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Tim Cook: Protecting America from itself — and protecting Apple from America - Washington Post

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 20:41

Washington Post

Tim Cook: Protecting America from itself — and protecting Apple from America
Washington Post
When murderers armed with semiautomatic weapons killed 14 people at a holiday party on the campus of the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., on Dec. 2, the nation was outraged and terrified. Though the traditional prayer vigils followed ...
Apple vs. FBI is the big story no one's touching at Mobile World CongressCNET
Maricopa County Attorney bans employees from getting new iPhones, says Apple is 'on the side of terrorists'Apple Insider
The wrongness chamber: Getting it wrong on the iPhone caseMacworld
Reuters -ABC News -Forbes
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BT must open up its Openreach network, says watchdog - ZDNet

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 20:39

ZDNet

BT must open up its Openreach network, says watchdog
ZDNet
The telecoms regulator Ofcom has ordered BT to open up its network of telegraph poles and underground tunnels to allow its rivals to build their own broadband networks. The broadband service in the UK had been under review by Ofcom since July last year ...
UPDATE 2-BT should be overhauled, not split up, says watchdogReuters
Ofcom Forcing BT Openreach To Open Up, Targeting Overhaul To Improve UK BroadbandTech Times
BT Is Safe From Breakup, For NowFortune
BBC News -Business Wire (press release)
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Samsung's 256GB flash chips point to super-sized storage for future phones - PCWorld

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 20:28

PCWorld

Samsung's 256GB flash chips point to super-sized storage for future phones
PCWorld
Your next phone might pack a whopping 256GB of onboard storage thanks to Samsung. The Korea-based electronics maker announced on Thursday that it's now mass producing 256GB embedded flash memory chips for smartphones and other devices.
Samsung unveils new high-speed 256GB storage chips for smartphonesApple Insider
Your Next Phone Might Have 256GB of Storage Thanks to Samsung's New ChipGizmodo
Your dream of a 256GB iPhone 7 might come trueBGR
Phandroid.com -Android Headlines - Android News -Engadget
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Scientists pinpoint origin of mysterious radio bursts from space - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 20:19

Christian Science Monitor

Scientists pinpoint origin of mysterious radio bursts from space
Christian Science Monitor
After a decade of puzzlement over their origins, scientists have recently been able to trace a burst of radio waves to a galaxy 6 billion light years away, where two neutron stars collided. By Cathaleen Chen, Staff February 25, 2016. Save for later ...
Mysterious Fast Radio Burst Traced To A Galaxy Far, Far AwayInternational Business Times
Solved! First Distance To A 'Fast Radio Burst'ECNmag.com
In a far-off galaxy, a clue to what's causing strange bursts of radio wavesMinnesota Public Radio News
Science World Report -Raw Story
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Superhot review: The most innovative shooter we've played in years - PCWorld

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 19:30

PCWorld

Superhot review: The most innovative shooter we've played in years
PCWorld
SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. Superhot. It's a real game, finally—nearly three years after the original demo emerged on the Internet (birthed from the 7 Day FPS Challenge game jam) and ...
Superhot Review RoundupGameSpot
Superhot reviewPolygon
Superhot: The Kotaku ReviewKotaku
Ars Technica -The Verge
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ISIS supporters threaten Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey - CNET

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 19:18

CNET

ISIS supporters threaten Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey
CNET
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's efforts to eliminate terrorist activities from the social network are mocked in a new ISIS-released video. Stephen Shankland/CNET. ISIS supporters have a new target in their sights: the leaders of two of the world's most ...
ISIS Supporters Threaten Zuckerberg, Dorsey Over Account TakedownsPC Magazine
ISIS Has Directly Threatened Mark Zuckerberg and Jack DorseyVanity Fair
What Is ISIS Death Threat To Zuckerberg And Dorsey Meant To Achieve?Forbes
Fortune -ValueWalk -The Denver Channel
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Incredible New View of the Milky Way Revealed (Video) - Space.com

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 18:01

Space.com

Incredible New View of the Milky Way Revealed (Video)
Space.com
An incredible new picture of the Milky Way shows our home galaxy glowing eerily in wavelengths that are invisible to the human eye, revealing zones of hidden star birth. Shining in submillimeter wavelengths (between infrared light and radio waves), the ...
You've Never Seen The Milky Way Look Quite Like ThisHuffington Post
Spectacular new Milky Way map reveals colder parts of galaxyChristian Science Monitor
Astronomers complete Milky Way mapping projectFox News Latino
Mexico Ledger
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Advertisers Don't Like Facebook's Reactions. They Love Them - WIRED

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 17:32

WIRED

Advertisers Don't Like Facebook's Reactions. They Love Them
WIRED
Will VR make life better or just be an opiate for the masses? bit.ly/21jtkUp · Follow · Follow Us On Facebook · Don't miss our latest news, features and videos. Follow · We're On Pinterest · See what's inspiring us. Follow · Follow Us On Youtube · Don ...
Facebook Reactions Raise Questions for MarketersBusiness 2 Community
Facebook just did another face-plant with its awful emojisNew York Post
Facebook Won't Use New Emoticons to Target Users—For NowFortune
Tech Times -NBCNews.com -Tech News Today
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What do AT&T and Comcast have to say about Google Fiber? - AL.com

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 04:04

AL.com

What do AT&T and Comcast have to say about Google Fiber?
AL.com
Comcast and AT&T, two of the major cable, Internet and telephone companies serving Huntsville now, aren't ceding anything to Google Fiber. They say they're getting ultra-fast, too, and they'll be competitive. The third major Internet provider in town ...
Google Fiber Is Coming to San FranciscoWall Street Journal (blog)
Google Fiber Is Coming To Certain Areas Of San FranciscoTechCrunch
Google Fiber Is Finally Coming to Where All the Startups AreRe/code
Slate Magazine (blog) -WIRED -Daily Democrat
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Watch live: SpaceX thinks this rocket won't land right, but it's trying anyway - Los Angeles Times

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 03:30

Vanity Fair

Watch live: SpaceX thinks this rocket won't land right, but it's trying anyway
Los Angeles Times
After several delays, Elon Musk's SpaceX is slated to deliver a commercial communications satellite into orbit Wednesday afternoon and will again try to set its Falcon 9 rocket down on a drone ship in the ocean — although it's already predicting that ...
SpaceX satellite launch now sits at 60 percent probabilityOrlando Sentinel
SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket landing this week - here's how to watch liveBusiness Insider
Watch the Falcon 9 Rocket (Which Even SpaceX Thinks Will Crash) Launch LiveGizmodo
CNET -Fox News -Washington Post
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Top scientists insist global warming really did slow down in the 2000s - Washington Post

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 03:19

Washington Post

Top scientists insist global warming really did slow down in the 2000s
Washington Post
You could be forgiven for not being able to keep up with whether scientists do, or don't, think global warming “paused” during the early 2000s. First, the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change told us, in a definitive 2013 report, that there ...
Global warming will drive vast, unpredictable shift in natural wealthEurekAlert (press release)
Study says climate change pushes fish toward poles, threatening food source for poorReuters
Global Warming "Hiatus" Debate Flares Up AgainScientific American
Reason (blog)
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White-hot phone startup Xiaomi plans US launch by 'end of 2017' - CNET

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 01:30

CNET

White-hot phone startup Xiaomi plans US launch by 'end of 2017'
CNET
Hugo Barra, global vice president of Xiaomi, speaking at the Mi 5 launch at Mobile World Congress. Sarah Tew/CNET. Xiaomi, the Chinese phone maker that has taken Asia and Brazil by storm, has its sights set on the US. The world's second-most-valuable ...
Why Xiaomi's Mi 5 Is Just a TeasePC Magazine
Xiaomi's Hugo Barra says the company wants to be known as a design leaderThe Verge
Xiaomi Mi 5 hands-on: The surprise buzz-makerSlashGear
Android Police -International Business Times -Computerworld
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Were dodos as dumb as they looked? New research suggests otherwise. - Washington Post

Google Tech News - Wed, 02/24/2016 - 22:44

Washington Post

Were dodos as dumb as they looked? New research suggests otherwise.
Washington Post
Dodos, best known for being dead and, well, dumb, may not have been total doofuses. A study published Tuesday in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society suggests that the birds had brains of about the same relative size as a modern pigeon's. Brain ...
Bird brain? Dodos were not so dumb after allReuters
Extinct dodo birds weren't as dumb as you think, study saysCNET
Dodo Bird: Study Finds Extinct Dodo Wasn't As Stupid As Previously BelievedHeadlines & Global News

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The Climate Summit of Money - The New Yorker

Google Tech News - Wed, 02/24/2016 - 22:36

The New Yorker

The Climate Summit of Money
The New Yorker
The Investor Summit on Climate Risk aims to figure out how to finance a transition to clean energy, as set forth in the Paris Climate Summit, within the strictures of fiduciary duty. Credit Photograph by Jeff Kowalsky / Bloomberg via Getty. Between ...
GOP senator says signing climate deal is 'reckless' for ObamaThe Hill
Clean Power Could Actually Save US Billions Of Dollars Each YearManufacturing.net
Climate change politics after Paris deconstructedMountain Town News
Phys.Org -Energy Collective -Raw Story
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MyShake Android App Helps Detect Earthquakes - InformationWeek

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 21:37

InformationWeek

MyShake Android App Helps Detect Earthquakes
InformationWeek
UC Berkeley scientists have launched a smartphone app that uses smartphones to pinpoint the location and intensity of earthquakes. The app is available to Android users through Google Play. 9 Biographies Of Tech Icons You Should Know. (Click image for ...
Experimental Android App Could Revolutionize Earthquake Monitoring, DetectionModern Readers
MyShake – An App That Converts Your Phone Into An Earthquake Detecting DeviceREM
MyShake App uses cell phones to detect earthquakes, warns 40 seconds in advanceBitbag
Los Angeles Times -Digital Trends -The Verge
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Beluga Whales Tracked During Hunting to Reveal Never-Before-Seen Foraging Patterns - Science World Report

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 21:02

Science World Report

Beluga Whales Tracked During Hunting to Reveal Never-Before-Seen Foraging Patterns
Science World Report
Scientists may have learned a bit more about beluga whales. (Photo : Kristin Laidre/University of Washington). Scientists may have learned a bit more about beluga whales. They've tracked two distinct populations of these whales from the Bering Sea to ...
Beluga Whales Tracked During Hunt Reveal Patterns Of ForagingTech Times
Beluga foraging patterns revealed in new studyModern Readers
Analysis on the Beluga's Behavior: Deep Diving and Eating PreferencesThe Utah People's Post
I4U News -EurekAlert (press release) -Dispatch Tribunal
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High-Speed Imagery Shows What it's Really Like to Be a Wasp - Modern Readers

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 20:40

Modern Readers

High-Speed Imagery Shows What it's Really Like to Be a Wasp
Modern Readers
If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a wasp…as we all have, clearly…the Australian National University has completed a project you might be interested in. For the first time, the daily lives and behaviors of wasps have been not only studied ...
Wasp's Eye View: High-Speed Video Reveals How the Insect Navigates HomeI4U News
This Is How A Wasp Sees The World [Video]Immortal News
Bug's eye view: How a zigzag flight helps wasps navigate homeChristian Science Monitor
STGIST -BABW News -Tech Times
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Air pollution blamed for 5.5 million deaths annually. What are India, China doing? - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 18:44

Christian Science Monitor

Air pollution blamed for 5.5 million deaths annually. What are India, China doing?
Christian Science Monitor
India and China together see more than half of the annual deaths from air pollution, but they're working to change that. By Story Hinckley, Staff February 13, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. People wear masks as they pass the Turret of the Forbidden ...
Air Pollution Kills Millions Worldwide, New Research SaysThinkProgress
Air pollution kills up to 5.5 million people annuallyModern Readers
Pollution will kill five million peoplePhilly.com
HeraldNet -New York Times (blog) -Manila Bulletin
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AT&T Joins Verizon In 5G Testing: What Is 5G And Do You Need It? - Tech Times

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 18:31

Tech Times

AT&T Joins Verizon In 5G Testing: What Is 5G And Do You Need It?
Tech Times
Wireless companies and telecom equipment vendors are already working on 5G, despite lacking universal consensus on what it is exactly. The one thing that we know for sure about 5G is that it will change the world, and it will do so in short order.
Gearing Up for the Cloud, AT&T Tells Its Workers: Adapt, or ElseNew York Times
After Verizon, AT&T may launch 5G tests by late 2016Modern Readers
AT&T Begins 5G Field Tests in 2016I4U News
JP Updates -Maine News Online -REM
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