Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook

German data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp, citing privacy concerns.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Elon Musk to discuss his vision for how he plans to colonize Mars

The much-anticipated speech comes just a few weeks after one of SpaceX's rockets blew up, leaving questions about the the future of the company.

19 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Hate standing in line? Japan now has self-driving chairs

Hate standing in line at your favourite restaurant? Japanese carmaker Nissan claims to have just the thing for those sore legs.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Rogers Communications committed to dividend growth - deputy chairman

TORONTO (Reuters) - Rogers Communications Inc remains committed to its dividend growth strategy and the failure of its Shomi video streaming joint venture has not diminished its enthusiasm ...

8 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Popular YouTube Ripping Site Gets Sued By Record Labels

A popular YouTube ripping website which enabled people to convert YouTube videos to .mp3 audio files has been sued by a group of record labels which includes some big names like Sony Music, ...

11 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Deep learning boosts Google Translate tool

Internet giant's latest service employs neural networks to cut error rate by 60%, the company says.

11 hours ago from Nature News

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Outrageous heads led to outrageously large dinosaurs

Tyrannosaurus rex and other large meat-eating theropods were the biggest baddies on the prehistoric block, and ornaments on their heads could help us figure out why. New research from North ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Health care provider Aetna might buy you an Apple Watch

Smartwatches, especially higher-end models, are a tough sell as many can’t justify parting with several hundred bucks for what more or less amounts to a toy. But, if your health insurance ...

5 hours ago from Techspot

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Ancient eggshell protein breaks through the DNA time barrier

Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield, York and Copenhagen have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Drake’s Album First To Hit One Billion Streams On Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the fastest growing music streaming services out there and the company has a strategy of picking up exclusive releases from some of the hottest names in the industry ...

13 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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