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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is borrowing from Counter-Strike, Overwatch, and Siege

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s beta has kicked back into action, and this time it is on PC and Xbox One as well. I jumped into the Battle.net version this afternoon to try out the new Heist mode, which is Treyarch’s twist on the C ...

8/10/2018 11:01:55 PM

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US officials hope hackers at Defcon find more voting machine problems - CNET

Better now than during the midterm elections.

8/10/2018 10:21:56 PM

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This week in games: NZXT announces Fallout-themed PC cases and Blizzard says "multiple" Diablo projects are in the works

"Multiple" Diablo projects in the works. Blizzard's words, not mine. Diablo IV is an obvious bet, but what are the others? Diablo III on Switch? A Hearthstone successor? Rocket League, but with demons? Warcraft IV, except all the Warcra ...

8/10/2018 10:02:00 PM

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Founder Zain Jaffer may be looking to take back control of Vungle

Zain Jaffer may be gearing up for a fight to take back control of Vungle, the mobile ad company he founded. Jaffer was removed from his role as CEO role last fall, following his arrest on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and perform ...

8/10/2018 9:48:36 PM

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Blue light from phones and tablets can speed up blindness, study finds - CNET

It's best not to stare at your phone screens in the dark.

8/10/2018 9:08:14 PM

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Game of Thrones script appears to answer big ice dragon mystery - CNET

An Emmys nod brought to light the official season 7 finale script, and now fans are debating what Viserion the dragon really is.

8/10/2018 8:14:59 PM

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 starts at $1,000. Is it worth it? (The 3:59, Extended Weekend Edition) - CNET

We break down Samsung's big Unpacked press event, and open up to audience Q&A on the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Home and Galaxy Watch.

8/10/2018 8:14:25 PM

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Get this cool Polaroid-like Fujifilm camera for $15 off

We here at Macworld like to talk about the the cutting edge of technology, but we’ve got a lot of admiration for the tech of yesteryear as well. And that’s why we’re fans of this Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 instant film camera bundle that’s ...

8/10/2018 8:14:00 PM

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Intel's 32TB 'ruler' SSD is super weird - CNET

This extradense solid-state drive has an unusual shape, designed to maximize efficiency for cloud storage.

8/10/2018 7:57:05 PM

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Samsung talked a big game at its Note 9 event, but where was Gear VR? - CNET

Commentary: Is Samsung's Gear VR headset in a slump, or a transformation?

8/10/2018 7:54:14 PM

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Everything we know after the new Nintendo Direct - CNET

Simon Belmont, King K. Rool, Dark Samus, a ton of stages and music and more.

8/10/2018 7:53:47 PM

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You can watch every Marvel movie in Imax this month - CNET

It begins Aug. 30, and yes, it definitely includes The Incredible Hulk.

8/10/2018 7:52:16 PM

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NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun's glittering crown

On Saturday, NASA is sending a spacecraft straight into the sun's glittering crown, an atmospheric region so hot and harsh any normal visitor would wither.

8/10/2018 7:32:13 PM

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Tesla hires former Volvo designer responsible for XC40, report says - Roadshow

This is a good thing, considering how attractive the XC40 is.

8/10/2018 7:24:52 PM

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These popular Android phones came with vulnerabilities pre-installed - CNET

Security flaws included, no assembly required.

8/10/2018 7:00:20 PM

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Federacy wants to put bug bounty programs in reach of every startup

Federacy, a member of the Y Combinator Summer 2018 class, has a mission to make bug bounty programs available to even the smallest startup. Traditionally, bug bounty programs from players like BugCrowd and HackerOne have been geared toward ...

8/10/2018 6:54:18 PM

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Porsche went and built a rally-spec Cayman GT4 Clubsport, we're stoked - Roadshow

It's enough to make you want to hug every member of Porsche's Motorsport group.

8/10/2018 6:28:41 PM

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to “touch the sun”

NASA's ambitious mission to go closer to the Sun than ever before is set to launch in the small hours between Friday and Saturday — at 3:33 AM Eastern from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to be precise. The Parker Solar Probe, after a han ...

8/10/2018 6:27:50 PM

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to ‘touch the sun’

NASA's ambitious mission to go closer to the Sun than ever before is set to launch in the small hours between Friday and Saturday — at 3:33 AM Eastern from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to be precise. The Parker Solar Probe, after a han ...

8/10/2018 6:27:50 PM

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Porsche built a rally-spec Cayman GT4 Clubsport and we're in love - Roadshow

This is a clear case of Porsche NOT jumping the shark, but with a rally suspension it should be ready to jump just about anything else.

8/10/2018 6:26:08 PM

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Twitch is closing its Communities

Say goodbye to Twitch’s Communities. The game streaming service says it’s soon killing off this still relatively new addition to its site in favor of implementing a tagging system instead. With the changes, users will be able t ...

8/10/2018 6:24:14 PM

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Game of Thrones fans debate ice dragon revelation in Emmys script - CNET

The official finale script drops a big detail about Viserion, the dragon that suffered a dramatic fate.

8/10/2018 6:19:37 PM

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Tesla's board might not know where Elon's 'secure' funding is coming from - Roadshow

Does anyone other than Elon know where this buyout money is?

8/10/2018 6:15:25 PM

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Doom Eternal gameplay reveals grappling hook action and more

QuakeCon is happening in Texas this weekend, and Bethesda kicked off the fan gathering by letting developer id Software show off its upcoming shooter Doom Eternal. This is the followup to 2016’s Doom reboot, and it continues that sto ...

8/10/2018 6:11:32 PM

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HyperX Alloy Elite RGB review: A solid, Cherry MX-based option, despite its iffy software

Learning is a process, right? It certainly has been for HyperX and its keyboards. First there was the stripped-down HyperX Alloy FPS in late 2016—a no-frills budget keyboard that, as I wrote at the time, “focused on the fundamentals.”Th ...

8/10/2018 6:09:00 PM

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New material design stores energy like an eagle

Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly. Historically, however, these materials have had sharp corners that ...

8/10/2018 5:48:27 PM

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NASA's going to touch the sun: What you need to know about the crazy journey - CNET

The Parker Solar Probe, launching Saturday, is designed to unlock the sun's mysteries -- and help protect us from its wrath.

8/10/2018 5:42:34 PM

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What the Facebook Crypto team could build

Facebook is invading the blockchain, but how? Back in May Facebook formed a cryptocurrency team to explore the possibilities, and today it removed a roadblock to revealing its secret plans. Former head of Messenger David Marcus who leads t ...

8/10/2018 5:35:21 PM

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ProBeat: Android adoption needs a bigger slice of Pie

OPINION: Android Pie has the potential to capture more adoption than past Android releases. If all goes well, Android Pie could be adopted faster than its predecessors Nougat and Oreo.

8/10/2018 5:30:28 PM

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Trailers, release date, gameplay, bonus content and more - CNET

Rockstar's Western epic is back with a hotly anticipated prequel coming to consoles later this year. Here's a quick rundown of what to expect, including six minutes of sweet, sweet gameplay footage.

8/10/2018 5:29:07 PM

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First image of BlackBerry Key2 LE surfaces - CNET

Our first look at the low-end successor to the Key2 is more of the same.

8/10/2018 5:28:05 PM

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Microsoft funds AI that tracks elephants by their calls

Conservation Metrics, a Microsoft for Earth AI grantee, uses AI to track elephants from sound data supplied by Cornell University Lab of Ornithology's Elephant Listening Project.

8/10/2018 5:27:33 PM

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San Diego Fire Department to test remotely piloted drones as part of FAA program

The San Diego Fire Department today began tests of camera-equipped drones to help fight fires. Firefighters on the ground will deploy the drones, but once they're in the air, the drones will be controlled by trained drone pilots using the ...

8/10/2018 5:12:41 PM

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Chromes 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

Google this week started rolling out a change to Chrome 68 on Windows 10 that uses the operating system's native notification center to post messages from the browser.According to Peter Beverloo, a staff software engineer who leads the ...

8/10/2018 5:03:00 PM

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David Marcus leaves Coinbase board to focus on Facebook’s blockchain project

Three months after Facebook announced that it was starting a blockchain initiative, the executive in charge of the project stepped down from his position as a board member Coinbase, fueling more speculation about what the project will enta ...

8/10/2018 5:02:58 PM

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Facebook, still on a mission to bring people online, announces Connectivity - CNET

The social network's initiatives to connect people to the internet, including Internet.org and new data analytics tools, are now part of Facebook Connectivity.

8/10/2018 5:00:58 PM

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Students and mentors: Apply for the all-new TC Include program at Disrupt SF with #BUILTBYGIRLS

We’re going all out for this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt SF (September 5-7), which means more fantastic content, more of the most influential startup and tech leaders and tons of networking. As such, we are expanding our TC Include program a ...

8/10/2018 5:00:37 PM

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chips will offer big turbo boosts to get you to upgrade

While motherboard companies continue to outdo themselves releasing data on Intel’s upcoming 9000-series processors, HP has accidentally disclosed details regarding another of Intel’s upcoming chips: its “Whiskey Lake” notebook processor ...

8/10/2018 4:59:00 PM

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Facebook now requiring Pages with large US audiences to go through additional authorization

Facebook today announced it’s implementing a new measure to secure Facebook Pages with large U.S. followings in order to make it harder for people to administer a Page using a “fake or compromised account.” Beginning with ...

8/10/2018 4:52:07 PM

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AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it

Updated 08/10/18: Denon and Marantz are rolling out firmware updates to a few of their A/V receivers, adding AirPlay 2 support.AirPlay has been with us for a long time. It’s an evolution of the old AirTunes protocol, which was meant onl ...

8/10/2018 4:52:00 PM

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Apeel Sciences is combating food waste with plant-derived second peels

In a world bursting with abundances like self-driving cars and robotic personal assistants, you would think that basic needs like sustainable food sourcing and distribution would be a problem of the past. But that couldn’t be further ...

8/10/2018 4:47:22 PM

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Offering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million

Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant TPG, and 10 others, including Velocity Capital.

8/10/2018 4:45:35 PM

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Offering a white labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million

Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant TPG, and 10 others, including Velocity Capital. Mines provides business to consume ...

8/10/2018 4:45:35 PM

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Doom co-developer is now working on Starfield as Bethesda Game Studios Dallas

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in Los Angeles in June, Fallout 4 developer Bethesda Game Studios revealed that it is working on four games. Now, to help ensure the studio has the resources it needs to complete these projec ...

8/10/2018 4:42:28 PM

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The Meg's effects skipper talks CG sharks and jawsome film spectacle - CNET

"In a movie like this, dial it back is not really on the agenda..."

8/10/2018 4:33:45 PM

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Preorders open for the Galaxy Note 9 and it'll cost the same anywhere you get it

Pre-orders have opened for the Galaxy Note 9, and there’s a pleasant surprise. Anywhere you buy it will cost the same: $1,000 for the 128GB version and $1,250 for the 512GB model.OK, maybe those prices aren’t exactly pleasant, but it is ...

8/10/2018 4:29:00 PM

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Grand Seiko is an homage to watchmaking’s past

The 1960s were a beautiful time for watches. Horlogy was in its prime and the great names we know and love today – Rolex, Omega, Cartier – were just one of many watchmakers churning out commodity products to a world that needed ...

8/10/2018 4:25:00 PM

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Roadshow Asks: How do you choose your gas? - Roadshow

Price, grade, recommendation or manufacturer suggestions -- how do you decide?

8/10/2018 4:21:40 PM

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Ancient octagon-shaped tomb reveals morbid tales from Mongol-ruled China

Archaeologists in Yangquan, China, have discovered an octagon-shaped tomb with walls covered in murals that dates back some 700 years, when the descendants of Genghis Khan ruled China.

8/10/2018 4:18:00 PM

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Watch QuakeCon (and the first Doom Eternal gameplay) live right here

The annual celebration of id Software and its publisher Bethesda Softworks is underway once again, and you can watch it live by clicking play on the video above. Bethesda is hosting esports events for games like The Elder Scrolls: Legends ...

8/10/2018 4:09:46 PM

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Qualcomm reaches $93M antitrust settlement in Taiwan - CNET

Contributing to local economic development, such as 5G deployment, is also part of the deal.

8/10/2018 3:54:21 PM

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Parker Solar Probe Ready for Launch on Mission to the Sun

Inside the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Parker Solar is slated to launch at 3:33 a.m. EDT, Saturday, August 11.

8/10/2018 3:49:20 PM

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain on target for $10B revenue this year

During a gold rush, Silicon Valley’s line is to always invest in picks and shovels instead of mining. Sometimes it pays just to do both. TechCrunch has learned through a company fundraise overview that Beijing-based mining equipment ...

8/10/2018 3:44:22 PM

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Mercedes-Benz SUVs held up in Chinese customs for reported brake issue - Roadshow

It's unclear exactly what that brake issue is.

8/10/2018 3:44:12 PM

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AI Weekly: Budget phones could signal the AI revolution

Budget smartphones have the potential to democratize AI. In fact, they're already doing just that.

8/10/2018 3:30:59 PM

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Enormous swarm of earthquakes hit near Yellowstone supervolcano

A giant "swarm" of 153 earthquakes recently hit near the Yellowstone supervolcano, according to the latest data.

8/10/2018 3:20:00 PM

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Bilirubin

Kat Arney investigates the chemicals responsible for giving bruises their hue and colouring your poo

8/10/2018 3:20:00 PM

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Google will lose $50 million or more from Fortnite bypassing the Play Store

When Fortnite Battle Royale launched on Android, it made an unusual choice: it bypassed Google Play in favor of offering the game directly from Epic Games’ own website. Most apps and games don’t have the luxury of making this c ...

8/10/2018 3:14:47 PM

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Google will lose $50 million or more in 2018 from Fortnite bypassing the Play Store

When Fortnite Battle Royale launched on Android, it made an unusual choice: it bypassed Google Play in favor of offering the game directly from Epic Games’ own website. Most apps and games don’t have the luxury of making this c ...

8/10/2018 3:14:47 PM

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Grab-Uber deal wins Philippines approval but ‘virtual monopolist’ concern remains

Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business in May has been embroiled in regulatory scrutiny, but the ride-hailing firm has some positive news after the Philippines’ regulator gave the deal the all-clear. It did ...

8/10/2018 3:09:14 PM

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Samsung's $1,000 Galaxy Note 9 makes Apple's $1,000 iPhone X seem like a bargain

When it comes to rumors, Samsung might have Apple beat. There have been so many leaks about the Galaxy Note 9 over the past few months—some directly from Samsung itself—that when the phone finally landed yesterday, no more surprises rem ...

8/10/2018 3:03:00 PM

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The DeanBeat: Could the U.S. have a trade war with China over games?

Donald Trump’s trade war with China over steel and aluminum seems like a battle from the last century. It begs the question: What would happen if we had a trade war over things that really mattered, like intellectual property? The co ...

8/10/2018 3:00:23 PM

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Facebook adds requirements for page managers amid concern over fakers - CNET

Get ready to confirm your home country and add security.

8/10/2018 3:00:06 PM

via Computer World
Is Intel building a new version of its Coffee Lake chipset just for Win7?

Back in March 2017, Microsoft quietly started blocking Windows Update on newer generations of Intel and AMD hardware. Then, a month later, those running Windows 7 on Intel 7th generation or later chips, AMD 7th generation or later or Q ...

8/10/2018 2:58:00 PM

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AirPods aren't just for hipsters, they're also for the enterprise

I’m seeing AirPods in everyday use increasingly often, and it’s got me thinking about the business case of using these things in the enterprise.What do AirPods do? Apple’s AirPods are white wireless earbuds that let you play music, comm ...

8/10/2018 2:54:00 PM

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South Carolina beach sees rise in Man O'War stings, sightings, officials say

If you’re hoping to visit South Carolina, beware: Stinging Portuguese Man O’Wars sightings and stings have reportedly been on the rise on at least one beach in the state.

8/10/2018 2:54:00 PM

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Compared to real politics 'House of cards' doesn't go far enough, says Kevin Spacey - CNET

"I wonder is this unbelievable?" Spacey asks himself of storylines in the Netflix political drama. "Then I turn on the television and watch the news."

8/10/2018 2:51:06 PM

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Ericsson wants to speed up 5G development in the US - CNET

The telecommunications company will be investing more in 5G.

8/10/2018 2:48:08 PM

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Ford's 'baby Bronco' will use Focus, Escape components - Roadshow

It might not be very rugged, but it'll probably look the part.

8/10/2018 2:38:41 PM

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LXDX expands its cryptocurrency exchange with backing from Dymon Asia Ventures

EXCLUSIVE: The financial landscape continues to change and evolve as more blockchain technology startups enter the industry. And, once again, alternative investments are a target for those wanting to disrupt the space with cryptocurrencies ...

8/10/2018 2:30:10 PM

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Ericsson is increasing 5G and AI investments to speed U.S. rollouts

Ericsson announced today that it is increasing its investments in the United States to speed deployments of 5G, AI, and automation technologies in North America.

8/10/2018 2:30:03 PM

via Chemistry World
First arsenic–germanium double bond made

Scientists use push–pull substitution to synthesise heavy imine

8/10/2018 2:30:00 PM

via Chemistry World
Exhibition: Life at the Edges

The latest exhibition at Dublin’s Science Gallery explores life in the harshest environments, on Earth and beyond

8/10/2018 2:30:00 PM

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Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others into a role they never wanted -- as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms.

8/10/2018 2:28:17 PM

via Mac World
The Wemo smart light switch is $15 off today

Use either Alexa or Google Assistant to control your lights—no smart bulb necessary.

8/10/2018 2:25:00 PM

via Techcrunch
Workona helps web workers finally close all those tabs

A new startup, Workona, this week launched software designed for those who primarily do their work in a browser. The company’s goal is to become the OS for web work – and to also save web workers from the hell that is a million ...

8/10/2018 2:10:27 PM

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Endangered orca that sparked international rescue plan gets first treatment

Scientists are reporting progress in the race to help an emaciated and endangered West Coast killer whale in the waters of the Salish Sea.

8/10/2018 2:07:04 PM

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NASA's Parker solar probe is ready for a Saturday launch

NASA's Parker Solar Probe — the space agency's new spacecraft designed to "touch the sun" — is packed up, buckled in and ready to launch during a window opening Saturday (Aug.

8/10/2018 2:07:00 PM

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Galaxy Home: Samsung’s smart speaker success depends on Bixby’s global aspirations

ANALYSIS: Samsung made a slew of announcements at its Unpacked 2018 event in New York yesterday, including the Galaxy Note9 phablet and a new Galaxy smartwatch. But a new product line is often what garners the most interest, which is why t ...

8/10/2018 2:03:49 PM

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Academy Software Foundation will let filmmakers use open source creative software

The movies are going open source. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation today launched the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF) to provide a neutral forum for open source software developers in the motion p ...

8/10/2018 2:00:55 PM

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Hollywood gets its own open source foundation

Open source is everywhere now, so maybe it’s no surprise that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes, the organization behind the Oscars) today announced that it has partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the Aca ...

8/10/2018 2:00:17 PM

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Hollywood gets its own open-source foundation

Open source is everywhere now, so maybe it’s no surprise that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes, the organization behind the Oscars) today announced that it has partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the Aca ...

8/10/2018 2:00:17 PM

via PC World
Get a Lifetime Of Heimdal Pro Anti-Malware For $45 (90% Off)

Regardless of your browsing habits, malware is always a threat when you're surfing online. While there's no shortage of anti-malware tools out there, few offer as seamless and comprehensive coverage as Heimdal PRO Anti-Malware, and life ...

8/10/2018 1:55:00 PM

via Mac World
Get A Lifetime Of Next FlipBook Maker Pro For $29 (90% Off)

There are many professional solutions to present your files, but sometimes, the simplest way is the best. With a digital flipbook, you’ll be able to, well, flip through files as if they were a book.A digital flipbook has many uses. For ...

8/10/2018 1:53:00 PM

via Techcrunch
Apple orders a show about a video game studio from the ‘It’s Always Sunny’ gang

Apple’s been on a tear lately. Say what you will about some of the company’s programming decisions (see: Carpool Karaoke), at least it’s building a portfolio that’s got a little something for everyone. Earlier this week, word got out that ...

8/10/2018 1:48:37 PM

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Astronaut claims he witnessed an 'organic, alien-like' creature but NASA is denying it

Former astronaut Leland Melvin tweeted that he saw something "organic/alien like floating out of the payload bay" during his time on the space shuttle Atlantis.

8/10/2018 1:43:00 PM

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Google isn’t sure how to spell “Fortnite Battle Royale”

The launch of Fortnite Battle Royale has left Google in a slight predicament. While Google is in no way hard up for cash, Fortnite Battle Royale for Android certainly represented the potential for a relatively big revenue stream for an app ...

8/10/2018 1:39:08 PM

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Google isn’t sure how to spell ‘Fortnite Battle Royale’

The launch of Fortnite Battle Royale has left Google in a slight predicament. While Google is in no way hard up for cash, Fortnite Battle Royale for Android certainly represented the potential for a relatively big revenue stream for an app ...

8/10/2018 1:39:08 PM

via PC World
Grab an 8GB Radeon RX 580 and three games for just $220

It’s Friday! As we're all turning our thoughts to the weekend and the gaming potential it holds, today’s a good day to upgrade your gaming rig. Newegg’s got anASRock 8GB AMD Radeon RX 580 for $220Remove non-product link after mail-in re ...

8/10/2018 1:39:00 PM

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Apple rehires top Tesla engineer Doug Field for Titan car project

After five years of working at Tesla, Apple’s former VP of Mac hardware engineering Doug Field has returned to Cupertino — but apparently to work on Apple’s autonomous car initiative Project Titan, not Macs. Apple has off ...

8/10/2018 1:27:16 PM

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Slack raises, Dropbox and Snap report earnings, and Magic Leap is real

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Matthew Lynley and Alex Wilhelm were joined by 500 Startups CEO Christine Tsai for what turned out t ...

8/10/2018 1:10:04 PM

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Slack raises, Dropbox and Snap report earnings and Magic Leap is real

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Matthew Lynley and Alex Wilhelm were joined by 500 Startups CEO Christine Tsai for what turned out t ...

8/10/2018 1:10:04 PM

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider hands-on — 4 hours of gritty, epic jungle gameplay

Tomb Raider has tombs again. And that’s how Shadow of the Tomb Raider starts out, with the iconic Lara Croft crawling through a narrow rock tunnel that threatens to cave in on her. With mud caked on her face, she isn’t glamorou ...

8/10/2018 1:00:32 PM

via Techcrunch
OurPath raises $3M in round led by Connect Ventures to ‘reverse’ Type 2 Diabetes

There are many, many tech startups tackling the problem of diabetes. You only have to look at the TechCrunch tag to find some of the latest, and even the Apple Watch is getting in on the act. But literally ‘reversing’ Type 2 di ...

8/10/2018 12:55:33 PM

via CNET
Facebook gets rid of its Friend List Feeds feature - CNET

Don't worry. You can still make Friend Lists.

8/10/2018 12:55:32 PM

via CNET
Lease an iPhone X for $5 per month - CNET

Sprint's limited-time offer requires an eligible trade-in and 18-month Sprint Flex plan -- but is still quite amazing. Plus: a Star Wars smartwatch for kids for $26!

8/10/2018 12:54:35 PM

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Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures announces a $10M fund for crypto deals

VCs around the world are trying to wrap their head around crypto, and the new investment paradigm it brings. Some have made one-off deals but a few have jumped in off the deep end with dedicated crypto funds, with A16z in the U.S. the most ...

8/10/2018 12:40:10 PM

via Computer World
A word to the wise: Skip Microsoft’s July patches

On July 9, I recommended that you disable Windows Automatic Update and wait to see if the July Microsoft patches brought more mayhem than relief. With the August patches just a few days away, it’s time to put a nail in the July coffin. ...

8/10/2018 12:22:00 PM

via CNET
Galaxy Note 9's 5G dilemma: Upgrade now or wait for 2019's mobile revolution - CNET

We're on the cusp of massive improvements.

8/10/2018 12:13:55 PM

via CNET
Cosmonaut gives a personal tour of the International Space Station - CNET

Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev shares his video of a fast and friendly fly-through of ISS.

8/10/2018 12:09:50 PM