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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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Detection of gravitational waves enables scientists to hear the universe - Sentinel & Enterprise

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 17:38

Newsweek

Detection of gravitational waves enables scientists to hear the universe
Sentinel & Enterprise
Nergis Mavalvala, center, astrophysics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks to reporters Thursday about an experiment at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory that resulted in the discovery of gravitational ...
'With gravitational wave detection, we can now listen to the stars'Jewocity.com (press release) (blog)
The tree falling in the forest has been heardPatheos (blog)
Other View: The Man Who Said Einstein was Wrong, and was RightTwin Falls Times-News
Modern Readers -Discovery News -The Atlantic
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Seeing Beyond The Hubris Of Facebook's Free Basics Fiasco - TechCrunch

Google Tech News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 01:30

Financial Express

Seeing Beyond The Hubris Of Facebook's Free Basics Fiasco
TechCrunch
Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University. More posts by this contributor: Free Basics And Facebook's Waterloo In India · Technology Is Powering A New American Century, ...
India Deserves Better than Mark Zuckerberg's Watered-down InternetIndia Currents
Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: Rethinking Twitter, and a Hurdle for FacebookNew York Times
Of course Facebook's free internet is self-interested. That doesn't make it wrongTelegraph.co.uk
Modern Readers -The Keene Sentinel -gulfnews.com
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Researchers Create Polymer with Extreme Strength - NH Voice

Google Tech News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 17:25

NH Voice

Researchers Create Polymer with Extreme Strength
NH Voice
An ultra-tough polymer has been created by the researchers at the University of Rochester (UR). This polymer is capable modifying its structure, with the introduction of body heat. According to the lead researcher of the study, Mitch Anthamatten, a ...
Scientists stunned by unbelievable new shape-shifting polymerJewocity.com (press release) (blog)
Polymers Change Shape When Triggered by Body HeatThelakeandeswave
Shapeshifting Super Polymer Invented That Lifts 1000 Times Its Own WeightImmortal News
Laurel Leader Call -Press Telegraph (blog)
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Amazon Echo Reached Second Place on Bestseller List This Week - Inc.com

Google Tech News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 08:52

Inc.com

Amazon Echo Reached Second Place on Bestseller List This Week
Inc.com
The "sleeper hit" virtual assistant climbed the charts following a Super Bowl ad featuring Alec Baldwin, Dan Marino, Missy Elliott and Jason Schwartzman. By Tess Townsend. Tess Townsend reports on tech and startups for the San Francisco bureau of Inc.
Ecobee and Alexa heat things up with new Amazon Echo partnershipCNET
Amazon Echo Can Now Control ThermostatsForbes
Amazon's Echo Is Now Compatible With The Ecobeee Smart ThermostatAndroid Headlines - Android News
Headlines & Global News -Hot Hardware -REM
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iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables - Apple Insider

Google Tech News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 22:33

Apple Insider

iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables
Apple Insider
The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple's iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple's 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for ...
Apple offers replacement for faulty USB-C cables for MacbookMaine News Online
Apple to replace defective USB-C cables that shipped with some 12-inch MacBooksMacworld
Apple to Replace USB-C Cables Due to Charging IssuesJewocity.com (press release) (blog)
Patently Apple -The Verge -VentureBeat
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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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