Ruling on transatlantic data transfers puts US tech firms in rough water

The legal blow in Europe that removed "Safe Harbor" protection of cross-border data transfers from US tech firms on Tuesday has thrust them into rough water.

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Microsoft HoloLens "Project X-Ray" demo aims to inspire developers

Microsoft's ambition to take over your living room was more evident than ever at its new hardware event Tuesday in New York where the company demoed "wearable holograms" made possible ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Twitter makes it easier to grab onto hot 'Moments'

Twitter made it easier Tuesday to seize hot tweets and high-profile posts from the flood of real-time commentary at the one-to-many messaging service.

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The Microsoft Band 2 is more flexible, more powerful and more expensive

Microsoft has announced the second version of its fitness wearable, the Microsoft Band 2. Compared with last year's model, the new device is packed with more sensors, more comfortable ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Hands on: the new Lumia flagships are competent, Continuum is cool

But unfortunately, we didn't get a chance to use the iris recognition.

14 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Samsung 3Q operating profit surges, shares jump 9 percent

Samsung Electronics announced a forecast-beating profit for the third quarter Wednesday, sending its share price up nearly 9 percent, but analysts said strong component sales and favorable currency ...

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Roku's new player offers 4K streaming and remote finder feature

Though Roku's new streaming player has a more angular design than its predecessor, the big changes are on the inside, with the device capable of streaming 4K content. The Roku 4 will ...

23 hours ago from Gizmag

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Human ancestor may have used tools, walked like modern humans

HUMAN EVOLUTION: Homo naledi, the ancient human ancestor whose fossils have been retrieved from a South African cave, may have been handy with tools and walked much like a person, according ...

13 hours ago from ABC Science

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Deer, wolves and other wildlife thriving in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Humans, it seems, are worse than a nuclear disaster. A long-term study of animal populations around Chernobyl has found wildlife to be flourishing in the absence of human activity. A ...

Tue 6 Oct 15 from Gizmag

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Newly Discovered Hog-Nosed Rat is an Indonesian Oddity

A recently discovered rat has a face only a mother could love. An international team of researchers studying animals in the isolated, mountainous island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, trapped a shrewlike ...

14 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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