Amazon pushes Prime service with day of deals

Amazon is trying to lure more subscribers to its $99 Prime loyalty program by pushing a day of discounts it calls "Prime Day" during the sleepier summer shopping season.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hacking Team hack: cybersecurity firm 'sold spying tools to oppressive regimes to let them spy on activists and journalists', hack claims

Hacking Team, an Italian set of hackers that hires out its servicesá to governments and other organisations, has been hacked. The documents taken in the attack have been leaked online, appearing ...

38 minutes ago from The Independent

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Why Automated Taxis Could Mean Far Lower Emissions

Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.By 2030, electric-powered, self-driving taxis could produce one-20th the greenhouse-gas ...

2 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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LG's AIT touch panels to usher in lighter, thinner notebooks

LG's display subsidiary has announced that it will begin mass producing notebook displays using Advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) technology. The application of the tech, which does away ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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GoPro reveals new mini action cam

US action camera-maker unveils a new smaller action camera that is waterproof without requiring a special case.

4 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Instagram's storing HD images but won't let you see them

According to The Verge, Instagram has begun storing images at 1080 x 1080 pixels, far larger than the standard 640 x 640 pixels they are stored as now. The thing is, you can't actually see the ...

38 minutes ago from Engadget

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Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

38 minutes ago from CNET

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Amazon's Cloud Drive storage service gets dedicated mobile apps

While Amazon already offered mobile apps for sorting your photos and music parked in its Cloud Drive repository, there wasn't an option for getting at all of your stored files. Late last week, ...

1 hours ago from Engadget

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Mechatronic arm exoskeleton to train new soldiers to reach shooting proficiency

Robotic exoskeletons have been a science fiction theme and an engineering feat since the 1960s. Practical design techniques, which allow a fictional character to be stronger, more powerful or ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Samsung adds huge 2TB SSDs to its 850 Evo and 850 Pro families

Expensive drives double the capacity of current consumer SSDs.

38 minutes ago from Arstechnica

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