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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey delivers first Rift to Alaskan customer - VentureBeat

Sat, 2016-03-26 23:11

VentureBeat

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey delivers first Rift to Alaskan customer
VentureBeat
Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus VR, traveled to Anchorage, Alaska, to hand deliver the first Oculus Rift the first person who preordered one. Ross Martin, a Native Alaskan whose mother built dog sleds, was the first person in the world to receive a ...
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey hand-delivers first Rift VR headset to customerTechCrunch
Oculus creator Palmer Luckey flies to Alaska to deliver first Rift VR headset to customerCNET
Check out the video of Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey hand delivering the first Rift in AlaskaBusiness Insider
Re/code -PC Gamer -Twinfinite -GameSpot
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Microbe with stripped-down DNA may hint at secrets of life - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 2016-03-26 22:45

Houston Chronicle

Microbe with stripped-down DNA may hint at secrets of life
Houston Chronicle
This photo shows electron micrographs of clusters of cells from a new bacterium, dubbed JCVI-Syn 3.0, magnified about 15,000 times. This is the world's first minimal bacterial cell. . This photo shows electron micrographs of clusters of cells from.
Scientists Create Stripped-Down Organism With Smallest GenomeNews Every day
Scientists Build A Live, No-Frills Cell That Could Have A Big FutureNew Hampshire Public Radio
Scientists Synthesize the Shortest Known Genome Necessary for LifeNewsFactor Network
Maine News Online -Yahoo News -The Atlantic -ExtremeTech
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How a Fredkin gate could be a quantum leap forward for computing - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 2016-03-26 21:51

Christian Science Monitor

How a Fredkin gate could be a quantum leap forward for computing
Christian Science Monitor
Building quantum computers is tricky business, with a range of obstacles still to overcome, but scientists have had a recent breakthrough with a new circuit that could speed up development. By Corey Fedde, Staff March 26, 2016. Save for later Saved. close.
First Fredkin Gate Successfully Developed, Quantum Computers A Step Closer To RealityTech Times
Quantum Fredkin Gates Could Make Quantum Computing AffordableCDA News
Advancement in Fredkin gate termed as big leap for Quantum ComputingNH Voice
Regal Tribune -Modern Readers -MicroCap Magazine -The Marshalltown
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Microsoft is now shipping its delayed $8999 Surface Hub displays to businesses - The Verge

Sat, 2016-03-26 21:01

The Verge

Microsoft is now shipping its delayed $8999 Surface Hub displays to businesses
The Verge
When Microsoft announced its massive Surface Hub digital whiteboards in 2015, it wanted to transform business meetings. Unfortunately, that vision has been delayed — twice — but as of yesterday, the Surface Hub is now ready for the real world.
Microsoft Surface Hub 84-Inch And 55-Inch Collaborative Work Displays Finally Shipping After Multiple DelaysHot Hardware
Microsoft's huge, expensive Surface Hub finally starts shippingSlashGear
Enterprise-oriented Microsoft Surface Hub screens are finally on their wayModern Readers
News Every day -Tech Times -PCWorld -Computerworld
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Hey, I know you! How Antarctic skuas recognize humans - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 2016-03-26 20:08

Christian Science Monitor

Hey, I know you! How Antarctic skuas recognize humans
Christian Science Monitor
Antarctic seabirds, called brown skuas, can recognize humans who venture too close to their nests, say scientists. By Christina Beck, Staff March 26, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Australian long-distance runner Mina Guli, the founder and CEO of ...
Remote Antarctic bird can recognize individual humansExaminer.com
Antarctic Birds Can Recognize Individual Humans, Study SaysHeadlines & Global News
Study reveals antarctic birds are able to recognize and remember human individualsPulse Headlines
PerfScience -Tech Times -Morning Ticker -The Inquisitr
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SUVs Snag the Spotlight at New York Auto Show - NBCNews.com

Sat, 2016-03-26 19:01

CNN International

SUVs Snag the Spotlight at New York Auto Show
NBCNews.com
When Mazda pulled the wraps off the new MX-5 Miata RF, a new version of its 2-seat roadster, on Thursday, it was one of the rare exceptions at a New York International Auto Show marked by the debut of a score of new sport- and crossover-utility vehicles.
2016 New York Auto Show Highlights: Genesis, Lincoln, Mazda, Audi, More!SlashGear
New York Auto Show: 15 Things to Do at the Show!New York Daily News
The 10 Must-See Debuts from the 2016 New York Auto ShowCar and Driver
SYS-CON Media (press release) -Motor Authority -Yahoo Finance -The Detroit News
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Microsoft 'deeply sorry' for Tay chatbot, will bring it back when 'vulnerability' is fixed - PCWorld

Fri, 2016-03-25 21:43

PCWorld

Microsoft 'deeply sorry' for Tay chatbot, will bring it back when 'vulnerability' is fixed
PCWorld
A Microsoft executive said Friday that the company was “deeply sorry” for the “unintended offensive and hurtful” tweets the company's Tay chatbot delivered earlier this week. “Tay is now offline and we'll look to bring Tay back only when we are ...
Tay, the neo-Nazi millennial chatbot, gets autopsiedArs Technica
Microsoft's AI Tay offends and goes offline; Deepdrumpf AI snarksNetwork World
Microsoft apologizes for 'offensive and hurtful tweets' from its AI botThe Verge
Neowin -Washington Post -Reuters -VentureBeat
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Bitmojis are worth how much?! Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips video - CNET - CNET

Fri, 2016-03-25 21:43

CNET

Bitmojis are worth how much?! Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips video - CNET
CNET
An emoji cartoon app could now be part of Snapchat, Apple creates its first TV series, and Netflix admits to throttling some customer's video streams. Share (0). facebook. twitter. googleplus. linkedin. Transcript. Transcription not available for ...
How Snapchat's costly acquisition of bitmoji-maker Bitstrips could pay offLos Angeles Times
Snapchat buys Bitstrips for its crazy, personalized emojiDigital Trends
Snapchat Buys Bitmoji, the Cartoon App Moms Love, for $100 MillionNew York Magazine
TechCrunch -SlashGear -USA TODAY -Refinery29
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Google's Nik Collection of Photo Plugins Now Free - PC Magazine

Fri, 2016-03-25 21:29

PC Magazine

Google's Nik Collection of Photo Plugins Now Free
PC Magazine
If you're an avid photo editor, you probably already have a pretty decent workflow for transforming so-so shots into lovely digital images. Those who want a little bit more of a helping hand, or just a few new tools in their bag of tricks, will welcome ...
Google's high-end Nik Collection photo software is now free, and probably deadPCWorld
$150 Nik Collection of Photo Editing Plugins Now Free for AllDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Google's gift to photographers -- Nik Collection now available for freeBetaNews
Android Police -TechSpot -Latin Times -The Creators Project (blog)
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Updated: Netflix Gets Hammered Over 'Throttling' - Multichannel News

Fri, 2016-03-25 20:25

Christian Science Monitor

Updated: Netflix Gets Hammered Over 'Throttling'
Multichannel News
The pushback was particularly strong given Netflix's push for net neutrality rules that prevent ISPs from discriminating and require them to tell customers how they are managing their networks. There have long been rumblings, sometimes not so quietly ...
Netflix has Been Throttling Verizon and AT&T Streams to 360pDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Netflix Throttling Video Streams for (Most) Mobile UsersPC Magazine
New Netflix Feature to Help Users Avoid Exceeding Mobile Data CapseWeek
Re/code -Slate Magazine (blog) -Android Police -TIME
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Amazon's Raspberry Pi guide lets coders use Alexa - BBC News

Fri, 2016-03-25 19:36

BBC News

Amazon's Raspberry Pi guide lets coders use Alexa
BBC News
Amazon has published an online guide explaining how to access its virtual assistant Alexa via a Raspberry Pi. The technique presents a lower-cost alternative to buying one of its Echo devices - which are not yet available outside of the US - and an ...
Amazon shows you how to make your own Amazon Echo using Raspberry PiPhandroid.com
Turn a Raspberry Pi into an Echo-like speaker with this recipe from AmazonTechHive
Free Siri! Why Apple should make an Echo competitorMacworld
SlashGear -Engadget -Tech Times -VentureBeat
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On Apple's original, unscripted TV show about the app economy - AppAdvice

Fri, 2016-03-25 19:32

New York Times

On Apple's original, unscripted TV show about the app economy
AppAdvice
There's been a lot of talk recently about Apple's first piece of original TV content: no, not that scripted series starring Dr. Dre, but rather an unscripted TV show about the App Store and the iOS app economy. Of course, this could be a surprise ...
Apple announces first original TV series, to explore app ecosytemZDNet
Apple's first original TV series sounds an awful lot like an ad for the App StoreWashington Post
Apple's Worst Idea Ever?Fortune
UPROXX -International Business Times -Apple Insider -Macworld
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Sony Forms ForwardWorks, A First-Party Development Studio For Mobile Games - Android Police

Thu, 2016-03-24 22:24

Android Police

Sony Forms ForwardWorks, A First-Party Development Studio For Mobile Games
Android Police
For all its flaws, mobile gaming is kind of a big deal. Even world-class gaming hardware and software companies like Sony would be ill-advised to ignore it. And they aren't: today Sony announced that it's forming a new first-party development company ...
PlayStation 4K is reportedly real, so what kind of performance can we expect?ExtremeTech
Why Plans For An Upgraded PS4 Are ConcerningGame Rant
The Rumored More Powerful PlayStation 4.5 Is Real, Report SaysCinema Blend
Apple Insider -AppAdvice -Mashable -WIRED
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Microsoft says it's making 'adjustments' to Tay chatbot after Internet 'abuse' - PCWorld

Thu, 2016-03-24 21:26

PCWorld

Microsoft says it's making 'adjustments' to Tay chatbot after Internet 'abuse'
PCWorld
It sounds like Microsoft's Tay chatbot is getting a time-out, as Microsoft instructs her on how to talk with strangers on the Internet. Because, as the company quickly learned, the citizens of the Internet can't be trusted with that task. In a ...
Microsoft yanks new AI Twitter bot after it begins spreading Nazi propagandaExtremeTech
How the Internet corrupted Microsoft's sweet teen 'Tay' video - CNETCNET
The terrifying lesson of the Trump-supporting Nazi chat bot TayWashington Post (blog)
Fox News -NPR -Apple Insider -TechRepublic
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iPhone SE Reviews: Blazingly Fast With Impressive Battery Life - Mac Rumors

Thu, 2016-03-24 19:51

Mac Rumors

iPhone SE Reviews: Blazingly Fast With Impressive Battery Life
Mac Rumors
Apple let press go hands-on with the iPhone SE at its launch event and provided several publications with iPhone SE review units ahead of the device's debut, and we've gathered excerpts from each site to highlight the general release reaction to Apple ...
Why the cheapest iPhone ever is still a bad dealCNET
The 9.7-inch iPad Pro is now available for preordersMacworld
Who would actually use the selfie flash on a 9.7" iPad Pro?Apple Insider
9 to 5 Mac -Mashable -BGR -Forbes
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Mapstr adds directions to its app to keep track of your favorite places - TechCrunch

Thu, 2016-03-24 19:20

TechCrunch

Mapstr adds directions to its app to keep track of your favorite places
TechCrunch
French startup Mapstr is a nifty bookmarking apps, but for your favorite places. It lets you keep track of restaurants, bars, shops or your friends' homes. With today's update, you can now get walking, driving and public transport directions with ...
Google Maps iOS App Now Lets You Compare Fares for Uber and Other ServicesBidness ETC
Google Maps iOS app now gives ride fares & pickup times for five more services9 to 5 Mac
Google Maps updated with ride service tab and Spotlight searchAppAdvice
Engadget -The Verge -Cult of Mac -Morning News USA
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Razer BlackWidow X Chroma, Quick Look - Tom's Hardware

Thu, 2016-03-24 19:01

Tom's Hardware

Razer BlackWidow X Chroma, Quick Look
Tom's Hardware
Razer announced a new lineup of BlackWidow X keyboards, which in one fell swoop tripled the number of mechanical switch keyboards it sells. The highest-end model of the new crop is the BlackWidow X Chroma, an RGB-lit keyboard with a full numpad that ...
Razer goes budget-friendly with new Blackwidow X keyboard lineTechCrunch
Razer resurrects Cherry MX switches for its new BlackWidow X keyboardPCWorld
Razer's gaming keyboards now sport a more pared-down designEngadget
Digital Trends -SlashGear -The Tech Report, LLC -Maximum PC
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YouTube may run with its own live-video app - CNET

Thu, 2016-03-24 17:40

The Verge

YouTube may run with its own live-video app
CNET
The YouTube app serves up all sorts of video, but not live-streaming for the masses. Watch out, Twitter and Facebook. Google may be aiming to snag its own cut of the live video streaming market. The search giant has been cooking up its own live ...
YouTube Connect to challenge Pericope, Facebook LiveTechnoBuffalo
Google close to releasing live-streaming video product to rival Twitter's Periscope and Facebook LiveSiliconBeat
YouTube Connect rumored to be upcoming live streaming app from GooglePhoneDog
ValueWalk -Android Community -MediaPost Communications -TechSpot
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Ceres' Puzzling Bright Spots, Giant Mountain Feature in New Close-Up Photos - Space.com

Thu, 2016-03-24 12:45

Space.com

Ceres' Puzzling Bright Spots, Giant Mountain Feature in New Close-Up Photos
Space.com
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Ceres is coming into focus, but many mysteries about the dwarf planet remain. Newly released images captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal a close-up look at Ceres' odd bright spots and giant mountain, and hint at the ...
Spectacular Ceres images deepen mystery of dwarf planet's geologyChristian Science Monitor
Ceres' mysterious bright spots revealed in unprecedented detailTechCrunch
NASA's Dawn Spacecraft provides high resolution details of Bright Spots and complex features on Dwarf Planet CeresClarksville Online
Discovery News -National Geographic -Astrobiology Magazine (registration) -Forbes
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Ancient polar ice reveals tilting of Earth's moon - indiablooms

Thu, 2016-03-24 04:34

indiablooms

Ancient polar ice reveals tilting of Earth's moon
indiablooms
Washington, Mar 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): New NASA-funded research provides evidence that the spin axis of Earth's moon shifted by about five degrees roughly three billion years ago. The evidence of this motion is recorded in the distribution of ...
Moon Once Looked Different From EarthNewser

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