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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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VW cheating scandal spreads to more vehicles - USA TODAY

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 01:54

USA TODAY

VW cheating scandal spreads to more vehicles
USA TODAY
Volkswagen Group's emissions scandal grew Friday as the Environmental Protection Agency and California regulators said the automaker had admitted that its 3-liter diesel vehicles from the last seven years had violated clean-air standards. Regulators ...
VW emissions issue extends to additional 75000 vehiclesReuters
EPA Expands VW Diesel Probe to Include More 3-Liter ModelsBloomberg
US regulators broaden Volkswagen diesel probeCBS News
Fox News -Wall Street Journal -Sacramento Bee
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​Tesla recalling all Model S sedans - CBS News

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 01:26

USA TODAY

​Tesla recalling all Model S sedans
CBS News
DETROIT - Tesla Motors (TSLA) is recalling its entire fleet of Model S sedans to check their front seat belts after one passenger's seat belt became disconnected. The recall -- the company's largest ever -- involves 90,000 cars worldwide. Tesla sent an ...
Tesla Is Recalling Every Model S on the Road. Good Move.Slate Magazine (blog)
Tesla Recalls All 90000 Model S Cars to Check Seat BeltsBloomberg
Tesla forced to disable autopilot features for Hong Kong ownersThe Verge
Hollywood Reporter -ValueWalk -CNET
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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Ed. LTE “cancellation”—more questions than answers - Computerworld

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:54

Computerworld

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Ed. LTE “cancellation”—more questions than answers
Computerworld
The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE rollout has been canceled, due to a mysterious “hardware issue.” It was only just released last week, so this looks bad—although it's possible the smartwatch may make it back onto shelves “in the future.” So here's ...
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Canceled Over 'Quality Issue'PC Magazine
LG Drops Its Latest Smartwatch Due to Hardware FlaweWeek
LG Spikes Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Over Hardware IssuesInformationWeek
TechCrunch -Ars Technica -CNET -Android Police
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Microsoft Teases Black Friday Sales on Surface, PCs - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:52

PC Magazine

Microsoft Teases Black Friday Sales on Surface, PCs
PC Magazine
With less than six days until Black Friday, Microsoft is teasing deals on its Surface tablets, Office suites, Xbox One controllers, and more. You'll have to be patient, though; unlike some other online retailers, Redmond is waiting until 12 a.m. ET on ...
Black Friday 2015: Best Tech Deals We've Seen So FarABC News
Microsoft's Xbox One And Xbox 360 'Black Friday' Game Deals Are LiveForbes
Microsoft reveals $299 Xbox One Black Friday dealMashable
Washington Post -CNET -TIME
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Rewired Rose Plant Becomes Living Cyborg - IEEE Spectrum

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:32

Science Now

Rewired Rose Plant Becomes Living Cyborg
IEEE Spectrum
The galaxy is full of exoplanets. Now we'll find out what they're made of 29 Oct. Departments. Geek Life. Build the Ultimate Digital Picture Frame. 29 Oct · Geek Life. Space Games for Engineers. 22 Oct · At Work. Startup Profile: Yeloha Brings Solar ...
Electronic plants developed at Linköping University Linköping UniversityEurekAlert (press release)
In electrifying advance, researchers create circuit within living plantsScience Now
Researchers Create 'Electronic Plants'Laboratory Equipment
Popular Mechanics -Science Codex -Examiner.com
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PlayStation 2 Emulation Heading to PS4 - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 23:07

PC Magazine

PlayStation 2 Emulation Heading to PS4
PC Magazine
Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 2 emulation is coming to the PlayStation 4. "We are working on utilizing PS2 emulation technology to bring PS2 games forward to the current generation," a Sony representative told Wired. "We have nothing further to ...
Sony working on bringing PlayStation 2 games to the PlayStation 4Entertainment Weekly
PS2 emulation coming to PS4 -- oh wait, it's already hereCNET
Party Like It's 2003 As PlayStation 2 Emulation Is Coming To PlayStation 4TechCrunch
Eurogamer.net
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Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses - CNET

Google Tech News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 19:57

The Verge

Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses
CNET
Oculus' VR goggles are taking their first steps into reality. Nate Ralph/CNET. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is promising you a glimpse at the future of computing. It will change the way you communicate and give you a totally new way to experience video ...
Samsung Gear VR “Review” Roundupandroidandme.com
Virtual reality shooter 'Gunjack' is ready for Samsung's Gear VREngadget
The Oculus-Powered Samsung Gear VR Has ArrivedPC Magazine
Phandroid.com -Fast Company -Forbes
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For a few truly bad DMCA takedowns, YouTube offers to cover legal costs - Ars Technica

Google Tech News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 01:18

Ars Technica

For a few truly bad DMCA takedowns, YouTube offers to cover legal costs
Ars Technica
What are copyright owners angry about lately? Apparently, negative reviews of third-rate video games. Jim Sterling. Four video creators will come under YouTube's legal protection now, under a program unveiled today in a company blog post. "We are ...
YouTube to Pay Fees for Some Video Makers to Fight TakedownsNew York Times
Fair use: YouTube protects some creators against questionable DMCA takedowns ...VentureBeat
YouTube Will Pay Legal Fees to Defend Some Fair Use VideosVariety
TechCrunch -Engadget -The Verge -Google Play
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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Test Drive And Review: The Answer - Forbes

Google Tech News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 01:04

Forbes

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Test Drive And Review: The Answer
Forbes
For years, my friends and acquaintances have been asking me when Toyota would finally add a hybrid version of its popular compact SUV, the RAV4, to its lineup. The answer, finally, is here. The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is Toyota's eighth hybrid ...
2016 Toyota Prius First Drive: Eco-chic Gets RedoneSlashGear
Japanese auto industry Toyota's Prius puts on some muscleNikkei Asian Review

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Video Hangouts Now Accept Guests Without Google Accounts - Android Headlines - Android News

Google Tech News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 00:54

Android Headlines - Android News

Video Hangouts Now Accept Guests Without Google Accounts
Android Headlines - Android News
Hangouts was a service that was originally born on the web, for use with Google+ before it became a big mobile app for the Search Giant, and for a lot of users it gets most used on a desktop PC or laptop. While Skype requires users to download their ...
Google Hangout Participants No Longer Need A Google Account For Work MeetingsTechCrunch
Inviting Someone To A Video Hangout No Longer Requires Them To Have A Google ...Android Police
Google Apps users can now add non-Google users to their Hangouts video chatsPhandroid.com
The Verge -Engadget -Telegraph.co.uk
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