Pokemon Go leads teen to dead body

“Pokemon Go” is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring their real-life neighborhoods. And in rural Wyoming, it led a teenager to discover a dead man’s body in a river.

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Yahoo May Have Found a Lifeline


Verizon CEO Lowell McAdams last week confirmed that his company was exploring an acquisition of some of Yahoo’s assets, which would be placed under the corporate umbrella of Verizon’s AOL unit. McAdams discussed Verizon’s interest in an interview with Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Giving AOL CEO Tim Armstrong control of some of Yahoo’s assets would be good for investors if a deal could be struck at the right price, McAdams said. Addressing concerns over integrating Yahoo and AOL, McAdams was upbeat.

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Apple concept describes optically-based docking mechanism with wearables in mind

Article Image Apple may be exploring the possibility of docking two devices using optical transmitters, rather than plugged-in connectors, a proposed invention from the company reveals.

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Hulu considering ad-free tier to better compete with Netflix, other video services

Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly exploring the possibility of a completely ad-free tier that could launch as soon as this fall, and cost about $12 to $14 a month.

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Penn State researchers to investigate Apple Watch as learning tool

An upcoming research program to be conducted by Penn State University staff is exploring the effect wearables like Apple Watch have on human behavior, with an eye on turning the device into a learning tool.

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How long do modern consumer SSDs actually last? Longer than you’d expect!

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How much data can you really write to an SSD? For 10 months, Tech Report has been exploring that question, with multiple drives crossing the petabyte barrier — and several more not making it.

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UK military creates quantum compass that could be the successor to GPS

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The UK Ministry of Defense is exploring the development of a quantum compass that could effectively replace GPS in submarines and other military applications. If it pans out, a quantum compass could end up in your smartphone one day too.

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