Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook gets 1 billion users in a day: site becomes bigger than almost every country

One billion people use Facebook in just one day making it far bigger than most countries, and easily the most used technology product on Earth.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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Huawei Watch Could Be Released Next Month According To Listing

The Huawei Watch is a pretty classy looking smartwatch and it was announced earlier this year at MWC 2015. However five months later and there is still no sight of the device, although we suppose ...

5 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Instagram pictures stop being square, as app introduces long and wide images and videos

Instagram will now let people post long and wide pictures potentially bringing to an end the square images and videos that the site has become known for.

21 hours ago from The Independent

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Study Shows How Even Frogs Make Irrational Mating Choices

"In some in cases irrational decisions can be looked at as the better way to have gone"

11 hours ago from TIME

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It Is Official: A Borderlands Movie Will Be Made

Video games for the most part usually feature great stories, interesting characters that have unique looks and traits to them. All of this seems ripe for movies which is why there is a certain ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Twitter publicly announces goals for hiring diversity in 2016

It may have taken a while, but major tech companies are finally making diverse hiring more of a priority. To that end, Twitter has publicly announced its diversity goals for 2016 in an ...

10 hours ago from Engadget

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Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service

Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T.

Thu 27 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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