Machines master classic video games without being told the rules

Think you're good at classic arcade games such as Space Invaders, Breakout and Pong? Think again.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Key facts on US 'open Internet' regulation

A landmark ruling by the US Federal Communications Commission seeks to enshrine the notion of an "open Internet," or "net neutrality." Here are key points:

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ancient DNA reveals how wheat came to prehistoric Britain

Finding suggests trade between British hunter-gatherers and European farmers.

10 hours ago from Nature News

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FCC Gives Municipal Broadband Providers (and Internet Competition) a Boost

By preempting state laws that restrict municipal Internet service providers, the FCC hopes to provide customers with more choice

10 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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March 9 Apple event likely geared to Apple Watch

The wearable the world has been waiting for is nearly here. Apple has announced a "spring forward" event for March 9 that will most likely center around the release of the Apple Watch. .. Continue ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook introduces new tools to help stop suicides and self-harm

Facebook is adding new tools that it hopes will help users report worries about friends they're concerned about, in an effort to stop suicide and self-harm.

17 hours ago from The Independent

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Google looks for more revenue from ads in Android app store

(AP)—Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Federal jury orders Apple to pay $532.9M in patent dispute

A federal jury says Apple should pay nearly $533 million to resolve claims that the payment system tied to its iTunes product infringes on patents issued to a business named Smartflash.

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Motorola expected to expand Moto Maker customization options to flagship smartwatch

Motorola’s Moto Maker customization service is expanding. Starting next month, buyers of the company’s Moto 360 smartwatch will reportedly be able to deck out their new wearable ...

8 hours ago from Techspot

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