Google unveils secret delivery drone program dubbed 'Project Wing'

Bored with simply serving up search results, Google has started testing a prototype drone delivery system that can shuttle goods to remote areas.

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Nintendo reveals new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a significant hardware revision for its popular 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming systems.The update adds several new physical controls to the device, while switching storage ...

46 minutes ago from Gizmag

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Samsung Gear S vs. LG G Watch R

Smartwatches have yet to really take off, but this holiday season is going to mark the biggest push we've seen from OEMs. Ahead of IFA 2014, Samsung and LG have already spilled the beans on ...

12 hours ago from Gizmag

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iPhone 6 could kickstart Apple's move into mobile payments with NFC technology

Apple could be looking to enter the mobile payment market in a big way by introducing NFC functionality to the iPhone 6.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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The Lost Hobbits of the Eastern Arctic

Scientists never understood what became of the Paleo-Eskimos who once peopled the north. Now they know—and there's new reason to miss them

19 hours ago from TIME

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Nokia's HERE Maps is coming to Android as a Samsung exclusive

Relations between Google and Samsung are already a little tense, but the Korean smartphone maker may just have elevated those frustrations a little further. Extending its existing deal to provide ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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Your Bacterial 'Aura' Follows You From Place to Place

Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage – they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according ...

20 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Australia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant Valve

Australia's consumer watchdog Friday said it was taking online US video games giant Valve to court for allegedly making "false or misleading representations" and refusing to offer refunds.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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How fish can learn to walk

Land-raised bichirs provide insight into evolutionary pressures facing first vertebrates to live on land.

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Nature News

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Amazon to begin streaming 4K content in October

In the lead-up to IFA 2014, Samsung has announced that one of its content partners, Amazon, will soon begin streaming 4K content to its Ultra HD TVs through a dedicated Instant Video app. Although ...

46 minutes ago from Techspot

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