First ancient African genome sequenced

A 4,500-year-old African genome reveals how our ancient ancestors moved back and forth between continents.

13 hours ago from BBC News

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Facebook says no to 'dislike' button but tests 'sad' and 'angry'

Facebook will begin testing a new feature allowing users to express a range of emotions on posts in Ireland and Spain from Friday—but there will be no "dislike" button, the social network said.

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Apple Doesn't Think the Battery Difference Between Its New iPhones Is a Big Deal

Apple's latest iPhone has shipped with two slightly different versions of the A9 processor, one made by Samsung, and one by TSMC. Some people have reported a difference in battery life depending ...

9 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Netflix raising US price for most popular video plan by $1

Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 in the U.S. and several other countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original ...

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Amazon challenges Etsy with Amazon Handmade

Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season.

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Elon Musk Dismisses Apple's Hiring Of Former Tesla Employees

The rumors are claiming that Apple is working on an electric/self-driving car of their own. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, but if there is one thing consistent about these rumors ...

1 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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'Harry Potter' e-books come to life in new Apple edition

You don't need to be a wizard to see the "Harry Potter" books come to life.

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Apple Removing iOS Ad Blockers That Install Root Certificates

Ad blockers are a huge deal for iOS. Prior to iOS 9, only Android had the ability to install ad blockers on its phone, but with the release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS users ...

25 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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Review: Android Pay works well, when you can use it

When it comes to using a smartphone to make purchases in retail stores, Apple Pay has been getting most of the attention.

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Verizon is jacking up the cost of unlimited data plans by $20 a month

It’s hard to believe today but there once was a time when minutes were perceived as being more valuable to wireless customers than data allotments. As such, carriers loaded plans with ...

13 hours ago from Techspot

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