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.

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Apple tumbles down laptop brand survey after tepid reaction to new MacBooks

After taking first place every year since 2010 in Laptop Mag’s survey of the best and worst laptop brands, Apple has dropped to fifth place in the 2017 edition of the survey.

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Facebook is using AI to identify suicidal thoughts — but it's not enough, experts say

For many of its nearly 2 billion users, Facebook is the primary channel of communication, a place where they can share their thoughts, post pictures and discuss every imaginable topic of interest.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/facebook-is-using-ai-to-identify-suicidal-thoughts-but-its-not-enough-experts-say.html

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This autonomous flying taxi will start picking up passengers this summer, apparently

Dubai’s a busy place, with the rush hour often a major challenge for drivers crawling along the packed multi-lane freeways. So could this autonomous flying taxi, which is set to go into service there this summer, be the answer?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/this-autonomous-flying-taxi-will-start-picking-up-passengers-this-summer-apparently.html

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Instagram Stories to Feature Video Ads


Instagram on Wednesday announced that businesses will be able to place immersive, full-screen video ads in its Stories feature, which has attracted 150 million daily users since its launch five months ago. Further, Instagram Business Tools will include insights on stories, which will allow business users to view the reach, impressions, replies and exits for each individual story. One in five stories generates a direct message from viewers, and 70 percent of Instagram users currently follow a business, according to the company.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84221.html?rss=1

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World record: Bolt of lightning was 200 miles long, experts say

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice– or so the expression goes– but sometimes it does something amazing enough to break a record.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/world-record-bolt-lightning-was-200-miles-long-experts-say.html

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Will Amazon Prime Day for 2016 Live Up to Its Billing?

With Amazon Prime Day taking place on July 11, the big question is whether the subscriber-only event will be a bigger, better shopping experience for consumers this time around?

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U.S. Department of Energy plans to counter China's fastest supercomputer

In the wake of China’s TaihuLight claiming first place in last week’s ranking of the world’s top supercomputers, the U.S. Department of Energy has detailed its top contender to regain the title.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/24/u-s-department-energy-plans-to-counter-chinas-fastest-supercomputer.html

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'Suicide drone' reportedly used during skirmishes between Azerbaijan and Armenia

The first known use of a “suicide drone” was reportedly believed to have taken place during the recent skirmishes between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/09/suicide-drone-reportedly-used-during-skirmishes-between-azerbaijan-and-armenia.html

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Retro toy ThingMaker comes of age, debuts 3D home printer upgrade

Mattel has long held a place in childhood play. An upgrade to its 1960s hit, ThingMaker, hopes to continue the tradition in a very modern way.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/16/retro-toy-thingmaker-comes-age-debuts-3d-home-printer-upgrade.html

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How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC?

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If you’ve got questions about RAM, RAM standards, or RAM upgrades, you’ve come to the right place. This guide breaks down whether or not high-speed RAM can improve game or application performance, whether or not it’s a good idea to upgrade, and what current prices are like for both DDR3 and DDR4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/222483-how-much-ram-do-you-need-should-you-upgrade-it-and-will-it-speed-up-your-pc

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AT&T quietly begins supporting voice-over-LTE calls to other carriers

Article Image Some AT&T subscribers should now finally be able to place VoLTE (voice over LTE) calls to people on other carrier networks, increasing the chances of better call quality and multitasking.

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Navy's powerful Poseidon spy plane deploys amid South China sea row

The U.S has received permission to place a P-8 Poseidon spy planes in Singapore amid tensions with China over the South China Sea. Capable of a range of missions, the massive jumbo jet-sized spy plane is a powerful weapon in the U.S. Navy’s arsenal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/10/navys-powerful-poseidon-spy-plane-deploys-amid-south-china-sea-row.html

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HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Go Separate Ways


The long-awaited split of HP’s personal computer and enterprise operations has taken place, and CEO Meg Whitman, who oversaw the transition of the massive, listing ship, clearly faces the most challenging crisis of her career — trying to save a legacy business from being buried by the sands of time and progress. HP, which struggled for more than 15 years to compete in a modern age of mobile computing and cloud services, on Monday began its first official business day as a house divided into two brand new $50 billion enterprises.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82690.html?rss=1

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'Bird' gadget lets you control a drone with your finger

A man holds up his finger. A drone, rising slowly in a conference room, hovers in place. He pushes his finger out a bit, and the drone moves forward. He pulls back, and the drone follows his gesture perfectly. He lowers his finger, and the drone lands softly on the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/16/bird-gadget-lets-control-drone-with-your-finger.html

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