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Samsung Might Have Just Revealed Version Number Of Android N - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 07:01

Tech Times

Samsung Might Have Just Revealed Version Number Of Android N
Tech Times
Samsung may have accidentally revealed the version number for the impending Android N OS from Google. The change history for the Samsung MultiWindow SDK 1.3.1 reads it is compatible with Android N 7.0. (Photo : Tsahi Levent-Levi | Flickr). The annual ...
Android N OTA Update: Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 And Pixel C Get Android N Preview 2International Business Times
Android N Developer Preview 2 Now Live, Final Release Date Coming Soon?Bitbag
Google's Android N Developer Preview Features RevealedMorning News USA
Design & Trend -Ubergizmo -Android Police -Technology Personalized
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Living in a bubble: inflatable modules could be the future of space habitats - Space Daily

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 06:07

Engadget

Living in a bubble: inflatable modules could be the future of space habitats
Space Daily
The astronauts of the International Space Station welcomed the arrival of what we call the "Bigelow Bungalow", officially known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) on April 10. If all goes to plan, the station's robotic arm will install ...
Bigelow Aerospace partners with ULA to launch private space habitatsTechCrunch
NASA will connect Bigelow Expandable Activity Module to International Space Station, SaturdayClarksville Online
NASA Details Game Plan to Deploy Expandable Fabric Space Habitat at Space StationABC News
PC Magazine -CBS News -Daily Caller -Tech Times
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Amazon refines the Kindle (and its price) - Tampabay.com

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 05:32

Wall Street Journal

Amazon refines the Kindle (and its price)
Tampabay.com
Will loyal fans of e-books be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. Related News/Archive. Amazon challenges Etsy with Amazon Handmade. 6 Months Ago. Tired of renting, Chanel pays a record price for its Rodeo ...
Latest Kindle mostly wants to disappearPaducah Sun
Amazon Kindle Oasis Review – Amazon's Newest Tablet for 2016Gazette Review
Amazon Officially Announces Kindle Oasis And Its Expensive Premium PriceDesign & Trend
CCT News -CNET -PC Magazine -Financial Express
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Facebook's killer Social VR demo puts the real world on notice - Mashable

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 02:18

Mashable

Facebook's killer Social VR demo puts the real world on notice
Mashable
Facebook Social VR experiment showed how two guys could take a selfie of their VR avatars. Image: Facebook. Analysis · Headshot_2015_lanceulanoff_1. By Lance Ulanoff 5 hours ago. Bravo, Facebook. Social VR is now officially something I want in ...
Oculus demos a VR selfie stickTechCrunch
Facebook wants to make social VR indistinguishable from real lifeVentureBeat
Facebook wants virtual reality to 'redefine our tribe'Computerworld
Engadget -International Business Times -CNET -Re/code
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Vine Rolls Out New Watch Button In Latest Update - Android Headlines - Android News

Google News - Sci/Tech - Thu, 2016-04-14 00:48

Android Headlines - Android News

Vine Rolls Out New Watch Button In Latest Update
Android Headlines - Android News
Earlier today, Twitter-owned social network Vine announced that they have a new feature available for the app. The developers behind the app have announced that they are rolling out a new “watch” button, which will give users the option to play all the ...
Vine's new 'Watch' feature turns channels into binge-worthy content streamsMashable
Vine releases a Watch button because scrolling is too much workTechCrunch
Vine now lets you automatically play all videos in a channelVentureBeat
The Verge -Ubergizmo -9 to 5 Mac -Pocket-lint.com
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The R8: Audi's fastest car yet, gets excellent reviews - Pulse Headlines

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 23:11

Pulse Headlines

The R8: Audi's fastest car yet, gets excellent reviews
Pulse Headlines
Several media outlets were able to test the 2017 Audi R8 to see by themselves how the fastest and most powerful Audi feels like and the reviews have been very positive. Volkswagen's Audi brand is looking to take market share from its competitors BMW ...
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Luxury Supercar Races At 180+ MPH In Daytona Testing: Review RoundupTech Times
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review: Hot Lap at DaytonaMotor Trend
Review Roundup – 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus gets high marks at high speedsModern Readers
SlashGear -The Verge -Christian Science Monitor -Bloomberg
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Facebook just showed off how it's going to make your photos and videos so much better - Businessinsider India

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 18:48

Businessinsider India

Facebook just showed off how it's going to make your photos and videos so much better
Businessinsider India
At Facebook F8 developer conference on Wednesday, the social network's Applied Machine Learning (AML) lab gave an update on how its artificial intelligence is giving people "superpowers." Going forward, Facebook's going to be applying that same ...

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Facebook's Terragraph and ARIES antennas bring Internet to underserved areas - TechCrunch

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 18:31

TechCrunch

Facebook's Terragraph and ARIES antennas bring Internet to underserved areas
TechCrunch
Probably the most impressive of Facebook's connectivity projects is its solar-powered Aquila drone for enabling Internet access in remote areas. But while the technology behind Aquila is impressive, more traditional terrestrial connectivity systems are ...
Facebook's Terragraph project aims to replace fiber with fast, low-cost Wi-FiPCWorld
Facebook's quest for Internet is coming back to Earth with two wireless projectsComputerworld
Facebook takes on global Internet bottlenecksCNET
USA TODAY -GlobalPost -San Jose Mercury News -Quartz
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2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Luxury Supercar Races At 180+ MPH In Daytona Testing: Review Roundup - Tech Times

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 15:52

Tech Times

2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Luxury Supercar Races At 180+ MPH In Daytona Testing: Review Roundup
Tech Times
The new 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus was tested by journalists on the Daytona testing track, and the results are formidable. The drivers enjoyed speeds of over 180 mph behind the beastly wheel and lived to tell the tale. (Photo : Audi). A number of ...

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Verizon CWA & IBEW Union Members Go on Strike: America's Communications Future is at Stake. - Huffington Post

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 06:49

Boston Herald

Verizon CWA & IBEW Union Members Go on Strike: America's Communications Future is at Stake.
Huffington Post
As of this writing, (around 1:30AM, Wednesday, April 13, 2016), 40,000 Verizon workers throughout the east coast of America will not be going to work as of 6:00AM today. About three years ago, I wrote an open letter in Huff Po. “Dear Telecom Unions ...
Verizon bringing 800 miles of Fios cable to BostonBoston Herald
Verizon policy: switch from copper to fiber, or no fix for youEngadget
Verizon to bring FiOS to Boston via $300M partnership with the cityFierceTelecom
Wall Street Journal -Ars Technica -PR Newswire (press release) -The Boston Globe
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Google Calendar wants to help you stop procrastinating - Fast Company

Google News - Sci/Tech - Wed, 2016-04-13 06:03

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 02:37

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 02:28

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 - Tue, 2016-04-12 23:35

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 - Tue, 2016-04-12 23:18

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 21:32

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 17:17

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 07:23

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 07:01

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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