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Google pulls Taliban app from Play Store - Mashable

Tue, 2016-04-05 02:05

Mashable

Google pulls Taliban app from Play Store
Mashable
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, Afghan Taliban fighters listen to Mullah Mohammed Rasool, the newly-elected leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban, in Farah province, Afghanistan. Image: AP Photo, File. Headshot_2015_karissabell_1. By ...
Taliban Android app latest example of group's growing tech savvyChristian Science Monitor
Google Play family icons updated with consistent designsSlashGear
Six Ways to Master the Google Play StoreSuperSite for Windows
PhoneDog -Engadget -Digital Trends -Raw Story
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Google rolls out Nexus security updates for April - PhoneDog

Tue, 2016-04-05 01:39

PhoneDog

Google rolls out Nexus security updates for April
PhoneDog
Google has officially deployed the latest monthly security update for its Nexus mobile devices. In the process of rolling out the updates, the tech giant also detailed the various issues being fixed in the newest monthly release, including 8 particular ...
April's Android Security Update Kicks Off Today With Factory Images (Updated)Droid Life (press release) (blog)
Google Releases Changelog for April 2016 Security PatchAndroid Headlines - Android News
Google's Nexus security update for April fixes 8 critical Android bugsTechCrunch
The Christian Times -ZDNet -Phandroid.com -Engadget
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NASA partners with Microsoft to launch “mixed reality” Mars exhibit - TechCrunch

Tue, 2016-04-05 01:33

TechCrunch

NASA partners with Microsoft to launch “mixed reality” Mars exhibit
TechCrunch
NASA has collaborated with Microsoft to create a new mixed-reality exhibit known as “Destination: Mars“, allowing the public to explore the red planet with holographic tour guides. The exhibit will open this summer in Florida at NASA's Kennedy Space ...
How virtual, augmented reality helps NASA explore spaceSan Jose Mercury News
NASA's use of HoloLens puts you on Mars with Buzz AldrinEngadget
Could basin on Mars host remains of ancient biosphere?CBS News
The Space Reporter -Maine News Online -The Weather Channel -CNET
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This 'Kite Runner' arthopod kept its young tethered to its body with strings - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2016-04-05 01:13

Los Angeles Times

This 'Kite Runner' arthopod kept its young tethered to its body with strings
Los Angeles Times
Modern-day parents aren't the first to put their kids on a leash. This week researchers describe an unusual 430-million-year-old arthropod that appears to have kept its young tethered to its body with strings in order to keep them safe. Arthropods are ...
Fossil sheds light on how ancient crustacean carried youngNew Haven Register
Tiny Ancient Creature Carried Its Babies Like 'Kites'Live Science
This Bizarre Creature Flew Its Babies Like KitesNational Geographic
Gizmodo -Headlines & Global News -UPI.com -Discovery News
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Intel's New President Oversees Big Management Changes - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 2016-04-04 22:24

Seeking Alpha

Intel's New President Oversees Big Management Changes
Seeking Alpha
This Seeking Alpha Eye on Tech column looks at the pending departures of the execs respectively in charge of Intel's PC/mobile processor and IoT product divisions. News of the departures shortly follows a Bloomberg report, stating wireless modem/radio ...
Announced Intel Exec Changes Suggest Mobile Chip Direction?Android Headlines - Android News
Intel's Heads of PCs, IoT Step Down; New Strategy? Asks Sterne Agee CRTBarron's (blog)
Shake-up: Two Top Intel Executives in Charge of PC's and the Internet of Things Abruptly LeavePatently Apple
Engadget -EE Times -CRN -InfoWorld
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UPDATE 1-US unveiling new comparison Internet service labels - Reuters

Mon, 2016-04-04 16:51

The Verge

UPDATE 1-US unveiling new comparison Internet service labels
Reuters
(Updates with quotes, more details). By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON, April 4 The Obama administration on Monday unveiled new labels for broadband and mobile Internet service, aimed at helping the nation's web users make price and service ...
FCC tries to make it easier to shop for Internet serviceUSA TODAY
The FCC's New Broadband Explainers Just Make It More ComplicatedGizmodo
FCC Wants To Boost Transparency With "Nutrition Labels" For BroadbandForbes
Digital Trends -ValueWalk -Broadcasting & Cable -Weatherford Democrat
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Exoplanet in a stable orbit around star with triple star system found using KELT - PerfScience

Mon, 2016-04-04 02:26

Nerdist

Exoplanet in a stable orbit around star with triple star system found using KELT
PerfScience
Astronomers have recently made an announcement of the discovery of an exoplanet in a stable orbit around a star, occupying a triple star system. The specific world doesn't possess a solid surface. They have introduced KELT-4Ab, which is a gas giant ...
Astronomers find planet with three sunsThe Space Reporter
Exoplanet is nearest of its kind with three sunsModern Readers
KELT-4Ab Belongs to An Exclusive Club - A Planet With Three SunsNews Ledge
Christian Science Monitor -MicroCap Magazine -Nerdist (satire) (blog) -ChristianToday
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Acer launches Chromebase with 24-inch, 1080p touchscreen - Maine News Online

Mon, 2016-04-04 02:16

Maine News Online

Acer launches Chromebase with 24-inch, 1080p touchscreen
Maine News Online
World's first touchscreen chromebase for meetings (CA24V), an all-in-one video conference system, has been launched today by Acer. The latest addition expands Acer's Chrome OS device portfolio. The device is the perfect for those looking for a ...
Acer's all-in-one Chromebase is designed for Video-ConferencingNews Every day
Acer's new $799 Chromebase all-in-one PC is optimized for video conferencingZDNet
Acer Chromebase Makes Video Conferencing AffordableInformationWeek
Modern Readers -MicroCap Magazine -eWeek -AfterDawn
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Your Oculus Rift might come late...with free shipping - CNET

Mon, 2016-04-04 01:12

Wall Street Journal

Your Oculus Rift might come late...with free shipping
CNET
Some good and bad news for customers eagerly awaiting the delivery of their Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets: A parts shortage is delaying the delivery of some headsets, but Facebook-owned Oculus will pick up the bill for shipping. Word of the ...
HTC acknowledges Vive pre-order auto-cancellations, fix comingSlashGear
Some Oculus Rift Shipments DelayedNasdaq
Oculus Rift And HTC Vive Pre-Orders Delayed Due To Shipping, Billing IssuesDesign & Trend
VentureBeat -Pulse Headlines -Gamespresso (press release) -Road to VR
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The FBI's ability to hack into an iPhone may not last much longer - Digital Trends

Mon, 2016-04-04 00:58

Digital Trends

The FBI's ability to hack into an iPhone may not last much longer
Digital Trends
If the FBI wants to help local law enforcement crack into iPhones, it may need to act fast. According to experts both inside and outside Apple, once the security flaw that allowed officials to get inside the mobile device is fixed, the opportunity for ...
Wolff: Apple/US battle start of longer warUSA TODAY
CASSIE MacDUFF: Encryption battle cuts both waysPress-Enterprise
FBI to assist local police in Unlocking Local iPhonesNews Every day
Madison.com -Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -The Star Online -PC Magazine
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Blue Origin releases video from third launch and landing of New Shepard - TechCrunch

Sun, 2016-04-03 23:33

TechCrunch

Blue Origin releases video from third launch and landing of New Shepard
TechCrunch
Remember when Blue Origin made history by vertically landing a rocket after launching it into space? Remember when they reused that same rocket and then landed it again? Well, today Jeff Bezos' rocket company, once again, launched that very same New ...
Video: Jeff Bezos shares drone's-eye view of Blue Origin spaceship's flightGeekWire
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Rocket Launches And Lands For The Third TimeTech Times
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Is a Step Closer to Space TravelWall Street Journal
Christian Science Monitor -SlashGear -KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather -UPI.com
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Sony Computer Entertainment Renames to Sony Interactive Entertainment - News Every day

Sun, 2016-04-03 21:27

News Every day

Sony Computer Entertainment Renames to Sony Interactive Entertainment
News Every day
“Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and its related companies in charge of PlayStation® businesses in each region have today changed the corporate names as follows, in accordance with the establishment of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC (SIE)” Sony's ...
Sony Corporation changes name, implements major operational reforms: Will this impact gamers?TheUSBport
Sony Computer Entertainment is Now Sony Interactive EntertainmentGame Rant
Sony Computer Entertainment Officially Changes NameNZGamer.com
Gematsu -Engadget -Morning Ticker -GameZone
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How To Make Your Own #TalkToMe Video - Huffington Post

Sun, 2016-04-03 04:29

Huffington Post

How To Make Your Own #TalkToMe Video
Huffington Post
The Huffington Post is building a movement to spark conversations between parents and children. We'd love for you to be part of it. Talk To Me is a new video series featuring parents in conversation with their children. You can join the movement by ...
Facebook Live -- You're Either Gonna Love It or Despise It!Modern Readers
Facebook Live video for law firmsReal Lawyers Have Blogs (blog)
Facebook launchs Meerkat, Periscope style live video option – Sacramento Tech ZoneDaily Star Gazette
New York Times -SFGate -Virginia Gazette
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Claim: GamerGate just got a woman fired - Morning Ticker

Sun, 2016-04-03 01:23

Morning Ticker

Claim: GamerGate just got a woman fired
Morning Ticker
The movement, which has been ripped for harassing women, may have just scored a big victory in a perceived war against women in gaming. Nintendo has fired product marketing specialist Alison Rapp, a frequent target of a movement known as ...
GamerGate may have struck again as Nintendo sacks female employeeModern Readers
Nintendo Firing a Female Gamer Only Makes the Trolls More RabidWIRED
Alison Rapp: Female Nintendo Employee FiredPulse Headlines
MicroCap Magazine -TheWrap -Forbes -Gadget Gestures
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Washington White Nose Bat Death Becomes First West Of Rockies - Huffington Post

Sun, 2016-04-03 01:01

Huffington Post

Washington White Nose Bat Death Becomes First West Of Rockies
Huffington Post
This is the first time the disease, which killed 6 million bats in the eastern U.S., has been detected on the West Coast. 04/02/2016 07:57 pm ET. Peter Andrew Hart Front Page Editor. Progressive Animal Welfare Society. This Washington state bat became ...
Bat-killing disease found in Washington state, first in WestCoos Bay World
Tracking and saving white-nose sick bats in SmokiesWCNC.com
The White-nose syndrome reaches Washington state batsPulse Headlines
Modern Readers -Christian Science Monitor -High Country News -Tech Times
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Google's asinine Gmail prank: What were these fools thinking? [updated] - Computerworld

Sat, 2016-04-02 22:06

Computerworld

Google's asinine Gmail prank: What were these fools thinking? [updated]
Computerworld
Google appeared to troll Gmail users yesterday, by adding a childish GIF to their sent email and making their replies disappear. If that sounds stupid and asinine to you, then you'd be right. Your humble blogwatcher tries to avoid April Fool's Day ...
April Fools prank leaves Google red-facedInquirer.net
In Dropping the Mic, Google Dropped One Hell of a ClangerModern Readers
Mic Drop Prank Goes Horribly Wrong, And Google Says Sorry: Are You Seeing Your Mic-Dropped Gmail Messages ...Tech Times
USA TODAY -New York Times -ABC10.com -Washington Post
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I Ditched My Glasses For Virtual Reality - Kotaku

Sat, 2016-04-02 20:03

Kotaku

I Ditched My Glasses For Virtual Reality
Kotaku
These are my eyes. Normally they are surrounded by thick frames with thicker glass. But now that virtual reality is a thing, I needed room on my face for other things. After nearly three decades I'm switching from eyeglasses to contacts. Note the ...
Citing Delays, Oculus Refunding Shipping Fees for Rift OrdersPC Magazine
Oculus drops shipping fees as apology for Rift delaysVentureBeat
Oculus apologizes for shipping delays, will waive shipping fees for all orders to dateThe Verge
Engadget -Fortune -Hot Hardware -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Awesome photo of Comet 67P: Lessons from the Rosetta mission - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 2016-04-02 18:12

Christian Science Monitor

Awesome photo of Comet 67P: Lessons from the Rosetta mission
Christian Science Monitor
The spacecraft captured the moment when the Sun, the comet and the spacecraft are perfectly aligned, resulting in a gorgeous backlit image of Comet 67P. By Bamzi Banchiri, Staff April 2, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. This image, provided by the ...
Most recent image of Comet 67P provided by Rosetta mission is awesomeMaine News Online
ESA's Rosetta clicks Striking Picture of Comet 67PNH Voice
Comet 67P Captured in Stunning New Shot from Rosetta OrbiterModern Readers
Tech Times -International Business Times -MicroCap Magazine -Daily Star Gazette
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Tesla faces stiff challenges with Model 3 - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 2016-04-02 02:28

Los Angeles Times

Tesla faces stiff challenges with Model 3
Los Angeles Times
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has come one step closer to realizing his long-held dream of bringing affordable, zero-pollution vehicles to the world's highways. After months of secrecy, he unveiled the prototype for his planned $35,000 Model 3 ...
​At nearly 200000, Tesla Model 3 orders keep comingCBS News
Tesla's mass-market Model 3 stands poised to shake up the industryCNET
Huge Backlog Leaves Tesla Little Time to Ramp Up Model 3 ProductionWall Street Journal
Seeking Alpha -New York Times -Quartz -Houston Chronicle
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Potential Vikings site in North America spotted from space - CNN

Sat, 2016-04-02 00:28

CNN

Potential Vikings site in North America spotted from space
CNN
(CNN) Vikings -- known for their fearsome conquests -- first came to North America a thousand years ago, according to historians. Now scientists may be able to shed more light on that history with satellite images that reveal what may be a Norse site ...
Possible Viking Settlement in Canada Revealed in Satellite ImagesLive Science
New Viking site in North America? Experts eye satellite data for potential discoveryFox News
Archaeologists may have discovered additional Viking settlements in the New WorldExtremeTech
Business Insider -SlashGear -WCAI -GlobalPost
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