Freakiest dinosaur ever found is a vegetarian relative of T. rex

Chilesaurus is an odd vegetarian relative of T. rex, a chimera-like hotchpotch of traits from many dinosaurs, which challenges our ideas on their evolution

4 minutes ago from Newscientist

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Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event

The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even as attention turned to its new smartwatch in recent weeks.

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Instagram adds emoji to hashtags, bans aubergine emoji and adds new filters

Instagram now allows searchable emoji in hashtags, but it has banned one notable character for fear that it might be used to share obscene photos.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Facebook rolls out free video calls for its Messenger mobile app

The world's largest social network has today added free video calls to its Messenger mobile app. The move pits Facebook against already established video chat services, such as Apple Facetime, ...

6 hours ago from Gizmag

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Apple Pay gets boost from Best Buy

Retail consortium could lose major member        

9 hours ago from USA today

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Sunfire, Audi en route to synthetic fuel of future

How are scientific minds doing in coming up with a synthetic fuel as a viable alternative to petroleum? For some engineers, this is a long-held dream they refuse to dismiss. A Dresden-based ...

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Finding People In the Nepal Earthquake Zone

Google, Facebook, activate people finder tools

14 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Discover to have Apple Pay available for US cardholders

Discover credit cardholders in the U.S. are getting their Apple Pay.

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Silent Hills: hugely anticipated game is definitely cancelled, Konami says

Much-anticipated horror game Silent Hills has been cancelled, Konami has said, confirming rumours that it had been called off relatively soon after it was announced.

20 hours ago from The Independent

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SwiftKey's new keyboard corrects whole phrases

SwiftKey has a new Android keyboard that will autocorrect entire phrases. Named Clarity Keyboard Beta, it aims to constantly scan the last few words typed in order to offer better corrections ...

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