Amazon offloading Fire Phone stock with $199 off-contract price

Amazon isn't exactly setting the world on fire with its Fire Phone. We didn't think the "gimmicky and overpriced phone" was worth picking up in our review, and the company is doing away with ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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Twitter is watching how you use your phone but it can be stopped

Twitter updated its mobile apps to monitor the other software that users have installed, but provided an easy way out of the change for those worried about it.

2 hours ago from The Independent

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Mirror coating to cool buildings by pumping interior heat into space

Keeping buildings cool isn't easy. In fact, conventional air conditioning methods are very energy intensive and account for up to 15 percent of the energy used in buildings in the United States ...

53 minutes ago from Gizmag

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GoPro is reportedly making camera-equipped drones

It's not enough to simply strap an action camera on your helmet these days; now that you can mount a camera on a drone or get one built-in, aerial sports footage is the way to go. And GoPro ...

9 hours ago from Engadget

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Polish 'vampire' burials weren't just for outsiders

Six individuals in 19th century Poland believed to be at risk of becoming vampires weren't mysterious outsiders - they were locals singled out for another reason

16 hours ago from Newscientist

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Kim Dotcom's legal team exits as Megaupload founder runs out of money

Kim Dotcom’s once lavish lifestyle is but a distant memory. During a recent teleconference at London’s unBound Digital event, the Megaupload founder revealed that his legal team ...

16 hours ago from Techspot

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Seals found guilty of brutal porpoise attacks

An oceanic crime scene investigation has exposed a murderous side to the North Sea's cuddly resident amid fears that its next victim could be a human

17 hours ago from Newscientist

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Sony Could Release E-Paper Timepiece

Electronic paper, or e-paper in short, is not something that you would want to use on a smartphone, although it works great in an e-book reader setting, hence its name. This energy-efficient ...

14 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Microbes help vultures eat rotting meat

Gut bacteria and strong gastric juices show how the birds can live on decaying flesh.

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Nature News

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The EU Wants to Extend Its 'Right To Be Forgotten' Around the World

Earlier this year, the European Union Court of Justice ruled that people could ask Google to delete sensitive information from its Internet search results. Now, it wants to extend the measure ...

53 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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