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How Facebook plans to prevent suicides – it starts with you (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

At its annual Compassion Research Day, Facebook announced that it would be rolling out new tools to assist in suicide prevention for users who display signs of distress.

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What to expect from Apple's March 9 'Spring Forward' event (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Apple is set to make some big announcements at a March 9 event, likely about the Apple Watch. But what else could the tech behemoth have in store?

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After court victory, Smartflash sues Apple again over patents

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

After a federal jury awarded $532.9 million to the patent licensing firm, Smartflash is now suing Apple again for patent infringement involving the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and the iPad Air 2.

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Net neutrality is finally real. Will you notice?

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to enforce net neutrality rules, requiring broadband providers to treat all data on their networks equally. The net neutrality rules will ban Internet 'fast lanes' and 'slow lanes,' as well as the throttling of Internet traffic.

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Federal jury finds Apple guilty of patent infringement

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

On Tuesday, a Texas federal jury ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million for patent infringement. The jury found that Apple's iTunes software infringed on three patents owned by licensing firm Smartflash.

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FCC net neutrality vote: Why there’s a flurry of eleventh-hour lobbying (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on Thursday morning to reclassify broadband Internet providers as "common carriers." That would give the FCC the authority to enforce "net neutrality" principles by requiring those providers to treat Internet traffic equally.

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Will Comcast be the next cellphone carrier?

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

According to FierceWireless and FierceCable, Comcast has been dropping hints that it will enter the mobile industry by offering a Wi-Fi plan through mobile hotspots.

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Moto E: Low-cost smart phone for students

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Priced at just $150 off-contract, Motorola's Moto E offers good specs for a low price. And that could have implications beyond saving you money on smart phones.

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Tesla, Lexus reign atop Consumer Reports' industry score card (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Consumer Reports published its annual brand Report Card for automakers on Tuesday and for the second year in a row Tesla received the highest award for a motor vehicle.

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Pebble returns to Kickstarter with full-color smart watch (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

The original Pebble smart watch raised $10.2 million on Kickstarter in 2012, the most money a Kickstarter campaign had ever raised at the time.

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Apple emoji embraces racial diversity (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Updates to Apple’s operating system, to be released this spring, will include an emoji keyboard that lets users choose among five skin tone options for human emoji characters.

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Man sees wife after 10 years of blindness: How new tech provides hope (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

A Minnesota man can now see his wife after being blind for 10 years. How technological advancements are bridging the gap between human limitations and human potential.

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Siri learns seven new languages, plus English with new accents

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Apple's virtual assistant Siri will soon add Russian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish to its multi-lingual vocabulary, according to reports.

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Valve goes virtual with promise of SteamVR

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Valve is getting in on the virtual reality game. That’s a big deal – here’s why.

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Google Wallet reinforces pay-by-phone plan with Softcard

Christian Science Monitor - 27 min 2 sec ago

Google has joined a bidding war for the mobile payment market by acquiring technology from Softcard and near-ubiquitous installation of Google Wallet on Android phones. 

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Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

PhysOrg2 - 27 min 59 sec ago
A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.
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Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

Phys.Org - 27 min 59 sec ago
A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.
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Meteorological instruments for research and higher education

PhysOrg2 - 28 min ago
Climate prognoses for 100 years or weather forecasts for tomorrow: The more precisely and continuously data are measured, the better will the prognosis be. KIT runs a number of stationary and mobile measurement instruments for research and higher education. The weather station at Rheinstetten near Karlsruhe now celebrates an anniversary. For ten years, it has been supplying data to scientists worldwide.
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Giant methane storms on Uranus

PhysOrg2 - 28 min ago
Most of the times we have looked at Uranus, it has seemed to be a relatively calm place. Well, yes its atmosphere is the coldest place in the solar system. But, when we picture the seventh planet in our solar system invariably the image of a calming blue hazy disc that the spacecraft Voyager 2 took in 1986 comes to mind.
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Meteorological instruments for research and higher education

Phys.Org - 28 min ago
Climate prognoses for 100 years or weather forecasts for tomorrow: The more precisely and continuously data are measured, the better will the prognosis be. KIT runs a number of stationary and mobile measurement instruments for research and higher education. The weather station at Rheinstetten near Karlsruhe now celebrates an anniversary. For ten years, it has been supplying data to scientists worldwide.
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