Shocking video shows iPhone battery bursting into flames after man bites it

A bizarre video shows an iPhone battery bursting into flames after a man bites into it in an electronics store in China.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/24/shocking-video-shows-iphone-battery-bursting-into-flames-after-man-bites-it.html

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Missouri State student emails all 'Claudias' on campus after accidental Tinder swipe

A Missouri State University freshman who accidentally “swiped left” on a fellow student named Claudia set out to find the woman he missed — by emailing every “Claudia” on campus.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/23/missouri-state-student-emails-all-claudias-on-campus-after-accidental-tinder-swipe.html

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Drone saves Australian teen swimmers in world's 1st rescue mission with unmanned aircraft

A drone came to two Australian teenage boys’ rescue on Thursday when they were caught in dangerous waves — the world’s first rescue by the aircraft that was caught on camera.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/18/drone-saves-australian-teen-swimmers-in-worlds-1st-rescue-mission-with-unmanned-aircraft.html

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Red-bellied black snake hitches a ride with driver, pictures go viral

A man had the surprise of his life when he spotted this slippery hitchhiker tapping on his car window. Ted Ogier was heading back from a job on the NSW South Coast when a red-bellied black snake crawled out of his engine and wrapped itself around his driver’s-side window.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/red-bellied-black-snake-hitches-ride-with-driver-pictures-go-viral.html

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Frail old man's tats go viral on Facebook, exposing a fugitive yakuza boss

A Japanese yakuza boss who’s been a fugitive since allegedly committing a 2003 murder was done in by his extensive tattoos.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/frail-old-mans-tats-go-viral-on-facebook-exposing-fugitive-yakuza-boss.html

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Missing plane: U.S. firm uses its tech in new search for Malaysia Airlines jet

A U.S. firm is about to use its powerful technology to begin a new search for the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing in 2014. Locating it will score it a payday of as much as $70 million.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/missing-plane-u-s-firm-uses-its-tech-in-new-search-for-malaysia-airlines-jet.html

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Streaming knockout: Boxing fan pays massive bill after friend streamed fight on Facebook Live

A British boxing fan has been hit with a £5,000 bill after a friend of his streamed the April 2017 Anthony Joshua/Wladimir Klitschko fight on Facebook Live.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/09/streaming-knockout-boxing-fan-pays-massive-bill-after-friend-streamed-fight-on-facebook-live.html

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Google pays higher salaries to men than more-experienced women: suit

A former Google employee claims the tech giant has been paying women who work in the company’s child day care center far less than their male counterparts — even though they have more experience.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/05/google-pays-higher-salaries-to-men-than-more-experienced-women-suit.html

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Texas bullet train proposal pits rural landowners against urbanites

A Texas railroad company is looking to build a bullet train to connect two of the state’s largest cities, Dallas and Houston, in under 90 minutes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/04/texas-bullet-train-proposal-pits-rural-landowners-against-urbanites.html

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'Star Wars' has a new Jedi: An Ohio grandma with lightsaber skills

A viral video of a grandmother shows her celebrating Christmas with a round of an augmented reality “Star Wars” video game.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/28/star-wars-has-new-jedi-ohio-grandma-with-lightsaber-skills.html

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Why Modern Computers Struggle to Match the Input Latency of an Apple IIe

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A modern PC, regardless of OS, is vastly faster than any 30-40 year-old equipment — so why is an Apple IIe beating all comers in input lag tests?

The post Why Modern Computers Struggle to Match the Input Latency of an Apple IIe appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261148-modern-computers-struggle-match-input-latency-apple-iie?source=Computing

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Python attacks man's running shoes, video goes viral

A python’s obsession with a pair of running shoes has mystified a Cairns man who encountered the wild reptile “attacking” his footwear in his yard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/21/python-attacks-mans-running-shoes-video-goes-viral.html

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