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BMW's recycled electric car batteries to power homes

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

BMW isn't the only automaker to get into home electricity game. Although Tesla has received a lot of press for its Powerwall module, numerous automakers are exploring how to use car batteries to power homes and offices. 

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Little change expected with iPhone 7. Has finally Apple plateaued?

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

The new iPhone 7 might reflect saturation in developed countries' markets, and a push to gain territory in India and China.

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Why Facebook's board members are no strangers to controversy

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

The company voted to re-elect board members Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen at a shareholders meeting Monday despite their roles in media lawsuits and Facebook's services in India.

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Why Elon Musk wants to build a robot maid for you

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Elon Musk-backed nonprofit OpenAI announced on Monday that among its technological goals is the creation of a household robot.

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Can a computer predict the future?

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Researchers at MIT say they have developed a new algorithm that can predict with surprising accuracy what will happen next in a video.

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Instagram hits 500 million active users, but not without controversy (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Instagram now has more than 500 million users, twice the number that it reported just two years ago.

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How a little spherical robot is teaching kids to code

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Sphero's rotund robot can run mazes, light up, or beep like BB-8, but it is designed to help children learn how to code.

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Will US productivity stagnate or flourish? Maybe neither.

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Stagnationists tend to underestimate the growth potential of information technology, while the techno-utopians overestimate it. 

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What will Magic Pony Technology do for Twitter?

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 1 min ago

Twitter announced the acquisition of Magic Pony Technology on Monday, adding additional technology and talent to Twitter's machine learning investments.

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EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts

Reuters - 3 hours 11 min ago
LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.
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Important to look at individuals in VW scandal: Lynch

Reuters - 3 hours 11 min ago
PHOENIX (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Tuesday that it was important for the Justice Department to look at individuals in the ongoing criminal investigation into the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
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Booster rocket fires in key NASA test for Mars missions

AP News - 3 hours 12 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's fireworks came early this year with a successful rocket test in Utah....
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Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

Reuters - 3 hours 14 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding many more, Turkish officials and witnesses said.
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Panel's report reignites debate over Clinton and Benghazi

Reuters - 3 hours 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused Hillary Clinton's State Department of failing to protect four Americans killed in a 2012 attack in Libya, in a final report that contained no major new revelations but rekindled debate on the U.S. presidential campaign trail.
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West Virginians Turn To Federal Government For Help After Devastating Floods

NPR - 3 hours 22 min ago

In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.

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Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

NPR - 3 hours 23 min ago

Volkswagen agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle major claims in the U.S. against the company over its emissions cheating scheme.

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Made Ya Look, Monkey

Scientific American - 3 hours 26 min ago
Over their lifetimes, macaques follow the same trajectory as humans in the amount of interest they have in observing what another individual is looking at.  

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Scientists decode guide to ancient Greek "computer"

CBS - 3 hours 36 min ago
High-tech detective work helps experts piece together how a mysterious device was used 2,000 years ago
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How you can deactivate this creepy Facebook feature

CBS - 3 hours 37 min ago
Facebook is using your geolocation phone data in a way some might find a little unsettling
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Why your fear of shark attacks is "irrational"

CBS - 4 hours 4 min ago
Ocearch founder breaks down what's behind last year's all-time record of shark attacks and latest developments on his tagging expeditions
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