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Microsoft launches new Surface Pro like Apple, with an edge – CNET


CNET

Microsoft launches new Surface Pro like Apple, with an edge
CNET
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. surpro9.jpg Enlarge Image. These could Jony Ive's words, no? Microsoft/Twitter screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET. It's not a big deal. It is, as CNET editor
Is Microsoft's New Surface Pro Ho-Hum? Nope, Just Mature TechnologyFast Company


Surface Pro (2017) vs. Surface Pro 4: Tech specs and key differencesZDNet
New Surface Pro Is The True Crown Jewel Of The Surface LineForbes
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Apple and Nokia see deeper partnership after ending patent dispute – Reuters


Reuters

Apple and Nokia see deeper partnership after ending patent dispute
Reuters
HELSINKI Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services, sending Nokia shares up 7 percent. The deal means Nokia will get bigger royalties from Apple for using …
Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute, agree to multi-year licenseAppleInsider (press release) (blog)


Nokia and Apple are exploring working on health tech together after settling patent disputeCNBC
Apple and Nokia Bury the Hatchet, 8 Years LaterMotley Fool
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Amazon’s Echo Look companion app goes live – TechCrunch


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Amazon's Echo Look companion app goes live
TechCrunch
Amazon's odd foray into the world of selfie cameras via the Echo Look is now complete with the launch of a companion application for iOS and Android devices that works with the new connected camera. The app allows Echo Look owners to view live …
Amazon's newest, most expensive Echo lacks a significant feature that's on every other EchoBusiness Insider


On Amazon Echo And Google Home, Notifications Could Be Brilliant–Or BrutalFast Company
Dish DVRs get Amazon Alexa integration for TV voice control via Echo devicesGeekWire
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First Human Ancestor Came from Europe Not Africa, 7.2 Million-year-old Fossils Indicate – Newsweek


Newsweek

First Human Ancestor Came from Europe Not Africa, 7.2 Million-year-old Fossils Indicate
Newsweek
The first hominin species, a line that eventually leads to humans, may have emerged in Europe 7.2 million years ago and not Africa—the most widely accepted starting point for our ancestors. An international team of scientists has presented two studies
Scientists find 7.2-million-year-old pre-human remains in the BalkansPhys.Org


Fossils cast doubt on human lineage originating in AfricaReuters
European fossils may belong to earliest known hominidScience News
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Space Station Astronauts to Take Surprise Spacewalk Tuesday to Replace Failed Computer Relay – Space.com


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Space Station Astronauts to Take Surprise Spacewalk Tuesday to Replace Failed Computer Relay
Space.com
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is pictured with an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft (left) during a May 12, 2017 spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Whitson, the station's commander, and fellow NASA astronaut Jack Fischer will conduct a
A critical computer has failed on NASA's $100 billion space station and astronauts are gearing up for emergency repairsBusiness Insider


shuttle crewmates Foale and Ochoa enter Astronaut Hall of FamecollectSPACE.com
Contingency spacewalk required to replace failed relay boxSpaceFlight Insider
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Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian – Business Insider


Business Insider

Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian
Business Insider
(Reuters) – Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.
Facebook rules reportedly allow livestreaming of self-harmCNET


Leak reveals Facebook's rules for controversial contentEngadget
Facebook's Content Screening Guidelines LeakedFortune
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Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump’s election – WHIO


WHIO

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election
WHIO
FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2010 file photo, then Twitter CEO Evan Williams speaks at the company's headquarters in San Francisco. In an interview with The New York Times, the co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform
'The Internet Is Broken': @ev Is Trying to Salvage ItNew York Times



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The Doomsday Vault Isn’t Flooded But We’re All Still Going to Die – Gizmodo


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The Doomsday Vault Isn't Flooded But We're All Still Going to Die
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It was a story that was too good to pass up. The Svalbard 'doomsday' seed vault had flooded because of global warming-induced high temperatures melting the surrounding permafrost. But according to one of the vault's creators, the reports are pretty …
Global Seed Vault flooded due to record-high temperaturesMic


Arctic 'Doomsday' Vault, Meant To Protect Against Disasters, Gets Flooded After Permafrost MeltsTech Times
Arctic stronghold of world's seeds flooded after permafrost meltsThe Guardian
Popular Science –Regjeringen.no –Crop Trust
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Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week's WCry worm spread so widely
Ars Technica
Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The outbreak prompted infected hospitals to turn away patients and shut down computers in banks and telecoms. Now that researchers have had time to …
Ransomware: The extortionists of the new millenniumEconomic Times


Ransomware WannaCry causes fewer tears than fearedVentureBeat
Wanawiki is the WannaCry fix that might save affected PCs—if you work fastPCWorld
Christian Post –Komando –New York Daily News –Digital Trends
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Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings – NPR


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Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings
NPR
With the help of high-speed cameras, CT scanners and some nail-art supplies, scientists in Japan have managed to catch a glimpse of the elaborate way that ladybugs fold their wings to tuck them away. The research could have implications for everything …
Scientists Study How Ladybugs Fold Wings: Discovery Could Lead To More Advanced UmbrellasThe Inquisitr



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