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Invasive clams tracked by their DNA

The sooner that you know an invasive species is present in your local environment, the better the chances that you can control it before it becomes unmanageable. It was with this in mind that researchers from the University of Illinois

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Invasive clams tracked by their DNA

The sooner that you know an invasive species is present in your local environment, the better the chances that you can control it before it becomes unmanageable. It was with this in mind that researchers from the University of Illinois

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DisplayFusion 9.1 arrives, tweaks multi-monitor display tool for Windows

Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 9.1, a minor update of its multi-monitor management tool for Windows. It follows a month on from the major release of version 9.0, which added a single new feature (monitor fading) alongside compatibility improvements

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Want a Logitech Harmony Hub? Right now it comes with an Amazon Echo Dot

If you haven’t used a Harmony product and you have a home theater system then you may be missing out. The Logitech devices can control all manner of things from receivers, TVs, Blu-ray players, and so on, to many Internet

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Groover e-scooter pops its handlebars for easy charging

Electric kick scooters are 10 for a penny these days, with everything from fat-tired rollers to odd-looking tubular creations making eyes at your wallet. Even big names like Peugeot and BMW have muscled into the party. Austria’s Groover has something

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Groover e-scooter pops its handlebars for easy charging

Electric kick scooters are 10 for a penny these days, with everything from fat-tired rollers to odd-looking tubular creations making eyes at your wallet. Even big names like Peugeot and BMW have muscled into the party. Austria’s Groover has something

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Food delivery upstart Deliveroo adds another $98M to its latest round, now at $480M

 The food-delivery on demand space continues to heat up in Europe. Today, Deliveroo, the London-based startup that just weeks ago announced a Series F of $385 million at a valuation of over $2 billion, today announced another $98 million into the

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Stitch Fix gets a pop in its public trading debut

 Stitch Fix revised where it would price its IPO lower last night ahead of trading, and it looks like it helped approach the right sweet spot as a result when it made its debut today. The company saw around a

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Forever 21 becomes the latest retail chain to suffer a security breach

Over the past several years we have seen a multitude of security problems plague major retail stores around the world. Breaches have come in many forms and have frequently targeted credit card information, though in some cases personal data has been part of the

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Pyramid-shaped glazed roof lets home owners enjoy 360 degree views

It may not hold a candle to its forbears in Egypt, but the Pyramid House, by VOID Architecture, does boast some additions that even the most powerful pharaoh couldn’t dream of. The home is topped by a glazed conservatory that

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Pyramid-shaped glazed roof lets home owners enjoy 360 degree views

It may not hold a candle to its forbears in Egypt, but the Pyramid House, by VOID Architecture, does boast some additions that even the most powerful pharaoh couldn’t dream of. The home is topped by a glazed conservatory that

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UCWeb sheds more light on the disappearance of UC Browser from Google Play

The Android web browser UC Browser disappeared from Google Play recently, and there has been great speculation about just what caused the app to be pulled. Now the company behind it has spoken out, giving a little more detail about

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Continental’s new head-up display moves a step closer to providing an augmented view ahead

Ford’s Lincoln division is the first automotive manufacturer to put Continental’s new Digital Mirror Device head-up display (HUD) technology into production. By projecting symbolic representations of objects ahead of the vehicle, it moves a step closer to Continental’s goal of

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Continental’s new head-up display moves a step closer to providing an augmented view ahead

Ford’s Lincoln division is the first automotive manufacturer to put Continental’s new Digital Mirror Device head-up display (HUD) technology into production. By projecting symbolic representations of objects ahead of the vehicle, it moves a step closer to Continental’s goal of

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Why now is the time to join Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin

 (Hint: Free stuff) TechCrunch Disrupt is coming to Arena Berlin on 4-5 December, and and we’re looking for a few more rockstar startups to be a part of our massive menagerie of innovation, Startup Alley. If you’ve never been to a

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Hours before launch, EA strips micro-transactions from ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’

 Just hours before the full launch of Battlefront II, Electronic Arts has announced that they’re removing in-game micro-transactions entirely from the title for the time being as they look to rethink their pricing strategy. What drove EA to take micro-transactions

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New Atlas’ 2017 Gift Guide: Headphones / Earphones

When Apple released its wireless AirPods in late 2016 it sounded like a clarion call across the audio world. Headphone jacks are out, wireless is the future. And 2017 gave us an assortment of great new wireless, and wired, headphones

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Engine upgrade ups Fury drone’s flight endurance

When we last checked in on Lockheed Martin’s Fury drone, the Class 3 Unmanned Air System had reliably demonstrated the ability to stay in the air for more than 12 hours at a time over a series of flight tests.

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James Webb Space Telescope assigned its first 13 targets

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope hasn’t even reached the launch pad and it’s already getting its first job orders. The internationally-developed, multi-billion-dollar instrument, which is scheduled to lift off atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in 2019,

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James Webb Space Telescope assigned its first 13 targets

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope hasn’t even reached the launch pad and it’s already getting its first job orders. The internationally-developed, multi-billion-dollar instrument, which is scheduled to lift off atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in 2019,

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