Earliest dinosaurs may have sported feathers

First feathers may have been for insulation or sexual display

1 hours ago from Science Now

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Hackers demand ransom after stealing personal data from European Central Bank

Hackers have attacked the European Central Bank (ECB), stealing personal data including emails addresses and contact data from the organization's public website.

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

(AP)—Twitter acknowledged Wednesday that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mac OS X Yosemite: How to download the open beta of Apple's latest operating system

Want to get your hands on the latest version of Apple's operating system for computers? Well, access to the OS X Yosemite beta is now available to the first million users to sign up on Apple's ...

11 hours ago from The Independent

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Sony: PSN Hack Suit Settled, Denies Allegations

It seems that Sony has decided to settle for a $15 million preliminary settlement when it comes to a class-action lawsuit concerning the 2011 data breach that happened to the PlayStation ...

44 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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Chromecast Dongle Turns 1 Year Old, Bragadocious Google Boasts 400 Million 'Casts'

Has it been a year already? Time flies when you're streaming fun, and apparently Google's low cost Chromecast dongle is celebrating its first birthday. As parents are apt to do about their ...

1 hours ago from HotHardware

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Instagram's Bolt Banner Spotted

It goes without saying – wherever success is, you can expect others to follow in your footsteps. Snapchat is not exempt from this particular model either after its meteoric rise, ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Facebook shares profit growth story

Facebook on Wednesday reported that is quarterly profit more than doubled amid big gains in ad revenues and a jump in users.

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles

Invertebrate numbers have decreased by 45% on average over a 35 year period in which the human population doubled, reports a study on the impact of humans on declining animal numbers. This decline ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Drone Stuff: Parachutes, Politics, and No-Fly Zones

That drone of yours looks expensive, why not outfit it with a CO2-launched parachute?

5 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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