Ancient armoured fish first creatures to have sex

Two armoured fish dwelling in a Scottish lake were the first creatures to have sex, around 385 million years ago.

8 hours ago from The Independent

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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its chip division

IBM is paying $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.

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Spotify Introduces 'Spotify Family' So Your Tribe Gets Its Groove On Under One Billing Account

Online services are slowing coming around to the idea that not all of its customers are single users who never learned how to share. The latest to experience this epiphany is Spotify, which ...

4 hours ago from HotHardware

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Amazon Kindle Voyage review: The best e-reader is also the priciest

When Amazon introduced an updated version of its flagship Kindle Paperwhite last year, it took the easy way out -- after all, tweaked internals, improved software and slightly better lighting ...

5 hours ago from Engadget

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Fitbit Won't Work With HealthKit Because It's Building An Apple Watch Competitor

 A few weeks ago, Fitbit publicly admitted that it had no plans to follow the growing crowd of fitness trackers and apps that are rushing to integrate with Apple’s HealthKit and Health ...

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OnePlus' Impressive $299 Smartphone Will Finally Go On Sale To All — But Only For An Hour

 If you’ve been in the market for OnePlus One, the hugely impressive $299 Android smartphone that is available by invite only — thus far — then you’re luck is in. ...

10 minutes ago from TechCrunch

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Chloe Madeley rape threats: Internet trolls 'to be imprisoned for two years' in new cyber crackdown

People who post venomous and harassing messages online could face up to two years in prison, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has pledged – an increase on the six months currently in place ...

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Dyson launches bacteria-killing Hygienic Mist humidifier

Dyson originally launched its bladeless fan back in 2009, setting a new standard for how fans both perform and look. And since then the so-called Air Multiplier has been improved several times, ...

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Microsoft will release a smartwatch (or fitness band) in the next few weeks

Microsoft will launch its first foray into modern wearable computing in the next few weeks, according to 'sources close to the project.' Depending on which source you listen to, Microsoft's ...

3 hours ago from Extremetech

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Here's How the New Gmail App Will Finally Tame Your Inboxes

Email is the bane of my existence. Trying to keep all my inboxes up to date and organized often feels like a full-time job. I've tried a couple of email clients now and nothing seems to work ...

3 hours ago from Gizmodo

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