Experts discuss the exponentially worsening space debris problem

In under 25 years, the amount of junk big enough to destroy a spacecraft has more than doubled, according to scientists who met at the seventh European Conference on Space Debris in Germany this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/experts-discuss-exponentially-worsening-space-debris-problem.html

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Lithium-ion battery inventor touts new battery breakthrough

Not all tech geniuses are barely old enough to shave. For proof, look no further than John Goodenough, who was 57 years old when he co-invented the lithium ion battery, which is very likely the power source for, among other things, the device on which you’re reading this.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/lithium-ion-battery-inventor-touts-new-battery-breakthrough.html

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Tech workers complain about cost of living increases in San Francisco

A tech worker in Silicon Valley said his six-figure salary is reportedly not enough to support a family in the California region.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/01/tech-workers-complain-about-cost-living-increases-in-san-francisco.html

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Drone owners warned to keep their UAVs away from Friday's inauguration

The security services will have enough on their plate at Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday without having to deal with a load of hobbyist drone pilots trying to get some aerial footage of the event. So it’s warning people to leave their UAVs at home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/18/drone-owners-warned-to-keep-their-uavs-away-from-fridays-inauguration.html

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Samsung drama continues as company's washing machines found to explode

Samsung’s issues with exploding devices may, oddly enough, extend far beyond the public relations disaster that was the recently recalled Galaxy Note 7. According to a report from ABC News, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning in regards to top-loading Samsung washing machines after fielding numerous complaints about the machines exploding.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/30/samsung-drama-continues-as-companys-washing-machines-found-to-explode.html

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Apple's hot new patent is a paper bag

For those concerned that the latest iPhone wasn’t revolutionary enough, the latest Apple patent application to make headlines would seem to indicate that Tim Cook and Co. are truly getting back to basics: It’s made out of paper, has handles, and you can put stuff in it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/21/apple-hot-new-patent-is-paper-bag.html

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Here's how to play solitaire and tic-tac-toe in Google Search

Because there aren’t already enough distractions on the internet already, Google just added solitaire and tic-tac-toe to Search. And animal noises.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/26/heres-how-to-play-solitaire-and-tic-tac-toe-in-google-search.html

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US Air Force's plan to improve radio communications? Plasma bomb the atmosphere

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is never long enough or strong enough. The Air Force’s solution to improve their long-distance calls? Supercharge the atmosphere by detonating plasma bombs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/12/us-air-forces-plan-to-improve-radio-communications-plasma-bomb-atmosphere.html

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The best and worst Pokemon Go stories

Y’all, Pokemon Go has been out for just over a week and it has already inspired enough craziness and hot takes to last us until the end of time. If we wrote about every single funny tweet or poor sap who fell in a lake while trying to catch a Rattata (not worth it), we would never sleep.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/ZhDx8OmhyEw/index.html

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Nvidia GTX 970, 980, and 980 Ti prices crater in wake of Pascal’s launch

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Nvidia’s older Maxwell cards are seeing huge price cuts — but is that enough to make them a good buy with the 1070 and 1080 already on the market?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/230381-nvidia-gtx-970-980-and-980-ti-prices-crater-in-wake-of-pascals-launch

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Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

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New rumors suggest that Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 are sleek enough to be slipped into current laptop designs — no modifications or special mobile product SKUs required.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229508-nvidia-may-scrap-its-high-end-mobile-gpus-bring-full-size-gtx-1080-1070-to-laptops

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Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers

In case the quality of the display on the Samsung KS9500 isn't compelling enough for you to drop a few grand, it includes a SmartThngs hub.
Eighteen months is apparently not long enough for Samsung to develop Windows 10 drivers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229433-samsung-suggests-you-dont-update-to-windows-10-until-it-gets-around-to-making-drivers

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Google patents 'pedestrian glue' for cars

If you’re unlucky enough to be hit by one of Google’s self-driving cars, the company wants you to stay glued to the front of it, according to a patent that’s dated May 17—not April 1.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/19/google-patents-pedestrian-glue-for-cars.html

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Nvidia’s vision for deep learning AI: Is there anything a computer can’t do?

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It is starting to seem like with fast enough hardware, nearly any repetitious task can be learned by a computer or robot. Nvidia is working to make sure that whenever it happens, it’s powered by Nvidia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226157-nvidias-vision-for-deep-learning-ai-is-there-anything-a-computer-cant-do

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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge review roundup: iPhone thumping design?

Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phone are garnering positive reviews, but is it enough to claim victory over the iPhone? Read on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/11/samsung-galaxy-s7-s7-edge-review-roundup-iphone-thumping-design.html

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