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Valve announces Dota 2 update with 2 new characters - SlashGear

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 17:30

SlashGear

Valve announces Dota 2 update with 2 new characters
SlashGear
This year's Dota 2 tournament at The International 2017 e-sports event has been full of surprises. First fans were treated to a special demonstration of an AI bot crushing one of the game's top professional players, and then developer Valve used the ...
Valve reveals two new Dota 2 heroesPC Gamer
The newest hero coming to Dota 2 is Sylph ... and someone else as wellPolygon
Valve Announces Two New Dota Heroes Coming In 'Dueling Fates' UpdateIGN
Engadget -Neowin -Christian Post -The Nerd Stash (press release)
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Why the Total Solar Eclipse Arrives from the West - Space.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 17:01

Space.com

Why the Total Solar Eclipse Arrives from the West
Space.com
The moon's shadow, projected on Earth during a total solar eclipse, as seen from space. While the moon normally rises in the east and sets in the west, a total solar eclipse moves from west to east. Credit: NASA/DSCOVR-EPIC Team. Paul Sutter is an ...
Stuck in the metro? Best practices for viewing the solar eclipse in and around the Twin CitiesMinneapolis Star Tribune
Ready for the solar eclipse? Remember to protect your eyesThe Daily Herald
Get ready for Aug. 21 'totality' solar eclipseThe Spokesman-Review
Chattanooga Times Free Press -MetroWest Daily News -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Albuquerque Journal
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Infiniti's Irreverent Sense of Humor Manifests Faux Heritage Prototype 9 Racer For Pebble Beach - Forbes

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 04:25

Forbes

Infiniti's Irreverent Sense of Humor Manifests Faux Heritage Prototype 9 Racer For Pebble Beach
Forbes
Prototype 9 captures current Infiniti design language. Presenting this mythological vintage racer at Pebble Beach is downright brazen, an expression of cheeky humor. Infiniti possesses no century of excellence to match the best European brands, no ...
The Body Electric: Infiniti's 1930s-Inspired Prototype 9 Concept Is GreatCar and Driver (blog)
Infiniti prototype melds a 1940s race car with EV powerEngadget
Infiniti reveals 1930s style Prototype 9 EV at Pebble BeachSlashGear
Autoblog (blog) -CarBuzz -Jalopnik -The Motor Report
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See it! 2017's Perseid meteor shower - EarthSky

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 01:35

EarthSky

See it! 2017's Perseid meteor shower
EarthSky
Despite a bright moon, the brightest Perseids are putting on a good show. See photos from the EarthSky community here. Tweet. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. Rachel Sykes in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada wrote that she merged 2 images into 1, to create ...
Perseids meteor shower: How and where to see the weekend's shooting starsIrish Times
The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks THIS weekend - how to see itCoventry Telegraph
Irish sky lights up as Perseid meteors visit earthIrish Mirror
BABW News -STV News -The Sun -CTV News
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Facebook has been secretly testing an app in China called Colorful Balloons - The Verge

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 01:35

The Verge

Facebook has been secretly testing an app in China called Colorful Balloons
The Verge
Colorful Balloons appears to mimic the look and feel of Facebook's Moments app, which allows users to share photos with friends and family members. Rather than interfacing with Facebook, the app works with the country's biggest social network, WeChat.
Facebook anonymously launched an app in ChinaFox 59
Facebook has been secretly testing a photo app in China — it's called 'Colorful Balloons'Business Insider
Facebook OKs local firm's launch of Moments-like app in China: NYTDeccan Chronicle
Engadget -Phys.Org -International Business Times -Digital Trends
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A bot just defeated one of the world's best video gamers - CNNMoney

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 00:50

CNNMoney

A bot just defeated one of the world's best video gamers
CNNMoney
An artificial intelligence program just annihilated its human competition at a world championship video game contest. The AI win stunned the gaming community, because bots are generally considered inferior to expert human players. This one from Open AI ...
This Elon Musk-backed startup just used AI to defeat a pro gamerEconomic Times
The world's best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk's startupThe Verge
In Dota 2, bot beats prosPolygon
TechRadar -Engadget -NEWS.com.au -GeekWire
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How James Damore went from Google employee to right-wing Internet hero - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:35

The Hindu

How James Damore went from Google employee to right-wing Internet hero
Houston Chronicle
A week ago, James Damore worked at Google. Now, he's sitting for portraits with Peter Duke, the photographer the New York Times dubbed "the Annie Leibovitz of the alt-right." In one photograph - the user image for an unverified Twitter account believed ...
Google memo message : No dissenting views welcome?Los Angeles Times
Op-ed: I Was In Tech. These Were Not My PeopleHartford Courant
Google Doesn't Want What's Best for UsNew York Times
Patently Apple -The Epoch Times -West Hawaii Today -Hot Air
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Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 8 Secrets Leaked, Nokia 8 Revealed, Android Replaces Windows 10 - Forbes

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 05:48

Forbes

Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 8 Secrets Leaked, Nokia 8 Revealed, Android Replaces Windows 10
Forbes
Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week's Android Circuit includes a secret Samsung Galaxy Note 8 feature, leaked details and pricing of Samsung's new phablet, the Gold OnePlus 5, the Nokia 6 review ...
Your phone sucks, but your photos don't have toCNET
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors Escalate Ahead Of Launch DateValueWalk
The Galaxy Note 8 will be just as powerful as you imaginedBGR
Phone Arena -Investorplace.com -Gotta Be Mobile -TrustedReviews
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Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea - Washington Post

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:17

Washington Post

Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea
Washington Post
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky. A research vessel in the Bering Sea photographed two of the animals ...
Rare whales found in Bering Sea thanks to acoustic technologyKTUU.com

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I don't have any doubts that the iPhone 8 will be shipped in September - BGR

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:15

BGR

I don't have any doubts that the iPhone 8 will be shipped in September
BGR
Apple on Tuesday released its earnings report for the June quarter, revealing strong sales across its lineup. But what we were really interested in was Apple's guidance for the September quarter, which practically confirmed that's when the iPhone 8 and ...
Chinese smartphone makers closing the gap on iPhone, SamsungTechCrunch
A Super-Expensive iPhone Is Good News, Even If You Can't Afford ItWIRED
Comment: Apple's guidance suggests iPhone 8 will go on sale in September, with constrained supply9to5Mac
Android Headlines -VentureBeat -Android Police -Phone Arena
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I switched from iPhone 7 to Google's Pixel XL, and I have some feelings about it - Business Insider

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:06

Business Insider

I switched from iPhone 7 to Google's Pixel XL, and I have some feelings about it
Business Insider
Last year I bought an iPhone 7 Plus, but I struggled to enjoy the experience when it became obvious that iPhone is still not a top-notch device if you need it as a work tool. The lack of a full-function keyboard, primitive media sharing tools, and the ...
Olixar's Google Pixel 2 & Pixel XL 2 Cases Are Now AvailableAndroid Headlines
Pixel 2 Exclusive: Google's Design Secrets RevealedForbes
Android Might Soon Display How Much Battery You Have Left On Your Paired Bluetooth Headsets, SmartwatchesTech Times
Android Police -Wired.co.uk -NDTV -Computerworld
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iPhone Sales Pass 1.2B, Apple Watch Sales Up 50 Percent - PCMag

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:07

PCMag

iPhone Sales Pass 1.2B, Apple Watch Sales Up 50 Percent
PCMag
Apple is having a very good 2017 so far, with Tim Cook explaining why yesterday during Apple's Q3 2017 earnings call. According to TechCrunch, Wall Street forecast that Apple's revenue would reach $44.89 billion and analysts predicted a $1.57 bump per ...
AAPL's Q3 call 'one of the most bullish,' say analysts, as stock hits $158 in pre-market9to5Mac
It turns out the iPad was just too expensive after allZDNet
Apple Inc.'s iPhone Business Shows Solid ImprovementMotley Fool
Investor's Business Daily -PYMNTS.com -Fox Business -NBCNews.com
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The Morning After: Wednesday, August 2nd 2017 - Engadget

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:30

Engadget

The Morning After: Wednesday, August 2nd 2017
Engadget
Hey, good morning! That SNES Classic that everyone wants is going up for pre-order this month, as Nintendo tries to ensure people who want one can actually buy one. Meanwhile, Sony is happily making more money, in part thanks to PlayStation, and more ...
Nintendo Says SNES Classic Pre-orders Are Coming This MonthGameSpot
SNES Classic Edition Preorders To Go Live This Month: Will You Be Able To Buy The Latest Nintendo Retro Console?Tech Times
Nintendo SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Start This MonthFortune
Kotaku -The Verge -TechCrunch -Business Insider
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Nasa Is Hiring a Planetary Protection Officer to Save Earth from Aliens - Newsweek

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:52

Newsweek

Nasa Is Hiring a Planetary Protection Officer to Save Earth from Aliens
Newsweek
NASA is looking for a Planetary Protection Officer to protect the planet from potential alien contamination. The U.S. government's official employment site posted the job advert, open to U.S. citizens and nationals for applications until August 14. The ...
NASA will pay you 6 figures to protect Earth from aliensCNET
NASA is hiring a Planetary Protection Officer to… fight aliensBGR
NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens — and the job pays a six-figure salaryCNBC
Atlanta Journal Constitution -International Business Times -WCPO -WTSP 10 News
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Apple's Tim Cook hopes China will ease VPN restrictions - CNNMoney

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:35

CNNMoney

Apple's Tim Cook hopes China will ease VPN restrictions
CNNMoney
Tim Cook on Tuesday addressed the controversy over his company's recent removal of some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, reiterating that the U.S. company was simply complying with Chinese regulations. "We're hopeful that ...
Here's how Tim Cook explained why removing apps in China is not like helping the FBI hack iPhonesBusiness Insider
Tim Cook defends Apple's dumping of VPN apps from Chinese storeTechRadar
Apple sets course for China policy minefieldReuters
Shanghaiist -New York Times -ExpressVPN -Twitter
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Samsung Galaxy S4 - Android Headlines

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:33

NDTV

Samsung Galaxy S4
Android Headlines
When United States of America's current president, Barack Obama, took office in 2009 he wanted to keep his BlackBerry 8900 Curve. In what might seem like one of those rare occasions when somebody had to say, “No, Mr. President,” he was issued with a ...
It's hard to care about the Galaxy Note 8 now that we've seen this stunning Note 9 renderBGR
Galaxy Note 8 Leak 'Confirms' A Nasty SurpriseForbes
Galaxy Note 8 vs. Galaxy S8+ vs. Galaxy S8: Image ComparisonDroid Life (press release) (blog)
The Verge -9to5Google -CNET -TechCrunch
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Overwatch's Summer Games Return Next Week, Adding Ranked Lucioball - Kotaku

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 06:10

Kotaku

Overwatch's Summer Games Return Next Week, Adding Ranked Lucioball
Kotaku
The most unexpected change? Competitive Lucioball. There'll be placement matches, rankings, and all the other trappings you've come to associate with hell— I mean, competitive Overwatch. Players will be able to unlock special sprays for their efforts.
Overwatch's Olympics-Themed Summer Games Return Next WeekGameSpot
Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Start Date ConfirmedGame Rant
The Overwatch Summer Games event returns next weekPC Gamer
Destructoid -IGN -Twinfinite -CNET
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Microsoft's new Xbox Wireless Adapter is no longer a massive USB stick - The Verge

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 22:26

The Verge

Microsoft's new Xbox Wireless Adapter is no longer a massive USB stick
The Verge
Microsoft today announced a new Xbox Wireless Adapter, for connecting an Xbox controller to your Windows PC, that is much smaller than the previous model. The old adapter looked to be about two times the size of a regular USB thumb drive, making it ...
The All Controller controls all your consolesTechCrunch
Microsoft shrunk the Xbox One wireless controller adapter for PCsEngadget
Xbox One Wireless Controllers updated with trio of new designsSlashGear
Neowin -Gaming Age -Twinfinite -Comicbook.com
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Threat of a Bitcoin split avoided, for now - Deccan Chronicle

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:35

Deccan Chronicle

Threat of a Bitcoin split avoided, for now
Deccan Chronicle
A majority of "miners" - the core bitcoin users who verify bitcoin transactions around the world - has signaled support. Though the change is designed to improve capacity on the increasingly clogged network, some miners had objected because it could ...
Bitcoin slide looks limited even after cryptocurrency splitsgulfnews.com

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Microsoft wants all of rural America to get high-speed broadband - Ars Technica

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 23:52

Washington Times

Microsoft wants all of rural America to get high-speed broadband
Ars Technica
Microsoft wants to connect two million rural Americans to high-speed wireless broadband by 2022, and it will get started with 12 pilot projects over the next year. The company is also offering free access to its intellectual property to help the rest ...
Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap with TV white spacesThe Verge
Microsoft Funds Fast Internet for Heartland to Bridge GapSuperSite for Windows
Microsoft wants to bring 2 million rural Americans online by 2022Washington Post
Engadget -BGR -Gizmodo -ZDNet
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