Here's What a 55,000-Year-Old Skull Teaches Us About Human Migration

The rare bone find is the first to connect humans in Africa and Europe

8 hours ago from TIME

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Microsoft launches Outlook for rival iOS, Android

Microsoft on Thursday launched an Outlook app for rival handsets running on Apple's iOS and Google's Android, ramping up its software services efforts.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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LG Electronics in red in 4Q on plasma TV business closure

LG Electronics Inc. lost money in the fourth quarter due to the closure of its plasma TV operations but its operating income rose thanks to a mobile business recovery.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Luna smart mattress will turn off lights when you go to sleep, get coffee ready when you're waking up

A new smart mattress hopes to create the perfect conditions for sleeping and waking up by controlling your house.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Natural History Museum to replace its diplodocus fossil with giant blue whale skeleton

The giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as "Dippy" in the main entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London, ...

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Chinese company limits US drone use after White House crash

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that recently crashed on White House grounds said Wednesday it is updating its drones to prohibit flight over the US capital.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.

Tue 27 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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NEC says swings back to profit after smartphone overhaul

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Thursday it swung back to profit in the nine months to December, after exiting the smartphone market as part of a broader restructuring.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Samsung posts first annual profit decline in three years

Samsung Electronics posted its first drop in annual net profit in three years on Thursday and saw resurgent arch-rival Apple barge in on its pole position as the world's top smartphone maker.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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