Twitter takes note of other apps on smartphones

Twitter on Wednesday said it would begin tracking which other applications people have installed on their mobile devices in a bid to better target ads and content.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

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A new way to cool

High-tech coating both repels heat from above and removes it from below

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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.

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Samsung's 'eyemouse' lets anyone control computers with just their eyes

Samsung has developed the first hardware to easily allow a computer to be controlled just by looking at it, which it hopes to be made available to freely build for anyone that is unable to ...

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