Apple confirms it has acquired Faceshift, the motion capture company that worked on Star Wars

Earlier this year, unconfirmed rumors suggested that Apple had bought Faceshift, a Swiss startup specializing in real-time motion capture technology that captures a person’s facial expressions ...

3 hours ago from Techspot

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UK scientists celebrate slight rise in research budget

Science budget will rise with inflation amid cuts elsewhere, following government spending review.

7 hours ago from Nature News

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Wu-Tang Clan Secret Album Gets Sold For Millions Of Dollars

Not too long ago the world came to know that Wu-Tang Clan has made a new album but it’s not like any other album, it can’t be commercially exploited until the year 2103, which means ...

6 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google's Plan To Accelerate The Mobile Web Will Go Live Early Next Year

 Google has plans to accelerate your web browsing on mobile devices, and we’ll start seeing the results of those efforts as early as next year, the company says. According to a new ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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PSA: Watch Captain America punch Iron Man in first Civil War film trailer

Includes cameos from Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, other Marvel movie mainstays.

4 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Volkswagen rolls out 3D smartglasses to factory workers

Volkswagen is presenting 3D smart glasses to workers at its plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. The Google Glass Explorer Edition glasses will be used by plant logistics operators to help with ...

6 hours ago from Gizmag

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Dell faces fresh security questions

Dell admits to a second security problem that researchers say could expose users' data to hackers

10 hours ago from BBC Technology

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We used to revere turkeys, not eat them

Ancient Puebloans even shared scarce food with birds

6 hours ago from Science Now

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Fossil vertebrae reveal clues to evolution of long neck in giraffe

(—A trio of researchers with the New York Institute of Technology has pieced together the neck of the now extinct giraffe-like creature Samotherium major and in so doing has found some ...

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FBI reportedly tracks 'biggest hack ever' back to Russian email address

A hacker going by the name of "mr.grey" might have been at least a participant in, if not the mastermind behind, the creation of the world's largest stolen login credentials database. ...

7 hours ago from The Verge

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