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FBI Tests Technique's Ability to Unlock More Versions of iPhone - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-01 00:43

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 23:29

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 22:47

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 22:30

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 21:36

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 02:00

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 01:33

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 01:14

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-03-31 01:06

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-03-30 21:22

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

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-03-30 01:37

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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Why Instagram Extended Its Video-Length Limit To 60 Seconds - Forbes

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-03-30 01:14

Forbes

Why Instagram Extended Its Video-Length Limit To 60 Seconds
Forbes
(Courtesy Instagram). Instagram influencers and users can now post videos that last up to 60 seconds, up from an earlier cap of 15 seconds. The change is launching on iOS and Android today and should be available to all users within the coming months.
Instagram adds longer videoUSA TODAY
Instagram needs editing tools to make new 60-second videos tolerableTechCrunch
Snapchat is growing upCNNMoney
CBS News -TheStreet.com -Macworld -Fortune
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Northern Great Barrier Reef in midst of its worst bleaching event on record - Mashable

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-03-30 00:10

Mashable

Northern Great Barrier Reef in midst of its worst bleaching event on record
Mashable
Australian scientists have confirmed what they have feared for months as a global coral bleaching event hit one ecological treasure after another, from Hawaii to Indonesia. In a press release on March 29, the Australian Coral Bleaching Task Force ...
A Global Tragedy: Coral Bleaching Now Widespread in Australia's Great Barrier ReefSlate Magazine (blog)
Massive 'Bleaching' Affects Great Barrier ReefNPR
Coral Reefs Hit by Worst Global Bleaching EventThe Maritime Executive
MarketWatch -Christian Science Monitor -The Australian Financial Review -Science Magazine
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The dangers of virtual reality - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 23:59

CNET

The dangers of virtual reality
CNET
You set up a room with an advanced VR kit, and wire it to your PC. It all seems fine. Anything to be worried about? Actually, I worry a lot. Virtual reality is amazing, but it isn't safe. It isn't easy. And with the complicated hardware being released ...
Oculus Rift VR reviews are in: Should you buy?CBS News
Mark Zuckerberg goes live on Facebook to talk Oculus, future of virtual realityMashable
8 Cool Technologies to Look Forward to After Virtual RealityFortune
Seeking Alpha -VentureBeat -Nasdaq -Massillon Independent
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Google wants to make your landline phone useful again - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 22:54

CNET

Google wants to make your landline phone useful again
CNET
Google is adding home phone service to a bundle of services that also includes ultra fast broadband. fiber-phone-google-fiber.png. Fiber Phone includes a Fiber Phone box that works with the phones you already own. Handset not included. On Tuesday, the ...
Google Fiber is officially adding phone service for $10 a monthSTLtoday.com
Old-timey Google just launched a landline phone serviceMashable
Google Fiber Completes Triple Play By Adding Phone ServiceFortune
Android Police -PC Magazine -Seeking Alpha -Engadget
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FTC wants Volkswagen to pay for tricking consumers with 'clean diesel' ads - Washington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 22:34

Washington Post

FTC wants Volkswagen to pay for tricking consumers with 'clean diesel' ads
Washington Post
If you own a car that is caught up in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal, the Federal Trade Commission wants to help. The consumer watchdog agency filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen Group of America in federal court Tuesday, demanding ...
FTC Wants Volkswagen to Pay American Consumers for Deceptive 'Clean Diesel' AdsAdweek
FTC files false advertising lawsuit against VWTechCrunch
FTC sues VW over false 'Clean Diesel' advertising claimsFox News
ExtremeTech -Christian Science Monitor -Foreign Policy (blog) -Digital Trends
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Samsung ad-blocking web browser now available on older Galaxy smartphones - Phone Arena

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 01:21

Phone Arena

Samsung ad-blocking web browser now available on older Galaxy smartphones
Phone Arena
Back in February, Samsung launched version 4.0 of its Internet browser, bringing numerous improvements to the table. At the time, Samsung's in-house mobile web browser was exclusively available on newer handsets such as the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Review)AndroidGuys
Samsung Galaxy S7 Warranty: What You Need to KnowGotta Be Mobile
Samsung's Internet Browser App Hits 4.0 With Popup VideoAndroid Headlines - Android News
Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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'Hot Jupiter' heats up fast as it passes close enough to high-five its star - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 00:17

CNET

'Hot Jupiter' heats up fast as it passes close enough to high-five its star
CNET
A simulation of the turbulent atmosphere of HD 80606b. NASA/JPL-CalTech. Since scientists started identifying lots of planets orbiting distant stars in the past decade, one of the weirder types is the surprisingly common "hot Jupiter" -- a gas giant ...
Strange planet raises questions about origins of 'hot Jupiters'UPI.com
An eccentric 'hot Jupiter' yields clues to planet formation and evolutionScienceBlog.com (blog)
A Highly Eccentric ExoplanetECNmag.com
Inverse -Headlines & Global News
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Final Shots: Google To Rally Streaming Titans With YouTube Connect Live Video App - Decider

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-03-29 00:02

VentureBeat

Final Shots: Google To Rally Streaming Titans With YouTube Connect Live Video App
Decider
Most techies have been curious as to when Google would jump on board the live video streaming bandwagon and today you have your answer. YouTube Connect is Google's response to the successful launch of Facebook Live and will allow users to ...
Periscope Logs 200 Million Broadcasts in First YearPC Magazine
Here's How Much Periscope Has Grown In Its First YearFortune
Live streaming app Periscope touts 200 million broadcasts in its first yearTechCrunch
Android Headlines - Android News -Pulse Headlines -Inverse -SocialTimes
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