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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
Polygon -Kotaku -VentureBeat -Engadget
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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
90.5 WESA -NH Voice -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -I4U News
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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
Tucson News Now -BBC News -Sydney Morning Herald -EarthSky
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Can Commercial Space Really Get Us Beyond Low-Earth Orbit? - Forbes

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 09:37

Forbes

Can Commercial Space Really Get Us Beyond Low-Earth Orbit?
Forbes
The entrepreneurial captains of the new commercial space frontier are sometimes brash, sometimes brazen, and often larger than life. But are they really going to get us beyond low-Earth orbit (LEO)? For those of us who grew up in an era when NASA ...
Image: Spheroids experiment aboard ISSPhys.Org
SpaceX Founding Team Launches Vector Space Systems to Redefine Space CommerceIT Business Net

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Nintendo earnings plunge 60 percent in fiscal year as it preps new hardware - VentureBeat

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 09:18

VentureBeat

Nintendo earnings plunge 60 percent in fiscal year as it preps new hardware
VentureBeat
Nintendo's earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31 fell 60.6 percent to 16.5 million yen, or $148 million, on revenue of $4.53 billion (down 8 percent). That was a relatively weak performance for a company that once dominated video games and is now ...
The Nintendo NX will be available in March 2017TechCrunch
Nintendo's NX game console coming next MarchCNET
Nintendo announces new console, codenamed 'NX'CNNMoney
Bloomberg -Kotaku -Reuters -ComingSoon.net
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Despite Apple's Corporate Efforts and Optimism, iPad Sales Languish - The Mac Observer

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-27 01:20

The Mac Observer

Despite Apple's Corporate Efforts and Optimism, iPad Sales Languish
The Mac Observer
Despite Apple's efforts to boost iPad sales, those efforts aren't showing up in sales numbers. The iPad Pro (12.9-inch), discounting the typical exuberance of the holiday quarter (Apple's Q1), didn't seem to create much of an uptick. But CEO Tim Cook ...
Logitech's 'Logi BASE' Stand Charges the iPad Pro Using the Smart ConnectorMac Rumors
The iPad Pro's Smart Connector Keeps Getting SmarterFortune
First look: Logi Base is the first device to charge your iPad Pro via Smart ConnectorApple Insider
Bidness ETC -ZDNet -BetaNews -eWeek
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Introducing Hover, An AI-Powered Indoor-Safe Camera Drone - Fast Company

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-26 14:04

Fast Company

Introducing Hover, An AI-Powered Indoor-Safe Camera Drone
Fast Company
The AI-powered micro quadcopter hovers in place and shoots 4K video from within a people-safe carbon fiber casing. [Photo: courtesy of Zero Zero Robotics]. Advertisement. David Lumb 04.26.16 8:00 AM. Most popular consumer drones are affordable ...
The Hover Camera will follow you around in the air and record your entire lifeMashable
Hover Camera Is A Self-Flying Drone That Doesn't Look Like Anything You've Seen BeforeForbes
Hover Camera is a safe and foldable drone that follows youEngadget
MarketWatch -IEEE Spectrum -CNET -Yahoo News
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CMO Today: Charter Poised to Win Regulatory Approval for Time Warner Cable Deal - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-26 13:07

Wall Street Journal

CMO Today: Charter Poised to Win Regulatory Approval for Time Warner Cable Deal
Wall Street Journal
CHARTERED COURSE: With the pay-TV industry coping with cord-cutting and a finicky advertising market, cable companies are only going to lean more heavily on their broadband operations to drive growth. The last thing they want is the government ...
US approves Charter's Time Warner Cable buy with conditionsReuters
Time Warner Cable deal gets OK, with online video conditionsWashington Post
7 Ways the Cable Industry Could Make up for Lost Revenue From FCC 'Unlock the Box' ProposalTheStreet.com
The Hill -Los Angeles Times -Ars Technica -Reason
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Facebook Does Business With Baidu - Seeking Alpha

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-26 13:02

Seeking Alpha

Facebook Does Business With Baidu
Seeking Alpha
This Seeking Alpha Eye on Tech newsletter looks at coverage of GoPro's Monday selloff, a reported Facebook camera app effort, and new security offerings from Fortinet and Juniper. Also covered: Baidu's use of Facebook's mobile ad network, an Apple ...
Twitter's user growth in the spotlight: earnings previewUSA TODAY
Facebook Developing Camera-First FormatWall Street Journal
A New Facebook Camera App Won't Win Anyone BackGizmodo
Forbes -Mashable -Tech News Today -The Verge
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Twitter Launched Another Update to Tackle Abuse on the Platform - Tech News Today

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:54

Tech News Today

Twitter Launched Another Update to Tackle Abuse on the Platform
Tech News Today
Yesterday, Twitter announced a new feature that will allow users to flag accounts of other users by attaching abusive tweets with the report. The company wants to protect its users from abuse and harassment that has become very usual on the platform.
Twitter Now Lets Users Report Multiple Abusive TweetsTech Times
Twitter makes it easier to report multiple abusive tweetsDigital Trends
Twitter tweak allows reporting multiple abusive tweets at onceCNET
The Independent -Android Police -Android Headlines - Android News -Fortune
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Dropbox wants to stretch desktop file storage to infinity - PCWorld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:30

PCWorld

Dropbox wants to stretch desktop file storage to infinity
PCWorld
Dropbox has a futuristic vision for how its users will be able to share massive files and have quick access to them on their computers, without their hard drives overflowing. The cloud storage company announced a new initiative at its Open conference ...
Dropbox will soon show all your cloud-based files right in the desktopEngadget
Dropbox's Project Infinite shows all company files locally but stores them remotelyVentureBeat
Dropbox Project Infinite plans to rethink local file storageZDNet
The Verge -Thurrott.com (blog) -TechCrunch -Neowin
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