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Trump calls climate change a hoax. His backers? Not so much. - Miami Herald

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-05-05 15:47

Miami Herald

Trump calls climate change a hoax. His backers? Not so much.
Miami Herald
Backers of a President Donald Trump, who once called climate change a “con job,” may beg to differ with their leader. According to a new survey by Yale University, 56 percent of Trump's supporters believe climate change is happening, although they also ...
Hey enviro groups—you're getting your appeals for help wrongFusion
Scientists May Have Found The Key To Motivating People To Act On Climate ChangeThinkProgress
Majority of Trump Voters Believe in Climate ChangeEcoWatch
Tech Times -Grist -EurekAlert (press release) -Huffington Post
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How IBM's new five-qubit universal quantum computer works - Ars Technica

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:57

Ars Technica

How IBM's new five-qubit universal quantum computer works
Ars Technica
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, IBM gave an unwary world its first publicly accessible quantum computer. You might be worried that you can tear up your passwords and throw away your encryption, for all is now lost. However, it's probably a bit ...
IBM makes quantum computing available in the cloudComputerworld
IBM Just Made A Powerful Research Tool Available To Everyone For FreeFortune
IBM's New Quantum Computing Move Marks A New Era For Cloud ComputingForbes
Fast Company -Mashable -WIRED -PCWorld
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Satellites to see Mercury enter spotlight on May 9 - Phys.Org

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:52

Livemint

Satellites to see Mercury enter spotlight on May 9
Phys.Org
It happens only a little more than once a decade and the next chance to see it is Monday, May 9, 2016. Throughout the U.S., sky watchers can watch Mercury pass between Earth and the sun in a rare astronomical event known as a planetary transit. Mercury ...
Mercury and Mars Star in Rare Celestial Sights This MaySpace.com
Mercury to take rare trip across the sun: How to watch the stellar eventChristian Science Monitor
Mercury Transit: Smallest Planet to Make a BIG EntranceDiscovery News
Mashable -NH Voice -Williams News -ABC News
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Apple's iPad Pro is beating Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, experts say - Fox News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:42

Fox News

Apple's iPad Pro is beating Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, experts say
Fox News
Apple is making quick gains on Microsoft with its iPad Pro, according to a major market research firm. These days, one of the most intense Apple-Microsoft rivalries is centered on Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 – both tablet-laptop hybrids.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: The smart person's guideTechRepublic
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 And Surface Book 2 Launch Is Near: Brand Will Solve The Battery Issue?Bitbag
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: The Windows 10 hybrid that's almost perfectAlphr
MNR Daily -ChristianToday -Express.co.uk -Gospel Herald
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Takata Airbag Recall Will More Than Double in Size - ABC News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:36

Washington Times

Takata Airbag Recall Will More Than Double in Size
ABC News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today will announce a major expansion of the Takata airbag recall, more than doubling the number already under recall, a source familiar with the planned expansion told ABC News. An additional 35 to 40 ...
Takata Set to Nearly Double Historic Airbag Inflator RecallNBCNews.com
NHTSA Said to Order Takata to Double Largest Recall TodayBloomberg
Takata air bags may have caused 2 more deaths in MalaysiaWashington Post
The Seattle Times -MLive.com -SCNow -International Business Times
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Apple Music may get retuned in June - Macworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:36

Macworld

Apple Music may get retuned in June
Macworld
Apple realizes its streaming music service would be much more successful if it were easier to use. Apple Music debuts June 30 — all the ways you love music, all in one Credit: Apple. Comments. Caitlin McGarry | @Caitlin_McGarry. Staff Writer, Macworld.
Apple Music revamp to debut at WWDC in June (Report)TechCrunch
'Intentional' culture clash between Apple, Beats causes friction, aims to 'create something groundbreaking'AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Report: Apple set to revamp Apple MusicUSA TODAY
Mac Rumors -Computerworld -Bloomberg -Business Insider
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Garmin's Vivomove is a Classic Watch-come-Fitness Tracker - Android Headlines - Android News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:30

CNET

Garmin's Vivomove is a Classic Watch-come-Fitness Tracker
Android Headlines - Android News
Garmin joined the wearable market roughly two years ago, and the company's lineup generally consists of digital fitness bands and/or digital watches with GPS capabilities and activity tracking. Now Garmin is rejoining the wearable market with another ...
Track your daily activity in style with the new Garmin VivomoveZDNet
Garmin Launches the Vívomove for Fashion-Conscious Fitness Tracker UsersTech Times
Garmin Vívomove is more of an analog watch than a fitness trackerDigital Trends
CNET -The Verge -Ars Technica -WIRED
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Opera pulls trigger on baked-in ad blocker - Computerworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 15:54

Computerworld

Opera pulls trigger on baked-in ad blocker
Computerworld
Opera Software today released a production version of its flagship desktop browser with an integrated ad blocker, along with a similarly armed version of its Opera Mini for Android. In March, Opera revealed plans to bake an ad-blocker into its browsers ...
Opera releases the browser it's trained to kill ads in Android and WindowsPCWorld
Opera backs IAB's 'Lean' effort to make ads less annoying — with caveatsTechCrunch
Opera's ad-blocker graduates 'beta' on its desktop browser and launches on AndroidVentureBeat
ZDNet -Tech Times -The Verge -Fortune
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The Brilliance of the Self-Driving Minivan - The Atlantic

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-05-04 15:26

The Atlantic

The Brilliance of the Self-Driving Minivan
The Atlantic
Google is more than doubling its fleet of self-driving vehicles this year. But instead of adding more of its own cute bubble-shaped vehicles, or another batch of Audis, Lexus SUVs, or Toyotas like those it currently uses to test its technology, Google ...
The Morning Download: Alphabet, Fiat Chrysler Driverless Car Pact Is Game of DronesWall Street Journal (blog)
Google's Self-Driving Minivan Could Bring Autonomy To the Rest of UsWIRED
Google, Fiat Chrysler team up on self-driving minivansReuters
Forbes -The Detroit News -PCWorld -Seeking Alpha
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Fitbit CEO disses Apple Watch - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 17:24

CNET

Fitbit CEO disses Apple Watch
CNET
Fitbit, the leading maker of wearables, says it purposely keeps its focus narrow. Sarah Tew/CNET. Fitbit wearables lack the features found in smartwatches such as the Apple Watch. But that's not a bad thing, according to Fitbit CEO James Park. The ...
Fitbit CEO says Apple Watch 'wrong way' to approach wearablesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Fitbit CEO Says Apple Watch Had A 'Wrong' Approach For The Wearable CategoryTech Times
Smartwatch report forecasts that Apple Watch will represent 40% of $350+ watch category by 20209 to 5 Mac
Ubergizmo -Mac Rumors
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These 3 alien planets around a tiny, sold star just might support life - Fox News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 17:06

Fox News

These 3 alien planets around a tiny, sold star just might support life
Fox News
Three potentially habitable Earth-size planets have been discovered orbiting a dim, cold nearby star that is barely larger than Jupiter, researchers say. "These kinds of tiny, cold stars may be the places we should first look for life elsewhere in the ...
Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf starCNN
Astronomers Have Found Planets in the Habitable Zone of a Nearby StarThe Atlantic
3 Planets Orbiting Dwarf Star Prime Spots to Search for LifeABC News
WIRED -Discovery News -Washington Post -Los Angeles Times
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Giphy Keys is a GIF keyboard app done right - Mashable

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 16:57

Mashable

Giphy Keys is a GIF keyboard app done right
Mashable
When Apple announced iOS 8 back in June of 2014, the addition of third-party keyboards was one of the most-hyped features. But though developers have come up with some fantastically creative (and a few really useful) keyboard apps in almost two years ...
Your texts need more animated GIFs. Giphy Keys is here to help (hands-on)CNET
GIphy's new keyboard will keep your favorite Beyonce GIFs on hand for quick accessDigital Trends
Giphy launches an iOS keyboard so you can easily add GIFs to anythingVentureBeat
Fox News -TechCrunch -Gizmodo -Engadget
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5 Habits That Made Elon Musk an Innovator - Fox News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 15:44

U.S. News & World Report

5 Habits That Made Elon Musk an Innovator
Fox News
There are only 24 hours in every day, and you can't squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to be so productive and innovative they become billionaires at an age when most of us are still struggling to make ends meet. Even among ...
Billionaire Elon Musk: Let the public be fleecedWashington Times
Tesla Puts Its Bioweapon Defense Mode To The Test. Did It Work?Forbes
Rent A Tesla Model X For $449/DayCleanTechnica
PC Magazine -Barron's (blog) -Green Car Reports -Nasdaq
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Here's When Apple Will Replace Your MacBook Battery Under AppleCare - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 14:39

Tech Times

Here's When Apple Will Replace Your MacBook Battery Under AppleCare
Tech Times
AppleCare has become increasingly useful since its revamping last year. We took a look at the best time to replace your MacBook battery under AppleCare warranty, and here are the results. (Photo : Apple). MacBook owners who use their notebooks ...
When Can AppleCare Replace a MacBook's Battery?Mac Rumors
Watch: 2016 vs 2015 12" MacBook speed testAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
MacBook Pro 2016 Rumors: 5 Features To Expect; Release Date Pegged In Next MonthInternational Business Times
SlashGear -Digital Trends -ChristianToday -Gamenguide
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Big Google Keyboard Update Brings One-Handed Mode, Gesture Typing And More - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 14:39

Tech Times

Big Google Keyboard Update Brings One-Handed Mode, Gesture Typing And More
Tech Times
Google Keyboard has been updated to version 5.0. This version is boasting a host of overhauls for the software keyboard. (Photo : Google). After about a year of incremental updates to version 4.1, Google Keyboard 5.0 is now available and has a whole ...
Google Keyboard update makes one-handed typing even easierSlashGear
Google Android Keyboard 5.0: Now you get one-handed typing, gesture cursor control, swipe deleteZDNet
Google Keyboard for Android gets major update: One-handed mode, adjustable keyboard heights, moreSiliconANGLE (blog)
Ubergizmo
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Adblock Plus Says It Knows How To Get Consumers To Pay For Content - Fast Company

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-05-03 14:21

Fast Company

Adblock Plus Says It Knows How To Get Consumers To Pay For Content
Fast Company
Top ad-zapping software company will integrate Flattr, a system created by a Pirate Bay cofounder that lets people pay just what they want. [Photo: Flickr user frankieleon]. Advertisement. Sean Captain 05.03.16 8:00 AM. "Just because people block ads ...
Flattry Will Get You Nowhere: Blocker Joins Micropayer To Bypass AdsMediaPost Communications
Adblock Plus Announces Payment Tool for Online ContentWall Street Journal
AdBlock Plus wants to help you pay the sites you love (but ad block) mostPCWorld
WIRED -Business Wire (press release) -TechCrunch -Engadget
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Why your iPhone-unlocking fingerprint is susceptible to FBI search warrants - Macworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-05-02 21:23

Macworld

Why your iPhone-unlocking fingerprint is susceptible to FBI search warrants
Macworld
A judge is forcing a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints, but does this violate the Constitution? angle touchid. Comments. Oscar Raymundo | @oscarraymundo. Staff Writer, Macworld. May 2, 2016 12:23 PM. Should you be able to plead the Fifth ...
Judge Grants Search Warrant Forcing Woman to Unlock iPhone With Touch IDMac Rumors
Police Can Force You to Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your PhoneThe Atlantic
Your phone's biggest vulnerability is your fingerprintThe Verge
Apple Insider -ABC News -Computerworld -ZDNet
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Brazil orders cell phone carriers to block WhatsApp for 72 hours - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-05-02 21:08

TechCrunch

Brazil orders cell phone carriers to block WhatsApp for 72 hours
TechCrunch
WhatsApp, Facebook's messaging service that recently rolled out end-to-end encryption to its users, will be blocked in Brazil for 72 hours, starting this afternoon. A judge from the small Brazilian state of Sergipe ordered telecom providers in the ...
WhatsApp Founder Slams Brazil Shut-Down, Says We 'Won't Compromise User Security'Forbes
The messaging app that's benefiting from WhatsApp's ban in BrazilQuartz
WhatsApp Blocked in Brazil as Judge Seeks DataNew York Times
PC Magazine -Wall Street Journal -Los Angeles Times -iDigitalTimes.com
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Tesla Earnings: What to Watch - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-05-02 17:14

Wall Street Journal

Tesla Earnings: What to Watch
Wall Street Journal
Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA -1.87 % 's first quarter results will be released after the bell on May 4. EARNINGS FORECAST: Tesla is expected to post an operating loss of 58 cents a share, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, compared with a loss ...
Tesla Model X P90D Review: Are You Ready for an Electric Lifestyle?Bloomberg
How Tesla could keep some tax incentives for Model 3Green Car Reports
What if Elon Musk Ran Apple?Huffington Post
MarketWatch -InformationWeek -InsideEVs -Engadget
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