Google throttles back vision for its social network

Google on Monday said it is throttling back on its vision of having profiles at its social network serve as people's identities across its range of online offerings.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researcher to talk at Black Hat on 'scary' area in Android

Does that cute little green robotic creature with two ear-sticks call up feelings of an open, friendly mobile operating system, aka Android? Wow, Monday stories were not about how cute and adorable ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

A group of top tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, on Tuesday issued a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots.

32 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Unique tooth structure allowed predatory dinosaurs to efficiently crunch flesh and bone

The Tyrannosaurus rex and its fellow theropod dinosaurs that rampage across the screen in movies like Jurassic World were successful predators partly due to a unique, deeply serrated tooth structure ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Samsung's newest monitor can wirelessly charge your Galaxy S6

Samsung has introduced a new computer monitor that makes use of the Qi wireless charging standard for mobile devices. The 23-inch and 27-inch offerings for the Samsung SE370 have a circular ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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French students find human tooth which is at least 550,000 years old

Two young archeological volunteers have uncovered the oldest human fragment ever found in France an adult tooth which is at least 550,000 years old.

32 minutes ago from The Independent

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"World's first" E paper traffic signs installed in Australia

Sydney, Australia, has become the world's first city to boast E Ink-based traffic signs. Developed by Slovenian firm Visionect, the solar-powered signs promise both greater efficiency ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon Prime Music streaming comes to the UK

Hot on the heels of Apple Music, Amazon is launching its own music streaming service in the UK. Unlike Spotify, Rdio and most of its other competitors though, there's no single price for Prime ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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NSA to stop using bulk US phone data in November

The National Security Agency will cease its access to most bulk data collected under a controversial surveillance program in November, but retain records for litigation purposes, officials said ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ouya has been officially acquired by Razer

Ouya was a Kickstarter darling back in 2012, raising over $8 million during their funding period, but when the Android based micro console became a reality it never made the splash that people ...

18 hours ago from Techspot

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