Iron Man is real: British inventor builds flight suit

Richard Browning may not be the real life Tony Stark, but he has taken inspiration from the comic book character, building his own Iron Man-style suit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/28/iron-man-is-real-british-inventor-builds-flight-suit.html

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C Spire's Place Among Cable TV Challengers


Cable TV has been facing mounting attacks from new technologies and new competitors. C Spire recently joined the action, announcing plans to enter the pay-TV space. It’s not yet clear what C Spire TV will be, or how it will impact the marketplace. We’ll have to wait for C Spire to spell that out in the coming weeks. What we know so far is that C Spire is a regional player in Mississippi, so the service won’t be available throughout the United States. Also, this pay-TV platform appears to have been developed by MobiTV, which is interesting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84488.html?rss=1

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Frozen in time: DNA may ID sailors looking for Northwest Passage in 1845

Scientists have extracted DNA from the skeletal remains of several 19th-century sailors who died during the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, whose goal was to navigate the fabled Northwest Passage.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/27/frozen-in-time-dna-may-id-sailors-looking-for-northwest-passage-in-1845.html

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Student's tweet perfectly calls out cynical stepfather

In a moment of reflection on the eve of graduating from Eastern Michigan University, student Daivon Reeder struck a chord on social media with a tweet that has since gone viral.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/25/students-tweet-perfectly-calls-out-cynical-stepfather.html

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Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

Apple-Cycling

Apple has released its annual environmental report and challenged itself to build an iPhone from fully recyclable materials, but it also explicitly refuses to allow its iPhones or Macs to be repaired or reused.

The post Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/248113-apple-wants-build-products-100-recycled-materials-refuses-allow-iphone-mac-recycling?source=Computing

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The first Mars colony could be 3D printed from Red Planet dust

A new technique could allow the first humans on Mars to 3D print everything from tools to temporary housing out of a tough rubber-like material — using only Martian dust.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/first-mars-colony-could-be-3d-printed-from-red-planet-dust.html

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Alien life looms? Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate, experts say

An exoplanet 40 light-years from Earth may be the best place to look for signs of life outside our Solar System, scientists say.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/alien-life-looms-newly-discovered-exoplanet-may-be-best-candidate-experts-say.html

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CPQ: Boost Selling Performance and Accuracy


They say it can take a product idea 10 years to go from concept to mass-market appeal but that might be only an optimist’s viewpoint. Some of the best ideas in CRM right now have been marinating for at least that long — and some for much longer. Two great examples are analytics and CPQ, which companies like Oracle, Salesforce and others have embraced with passion. Interestingly, each technology has traversed a path that needed other technologies to become fully mature. “Analytics” is an old term for what we now call “machine learning.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84462.html?rss=1

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With the Wakejet electric wakeboard, there's no need for waves, wind, or a boat

The Wakejet electric wakeboard from Radinn features a 15-horsepower electric motor that can propel the board along at up to 28 mph, cruising through the water without the need for waves or even a boat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/with-wakejet-electric-wakeboard-theres-no-need-for-waves-wind-or-boat.html

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Safe to play? Off-site doctors use robots to diagnose football concussions

The nearest doctor is sometimes far from the football-loving schools of rural America, so researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern and the Mayo Clinic put a telepresence robot on the sideline.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/12/safe-to-play-off-site-doctors-use-robots-to-diagnose-football-concussions.html

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NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

Three astronauts from the International Space Station have successfully landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan — two from Russia and one from the United States.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/nasa-astronaut-and-2-russian-cosmonauts-return-to-earth.html

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Internet pokes fun at name for combined AOL-Yahoo

If you merge the letters from AOL and Yahoo, take a few away, and add a “t,” you have Oath, which is what Verizon is planning to call a new entity combining the two companies after its acquisition of Yahoo is complete.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/internet-pokes-fun-at-name-for-combined-aol-yahoo.html

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