Meet Braen: A new material that's stronger than steel, more versatile than duct tape

Even if it’s hard to say Braen is the lightest, strongest, and most adaptable material that’s ever been invented, it still seems pretty damn malleable and durable, capable of withstanding over 2,000 pounds of pull strength.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/meet-braen-new-material-thats-stronger-than-steel-more-versatile-than-duct-tape.html

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Report: Facebook, Google automatically blocking extremist content

Content-detection systems can find copyrighted material pretty easily; now they’re allegedly being used to remove extremist content.

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Scientists create wood-based Cellufoam, tout possible Styrofoam replacement

Scientists in Sweden are touting a new wood-based shock-absorbing material that could be a replacement for Styrofoam.

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Deals: 32GB iPad Pros for $774 ($25 off); 13" MacBook Air (1.70GHz, 8GB, 512GB) for $1,299 ($500 off); 27" iMac 5K (3.5GHz, 8GB, 1TB, M290X) for $1899 ($500 off)

Article Image AI readers get the first material discounts, and lowest prices anywhere on 32GB iPad Pros. Meanwhile, two killer deals knock $500 off both Apple’s 13″ MacBook Air (1.70GHz, 8GB, 512GB) and 27.0″ iMac 5K (3.5GHz, 8GB, 1TB, M290X). Plus free 32GB Apple TVs with new MacBook Pros and iMacs.

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Fitbit posts strong third-quarter revenue, says Apple Watch had no 'material impact'

Article Image The Apple Watch had no “material impact” on Fitbit’s sales in the third quarter, which saw revenue climb 168 percent year-over-year to $409.3 million, the company’s CEO said in a results call.

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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to feature silver nanowire touch panel, debut in 2016

Apple is rumored to have requested samples of new silver nanowire material for thinner touch panels, potentially for use in a jumbo-sized 12.9-inch “iPad Pro,” according to a new report.



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Choosing your Apple Watch: Case and band combinations demystified

After deciding on a case size and material, choosing a band is the most important part of buying a new Apple Watch. Apple uses case and band combinations to stratify the wearable’s pricing, so AppleInsider took a look at the options.



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Silicene could help create an alternative to graphene, with many of its benefits

Silicene
New materials research could provide researchers with an alternate material to graphene that’s more suited to semiconductor design — if they can figure out how to keep silicene, the single-atom lattice of silicon, from degrading in a matter of minutes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/198837-silicene-could-help-create-an-alternative-to-graphene-with-many-of-its-benefits

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Google updates Chrome Web browser for iOS with OS X Handoff support, 'material design'

With a Tuesday update to its Chrome browser for iOS, Google expanded its new “material design” aesthetic to yet another iOS title, while baking in Handoff support for quick platform switching between iOS and Mac.



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Apple unlikely to sell sapphire iPhones this year, is setting the stage for future models – JP Morgan

Apple’s investments in sapphire may one day result in iPhone cover displays made of the material, but sapphire is unlikely to appear in this year’s models due to prohibitive costs associated with producing the material in large quantities, investment firm J.P. Morgan said on Monday.



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Apple & GTAT open second sapphire manufacturing facility in Massachusetts

Apple’s much-ballyhooed sapphire plant in Arizona is not its only production facility for the crystalline material, according to a new regulatory filing from manufacturing partner GT Advanced Technologies, as the two companies have also opened a secondary location in Salem, Mass.



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Shrimp-based invention a new step in plastic

In experiments with the material in shrimp shells, called chitosan, and material from silk, known as fibroin, researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering put the two together at a nano level. Result: strong form of plastic.

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Notifyr brings iOS notifications to the Mac; djay 2 adds 20 million songs

iPad-toting disk jockeys now have a wealth of new material to play with thanks to new Spotify integration in djay 2, while users who have been waiting for a way to broadcast iOS notifications to their Mac can do so with new entrant Notifyr.



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