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Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

1 hour ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

As I hate bugs with every cell of my body, it's rare that a bug story makes me feel toasty inside. But thanks to Sophia Spencer, an 8-year-old girl who adores bugs, I'm...
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Sterling Partners Announces New Partnership with World Fiber Technologies

2 hours ago   |   Cellular news

Sterling Partners has announced its partnership with World Fiber Technologies, LLC, a leading fiber optic network contractor headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. World Fiber...
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The HTC acquisition is Google's sixth largest deal

The HTC acquisition is Google's sixth largest deal

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google announced on Wednesday night that it would acquire a team of engineers from Taiwanese smartphone company HTC for $1.1 billion. Many of the engineers were already working...
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Twitter bots for good: Study reveals how information spreads on social media

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

After an election year marked by heated exchanges and the distribution of fake news, Twitter bots earned a bad reputation-but not all bots are bad, suggests a new study...
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NASA 3D Prints First Rocket Part Composed of Two Metals

NASA 3D Prints First Rocket Part Composed of Two Metals

4 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech

Using an advanced laser printing method, the agency has produced a bi-metallic rocket igniter that really works.
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Building a Better Mirror for Telescopes

5 hours ago   |   Scientific American

More reflective telescope mirrors allow astronomers to capture more photons-and do more science. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Build 16291 comes to Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring

5 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   4 articles

We are getting quite close to the official rollout date of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The update is set to RTM sometime very soon, and Microsoft engineers are busy...
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PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds' Creators Contemplating 'Further Action' Against Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode

PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds' Creators Contemplating 'Further Action' Against Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode

5 hours ago   |   GameInformer   |   2 articles

Developer Bluehole Inc. today offered a statement regarding the similarities between its PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds and Fortnite's recent Battle Royale Mode. Chang Han Kim...
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SPAM (1937)

6 hours ago   |   Mobile Gazette

Way before email spam, text message spam, search engine spam and almost any other kind of spam you could think of was the tinned meat SPAM, launched in 1937.
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Innovative suction robot is designed to hitchhike on the side of a shark

Innovative suction robot is designed to hitchhike on the side of a shark

6 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

A suction robot designed by engineers at China's Beihang University and Harvard University could hitch a ride on the side of a shark to either save on energy or else help track...
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The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest

The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest

Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus went on sale today, to a muted, lukewarm response. The long lines that have characterized previous Apple launches were nowhere in evidence. Read more ...

Apple is falling on the first day the iPhone 8 is being sold

Apple is falling on the first day the iPhone 8 is being sold

Shares of Apple are down 1.69% to trade at $150.95 on the first day of availability for the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Shares have been falling since the company announced... Read more ...

Tim Cook is ‘thrilled' with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming

Tim Cook is ‘thrilled' with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming

Apple last year decided to break a multi-year tradition when it opted not to release opening weekend sales figures for the iPhone 7. Similarly, there's a slim-to-none chance... Read more ...

London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by...

London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by the rules'

Uber has sensationally been stripped of it's London operating license , with TfL ruling that the ride-hailing app company will be barred from operating within the M25. The... Read more ...

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Cut the cord for your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X with a convenient wireless charger that supports the Qi standard. Read more ...

Best Chromebooks - September 2017

Best Chromebooks - September 2017

Word on the street has it that Google is preparing to announce a new Chromebook next month during its now-confirmed October 4 event. While exciting for a number of reasons, one... Read more ...

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

With Facebook making promises to address a lack of transparency regarding political ads, Google and Twitter are now under pressure, a new report said. Read more ...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

As I hate bugs with every cell of my body, it's rare that a bug story makes me feel toasty inside. But thanks to Sophia Spencer, an 8-year-old girl who adores bugs, I'm... Read more ...

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the next iteration of the classic Pokémon series, comes with a couple of additions that have been showcased in the Pokémon Company's latest... Read more ...

There's a Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal coming, and it's big

There's a Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal coming, and it's big

After revealing Red Dead Redemption 2 nearly a year ago, Rockstar has been mostly silent about the game. We received some new screenshots back in May, along with the news that... Read more ...