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Greenland ice melt off to record early start

Greenland ice melt off to record early start

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Story highlights About 12% of the massive ice sheet saw some melting, according to Danish researchers Previous melts began in May, scientists say (CNN)Greenland’s massive ice sheet has started its annual summer melt earlier than ever before, according to stunned scientists who said they had to recheck their calculations before releasing the results. Nearly 12% [...]

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Google OnHub-router wordt slimmer door ondersteuning IFTTT

Google OnHub-router wordt slimmer door ondersteuning IFTTT

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Google OnHub, de routers van Google, hebben ondersteuning gekregen voor IFTTT. Hiermee is het mogelijk geautomatiseerde taken uit te voeren, zoals bijvoorbeeld het aandoen van de verlichting bij thuiskomst. IFTTT en OnHub De OnHub -routers hadden tot op heden nog niet bijzonder veel extra functies ten opzichte van reguliere exemplaren, maar met software-updates wordt dit [...]

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Its time for Microsoft to give up on Windows Phone and switch to Android

Its time for Microsoft to give up on Windows Phone and switch to Android

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Windows Phone has all but died on the vine, and with less than 2 percent market share, it is unlikely to gain any new ground given the pummeling it is receiving from the twin mobile titans of iOS and Android. But one of those foes actually offers Microsoft a possible lifeline, and a way to [...]

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The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks

The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

In February 2014, the US ambassador to Ukraine suffered an embarrassing leak. A secret conversation between him and US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland got posted to YouTube, in which Nuland spoke disparagingly about the European Union. The conversation occurred over unencrypted phones , and US officials told reporters they suspected the call was [...]

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The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks

The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

In February 2014, the US ambassador to Ukraine suffered an embarrassing leak. A secret conversation between him and US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland got posted to YouTube, in which Nuland spoke disparagingly about the European Union. The conversation occurred over unencrypted phones , and US officials told reporters they suspected the call was [...]

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A teen brought her dog to a Tinder date and Facebook was enthralled

A teen brought her dog to a Tinder date and Facebook was enthralled

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

TINDER DATES CAN be totally uncomfortable at the best of times. One Australian teenager, Michaela Flowers, decided to insure herself against the cringe by taking her adorable dog along. Source: Michaela Flowers She shared her story on the Cool Dog Facebook group, and she is basically an inspiration. She has since deleted the posts, but [...]

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Listen to the Un-Muffled Loudness of the Fiat 124 Abarth Spider

Listen to the Un-Muffled Loudness of the Fiat 124 Abarth Spider

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most Popular Pin DW Burnett/PUPPYKNUCKLES By Chris Perkins Apr 4, 2016 Share Tweet Text Share E-mail You might not get more power when you opt for the Abarth version of the Fiat 124 Spider—it makes the same 160 horses and 184 lb.-ft as the un-Abarthified version —but if this video is any indicator, you will not be [...]

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Usain Bolt will run at London 2017 for glory rather than money, say organisers

Usain Bolt will run at London 2017 for glory rather than money, say organisers

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Organisers of next year’s World Championships in London last night denied Usain Bolt’s decision to stage his retirement race there had been commercially-motivated. Niels de Vos, the London 2017 chief executive, insisted Bolt’s sole incentive for signing off at the Olympic Stadium would be to walk away “a world champion”, rather than securing one final [...]

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Google predicts the future: Go big on artificial intelligence

Google predicts the future: Go big on artificial intelligence

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Google CEO Sundar Pichai touts the company’s AI efforts. James Martin/CNET It’s a given that the most important thing to Google — the company/verb/website that’s synonymous with finding things using the Internet — is its search business. Now, as the company lays out its master plan for the future, Google is making sure that business [...]

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Tinder and Facebook: Too close for comfort?

Tinder and Facebook: Too close for comfort?

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Text Size: ASmall Text AMedium Text ALarge Text From Tinder/CNN Photos From Tinder/CNN There’s the online persona you want to share with your friends — carefully filtered Instagram photos of your sublime beach vacation, for example. SpaceX releases 360-degree video of… Weasel knocks out world’s most… NBC partners with Snapchat for Rio… The dark side [...]

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