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'Sonic Mania' looks like the 2D sequel fans deserve - Engadget

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 08:52

Engadget

'Sonic Mania' looks like the 2D sequel fans deserve
Engadget
Sonic The Hedgehog is more than just a trash-talking Twitter account. To celebrate the franchise's 25 year anniversary, Sega is taking the series back to its 2D roots. Sonic Mania looks like it'll strip away all the extraneous bloat that's barnacled ...
Sonic Is Going Back To A 2D Plane With Sonic ManiaBleeding Cool News
Watch the debut trailer for Sonic Mania, Sonic the Hedgehog's next gamePolygon
Comic-Con 2016: Sonic Mania AnnouncedIGN
Shacknews -Ubergizmo -Twinfinite -Windows Central
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Xenon detector finds no dark matter after 20-month study - Engadget

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 07:35

Engadget

Xenon detector finds no dark matter after 20-month study
Engadget
Despite being buried a mile under the South Dakota surface and isolated in rock and water for 20 months, the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter sensor failed to detect anything. While this is yet another unsuccessful attempt to observe the ...
Dark Matter Stays DarkScientific American
Mysterious Dark Matter Remains Maddeningly ElusiveGizmodo
Dark matter evades even our most sensitive detectorExtremeTech
PerfScience -Los Angeles Times -The Space Reporter -Christian Science Monitor
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AI: NASA's Curiosity rover can now choose its own laser targets on Mars - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 06:20

Los Angeles Times

AI: NASA's Curiosity rover can now choose its own laser targets on Mars
Los Angeles Times
Who's calling the shots now? After nearly four years on the job, NASA's Curiosity rover is finally making certain scientific decisions on its own. The Martian explorer now picks some of the rock targets to blast with the laser on its ChemCam instrument.
NASA's laser-shooting Mars rover can now make its own decisionsBusiness Insider
New software allows rover to pick which rocks it wants to targetPittsburgh Post-Gazette
New software lets Curiosity select its own laser targetsSpaceFlight Insider
KQED -The Pasadena Star-News -Tech Times -TechCrunch
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Redbox is giving streaming another shot - TechCrunch

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 03:33

TechCrunch

Redbox is giving streaming another shot
TechCrunch
After unceremoniously putting the old kibosh on it Instant service back in 2014, your friendly neighborhood DVD dispenser Redbox is ramping up to give streaming another go. The movie distributor, whose vending machines have become a supermarket ...
Redbox Makes Streaming Comeback With Launch Of New Digital Rental ServiceTech Times
Redbox Testing New Streaming ServicePC Magazine
Redbox Digital starts selling videos in small scale testTechHive
A.V. Club (blog) -The Daily Dot -The Verge -Chicago Inno
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iPhones and Macs may be at risk due to iMessage video - CNET - CNET

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 02:27

CNET

iPhones and Macs may be at risk due to iMessage video - CNET
CNET
A researcher says a significant number of devices are vulnerable to hacking via image files. Share (0). facebook. twitter. googleplus. linkedin. Transcript. Your iPhone or Mac may be at risk. A CISCO Telos researcher found Macs and iOS devices are at ...
Be Safe: Update Your iPhone, iPad and Other Apple Devices NowWall Street Journal
Security bugs put Apple devices running iOS and Mac OS X at riskEngadget
Stagefright-Like Vulnerability Hits Apple DevicesPC Magazine
9 to 5 Mac -International Business Times -13WMAZ.com -Gizmodo
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Apple says Pokémon Go is the most downloaded app in a first week ever - TechCrunch

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 00:04

TechCrunch

Apple says Pokémon Go is the most downloaded app in a first week ever
TechCrunch
Apple has told TechCrunch that Pokémon Go has broken an impressive App Store record. While the game was only available in a few countries at the time, the app has attracted more downloads in the App Store during its first week than any other App Store ...
Pokemon Go sets Apple App Store record for launch downloads, but US growth slowingAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Pokemon Go breaks Apple App Store recordCNET
'Pokémon GO' Claims Twice The Daily Use Of Facebook, Most First-Week Downloads On iOSForbes
Mac Rumors -The Verge -Washington Post -USA TODAY
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What formed the right eye of the 'Man in the Moon'? - Christian Science Monitor

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 21:10

Christian Science Monitor

What formed the right eye of the 'Man in the Moon'?
Christian Science Monitor
New research suggests that the asteroid responsible for gouging out the 'Man in the Moon' crater on the lunar surface was far bigger than previously thought. By Jason Thomson, Staff July 21, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Trajectories of debris ...
A baby planet created one of the moon's largest impact basinsEngadget
Study finds man on the moon's right eye impactor: a protoplanetSTGIST
Long-Ago Giant Impact May Have Created Moon's Mysterious GroovesSpace.com
Gizmag
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Wristly confirms 94% Apple Watch customers are 'satisfied' - Computerworld

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 20:19

Computerworld

Wristly confirms 94% Apple Watch customers are 'satisfied'
Computerworld
On the day Apple confirms plans to release 14 special edition Olympic Games Apple Watch straps, the latest Wristly survey confirms an astonishing 94 percent of existing Apple Watch customers are still satisfied with their devices.
Apple will sell limited edition Apple Watch bands for the Olympics as sales stallTechCrunch
Apple will release Olympic-themed Apple Watch bands, but only in BrazilMacworld
Apple Selling National-Pride Watch Bands for Rio Olympic GamesPC Magazine
Los Angeles Times -Engadget -Patently Apple -TodaysiPhone.com (blog)
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Yahoo sale nears end, Verizon reportedly in the lead - CNNMoney

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 20:02

CNNMoney

Yahoo sale nears end, Verizon reportedly in the lead
CNNMoney
After a much publicized sale process that dragged on for months and drew interest from parties as diverse as Warren Buffett and The Daily Mail, Yahoo (YHOO, Tech30) may finally have found a match: Verizon (VZ, Tech30). Verizon, long viewed as the ...
UTA's Jay Sures Says VP Pick Tim Kaine Is a "Home Run"Hollywood Reporter
Verizon is close to buying Yahoo assets: sourcesTechCrunch
Verizon Nears $5 Billion Deal for Yahoo's Internet BusinessesWall Street Journal
Bloomberg -USA TODAY -Reuters -The Boston Globe
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Scientists Are One Step Closer to an Invisibility Cloak, But Don't Get Out Your Wands Yet - Gizmodo

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:02

Gizmodo

Scientists Are One Step Closer to an Invisibility Cloak, But Don't Get Out Your Wands Yet
Gizmodo
Note how the waves don't distribute along the surface of the object. Credit: Dr La Spada/Queen Mary University of London. Since the Harry Potter books first hit bookshelves, the world has been getting little pieces of J.K. Rowling's universe. Universal ...
Scientists move 1 step closer to creating an invisibility cloakEurekAlert (press release)
Researchers Have Moved One Step Closer To Achieving Harry Potter's Invisibility CloakDesign & Trend
Researchers are a step closer to making a real-life invisibility cloakScienceAlert
Pulse Headlines -I4U News -Daily Mail -The Science Explorer
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Fast food might soon come with a side of Pokemon - CNET

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 03:17

VentureBeat

Fast food might soon come with a side of Pokemon
CNET
"Would you like Pokemon with that?" One day soon, McDonald's might ask you that question. That's because Pokemon Go, the mobile sensation that may now be more popular than Facebook, will allow companies to pay to have their real-world locations ...
This is what happens if you cheat at Pokemon GoBGR
Pokémon Go developer aiming for rollout to 200 marketsVentureBeat
'Pokemon GO' review: The cultural phenomenon is really fun to playFox News
Bustle -Android Headlines -BBC News -Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Obama Pledges More Than $400 Million for 5G Research - PC Magazine

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 02:57

PC Magazine

Obama Pledges More Than $400 Million for 5G Research
PC Magazine
The Obama administration today pledged to spend hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade on research to develop technology for 5G mobile networks. The bulk of the funds will come from the National Science Foundation, which will begin ...
US, NSF to put $400M into Advanced Wireless Research Initiative for 5G networksTechCrunch
Obama connects to 5G with wireless initiativeUSA TODAY
US pumps $400 million into next-generation wireless researchComputerworld
The Verge -CNET -ZDNet -Imperial Valley News
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Microsoft's HoloLens site reinforces every gendered stereotype in tech - Business Insider

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 02:38

Business Insider

Microsoft's HoloLens site reinforces every gendered stereotype in tech
Business Insider
On Microsoft's website for its HoloLens apps — applications available for its augmented reality headset — it depicts men and women using the hardware in very different ways. Let's take a look at the future for men in augmented reality! Men — they ...
This surgeon is pretty excited by his first HoloLens experienceWinBeta
'Pokémon Go' gets in your face with an unofficial HoloLens demoEngadget
Pokémon Go meets HoloLens with unofficial demoPolygon
Mashable -GameSpot -Forbes -Popular Mechanics
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This new map of the universe charts out 1.2 million galaxies - The Verge

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 01:57

The Verge

This new map of the universe charts out 1.2 million galaxies
The Verge
In an attempt to better understand the nature of the expansion of our universe, scientists have created a 3D map plotting the locations of 1.2 million galaxies. This map may help give astronomers new details about how the universe has been expanding ...
New 3D Map of the Universe Features a Whopping 1.2 Million GalaxiesGizmodo
Scientists create 3-D map of universe – and validate Einstein's theoriesChristian Science Monitor
Largest Map Ever Made Will Unlock The History Of The UniversePopular Science
Engadget -International Business Times -Astronomy Magazine -Tech Times
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Yelp adds Pokémon Go filter so you can stop wasting time at PokéStop-less restaurants - VentureBeat

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 00:40

VentureBeat

Yelp adds Pokémon Go filter so you can stop wasting time at PokéStop-less restaurants
VentureBeat
If you want to grab a bite to eat and then grab an Eevee in one stop, the Yelp app is a great complement to your Pokédex. The user-review site and app for businesses and restaurants in your neighborhood has added a filter that will only show you ...
Yelp Adds New Filter To Aid Pokemon Go PlayersCBS Local
How Yelp Is Changing For Pokemon GoCinema Blend
Yelp's new 'Pokémon Go' filter helps you find nearby PokéstopsDigital Trends
Polygon -PC Magazine -Tech Times -SlashGear
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NASA Is Ready to Start Building Its Life-Hunting 2020 Mars Rover - Space.com

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 00:29

Space.com

NASA Is Ready to Start Building Its Life-Hunting 2020 Mars Rover
Space.com
NASA's life-hunting 2020 Mars rover has cleared an extensive review process and is now ready to begin the final design and construction phase, agency officials announced today (July 15). If all goes according to plan, the six-wheeled robot will blast ...
Curiosity 2.0: This Is NASA's Next Mars RoverSeeker
New Mars 2020 rover will be able to 'hear' the Red PlanetCNN
Mars 2020 rover rolls into final design and fabrication phaseThe Planetary Society (blog)
Phys.Org -The Verge -TechCrunch -Gizmodo
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'Pokémon Go' seeks to cash in on frenzy - USA TODAY

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 00:09

USA TODAY

'Pokémon Go' seeks to cash in on frenzy
USA TODAY
The monsters are virtual, but the cash is real. Not only has Pokémon Go captured the attention of smartphone users by combining augmented reality with an iconic video game franchise, it's generating a lot of dollars for creator Niantic Labs, The ...
Don't believe the 'Pokémon Go' privacy hypeEngadget
Pokémon Go - Will This Google Cloud Burst Spawn REIT Windfalls?Seeking Alpha
Who Do You Complain To When Your House Becomes A Pokémon GO Gym?Huffington Post
VentureBeat -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Newton Kansan -Skift
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BitTorrent Now's music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV - TechCrunch

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 20:07

TechCrunch

BitTorrent Now's music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV
TechCrunch
BitTorrent's name may still be associated with piracy, but BitTorrent the company has been working to legitimize the peer-to-peer technology as a tool that can be used to distribute content in legal ways. Its products have over 170 million users, the ...
BitTorrent's Spotify-Like 'Now' Service Lands on iOSPC Magazine
BitTorrent Now streaming app launches for Apple TV, iOSAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
BitTorrent Now officially launches on iOS and Apple TV9 to 5 Mac
Macworld -Tech Times -The Verge -University Herald
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'Pokémon GO' Code Reportedly Reveals Legendary Pokémon, McDonald's Sponsorship And New Items - Tech Times

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 22:13

Tech Times

'Pokémon GO' Code Reportedly Reveals Legendary Pokémon, McDonald's Sponsorship And New Items
Tech Times
The hit mobile game is hiding a number of previously-unannounced items, creatures and maybe, a McDonald's sponsorship. ( Nintendo ). Advertisement. It seems there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Pokémon GO. Players are already mining ...

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Nile crocodiles identified in South Florida, scientists say - CNN

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 22:51

CNN

Nile crocodiles identified in South Florida, scientists say
CNN
(CNN) There may be a deadly new invasive species lurking in Florida's swamps. A team of scientists has identified three reptiles captured near Miami as Nile crocodiles, a species native to Africa. Through DNA testing, scientists from the University of ...
Aggressive, man-eating Nile crocodiles lived in the Everglades for yearsWashington Post
Nile Crocodiles Found Near Miami, Researchers ConfirmNPR
Florida crocodiles: Man-eating Nile beasts confirmed in swampsBBC News
Live Science -Christian Science Monitor -The Weather Channel -Huffington Post
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