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Mass Extinctions on Earth Coincided With Out-of-Whack Carbon Cycles – Seeker

21 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Seeker

Mass Extinctions on Earth Coincided With Out-of-Whack Carbon Cycles
Seeker
Periods during which large percentages of species died off occurred at the same time as big swings in carbon isotopes found in Earth’s geological record, according to new research from MIT. By Matt Smith. September 21, 2017. 7:00 AM EDT. Share on …
A sixth mass extinction event could reach the tipping point by 2100New Atlas
Sixth mass extinction may begin by 2100, says studyTimes of India
Sixth Mass Extinction Will Happen By 2100: MIT StudyTech Times
ScienceAlert –The Sunshine Coast Daily –DeathRattleSports.com –Daily Mail
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Apple TV 4K review: so close, so far – The Verge

21 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Apple TV 4K review: so close, so far
The Verge
Listeners of The Vergecast know that I’ve been ridiculously excited about the new Apple TV 4K for weeks now, because there isn’t a great standalone streaming device that supports Dolby Vision 4K HDR and the new Dolby Atmos surround sound format.
Apple TV 4K review:CNET
Review: iTunes video upgrade makes the new Apple TV worth itWashington Post
Apple TV 4K review: A solid update that costs too muchMashable
Tom’s Guide –TIME –Engadget –BuzzFeed News
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Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal – The Verge

21 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal
The Verge
Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going strong, and Google just bought the third with its $1.1 billion deal with HTC. The reason why
The 2 key reasons behind the $1.1 billion Google-HTC smartphone dealBusiness Insider
Google buys HTC’s Pixel team in $1.1-billion bet on devicesLos Angeles Times
Wait, so Google only wants the HTC team that copies iPhones?BGR
ZDNet –TechCrunch –Engadget –PCMag
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Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button – ZDNet

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

ZDNet

Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button
ZDNet
Bill Gates: “Sure, if I can make one small edit, I’d make that a single-key operation.” Image: Bloomberg. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says if he could go back in time, there’d be something more intuitive than the two-handed Ctrl-Alt-Delete command
What Would Bill Gates Change About WindowsThe Next Digit
Bill Gates reveals the one thing he regrets about WindowsInternational Business Times UK
Bill Gates regrets Control-Alt-DeleteKFDA
Inverse –Indiatimes.com –Alphr –CNNMoney
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Election Interference Is What Facebook Is Built For – New York Magazine

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

New York Magazine

Election Interference Is What Facebook Is Built For
New York Magazine
Just days after last year’s election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told an audience that the suggestion that misinformation on his social network had any substantial effect on the outcome was “pretty crazy.” Now, imagine a disembodied Ron Howard …
Under Siege, Facebook May Now Face an ‘Era of Accountability’NewsFactor Network
See what Facebook ads you actually clicked in ‘Recent Ad Activity’TechCrunch
Alexa, what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glassesKOMO News
Engadget –Albany Times Union –SmartHouse –Business Insider
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Elon Musk has an update on his Mars colony plans – CNET

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

CNET

Elon Musk has an update on his Mars colony plans
CNET
Musk’s SpaceX hopes to start closing in on Mars. SpaceX. It’s been almost a year since SpaceX founder and Mars obsessive Elon Musk laid out his elaborate and insanely ambitious plan to build a colony, one million humans strong, on the Red Planet.
SpaceX might name its satellite broadband internet service ‘Starlink’TechCrunch
SpaceX’s superfast satellite broadband network might be called ‘Starlink’International Business Times UK
Elon Musk drops his spectacular SpaceX blooper reelNEWS.com.au
NH1 News –WKMG Orlando
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Climate Change Point Of No Return: Scientist Gives Mass Extinction Deadline – International Business Times

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

International Business Times

Climate Change Point Of No Return: Scientist Gives Mass Extinction Deadline
International Business Times
If humans don’t change the amount of carbon going into Earth’s oceans by 2100, it could be too late to stop the chain of events leading to another mass extinction on this planet, according to one scientist’s mathematical calculations. A geophysics
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinctionEurekAlert (press release)
Carbon calculations say sixth mass extinction loomsCosmos
Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100Inverse
Futurism –Science Advances –The Independent –Motherboard en_us
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Add wireless charging to your old iPhone – ZDNet

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Indian Express

Add wireless charging to your old iPhone
ZDNet
Here’s how you can add wireless charging to your old iPhone, quickly, and easily, and for the fraction of the price of buying a new iPhone. See also: iPhone battery life bad after installing iOS 11? Here’s what you can do. Here’s what you need: A
Report claims iPhone X might arrive even later than we thoughtMashable
Pi’s Wireless Qi Charger Can Charge Phones From A DistanceAndroid Headlines
iPhone X shipments might be delayed further, says analystSlashGear
Ubergizmo –Seeking Alpha –The INQUIRER –CNET
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UK pledges $88 million to gigantic US particle physics experiment – Science Magazine

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Science Magazine

UK pledges $88 million to gigantic US particle physics experiment
Science Magazine
The United Kingdom has agreed to help build the next great particle physics experiment in the United States. In a signing ceremony today at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., U.K. officials pledged to spend ₤65 million—roughly $88 …
Britain to invest £65m in US physics projectFinancial Times
Final frontier: Britain contributes £65million to plan to explore secrets of the universeExpress.co.uk
UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to BrexitBBC News
Times Higher Education (THE) –Manufacturer.com
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iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works – Macworld

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Macworld

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works
Macworld
Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable receptacle for our text, images, checklists, and just about anything else you can think of. iOS 11
iOS 11’s Control Center may say Bluetooth, Wi-Fi are off, but that’s just not trueZDNet
The iOS 11 Control Center Misleads Users on Whether Their Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Are onGizmodo
Bluetooth & Wi-Fi can’t be fully disabled via iOS 11 Control Center, Apple saysAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
The Verge –Business Insider –ValueWalk –Mashable
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Who Were Cassini and Huygens? – Live Science

20 September, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Live Science

Who Were Cassini and Huygens?
Live Science
NASA’s Cassini mission came to a dramatic end last week after two decades in space. The Cassini orbiter illuminated gigantic storms on Saturn, explored the planet’s rings, and revealed potential sources of life in Saturn’s moons. The spacecraft
Cassini’s Spectacular Legacy — And Nod To The FutureNPR
Scientists want to sail the seas of TitanCBC.ca
After Cassini, Outer Solar System Is Falling SilentAviation Week
Gulf Times –Community Idea Stations –Bend Bulletin –Baltimore Sun
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