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Apple Has A Secret Team That's Building Its Own Virtual Reality Headset: Report - Tech Times

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 20:15

Tech Times

Apple Has A Secret Team That's Building Its Own Virtual Reality Headset: Report
Tech Times
Apple has put together a secret team of virtual and augmented reality experts to create its own headset that can compete with the HoloLens and Oculus Rift, to name a few. The Cupertino brand has recently acquired the augmented reality startup Flyby ...
Rumor: Apple has 'hundreds of staff' working on virtual & augmented reality projectsApple Insider
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Has Massive Secretive Unit and it's Not Building CarsLearnBonds
Report: Apple is secretly prototyping VR headset to rival Oculus Rift and HoloLensMacworld
Mac Rumors -New York Times -Forbes
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Here's How To Add Friends Using Snapchat's New Profile URL Feature - Hot Hardware

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:59

Hot Hardware

Here's How To Add Friends Using Snapchat's New Profile URL Feature
Hot Hardware
Snapchat, the popular mobile app that allows you to send and receive timed photos, videos, and text messages, just added a potentially game changing feature—URL profile sharing. That's right, this simple feature addition could turn out to be huge for ...
How to find, share share your custom Snapchat URLCNET
Snapchat Adds New Feature of URLs making it much Easier to Find FriendsMaine News Online
You Can Now Add Friends To Snapchat With a Personalised LinkLifehacker UK
Tech Times -AL.com -Engadget
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NSA hacking secrets are revelead by former NSA agent - Daily Star Gazette

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:17

Daily Star Gazette

NSA hacking secrets are revelead by former NSA agent
Daily Star Gazette
Inside the notoriously secretive National Security Agency is an elite unit made up of some of the best hackers on the planet, charged with breaking into computer networks around the world.When the National Security Agency hacks into a computer network, ...
Head of NSA's Elite Hacking Unit: How We HackABC News
NSA's chief hacker explains how to keep the NSA out of your businessBGR
NSA's 'Hacker in Chief' Offers Cyberprotection AdviceGovernment Technology
Engadget -Motherboard -San Francisco Chronicle
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Tesla Motors Model 3, Fact or Fiction? Sorting Out The Rumors (TSLA) - LearnBonds

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:03

LearnBonds

Tesla Motors Model 3, Fact or Fiction? Sorting Out The Rumors (TSLA)
LearnBonds
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is well on it's way to perfecting its plans to disrupt the auto sector with electric vehicles. The next milestone in Tesla's disruptive plan is the Model 3, which the market expects to be a mass-market EV with a price tag ...
Tesla Motors Inc Bearish Sentiment Settles In: Short Interest Swirls to Record HighBidness ETC
Tesla Denies Model Y Will Appear Alongside Model 3 UnveilingValueWalk
Elon Musk now owns 1/5th of Tesla MotorsAutoblog (blog)
Modern Readers -Salt Lake Tribune -Day Herald
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Color-coded conversation: Octopuses aren't entirely anti-social after all. - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:45

Christian Science Monitor

Color-coded conversation: Octopuses aren't entirely anti-social after all.
Christian Science Monitor
Scientists have long believed that octopuses do not interact with one another. New research is changing our understanding of the color-changing, shape-shifting cephalopods' behavior. By Corey Fedde, Staff January 28, 2016. Save for later Saved. close.
Octopuses Update Social Profiles Through Changing Skin Colors – VIDEOCDA News
Recent Observation Makes Evident that Octopuses do SocializePerfScience
Octopuses' Ability to Change Colors Is Used In Social InteractionsMid-Day Daily
Maine News Online -Quartz -Yahoo News
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Humans' appetite for huge eggs led to extinction of 500-pound bird - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:43

Christian Science Monitor

Humans' appetite for huge eggs led to extinction of 500-pound bird
Christian Science Monitor
Scientists examined burnt fragments of the massive eggshells to determine the link between humans and the bird's extinction. By Christina Beck, Staff January 29, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. An illustration of a giant flightless bird known as ...
Humans drove this massive, ancient bird to extinction by chowing down on its eggsWashington Post
Swan song: humans implicated in huge Australian bird's demiseReuters
Humans Drove 500-Pound Bird To Extinction By Eating Its Giant EggsTech Times
Boulder Daily Camera -Modern Readers
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January 30, 2016 in Mission Reports: European communications relay satellite launched by Proton rocket - Spaceflight Now

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 17:45

Spaceflight Now

January 30, 2016 in Mission Reports: European communications relay satellite launched by Proton rocket
Spaceflight Now
A commercial satellite designed to broadcast hundreds of television channels across Europe and better link European surveillance satellites and the International Space Station to scientists on the ground took off Friday from Kazakhstan aboard a Proton ...
ILS Proton successfully launches Eutelsat 9B telecom/data-relay satelliteSpaceNews
EUTELSAT 9B Satellite Soars into SpaceBusiness Wire (press release)
ILS Proton Successfully Launches Eutelsat 9B for EutelsatSpace Daily
SpaceFlight Insider -NBCNews.com -I4U News
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Google Adwords For iOS Now Available In The App Store: What Does It Do? [Video] - Tech Times

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 17:21

Tech Times

Google Adwords For iOS Now Available In The App Store: What Does It Do? [Video]
Tech Times
Seeing how iAd is almost extinct, Google rolled out its AdWords app for iOS. Owners of Apple's devices can now manage their online campaigns in an efficient and intuitive interface, as the video tutorial thoroughly explains. (Photo : Google | Apple App ...
Google's AdWords online advertising service now has an official iOS appAppAdvice
Google My Tracks App Retired By The Company –REM
Google's AdWords App Finally Comes to iPhoneSearch Engine Journal
Mirror Daily -Jewocity.com (press release) (blog) -Maine News Online
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Obama Wants More Girls And Kids Of Color To Learn Computer Science - Huffington Post

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 16:45

Huffington Post

Obama Wants More Girls And Kids Of Color To Learn Computer Science
Huffington Post
The White House has a new plan to get students involved in the important subject. 01/30/2016 06:01 am ET. Rebecca Klein Education Editor, The Huffington Post. Mark Lennihan/ASSOCIATED PRESS. A new initiative announced Saturday by the White ...

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Are we getting closer to understanding where the moon actually came from? - Los Angeles Times

Google Tech News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 08:27

Los Angeles Times

Are we getting closer to understanding where the moon actually came from?
Los Angeles Times
A simulation of the early Earth being impacted at an angle by the hypothesized protoplanet Theia. New research suggests the impact was probably head-on. A simulation of the early Earth being impacted at an angle by the hypothesized protoplanet Theia.
Moon Formed By Early Earth's Head-on, Violent Collision With TheiaSTGIST
Violent Collision Of Mars-Sized Planet And Earth Formed The MoonTech Times
The Moon Resulted from Earth's Head-on Collision with TheiaThe Utah People's Post

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Schedule Calls, Open Docs From Skype for Android - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:03

PC Magazine

Schedule Calls, Open Docs From Skype for Android
PC Magazine
Heads up Skype for Android users: The app is getting a few new productivity features that may save you some time. For starters, if someone sends you a Word document via Skype, you can now simply tap the file to open it right on your device. This ...
Skype For Android Now Allows You To Schedule Calls, Open Microsoft Office DocumentsTech Times
[Update: Live] Outlook Calendar Will Soon Add Skype Call Scheduling And Improve Views And NavigationAndroid Police
Schedule Calls and Open Microsoft Office Documents on Skype's Android AppThe Utah People's Post
Android Headlines - Android News -Lifehacker -VentureBeat
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Oculus Chief Must Face Off Against Former Employer in Court - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:53

PC Magazine

Oculus Chief Must Face Off Against Former Employer in Court
PC Magazine
A U.S. judge this week ruled that part of a lawsuit against Oculus founder Palmer Luckey can proceed. Luckey's former employer, Total Recall Technologies, is suing the entrepreneur for breach of contract. The Hawaii-based company hired Luckey in 2011 ...
Court Rules Breach Of Contract Case Against Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Can Move ForwardTech Times
Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Entangled in LawsuitsThe Next Digit
Why VR is the future of gaming, Part 1: Oculus Rift and Bullet TrainSlashGear
Morning Ticker -Lawyer Herald -POP Herald
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Planet Nine May Help Us Slingshot Our Way to Interstellar Space - The Atlantic

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:27

The Atlantic

Planet Nine May Help Us Slingshot Our Way to Interstellar Space
The Atlantic
In his famous sonnet, On First Looking into Chapman's Homer, John Keats describes the moment he first came to appreciate some of the great works of classical antiquity. He says he had been told of a domain where Homer reigns supreme—a “wide expanse ...
How Astronomers Could Actually See 'Planet Nine'Space.com
Planet Nine: Alabama native may have found solar system's 9th planetAL.com
Have astronomers found a ninth planet in our solar system? (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Hutchinson News -WIRED -Fast Company
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New Himalayan bird species can carry a tune better than its cousins - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:21

Christian Science Monitor

New Himalayan bird species can carry a tune better than its cousins
Christian Science Monitor
Himalayan Forest Thrush: Scientists first discovered a new species of bird in northeastern India not by DNA analysis or physical differences, but by their prettier songs. By Story Hinckley, Staff January 21, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Himalayan ...
New Himalayan Species of Bird Discovered in India and ChinaScience World Report
Scientists stunned aftering stumbling across a new bird species in the depths of China, IndiaMorning Ticker
Tuneful song reveals new species of Himalayan thrushThe Daily Star
IBNLive -Business Standard -The TeCake
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US Military Plans Cyborg Soldiers with New DARPA Project - Newsweek

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:50

NH Voice

US Military Plans Cyborg Soldiers with New DARPA Project
Newsweek
DARPA brain computer interface universal soldier Luc Deveraux, played by Jean-Claude Van Damme, used a brain-computer interface in the science fiction film Universal Soldier. Carolco Pictures. Tech & Science DARPA artificial intelligence. The U.S. ...
US Military Wants To Link Human Brain To Computer Using Mind-Reading ImplantsTech Times
DARPA's Brain Implant Research Could Turn US Soldiers Into Cyborgs, Or Help Injured VetsInternational Business Times
Bridging the Bio-Electronic DivideI-Connect007
Headlines & Global News -NH Voice
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Largest Prime Number Takes More Than 100 Days To Pronounce: Other Fun Facts About Numbers - Tech Times

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:18

Tech Times

Largest Prime Number Takes More Than 100 Days To Pronounce: Other Fun Facts About Numbers
Tech Times
Want a challenge? You may want to try this: experts say that it would take more than four months for a person to pronounce the largest Mersenne prime number ever found, which has over 22 million digits. (Photo : Standup Maths | YouTube). Prime numbers ...
The 22 million digit number and the amazing maths behind primesPhys.Org
Ready for prime time: A number with 20 million-plus digitsMinnesota Public Radio News
Largest Known Prime Number DiscoveredHeadlines & Global News
The Tech Report, LLC -Science Times
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10000-year-old massacre remains may be our oldest evidence of war - Washington Post

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:18

Washington Post

10000-year-old massacre remains may be our oldest evidence of war
Washington Post
An ancient mass grave in Kenya reveals a brutal, violent end for a group of humans that lived 10,000 years ago. According to a paper published Wednesday in Nature, this may be our oldest ever evidence of human warfare. Of a dozen relatively complete ...
Prehistoric Massacre Hints at Hunter-Gatherer WarDiscovery News
Evidence of massacre 10000 years ago found in KenyaIrish Times
Prehistoric massacre provides evidence of warfare between hunter gatherersTimes LIVE
CBC.ca -New York Times -The Star, Kenya
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Meet 'Dracoraptor,' a new species of dinosaur - USA TODAY

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:52

USA TODAY

Meet 'Dracoraptor,' a new species of dinosaur
USA TODAY
A new species of dinosaur thought to be the oldest Jurassic dinosaur ever found in the United Kingdom has a name. Meet Dracoraptor hanigani or “dragon robber.” Dracoraptors are believed to have lived about 200 million years ago, and are likely distant ...
Ancient 'dragon' found in Wales, named Dracoraptor haniganiThe Independent
Prehistoric 'dragon' bones discovered on Welsh beachIrish Times
200 Million-Year-Old Jurassic Dinosaur Uncovered In UKNDTV

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Brave is the name, ad-blocking the game of new browser - Computerworld

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:38

Computerworld

Brave is the name, ad-blocking the game of new browser
Computerworld
Brendan Eich, co-founder of Mozilla and for an 11-day stint, its CEO, yesterday announced a new browser called "Brave," that blocks outside online ads and ad tracking. Brave, which was at version 0.7 -- denoting its under-construction and ...
Former Mozilla CEO Tackles Ad Blocking Via 'Brave' BrowserPC Magazine
Link Bubble Will Be Rebranded As Brave, A Friendlier Ad-Blocking Browser That Protects Your PrivacyAndroid Police
Mozilla co-founder unveils Brave, a browser that blocks ads by defaultArs Technica
International Business Times -Tech Times -Bidness ETC
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Apple says it has helped create over a million European jobs - Computerworld

Google Tech News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 17:43

Computerworld

Apple says it has helped create over a million European jobs
Computerworld
Apple's relationship with Europe intensified this morning, as the company announced its new App Development Center in Italy and revealed previously unseen data exploring the impact of the App economy on European employment.
Apple Looks to Italy for Next Generation of iOS DevelopersPC Magazine
iOS apps: Apple unveils plans for new hub to produce tomorrow's developersZDNet
UPDATE 1-Apple to open app development centre in southern ItalyReuters
Bloomberg -The Verge -Seeking Alpha
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