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Google Calendar wants to help you stop procrastinating - Fast Company

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 07:03

NDTV

Google Calendar wants to help you stop procrastinating
Fast Company
Almost a year ago, Google acquired Timeful, a startup which used artificial intelligence to help you find time for personal goals. At the time, it said it planned to incorporate Timeful-like features into Google apps in the future. Looks like that time ...
Google Calendar's new Goals will help find you time for self-improvementThe Verge
Google Calendar's newest feature uses machine learning to help you actually accomplish your goalsTechCrunch
Google introduces Goals, so you can finally become a better personMashable
New York Times -VentureBeat -CNET -NDTV
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F8 2016: Facebook Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System - SocialTimes

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 03:37

SocialTimes

F8 2016: Facebook Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System
SocialTimes
Facebook developed a 3-D 360-degree camera system with an eye toward the 360-degree videos it recently introduced to the social network. Facebook Surround 360 will not be branded or sold by Facebook. Rather, the social network is open-sourcing the ...
Facebook 360 Surround Virtual Reality Camera RevealedI4U News
Introducing Facebook Surround 360, the UFO looking cameraExaminer.com
Facebook gets on the open-source wagon with a new VR cameraPulse Headlines
Washington News Wire -The Indian Express -Fast Company -TechCrunch
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Starshot: Russian billionaire and Stephen Hawking want to use lasers to send tiny spacecraft to nearby star - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 03:28

Los Angeles Times

Starshot: Russian billionaire and Stephen Hawking want to use lasers to send tiny spacecraft to nearby star
Los Angeles Times
This is not your granddad's moonshot. Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and physicist Stephen Hawking have announced Breakthrough Starshot, a $100-million initiative to develop spacecraft that would send probes all the way to Alpha Centauri, the nearest ...
Russian billionaire Yuri Milner begins $100 million search of the universeUSA TODAY
Hawking joins bid to explore spaceLeader-Telegram
Reach for the stars: Investors team with geniusesBoston Herald
Next Big Future -Kansas City Star -San Jose Mercury News -UPROXX
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New Facebook dev tools include Account Kit, push and quote sharing - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 00:35

TechCrunch

New Facebook dev tools include Account Kit, push and quote sharing
TechCrunch
While chatbots might be the highlight of today's F8 conference, Facebook is also releasing a slew of tools for developers that help them build, grow and monetize their apps. Despite Facebook shutting down its Parse development platform, it's still ...
Facebook to allow app sign-in via phone numberUSA TODAY
Want to Avoid Facebook? Good Luck With ThatPC Magazine
Facebook kills the password, in favor of new login tools in Account KitPCWorld
Mashable -International Business Times -The Verge -Inverse
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Woods Hole scientists discover swarming mass of crabs - The Boston Globe

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 00:18

The Boston Globe

Woods Hole scientists discover swarming mass of crabs
The Boston Globe
Scientists at Cape Cod's Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discovered what they've called a “cloud” off the coast of Panama at the Hannibal Bank Seamount. But, as their website reports, this so-called cloud was made up entirely of crabs. “At first ...
Red Crabs Swarming Kick Up Cloud of Mud 30 Feet HighCDA News
Swarm Of Thousands Of Crabs In Panama Looks Like An Alien InvasionTech Times
Scientists surprised by a massive swarm of crabsCNBC
Mashable -I4U News -Examiner.com -DivePhotoGuide.com
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Facebook launches video Rights Manager to combat freebooting - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 22:32

TechCrunch

Facebook launches video Rights Manager to combat freebooting
TechCrunch
There's an epidemic of stolen videos on Facebook. Business Pages rip videos from YouTube, TV or other Pages, and then post them on Facebook as their own to gain more engagement and fans. This is known as “freebooting.” Video makers were pissed off ...
Facebook levels up its live streaming service with new video tab and developer toolsComputerworld
Facebook Launches Live Video Feature: What Does it Mean for Government?Government Technology
F8 2016: Facebook Live API Open to Developers, PublishersSocialTimes
Wall Street Journal -Engadget -Business Insider -The Verge
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1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system - Phys.Org

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 18:17

The Marshalltown

1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system
Phys.Org
The 1917 photographic plate spectrum of van Maanen's star from the Carnegie Observatories' archive. The pull-out box shows the strong lines of the element calcium, which are surprisingly easy to see in the century old spectrum. The spectrum …more.
Astronomers Found Evidence for Exoplanets 100 Years Ago and Didn't Know ItGizmodo
Scientists Recorded Evidence of Exoplanets in 1917 And Nobody Realized ItPopular Mechanics
Astroboffin discovers exoplanet by accident ... in 1917The Register
Gizmag
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Kepler recovered from emergency and stable - Space Daily

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 08:23

ABC News

Kepler recovered from emergency and stable
Space Daily
Mission operations engineers have successfully recovered the Kepler spacecraft from Emergency Mode (EM). On Sunday morning, the spacecraft reached a stable state with the communication antenna pointed toward Earth, enabling telemetry and historical ...
NASA's Kepler spacecraft recovers from emergency mode, but what triggered it?Kansas City Star
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe out of dangerI4U News
NASA's Kepler telescope recovers from emergency modeThe Space Reporter
Columbus Dispatch -Morning News USA -89.3 KPCC -IBNLive
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World's wild tiger count rises for first time in century - The Denver Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 08:01

IBNLive

World's wild tiger count rises for first time in century
The Denver Post
A Bengal tiger walks through a jungle clearing in December 2014 in Kaziranga National Park in India, which has the most wild tigers of any country at 2,226. The number of tigers in the wild has increased for the first time since 1900. (AFP/Getty Images).
Finally, some good news for endangered wild tigersPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Wild Tiger Numbers Are Rising, Wildlife Groups SayNew York Times
Wild tiger population rising for first time in 100 yearsCBS News
Daily Beast -NPR -Newsweek -University Herald
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Tesla recalls Model X for back seat latch - UPI.com

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 06:38

UPI.com

Tesla recalls Model X for back seat latch
UPI.com
Car maker Tesla is recalling 2,700 of its Model X sport utility vehicles for a defective latch in the third-row seat. The defect was found in testing and no injuries have been reported. The part was made another company, which will pay for the recall ...
The Tesla 3: A Marketing Success StoryAmerican Thinker
Don't rewrite rules for TeslaWaterbury Republican American
Tesla recalls 2700 Model X SUVs to repair seatsSalt Lake Tribune
Digiday -Houston Chronicle -Tech Times -Huffington Post
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F-150 only truck to earn top rating in IIHS safety test - The Detroit News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 06:11

The Detroit News

F-150 only truck to earn top rating in IIHS safety test
The Detroit News
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested the performance of 2016 trucks in crash tests. Only the Ford F-150 was rated "good," and a top safety pick. Michael Martinez, The Detroit News 12:04 a.m. EDT April 12, 2016. ford-f150-test. The crash ...
Ford Improves F-150 to Score Top Rating in Insurer Safety TestBloomberg
The safest pickup on the roadCBS News
Ford safest full-size pickup truck: industry research groupReuters
ConsumerReports.org -USA TODAY -Autoblog (blog) -CNET
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Impossible Project debuts its take on the Polaroid camera - Engadget

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 05:36

Engadget

Impossible Project debuts its take on the Polaroid camera
Engadget
The Impossible Project is releasing a new, old-timey instant camera on May 10th for people who want to be able to print their photos on the spot. It's called the I-1, and it works like Polaroid cameras of old, but with a modern twist. The I-1 connects ...
The challenge heats up: Impossible Project preps its first instant film camera for the digital ageimaging resource
Impossible Project's I-1 instant film camera carries on Polaroid's legacyMashable
Analog photography lives! The Impossible Project debuts I-1 camera for Polaroid 600-type filmTechCrunch
Gizmodo -SlashGear -Bloomberg -The Verge
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Android's new accessibility features has Voice Access control - SlashGear

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 03:47

SlashGear

Android's new accessibility features has Voice Access control
SlashGear
Google Now might be smart and all that but it's somewhat limited in what it can do when it comes to interacting with the rest of the apps and content on your Android smartphone. It can do searches, take notes, set up alarms, open apps, and some other ...
Google Voice Access allows you to use an Android device hands freeSiliconANGLE (blog)
Google's new features to make Chrome OS, Docs and Android coolerHindustan Times
Google Voice Access beta now available, lets you control Android devices by speakingFirstpost
Huffington Post India -Greenbot -India Today -Android Headlines - Android News
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World's Longest Snake Dies 3 Days After Capture - Live Science

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-12 03:38

Live Science

World's Longest Snake Dies 3 Days After Capture
Live Science
A humongous reticulated python measuring 26.2 feet (8 meters) long was captured at a Malaysian construction site last week, but the snake died three days later while laying an egg, news sources report. The Malaysian snake was longer than five grand ...
World's Longest Python Found! Dies Immediately AfterMorning News USA
Mystery over death of Malaysian python contending for title of world's longest snakeThe Guardian
Huge python may be world's longest snakeSky News Australia
Malay Mail Online -Yahoo7 News -malaysiandigest.com -Manila Bulletin
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Latest rumor calls for extremely thin Apple iPhone 7 - Phone Arena

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-04-11 07:17

Phone Arena

Latest rumor calls for extremely thin Apple iPhone 7
Phone Arena
The Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus both became a little thicker when compared to the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Apparently due to 3D Touch, both new models rose in thickness by .2mm when compared to the prior version of the ...
iPhone 7 rumors: new antenna, dual cameras, bigger batterySlashGear
iPhone SE Sales: Good, Bad, or Irrelevant?Motley Fool
How to protect your data and avoid being hackedAustin American-Statesman
Forbes -Maine News Online -Daily News & Analysis -Tech2
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SpaceX resumes station deliveries for NASA - Maine News Online

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-04-11 06:29

Maine News Online

SpaceX resumes station deliveries for NASA
Maine News Online
On Friday, SpaceX resumed station deliveries for the US space agency NASA and in a double triumph for space technology frontrunner, SpaceX team managed to land its booster rocket on an ocean platform successfully for the first time. The unmanned ...
SpaceX's Dragon arrives at ISS with inflatable space habitatI4U News
Astronauts on International Space Station get inflatable roomNew York Daily News
SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket on floating bargePerfScience
Inverse -Nanotechnology News (press release) -Times LIVE -WAAY
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Tesla faces tax credit puzzle - Automotive News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-04-11 06:24

USA TODAY

Tesla faces tax credit puzzle
Automotive News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tesla Motors, facing a likely shortage of U.S. tax credits for the Model 3, its first mass-market electric vehicle, may consider a clever production strategy to squeeze more money out of the program for its buyers. But that would add ...
Tesla Model 3 pre-orders in launch week surpass 325000Maine News Online
Tesla Model S may get 'Bioweapon Defense Mode' and 100kWh battery option this weekThe Verge
The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Buy a Tesla 3 connected carAUTO Connected Car News
Morning News USA -Inverse -The Australian Financial Review -BREATHEcast
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Genetic Incompatibilities Kept Lineage Of Modern Humans And Neanderthals Apart - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-04-11 04:52

Tech Times

Genetic Incompatibilities Kept Lineage Of Modern Humans And Neanderthals Apart
Tech Times
Despite overlapping DNA, modern humans and Neanderthals are genetically distinct from each other because of a missing chromosome. The genetic differences may have discouraged interbreeding between both groups. (Photo : John Gurche | Smithsonian ...
Missing Y chromosome could explain differences between Modern Humans and Neanderthals: ResearchMaine News Online
Genetic Differences Kept Lineage of Modern Humans And Neanderthals ApartThe Hoops News
Shocking discovery shines light on human, neanderthal relationsBABW News
Modern Readers -Morning Ticker -Daily News & Analysis -BBC News
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First city to get Google Fiber also first to lose free Internet - SlashGear

Google News - Sci/Tech - Mon, 2016-04-11 03:49

SlashGear

First city to get Google Fiber also first to lose free Internet
SlashGear
Some things are indeed just too good to last and what can be better than free Internet? That might have been the privilege that Kansas City enjoyed being the first to get Google Fiber. While the service wasn't completely free, as it required a rather ...
Google Fiber Is Killing Its Free Internet in Kansas CityGizmodo
Google Fiber's 'free' Internet service will disappear soon in KC marketKansas City Star
Google Fiber ends free 5Mbps Internet offer in Kansas CityArs Technica
PC Magazine -HollandSentinel.com -Digital Trends -MiBiz
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The iPad Pro is the most accessible computer Apple has ever built - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sun, 2016-04-10 23:31

TechCrunch

The iPad Pro is the most accessible computer Apple has ever built
TechCrunch
I've always had a love-hate relationship with traditional laptops, like the MacBook. I own one of the first aluminum unibody models. It was my first Mac, and despite being ancient in computer years, it's still serviceable. I don't use it much anymore ...
Where have all the tablets gone?CNET
Wolverton: Apple's newer, smaller iPad Pro a terrific tabletSan Jose Mercury News
Apple iPad Pro: 5 reasons why it is the best tablet, but not for everyoneThe Indian Express
Apple Insider -Re/code -Stuff -Tech Times
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