Justices won't hear Google appeal in dispute with Oracle

The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that powers most of the world's smartphones ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Two Uber bosses taken into custody in France: company

Two top Uber bosses were taken into custody in France Monday as part of a probe into their ride-booking app which has sparked violent protests from regular taxi drivers, the company said.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Railroad official asks digital map firms to mark crossings

The federal agency that oversees railroads is asking digital mapping companies to alert users as they approach track crossings.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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New nanogenerator might set energy-generating car wheels in motion

Cars are one of mankind's most revolutionary creations. But just like with the iPhone, space travel or Wi-Fi, there's always room for improvement. In the eyes of a team of University ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Microsoft broadens Surface Pro 3 lineup with cheaper Core i7 option

Microsoft over the weekend introduced a new Surface Pro 3 model. It’s powered by the same Intel Core i7 CPU as the other two machines in the lineup but checks in with less onboard storage, ...

1 hours ago from Techspot

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Early relative of velvet worms had a spiky side

"Collins' hairy monster" was one of Earth's first heavily armored creatures

4 hours ago from Science Now

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Amid antitrust investigation, report accuses Google of rigging its searches

A new report alleges that Google tampered with search results to highlight its own services and drive out competitors. Is it ethical for Google searches to suppress rivals?

3 hours ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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Chestnut-crowned babbler: Australian bird becomes first known non-human species to communicate using language

A small gregarious bird that lives in the Australian outback has been found to communicate with one another using a simple form of language the first species other than humans known to do ...

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Reuters: Samsung won't give up on Tizen OS, plans more phones this year

Samsung's operating system is apparently a best seller in Bangladesh.

1 hours ago from Arstechnica

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PayPal dials back on robocalling

The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts.

23 minutes ago from CNET

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