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 ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 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 ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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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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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.

Fri 27 Mar 15 from The Independent

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Panda stalking reveals panda hangouts

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

Fri 27 Mar 15 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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Stolen Uber Accounts Are on Sale for a Dollar on a Darknet Market

Anyone with a spare dollar can buy access to stolen, active Uber account information. Vendors on the new darknet market AlphaBay are peddling Uber user details.Read more...

11 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Ellen Pao: Discrimination defeat, but venture capital partner hopes case will help women

Following the loss of her $16m gender discrimination lawsuit against the venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Bryers, former partner of the firm Ellen Pao took to twitter express ...

13 hours ago from The Independent

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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.

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Valve, HTC will offer Vive VR developer kits free of charge

Unlike Oculus VR, whose pre-production virtual reality headset is currently available to developers for $350, Valve is planning to offer its Vive VR developer edition headset to qualified developers ...

10 hours ago from Techspot

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