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Ever wondered what a black hole looks like? MIT is here to help - The Boston Globe

Tue, 2016-06-07 01:01

The Boston Globe

Ever wondered what a black hole looks like? MIT is here to help
The Boston Globe
We could be one step closer to knowing what a black hole looks like, thanks to a new algorithm developed by MIT researchers. The method, called Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction using Patch priors (CHIRP), would take data from radio ...
New algorithm may lead to a picture of an actual black holeEngadget
We May Soon Capture The First Real Image Of A Black HolePopular Science
Scientists Plan to Capture Black Hole ImagesPC Magazine
The Space Reporter -Daily Mail -R & D Magazine -I4U News
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Shocking New Research Confirms an Old Myth About How Electric Eels Defend Themselves - Slate Magazine

Mon, 2016-06-06 23:59

Slate Magazine

Shocking New Research Confirms an Old Myth About How Electric Eels Defend Themselves
Slate Magazine
At the turn of the 19th century, German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt was exploring South America when he hired a group of local fishermen to collect electric eels for him. Humboldt had been experimenting with creating batteries, and was eager to ...
Watch these leaping electric eels validate one of science history's wackiest storiesWashington Post
Leaping Electric Eels Resolve a Centuries-Old MysteryGizmodo
Electric eels make leaping attacksPhys.Org
New York Times -The Atlantic -Christian Science Monitor -Smithsonian
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Horizon Zero Dawn Collector's Edition Is $119.99, Includes Aloy Statue - PlayStation LifeStyle

Mon, 2016-06-06 22:32

PlayStation LifeStyle

Horizon Zero Dawn Collector's Edition Is $119.99, Includes Aloy Statue
PlayStation LifeStyle
Following the February 28, 2017 release date announcement earlier today for Horizon Zero Dawn, Sony and Guerrilla Games have revealed the Collector's Edition, pre-order bonuses, and more. First up, here's what you get for pre-ordering Horizon Zero ...
PS4-exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn delayed until 2017CNET
PS4's Horizon: Zero Dawn $120 Collector's Edition RevealedGameSpot
New Horizon Zero Dawn Trailer Reveals February 2017 DelayTech Times
VentureBeat -Attack of the Fanboy -Game Rant -Cinema Blend
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Stone Age Aegean Sea migrants brought agriculture to Europe - Washington Post

Mon, 2016-06-06 21:09

Washington Post

Stone Age Aegean Sea migrants brought agriculture to Europe
Washington Post
BERLIN — Stone Age people from the Aegean Sea region moved into central and southern Europe some 8,000 years ago and introduced agriculture to a continent still dominated at the time by hunter-gatherers, scientists say. The findings are based on ...
Early farmers from across Europe were direct descendants of AegeansEurekAlert (press release)
Early European farmers direct descendants of AegeansUPI.com
Stone Age Aegean Migrants Brought Farming to Europe, Study FindsI4U News
Cosmos -Popular Archaeology
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Facebook Live attacks Twitch with game streaming - TechCrunch

Mon, 2016-06-06 19:28

TechCrunch

Facebook Live attacks Twitch with game streaming
TechCrunch
If people spend a lot of time doing something on the Internet, you can bet Facebook wants a piece. Its latest conquest attempt is the video game streaming business ruled by Twitch and YouTube. Today, Facebook announced its working with World Of ...
Facebook gets in game-streaming with BlizzardYahoo News
The Overwatch Equivalent Of Liking Your Own Facebook PostKotaku
Ugh, Blizzard games will begin asking you to log in to Facebook to stream themPCWorld
Wall Street Journal -Polygon -Business Insider -International Business Times
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T-Mobile's next 'Un-carrier' move is to buy your loyalty with free stuff - CNET

Mon, 2016-06-06 17:45

CNET

T-Mobile's next 'Un-carrier' move is to buy your loyalty with free stuff
CNET
T-Mobile plans to give company shares to its customers. T-Mobile. T-Mobile wants its customers invested in the company's future. Literally. The nation's third-largest wireless carrier said Monday that it will give one share of T-Mobile stock to ...
T-Mobile Uncarrier 11 Includes T-Mobile Tuesdays and Stock UpDroid Life (press release) (blog)
T-Mobile Gives Customers Free Pizza, StockPC Magazine
T-Mobile is continuing its 'un-carrier' shtick with a stock handout, Frostys and other freebiesRecode
CNNMoney -TmoNews -The Verge -FierceWireless
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Uber seeks to placate drivers with a host of new app features - The Verge

Mon, 2016-06-06 15:00

The Verge

Uber seeks to placate drivers with a host of new app features
The Verge
Being an Uber driver can be a pain in the ass. Just ask, well, any of them. They'll start out by saying, "Sure, I love the flexibility," but then pepper you with a long list of complaints. Some want to get paid more. Others want employee benefits and ...
The secret behind Uber's success is surprisingly simpleBusiness Insider Australia
Uber intros 'pause,' discounts, and other quality-of-life features on new driver-focused blogTechCrunch
Uber pushes new driver-friendly features amid lawsuits and scrutinyMashable
SFGate -Business Insider -Insurance Journal -The Daily News Online
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Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts targeted by hackers - CNBC

Mon, 2016-06-06 09:03

CNBC

Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts targeted by hackers
CNBC
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has had his Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts briefly hacked at the weekend, according to various reports. A hacker group called OurMine reportedly took over the billionaire's Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest ...
Mark Zuckerberg's Social Media Accounts Hacked By Saudi Arabia-Based Group OurMineInternational Business Times
Hey, look! Even the Zuck can get hit by hackersDigital Trends
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Founder's Twitter And Pinterest Accounts HackedThe Inquisitr
STV News -NDTV -New York Post -Design & Trend
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KnuEdgeKnuEdge CEO Dan Goldin - Business Insider

Mon, 2016-06-06 09:01

Business Insider

KnuEdgeKnuEdge CEO Dan Goldin
Business Insider
From 1992 to 2001, Dan Goldin served as the longest-tenured Adminstrator of NASA, overseeing projects like the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor and the redesign of the International Space Station. After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing ...
Former NASA chief unveils $100 million neural chip maker KnuEdgeVentureBeat
Former NASA Chief Develops Brain-Like ChipsWall Street Journal
A former NASA chief just launched this AI startup to turbocharge neural computingPCWorld
Marketwired (press release) -Tom's Hardware -City A.M. -Yahoo Finance UK
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Cortana On Android Phones Now Possible With Microsoft Band 2 Support - Design & Trend

Mon, 2016-06-06 05:58

Design & Trend

Cortana On Android Phones Now Possible With Microsoft Band 2 Support
Design & Trend
(Photo : Getty Images/Justin Sullivan ) Android phones can now take advantage of Microsoft's personal assistant, Cortana. Microsoft has dropped the app support that would enable Android phone users to utilize Cortana through the Microsoft Band 2. Over ...
Apple Watch 2 Vs. Microsoft Band 2: Can Apple Replicate Early Success?The Bitbag
Microsoft Band 2 Update Now Lets Android Smartphones Support CortanaTech Times
Microsoft Band 2 now has support for Cortana on AndroidThe Indian Express
Ubergizmo -TechnoBuffalo -SuperSite for Windows -SlashGear
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Verizon's 'Can you hear me now?' guy is back... with Sprint - CNET

Mon, 2016-06-06 03:08

CNET

Verizon's 'Can you hear me now?' guy is back... with Sprint
CNET
Actor Paul Marcarelli is back on television, but with Sprint. He previously spent a decade as a pitchman for Verizon. Sprint. Many of you will remember Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" campaign. You know, the one that featured a horn-rimmed ...
Verizon's 'can you hear me now?' guy has defected to SprintThe Verge
Verizon's 'can you hear me now' guy joins SprintCNNMoney
Verizon's `Can you hear me now' guy now at SprintUSA TODAY
Business Wire (press release) -PhoneDog -GeekWire -Recode
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Here's how Facebook Messenger will change banking - VentureBeat

Mon, 2016-06-06 00:49

VentureBeat

Here's how Facebook Messenger will change banking
VentureBeat
The Facebook Messenger platform opens many doors for easier, better digital interactions by enabling businesses to embed codes in chat conversations. Businesses can now obtain user messages, translate them into action requests, and send back ...
Facebook begins removing chat from its mobile site, nudges users toward its Messenger appPCWorld
Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app to push people to MessengerTechCrunch
Facebook Disabling Messaging on Mobile Web; Forces Users to Download MessengerNDTV
Yahoo News -PC Magazine -Business Insider -Forbes
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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks - Greenbot

Sun, 2016-06-05 23:13

Engadget

Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks
Greenbot
Last month, at the annual Google I/O developers conference, Google announced that it would add the Play Store into Chrome OS, allowing Chrome OS users to easily download and run Android apps on their Chromebooks. If you're curious as to how it'll all ...
Google shows how Android apps will run on your ChromebookEngadget
Here's how simple it is to run Android apps on your ChromebookAlphr
How Android Apps Run On ChromebookUbergizmo
Android Police -Android Headlines -Tech Insider -Phandroid.com
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Tor Project's Jacob Appelbaum Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations - PC Magazine

Sun, 2016-06-05 21:04

PC Magazine

Tor Project's Jacob Appelbaum Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
PC Magazine
Digital rights activist Jacob Appelbaum is out at the Tor Project. His departure was announced in a fairly non-descriptive blog post this past Thursday—a blog post that, by its very nature, begs those involved with Tor (or just curious) to ask ...
Tor developer Jacob Appelbaum quits after “sexual mistreatment” allegationsArs Technica
Jacob Appelbaum leaves Tor Project following allegations of sexual misconduct and assaultThe Verge
Jacob Applebaum steps down from Tor Project amid harassment accusationsThe Register
TechCrunch -Mic -Techaeris -The Merkle
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Bose QuietComfort 35 (hands-on): Finally, an active noise-canceling wireless headphone from Bose - CNET

Sun, 2016-06-05 16:00

CNET

Bose QuietComfort 35 (hands-on): Finally, an active noise-canceling wireless headphone from Bose
CNET
This is the Bose product a lot of people have been waiting for, the QuietComfort 35, an active noise cancelling headphone that's also wireless. At $350 (£290, AU $499), it costs more than the wired QuietComfort 25. But at least it's only $50 price bump ...
Bose finally made a wireless version of its great noise-cancelling headphonesThe Verge
Bose's Best Noise-Canceling Headphones Finally Go WirelessGizmodo
Bose Tips First Wireless Noise-Cancelling HeadphonesPC Magazine
USA TODAY -Mashable -TechHive -TechCrunch
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New RNA-Snipping Crispr Gene-Editing System May Help Treat Huntington's And Other Diseases - Tech Times

Sun, 2016-06-05 15:24

Tech Times

New RNA-Snipping Crispr Gene-Editing System May Help Treat Huntington's And Other Diseases
Tech Times
Researchers have developed a way to use Crispr to target the RNA in cells instead of DNA. If this technique proves successful, it could lead to better methods to modify the proteins in cells, or even eliminate cancer cells. ( Broad Institute | YouTube ).
The CRISPR Clash: Who owns this groundbreaking, DNA altering technique?IPWatchdog.com
RNA gene editing could stop viruses in their tracksEngadget
Scientists Find Form of Crispr Gene Editing With New CapabilitiesNew York Times
NH Voice -TIME -Pulse Headlines -Vocativ
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Mysterious underwater Greek 'city' built by microbes, say scientists - Christian Science Monitor

Sun, 2016-06-05 15:18

Christian Science Monitor

Mysterious underwater Greek 'city' built by microbes, say scientists
Christian Science Monitor
Scientists first thought that they had found an ancient city's columns and floors, but an absence of other cultural remnants made them think twice. By Christina Beck, Staff June 3, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. A dolomite "column" in Greek waters ...
Earlier considered lost city is in fact naturally occurring geological formationsNH Voice
Lost City Found Under the Sea is Not Man-Made, Researchers SayChristian Post
Turns out, underwater 'lost city' is natural formationFinancial Express
Arkansas Online -Maine News Online -USA TODAY -Live Science
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Stunning discovery at Harvard could totally change cell phones forever - Morning Ticker

Sun, 2016-06-05 03:06

Morning Ticker

Stunning discovery at Harvard could totally change cell phones forever
Morning Ticker
It's a huge discovery that scientists are calling revolutionary and game-changing in the world of optics. A flat lens that is made of paint whitener could totally change the future of optics. Researchers have come up with a lens that is just 2 mm ...
Flat lens promises possible revolution in opticsBBC News
A thinner, flatter lensHarvard Gazette
Optics revolution: flat, powerful camera lens can make phones even thinnerPhone Arena
physicsworld.com
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Is Facebook Eavesdropping On Your Private Conversations To Serve Better Targeted Ads? - Tech Times

Sat, 2016-06-04 16:46

Tech Times

Is Facebook Eavesdropping On Your Private Conversations To Serve Better Targeted Ads?
Tech Times
The world has been buzzing recently on concerns that Facebook is listening on users' private conversations. The company now offers an official statement on the matter, explaining when and why it needs that permission for microphone access. ( Facebook ...
Facebook officially addressed the conspiracy theory about listening to your phone callsThe Verge
Facebook Refutes Rumors Listening In Via Microphone To Target AdsI4U News
Is Facebook eavesdropping on us?Christian Science Monitor
Engadget -BetaNews -Gizmodo -BBC News
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Navy Develops Futuristic DAVD HUD For Augmented Reality Underwater - Tech Times

Sat, 2016-06-04 12:49

Tech Times

Navy Develops Futuristic DAVD HUD For Augmented Reality Underwater
Tech Times
The U.S. Navy announced its latest research program involving a Divers Augmented Vision Display that can use augmented reality on a head-up display. The Iron Man-inspired gadget will help professionals streamline their underwater activity. ( U.S. Navy ).
Navy develops diver's helmet with augmented realityArs Technica
Navy researchers develop 'Iron Man' style in-helmet HUD for diversTechCrunch
The Navy's Futuristic New Diving Helmet Turns Sailors Into MinionsGizmodo
Engadget -ZDNet -The Maritime Executive -SlashGear
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