Cosmic rays could harm crew on Mars mission – CBS News


CBS News

Cosmic rays could harm crew on Mars mission
CBS News
Bad news for anyone hoping to travel to Mars: New research in rodents suggests that exposure to cosmic rays may impair the brain functioning of astronauts on missions to the red planet. Researchers discovered that exposure to highly energetic charged …
Radiation from long Mars journey could damage astronauts' brainsLos Angeles Times


Study: Deep-Space Radiation Could Damage Astronauts' BrainsWall Street Journal
Space Radiation On the Long Trip To Mars Could Make Astronauts DumberGizmodo
Smithsonian –Popular Science
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Facebook lets you choose what to share with 3rd party apps – Engadget


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Facebook lets you choose what to share with 3rd party apps
Engadget
For ages, whenever you've wanted to use your Facebook credentials to log into a third party app like Foursquare or Candy Crush, you've had to give the app access to any and all data that FB has on you. There's simply been no way of choosing what …
Hello Facebook, Goodbye Privacy: FB's Rogue "Hello Android" appHuffington Post


Stop Oversharing Your Facebook InformationRe/code
Review: Little-known Facebook apps might remain just thatFrederick News Post (subscription)

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A Successor to Banjo-Kazooie Just Blew Up on Kickstarter – Wired


Wired

A Successor to Banjo-Kazooie Just Blew Up on Kickstarter
Wired
Yooka and Laylee star in a new platforming game from the creators of Banjo-Kazooie Playtonic Games. Earlier today, a new game project called Yooka-Laylee went live on Kickstarter. A spiritual successor to the beloved 3-D platformer Banjo-Kazooie, it hit its …
New game from 'Banjo-Kazooie' team fully funded in 40 minutesEngadget


Kickstarter still works: Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee funded in VentureBeat
Banjo-Kazooie is getting a spritual successor thanks to KickstarterThe Verge
IGN
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Xbox One-to-PC streaming is nearly here – PCWorld


PCWorld

Xbox One-to-PC streaming is nearly here
PCWorld
Streaming Xbox One games to a Windows tablet has been one of the most anticipated features of Microsoft's ecosystem. A demo Microsoft showed off yesterday at Build 2015 reveals that it looks fantastic. Microsoft tipped its plans to offer game streaming …
Windows 10 Coming to Xbox One After PCGameSpot


Multiplayer is Free on Xbox 360 This WeekendIGN
PSA: Xbox Live Will Be Free On Xbox 360 This WeekendBleeding Cool News
Hardcore Gamer –TechCrunch
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Doomed Russian Spaceship May Re-Enter Next Week – Discovery News


Discovery News

Doomed Russian Spaceship May Re-Enter Next Week
Discovery News
An out-of-control Russian Progress capsule, loaded with more than 3 tons of cargo for the International Space Station, may burn up in the atmosphere as early as next week, NASA said on Friday. Ground controllers lost contact with the ship shortly after its …
Russian Spacecraft Expected to Fall to Earth in Next Few WeeksABC News


Out-of-control Russian ISS cargo vessel will plummet back to EarthEngadget

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9 Important Things That Happened At Microsoft’s ‘Build’ Developer Conference – CRN


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9 Important Things That Happened At Microsoft's 'Build' Developer Conference
CRN
Microsoft held its Build conference for developers this week in San Francisco, and this year there was so much news and information to digest that the proverbial "drinking from the firehose" analogy didn't even begin to describe the intensity of the information …

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Microsoft buys N-trig’s digital pen technology for Surface – CNET


CNET

Microsoft buys N-trig's digital pen technology for Surface
CNET
The N-trig-made Surface 3 stylus is an integral piece of Microsoft's pitch for two-in-one tablets, which can be used for serious PC tasks and creative work. Sarah Tew/CNET. Microsoft on Friday said it has acquired the technology behind the digital stylus used …
Microsoft snaps up the technology behind the Surface Pro 3's penEngadget


Microsoft to Pay Around $30 Million for N-trigWall Street Journal
Microsoft Acquires Surface 3 Pen Tech From N-trigTechCrunch
Liliputing –Globes
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Analyst: Apple Watch launch was ‘botched’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Analyst: Apple Watch launch was 'botched'
USA TODAY
The iPad may have been a fad. But it's the Apple Watch that's looking to be the company's second flop in a row. Citing “tepid interest,” research firm UBS Friday cut its fiscal 2016 Apple Watch shipment estimate by 23% to 31 million in a note to clients.
Analyst: Interest in the Apple Watch is 'lackluster'Fortune


Hands-on: 48 hours with the Apple WatchComputerworld
Apple Watch costs 4-times to buy what it costs to makeCBS News
Quartz –Business Insider
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My HoloLens acid trip was fascinating, but left a funny taste in my mouth – PCWorld


PCWorld

My HoloLens acid trip was fascinating, but left a funny taste in my mouth
PCWorld
HoloLens was the most dazzling tech demo I've ever experienced—but it left me wanting me more. HoloLens did much more than I expected—but made me question whether real people will actually use it in all the ways Microsoft imagines. HoloLens felt far …
Microsoft's Crazy New Tech Totally Explains Why It Bought MinecraftTIME


We got to try out Microsoft's 3D augmented reality headset. It's everything the PC Magazine
Microsoft's HoloLens is new, improved, and still has big problemsThe Verge
Engadget –Business Insider
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Tesla introduces new solar batteries – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Tesla introduces new solar batteries
Los Angeles Times
Tesla CEO Elon Musk presented his new Powerwall solar batteries on Thursday. Musk says the batteries could dramatically reduce the use of fossil fuels by replacing use of the power grid. (Associated Press). Tesla CEO Elon Musk presented his new …
Tesla expands into batteries for homesUSA TODAY


Tesla Energy: Elon Musk Reveals His Plan to Change the Way the World Uses ABC News
Tesla Ventures Into Solar Power Storage for Home and BusinessNew York Times
Slate Magazine –LearnBonds
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Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down to settle infringement – Reuters


TechCrunch

Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down to settle infringement
Reuters
(Reuters) – Online music streaming service Grooveshark, admitting "very serious mistakes," shut down its operations as part of a settlement with major record labels, joining the ranks of several now-defunct peers sued over copyright infringement.
Grooveshark once had 35 million users. Now, the music-streaming service is dead.Washington Post


Grooveshark, US-based free music streaming site, shuts down after making 'very CBC.ca
Grooveshark music-sharing service closes downBBC News
WebProNews –CNET –Re/code
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A distinctive song helped researchers find a new, elusive bird species – Washington Post


Science Codex

A distinctive song helped researchers find a new, elusive bird species
Washington Post
An elusive bird with a tendency to hide among the grassy vegetation of central China's mountainous terrain was finally confirmed to be an entirely new species, thanks to its distinctive song. Meet the Sichuan Bush Warbler, which made its debut in a paper …
New bird species discovered in ChinaThe Guardian


International team discovers elusive new bird in China(e) Science News (press release) (registration)
Elusive new bird International discovered in ChinaPhys.Org

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