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Cassini may be dead, but a new era of Saturn science has just begun – Los Angeles Times

12 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Los Angeles Times

Cassini may be dead, but a new era of Saturn science has just begun
Los Angeles Times
NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn may have came to a fiery end in September, but observations made by the spacecraft in its final months still have plenty to teach us about the mysteries of the ringed planet. Case in point: A new study finds that the
Shadows From Saturn’s Rings Affect the Planet’s WeatherGizmodo
Cassini Found a Weird Ring Shadow Effect in Saturn’s Ionosphere Before It DiedScienceAlert
Saturn’s rings mess with the gas giant’s atmosphereScience News
The Daily Galaxy (blog) –Outer Places
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Google just launched three new photography apps – The Verge

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Google just launched three new photography apps
The Verge
The new program was inspired by the company’s Motion Stills app, which was released last year with the goal of taking technology in development from Google and turning it into actual apps. Like Motion Stills, the trio of new apps are fully functional
Google app experiments push the limits of phone photographyEngadget
Google launches three experimental photo apps for Android, iOSZDNet
Google’s research team releases two new experimental photo apps for iOS9to5Mac
TechCrunch –Droid Life –AppleInsider (press release) (blog) –Mac Rumors
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Apple and Shazam: It’s not just about identifying songs – Macworld

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Macworld

Apple and Shazam: It’s not just about identifying songs
Macworld
Apple’s purchase of Shazam might not be as splashy (or as expensive) as its $3.2 billion Beats buy, but it means much more to the iPhone. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message
Not just music: Apple’s purchase of Shazam will aid augmented reality pursuitsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
It’s official: Apple is buying ShazamBusiness Insider
Apple has acquired ShazamArs Technica
Mac Rumors –Bloomberg –TIME –Washington Post
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Google’s new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere – TechCrunch

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

TechCrunch

Google’s new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere
TechCrunch
After months of teasing, Google’s finally brought its AR stickers to the Pixel 2. For most users with the company’s latest flagship handset, the feature will be available today as part of the an Android 2.1 update. The feature was announced on-stage at
Google’s Pixel AR stickers are available starting todayEngadget
AR Stickers on the Google Pixel 2 make Android Oreo even sweeterTechRadar
Google’s AR Stickers are rolling out to Pixel devices [APK Download]Android Police
Technology Personalized –Matridox (blog)
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Breakthrough Listen To Study Interstellar Emissary – Forbes

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Forbes

Breakthrough Listen To Study Interstellar Emissary
Forbes
If an alien civilization wanted to study planet Earth, how might they do it? They could use powerful telescopes to measure the physical characteristics of our planet, or they could listen for signals from our TV and radio broadcasts. These are things
Alien Probe or Galactic Driftwood? SETI Tunes In to ‘OumuamuaScientific American
‘Oumuamua, an interstellar space oddity, is Breakthrough Listen’s next challengeTechCrunch
Astronomers to Check Mysterious Interstellar Object for Signs of TechnologyThe Atlantic
Cosmos –The Daily Galaxy (blog) –Metro
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This Battery Pack Turns Your Google Home Into the Best Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Gizmodo

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Gizmodo

This Battery Pack Turns Your Google Home Into the Best Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Gizmodo
It seems inevitable that one day your entire home will be wired so that smart assistants can hear your every request, no matter where you are. But if you mostly rely on a smart speaker, its built-in mic can only eavesdrop so far. Companies like Google
Google’s high-quality Home Max speaker goes on sale for $399Engadget
Google Home Max is now available for $399 at select retailersAndroid Police
Google Home Max is now available at Best BuyPhandroid.com
9to5Google –Droid Life –Builder Magazine –Wccftech
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Bitcoin Futures Are Wall Street’s New Big Thing — And They’re Up 26% – TIME

11 December, 2017 Business - Google News 0

TIME

Bitcoin Futures Are Wall Street’s New Big Thing — And They’re Up 26%
TIME
Futures on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 26 percent from the opening price in their debut session on Cboe Global Markets Inc.’s exchange, triggering two temporary trading halts designed to calm the market. Initial volume
Bitcoin Price Bounces Up On Futures TradingPYMNTS.com
CBOE: Website Crash Had ‘No Impact’ On Bitcoin Futures SuccessCointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
Bitcoin futures rocket on trading debutThe Australian
Interactive Investor –CoinDesk –International Business Times UK –The Week Magazine
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Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society – The Verge

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society
The Verge
Chamath Palihapitiya speaks at a Vanity Fair event in October 2016. Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair. Another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world
Former Facebook Exec: ‘You Don’t Realize It But You Are Being Programed’Gizmodo
Former Facebook exec says network is ‘destroying how society works’Mashable
Former Facebook exec: Social media is ripping apart societyFast Company
TechSpot –India Today –Indiatimes.com –RealClearPolitics
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These Android Wear Smartwatches Will Get Android Oreo – Android Headlines

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Android Headlines

These Android Wear Smartwatches Will Get Android Oreo
Android Headlines
The Android Wear 2.6 update based on Oreo has been launched earlier in December and Google recently provided a complete list of smartwatches that have or will be updated to the latest release. As of this writing, the list shared by Google contains six
Google reveals all the Android Wear watches getting OreoEngadget
Google Lists Android Wear Devices That Will Get Oreo UpdateUbergizmo
Google’s Android Oreo Go Edition: Sounds exciting but many questions still left unansweredIndia Today
Phone Arena –Android Authority (blog) –Pocket-lint.com –BGR India
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Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store – TechCrunch

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Forbes

Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store
TechCrunch
An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet’s most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins, has made its way to the top of the iOS App Store charts. The app rose to the number three spot in Finance category of the App
Knock-off version of ‘MyEtherWallet’ tops Apple’s App Store chartsThe INQUIRER
Apple TV app expands European footprintBroadband TV News
Apple Store App Celebrates The Holiday With A Hidden Easter EggForbes
informitv –Stuff –Gadgets Now –Digital Trends
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My Favorite Smartphones Of 2017, Ranked – Forbes

11 December, 2017 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Forbes

My Favorite Smartphones Of 2017, Ranked
Forbes
If we must narrow down the “2017 year in review” of the smartphone industry to one distinct trend, it’d have to be the bezel-shaving, edge-to-edge display movement. It was a hill on which I was ready to die even last year, when I listed the Xiaomi Mi
Galaxy S9 Plus Specs, Release Date, News And RumorsValueWalk
Samsung Galaxy S9 Image Leak Suggests Single Rear CameraAndroid Headlines
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Manual Confirms Infinity DisplayUbergizmo
Phone Arena –Express.co.uk –International Business Times, India Edition –Al-Bawaba
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