Jury decides Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that shined a light on gender imbalance and working conditions ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Festo has BionicANTs communicating by the rules for tasks

Germany-based automation company Festo, focused on technologies for tasks, turns to nature for inspiration, trying to take the cues from how nature performs tasks so efficiently. "Whether it's ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook test flies solar-powered drones over the UK in attempt to increase internet access

A pilotless plane with a wingspan bigger than a Boeing 737 but weighing less than a car has been tested over the UK by Facebook.

16 hours ago from The Independent

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New lobster-like predator found in 508 million-year-old fossil-rich site

What do butterflies, spiders and lobsters have in common? They are all surviving relatives of a newly identified species called Yawunik kootenayi, a marine creature with two pairs of eyes and ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Panda stalking reveals panda hangouts

Scientists used GPS trackers to learn about the giant panda lifestyle.

23 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Intel in talks with Altera on tie-up

US tech giant Intel is in talks with rival Altera on a tie-up to broaden the chipmaker's product line amid growth in Internet-connected devices, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google's cookie monster bites back

A UK Court of Appeals has dismissed Google's request to have a case dropped over its use of use of tracking cookies in Safari browsers back in 2011 and 2012. Web google cookies ...

24 hours ago from TG Daily

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New flash technology from Intel, Micron will soon spawn 10TB SSDs

Good news on the consumer solid state drive front as storage capacity is expected to ramp up dramatically in the coming months thanks to a partnership between Intel and Micron.

24 hours ago from Techspot

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YouTube Experiments With Ultra HD Video Playback

One cannot really move forward and progress if the mindset decides to remain stagnant, and having said that, YouTube, the popular video site, has decided to improve their serve, so to ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Ubergizmo

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