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Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 29 min ago
Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.
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Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Phys.Org - 1 hour 29 min ago
Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.
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Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 30 min ago
Google on Thursday confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company to create an incubator for hardware startups.
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Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google

Phys.Org - 1 hour 30 min ago
Google on Thursday confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company to create an incubator for hardware startups.
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China web users laud Apple boss for coming out

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 31 min ago
Apple chief Tim Cook's announcement of his homosexuality was the top topic on Chinese Internet forums Friday, with many users lauding him as a hero—and some joking about his declaration.
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China web users laud Apple boss for coming out

Phys.Org - 1 hour 31 min ago
Apple chief Tim Cook's announcement of his homosexuality was the top topic on Chinese Internet forums Friday, with many users lauding him as a hero—and some joking about his declaration.
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Monstrous Science: How the Yeti gets research funded

The Guardian - 1 hour 39 min ago

Struggling to find research funding? Have you considered adding a Yeti hunt to your grant application? Read on to see how it has worked for some scientists, as well as having a rather surprising connection to superspy James Bond and some missing plutonium

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Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow

AP News - 1 hour 44 min ago
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during the lumber and sugar-plantation heyday....
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Australia set to pay polluters to cut emissions

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 50 min ago
Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy.
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Australia set to pay polluters to cut emissions

Phys.Org - 1 hour 50 min ago
Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy.
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Starbucks Americas sales disappoint on softer traffic

Reuters - 1 hour 58 min ago
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp's early re-launch of its popular Pumpkin Spice latte drink failed to heat up business at its U.S. cafes, disappointing Wall Street and sending the company's shares down almost 5 percent.






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Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria to fight Islamic State

Reuters - 2 hours 3 min ago
SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.
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The stereotype of scientist as crazy genius does no favours to the mentally ill

The Guardian - 2 hours 9 min ago

People who suffer from mental health issues also suffer from its stigma. Portraying mental illness as a good thing helps no one

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So long, thanks for all the ...er, FISH BRIGHTER than boffins thought

Register - 2 hours 36 min ago
Don't let the dolphins keep you in your, er, plaice

Smug humans tend to think fish are the stupidest of all beasties. But that belief has turned out to be a load of barnacles after boffins revealed the true intellect of our fishy friends.…

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5 best high-tech Halloween costumes

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

Halloween is upon us, and it's time to think about costume ideas. If you're looking for the best way to show off your inner techie this Halloween, these costumes are sure to impress.

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Facebook's Rooms app experiments with pseudonymity, unsearchability

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

With Rooms, Facebook looks toward the future of the Internet by borrowing ideas from the past. 

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Microsoft Band fitness tracker plays well with iPhone, Android

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

Microsoft announced the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with a bevy of sensors for monitoring everything from heart rate to skin temperature, on Thursday.

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FCC's Tom Wheeler: Let’s redefine ‘pay TV’ to include online streaming

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler suggested on Wednesday that online streaming services could be classified as equal to cable TV. That would give online streaming services more bargaining power, and could allow more customers to ditch their cable bundles.

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HP's Sprout blurs lines between 2-D screens and 3-D life

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

After struggling for years, Hewlett Packard has debuted two items it thinks can change industries. On Wednesday, HP unveiled its first 3-D printer and a new computer intended to blend online and offline life.

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Apple Pay competitor CurrentC hacked

Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours 38 min ago

CurrentC, a mobile payment system, reported that third parties had obtained the e-mails of its pilot members. CurrentC has been in the news recently after CVS and Rite Aid disabled Apple Pay at their stores.

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