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 ...

6 hours ago from Techspot

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FBI: Hacker Made Off With 1.2 Billion Logins

It looks like a computer hacker who goes by the moniker "mr.grey" has made him or herself a wanted person by the FBI. The offence? "mr. grey" has made off with login information for more than ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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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.

10 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 ...

9 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 ...

11 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Pigeons lead the flock with speed

FLYING IN THE FAST LANE: Leading a flock is not a popularity contest if you're a pigeon: instead flocks follow fast flyers that know their way around, a new study has found.

2 hours ago from ABC Science

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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.

7 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Silent-operating hybrid, electric cars can remain that way for a while longer

While some gearheads love the sound of an 8-cylinder symphony at their disposal, other drivers prefer an auto that’s as quiet as possible. Indeed, that’s one of the perceived benefits ...

3 hours ago from Techspot

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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 ...

9 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

13 hours ago from BBC Technology

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