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PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World Competition
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:01:56 -0400
PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World CompetitionThe winners of the 45th annual competition showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope.
7 tax scams to watch out for this year
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:00:28 -0400
7 tax scams to watch out for this yearIn case wringing your hands over the tax man weren’t enough, criminals are out there trying to swipe your hard-earned cash and personal information from right under your nose.
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:48:46 -0400
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurThe daughter's name is Nicarri.
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone Calls
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:22:19 -0500
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone CallsJeb Bush's love of Apple products has been widely documented, and the Republican presidential candidate continues to wear his Apple Watch on the campaign trail. Yesterday, in a meeting with The Des Moines Register editorial board documented by USA Today, Bush stumbled upon a feature he didn’t realize his smartwatch was capable of: taking phone calls. Somehow Bush managed to take a call without picking up his iPhone, and the sound of a person’s voice saying hello breaks through the meeting noise, to which Bush responds, “My watch can’t be talking.”
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United States
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:29:52 -0400
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United StatesPope Francis gets the social media treatment upon arriving in the U.S. Tuesday. As Pope Francis’s flight touched down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled a new batch of emojis created for the highly anticipated papal visit. Until his departure from the United States on Sunday, Twitter users chronicling the Catholic leader’s East Coast journey will be able to include a cartoon image of the Pope’s face in front of the American flag on all Pope-related tweets by using the hashtag #PopeinUS.
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How do you navigate: Google Maps or Waze?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:47:31 +0000
New Google Maps crowd-sourced features include the ability to report crashes, speed traps and traffic slowdowns from iPhones. Sound familiar?
Hey Google and Alexa, how easy is it to take control?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:01:03 +0000
Berlin researchers create skills to show how simple it is to steal passwords and listen in via Google and Amazon voice assistants.
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook has stopped Russia and Iran campaigns to meddle in 2020 election
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:42:26 +0000
Facebook has shut down attempts from Russia and Iran to interfere in the 2020 elections, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in an NBC interview aired Monday.
Tired of too many subscriptions? Apple TV+, Disney+ streaming launches add to overload
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:57:00 +0000
How many products do you subscribe to, from software to clothing? Subscription fatigue is getting worse.
Facebook has reportedly reached deals with multiple publishers to provide content for upcoming news tab
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:28:09 +0000
Some of the publishers will reportedly be paid licensing fees ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollars to a few million.
Check your bank account! Former MoviePass users say discontinued service is still charging them
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:55:00 +0000
People on Twitter say that MoviePass is charging them even though the service shut down in September.
Why can't I watch Netflix on my old Roku?
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:25:31 +0000
As with Apple and Microsoft, Roku too is disabling older players to sell new ones. Then good news: Roku devices are dirt cheap, as low as $29.99.
Gita is a new cargo robot that can follow you, carry your stuff for about 4 hours
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:13:41 +0000
Gita was created by the company that invented Vespa. It has a system of sounds and lights will let you know whether it unpaired or needs a charge.
Virgin Galactic and Under Armour show off new spacesuits for crew, commercial passengers
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:12:10 +0000
Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveiled the first line of spacewear for space crews and commercial passengers.
You're probably not using Spotify right. Here's how to get the most out of your music
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:04:00 +0000
Spotify lets you download tracks for offline listening, discover podcast, filter out curse words and so much more.
Netflix says it will retain the streaming crown; not worried about Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:36:18 +0000
Netflix, which dominates streaming, says it will continue to hold the crown, even in the face of new competition in November from Apple and Disney.
Listen to the Talking Tech podcast
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:30:57 +0000
Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.
Google's Pixel 4 has new color and tricks like transcribing in real time
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:37:09 +0000
At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
'League of Legends' maker Riot Games has new legends in the works
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:17:34 +0000
Riot Games, publisher of 'League of Legends," is expanding that franchise into other media --and is announcing several new games in development.
Google Nest Mini offers better intelligence, louder sound and whole home audio
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:16:27 +0000
Google's Nest Mini, which is about the size of a doughnut, has some improved hardware and software to go up against its competitor, Amazon Echo Dot.
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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:18:56 +0000
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After a decade, 'League of Legends' remains at the top of its game
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:35:56 +0000
'League of Legends' turns 10 this month. Over the decade, the online game attracted millions of players and helped drive esports into the mainstream.
Who needs an implanted microchip when there's an app for that?
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:58:25 +0000
After Wisconsin firm made a splash by implanting chips on employees, few firms followed suit. And now, there's an app that can do the same thing.
Ancestry launches DNA health service that will compete with 23andMe
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:04:43 +0000
Ancestry launches AncestryHealth around DNA-screening services that are designed to help you determine risks for certain diseases
Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:24:02 +0000
Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class action settlement related to data breaches between 2012 and 2016.
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Cloudflare embroiled in child abuse row
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:22:03 GMT
Campaigners accuse the company of making it harder to restrict abusive images.
'Sensitive US Army data 'exposed by online leak'
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:50:45 GMT
Hotel room numbers, phone numbers and names were left exposed on an unencrypted server, researchers say.
TikTok used by Islamic State to spread propaganda videos
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:56:54 GMT
Twenty four accounts are banned by TikTok for breaching the app's policies.
Airbnb probed by UK tax authorities
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:25:39 GMT
The home rental site has warned a tax inquiry by HM Revenue & Customs could lead to litigation.
WeWork rescue 'hands co-founder Adam Neumann $1.7bn payout'
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:42:59 GMT
The cash-strapped office rental firm is reported to have accepted a rescue deal from Softbank.
Plans for £26m tech institute at Bletchley Park
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:44:42 GMT
The institute at the codebreaking site would be home to 1,000 students, plans reveal.
Facebook reveals preparations for UK election
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:02:07 GMT
The tech giant has set out extra measures for fighting the spread of disinformation.
China has more 'unicorn' start-ups than the US
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 04:07:32 GMT
The country now has the world's highest number of start-up companies worth more than $1bn.
'I lost £4,000 in a hand grenade hacker scam'
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 04:02:12 GMT
Indian police shut two call centres and arrest seven people suspected of involvement in the scam.
Amazon Echo and Google Home owners spied on by apps
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:57:05 GMT
Researchers build voice apps for smart speakers that can listen in on owners without them knowing.
Green number plates planned for electric cars
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 23:08:52 GMT
The plan means it will be easier to offer incentives such as cheaper parking for zero-emission cars.
Phone case created out of artificial skin
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:34:39 GMT
Researchers have designed a case that looks and feels like human skin, and can activate controls via touch.
'I lost £4,000 in a call centre scam'
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:00:11 GMT
Doug Varey was offered security software which turned out to be a frightening and costly scam.
Are electric cars as 'green' as you think?
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:36:27 GMT
The lithium powering electric vehicles is found deep beneath the salt flats of Argentina
Meet the student who has created African emojis
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:00:06 GMT
Emoji obsessed? Meet O’Plerou Grebet, who has made over 350 emojis with African cultural references.
Robot learns to deliver packages, plus other tech news
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 08:37:36 GMT
BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 07:00:28 GMT
Sparked by an unexpected rockfall, researchers placed sensors on the mountain to monitor the site.
How tech changed the way DreamWorks animates
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:15:14 GMT
Improved computer processing has allowed artists to add a great level of detail to their films.
The race to build a flying electric taxi
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:01:41 GMT
More than a hundred companies are working on electric aircraft designed to zip in and out of cities.
Xiaomi: The Chinese brand dominating India's smartphone market
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:55:00 GMT
Tech giant Xiaomi has muscled its way to the top of India's smartphone market in just a few short years.
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