Smashed skull world's oldest known murder mystery

COLD CASE: A 430,000-year-old fossil skull found deep in a cave in Spain is evidence of the oldest known murder in human history, say researchers.

4 hours ago from ABC Science

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'New species' of ancient human found

A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.

9 hours ago from BBC News

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GoPro quadcopter confirmed for 2016, with virtual reality gear also in sight

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman has confirmed long-swirling rumors that his company will tap into the fast-growing drone market, outlining plans to launch its own quadcopter in 2016. Making the ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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iPhone 'effective power' bug: how to be safe from iOS flaw that lets people crash iPhone with text

A bug that means a specific string of text can completely crash iPhones has led people to take extreme measures to keep their phones safe.

7 minutes ago from The Independent

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Self-healing robot able to adapt to injury

ROBOT HEAL THYSELF!: Scientists have created a small robot that can recover from damage, in a step towards machines that mimic the adaptive powers of humans and animals.

4 hours ago from ABC Science

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GM installs Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in more cars

General Motors said Wednesday it will offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in more of its Chevrolet models next year, as tech firms seek to expand their reach in the auto world.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Lenovo REACHit Takes Cortana Content Search To New Heights

In Beijing, Lenovo has announced REACHit, a new content indexing product that will connect exclusively to Cortana to help users find their content using natural language such as "what is the ...

7 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Oculus buys Surreal Vision, letting company make virtual reality worlds out of the real one

Oculus Rift has bought British company Surreal Vision, leading to hopes that the two companies might develop kit that allows for virtual reality versions of the real world.

21 hours ago from The Independent

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Jawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbit

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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The Oculus Rift Will Cost $1,500 "All-In"

As you might have heard, an announcement from Oculus VR has revealed that the consumer version of the Oculus Rift will be released in Q1 2016. Sounds good, doesn't it? However the question still ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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