Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more

Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more A new Twitter tab marked "Explore" has squeezed its way between Home and Notifications in the microblogging website's mobile app. When it makes its way to your device, that's where you'll have to go to find Twitter's trending topics, Moments, search… Source: Engadget Link: Twitter apps' […]

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Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming

Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming Several dozen embryos sat in a lab that seemed straight out of a David Lynch film—part pig, part human. It’s just the first step in a strange journey that may one day lead to a new way to grow and harvest human organs. Read more… Source: […]

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Flappy Bird Creator Launches New Game 'Ninja Spinki Challenges!!' on iOS App Store

Flappy Bird Creator Launches New Game 'Ninja Spinki Challenges!!' on iOS App Store Dong Nguyen, creator of the popular iOS game Flappy Bird, today launched an all-new game on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store called Ninja Spinki Challenges!! [Direct Link] (via TouchArcade). The game is a collection of six mini-games that task […]

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The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny FOIA Requests

The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny FOIA Requests The notoriously secretive National Security Agency is raising “security concerns” to justify an apparent new policy of pre-emptively denying Freedom of Information Act requests about the agency’s contractors. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny […]

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Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight

Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight Amazon has been working for a while now to build out its shipping and distribution network. Now the online retailer has started coordinating its own shipments from Chinese merchants to its warehouses in the US via ocean freighters. The Wall Street Jo… Source: Engadget Link: Amazon is […]

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What If Star Wars Was Resolved Without War?

What If Star Wars Was Resolved Without War? There’s a lot of war in Star Wars, as its name implies. But while lightsabers swinging and blaster fire screaming down hallways is a lot of fun to watch, what if the Rebels and Empire resolved their conflicts more peacefully instead? like, say, a game of Force-chess? Read […]

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Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons

Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons Though NASA has confirmed 3,440 planets outside our solar system, no one has ever been able to confirm an exomoon. While we know they’re out there, huddling around their respective planets, new research could clue us into why we haven’t been able to find one yet—and it […]

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Square Enix is making an 'Avengers' game for Marvel

Square Enix is making an 'Avengers' game for Marvel Yesterday morning, Marvel and Square Enix teased in separate tweets that they had an announcement to make. The internet went into overdrive: A superhero world for Kingdom Hearts 3? Wrong. Very wrong. Today, the two companies revealed a multi-game par… Source: Engadget Link: Square Enix is […]

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MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds

MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds To paraphrase Men In Black's Agent K, a person is smart, but people are dumb, panicky and dangerous animals. Researchers at MIT and Princeton wanted to see if, despite this, they were able to extract better information from crowds. They appear to hav… Source: Engadget Link: […]

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Doomsday Clock Moves 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight and We're All Going to Die

Doomsday Clock Moves 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight and We're All Going to Die It’s 2.5 minutes to midnight. We’re all fucked. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Doomsday Clock Moves 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight and We're All Going to Die

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Verizon is reportedly exploring combination with Charter (updated)

Verizon is reportedly exploring combination with Charter (updated) AT&T bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion in 2014 and now it looks like another wireless carrier is interested in getting into the television business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon is exploring a combination with Charter Communication… Source: Engadget Link: Verizon is reportedly exploring combination with […]

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Google Translate Updates Mobile App With Live 'Word Lens' Japanese Translations

Google Translate Updates Mobile App With Live 'Word Lens' Japanese Translations Google Translate recently updated its iOS and Android applications, bringing Japanese-to-English and English-to-Japanese translation support to its augmented reality “Word Lens” feature. Thanks to the added support, English-speaking users can point their smartphone camera at Japanese text and instantly get an English translation on […]

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The Avengers Are Getting a Big New Video Game Series From the Makers of Tomb Raider

The Avengers Are Getting a Big New Video Game Series From the Makers of Tomb Raider Marvel is teaming up with the company behind Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy, Hitman, and more to create a big-ticket line of new video games—and they’re kicking off with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in The Avengers Project. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: […]

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Sean Spicer Just Tweeted Something That Looks an Awful Lot Like a Password

Sean Spicer Just Tweeted Something That Looks an Awful Lot Like a Password White House Press Secretary and shouting ball of wax Sean Spicer has tweeted plenty of dumb things. (And who among us hasn’t?) This morning, though, he may have accidentally compromised the security of his Twitter account. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Sean […]

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Product Safety Agency Launches Facebook Page, a Subversive Act in the Age of Trump

Product Safety Agency Launches Facebook Page, a Subversive Act in the Age of Trump With Donald Trump now in power, every federal agency in America is on notice. Government workers are being told to shut their mouths, whether it’s about scientific research from the Environmental Protection Agency or climate change data from the National Park […]

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Today's Best Deals: Athleticwear, Rechargeable Batteries, Hoover SteamVac, and More

Today's Best Deals: Athleticwear, Rechargeable Batteries, Hoover SteamVac, and More A discounted Xbox Live Gold membership, athleticwear on Amazon, a Hoover SteamVac, and more lead Thursday’s best deals. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Today's Best Deals: Athleticwear, Rechargeable Batteries, Hoover SteamVac, and More

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Apple Support App Now Available in 22 Countries

Apple Support App Now Available in 22 Countries The official Apple Support app for iPhone and iPad launched in additional countries this week, including but not limited to Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The app first launched in the Netherlands in November and expanded to the United States last month. The […]

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Salt Water Is All You Need to Power This Lamp for 80 Hours

Salt Water Is All You Need to Power This Lamp for 80 Hours Hurricanes, earthquakes, elected officials—there are plenty of legitimate reasons to prepare for the end of civilization as we know it, and if the world’s supply of batteries ever runs out, you’ll be glad you had this emergency LED lamp tucked away in […]

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The Best Rechargeable Batteries Are Back On Sale

The Best Rechargeable Batteries Are Back On Sale Eneloops are the best rechargeable batteries, and since you can never have enough of them, here are eight AAs for $18, the best price ever. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: The Best Rechargeable Batteries Are Back On Sale

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