Yale archaeologists make amazing ancient Egyptian 'billboard' discovery

Archaeologists from Yale and the Royal Museum of Art and History in Belgium have discovered the earliest-known ‘billboard-sized’ hieroglyphs in the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab.

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France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains — the hope is that they will be driverless.

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Uber Ousts Top Deputy as Fate of CEO Kalanick Hangs in Balance


Uber has lost its second-most-important executive in a shakeup stemming from an internal investigation into sexual harassment charges. The changes at the top reportedly could include the temporary loss of Uber’s founder and chief executive, Travis Kalanick. Emil Michael — who served as the company’s senior vice president of business and a key lieutenant to Kalanick — is out. Former AG Eric Holder reportedly has presented findings of his investigation into corporate culture at the firm, following reports of widespread sexual harassment.

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Here's why astronauts baking bread in space is a big deal

When you think of the perks of becoming an astronaut, there’s plenty to list: you get to see the Earth from a perspective that only few have shared, you’re privy to new science discoveries before the public hears about them, and you get to be one of the few people who grew up to become something they wanted to be as a kid.

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LogMeIn Makes Bold360 Entrance at CRM Party


LogMeIn has unveiled Bold360, a customer engagement platform that evolved from Boldchat — the live website chat software it acquired five years ago. Bold360 has an intuitive interface that consolidates data from different systems to present a unified view of customer interactions. Among its features are easy integration of Salesforce and Zendesk data; omnichannel support, including live chat, Facebook Messenger and email; and intelligent automation, which lets agents respond to commonly asked questions and create, curate and manage answers.

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Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple’s Obsession with User Privacy

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A new report from The Wall Street Journal blames Apple’s lack of progress on equal parts hubris and an excessive concern with privacy.

The post Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple’s Obsession with User Privacy appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Hands On With Augmented Reality From ODG and Meta

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2016 was a coming-out year for consumer-priced VR headsets from Oculus and HTC. 2017 is slated to be the year for AR wearables, with launches from ODG and Meta. We go hands on with both.

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Artificial intelligence can now predict if someone will die in the next 5 years

Scientists from the University of Adelaide have created an AI that’s able to look at the CT scans of patients, and predict whether they’ll live through the next five years. And that’s a good thing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/artificial-intelligence-can-now-predict-if-someone-will-die-in-next-5-years.html

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Waze expanding carpool service to all of California

The platform connects you with people from your community, so you might make a new local friend or wind up carpooling with a neighbor or colleague you already know.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/waze-expanding-carpool-service-to-all-california.html

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NASA's newest photo of Jupiter will blow your mind

Lately, NASA’s Cassini orbiter has been delivering some stunning photos from its trips around Saturn, but that’s not the only fancy camera floating around a nearby planet.

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Astronomers discover what is causing those mysterious cosmic radio bursts

Three thousand thousand thousand years ago, a fast radio burst from the center of a dwarf galaxy far beyond the Milky Way generated as much energy as 500 million suns in milliseconds. And then it came out for an encore. And another. It has done roughly 30 curtain calls in all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/astronomers-discover-what-is-causing-those-mysterious-cosmic-radio-bursts.html

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Sea-dwelling mega-reptile the size of a Bus ruled the ancient oceans 130 million years ago, scientists discover

A sea-dwelling reptile the size of a bus has been identified for the first time from a giant fossil found in Russia.

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Facebook use associated with decreased health and happiness, study finds

As per a new study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University, Facebook could be making us unhappier and unhealthier than we may realize. Given that Facebook boasts a user base of around 2 billion people, that’s scary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/facebook-use-associated-with-decreased-health-and-happiness-study-finds.html

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Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when disaster strikes

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a new internet protocol to help emergency responders communicate without disruption when it’s most vital to do so.

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Experts find 2,000 year-old evidence of the last battle of Jerusalem

Aracheologists have found additional evidence of the last battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 years ago, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Nature and Parks Authority.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/25/experts-find-2000-year-old-evidence-last-battle-jerusalem.html

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