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Nile crocodiles identified in South Florida, scientists say
(CNN) There may be a deadly new invasive species lurking in Florida's swamps. A team of scientists has identified three reptiles captured near Miami as Nile crocodiles, a species native to Africa. Through DNA testing, scientists from the University of ...
Aggressive, man-eating Nile crocodiles lived in the Everglades for yearsWashington Post
Nile Crocodiles Found Near Miami, Researchers ConfirmNPR
Florida crocodiles: Man-eating Nile beasts confirmed in swampsBBC News
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How Google Allo Will Keep Your Messages Safe (and How it Won't)
At Google's annual developer conference, the company revealed a new pair of messaging apps called Duo and Allo, and took time to highlight the security features of both. But how secure will these services be in this age of mass surveillance?
Google I/O 2016: 5 Hot TakeawaysInformationWeek
Why people like Edward Snowden say they will boycott Google's newest messaging appWashington Post
Incensing critics, Google engineer ends push for crypto-only setting in AlloArs Technica
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New Horizons Headed For Summer Trip To 2014 MU69?
The New horizons spacecraft is currently racing away from Pluto to the outskirts of the solar system, but NASA officials have another target in mind for the observatory. By the time it gets there, the vehicle will have traveled a billion miles past the ...
Beyond Pluto: What New Horizons found in the Kuiper BeltChristian Science Monitor
First Distance Object Spotted Beyond PlutoNews Every day
NASA's New Horizons Discovers New World Beyond PlutoCounsel & Heal
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Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2 Has A Serious Problem, iTunes Still Broken - Forbes
Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2 Has A Serious Problem, iTunes Still Broken
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes the brickbats and bouquets from the troubled iOS 9.3.2 release, the all-glass front of the iPhone 8 leaks, Apple's potential secret weapon for the iPhone 7, ...
Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7" iPad Pro after update errorsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Pulls iOS 9.3.2 Update For 9.7-Inch iPad Pro To Avoid Bricking More TabletsTech Times
Top iOS news of the week: Chinese phones eating iPhone sales, iOS update bricking some iPad ProsZDNet
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A closer look at Google's modular phone prototype
I just sat down with Rafe Caramago and several members of his Project Ara team to learn more about the modular smartphone — because there's a lot going on with this thing. The project, which many had assumed was on its way to being Spring Cleaned by ...
Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You NowWIRED
Google's Project Ara Modular Phone Launches Next YearFortune
Google's Modular Smartphone Will Ship to Developers This FallGizmodo
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Microsoft has finally found a legal path to publishing Minecraft on Chinese PCs
Minecraft's iconic Steve character will finally land on Chinese computers and smartphones thanks to a licensing deal with a Chinese game publisher. Sam Machkovech. When Microsoft opened its wallets in 2014 and traded $2.5 billion for Mojang, the public ...
Microsoft bringing Minecraft to ChinaBetaNews
Minecraft Boss Does Martial Arts in Video to Announce Chinese VersionGameSpot
Minecraft Is Finally Coming To China: Why Did It Take So Long?Tech Times
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How Birds Became Red
Two teams of researchers have independently identified a gene-encoded enzyme in birds that converts yellow pigments obtained from the diet into red pigments, which birds then use to color their feathers, bills and bare skin. Scientists have identified ...
Fine feathers: Why red birds look so fit and sexyWashington Post
Two studies find one gene for red beaks and feathersBBC News
This Gene Allows Birds To Produce The Color RedTech Times
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Up close with the Moto G4 Plus, the best from a puzzling new lineup
I've been spending my time here at Google I/O hoping to catch a Google exec pull a supersecret VR headset out of a coat pocket. Instead I ran into one using Motorola's new Moto G4 Plus -- the highest-end of the three new Moto G models announced earlier ...
Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better?Digital Trends
2016 Moto X Release: What We Know So FarGotta Be Mobile
Lenovo teases the next Moto phone with a gloriously 2000s Razr adThe Verge
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How Your Nose Got Its Shape
Ski-jump, hooked, piggy or snubbed — there are almost as many nose shapes as there are people in the world. Now, new research has uncovered four genes that govern some of the variation in the human olfactory organ. The new findings could help ...
Pointy Nose, Snub Nose? These Genes May DecideU.S. News & World Report
Genes For Nose Shape DiscoveredGephardt Daily
Scientists discover five genes that impact nose shape. Will designer babies be far behind?Washington Post
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Kepler spacecraft in trouble 75 million miles from Earth
(CNN) NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in trouble -- far, far away. The telescope that searches for habitable planets in outer space went into emergency mode 75 million miles away from home, leaving engineers scrambling. Mission engineers discovered Kepler ...
Kepler spacecraft in trouble 75 million miles awayWJXT Jacksonville
NASA's Planet-hunting Kepler Probe goes into Emergency ModeI4U News
NASA 's Kepler Space Telescope In Big Trouble And it's Not Looking Good!Weekly Observer
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Times of India
Facebook 'adding' robots to its Messenger app: Report
Times of India
Facebook is going to add a whole host of robots to its Messenger app, in an attempt to change the way the internet works. The company is widely expected to announce a "bot store" at its F8 event for developers. And it will hope that those bots could ...
Facebook To Unveil New Messenger Chatbot Capabilities at F8NewsFactor Network
Facebook to Highlight Messenger at F8 ConferenceWall Street Journal
CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why the world's most powerful tech companies think they're the biggest thing since the iPhoneBusiness Insider
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BMW Takes A Leap Ahead Of Tesla
BMW has entered the U.S ride-sharing & ride-hailing market today with the electric BMW i3 among other BMW models. BMW offering hits Tesla in both its future ambitions, increases exposure to the i3 and lowers the ownership cost of an i3. Tesla has ...
BMW launches car sharing service ReachNow in SeattleMaine News Online
Grabbing and going with BMW's ReachNow car share serviceEngadget
BMW unveils car-sharing service: Are personal cars becoming obsolete?Christian Science Monitor
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Don't rewrite rules for Tesla
Waterbury Republican American
This is in response to the March 23 editorial "What will lawmakers do?" An important omission from the editorial is that while Connecticut Senate Bill 3 is drafted to apply specifically to Tesla Motors, its original form also opened the door for ...
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Astronomers find a supersized black hole in a cosmic small town
The humongous black hole in the center of a galaxy called NGC 1600 took the MASSIVE Survey astronomers by surprise. It's not only almost as big as the largest one we've discovered, it's also located in a sparsely populated region of only 20 or so ...
Monster black holes may lurk all around us: studyCTV News
Supermassive Black Holes May Be More Common Than Previously BelievedTech Times
Supermassive black holes may be lurking everywhere in the universeSpace Daily
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Apple's iPhone SE Could Be Doing Better Than Expected
There is a difference of opinion on how well Apple AAPL -1.23%'s iPhone SE is doing in its first 10 days. There weren't people camped out like a typical iPhone launch while Tesla saw hundreds of people order a Model 3 at its stores. While the SE has a ...
FBI Debates Sharing iPhone Security Opening with AppleNewsFactor Network
US judge in Boston ordered Apple to help law enforcement examine iPhoneYahoo News
Brooklyn case takes front seat in Apple encryption fightDubuque Telegraph Herald
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket 'Falcon 9' Engines Might be Reused in Next Orbital Mission - StarmineNews.com
Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket 'Falcon 9' Engines Might be Reused in Next Orbital Mission
falcon 9 of SpaceX After the successful launch and landing at sea of the SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on Friday, the CEO and founder of the company, Elon Musk revealed further plans for the rocket. According to Elon, the spacecraft company will now try to ...
SpaceX successfully lands rocket at seaWaterbury Republican American
Live coverage: Space station ready to receive Dragon cargo craftSpaceflight Now
SpaceX Sticks a Rocket Landing at Sea in Historic FirstSpace.com
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How a Google robot reimagines walking
Christian Science Monitor
Alphabet's mysterious Shaft Inc. has unveiled a new kind of robot. It's less cute and less intimidating than previous Googlebots, and walks in a unique way. By Corey Fedde, Staff April 9, 2016. Save for later Saved · About video ads. close. Schaft Inc ...
Alphabet X Showcases New Bipedal Robot That Can Climb Stairs And Overcome ObstaclesTech Times
Technology: Google flaunts its bipedal robotAsia Times
Google's bipedal robot reveals the future of manual laborYahoo News
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Alienware-powered HTC Vive VR Systems Landing At Retail Locations This Month
Feeling physically present in a non-physical world is a magical thing, and consumer virtual reality headsets are pulling it off. However, evangelizing VR to people who haven't tried it understandably results in looks of disbelief. You can't properly ...
Why And How BMW Will Use HTC Vive VR In Vehicle Development ProcessTech Times
HTC Vive virtual reality systemLetsGoDigital
Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive: What we've learned after the reviewsEngadget
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Tested and judged: The best graphics cards for VR gaming
After years of teases, tweaks, and trailers, virtual reality is finally here, with the Oculus Rift and HTC's Vive headsets landing in the hands of gamers and real-world Holodeck fans. But the birth of PC VR will no doubt spawn a legion of video card ...
NVIDIA Tesla P100 specs: Pascal-based GPU accelerator delivers higher performance and improved efficiencyEcumenical News
Fire up your GPU: VR takes hold at Nvidia's GTC 2016ExtremeTech
Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU to boost performance of supercomputer Piz DaintChristian Daily
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Robots could get soft, stretchable skin that changes colors
Researchers from Cornell University have developed a potential skin material that lights up and stretches to more than six times its original size. The so-called hyper-elastic, light-emitting capacitors (HLECs) are made from transparent hydrogel ...
With artificial 'octopus skin,' robots can bend and stretch while changing colorWashington Post
New artificial skin inspired by octopus can stretch six times its normal size and capable of changing colorNH Voice
Artificial Light-Up Skin For Robots is Super StretchyI4U News
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