New Silicon Valley craze: drinking untreated water

Is drinking “raw water” a great way to get beneficial minerals and microbes removed by filtration—or do people who pay $15 a gallon for untreated water have more money than sense?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/03/new-silicon-valley-craze-drinking-untreated-water.html

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The world's smartest water bottle could save your life

You got lost hiking in the woods and you finished all the water you carried in with you. The Ecomo smart bottle allows you to test and filter water before you drink it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/worlds-smartest-water-bottle-could-save-your-life.html

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Text alert: Your basement is flooding

Smart & Safe Tech: All homes are prone to water damage; from plumbing leaks, weather or frozen pipes. Using smart sensors like Fibaro can help prevent damage by alerting you to leaks, so you can take action faster.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/text-alert-your-basement-is-flooding.html

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Asetek demands AMD suspend sales of Fury X, goes after Gigabyte

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Water cooler manufacturer Asetek is flexing its muscle and demanding that both AMD and Gigabyte cease selling hardware that it claims violates its patents. AMD, at least, is disputing that claim and shows no interest in pulling the Fury X off the market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218987-asetek-demands-amd-suspend-sales-of-fury-x-goes-after-gigabyte

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Apple invention uses electrodes to dry out wet iPhone innards

Article Image An Apple invention published on Thursday points to work on water resistant portable devices capable of expelling water from speaker and microphone cavities using varied electric charges and acoustics.

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Apple's iPhone 6s lineup quietly uses new gasket, silicone seals to greatly reduce water damage

Article Image Though Apple hasn’t advertised improved water damage protection for its new iPhone 6s series, the company has silently added a new perimeter gasket around the 3D Touch Retina display, as well as new silicone seals to cable connectors, that greatly enhance the device’s ability to keep liquids out.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook among first investors in water saving shower head startup Nebia

The makers of a new water conserving shower head can count Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook among their first investors, who took a personal stake in the company after trying the eco-friendly product.

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EU demands Google to respond to antirust complaints by August 17th

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Uh-oh, Google is in hot water with the European Union. Allegedly, Google started manipulating search results in some European markets as early as January 2008, and the European Commission is not happy about it. Now, Google has until August 17th to respond to the commission’s claims.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209081-eu-demands-google-to-respond-to-antirust-complaints-by-august-17th

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Apple Watch withstands 1,200m swim, simulated depths up to 40m

The Apple Watch may be much more resilient against water damage than Apple has advertised, a series of informal underwater tests shared on Sunday suggests.



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48,000 PCs at Fukushima plant operator TEPCO still run Windows XP

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TEPCO is in hot water over the 2011 Fukushima meltdown, and now an audit has uncovered the company still relies heavily on Windows XP over a year after update support ended.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204056-48000-pcs-at-fukushima-plant-operator-tepco-still-run-windows-xp

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Apple Campus 2 recycled water project set for final approval

Apple, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, the city of Sunnyvale and the California Water Service Company may soon break ground on a joint $17.5 million project that will pipe recycled water into Cupertino and Apple’s sprawling Campus 2 headquarters.



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Astronauts finish 5-hour spacewalk despite water found in helmet

Astronauts on the International Space Station completed a spacewalk Sunday despite the appearance of water inside an astronaut’s helmet, NASA reported.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/52cHOQxP5VQ/index.html

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