Facebook's internet.org launches first app, offering free access to Wikipedia, job listings and baby care in developing countries

Facebook's internet.org initiative launched last year with the intention of working with industry companies to reduce the cost and hassle associated with getting online developing countries.

17 hours ago from The Independent

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SR Labs research to expose BadUSB next week in Vegas

A Berlin-based security research and consulting company will reveal how USB devices can do damage that can conduct two-way malice, from computer to USB or from USB to computer, and can survive ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shrinking dinos gave rise to birds

FAMILY TREE: Birds survived the extinction of other dinosaurs because they evolved four times faster and kept getting smaller than their relatives

5 hours ago from ABC Science

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Panasonic Agrees to Help Tesla Build Its Gigafactory

Panasonic support is crucial if Tesla is to make the world's largest factory for making electric car batteries.Tesla Motors says it has reached an agreement with Panasonic, a major lithium-ion ...

10 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Deep-sea octopus keeps record-breaking four and a half year vigil over her eggs

Scientist have found what must be nature's most dedicated mother a deep sea octopus that tended to her clutch of 160 eggs for neraly four and a half years, most likely not eating once during ...

8 hours ago from The Independent

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France's Illiad bids for T-Mobile US: report

Shares in T-Mobile jumped Thursday on a report that French telecommunications firm Iliad is bidding to buy the US wireless service carrier.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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New Oculus Rift dev kit uses front of a Galaxy Note 3 as its screen

It doesn't get much more "off-the-shelf" than this: the new Oculus Rift developer kit uses the front half of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 for a display. Samsung's logo is in its usual ...

9 hours ago from The Verge

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Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge Thursday a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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T-Mobile Added 1.5m Subscribers Last Quarter, Crosses The 50m Mark

T-Mobile has definitely been making waves in the past year or so, announcing new plans and new programs, one of which saw the carrier willing to pay for a customer's early termination ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Video: Thousands of Years of Human Migration in Five Minutes

It's enough to put an old-fashioned family tree to shame. A visualization of the migration routes of more than 150,000 people, from 600 BC to the present day, brings to life human history in ...

10 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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