Gene editing breakthrough could pave way for pig-to-human organ transplants

Scientists have harnessed gene-editing technology to eliminate viruses in pigs that could be harmful to people, potentially laying the foundations for pig-to-human organ transplants.

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Robots make inroads on understanding visual humor

Laughing Robot
For those who worry that strong AI will eliminate us in some Judgement-Day-style apocalypse, a small measure of comfort may be derived from the thought that our human sense of humor could live on within the CPUs of our machine conquerors.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/221383-robots-make-inroads-on-understanding-visual-humor

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Samsung appeals $548M Apple patent verdict to the U.S. Supreme Court

Article Image In a bid to reduce or eliminate the $548 million the company has been forced to pay rival Apple over a patent dispute, Samsung on Friday filed a petition to have its appeal heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Rumor: Apple developing iPhone display with integrated Touch ID fingerprint scanner, eliminating home button

Rumors have persisted for years claiming that Apple may eventually eliminate the home button on its iPhone, and a new report suggests the company is looking into developing a new solution for moving its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the display itself.



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Lytro Illum light-field camera lets you refocus images after you shoot

When the first Lytro camera came out two years ago, it promised to eliminate a fear almost every photographer has experienced: that a once-in-a-lifetime shot will be out of focus.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/01/lytro-illum-light-field-camera-lets-refocus-images-after-shoot/

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HP's Whitman Pulls Out the Chain Saw


In the wake of a weak Q2 earnings report, HP has announced it will eliminate 11,000 to 16,000 jobs. The news was a blow; it was only two years ago that HP announced it would undergo a massive restructuring to move away from its PC roots. As part of that effort, it planned to eliminate 34,000 jobs. While the extent of the cuts was a shock, the company was bolstered by its then relatively new CEO Meg Whitman, who had taken the helm in late 2011 amid predictions that she would act boldly to turn the flagging company around.

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