Apple gives the MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup a speed bump

Apple today pushed out a refresh of its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, giving both the 13- and 15-inch models a little more horsepower under the hood. Additionally, Apple has dropped ...

4 hours ago from Gizmag

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EA tests subscription video game service for Xbox One

US video game colossus Electronic Arts on Tuesday began testing a Netflix-style subscription service that lets Xbox One users play a library of online titles by paying monthly fees.

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'That's how websites work': OkCupid boasts about Facebook-style experiments on users

Facebook accidentally sparked a media firestorm when it revealed it had been tweaking users' News Feeds in psychological experiments, and now it seems dating website OkCupid wants in on the ...

2 hours ago from The Independent

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Police place adverts on piracy websites

The City of London police has started placing adverts on sites offering pirated movies and films to dissuade users from downloading copyrighted material illegally.

8 hours ago from The Independent

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New Amazon store lets customers customize and print 3D products for delivery

Amazon has announced a new 3D Printed Products store. The store has launched with more than 200 print-on-demand designs. Users can customize items like earrings, pendants, rings and bobble head ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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What Killed The Dinosaurs? Bad Luck, Study Suggests

The asteroid was simply the straw that broke the camptosaurus's back

6 hours ago from TIME

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Israel's Iron Dome missile shield 'hacked' by Chinese military hackers, says report

Chinese military hackers have reportedly stolen "huge quantities of sensitive data" regarding Iron Dome, Israel's US-funded, billion-dollar missile shield.

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Microsoft says under antitrust probe in China

Microsoft said Monday it was under investigation by antitrust authorities in China, pledging to cooperate in the investigation.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from

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'Killer sperm' prevents mating between worm species

The classic definition of a biological species is the ability to breed within its group, and the inability to breed outside it. For instance, breeding a horse and a donkey may result in a live ...

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Worldwide water shortage by 2040

Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench ...

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