Sprint’s defense of market share comes at a price – Fortune


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Sprint's defense of market share comes at a price
Fortune
U.S.'s #3 carrier had its best quarter in nearly three years for new subs, but it is still being reeled in by T-Mobile. Sprint Nextel's S -0.38% strategy of slashing prices to keep defend its number three position among U.S. cellphone networks appears to be paying …
CompaniesSprint retains no. 3 title after surpise user gainFinancial Times


T-Mobile's 'Never Settle Trial' takes aim at VerizonEngadget
Sprint adds customers, remains No. 3Kansas City Star
Gizmodo –Bloomberg
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Mississippi Megafloods wiped out biggest ancient Native American civilisation of … – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK
Mississippi Megafloods wiped out biggest ancient Native American civilisation of
International Business Times UK
Megafloods likely wiped out the largest and most influential prehistoric Native American civilisations, scientists have said. Cahokia was the biggest and most prominent cultural centre north of Mexico between around 1000 and 1200, having emerged around …
Early American Settlement May Have Declined Due to Great FloodModern Readers


Floods might have doomed prehistoric American cityNature.com
Researchers find possible alternate reason for Cahokia's demiseSTLtoday.com

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NASA’s New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane – Wired


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NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane
Wired
Planes and helicopters have their strengths and weaknesses. Planes are fast and can carry a lot of stuff a long way, while helicopters are slow but they don't need enormous runways and they're extremely maneuverable. So naturally, people want to combine …
Experimental electric aircraft with 10 engines takes off like a helicopter but flies mirror.co.uk


Nasa completes test flight of battery-powered aircraftAerospace Technology
NASA's ten-engine VTOL craft finishes first successful test flightGMA News
International Business Times UK –Skymet Weather
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Cryptocurrency round-up: Gavin Andresen calls for urgent action and Case … – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK
Cryptocurrency round-up: Gavin Andresen calls for urgent action and Case
International Business Times UK
The price of bitcoin rose by $10 over the weekend but has since returned to the same level it sat at throughout most of last week. Other major cryptocurrencies, including litecoin, dogecoin and dash (formerly darkcoin), experienced a downturn with losses of …
MAY 5 DIGEST: GBTC Begins Trading on Public Markets, Credit Card Sized CoinTelegraph


The super-secure 'Case' will fit bitcoins in your pocket this summerEngadget
Case Is An Insanely Secure Hardware Bitcoin WalletTechCrunch
PR Web (press release)
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Comcast lets you send live-streaming video to a friend’s TV – SlashGear


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Comcast lets you send live-streaming video to a friend's TV
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Live-streaming from your smartphone is about to get even easier. Comcast is following the lead of live-streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat and adding a live-streaming feature to its X1 set-top-boxes. Comcast is introducing Xfinity Share, a new way …
Comcast app lets Xfinity customers share live streams on TVEngadget


Comcast launches Xfinity Share for TV-based live-streamingRapid tv news
Comcast Xfinity Share app lets you stream video to a friend's TVTechnoBuffalo
Boston Globe (subscription) –HD Report –gulflive.com
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PS3 Gets PlayStation Now This Month, Vita Version Launching “Soon” – GameSpot


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PS3 Gets PlayStation Now This Month, Vita Version Launching "Soon"
GameSpot
Sony has announced that its PlayStation Now game streaming service is coming to the PlayStation 3 on May 12. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, the service will also be available on "select Sony Blu-ray players and TVs." Sony also confirmed a list of …
PlayStation Now Subscription Plan Headed To PlayStation 3 Later This Month iDigitalTimes.com


PlayStation Plus Network Free games for May 2015 (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)Gospel Herald
PlayStation Now's game streaming subscription hits PS3Engadget
WorthPlaying.com
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Live streams of copyrighted content pose a threat to cable giants – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Live streams of copyrighted content pose a threat to cable giants
Los Angeles Times
The "Fight of the Century" has ignited a battle between cable giants and upstart live-streaming apps. The conflict centers on video apps such as Twitter's Periscope and rival Meerkat, which allow smartphone users to instantly broadcast anything to anyone, …
Meerkat broadcasting app adds a Facebook connectionDaily Democrat


Meerkat iOS's update brings Facebook integration, an address book and MobileSyrup.com
Meerkat Update Pulls Facebook Into the Livestreaming MixRe/code
TechFrag
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Dave Goldberg, Silicon Valley Executive, Died of Head Trauma, Mexican Official … – New York Times


New York Times
Dave Goldberg, Silicon Valley Executive, Died of Head Trauma, Mexican Official
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, died of head trauma Friday night after he collapsed at the gym at a private resort in Mexico, according to a Mexican government official.
AP Source: Goldberg Died After Collapsing in GymABC News



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Kano DIY computer upgrades brain and lands $15 million – USA TODAY


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Kano DIY computer upgrades brain and lands $15 million
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – Kano, the do-it-yourself computer aimed at kids, just closed a $15 million Series A funding round while also announcing an upgrade to its code-fueled brain. The London-based company announced the news Monday at TechCrunch …
Kano computers has raised $15 million to help turn kids into codersFortune


DIY computer startup gets $15 millionGant Daily
Learn To Code Startup Kano Gets $15M To Build A Creative Computing BrandTechCrunch

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Android Wear’s New Strategy For Success In The Apple Watch Era – Fast Company


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Android Wear's New Strategy For Success In The Apple Watch Era
Fast Company
Some stomachs must have been turning at the Googleplex when Apple Watch sales estimates started rolling in last month. Although Apple hasn't revealed any official sales numbers—and says it doesn't plan to—several unofficial estimates claim that Apple …
Apple updates Apple Watch Human Interface Guidelines website with new Apple Insider


Watchful thinking: here's our wish for the ultimate smartwatchTechradar India

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Espresso? Now the International Space Station Is Fully Equipped – New York Times


New York Times
Espresso? Now the International Space Station Is Fully Equipped
New York Times
ROME — Samantha Cristoforetti had an espresso on Sunday that was out of this world, and she did it in the name of science. Ms. Cristoforetti is an astronaut, the seventh Italian and the first Italian woman to venture into orbit. She has been at the International …
'To Boldly Brew': Italian Astronaut Sips First Espresso in SpaceNBCNews.com


Astronauts Enjoy 'Out Of This World' Cup Of CoffeeCBS Local
To boldly brew: Italian astronaut makes first espresso in spaceThe Globe and Mail
NPR (blog) –Washington Post –San Francisco Chronicle
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Is Google+ trying to beat irrelevancy by merging all social media into one? – Quartz


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Is Google+ trying to beat irrelevancy by merging all social media into one?
Quartz
Google today announced a new section of Google+, called Collections. It's essentially a scrapbooking tool, much like Pinterest: Users can create collections (like “boards”) which they can share with their followers or the public. Google says you can then “make …
Google+ Collections lets users curate posts, Pinterest-styleBetaNews


Google+ goes after Pinterest with Collections featureCNET
Google+ Turns Users Into Content Curators With New “Collections” FeatureTechCrunch
Tech Times –TechSpot –Tech News Today
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