Twitpic given eleventh-hour reprieve as Twitter saves all the pictures

Site will go read-only, but history will be preserved.

6 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Not So Fast Apple SIM Users, AT&T Confirms iPad Air 2 SIM Gets Locked To Its Network

Apple had good intentions by equipping its cellular-based iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 with SIM card options, thereby giving owners the flexibility to choose from a variety of short and long ...

13 hours ago from HotHardware

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Science Museum exhibit explores the Information Age

If the 19th and 20th centuries were the Transportation Age, then the 21st century is the Information Age. Like most other ages, it didn't suddenly leap into being with the arrival of the Web ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook offers a modern take on the internet forum with Rooms

In one form or another, Facebook has been bringing existing social groups together online for over 10 years, and has so far shied away from user anonymity. Its new app is the very opposite. ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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CHP officers reportedly stole cell phone photos from women in custody

One CHP officer allegedly asked for a woman's iPhone password during her arrest.

4 hours ago from Arstechnica

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CurrentC Is The Big Retailers' Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees

 Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. ...

5 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Humans were living at extreme altitudes 1000 years earlier than thought

Paleoindians reached new heights soon after arriving in South America

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Science Now

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

Fri 24 Oct 14 from

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Fossils reveal very awkward dinosaur once roamed the Earth

Paleantologists in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia have discovered new fossils that allow them to create a picture of what one of the most unusually-shaped dinosaurs looked like.

Thu 23 Oct 14 from The Independent

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Global boom in hydropower expected this decade

An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economies. While this is expected to double the global electricity production ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from

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