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Hitomi Spacecraft Meant To Hunt Black Holes Lost In Space JAXA Declares - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-29 14:46

Tech Times

Hitomi Spacecraft Meant To Hunt Black Holes Lost In Space JAXA Declares
Tech Times
The Hitomi spacecraft is officially lost in space, according to a new announcement from JAXA. What happened to the Japanese space observatory meant to find black holes far from Earth? (Photo : Adam Lofting | Flickr). The Hitomi spacecraft has been ...
Japan's JAXA Abandons Hitomi, Its X-Ray Satellite That Went IncommunicadoInternational Business Times
Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in spaceYahoo News
We Finally Know What Happened to Japan's Lost Black Hole SatelliteGizmodo
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Google And Fiat Chrysler Reportedly In Late Stage Talks About Self-Driving Car Technology Partnership - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-29 14:45

Tech Times

Google And Fiat Chrysler Reportedly In Late Stage Talks About Self-Driving Car Technology Partnership
Tech Times
Google is reportedly looking to partner up with Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler in order to create self-driving cars. The two companies are said to be engaged in 'late stage talks' and are now finalizing a potential deal. (Photo : Justin ...
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) Stock Sputters, BofA/Merrill Lynch Cuts RatingTheStreet.com
Experts: Fiat Chrysler, Google deal makes senseThe Detroit News
The Chrysler 200, Symbol of a Comeback, Slowly Fades AwayNew York Times
PR Newswire (press release) -KHOU.com (blog) -Mac Rumors -The Verge
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Google finally has a proper hardware unit. Now what? - Re/code

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-29 12:30

Re/code

Google finally has a proper hardware unit. Now what?
Re/code
The Prince of Wales models Glass, one of the products in Google's new hardware division. Mobile. Mark Bergen; By Mark Bergen Apr 29, 2016; @mhbergen · EMAIL; Ethics. April 29, 2016, 3:30 AM PDT. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) ...
What's Google up to now? Hires Motorola honcho to head new divisionComputerworld
Rick Osterloh takes charge of Google's new hardware divisionSiliconANGLE (blog)
Google Revitalizes Hardware Division; Appoints Ex-Motorola Boss to Lead the UnitBidness ETC
CNET -Ars Technica -PCWorld -Android Community
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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone's Q&A App Is Back Again - Fortune

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-29 00:06

Fortune

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone's Q&A App Is Back Again
Fortune
But does the world need anything beyond Google? Last year at Austin's annual South by Southwest tech festival, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone sat on stage and talked about how his supposed third act, a funky question-and-answers app named Jelly, had ...
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Q&A app Jelly as a search engineThe Verge
With relaunch Jelly makes another run at Q&A-style "social search"Search Engine Land
Biz Stone's Jelly Is Back As A Crowdsourced Search EngineFast Company
Mashable -Re/code -CNBC -CNET
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Apple's CareKit and the AI future of medical care - Computerworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 15:07

Computerworld

Apple's CareKit and the AI future of medical care
Computerworld
Apple's focus on personal health through connected devices ramps up a little more today with the release of the first four third party apps to integrate its newly announced open source CareKit technologies.
Apple Launches CareKit Platform With Support for Four Health AppsMac Rumors
Apple dives straight into health care with release of first CareKit appsThe Verge
Apple CareKit platform goes live with four health appsApple Insider
Fast Company -9 to 5 Mac -TIME -TechCrunch
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HP's Chromebook 13 is the MacBook Air of the Google world - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 15:01

CNET

HP's Chromebook 13 is the MacBook Air of the Google world
CNET
HP is taking a stab at building a premium Chromebook, packing a better processor and high-end features into its new HP Chromebook 13. Designed in collaboration with Google -- the godfather of the Chrome OS operating system -- the Chromebook 13 has ...
HP Finally Making a High Quality ChromebookGizmodo
HP announces ultra-thin Chromebook 13, the first with an Intel Core M processor, starting at $499VentureBeat
HP's new Chromebook 13 is a Pixel for everybodyEngadget
ZDNet -Ars Technica -Alphr -TechRadar
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The 'Textalyzer' Could Help Curb Distracted Driving in New York - TIME

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:46

TIME

The 'Textalyzer' Could Help Curb Distracted Driving in New York
TIME
New York lawmakers have proposed implementing a new test to curb mobile phone usage behind the wheel: the Textalyzer. Much like its nominal inspiration, the Breathalyzer, the Textalyzer would allow law enforcement to ask for phones from drivers ...
Texting and Driving? Watch Out for the TextalyzerNew York Times
New York Wants To Know: Have You Been Texting And Driving?NPR
NYT: States Treating Distracted Driving Like Drunk DrivingNewsmax
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It costs $5M to keep Zuckerberg safe, and four other things we learned from Facebook - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:02

New York Times

It costs $5M to keep Zuckerberg safe, and four other things we learned from Facebook
CNET
There's a lot happening at Facebook these days. James Martin/CNET. Facebook's history is already the stuff of Silicon Valley legend: CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of college to start it, the social network rebuffed attempts to be bought, and it's ...
Data Sheet—Thursday, April 28, 2016Fortune
Facebook Plans New Stock Class to Solidify Mark Zuckerberg's ControlNew York Times
Why Facebook Is A Screaming BuyForbes
Chicago Tribune -Reuters -Fast Company -Computerworld
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Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge - The Verge

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:00

The Verge

Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge
The Verge
The elevator pitch for the Triby is actually a kitchen pitch. 1. Take everything you like about the Amazon Echo speaker (including voice activation) and stick it into a portable Bluetooth speaker. 2. Add some physical buttons for shortcuts to your ...
Review: Alexa breaks free from Amazon devices with new Triby smart speakerGeekWire
Triby shows another side of AlexaCNET
Amazon Alexa is now available on first device not made by AmazonTechCrunch
CNBC -ZDNet -Mashable -Engadget
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Starliner Simulators: Astronauts 'Fly' Boeing Spacecraft Trainers - Space.com

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 13:12

Space.com

Starliner Simulators: Astronauts 'Fly' Boeing Spacecraft Trainers
Space.com
NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Sunita Williams evaluated Boeing's new CST-100 Starliner Crew Part Task Trainers that will be used to prepare crews to fly on the commercial spacecraft. Credit: collectSPACE.com. ST. LOUIS — With the flick of a few virtual ...
'Way Up There': Above the Earth and onward to MarsCNN
Simulators give astronauts glimpse of future flightsSpace Daily
NASA Astronauts Prepare for Flight on Commercial SpacecraftSci-Tech Today
Tech Times -The Verge -Maine News Online -Christian Science Monitor
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Samsung's Gear 360 VR camera goes on sale Friday -- in Korea and Singapore - Computerworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 12:52

Computerworld

Samsung's Gear 360 VR camera goes on sale Friday -- in Korea and Singapore
Computerworld
Samsung's Gear 360 camera for creating virtual reality content will go on sale online on Friday, the company announced Wednesday. The Gear 360 will initially be available only in South Korea and Singapore, a company representative said. A U.S. shipping ...
'Minecraft' For Samsung Gear VR Now Available: Here's What You Need To KnowTech Times
Samsung to develop a standalone VR headset, launching 360 camera soonAndroid Community
Samsung's VR future includes Star Trek holodecks and no wiresCNET
Geek -TechSpot -Digital Trends -International Business Times
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The iPhone SE: A surprise hit? - Macworld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-28 12:30

Macworld

The iPhone SE: A surprise hit?
Macworld
After Apple's latest quarterly earnings call, we got a hint that Apple has a surprising hit product on its hands. iphone se review mrv 010 59 Credit: Adam Patrick Murray. Comments. Jason Snell | @jsnell. Macworld. Apr 28, 2016 3:30 AM. The thing about ...
Was Mike Daisey right about Apple being doomed?Apple Insider
Apple's slowdown highlights how growth-obsessed investors distort our view of valuePhys.Org
Apple Reports First Year-Over-Year Revenue Decline Since 2003: $10.5B Profit on $50.6B in RevenueMac Rumors
InformationWeek -Computerworld -Forbes
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[ April 27, 2016 ] SpaceX announces plan to send mission to Mars in 2018 News - Spaceflight Now

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 22:54

Spaceflight Now

[ April 27, 2016 ] SpaceX announces plan to send mission to Mars in 2018 News
Spaceflight Now
Elon Musk's space transport company — chartered with a long-term goal of colonizing Mars — plans to send the first commercial mission to the red planet as soon as 2018 with assistance from NASA, SpaceX announced Wednesday. Measuring about 20 feet ...
Elon Musk plans unmanned mission to the red planet, by 2018ABC News
SpaceX Sees Unmanned Mars Mission as Soon as 2018Wall Street Journal
SpaceX sets ambitious Mars timeline: Can it pull it off?Christian Science Monitor
SpaceNews -National Geographic -Phys.Org -WPTV.com
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Dyson's new invention aims to blow you - and bad hair days - away - CBS News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:55

CBS News

Dyson's new invention aims to blow you - and bad hair days - away
CBS News
Dyson, the one-time vacuum company that continues to expand its range of electronics, is looking to take on bad hair days across the globe. Sir James Dyson has been making use of the air around us for more than three decades, and on Wednesday, the ...
Dyson made a hair dryer and it's kind of stunning ... and expensiveMashable
Dyson Wants to Create a Hair-Dryer RevolutionNew York Times
Just Hot Air?: Dyson Unveils Bladeless, $400 HairdryerNewsweek
WIRED -CNET -Tech Times -Gizmodo
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Warcraft considers compromise for fans - BBC News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:42

BBC News

Warcraft considers compromise for fans
BBC News
The studio behind World of Warcraft has responded to a petition asking it to run a server for the original version of the video game. Blizzard Entertainment no longer operates servers for the original WoW so some gamers have set up their own. The ...
Blizzard Finally Breaks Its Silence For Shutting Down World Of Warcraft Server NostalriusGamenguide
Blizzard responds to the vanilla WoW server 'Nostalrius' shutdownDestructoid
Here's What Blizzard Had To Say In Response To The Pirate Server ShutdownCinema Blend
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A good moon is hard to find — but Pluto's 'little sister' just got one - Washington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:05

Washington Post

A good moon is hard to find — but Pluto's 'little sister' just got one
Washington Post
Pluto is probably feeling pretty annoyed by his "little sister" right now. First Makemake, the icy dwarf planet that hangs out in the Kuiper Belt, helped get Pluto bumped from the official planet list: In the mid-2000s, scientists argued that the just ...
Astronomers Find a Moon for Pluto's Little SiblingSlate Magazine (blog)
Pluto's Dwarf Planet Friend Makemake Has a Cute Little MoonWIRED
Hubble Discovers Moon Orbiting Dwarf Planet Makemake In Outer Solar SystemScience World Report
International Business Times -Tech Times -Forbes -Florida Times-Union
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Paleontologists Find Skeletal Remains of Sarmientosaurus in Argentina - Science World Report

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:03

Science World Report

Paleontologists Find Skeletal Remains of Sarmientosaurus in Argentina
Science World Report
Scientists have attempted to look for evidence to prove that dinosaurs really roamed the earth before. Now, a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur was discovered based on a complete skull and partial neck fossil which was dug up in Patagonia, Argentina.
Sarmientosaurus Was a 10-Ton Dinosaur With a Plum-Sized BrainNew York Times
Sarmientosaurus Skull unearthed in Argentina may reveal New Clues about Plant-eaters: ResearchMaine News Online
New species of dinosaur had super senses and a droopy headWashington Post
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Hubble telescope captures sharpest image yet of mysterious red rectangle - Fox News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 11:28

Fox News

Hubble telescope captures sharpest image yet of mysterious red rectangle
Fox News
A striking new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope delivers a deep look into a mysterious cosmic object called the Red Rectangle Nebula. The Red Rectangle, so named because of its bizarre shape and striking color, is a nebula — a cosmic ...
Blackfeet Community College hosts Dr. Scott Acton's talk on James Webb Space TelescopeCut Bank Pioneer Press
James Webb Space Telescope set for critical testsCBS News
Covers Off! Say Hello to Our Future Mega-Space TelescopeDiscovery News
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