Could methane in meteorites feed life on Mars? – Futurity: Research News


Top Secret Writers

Could methane in meteorites feed life on Mars?
Futurity: Research News
Traces of methane have been discovered in Martian meteorites, causing researchers to speculate if that methane could feed microbe-like creatures on the Red Planet. Scientists examined samples from six meteorites of volcanic rock from Mars that contain …
Here's why you can't just push a dead body into outer spaceBusiness Insider


NASA arranges New Year surprise for Martians on EarthBenchmark Reporter
Presence of methane in the meteorites of Mars sparks possibility of life on the Techworm
Space.com –Top Secret Writers –PerfScience
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Is facial recognition tech really a threat to privacy? – BBC News


BBC News

Is facial recognition tech really a threat to privacy?
BBC News
Facebook has decided not to offer its photo-sharing app Moments in Europe because of regulator concerns over its facial recognition technology. And earlier this week, talks between US tech firms and privacy campaigners broke down over fears about how …
Facebook Moments not coming to Europe because of worries about site's facial The Independent


Facebook (FB) Stock Declining as 'Moments' App Not Offered in EuropeTheStreet.com
Facebook Photo App Unavailable In EuropeRTT News
Engadget –WebProNews –TrustedReviews
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Sony has no intentions to let you play old PS3 games on your PS4 – Mashable


Mashable

Sony has no intentions to let you play old PS3 games on your PS4
Mashable
We learned this week that you'll be able play old Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One, a move that drew huge cheers from gamers at E3 2015. Fans weren't the only ones surprised by Microsoft's concession to offering backward compatibility. Shuhei Yoshida …
Sony worried it was 'risky' to put a female hero at the heart of a big new gameWashington Post (blog)


E3 2015 Wasn't as Good as the Games Industry Would Like You to BelieveNDTV

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Mariane Pearl: Revisiting the Cuba of My Youth – New York Times


New York Times

Mariane Pearl: Revisiting the Cuba of My Youth
New York Times
My cousin Julia's porch in Havana is bare, except for three plastic chairs and a bench, but her front yard is a local hot spot where everyday life unfolds. On my last visit there, our gaze fell on a skinny man with green eyes and skin the color of dark chocolate …
Cuba is about to expand its Internet accessibilitySlashGear


Cuba Finally Addresses Its Insanely Expensive and Inaccessible InternetGizmodo
Cuban Government Expands Internet Access With More Wi-Fi Hotspots And Tech Times
Latin Times –Taipei Times –gulfnews.com
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Virtual reality can bring a new dimension to business​ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Virtual reality can bring a new dimension to business​
The Guardian
'It was mind-blowing.' Patrick Walker of Rightster tries out the Oculus Rift. Photograph: Rightster/PR. Sponsored by: SAP. Patrick Walker. CEO, Rightster. Friday 19 June 2015 09.45 EDT Last modified on Friday 19 June 2015 10.23 EDT. Share on Facebook …
At E3, creators highlight virtual reality's progressNew Zealand Herald


The Oculus Rift Touch Controller, Hands OnTom’s Hardware
Facebook-owned Oculus out to let people touch virtual worldsIBNLive
Fusion –Engadget
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FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you – Engadget


Engadget

FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you
Engadget
The Federal Communications Commission has just made it clear that customers can ask carriers to block illegal robocalls and spam messages for them — and that telcos can legally do so. In a 3-2 vote, the commission has passed a proposal that makes it …
Our National Robocalling Nightmare May Soon Be OverTIME


FCC strengthens consumer protections against robocallsInsideCounsel
FCC passes new limits on robocallersNaples Daily News
Nasdaq –Retail Dive
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Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 Selfie-Focused Smartphones Launched – NDTV


Computerworld

Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 Selfie-Focused Smartphones Launched
NDTV
Samsung, a day after launching its two mid-range tablets in India, has now launched two new Galaxy smartphones under its J-series in China – the Galaxy J7 (seen above) and Galaxy J5 (seen below). The smartphones are priced at at CNY 1,798 (roughly Rs. ) …
Samsung announces fix for major keyboard security flawMashable


Samsung announces security bug solution for keyboard updatesThe Star Online
NETWORK SECURITY Massive Security Flaw Puts 600 Million Samsung Top Tech News
Phone Arena –NewsFactor Network –Siliconrepublic.com
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Rating Tech Giants on Privacy: Google Slips, WhatsApp Fails – Wired


Wired

Rating Tech Giants on Privacy: Google Slips, WhatsApp Fails
Wired
Two years since Edward Snowden became a household name, technology companies are competing like never before for privacy bragging rights. In that race, Google may have just dropped out of the lead group. And WhatsApp faceplanted at the starting line …
EFF Gives Apple Top Marks for Protecting Customer Data from GovernmentThe Mac Observer


Electronic Frontier Foundation Blasts WhatsApp in Annual ReportWall Street Journal (blog)
Tech companies standing up to government data requestsFoxReno.com
ThaiVisa News –New York Times (blog)
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Apple Watch 2 coming next year: report – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Apple Watch 2 coming next year: report
Sydney Morning Herald
Comment: Apple Watch a rushed response to Android Wear. Two months after its online-only launch, rumours are already circulating that Apple intends to release a more functional version of its watch as soon as next year. In a report that will leave $24,000 …
Apple Watch could gain video camera in 2016, report saysCNET


Reboot plans for Apple WatchNEWS.com.au
The Next Apple Watch May Be Way Less Reliant On An iPhoneGizmodo
Mirror.co.uk –Network World –TIME
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The top 5 video games at E3 2015 – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

The top 5 video games at E3 2015
USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES — The Electronic Entertainment Expo closes its doors Thursday, setting up another hype-filled holiday season for the video game industry. Console makers Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony showcased the latest offerings for their home devices, …
E3 2015: An inside look at the biggest video game conference in the worldMirror.co.uk


Video game titans get back in stride at E3Yahoo7 News

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Most kangaroos are ‘left-handed’ – BBC News


BBC News

Most kangaroos are 'left-handed'
BBC News
Wild kangaroos tend to favour their left hands during common tasks like grooming and feeding, a study suggests. The researchers say this is the first demonstration of population-level "handedness" in a species other than humans, who are mostly …
Next time you meet a kangaroo, try shaking its left hand firstCNET


Surprise! Most kangaroos are left-handedLos Angeles Times
That's right, kangaroos are left-handedReuters
Mirror.co.uk –The Week Magazine
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The best games of E3 2015 – Fortune


Fortune

The best games of E3 2015
Fortune
EA and developer DICE let gamers recreate battles from the original trilogy. Courtesy of Electronic Arts. Here's a look at the best games showcased at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo. Here's the good news: There are a lot of great games coming to …
Interest in E3 2015 shot up more than 60% compared to last yearVentureBeat


EA goes back to the future at E3San Jose Mercury News
E3: 8 Hot Video Game TrendsInformationWeek
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
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