Electricity-free air conditioning: A cool idea

So last year AIR conditioning is a transformative technology. It has made the world's torrid climes pleasanter to live in, and enabled the siesta-free working habits of the temperate regions ...

3 hours ago from The Economist

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Twitter is watching how you use your phone but it can be stopped

Twitter updated its mobile apps to monitor the other software that users have installed, but provided an easy way out of the change for those worried about it.

6 hours ago from The Independent

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Amazon offloading Fire Phone stock with $199 off-contract price

Amazon isn't exactly setting the world on fire with its Fire Phone. We didn't think the "gimmicky and overpriced phone" was worth picking up in our review, and the company is doing away with ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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EU Parliament votes to break up Google

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Syrian Electronic Army hack hits sites using Gigya, but all data safe

Sites using the popular Gigya comment platform were attacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) today, as hackers used the system that handles domain names to send them SEA messages and re-direct ...

2 hours ago from The Independent

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GoPro is reportedly making camera-equipped drones

It's not enough to simply strap an action camera on your helmet these days; now that you can mount a camera on a drone or get one built-in, aerial sports footage is the way to go. And GoPro ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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Polish 'vampire' burials weren't just for outsiders

Six individuals in 19th century Poland believed to be at risk of becoming vampires weren't mysterious outsiders - they were locals singled out for another reason

21 hours ago from Newscientist

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Microsoft reportedly planning Windows 10 event for January

Microsoft will hold an event this January to show off the new features of Windows 10, according to The Verge. Although January is traditionally dominated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), ...

1 minutes ago from Engadget

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EU wants Google 'right to be forgotten' deletions to apply everywhere

EU regulators want the controversial 'right to be forgotten' ruling, which allows people to have pages about themselves scrubbed from the search engine, to be applied across the internet, including ...

23 hours ago from The Independent

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AT&T backpedals on decision to pause fiber rollout

A couple of weeks after AT&T announced that it would pause the rollout of its high-speed fiber network amid the uncertainty surrounding net neutrality rules, the company has clarified that ...

1 minutes ago from Techspot

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