820 luxury vehicles in the first quarter of 2016, falling short of ...
Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt: Fight to the death or EV lovefest?CNET
The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go throughWashington Post
Tesla's Model 3: What If Nissan's LEAF Reservations Disaster Repeats Itself?Seeking Alpha
Motley Fool -USA TODAY -The San Diego Union-Tribune -Chicago Tribune
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