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Scientists create a soft-bodied robotic fish that pumps synthetic blood and swims on its own.

9 hours ago from The Scientist

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Apple Launches Recall Program Because Some MacBook Pros 'May Pose A Fire Safety Risk'

Facing overheating batteries that “may pose a fire safety risk,” Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program on Thursday for the 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display.Read ...

2 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Researchers confirm that narwhals and belugas can interbreed

A team of University of Copenhagen researchers has compiled the first and only evidence that narwhals and beluga whales can breed successfully. DNA and stable isotope analysis of an anomalous ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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EA believes 'surprise mechanics' and loot boxes are 'quite ethical and quite fun'

However, despite the public's frustration with loot boxes, EA is convinced that people love them. Speaking before a UK parliament panel on Wednesday (the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee), ...

24 minutes ago from Techspot

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Slack Technologies rises in Wall Street debut

Software company Slack Technologies climbed on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday after entering in a direct listing in the latest sign of Wall Street's appetite for new technology entrants.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records

A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Microsoft And Kano Teach Kids PC Tech With A Cool DIY Windows 10 Convertible Kit

Microsoft has been very successful with its own line of Surface 2-in-1 machines that include the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Go. In May, a patent surfaced that hinted a Surface Pro 7 with a USB-C ...

4 hours ago from HotHardware

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Google won't be making another Pixel Slate - CNET

Google has reportedly ditched two smaller tablets it was working on.

1 hours ago from CNET

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Fresh look at mysterious Nasca lines in Peru

A scientific approach has re-identified huge birds etched into the desert plains of southern Peru around 2,000 years ago. The birds appear to be exotic to the region, and further studies could ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Maps has a fake business listing problem

Google Maps is overrun with fake business listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Hundreds of thousands of fake ...

2 hours ago from The Verge

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