Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet

The shortest path to the Internet for some remote corners of the world may be through the skies. That is the message from US tech giants seeking to spread the online gospel to hard-to-reach ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year

After years of rumors, Amazon.com Inc. might finally be getting into the smartphone business.

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip

Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day—to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Patent talk: Google sharpens contact lens vision

(Phys.org) —A report from Patent Bolt brings us one step closer to what Google may have in mind in developing smart contact lenses. According to the discussion Google is interested in the concept ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Yahoo profit beats estimates at $312 mn

Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's "core" business.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pioneer to upgrade 5 exisitng consoles for CarPlay, no new hardware required

iPhone owners can buy these aftermarket displays now, get CarPlay this summer.

11 hours ago from Arstechnica

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The Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers Surprise Scientists

In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home to a microbial community unlike anything that’s ...

16 hours ago from Wired Science

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Google adds 'Insert Photo' button for mobile Gmail

The tech giant continues to integrate its products by letting users send photos and videos from a smartphone using Google+'s Auto Backup feature.

8 hours ago from CNET

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Microsoft releases Office 365 Personal -- for iPad too

Newest Office 365 subscription plan is now available and includes iPads among supported devices.

17 hours ago from CNET

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