Near-Perfect Free Fall in Space Sets Stage for Gravitational Wave Hunt – Space.com

June 7, 2016 by  
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Near-Perfect Free Fall in Space Sets Stage for Gravitational Wave Hunt
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A European space mission has achieved the closest thing to a true free fall ever observed for a human-created object, demonstrating the technology needed to build a future observatory that will hunt for gravitational waves far from Earth, scientists said.
We're Now One Step Closer to Detecting Gravitational Waves in SpaceGizmodo
Prototype gravitational wave spacecraft sets new free fall recordPhys.Org
LISA Pathfinder Reports Record-Breaking Gravitational Wave ResultsScientific American
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This odd ancient Australian marsupial had an insatiable appetite for snails – Washington Post

May 28, 2016 by  
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This odd ancient Australian marsupial had an insatiable appetite for snails
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Australia's Riversleigh World Heritage site — a limestone cave filled with countless skeletons, remains of poor creatures that plummeted in over the course of millions of years — is a who's who of weird extinct animals. From its depths, scientists
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-year-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snailsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Ancient marsupial munched on snail, say scientistsChristian Science Monitor
Snail-munching marsupial is new addition in list of weird extinct animals found in AustraliaPerfScience
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Nokia phones find a new champion, with Android at its side – CNET

May 18, 2016 by  
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Nokia phones find a new champion, with Android at its side
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Arto Nummela, currently head of Microsoft's feature phone business, will become CEO of HMD. HMD. Nokia, the Finnish brand that embodied the mobile phone revolution until Silicon Valley giants pushed it aside, will live on again as phone brand
Microsoft offloads Nokia feature phone business to Foxconn for $350MTechCrunch
Microsoft quits Nokia phone line — the next step is here (and Linux)Computerworld
Why Nokia's return to smartphones is not as insane as it soundsVentureBeat
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Meet Atopodentatus Unicus: A ‘Bizarre’ Sea-Dwelling, Triassic-Era Vegetarian Reptile – International Business Times

May 8, 2016 by  
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Meet Atopodentatus Unicus: A 'Bizarre' Sea-Dwelling, Triassic-Era Vegetarian Reptile
International Business Times
RTX2D5XM An artist's impression showing what Atopodentatus would have looked like. Image released May 6, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Y. Chen/IVPP. Nearly 242 million years ago, a crocodile-sized reptile swam the seas of Earth. Analysis of fossils of this …
Fossils shed light on 'bizarre' reptileBBC News
Ancient Reptile Ate Like an Underwater Lawn MowerNational Geographic
Hammerhead marine reptile with teeth like needles was actually vegetarianLos Angeles Times
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Puma training robot lets you compete against Usain Bolt’s championship records – Mashable

May 1, 2016 by  
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Puma training robot lets you compete against Usain Bolt's championship records
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Sports apparel brands are increasingly finding ways to create wearable tech that enhances the training experience, but one new piece of technology takes that dynamic to a new level by adding robots. See also: Google's bipedal robot reveals the future
Can a Puma robot make athletes faster?Christian Science Monitor
Puma Creates BeatBot That Can Run As Fast As Usain Bolt To Help Train AthletesHeadlines & Global News
Puma's BeatBot to train athletes by matching Usain Bolt's running speedPulse Headlines
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Amazon Ups the Ante on Streaming Video, Challenging Netflix – Wall Street Journal

April 18, 2016 by  
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Amazon Ups the Ante on Streaming Video, Challenging Netflix
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Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 0.83 % is firing a shot across the bow of Netflix Inc. NFLX 0.99 % by attempting to become a primary destination for streaming video. The Seattle online retailer said Sunday it will begin offering its video-streaming service as a …
Amazon Aims at Netflix With Separate Prime, Video SubscriptionsHollywood Reporter
Amazon Challenges Netflix by Opening Prime to Monthly SubscribersNew York Times
Amazon Prime Video comes out on its ownCNET
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Apple Complied With First iPhone Unlock Court Order in 2008, Says Report – Mac Rumors

April 8, 2016 by  
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Apple Complied With First iPhone Unlock Court Order in 2008, Says Report
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A review of Apple's track record of handling government data requests claims that the company received and complied with its first court order to unlock an iPhone in 2008. According to a Wall Street Journal piece published yesterday, the first court
Apple's first court-ordered iPhone unlock likely dates back to 2008 case, report saysApple Insider
FBI director says its hack is for iPhone 5C only; feds debate sharing method with AppleLos Angeles Times
Unlocking tool that FBI bought won't work on iPhone 5s or newerSlashGear
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Orders for Tesla’s Model 3 Surge Even Before Its Unveiling – New York Times

April 1, 2016 by  
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Orders for Tesla's Model 3 Surge Even Before Its Unveiling
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Tesla's Model 3, a sleek five-seater, was unveiled at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Credit Justin Prichard/Associated Press. Tesla Motors says its new Model 3 is, at $35,000 each, meant to bring the company's electric vehicle
Tesla unveils its Model 3 sedan in bid for mass appealUSA TODAY
Tesla unveils $35000-Model 3 with range of 215 milesReuters
Tesla's Model 3 Electric Car Secures 135000 Reservations on First Day of OrderingWall Street Journal
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Here’s what the Super Bowl looks like from space – ESPN

February 8, 2016 by  
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Here's what the Super Bowl looks like from space
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If you think you attended the coolest Super Bowl party on Earth, you might be right. But in all of the universe? Well, sorry, but astronaut Scott Kelly has you beat there. The retired U.S. Navy captain, who holds the record for total number of days
Here's the view of Super Bowl 50 — from spaceMashable
Astronaut Scott Kelly Makes Quick Trip to Super Bowl 50 During His Year in SpaceABC News
Here are the 10 most important things we learned from Astronaut Scott Kelly, who has been in space for 300 days!Economic Times
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Samsung Announces Feb. 21 Galaxy Unpacked Event, Teaser Suggests Focus On Gear VR And New S7 Line – TechCrunch

February 1, 2016 by  
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Samsung Announces Feb. 21 Galaxy Unpacked Event, Teaser Suggests Focus On Gear VR And New S7 Line
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Samsung is ready to show off some new Galaxy phones again, and it's also becoming overwhelmingly clear that the company believes virtual reality is a key to its future mobile strategy. Samsung just sent out invitations and released a teaser video for
Galaxy S7 Release Date Revealed As Samsung Plans Mobile World Congress EventInternational Business Times
Samsung officially teases its Unpacked trailer for 'The Next Galaxy'Phone Arena
Samsung Galaxy S7 is a boring update: @evleaks leaks again #TheNextGalaxyComputerworld
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