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NASA Celebrates Hubble's Birthday With Gigantic Cosmic Bubble - International Business Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-22 12:35

International Business Times

NASA Celebrates Hubble's Birthday With Gigantic Cosmic Bubble
International Business Times
hubble bubble The Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is an emission nebula located 7,100 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space. Photo: NASA/ ESA/ ...
A 'Bubble' for Hubble: Iconic Telescope Snaps Spectacular Birthday PhotoSpace.com
Hubble sees a star 'inflating' a giant bubblePhys.Org
Hubble's bubble: Space telescope captures gorgeous Bubble NebulaCNET
Tech Times -Modern Readers -Maine News Online -Christian Science Monitor
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HMGA2 played crucial role in adaption of smaller beak in Darwin's finches - NH Voice

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-22 12:01

NH Voice

HMGA2 played crucial role in adaption of smaller beak in Darwin's finches
NH Voice
A gene has been identified that within a year helped inducing physical change in a finch species in response to a drought-induced food shortage. Researchers from Princeton University and Uppsala University in Sweden said that the findings could provide ...
Cosmic Beacons Reveal the Milky Way's Ancient CoreHeritageDaily
Gene Drives Quick Evolutionary Changes in Darwin's FinchesNewsweek
Evolution in action detected in Darwin's finches Uppsala UniversityEurekAlert (press release)
Headlines & Global News -Nature.com -Science Codex -Hindu Business Line
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Dinosaur Skeleton Reveals Babies May Have Lived On Their Own From Birth - Huffington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Fri, 2016-04-22 01:40

Huffington Post

Dinosaur Skeleton Reveals Babies May Have Lived On Their Own From Birth
Huffington Post
Giant dinosaurs were small and cute at birth, a study of baby Rapetosaurus bones reveals. 04/21/2016 07:36 pm ET. Michael McLaughlin Reporter, The Huffington Post. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if ...
Huge long-necked dinosaurs had big, precocious babiesReuters
Rapetosaurus krausei: Tiny titanosaurus was just a few weeks old, scientists sayLos Angeles Times
How to raise a dinosaur? Tiny fossil may tell usUSA TODAY
National Geographic -Gizmodo -Tech Times -Maine News Online
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Earth Day 2016: Where to Recycle Batteries, Gadgets - ABC News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 21:01

The Daily Chappaqua

Earth Day 2016: Where to Recycle Batteries, Gadgets
ABC News
Old batteries, cell phones and laptops can easily pile up, turning any office into an electronic wasteland. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates for every one million mobile devices recycled, 35 thousand pounds of copper, 772 pounds of ...
Earth Day 2016: Today's the Day To Recycle Old GadgetsCIO Today
Where Can You Recycle Old Gadgets On Earth Day?ValueWalk
Some of the greenest gadgets for Earth DayEngadget
CBC.ca -EP Magazine -KIII TV3
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Sony finally says it's adding 2FA to PlayStation Network - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 12:20

NDTV

Sony finally says it's adding 2FA to PlayStation Network
TechCrunch
It looks like Sony is finally gearing up to add two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network — some five years after a massive data breach compromised the details of millions of users, including potentially exposing users' credit card data ...
PlayStation Network Is Getting Two-Factor Authentication To Better Protect UsersTech Times
PSN Getting Two-Factor Authentication, Something Xbox Has Had Since 2013GameSpot
Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breachZDNet
Polygon -Engadget -Design & Trend -GearNuke
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The Real Plan Behind Group Calling on Facebook Messenger - Bidness ETC

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 11:56

Bidness ETC

The Real Plan Behind Group Calling on Facebook Messenger
Bidness ETC
Yesterday evening, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced a major upgrade for its chatting service and standalone mobile app, Facebook Messenger; the social networking giant has begun rolling out group voice calling on Messenger. You will be able to ...
Facebook adds group voice calls to MessengerZDNet
Facebook Messenger gets group calling with up to 50 friendsEngadget
Facebook adds free group calling to MessengerMashable
Fortune -CNET -The Cheat Sheet -Android Headlines - Android News
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Volkswagen Reaches Judge's Deadline for Diesel Car Fix - ABC News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 11:13

NDTV

Volkswagen Reaches Judge's Deadline for Diesel Car Fix
ABC News
Time is up for Volkswagen to meet a federal judge's deadline to detail how it will make nearly 600,000 diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests comply with clean air laws. Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he wanted to know the ...
VW Said to Pay At Least $10 Billion in U.S. Cheating DealBloomberg
Volkswagen Deal on Emissions Cheating in US Is ExpectedNew York Times
Source: VW to pay $1B to diesel owners, buy back some carsWashington Post
Financial Times -Nasdaq -The San Diego Union-Tribune -Examiner.com
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Opera browser build adds a first: Free, unlimited VPN for secure surfing - PCWorld

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 10:35

VentureBeat

Opera browser build adds a first: Free, unlimited VPN for secure surfing
PCWorld
After successfully launching a version of its browser that offered ad blocking, Opera just won't quit. On Wednesday night, the company released a free VPN service with unlimited bandwidth, built right into its latest beta. The Opera release is ...
Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browserVentureBeat
Opera now has free and unlimited VPN built into its browserMashable
Opera's builds free VPN into browser, gives users a real reason to switch browsersZDNet
The Verge -International Business Times -TechCrunch -Fortune
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Why Sony needs the PlayStation 4 'Neo' — even if you hate it - VentureBeat

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:00

VentureBeat

Why Sony needs the PlayStation 4 'Neo' — even if you hate it
VentureBeat
The repeatedly rumored upgraded PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems are a new spin on an old trick. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One may both get major upgrades in the near future, according to recent reports from news sites Giant Bomb and The Verge.
Editorial: Microsoft shouldn't follow Sony's lead by releasing an upgraded Xbox OneNeowin
Swan Song As Xbox Bids Farewell To The 360Forbes
Let's look back at Xbox 360 through the yearsMashable
Slate Magazine (blog) -Washington Post -TIME -TechHive
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Historic SpaceX Rocket Is a Beast on the Road - ABC News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 22:12

Inverse

Historic SpaceX Rocket Is a Beast on the Road
ABC News
A roadside video taken of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket that successfully landed on a drone ship earlier this month puts the historic feat into perspective. The 14-story-high Falcon 9 was loaded onto a semi-truck and driven back to a hangar this week where ...
What The SpaceX Landing Says About Elon Musk—And Federal RegulatorsDaily Caller
Video: Falcon 9 Arrives at New HomeProduct Design & Development
SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Has Arrived at the International Space StationState of the State KS (subscription)
Teslarati -Inverse -Maine News Online -Gas 2.0
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Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests - Washington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 11:55

Washington Post

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests
Washington Post
TOKYO — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker tarnished by a massive recall-cover-up 15 years ago, owned up to another scandal Wednesday, saying employees had intentionally falsified fuel mileage test data for several vehicle models.
Mitsubishi Motors admits it falsified fuel consumption dataUSA TODAY
Mitsubishi Motors says it manipulated fuel economy tests, shares tumbleReuters
Mitsubishi Motors Finds Improprieties in Its Fuel-Economy TestsWall Street Journal
NBCNews.com -WJXT Jacksonville -Gizmodo -International Business Times
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Technology|Google Charged With Breaking Europe's Antitrust Rules - New York Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 11:49

Livemint

Technology|Google Charged With Breaking Europe's Antitrust Rules
New York Times
European officials charged Google on Wednesday with breaking the region's competition rules by favoring some of its services on the popular Android mobile software over those of its rivals. The charges are the latest chapter in Europe's continuing ...
Europe files formal antitrust objections against Google over AndroidVentureBeat
Google charged in Android monopoly lawsuitCNNMoney
Europe's antitrust chief confirms Android objectionsTechCrunch
Fortune -Reuters -USA TODAY -Engadget
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Did human limbs evolve from shark gills? - CNET

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 11:46

Zee News

Did human limbs evolve from shark gills?
CNET
A great white shark. Ralph Clevenger/Corbis. In 1878, German anatomist Karl Gegenbaur proposed an evolutionary link between the gills of cartilaginous fish (such as skates and sharks) and vertebrate limbs. Since then, the idea has been largely ...
Human Limbs Share A Gene From Cartilaginous Fish Gills, New Study SaysScience World Report
Sonic hedgehog gene provides evidence that our limbs may have evolved from sharks' gillsEurekAlert (press release)
New Evidence Suggests That Human Limbs Evolved From Shark GillsGizmodo
UPI.com -Headlines & Global News -Modern Readers -Morning News USA
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Supergiant Games teases new PS4/PC RPG Pyre - Modern Readers

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 11:42

Modern Readers

Supergiant Games teases new PS4/PC RPG Pyre
Modern Readers
Supergiant Games teases new PS4/PC RPG Pyre Supergiant Games has a new IP for the role-playing game market, as the Bastion and Transistor maker announced yesterday its new party-based RPG, Pyre. According to Supergiant, Pyre will be available for ...
Bastion Creators Announce New Game Pyre With TrailerGame Rant
New PS4/PC RPG Revealed by Bastion, Transistor DevGameSpot
Bastion Developer Has A New Game Coming, Here's What We KnowCinema Blend
VentureBeat -Digital Trends -mxdwn.com -Firstpost
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Uniqueness of Microbes in Cities - Council Chronicle

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 11:02

Newsweek

Uniqueness of Microbes in Cities
Council Chronicle
Remember grade school and cooties? It appears that the mean children in school were right about people spreading invisible germs all over the place. A group of scientists decided to test the uniqueness of microbes in cities and discovered that each ...
Germ Study Finds Each City Has Its Own Microbe SignatureNBCNews.com
Each city is completely different in one bizarre way -- and you'll never guess howMorning Ticker
Your City Has A Unique Community Of MicrobesTech Times
CDA News -I4U News -World Tech Today -UPI.com
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Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer - Reuters

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 10:22

Reuters

Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer
Reuters
WASHINGTON Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused, the company's top lawyer told lawmakers on Tuesday in response to U.S. law enforcement criticism of its stance on ...
FBI: Using Third Parties To Break Encryption Not Only AnswerCBS Local
Dearth of new data from San Bernardino iPhone helpful to FBI investigation, sources sayApple Insider
Technology|FBI Says It Needs Hackers to Keep Up With Tech CompaniesNew York Times
TechCrunch -Mac Rumors -CNN International -Quartz
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Viber Copies WhatsApp, Launches End-to-End Encryption - Tech News Today

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 09:59

Tech News Today

Viber Copies WhatsApp, Launches End-to-End Encryption
Tech News Today
Viber has announced to offer end-to-end encryption and PIN protected chat feature on its platform. User privacy has been a subject of debate lately, especially after the recent Apple vs. FBI stand-off. Rival platform, WhatsApp, rolled out the ...
Viber adds end-to-end encryption and hidden chats as messaging app privacy wave growsTechCrunch
Viber Launches End-to-End Encryption for ChatNewsFactor Network
Viber Joins WhatsApp, Apple In Encrypting All MessagesForbes
World Tech Today -Fortune -VentureBeat -AppAdvice
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Skype chat bots come to Mac, web to complete cross-platform rollout - ZDNet

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-20 01:56

ZDNet

Skype chat bots come to Mac, web to complete cross-platform rollout
ZDNet
skype-bots-mac.png (Image: Microsoft). Microsoft announced on Tuesday bot support for the Mac and web versions of Skype, after adding it to the Windows version weeks ago. What's Hot on ZDNet. Five cheap or free ways to make a PC faster · Hackers need ...
Microsoft Expands Skype Bot Client SupportRedmondmag.com
Skype's new bots arrive on Mac and webTechCrunch
Microsoft Skype Bots Now Available for Mac and WebNDTV
WinBeta -The Verge -Geek Snack -Small Business Trends
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Google warns 760000 websites: 'You've been hijacked' - but many are infected again in days - ZDNet

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-19 15:47

ZDNet

Google warns 760000 websites: 'You've been hijacked' - but many are infected again in days
ZDNet
Sites that are compromised and redirect visitors to another malicious site are the most difficult to fix. Image: iStock. Google is urging website operators to sign up for its security notifications after a study of 760,935 hijacked websites revealed ...
Why Google is warning that 'google.com' is 'partially dangerous'Washington Post
Google thinks Google.com is a dangerous websiteEngadget
Google Warns Users About a Dangerous Website Called Google.comGizmodo
Search Engine Roundtable -ValueWalk -Digital Spy -The SEM Post
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Massive Mount Paektu Volcano Could Explode in North Korea in Future - PerfScience

Google News - Sci/Tech - Tue, 2016-04-19 11:09

Washington Post

Massive Mount Paektu Volcano Could Explode in North Korea in Future
PerfScience
Mount Paektu volcano located in the border region between China and North Korea is dormant at present, but an international team of scientists investigating the Sacred Mountain says the mysterious, violent and dangerous volcano could blow anytime in ...
The Mysterious Volcano That Got Western Scientists A Rare Invite To North KoreaNDTV
Mount Paektu is active, but scientists do not know when it will eruptMaine News Online
Mount Paektu: North Korean, Western scientists join forces to solve volcano mysteryChristian Science Monitor
Voice of America (blog)
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