New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

The spider was discovered near Folsom State Prison in California

16 hours ago from TIME

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Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measure

If you're an iPhone owner who hasn't had a run-in with the dreaded Error 53, consider yourself lucky. The error — which usually forces iPhones with replacement screens ...

13 minutes ago from Engadget

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Watch a robot golfer make a hole-in-one on the PGA Tour - CNET

Technically Incorrect: You knew it had to come to this. A robot golfer tees up on a par 3 at a PGA tournament and upstages everyone.

44 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Twitter explains its handling of ISIS-linked accounts

One way ISIS has distinguished itself from other terrorist organizations is its use of social media to spread news and recruit followers. Now, following Google and Facebook, Twitter ...

44 minutes ago from Engadget

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Upcoming Android Wear update will turn the Huawei Watch into a speakerphone

In many ways, Android Wear, with its card-based Google Now interface, is the simplest of the big three smartwatch platforms (a group that also includes Apple's watchOS and Samsung's ...

Thu 4 Feb 16 from Gizmag

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Ancient wildebeest-like animal had a dinosaur nose

FUNNY NOSES: An ancient herbivore related to the wildebeest had a bizarre nose that was similar to a dinosaur that lived tens of millions of years earlier, researchers have found.

23 hours ago from ABC Science

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Plasma physicist discusses the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) produced the first helium plasma in the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator last December. Since then, they have cleaned the plasma ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Doom Has $120 Collector's Edition

It looks like the long awaited shooter from id Software is set to arrive this coming May 13th (somehow, we are not surprised to hear that this would be a Friday) for multiple platforms – ...

23 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday.

Thu 4 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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