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Apple's iPhone engineers consider hackers a more pressing threat than the government - BGR

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 22:59

BGR

Apple's iPhone engineers consider hackers a more pressing threat than the government
BGR
Over the past few weeks, Apple and the FBI engaged in a prolonged and highly publicized battle that sought to find a balance between user privacy and the interests of national security. As you likely know by now, Apple, while having no objection to ...
Apple is Considering the Government as Part of their iOS Security Threat Model & Will Act AccordinglyPatently Apple
Apple opens up on how it approaches security following FBI battleMashable
iPhone 7 Plus Specs, Release Date, Price, Features [RUMORS]ValueWalk
AppAdvice -USA TODAY -NPR -Tech Times
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Lockheed Martin's new magic school bus wants to virtually take kids to Mars - Digital Trends

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 21:06

Digital Trends

Lockheed Martin's new magic school bus wants to virtually take kids to Mars
Digital Trends
This is a magic school bus like you've never seen before. Lockheed Martin, a company not known for its subtlety, is bringing STEM education to the next level with its new Generation Beyond program, a national education initiative aimed at bringing “the ...
Planets, asteroids are in Lockheed Martin's 2016 travel plansDenver Business Journal (blog)
Lockheed Martin launches education program to bring space science to studentsThe Marshalltown
Lockheed Martin's school bus takes you on a ride across MarsEngadget
Space Ref (press release) -kplr11.com -The TechNews
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'Teslaphoresis': Carbon Nanotubes Self-Assemble Into Wires Using Tesla Coil - Headlines & Global News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 20:49

Headlines & Global News

'Teslaphoresis': Carbon Nanotubes Self-Assemble Into Wires Using Tesla Coil
Headlines & Global News
Using a specially crafted Tesla coil, a team of researchers has initiated the self-assembly of carbon nanotubes into long wires through a process known as "Teslaphoresis." By Tyler MacDonald | Apr 16, 2016 03:41 PM EDT. 'Teslaphoresis'. Using a ...
Watch These Carbon Nanotubes Assemble ThemselvesMotherboard
Carbon Nanotubes Self-Assemble Into Wires Thanks To Tesla CoilTech Times
Rice University Researchers Self-Assemble Nanotubes into Wires via TeslaphoresisMaine News Online
I4U News -NH Voice -TechSpot -Futurity: Research News
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Latest Update Adds Android Wear Support To Microsoft Outlook - Android Headlines - Android News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 19:51

Android Headlines - Android News

Latest Update Adds Android Wear Support To Microsoft Outlook
Android Headlines - Android News
In the latest update rolled out to its Outlook mail app on Google Play, Microsoft has now added support for Android Wear devices, which would allow owners of smartwatches running on Google's wearables platform to check and reply to emails right from ...
Microsoft Outlook update provides support for Android WearZDNet
Microsoft Outlook Now With Android Wear Support: Here's What You Can Do With ItTech Times
Outlook support for Android Wear smartwatchesPulse Headlines
Thurrott.com (blog) -Android Police -SlashGear -The Verge
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Apple Will Shut Down iTunes Allowances For Kids: Here's A Quick Guide How To Set Up Family Sharing - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 14:52

Tech Times

Apple Will Shut Down iTunes Allowances For Kids: Here's A Quick Guide How To Set Up Family Sharing
Tech Times
Apple revealed that it will be ending iTunes Allowances on May 25, while recommending parents to replace the feature with Family Sharing. Here is a quick guide on how to set up Family Sharing for up to six family members. (Photo : Apple). Apple has ...
How to set up Family Sharing now that Apple has ended iTunes AllowancesSiliconANGLE (blog)
How to Set Up and Use Apple Family SharingLaptop Mag
Apple Is Cutting Off Your iTunes AllowancePC Magazine
Headlines & Global News -Hot Hardware -REM -News Ledge
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'BEAM' Aboard: Experimental Inflatable Room Attached to Space Station - Space.com

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 14:10

Space.com

'BEAM' Aboard: Experimental Inflatable Room Attached to Space Station
Space.com
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, an inflatable space room built by Bigelow Aerospace, is moved by robotic arm to its new home on the International Space Station on April 16, 2016 in this exterior camera view. BEAM is a prototype for future space ...
BEAM Inflatable Bedroom Attached To International Space StationTech Times
[ April 16, 2016 ] Expandable room installed on space station Mission ReportsSpaceflight Now
Inflatable 'bedroom' attached to space stationCNN
CBS News -SpaceFlight Insider -Reuters -I4U News
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Sun compass likely the primary cue being used by monarch to determine direction - Maine News Online

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 08:45

Maine News Online

Sun compass likely the primary cue being used by monarch to determine direction
Maine News Online
Monarch butterflies use the sun's position in the sky coupled with an internal clock to find out way to south. A team of researchers have created a model to explain the neurological mechanism, as to how monarch butterfly integrate the information and ...
Scientists discover secret of monarch butterfly migration patternsModern Readers
Millions of migrating monarchs: How do they know which way to go?Christian Science Monitor
Monarch Butterflies use internal compass during migration: ResearchNH Voice
Science Recorder -Gizmodo -Toronto Star -Discovery News
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Ghostbusters Video Game For PS4, Xbox One And PC Coming In July - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 04:17

Tech Times

Ghostbusters Video Game For PS4, Xbox One And PC Coming In July
Tech Times
Activision is in fact finishing up a new Ghostbusters game. The four-player RPG game will include both male and female busters of ghosts when it arrives this July. (Photo : Activision). Activision has been developing a new Ghostbusters video game ...
Two New Ghostbusters Video Games Coming Soon from ActivisionDread Central
Sony Pictures Teaming with Activision for New Ghostbusters GamesHardcore Gamer
The Ghostbusters Reboot Will Be Getting Its Own Video Game, Here's What We KnowCinema Blend
Comicbook.com -Cosmic Book News - Video Games (press release) (blog) -Gamasutra -DroidGamers (blog)
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Apple's Jony Ive donates one-of-a-kind iPad Pro & accessories to charity auction - Apple Insider

Google News - Sci/Tech - Sat, 2016-04-16 01:36

Apple Insider

Apple's Jony Ive donates one-of-a-kind iPad Pro & accessories to charity auction
Apple Insider
An auction in London is featuring a custom 12.9-inch iPad Pro and accompanying Smart Cover, Apple Pencil and holder as one of its lots, as donated by Apple SDO Jony Ive and his design team. The special iPad will be one of 39 lots in the upcoming "Time ...
Jony Ive designs special iPad Pro for London's Design MuseumMashable
Jony Ive Designed a One-of-a-Kind Yellow iPad Pro for CharityMac Rumors
9.7-inch iPad Pro PreviewBetaNews
TabTimes (blog) -TechnoBuffalo -Phys.Org -The Verge
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Microsoft Previews Skype Calls Using Edge Without Plug-Ins - Redmondmag.com

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 23:08

Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Previews Skype Calls Using Edge Without Plug-Ins
Redmondmag.com
Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins. It's possible to test these capabilities today under certain conditions. For instance, it'll work for one-to-one calling and for ...
Skype for Web goes plugin-free in Microsoft Edge, sort ofPCWorld
Skype voice and video calls now work plugin-free on Microsoft's Edge browserTechCrunch
Microsoft rolls out preview of plugin-free Skype for Web support in EdgeVentureBeat
Neowin -ZDNet -Thurrott.com (blog) -Ars Technica
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This tattoo-like display is made possible by a new ultra-thin protective 'E-skin' - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 21:02

TechCrunch

This tattoo-like display is made possible by a new ultra-thin protective 'E-skin'
TechCrunch
It sounds like something out of Star Trek: a patch thinner than a band-aid that you slap on your arm and, within moments, it lights up with heart rate, blood sugar, and so on — then peels off a few days later. That's the goal of work by researchers at ...
New 'e-skin' tech turns your body into a walking displayCNET
New Ultrathin E-Skin Turns Your Body into a Walking DisplayI4U News
Ultrathin organic material enhances e-skin displayScience Codex
AskMen -IEEE Spectrum -Popular Science -Newsy
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Google Nexus Live Cases With Customizable Wallpapers Introduced For Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 - International Business Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 07:55

Firstpost

Google Nexus Live Cases With Customizable Wallpapers Introduced For Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6
International Business Times
Google Logo A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto, Sept. 5, 2013. Photo: Reuters/Chris Helgren. Google has introduced customizable cases for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Nexus 6 smartphones. These cases can be ...
Google lets you create 'My Live Case' for your Nexus phoneAndroid Community
Google now lets you design custom cases for your Nexus phonesTechCrunch
I Need a Nexus Phone Just For These Infinitely Customizable CasesGizmodo
The Verge -Android Headlines - Android News -Phandroid.com -Phone Arena
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Apple peels the green with 'Apps for Earth' - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 06:56

CNET

Apple peels the green with 'Apps for Earth'
CNET
The iPhone's App Store will be greener than usual until April 24. Screenshot by Daniel Van Boom/CNET. If you use an iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed the Apple App Store is looking a little greener than usual. Apple's fresh hue is due to "Apps for ...
Apple investigating major App Store search changes, mulling paid results, report saysApple Insider
Apple Launches 'Apps for Earth' Promotion in Support of World Wildlife FundMac Rumors
Apple Pursues New Search Features for a Crowded App StoreBloomberg
Mashable -Phone Arena -Seeking Alpha -Washington Post
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Microsoft suit is latest tech clash with US over privacy - Washington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 06:37

Washington Post

Microsoft suit is latest tech clash with US over privacy
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — As we live more of our lives online, the companies we trust with our digital secrets are increasingly clashing with authorities who want access to the messages, pictures, financial records and other data we accumulate in electronic form.
Microsoft sues US government over data requestsReuters
The tech war is just getting started: Microsoft is suing the federal governmentComputerworld
Microsoft, Apple Dig in for Long Data-Privacy Fight With U.S.Bloomberg
Nasdaq -WinBeta -Mashable -Top Tech News
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Phone Comparisons: LG Nexus 5X vs HTC 10 - Android Headlines - Android News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 02:04

Android Headlines - Android News

Phone Comparisons: LG Nexus 5X vs HTC 10
Android Headlines - Android News
Do we have a good one for you today – yesterday we compared the Nexus 6P to the HTC 10, and many cried “foul” because of the larger display on the Nexus 6P, and asked for a Nexus 5X versus the HTC 10 comparison. Apparently, some readers think that ...
HTC 10 vs. Q1 flagships: Fight!Android Community
Google's Next 'Android N' Build Could Come With Apple iPhone 6S-Like Force Touch Support: ReportInternational Business Times
HTC 10 review: An exciting new flagship phone that's better in every wayBGR
ZDNet -Engadget -TechCrunch -Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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Minecraft Education Edition Arrives for Free In May - PC Magazine

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-15 00:36

PC Magazine

Minecraft Education Edition Arrives for Free In May
PC Magazine
The education version of Minecraft will be available for teachers to download for free when it launches in June, Microsoft announced today. The popular pixelated open-world game has served as a testing ground for multiple initiatives recently ...
Minecraft Education Edition, aimed at teachers, arrives in MayTechCrunch
Microsoft to open Minecraft education edition for all schools in June, free on the early access programVentureBeat
Minecraft Education Edition early access launches in JuneSlashGear
Android Headlines - Android News -DroidGamers (blog) -Engadget -Irish Independent
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UPDATE 1-Apple, FBI to clash again in Congress over encryption - Reuters

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 22:47

NDTV

UPDATE 1-Apple, FBI to clash again in Congress over encryption
Reuters
(Adds background about last hearing, legislation in Congress, case history). By Dustin Volz. WASHINGTON, April 14 Apple Inc and the FBI will return to Congress next week to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement ...
No links to foreign terrorists found on San Bernardino iPhone so far, officials sayWashington Post
Apple to again square off against FBI in Congress over encryptionApple Insider
Let's not make secure encryption illegalComputerworld
CNET
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Facebook just validated the bot movement for businesses - VentureBeat

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 21:07

VentureBeat

Facebook just validated the bot movement for businesses
VentureBeat
The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The industry now is starting to turn its attention away from apps and instead focusing on a new interface to drive “conversational commerce,” a ...
Facebook's new chatbots still need workTechCrunch
Facebook's branded bots have potential, but there's a long way to goMashable
What the Facebook Analysts Are Saying, F8 EditionFortune
New York Times -CBS News -TIME -Business Insider
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Paris climate deal on target, two years ahead of schedule - Christian Science Monitor

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 18:17

Christian Science Monitor

Paris climate deal on target, two years ahead of schedule
Christian Science Monitor
The UN climate chief has said that the Paris climate agreement could swing into action as early as 2018, two years earlier than expected. By Jason Thomson, Staff April 14, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of ...
World Bank Cautions Against Lull After Earth Day MomentumTech Times
Dems protest GOP pushing 'extremely eccentric' views on warmingEnvironment & Energy Publishing
World Bank Head Warns Against Post-Paris Lull on ClimateBloomberg BNA
Gilmer Mirror -Pulse Headlines -ValueWalk -Blouin News Blogs (blog)
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Google Executive Set To Run Facebook Lab -- WSJ - Nasdaq

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 07:48

Fortune

Google Executive Set To Run Facebook Lab -- WSJ
Nasdaq
Facebook Inc. created a research lab to develop hardware products and hired a top Google executive to lead the effort, underlining the social-networking company's broadening technology ambitions. The new group, called Building 8, will be led by Regina ...
Facebook unveils Building 8 Research Lab and Hires Regina Dugan To Lead ItI4U News
Facebook Hires Google's Dugan to Lead Hardware Research UnitIT Business Net
Facebook is taking some of Google's moonshot enchantmentThe Independent
USA TODAY -Firstpost -Mashable -PCWorld
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