EU ruling means Facebook and Google can't send data to the US

The ruling against the 15-year-old law, known as Safe Harbour, threatens the business models of more than 3000 companies, including big internet firms

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The Microsoft Band 2 is more flexible, more powerful and more expensive

Microsoft has announced the second version of its fitness wearable, the Microsoft Band 2. Compared with last year's model, the new device is packed with more sensors, more comfortable ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Roku's new player offers 4K streaming and remote finder feature

Though Roku's new streaming player has a more angular design than its predecessor, the big changes are on the inside, with the device capable of streaming 4K content. The Roku 4 will ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Twitter makes it easier to grab onto hot 'Moments'

Twitter made it easier Tuesday to seize hot tweets and high-profile posts from the flood of real-time commentary at the one-to-many messaging service.

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Microsoft Confirms HoloLens Release For Q1 2016

Microsoft’s augmented reality headset made quite a few heads turn when it was first unveiled earlier this year, the company had said that it would provide information about release and ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Deer, wolves and other wildlife thriving in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Humans, it seems, are worse than a nuclear disaster. A long-term study of animal populations around Chernobyl has found wildlife to be flourishing in the absence of human activity. A ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook, Eutelsat in African Internet satellite hook-up

European satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and social media giant Facebook said Monday they are working jointly to deliver satellite broadband Internet to connectivity-hungry sub-Saharan ...

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Hands-on with Surface Pro 4, Microsoft's ideal hybrid tablet

The Surface Pro 4 is here and ... it's pretty much just like the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft basically refined its design from last year to create a hybrid tablet that's slightly ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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Microsoft re-ignites the PC wars with Windows 10 Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Microsoft may have launched the second world war of computing on Tuesday with the unveiling of a powerful new Surface Pro 4 tablet and Surface Book, two new convertible devices that ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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A New Mammal Has Just Been Discovered and It's Called the Hog-Nosed Rat

The unusual creature has features uncommon in other rats

10 hours ago from TIME

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