John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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11 new species come to light in Madagascar

Madagascar is home to extraordinary biodiversity, but in the past few decades, the island's forests and associated biodiversity have been under greater attack than ever. Rapid deforestation ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Instagram Begins Sending Out "Highlights" Emails

If you follow a lot of people on Instagram, sometimes your feed can feel like it is never-ending as you scroll through what seems like hundreds of photos. Sometimes this can be a bit tedious ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Finger gestures will tell your smartwatch what to do

Gesture control for smartwatches is the key mission for a startup called Deus Ex Technology. They have devised a module which can fit into a smartwatch band and behave as a gesture controller ...

less than a minute ago from Phys.org

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This Screen Protector Gives Your iPhone A Back Button

Apart from the volume rocks and sleep/wake button, the iPhone only comes with a single home button, unlike Android devices which usually features soft keys like a back button or a "more" button ...

9 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox Smartphone Plans Bite The Dust

Mozilla tried to carve a niche for itself in the Android dominated smartphone market by coming out with $25 smartphones powered by Firefox OS. The idea was to provide these very cheap smartphones ...

15 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google aims to patent child toy that pays attention

Google has filed a patent for toys that pay attention to who is in a room and can interact with other media devices.

Sat 23 May 15 from Phys.org

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Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging ...

Sat 23 May 15 from Reuters Technology

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Alibaba's latest gambit in fighting fakes: foster local brands

PUTIAN, China (Reuters) - Criticized and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been ...

5 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Cool alternative to electric kettle avoids excess water

A Berlin-based team is proposing you exercise your sensitivity to all that can be sustained by paying attention to their Miito device, which can cut down on your daily use of excess water and ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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