Insect-inspired amphibious robot jumps like a water strider

Despite what our science fiction-fueled imaginations love to be entertained with, there is more to the field of modern robotics than colossal combat machines or bionic baristas. Some ...

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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Gets Android 5.1.1 Update

Slightly more than a week ago, we did hear that the NVIDIA SHIELD Portable has received the Android 5.1 Lollipop update, and just earlier this morning, we brought you word that the NVIDIA SHIELD ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Facebook takes aim at expanding internet access using laser-equipped drones

In its quest to connect all corners of the globe and get even more people signing onto the social networking juggernaut Facebook has completed the first full-scale model of its internet-broadcasting ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase

Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise.

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Microsoft angers Mozilla with Windows 10 settings tweak

Windows 10 is already a big hit, with a reported 14 million upgrades complete. It’s also a big slap in the face, says Mozilla’s new CEO. Chris Beard took to Mozilla’s official ...

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New, improved Apple TV may come in September

If John Paczkowski’s sources are right, we may be seeing a new Apple TV this September along with a series of fresh iPhones. The rumor comes from “[s]ources familiar with Apple's ...

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When is a jackal really a 'golden wolf'?

GENE TALE: Golden jackals look alike, act alike and long have been considered to be the same species, but it turns out that appearances can be deceiving.

Thu 30 Jul 15 from ABC Science

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Google rejects French demand over global right to be forgotten

Google on Thursday rejected a French demand to globally apply the so-called right to be forgotten, which requires the company to remove links to certain information about users if asked.

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Obama Orders Speedy Delivery of First Exascale Supercomputer

Obama's executive order aims to achieve exascale supercomputing and pave future for computers

17 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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YotaPhone 2 US Launch Has Been Cancelled

Earlier this year you might have heard that the YotaPhone 2 would be making its way stateside. If you were excited to get your hands on the phone, you were not alone as we were just as excited ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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