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Uber users on iPhones can now block the app from always tracking their location, thanks to Apple's new iOS update - Business Insider

1 hour 2 min ago

Business Insider

Uber users on iPhones can now block the app from always tracking their location, thanks to Apple's new iOS update
Business Insider
Good news Uber users: If you have an iPhone, you can now limit the company's ability to keep tabs on your whereabouts. Uber's app uses location tracking to steer drivers your way when you request a ride, so you don't have to manually enter an address.
iOS 11: How to get the most out of the new Control CenterThe Verge
Inside iOS 11: Cover Sheet mimics lock screen, foretells swipe up to unlock for iPhone XAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Here Are The iPad Apps That Show Off iOS 11's New Drag-And-Drop FeatureFast Company
BGR -PCMag -Fortune -ValueWalk
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The most energetic cosmic rays pelting Earth are coming from outside our galaxy - The Verge

1 hour 32 min ago

The Verge

The most energetic cosmic rays pelting Earth are coming from outside our galaxy
The Verge
A rendering of cosmic rays showering particles onto Earth. Image by A. Chantelauze, S. Staffi, and L. Bret. Astronomers have finally solved a long-standing mystery about the origins of cosmic rays, the highly energetic particles that zoom throughout space.
Most Powerful Cosmic Rays Come from Galaxies Far, Far AwaySpace.com
Highest-Energy Cosmic Radiation Comes From a Mysterious Source Beyond Our GalaxyGizmodo
Extreme Cosmic Rays Come from Mystery Sources in Galaxies Far Beyond the Milky WayNewsweek
Science Magazine -Engadget -New Scientist -Science News
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What an eight-year-old Neanderthal boy can tell us about how our extinct relatives developed - The Verge

1 hour 32 min ago

The Verge

What an eight-year-old Neanderthal boy can tell us about how our extinct relatives developed
The Verge
The skull of the Neanderthal boy analyzed in the study. Photo: Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC. A Neanderthal boy of around eight who died almost 50,000 years ago still has things to tell us: mainly that our extinct human relatives grew up at a pace ...
Neanderthal children were slow to grow up — just like modern kidsWashington Post
Exquisite Skeleton of a Neanderthal Kid Offers Clues to Human EvolutionGizmodo
This Neanderthal Child Grew Up Just Like UsNational Geographic
New York Times -Live Science -EurekAlert (press release) -Discover Magazine (blog)
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Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones - TechCrunch

2 hours 41 min ago

TechCrunch

Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones
TechCrunch
Bose's rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company's popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans. Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones, the ...
The Bose headphones with Google Assistant are official nowThe Verge
Google Assistant is definitely part of Bose's new QC35 headphonesEngadget
Bose enters the world of fully wireless earbuds with the SoundSport FreeDigital Trends
CNET -Android Police -Mashable -BetaNews
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Video Camera Tipped To Be 4 Times Faster Than iPhone X - Forbes

3 hours 36 min ago

Forbes

Samsung Galaxy S9 Video Camera Tipped To Be 4 Times Faster Than iPhone X
Forbes
Samsung has long been at the top of its game when it comes to camera performance and now its video performance could be about to get a whole lot more exciting for the Galaxy S and Note ranges. According to a report this week in etnews, Samsung has ...
Galaxy S9's camera likely a speed-master for slo-moSlashGear
Review: Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is the phone Note 7 users have been waiting forPhys.Org
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs OnePlus 5Phone Arena
Neowin -NDTV -Phandroid.com -The Verge
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Plant-eating dinosaurs 'strayed from veggie diet' - BBC News

4 hours 11 min ago

BBC News

Plant-eating dinosaurs 'strayed from veggie diet'
BBC News
The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet has been called into question. New evidence suggests that some dinosaurs snacked on shellfish and insects as well as plant food. A study of fossilised droppings indicates duck-billed ...
Petrified poop: 75-million-year-old dino dung drops bombshellUSA TODAY
Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On CrustaceansNPR
'Vegetarian' Dinos Made Exception for Shellfish, Poop Study ShowsLive Science
Nature.com -CU Boulder Today -The Denver Channel -Discover Magazine (blog)
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SEC: Hack used to make illegal gains - Boston Herald

4 hours 43 min ago

Boston Herald

SEC: Hack used to make illegal gains
Boston Herald
CYBERATTACK: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said last night hackers may have used information to trade illegally in 2016. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+Share to Reddit Reddit.
SEC Data Hack: 9 Things to KnowInvestorplace.com

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'Doom' for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it's supposed to - Engadget

5 hours 33 min ago

Engadget

'Doom' for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it's supposed to
Engadget
When Nintendo announced the launch of the Switch by using footage from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, it was a surprise -- but a reasonable one. Bethesda's open-world adventure game was beloved, but old enough that a port to Nintendo's new console ...
Doom on Switch Is Definitely Still DoomIGN
Doom on the Switch is real Doom ... on the SwitchPolygon
Hands-On: Doom and Skyrim Prove Switch Works MiraclesGeek
GameSpot -SlashGear -RollingStone.com -Tom's Guide
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Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal - The Verge

6 hours 29 min ago

The Verge

Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal
The Verge
Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going strong, and Google just bought the third with its $1.1 billion deal with HTC. The reason why ...
What if the Google-HTC deal is actually about voice assistants?Engadget
The 2 key reasons behind the $1.1 billion Google-HTC smartphone dealBusiness Insider
What the $1 Billion Google-HTC Deal Means for Your Next PhoneTom's Guide
BGR -Recode -PCWorld -Digital Trends
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Bill Gates reveals the one thing he regrets about Windows - International Business Times UK

7 hours 57 min ago

International Business Times UK

Bill Gates reveals the one thing he regrets about Windows
International Business Times UK
If the Microsoft founder could go back in time, it'd be to fix this one thing. James Billington. By James Billington. September 21, 2017 12:36 BST. Bill Gates windows regret The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, reveals the one thing he would have ...
Bill Gates regrets Control-Alt-DeleteKSLA-TV
Bill Gates on if he regrets Control-Alt-Delete: 'You can't go back and change the small things in your life without ...Business Insider

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Mass Extinctions on Earth Coincided With Out-of-Whack Carbon Cycles - Seeker

8 hours 27 min ago

Seeker

Mass Extinctions on Earth Coincided With Out-of-Whack Carbon Cycles
Seeker
Periods during which large percentages of species died off occurred at the same time as big swings in carbon isotopes found in Earth's geological record, according to new research from MIT. By Matt Smith. September 21, 2017. 7:00 AM EDT. Share on ...
A sixth mass extinction event could reach the tipping point by 2100New Atlas
Sixth mass extinction may begin by 2100, says studyTimes of India
Sixth Mass Extinction Will Happen By 2100: MIT StudyTech Times
ScienceAlert -The Sunshine Coast Daily -Daily Mail -India.com
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Apple TV 4K review: so close, so far - The Verge

8 hours 32 min ago

The Verge

Apple TV 4K review: so close, so far
The Verge
Listeners of The Vergecast know that I've been ridiculously excited about the new Apple TV 4K for weeks now, because there isn't a great standalone streaming device that supports Dolby Vision 4K HDR and the new Dolby Atmos surround sound format.
Apple TV 4K impressions positive, depending on how bought-in users are to iTunesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple TV 4K Reviews: Expensive But With Cheaper 4K Movies, Some Limitations Like 1080p YouTubeMac Rumors
Apple TV 4K hands-on: Finally, no compromisesEngadget
CNET -Forbes -The Denver Post -Washington Post
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iPhone X shipments might be delayed further, says analyst - SlashGear

10 hours 32 min ago

SlashGear

iPhone X shipments might be delayed further, says analyst
SlashGear
The iPhone X has already been announced, so its existence and its features are no longer in question. What's still in doubt, however, is when people will actually be able to get their hands on one. As already speculated before, the tenth anniversary ...
Pi's Wireless Qi Charger Can Charge Phones From A DistanceAndroid Headlines
iPhone X Final Production Has Reportedly Not Yet BegunUbergizmo
When Should You Buy Apple Again? ReduxSeeking Alpha
The INQUIRER -CNET -AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Top Tech News
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Election Interference Is What Facebook Is Built For - New York Magazine

20.09.2017

New York Magazine

Election Interference Is What Facebook Is Built For
New York Magazine
Just days after last year's election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told an audience that the suggestion that misinformation on his social network had any substantial effect on the outcome was “pretty crazy.” Now, imagine a disembodied Ron Howard ...
See what Facebook ads you actually clicked in 'Recent Ad Activity'TechCrunch
Facebook May be Facing an 'era of Accountability'Newsmax
Facebook Screeners Reportedly Did Not Look for Election PropagandaChristian Post
Bloomberg -Washington Post -Reuters -Daily Beast
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Sheryl Sandberg: Racist Ad Targeting a Total Fail - AdAge.com

20.09.2017

AdAge.com

Sheryl Sandberg: Racist Ad Targeting a Total Fail
AdAge.com
Sheryl Sandberg says she's personally offended by the anti-Semitic ads that were created on Facebook last week, and outlined new policies to prevent it from happening again, including more people-powered monitoring and the possibility of a reporting ...
Facebook will add 'more human review' of ad-targeting optionsMarketing Land
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg calls anti-Semitic ad-targeting 'a Fail' and changes the company's softwareWashington Post
Sheryl Sandberg "disgusted" by anti-Semitic ad targeting on FacebookCNNMoney
The Hill -ProPublica
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Sheryl Sandberg "disgusted" by anti-Semitic ad targeting on Facebook - CNNMoney

20.09.2017

CNNMoney

Sheryl Sandberg "disgusted" by anti-Semitic ad targeting on Facebook
CNNMoney
Sheryl Sandberg is "disgusted and disappointed" that Facebook was helping advertisers target anti-Semitic users. Facebook's COO weighed in on last week's revelation, announcing new tools and policies to prevent this type of behavior from occurring on ...

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Apple Watch Series 3 is having connectivity issues - CNNMoney

20.09.2017

CNNMoney

Apple Watch Series 3 is having connectivity issues
CNNMoney
The new Apple Watch hasn't shipped yet, but it's already running into some issues. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) on Wednesday confirmed the new Apple Watch Series 3 is having problems connecting to LTE networks. "We have discovered that when Apple Watch ...
Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it shipsThe Verge
Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE review: missed connectionsThe Verge
Apple Watch Series 3 Review: Untethered... and Unreliable - WSJWall Street Journal

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UK pledges $88 million to gigantic US particle physics experiment - Science Magazine

20.09.2017

Science Magazine

UK pledges $88 million to gigantic US particle physics experiment
Science Magazine
The United Kingdom has agreed to help build the next great particle physics experiment in the United States. In a signing ceremony today at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., U.K. officials pledged to spend ₤65 million—roughly $88 ...
Final frontier: Britain contributes £65million to plan to explore secrets of the universeExpress.co.uk
Britain to invest £65m in US neutrino projectFinancial Times
UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to BrexitBBC News
The Independent -The White House (blog) -Times Higher Education (THE) -Manufacturer.com
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Should you worry about Apple Watch Series 3 LTE's connection issue? - Mashable

20.09.2017

Mashable

Should you worry about Apple Watch Series 3 LTE's connection issue?
Mashable
The first Apple Watch with built in cellular connectivity, the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE, could be a godsend for people tired of having to carry their phones around in every situation. SEE ALSO: The iPhone 8 is excellent, but not for everyone. But ...
Early Apple Watch Series 3 reviews skew friendly, but with concerns about cost & glitchesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitchReuters
Apple Watch Series 3 has LTE problems: How to cancel your preorderVentureBeat
New York Post -Outside Magazine
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Nest Tips $499 Home Security System, Smart Doorbell - PCMag

20.09.2017

PCMag

Nest Tips $499 Home Security System, Smart Doorbell
PCMag
Looking to elevate the security of your nest? Nest Labs can help. The Alphabet-owned company, best known for its Learning Thermostat, today announced a slew of new home security gadgets, including the Nest Secure alarm system, Hello video doorbell, ...
Nest Cam IQ outdoor security camera | NestNest
Know who's knocking. | NestNest
Nest Secure alarm system. | NestNest
Nest Store
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