Google Maps turns into Pac-Man's chomping grounds

The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon puts home staples on refill button

Amazon moved Tuesday to become an errand service for home staples, introducing a "dash button" to allow consumers to instantly order popular products for home and kitchen.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google unveils 'stick' computer with Asus

Google and Taiwan's Asus are launching a "computer on a stick" which can plug into a display to turn it into a PC.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Revolting recipe from the Dark Ages may be key to defeat MRSA

A stomach-churning potion from the Dark Ages could be the death of the modern day Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, according to researchers who claim that the ancient ...

17 hours ago from The Independent

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Gmail for Android now has a combined inbox

Gmail for Android got a big update today, bringing support for some long-awaited features like the long-absent combined inbox... Continue Reading Gmail for Android now has a combined inboxSection: ...

Mon 30 Mar 15 from Gizmag

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Samsung and LG call off their legal war over a washing machine

Samsung and LG have agreed to call off their legal tangle over damage done to Samsung's high-end washing machines at last year's IFA conference. For months, Samsung has accused senior ...

6 hours ago from The Verge

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Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currency

Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the online black market known as Silk Road while ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Female embryos less likely to survive to birth

New research has challenged the prevailing belief that the higher proportion of male babies born in the general population results from a higher proportion of males being conceived.

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Facebook moves into 'not fancy' new headquarters

Facebook moved into its new Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Silicon Valley, with a rooftop park and "the largest open floor plan in the world."

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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SnapPower adds USB power to any wall outlet, no rewiring required

Not everyone wants to leave their computer powered up, every time they need to charge a device via USB. That's why some people use wall outlet adapter plugs, or they wire in new outlets that ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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