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Apple looks pretty damn good at 40 - VentureBeat

Fri, 2016-04-01 23:09

VentureBeat

Apple looks pretty damn good at 40
VentureBeat
Apple Computer Company was founded 40 years ago today, on April Fools' Day, in Los Altos, California, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Gerald Wayne. To celebrate its big four-oh — as Microsoft did last year — the company is flying a ...
Apple at Forty: Steve Jobs Led Us to the Fourth DimensionThe New Yorker
At 40, Is Apple Inc. Still Going Strong?CBS Local
These unknowns created the world's most important technologiesNew York Post
Patently Apple -The Mac Observer -Fast Company -Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Report: Egypt nixed Free Basics over Facebook's refusal to spy - SlashGear

Fri, 2016-04-01 22:47

SlashGear

Report: Egypt nixed Free Basics over Facebook's refusal to spy
SlashGear
In December, news surfaced that Egypt had shut down Facebook's Free Basics Internet service, news that itself followed the social network's troubles in India. The move was a sudden one, and officials made no public announcements about their reason for ...
Facebook Free Basics Suspended in Egypt Over Spying RequestBidness ETC
Unable to Spy on Its Users, Egypt Banned Facebook's Free BasicsPC Magazine
Exclusive: Egypt blocked Facebook Internet service over surveillance - sourcesReuters
Council on Foreign Relations (blog) -Washington Post -Engadget -Blouin News Blogs
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Opportunity Rover on Mars Takes on Its Steepest Slope Yet - Space.com

Fri, 2016-04-01 22:31

Space.com

Opportunity Rover on Mars Takes on Its Steepest Slope Yet
Space.com
A shadow and tracks of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity appear in this March 22, 2016, image, which has been rotated 13.5 degrees to adjust for the tilt of the rover. The hillside descends to the left into "Marathon Valley." The floor of Endeavour Crater ...
Mars Rover Tackles Steep Hill, Spins Wheels, Gives UpDiscovery News
NASA's Opportunity Rover Got Stuck on a Hill on MarsGizmodo
New exhibit lets you take a walk on Mars with Buzz AldrinThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Tom's Guide -Tech Insider -Daily Mail -ECNmag.com
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Ancient snake's colors revealed through 10-million-year-old fossil - Fox News

Fri, 2016-04-01 20:31

Fox News

Ancient snake's colors revealed through 10-million-year-old fossil
Fox News
Scientists have used sophisticated scanning technology to discover what colors an ancient snake, captured in a colorless fossil, would have had on its skin. The 10-million-year-old snake, preserved as a fossil— but lacking a head—would have been ...
New study reconstructed true colors of ancient snake from colorless fossilPulse Headlines
This 10-million-year-old snake may help bring extinct animals into full colorChristian Science Monitor
10-Million-Year-Old Snake Revealed in Living ColorDiscovery News
MicroCap Magazine -EurekAlert (press release) -Gizmodo -Science Magazine
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LG's mildly disingenuous G5 ad stars infinity Jason Stathams - The Verge

Fri, 2016-04-01 14:51

The Verge

LG's mildly disingenuous G5 ad stars infinity Jason Stathams
The Verge
LG's new ad for the G5 smartphone brings to life that classic thought-experiment: what if the world was populated entirely by Jason Stathams? The ad shows Stathams starting fights on the subway, a Statham wearing a Statham mask robbing a bank staffed ...
Official LG G5 commercial features a city filled with Jason Stathoms running amok [VIDEO]Phandroid.com
Jason Statham Fights With Himself in Energy BBDO's First LG SpotAgencySpy
LG's Jason Statham ad is as weird as the G5Engadget
Mashable -androidandme.com -Pulse Headlines -UPROXX
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Seas could rise higher than predicted, drenching coastal cities: study - Reuters

Fri, 2016-04-01 01:19

TIME

Seas could rise higher than predicted, drenching coastal cities: study
Reuters
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global seas could rise nearly twice as much as previous, widely accepted estimates, according to a study published on Thursday saying low-lying cities face possible disaster by the end of the century. Sea levels ...
The Danger of a Runaway AntarcticaNew York Times
Study Predicts Sea Levels Could Rise More Than 50 Feet by 2500ABC News
Uh Oh: Antarctica Might Melt Much Faster Than We ThoughtSlate Magazine (blog)
The Keene Sentinel -NOLA.com -Vanity Fair -WTSP.com
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Tesla Model 3 live updates: Ahead of unveiling, marketing lessons from Elon Musk - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2016-04-01 00:48

Los Angeles Times

Tesla Model 3 live updates: Ahead of unveiling, marketing lessons from Elon Musk
Los Angeles Times
Tesla Motors is taking its first preorders for its new Model 3 -- envisioned as an affordable electric car for the masses -- from customers who show up today at Tesla retail stores. Online preorders will start at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time, an hour earlier ...
New Tesla economy car sets off a frenzy at showrooms in Tampa BayTampabay.com
Shootout: 2016 Audi S7 vs. 2016 Tesla Model S 90DCNET
Business HighlightsNew York Times
Detroit Free Press -azcentral.com -Daily Beast -CBS Local
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iPhone SE Is Apple's $30 Billion Bet On 4-Inch Screens - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 2016-04-01 00:37

NDTV

iPhone SE Is Apple's $30 Billion Bet On 4-Inch Screens
Seeking Alpha
Instead of representing a seismic shift in iPhone strategy, the iPhone SE is a byproduct of Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) current screen size differentiation strategy. Apple has given the iPhone SE a very specific mission: succeed the iPhone 5s and entice a ...
iPhone SE: New phone, same old partsCNET
iPhone SE generating low traffic at Apple Stores, in line with predictions, analyst saysApple Insider
iPhone SE Review Round Up: Cost, Camera & Display SizeiDigitalTimes.com
Digital Trends -Ars Technica -Investor's Business Daily -TechnoBuffalo
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FBI Tests Technique's Ability to Unlock More Versions of iPhone - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2016-03-31 23:43

Wall Street Journal

FBI Tests Technique's Ability to Unlock More Versions of iPhone
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Federal Bureau of Investigation is testing the method used to crack a terrorist's iPhone to see how many other versions of the device it could open, but it could take officials many more months to decide what to do with their newfound ...
New FBI iPhone Technique Unlikely to Help Nation's PoliceNBCNews.com
FBI Says It's Not Sure It Can Help in Arkansas Murder CaseABC News
AH Tech Talk: The FBI Won't Share Cracked iPhone ExploitAndroid Headlines - Android News
CNET -Huffington Post -Quartz -Breitbart News
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FCC Votes To Propose New Privacy Rules For Internet Service Providers - NPR

Thu, 2016-03-31 22:29

NPR

FCC Votes To Propose New Privacy Rules For Internet Service Providers
NPR
The Federal Communications Commission is officially proposing to begin regulating how Internet service providers handle user privacy. The agency is looking to restrict the companies' ability to share with advertisers and other third parties the ...
America's poor can now get cheaper Internet accessWashington Post
Technology|FCC Approves Broadband Subsidy for Low-Income HouseholdsNew York Times
FCC to tackle consumers' Internet privacy rulesUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -Reuters -Ars Technica -Los Angeles Times
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The U.S. And China Commit To Signing Paris Agreement On Earth Day - Huffington Post

Thu, 2016-03-31 21:47

Huffington Post

The U.S. And China Commit To Signing Paris Agreement On Earth Day
Huffington Post
Climate change is “a pillar of the U.S.-China bilateral relationship,” said the presidents of the world's two biggest emitters. 03/31/2016 04:42 pm ET. Kate Sheppard Senior reporter/Environment and energy editor, The Huffington Post. Xinhua News Agency ...
US, China to sign Paris climate pact next monthFox News Latino
The US and China have both agreed to sign the Paris climate accordBusiness Insider
US, China Will Sign Paris Climate Deal in AprilVoice of America
The White House (blog) -Washington Post -STLtoday.com -Xinhua
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305-Million-Year-Old 'Almost Spider' Unlocks Arachnid History - Scientific American

Thu, 2016-03-31 21:30

Scientific American

305-Million-Year-Old 'Almost Spider' Unlocks Arachnid History
Scientific American
A computed tomography image reveals the 305-million-year-old arachnid that is almost, but not quite, a spider. Credit: Garwood et al 2016/Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Advertisement. A new fossil found in France is almost a spider, but ...
Meet the interesting 'almost spider' from 305 million years agoseattlepi.com
Scientists Discover An Ancient Relative of the SpiderOuter Places
300-million-year-old fossil reveals evolution of spidersCBS News
Christian Science Monitor -Washington Post -89.3 KPCC -Tech Times
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Microsoft's vision of the future is Skynet for ordering pizza - Digital Trends

Thu, 2016-03-31 20:36

Digital Trends

Microsoft's vision of the future is Skynet for ordering pizza
Digital Trends
The recent victory of Google's AlphaGo over top-tier Go champion Lee Sedol put artificial intelligence back in the public mind, and Google is at the top on the list of companies most likely to produce our future robot overlords. Yet Microsoft has ...
Hands-on with the Skype messaging bots preview (video)WinBeta
Hulu, Nickelodeon, and NASCAR will make Windows 10 apps for Xbox OneThe Verge
2016: The Year of the (Ubuntu) Linux desktop on WindowsDatamation
Tom's Guide -TechRepublic -eWeek -Neowin
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First iPhone SE Teardown Reveals Mix of iPhone 5s, 6, and 6s Components - Mac Rumors

Thu, 2016-03-31 01:00

Fortune

First iPhone SE Teardown Reveals Mix of iPhone 5s, 6, and 6s Components
Mac Rumors
With the iPhone SE now available in several countries, the first teardown of the device has been conducted by Chipworks. As expected, the device uses a hodgepodge of components sourced from several past iPhones, including the iPhone 5, 6, and 6s, ...
Apple iPhone SE teardown reveals mashup of iPhone 5 & 6 series chips, few new partsApple Insider
Resolution in FBI-Apple case prolongs larger legal battleWashington Post
Apple v. the FBI: Is the Fight Over?Huffington Post
Reuters -Fox News -9 to 5 Mac -BGR
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Teardown of Oculus Rift finds good design that's somehow relatively easy to repair - TechCrunch

Thu, 2016-03-31 00:33

TechCrunch

Teardown of Oculus Rift finds good design that's somehow relatively easy to repair
TechCrunch
Sat-nav? More like stab-nav: RedZone routes you around the shady part of town. When a new category of gadget appears, it's understandable when the vanguard devices aren't the most well designed, or are resistant to disassembly and repair. Fortunately ...
iFixit dissects Oculus Rift to reveal custom display and new lensesVentureBeat
Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus Rift video on Facebook - and one moment of it is absolutely hilariousBusiness Insider
A Lot Of People Don't Really Know When Their Oculus Rift Is ComingKotaku
Attack of the Fanboy -Bloomberg -Engadget -TechSpot
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Microsoft hopes Cortana will lead an army of chatbots to victory - Engadget

Thu, 2016-03-31 00:14

Engadget

Microsoft hopes Cortana will lead an army of chatbots to victory
Engadget
If Bloomberg Businessweek's latest cover story didn't make obvious enough, the hour or so the company dedicated to them on stage at its BUILD developer conference should have cleared up any doubts: Microsoft sees Cortana as a big part of its future.
Why Microsoft just made a big bet on botsThe Verge
Microsoft's 5 biggest announcements at Build 2016 Day 1WinBeta
Microsoft pitches smart chats with computersWashington Post
CNET -Neowin -Ars Technica -Chicago Tribune
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We test HoloLens, VR's augmented cousin - USA TODAY

Thu, 2016-03-31 00:06

USA TODAY

We test HoloLens, VR's augmented cousin
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The line for a quick demo of HoloLens snaked through Moscone Center during Microsoft's Build 2016 developers conference Wednesday. The excitement is easy to explain. HoloLens is the world's first augmented reality device to hit ...
Microsoft's HoloLens partnerships show that augmented reality can be boring, tooThe Verge
Why Microsoft can't say when its incredible HoloLens will become a realityCNET
HoloLens could get into finance with this VR workstationMashable
Fortune -Phys.Org -PC Magazine -WinBeta
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'Hobbit' found in Indonesia may have gone extinct earlier than thought - Fox News

Wed, 2016-03-30 20:22

Fox News

'Hobbit' found in Indonesia may have gone extinct earlier than thought
Fox News
It turns out a tiny hominin nicknamed the “Hobbit” may have disappeared from the Indonesian island of Flores much earlier than scientists originally thought. When it was first discovered in 2003 in the Liang Bua cave, an international team concluded ...
Diminutive 'Hobbit' people vanished earlier than previously knownReuters
Mysterious 'hobbit' people died out earlier than thought, study suggestsChristian Science Monitor
Indonesian 'Hobbits' Died Out Longer Ago Than Thought: StudyTIME
BBC News -Live Science -UPI.com -Discovery News
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Citizen scientists capture video of large object crashing into Jupiter - Mashable

Wed, 2016-03-30 00:37

Mashable

Citizen scientists capture video of large object crashing into Jupiter
Mashable
Two amateur astronomers in different parts of the world captured what looks like an asteroid or comet impacting Jupiter on March 17. The independent videos — captured by John Mckeon and Gerrit Kernbauer on March 17 — show something slamming into ...
Jupiter Just Got Hit by a Comet or Asteroid ... Again (Video)Space.com
Another Impact on Jupiter?Sky & Telescope
Did an asteroid slam into Jupiter?Fox News
CNET -CBS Local -Daily Caller -Engadget
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